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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014
STUART, VA
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31
HALLOLOO: hot chocolate and treats for children, 5 to 7 p.m., Stuart Baptist Church, 108 W. Blue Ridge St.
FIFTH QUARTER PARTY: following the Patrick County High School football game; free hot dogs, sponsored by Blessed Hope, 9:30 to 11 p.m., Stuart Farmers' Market, downtown Stuart.
TRUNK OR TREAT: beginning at 5 p.m., True Gospel Baptist Church, Rt. 8 south beside Patrick County High School.
TRUNK AND TREAT: 6 to 8 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 14087 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart.
TRUNK OR TREAT: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Five Forks Wesleyan Church.
TRUNK OR TREAT: help scare away hunger, bring a canned food item to be donated to t he local food bank; 6 to 8 p.m., Creasey's Chapel United Methodist Church, Hwy. 103.
TRUNK OR TREAT: free hot dog supper in the fellowship hall, 6 to 7:45 p.m., Minnie's Chapel Wesleyan Church.
LIGHT THE NIGHT: games, candy and fellowship; 6 to 8 p.m., parking lot of the old Farmer's Foods (soon to be the Abiding Grace Family Worship Center), Main St., Stuart.
TRUNK OR TREAT: come dressed in costume, 5:30 p.m., Blackberry Baptist Church parking lot (or in the fellowship hall if raining), 3241 Stones Dairy Rd., Bassett.
TRUNK A TREAT: check out the Bible characters along with receiving treats, 5:30 p.m., New Beginning Church, 6547 Dobyns Rd., Claudville.
PUMPKIN PALOOZA: pumpkins, squash, potatoes, greens, cool season crops, beef, eggs, and crafts available; 8 a.m. to noon, Stuart Farmers' Market, downtown Stuart.
TRUNK N TREAT: inside, 6 to 8 p.m., Mayo Mountain Church, Hwy. 103, Stuart.
TRUNK OR TREAT: begins at 6 p.m., Collinstown Presbyterian Church, 2868 Collinstown Rd., Collinstown, N.C.
TRICK OR TREAT: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Landmark Center, Landmark Drive, Stuart.
TRICK OR TREAT: 6:30 to 8 p.m., Blue Ridge Therapy Connection, Landmark Drive, Stuart.
 
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 1
CHRISTMAS BLOWOUT YARD SALE: all clothing (new with tags) $1.50 each; toys, gifts, tools, home and garden, jewelry, stocking stuffers, linens, curtains, personal items and more; all new, all marked down; under tents with heat; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 101 Kellogg Rd., Patrick Springs, take Rt. 58 to Massey Rd. to Kellogg Rd, follow signs. (1tp 10/29)
 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1
VERA BRADLEY BINGO: 20 games, 2 coveralls and one door prize ticket for $25; call (276) 957-5757 for information; concessions available, doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre, Spencer.
DANCE: old timey music featuring the Dry Hill Draggers; flatfoot and square dance music; 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., American Legion Post 105, American Legion Rd., Stuart.
KEN ADAMS MEMORIAL PATRICK COUNTY TOY RUN: to benefit the Patrick County Christmas Cheer Program; $10 entry fee, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, hot dogs available to all riders; open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles; supported by The Red Knights Virginia Chapter 11 MC, Ross-Harbour United Methodist Church, the Patrick County Christmas Cheer program and Fairystone Fire Department; for information call Cathy Adams at Cathy Adams (276) 930-1530 or Corky Hall at (276) 673-3000 or any Red Knights MC member; rain date: Nov. 15; registration starts at 11:30 a.m., leave at 1 p.m. from Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: eggs, bacon, sausage, fried apples, gravy, biscuits, coffee, juice, etc.; take-out available, donations benefit the church building fund; 7 to 10 a.m., Patrick Springs United Methodist Church, Providence Drive, Patrick Springs.
FALL FESTIVAL: food, games, bouncy house, pumpkin carving and much more; call the church at (276) 952-2150 for information; 2 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church; pastor: Shawn Carter.
TAPING OF A MUSIC VIDEO: "When we come together there is power," all Christians invited to sing and pray together for unity in the community; for information call Teresa K. Roberson at (276) 694-6231, sponsored by Patrick County Waterwheel Revival Ministry; wear something with red in it (not required); 6 p.m., Patrick County High School.
FALL SALE/CHICKEN SUPPER: for information call (276) 930-2121, meal from 4 to 6 p.m., sale at 6:30 p.m., New Hope Church of the Brethren, 2007 New Hope Rd., Stuart., off Elamsville Rd.
HALLOWEEN DANCE: for children in grades 5-7, costume contests, candy, music and fun; admission: $5 per child, pizza and drinks available for $1 each slice/drink; funds go to the PC Elite Travel Softball Team; 7 to 9 p.m., Rotary Building, Stuart.
 
