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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
STUART, VA
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FRIDAY, MARCH 27
POTATO BAR FUND-RAISER: loaded baked potato with choice of toppings and soft drink for $5; eat in or take out, large orders delivered if desired; call (276) 692-8026 to place order; proceeds benefit local covered bridges; 11 a.m., Smith River Rescue Squad, Woolwine.
 
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, MARCH 27-29
WATERWHEEL REVIVAL: speakers: Fri., Rev. Mike McPeak; Sat., Dr. Marion Poythress; Sun., Rev. James Shough; music each night by House of Prayer Praise and Worship Ensemble and Fri., Senior Melodies; Sat., Almost There; Sun;, Gail Bennett and Bill Carter; 7 p.m. Fri., 6 p.m. Sat.-Sun., Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church, 260 Spring Rd., Patrick Springs.
 
SATURDAY, MARCH 28
SPRING/EASTER BAZAAR: vendors will sell spring and Easter items, along with baked goods and handmade crafts; 9 a.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church, 2511 JEB Stuart Hwy., Meadows of Dan.
PATRICK COUNTY MUSIC ASSOCIATION: music by Blue Ridge Music Makers Guild Band, Sunrise Shadow, 2 Guys and a Gal, Marshall Brothers and High Road, and The Mountain Park Old Time Band; bring chairs, food available, free admission, donations welcome; doors open at 4 p.m., music begins at 4:30 p.m., Rotary Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.
EASTER EGG HUNT: bouncy house, pictures with the Easter Bunny, hot dogs and cupcakes available; cake auction to benefit Meadows of Dan Baptist Church; sponsored by JEB Stuart Rescue Squad, rain date: April 1, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Blue Ridge Therapy Connection and The Landmark Center, Landmark Drive, Stuart.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE: all proceeds will go to the Bookmobile Fund; for information call 694-3352; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Patrick County Library.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: bacon, sausage, ham, biscuits, gravy, apples, eggs, hash browns, fruit, grits, jelly, coffee, juice; adult plate: $7; child's plate (12 and under): $4; fried apple pies, $1.50; 6 to 9:30 a.m., Rangeley Ruritan Building, Callaway Dr., Dillons Fork Rd., Rt. 609 W., Fieldale.
EASTER EGG HUNT: in case of inclement weather, it will be held Apr. 4; 2 p.m., Five Forks Wesleyan Church, Stuart.
BRUNSWICK STEW SALE: $6 per quart; to pre-order, call Tammy Durham at 692-8127 or Rhonda Gunter at 694-6809; fund-raiser by the youth group; pick up at the church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., New Beginnings Baptist Church, Patrick Springs.
EASTER EGG HUNT: sponsored by Stuart Baptist Church, rain
date: April 4, call (276) 694-3440 for information, 2 p.m., at the home of Glenn and Lorna Puckett, 250 Morrison Lane, Stuart.
BINGO: sponsored by the Meadows of Dan Women's Club, proceeds will be used to landscape around the building; doors open at 5 p.m., games begin at 6 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Building, 2858 JEB Stuart Hwy., Meadows of Dan.
 
SUNDAY, MARCH 29
YOUTH SUNDAY: guest speaker: Trent Jessup; for information call (276) 251-5874, 11 a.m., Mt. View Pentecostal Holiness Church, 497 Hatcher's Chapel Rd., Claudville.
EASTER FAMILY FUN: free hot dog lunch at 12:30 p.m., Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m., followed by games; Grace Baptist Church, 14087 JEB Stuart Hwy., Stuart.
SINGING: by Philip Adams, 6 p.m., Hills Grove Baptist Church, Claudville.
SPECIAL SINGING: featuring The Fitzgerald Family from Sandy Ridge, N.C., 5 p.m., Fairview Pentecostal Holiness Church, Salem Hwy. south of Stuart.
FIFTH SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE: music by The Southern Prophets, fellowship, 7 p.m., Peters Creek Baptist Church, Hwy. 8 south of Stuart at the Va./N.C. state line, pastor: Terry Ragsdale.
SONG SERVICE: 10:30 a.m., lunch served following the service, Old Dan River Primitive Baptist Church.
 
SUNDAY-MONDAY, MARCH 29-30
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT/COMPETITION: $1 per entry, entries accepted both days, judging Apr. 1 and entries will be on display through April; call (276) 957-5757 for rules and categories; 2 to 7 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre.
 
THURSDAY, APRIL 2
REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR WILDCAT ROCK & ROAR 5K/10K: fund-raiser to benefit Stuart Elementary School, race will be held April 25, registration fees: $15 for SES students who receive a t-shirt, $10 for no shirt; $20 for adults and non-students with the shirt; registration fee on race day: $25; water and refreshments provided on site for the race; call Stephanie Hale or Tammy Waldron at (276) 694-7139 or email stephanie.hale@patrick.k12.va.us for information; sign in/register at 8 a.m. on race day, race begins at 9 a.m. at the front entrance of Stuart Elementary School, 314 Staples Ave., Stuart.
HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE: 7:30 p.m., Mountain View United Methodist Church, Meadows of Dan.
WHARTON-STUART CAMP OF THE SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS MEETING: 7 p.m., Reynolds Homestead, Critz.
MAUNDY THURSDAY/COMMUNION SERVICE: 7:30 p.m., Stuart Presbyterian Church.
 
