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Around Town for Oct. 28, 2011


BBQ fundraiser

Maiden Wesleyan Church is hosting a fundraiser BBQ 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. Pork BBQ plates with all the trimmings are $7. Delivery is available for 10 plates or more. For more information, call (704) 634-0218.


Trunk or Treat

Lakeside Prayer Chapel, 626 S. Hwy. 16, will host a trunk or treat 6:30 p.m. Friday. Free hot dogs, marshmallows, hayride and candy will be provided. For more information, call (980) 241-9210.


Blood Drive

Webbs Chapel United Methodist Church, 4640 Webbs Chapel Church Rd. in Denver, is hosting a blood drive 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Appointments can be made by calling (704) 483-9434, but walk-ins are welcome.


BBQ to Go

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Road in Lincolnton, is selling BBQ to go 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. Plates are $8. Call (704) 735-2968 to order.


Haunted Trail

The “Old Slaughter House Haunted Trail” to benefit the Humane Society of Lincoln County will be 7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The trail is located at 2457 Industrial Park Road in Lincolnton off Clarks Creek Road. Tickets are $10. This event is not recommended for small children.


Big Dixie Boggers

Come join the Big Dixie Boggers at the farm, Amity Church Road in Pumpkin Center, for a great weekend of riding, camping and food. The farm will open 3 p.m. Friday and trick or treating for the kids begins at dusk. A 3-day pass is $10 per person. There is a $10 charge per trail vehicle.



Cross Roads Evolution travel baseball team will host Octoberfest 11 a.m. Saturday at the High Shoals Park. Activities include horse rides, face painting and pie throwing. Chicken plates with all the trimmings will be sold for $7. Hot dogs, fries and drinks will also be available. For more information, call (704) 530-3870 or (704) 466-5570.


Cornhole Tournament

Cross Roads Evolution travel baseball team will host a cornhole tournament 11 a.m. Saturday at the High Shoals Park. Cost is $10 per person with a cash payout to the winning team. For more information, call (704) 530-3870 or (704) 466-5570.


Harvest Fest

Harvest Fest will be 1-5 p.m. Saturday on Linden Street at the Oaklawn School field. Free candy, hot dogs and drinks will be provided. There will be games, music and live performances. Biblical costumes are welcome. Call (704) 740-9105 or (704) 718-3964 for more information.


Fall Festival

Middle Cross Baptist Church will host a fall festival 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the church, 3474 Crouse School Rd. in Crouse. There will be free food, games, inflatable and more. A selection of homemade items will be sold to benefit the church building fund. For more information, call (704) 530-4681.


Autumn Blast

Lake Norman Christian School is hosting “Autumn Blast” 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 251 South Street in Davidson. The event will feature a silent auction, fun games and inflatables, and free pony ride for those who bring a canned good for Loaves and Fishes Food Bank. Call (704) 987-9811 for more information.


Fall Festival

Victory Grove Tabernacle, Victory Grove Church Road in Lincolnton, will host a fall festival 4-8 p.m. Saturday. There will be a giant slide, hayride, cake walk, games, prizes and food. Come out and enjoy the fun.



The Partnership for Children of Lincoln and Gaston Counties will host a family “Spooktacular” 12-4 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of Woodmill Winery. Activities include games, trunk or treat, bounce house, petting zoo, a cupcake walk and free hot dog lunch. The GPS address is John Beam Road, Vale. For more information, call (704) 922-0900.


Fall Festival

Friendly Chapel Church, 6815 Hwy. 150 east in Maiden, will have a fall festival 5 p.m. Saturday. Hayrides, funnel cakes, candy, hot dogs and face painting will be featured. For more information, call (704) 732-8500.


Fish Fry

Crouse United Methodist Church, Old Hwy. 150 in Crouse, will host a fish fry 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Fish, oyster stew and all the trimmings will be available. Suggested donation is $8 per plate. Proceeds benefit the building and renovation fund.


Trunk or Treat

Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 988 S. Highway 16 in Lowesville, will sponsor Trunk or Treat beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday with free hot dogs and pizza. There will also be hayrides, games, and a pumpkin carving contest. Bring a pre-carved pumpkin to enter. Non-scary costumes are welcome. For more information, call (704) 827-9511.


Crowell Festival

Crowell Memorial United Methodist Church, 4018 Killian Road in Lincolnton, will host a fall festival 4 p.m. Saturday. Everyone is welcome. A hayride, bounce house, games and prizes will be featured. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-8889.


Fall Fest

High Shoals Church of God will host “Fall Fest” 2-6 p.m. Saturday. All are invited to join them for a day of fun with games, food, candy and popcorn. For more information, call (980) 241-5527.


Rehobeth Festival

Rehobeth United Methodist Church of Terrell will host a fall festival 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Rehobeth UMC Connor Recreation Center, 4054 McGee Point Road. Games, prizes, hot dogs and inflatables will be featured. Adults will have a trunk or treat contest for the best dressed trunk. Call (828) 478-2581 for more information.


