March 20

Tom Stoppard’s ‘Heroes’

Catch opening night of the Warehouse Performing Arts Center’s latest stage comedy, “Heroes.” Philippe, Gustave and Henri have been through some real battles, but can these World War I heroes survive a French army rest home? Tickets cost $20 for general admission and $15 for seniors and students.

When: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, March 20-April 5

Where: Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216 Westmoreland Road, Cornelius

Details: www.warehousepac.com or 704-619-0429

 

March 21

Casino Night and Silent Auction

Joe Gibbs Racing hosts a casino night to benefit Assist the Goal. The event includes a blackjack tournament, hors d’oeuvres, live music and wine grab. Admission costs $35 a person or $55 a couple.

When: 7-11 p.m.

Where: Joe Gibbs Racing, 13415 Reese Blvd. W., Huntersville

Details: 704-944-5000.

 

Mad Monster Party Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy Convention

William Shatner, Hulk Hogan, Henry Winkler are among the celebrities scheduled to appear at the third annual convention. Vendors will sell macabre memorabilia. Admission costs $25-$199, depending on the events.

When: 6-11 p.m. March 21, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. March 22 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 23

Where: Hilton Charlotte University Place, 8629 JM Keynes Drive, Charlotte

Details: www.madmonster.com or 704-547-7444.

 

Spectrum Electronic Night

Colours, Glib, No Feelings and Red Jesse headline a night of pulsating arts experience. The event includes live painting by Alexandria Borruso, hoop dancing by Lovely Moonwall and a light show. Admission costs $5.

When: 7:30 p.m.-midnight

Where: Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius

Details: www.bellalovecharlotte.com

 

March 22

Chili and Beer

Sample chili from the Davidson Farmer’s Market and four beers from Summit Coffee. Tickets cost $10. This marks the last market of the winter season.

When: 10 a.m.-noon

Where: Davidson Farmer’s Market, between Main and Jackson streets

Details: www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org

 

March 26

Davidson College’s “Providence Gap”

The Davidson College theater department presents “Providence Gap, which depicts North Carolina’s Appalachian heritage with larger-than-life characters. Tickets cost $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors and $6 for students.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 26 and 27, 8 p.m. March 28, 2 and 8 p.m. March 29 and 2 p.m. March 30

Where: Duke Family Performance Hall.

Details: 704-894-2930.

 

Live the Good Life Healthcare Showcase

The Live The Good Life HealthCare Showcase will feature more than 50 healthcare-related vendors, as well as a blood drive, mammograms and free wellness checks. Admission is free.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville

Details: www.mooresvillenc.org or 704-664-3898

 

Green Jeans Consignment

The semi-annual, four-day women’s shopping event opens for spring with new and gently worn brand name and designer clothing, shoes and accessories, from petite to plus sizes. Shoppers can expect a wide array of brand name and designer labels including  St. John, French Connection, Coach, Stella and Dot, Trina Turk, Seven for all Mankind, Ella Moss and Kate Spade and everyday favorites like Banana Republic, J. Crew, Chicos and LOFT.

When: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. March 26-29

Where: Merinos Home Furnishings, 500 S. Main St., Mooresville

Details: www.greenjeanssale.com

 

March 27

50 Years of Theater

Davidson College and Friends of the Arts host a reception and program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of theater. Advance registration is required.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Lilly Family Gallery of Chambers Building.

Details: www.davidson.edu/fota or 704-894-2101

 

For children

 

March 20

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar”

Children observe real caterpillars and participate in art activities all about “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” Admission costs $8. 

When: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Where: Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300.

 

March 22

Youth sailing information session

North Carolina Community Sailing & Rowing hosts an information session for youth to learn how to sail. The session includes a rigging demonstration, videos, gear tips and pizza.

When: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Where: 15901 N.C. 73, Huntersville

Details: www.nccsailrow.org 

 

March 25

Teen Create It Club

Children, ages 12-18, create original artwork and writings through the Teen Create It Club. Register in advance.

When: 5:30-7 p.m.

Where: North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville

Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000, ext. 4