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UPDATED WITH NEW EVENTS: Cabarrus Calendar

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Sunday, Oct. 24

Old Courthouse Theatre presents “Blessed Assurance by Laddy Sartin.” It is the turbulent Freedom Summer of 1964. Performances at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are available at www.octconcord.com, by calling the box office at 704-788-2405, or at the door — seating permitted. The box office opens one hour prior to showtime.

The Christmas Made in the South arts and crafts festival will be held at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Author Ben Callahan will discuss his book “Promises Unfulfilled: A History of the First Lutheran College in North Carolina” at 2:30 p.m. at the Eastern Cabarrus Historical Museum in Mount Pleasant.

The Piedmont Prime Time Community Band is presenting a fall concert called “Inspiration and Perseverance” at 4 p.m. at the Kannapolis Middle School (new 7th/8th grade building). This concert will feature the world-premiere of new music by nationally-known composer Ed Kiefer. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Kannapolis City School policy currently requires masks indoors.

Tuesday, Oct. 26

McCullough Active Mentoring Services (MAMS) will have a seminar and book-signing from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Cabarrus Center, 57 Union St. This is part of a series of seminars designed for whites and Blacks who are interested in learning the facts of our history. Three sessions are scheduled to cover Africa before Columbus, America before the Civil War and America after the Civil War. RSVP at normanmccullough1@aol.com. Space is limited and masks are encouraged unless fully vaccinated.

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary holds its General Meeting. Socializing and refreshments begin at 9:30 a.m. prior to the meeting at 10. The speaker will be Evan Vollman from Archwell Health, a senior-focused, holistic primary health care provider expanding into the Charlotte area. The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary functions as a fundraising and volunteer service group in support of The Army’s programs and activities.

Wednesday, Oct. 27

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary hosts a League of Mercy workshop at 9:30 a.m. to make seasonal favors for nursing home residents. The workshop will be held at The Salvation Army of Cabarrus County headquarters at 216 Patterson Ave. SE, Concord. Visitors are welcome to participate. There will be pre-owned books available for sale, with proceeds to be used to buy new books for the Christmas Angel Tree project.

Friday, Oct. 29

Old Courthouse Theater & Cabo Winery present HALLOWINE for a spooky good time. Watch three 10-Minute Plays with a Halloween theme and enjoy hors d’oeuvres at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Wine, beer, soda and wine slushies will be available for purchase. Tickets are $20. Seating is limited to 30 patrons for each performance. Tickets are available at www.octconcord.com or call the box office at 704-788-2405.

Join your downtown merchants for trick-or-treating in the street from 3-5 p.m. Downtown Concord. Hosted in partnership with Concord Parks & Recreation, the Downtown Concord Candy Crawl offers a family friendly atmosphere of trick-or-treating (children in costumes 12 and under) and entertainment with our local downtown merchants. Children 12 and under are encouraged to dress up as their favorite characters and crawl around Downtown Concord collecting candy.

Saturday, Oct. 30

The Alzheimer’s Association — Western Carolina Chapter will be hosting Walk to End Alzheimer’s — Rowan-Cabarrus at Atrium Health Ballpark in Kannapolis. Check-in opens at 9 a.m. with an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. and a walk start at 10:30 a.m.

The Piedmont Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon at 518 Winecoff School Road. It features lots of local produce, meat, flowers and other products

Old Courthouse Theater & Cabo Winery present HALLOWINE for a spooky good time. Watch three 10-Minute Plays with a Halloween theme and enjoy hors d’oeuvres at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Wine, beer, soda and wine slushies will be available for purchase. Tickets are $20. Seating is limited to 30 patrons for each performance. Tickets are available at www.octconcord.com or call the box office at 704-788-2405.

