Oct. 2 What’s Happening

“Buskers’ Bash.” Sat Oct 6, 5-9pm, downtown Salisbury. “First Friday” event features street performers. Vote for you favorites. DownTownSalisburyNC.Com

“Hops & Harmony.” Sat Oct 7, 1-5pm, Downtown Statesville. Craft beer festival. Live music by local bands. Sample craft beers & ciders from 20 local breweries. Early-bird tickets $30, after Oct 1 $40. DownTownStatesvilleNC.Org/Tickets

“Introduction to Western Square Dancing” Tues Oct 3, 7pm, War Memorial Building, 220 N. Maple Street, Mooresville. Dress casual with comfortable shoes. No experience necessary. Good exercise and family fun. Free. Sponsored by the Spinning Moors Square Dance Club. 704-857-9681.

“Jeff Whittington Bluegrass Show.” Thurs Oct 12, 7:30pm, Davis Theatre, 65 Union St S, Concord. Live musical concert featuring fan favorite NC Banjo Champion. $16. CabarrusArtsCouncil.Org

“Manhattan Shorts Film Festival.” Mon Oct 2, 6:30pm, South Rowan Regional Library, 920 Kimball Rd, China Grove. Tues Oct 3, 6:30pm, Headquarters Library, 201 W Fisher St, Salisbury. Wed Oct 4, 5pm, East Branch, 110 Broad St, Rockwell. Sat Oct 7, 2pm, Headquarters Library, 201 W Fisher St, Salisbury. Free & open to adult patrons. RowanPublicLibrary.Org

“On Golden Pond.” Oct 5-8, 12-14, 19-21, 8pm. Oct 8, 14, 15, & 22, 2pm, Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St, Davidson. Play by Ernest Thompson presented by Davidson Community Players. Recommended ages 12 & up. Tickets $20, seniors $18, students $12. Tickets at the door, add $3. 704-892-7953

“Second Friday Street Festival.” Fri Oct 13, 6-10pm, Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St, Cornelius. Live music, local craft beer & wine, food trucks, local artists & crafters, art demos, kids’ activities. OldTownCornelius.Com

“Splash of Color.” Oct 13 & 14, 9am-4pm, Cabarrus Arena & Events Center, 4751 Hwy 49, Concord. Judged quilt show featuring more than 200 quilts & fiber pieces. Presented by Cabarrus Quilters Guild. Admission $7. CabarrusQuiltersGuild.Org

#TEAMMILTON Benefit Car Show. Sat Oct 7, 10am-2pm, Town Hall, 400 N Eastway Dr, Troutman. Open to all makes & models. Family events & music at ESC park nearby. Vehicle registration fee $15 ‘til Oct 1, $20 day of. Kelly & Archie: 704-902-2238. Allena & Ron: 704-528-9834

Alzheimer’s Support Group for Caregivers. Tues Oct 10, 12pm & 5:45pm, Kannapolis Church of Christ, 2315 Concord Lake Rd, Kannapolis. Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month. Free. Pat Putnal 704-305-3073

Alzheimer’s Support Group. Wed Oct 4, 12:15-1:15pm, Morningside Assisted Living, 500 Penny Lane NE, Concord. Meets the first Wednesday of every month. Light lunch. RSVP: 704-795-1200

Annual Fall Chicken BBQ. Fri Oct 6, 11am-7pm (or until sold out), Christ Boulevard UMC, 1947 E Broad St, Statesville. Plates $8. ½ chicken (pit cooked on site), slaw, beans, roll, dessert. Eat in, take out, drive thru, delivery for 10 or more plates. 704-872-5651

Autumn Jubilee. Oct 7 & 8, 10am-6pm, Dan Nicholas Park, 6800 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury. Music, food, live performances, & craft vendors. DanNicholas.Net 704-216-7800

Cabarrus County Photo Club. Wed Oct 4, 1:30pm, Cabarrus Senior Center, 331 Corban Ave, Concord. Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday each month. Free, open to anyone interested in photography. 704-920-3484

Cabarrus Quilters Guild. Mon Oct 9, Forest Hill UMC, 265 Union St North, Concord. 6pm: meet & greet, light refreshments. 6:45pm: meeting. Program: Levi Henson, “Quilts & their Story.” Visitors welcome. CabarrusQuiltersGuild.Org

Country Ham & Pancake Breakfast + Bake Sale & Auction. Sat Oct 7, 6-11am, South River Baptist Church, 2659 S Chipley Ford Rd, Statesville. Country ham, pancakes, scrambled eggs, biscuits, grits, gravy, jelly, & drink. Adults $7, kids under 10, $4. Proceeds fund “Toy Store for Christ,” for kids in War, WV. 704-876-1520

DIY Halloween Costumes at “The COOP.” Oct 7, 2-3:30pm. Oct 16, 6-7:30pm. Oct 30, 6-7:30pm, Rowan Public Library, 201 W Fisher St, Salisbury. Bring a t-shirt to makerspace to stencil & paint. Free, open to the public. Abby 704-216-8248

Family Camp Out. Fri Oct 6, 3pm – Sat Oct 7, 10am, Salisbury Community Park, 935 Hurley School Rd, Salisbury. Games, outdoor movie, s’mores. $20 per tent (up to 4 people). SalisburyNC.Gov/PLAY 704-216-7529

Homemade Chicken & Dumplings. Fri Oct 6, 5-8pm, Park Avenue UMC, 648 W Park Ave, Mooresville. Served with green beans, sweet potatoes, slaw &/or applesauce, bread, homemade dessert, & tea or coffee (if dining in). Eat in, take out, or drive thru. Adults $8, children $5. 704-663-3683

Small Business Seminars. “Basics of Selling on eBay.” Tues Oct 3, 6-9pm. “Business Startup—Information Session.” Wed Oct 4, 10am-noon. “Building Your Business on eBay/ Beyond the Basics.” Thurs Oct 5, 6-9pm, MCC Technology & Workforce Development Center, 701 W Front St, Statesville. Free. Register: MitchellCC.Edu/Small-Business-Center 704-878-3227 SWallace2@MitchellCC.Edu

Triplett Annual Pork Barbecue. Sat Oct 7, 10am-6pm, Triplett UMC, 838 Mazeppa Rd, Mooresville. (corner of Mazeppa & Triplett Rds) $9 per plate. 704-663-4619

Yard Sale. Fri Oct 6, noon-5pm. Sat Oct 7, 8am-4pm, 1621 Emerald St, Salisbury. Proceeds benefit Cystic Fibrosis research. Helen Brown 704-636-5902

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