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CLASSICAL CHRISTMAS MUSIC AT COLE will begin at 7:30 p.m. with Emile Pandolfi on piano joined by vocalist Dana Russell singing familiar Christmas classics. DeWitt season ticket holders can use their tickets for entry but single show tickets are available for $25 each. Call 910-410-1691 for ticket details or visit the box office at the venue at 1042 W. Hamlet Ave., Hamlet.
RICHMOND COUNTY PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN will present the inaugural Christmas run at Hinson Lake. The Rudolph Run/Walk 5K for ages 15 and up will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. for a fee of $25 and the Santa Shuffle 1K for ages 1-14 will begin with registration at 9:30 a.m. for a fee of $15. Pre-register beginning Oct. 15 at Richmond County Partnership for Children, 315 S. Lawrence St., Rockingham. Registration fee will include a T-shirt and pre-registration guarantees a T-shirt. There will be T-shirts available on the day of the event, however, sizes and quantity will be limited.
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Rockingham Veterans of Foreign Wars on Old River Road. There will be free food, a visit from Santa Claus and music by DJ Peppermint Patty.
ELLERBE SPRINGS INN will welcome Santa Claus from 3 to 6 p.m. at 2537 U.S. 220 N., Ellerbe. Bring your child and your camera for photos with Santa. Call 910-652-5600 for more information.
HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959 will meet for lunch at noon at Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q in Rockingham.
ELLERBE TOWN MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION will meet at 6 p.m. at Ellerbe Springs Inn, 2537 U.S. 220 N., Ellerbe.
MONTHLY BREAKFAST will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Hamlet. Two meats, eggs, grits, biscuit and gravy, juice and coffee for $5. Take-outs are available.
ELLERBE SPRINGS INN, 2537 U.S. 220 N., Ellerbe, will celebrate the New Year from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. featuring Tony Richardson and Gary Parker and DJ Jimmy Sellers. Hors d’oeuvres, tea and coffee included. Cash bar for beer and wine. Tickets are limited and are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 910-652-5600 for tickets and more information.
NEW YEARS DAY CELEBRATION will begin at 11 a.m. at Mount Sinai Baptist Church, 171 Graham Bridge Road, Rockingham. Admission is free and will feature Little Ricky and The Mighty Golden Stars. For more information, call 910-389-9399 or 910-334-0562.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST sponsored by the East Rockingham United Methodist Church men’s club will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. The charge is $4 for all-you-can-eat. A sweets and crafts sale will be held at the same time.
THE FIVE IRISH TENORS will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Cole Auditorium on the campus of Richmond Community College. DeWitt season ticket holders can use their tickets for entry but single show tickets are available for $25 each. Call 910-410-1691 for ticket details or visit the box office at the venue at 1042 W. Hamlet Ave., Hamlet.