Super Bowl Run
9 a.m. Bank of America Stadium, 800 S. Mint St. $40 in advance, $45 on race day ($35/$40 for K-12 students). www.superbowl4miler.com.
In honor of “The Big Game,” runners are encouraged to dress in their favorite team’s apparel. Course officials will be dressed as referees, the finish line will be end zone-themed, and finishers can enjoy beer, live music and food post-race.
2 p.m. Feb. 1. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $19-$150. 704-332-7177.
Giacomo Puccini’s last opera, set in ancient Beijing, is a love triangle about an icy princess, a hot-blooded foreign prince and a slave from the prince’s court.