Cabarrus

Community calendar

Please submit your event information online. Go to events.charlotteobserver.com and click on "add to our listings." Email photos to stories@newsoflakenorman.com. The submission deadline for print is two weeks in advance of the event date.

Aug. 3

Transcendent Man:

8 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

"35 Years of the Old Courthouse Theatre":

Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Group tours by appointment. Concord Museum, 11 Union St. South Suite 104, Concord. 704-782-3688. www.historiccabarrus.org.

Healthy Summer Cooking for Teens:

Gina Guthrie of Bocca Felice will demonstrate healthy ways of preparing the summer's bounty and emphasize eating locally. Samples will be provided. Spaces are limited; call to register. 2 p.m. Free. www.cabarruscounty.us/library. Cabarrus County Public Library - Concord, 27 Union St. North, Concord. 704-920-2050. www.cabarruscounty.us/library.

Free Make & Take Classes:

Every Wednesday through Aug. 25, children ages 4 and up can visit A.C. Moore's from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. and make their own craft. A.C. Moore, 8161 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-3200. www.acmoore.com.

Aug. 4

The Electric Daisy Carnival Event:

Will.i.am, Moby, Kaskade, Duck Sauce and others perform at the prestigious electronic music festival, taped in July. 9 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Summer Reading Program:

The children's, teen and adult summer reading programs at the Concord Library will end. Please turn in reading logs and redeem prizes by 7 p.m. Cabarrus County Public Library - Concord, 27 Union St. North, Concord. 704-920-2050. www.cabarruscounty.us/library.

"35 Years of the Old Courthouse Theatre":

Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Group tours by appointment. 7Concord Museum, 11 Union St. South Suite 104, Concord. 704-782-3688. www.historiccabarrus.org.

Aug. 5

Lions Fish Fry, Harrisburg:

Help the Lions Club raise funds for the blind through an all-you-can-eat fundraiser. Menu includes white fish, catfish, calabash shrimp, chicken tenders, fries, baked potato, slaw, tea, hush puppies and banana pudding. 4:30 p.m. $10. 704-455-3738. Harrisburg Lions Club, 507 Patricia Ave., Harrisburg.

Cinema on the Lawn:

Featuring "Kung Fu Panda." Bring a blanket, lawn chair and enjoy a family friendly and fun evening. Free popcorn, cotton candy, admission and lemonade. 8 p.m. Free. 704-701-0995.The Village Church, 9280 Davidson Highway, Concord. 704-621-6984. www.thevillagechurch.us.

Heavenly Hot Dog Sales, Concord:

Hot dogs, desserts and drinks. Take out, eat-in and delivery for orders larger than $10. 10 a.m. Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mt. Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846. www.mtolivetumc-concordnc.org. Aug. 6

Repticon Charlotte Reptile & Exotic Animal Show:

Repticon Charlotte is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages and merchandise. 10 a.m. $10, $5 for Children (5-12) and free for children under 4. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 999 N.C 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976. www.repticon.com. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Timothy P Livingston's Pure and Simple Horsemanship 2011 East Coast Tour:

Barr W Stables will host Timothy P. Livingston's Pure and Simple Horsemanship for the sixth stop of his 2011 East Coast Tour. Bring chairs and beverages or food and watch as Livingston takes a horse from ground work to riding using his five fundamentals of horsemanship. Tickets can be purchased online. 8:30 a.m. $30 online, $35 at the door. Barr W Stables, 500 Wingard Rd., Concord. 704-794-3508. www.barrwstables.com. Tickets: www.timothyplivingston.com.

Ghost Hunting 101

Join local paranormal investigators from The Carolina Paranormal Society and find out if your local library is haunted. The investigators will share local ghost stories and answer questions about ghost hunting. This event is free and open to the public. No registration required. For details, contact Christie or Jessica at 704-920-1180. Kannapolis Library, 850 Mountain St., Kannapolis.

Aug. 7

Repticon Charlotte Reptile & Exotic Animal Show:

10 a.m. $10 for adults; $5 children and free for children under 4. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 999 N.C. 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976. www.repticon.com. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Aug. 8

InkFest Live Tour 2011 Raleigh | August 5th-7th 2011:

InkFest Live is the first of it's kind show, combining the nations best artists, graffiti demonstrations, vendors, custom cars and bikes, live music, group Three 6 Mafia and much more. 4 p.m. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 999 N.C 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Aug. 9

Summer Shootout Series:

5 p.m. Aug. 9; 5 p.m. Aug. 16. Adult tickets are $7 and children ages 6-12 are just $3. Season pass for adults is $50. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway. South, Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

American Legion Post & Auxiliary #523:

American Legion Post & Auxiliary #523 of Harrisburg meet the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Separate meetings are held at The Carillon Assisted Living Center, 6200 Roberta Road, Harrisburg. Visitors are welcomed. American Legion Post & Auxiliary #523, 6200 Roberta Road, Harrisburg.

Healthy Summer Cooking

Gina Guthrie of Bocca Felice will demonstrate healthy ways of preparing the summer's bounty and emphasize eating locally. Samples provided. Spaces are limited; call 704-920-2054 to register. 5:30 p.m. Concord Library Auditorium, 27 Union St. N., Concord.

Aug. 10

Angels & Airwaves Presents Love Live:

8 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

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