The Buffalo Creek String Band will give a concert of fiddle tunes, ballads and hillbilly blues Thursday in the Cabarrus Arts Council's "Jeff Whittington Presents..." series. The Brand New Opry band also plays. 7:30 p.m., Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord. $10; 704-920-2753; www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.
The Old Courthouse Theatre's production of "Nunsense" continues at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday 8 p.m. Feb. 27-28 and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Adults $15; senior adults and students with ID $12; ages 12 and younger $10. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. N.W., Concord. 704-788-2405. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.
Birkdale Village will begin accepting nominations today for its annual Kids With Heart program. www.KidsWithHeartContest.com; 704-895-8744.
Organ at Davidson will present a free performance by Michael Rowland, accompanist at Davidson College and associate director of music at Davidson College Presbyterian Church, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the church sanctuary. www.dcpc.org.
Troutman officials have rescheduled their 2010 planning retreat to Friday and Saturday.
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Station at Midway Marina, 8693 N.C. 150, Terrell, will conduct a boating safety class at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Cost is $45. To register, contact David Schneeman, 828-466-2470 or email@example.com.
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