Local Events

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Community Calendar

As a free service to our listeners, WFJA & WWGP list qualified, local events on this page to help promote and get the word out. If you have an event to list, please contact us using the following methods:

  • Email:
  • Phone: (919) 775-3525

December 2021

  • Lee County Health Deparment

    What: Covid-19 Shots
    Where: Lee County, NC
    When: By Appointment

    Lee County Health Department has a SPOT if you want your Covid-19 SHOT

    Call (919)842-5744 to make your appointment.

  • New Life Praise Church Food Pantry

    What: New Life Praise Church Food Pantry
    Where: 2398 Wicker Street, Sanford NC
    When: First Wednesday and Third Saturday of each month

    New Life Praise Church is offering a food pantry twice a month to those in need.

    Pantry will be open every first Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and every third Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am each month.

    For more information:

    Call (919) 776-1877 or send an email to

  • Five N Two Food Pantry

    What: Five N Two Food Pantry
    Where: 17247 NC-27W
    When: Mondays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Wednesday and Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    The mission of our food pantry is simple: We feed the hungry of Harnett County.

    Pantry will be open on Mondays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. It will also be open on Wednesday and Fridays from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

    For more information:

    Call (919) 499-0369 or email

  • Goldston Christmas Parade

    What: Goldston Christmas Parade
    Where: Goldston, NC
    When: 10:00 am, Saturday, December 4th, 2021

    Join us in community celebration of the winter holiday in Goldston. See floats and performances by local businesses and community groups.

    Listen to our live stream of the event at wfjawwgpradio.com or tune in to WFJA 105.5 FM

  • Miracle Baptist Church Drive Thru Nativity

    What: Miracle Baptist Church Drive Thru Nativity
    Where: 830 Harvey Faulk Road, Sanford, NC
    When: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Saturday, December 4th, 2021

    Listen to music and drive through the story of Jesus' birth.

  • Train & Tree Lighting, plus Holiday Laser Show

    What: Train & Tree Lighting, plus Holiday Laser Show
    Where: Depot Park, Downtown Sanford, NC
    When: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Sunday, December 5th, 2021

    This event was originally planned as a fireworks display to make up for the canceled show during October's Street Fest. Due to a statewide burn ban, the fireworks display is being replaced with a holiday laser show.

    The fun starts at 3:00 pm at Depot Park and will end at 6:00 pm. This community event will be an afternoon filled with sledding, crafts, food, and holiday cheer. And of course, Santa will be there!

  • Sanford Christmas Parade

    What: Sanford Christmas Parade
    Where: Downtown Sanford, NC
    When: 7:00 pm, Monday, December 6th, 2021

    Join us in community celebration of the winter holiday in downtown Sanford. See floats and performances by local businesses and community groups.

    Listen to our live stream of the event at wfjawwgpradio.com or tune in to WFJA 105.5 FM

  • Carthage Christmas Parade

    What: Carthage Christmas Parade
    Where: Carthage, NC
    When: 6:00 pm, Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

    Join us in community celebration of the winter holiday in Carthage. See floats and performances by local businesses and community groups.

    Listen to our live stream of the event at wfjawwgpradio.com or tune in to WFJA 105.5 FM

  • Siler City Christmas Parade

    What: Carthage Christmas Parade
    Where: Siler City, NC
    When: 7:00 pm, Thursday, December 9th, 2021

    Join us in community celebration of the winter holiday in Siler City. See floats and performances by local businesses and community groups.

    Listen to our live stream of the event at wfjawwgpradio.com or tune in to WFJA 105.5 FM

  • San Lee Gravity Park Bike Trails

    What: San Lee Gravity Park Bike Trails Ribbon Cutting
    Where: San Lee Park, 760 Pumping Station Road, Sanford, NC
    When: 9:00 am, Saturday, December 11th, 2021

    After the trails were closed due to a series of injuries, they trails have been redesigned and set to reopen to the public on December 11th.

    During the ceremony, there will be a safety briefing before any mountain bike riders may ride the trails. The three organizations behind the redesign will lead beginner and intermediate level riders from 10 am to noon on the new trails. They will also be certifying a limited number of expert riders' abilities and leading them down the expert level trails at 2 pm.

