Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Museum of the Waxhaws, 8215 Waxhaw Highway, Waxhaw. $5; $4 for seniors, $2 for kids 6-12. 704-843-1832.
Visitors can talk to locals who remember where they were when the bombs fell on Dec. 7, 1941. There will also be military displays in addition to the museum’s regular exhibits and collections.
Charlotte Symphony Pops: ‘Magic of Christmas’
2:30 p.m. (also 8 p.m. Friday and 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $30-$79. www.charlottesymphony.org.
Albert-George Schram leads the CSO and Oratorio Singers through holiday favorites; “American Idol” finalist Melinda Doolitte stars.