Freedom Fund Banquet
The Limestone County branch NAACP is inviting the public to attend its annual Freedom Fund Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at The Beasley Center, 202 Bryan St. in Athens. Tickets are $35. Event supports scholarship program and other community and youth programs. Semi-formal dress. More information: Greg Orr 256-654-0486.
Historical ornament fundraiser
Christmas ornaments are available for $15 at Osborne’s Jewelers at 622 South Jefferson Street. Limestone County Historical Society chose U.G. White Hardware for this year’s ornament, with proceeds to be used to buy fourth grade history books. Contact: 256-232-2878.
America Recycles Day Yard Sale
A benefit yard sale will be held at the Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful office at 125 East St. (across from the duck pond) from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 15 and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16. The items include home décor, collectables and miscellaneous. There will also be information about the Athens-Limestone Recycling Center and Habitat ReStore. More information: 256-233-8728.
State of the County
Limestone County Commission Chairman Stanley Menefee will deliver the State of the County address at 11:45 a.m. Nov. 19 in the Sandridge Student Center at Athens State University. Tickets cost $20 per person. A table of four is $100 and recognized sponsorships are available for $250 (Gold) and $150 (Silver). Gold sponsorships receive two tables and silver sponsorships receive one complimentary table. Proceeds benefit the ASU Foundation. Call 256-233-8215.
Calhoun Fall Concert
The Music Department at Calhoun Community College will conduct its Fall Concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Recital Hall of the Fine Arts Building at the college’s Decatur campus. The Calhoun Guitar Ensemble and the Calhoun Chorale will perform. Admission is $5 per person. More information: 256-306-2699 or 256-306-2958.
Donnell House fundraiser
A wine and appetizers, dinner and dessert event will held Nov. 22 to benefit the Donnel House. Tickets are $50 per person. Schedule includes: wine/appetizers, 5-6:30 p.m., 202 E. Washington St; dinner at the Donnell House, two seatings (6 and 7 p.m.); desserts, 7-9 p.m., Athens State University’s Founders Hall. Reservations: Jacque Reeves 256-509-3940.