Food bits: Help for military, early turkey and harvest doings

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 1, 2016

K&W Cafeterias will celebrate Veteran’s Day on Friday, Nov. 11, by thanking  veterans and active duty military personnel  with a free dinner that includes their choice of entrée, two vegetables, bread and beverage.

Military ID or proof of military service will be required. This offer will be extended to dine-in or takeout customers during dinner from 4 p.m. to closing.

K&W Cafeterias is family-owned and has been headquartered in Winston-Salem since 1937.  They own and operate 33 locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.  Online at

Turkey Gumbo

46th Annual Louisiana Turkey Gumbo sponsored by Sacred Heart Catholic Daughters  will be 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 385 Lumen Christi Lane, Salisbury.

Eat in or take out. The $8 meal includes gumbo, rice, salad, punch bowl cake, drink and a roll.

Quarts (gumbo only, rice not included), $10. They will also have handmade centerpieces for sale.

All proceeds support CDA service projects such as church functions and local charities.

For more information contact Vickie Kotlarz, 704-647-2080, or Kathy Seybold, 704-637-6484.

Harvest Market

On Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., the Lexington Farmers Market is presenting its annual Harvest Market.

There will be a lot of activities for young and old as well as a wide selection of vendors to help you get in the holiday spirit.

Ken Davis will entertain all morning.

For your culinary delight, a gourmet hotdog truck and roasted corn truck will be on hand as well as the return of Old South Kettle Corn.

Bakers will offer their breads and some sweet treats.

You’re welcome to sit a spell and treat yourself while listening to the music.

Fresh greens, broccoli and other fall crops will be available. Many of the regular vendors will offer their meat, eggs, flowers, plants, pottery, soaps, cider and more.

Fall and Christmas decorations, jewelry, wood-working, crochet, quilts and other special crafts will help you start your Christmas shopping.

There is still room for more craft, food and produce vendors.  If you want to participate, contact the Market Manager, Bobbi Potter at 336-287-6017 or

The Lexington Farmers Market is located at the Old Depot, 129 S. Railroad Street, across from Southern Lunch. Call 336-287-6017 or 336-425-4777 for more information.