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Thurs.-Sat., September 19-21

What: Colfax Free Fair Ellenboro School Carnival

When: Sept. 19-21

Where: Old Ellenboro School grounds

More Info: Exhibit Hall, rides, games, food. 828-453-8185

What: Hopewell-Hollis Ruritan Club

When: Sept. 19-21

Where: Old Ellenboro school grounds

More Info: Buy desserts & coffee at Hopewell-Hollis Ruritan booth. Proceeds benefit community.

Saturday, September 21

What: Colfax Free Fair Car Show

When: Sept. 21

Where: Old Ellenboro School ball field

More Info: Register 2-5pm. People's choice voting 3-5:30pm. Professional judging 5-5:30pm. Awards presented 6pm. No entry fee. 828-453-8185

What: Join the Operation Christmas Child Mountain Gateway Team

When: Sept 21

Where: Tryon Equestrian Center

More Info: Display set up with info to start getting shoeboxes packed. Meet our team and get ready for National Collection Week Nov. 18-25.

What: Little Detroit Chapter of the AACA. Open Car, Truck & Bike Show

When: Sept. 21, 11am-4pm

Where: The Shak Bar & Grill, 2270 College Ave., Forest City

More Info: $15 entry. Partial proceeds benefit Toys for Tots. 50/50 raffle, Ice cream truck.

What: Quarter Bingo

When: Sept. 21, 4:30-7pm

Where: Gilkey School Community Ctr, 217 Gilkey School Rd, Rutherfordton

More Info: Come have some fun.

Tuesday, September 24

What: Grief Share Support Group Meeting

When: Sept. 24, 10:30am

Where: Florence Baptist Church, Forest City.

More Info: Anyone experiencing grief is encouraged to attend. The group meets third Thursday monthly. Next meeting Oct. 17; Kathy Tuttle will lead the group.

What: Seminar: Meeting Retirement Challenges

When: Sept. 24, 6:30-7:30pm

Where: Eastwood Village Clubhouse, 110 Eastwood Village Dr., Bostic, (Hwy.74B).

More Info: Free, seating limited. 828-429-0742 or 828-429-2279.

Thursday, September 26

What: Free Flowering Bridge-sponsored class "All About Hydrangeas," led by master gardener Eleanor Bails

When: Sept. 26, 10-11am

Where: Lake Lure Town Hall

More Info: 828-625-2540

What: Help start a Tower Garden! Learn about hydroponics & indoor growing. Plant your own seeds & watch them grow.

When: Sept. 26

Where: Mountain's Branch Library, Lake Lure

More Info: 828-287-6417

Saturday, September 28

What: Country Breakfast Buffet

When: Sept. 28, 7-10am

Where: Whitehouse Community Center; 5408 Painter's Gap Rd., Union mills

More Info: Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, under 6 free. 828-625-9240

What: 11th Annual Carolina Freight Event

When: Sept. 28, 11am-2pm

Where: First Baptist Church Christian Outreach Center, East First St., Cherryville.

More Info: $10 includes lunch buffet. Register by Sept. 20. Sponsored by C. Grier Beam Truck Museum 704-435-3072

What: Gilkey Elementary School All Class Event

When: Sept. 28, 3pm

Where: Gilkey School Community Ctr

More Info: Music: Living by Faith. Food available.

What: Benefit supper for Micheal Tesseneer

When: Sept. 28, 4-7pm

Where: West Memorial Baptist Church Fellowship Building, 320 Piedmont Rd, Rutherfordton

More Info: Spaghetti Supper and Bake Sale. Adults $8, kids $5.

Tuesday, October 1

What: Second Harvest Mobile Food Truck

When: Oct. 1, arrive by 8am, distribution at 10am. First come, first serve.

Where: Race Path Baptist, 1171 Race Path Church Rd, Ellenboro

More Info: Sponsored by Chase Corner Ministries. 828-247-0096

Tues. & Wed., October 1 & 2

What: BLET Experience- insight on law enforcement career. 2 session workshop

When: Oct. 1 & 2, 8am-5pm

Where: ICC, Health and Public Services Building, room 11.

More Info: Spots limited. 828-395-1668

Saturday, October 5

What: Yard/Bake Sale, Breakfast, Lunch

When: Oct. 5, 7am-2pm

Where: Bill's Creek VFD, 1118 Bill's Creek Rd, Lake Lure

More Info: Proceeds benefit Bill's Creek VFD. 828-629-5517.

What: Second Annual Tractor Show

When: Oct. 5, 11am-6pm

Where: Main St., Rutherfordton

More Info: $10y. RSVP 828-429-7500

Friday, October 11

What: Top Prospect Elite Youth Football Uniform and Equipment Fundraiser

When: Oct. 11, 6pm

Where: Top Prospect Training Facility, 125 Callahan Koon Road, Spindale

More Info: Brand New 2019 TRX 250 TM Honda Recon 4-wheeler. Get your Tickets until Oct. 11. 828-748-0485


Genealogy Club: Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 3pm. Open to anyone interesting in climbing their family tree or learning more about their ancestry. Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Road, Lake Lure. 828-287-6392.

Veterans Meal: 3rd Tuesday every month, 5pm. Willow Ridge Rehab; 237 Tryon Rd., Rutherfordton. 828-286-7200.

Isothermal Amateur Radio Club: Monthly meeting every 3rd Tuesday, 7pm at the County Annex Building on Main St., Rutherfordton. Don Whisnant, 828-453-1698 or Bob Cooley, 828-429-2924.

Memory Makers Alzheimer/Dementia Community Resource/Support Group: For family, caregivers, friends, or anyone in the community who needs the support. Meetings held the last Thursday of each month, 4pm. Rutherford Town Hall, 129 N. Main St, Rutherfordton. 828-980-4362 or 828-980-1034.

Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County: Program established for the purpose of obtaining info about criminal activity & fugitive felons. Have information about a crime? Report is anonymously. You do not have to reveal your name. Your info could get you a cash reward. 828-286-8477.

All Souls Community: a congregation affirming Unitarian Universalist values, meet Thursdays at 7pm at The Grahamtown Community Center, 129 First Street, Forest City. All faiths, or the lack thereof, all races, all kinds of people are welcome. 843-708-1033.

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