Friday, Sept. 23
The Woolwine Food Truck will be at the Fairystone Fire Department from 3-5 p.m.
A spaghetti supper will be from 4-7 p.m. at the Dobyns Community Center. For more information, call 276-694-3491.
Saturday, Sept. 24
The Spencer-Penn Centre will hold a canning event at 9 a.m. for folks that have some experience with canning. All supplies are provided. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members.
The Stuart High School Class Reunion will be held at the Patrick Springs Holiness Church. All classes of SHS are invited to attend, including anyone who attended elementary or high school at Stuart, along with spouses. Doors will open at 2 p.m. with appetizers, and a covered dish dinner will be held around 4 p.m. Masks are not required but may be worn if desired.
Sunday, Sept. 25
The Spencer-Penn Centre will hold a Barn Quilt Class from 1-5 p.m. All supplies will be provided, and the pricing is based on size. The registration deadline is Monday, Sept. 16. Contact the Centre for more details and to register.
Sunday, Sept. 25 – Wednesday, Sept. 28
New Hope Church will hold a revival night at 7 p.m. Marvin Wade will be speaking, and there will be special music each night.
The Smith River Church of the Brethren will have a revival at 7 p.m. each night. Speakers are the Rev. Mike Varner and the Rev. Millard Bryant. A special singing will be held each night, with groups that include The Revelators, Eric Sheppard, Junior and Ramona Cassady and Smith River Choir. All are invited.
Wednesday, Sept. 28
The Patrick County Economic Development Authority (EDA) will meet at 7 p.m. in the Patrick County Administration Office’s third-floor court room.
Friday, Sept. 30
The Stuart Farmers’ Market will hold a monthly Master Gardeners Program. The market will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. with locally grown fruits and vegetables, meats, baked items, eggs, crafts, and more.
Saturday, Oct. 1
The Woolwine UMW will have a yard sale beginning at 7 p.m. in the church social hall. Join for a day of apple butter making and shopping.
Wednesday, Oct. 5
The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce and the Reynolds Homestead will hold ‘Breakfast with your Community Leaders’ at the Hooker Building, 420 Woodland Drive, Stuart. The roundtable event will include brief updates from state and local community leaders on the projects happening in the county. The event will start at 8:30 a.m., and registration is required. To register, visit the chamber’s website at www.patrickchamber.com, or call (276) 694-6012.
Friday, Oct. 7
The Woolwine United Methodist Church food truck will be at the Woolwine Volunteer Fire Department from 3-5 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9
The Reynolds Homestead will hold a Tea & Tours for prospective volunteers at 2:30 p.m. at the Homestead.
Wednesday, Oct. 12
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.
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 hosts 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.
The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, visit Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub, email AraratRuritanClub@gmial.com or call 276-229-6493.
The Patrick County Quilters holds Sit-N-Sew on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Rock Spring Art Show will be open at the Reynolds Homestead through Oct. 29. The exhibit is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sundays from 1-4 p.m.
The Stuart Elementary School Running Club will hit the pavements along the sidewalks in town on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
The Patrick County Parks and Recreation Office is accepting girls’ basketball registrations for grades 4-7. Call the recreation office at (276) 694-3917 to register. The deadline for registration is Friday, Oct. 7.
The Patrick County Branch’s Library Bookmobile will be at the locations, dates, and times listed below:
Mondays: Sept. 26
Stuart Elementary School, 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesdays: Sept. 27
Patrick Springs Primary School, 9:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 21
Ararat Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Trinity Christian School, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Thursdays: Sept. 29
Blue Ridge Elementary School, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Trinity Christian School, 1:45 to 2:45 p.m.
For questions or comments, email email@example.com.