Carolina Panthers vs. Kansas City Chiefs
1 p.m. Bank of America Stadium, 800 S. Mint St. $38-$415. 704-358-7800; www.ticketmaster.com.
The home team is 3-1 and tied for first place in the NFC South heading into this home game against AFC cellar dweller Kansas City (1-3).
Director's Lecture: Andy Warhol
3 p.m. Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road. $3-$6. 704-337-2000; www.mintmuseum.org.
Dr. Tom Sokolowski, director of the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, discusses the iconic pop artist. Tied to the new exhibit “Andy Warhol Portfolios: Life & Legends” (on view through Feb. 15).
10 a.m.-7 p.m. (also daily – except Mondays – through Oct. 26). The Palisades, N.C. 49 near the Buster Boyd Bridge, Lake Wylie. $13-$15 (12 and under free). 704-376-8524; www.thepalisades.info.
Sneak a peek at three luxury homes; one has a pool with channels that lets residents swim to and from the inside of the house!
Comics & Toys MonsterCon
10 a.m.-4 p.m. (also 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday). Cabarrus Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49 North, Concord. $6-$8. www.comicmonstore.com/convention.
This two-day event for fans of superheroes, sci-fi, fantasy, horror and anime includes discussion panels, vendors and celebrity guests.
The Great Train Expo
10 a.m.-4 p.m. (also Saturday). Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49 North, Concord. $7. www.greattrainexpo.com.
This national traveling show caters to model-railroad enthusiasts and features hundreds of tables of train dealers and hands-on exhibits.
‘The Lieutenant of Inishmore'
2:30 p.m. (also 8 p.m. today and Saturday, and various times through Oct. 11). The Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. $24. 704-342-2251; www. actorstheatrecharlotte .org.
Chip Decker directs Martin McDonagh's award-winning (and bloody) farce about an Irish Liberation Army lieutenant and his cat.