CAST presents ASSASSINS, one of Stephen Sondheim’s most interesting and memorable musicals, winner of the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for Best Revival of a Musical. ASSASSINS opens in a fairground shooting gallery where, amid flashing lights, a collection of misfits is gathered. The proprietor of the game entices the crowd to play, promising that all their problems will be solved by killing a President. Among the infamous crowd is the who’s who of assassins and would-be assassins including John Hinckley Jr., Squeaky Fromme, Sara Jane Moore, John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald! $28 adult; $22 senior (60+); $18 student.
Work on your own craft while enjoying a craft beer from NoDa Brewing Company. Bring your latest lap or table project and get your craft on with Charlotte's group of professional crafters, Crown Town Handmade. Spreading a love of all things craft to the Crown Town! Always the first Wednesday of every month. free
Presented by the Charlotte Caribbean Festival Association, the festival celebrates Caribbean culture with a parade, music and dance. For more information, call 704-369-3449 or visit www.charlottecarnivalfestival.com. $5
It's Find Your Muse open mic night at The Evening Muse this and every Monday. Musicians, grab up your music gear and head over to perform one of your own creations in front of a crowd. No one can guarantee they'll be liked, but constructive criticism is always helpful! Get there early to snag a performance spot. And, if you don't play, come out to watch. You never know who might show up. $3