Current Events

The Anson Singers and the Piedmont Triad Strings will present Handel’s “Messiah”, Sun., Dec. 3, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Wadesboro. There is no admission charge.

The family of Ms. Mary Pemberton will host an 80th birthday celebration in her honor, Sun., Dec. 3, at The Ford Place in Mount Gilead. Dinner will be served, and proceeds from the ticketed event will support the Mary M. Pemberton Scholarship Fund for high school graduates. RSVPs are requested and can be made at 336-279-0030.

Mount Gilead Community Choir and First United Methodist Church will present a Christmas program, Sun., Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. at First Methodist. All are invited.

Highland Community Center will host its annual Christmas Banquet, Saturday evening, Dec. 16, with dinner, a fashion show and other entertainment. Tickets and details at 439-9099.

Mount Gilead Concerned Citizens is collecting Coats for Kids. Donations of new and gently used winter wear can be taken to the police station on Main St. Concerned Citizens will also host its annual Christmas dinner for senior citizens Sat., Dec. 23, at 12 noon at Highland Community Center. For information, call Johnny Greene at 910-572-7447.

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

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