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Billy's 90th Birthday Celebration

9:30 a.m. (through 5 p.m. Saturday).

The Billy Graham Library, 4330 Westmont Drive. Free. 704-401-3200.

Celebrate Dr. Graham's birthday with the “Journey of Faith” tour, birthday cake, and a commemorative keepsake. Send a personal birthday message at www.billygraham90.com.


Charlotte Bobcats

7 p.m. (also 1 p.m. Sunday, and 7 p.m. games on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Nov. 16). Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $10-$300. www.ticketmaster.com.

The team hosts New Orleans; it also has upcoming home games against Toronto, Denver, Utah and Orlando.


Slippery When Wet

8:30 p.m. Amos' Southend, 1423 S. Tryon St. $8-$13. 704-377-6874.

The guys from “The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Band” cover megahits like “You Give Love a Bad Name” and “Livin' On a Prayer.”


Charlotte Symphony

8 p.m. (also Saturday). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $15-$60. 704-972-2000; www.charlotte symphony.org.

The Side Street Strutters jazz band leads the Charlotte Symphony “Back to Bourbon Street” in a pops concert.