Community Calendar – July 12th

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 12

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 6 to 9 p.m., Harvest Worship Center.

FREE MEAL/FOOD DISTRIBUTION: church van available to pick up people on Wednesday and on Sunday mornings, to ride call the church at 694-6357; doors open at 5:30 p.m., meal at 6 p.m., food bank ministry open Mon., Wed. and Fri. from 3 to 5 p.m.; Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.

SOCCER REGISTRATION: through July 14, for ages 3-18, can register online at SABCSPORTS.com or call the Patrick County Recreation Department at 694-3917 to register.

 

WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 12-14

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: “Operation Arctic,” bible lessons, crafts, snacks, songs, outdoor games, and a comedy show each evening; for ages 4-13, for information call (276) 694-5211 or www.hisgraceforyou.org; 5:45 to 8:30 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 14087 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart.

 

WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY, JULY 12-15

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: Hero Central, discover your strength in God, refreshments, crafts and activities; 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Mt. View Pentecostal Holiness Church, 497 Hatcher’s Chapel Rd., Claudville.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 13

PATRICK COUNTY SENIORS MEETING: entertainment by the Glory Road Singers, bring a favorite salad to share, for information on upcoming Patrick County Senior events and trips, call the Patrick County Recreation Department at 694-3917, 11 a.m., John D. Hooker Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 14

MUSIC NIGHT: admission: $4, for information call (276) 957-5757; concessions available, doors open at 5 p.m., open mic at 5:30 p.m., music by Zephyr Lightning Bolts at 6:20 p.m. and Two Young Two Old at 7:40 p.m., special performance by the Old Dominion Cloggers, Spencer-Penn Centre, Spencer.

STUART FARMERS’ MARKET OPEN: fresh fruits and vegetables available with fresh baked bread, meats, eggs, tea and coffee; health screenings by Team Nurse and booth from the local library starting at 9 a.m., market open from 8 a.m. to noon, downtown Stuart.

MUSIC: by Jim Philpott and Friends, free admission, food available; other events weekly on Mon., Wed. and Fri. include Bible study, Rook, all-weather walking, puzzle-working and more; for information call (276) 629-1369; 10 a.m., HJBD Event Center, 3289 Riverside Drive., Bassett.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 15

PATRICK COUNTY MUSIC ASSOCIATION: food provided by the Patrick County Shooters Education Group, open performance at 4:45 p.m., Highway South at 6 p.m., and The Foddrell Family at 7 p.m., Rotary Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.

VBS/COMMUNITY FAMILY FUN DAY: for everyone whether or not a child attended the Vacation Bible School; for all ages, songs, comedy show, games, bounce house, face painting, dunking booth, crafts, emergency vehicles, balloons, hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn, sno-cones and more; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 14087 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart.

MOUNTAIN TOP FIRE AND RESCUE SUPPORT TEAM SUPPER: menu: Hawaiian luau, grilled ham and pineapple, sweet potato, baked beans, dessert and drink; adult plates: $7, child’s plate: $4; 4:30 to 7 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Building.

CRUISING FOR A CURE: FIGHT MS: for motorcycles, trikes, classic autos and muscle cars; $10 entry fee and $5 for each additional rider; over 100 miles, poker run, best hand: $100, worst hand: $25; ice cream stop and lunch provided for all ride participants at the end of the ride; door prizes; proceeds go to the National MS Society, Virginia-West Virginia Chapter, for information call Regina at (276) 733-8207; registration at 9 a.m., ride at 10 a.m., Sylvatus Ruritan Building, 6915 Sylvatus Hwy. (Rt.. 100), Sylvatus.

FREE MUSIC: by The Brown Mountain Lightening Bugs, 9 to 11 p.m., Woodberry Inn.

BASSETT HWY. 57 CRUISE-IN: held on the third Saturday of each month through October, free admission, food and vendor court, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, music by Fat Daddy DJ; for information visit www.bassettcruisein.com or the Facebook page, 4 to 8 p.m., downtown Bassett.

BACK2SCHOOL EVENT REGISTRATION: the event offers students brand new shoes, a pair of socks, new backpack filled with school supplies and a haircut; students must attend one of the registrations (see July 25), 9 a.m. to noon, Star Theatre, downtown Stuart.

