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Family Friendly Fall Fests

Emmanuel Baptist — 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 27: Door prizes, lots of activities. Info and directions at 704-630-0909.

Landis Fall Festival — 10 a.m. Oct. 27: Free. Downtown Landis, 312 S Main St, www.townoflandis.com

Granite Quarry Family Fun Fest — 2-7 p.m. Oct. 27: Granite Lake Park. Bouncy house, food, live music 2-5 p.m. plus Trick or Treating. Don’t forget to bring your donations for the Granite Quarry Food Drive. http://www.granitequarrync.gov/

Trick or Treat in the Village at Historic Gold Hill — 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27: For children age 10 and under. 735 St. Stephen’s Church Road, Gold Hill. 704-279-5674.

Bethel Wesleyan — 4-7 p.m. Oct, 27: Face painting, Trunk or Treat, hayrides, games, free hotdogs and desserts. 4036 Old salisbury Concord Road, Kannapolis. 704-933-2896.

Maranatha Bible Church — 6-8 p.m. Oct. 27: Games, candy treat bags, cake walk, free hot dog meal. 2320 Statesville Blvd.

Tiger World hosts Boo at the Zoo — Oct. 26-27, Friday 6-9 p.m., Saturday 5-9 p.m.: Trick or treating with the animals, face painting, fun house, costume contest. Tiger World Endangered Wildlife Preserve, 4400 Cook Road, Rockwell, www.tigerworld.us/

Emmanuel Fall Festival — 5:30-8:30 pm Oct. 27: Free. Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2300 Bringle Ferry Road, 336-906-4344.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran — 6-8 p.m. Oct. 27: Trunk or Treat, 9275 Bringle Ferry Road.

Trick or Train — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27: NC Transportation Museum, Spencer, 704-636-2889 www.nctrans.org

Downtown Salisbury Halloween Fun Fest — Oct. 27: $5. Fall fun with music, costume contests, hay ride, bounce house, face painting, candy, more. City Hall, 217 S. Main St., 704-638-5294

Back Creek Presbyterian —Oct. 28: 4 p.m. Trunk or Treat, hayride, children’s games. Hot dog meal at 5:30 pm for a donation to the Mission Team. Weather permitting the event will be held outside. Back Creek Bluegrass Boys will be playing at 6 p.m

Luthers Lutheran — 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 28: Trunk or Treat event with fun and food. At the corner of Stokes Ferry and Richfield Roads, Richfield,

First Baptist-Salisbury — 4-6 p.m. Oct. 28: Inflatables, trunk or treat, antique fire truck rides, games & prizes, food fundraisers. Costumes encouraged for all ages. Game tickets: two canned food items for Rowan Helping Ministries; extra tickets $1. 220 N. Fulton St., 704-633-0431 or rod@fbcsalisbury.org

Community Fall Festival Open House — 5-7 p.m. Oct. 30: Free. Trick or treat, refreshments, crafts, games. Accordius Health Care, 635 Statesville Blvd. 704-633-7390.

World of Faith Outreach Ministries — 4:30 p.m. Oct. 31: Halleluiah Night features hotdogs, chicken, popcorn, drinks plus makeup fun and a hayride. 5370 Stokes Ferry Road.

Franklin Baptist — 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31: Free. Games, candy, cake walks, face painting, hay rides, a free hot dog supper. No evil/scary/or inappropriate costumes. 3810 Hwy 601, next to Rowan Memorial Park.

Trick or Treat in Downtown Mooresville — 3-5 p.m. Oct. 31: Main St., Mooresville, www.racecityusa.org

Downtown China Grove Trick-or-Treating — 4-5 p.m. Oct. 31: Main St., China Grove, www.chinagrovenc.gov

Pine Ridge Baptist — 5 p.m. Oct. 31: Enjoy a hot dog fixed to your taste. Treat for the children. Pine Ridge Baptist, 880 Old Linn Road China Grove. 704-279-0574.

Mt. Zion Lutheran — 6-7 p.m. Oct. 31: Trunk or Treat with refreshments, treats, fun. 111 E. Church St., Richfield, 704-463-7280, www.mtzionrichfield.org

Organ Lutheran — 6-8 p.m. Oct. 27: Trunk or treat in the parking lot, cake walk, games, bouncy house, hotdogs, hayride, pumpkin painting and more.

Immanuel Lutheran- Rockwell — 6 -8 p.m. Oct. 31: Lutheran Youth host trunk or treat, games, cupcake-walk, hotdogs, drinks, cotton candy, other treats. Fellowship building parking lot.

The Glow: A Jack O’Lantern Experience — 7:30-10 p.m. Through Oct. 28, Thursdays-Sundays: 5,000+ hand-carved pumpkins illuminated along Charlotte Motor Speedway plus refreshments, pumpkin patch, live carving demo. Advance tickets only https://www.tixr.com/groups/glowcharlotte

Lazy 5 Ranch Fall Festival — Through Oct. 28: Lazy 5 Ranch, 15100 Mooresville Road, Mooresville, Lazy5ranch.com

Pumpkin Party — 4-6 p.m. Oct. 29: South Rowan Regional Library, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove www.rowancountync.gov

Fall Festival at J.C. Price American Legion Post 107  — 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. For ages 3-14; must be accompanied by a parent or adult. Food, fun , games. 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. Sponsored by Post 107 and Ladies Auxiliary Unit 107.

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