Temple Or Olam, Concord
Comedy Purim hour: Grand opening of never-before-seen Purim Shpiel Erev Shabbat Fever. Wear costume or silly hat. Desserts, coffee, tea served. Nonmembers, please bring donation. 3 p.m. March 6, McGill Baptist, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. www.or-olam.org.
Mount Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
Concert: Huntersville Brass to perform 6 p.m. March 6. 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. www.mtzionumc.net.
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Beth Shalom of Lake Norman
Services: Gladstein Fellow Corey Helfand to conduct services 6:15 p.m. March 5. Catered dinner afterward; $12 for members; $15 for others. Reservations required for dinner only. Shabbat services and interfaith educational sermon with separate children's activities, 9:30 a.m. March 6. Services followed by oneg. Free; RSVP if you plan to stay for lunch. Services at St. Alban's Episcopal, 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson.
Annual Purim party: Karaoke, food and beverages, socializing. Costumes welcome. 8 p.m. March 6. Directions provided on RSVP. www.bslkn.org.
Davidson College Presbyterian
Alternative Lenten worship: Services to incorporate contemporary music and media with familiar prayers and creeds. Services are family-friendly, but child care will be available for preschool-age children. 5 p.m. Saturdays through March 27. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.