Thursday, Sept. 14
The Patrick County School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the School Board Office.
Monday, Sept. 18
The Patrick & Henry Community College Board Academic & Student Affairs Committee will meet at 11 a.m. in Room 124 in the Frith Economic Development Center. The board’s Legislative Committee will meet at 11 a.m. in Room 133 in the Frith Economic Development Center. Both are public meetings, but public comment will not be received.
The Patrick & Henry Community College Board will meet at 11:30 p.m. in the Hooker Exhibit Hall, Frith Economic Development Center. This is a public meeting, but the Board will not receive public comment.
Tuesday, Sept. 19
The Patrick County Planning Commission will have a sub-committee work session meeting at 4 p.m., followed by a regular business meeting at 6 p.m. The meetings will be at Patrick & Henry Community College (Stuart Site) in the Community Room.
Wednesday, Sept. 20
The Stuart Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the Town Office.
Wednesday, Sept. 27
The Patrick County Economic Development Authority (EDA) will meet at 7 p.m. in the Patrick County Administration Building.
Wednesday, Sept. 13
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.
Friday, Sept. 15
The Woolwine Methodist food truck will be at the Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department from 3-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 16
The Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold a country breakfast from 6:30-10 a.m. at 6687 Fairystone Park Highway (57 West), Stuart. Dine-in prices are $10 for an adult plate and $5 for a child plate. All to go plates are $10 each. To place an order for pick up, call (276) 930-2113.
Fransico Farmfest 2023, Old Fashioned County Fair, with tractor parades, a farm equipment show and lots of other activities, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 7165 NC HWY 89 West, Westfield, N.C.
Sunday, Sept. 17
High Point Baptist Church on Big A School Road will hold a Homecoming Service at 11 a.m. Singing will be by Yvonne Hughes and Shelley Roberts, with preaching by Paul Hesman. A potluck meal will be served following the service.
The Goard Family Reunion will be held at the Patrick Springs Fire Department at 1 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 21
The Carroll County Genealogy Club will meet at 5 p.m. in the Historical Courthouse on Mainstreet in Hillsville.
Friday, Sept. 22
The Patrick County Library will hold an educational presentation about Medicare and Social Security starting at 12 p.m. A similar program will be presented at noon on Friday, Oct. 20.
A Spaghetti Supper will be held at the Dobyns Community Building from 4-7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 23
Middle Cross Youth Yard Sale, 59 Wayside Road, Stuart, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds go to youth fund for outreach programs.
Saturday, Oct. 7
The Woolwine Methodist Women will be making apple butter and having a yard sale starting at 9 a.m.
Ross Harbour Church, 6260 Elamsville Road, will collect pennies, loose change of any other form of money to benefit The Penny House from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and 10 a.m. till noon each Saturday in September.
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 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 Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30-8 p.m.
The Patrick County Parks and Recreation Office is accepting football registration for the 2023-2024 school year. Students who are currently in grades k-7 are eligible to participate in the program. Registration forms are available at any elementary school or parents can call the recreation office at (276) 694-3917 to register their children. The deadline for registration is Friday, Sept. 8. Games will begin the first week of Oct.
Messianic Bible Study, Fridays from 6-7:30 p.m. Event is for anyone wanting a deeper understanding of the Old Testament and how it relates to us now. Come and discover the Hebrew side of the Christian Faith during the meetings held at The Honey Pot, 106 N. Main St., Stuart (across from The Coffee Break). Call (276) 694-2356 for more information.
Last Tuesday of each month, Golden Oldies, Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center, 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, with 50s, 60s, 70s Rock and Roll. Doors open at 6 p.m. Music gets underway at 7. Food is available.