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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014
STUART, VA
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THURSDAY-SUNDAY, APRIL 10-13
REVIVAL: speakers: Thurs. and Sat., Rev. Dewayne Troutt; Fri. and Sun., James Houchins; music by the church's praise and worship team; call (276) 694-7614 for information; 7 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m. Sun., Mayo Mountain Church, 3977 Dry Pond Hwy., Stuart.
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 11
SPAGHETTI SUPPER: menu: spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drink; vegetarian sauce available (ask for it); adult plates: $7, child's plate (under 12): $3; eat in or take out; 50/50 raffle; proceeds go to help maintain the property; 4 to 7 p.m., Dobyns Community Center, 1195 Rye Cove Creek Rd., Stuart, one mile north of Dobyns Rd.
MUSIC NIGHT: with The Dominions, Southern Gentlemen, and Skyline Drive; admission: $4; concessions available at 5 p.m., open mic at 5:30 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre, Spencer.
 
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 11-12
PATRICK COUNTY WATERWHEEL REVIVAL: speaker: James Shough; music by Fri.: Barry and Laura Lea Hutchens, and Burgie Penn; Sat., Eric Sheppard, and Joe Cerino; 7 p.m., Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.
PIG COOKING CONTEST: music, food and fun, call (276) 957-5757 for information; start cooking at 9 p.m. Fri., food ready by 11 a.m. Sat., Spencer-Penn Centre.
 
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, APRIL 11-13
"REX'S EXES": play presented by Blue Ridge Arts and Theatre Society (BRATS), a Southern comedy; tickets: $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors over 60, group rate for of 10 or more, for information on the group price, call (276) 694-6988 or (276) 694-6469; proceeds go to fund scholarships; 7 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun., the Historic Star Theater, downtown Stuart.
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 12
BLACK POT CHICKEN DINNER: meal also includes two vegetables, dessert, rolls and drink; dine in or take out, $8 per plate; proceeds go to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, sponsored by the Patrick Springs Ruritan Relay for Life team, the Roaring Ruritans; 5 to 7 p.m., Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church Ministry Center.
HAMBURGER STEAK DINNER: includes fries, slaw, dessert and drink; 4 to 7 p.m., Moorefield Store Volunteer Fire Department.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: pancakes, country ham, gravy, sausage, bacon, eggs, baked apples, biscuits, coffee/orange juice; eat in or take out, call in orders to 930-2113; adult plates: $7, child's plate: $3.50; sponsored by the fire department and ladies' auxiliary; 6 to 10 a.m., Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department, 6687 Fairystone Park Hwy., Stuart.
EASTER EGG HUNT: sponsored by Stuart Baptist Church, call (276) 694-3440 for information; 2 p.m., at the home of Glenn and Lorna Puckett, 250 Morrison Lane, Stuart.
HISTORY PRESENTATION: on history of the mill; tours and demonstrations in the mill after program; for information call 952-2618; program lasts about an hour, 10 a.m., Crooked Rd. Cafe at Cockram's Mill, Rt. 58, Meadows of Dan.
EASTER EGG HUNT: sponsored by JEB Stuart Rescue Squad, food, games, prizes and fun; rain date: April 19 at 1 p.m., egg hunt ages are: two to four years; five to seven years, eight to 10 years, and senior citizens; 1 to 4 p.m., Patrick Springs Primary School, 75 Elementary Lane, Patrick Springs.
BLUEGRASS/GOSPEL SINGING: music by Jackie Hawkins and Friends, Hubert Lawson and the Bluegrass Country Boys, and The Fitzgerald Family; admission: $3, 50/50 raffle, concessions available, 6 p.m., Sandy Ridge Community Center, Sandy Ridge, N.C.
CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY: guest speaker: Chris Washburn, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Stuart Courthouse.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: fund-raiser for Caring Hearts Free Clinic, food prepared by God's Cooking Crew; biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, eggs and more; take out available; adult plate: $6, child's plate: $3; call (276) 694-4701 or (276) 732-6917 for information; 6:30 to 10:30 a.m., Rotary Field, Stuart.
 
