Antique bottles, collectibles show Saturday at Badin VFD

Town Clean-up

Badin’s Public Works Department curbside pickup will end today at noon. All items must be placed at the curb before 8 a.m. in order to be removed by Public Works. Residents owe a hearty thank you to Wayne Carter’s hard working team.

Badin Library

Weekly Storytime and Activities for children take place today at 3:30 p.m.

Antique Bottles and Collectibles Show

This annual show and sale sponsored by the Uwharrie Bottle Club will begin Saturday at 8 a.m. at Badin’s Volunteer Fire Department, 128 N.C. Highway 740. Admission is free. Vendor tables may be rented.

Badin Historic


Stop by the Museum on Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for a look back at the Badin of yesteryear. Free admission includes the main museum building, the Firehouse Museum and the Quadraplex Museum. Badin’s history runs deep.



The correct date for the NC Science Fest program is this Saturday. The program for children runs from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Morrow Mountain Lodge and includes a geology investigation. Curious kids are encouraged to come for a closer look at the rocks beneath their feet.

Come on April 21 at 10:30 a.m. to Read With a Ranger at Shelter B near the swimming pool. “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss will be the inspiration for planting a Truffala tree. All ages are welcome, but the book is especially suitable for K-4th grade children. A hike on the easy Quarry Trail will follow.

Adults and children alike are invited to enjoy a tour of the Kron House from 2-4 p.m. April 29. Dr. Kron was one of the first physicians in the southern Piedmont in the 1800s and was also known as a horticulturalist and professor.

Badin Baptist


Sunday marks the 182nd homecoming event for Badin Baptist and the first anniversary of Pastor B.J. Bowers. Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. The worship service is at 10:45 a.m. with a nursery provided. Everyone is invited for this celebratory time of worship and fellowship and a shared meal following the service.



Come on Sunday at 6 p.m. for a gospel singing featuring the talented group Oak Grove Reunion and stay for the covered dish meal afterwards. The church at 18 Hickory St. is pastored by Beau Linker.

Linker also hosts a Bible study discussion April 17 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. about the book of Ephesians. All are welcome.


Fire Dept.

Meet an urgent need by participating in the Red Cross Blood Drive Monday at the Badin VFD, 128 N.C. 740. Donors are welcome from 2-7 p.m.

First Baptist


Pastor Anthony Neal hosts Living Water Wednesday, a Bible study, April 18 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the church, 201 Wayne St. Everyone is invited.



Students and families are encouraged to attend STEM Night April 19 beginning at 6 p.m. in downtown Badin. The theme is “Curiosity Unleashed.” Students can participate by picking up a ticket at any of four locations and earn free pizza by visiting at least two. Locations are the volunteer fire department, Town Hall, Badin Library and the museum.

The PTO is sponsoring the pizza giveaway at Badin Baptist Church, and requests families RSVP by today. Mayor Anne Harwood is excited to welcome Badin Elementary families to town and hopes for a great turnout.

Better Badin regretfully announces the cancellation of the annual Better Badin Golf Tournament because of the closure of the Inn and Golf Club.

The nonprofit group is also seeking new ideas for other ways of raising money in order to provide special community-wide events in town.

The next regular meeting of the group is Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Newcomers and longtime residents are invited to come and share suggestions with Better Badin.

Badin News is by Jo Grey. Contact her at [email protected] at 704-995-2475.

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