Rural Hill Sheepdog Trials and Dog Festival
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (also Saturday). Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville. $11; $7.50 for kids. 704-875-3113.
Check out sheep-herding competitions, agility trials, kids’ activities, N.C. beer and wine, historic demonstrations, farm animals, antique tractors and more. Other highlights include the Carolina DockDogs and pumpkin chunkin’. Bring your dogs!
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‘Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella’
1 and 6 p.m. (also 8 p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $20-$109.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.
The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical – from the creators of “South Pacific” and “The Sound of Music” – offers a contemporary take on the classic tale ... with some surprising new twists.