Charlotte Checkers

7 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $22.87-$123.40. www.gocheckers.com.

Sprint Cup Series drivers Joey Logano, Ryan Newman, Regan Smith, Trevor Bayne and Greg Biffle will headline Race Night. Before the team’s game against Oklahoma City, most of those drivers – along with others from various circuits – will hold an autograph session when doors open at 6 p.m.


‘The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show’

8 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $40-$60. www.blumenthalarts.org.

The Marcels, The Vogues, Jimmy Clanton, Barbara Harris (of The Toys) and the Blue Suede Orchestra perform hits of the 1950s and ’60s.


‘Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse’

7:30 p.m. Friday (also 1 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, and various performances through Feb. 15). $12-$26. 704-973-2828.

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s production about a mouse and the adventures fueled by her oversized imagination. Prices for this opening-night performance are the lowest of the show’s run. Recommended for ages 5 and older.