Wednesday, June 1
The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce will hold a free Lunch & Learn at 12 p.m. Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc_E4CKw8Atwxr_kQ-5eQgS60DRqgwQgAW9ZbG1ia-Sjq6GXg/viewform.
Thursday, June 2
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a professional development class from 9-11 a.m. virtually or in-person. The cost of the course is $49, or $10 off if registered for by May 19. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net or calling 276-656-5461.
Friday, June 3
Stuart Farmers’ Market will be open Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Locally grown fresh vegetables, eggs, baked items, cheese, meats, honey and crafts will be available for purchase. Our tool and knife sharpener will be on site.
The Woolwine United Methodist Church Mobile food truck will be at the Woolwine Fire Department from 3-5 p.m.
Saturday, June 4
The Meadows of Dan Women’s Club will hold a bingo night at the Meadows of Dan Community Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. Food will be available for purchase.
Small Business Saturday Craft & Vendor Fair will be held at 264 Woodland Drive in Stuart from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a $1 entrance fee and over 20 vendors with crafts, jewelries, fine arts, and more. For more information call 276-229-5569.
Monday, June 6-Thursday, June 9
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a Fab Lab Innovation Camp each day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the P&HCC Dalton IDEA Center. The camp is limited to nine rising 6th-9th grade students and costs $59. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net or calling 276-656-5461.
Friday, June 10
Stuart Farmers’ Market; open Friday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Locally grown fresh vegetables, eggs, baked items, meats, honey and crafts. Patrick County Extension will on site to test your pressure canner gauge. Learn more & stay up to date with us on Facebook.
Wednesday, June 15
The Patrick County Community Food Bank will hold a food distribution day at the Stuart site from 8:30-11 a.m. and from 5-6:30 p.m. There will be a morning distribution in Ararat from 8:30-11 a.m., and an evening distribution in Meadows of Dan from 5-6:30 p.m.
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold an ink creations workshop from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The cost of the event is $15. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net or calling 276-656-5461.
Friday, June 17
Stuart Farmers’ Market; open Friday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Locally grown fresh vegetables, eggs, baked items, meats, honey and crafts. Come shop from our vendors of the Rise and Shine kid’s market. Learn more & stay up to date with us on Facebook.
The Woolwine United Methodist Church Mobile food truck will be at Howell’s Furniture from 3-5 p.m.
Tuesday, June-21-Friday, June 24
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a Minecraft Makers Camp each day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the P&HCC Dalton IDEA Center. The camp is limited to nine rising 6th-9th grade students and costs $59. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net or calling 276-656-5461.
Saturday, June 25
The Ararat Ruritan Club will host a barn quilt painting class from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. which will be led by Lisa Martin with The Wormy Chestnut. The class is scheduled for Saturday, June 25. Pre-Register via email by 06/20/2022 to firstname.lastname@example.org, to ensure your template will be designed and ready for painting. The cost is $30 and includes all supplies needed to complete the barn quilt. The club building is located at 4711 Ararat Highway in Ararat, VA.
A Homeschool curriculum sale, sponsored by the Patrick County Home Educators, will be held at the Hooker Building at Rotary Field in Stuart from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone who would like to set up a table to sell their curriculum must register to do so by June 18. The cost of a table is $10 and set up will begin at 9 a.m. Seller will supply their own tables and supplies and must clean up their area when done. Contact Jennifer at email@example.com or call 276-229-9163.
Sunday, June 26
The Mtn. View Church of God of Prophecy, 436 Mtn. View Church Road, Patrick Springs, will hold a Homecoming Celebration beginning at 10:30 a.m. with special guests The Richards, a fulltime ministry in song and evangelism. Lunch will follow.
Monday Market at Fairy Stone State Park, 967 Fairystone Lake Dr., Stuart, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Mondays from June 13 to Sept. 5. Fresh produce, baked goods, food vendor, local crafts and more at Picnic Shelters 3 and 4. Shoppers attending the markets are not required to pay parking fees. Vendors accept cash only as credit card machines do not work in that area. For more information, call (276) 930-2424.
The Patrick County Parks & Recreation Office is accepting soccer registration for the 2022-2023 school year. Students who are 3-14 years of age (7th grade or under) are eligible to participate. Those interested may call the office at 276-694-3917. The deadline for registration is July 30.
The Coffee Break Café hosts live music on Tuesdays from 9 to 11 a.m. Bring an instrument, or just come and listen.
The Patrick County Library will hold story time with Ms. Sam at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, with books, songs, finger plays, and more. For more information, call the library at (276) 694-3352.
The Patrick County Library will hold the LEGO Club with Ms. Sam on Mondays from 4:30-5:30 p.m. This program is mainly intended for school age children. For more information, call the library at (276) 694-3352.
Stuart United Methodist Church will offer The Circle of Hands from 1:30-3:30 p.m. the first and third Sunday of every month. If it is a holiday weekend, the meeting will be cancelled. Men and women are invited to attend the new group, which offers an opportunity to fellowship, and bring a project to work on or lean a new craft.
The Farm Market Fresh for Seniors is available through the Southern Area Agency on Aging (SAAA). Eligible seniors may receive $45 worth of coupons that can be used to purchase locally-grown fresh fruits, vegetables, and cut herbs at participating Farmer’s Markets. SAAA will take applications over the phone as supplies last on a first come, first serve basis. Individuals and couples wishing to apply for coupons must contact SAAA at 276-632-6442 or toll-free at 1-800-468-4571.
The Patrick County Branch’s Library Bookmobile will be at the locations, dates, and times listed below:
Monday, June 6:
Truist Bank of Meadows of Dan, 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Meadows of Dan Community Center, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, June 7:
Woolwine – Appletree Development Center, 1:30 to 2 p.m.
Woolwine – Rose Window 40 Charity, 2:15 to 2:45 p.m.
Charity- Charity Primitive Baptist Church, 3 to 3:45 p.m.
Wednesday, June 8:
Ararat Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Trinity Christian School, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Thursday, June 9:
Circle K on 58, 10:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Patrick Henry Volunteer Fire Station, 2 to 3 p.m.
Salem United Methodist Church, 3:15 to 3:45 p.m.
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