From Pancake Suppers to Church Barbecues

Wake County

Swift Creek Baptist Church BBQ fundraiser

Eat-in or takeout. Menu: barbecue pork, sides, rolls, dessert, and eat-in includes tea.Call 919-851-0112 for details and to place large orders. $8. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 28. Swift Creek Baptist Church, 9300 Penny Road, Raleigh. 919-851-0112.

St. Francis of Assisi Taste of Italy

Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus; catered by Dino’s Capri Restaurant. Menu: baby greens salad, warm Italian bread, penne Bolognese, farfalle primavera and tiramisu. Purchase tickets by credit card at or at the event. $10 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-12, free for children 5 and under. 6:45 p.m. March 1. Clare Hall, St. Francis of Assisi, 11401 Leesville Road, Raleigh. 919-264-7089.

Church of the Nativity Pancake Supper

We’ll be serving hot pancakes and sausage. plus crafts for kids and a silent auction. $5, maximum $20 per family. 5:30 p.m. March 4. Parish Hall, Church of the Nativity, 8849 Ray Road, Raleigh. 919-846-8338.

Hope Lutheran Church Pancake Dinner

Made from scratch all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage dinner. Beverage provided. $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-13, free for children 3 and under; maximum cost for family, $22. 5:15-7:15 p.m. March 4. Hope Lutheran Church, 3525 Rogers Road, Wake Forest. 919-562-9562.

North Raleigh United Methodist Church Pancake Supper

All the pancakes you can eat plus sausage, juice and fruit. $5 per person; maximum $20 per family. 5:30 p.m. March 4. North Raleigh United Methodist Church, 8501 Honeycutt Road, Raleigh. 919-847-1536.

St. Giles Presbyterian Church Pancake Dinner

The youth of St. Giles are hosting a pancake dinner. $6. 6 p.m. March 4. St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 5101 Oak Park Road, Raleigh. 919-787-4790.

Trinity Episcopal Church Pancake Supper

5-7 p.m. March 4. Free. Trinity Episcopal Church, 1128 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. 919-552-1056.

Westwood Baptist Church BBQ Fundraiser

N.C. pork barbecue, potatoes, homemade slaw, hushpuppies and dessert. Eat in or take out. Drive-through lane for takeout. Free delivery to businesses during lunch (multiple plate orders only). Call 919-469-9393 to place lunch delivery ordersevent. 5-7 p.m. $8. 11 a.m. -7 p.m. March 7. Westwood Baptist Church, 200 Westhigh St., Cary. 919-469-9393.

Saint Mary Magdalene Lenten Fish Fry

Menu: breaded and fried Pacific cod, potatoes or fries, cole slaw and corn bread. $10 for adults, $6.50 for children. 5:30 p.m. March 7 and 14, and April 4. St. Mary Magdalene, 625 Magdala Place, Apex. 919-434-7333.

Saint Michael’s Fish Fry

Lenten fish sandwich lunch and dinner sponosored by Knight of Columbus Council #6650. Menu: grilled or fried cod on brioche bun, steak fries, salad, dessert and drinks. Takeout orders available. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. March 7, 14, 21 and 28, and April 4 and 11. Lunch: $7 for adulta, $4 for children; Dinner: $8, adult, $4, children. St. Michael the Archangel Church, 804 High House Road, Cary. 919-468-6126 to place takeout order.

Genesis United Method Church Barbecue Dinner

Barbecue pork or chicken with all the fixins’. Proceeds will be used for missions and Loose Change to Loosen Chains. $10 adults, $5 children ages 5-11, free for children 4 and under. 5:30 p.m. March 15. Genesis United Methodist Church, 850 High House Road, Cary. 919-342-5783.

3rd Annual Chili Cookoff

Sample more than 15 types of chili, plus cornbread, salad and dessert. Donations for entry, which will be converted to votes for your favorites in categories such as best overall, top (chili) dog, hottest pot, weirdest and best salesmanship. Donations, minimum suggested is $10 per person. 12:30 p.m. March 16. West Raleigh Presbyterian Church, 27 Horne St., Raleigh. 919-828-5468.

Ebenezer United Methodist Church Annual Pork BBQ

Eat in or take out. Buffet includes barbecue, slaw, potato salad, hushpuppies, roll and drink. Desserts available. Convenient drive-through. Takeout includes barbecue, slaw, potato salad, hushpuppies, roll and dessert. Barbecue is also sold by the pound for $8. $8 per plate. 11 a.m. March 21. Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 6020 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh. 919-772-1664.

Garner United Methodist Church kick-off for Relay for Life

Annual barbcue chicken dinner to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Plates include half barbecue chicken, green beans, potatoes, bread and dessert. Takeout plates available, and lunch delivery available for orders of 10 or more. $8. 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. March 21. Christian Life Center at Garner United Methodist Church, 201 Methodist Drive, Garner.

Green Level Baptist Church Barbecue Dinner

Annual barbecue: pork and chicken, homemade potato salad, slaw, hush puppies and desserts. Pork barbecue available for $8 per pound. Drive through or eat in. $8. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. April 4. Green Level Baptist Church, 8509 Green Level Church Road, Cary. 919-303-0786 or 919-362-4310.

