Absentee voting is under way at the Columbia County Board of Elections Office, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. For information, call (706) 868-3355.
The Columbia County Advocates for Special Education (C-CASE) PTO will hold a panel discussion from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday with parents of children attending Columbia County schools. For information, call Rose Mary Bradley at (706) 860-9222.
Candidates for all locally contested races will appear at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Performing Arts Center of the Columbia County Library in a moderated forum sponsored by the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. For information, call (706) 651-0018.
Pink Ribbon Run
The American Breast Cancer Association Pink Ribbon Run will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Lake Olmstead. For information, call (706) 860-8127, or (706) 860-2557.
Church yard sales
Mosaic United Methodist Church will hold a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, at 478 Columbia Industrial Blvd., in Evans, to raise funds for a mission trip to Mississippi. For information, call Jeff Hartley at (706) 267-2322.
Wesley United Methodist Church, 825 N. Belair Road, will hold its annual fall yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. All proceeds go to missions.
Mule Day fest
The annual Mule Day Heritage Festival will be from 2-11 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Callaway Plantation in Washington, Ga., featuring singer Terri Gibbs, of Grovetown. For information, call (706) 678-2013.
Trunk or Treat
First Baptist Church of Evans will hold its annual Trunk or Treat and Great Pumpkin Party from 6-8 p.m. Saturday.
South Columbia Elementary School, 325 McCormick Road off Old Evans Road, will hold its annual Pumpkin Patch Carnival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For information, call (706) 863-3220.
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