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St. Michael's Anglican

Michaelmas fair: Magic show, food, crafts, cbook sale, silent auction. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 1. Traditional English tea 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Adults $8; children $4. 2211 Margaret Wallace Road. 704-537-7777;

Matthews Presbyterian

Barbecue and auction: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24.

Bible study: "Invitation to the Old Testament: A Short-Term Disciple Bible Study." Books available at Cokesbury or online. Read first chapter before class. 9 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 29-Nov. 17. 207 W. John St., Matthews.

Weddington United Methodist

Support group: GriefShare offers support, help, love to bring recovery from loss of a loved one. Child care provided. 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 28-Dec. 14. 13901 Providence Road, Weddington. 704-846-1032.

Trinity Baptist

Homecoming celebration: Sunday school 9:30 a.m. Sept. 25. Worship service 10:30 a.m. Southern Gospel group The Heritage Quartet to perform 11:30 a.m. Potluck lunch 12:30 p.m. 2009 W. Arrowood Road. 704-527-2248.

Harrison United Methodist, Pineville

Fall festival: Games, hay rides, silent auction, barbecue, more. Free admission. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 1. 704-541-3463.

Concert: "Harmony on the Hill" bluegrass and gospel concert featuring the Lemonds Family, the Cockman Family, the HIMs. Bring chairs and blankets. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Proceeds support Missions Ministry. 4 p.m. Oct. 1. 15008 Lancaster Highway, Pineville.