Tunes and BBQ: The Bailey Middle School Orchestra Patrons will host its inaugural Bailey Bows & BBQ event 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Bailey Road Park. The free community celebration of music will include performances by local bands, ice cream, face-painting and an Instrument Petting Zoo. A barbecue fundraiser will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Plates are $7 in advance. A limited number of plates will be available at the festival for $8. Proceeds will benefit the school's orchestra program. Details: 704-892-6031, ext. 160.
Bandys High School graduates: The 50th anniversary reunion for Bandys High School's class of 1960 will be 3-6 p.m. May 15 at Pin Station in Newton. A tour of the school will be at 1:30 p.m. Of the 72 members of the graduating class, 67 are alive. Details: Gary Murdock: 704-483-5744.
Ethics and law: Davidson College and the Mecklenburg County Bar will host a panel discussion, "Ethics in the Legal Profession," 7-8:30 p.m. April 27 in the Smith 900 Room of the Alvarez College Union on campus. Speakers will include N.C. Superior Court judge Calvin Murphy, U.S. District judge Frank Whitney and E. Fitzgerald Parnell, a partner with the firm Poyner Spruill LLP. Details: 704-375-8624.
Unique art preview: Artworks 945, a Charlotte-based ministry program/gallery for people who struggle with homelessness, will showcase the work of its artists 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 24 at South Main Square. The show will preview works that will be featured in Artworks945's June exhibit, which will be hosted by the Lake Norman Art League. Details: 704-926-0618 or www.urbanministrycenter.org.