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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
“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.
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
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