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Our Anniversary! On July 14, 1984, I met the guy I would eventually marry on October 26, 1985. Last weekend, to celebrate our anniversary, we spent the weekend at Lake Keowee. Saturday night we went bowling until 1:00 AM. On Sunday, after he fixed and served us breakfast, my wonderful husband took our son and me to Cashiers and Highlands. What beautiful places they are. The view of Lake Jocassee and Lake Keowee in the mountains is so gorgeous and breathtaking. We shared the view with many other people and a huge amount of ladybugs. I did take pictures but (18 comments)
Fifth Annual Cowans Ford Holiday Show Looking for some unique gifts on your shopping list? Well look no further. The Cowans Ford Holiday Show may have just what you are looking for. There will be an array of pottery, jewelry, stained glass, unique craft items, interior accessories, purses, gourmet food mixes and more from a variety of vendors. Jewelry and purses are always high on a woman’s want list; so men please take note!! Meg-Art from Huntersville will be on hand to create personalized pieces of pottery. How about a ceramic tile with your child(s) hand or foot prints for (9 comments)
East Lincoln High Cheerleading Camp The 2008-2009 cheerleaders at East Lincoln High School here in Denver, North Carolina are hosting a one day camp for all 5 to 14 year olds. Participants will learn some new cheers, stunts, dances, and tumbling. Not only will they learn the moves they will receive a cheerleading T-shirt and will perform at the November 7th football game at East Lincoln High. A signed Waiver and Release form and $15.00 non-refundable deposit is required. The Waiver and Release form is available at the school in the office, by calling Christi Ray at 704-736-1860, or by (0 comments)
Five for Five ~ Charlotte A poll was recently taken by Charlotte Magazine asking, “What are the five most momentous events in Charlotte in the past five years?” Here’s a hint . . . . All but one has to do with Uptown Charlotte. 1. The condo boom in uptown Charlotte. (Agents take note!) 2. The LYNX light rail is in business. (Tremendous asset for business commuters!)3. The Charlotte Bobcats begin playing in their new arena. (Great for all the uptown restaurants and NBA Fans!) 4. Charlotte wins the bid to build the NASCAR Hall of Fame. (Another boost for (10 comments)
Meredith & Abbey - 10/23/08 10:37 AM
A fellow associate sent this email to me this morning. I thought I would share it with my pet lovers and Christian friends at Active Rain. I did check it out with Snoops and they say it is true. Meredith is from San Antonio and the letter was dropped into a mailbox at the Brook Hollow post office. This is one of the kindest things you may ever see. It is not known who replied, but there is a beautiful soul working in the dead letter office of the US postal service.Our 14 year old dog, Abbey, died last month. The day after (19 comments)
The Mint Museum Features ~ Andy Warhol Exhibit (Charlotte)Andy Warhol Portfolios: Life & LegendsMint Museum of Art2730 Randolph RoadCharlotte, NC704-337-2000October 4, 2008 ~ February 15, 2009Hours:Tuesday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PMWednesday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PMSunday 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Andy Warhol was the central figure of the Pop Art Movement/Pop Culture the emerged in the 1950’s in the United States. Although most known for his paintings Warhol was also known for his prolific and controversial film career and became a renowned celebrity whose life was often one of controversy. Today, Warhol is acclaimed as one of (4 comments)
Real Estate Has Gone Virtual In the past few years Realtors have seen a shift in their savvy clients using the internet to find potential housing. This is often done before a Realtor is even contacted. There are so many websites that you can go to, to find out what houses are available in your chosen area…. But I bet you didn’t know that there are more websites out in cyberspace that you can find out more information to make your hunt a happy one.