THURSDAY-FRIDAY, APRIL 2-3
"THE LAST SUPPER: A RE-ENACTMENT": free admission, call the church at (276) 694-3440 for information; 7:30 p.m., Stuart Baptist Church, 108 W. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 3
EASTER SERVICE: 7 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
BLOOD DRIVE: 1 to 6 p.m., Blackberry Baptist Church, 3241 Stone Dairy Rd., Bassett.
DINNER/MUSIC FUND-RAISER: to raise money for Mountain Valley Hospice, menu: ham, green beans, mashed potatoes, salads, desserts and drinks; adult plates: $6, children's plates: $3; gospel music by Vernon Harris and Debbie Bennett; call (276) 694-4701 or (276) 732-6917 for information; 5 to 7 p.m., Rotary Field, Stuart.
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 4
EASTER EGG HUNT/HOT DOG LUNCH: egg hunt for children up to age 12, bring a basket or bag; 11 a.m., Minnie's Chapel Wesleyan Church.
EASTER EGG HUNT: 2 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: eggs, bacon, sausage, fried apples, gravy, biscuits, coffee, juice, etc.; eat in or take out; donations benefit the church building fund; 7 to 10 a.m., Providence United Methodist Church, Providence Dr., Patrick Springs.
CAR WASH: fund-raiser for the Patrick County High School football program; sponsored by PCHS Athletic Booster Club, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Advance Auto Parts, Rt. 58, Stuart.
BAKE SALE: sponsored by the prayer circle of Critz Baptist Church, 8 a.m., On the Run, at the intersection of Bus. 58 and Rt. 8, Stuart.
FOOD AND WINE FEST: sponsored by the Town of Stuart; free admission; $10 wine tasting fee for wines from Mount Vale Vineyards, Stanborn Winery, Chateau Morrisette Winery, West Wind Farm, and the Homeplace Vineyard; food available including barbecue, cheese, hot dogs, hamburgers, gourmet water and buffalo beef samples; rain or shine; 3 to 7 p.m., music by Sharp 5 from 3 to 4 p.m. and by Slick Jr. and the Reactors from 5 to 7 p.m., performance by a dance troupe from La Nota House of Dance from 4:30 to 5 p.m., parking area adjacent to Divine Designs, Main St., Stuart.
 
SUNDAY, APRIL 5
EASTER SUNDAY SUNRISE SERVICE: for information call (276) 694-3340 or visit www.stuartbaptist.org, 7 a.m., breakfast following service, Stuart Baptist Church, 108 W. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.
EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE/COUNTRY BREAKFAST: dress warm, love offering will be taken with proceeds going to 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 Hwy. 57 W. near Fairy Stone State Park; pastor: Tim Hylton.
SUNRISE SERVICE: carry-in breakfast following the service, worship service at 9:30 a.m., 7 a.m., Five Forks Wesleyan Church.
SUNRISE SERVICE: breakfast will follow the 7 a.m. service, Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service with special singing at 11 a.m., no Sunday night service, True Gospel Baptist Church, Rt. 8 south beside Patrick County High School, pastor: J.R. Shelton.
SUNRISE SERVICE: followed by a full-course breakfast in the fellowship hall, 6:30 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m., Mountain View United Methodist Church, Meadows of Dan.
EASTER EVENTS: sunrise service at 7 a.m., breakfast at 8 a.m., worship service at 9 a.m., Easter egg hunt at 3 p.m., Ross-Harbour United Methodist Church, Elamsville Rd., Stuart.
EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE: 7 a.m., worship service at 11:15 a.m., Woolwine United Methodist Church, Rt. 8/Woolwine Hwy., Woolwine.
EASTER SUNDAY SERVICE/COMMUNION: 11 a.m., Stuart Presbyterian Church.
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 10
SPAGHETTI SUPPER: menu: spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, homemade desserts 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; all 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.
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 11
BENEFIT CONCERT: proceeds go to Meadows of Dan Baptist Church and Meadows of Dan Volunteer Fire Department; sponsored by the Meadows of Dan Elementary School Boosters Club; admission: $10 for adults, $5 for students 11-17 of age and free for those under 10; music by Mountain View Singers, The Southern Prophets, The Joyful Noise, Tony and Heather Mabe, and Sammy Shelor and Friends; parking at the school and Meadows of Dan Farm Service, shuttle buses available; for information call Mark and Heather Wood at (276) 952-6100 or Tammy Franklin at (276) 952-2356; home baked goods and concessions available; 5 to 9 p.m., Meadows of Dan Elementary School.
 
SUNDAY, APRIL 12
PCHS GOLF TOURNAMENT: sponsored by the Patrick County High School Athletic Booster Club; cost for a four-man team is $600; captain's choice event; call David Martin at (276) 694-2524 or text (276) 692-6167 with questions or to register, or team entries and questions can be sent to patrickcountycougarclub@gmail.com; team check-in at 11 a.m., lunch provided at noon, shotgun start at 1 p.m., Primland Resort.
 
MONDAY, APRIL 13
SURRY COUNTY GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION: speaker: Scott Wesson, who will demonstrate techniques used for platting early grants and deeds while sharing insights into the complexities and revelations associated with studying ancestral properties and how to draw a map of a deed; create a finished drawing by hand and not by using computer programs; for information call Esther Johnson, president, at (336) 831-6437 or email EPDJ1@triadrr.com, 7 p.m., Surry Community College teaching auditorium, Dobson, N.C.
 
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BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE
Wednesday, March 25: 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; 2:30-2:45 p.m., gas station across from Blue Ridge Elementary School; 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, March 26: 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. Thursday, April 2: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Blue Ridge Elementary School; 2:30 to 4 p.m., Trinity Christian School. Monday, April 6: 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, April 7: 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., Woolwine Elementary School; 2-3:15 p.m., Rose Window, intersection of Rt. 8 and Rt. 40 (Charity Hwy.); 3:30-4 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church; 4:25-5 p.m., Roberts' Market, Rt. 57. Wednesday, April 8: 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; 2:30-2:45 p.m., gas station across from Blue Ridge Elementary School; 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, April 9: 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.