SUNDAY, APRIL 13
EASTER MUSICAL CELEBRATION: "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross," community choir with over 50 members; 6 p.m., Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.
BANJO-RAMA: with Kinny Rorrer and The New North Carolina Ramblers, featuring the music of Charlie Poole and the history of his influence on music and other musicians; tickets: $12 for adults, $6 for students; call (276) 694-7181 for information or tickets; refreshments, dancing encouraged; 2:30 p.m., Reynolds Homestead.
END TIME WARNING SERIES: based on a book by Jonathan Cahn, The Harbinger; emphasis is on repentance and turning back to God; 6 p.m., Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church.
 
SUNDAY-WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13-16
SPRING REVIVAL: with Bishop Doyle Marley; special singing at each service; for information call Golden Epperson at (276) 251-5874, Leon Hooker at (336) 351-2744 or Charles Martin at (336) 786-2995; 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sun., 7 p.m. Mon.-Wed., Mt. View Pentecostal Holiness Church, 497 Hatchers Chapel Rd., Claudville.
 
MONDAY, APRIL 14
SURRY COUNTY GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MEETING: speaker: Claude Snow; topic: the Snow family from Surry County, N.C.; for information call (336) 831-6437 or email EPDJ1@triad.rr.com; 7 p.m., teaching auditorium, Surry Community College, Dobson, N.C.
 
MONDAY-FRIDAY, APRIL 14-18
COMMUNITY HOLY WEEK SERVICES: speakers: Mon., Rev. Robert Belcher, Stuart Baptist; Tue., Rev. Ken Terry, Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness; Wed., Rev. Dan Redman, Stuart Presbyterian; Thurs., Rev. Tom Shepherd, Stuart United Methodist; Fri., Rev. Sheila Thomas, Mount Zion Christian Church; lunch provided after service, call (276) 694-3440 for information; noon to 1 p.m., Stuart Baptist Church.
 
TUESDAY, APRIL 15
PATRICK COUNTY GENEALOGY SOCIETY MEETING: program: James Stuart Love and Mary Stuart Love Turner's "Growing Up in Patrick County in the 1930s and 1940s," for information call (276) 692-5920; 6:30 p.m., John D. Hooker Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.
PATRICK COUNTY PATRIOTS MEETING: bring a bag lunch, beverages provided, 6 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre, Spencer. (1tc 4/9)
 
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16
EASTER VIDEO PRESENTATION: presented by Jews for Jesus, topic: "Christ in the Passover: A Video Presentation," To the Jews for Jesus, believing in Jesus makes sense in light of the Jewish Bible and in light of their experiences as "believers." For those who argue that Christianity contradicts the meaning of Judaism, they have answers, which their representative will discuss after the presentation; free admission, call (276) 629-2662 or visit www.blackberrybaptist.org for more information; 6:30 p.m., Blackberry Baptist Church.
 
THURSDAY, APRIL 17
IN THE KNOW: program: "Starting Bee Keeping," with Edward Keaton of the Southwest Piedmont Bee Keepers Association, call (276) 957-5757 for information, 10 a.m., Spencer-Penn Centre.
MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE: communion, 7:30 p.m., Stuart Presbyterian Church, 309 Staples Ave., Stuart.
MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE: Passover meal, for information call Mark George at (336) 593-2752; 7 p.m., Bethel Presbyterian Church, Red Bank School Rd., Claudville.
 
THURSDAY-FRIDAY, APRIL 17-18
THE LAST SUPPER RE-ENACTMENT: celebrate Jesus' life, death and resurrection, call (276) 694-3340 for information; 7:30 p.m., Stuart Baptist Church.
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 18
GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: focus on suffering and death of Jesus, 7 p.m., Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church; pastor: Kenneth E. Terry.
TENEBRAE SERVICE: presented by the church choir; recreate the aspects of the Passion story, service traces the last week of the life of Jesus Christ; for information call 694-3322, 7:30 p.m., Stuart United Methodist Church.
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 19
DANCE: featuring the Dry Hill Draggers, flatfoot and square dance music; 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., American Legion Post 105, American Legion Rd. (Rt. 777), Stuart.
EASTER EGG HUNT: for information call (276) 957-7739, 1 p.m., New Life in Christ Church, 843 Stella Loop, Spencer.
EASTER STORY/EGG HUNT: 1 p.m., Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church.
MOUNTAIN TOP SUPPORT TEAM SUPPER: menu: barbecue plate with slaw, baked beans, roll, homemade dessert, and drink; adult plates: $7; child's plates: $4; 4:30 to 7 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Building.
BAKE SALE: sponsored by Critz Baptist Church; 8 a.m. until sold out, On the Run, corner of Rt. 58 and Rt. 8, Stuart.
 
