Our List: Six Things to do in Iredell this Weekend
Fairview Chicken BBQ/Visit from Col. Sanders
When: Friday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Fairview Baptist Church, 349 Turnersburg Highwy, Statesville
Details: Cost is $8 a plate. Menu includes 1/2 a chicken, baked beans, slaw, roll and dessert. Delivery is available for orders of 10 or more. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. come visit "Col. Sanders" and have some lunch. There will be a Colonel Sanders look-alike, come have your picture taken and enjoy the delicious chicken. For more information or to place an order for delivery call the church at 704-872-4246. Proceeds benefit the church missions fund.
Auditions for A Christmas Carol
When: Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Theatre Statesville, 224 N. Center Street, Statesville
Details: Auditions are open to children ages 8 up through adults. In addition to actors, we will be in need of techs and support for this show.
SAVE THE DATE!
Fall Fun Days sponsored by WIX Filters
When: Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Rescue Ranch, 1424 Turnersburg Hwy, Statesville
Details: Explore the corn maze, hay rides, pumpkin painting, animal presentations, hay art, games and more! Food trucks will be on site for you to purchase food and beverages. New this year is a car show sponsored by Black Buick GMC, held on Saturday, October 27 (rain date is Sunday October 28).
Admission is $10 for adults and children ages 13 and up, $5 for children ages 2-12. All proceeds benefit the Rescue Ranch.
Heart and Hustle Basketball Invitational
When: Saturday, Oct. 27, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: North Iredell High School, 156 Raider Rd, Olin
Details: North Iredell High School Men's Basketball hosts the first Special Olympics Basketball Invitational. All regional Special Olympic Basketball teams are invited to participate. No admission fee but donations are being accepted. Concessions available and lunch and awards will be given to all the athletes.
When: Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: I-40 Farmers Flea Market, 1441 Wilkesboro Highway, Statesville
Details: Bring out the kids for some trick or treating fun. Participating vendors will be passing out candy to all who stop by their booth.
Fall Festival at Zootastic Park
When: Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 28, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Zootastic Park, 448 Pilch Road, Troutman
Details: Come visit the zoo for some fall fun! Included with admission: Walk around zoo, Wagon Ride, Carousel Ride, Face Painting, Meet Princesses and Super Heroes and Balloon Animals.