Cabarrus Republican Women will host John Hood, president and chairman of the John Locke Foundation, at its meeting Monday night at The Village Church, 9280 Davidson Highway (N.C. 73), just west of Odell School Road.

Registration and social hour is at 6:30 p.m. and the program at 7 p.m.

Reservations: 704-621-6984;

Concord Regional Airport will host the inaugural Celebration of Flight Open House Oct. 29-30 featuring a 5K Runway Run, pancake breakfast, aircraft in flybys and static display and an EAA Young Eagles event.

The Runway Run will be at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 29. Registration is $25 until Oct. 6 and $30 after that date.

Sponsorship opportunities and other details:

Joe Marusak