Outdoor concert: Oct. 1, 7 p.m., at Newark Senior Center, 200 Whitechapel Drive. Club Phred will perform in the senior center parking lot. Attendees should bring a chair and refreshments. Tickets $20 at newarkseniorcenter.com.
Main Street Mile: Oct. 2, 9 a.m. Annual 1-mile race down Main Street raises money for the Newark Police Department K-9 unit. After-party will be held at Deer Park Tavern. Registration $29 at www.fusionracetiming.com.
Egyptian Festival: Oct. 2 and Oct. 3, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church of Delaware, 1644 Otts Chapel Road. The free event includes traditional food, music, children’s activities and more.
Harvest festival: Oct. 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Handloff Park, 1000 Barksdale Road. Free event includes hay rides, games, crafts, local food vendors and more.
Harvest fest and craft show: Oct. 10, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Newark Country Club, 300 W. Main St. Vendors will sell their crafts, and food will be available for purchase.
Blessing of the animals: Oct. 10, 2 p.m., at St. Thomas’s Episcopal Church, 276 S. College Ave. The church will bless animals in celebration of St. Francis of Assisi feast day.