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

October 2022

  • 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

  • North Carolina State Fair

    What: North Carolina State Fair
    Where: 4285 Trinity Road, Raleigh NC
    When: Thursday, October 13th through Sunday October 23rd

    It's once again time for the North Carolina State Fair!

    Vendors, competitions, performances and education from every corner of the state come together in celebration.

    For more information, check out our website.

  • Temple Theatre Presents: Murder for Two

    What: Temple Theatre Presents: Murder for Two
    Where: 120 Carthage Street, Sanford, NC
    When: Various Showing Times and Dates

    Everyone is a suspect in MURDER FOR TWO, a hilarious double-act musical murder mystery with a twist! 2 performers play 13 roles. One actor investigates the crime, the other plays all the suspects, and they both play the piano! This hilarious whodunit is a witty and winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries. You won’t want to miss this killer musical comedy!

    For showings and tickets, visit our website.

  • Temple Theatre Presents: Ethan Uslan-Ragtime and Jazz Pianist

    What: Temple Theatre Presents: Ethan Uslan-Ragtime and Jazz Pianist
    Where: 120 Carthage Street, Sanford, NC
    When: Tuesday, October 25th, 1:00 pm

    Hailed by the Chicago Tribune for his "vivid musical imagination" and "deep understanding of far-flung performance practices," Ethan Uslan is a ragtime/jazz pianist and raconteur. He is a 3-time winner of the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest (yes - that really exists!) and has performed all over the USA, including at the Ravinia Festival, Scott Joplin Festival, and on NPR's A Prairie Home Companion. He has also performed in England, Ireland, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, France, and Cyberspace, where his jazzed-up Für Elise has gone viral.

    For more information, visit our website.

     

September 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

  • NCSU and ECU Football Seasons Begins

    What: NCSU and ECU Football Season Begins
    Where: WFJA 105.5FM and WWGP 1050AM/95.1FM
    When: Saturday, September 3rd, 11:00 am

    It's that time again! Time for NCSU Wolfpack and ECU Pirates Football action!

    Catch the games live on WFJA 105.5FM (ECU) and WWGP 1050AM/95.1FM (NCSU)

  • The Temple Theater Presents: Beehive, The 60's Musical

    What: The Temple Theater Presents: Beehive, The 60's Musical
    Where: 120 Carthage Street, Sanford
    When: September 8th-25th, various showing times

    BEEHIVE celebrates the powerful female voices of the 1960’s with such timeless hits as “My Boyfriend’s Back,” “Be My Baby,” “Son of a Preacher Man,” and “Me and Bobby McGee.” Told from the perspective of six young women who come of age in this enigmatic decade, Beehive takes us from their first Beehive Dance to the challenges we faced as a nation.

    For more information, visit our website.

  • Lee County Regional Fair

    What: Lee County Regional Fair
    Where: 505 N 7th Street, Sanford, NC
    When: September 14th-18th

    Welcome Fairgoers and Patrons, to the 2022 Lee Regional Fair!

    Wasn't it great to get back into the saddle at the 2021 fair after a year of "lock down". The sheer joy of seeing friends greeting friends after such a long time was most awarding.

    To show our gratitude, our motto for 2022 is THIS IS YOUR FAIR!

    The Sanford Lions Club and the Lee Regional Fair volunteers are pleased to once again bring you another award-winning fair. As we compete with other fairs for awards, we invite you to visit the LB & Virginia Hester Agriculture Hall and witness our awards from years gone by.

    For more information, please visit our website.

  • Downtown Alive Concert

    What: Downtown Alive Concert
    Where: Depot Park, Sanford, NC
    When: September 22nd, 6:30 pm

    Free concerts in downtown Sanford every spring and fall. Bring your lawn chair and settle in for some great music or bring your dancing shoes for some serious fun! Food and beer vendors featured at all shows! 120 Minutes is a 90s Alternative, Pop, and Rock tribute band based out of North Carolina's Triangle area - bringing the finest assortment of 90s alternative and radio rock/pop hits!

    For more information and future events, visit our website.

  • Carolina Indie Fest

    What: Carolina Indie Fest
    Where: 229 Wicker Street, Sanford, NC
    When: September 23rd starting at 5:00 pm and September 24th starting at 3:00 pm

    Live Music, food trucks, local artists and vendors.

    For more information and future events, visit our website.

  • Moore County Agricultural Fair

    What: Moore County Agricultural Fair
    Where: 3661 US HWY 15-501, Carthage NC
    When: September 27th October 1st

    Welcome Fairgoers and Patrons, to the 2022 Moore County Agricultural Fair!