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Around Town — 2-26-14

THURSDAY
Fashion Week
King’s Daughters’ Ministry is hosting a Fashion Week through Saturday at its Penny Thrift Store in Stanley as part of the 2nd Annual National Hand Wardrobe Week. Shoppers will receive special discounts around the store including buy 2 items get one “like” item for free. The store is located at 532 S. N.C. 27. For more information, call (704) 263-8855(704) 263-8855 or visit KDMonlineorg.

Career Expo
Lincoln County Advanced Manufacturing partners and Lincoln County Schools will host “The Career Expo: Manufacturing a Future That Works” for 700 middle and high school career and technical education students 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Aptar Food & Beverage facility inside Lincoln County’s Industrial Park in Lincolnton. The expo will highlight careers and educational opportunities and promote future employers. For more information, contact Kara Brown, at the Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA) at (704) 732-1511(704) 732-1511 or email kara@lincolnleda.org.

Open Mic Night
The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy., will host a free Open Mic Night 6 p.m. for ages 55 and up. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (704) 922-2170(704) 922-2170.

LKN Covekeepers    
Lake Norman Covekeepers will meet 7 p.m. at the East Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department, 406 S. Pilot Knob Rd. in Stanley. Guest speaker Batrry Shearin, deputy director for operations for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities Department will discuss what his agency is doing to protect the area water supply from sewage spills, construction site pollution and chemical/radiation contamination. For more information, call Ben Benoit at (704) 489-6249(704) 489-6249.

FRIDAY
Senior dance
The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy., will host its monthly senior dance at 7 p.m. with entertainment by The Country Bucks. Light refreshments will be served. Cost is $4. For more information, call (704) 922-2170(704) 922-2170.

Kids’ Consignment Sale
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host the first day of a two-day a Kids’ Consignment Sale 7-9:30 p.m. with furniture, baby items, games, toys and more. Anyone interested in consigning can call Brandie at (704) 732-7529(704) 732-7529.

Consignment sale
Covenant Bible Church, 2168 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host a two-day spring/summer children, teen and maternity consignment sale fundraiser 7-10 p.m.

Women’s event  
Unity Presbyterian Church in Denver will host An Evening of Music and Inspiration for Women 7 p.m. with Christian recording artist, speaker and author Jennifer Shaw. Childcare and transportation are available by request by calling (704) 483-5266(704) 483-5266. Cost is $10. For more information, visit unitypres.org. A catered reception will follow the event.

SATURDAY
Seedling sale
The Lincoln County Soil & Water Conservation District will host its annual seedling sale 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (or until sold out) in the Citizens Center parking lot in Lincolnton. Available seedlings will include baldcypress, crape myrtle, dogwood, redbud and more. Cost is $1.50 each. For more information and additional pricing, call (704) 736-8501(704) 736-8501.

Consignment sale
Covenant Bible Church, 2168 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host the final day of its spring/summer children, teen and maternity consignment sale fundraiser 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Kids’ Consignment Sale
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host the final day of its Kids’ Consignment Sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone interested in consigning can call Brandie at (704) 732-7529(704) 732-7529. A number of items will be discounted by 50 percent.

Hot dog sale
Long Shoals Wesleyan Church’s youth group will host a hot dog sale 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3032 Wesleyan Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton. Dine-in and carry-out options will be available. Funds will benefit youth camp.

BBQ fundraier    
Sharon Baptist Church, N.C. 73 in Iron Station, will host a bbq fundraiser starting 11 a.m. to raise money for the pastor’s son, Kenneth Horne, who recently lost him home to fire. Cost is $8. For more information, call (704) 735-3246(704) 735-3246.

BBQ benefit 
Denver Fire Department, 3956 N. N.C. 16 in Denver, will host a bbq benefit starting 11 a.m. to support firefighter Jason Van Norman and his battle with multiple sclerosis. Cost is $8 per plate and $8 per pound. To pre-order, email darbyprice@traditions-bbq.com. For more information, call (704) 483-5115(704) 483-5115.

Youth fundraiser 
East Lincoln Missionary Baptist Church, 4769 N.C. 73 in Iron Station, will host a youth fundraiser 4 p.m. with a chili and pinto bean meal. Cost is $5 per plate and also includes a dessert and drink.

Bass tournament           
The American Bass Angler Tournament organization will host a couples tournament Saturday on Lake Norman. For more information, call (704) 740-5813(704) 740-5813 or email leerking010@wildblue.net. Tournaments take place weekends throughout the area and also including Lake Hickory and High Rock Lake.

Church dinner
First UMC in Maiden’s United Methodist Women will host a chicken pie and dumpling supper 4-7 pm. at 303 N. Main Ave. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. For more information, call (828) 428-8739(828) 428-8739 or email firstmethodistchurchmaiden.org.

Church concert
The Hurleys will perform 6 p.m. at Meadow Ridge Church, 1173 Zeb Haynes Rd. in Maiden. A love offering will be collected at the end of the concert. For directions or more information, call (828) 428-1463(828) 428-1463.

Jazz concert
The Lincoln County Concert Association (LCCA) will present Jesse Lynch Jazz 101 in concert 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. Tickets may be purchased at the door starting 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 for adults and $5 for students. For more information, call LCCA President Allen Hubbard at (704) 748-6662(704) 748-6662 or email roseanddal@gmail.com.

SUNDAY
Church concert     
Antioch Baptist Church, 3413 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton, will host The LeBeaus in concert at 11 a.m. For more information, call (704) 732-1351(704) 732-1351.

Church concert  
The Episcopal Church of St. Peter-by-the-Lake, 8433 Fairfield Forest Rd. in Denver, will host the Tryon Street String Quartet feat. Alan Black, principal cellist of the Charlotte Symphony, in concert at 3 p.m. A reception to meet the musicians will follow the concert. Cost is $15 for adults/seniors, $10 for children 12 and up and free for children under 12. To reserve a spot, call (704) 489-6249(704) 489-6249.

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