Sunday, November 23, 2014

Last chance to see the circus and more

Sip + Play Hangover Edition offers up family friendly fun on a rainy Sunday. 

These events end today: 

UniverSoul Circus - Enjoy a hip-hop version of the circus. There's music, dance contests and incredible acts. Show times 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Old Freedom Mart Shopping Plaza, 3200 Freedom Drive. Tickets.


The Emperor's New Clothes  See this retelling of the children's story. This is a one act play so it's perfect for restless little ones.  2 p.m. Wells Fargo Playhouse,  Children's Theatre of Charlotte, 300 E 7th St. $14 and up. Limited tickets available starting at 1 p.m.

Charlotte International Auto Show - Don't just dream about your next  car. Kick some real tires at Charlotte International Auto Show, which features more than 400 vehicles. Today is family day. Children 12 and under are free. They can enjoy clowns, bands, area mascots and more. 10 a.m. Charlotte Convention Center,  501 S. College Street. $8.  Parking tip: NASCAR Hall of Fame parking deck, 500 Brevard Street, adjacent to the Charlotte Convention Center. Typically accepts cash and credit.

Renaissance Festival - Enjoy jousting, belly dancing, soup bowls and beers in giant mugs. Today is the Final Huzzah. Tickets. 10 a.m. rain or shine. 16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville.

Other events today

Soul Music - Hear songs off "I Still Believe," singer Lyfe Jennings' latest album. 8 p.m. Neighborhood Theater, 511 E. 36th St. Parking tip: Bring cash or coins in case street parking isn't available.  $35.

Disco Chicken - We love to mock it, take pictures with it and brag about it. Now, there's a musical event. Tribute to the Firebird is part of the Bechtler's Music and Museum program. The Bechtler Ensemble will perform. 6 p.m., Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 South Tryon St. $12.