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2
WALTER FOLEY FAMILY REUNION: bring covered dish and a drink; 1 p.m., Fairystone Fire Department.
 
SUNDAY-WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2-5
FALL REVIVAL: with Rev. Mike Hearp; special singing nightly, for information call Golden Epperson at (276) 251-5874, Leon Hooker at (336) 351-2744 or the pastor's office at (276) 251-5499; Sun. at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Mon.-Wed. at 7 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Holiness Church, 497 Hatcher's Chapel Rd., Claudville.
 
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3
ALZHEIMER'S MEETING: learn more about this disease, 7 p.m., Blue Ridge Therapy Connection activity room.
FLOYD QUILT GUILD MEETING: annual meeting, report from president on year's highlights, election of directors and officers, show and tell, work on mystery quilt with Cathy Maycock, presentation by Jean Vogler on piping techniques to enhance garments and quilts; for information call Judy Madigan at (540) 552-7104, 10 a.m., Jacksonville Center, 220 Parkway Lane, Floyd.
SHARING HOPE AFTER LOSS GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: for information call Gerald Melton at 930-2768, 7 p.m., Sycamore Baptist Church.
PATRICK COUNTY MINISTERS' ASSOCIATION MEETING: all ministers invited, for information call Alan Dean at 694-4775, 10;30 a.m., at the Landmark Center.
 
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6
RUSSELL CREEK COMMUNITY CRIME WATCH MEETING: guest speaker: Patrick County Clerk of Circuit Court Susan Gasperini, for information call Deputy Margie Stowe or Sheriff Dan Smith at 694-3161, 7 p.m., New Hope United Methodist Church.
 
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7
ALZHEIMER"S BINGO: $20 per card, three games per card, raffle giveaway, door prizes, concessions available, sponsored by Patrick County Alzheimer's Group LLC, doors open at 6 p.m., games starts at 7 p.m., John D. Hooker Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.
 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8
VETERANS' DAY PARADE: sponsored by the Patrick County Veterans' Memorial Honor Guard; businesses, organizations, churches and individuals invited to participate; entrants are asked to decorate their entry/float in a patriotic theme; no charge to participate; high school band to lead the parade; deadline entry is Nov. 1, call Clyde Thomas at 930-2117 for information; 2 p.m., Stuart.
XPERIENCE YOUTH RALLY: guest speaker: Christian Chapman, music by Blue Ridge Worship Band; performance by the Patrick County High School Praise and Worship Team; 6 p.m. until; Patrick County High School.
HOLIDAY BAZAAR: proceeds to benefit Relay for Life of Patrick County; interested vendors may call (276) 694-5273; variety of items available; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rotary Field, Stuart.
GOSPEL MUSIC AND FELLOWSHIP: music by The Joyful Noise and Jason Harris and Friends; free admission but an offering will be taken for Christmas Cheer in memory of Mary Beth Fields; refreshments, 6 p.m., Sycamore Baptist Church.
FALL DINNER/AUCTION: chicken or ham plates available, adult plate: $6, child's plate: $3, take-out available, call (276) 930-1661; auction of canned goods, quilts, crafts, cakes, pies and more; dinner from 4 to 6 p.m., auction at 6:30 p.m., Ross-Harbour United Methodist Church, 6260 Elamsville Rd., Stuart.
 
