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. 31

"35 Years of the Old Courthouse Theatre" Special Exhibit:

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.

Free Make & Take Classes Every Wednesday:

Every Wednesday through Aug. 25 kids ages four and up can visit any A.C. Moore storefrom 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. and make aage-appropriate craf. Free. A.C. Moore, 8161 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-3200. www.acmoore.com.

Sept. 1

Join Scouting Night:

Cub Scout Pack 704 and Boy Scout Troop 704 invite families of boys from first - 12 grades to visit. Learn about scouting. Activities planned all year for Scouts of all ages. Contact Cubmaster@704scouts.com for details. 6:30 p.m. 704scouts.com. Roberta United Methodist Church, 3925 Cochran Rd., Concord. 704-786-9215. 704scouts.com.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Live: I'm With You:

The Red Hot Chili Peppers debut a new album called "I'm With You," and perform a selection of their greatest hits. 8 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Sep. 2

Heavenly Hot Dog Sales, Concord:

Hot dogs, desserts and drinks. Take-out, eat-in and delivery available for orders larger than $10. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mt. Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846. www.mtolivetumc-concordnc.org.

Lions Fish Fry, Harrisburg:

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

Country- Rock Band:

The Chris Marks Band performs country rock and classics including songs from Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Lady Antebelum, Toby Keith, Brooks & Dunn and more. 10 p.m. Free. 704-979-2569. Suck Bang Blow Smokehouse, 10099 Weddington Road, Concord. 704-979-2569. suckbangblowcharlotte.com.

Sept. 3

Belly Dance classes in Concord:

Designed for beginners, you will learn basic belly dance moves, posture, terminology, and history. Four week session is $40. Drop-in rate is $10 per class. Lotus Living Arts Studio, 52 Union St. S., Concord. 704-936-8159. damhsagasra.weebly.com.

Sept. 6

Embroiderers' Guild of America Meeting:

Golden Needles Chapter programs teach you the art of hand embroidery. 10 a.m. Sep. 6; 10 a.m. Oct. 4; 10 a.m. Nov. 1; 10 a.m. Dec. 6. First two meetings are free. 704-650-9223. www.egausa.org. All Saints' Episcopal Church, 525 Lake Concord Road N.E., Concord. 704-782-2024. www.allsaintsconcord.org.

Sept. 7

Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton Play the Blues:

7:30 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Sep. 8

University City Women's Group Monthly Meeting:

The monthly meeting of the University City Women's Group begins at 9:45 a.m. for social time followed by business meeting, program and lunch. For reservations contact Susan Zongker at luncheon.ucwg@gmail.com. www.ucwg.org. Oasis Shrine Temple, 604 Doug Mayes Place, Charlotte.

Sep. 9

Laugh at My Pain:

12:01 a.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com

Sep. 10

Yoga Jam North:

Event draws different studios and different types of yoga to one location. The proceeds collected will benefit a local charity. 7 a.m.$40. Junior Charity League of Concord - Locke Mill Plaza, 1 Buffalo Avenue, Concord. www.jclofconcord.com. 704-765-0974. www.yogajamnorth.com.

Gelato & Yard Sale benefit:

PreGel AMERICA's Yard Sale will benefit Carolina Breast Friends. PreGel is also opening its doors to the general public for a taste of fresh-made, artisanal gelato. Cash only. No early birds. Rain or shine. 8 a.m. $1 or $3 cups of gelato. PreGel AMERICA & Professional Training Center, 4450 Fortune Ave. N.W., Concord. 704-707-0300. www.pregelamerica.com.

Belly Dance classes in Concord:

Belly Dance 101 begins Saturday at 10 a.m. Designed for beginners to learn basic belly dance moves, posture, terminology and history. Four-week session is $40. Drop-in rate is $10 per class. 10 a.m. Lotus Living Arts Studio, 52 Union St. S., Concord. 704-936-8159. damhsagasra.weebly.com.

Laugh at My Pain:

10:45 a.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Sep. 11

Cabarrus Art Guild Reception:

Artist reception in the Brick Wall Gallery. Open to everyone to meet the artists. Awards will be presented at the reception. 2 p.m. The Depot at Gibson Mill, 325 McGill Ave. N.W., Concord. 704-787-9351. www.depotgibsonmill.com.

Art Talk:

Carmella will talk about her pastel painting and give tips on painting water. Ask the artist about pastel, painting water and figure study at this fun and informative presentation. See her work on www.carmellajarvi.com. 2 p.m. Free. The Depot at Gibson Mill, 325 McGill Ave. N.W., Concord. 704-787-9351. www.depotgibsonmill.com.

Living Room Reading Series, "The Portraits":

Six characters come to life in an artist's studio in lower Manhattan, each a witness to the events of Sept. 11, 2001. The artist, who also narrates, finds imaginary survivors haunt his dreams and he is inspired by Picasso's masterpiece, Guernica, to weave these images into a commemorative portrait. 4 p.m. Free. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. N.W., Concord. 704-788-2405. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.

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