Kannapolis City Council 6 p.m. at the train station, 201 S. Main St.
Salisbury-Rowan Board of Education, 5 p.m., 110 S. Long St., East Spencer.
TUESDAY, Sept. 27
Red Cross blood drive, 2-6:30 p.m., North Hills Christian School, 2970 W. Innes St.
Book signing and food sampling, 7 p.m., Literary Bookpost, 110 S. Main St., Stephanie Tyson, author of ěWell, Shut My Mouth! The Sweet Potatoes Restaurant Cookbook.î
Open Art Night, 5:30 p.m., Looking Glass Artist Collective, 405 N. Lee St. 704-633-ARTS, www.salisburyartists.com
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28
Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset.
THURSDAY, Sept. 29
National Coffee Day. Krispy Kreme offers free 12-ounce cup of coffee to customers, no purchase necessary.
An Evening With John Hart, 7th Annual Summer Reading Challenge, 7 p.m., Trinity Oaks Retirement Community Center.
Early release, Rowan-Salisbury Schools, with required workday Friday.
Fall Fashionista Show, 6-8 p.m., Stitchiní Post, 104 S. Main St.; partial proceeds go to Family Crisis Council of Rowan County. www.spgifts.com ,704-636-4121.
Cabarrus County Government 101, free eight-week course begins, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Cabarrus County Governmental Center, 65 Church St. S., Concord. For more information, contact Aimee Hawkins at 704-920-2336.
Animal Control Operating Procedure Sub-committee of the Rowan County Board of Health, 6 p.m., Health Department Conference Room, 1811 E. Innes St. Next scheduled Board of Health meeting Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m., same location.
The Rev. Clint Brown in concert, 7 p.m., Event Center, 315 Webb Road. Free. 704-855-1218, www.theeventcenter.net
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ěThe Womenî ó Thursday-Oct. 16, Ticket prices: $15/$12/ $10, satiric comedy by Clare Booth Luce, 49 Spring Street NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
FRIDAY, Sept. 30
Piedmont Players Youth Theatre presents ěComedy of Errorsî ó 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Adults $10, students/seniors $8. Norvell Theater: 135 E. Fisher St., www.piedmontplayers.com, 704-633-5471.
Bluegrass Jam, 7-9 p.m., E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill. 704-267-9439, 704-279-5674.
Day Out with Thomas, Friday-Oct. 2, N.C. Transportation Museum. www.nctrans.org /Events/Day-Out-With-Thomas.aspx. 866-468-7630
SATURDAY, Oct. 1
North Rowan Alumni Association Annual Meeting, 9 a.m., at the high school.
32nd AnnualAutumn Jubilee, Dan Nicholas Park, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., music, entertainment, games, crafts, heritage village artisans and demonstrations. No pets. 704–216-7803.
Inaugural Chili Cook Off, 3-7 p.m., Ketner Hall, Catawba College. Team registration $40, general admission $10. www.catawba.edu/chili.
The Salisbury Swing Band, 3 p.m., Catawba College, Ketner Hall. Fundraising event for the Business College, all ages invited. 704-637-4476, www.salisburyswingband.com
45th Granite Quarry Civitan Fiddlerís Convention,6:30 p.m., East Rowan High School, US 52 S.. Admission $8 adults, 6-12 $2, under 6 free. 704-633-5940 or 704-267-9439, www.GraniteQuarryFiddlers.com
Big Band Dance at J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 7-10 p.m., featuring The Hi-Liters, $5 entry fee, bring a snack to share. 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., 704-636-0111.
THURSDAY, Oct. 6
Chamber of Commerce Women in Business networking, 5-6:30 p.m., Gateway Building, 204 E. Innes St. 704-633-4221.
Piedmont Players presents ěDreamgirlsî ó Oct. 6-8 and 12-15 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 9 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale next Monday. Meroney Theater, 213 S Main St., 704-633-5471, www.piedmontplayers.com
Harvest Moon, OctoberTour patrons party, home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Graham.
FRIDAY, Oct. 7
OctoberTour Luncheon, St. Lukeís Parish House. www.HistoricSalisbury.org.
OctoberTour Night Out, 5-9 p.m., Downtown Salisbury.
St. Johnís Lutheran Church, 200 W. Innes St. will open its beautiful sanctuary and chapel for free tours at During Friday Night Out October from 6 to 8 p.m.
