Inside Pitch Toy & Hobby Show

10 a.m.-4 p.m. (also Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday). Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road. $5 (ages 15 and younger free); $7 for a weekend pass. www.insidepitchpromotions.com.

Dozens of vendors selling toys, hobby collectibles and sports collectibles will help visitors get in touch with their inner child. Highlights include replicas of the “Ghostbusters” Ecto-1 automobile and the KITT car from “Knight Rider.”


‘Christmas Spectacular’

7:30 p.m. Halton Theater, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. $25; $23 for seniors and students. tix.cpcc.edu.

The Charlotte Civic Orchestra presents its holiday concert with help from Charlotte City Ballet, Holiday Singers, John Leon Lewis and Eddie Mabry Dancers.