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McGill Baptist, Concord

Fall Festival: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30. 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. 704-788-1180;

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.

New Beginnings Moravian

Final Directives Presentation: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 3. Discussion of end-of-life issues. To register: 704-992-2003 by Oct. 29. , 201 Seagle St., Huntersville.

Harrisburg Baptist

Youth Group Barbecue Fundraiser: Noon-8 p.m. Nov. 5. Plates $7.50 includes barbecue, slaw, bake beans and bun. 1 pound of barbecue $7.50. Barbecue sauce, 16 ounces, for $4.95. Desserts and drinks extra. 6525 Morehead Road, Harrisburg.

Roberta United Methodist

Annual Trunk or Treat: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 24 Dress in costumes, but no scary ones. Enjoy games, arts and crafts and other fun activities. If you have any questions, contact the church office: 3925 Cochran Road, Concord. 704-786-9215.

Mt. Olivet United Methodist

Country Breakfast: All-you-can-eat breakfast to include eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy, hot cakes and biscuits. 7-10 a.m. Nov. 6. $5 adults; $4 seniors and children. 301 Mount Olivet Road., Concord. 704-782-8846.

Women's Bazaar: Annual bazaar to feature frozen casseroles, baked goods, preserves, jellies, canned goods, crafts, holiday gifts and more. All proceeds go toward missions. 9 a.m. Nov. 13. Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mount Olivet Road, Concord.

Grace Crossing, Harrisburg

Trunk or Treat: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct 30. Event at future church property, at the intersection of I-485 and Rocky River Road. Snacks, games and candy. 704-536-9193.

King's Way Baptist Church

Fall Family Festival: A family-friendly afternoon of fun, including games, face-painting, moonbounce, food and silent auction. 3 p.m. Oct. 30. Free activities. Food vendors. 704-721-5940. 7550 Ruben Linker Road, Concord.

Concord First Assembly

Community Halloween Event: The youth department presents "The Freak Show" illustrating the seven deadly sins. $5. Group sales available. 7-11 p.m. Oct. 29-31. 150 Warren C. Coleman Blvd. N., Concord. 704-793-4740.

King's Way Baptist, Concord

Fall Family Festival: Games, face painting, moon bounce, food, silent auction. Presented by the church and the King's Keep Learning Center. 3-6 p.m. Oct. 30. 7526 Ruben Linker Road, Concord. 704-721-5940;

Advent Lutheran Church

Fall Festival and Barbecue: 4-7 p.m. Oct. 30. Carnival games for children and trunk or treat. Pork barbecue prepared by the Lutheran Men; eat-in or take-out. Benefits Adventure Preschool and youth summer mission trips. Raffle of backyard children's playhouse to benefit Habitat for Humanity. 8840 University City Blvd., Charlotte, across from the UNC Charlotte tennis courts. Details: Toni Hagerman, 704-549-1555 or

Westford United Methodist, Concord

Annual Barbecue: $7 per plate or pound. Eat in or carry out. Delivery of 10 or more orders. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 5. 273 N.C. 49 S., Concord. 704-782-1423.

St. James the Greater Catholic

Contemporary/Teen Mass: Teen oriented Mass at 5 p.m. each Sunday evening. Catholics of all ages are invited to come to this upbeat service. Teen musicians will provide contemporary music. St. James the Greater Church/Parish Hall, 139 Manor Ave. SW, Concord. 704-720-0600.

1,000 Voices Gospel Singing

Gospel singing and workshops. A parking fee of $3 to $5 may be charged. 9 a.m. Nov. 6. Free; donations appreciated. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49, Concord. 704-920-3976.

Forest Hill United Methodist, Concord

Concert: The Piedmont Choral Society will present a service of traditional, beloved hymns and anthems at 3 p.m. Nov. 14. The public is encouraged to participate by sending hymn suggestions. 265 Union St. N., Concord. 704-788-2000; Attendees are also asked to bring non-perishable food items to be given to the Cooperative Christian Ministry to help feed the hungry.

All Saints' Episcopal

Arts and Crafts Extravaganza: Homemade crafts, baked goods gift baskets and gift wrapping in addition to venders selling pottery, jewelry, fiber crafts, wood crafts, photography, soaps, tea and jewelry. We will also offer a "Just for Kids" table so they can do some shopping. 9 a.m. Nov. 20. Free entry and parking. 704-948-1838. All Saints' Episcopal Church, 525 Lake Concord Road NE, Concord. 704-782-2024.

Crossroads, Concord

Divorce Support Groups: DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids meet 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays. 220 George W. Liles Pkwy., Concord. 704-795-0423.

Mission Outreach Opportunity: Donations of quality handmade items are being accepted for the Mission Marketplace at The Depot at Gibson Mill. Proceeds support missions.