Charlotte-area events for Saturday, May 17


Charlotte Roller Girls

6 p.m. Grady Cole Center, 310 N. Kings Drive. $12 in advance, $16 at the door ($7/$9 for kids). https://charlotterollergirls.com.

Watch the team take on the Blue Ridge Rollergirls French Broads. Beforehand, tailgate in the parking lot with food, games and fun starting at 3:30 p.m. (bring your own food and beverages; no glass containers). Parking is $5 per car.


The Chuckleheads

6 and 8 p.m. Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 704-301-1564.

The show will include Mother’s Day-themed improvisational comedy games (a la “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”) music and audience participation. The 6 p.m. show is family-friendly; the 8 p.m. show could contain adult language.


Reverb Fest

6:30 p.m. Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St. $6. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com.

Sample lots of local acts while supporting the Chronic Illness Relief Fund. Acts include Bo White, Del Rio, Couches, Hectorina, Sinners & Saints, Pullman Strike, Late Bloomer, Grown Up Avenger Stuff, It Looks Sad and more.


Fairy Festival

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Charlotte Nature Museum, 1658 Sterling Road. $8. 704-372-6261.

Don your wings and join the museum staff for fairy and Hobbit house building, dramatic story time and a live butterfly release in Butterfly Pavilion. There also will be a fairy door scavenger hunt.