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@newsofcabarrus.com. The submission deadline for print is two weeks in advance of the event date.

Oct. 5

St. James Catholic Church 57th Annual BBQ:

All are invited to St. James Catholic Church's Annual BBQ. Dine in the hall or pick up take-out orders. One platter or three sandwiches is $8. Call 704-720-0600, ext. 24, for details or to or to place orders for pick up or delivery. Delivery is a 10-order minimum; 10-mile radius only. 10 a.m. St. James the Great Catholic Church, 139 Manor Ave. S.W., Concord. www.saintjamescatholic.com.

Phantom of the Opera at the Albert Hall - Encore:

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

Oct. 6

Book Discussion:

The Let's Talk About It Reading & Discussion Series on "Explorations of Faith in Literature" will discuss "Ceremony" by Leslie Marmon Silko; discussion led by Dr. Kirstin Squint. Registration is required; to register and for information call 704-920-2050. 10 a.m. Free. Cabarrus County Public Library - Concord, 27 Union St. North, Concord. 704-920-2050. www.cabarruscounty.us/library

Oct. 7

Fiber Art & Quilt Show:

See 30,000 square feet of quilts under one roof. Judged Show with ribbons and cash prizes. Entries accepted from across the United States featuring: quilts and wearable arts, raffle quilt, door prizes, white elephant sale, demonstrations and silent auction. 10 a.m. Oct. 7; 10 a.m. Oct. 8. One-day pass $5, two-day pass $8. www.cabarrusquiltersguild.org. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 999 N.C. 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Heavenly Hot Dog Sales, Concord:

Enjoy fine hot dogs, desserts, drinks and takeout, eat-in or delivery available for orders larger than $10. 10 a.m. Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mount Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846. www.mtolivetumc-concordnc.org.

Fall Festival:

The W.R. Odell Fall Festival will have rides, games, basket raffle, bake sale, pony rides, craft vendors, after-school camps/activities. Food will be provided by Bruster's. A community event for all families. 5 p.m. $15 unlimited rides/games. Children 4 and under free with paying sibling. W.R. Odell Elementary School, 1215 Moss Farm Road, Concord. 704-618-2264. www.odellpta.org.

Lions Fish Fry, Harrisburg:

Help the Harrisburg Lions Club us 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. 8 p.m. $10. 704-455-3738. Harrisburg Lions Club, 507 Patricia Ave., Harrisburg.

Cornerstone Presbyterian Church 17th Annual BBQ:

Cooked over hikcory coals, beginning at 8 a.m. until all barbecue is gone. $8 plates or choice of one 1-pould or three sandwiches. Whole shoulders available. Carry out or delivery with 10 order or more. Details: Sharee Hoyt at 704-782-0604 or kenshareeh@hotmail.com. Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, 401 Pitts School Road, Concord. www.cornerstonepcusa.org.

Festival of Tables:

The 10th Annual Festival of Tables will be held 11a.m.-1:30 p.m. at First Assembly's Village-Suite 15 in Concord. Proceeds will benefit the Community Free Clinic. Bid on beautifully decorated tables and care baskets. Lunch for $25 per person. Register by Sept. 28 at www.CommunityFreeClinic.org/events/festival-of-tables. Sponsored by Cabarrus Emergency Medicine Associates, Shoe Show, Inc. and CMC-NorthEast Hospital. 1$25 per person. 704-782-0650 ext. 226. First Assembly Village-Suite 15, 280-15 Concord Parkway, Concord.

Oct. 8

Annual Carolinas Walk Now For Autism Speaks:

Register your team and raise money to find the missing piece of this puzzling disorder. Day of fun for the family with free entertainment, food and beverages. Walk the track and the high turns on the track. Enjoy a day of families, friends and helping those who struggle with Autism. 9 a.m. Free. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pky S, Concord. 704-561-0003. www.walknowforautismspeaks.org.

Fiber Art & Quilt Show:

10 a.m. One-day pass $5. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 999 N.C. 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusquiltersguild.org.

Harrisburg YMCA Fall Festival:

Fourth annual Fall Festival will include rock climbing wall, hay rides, crafts, food, games, face painting, vendors. Partners include UCity Fellowship and sponsors are Sports Junction and River Rock Church. 1 p.m. Free to the Community. Harrisburg YMCA, 4100 Main St., Harrisburg. 704-454-7800.

Belly dance classes in Concord:

Belly Dance 101- designed for beginners. Saturdays at 10 a.m. beginning Oct. 1.$55 for 6-week session or $10 drop-in. Lotus Living Arts Studio, 52 Union St. S., Concord. 704-936-8159. damhsagasra.weebly.com.

Fly Fishing:

This is a beginner's class for anyone what has ever wanted to learn to fly fish. We will go over the components of the rod and reel, basic fly casting technique and types of flies; we'll also have practice time with the rods. Sign up early, space is limited due to equipment availability. Registration is required by Oct. 5 at www.cabarruscounty.us/reservepartner. 12 p.m. $5. Camp T. N. Spencer Park, 3155 Foxford Drive, Concord. 704-795-4492. www.cabarruscounty.us/Parks/CampSpencer/campspencerpark.html.

"The Women":

The Women is an acidic comedic commentary on the pampered lives and power struggles of various wealthy Manhattan socialites and up-and-comers and the gossip that propels and damages their relationships. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 / $12 / $10. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. N.W., Concord. 704-788-2405. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org

Oct. 11

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.

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