Fish for Fun Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Granite Lake Park, 500 N. Salisbury Ave., Granite Quarry. Register at 704-279-5596 ext. 201.
Saturday, Oct. 8
OctoberTour, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Sponsored by Historic Salisbury Foundation. Ten historic sites. Tickets $20 ($18 for HSF members in advance only), available day of tour at Henderson Law Office, corner of Church and Fisher streets. email@example.com. 704-636-0103
Salisbury Symphony concert, ěGreat Legends,î 7:30 p.m., Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College.
Mocksville Four Oaks Festival ó 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Junkerís Outdoor Theater, free, bring a chair, 336-909-2263, www.historicdowntownmocksville.com
MONDAY, Oct. 10
TUESDAY, Oct. 11
Rowan County Board of Health, 6:30 p.m., Health Department, 1811 E. Innes St.
Meet Your Neighbor: Persons with Disabilities, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Salisbury Civic Center. sponsored by the Covenant Community Connection.
THURSDAY, Oct. 13
Fall break, Livingstone College, Oct. 13-14.
Distinguished CEO Lecture Series, featuring James Morgan, CEO of Krispy Kreme, 11 .am., Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College, reception to follow. Open to the public.
ěHonoring the Legacy, Embracing the Future: Public Policy Challenges Ahead,î 6:30 p.m., Eileen Hanson-Kelly, sponsored by American Association of University Women, Salisbury branch, second floor Trinity Oaks, 728 Klumac Road. 704-798-2574.
Friends of the Stanly County Library Fall Book Sale, 4-7 p.m. Thursday (Friends members only), 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. FRIDAY, Oct. 14
Homecoming, North Rowan High School. Alumni After Party for those 21 and above at Wrenn House.
Chamber of Commerce Friday Forum, 7:30-9 a.m., ěThe Rowan County Tourism Economy.î Gateway Building, 204 E. Innes St. 704-633-4221.
SATURDAY, Oct. 15
WIP First Annual Gospel Fest, Oct. 15, 11a.m.-6p.m., Kelsey Scott Park. Vendors welcome, setup charge, $50. Respond by Sept. 30. Call Paula Tripp, 704-431-9355; Tina Phillips, 704-232-4154; or Melissa Gladden, 704-754-1813. Rain date, Oct. 22.
Blues and Jazz Festival, 4-11 p.m., 200 W. Fisher St. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. Legendary womenís blues and jazz bands. Admission $15. www.rowanbluesandjazz.org.
Safe Kids Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Granite Lake Park, 500 N. Salisbury Ave., Granite Quarry. Register at 704-279-5596 ext. 201.
The All-Gershwin Revue, 7:30 p.m, Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College, Adults $20, students $5.
MONDAY, Oct. 17
Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, 5-7 p.m., Carillon Assisted Living. 704-633-4221.
THURSDAY, Oct. 20
Salisbury City Council Candidate Forum, 6-7:30 p.m., Tom Smith Auditorium, Ketner School of Business, Catawba College. Submit questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, Oct. 22
Livingstone College Homecoming
THURSDAY, Oct. 27
Spencer Candidate Forum, 7 p.m., Spencer Womanís Club, 100 Third St. For information, call Marla Gobbel,704-637-0365, or Alane Mills, 704-636-2969.
SATURDAY, Oct. 29
Halloween Funfest, 3-6 p.m., First Bank parking lot, corner of Innes and Church streets. Tickets 25 cents each, unlimited ride armbands $5.
Gold Hill Ghost Tours, 6-9 p.m., Russell-Rufty Shelter. Adults $5, under 5 freet.
THURSDAY, Nov. 3
Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Annuel Membership Meeting, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn. $30 includes reception. RSVP 704-633-4221.
FRIDAY, Nov. 4
Commemorative Classic for Livingstone College and Johnson C. Smith University, pregame symposium, Friday and Saturday, The Park Expo Center in Charlotte.
THURSDAY, Dec. 1
Chamber of Commerce Women in Business networking, 5-6:30 p.m., Gateway Building, 204 E. Innes St. RSVP 704-633-4221.
MONDAY, Dec. 12
Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, 5-7 p.m., Jack & Gigi Enterprises at Victory Wealth Management, RSVP 704-633-4221.