East Lincoln Christian Ministry is holding a silent auction until 12 p.m. 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.
SAFETY/ AWARENESS 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.
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 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.
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.