The annual Lizzard Ball will begin at 8 p.m. in the Tralf, 100 Theater Place. Performers for this year's all-ages event include One World Tribe, Mexican Cession, The Waz and the 1 2/8 Path Band.
White Star Line, Hollowphonic and Palomar Sky Survey will join forces for an 11 p.m. concert in Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St.
Milkrun will play in place of C.O. Jones at 11 p.m. in Nietzsche's, 248 Allen St.
Mudpies will host "Mardi Gras Madness," a wine tasting to benefit the building of an interactive children's museum, at 5:30 p.m. in the Market Arcade, 617 Main St.
Solo dance artist Margie Gillis will perform at 8 o'clock on the Center for the Arts Mainstage, UB North Campus, Amherst.
"Gothic at Midnight," a one-man show by actor/impersonator Joshua Kane, will be staged at 8 p.m. in Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster.
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring jazz pianist Marcus Roberts, will perform a pops concert titled "Rhapsody in Blue" at 7:30 p.m. in Kleinhans Music Hall.
The Amherst Saxophone Quartet will perform a program called "Buffalo's Own" at 7:30 p.m. in Westminster Presbyterian Church, 724 Delaware Ave.
On Stage - "Sesame Street Live: Big Birds Sunny Day Camp Out," 7 p.m., Shea's Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. "Diva by Diva: A Celebration of Women," 8 p.m., O'Connell & Company, Cabaret in the Square Theatre, 4476 Main St., Amherst. "Kissing the Witch," 8 p.m., HAG Theatre, Hallwalls Black 'n' Blue Theatre, 2495 Main St., Suite 425. "A Lesson Before Dying," 8 p.m., Studio Arena Theatre, 710 Main St. "The Middle of Nowhere," 8 p.m., Alleyway Theatre, One Curtain Up Alley. "Mississippi and the Face of Emmett Till," 8 p.m., Paul Robeson Theatre, 350 Masten Ave. "The Sty of the Blind Pig," 8 p.m., Ujima Theatre Company, TheatreLoft, 545 Elmwood Ave.