Wednesday, Nov. 30
The Patrick County Economic Development Authority (EDA) will meet at 7 p.m. in the second-floor board room of the Patrick County Administration Building.
Thursday, Dec. 8
The Patrick County School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Patrick County School Board Office.
Wednesday, Dec. 21
The Stuart Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the third-floor court room of the Patrick County Administration Building.
Saturday, Nov. 26
Small Business Saturday will be held throughout Patrick County to encourage people to shop locally in Patrick County.
Meadows of Dan Christmas Parade, 3 p.m. in Meadows of Dan.
Holiday Market at Fairy Stone State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 2
The Woolwine Mobile Food Unit will be at the Woolwine Volunteer Fire Department from 3-5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3
Patrick County Christmas Parade, 2 p.m. in Stuart.
Stuart United Methodist Church will hold its annual Christmas Bazar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a large Christmas room, baked goods, homemade soups and chilis, a book room, and handmade crafts. All proceeds go back into the community.
The annual Stuart Farmers’ Market’s Mistletoe Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the market.
Bull Mountain Arts will host a Holiday Pop-Up Market in conjunction with the Mistletoe Market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce. Bull Mountain artists’ creative wares include paintings, jewelry, glass art, and more.
Saturday, Dec. 10
The PCMA’s Banjorama featuring Sammy Shelor, 5:30 p.m. at the Rotary Building in Stuart.
Monday, Dec. 5 – Saturday, Dec. 10
Bull Mountain Arts will host a Holiday Pop-Up Market in conjunction with the Mistletoe Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce. Bull Mountain artists’ creative wares include paintings, jewelry, glass art, and more.
Saturday, Dec. 11
Reynolds Homestead Victorian Christmas, 1 to 4 p.m. in Critz.
Saturday, Dec. 10 – Sunday, Dec. 18
DeHart Park will hold its Festival of Lights from 6-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, and from 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The cost is $10 per car, and visitors are invited to vote for their favorite display.
Sunday, Dec. 11
Mtn. View Church of God of Prophecy will hold a Christmas Celebration with Eddie & Sherry Richards’ Christmas Tour starting at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call Debbie Warren at (276) 692-4855.
Friday, Dec. 16
The Woolwine Mobile Food Unit will be at the Fairy Stone Volunteer Fire Department from 3-5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 17
The second annual Christmas Spectacular will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 264 Woodland Drive in Stuart. Local vendors will be onsite selling their wares, and Santa Claus will be present from 12-1 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 (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’ Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email email@example.com.
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 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 canceled. Everyone is invited to attend the new group, which offers an opportunity to fellowship, and bring a project to work on or learn a new craft.
The Briarpatch Amateur Radio Club serves amateur radio operators in southwest Virginia and northwest North Carolina. They invite all amateur radio operators and those interested to an on-air weekly net held each Tuesday night at 8 p.m. with a frequency of 147.090 + with 103.5 tone. Additional information can be found at www.http://vaemcommdb.org/BARC/, and the BARC Facebook page.
The Patrick County Branch’s Library Bookmobile will be at the locations, dates, and times listed below:
Monday, Nov. 28
Truist Bank of Meadows of Dan, 9:30 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, Nov. 29
Woolwine School, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Woolwine – Appletree Development Center, 1:45 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, Nov. 30
Ararat Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Trinity Christian School, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 8
Blue Ridge Elementary School, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Trinity Christian School, 1:45 to 2:45 p.m.
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