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9
MEADOWS OF DAN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT/VESTA RESCUE OPEN HOUSE: food, fellowship, door prizes and music by The Country Boys, 1 to 4 p.m., fire/rescue building next to Meadows of Dan Elementary School, Business 58.
 
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10
SURRY COUNTY GENEALOGY ASSOCIATION MEETING: members will help visitors do family research and look up information on Ancestry.com; free admission, for information call (336) 786-2545 or email EPDJ1@triadrr.com, 6 p.m., Carlos Surratt Research Room in the Surry Community College library, Dobson, N.C.
 
MONDAY-TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10-11
REVIVAL: with evangelist Shaun Draughn, 6 p.m., Minnie's Chapel Wesleyan Church.
 
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13
BOOK DISCUSSION: of You Can't Take it With You, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman; call (276) 957-5757 for information, 3:30 p.m., Spencer Penn Centre, Spencer
 
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14
LOCAL BUSINESS BINGO: sponsored by the Stuart Elementary PTO to help the SES Wildcats; prizes are donated by local businesses; tickets: $20 for 20 games, three cards per game; $25 value pack available, door prize tickets: four for $1; $5 kid packs for ages 12 and under; concessions available; doors open at 6 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m., John D. Hooker Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.
FALL FESTIVAL: sponsored by the PTO; bouncy equipment, cake walk, bingo, face painting, tattoos, duck pond, ball toss, hay ride, penny auction and more; admission: $3 for adults, $1 for students in pre-K through 12th grades; arm bands for kids are $15 for the first child and $10 per band for additional children; $25 bingo package includes 20 games, cover all ticket and two door prize tickets, assorted prizes available; free movie and snack for kids while parents play bingo; call 694-3396 for information; cafeteria and games open at 5 p.m., bingo at 7:30 p.m., Patrick Springs Primary School.
BILLY GRAHAM'S MY HOPE PROGRAM: celebrate Graham's birthday by listening to a new message from him; testimonies, refreshments; for information call the church at (276) 952-2150 or Pastor Shawn Carter at (336) 326-7741; 7 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
MUSIC NIGHT: featuring Snow Creek Old Tyme Band, Tenbrooks, and Gravel Road Bluegrass Band; admission: $4; call (276) 957-5757 for information; concessions available at 5 p.m., open mic at 5:30 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre, Spencer.
 
MONDAY-MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17-24
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOX COLLECTION: drop off boxes Nov. 17-21 from 6 to 8 p.m., Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 23 from 1 to 4 p.m., and Nov. 24 from 9 to 10 a.m., Stuart Baptist Church, 108 W. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.
 
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BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE
Thursday, October 30: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Blue Ridge Elementary School; 2:30 to 4 p.m., Trinity Christian School.
Monday, November 3: 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Meadows of Dan School; 2:05 to 2:45 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-5 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
Tuesday, November 4: 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., Woolwine Elementary School; 2-3:15 p.m., Intersection of Rt. 8 and Rt. 40 (Charity Hwy.); 3:30-4 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church; 4:25-5 p.m., Robert's Market, Rt. 57.
Wednesday, November 5: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ararat Fellowship Church; 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lee's Greenery, Doe Run Church Rd.; 12:45-1:30 p.m., Willis Gap Community Building; 1:45-2:15 p.m., Jeb Stuart Grocery; 3-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:30 p.m., across from Claudville Post Office; 4:35-5 p.m., Trinity Christian School.
Thursday, November 6: 10:30-10:45 a.m., Wildwood Acres--off St. Rd. 694; 11 a.m.-noon, Unity Mission Baptist Church; 12:30-1:30 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Elementary; 2-3 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 3:25-4:25 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church; 4:45-5:15 p.m., Midway area--Rt. 58.
Due to the bridge being closed on Archie's Creek, the bookmobile will not make a stop at the gas station near Blue Ridge Elementary School in November.