East Lincoln Christian Ministry is holding a silent auction until 12pm Saturday, October 2. For more information call 704-483-4415.
The 11th annual Carolina Renaissance Festival will be held Oct. 2 to Nov. 14 Saturday and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event will be held on N.C. 73, at Poplar Tent Road. Tickets are $14 for adults, $5 for kids ages 5-12 and are available at Harris Teeter and region wide. Children under 5 are free. For more information call 704-896-5544 or toll free at 877-896-5544.
A Striped Bass/Catfish Fishing Seminar will be held Saturday, Oct. 2 at the Denver Sportsman, in Denver. Door prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. Mac Byrum, a Lake Norman Catfish Guide, and Striper Fishing Guide, Gus Gustafson will share fishing techniques and information from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Call 704 483 1723 for directions and additional information.
CARE GIVERS SUPPORT MINISTRY
New Hope Baptist Church, in Denver will host their ministry for those who must take care of the disabled or the elderly. Speaker will be Marty Hovis, Service Program coordinator. Meeting will be Wednesday Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited. For more information call 704-483-8610.
SAFETY AND AWARNESS SEMINAR
Dan Starks, Personal Safety Expert will be providing a seminar on Monday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m., at the East Lincoln Library, 7837 Fairfield Forest Road, Denver.
The 23rd Annual Folklife festival at Historic Latta Plantation will be Oct. 16 & 17. Arts, crafts, and folk skills of the Catawba Valley are demonstrated in the House, Barns, Cabin and grounds of Historic Latta Plantation. Daily admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, and $4 for students of any age. Children 5 and under are admitted free. Historic Latta Plantation is located on Sample Road, off of Beatties Ford Road in Huntersville.
CIVIL WAR GHOST WALK
A haunted civil war battlefield will be open to the public Oct. 29-30 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Historic Latta Plantation, Huntersville. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12 and children 5 and under are free (although it is not recommended for children under 5.) For more information call 704-875-2312.
DENVER DAYS FESTIVAL
The second annual Denver Days Festival will be held on Oct. 1 & 2. Fridayâ€™s events will run from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. The festival will run Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will be held in downtown Denver, off of N.C. 16 on Denver Drive. Admission is free. Entertainment will include a performance by the â€œTamsâ€ on Friday evening, a 5K race, a Denver Beauty Pageant on Saturday, â€œElvisâ€ and the Lake Norman Ensemble.
CHRISTIAN WOMENâ€™S FELLOWSHIP
Christian Womenâ€™s Fellowship at Westport Baptist Church will have Renea Henderson as the speaker on Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. Gloria Morrison will be the singer. There will be a $6 donation. Babysitting is free. To make a reservation call 877-629-6244. For more information call Beverly Weston, Womenâ€™s Director at Westport Baptist Church at 704-483-4837.
THE AMAZING MAIZE MAZE
The Amazing Maize Maze will have itâ€™s grand opening Aug. 28 and run until Oct. 17 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Historic Rural Hill Farm in Huntersville. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, 60 and over, $7 for nine to 17, $5 for four to eight years old and three and under are free. The event is open on Labor Day. For more information call 704-875-3113.
ELBA PROGRESSIVE DINNER
ELBA will host their second progressive dinner on Sept. 23 to benefit the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse. The night will begin at 6:30 p.m. with appetizers at Mazatlan, located in Natalie Commons Shopping Center. Dinner & Dessert will be held at Curlyâ€™s BBQ, located next to Waterside Crossing on N.C. 73 East. Live entertainment after dinner will be the Sigmon Stringers. Tickets are $25 each for adults and $15 each for children. Checks should be made payable to ELBA. Deadline for tickets is Sept. 15. For more information call 704-489-1996 or visit www.elbanc.org or www.lakenormanproductions.com.
The 4th annual Phoenix Society Golf Classic will be held Monday, Oct. 4 at the Peninsula Club in Cornelius. The event will honor fallen firefighter, Josh Earley, who was a Harrisburg and Charlotte firefighter and will benefit the North Carolina Burn Survivors and firefighters. The shotgun start is at 9:30 a.m. Golfers will enjoy a continental breakfast, lunch, hors dâ€™oeuvres and prizes. For more information contact Charlene Pell at 704-895-7634 or visit www.phoenix-society.org.