Wednesday, Oct. 25
The Patrick County Economic Development Authority (EDA) will meet at 7 p.m. in the Patrick County Administration Building.
Wednesday, Nov. 15
The Stuart Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the Town Office.
Monday, Nov. 20
The Patrick County Board of Supervisors will meet at 6 p.m. in the third-floor court room of the Patrick County Administration Building. (rescheduled from 11/13)
Friday, Oct. 27
The annual fall chili cook-off & music at Wayside Community Church, starting at 6:30 p.m. Celebrate fall in the best way: with chili, music, friends and family and special message. Western themed event. Guest speaker Pastor Dale Pack and Music by the talented Carter Family. Pastor Teddy Hiatt and the congregation invites you to bring your best chili recipe to share or simply come visit and enjoy food and fellowship. The winner of the best chili gets a prize.
Saturday, Oct. 28
Fairy Stone State Park will hold a ranger led Ghost Hike beginning at the ADA Fishing Area parking lot at 7, 8, and 9 p.m. Don’t forget your flashlight. To register, call the park’s office at (276) 930-2424.
High Point Baptist Church will hold a free bowl of soup event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vegetable beef and meat-free vegetable soups, dine-in or take out, 2381 Big A School Road, Stuart.
Ross Harbour Church will hold a Trunk or Treat in the lower parking lot, 6260 Elamsville Road, Stuart, from 4-6 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 29
Sycamore Baptist Church will hold a benefit gospel singing from 6-8 p.m. There will be light refreshments afterwards.
Tuesday, Oct. 31
Middle Cross Missionary Church will hold a Trunk or Treat event from 6-8 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 3
The Woolwine Methodist Church food truck will be at the Woolwine VFD from 3-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 4
Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church Food Bank will hold a fundraiser yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Table spaces for rent, $10 for the first table, and $5 for each additional table. Hot dogs, drinks, and desserts will be sold as well. All proceeds for table rentals and food will go to support the food bank. Anyone interested in setting up should call Kathy Trent at (276) 694-6084.
Monday, Nov. 6
A BETA RHO Literary Night will be held at Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) at 5:30 p.m. All ages are welcome. Hot dogs, chips, drinks, and cookies will be served.
Tuesday, Nov. 7
Community coffee at Church of the Living Water, 10 a.m., Scottie Cassell,Jr., Director of EMS, will give new updates.
The Patrick County Veterans Memorial Honor Guard meets at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Post 105. Interested veterans are welcome to attend.
Fridays in October – The Stuart Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. till noon, with locally grown fruits, vegetables, meats, baked items, eggs, crafts and more.
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 Veterans Memorial Honor Guard meets the first Tuesday of every month at the American Legion Post 105 at 7 p.m. Interested veterans are welcome to attend.
Starting Oct. 24, 1:30-2:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, an Introduction to Zen Meditation and Zen Buddhism will be held at the Blue Ridge Regional Library Stuart site.
The Patrick County Parks and Recreation Office is now accepting basketball registration for the 2023 – 2024 school year. Students who are currently in grades K – 7 are eligible to participate in the recreation department’s basketball program. Registration forms are available at any elementary school or parents can call the recreation office at (276) 694 – 3917 to register children. The deadline for registration is Friday, October 27, 2023. Games will begin the second week of November 2023.
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.