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TODAY
• 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.
• “Forks Over Knives,” Learn and Live Film Series and discussion, 7 p.m., free, events room of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory building, N.C. Research Campus, Kannapolis.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26
• City Council candidate forum, sponsored by The Political Action Committee of the NAACP, 6:30 p.m., at Rowan Public Library. Open to the public. For more information, contact the NAACP office, 704-645-9906.
THURSDAY, Oct. 27
• Spencer Candidate Forum, 7 p.m., Spencer Woman’s Club, 100 Third St. For information, call Marla Gobbel,704-637-0365, or Alane Mills, 704-636-2969.
• Forbidden Forest Horror Trail — Thursday to next Monday only. From dark, until. $13 admission, proceeds go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Concession proceeds go to the Michael Yang Foundation. 14210 Old Beatty Ford Road, Rockwell. 704-223-2765, www.forbiddenforesthorrortrail.com
• PPT’s haunted theater, 7-10 p.m., Thursday to next Monday. also 3-5 p.m. matinee Saturday. All tickets $8, available at the door. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St., 704-633-5471, www.piedmontplayers.com
FRIDAY, Oct. 28
• Haunted Trolley Tour, Friday and Saturday, 7 and 8:30 p.m. Adults $15, students $12, kids 5 and under free.
• Julia B. Duncan Players present “The Wobble of Life” — 7:30 p.m., Friday to Sunday, and Nov. 4-5; 3 p.m., Nov. 6. Livingstone College Tubman Little Theatre.
• Salisbury Ghost Walk, Friday and Saturday at 7, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m., beginning at 130 W. Innes St. Adults $10, students $5. Reservations: boo@salisburyghostwalk.com or 704-642-1734.
• Wrenn House Paranormal Investigation, reservations and information, 704-642-1734 or boo@salisburyghostwalk.com
• Early release, Rowan-Salisbury Schools.
• Community sale and lunch to benefit abused and neglected Rowan County Children, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Terrie Hess House Children’s Advocacy Center, 130 Woodson St.
• Old Courthouse Theatre presents “Poe’s Midnight Dreary” — 8 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Sunday. Tickets $20, includes hors d’oeuvres, dessert and on Friday/Saturday evenings, a wine tasting. 49 Spring St. NW, 704-788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
• Boogerwoods Howl-o-ween Spooktacular for the cure of CysFriday, Saturday and Monday. Tickets go on sale at 2 p.m. each day for that night only. Info at 704-855-7922, www.boogerwoods.com or www.boogerwoods.org
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.
• Salisbury Historic Trolley, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m, Salisbury-Rowan County Visitor’s Center, 204 E. Innes St. Adults $8, Children 4-10 $5, under 4 free. For more info, call 704-638-3100. www.visitsalisburync.com
• The Virginia Autumn Special Excursion, N.C. Transportation Museum. www.nctrans.org/Events/Excursions.aspx 704-636-2889.
• The Halloween Train, N.C. Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer. For schedule and fees 704-636-2889, www.nctrans.org
SUNDAY, Oct. 30
• The Georgia Autumn Special Excursion, N.C. Transportation Museum, www.nctrans.org/Events/Excursions.aspx, 704-636-2889.
• Spooky Sprint 5K, 2 p.m., Catawba College stadium, sponsored by Rowan Rotary. spookysprint5k@carolina.rr.com, 704-202-8143.
MONDAY, Oct. 31
• Halloween, trick or treat.
• Protected Teacher Workday in Rowan-Salisbury Schools.
• Halloween Carnival, 5-7:30 p.m., J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, Jake Alexander Boulevard, includes costume contest.
TUESDAY, Nov. 1
• All Saints Day.
• Master Gardeners Holiday Greenery Workshop with Pat Wayne, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Rowan County Agriculture Center, $15 for non-members. Bring pruners or clippers and greenery. Other materials provided Call 704-216-8970 to register.
• Last day to apply for absentee ballot in Nov. 8 municipal elections; deadline is 5 p.m.
• Salisbury City Council, 4 p.m., 217 S. Main St.
• Dr. Sharon D. Raynor speaks at Waterworks, 123 E. Liberty St., 7 p,m., Tuesday, Nov. 1: In partnership with Rowan Public Library, oral history project “Breaking the Silence: The Unspoken Brotherhood of Vietnam Veterans.” Free and open to the public. 123 E. Liberty St.t, 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org
THURSDAY, Nov. 3
• Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Annual 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.
• NAACP Harvest Banquet & Scholarship Celebration, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn of Salisbury. 704-636-8461.
MONDAY, Nov. 7
• Through a Soldier’s Eyes: Remembering Vietnam, exhibition at Waterworks Visual Art Center, Through Nov. 19.
• Rowan County Board of Commissioners, 3 p.m., Rowan County Administration Building, 130 W. Innes St.
• Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners, 3:30 p.m., Cabarrus County Governmental Center, 65 Church Street, SE, Concord.
SUNDAY, Nov. 13
• Piedmont Choral Society’s Old Fashioned Hymn Sing, 3 p.m., bring canned goods for Cooperative Christian Ministry. The program is free, an offering will be taken. Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 265 Union St. N., Concord. Community input requested: If you have a favorite hymn you would like to be considered for this program, contact 788-2000, or kayy2000@gmail.com
MONDAY, Nov. 14
• Through a Soldier’s Eyes: Remembering Vietnam, exhibition at Waterworks Visual Art Center, Through Nov. 19.
• “Food Stamped,” Learn and Live Film Series and discussion, 7 p.m., free, events room of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory building, N.C. Research Campus, Kannapolis.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16
• Second Wednesday Lecture Series, 1 p.m., Brian Moffitt on early travel in the state, Bob Julian Roundhouse, NC Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer. Museum admission fees apply. www.nctrans.org, 704-636-2889
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 704-633-422

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