Here are seven cool websites to surf to find out more information on (11 comments)
"Pearls on the Porch" GalaNovember 14, 20087:00 PM - 10:00 PMThe Ranson House412 South Old Statesville RoadHuntersville, NC This is to benefit Dress for Success Charlotte. It's about celebrating and empowering women from our community.Live jazz, silent auction, fashion show, wine, hors d'oeuvres, decadent treats, and more.Sponsorship packages available.Tickets now on sale for $50.00.You can stop by FiFi's of LKN, David's Salon, and Summit Insurance.All guests receive gift bags (valued & $50.00)For general information please call: 704-264-4006 About the author: Teresa Harris is a Lake Norman Residential Real Estate Broker who can assist you with the purchase and/or sale (11 comments)
Annual Craft BazaarSalem United Methodist Church378 North Pilot Knob RoadDenver, NCSaturday, October 18, 20088:00 AM - 1:00 PM Salem has been doing this bazaar for many, many years. You will find arts and crafts, personalized ornaments, bake sale, silent auction baskets and casseroles to take home for future dinners. They will be open to accept your donations on Thursday, October 16th from 7:30 AM -8:30 PM and Friday, October 17th from 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM to finish setting up tables, decorating, pricing, and getting things ready for Saturday. If you would like to help, please call Diane Keeney at 704-483-6348. Also, if (4 comments)
Antique Tractor ShowKillian Farm Antique Tractor and Engine ShowHighway 16 just south of 16/150 (across from Sagebrush)October 17, 18, & 19 20087:00 AM - Until This event is hosted by the non-profit Stumptown Tractor Club. It features everything from kiddie tractor pull and lawn mower pull competitions to wood-sawing contests and a tractor rodeo. Antique cars, trucks, tractors, and other items will be on display. You will also be able to see old-time steam engines in action. This year the featured tractor is Oliver Tractors. For the big feature there will be a drawing for a 1949 G Allis Chalmers or (4 comments)
The Lincoln County Animal Shelter and the Humane Society Lincoln County will be joining forces to offer dogs and cats that are ready for adoption. Anyone that is in a position to adopt a pet is encourage to do so. If you live on a farm why not adopt several. . . With the price of gasoline why not make one trip a double? If you are going to the Lincoln County Farmers Market at Rock Springs Elementary School Saturday morning just slip next (16 comments)
V-TOPICS (Denver, NC) A new citizens' group has formed in Eastern Lincoln County, Volunteers To Organize People in Ironton & Catawba Springs (V-TOPICS). It's focus is to implement strategies on organizing and linking neighborhood groups in the Ironton and Catawba Springs townships. Many residents do not live in well defined neighborhoods V-TOPICS is hoping to united neighborhood groups in an effort to create a sense of community. V-TOPICS will provide a way for local citizens to quickly respond to actions of Lincoln County government and developers as needed. Their website also has various presentations on issues important to Lincoln County. You (0 comments)
October Fun at Historic Latta Plantation (Huntersville, NC) - 10/08/08 09:35 AM
Check out and see all the events happening at Historic Latta Plantation for October, 2008Lot's to see, do, and experience ~ Fun for Everyone!! Halloween Fright FestivalStarting October 10th, 2008, Every Friday & Saturday From 6:30 PM to 11:30 PMHere are the dates:October 10th - October 11thOctober 17th - October 18thOctober 24th - October 25thOctober 31st - November 1st Latta Plantation Nature Preserve6201 Sample RoadHuntersville, NC704-992-1550
Mark your calendars for another fun event for our area. Latta Plantation Nature Preserve is offering Halloween Fright Festival including a Haunted Hay Ride! It's fun for the kids, young, and old.... The Haunted Hay Ride (4 comments)
Lake Norman . . . Art Events for October, 2008Here are some Lake Norman Art Events that you may not want to miss.October 41st Annual Paint OutSponsored by Mooresville Artist GuildGallery 3Depot Fine Arts Center103 West Center AvenueMooresville, NC704-663-6661 Artists will spend the day painting in the community. Artists need to check-in between 8:00 AM and noon at Gallery 3; artists will then head to the location of their choice and spend the day painting. The Guild will provide a list of suggested locations and a map. Artists will need to submit their art between 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (6 comments)
Carolina Renaissance Festival October 4 – November 16 (weekends only)Carolina Renaissance FestivalNC 73 at Poplar Tent Road ~ Between I-77 and I-85Huntersville/Concord, NC877-896-5544 Carolina Renaissance Festival is celebrating their 15th anniversary with entertainment, feasting, and games. The Festival is a re-creation of a 16th-century village on 22 acres between Concord and Huntersville, features 10 stages of entertainment. New entertainment including new features has been added this year. Come out and enjoy the entertainment and sample the food; i.e.: Scotch eggs, potato pancakes, bread bowl stews, steak-on-a stake, gourmet sausages, and giant roasted turkey legs. For more information please visit (10 comments)
Mouth-To-Snout ResuscitationCPR for Cats and Dogs Of all things I was reading a women’s business magazine and came across this article that talked about CPR for Cats and Dogs. I admit I have heard of this but never read about it, so I thought I should share it with my readers thinking that maybe some of you are in the same boat I was. With any emergency situation remaining calm is most important.1. Look, listen, and feel to make sure your pet is not breathing.2. Open your pet’s airway by swiping the back of the throat with your index (18 comments)
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