"Cabarrus County During Wartime: The War Between the States," a free exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, will be on display Tuesday through May 14 at the Concord Museum, 11 Union St. S., Suite 104, Concord.
On display will be Confederate battle flags hand-sewn by Concord women; oil paintings, weapons; vintage photographs; and other artifacts.
The museum is open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Admission is free. 704-782-3688.
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Auditions for the Old Courthouse Theatre's production of the musical "Honk!" will be Monday and Tuesday.
Children will audition at 6:30 p.m. Monday. They don't need to prepare a song; there will be a cold reading from the script.
Adults will audition 7:30-9 p.m. Monday and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. They should prepare a Broadway-style song that shows range; there also will be a cold reading from the script.
"Honk!" is based on Hans Christian Andersen's tale "The Ugly Duckling." The production is directed by Hal Houston.
Performances will be March 31-April 17.
The theater is at 49 Spring St. N.W., Concord. 704-788-2405; www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.
Applebee's restaurants in Concord will host two "Flapjack Fundraisers" Saturday for local nonprofit organizations.
Breakfast is a short stack of pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee.
The Concord High School Athletic Boosters will host the breakfast fundraiser at 7:30 a.m. at the Applebee's restaurant at 1240 U.S. 29 (Concord Parkway N.), Concord. Tickets are $6, available from Angela Colombero, 704-361-3394.
The Cox Mill High Schoo Band will raise money with a breakfast sale at 7:30 a.m. at Applebee's, 8018 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. Tickets are $7, available from Christine Sponseller, 704-909-8164.
To request a "Flapjack Fundraiser" for your organization, visit www.AGGrestaurants.com.
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation invites children and families to the free third annual "Fairy House Festival" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday rain or shine at Latta Plantation Nature Preserve, 5226 Sample Road in Huntersville.
Children will learn to build their own fairy house on one of the preserve's nature trails. A fairy house is an outdoor natural habitat structure for fairies, insects and small animals.
The event will also include storytelling, face painting, crafts and children's activities, with refreshments available. Prizes will be given for best fairy and gnome costumes and for construction of the best fairy house.
Details: 311 or (704) 875-1391.
The Mooresville Recreation Department now offers online registration for many of its sports programs at www.MooresvilleRecreation.org.
Registration for youth t-ball, baseball and softball began on Tuesday and ends at 5 p.m. Feb. 28.
Click on the "Register Online" icon to create a new account or log in to an existing account. Account holders will have access to the Recreation Department's list of leagues, classes and camps and can register for activities without having to stop by the department on Carpenter Avenue.
Stand Up North Carolina will host a free Citizens' Constitutional Workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St. in downtown Mooresville.
The workshop will provide information to understand the original intent of the Constitution.
Featured speaker will be Michael Sanera, director of research and local government studies at the John Locke Foundation and a political science professor at N.C. State University.
Families are encouraged to bring their high school or college students.
Create a wildlife habitat on your property this spring with help from Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists, which will share tips during a free program at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Youth Services Room of the Mooresville Public Library, 304 S. Main St.
Details: 704-877-4788; www.lakenormanwildlife.org.
Cornelius-based Our Towns Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers to provide breakfast, lunch and dinner and two snacks per day for out-of-state college students who will be in the area to help build Habitat homes during their spring breaks.
Twenty-five students from Ohio Northern University will be here Feb. 27 through March 4. Thirty students from Seton Hall University will visit March 6-11.
Details: Jessica Grantham at Jessica@ourtownshabitat.org; 704-896-8957, extension 110.
Cornelius Presbyterian Church, 21209 Catawba Ave., is accepting orders through Feb. 15 for its annual pine needle sale.
Bales are $5, and March 12 delivery is free.
Order at 704-892-5577; email@example.com;
The Town of Huntersville will host its first Huntersville 101, a free seven-week class for residents to learn more about the town and its services, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays Feb. 17 to March 30
The Volunteer Auxiliary of Lake Norman Regional Medical Center in Mooresville will offer a summer junior volunteer program again this summer for 10th- and 11th-graders.
Applications are available at the hospital's visitor's desk from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and at www.lnrmc.com. Deadline is March 31.