Community Calendar


Thursday, Aug. 27

The Patrick County School Board will convene a special session at 10:30 a.m. in the Patrick County High School Auditorium to re-visit the blended and virtual learning schedule. Anyone wishing to share their comments for the public comment period may do so via email at by 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 27. The meeting is live-streamed on

Saturday, Aug. 29

Cruise-In at the Lambsburg Community Center, from 5 p.m. until dark. Backwater Band will perform a variety of music. Concessions will be available. A 50/50 drawing will be held. Ticket prices begin at $1 each. For more information, call (336) 648-2078



The Stuart Farmers’ Market is now open for on-site shopping on Fridays 8 a.m. to noon. No sales before 8 a.m. Masks and social distancing for patrons encouraged. Stay up to date with market events with Stuart Farmers’ Market Facebook page.

The Mountain Valley Hospice Alzheimer’s Support Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 6-7 p.m. Meetings are held virtually due to COVID-19. Call 336-789-2922 for more information, ask for Allison Hemrick, Community Outreach Provider, Ext. 1030, or join the meeting by dialing (701) 801-1211- followed by the access code, 433-348-686#.

Mountain Valley Hospice hosts a virtual caregiver support group on the first Thursday of each month at 1 and 6 p.m. The support group is for families dealing with serious illness, such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, congestive heart failure, or COPD. Allison Hemrick, Community Outreach Provider, is the facilitator. To join, call (701) 801-1211 and access code of 433-348-686#. Call 888-789-2922 for more information.


Bookmobile Schedule

The Patrick County Branch Library’s Bookmobile offers trunk-side only service until further notice at the locations, dates and times listed below:

Wednesday, Aug. 26:

Ararat Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Trinity Christian School, 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 27:

Wildwood Acres (off Virginia 694), 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Hardin Reynolds Memorial School, noon to 12:30 p.m.

Hardin Reynolds Road (Ramey’s) 12:35 to 12:50 p.m.

Patrick Henry Volunteer Fire Station, 1 to 2 p.m.

Salem United Methodist Church, 2:15 to 3:15 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 31:

BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan, noon to 1 p.m.,

Meadows of Dan Community Center, 1 to 3 p.m.

For questions or comments, call Tammy at (276) 694-3352 Ext. 1 or Ext. 2, or via email at


Schedule for Recycle Bins

1st weekend of the month: Hardin Reynolds Memorial School, Blue Ridge Elementary School, Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department;

2nd weekend of the month: C&J Signs (Woolwine), Meadows of Dan Elementary School, Moorefield Store Volunteer Fire Department;

3rd weekend of the month: Hardin Reynolds Memorial School, Willis Gap Community Center,

Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department;

4th weekend of the month: C&J Signs (Woolwine), Meadows of Dan Elementary School, Moorefield Store Volunteer Fire Department

5th weekend of the month: No recycling.


Cancellations due to COVIC-19:

Due to the coronavirus, the 44th annual Hughes Family Reunion will not be held.


The Beasley Family Reunion at the Francis Cove Community Center has been canceled.

Pancake Days in Meadows of Dan is postponed. As this is the only annual fundraiser for Meadows of Dan Ruritans, the Meadows of Dan Volunteer Fire Department, and the Vesta Rescue Squad, consider sending a donation to Meadows of Dan Ruritan Club, P.O. Box 804 Meadows of Dan, Va. 24120.



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