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Leicester Fire Dept welcomes goblins and ghosts

The Leicester Fire Department will host trick or treaters, Friday (October 31) from 5 pm until 9 pm. All three Leicester Fire Stations will be passing out candy. Leicester Fire Station 1 is located at 2852 New Leicester Highway. Station 2 is located at 15 School Road in Sandy Mush, and Station 3 is located at 1075 Newfound Road in Newfound.

Fire department hosts Trunk or Treat

The French Broad Fire Department will host a Trunk or Treat and dinner on Friday (October 31) beginning at 6 pm. A chili supper will also be held. Donations are suggested. French Broad Fire Department is located at 572 Fletcher Martin Road in Alexander.

Church to host halloween celebration

The Covenant Church of the Highlands will host their Trunk or Treat Celebration on October 31, from 6 pm until  8:30 pm. There will be inflatables, arcade games, prizes and of course lots of candy. The church is located at 540 Reems Creek Road in Weaverville.

Scouts to host BBQ

The annual Troop 15 Boy Scout BBQ will be on November 1 from 11:30 am to 7 pm.  All proceeds go to fund the activities of the Troop for the coming year.

Salem Methodist to host yard sale

Salem United Methodist Church will host a church yard sale on Saturday (November 1) beginning at 8 am until 2 pm. If you wish to purchase a table to sell your own items, please call Linda Fox at 828.779.0499 or 828.658.2692. The church is located at 7 Salem Church Road, Weaverville.

Salem Methodist to host BBQ

Salem United Methodist Church will host a barbecue on Saturday (November 1) beginning at 4 pm until 6:30 pm. The meal will include barbeque, beans, slaw, roll, dessert and a drink at $10 per plate. The church is located at 7 Salem Church Road, Weaverville.

Library to hold book sale

The Weaverville Library will hold a book sale, Saturday (November 1) from 10 am until 3 pm. Books on sale will be 50% off. The Weaverville Library is located on Main Street in Weaverville. For more information call 828.250.6482.

Events at the Leicester Community Center

November 1 will be the Turkey Supper and Silent Auction.

Leicester Welcome Table provides a free hot meal every Wednesday from 11:30 am until 1 pm. This is a service of the community center in conjunction with several local churches.

Monthly Community Center Board Meeting is held every second Tuesday at 7 pm. Most meetings don’t last over an hour. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Monthly Manna Food Distribution takes place every third Tuesday from 2:30 pm until 3:30 pm. All are welcome to attend, no questions asked.

Any questions, or inquiries to rent the facility call 828.774.3000 or email at <>. Also visit their web-site <> for the availability calendar.

Poor Man’s Supper to be held

Antioch Baptist Church will be hosting a Poor Man’s Supper on Saturday (November 1) from 4 pm until 7 pm. Cost for food is Adults $7 and Children 12 and under $3. The church is located at 9 Antioch Church Road off Barnardsville Hwy. 3.9 mi from I-26 exit 15. For more information, call  828.626.2800

Church to host rehearsal of Handel’s Messiah

First Baptist Church of Weaverville, located at 63 N. Main Street, will be the Rehearsal location for Handel’s “MESSIAH” 2014 sponsored by the Weaverville Music Study Club. Practice will take place on the first four Sunday afternoons of November (Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23) from 3 pm until 4:30 pm each session. Singers are needed. The Director is Dr. Robert Boer. Music is provided.
Two Performances are scheduled:  The first on Sunday evening, November 30 for Weaverville and Montreat area singers at Gaither Chapel in Montreat at 7 pm, and an additional performance on Sunday, December 7 at 4 pm in the Sanctuary of First Baptist Church, Weaverville.
For more information contact Harriet Burnette at 828.645.5798 or access the website at  <>.

Madison County Genealogical Society to meet

The Madison County Genealogical Society will meet on Monday, November 3, at 7 PM in the meeting room at the public library in Marshall, NC. Rooney King will present the program, which will be “Clues to Locating Your Lost Ancestor” in which he will give a summary of his research sources regarding Abel Edwards and Mary “Polly” Potts in New Jersey, including his DNA link. Rooney is an expert researcher and has spent many hours researching this Edwards family, several of whom migrated from TN to Madison County, NC. This program will present new information and sources on the family. There is never a charge for the meetings and the public is invited and welcome. For more information, e-mail mtnmist53@aol.comor visit or call 828-371-7752.

Veterans Day at Lake Louise

The Weaverville Veteran’s Day Observance will be held on Tuesday (November 11), at Lake Louise at 11 am.

Town to host Christmas Parade

The Town of Weaverville will be hosting their annual Christmas Parade on Saturday (December 13). The parade will start at 1 pm. Persons interested in being a part of the parade should contact Dottie Sherrill at 828.645.7579.

Spellbound Children’s Book Store hosting events

Every Saturday morning, from 11 am until 11:30 am is Story Time for ages 2 through 6. There is no charge.
For more information, call or visit 828.708.7570 or <>.

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