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Grandview Drive west of Miramar Street will be closed through Thursday for street and sidewalk repairs after last week's water main break. A detour is marked. Details: http://concordnc.micromaps




The intersection of James Street at Wood Avenue and Hudson Street will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday for construction of a new 6-inch water main..

Nonprofits can enter the Holiday Display Contest at the city's Christmas Festival Dec. 4 for free. They'll be judged in church, civic and school organization categories for cash prizes.; 704-920-4343.


Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, will host a Civil War Ghost Walk 7-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $8 per person. 704-875-2312.


The Downtown Trick or Treat March is 4:45 p.m. Friday at Town Hall, 216 S. Main St. 704-892-3349.


The 11th annual Pumpkin Run will have an 8K road race and a 2K Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday at the War Memorial Building, 220 N. Maple St. Register at


Iredell County has established a Special Needs Registry for residents who believe they might need special assistance in a disaster. It provides information to emergency responders.; 704-878-5353..


Fifty hot-air balloons will decorate the sky next weekend at the Statesville BalloonFest. It starts at 3 p.m. Friday at Statesville Regional Airport. Details and schedule: www.carolinaballoon

West Shore

The Episcopal Church of St. Peter by-the-Lake, 8433 Fairfield Forest Road, Denver, will host a concert of traditional Celtic music 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6. featuring performers Henry Lebedinsky on bouzouki and guitar and Michael Albert on fiddle and whistles. Tickets: 704-489-6249.

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