The Spencers: Theatre of Illusion Broadway-style magic show promises to be family friendly but also hip and sophisticated.
7:30 p.m. Friday; Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary; $22-$26; townofcary.org
Ricky Bobby’s car
The new “Starring North Carolina!” exhibit will show off items from the state’s involvement in making movies and TV shows – like the No. 26 Wonder Bread race car from the movie “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” as well as items from “Bull Durham,” “Iron Man 3” and more. Exhibit opens Saturday and runs through Sept. 6, 2015.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh; $6-$10; ncmoh-starring.com
T is for Turkey
It’s not officially Thanksgiving until the kids make some kind of crafty turkey to stick on the fridge. At this event they’ll use recyclable materials and feathers to fashion a rafter of turkeys. Preregistration required.
11 a.m.-noon Saturday; Crowder District Park, 4709 Ten Ten Road, Apex; $4; wakegov.com
For the kids
The fifth QDR Country for Kids concert, which benefits the N.C. Children's Hospital, will have performances from Kacey Musgraves, Jason Michael Carroll, Montgomery Gentry and The Cadillac Three.
7 p.m. Saturday; Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham; $25-$75; dpacnc.com
One magic slipper
This Rodgers & Hammerstein musical has everything you want in “Cinderella” – pumpkin, glass slipper, masked ball. Shows start Tuesday; tickets go fast.
Through Nov. 23; Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham; $35-$80; dpacnc.com