Mount Pisgah Chicken ’N’ Dumplings Fundraiser

Menu: chicken and dumplings, green beans, baked apples, fried cornbread and dessert. Eat in or take out. Proceeds fund mission and outreach programs. $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 10 and under. 4:30 p.m. April 5. Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, 1288 Mount Pisgah Church Road, Apex. 919-362-7951.

Soapstone United Methodist Men BBQ

Plates include choice of pork or chicken, small potatoes, corn on the cob, green beans and roll. $9/plates, $7 per pound of barbecue. 4 p.m. April 11. Soapstone United Methodist Men (BBQ), 12837 Norwood Road, Raleigh. 919-846-2212.

Salem Baptist Church BBQ Fundraiser

Fundraiser for student mission trips. Plates include barbecue pork or chicken with slaw, potatoes, hush puppies, tea and dessert. Eat in or take out. Lunch deliveries are available for 10 or more orders: call 919-362-7327. $8. 11 a.m. April 25. Salem Baptist Church, 1821 N. Salem St., Apex. 919-362-7327.

Macedonia United Methodist Church Chicken and BBQ Dinner

Chicken and pulled pork barbecue with potato salad, coleslaw, hush puppies, dessert and tea. Eat in or take out. Lunch delivery available. $8. 11a.m.-7 p.m. May 3. Macedonia United Methodist Church, 2700 Jones Franklin Rd., Cary, 919-851-1551.

Beulah Christian Baptist Church BBQ Chicken Dinner

Barbecue chicken plate with 2 vegetables and dessert. Eat in includes tea. $8. 11 a.m.-until food runs out. May 3. Beulah Christian Baptist Church, 8225 Mitchell Mill Road, Zebulon, 919-556-7245.

Sunrise United Methodish Church Spring BBQ

The Men’s Ministry sponsors barbecue to support the Methodist Home for Children, and also the Disciple Bible Outreach Ministries in the state’s prisons. Menu: Eastern North Carolina style barbecue cooked onsite, boiled potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, dinner roll and homemade desserts. Dine in or carry out. $8/plate. $4/kid’s hot dog meal. 11 a.m. May 9. Sunrise United Methodist Church, 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs. 919-303-3720.

Cary FUMC Chicken Pickin’

Annual chicken pickin’ to support the Bolivia Youth Mission team. Pit cooked barbecue chicken, potatoes, green beans, bread and banana pudding. Take out or eat with us. $10/plate, $40/family. 4 p.m. May 9. Cary First United Methodist Church, 117 S. Academy St., Cary. 919-467-1861.

Durham County

St. Matthew Catholic Church Fish Fries

The Knights of Columbus Council 13812 sponsors annual Lenten fish fries. Menu includes fried whiting, seafood creole over pasta, hush puppies, green beans, dessert and grilled cheese for children. $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12, free for children under 5. 5-7:30 p.m. March 7 and 21. St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1001 Mason Road, Durham. 919-383-9472, ask for Tom Clifton.

Brunswick Stew and Chicken ’n Dumplings Dinner

Eat in or take out Brunswick stew and chicken ’n’ dumplings dinner. Call 919-383-5764 to reserve stew-by-the-quart, or order online. $8.50. 4-7 p.m. March 8. Pleasant Green United Methodist Church, 3005 Pleasant Green Road, Durham. 919-383-5764.

A Night In Rome Dinner and Auction

Italian dinner and auction fundraiser. 6 p.m. March 21. Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 3011 Academy Road, Durham. 919-489-1381.

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival

Greek food and pastries, music, folk dances, church tours, artwork, crafts, jewelry, fashions and books. Free. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. May 31 and June 1. St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 8306 N.C. 751, Durham, 919-484-1600,

Franklin County

Louisburg United Methodist Men’s Pancake Supper

Menu: a great supper of sausage and pancakes. Donations accepted. 5-7 p.m. Feb. 27. Louisburg United Methodist Church, 402 N. Main St., Louisburg. 919-496-3736.

Johnston Couunty

Amelia Christian Church BBQ Chicken Plates, Lunch and Dinner

Barbecue chicken plates includes a half chicken, green beans, potatoes and hushpuppies. Eat in or take out. $7. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. March 7. Amelia Christian Church, 1696 Amelia Church Road, Clayton.

Sanders Chapel United Methodist Church Bar-B-Q Chicken Plates

Delicious barbecue chicken plate. Dine in or take out. $7 per plate. 11 a.m. March 7. Pomona-Creech Community Building, 3929 Brogden Road, Smithfield.

Orange County

Annual Spring BBQ and Brunswick Stew Supper

Pig-picking-style barbecue and homemade award-winning Brunswick stew from an original church family recipe, hush puppies, slaw, tea or coffee and homemade dessert. Dine in is all you can eat. Drive-through takeout is also available. Bulk sales of barbecue, Brunswick stew, hush puppies and slaw are subject to availability. Dine-in adult plates, $10; children under 12, $6; Takeout plates, $9. 4 p.m. March 22. Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 2016 Mount Carmel Church Road, Chapel Hill. 919-933-0768.