Calendar items may be sent to calendar@martinsvillebulletin.com, brought to the office at 204 Broad St., Martinsville or mailed to P.O. Box 3711, Martinsville, Va., 24112. Dates and times must be included. Recurring events are published in Sunday's edition. To see a complete calendar, visit www.martinsvillebulletin.com               

TODAY

» Henry County School Board meets at 9 a.m., followed by closed session, in the third-floor board room at the Henry County Administration Building, Collinsville.

» Piedmont Estate and Stoney Mountain will have a neighborhood watch meeting at 7 p.m. at the Refuge Church of Deliverance, 718 Stoney Mountain Road, Martinsville.

» Whaton-Stuart Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans meets at 7 pm. at the Reynolds Homestead.

» Painting with Ed Gowen, featuring sunflowers, is at 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $75 for members; $85 for non-members. All supplies are provided.

FRIDAY

» Stuart Farmers Market is open 8 a.m.-noon, offering tool sharpening for $2 per knife, $3 per tool and locally grown and made items.

» JEB Stuart Art Show will have its opening reception and awards ceremony at 6 p.m. at the Reynolds Homestead. Entry forms and show rules may be picked up at the Reynolds Homestead, the Creative Arts Center and the Patrick County Library or www.reynoldshomestead.vt.edu. For more information, call 276-694-7181. Exhibition will run through Oct. 25.

SATURDAY

»  Family Float Day on the Smith River, with Smith River Outfitters and Greater Bassett, is at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Group floats leave Smith River Outfitters at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Shuttles are provided. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent. For information, call 276-628-1457 or email smithriveroutfitter.com or bcm.gbac@gmail.com.

»  Folk Festival at Landmark Center, 227 Landmark Drive, Stuart, will feature food, music and crafts. To reserve space, call 276-694-3050

»  Brewster Walk Craft Beer Festival & Concerts, in front of the Rives Theatre in uptown Martinsville, will feature dozens of craft beers, ciders, wines, food and more. Mountain Heart, C2 & The Brothers Reed and the Isaac Hadden Band will perform. Gates open at 1 p.m., the music will end at 6:45, and the beer festival will conclude at 7. Tickets are $30, including beer sampling gas and admission to the event and the concerts. Designated driver tickets are $20 and include entry to the event and the concerts. Advance VIP tickets for $55 are available in advance that provides access to the Rives Theatre for special tastings, live college football on the movie screen, wine and amenities. The event is open to patrons age 21 and older.

» The 100th Year Anniversary Concert Series in Fieldale, featuring De-Ja-Vu, is at 6-10 p.m. on the grounds of the Fieldale Recreation Center, 70 Marshall Way. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Fieldale Recreation Center and Pools.

» Hodge-Podge, a collective art show featuring Bull Mountain Arts, will continue through Oct. 4 at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Ave., Stuart. 

SUNDAY

»  Calvary Christian Church board meeting at 12:15 p.m. in the Red Room.

»  Five Brothers jazz quintet will perform at 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Reynolds Homestead Center. The show will be outside if weather permits. Tickets are $8 and free for ages 15 and younger and are available at the door or in advance by calling or visiting Reynolds Homestead.

»  Free community meal is at 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Love and Hope Ministries, 1846 Virginia Ave., Collinsville.

MONDAY

» The Carver Road Ruritan Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at 130 Linda Drive, in the Carver community.

» The Friends of the Blue Ridge Regional Library meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Martinsville Branch Library, 310 E. Church St.

» New College Institute open house will be a at 3-6 p.m. today and Tuesday at the Baldwin Building, 191 Fayette St., in Martinsville. For more information, call 276-403-5600.

TUESDAY

»  The American Red Cross Blood Drive at 11 a.m.-5 p.m. held at Rotary Field in Stuart.

»  "Uses and abuses of the dark web," featuring assistant professor Eric Jardine of Virginia Tech, will be the topic of the cyberintelligence lecture series at 6:30-8 p.m. at New College Institute. Registration is required by contacting rjones@newcollegeinstitute.org or 276-403-5605 or visiting https://tinyurl.com/y5ctdogm.