Victory Tabernacle Ministries of Harrisburg will host their annual barbecue sale from 10 a.m. until. The sale will be held at 206 Morris Drive, Harrisburg. Menu includes: Smoked Chicken plate - $10; Barbeque plates - $10, Brisket plates - $14. Plates come with BBQ slaw, baked beans and dinner roll. Sandwiches are $7. For 6 or more orders - We will deliver free. To pre-order call Deaconess Betty Bennett at 704-891-0762 or Deaconess Jean Evans 704-777-5228.

Sunday, Oct. 31

Old Courthouse Theater & Cabo Winery present HALLOWINE for a spooky good time. Watch three 10-Minute Plays with a Halloween theme and enjoy hors d’oeuvres at 2 and 3:30 p.m. Wine, beer, soda and wine slushies will be available for purchase. Tickets are $20. Seating is limited to 30 patrons for each performance. Tickets are available at www.octconcord.com or call the box office at 704-788-2405.

Saturday, Nov. 6

The Piedmont Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon at 518 Winecoff School Road. It features lots of local produce, meat, flowers and other products.

Midland Chapter 260 O.E.S. is having a Chicken & Dumplings Dinner from , 4-7 p.m. Chicken and dumplings, slaw, green beans, desserts, and drinks available for eat-in or carry out. Union Lodge Masonic Temple is located at 9650 US Hwy 601, Midland, (intersection of Cal Bost Road and Hwy. 601).

Tuesday, Nov. 9

A creative Basketry Class will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Ave. W., Concord. Make a “Frosty the Doorman,” which will be a cute hanging for your door or doorknob. You will also paint Frosty during the class. Cost is $32 and preregistration and prepayment is required. Class size will be limited to allow social distancing and masks and hand sanitizer will be available. You can register online at cabarruscounty.us/register or in person at the N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, weekdays. Bring the exact cash or check. You can also mail a check payable to Cabarrus County to register for the class. For more information, call 704-920-3310.

Wednesday, Nov. 10

The Cabarrus County Extension and Community Association (ECA) is conducting its annual supply drive for the Salisbury Veterans (VA) hospital residents. Interested community members are invited to drop off supplies weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Ave. W., Concord, through Wednesday, Nov. 10. ECA members will deliver the items to the VA Hospital. Personal toiletries, new large-size men’s underwear and socks are needed. Gently used books and puzzles are welcome as well as word searches and crossword puzzles. For details, call 704-920-3310 weekdays.

Saturday, Nov. 13

The Piedmont Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon at 518 Winecoff School Road. It features lots of local produce, meat, flowers and other products.

The Harrisburg Baptist Church Youth Group will be having its annual BBQ fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cost is $10 per pound or $10 for three sandwiches. Homemade desserts will be available. The church is at 6525 Morehead Road, Harrisburg.

Bethel Bear Creek Reformed Church is holding a BBQ Supper/Bazaar with a drive-thru, carryout BBQ chicken supper from 4 p.m. until sold out. Cost is $10 per plate and includes half a barbecue chicken, baked beans, potato salad, slaw, roll and pound cake. The bazaar will be held in the Shelter from 3 p.m. until sold out. Proceeds go to local and global missions. The Fellowship Hall/Shelter is at 18874 Bear Creek Church Road, Mount Pleasant.

Thursday, Nov. 18

The annual HOLIDAY FUN EXPRESS hosted by the Cabarrus County Extension and Community Association (ECA) and the Family and Consumer Sciences Program will be in the Cabarrus Rooms at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center in Concord. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. with coffee and hot tea available. The program begins at 10 a.m. ECA members and friends will be sharing quick and easy holiday decorating ideas, gifts and recipes. ECA members will be hosting a “Win-Me” event for your holiday shopping that will benefit Cabarrus County ECA nonprofit community programs. “Win-Me” tickets will be available for purchase at the event. Attendance will be limited, masks and hand sanitizer will be available. Cost is $5 per person. Preregistration is required. Register online at www.cabarruscounty.us/register, in person at the N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus Center, 715 Cabarrus Ave. W., Concord on workdays, or by mail. Make checks payable to Cabarrus County. For more information, call 704-920-3310 weekdays.

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