Community Calendar


Wednesday, Oct. 21

The Town of Stuart will hold a public hearing on the proposed issuance of general obligation debt by the town. The Town Council will also discuss the proposed wastewater treatment plant project, and will provide an opportunity for public comment. The hearing will begin at 7 p.m. at the Stuart Town Office, 100 Patrick Avenue, Stuart, VA.

Thursday, Oct. 22

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Gerontology College of Health Professions will hold a virtual presentation via Zoom entitled, “Equity and Longevity: A Discussion of Systemic Equity for Older Adults.” The presentation will run from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more information call Tiffany Speas (PAA) at (757) 246-1908 or via email at

Friday, Oct. 23

Submissions to the 3rd Annual Nancy Susan Reynolds Photography Show will begin. Entry forms are available at the Reynolds homestead, Patrick County Chamber Office, or by emailing Lisa Martin at The show will run from Nov. 5 to Dec. 15.

Saturday, Oct. 24

In lieu of the 18th Annual Ken Adams Memorial Patrick County Toy Run, which was cancelled this year due to COVID-19 concerns, donations to benefit Patrick County youngsters at Christmas will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rotary Field in Stuart. Donations also can be mailed to 35 Goblintown Road, Stuart, VA 24171.

Sunday, Oct. 25

Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church will hold a Hallelujah Holiness Night. Trunk or Treat will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and a drive-in movie starts at 7 p.m. in the war room with free popcorn. Watch from inside the car and tune in through FM radio.

Tuesday, Oct. 27

Musician Earl White will give a Zoom webinar at 2:30 p.m. on “Black Americans in Old Time Music Now and Then.”

Wednesday, Oct. 28

The Southern Virginia Go Region 3 Council will hold a virtual meeting starting at 1 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 31

Minnie’s Chapel Wesleyan Church will have a trunk or treat starting at 5:30 p.m. A hotdog supper to go will be provided.

Calvary Baptist Church will have a Tracts and Treats from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with music, pizza, and treats.

Deadline to donate to the Meadows of Dan Volunteer Fire Department Virtual Pancake Breakfast. In lieu of the regular pancake breakfast, MOD VFD will hold a virtual pancake breakfast in hope the community will donate to help fund the VFD. Donations can be made at at “Meadows of Dan VFD 2020 Virtual Pancake Breakfast.”

Saturday, Nov. 14

The Disability Rights & Resource Center will hold its annual board meeting starting at 9:30 a.m. in the conference room at the Natural History Museum.



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.

Bookmobile Schedule

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

Monday, Nov. 2 & 16:

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

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

Tuesday, Nov. 3 & 17:

Appletree Development Center, noon to 12:30 p.m.

Rose Window 40 Charity, 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Charity- Charity Primitive Baptist Church, 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Robert’s Market/57, 2:35 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 4 & 18:

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

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

Thursday, Oct. 22 & Nov. 5:

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

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

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

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

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

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



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