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The ProBus club of Lake Norman announces its summer social on Tuesday, Aug. 24 at the Charles Mack Citizen’s Center in Mooresville. Members, guests and prospective members are welcome. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5 p.m. followed by a catered dinner at 6 BYOB (no red wine, please). For reservations or information contact RoseMarie Popplar at 704-822-6964 or rmp@charter.net.

The East Lincoln Political Action Committee will be hosting an open meeting Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Peter By-The-Lake Episcopal Church, 8433 Fairfield Forest Drive, Denver.

Due to Hurricane Charley, the Historic Latta Plantation Civil War Encampment has been rescheduled for August 28 and 29. Reenactors from the 30th NC will show how Confederate soldiers lived while on campaign. There will be drill and musket firing demonstrations, as well as talks about field cooking, uniforms, and equipment. Local historians Dan Morrill and Tony Zeiss will sign copies of their books. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, $4 for students, and children 5 and under are free. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be held at 5225 Sample Road in the Latta Plantation Nature Preserve, Huntersville.

Starting Friday, Aug 20, a new Friday Night Fishin’ Friends series known as “Showdowns” will begin. The stand alone team tournaments will be run out of Midway Marina on Lake Norman. Entry fee will be $40 per boat. There is a one time $5 membership fee for new FNFF members. The Showdowns will be open events. Showdowns will start at 7 p.m. and end at 1 a.m. New members are encouraged. Showdowns are scheduled to run every Friday night at least through September. Interested participants can show up and sign up. For information call 828 459 1119.

Lake Norman Lutheran Church will have their third annual music festival, Saturday, Sept. 11 from noon to 8 p.m. All proceeds received from ads, concession and sales will benefit East Lincoln Christian Ministry. The event is free and open to the public.

The Wayne’s Senior Feast has been rescheduled for Aug. 20 at Capt’n Pete’s Restaurant on N.C. 150. The meeting will start at 10 a.m. and lunch will be served. Cost is $6. A sing along with E.C. Beatty, who has made several records will be the guest. For more information contact Celia Deese, 704-483-5778.

Salem United Methodist Church’s dinner theatre, “If the Good Lord’s Willing and the Creek Don’t Rise,” will have performances Aug. 28 & 29 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the Christian Life Center. Advance ticket purchases are required by Aug. 24. To obtain tickets call the church office at 704-483-5055 or Judy Gibson, 704-483-5055. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for 10 and under. All proceeds go towards the Christian Life Center. Salem UMC is located at 378 N. Pilot Knob Road.

Verdict Ridge Golf & Country Club will host the 4th annual ladies invitational golf tournament to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation on Monday, Aug. 30. Registration will be at 9 a.m. with a shot gun at 10 a.m. Cost for the day is $60 per player. Lunch will be complimentary. A wine and cheese party will also take place after the play at the awards ceremony. For more information and to register call 704-489-1206.

Mount Anderson Baptist Church will hold their 4th annual car show, Saturday, Sept. 11. Registration will be from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Awards will be issued at 2 p.m. The cost is $15 to enter. All proceeds will go to the building fund for the church. Door prizes will be given out all day. The church is located at 4836 N.C. 16, Maiden, six miles out of Denver. For more information or to pre-register call 828-428-8490.

Tucker’s Grove Camp meeting will take place Aug. 14 to Aug. 22 at Tucker’s Grove Campground located on N.C. 73. A singing will take place Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m., with services taking place at 7:30 p.m. each evening. On the last Sunday there will be an 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. service.

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