»  ‘Downton Abbey’ Tea & Trivia at the Martinsville Library will be at 5:30 p.m.. Prizes will be awarded, and treats will be served. To sign up, call the library at 276-403-5430.

» Stuart Farmers Market is open at 3-6 p.m.

» Senior Fall Golf Tournament is at 8 a.m. at Beaver Hills Golf Course for those 50 and older. Call 276-632-1516 for information. Rain date is Sept. 17.

» New College Institute open house will be a at 3-6 p.m. at the Baldwin Building, 191 Fayette St., in Martinsville. For more information, call 276-403-5600.

WEDNESDAY

» General Joseph Martin Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution meets at 11 a.m. in Room 104 at the New College Institute. Following the business meeting, members will attend the L.I.F.E. Lecture on the architecture of Thomas Jefferson.

» "Architecture Is My Delight,” a history talk about Thomas Jefferson in the New College Institute’s L.I.F.E. lecture, is at noon in NCI.

THURSDAY

» Piedmont Arts will dedicate its gallery to Judy and John Matthews at 5:30 p.m. RSVP attendance to 276-632-3221 or online at PiedmontArts.org

LOOKING AHEAD

FRIDAY

Sept. 13

» The Kingston Trio/The Brothers Four/The Limeliters will perform at 8 p.m. at the Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin St., Rocky Mount. General admission is $70 (plus fees), and gold section is $82 (plus fees). Doors open at 7 p.m.

» Music Night at Spencer-Penn will feature Witcher Creek and Don Smith & The Foggy River Boys at the Spencer-Penn Centre. The doors will open at 5 p.m., and the music begins with an open-mic session at 5:30 p.m. Concessions include hotdogs, barbecue, homemade chicken salad sandwiches, pinto beans and cornbread, homemade desserts, popcorn and chips.

» Forever Doo Wop, a band that plays music of the 1950s and 1960s, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Rives Theatre. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 day of the show. The concert is presented in partnership with King’s Grant.

» Stuart Farmers Market is at 8 a.m.-noon.

SATURDAY

Sept. 14

» Bassett Heritage Festival is all day on Main Street in Bassett. The event features a pancake breakfast at 8 a.m., kids' carnival and vendors opening at 8:30, Bassett Historical Center open house at 9-1, The Southern Gentlemen entertaining at 10:30-12:30 and a parade at 2.

» Moonshine Memories Old & New, hosted by the Franklin County Historical Society, starts at 10 a.m., at 4087 Snow Creek Road, a private home with a basement and garage dedicated to moonshine memorabilia. The event will feature vintage vehicles, a replica Texaco Service Station, a steel drum band, moonshine-themed raffle basket, 50/50 drawing, a barbecue vendor (Buddy’s) and more. Admission is by donation.

 »  Rummage sale fundraiser for Warrior Band Boosters is at 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Magna Vista High School, 701 Magna Vista School Road, Ridgeway. Vendors can apply at www.warriorband.org/rummagesale

 » 12th annual Woolwine car bike and tractor show is at the Woolwine Volunteer Fire Department, 9912 Woolwine Highway, Woowline. Check-in is at 8 a.m., with judging at 11. Classes include car/truck and tractor for $15 per entry. Call for a multicar discount. Door prizes will be awarded, and lunch and snacks are available for purchase. For more information, contact Eddie at 276-692-5820 or David at 276-830-1339 after 4 p.m.

» Hodge-Podge, a collective art show featuring Bull Mountain Arts, will continue through Oct. 4 at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Ave., Stuart. 

SUNDAY

Sept. 15

MONDAY

TUESDAY

Sept. 17

» Stuart Farmers Market is open at 3-6 p.m.

WEDNESDAY 

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Sept. 20

»  Stuart Farmers Market is at 8 a.m.-noon., featuring checks of canner pressure guages.

 »  Music Jamboree, featuring Jus Cauz, begins at 6 p.m. at HJDB Event Center, Bassett. Local musicians are invited to jam at 6-7, and Jus' Cauz will be performing at 7-9. Dancers are welcome, and concessions are available. Admission is a $5 donation.

