Meet the friends of horticulture from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 165 Agriculture Dr., Kenansville. This meeting is the third Thursday of the month. For more information, call 910-296-2143.
Grace by Faith Pantry, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Bethel Wesleyan Church, 2635 S. NC Hwy. 11, Rose-Hill. Uncooked food and other items are available for distribution. Call Duplin Christian Outreach Ministries at 910-285-6000 for a recommendation. Takes place on the first and third Friday of the month.
Registration deadline for transportation to Duplin County Services for the Elderly and Elderly Health Show. Seniors who will need transportation assistance should call the senior center to confirm the ride by September 17. Call 910-296-2140.
The Blue, Brew & ‘Que will take place at the Duplin Events Center on September 18 and feature bluegrass music, local craft beer and a mouthwatering barbecue. For more information and tickets, visit the www.bluebrewandque.com or for supplier information, call 910-275-0008.
The Christian singing group “Covenant” will be in concert on Sunday, September 19 at the Free Will Baptist Church in Beulaville. The concert will begin at 6:00 pm and a “love offering” will be received during the service. The church is located at 141 Lyman Road in Beulaville.
September 20 to September 22
Beulaville Free Will Baptist Church, 141 Lyman Road, Beulaville, will have revival services from Monday September 20 to Wednesday September 22. Each service will have special music and a message brought by Reverend Craig Simmons, pastor of the Christian Chapel FWB in Pink Hill. Wake-up services will begin at 7 p.m. each evening. For more information, please call 910-298-3520
The Duplin County Republican Party will be hosting its annual “Red, Wine & Sparkle” fundraiser on September 21 from 6 to 9 pm at the Bistro de Duplin Winery. The event will feature a silent auction, pre-dinner wine sample, live music by local singer / songwriter John Jones. The keynote speaker for the event is Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson and NCGOP President Michael Whatley as guest speaker. To purchase tickets, visit www.tinyurl.com/twnz38.
Learn about basic canning procedures at the Home Food Preservation Workshop on September 23 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Ed Emory Auditorium and Kitchen located at 165 Agriculture Dr., Kenansville. The workshop covers basic canning procedures, how to prevent food safety risks and spoilage when canning, where to find safe recipes and the science behind making a long shelf life product. .
The NC Muscadine Festival will take place on September 25 at 10 a.m. at the Duplin Events Center in Kenansville. Tickets cost $ 20 in advance and $ 25 on the day of the event. Tickets for the army are $ 15. Tickets for ages 6 to 20 cost $ 5. Children under 5 are free. Discounted tickets must be purchased on the day of the festival. An ID will be required for the military handover.
Mark your calendars for the 2nd Greenevers Volunteer Fire Department BBQ and Chicken Dinner on September 25 at the Greenevers Community Center. Plate sales will only take place behind the wheel and no sale will start before 11 a.m. Come support your local fire department and enjoy some great food.
The Fall Garden Festival will be held at the NC Cooperative Extension Onslow County Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. gardening information. The course requires registration before September 17th. To register, go to https://onslow.ces.ncsu.edu.
Duplin County Services for the Aged is hosting an extravagant senior health fair on September 30, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lois Britt Building, located at 165 Agriculture Drive, Kenansville. A bagged lunch available for take-out from noon and a limited supply of essential groceries and fresh produce will be available for seniors (must be present). COVID-19 vaccines, flu shots, blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol tests will be available. Registration is preferable; however, appointments are welcome. To register, dial 910-296-2140.
Teachey City Council, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 137 E. 2nd St. 910-285-7564. This meeting takes place on the second Monday of each month.
Warsaw City Council, 6:00 p.m., Town Hall, 121 S. Front St. 910-293-7814. This meeting takes place on the second Monday of each month.
Rose Hill City Council, 6:00 p.m. Town Hall, 103 Southeast Railroad St. 910-289-3159. This meeting takes place on the second Tuesday of each month.
Magnolia City Council, 7 p.m., Municipal Building, 110 East Carroll St. 910-289-3205. This meeting takes place on the second Tuesday of each month.
Pink Hill City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 303 Central Ave. This meeting takes place on the second Tuesday of each month.
Richlands City Council, 6:00 p.m. Town Hall, 302 North Wilmington St. 910-324-3301. This meeting takes place on the second Tuesday of each month.
Monthly meeting of the Duplin County Republican Party, 6:30 p.m. at 116 W. Bay St., Warsaw.
The Duplin Food Fair will be held October 21-23 at the Duplin Events Center, 195 Fairgrounds Drive in Kenansville. The Agricultural Fair is an annual celebration in Duplin County that features carnival rides, vendors, family entertainment and more. For more details, visit https://duplinevents.com/events.
The Tuscarora Council, Boy Scouts of America has recognized George Whitfield as its 2021 Distinguished Citizen and will host a Distinguished Citizen’s Award reception at the Walnut Creek Country Club, 508 Lake Shore Drive in Goldsboro at 6:15 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Boy’s Scouts from America’s Tuscarora Council, serving youth in Duplin, Johnston, Sampson and Wayne counties. For information, contact 919-734-1714.
Pink Hill public blood drive from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Turning Point Assembly, in the Fellowship Hall located at 347 W Broadway St., Pink Hill. All donors will receive a Red Cross hat while supplies last. To make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org and use the referral code: PinkHill. Unite to help save lives. For more information, call 1-800-RED-CROSS and download the Blood Donor app.