Things to do 8.9.19


Shag dance party
is Friday

The Harnett Area Shag Association will have its monthly dance party Friday with music by DJ Justin Rouse. The event will be held from 6:30 until 11 p.m. at the Dunn Shrine Center, 211 N. Clinton Ave., Dunn.

Those attending are asked to bring a side dish or dessert. There also will be a cash bar.

Admission cost is $8 for members and $12 for guests.

For more information about the Harnett Area Shag Association, visit

Summer concert Aug. 17 in Lillington

A free concert featuring the Sideline Bluegrass Band and The Cindy Standage Band will be presented from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Lillington River Park, 151 E. Duncan St., Lillington.

There will be food and beverage trucks available. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the music. No outside coolers will be permitted.

Vendors needed for craft, yard sale benefit

The Benson Center for Active Aging is looking for vendors to participate in an indoor craft and yard sale fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. BCAA is a nonprofit center for older adults in the community. For $25 you can get an 8- by 10-foot booth with a table. If you bring your own table the fee will be $20. Those interested may contact program coordinator Debra Cardone at 919-701-1477 for more information.

Rotary issues call
for artists

The Angier Rotary is looking for your artists to participate in its Art Auction and Art Sale on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Participation can be with or without a donation with a booth to sell your products from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Angier Depot.

For more information or to register, contact Angier Rotary Club President Angie Ceroli at 919 656-0963, or

Registration underway
for Chalk Fest

The Harnett County Arts Council is taking registration for Chalk Fest 2019. This year’s event will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7 on North Wilson Avenue in downtown Dunn.

Early registration is recommended. There will only be 24 squares available — eight squares per age group.

Registration is $15 per square, which includes a reserved spot on the street and one pack of Mungyo Gallery Standard Soft Pastel Blistercart set of 24 chalk pieces per square.

Registration will be open until all spaces are filled or until Aug. 26. For information or to register, contact


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