Independence Day Celebrations
Maiden will host the ninth annual July 4 Edith Pirkle Parade. Floats and parade entrants will assemble at the Maiden Library at 10 a.m. Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. with Grand Marshall Truitt Beard, Maiden’s oldest former mayor. Patriotic music, costume contest begin at 11:15 a.m. Food vendors will be available at the end of the parade. Participants can walk or ride. Scooters, golf carts, 4-wheelers, horses, vintage cars, wagons, jeeps, strollers, convertibles and motorcycles are all welcome.
Crouse July 4 parade
Crouse will hold its annual July 4 parade, beginning at 4 p.m. Line-up for participants begins at the Crouse United Methodist Church located on Pleasant Grove Church Road at 3 p.m. All entries are welcome. The official Grand Marshall for the parade is lifelong Crouse resident Sandy Jones. For information, contact Mona Ramsey at (704) 736-1440.
Annual Yard Sale
Ethelene’s Annual Yard Sale will take place from 6:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday from 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 2600 Keever Dairy Farm Road in Lincolnton. There will be a hot dog sale in addition to yard sale items and proceeds will go to help missions. Subject to reschedule due to weather.
Marantha Baptist Church on Dallas-Cherryville Highway will have revival service called “If My People” at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., featuring Evangelists James Robertson and Jessie Kragiel. For more information, please call (704) 922-3992 or visit www.mbcdallas.com