Charlotte area Muslims will gather Saturday morning to mark Eid Al Adha.
The holiday commemorates the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son as a sign of obedience to God, who intervened and a lamb was slaughtered instead.
The group will also celebrate the completion of Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca millions make every year. The gathering will begin at 8 a.m., with prayers at 9 a.m., at The Park Expo and Conference Center, 2500 E. Independence Blvd. Tim Funk