SATURDAY

Sept. 21

»  Bassett Highway 57 Cruise-In is at 4-8 p.m. held at 3525 Fairystone Park Highway, Bassett in the Bassett Furniture Parking lot. Proceeds from the 50/50 ticket sales will benefit the Bassett Volunteer Fire Department.

» Lord's Acre Sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Ridgeway United Methodist Church, 160 Church St.. Fundraiser for missions. Crafts, home-baked goods, canned goods and mums for sale. Country breakfast and hot dog lunch will be served.

» Mini Health Fair at 9 a.m.-noon at New College Institute, 191 Fayette St., Martinsville.

» Bluegrass by the River Festival will be at the new outdoor amphitheater at 2 Witches Winery & Brewing Company at 209 Trade St. in Danville. The festival will showcase bluegrass music by Jeanette and Johnny Williams, the Jay Shelton Band, Bandwagon and Franklin Station. Proceeds will go to the sheriff's office's chapter of Project Lifesaver. Tickets may be purchased at www.bluegrassbytheriver.com, Vintages by the Dan, Karen’s Hallmark Shop or 2 Witches Winery & Brewing Company.

» Divas Conference's Fight To Win Tour, featuring speakers and panel discussions, is at 4-9 p.m. at New College Institute, 191 Fayette St., Martinsville. Semiformal with a red carpet and banquet-style serving. Tickets are $35 and $45 for VIP level and can be purchased at Eventbrite bit.ly/divasconferenceva.

» Hodge-Podge, a collective art show featuring Bull Mountain Arts, will continue through Oct. 4 at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Ave., Stuart.   

SUNDAY

Sept. 22

» Primeland's Stables Saloon at 5-9 p.m. will have country music along with Southern Blue Ridge BBQ Buffet at cost of $35 per person. To make reservations, call 276-222-3829.

» 4 Sundays @ 4 organ recital will have its series finale at 4 p.m. at Broad Street Christian Church, featuring series coordinator Robert Chapman and friends.

MONDAY

TUESDAY

Sept. 24

» Stuart Farmers Market is open at 3-6 p.m. Locally grown produce is available.t.   

WEDNESDAY  

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Sept. 27

» Stuart Farmers Market is at 8 a.m.-noon, with Master Gardeners on site to answer questions.

» Savory September: 50 Years of Love is at 7 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. General admission is $40, which includes admission, food and bar. Tickets are available at PiedmontArts.org. ​

SATURDAY

Sept. 28

» Blue Jeans & Bling, the Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Center & Museum's yearly fundraiser, will be at 6:30 p.m. at the center, 1 E Church St., Martinsville. The event features food, drinks and music, and tickets (from the Heritage Center or Visitor Center) are $35.

» Weave in class at 7:45 a.m.-5:45 p.m. at Spencer Penn Centre. Cost is $20 which includes a light breakfast, lunch and snacks. Sign up early to make the basket of your choice by calling 276-657-5757. Must register by Sept. 12.

» Hodge-Podge, a collective art show featuring Bull Mountain Arts, will continue through Oct. 4 at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Ave., Stuart.   

SUNDAY

Sept. 29

MONDAY

Sept. 30

TUESDAY

Oct. 1

WEDNESDAY

Oct. 2

THURSDAY

Oct. 3   

FRIDAY

OCT. 4

» Hodge-Podge, a collective art show featuring Bull Mountain Arts, concludes at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Ave., Stuart.   

SATURDAY

Oct. 5

Pumpkin sewing class at 9-11 a.m. at Spencer-Penn Centre at cost $10 members/$15 non-members. Must pre-register by calling center at 276-957-5757.

» Autumn Potpourri-Callands Festival will be at 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the old Clerk's Office and Courthouse in Callands. Free parking and admission. 

Oct. 3

» Painting with Ed Gowen, focusing on "Sunflowers," is at 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $75 for members; $85 for non-members. All supplies provided.

