Bluegrass festival: Free admission. Barbecue plates, $8 for adults and $5 for children. Davidson Express performs 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 27. 21209 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-5577; www.corneliuspcusa.org.
FIRST BAPTIST, HUNTERSVILLE
World Hunger Day: Yard sale, barbecue, silent auction, bake sale, craft sale, entertainment, more. All funds used to fight hunger locally and internationally. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 24. Items now being accepted for yard sale, auction, bake sale and craft sale. 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6581.
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PITTS BAPTIST, CONCORD
First day prayer: Prayer for children and schools on the first day of school. Drop in to pray, 6:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 25. Corporate hour of prayer, noon-1 p.m. 140 Pitts School Road N. W., Concord. 704-786-1953.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF CATAWBA VALLEY
Meditation group: Discussion and meditation to foster mindfulness and clarity. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays. 833 Fifth St. S.E., Hickory. www.uuhickory.org.