Cabarrus CountyArt Guild gallery: The Cabarrus Art Guild is working to be ready to open its new gallery at 11 Union St. in time for the next downtown Concord Art Walk Nov. 22. The guild will occupy the space formerly known as the Underground Art Connection. Oasis Shrine Circus: 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 23, Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4551 Old Airport Road, Concord, NC 28025. Admission is $12 per adult; ages 12 and younger admitted free with paying adult. www.thejordanworldcircus.com/schedule.php
Concord Art Walk: Downtown Concord’s next Art Walk will be 6-9 p.m. Nov. 22. Visual art displays and entertainment in shops, restaurants and galleries all over downtown Concord. Download a map of all participating venues at www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org. It’s free. Details: 704-920-2787. Christmas events: Annual Christmas tree lighting festival 5:30 p.m. Nov. 22 on Cabarrus Avenue beside the police station. Music, children’s activities, a fireworks display and a visit from Santa. Then the Concord Christmas Parade starts at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 23, progressing on Church Street, Buffalo Avenue and Union Street, ending at the county courthouse. ‘Doctor Who’ 50th anniversary: At 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25, AMC Concord Mills 24 Cinemas will be one of 300 theaters across the U.S. to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the world’s longest-running science fiction TV series with a screening of a 3D anniversary special, “Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor.” Afterward, the theater will show “The Day of the Doctor: Behind the Lens,” a 10-minute behind-the-scenes featurette. Tickets available at the theater box office and online at www.FathomEvents.com. Flapjack fundraiser: Macedonia Baptist Church will host a pancake breakfast 8-10 a.m. Nov. 23 at Applebee’s, 8018 Concord Mills Blvd., to raise money for renovations and upgrades to the church. Tickets are $7, available at the door; or call 704-907-0996.