    The public is encouraged to come out to the event, not just to ride, but also to enjoy the park and all it's recreational activities and natural landscape. Lunch will be available courtesy of Back to Dirt Conservancy beginning at 11 am.

  • Broadway Christmas Parade

    What: Broadway Christmas Parade
    Where: Broadway, NC
    When: 2:00 pm, Saturday, December 11th, 2021

    Join us in community celebration of the winter holiday in Broadway. See floats and performances by local businesses and community groups.

    Listen to our live stream of the event at wfjawwgpradio.com or tune in to WFJA 105.5 FM

  • Pittsboro Christmas Parade

    What: Pittsboro Christmas Parade
    Where: Pittsboro, NC
    When: 3:00 pm, Sunday, December 12th, 2021

    Join us in community celebration of the winter holiday in Pittsboro. See floats and performances by local businesses and community groups.

    Listen to our live stream of the event at wfjawwgpradio.com or tune in to WFJA 105.5 FM

  • The Temple Theatre Presents: A Christmas Carol

    What: A Christmas Carol
    Where: The Temple Theatre, Downtown Sanford, NC
    When: Thursday, December 2nd - Sunday, December 19th, 2021

    Back by popular demand!

    The holidays would not be the same without Temple Theatre’s own original musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol! Join Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and a host of colorful characters for a remarkable holiday production of the Charles Dickens classic.

    The spirit of the season is wrapped in your favorite yuletide melodies and tied with all the holiday magic and wonder of your childhood. This reminds us all to honor Christmas in our hearts and try to keep it all the year round.

    Buy your tickets at Temple Theatre.

  • The Sounds of Christmas

    What: The Sounds of Christmas
    Where: WFJA 105.5FM, WWGP 1050AM/95.1FM, and live streaming on wfjawwgpradio.com
    When: 7AM - 6PM Friday, December 24th, 2021

    WFJA and WWGP presents The Sounds of Christmas. Classic and modern Christmas music will be played throughout the day in celebration of the holiday.

    Join us through your radio with WFJA 105.5FM or WWGP 1050AM/95.1FM or live stream through your computer or smartphone at wfjawwgpradio.com

  • Christmas Eve

    What: Christmas Eve
    Where: Everywhere
    When: Friday, December 24th, 2021

    Merry Christmas from all the staff at WFJA and WWGP

  • The Sounds of Christmas

    What: The Sounds of Christmas
    Where: WFJA 105.5FM, WWGP 1050AM/95.1FM, and live streaming on wfjawwgpradio.com
    When: 7AM - 6PM Saturday, December 25th, 2021

    WFJA and WWGP presents The Sounds of Christmas. Classic and modern Christmas music will be played throughout the day in celebration of the holiday.

    Join us through your radio with WFJA 105.5FM or WWGP 1050AM/95.1FM or live stream through your computer or smartphone at wfjawwgpradio.com

  • Christmas

    What: Christmas
    Where: Everywhere
    When: Saturday, December 25th, 2021

    Merry Christmas from all the staff at WFJA and WWGP

  • New Year's Eve

    What: New Years Eve
    Where: Everywhere
    When: Friday, December 31st, 2021

    Time to wrap up the last year and celebrate the upcoming year.

January 2022

  • Lee County Health Department

    What: Covid-19 Shots
    Where: Lee County, NC
    When: By Appointment

    Lee County Health Department has a SPOT if you want your Covid-19 SHOT

    Call (919) 842-7544 to make your appointment

  • New Life Praise Church Food Pantry

    What: New Life Praise Church Food Pantry
    Where: 2398 Wicker Street, Sanford NC
    When: First Wednesday and Third Saturday of each month

    New Life Praise Church is offering a food pantry twice a month to those in need.

    Pantry will be open every first Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and every third Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am each month.

    For more information:

    Call (919) 776-1877 or send an email to

  • Five N Two Food Pantry

    What: Five N Two Food Pantry
    Where: 17247 NC-27W
    When: Mondays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Wednesday and Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    The mission of our food pantry is simple: We feed the hungry of Harnett County.

    Pantry will be open on Mondays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. It will also be open on Wednesday and Fridays from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

    For more information:

    Call (919)499-0369 or email

  • New Year Day

    What:  New Year Day
    Where: Everywhere
    When: January 1st, 2022

    Happy New Year from the staff of WFJA and WWGP!