ELGIN REUNION: potluck lunch at noon, reunion from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairystone Fire Station, Fairystone Park Hwy., Stuart.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 16

SAMARIA HOLINESS CHURCH, located off Hwy. 8 features speaker Minister Victor Hairston from Ruffin, N.C. at 3 p.m. (336) 573-7031

 

MONDAY, JULY 17

MONDAY MARKET: home-grown produce, eggs, plants; jellies, crafts, live music by Levi Cooper (bluegrass, old time, country), barbecue truck; rain or shine, free parking (stop at pay booth for a free market pass); most vendors accept cash only; still room for more produce vendors and local crafters, call (276) 930-2424 for information; 5 to 7 p.m., Allied Picnic Area, Shelters 3 and 4, Fairy Stone State Park.

FLOYD QUILT GUILD MEETING: business meeting followed by a raffle quilt sewing day, 10 a.m., Floyd Center for the Arts, 220 Parkway Lane, Floyd.

SOCCER SIGN-UP DEADLINE: for ages 3-18, call the Patrick County Recreation Department at 694-3917 to sign up.

 

MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 17-21

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Mon. from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Tue.-Fri., 6 to 8 p.m., Fairystone Baptist Church, 82 Fairystone Church Loop, Stuart.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 18

WIRED RECOVERY: peer run recovery center that offers support for anyone dealing with substance abuse and mental health issues; provides certified peer recovery specialists, certified WRAP facilitator, one-on-one peer counseling and WRAP classes; for information call Jackie Scales at (276) 340-5221 or Jeff Roher at (276) 352-8902 or email wiredrecoverypc@gmail.com; 9 a.m. to noon, Stuart United Methodist Church, 108 E. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.

STUART FARMERS’ MARKET: fresh produce for sale, 3 to 6 p.m., downtown Stuart.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19

FREE MEAL/FOOD DISTRIBUTION: church van available to pick up people on Wednesday and on Sunday mornings, to ride call the church at 694-6357; doors open at 5:30 p.m., meal at 6 p.m., food bank ministry open Mon., Wed. and Fri. from 3 to 5 p.m.; Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 21

STUART FARMERS’ MARKET OPEN: fresh fruits, vegetables, bread, eggs, meats, tea and coffee for sale; tool sharpening (fee), Rotary fair information available, 8 a.m. to noon, downtown Stuart.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 22

HALL-McALEXANDER FAMILY REUNION: bring family photos and stories to share, lunch at noon, Bassett Church of the Brethren.

 

MONDAY-WEDNESDAY, JULY 24-26

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: all ages invited, adult classes also; theme: “Experiencing God’s Gifts,” 6 to 8 p.m., The Gospel Chapel, Danville Pike, Laurel Fork.

 

MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 24-28

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: “Over the Moat,” classes for pre-K through 12th grade; for information call Susan Wright at (276) 694-6823; snacks, Bible lessons, crafts, recreation, music, and a pool party Friday night for the whole family; 6 to 8 p.m., Stuart Baptist Church.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: “Gadgets and Gizmos,” classes for kids and adults of all ages, learn how God designed us uniquely for a purpose; Bible story, music, crafts, games and snacks each night; special party on Fri. to wrap up VBS with a hot dog meal, inflatable activity for kids, escape room for adults, and more; Like on Facebook for more information; 6 to 8:30 p.m., Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 25

BACK2SCHOOL EVENT REGISTRATION: the event offers students brand new shoes, a pair of socks, new backpack filled with school supplies and a haircut; students must attend one of the registrations (see July 15 entry for other), 6 to 8:30 p.m., Rotary Building, Stuart.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT: America’s night out against crime; sponsored by the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office, cookout with hot dogs, chips and drinks, swimming at the pool, live music at the gazebo; 6 to 9 p.m., DeHart Park, Stuart.

 

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, AUGUST 11-12

YARD SALE: proceeds go to the church building fund; biscuits, coffee, sodas and water available both days; Sat. only, bake sale, hot dogs, barbecue and chips for sale; yard sale and biscuit sale open at 8 a.m., Sat. lunch begins at 10:30 a.m., Providence United Methodist Church, Patrick Springs.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

OUTDOOR CONCERT: featuring Simple Gifts of the Blue Ridge, sponsored by the Reynolds Homestead, free admission but $5 parking fee at the gate, 7 p.m., Shelter #2, Fairy Stone State Park.

AFTER VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: “Getting S’more of Jesus,” for ages 2-12, lunch and snacks will be served; registration begins at 8:45 a.m., Bible school from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sunday night program and cookout at 6 p.m., Minnie’s Chapel Wesleyan Church, Stuart.