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.
The Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) Fab Lab in Stuart will hold a DIY Stickers class from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $15 per person. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net or calling (276) 656-5461.
Tuesday, Oct. 4
A coffee, fellowship, and community information session will occur at Stuart United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. with Patrick County Economic Development Director Sean Adkins.
Wednesday, Oct. 5
The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce and the Reynolds Homestead will hold a Breakfast with your Community Leaders event at the Hooker Building at 420 Woodland Drive in 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.
Volunteers are needed for the Woolwine October Festival Community Apple Peeling form 8 a.m. to noon. Lunch will be provided.
Thursday, Oct. 6
Volunteers for the Woolwine October Festival are needed at 4 a.m. to start making apple butter, and at 8:30 a.m. for fried apple pie making in the cottage. Lunch will be provided.
Friday, Oct. 7
The Woolwine United Methodist Church Food Truck will be at the Woolwine Volunteer Fire Department from 3-5 p.m.
Volunteers for the Woolwine October Festival are needed for making apple butter.
Saturday, Oct. 8
Patrick County’s 50th annual Lord’s Acre Sale will be held at Rotary Field with doors opening at 7 p.m. Food, baked goods, crafts, and homemade treasures will be available. There will be an auction beginning at 11 a.m. featuring “baskets of goodies” and handmade craft items from each church.
The annual Woolwine October Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woolwine Volunteer Fire Department grounds. There is free admission. Music will be provided by Friday Night Band, Jordan T Morrison & The Foothill Boys, and Twin Creeks String Band (formerly Dry Hill Draggers). There will be dancing, music, apple butter, crafts, and more. Craft vendors are welcome at no charge, and those interested may call (276) 229-8241 for more information.
The Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) Fab Lab in the Dalton Idea Center will hold a DIY Stickers class from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $15 per person. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net or calling (276) 656-5461.
Yard sale to benefit Salem United Methodist Church, from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All proceeds go to the church.
Sunday, Oct. 9
The Reynolds Homestead will hold a Tea & Tours for prospective volunteers at 2:30 p.m. at the Homestead.
The Thanksgiving service for Lord’s Acre will be held at 7 p.m. at Ross Harbour United Methodist Church. Pennies for the Penny House will be collected at this service.
Tuesday, Oct. 11 – Tuesday, Nov. 1
The Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) Fab Lab in Stuart and the Dalton Idea Center will hold an Introduction to 3D printing class from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The cost is $104 per person. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net or calling (276) 656-5461.
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.
Saturday, Oct. 22
A benefit singing will be held at Sycamore Baptist Church from 6-8p.m. A love offering will be taken with all proceeds to go to help the Kentucky flood victims. Several groups and singers who all attend Sycamore will provide the music. Light refreshments will follow.
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 (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, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmial.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
The Patrick County Quilters will hold a Sit-N-Sew every Saturday 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 Sept. 12 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 for grades 4-7 registrations for the 2022-2023 school year. Call the recreation office at (276) 694-3917 to register children. 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:
Monday, Oct. 3
Truist Bank of Meadows of Dan, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Meadows of Dan School, 10:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Meadows of Dan Community Center, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 4
Woolwine School, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Woolwine – Appletree Development Center, 1:45 p.m. 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, Oct. 5
Ararat Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Trinity Christian School, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 6
Circle K on 58, 10 to 11 a.m.
Hardin Reynolds Memorial School, 11:25 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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