Sunday-Friday, July 11-July 16
Fort Trail Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School for Class 2 years to 5 years from 6:15 p.m. to 8 p.m., Completed Grades K-5 from 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., and adults at 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday, July 13-July 16
Stuart Baptist Church will hold a Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Pre-k through 12 grade kids are invited.
Thursday, July 15
The Patrick County Public Service Authority will hold its Organizational Meeting in the second floor conference room of the Patrick County Veterans Memorial Building at 6 p.m.
The Patrick County School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Patrick County High School Auditorium.
Saturday, July 17
The 46th annual Elgin Reunion will be held at Fairy Stone Fire Station from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. The potluck lunch will start at 12 p.m.
The Red Bank Ruritan Club will sponsor the 38th annual Kibler Valley River Run. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and costs $25 per person. Camping costs $20 per night. For more information contact 276-694-7190 or 276-251-7112.
Monday, July 19
The Patrick Henry Community College Board Facilities Committee will meet jointly at 11:30 a.m. in the Conference Room #145 in the Frith Economic Development Center. This is a public meeting, but the committee will not receive public comments.
The Patrick Henry Community College Board Facilities Committee will meet via Zoom at 12 p.m. This is a public meeting, but the committee will not receive public comment.
Monday-Friday, July 19-23
Peters Creek Baptist Church will hold a Vacation Bible School “Destination Dig” from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each evening.
Tuesday, July 20
The Patrick County Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. in the second floor conference room of the Patrick County Veteran’s Memorial Building.
Tuesday-Friday, July 20-July 23
Grace Baptist Church will hold a Vacation Bible School: Mystery Island from 5:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for ages 4-13. There will be Bible lessons, crafts, snacks, songs, games, and a comedy show every day. Pre-register online at hisgraceforyou.org, or register in person your first night.
Wednesday, July 21
The Stuart Town Council will meet at the Town Office at 7 p.m.
Patrick County Chamber of Commerce will hold a lunch and learn about Canva, a free graphic design platform, at 12 p.m. The workshop is free, but registration is required. To access the registration form, visit www.patrickchamber.com or go to Facebook.com/PatrickCountyChamberofCommerce and register there.
Saturday, July 24
Grace Baptist Church will hold a Community Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for all ages. There will be music, a comedy show, games and prizes, inflatable fun, a dunking booth, crafts, balloons, hotdogs, popcorn, sno-cones, and more.
The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold a Jackpot Bingo with doors opening at 4:30 p.m. and games starting at 6 p.m. There will be door prizes, food, fun, and fellowship. A regular game-set costs $20 and $10 for an additional game set. There is a $600 jackpot if you cover in 49 calls or less. Regular coverall payout is $150 and regular game payout is $50 per game.
Friday, July 30
The Stuart Farmer’s Market will host the Patrick County Master Gardeners during the scheduled market hours.
Saturday, July 31
The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold a Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 276-229-6931, 276-229-6493 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sunday-Wednesday, Aug.1-Aug. 4
The Middle Cross Missionary Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for children ages 5 to 15.
Friday, August 6
The Vesta Community Center will hold a Quarter Auction with doors opening at 5 p.m. and games starting at 6 p.m. $5 includes 2 paddles and 1 door prize ticket. Bring travel size toiletries to donate and get an extra door prize ticket. The event will benefit the Roanoke Ronald McDonald House Charities. Contact Katlyn Boyd at 952-8152 or Connie N. Nester at 952-8885 for more information.
Saturday, August 7
Primland, Auberge Resorts Collection will hold a Blue Ridge Wilderness & Survival Hike Experience from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The Stuart Farmer’s Market is open every Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. For up-to-date availability and produce, visit Facebook.com/StuartFarmersMarket.
The Coffee Break Café will have live music every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. You can bring an instrument and join in, or just come and listen.
Tai Chi classes will start at the Stuart Farmer’s Market Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. through Aug. 17. For more information call Keith at 540-493-2683.
The Patrick County Recreation Department is taking registration for youth soccer from now through July 30. Only elementary students ages 3-14 are eligible. Call the department at 276-694-3917 to sign-up.
The Patrick County Branch’s Library Bookmobile offers trunk-side service only until further notice at the locations, dates, and times listed below:
Monday, July 19:
BB&T Bank of Meadows of Dan, noon to 1 p.m.
Meadows of Dan Community Center, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, July 20:
Appletree Development Center, noon to 12:30 p.m.
Rose Window 40 Charity, 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Charity- Charity Primitive Baptist Church, 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Robert’s Market/57, 2:35 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
Wednesday, July 21:
Ararat Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Trinity Christian School, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday, July 22:
Wildwood Acres (off Virginia 694), 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Circle K, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Hardin Reynolds Road (Ramey’s), 12:35 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Patrick Henry Volunteer Fire Station, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Salem United Methodist Church, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
For questions or comments, call Tammy at (276) 694-3352 Ext. 1 or Ext. 2, or via email at email@example.com.