What: Marion Independence Day Celebration
When: July 2- Parade at 6pm
Where: Main Street, Marion
More Info: "Gotcha Groove" will perform at 7pm. Fireworks: 9:45pm. Info: 828-652-2215.
What: Addiction Support Group
When: July 5, 6pm
Where: Highland Apartments; 171 Butler Rd, Forest City.
More Info: Rena: 828-305-1280.
What: Free Food Giveaway
When: July 16; 8-10am
Where: Caroleen Congregation Holiness Church, 112 Walker Store Rd, Ellenboro
More Info: Lower parking lot, we'll bring box to your car.
Saturdays thru October
What: Rutherford Farmer's Market
When: Saturdays; 8am-noon thru October
Where: Rutherford Farmer's Market; 172 Depot St., Forest City, across from POPS.
More Info: Info: email@example.com
What: Volunteer Opportunity
When: On going
More Info: Be a voice of a child. The N.C. Guardian ad Litem Program, recruits, trains, & supervises child advocate volunteers to represent & promote best interests of abused, neglected, & dependent kids in the court system. Provide: screening, training, legal guidance, supervision to volunteers. There's a need for volunteer advocates in Rutherford County. Info: www.volunteerforgal.org or 828-288-6121.
What: 2022 Celebration of Arts
When: September 23-28
Where: Foundation of Performing Arts at Isothermal Community College, Spindale
More Info: 2D & 3D artists invited to compete. Cash & Ribbon Prizes. Applications: Visual Art Center 160 N. Main St., Rutherfordton, 828-288-5009, or www.artatthevac.com.