Current Events

Coming up in the area…

FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVALS in the area include:

  • TROYFEST, Troy, N.C., Sat., July 1
  • OAKBORO FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVAL, Oakboro, N.C., June 29 – July 4
  • FAITH FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVAL, Faith, N.C., June 29 – July 4

Click here to see the schedules for all three events.

“Caroline Cares” is an annual effort to assemble toiletry bags for the homeless. Volunteers wishing to help with this year’s project are invited to meet at the Girl Scout Hut in Mount Gilead, Sat., June 24, at 2 p.m.

The Town of Troy will host its annual “TroyFest”, Sat., July 1, with vendors and activities downtown that morning through early afternoon, then a concert and fireworks at Lowe Warner Park that evening.

The Oakboro Fourth of July Festival will start Thursday evening, June 29, and run through the Fourth, with live entertainment and rides on the midway.

The pool at Stanback Park in Mount Gilead is open to the public seven days a week. Regular operating hours are Monday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 6 p.m. For more information, see Town Hall.

Montgomery County Schools is seeking design ideas from the public for the new Montgomery Central High School Timberwolves mascot, using the school colors, black and gold. Designs can be submitted directly to the schools office on Page St. in Troy. More details are available at 910-576-6511.

The Montgomery County Public Library Summer Reading Program is underway, with programs in all library locations in the county. See the full schedule at any library branch, or call 910-572-1311.

The Montgomery County Farmer’s Market is open Thursdays, 3 to 6 p.m., in the parking lot next to the old hotel on N. Main St. in Troy.

The Montgomery County Council on Aging hosts activities for seniors every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning at Highland Community Center in Mount Gilead, with occasional activities in Wadeville, Pekin and other locations throughout the county. Find out more from the Council on Aging at 910-572-3757.

There is live bluegrass every weekend at Mount Gilead Music Barn. Showtime is Saturday night at 7:30…

June 24 – Thickety Creek Bluegrass

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