SUNDAY, APRIL 20
SUNRISE SERVICE: for information call 694-3618, service at 7 a.m., breakfast to follow, Five Forks Wesleyan Church.
EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE: breakfast to follow the sunrise service, special singing at 11 a.m. service, no night service; 7 a.m., True Gospel Baptist Church, Rt. 8 south beside Patrick County High School.
EASTER SUNDAY SERVICE: 11 a.m., Stuart Presbyterian Church, 309 Staples Ave., Stuart.
SUNRISE SERVICE: for information call (276) 957-7739, 7 a.m., breakfast at 7:30 p.m., regular service at 9:30 a.m., New Life in Christ Church, 843 Stella Loop, Spencer.
SUNRISE SERVICE: 6:45 a.m., full breakfast to follow in the fellowship hall, worship service at 10:30 a.m., Mountain View United Methodist Church, Meadows of Dan.
EASTER SERVICE: breakfast served at 8:30 a.m., worship service at 10 a.m., children's Easter egg hunt at 11:15 a.m., Bouldin Memorial Presbyterian Church, 119 Bouldin Church Lane, five miles west of Stuart off Central Academy Rd. and Rt. 58.
SUNRISE SERVICE: call (276) 694-3440 for information, 7 a.m., hearty breakfast following service, morning worship service at 11 a.m., Stuart Baptist Church, 108 W. Blue Ridge St.
EASTER SON-RISE SERVICE: 7:30 a.m., breakfast to follow service, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 10:30 a.m.; no evening service; Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church.
EASTER EGG HUNT: rain or shine, 3 p.m., Ross-Harbour United Methodist Church, 6260 Elamsville Rd., Stuart.
SUNRISE SERVICE: for information call Mark George at (336) 593-2752; 7 a.m., followed by breakfast and Easter egg hunt; worship service at 10:30 a.m., Bethel Presbyterian Church, Red Bank School Rd., Claudville.
SONRISE SERVICE: 7 a.m., breakfast to follow in the fellowship hall; Woolwine United Methodist Church, Woolwine; pastor: Sandy Wright.
SUNRISE SERVICE: music by Swiftcreek, country breakfast; dress warm; love offering will be taken for the church building fund; for information call Clayton and Ella Sue Hylton at (276) 930-2037; 7 a.m., Faith Community Church, 3836 Iron Bridge Rd., three miles from Rt. 57W. near Fairy Stone State Park; pastor: Tim Hylton.
 
MONDAY, APRIL 21
WILLIS GAP COMMUNITY CRIME WATCH: for information call the Patrick County Sheriff's Office at 694-3161, 7 p.m., Willis Gap Community Center.
 
MONDAY-WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21-23
SPRING REVIVAL: speaker: Ricky Rogers; singers: Mon., Kelly and Ruth; Tue., One Accord; Wed., Larry Law; 7 p.m., Wayside Community Church, 3520 Wayside Rd., Stuart.
 
THURSDAY, APRIL 24
DOBYNS CRIME WATCH MEETING: guest speaker: Sandy Dawson with Citizens Against Family Violence; for information call Deputy Dan Gray or Sheriff Dan Smith at 694-3161, 7 p.m., Dobyns Community Center
FRIDAY, APRIL 25
PATRICK COUNTY WATERWHEEL REVIVAL: speaker: Rev. Dwayne Troutt; music by The House of Prayer Praise and Worship Trio; prophetic worship dance by Becky Harris; 7 p.m., New Beginning Church.
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 25-26
WOMEN'S CLUB YARD SALE: annual event sponsored by the Meadows of Dan Women's Club, inside setup spaces: $5 per table; for information or to reserve a table call (276) 952-6395 or (276) 952-2674; food will be available; Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Center.