A CAR SHOW AND SWAP MEET is set for Uncle Bill’s Flea Market on U.S. 74-441 between Sylva and Whittier on Sunday. A $100 prize and trophy for best car and best truck will be given; visitors will judge the show. Cash and trophy prizes will also be given for second and third place.
THE JACKSON COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY will host “Banjos and Borders,” a fundraiser for Republican Jackson County Sheriff candidate Doug Farmer and all Western North Carolina candidates, at Innovation Station in Dillsboro, 40 Depot St., from noon until 3 p.m. Saturday. For details, call Trish Chambers at 743-3977.
WEEKLY SINGING SESSIONS will begin at Cullowhee United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Those who like to sing can join in as the Fall 2018 session begins. The 10-week session will focus on the joy of making music from around the world together. The group is open to all singers – no singing experience is necessary; no sheet music reading or auditions are required. The group is led by graduates of the Village Song Leader Training and seasoned Ubuntu choir members. New members will be accepted for the first two weeks of this session. For more information, contact Jan Miller at email@example.com. or 293-1067.
THE GLENVILLE AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S annual meeting is Thursday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Glenville Community Center. After a meet and greet with light refreshments, attendees will hear about Historic Glenville notables – stories of a few Glenvillians made famous sometime in the past. For more information call 743-1658, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.glenvilleareahistoricalsociety.com.
THE JACKSON COUNTY SENIOR CENTER will host a yard sale and craft show Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8-11 a.m. at the Department on Aging, 100 County Services Park, Sylva. Tables are available to rent for $10 each or two for $15. Donations will also be accepted for the yard sale. To get yard sale/craft show applications or learn about donations, stop by the Jackson County Department on Aging or call 586-5494.
THE VETERANS AND FRIENDS GROUP will meet Tuesday for a Dutch treat lunch at the Jarrett House in Dillsboro at noon. Call Lyn Lazar at 864-630-5544 for questions.
HELL ON WHEELS MOTORCYCLE CLUB is partnering with The Christmas Connection, a non-profit (501c3) organization that provides new Christmas presents to Jackson County children in need, through the 2018 Jackson County Toy Run on Dec. 1. To make a contribution to the effort or to learn more, call 545-0178 or 400-3148. HOWMC is seeking sponsorships from local businesses in the form of a $100 tax-deductible donation, with proceeds going to The Christmas Connection and the local families that they serve. As a token of gratitude, sponsors will receive a certificate of appreciation, and business logos will appear on the official event flyer. Those wanting to contribute should call 545-0178 or 400-3148 by Nov. 1, to ensure that their logo is on the flyer.
ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 29 from 7-9 p.m., the CommUnity Square Dance will be held in Reid Gym on the Western Carolina campus. Caller Phil Jamison will teach and call all dances. No partner or fancy outfit is needed.
THE COMMUNITY TABLE will hold its Blue Plate Special Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is a minimum $7 donation. Dine-in or carry-out meals are available. Carry-out orders can be called in as early as Monday at 586-6782. The Community Table is located on Central Street next to Sylva Pool. The meal is sponsored by High Country Travel & Catering (sometimes better known as the crew of B & Al’s Grill). The menu includes broasted fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy or vegetarian lasagna, salad, rolls and banana pudding.
AN INFORMATION SESSION regarding enrollment at Jackson County Early College will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the lobby of the Early College building at Southwestern Community College. The application period opens in October at www.bit.ly/ApplyToJCEC. For more information, call 339-4499.