THURSDAY

Oct. 10

» Empty Place at the Table, a fundraising gala and silent auction to support Southside Survivor Response Center, is at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Warren Rodgers at 276-403-4084 or director@ssrcenter.org

SATURDAY

Oct. 12

» Grapevine wreath-making class is at 10 a.m. at Spencer-Penn Centre. Students will need their own pairs of gardening gloves and flat-head screwdrivers. Cost is $10 for members/$15 for non-members. Payment and size choice of wreath is due at registration. For information, call 276-957-5757.

SUNDAY

Oct. 13

» Free community meal hosted by Love and Hope Ministries is at 12:30-1:30 p.m. at 1846 Virginia Ave., Collinsville.

FRIDAY

Oct. 18

» Friday Night Music Jamboree, featuring Mountain Highway, will begin at 6 p.m. at HJDB Event Center, Bassett.

​SATURDAY

Oct. 26

» Vera Bradley Bingo is at 5 p.m., with games beginning at 6, at Spencer-Penn Centre. A fee of $25 buys 60 cards, with three cards per game, two coveralls and one raffle ticket.

Nov. 7

» Painting with Ed Gowen at 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. "Sunflowers" at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $75 for members; $85 for non members. All supplies provided.

SUNDAY

Nov. 10

» Free community meal at 12:30-1:30 p.m. will be hosted by Love and Hope Ministries, 1846 Virginia Ave., Collinsville.

FRIDAY

Nov. 15

» Friday Night Music Jamboree, featuring Wound Tight, begins 6 p.m. at HJDB Event Center, Bassett.

​SATURDAY

Nov. 16

»  Craft show by the Bedford Women's Club is at 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, Bedford, off U.S. Highway 122, Big Island Highway. For information, call Carolyn Fellers at 434-941-4962 or Susan Arthur at 540-586-0420 or email at gfwebedfordwomansclub@gmail.com or write to them at P.O. Box 1, Bedford, 24523.

Dec. 5

» Painting with Ed Gowen at 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. "Sunflowers" at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $75 for members; $85 for non members. All supplies provided.

SUNDAY

Dec. 8

» Free community meal at 12:30-1:30 p.m. will be hosted by Love and Hope Ministries, 1846 Virginia Ave., Collinsville.

FRIDAY

Dec. 20

» Friday Night Music Jamboree, featuring Mark Templeton and the Christmas concert, begins 6 p.m. at HJDB Event Center, Bassett.

REPEATING EVENTS

MONDAY

» Open Computer Labs at Spencer-Penn Centre from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

» Story Time: 10:30 a.m. at Spencer-Penn Centre for children ages 2-5. 

» Rook games: 8:30 a.m., HJDB Events Center, Bassett. Breakfast available from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. for a donation free; lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a donation free.

» Alcoholics Anonymous: noon at Christ Episcopal Church, 311 E. Church St., Martinsville, and 7 p.m. at Pocahontas Bassett Baptist Church, 120 Bassett Heights Road. 

» Senior exercise class: 2 p.m., Collinsville Library. 

» Knit and crochet class: 5 p.m., Martinsville Library. 

» Narcotics Anonymous: New Visions Group, 8-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church; Steps to Freedom Group, open topic, 7-8 p.m. at Bassett Memorial United Methodist Church, Riverside Drive. 

HJDB Event Center, will have vendors from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. selling homemade baked goods, hand crocheted items, jewelry, and flea market items.

TUESDAY

» Second Tuesday of each month Yoga for Hospice Fundraiser hosted by Carilion Clinic Hospice of Franklin County will be held the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Medical Office Building adjacent to Carilion Franklin Memorial. All funds raised by these classes are used to help Franklin County Hospice patients who have life-limiting illnesses receive patient care visits, medications, transportation, and medical supplies to keep them comfortable. The cost is $15 per class; cash or check. For more information, contact Tina Williams at 540-529-3931.

» Tops .Va. 0626 Fieldale at Fieldale United Methodist Church with weigh in from 5:30 to 6:10 p.m. meeting at 6:15 p.m. For information, call (276) 340-6461 or (276) 957-3404.

» Martial Arts with Sifu Kristian Gordon at Spencer-Penn from 6 to 7 p.m. Cost for month is $40 for Centre members and $65 for non-members. To sign up, call (276) 957-5757. 

