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Old Courthouse Theatre presents "Nunsense":
Never miss a local story.
2:30 p.m. 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.
2010 Best Picture Showcase:
10:30 a.m. March 6. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-643-4262. www.amctheatres.com.
Spirit Cheer Cheerleading Competition:
8 a.m. Feb. 28. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49 N., Concord. 888-716-2287. www.spiritcheer.com.
C & E Gun show:
10 a.m. Feb. 28. $8 adults, free for ages 12 and younger with adult. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49 N., Concord. 540-953-0016. www.cegunshow.com.
Winter Tailgate Market:
9 a.m. March 13, March 27, April 10. Piedmont Farmers Market, 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord. 704-425-5559. www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com.
Winter Garden Walk and Plant Sale:
Join staff of the Botanical Gardens for an informative stroll through the Susie Harwood Garden: berries, bark, structure and flowers. Learn about some plants to add to your winter garden; choose from a selection of winter plants for sale. Free. 1 p.m. Free. UNCCharlotte Botanical Gardens, McMillan Greenhouse, Charlotte. 704-687-2364. www.gardens.uncc.edu.
Learn how to reuse, reduce and recycle to create crafts out of garbage and recyclables. For all ages. 1:15 p.m. Free. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857.
"A Good Snake!":
Find out why snakes are important for the ecosystem. Learn about common North Carolina snakes. Live snakes; feeding demonstration. 3 p.m. Free. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857.
Evening with Gloria Steinem:
Writer and activist, one of the feminist movement's best-known leaders, to speak. Steinem rose to prominence in the 1960s, when she went undercover at a Playboy club to expose poor working conditions among female employees. In 1971, with Bella Abzug, Shirley Chisholm and Betty Friedan, she formed the National Women's Political Caucus. In 1972 she founded Ms. magazine. 7 p.m. Free. UNCCharlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte. 704-687-0084. www.uncc.edu.
"House Rules" Release Party:
For Jodi Picoult's newest book, "House Rules." 6:30 p.m. Kannapolis branch library, 850 Mountain St., Kannapolis. Door prizes; refreshments; Jodi Picoult trivia game; suggestions on which book to read first and on similar authors to read. Free. 704-920-1180.
Winter Wind Concert:
Pfeiffer University Wind Ensemble to give free concert of works by John Philip Sousa, N.C. composer Robert Palmer, Camille de Nardis, plus children's classic "Tubby the Tuba" and dramatic presentation of Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf." 7 p.m. Stokes Student Center Community Room, Misenheimer campus, U.S. 52, Misenheimer. David Kirby, 704-463-3182; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health Care Career Fair:
Meet representatives from regional employers and colleges 6-8:30 p.m., Hamrick Theater, Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast, 401 Medical Park Drive, Concord. Free. Panel of area professionals to describe work in numerous health care fields. Admissions counselors, financial aid representative, other college representatives available. No résumés accepted. 704-403-3077. www.cabarruscollege.edu.
250th Anniversary, Battle of Fort Dobbs:
Free. Donations appreciated. 10 a.m. Fort Dobbs State Historic Site, 438 Fort Dobbs Road, Statesville. 704-873-5882. www.fortdobbs.org
Spring Is Coming:
Explore center's garden and short trail to look for signs of spring, including buds on trees. $3. 2 p.m. Latta Plantation Nature Center, 2000 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1391.
Strength and Strengthen:
Work with certified personal trainer to develop home routine you can do at home with little or no expense or equipment. Modifications for all fitness levels. $30. 5:30 p.m. Mondays, March 1-22. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349. www.ci.davidson.nc.us.
Rev up your cardio, burn 400 or more calories with Latin-dance-based fitness class. No previous dance experience necessary. Bring towel and water. $30. Advance registration required. 6:30 p.m. Mondays, March 1-22. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349. www.ci.davidson.nc.us.
Summer Camp Registration:
Registration begins for Masterworks School of the Arts offers camps in theater, dance, art and music. Complete listing at www.masterworkschoolofthearts.com. All camps $115 plus $15 registration fee. 10 a.m. weekdays through March 19. $115 plus $15 registration fee. Masterworks School of the Arts, 111 Kilson Road, Mooresville. 704-663-5942. www.masterworkschoolofthearts.com.
American Red Cross Blood Drive:
2 p.m. Bi-Lo, 1909 E. Broad St., Statesville.