Posters Aug. 23
• Rowan Redbuds Garden Club, 1 p.m. Thursday, Stanback Room, Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St. Guests welcome. Carolyn Alexander, president, 704-637-0928.
• Mount Mitchell hot dog sale, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today and every fourth Wednesday. Eat in or takeout. Delivery of six or more orders.
• Rowan County Democratic Party annual picnic, Thursday, Shoaf’s Wagon Wheel, 151 Barn Dance Drive, U.S, 601 N. Doors open at 6 p.m.; covered-dish meal at 6:30 p.m. Presentations by local and regional party leaders and local candidates. Gift store, silent auction, 50/50 raffle.