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OLD-FASHIONED BAPTIST CAMPMEETING: speakers: Mon.-Tue.: Bro. Kenny Kuvkendall; Wed.: Bro. Roger Benson; Thurs.-Fri.: Dr. Joe Arthur; special singing by the Benson Family and the Rochester Family; for information call Pastor Ron Peal at (276) 340-4723 or Carole Triplett at (276) 629-1976; corner of Fair Oaks Dr. and Fairystone Park Hwy.
STUART FARMERS' MARKET OPEN: locally grown fruit, vegetables, baked items, eggs and meat; crafts available; special Sept. 19 only: for each $5 spent, be entered in a drawing to win a bag of goodies; 8 a.m. to noon, downtown Stuart.
FALL YARD SALE/FOOD SALE: sausage and ham biscuits and coffee and sodas available both days; Sat. only, bake sale and lunch of hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, chips and sodas available at 10:30 a.m., breakfast and bake sale begin at 8 a.m., Providence United Methodist Church.
WOMEN OF GRACE LADIES' RETREAT: Blonnie Gregory will speak Fri. and Sat. mornings; for information call Mary Quesenberry at 694-6123 or 692-4466.
CAMP MEETING MINISTRIES: speaker: Dr. Shelia Isom, for information go to or call (276) 694-4591, Fri., 7 p.m. with refreshments afterward; Sat., free meal at 6 p.m., preaching at 7 p.m., 4234 Abram Penn Hwy., Critz.
REVIVAL: with Dr. Kennith Hughes of Higher Realm Ministries, call (276) 694-4639 for information; Fri.-Sat. at 7 p.m., Sun. at 10:30 a.m., Harvest Worship Center, Patrick Springs.
5K COLOR RUN/WALK: to benefit the Bassett High School Marching Band raise funds to compete in the Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis, Ind.; not a timed event, for information visit or email Holly Johnson at; 5K for ages 10 and over begins and ends at Bassett High School, 5K for ages nine and under at the high school track.
CRAFT AND COLLECTIBLE FAIR: vendors needed, call (276) 957-5757 to reserve a space, demonstrations in weaving and spinning, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Spencer Community Fair, Spencer Penn Centre.
OPERATION IN AS MUCH: compassion ministry led by members of Critz Baptist Church; participants wearing red t-shirts with this verse: Matthew 28:40: "In as much as you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me;" will carry out a number of service projects, mainly in the Critz area.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: sponsored by the fire dept. and ladies' auxiliary; menu: pancakes, country ham, sausage, bacon, eggs, gravy, baked apples, homemade biscuits, coffee/orange juice; adult plates: $7; child's plate: $3.50; eat in or take out, call in orders to 930-2113; 6 to 10 a.m., Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department, 6687 Fairystone Park Hwy., Stuart.
SPENCER COMMUNITY FAIR: Brunswick stew, fried chicken, homemade desserts; sit-down meals ready by 10 a.m., music by Don Smith and the Foggy River Boys from 3 to 5 p.m., also attend the Craft and Collectible Fair at Spencer-Penn Centre; Spencer Ruritan Building, Spencer.
100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: special singing by Jerusalem Way and other singers, meal to follow singing; 4 p.m., Slate Mountain Baptist Church fellowship building, 3621 East Pine St., Mount Airy, N.C.
BIG YARD SALE: variety of items; food sale: sausage biscuits and gravy for breakfast; hot dogs served at lunch; call Lori Easter at (276) 251-7232 for information, 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Hunter's Chapel Church, Ararat Hwy., Ararat.
DODSON-HEIDELBACH REUNION: bring lawn chair, food and beverage; utensils provided, 2 p.m., Union Church shelter on Union Church Rd.
MOUNTAIN TOP FIRE AND RESCUE SUPPORT TEAM FISH FRY: menu: fried flounder, sides, homemade hushpuppies, dessert and drink; adult plates: $7, child's plate: $4; 4:30 to 7 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Building.
MUSIC: by Tyler Nail, 7:30 p.m., Jessup Mill, banks of the Dan River at 1565 Collinstown Rd., Collinstown, N.C.
