The annual Bunny Bash free festival will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Concord's W.W. Flowe Park, 99 Central Heights Drive. Face painting, games, interactive activities, storybook and cartoon characters, photos with Easter Bunny, egg hunts by age group. 704-920-5600. firstname.lastname@example.org.
The combined choirs of Catawba College and a Baroque chamber orchestra of musicians from the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will perform Georg Frederick Handel's "Messiah" at 7 p.m. today at Omwake Dearborn Chapel on the college campus. $10 adults, $5 students at the door.
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Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, will host hunts for toys and candy-filled eggs at 11 a.m., 12:30 and 2 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $5 per child (two free adults per child). Registration is required. Call 704-875-2312.
A missions team primarily from SouthLake Christian Academy will sell Easter lilies Friday at the Jetton Village III gazebo, on North Cove Road across from Harris-Teeter. The team will work on an orphanage in Reynosa, Mexico. For advance orders or more details, call Lisa Cernuto at 704-591-3068.
Paradosi, a Christian ballet company based in Seattle, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday in Joe V. Knox Auditorium at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St. Tickets are free and will be available at the door. $10 suggested donation. Performers include Audrey Brown, (above, pictured third from the left) who grew up in Cornelius and whose family lives in Mooresville.
The 31st annual Dogwood Bass Tournament to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children will be 7 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday at Midway Marina on N.C. 150 in Terrell. Applications are at www.lakenormanshrineclub.org, or call Chris Bacola at 704-768-1706.
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