Thursday, July 24, 2008

Too Much Sylvia Rolls into Downtown Lincolnton

The 2008 Griffin Agency Nationwide Insurance Alive After Five concert series is back! On Thursday, July 31, 2008 the streets of downtown Lincolnton will be dancing to the sounds of Too Much Sylvia, presented by Peoples Bank. Admission is free and coolers are not allowed in this event. The show kicks off at 6:00pm and runs till 9:00pm. There will be music, food and fun for the entire family.

As a special addition to this month's Alive After Five, The Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton will be holding a drawing during the concert for a gift certificate from Court Street Grille and two $50 Downtown Dollar Gift Certificates. Stop by any participating downtown Lincolnton business, starting this week, to fill out an entry form and drop it in the box next to the register. On Thursday, July 31, 2008 at 4pm, all entry forms will be picked up from participating businesses. Winners will be randomly selected during the concert that night. The winners must be present at Alive After Five when their names are called to claim their prizes. For further information please call 704-736-8915.

This Alive After Five is also bike night, welcoming all motorcycle enthusiasts to ride in and enjoy the fun. The National Guard will have a rock-climbing wall for adventure seekers to test out their skills. There will also be a NASCAR Nationwide Series Car on display for everyone to enjoy. So grab your lawn chairs and bring the neighbors to enjoy the musical sounds of Too Much Sylvia Thursday, July 31, 2008.

Downtown Development Association Community Blood Drive

DDA is sponsoring a community blood drive on Thursday, July 31, 2008 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm during the Alive After Five Concert Series. Stop by the Community Bloodmobile that will be parked downtown and donate. All presenting donors will qualify to win a weekly drawing for a $50 Gas Gift Card and a monthly drawing for a $500 Gas Gift Card!!

Apple Queen Pageant Celebrates 30 Years

Every year as a kick-off to The Lincoln County Apple Festival, Lincolnton host The Lincoln County Apple Queen Pageant and this year is the pageant's 30th anniversary. Event organizers are hoping to make this year's pageant one of the best thus far. The first Apple Queen was crowned in 1978 in the cafeteria of S.Ray Lowder Elementary School. Since then, the pageant has been held at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. There has been 28 girls crowned and 266 lovely contestants. This year's pageant will be held on Saturday August 9, 2008 at 7:00pm-11:00pm at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. So come out and enjoy an entertaining evening of poise and grace.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

2008 Find Your Independents Winner

For the past two weeks Lincolnton has been celebrating "Independents Days" to motivate consumers to support their community by shopping at locally owned, independent businesses. Many residents of Lincolnton celebrated Independents Days by participating in the Shop Local Challenge and the Find Your Independents Scavenger Hunt. The winner of the Find Your Independents Scavenger Hunt was randomly selected from all the completed game cards endorsed by the participating businesses.

The 2008 Find Your Independents winner is Jennifer Sinclair of Lincolnton. " I enjoyed the scavenger hunt a lot, I walked into businesses that I haven't been into before" said Sinclair.

Sinclair received a prize pack of items from Clark Tire and Auto Supply, Classy Consignments, Color Me Pretty, Heavenly Paws Pet Grooming, House of Trophies/Classic Art and Framing, Kate McCall, Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio and Southern Charm Wines.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Downtown Lincolnton Welcomes...

Southern Charm Wines
235-D East Main Street, Lincolnton

Is now open featuring Hand-Crafted Wines, Ashe County Cheese, Timmerman Fine Wrought Iron Furniture, Wine Kits and supplies for the Home Vintner, gift baskets, pottery by Kimbrell Frazier, Hal Dedmon and Corine Guseman, Hand-Woven baskets, Gourmet baked goods and snacks as well as various wine accessories. Southern Charm Wines, believe in the value of hand-crafted treasures and that's exactly what you'll find.

Everyone is invited to attend their Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, July 24, 2008 at 5:30 pm. The Celebration continues on Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 with free wine tastings and daily drawings. There will also be exclusive Grand Opening Specials during the week of July 24 - July 26.


Tuesday - Friday 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm


Downtown Lincolnton Welcomes....

36th Street Bakery, Cafe & Catering
101 North Court Sq. Lincolnton

The bakery is now open, known for their world famous creme horns also offers breakfast panini sandwiches, fresh baked pastries, gourmet dips, signature sandwiches and salads as well as gourmet coffees including mochas, lattes, and espressos. Some of their services include wedding and event cakes, catering company luncheons, cocktail receptions, formal dinner parties and casual gatherings. The Grand Opening and Ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for August 7th, at 10:00am.


Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

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Monday, July 7, 2008

Window Decorating Contest Winners

The Winners of the 4th of July Window Decorating Contest are:

1st Place:
Estate Jewelers
2nd Place: The Furniture Construction Company
3rd Place: Lighthouse Christian Book Store
4th Place: Lincoln Mutual Insurance Company

Congratulations! We look forward to your participation in the future.