<strong><img class="size-medium wp-image-57223 aligncenter" src="https:\/\/theenterprise.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/23\/2021\/10\/Calendar-300x225.png" alt="" width="300" height="225" \/>Wednesday, Oct. 13<\/strong>\r\n\r\nThe Patrick County Food Bank will hold a distribution from 8:30 to 11 a.m. in Ararat and from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Meadows of Dan.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n<strong>Friday, Oct. 15<\/strong>\r\n\r\nWhile the Woolwine Elementary School cash bingo, crafts, and vendors will be rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances, the chicken sandwich meal is still on. The chicken sandwich meal, consisting of a chicken sandwich, chips, and drink, can be purchased for $5, or 5 meals for $20. Meals can be picked up through the car rider line in front of the school from 4 to 7 p.m. At 7:15 p.m., a drawing for door prizes will be live on Facebook. For more information, call the school at (276) 930-2811.\r\n\r\n<strong>\u00a0<\/strong>\r\n\r\n<strong>Saturday Oct. 16 & Oct. 23<\/strong>\r\n\r\nPatrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold an Introduction to Photography class by certified photographer Rick Dawson. The class will be held at the P&HCC Patrick County site from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost of the class is $60, and pre-registration is required by calling (276) 656-5461, or visit ph.augusoft.net.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n<strong>Saturday, Oct. 16<\/strong>\r\n\r\nThe Ararat Ruritan Club will hold a Jackpot Bingo at 6 p.m. The event costs $20 for 20 games. Each game pays out $50 with coverall payout at $150 if not won in 51 draws. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe Apple Dumpling Festival 5K will be held at 8 a.m. in Downtown Stuart. The 5k race is run along the Mayo River Rail Trail prior to the town\u2019s Apple Dumpling Festival. Pre-registered runners receive a guaranteed t-shirt size. All runners will receive a finishing medal, marked course, and a chance for awards. Proceeds benefit the Dan River Basin Association\u2019s (DRBA) trail development in Patrick County. For more information and to register, go to www.patrickchamber.com, or call the office at 276-694-6012.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe Fariystone Volunteer Fire Department will hold a country breakfast from 6:30 to 10 a.m. at the Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department. Dine in prices are $8 for an adult plate and $4 for a child plate. All to go plates are $8 each. To call in an order, call 276-930-2113.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nA Bassett Highway 57 Cruise-in will be held in Downtown Bassett from 3 to 7 p.m. for the season ending \u201cRace Night.\u201d Come out to see classic cars and enjoy great food along the beautiful Smith River.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n<strong>Tuesday, Oct. 19<\/strong>\r\n\r\nThe Critz\/Patrick Springs Community Crime Watch meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Critz Baptist Church. Guest speaker Sheriff Dan Smith will discuss operations and changes in the past year. Call Deputy Mike Harris or Smith at (276) 694-3161 with questions.\r\n\r\nThe Patrick County Planning Commission\u00a0 will hold a work-session\/business meeting on Tuesday, October 19th at the (Stuart) Patrick Henry Community Collage starting at 1 p.m, till 5 p.m.\r\n\r\n<strong>\u00a0<\/strong>\r\n\r\n<strong>Friday, Oct. 22<\/strong>\r\n\r\nThe Woolwine Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Fairystone Fire Department from 3 to 5 p.m.\r\n\r\nThe Dobyns Community Club will hold a spaghetti supper from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dobyns Community Club. For more information, contact Mildred Clement at 276-694-3491.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n<strong>Saturday, Oct. 23<\/strong>\r\n\r\nThe Ararat Ruritan Club will hold a BBQ\/Cruise-in. Each plate costs $10 and includes BBQ, potatoes, slaw, roll, homemade dessert, and drink. Eat in or take out. The cruise-in will feature a people\u2019 choice award. All cruisers are welcome to attend.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n<strong>Sunday, Oct. 24<\/strong>\r\n\r\nThe Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church will fold a Trunk-or-Treat event from 5 to 7 p.m. It is completely free, and all kids are welcome.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n<strong>Wednesday, Nov. 10<\/strong>\r\n\r\nThe Patrick County Food Bank will hold a distribution from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Stuart and Ararat and from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Stuart and Meadows of Dan.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe Reynolds Homestead will host its annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair in person from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Engagement Center in Critz. Vendors are welcome to apply online at https:\/\/bit.ly\/ReynoldsCraftFair.com, and physical application forms are also available at the Creative Arts Center (Patrick County Chamber of Commerce) or at the Reynolds Homestead. Booth space is $25 and vendors with handcraft items, original artwork, baked goods, etc. are encouraged to be a part of the festival. For more information, contact Teri Leviner at 276-694-7181 x 22.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n<strong>Wednesday, Dec. 15<\/strong>\r\n\r\nThe Patrick County Food Bank will hold a distribution from 8:30 to 11 a.m. in Stuart and Ararat and from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Stuart and Meadows of Dan.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n<strong>Ongoing<\/strong>\r\n\r\nThe Stuart Farmers\u2019 Market is open every Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. through November. For up-to-date availability and produce, visit Facebook.com\/StuartFarmersMarket.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe Coffee Break Caf\u00e9 hosts live music on Tuesdays from 9 to 11 a.m. Bring an instrument and join or come to listen.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nStory Time with Ms. Gayle at the Patrick County Library is held Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy books, songs, finger plays, and more. For more information, call the Patrick County Library at (276) 694-3352.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nRoss Harbour United Methodist Church will be collecting pennies and loose change to help The Lord\u2019s Acre purchase the Penny House. Come to the parking lot Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m. or Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will come to your car.\r\n\r\n<strong>\u00a0<\/strong>\r\n\r\n<strong>Bookmobile Schedule<\/strong>\r\n\r\nThe Patrick County Branch's Library Bookmobile offers trunk-side service only until further notice at the locations, dates, and times listed below:\r\n\r\n<strong>Monday, Oct. 18:<\/strong>\r\n\r\nStuart Elementary School, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.\r\n\r\n<strong>Tuesday, Oct. 19:<\/strong>\r\n\r\nPatrick Springs Primary School, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.\r\n\r\nWildwood Acres \u2013 Off 694, 2 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.\r\n\r\n<strong>Wednesday, Oct. 13:<\/strong>\r\n\r\nArarat Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.\r\n\r\nTrinity Christian School, 1:30 to 3 p.m.\r\n\r\n<strong>Thursday, Oct. 21:<\/strong>\r\n\r\nBlue Ridge Elementary School, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.\r\n\r\nTrinity Christina School, 1:45 to 2:45 p.m.\r\n\r\nFor questions or comments, call Tammy at (276) 694-3352 Ext. 1 or Ext. 2, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.