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The Charlotte Farmers Market will have strawberry day on Friday, May 20.

Fresh strawberries will be sold at the Farmers Market. There also will be samples and strawberry recipes available as long as they last.

The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charlotte Farmers Market on Yorkmont Road.

Saint Philip Neri Catholic Church in Fort Mill, S.C., plans to have its Italian festival this week starting on Thursday, May 19, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a silent auction.

The event also includes a talent contest, live music, a live auction and a charitable drawing as well as home-made Italian treats and other fine foods, according to organizers.

The event, which is held at the church at 292 Munn Road in Fort Mill, lasts three days. The silent auction Thursday will include: a decorative birdhouse made by North Carolina artist Richard Sulecki; a Wurlitzerelectronic organ; two Paradise Galleriesdolls.