Trunk or Treat

Pleasant Grove and Crouse United Methodist Churches are hosting a fall festival, Halloween party and trunk or treat 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 2069 Hwy. 182 in Lincolnton. The event will feature a hayride, hot dog supper, cake walks and games. Call (704) 735-7511 for more information.


Blood Drive

Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 537 N. Hwy. 16 in Denver, will host a blood drive 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Appointments can be made by calling (609) 933-9374, but walk-ins are welcome.


Fall Crawl

Boger City United Methodist Church will host “Fall Crawl” 4-6 p.m. Sunday. Games, a fun house, prizes, candy and a hot dog supper will be provided. The event is free. Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes.


Cowboy Harvest Hoedown

Blazin’ Trails Cowboy Church, located at the Ponderosa on Startown Road in Lincolnton, will host “Cowboy Harvest Hoedown” 3-6 p.m. Sunday. Food, fun, games and trunk or treat will be featured. The public is invited for an afternoon of fun and fellowship.



Asbury United Methodist Church in Lincolnton will celebrate Octoberfest 5 p.m. Sunday. The public is invited to enjoy a hot dog supper, games, cake walk, hayrides and trunk or treat.


Night of Praise

The public is invited to “A Night of Praise” with Mike Speck and Lincolnton area choirs 6 p.m. Sunday at the Citizens Center on W. Main St. This event is free. Call (704) 622-7987 for more information.


David’s Chapel Buffet

David’s Chapel United Methodist Church is hosting a country buffet beginning at 12 p.m. Sunday. Ham and chicken pie with all the trimmings will be served for donations. Proceeds go toward medical expenses for Monica Self.


The Way Skate Ministry

“The Way” skate ministry will provide three free skate sessions and demos 4-6 p.m. Sunday at Betty G. Ross City Park, 800 Madison Street in Lincolnton. Helmets and signed waivers are required. Waiver forms will be available on the day of the event. Rain date is Nov. 6. Drinks and refreshments will be available. For more information, call (704) 276-1181.


Halloween Party

Roseland Baptist Church, 1172 Rosehill Dr. in Lincolnton is sponsoring a Halloween party beginning 5:30 p.m. Monday. Hotdogs will be served and there will be treats for the children. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes.


Blood Drive

Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Church Road in Lincolnton, will sponsor a blood drive 3:30-7:30 p.m. Monday. Come out and give the gift of life.


Fall Festival

South Fork Volunteer Fire Department will host a fall festival 6-9 p.m. Monday at the fire department. Candy, games, food, face painting and raffles will be provided.


Trunk or Treat

Bethel Lutheran Church, 509 Long Shoals Road in Lincolnton, will host a trunk or treat 7-9 p.m. Monday. Free hot dogs, nachos and drinks will be served. For more information, call (704) 922-5487.


Daniels Trunk or Treat

Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Road in Lincolnton, will host a trunk or treat party in their parking lot beginning at 7 p.m. Monday. Members will decorate their car trunks and give out treats to little goblins that appear. Call (704) 735-8034 for more information.


LHS Class of ‘65

A group of Lincolnton High Class of ’65 graduates has been meeting for lunch at various locations since June. The next meeting will be 12 noon Tuesday at Court Street Grill.


Board of Health

The Lincoln County Board of Health meets 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Board Room of the Health Department, 151 Sigmon Road in Lincolnton. The business meeting will be 6-7 p.m. followed by board member orientation training from 7-9 p.m.


Last Man’s Club

The Last Man’s Club WWII Veterans of Lincoln County meets 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ryan’s Steak House on N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton. All WWII veterans and their guests are invited to attend. Please any bills received from American Legion. One veteran will receive a handmade quilt during a raffle drawing. Also remember that Veterans Day is Nov. 11. For more information, call (704) 735-3182.


Federation of the Blind

The Lincoln County chapter of the National Federation of the Blind meets 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday at the Gaston College Senior Center on S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. The group invites blind or visually impaired persons and their friends to attend. For more information, call (828) 428-3239 or (704) 483-2387.


Upward Basketball

Denver Baptist Church will hold “Upward” basketball evaluations for kindergarten through sixth graders on Nov. 7, 10, 14, and 17. To register, call (704) 483-3030, Ext. 346 or visit www.dbkidz.com.


Caregivers Celebration

Lincoln County Senior Services will host a Caregivers Appreciation Celebration 10 a.m. Nov. 7. The event is part of National Caregivers Month for Lincoln County and will honor caregivers who care for loved ones. There will be guest speakers, entertainment and a light lunch to show appreciation. Registration is requested by Friday. To register, call (704) 732-9053.


No Meeting

Lincoln County Democratic Women will not meet this month. Meetings will resume in November.

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