Saturday events in the Charlotte area



7 and 9:30 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $29-$49. 704-372-1000.

The host of BET’s stand-up comedy show “ComicView” offers “a hilarious and piercing look at today’s issues from an empowered woman’s perspective” and will be taping these shows for her upcoming comedy special.


‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

7:30 p.m. (also Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday). Robinson Hall, UNC Charlotte. $14; $9 for seniors, $6 for students. unccboxoffice.universitytickets.com.

Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare Andrew Hartley adapted this drama about John Falstaff and two would-be conquests for the UNCC Department of Theatre.


Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

8 p.m. (also Saturday). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $19-$89. www.charlottesymphony.org.

Lebanese pianist Abdel Rahman El Bacha plays Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto; Christopher Warren-Green conducts Strauss’ “Ein Heldenleben.”


Metrolina Expo Vintage & Antiques Show

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

Browse 100-plus acres and 98,000 square feet of home decor, antique furniture, collectibles, art, jewelry, rugs, crafts, vintage toys and games, silver, pottery, china, re-purposed items, outdoor décor and more.