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St. James Catholic, Concord
Barbecue: 56th annual event. Dine-in or take-out. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 6. 139 Manor Ave. S.W., Concord. www.saintjamescatholic.org.
Living Faith Church Of The Brethren, Concord
Hot Dog Sale: Hot dogs, drinks, homemade desserts, $1 each. Eat-in or take-out. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 9. 3251 Rock Hill Church Road, Concord. 704-782-3641.
Rocky Ridge United Methodist, Concord
Community Yard Sale: Spots available for $10. 7 a.m.-noon Oct. 9. 1428 Old Charlotte Road, Concord. Contact Kim Spears at 704-788-2039 to reserve a spot.
Piedmont Choral Society
Service of hymns: The 40-voice Piedmont Choral Society will present a service of well known, traditional, beloved hymns and anthems 3 p.m. Nov. 14 at Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 265 Union St. N., Concord. Favorite, older hymns and the stories behind them will be featured. The public is encouraged to participate by sending in hymn suggestions for the service. Call 704-788-2000 or email email@example.com with your favorite hymn request and your contact information. Attendees are also asked to bring non-perishable food items on the concert date to be given to the Cooperative Christian Ministry to help feed our hungry.
Harmony United Methodist, Concord
Free tutoring: Available 5-6 p.m. on Wednesdays. Primarily for K-8 students. A small meal will be served each week. Register on Wednesdays at the church. Details: 980-622-8171. 101 White St N.W., Concord.
Prosperity Presbyterian Church
Fall festival: Wear your favorite costume. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 29 in the church gym. Learn about Reformation Day. Hayrides, puppet show, games, face painting, crafts, hot dogs, snacks, drinks, prizes, cake walks, candy. Details: 704-875-1182. 5533 Prosperity Church Road, Charlotte.
Youth Group Barbeque Fundraiser: Noon-8 p.m. Nov. 5. Plates $7.50 includes barbeque, slaw, bake beans and bun. 1 pound of barbeque $7.50. Barbeque sauce 16ounces for $4.95. Desserts and drinks extra. 6525 Morehead Road, Harrisburg.