SANDHILLS BEST BETS: Cameron Antiques Fair Set for Oct. 4
The semi-annual Cameron Antiques Fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, in downtown Cameron.
The event is held rain or shine.
Thirteen antique shops and 300 temporary dealers will display their wares.
Food, refreshments and parking are available.
For information, call 245-3020 or 245-3055, or visit www.antiquesofcameron.com.
Plein Air Painting
Several artists will be seen around the Village of Pinehurst Saturday, Oct. 4, as they enjoy the opportunity for plein air painting.
For information call 695-2221 or e-mail Weezie@ BancroftBrabner.com.
The League of Women Voters of Moore County, the Moore County NAACP and the Seven Lakes Civic Group will hold a jointly sponsored candidates' forum, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Community Center, Seven Lakes West.
The candidates invited to participate are running, with opposition, for the N.C. Senate (District 22), Abraham Oudeh (D) vs. Harris Blake (R); and for the House of Representatives (District 52) Betty Mangum (D) vs. Jamie Boles (R).
Also candidates invited for the judicial seats, running with opposition, are District Attorney (District 19D) Maureen Helen Krueger (R) vs. Tony Berk (U) and the District Court Judge (District 19B), Marcie Quist vs. Robert M. (Rob) Wilkins.
All of the sponsoring organizations are nonpartisan and do not support or oppose any particular candidate or political party.
As a result of this nonpartisan position, no campaign buttons or signs are allowed at this public event.
Visitors to Seven Lakes West must use the Beacon Ridge Entrance off N.C. 211.
The security guard will let you through if you mention the forum. Proceed past the gate to the end of the short road. Turn left into Longleaf. The community center is the next left-hand turn. Park behind the Seven Lakes West Community center; the forum will be upstairs.
Pathway to Awareness
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-Moore County) is hosting its third annual Pathway to Awareness Weekend Saturday, Oct. 4, and Sunday, Oct. 5.
Activities include guest lecturer Joe Pantoliano, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Owens Auditorium, who will speak on "Brain Illnesses -- Busting the Stigma." From 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Pantoliano will host a meet-and-greet session at the Pinehurst Village Hall while Dr. Fernando Cobos, a psychiatrist from FirstHealth and Barbara McGowan, a therapist, answer questions regarding mental illness.
At 2:30 p.m. the Pathway to Awareness Walk of 1/2 mile to two miles around nearby Rassie Wicker Park begins.
At 3:30 p.m., the "Candles in the Sky" Observance takes place, during which hundreds of helium balloons are released to honor or remember individuals.
Each balloon has a tag that designates the honored person by those who donated and asks the finder of the balloon to return the tag to Moore County. Balloons are launched for a donation of $5 each.
All events are free. For more informatmion, call 295-1053, or visit www.nami-mooreounty.org.
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