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Around Town — 11-6-13

WEDNESDAY
Quilt Guild                
Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lincoln County Senior Center, located at the Gaston College-Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information, contact Linda at (704) 482-2778 or Tony Darr at (704) 992-2871 or ldarrnc@aol.com.

THURSDAY
Diabetes event         
CMC-Lincoln will host a diabetes-friendly cooking and recipe swap class 3 p.m. in the break room on the first floor of the hospital in honor of November being National Diabetes Awareness Month.

Fish fry 
Bibleway Church #9, Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a fish fry 4-7 p.m.

Healthcare event 
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will hold a healthcare coverage seminar 6 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 489-6970.

4-H Club
Cedar Grove Lutheran Church, 261 Cedar Grove Ch. Rd. in Vale, will host Handy Helpers 4-H Club for ages 5-9 (Cloverbud Club) 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, call Jaime Clark at (704) 276-9302 or (704) 736-8458.

Revival  
Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church, 1744 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will host revival services 7 p.m. daily with special singing and messages from Rev. Johnny Pruitt, of Holly Hills, Fla.

FRIDAY
Cooperative Ext. seminar     
Today is the deadline to register for “Who Gets Grandma’s Pie Plate?” The seminar, sponsored by the Lincoln County unit of the N.C. Cooperative Extension, will run twice, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. The seminar will start conversations about people’s special possessions and what they want to happen to them after death, among other related topics. Cost is $15. For more information or to register, (704) 736-8461.

Craft/bake sale  
Salem Baptist Church, 1982 Salem Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a craft and bake sale 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Available items will include canned and baked goods, crafts and cut glass.

Church open house 
Shalom Baptist Church, 210 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton, will host the first day of its open house with special activities 5-9 p.m.  For more information, call (704) 732-6909.

SATURDAY
Bazaar & breakfast     
Crowell Memorial UMC, 4018 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a bazaar & breakfast event 7-10 a.m. With baked goods, gifts and crafts. For more information, call (704) 735-8889.

Church breakfast
Marvin UMC, Startown Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast buffet and bake sale 7-10 a.m. A $6 donation is suggested.

Craft show  
North Brook Baptist Church, 7421 Flay Rd. in Cherryville, will host a craft show 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For directions and more information, visit northbrookbaptistchurch.com.

Craft sale                                                                                                                                            
A craft sale will take place 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the “Old Heafner Store Building,” N.C. 150 in Crouse, with primitive pottery, linens, china and more. Proceeds will help cover costs for Crouse resident Kathy Heafner’s medical mission trip in summer 2014.

Bluegrass festival  
Wayne Taylor’s Homecoming Bluegrass Festival will be 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. At Maiden High School’s auditorium, 600 W. Main St. in Maiden. Tickets may be purchased at Rosemill Antique Shop in Maiden or by visiting waynetaylorandappaloosa.com. Additional groups set to perform include The Moore Brothers, Kevin Richardson and Cuttin’ Edge, The Cockman Family and more.

Overeaters Anonymous 
Overeaters Anonymous will meet 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton. For more information, call Robbie at (704) 616-2630.

Church open house   
Shalom Baptist Church, 210 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton, will host the second day of its open house with special activities 2-6 p.m.

Special Olympics  
Special Olympics of Lincoln County will host its second bowling competition practice at Pin Station in Newton. A competition will be Dec. 8. A final practice will be Nov. 23. Attendants must be at two of the three practices. For more information, call Lisa Frazier at (704) 308-6398 or Melinda Evans at (980) 241-6734.

BBQ fundraiser    
The McKendree UMC Methodist Men’s group will host a BBQ fundraiser 4-7 p.m. for the church’s Country School Project, which assists needy students in the county. The event will be at the church, 3537 Maiden Hwy. in Lincolnton.

Craft sale/spaghetti dinner  
Springs Road Church of God will host a craft show, bake sale and spaghetti dinner at 4 p.m.

Church event    
Salem Lutheran Church, 3410 Startown Rd. in Lincolnton, will host David Michael Carrillo at 5 p.m. for a special program on his ministry experiences in Latvia.

Art exhibit opening
The Arts Council of Lincoln County will host an opening for the exhibit “Celebrating Native Culture” during a special ceremony 6-9 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. A show with the Tuscarora Smoke Dancers and Drummers will perform 7-8 p.m. along with flute music from Christopher Rowland and Rudy Rivera. For more information, call (704) 732-9044 or email artslincolnnc@gmail.com.

Church concert     
Living Word Ministries, 1062 N.C. 16 in Lowesville, will host The Hayes Family, of Boone, in concert at 6 p.m. A free hot dog supper will be at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call (704) 618-9762 or visit livingwordatlkn.com.

Marine Corps ball        
The Capt. Jeb F. Seagle Marine Corps League Det. #1265 will host the 238th United States Marine Corps Birthday Ball starting 6 p.m. with cocktails. Dinner will follow at 7 p.m. along with an 8 p.m. ceremonial cake cutting. The band “Cadence” will perform. Cost is $35. A cash bar will also be on hand. For more information, call Monica Lockwood at (704) 802-4090. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

SUNDAY
Church dedication/homecoming    
Shalom Baptist Church, 210 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton, will celebrate homecoming and a building dedication with a service starting with a 9:30 prayer time followed by a 10:30 a.m. service and an 11:30 a.m. Lunch. The Epps Family will perform at 1 p.m. For more information, call (704) 732-6909 or Pastor Mike Futrell at (980) 429-5937.

Old Fashion Day   
Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church, 1744 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will host Old Fashion Day with a 10 a.m. service with Rev. Johnny Pruitt and singing from group “Charity of Four” at 11 a.m.

Homecoming             
Denver Wesleyan Church, 2391 N.C. 16 in Denver, will celebrate its annual homecoming with a 10:30 a.m. Special singing event. A covered dish lunch will follow.

Cruise-In               
The Downtown Development Assocation (DDA) will host a Veterans Day Cruise-In 1-5 p.m. in downtown Lincolnton. Cars and trucks from 1974 and earlier are welcome to participate. No vehicles are allowed before 12:30 p.m. due to limited church parking.

Veterans program   
Cherryville Historical Museum, 109 E. Main St. in Cherryville, will host Dr. Bill Lowe, of First Presbyterian Church, 3 p.m. for the program “If a Uniform Could Talk.”

Harp concert             
The Lincoln County Concert Assocation (LCCA) will host the Blue Ridge Harp Ensemble 3 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. Cost is $20 for adults and $5 for students. For more information, call Allen Hubbard at (704) 748-6662 or Rick Ramseur at (704) 735-7287.

Veterans Day event
Asbury UMC, 3097 Asbury Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host its second annual Veterans Day service at 6 p.m. with special music, prayer and personal narratives. For more information, contact Rev. Anita Sain at (704) 740-8195 or the church at aumcsecretary@bellsouth.net.

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