Saturday, July 24
CONCERT: The Celebrate Jesus 2021 Event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 269 W. Main St., Forest City. It features free food, praise and worship and testimonies. There will be a performance by Christian Rapper Rare of Breed.
Sunday, July 25 — July 28
VBS: “Growing in Christ” — High Shoals Baptist Church, 284 High Shoal Road, Mooresboro; Ages 3-13; 6 to 8:30 p.m. Call 704-473-7137 for details.
Sunday, August 1
HOMECOMING: Brittain Presbyterian Church, in the Westminster Community (Highway 64, Rutherfordton), will celebrate its 253rd year with Homecoming beginning at 11 a.m. the Rev. Ted Grant will deliver the message. A catered lunch will follow the worship service. Brittain Presbyterian Church is the oldest church in Rutherford County, and among the oldest in North Carolina.
SINGING: Riverside Baptist Church, 1178 Hogan Road, Forest city, will hold its First Sunday Night Singing beginning at 7 p.m. Featured singers are The Pathfinders.
TENT REVIVAL: The New Testament Missionary Baptist Church, 2100 Capernium Road, Cherryville, will hold a tent revival beginning at 7 p.m. each evening, featuring Barry Spears.
VBS: Bethel Baptist Church, Main St., Ellenboro, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. The theme is Wonder World Fun Fest. Registration is Saturday, July 31 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Hot dogs will be served at registration. A bounce house will be on site.
GOSPEL SINGING EVERY TUESDAY: Fat Tracy’s, 1163 W. Main St., Forest City hosts old fashioned southern gospel singing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The event features all local gospel artists. Open mic, open seats.