Blair Wise family and friends will have a reunion at noon at Bethpage Lutheran Church, 3440 N.C. 182 in Lincolnton.
Middle Cross Baptist Church, 3474 Crouse School Rd. in Crouse, will host a free community Thanksgiving dinner at 6 p.m. For more information, call Pastor Dale Hendricks at (704) 530-4681.
Outback Market, 200 W. Dallas Rd. in Stanley, will host an Old-Fashioned Christmas Bazaar 7-10 p.m. with mulling spices, handmade gifts, baked goods, quilts, crafts, Bluegrass music and more.
The Arts Council of Lincoln County will present a preview party for A Festival of Trees and Artists’ Market 7-9 p.m. Friday at the CMC-Lincoln Building, 200 Gamble Dr. in Lincolnton. The event will also feature a coffee house, cookie sale, floral shop and art auction. Tickets are now available at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3710 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast 7-10 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-8034 ext. 2388.
Without Walls Deliverance Center, 118 Colonial Village Dr. in Lincolnton, will take family holiday photos 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds will benefit a missions trip to Cameroon, Africa. For more information, call (704) 240-4411.
Outback Market in Stanley will host an Old-Fashioned Christmas Bazaar 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with gifts, crafts, music and more.
1977 LHS reunion
Lincolnton High School’s Class of 1977 will host a reunion. For more information on time and place, contact Carole Howell at email@example.com or (704) 735-3951.
1972 LHS reunion
Lincolnton High School’s Class of 1972 will hold their 40-year reunion at Vesuvius Vineyards in Iron Station with a family picnic at 2 p.m. followed by music and fellowship until 10 p.m. There will also be a silent auction. Attendants are asked to bring items for a silent auction and an appetizer. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Diane Nale at (704) 732-3877 or (704) 477-0964.
New Hope Baptist Church, 532 N. Little Egypt Rd. in Denver, will host a revival starting 10:30 a.m. with Evangelist Ron Lynch and special music from LaBeaus at 6 p.m. The revival will continue 7 p.m. nightly Tuesday and Wed. (Nov. 28). For more information, call (704) 483-8610.
Without Walls Deliverance Center, 118 Colonial Village Dr. in Lincolnton, will take family holiday photos 2-6 p.m. Proceeds will benefit a missions trip to Africa. For more information, call (704) 240-4411.
The 2012 Lincolnton Christmas Parade will be 4 p.m. in downtown Lincolnton. Line-up will be 1-3 p.m. in the parking lot of Lincolnton High School. The Tree Lighting Ceremony will follow at 5:30 p.m. on the east side of Court Square. Vendors will be on hand with cotton candy, funnel cakes, candied apples and more. For more information, contact Abby Cole at email@example.com or(704) 736-8915.
Ed Kilbourne, folk singer and storyteller, will perform 4 p.m. at Asbury UMC, 3097 Asbury Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton.
House of Favor International in Vale will host 4th Sunday worship with their sister churches 4 p.m. with Overseer Jeffery Thomas of Rehoth Family Worship Center in Hickory. For more information, call (704) 419-3298.
The Denver Fire Department has teamed up with Toys For Tots for their annual toy distribution drive and are asking individuals to drop of new or unwrapped toys to 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Nov. 28. Call (704) 483-5115 for additional drop-off dates, times and station locations. Families who wish to receive toys must fill out a form found at any one of the three department stations. Forms may also be downloaded from denverfd.com. Toys will be distributed Dec. 24.
CMC-Lincoln will host “Surviving the Holidays with Diabetes” 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Medical Plaza, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (980) 212-6006.
New Hope Baptist Church in Denver will host a revival 7 p.m. nightly through Wed. (Nov. 28). For more information, call (704) 483-8610.
Lupus support group
Catawba County Lupus Support Group will meet 6:30-8 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings, 2410 N.C. 70 SE in Hickory. For more information, contact Angela Berasa at (828) 855-0498 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicken pie supper
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Blvd. in Lincolnton, will host a chicken pie/ dumplings and stew beef supper 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 1. Pre-order now through Nov. 30 by calling Jesse or Brandi Summey at (704) 732-7529. Call the church at (704) 735-2968 for to-go orders. Whole chicken pies must be ordered prior to the day of the event.
Camp Dogwood retreat
Register now through Dec. 5 for the Senior Citizens retreat to Camp Dogwood. The event is sponsored by the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension’s Senior Council. To sign-up, visit the Cooperative Office at 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton, or call (704) 736-8461 for more information.
Africa benefit dinner
Tickets are now available for Without Walls Freedom Center’s benefit dinner 3-7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Proceeds will benefit ministry mission efforts in Cameroon, Africa. Christmas vendors will also be on site. Call (704) 240-4411 for event/ticket information.
Fill in the Gap
Drop off items now through Dec. 18 at local dentist offices in and around Lincolnton. Items will be donated to Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse & Child Advocacy Center. The nonprofit is in need of everyday items such as toilet paper, trash bags, coffee and more.