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Area war veterans march down Main Street during the 2014 Veterans Day Parade in Mooresville. 

ARTS AT THE MILL

The Arts at the Mill Fine Arts Festival returns this weekend.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, 6-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

WHERE: 500 S. Broad St.

WHAT’S THE DEAL: The Arts at the Mill Fine Arts Festival is a three-day event at the historic mill in downtown Mooresville. This festival is a partnership between The Mill and Mooresville Arts and features works by nationally selected artists and artisans of all media. The event is open to the public. For more information visit https://artsatthemill.com.

CRUISE-IN

The Rust to Riches Cruise-in will be held.

WHEN: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Dream Auto Restorations, 117 Lona Hill Court.

WHAT’S THE DEAL: There will be a DJ, food and a 50/50 raffle and the Dream Auto Restorations shop will be open for a walk-through. The event is free. For more information email theshop@ourdreamauto.com or call at 704-664-9743.

VETERANS DAY EVENTS

The 6th Annual Veterans Day Parade and a ceremony will honor veterans.

WHEN: Ceremony at 11 a.m. and parade at 1 p.m. Monday

WHERE: Ceremony is at Glenwood Memorial Park, 273 Glenwood Drive; parade is in downtown Mooresville.

WHAT’S THE DEAL: Veterans will be remembered in a ceremony at Glenwood Memorial Park and honored during a parade in downtown Mooresville. The parade is sponsored by the Town of Mooresville and Richard’s Coffee Shop/Welcome Home Veterans Living Military Museum. Events are free.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR

St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church will host its church holiday bazaar.

WHEN: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 164 Fairview Road.

WHAT’S THE DEAL: Get ready for the holidays by visiting this bazaar which features more than 30 vendors and unique handicraft booths. There will be a bake sale and lunch. There will also be a raffle. Admission is free and so is coffee, tea or hot chocolate. For more information visit www.welcomestpat.org.

HONORING OUR HEROES

Two events will be held to recognize veterans. One is the annual Bootcamp Challenge 5K and the other is Home for Our Heroes 5K.

WHEN: Saturday.

WHERE: Lowe’s YMCA, 170 Joe V. Knox Ave. and St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church, 134 Talbert Pointe Drive.

WHAT’S THE DEAL: Participants will test their physical and mental prowess to navigate the intense and fun 5K at the YMCA. Cost is $35 and the time is from 7 a.m. to noon. For more information contact Stephanie Byers, health living director, at 704-716-4026 or Stephanie.byers@ymcacharlotte.org. Home for Our Heroes 5K will benefit the Statesville Veterans Heroes Houses which is dedicated to feeding, housing and retraining homeless veterans. Race packet pickup is from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m. The awards ceremony is at 10 a.m. For more information visit https://runsignup.com.

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