October 15: The Tim Cook Band performs at Live Under the Oaks in Birkdale Village

Here are the best bets for fun this weekend:

Friday October 15th

Live concert under the oaks

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tim Cook’s group. The Grove across from Starbucks in Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Saturday October 16

Softball game with guns and hoses

2 p.m. Come join the Cornelius Police Department and the Cornelius-Lemley Fire Department for our annual Guns & Hoses charity softball game. A circuit derby will begin at 2:00 p.m. and the softball game will begin immediately thereafter. Cheer on your local first responders as they compete for the Guns & Hoses Trophy. There will also be activities for children, food trucks and a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will go to the Pat’s Place Child Advocacy Center and the Firefighters’ Burned Children Fund. Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Road.

Rescue Ranch Dogtoberfest

11 am-6pm. Families and their dogs on a leash can enjoy live music, a beer garden, food trucks, a dog fancy dress contest, canine nature trails, a barking lot. (Pet Products and Services Vendors Market), Backyard Animal Ambassadors, Animal Ambassador Presentations, Adoptable Animals, Kids Activities, and Pumpkin Painting.

Admission is $ 5 per person with children 1 year old and under and dogs free. The dog friendly event calls for all dogs to be kept on a leash, be well behaved and fully vaccinated. Rescue Ranch, 1424 Turnersburg Hwy., Statesville.

October 16: Enjoy live music, food and a dog costume contest at the Rescue Ranch Dogtoberfest

Bailey’s Glen hosts Palooza Craft Fair

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Over 40 artisans will be selling their work in the Clubhouse Ballroom. Preferred species. Some artists will accept credit or checks. A portion of the proceeds will go to Hinds Feet Farm, a facility dedicated to people living with permanent brain damage.

Oktoberfest party

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Festival at DaVeste Vineyard, 155 Lytton Farm Rd., Troutman. Food trucks, crafts.

Sunday 17th October

Green concerts

Children in America, a tribute to the 80s. 6 pm to 8 pm on The Village Green in downtown Davidson.


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