Community Calendar

Thursday, September 19

STEP: is holding a board meeting at The Franklin Center, 50 Claiborne Avenue, Rocky Mount, at 3 p.m.


Friday, September 20                              

Stuart Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon. Extension with pressure canner gauge checks; FARM TEAM. Locally grown items, meats, and much more.

HJDB Event Center: will host the Bassett Jamboree. Musicians are invited to an open ‘Jam Session’ from 6 to 7 p.m. Featured band is Jus’ Cauz, performing from 7 to 9 p.m. Concessions available, dancers welcome. Admission is $5.


Saturday, September 21

Bassett Highway 57 Cruise-In: will be held at 3525 Fairystone Park Highway, Bassett, in the Bassett Furniture parking lot from 4 to 8 p.m. Food and craft vendors on-premises and a raffle for the Bassett Vol. Fire Department.

Francisco Farm-Fest: is a country fair celebrating North Carolina’s agricultural heritage, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tractor parade, homegrown produce, music, and food. 7165 NC 89 W, Westfield, N.C. 27053

Fairystone Vol. Fire Department: is hosting a country breakfast 6:30 to 10 a.m., Pancakes, gravy, ham, baked apples, sausage, biscuits, coffee and more. 6687 Fairystone Park Highway, Route 57 W, Stuart.

Mountain Top Fire/ Rescue Support Team: Fish fry. Fried flounder, baked potato, slaw, hush puppies, homemade dessert, drink- adult $8, child $5. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Meadows of Dan Community Center.

Craft and Collectable Fair- Spencer-Penn Centre: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lots of unique items. 475 Spencer-Penn Road, Spencer.

Mountain View Church of God of Prophecy: revival with evangelist Shirley Quesenberry. 7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday.


Sunday, September 22

Handy Reunion: Patrick Springs Volunteer Fire Department 10:30 a.m., covered dish lunch begins at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish to share, family pictures, musical instruments, and a donation to help cover the cost of building rental and materials.

Woolwine United Methodist Church: Homecoming event, music at 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. followed by church service and lunch. All are welcome.

Fain Reunion: Lunch will be a 1 p.m. at the Dobyn’s Community Center.


Tuesday, September 24

Stuart Farmers Market: 3 to 6 p.m. Locally grown produce and goods available, Downtown Stuart.


Thursday, September 26

Revival: Little Mountain Church House, Conner Grove Rd., Willis, Sept. 26 to 28; 7:30 p.m. each evening; Speaker: Randy Rippey; Special singing each evening by Joyce Greene and family; Jennifer and Richard Frazier and family. For more information, call (276 )952-5475.


Friday, September 27

Stuart Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon. Master Gardeners will be on-site to answer gardening inquiries, homegrown produce, and goods will also be available.

Saturday, September 28

Concord United Methodist Church: Free community hotdog supper at 5 p.m. Located at 1497 Concord Church Road, Stuart.

Weave-In -basket weaving class- Spencer-Penn Centre: $20 registration fee, includes a light breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Pre-registration required. Register by calling (276) 957-5757.

Patrick Henry Vol. Fire Department: spaghetti dinner 4 to 7 p.m. Menu: spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert, and drink. Located at 3125 County Line Rd. Eat-in or take-out. Call (276) 692-7677 for more information.


Sunday, September 29 

Dan River Baptist Church Revival: Sept. 29-30th 7 p.m. Brother Ricky Rogers will be preaching. Music by Tara Hall Hallandsworth on Sunday night and Linville and Sadie Goad on Monday night. All are welcome. For more information, call (276) 694-6653.

Vipperman Reunion: Will be at the Vesta Community Building at 1 p.m. Call (276) 952-2807 for more information.


Alzheimer’s Support Group: at The Landmark Canter, 4th Tuesday of every month. Noon to 1 p.m.


LEGO CLUB: Build and have fun together from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Patrick County Library. Call (276) 694-3352 for more information.


LIVE MUSIC: Live music featured at the Coffee Break every Tuesday from 8:30 to 11 a.m.


VISION – 12 STEPS TO A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY: Meet every Thursday night, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Harvest Worship Center’s Fellowship Hall, 21225 Jeb Stuart Highway, Stuart. For more information, call (276) 229-9392.


OPEN JAM: An open jam will be held every Friday from 7 to 10 p.m., music, food, family-friendly. Willis Gap Community Center, 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat.


MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS: Every first Thursday each month from 5 to 5:30 p.m., free, learn simple techniques to get started with an insight meditation practice. There will be a 10-minute meditation every meeting hosted by Garry Clifton. Patrick County Library.


COME TO THE TABLE, 12-STEP PROGRAM: A 12-step program centered in the Word of God and Jesus Christ, The Chain Breaker. Bring your hurts, hang-ups, and habits, and leave them. Meet every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Mayo Mountain Church, Claudville Highway, Stuart. Call (276) 229-7462 or (276) 694-7614 for information.


NEW LIFE BIKERS: New Life Bikers meet at Honduras Coffee Shop on the first Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m., and on the third Thursday at 7 p.m. All bikers are welcome. For more information, call (276) 692-5740.


COUNTRY BREAKFAST: Providence United Methodist Church will hold a country breakfast on the first Saturday of every month from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Breakfast includes biscuits and gravy, eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, apples, juice, and coffee. Donations benefit United Methodist men’s mission work. Eat-in or take out.


BIG COUNTRY BREAKFAST: Willis Gap Community Center will hold a country breakfast on the first Saturday of each month from 7 to 10 a.m. Homemade biscuits, apples, eggs, country ham, sausage, bacon, gravy, pancakes, and much more. Donations to Willis Gap Community Center.


SPENCER-PENN CENTRE: Open computer lab on Mondays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Open to the public, high-speed internet access available.

Charles & Rose Hylton Library: Open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Book Club: meets every third Thursday at 3 p.m.

Chair Aerobics: Thursday 11:30 a.m. with Paula Battle, free.

Aerobics: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. with Anita Hooker, free.

Zumba: Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. with Julie Brown, $5 per class.

Martial Arts Class: Class occurs every Thursday 6 to 7 p.m. monthly cost $40 for members, $65 for non-members. All ages, fitness, and experiences levels. Call (276)-957-5757 to sign up.

Music Night: 5:30 p.m., Witcher Creek and Don Smith; Foggy River Boys.


PATRICK COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: The Book Club meets, the second Thursday of every month from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., with Garry Clifton.


COFFEE FOR VETERANS: The first Tuesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Landmark Center, 105 Landmark Drive, Stuart. Donuts and coffee will be served. All veterans are encouraged to participate.


Carroll County Genealogy Club: Open every Wednesday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. anyone interested in genealogy is invited to stop in the Historic Courthouse on Main Street, Hillsville. Regular monthly meeting will be Wednesday, September 18, at 6:00 p.m.



Monday: Meadows of Dan – School, 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.; BB&T, 2 to 2:55 p.m. Community Building, 3 to 4:50 p.m. Tuesday: Woolwine– School, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Apple Tree Center, 2 to 2:30 p.m. Rose Window, 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. Charity Baptist Church, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Robert’s Market, 4:30 to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday: Ararat — Fellowship Church, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; 2:30 to 3 p.m. Lee’s Greenery, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Willis Gap Community Building, 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. Jeb Stuart Grocery, 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. Trinity Christian School, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Thursday: Step, 10 to 11 a.m. Hardin Reynolds School,11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Patrick Henry Fire Station, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Salem United Methodist Church, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. For more information, call (276) 694-3352.



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