» Tuesday morning jamboree: 8-10 a.m. Hardees’s, 933 Fairystone Park Highway, Stanleytown. Musicians and singers get together informally. 

» Losing by Faith weight support group: 9 a.m. weigh-in and 9:30 a.m. meeting, Upper Room Worship Center, 200 Whitby Terrace, Fieldale. 

» Tops Va. 0218, Martinsville: 9 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting at Chatham Heights Baptist Church, 1235 Chatham Heights Road.

» Story Time: 10:30 a.m. at Collinsville Library for children ages 2-6. 

» Alanon: 8-9 p.m., First Baptist Church, 23 Starling Ave. 

» Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville Group (12 & 12), Christ Episcopal Church, 311 E. Church St.; 6:30 p.m., Primary Purpose Group, Stone Memorial Christian Church, 3030 Virginia Ave.; Martinsville Group, 8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Martinsville, 23 Starling Ave. 

WEDNESDAY

» Alcoholics Anonymous: Making the Connection Group, 9 a.m., 24 Clay St.; 2 p.m., Afternooner's Group, Broad Street Christian Church, 106 Broad St.

» Exercise class: 10 a.m., meeting room of the Martinsville Library.

» Rook games: 8:30 a.m., HJDB Event Center, 3289 Riverside Drive, Bassett. Breakfast available from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. $5; lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $6. , will have vendors from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. selling homemade baked goods, hand crocheted items, jewelry, and flea market items.

» Senior Bible study: 10 a.m., Martinsville Senior Center, 21 Moss St., led by Zeke Zanatos.

» Narcotics Anonymous: noon, Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 824 Starling Ave.

» Study in the Word: 6:30 p.m., Hague Room in the Dutch Inn, led by Pastor Ronald Hairston and Robert Philpott.

THURSDAY

» Open computer labs: At Spencer-Penn Centre from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

» Chair Aerobics: At Spencer-Penn Centre with instructor Paula Battle at 11:30 a.m. Free

» Aerobics: At Spencer-Penn Centre with instructor Anita Hooker at 6:30 p.m. Free 

» Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Christ Episcopal Church, 311 E. Church St.; 6:30 p.m., Ridgeway United Methodist Church, 160 Church St., Ridgeway; 8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Martinsville, 23 Starling Ave. 

» Alanon: 7-8 p.m., First Baptist Church, 23 Starling Ave. 

» Chair aerobics: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre, free, M/HC Coalition for Health & Wellness. 

» Crochet group: 10 a.m., Collinsville Library. Bring a project in progress or come to learn something new. 

» Aerobics: 6:30 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre, sponsored by MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness. Anita Hooker, instructor. Free. 

» Women's Bible study: 10 a.m. to noon, Martinsville Library, led by Faith Braziel

Martial Arts with Sifu Kristian Gordon at Spencer-Penn from 6 to 7 p.m. Cost for month is $40 for Centre members and $65 for non-members. To sign up, call (276) 957-5757 

FRIDAY

» Jam session: 10 a.m. to noon, HJDB Event Center, 3289 Riverside Drive, Bassett. Rook games 8:30 to noon. Breakfast $5, lunch $6.; will have vendors from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. selling homemade baked goods, hand crocheted items, jewelry, and flea market items.

» Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Christ Episcopal Church, 311 E. Church St., and 8 p.m., Church of Christ, 2115 Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville . 

» Narcotics Anonymous: Steps to Freedom: 7-8 p.m., Bassett Memorial United Methodist Church; Steps to Freedom, 8 p.m., Classroom A of SOVAH Health (Memorial Hospital); 8-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. 

 Bingo begins at the 5 p.m. at the HJDB Center.

SATURDAY

»  Alcoholics Anonymous: Noon, Christ Episcopal Church, 311 E. Church St., Martinsville. 

»  Narcotics Anonymous Steps to Freedom: 8 p.m., Classroom A at SOVAH Health (Memorial Hospital).

SUNDAY

» Alcoholics Anonymous: 9 a.m., Making the Connection Group, 97 Wards Farm Road; 5 p.m., Martinsville Group, Christ Episcopal Church, 311 E. Church St. 

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