N.C. Cooperative Extension in Franklin County will host a local foods dinner on Friday, Oct. 8, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Farmers’ Market Shelter in Louisburg’s Shannon Village Shopping Center. Proceeds from the meal will go to Franklin County’s United Way. For $8 a plate, diners can enjoy sirloin tip roast, butter beans, sweet potatoes, corn bread and dessert. For more information, contact Martha Mobley, Franklin County Extension agent, 919. 496.3344 or email@example.com.