Lake Norman & Mooresville

Mooresville community calendar

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Oct. 26

Line Dancing:

Class is lead by Kathy Strantz 1 p.m. every Wednesday. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Oct. 27

Matter Of Balance:

Designed for seniors age 60 and older to reduce their fear of falling and increase their activity level. Participants learn exercises to increase strength and balance. Free. 10 .m.-noon Tuesday and Thursday. Call 704-662-3337 to register. Space is limited. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Scarrigan Farms:

Attraction includes five scare zones, beginning with a 40-foot double barrel drop into the haunted trail. Visit www.Scarriganfarms.com for other dates and details. 7 p.m. Oct. 27-31. $20 per person with discount offered. www.Scarriganfarms.com. Carrigan Farms, 1261 Oak Ridge Farm Highway, Mooresville. 704-664-1450. www.CarriganFarms.com.

Fall Prevention:

Fear of falling doesn't need to rule your life. Join Comfort Keepers to learn some fall-prevention strategies that will help keep you happy and healthy at home. 11 a.m.-noon. Includes a light lunch. RSVP with a $1 donation to the Senior Center by Oct. 24. 11 a.m. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Basic Plus Line Dancing:

The "Footloose" line dance class offers "basic plus" instructions. Led by Ethel Mercer 2-4 p.m. every Thursday. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Banjo Concert and Lecture:

Banjo duo Randy and Gabe Wilson will present a concert and lecture titled "Ring the Banjo from Africa To Appalachia." Free. Details: mail brflanagan@davidson.edu or 704-894-2423. 7 p.m. Davidson College's Tyler-Tallman Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson.

Costumes and Cocktails for a Cause:

Prizes awarded for best costume and other categories. Refreshments will be available. There will also be a raffle with proceeds benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. 5 p.m. Statesville Manor, 2441 E. Broad St., Statesville. 704-872-1940.

Oct. 28

"Romeo and Juliet":

The Davidson College Theatre Department performances of Shakespeare's classic tale in a modern-day setting. 8:15 p.m. Oct. 28; 8 p.m. Oct. 29. General admission: $15; senior, $11; student, $6. Duke Family Performance Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2135. www.davidson.edu.

Haunted Statesville Walking Ghost Tour:

This walking ghost tour is full of old stories and legends from Statesville's past. Tours run Oct. 21-22 and Oct. 28-29 in the evenings. Tickets are $10 per person, or four for $35. Reservations are required. Call for tour times. 704-878-3436. Downtown Statesville, West Broad Street, Statesville. 704-450-9828. www.downtownstatesvillenc.org.

Senior's Health and Caregiver's Expo:

Learn about programs, services, health education, free health screenings, flu vaccine, booth give-a-way items and chance to win a door prize. Information available on new changes in Medicare. Event is open to general public. Free admission. 10 a.m. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville.

Musical Interludes:

Student winners of the college's Plott and Millner music scholarships will perform beginning at 12:30 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall of Sloan Music Center. Free. 704-894-2848. 12:30 p.m. Davidson College's Tyler-Tallman Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu.

Senior Halloween Dance:

Put on your best costume or come as you are and join us for some early Halloween fun 5:30-8:30 p.m. The dance is open to all senior adults. Caregivers are welcome. Bring your favorite snack or finger food to share. Admission is $1. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337.

Family Weekend Concert:

The Davidson College Symphony Orchestra and Davidson College Chorale will perform beginning at 7 p.m. in Davidson College Presbyterian Church. Free. 704-894-2848. Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House, 208 Concord Road, Davidson. www.dcpc.org.

Oct. 29

Off-Road Duathlon & 5k Trail Run:

The 2011 Turn & Burn is comprised of a 5k trail run and an off-road duathlon at Fisher Farm. The trails are not only suited for beginners, but have plenty of challenging obstacles for the experts. 8:30 a.m. $20; $30; $40. 704-504-0138. www.charlottemtnbike.com. Fisher Farm Park, 21215 Shearers Road, Davidson.

Murder Mystery:

He was called Evil-Eyed Emil. When he looked at people with his infamous right eye bad things invariably happened. As he was being driven out of Reaper Junction on Halloween night 100 years ago, Emil vowed to return one day to wreak his vengeance. Well, the time is here. Put on your sleuthing hat, meet the suspects and figure out whodunit. Costume party included. 8 p.m. $20. 704-619-0429. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216 Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-859-5930. www.warehousepac.com.

Oct. 30

Live Painting Performance:

Jonas Gerard, internationally known Asheville artist, will give a live painting performance to raise money for the restoration of the Mooresville Depot Gallery. Watch Gerard move to the music as he creates new masterpieces, which will be offered at a live auction. 2 p.m. $20 in advance or $30 at the door. Mooresville Artist Guild, 103 W Center Ave, Mooresville. 704-663-6661. www.MAGart.org.

Oct. 31

Trick or Treat:

For information visit www.downtownmooresville.com. 3 p.m. 704-662-3336.

"Halloween Fun" :

5-7 p.m. Games, arts and crafts, balloons, moon bounce, hay rides and more. Radio Disney will provide the spooky tunes and Zootastic will have their petting zoo and pony rides onsite as well. Free. Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Suite 206, Huntersville. www.birkdalevillage.net.

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