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Saturday, October 5

What: Fall Yard Sale, Breakfast, Lunch & Bake Sale

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: $10 entry. RSVP, 828-429-7500

What: Rutherfordton Lions Club is hosting the Red Cross Bloodmobile

When: Oct. 5,

Where: Rutherfordton Fall Festival

More Info: Bloodmobile will be located between the Norris Library & the Woodrow Jones building on Main Street in the parking lot. Lions also selling household brooms- booth will be with the bloodmobile.

What: Fundraiser- hot dogs, BBQ plates

When: Oct. 5, 11am until

Where: Green Hill Fire Department, Hwy. 64/74 Green Hill

More Info: Fundraiser for Deonta McCluney to help pay expenses for his trip to Dallas, Texas where he will play in the Blue & Grey All-American Bowl. Deonta is an R-S Central graduate where he played football; the game in Texas is January 20.

Sunday, October 6

What: Blood Connection Blood Drive

When: Oct. 6, 1-6pm

Where: Walmart, Forest City

More Info: All donors receive a $20 Walmart gift card! Visit: www.thebloodconnection.org for appt.

Monday, October 7

What: Mobile Food Pantry

When: Oct. 7

Where: South Mountain Christian Camp, 1129 South Mountain Road, Bostic.

More Info: People receiving food need to arrive between 7-8:30am. Volunteers needed and need to arrive between 8:30-9am. 828-245-5603

Monday, October 7

What: Charity Crochet Club at County Library, 11am. Build-It Club at Haynes Library, 3:30pm. Crazy 8s Math Club, 4pm for Grades 3-5 (Fourth Meeting of Free 8 week-long program for Grades 3-5, Registration Required).

More Info: 828-287-6118

Tuesday, October 8

What: Preschool Story Time, Haynes Branch 10:30am. Genealogy Club, Mountains Library 3pm. Book Brigade, County Library 4pm (Grade 6-8). STEM with Dr. K Ages 6-9 Mountains Library 4pm (Registration required).

More Info: 828-287-6118

Wednesday, October 9

What: Preschool Story Time County Library 10:30am. Book Worms County Library 4pm (Grades 2-5). STEM, 4pm with Dr. K Ages 18-108 Mountains Library (Registration required).

More Info: 828-287-6118

Friday, October 11

What: Top Prospect Elite Youth Football Uniform & Equipment Fundraiser

When: Oct. 11, 6pm

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

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

Saturday, October 12

What: Fish Fry

When: Oct. 12, 11am until sold out

Where: Mary B. Mullen Bible Camp, 1900 Freemantown Rd, Lake Lure.

More Info: Plates $10, sandwiches $5. 113th Anniversary. Civil War canon salute every half hour.

What: Country Ham Chicken Pie Supper

When: Oct. 12, 4:30-6:30pm

Where: Mt. Vernon Community Clubhouse, Hudlow Rd, Forest City

More Info: Adults $9, kids 6-12 $5, under 5 free

What: Veterans Clothing Center & Meet & Greet Coffee. Snacks provided.

When: Oct. 12, 10am-1pm

Where: American Legion Post 74, 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton.

More Info: 1st Monday monthly. Free!

What: Casar's Halloween Bash & Trunk-or-Treat

When: Oct. 12, 4-7pm

Where: Town of Casar

More Info: Games, Bounce House, Music, Costume Contest, Crafts, Trunk-or-Treat, Food, & More! Free!

Tuesday, October 15

What: Introduction to Entomology: study of insects. Learn about creepy, crawly friends, short-guided insect walk!

When: Oct. 15

Where: Mountain's Branch Library, Lake Lure

More Info: 828-287-6417


Support Group: Parents as Leaders (PALS) a parent and family support group of pre-school aged kids, meets weekly to discuss issues, concerns & the joys of raising kids. 828-286-3901.

Advanced Care Planning: Private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney. Free. Joey at Hospice Rutherford County 828-245-0095.

Rutherford County Farmers Market: Open every Saturday through October 8am-noon. 172 Depot St, Forest City, across from POPS.

Book Club: Meets 2nd Monday of each month 10-11am at Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Road, Lake Lure. 828-287-6392.

DAV, Chapter #25 Rutherford County: Meetings 2nd Monday monthly, Dinner 6pm, meeting to follow. National Guard Armory, Withrow Rd., Forest City. Need new members to help our veterans needing assistance. Questions: Commander Rickey Barber SR, 828-460-8281.

GWRRA NC CHAPTER NC P-2: Meets monthly 2nd Tuesday at The Shak in Forest City. Meal 6:30pm, meeting 7:30pm. Anyone interested in motorcycles welcome, no matter the brand. Charlie Cook, 828-248-2754.

Grahamtown Community Center: Provides free food on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month to the community from 4pm-5pm. 129 First Street, Forest City. 828-229-3380.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting: Is food a problem? There's a solution. Saturdays 2:30pm St. Francis Episcopal Church, 408 N Main St., Rutherfordton. 828-229-3066.

New AA Meeting: Sundays, 11:30am. Rectory of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Bat Cave.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Weekly Open Meetings: Mondays &Thursdays, 7pm. 1st Presbyterian Church, 438 W. Main St., Forest City.

Al-A-Non Family Groups: Patience AFG: Mondays, 7-8pm at Perry Moore House Rutherfordton, 828-288-2767. Lake Lure AFG; Tuesdays, 7:30pm at Mountains Branch Library, 828-748-8583.

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