‘101 Inventions That Changed the World’
Noon-5 p.m. (also 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday). Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St. $20; $18 for ages 2-13 and 60-plus (free for kids younger than 2). 704-372-6261.
An interactive journey through history that celebrates inventions from the alphabet to the locomotive. You will need to select the date and time of your visit when purchasing your tickets.
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2 p.m. (also 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, and March 14-16). Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $25-$90. www.ncdance.org.
Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux choreographed this romantic-comical N.C. Dance Theatre production to Sergei Prokofiev’s score. Recommended for all ages, it runs approximately 2 hours with an intermission.