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"Harvey," ice cream tours and more!

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Sept. 29

Beauty and the Beast Sing-a-long:

6:30 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. www.amctheatres.com.

Free diabetes screenings:

Free Diabetes Screenings at Kmart, 545 Concord Parkway N., Concord. Details: Cholestcheck, 800-713-3301 No appointment necessary. 10 a.m. Sep. 29. Free. 800-713-3301. cholestcheck.com. Kmart, 545 Concord Pkwy. North, Concord.

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibition features six artists who create in more than one medium: The "Cabarrus Art Guild Juried Exhibition" also is on display. 10 a.m. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union St. S, Concord. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

Sept. 30

Community Days:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte brings back Community Days with the Great Wolf Lodge in Concord. Tickets are valid from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. for the purchased date. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. $30; free for ages younger than 2. Great Wolf Lodge Concord, 10175 Weddington Road N.W., Concord. www.greatwolf.com. Other Community Days dates are Oct. 1-2.

Gallery Talk and demonstrations:

Three artists who create in more than one medium will talk about their work and demonstrate some of their techniques: Robert Crum, Paul Keysar and Whitney Peckman. The three all of have works on display in The Galleries' exhibition "Multi-Tasking." 7 p.m. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

The Exorcist Director's Cut:

7 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. www.amctheatres.com.

Oct. 1

Old Courthouse Theatre presents "Harvey":

Enjoy Elwood's imaginary friend, Harvey, a 61/2-foot rabbit, when Elwood's sister, Veta, is committed to the sanitarium by mistake instead of her brother. When Elwood shows up looking for his lost friend Harvey, it seems that his mild-mannered delusion has had a strange influence on more than one of the doctors. 8 p.m. Oct. 1, 2, 8, 9; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10. $15 adults; $12 seniors and students; $10 children under 12. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. N.W., Concord. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.

Community Days:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte brings back Community Days with the Great Wolf Lodge in Concord. Tickets are valid from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. for the purchased date. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. $30; free for ages younger than 2. Great Wolf Lodge Concord, 10175 Weddington Road N.W., Concord. www.greatwolf.com.

Sugarland:

Country music duo singer-songwriters Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush. 7 p.m. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte. www.livenation.com.

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibition features six artists who create in more than one medium: The "Cabarrus Art Guild Juried Exhibition" also is on display. 10 a.m. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union St. S, Concord. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

Party On The Plaza:

Free concert features live music by Concord's own Exit 54, a classic rock cover band. Bring a lawn chair. No outside drinks or food permitted. 6:30 p.m. Free. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive, Concord. www.wine-room.net.

Oct. 2

Repticon Charlotte:

Reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages and merchandise. Raffles, animal seminars, and kid's activities. 10 a.m. Adults, $8; children 5-12, $5; 4 & under free. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49, Concord. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Live Music Featuring Vince Koob:

8 p.m. Free. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive N.W., Concord. www.wine-room.net.

Weekly Farmers Market:

8 a.m. Piedmont Farmers Market, 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord. www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com.

Community Days:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte brings back Community Days with the Great Wolf Lodge in Concord. Tickets are valid from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. for the purchased date. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. $30; free for ages younger than 2. Great Wolf Lodge Concord, 10175 Weddington Road N.W., Concord. www.greatwolf.com.

Beauty and the Beast Sing-a-long:

2 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. www.amctheatres.com.

How To Deal With Your Fear of Public Speaking:

Gold Mine Toast Masters Club, Fairfield Inn, Cloverleaf Plaza, Kannapolis, 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. www.goldminetoastmasters.com.

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibition features six artists who create in more than one medium: The "Cabarrus Art Guild Juried Exhibition" also is on display. 10 a.m. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union St. S, Concord. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

2nd Annual Trinity Church Craft Fair:

9 a.m.-3 p.m.; rain date Oct. 9. Homemade crafts, jewelry and corporate vendors, as well as breakfast, lunch and snack items. Trinity Lutheran Church, 3747 Trinity Church Road, Concord. www.trinitylutheranconcord.org.

Old Courthouse Theatre presents "Harvey":

Enjoy Elwood's imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit when sister, Veta, in a twist of events is committed to the sanitarium instead of her brother. When Elwood shows up looking for his lost friend Harvey, it seems that his mild-mannered delusion has had a strange influence on more than one of the doctors. 8 p.m. Also on Oct. 8, 9; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10. $15 adults; $12 seniors and students; $10 children under 12. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. N.W., Concord. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.

Oct. 3

Making Tracks Car Show & Vendor Event:

Free. 10 a.m. 7321 Raging Ridge Road, Harrisburg.

Repticon Charlotte:

Reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages and merchandise. Raffles, animal seminars, and kid's activities. 10 a.m. Adults, $8; children 5-12, $5; 4 & under free. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49, Concord. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Oct. 4

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibition features six artists who create in more than one medium: The "Cabarrus Art Guild Juried Exhibition" also is on display. 10 a.m. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union St. S, Concord. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

Oct. 5

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibition features six artists who create in more than one medium: The "Cabarrus Art Guild Juried Exhibition" also is on display. 10 a.m. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union St. S, Concord. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

Cook Smart/Eat Smart:

Adults learn basic cooking skills, how to save money at grocery stores and how to practice food safety at home with these hands-on cooking classes using simple, nutritious recipes and cooking methods. . Register online at cabarruscounty.us/ReservePartner/?c=Common/Home. 5:30 p.m. $50. N.C. Cooperative Extension's Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Ave. W, Concord. cabarrus.ces.ncsu.edu.

Oct. 6

A Minute Live Supporting Susan G Komen For The Cure:

8 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. www.amctheatres.com.

Multi-Tasking:

Art exhibition features six artists who create in more than one medium: The "Cabarrus Art Guild Juried Exhibition" also is on display. 10 a.m. Free. The Galleries, 65 Union St. S, Concord. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

St. James Catholic Church 56th Annual BBQ:

Dine in the hall or pick up take out orders. $8 buys one platter or three sandwiches. Call 704-720-0600 x24 for info or to place orders for pick up or delivery. St. James the Greater Church/Parish Hall, 139 Manor Ave. S.W., Concord. www.saintjamescatholic.com.

Oct. 8

Ice Cream and Tours:

Open house at the Old Creamery with tours, ice cream and Coke floats. 2 p.m. The Old Creamery at Church and Peachtree, 363 Church St. N., Concord. www.thecreameryconcord.com.

Oct. 9

Triad Live Steamers Public Run Days:

Triad Live Steamers conducts public train rides the second Saturday of each month 11 a.m.-4 p.m. All ages can ride. Oct. 9. Free, donations appreciated. Triad Live Steamers Harrisburg Central Railroad, 6960 Robinson Church Road, Harrisburg. www.triadlivesteamers.org.

Weekly Farmers Market:

8 a.m. Piedmont Farmers Market, 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord. www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com.

2nd Annual "Makin' Tracks" Car & Bike Show:

All types, makes and model vehicles and bikes. New location at Harrisburg Town Center with business vendors, crafts, fun games, great food, entertainment and give-a-ways all day long. This event is to help the HRHS Track & Field Team raise money for rubberizing the track. Free. 11 a.m. Harrisburg Town Center, Main Street, Harrisburg. www.makintrackscarshow.blogspot.com.

The Metropolitan Opera: Das Rheingold:

The first of the four operas that comprise The Ring of the Nibelung. 1 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-643-4262. www.amctheatres.com.

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