Friday events in the Charlotte area


Rob Schneider

8 and 10:15 p.m. The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $25-$30. 980-321-4702.

Stand-up comedy from the former “Saturday Night Live” cast member (from 1990-1994) and star of the two “Deuce Bigalow” movies.


Jazz at the Bechtler

6 and 8:15 p.m. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. $12. www.bechtler.org.

The Ziad Jazz Quartet pays tribute to bassist/composer/pianist Charles Mingus, who worked with musicians from Louis Armstrong to Miles Davis.


Metrolina Expo Marketplace

9 a.m.-5 p.m. (also Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday). Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road. $5 (covers all four days). www.icashow.com.

Browse home decor, antiques, fine wood furniture, collectibles, art, jewelry, rugs, crafts, vintage toys, games, silver, pottery, china, silver, repurposed items, sustainable goods, outdoor decor, fresh produce and more.