LAKE NORMANBethel BBQ fundraiser: Bethel Presbyterian Church in Cornelius will hold its annual fundraising barbecue, bake sale and silent auction from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the church, located at 1920 Bethel Church Road. Proceeds from this year’s event will go to the Barium Springs Home for Children, which will use the funds to help replace the roofs on four of the facility’s residential buildings.Eat-in and take-out service is available, with prices of $8 for a barbecue plate (includes beans and slaw) or three sandwiches (includes slaw), and $10 for a pound of barbecue. Delivery is available for orders of 10 plates or more. For more information, visit the church’s website at www.bethel-pc.org/servingbethel/bar-b-que or email email@example.com.DAVIDSON Parade applications: Sign-up forms are now available for businesses and groups wanting to take part in two of the town’s holiday events – Christmas in Davidson, which takes place in downtown Davidson evenings Dec. 5-7, and the 31st annual North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade, which runs from Davidson to Cornelius Dec. 7.Participation applications for both events are available online at www.christmasindavidson.com. The deadline for Christmas in Davidson is Oct. 11, and the North Meck Christmas Parade application deadline is Nov. 1. Toastmasters open house: Comedian Sid Davis will be the keynote speaker at the Davidson Toastmasters’ open house, scheduled for 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Lake Norman YMCA, 21300 Davidson St.The Toastmasters open house is open to the public. For more information, visit www.davidson.toastmastersclubs.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.HUNTERSVILLE Gilead Road reopens: Gilead Road, one of Huntersville’s major thoroughfares, reopened for traffic Aug. 30 after being partially shut down near Bud Henderson Road for more than two months. The road was damaged during a heavy rainstorm June 28.While the road has reopened, work crews were still applying the last layers of asphalt on the repair area as of Sept. 4.MOORESVILLE Wake the Lake: The 10th annual Wake the Lake, Lake Norman’s longest-running wakeboarding tournament, will be held Sept. 14 in the Reeds Creek cove off of Williamson Road. Spectators will be able to view the event on the shoreline at Eddie’s Seafood and Raw Bar (formerly Vinnie’s Raw Bar and Restaurant).For more information, call Icy Wakes Surf Shop at 704-895-7873. Compiled by Bill Kiser
Tuesday, Sep. 10, 2013
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