OPERATION IN AS MUCH: church will serve the community in different ways including providing a free community meal, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairystone Baptist Church, 82 Fairystone Church Loop, Stuart.
MORRISON REUNION: for descendants of Charlie C. Morrison; bring a covered dish and a drink; lunch at 1 p.m., at the homeplace off Hwy. 57 behind Roberts' Market.
HOMECOMING: meal to follow service, High Point Baptist Church, Big A School Rd., Stuart.
HALL REUNION CANCELLATION: the Bucky Hall reunion, normally held on the third Sunday in September, has been canceled for this year.
BIGGS FAMILY REUNION: bring a picnic lunch, 1 p.m., Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church, Spring Rd., Patrick Springs.
TRIANGLE 3D ARCHERY TOURNAMENT: for the entire family, membership not required; all styles of archery equipment except crossbows; adults: $12, cubs: $6, $25 per family, spectators admitted free; for information contact Jim Overfelt at (540) 552-8023 or or clubhouse at (540) 320-0925; visit; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Triangle Archers Range, 1250 Burley Ln., Blacksburg.
MOVIE: "God's Not Dead," 6:30 p.m., Stuart Presbyterian Church.
OPEN JAM: bluegrass and acoustic jam by members of None of the Above and the Fry Family; free admission; 3 to 5 p.m., Jessup Mill, 1565 Collinstown Rd., Collinstown, N.C.
HOMECOMING: speaker: former pastor Dr. Jesse Bledsoe; music by The Country Boys during the worship service, covered dish lunch to follow the service; no Sunday school; 10 a.m., Collinstown Presbyterian Church, 2868 Collinstown Rd., Collinstown, N.C.
LAWSON FAMILY REUNION: bring covered dishes, lunch served at 1 p.m., Hughes Picnic Shelter, Trot Valley, Stuart.
GOARD REUNION: drinks and utensils furnished; lunch at 1 p.m., Patrick Springs Volunteer Fire Department.
AWANA KICKOFF: for ages three through sixth grade; learn about AWANA, learn the Bible, play games; ice cream sundaes provided; 6 to 7:30 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, Stuart.
FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE: call (276) 693-2070 to schedule an appointment, Patrick County Health Department.
CRAFT SHOW: 39th annual show sponsored by the Meadows of Dan Women's Club; crafts must be brought in Thurs., Sept. 25; for information call (276) 952-6395 or (276) 952-2674, pinto bean plates, hot dogs, ham biscuits and desserts available; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri. and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Meadows of Dan Community Building, 2858 JEB Stuart Hwy., Meadows of Dan.
WATERWHEEL REVIVAL: speaker: James Shough, music by House of Prayer Praise and Worship Ensemble; Fri.: testimony and dance by Merrill Hopkins; Sat.: testimony by Teresa K. Roberson; 7 p.m., Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church, 260 Spring Rd., Patrick Springs.
THIRTY-ONE BINGO: 20 games for $20; concessions available, sponsored by Doe Run Baptist Church Youth Group; doors open at 5 p.m., games begin at 6 p.m., Ararat Ruritan Club, 4711 Ararat Hwy., Ararat.
GOSPEL MUSIC: featuring Joyful Noise, Hylton Family, Vernon Harris and Shelly Roberts, and the Glory Road Singers; food available, bring lawn chairs (held inside if it rains); 1 to 5 p.m., Vesta Community Center, off Rt. 58 by Vesta Post Office.
BRUNSWICK STEW: eat in or take out; $3 per bowl, $6 per quart, available at 8 a.m., Moorefield Store Volunteer Fire Department.
PATRICK COUNTY MUSIC ASSOCIATION: free bluegrass and gospel music show, concessions available from Disaster Relief Food Ministry, music by Over the Hill Gang, Cox and Company, Highway 61, Marshall Brothers and High Road, and The Country Boys; doors open at 4 p.m., music begins at 4:30 p.m., Rotary Building, Stuart.
