– Franklin Baptist Church VBS Beach Blast, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 16. Pre-k to fifth grade. Food, games, songs, lessons, inflatables. 3810 Hwy 601. 704-633-6786.
– New Zion Missionary Baptist Church Male Chorus celebrates its 14th anniversary 5 p.m. Saturday. Various area choirs participating. 2785 Dunn’s Mountain Road. 704-637-9324.
– Phaniels Baptist Church fish fry, 5-8 p.m., Aug. 16. Intersection of Phaniel’s Church Road and Old Beatty Ford Road. 980-621-5503.
– Open Door Outreach Ministries yard sale and back to school give-away, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Family Dollar parking lot. Call Pastor Karen Foxx: 704-433-3006 or Deacon Larry Cunningham: 704-636-1298.