SPAGHETTI DINNER: menu: spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and drink; adult plates: $5; child's plate: $3; singing by The Southern Prophets, all proceeds benefit the backpack program at Stuart Elementary School; dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m., singing at 7 p.m., Five Forks Wesleyan Church.
MOOREFIELD REUNION: for descendants of Thomas R. and Maryann Dollarhite Moorefield, bring a picnic lunch; paper products and drinks provided, for information call (276) 694-6680; lunch at noon, Peters Creek Community Building.
HANDY REUNION: for descendants of Sam and Elizabeth Handy; bring food to share, musical instruments, games, family pictures, etc.; 11 a.m., Patrick Springs Fire Department off Rt. 680.
HOMECOMING: with Rev. Noah Frye, 11 a.m., Jesus Saves Baptist Church, Fairystone Park Hwy., pastor: Delmas Rorrer.
FAIN REUNION: utensils provided; lunch served at 1 p.m., Dobyns Community Club.
HOMECOMING: singing by the Glory Road Singers at 10:15 a.m., worship service with the Rev. Bruce Tuttle and singing by the Creech Sisters at 11:15 a.m., lunch in the fellowship hall immediately following the worship service, Woolwine United Methodist Church, Rt. 8, Woolwine.
REVIVAL: revivalist: Rev. Tim Harvey, special singing each night, 7 p.m, Smith River Church of the Brethren, Woolwine, next to Bob White Covered Bridge.
REVIVAL: with Bro. Noah Frye, special singing nightly, Sun., 6 p.m., Mon.-Fri., 7 p.m., Jesus Saves Baptist Church, Fairystone Park Hwy., pastor; Delmas Rorrer.
DINNER THEATRE: "Clue The Musical," an interactive murder mystery presented by the PHCC Patriot Players, for information contact or call (276) 957-5757; Spencer-Penn Centre.
WES COLOR-A-THON RUN/WALK: fund-raiser for Woolwine Elementary School; $25 registration fee includes a t-shirt; for information or registration forms call Dee Owens or Amber Scott at the school at (276) 930-2811; registration and t-shirt/bib pickup at 8 a.m., race begins at 9 a.m., race begins at Worley Machine and ends at the Bob White Covered Bridge/Smith River Church of the Brethren parking lot.
WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S: fund-raiser to provide care, support and research; for information visit or call (800) 272-3900; two mile walk, live music, entertainment, food, vendors and activities; to register visit or call (336) 285-5920 or call (800) 272-3900; register at 9 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m., Riverside Park, lower shelter, Mount Airy, N.C.
CAR, TRUCK, BIKE AND TRACTOR SHOW: trophies for first 60 to enter and top 80 in show, also for 12 best of show; for information call 694-7421, food available, registration from 8 to 11 am., awards given at 2:30 p.m., Patrick Springs Recreation Park.
CLASSIC CAR, ANTIQUE TRUCK AND TRACTOR SHOW: presented by the Patrick County Extension office, for information call Kristy Hughes or Tamika Reynolds at (276) 694-3341; rain or shine; motorcycles also welcome; pre-registration fees: $10 per motorcycle; $15 per car, truck or tractor; registration: $20 per vehicle day of show; free to spectators;; registration begins at 10 a.m., vehicles must be in place by 11 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Patrick County High School, 215 Cougar Lane, Stuart.
BENEFIT POOR MAN'S SUPPER/AUCTION: for Aaron and Peggy Lankford, proceeds to assist with medical expenses; eat in or take out, adult plate: $5, child's plate (under 12): $3; dinner from 4 to 7 p.m., auction at 6 p.m., Trinity Christian School, corner of Hatcher's Chapel Rd. and Gammons Rd.
ALZHEIMER'S WALK/BAKE SALE: sponsored by Patrick County Alzheimer's Group LLC, bake sale begins at 10 a.m., walk begins at 11 a.m., DeHart Park, Stuart.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: eggs, bacon, sausage, fried apples, gravy, biscuits, coffee, juice, etc., carry out available, donations benefit the church building fund; 7 to 10 a.m., Providence United Methodist Church, Providence Drive, Patrick Springs.