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TODAY

» Blue Ridge Regional Library Board of Trustees meets at noon at the Patrick County Branch Library.

» Henry County Planning Commission will have a public hearing at 6 p.m. in the Summerlin meeting room of the Henry County Administration Building on Kings Mountain Road.

» 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 at NCI.

THURSDAY

»  SBA & USDA Lending Forum is at 2-4 p.m. in the Thomas P. Dalton IDEA Center at Patrick Henry Community College. Registration is required at www.sbdc-longwood.com/training. For questions, call 434-395-2086.

»  Annual Family Picnic will be at 6 p.m. at Mount Olivet Ruritan Club, 400 Ward Road, Martinsville. 

»  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

FRIDAY

»  Musical event at 10 a.m. at HJDB Event Center, Bassett, will feature Jim Philpott, Tim Stegall & Friends. Lunch is available at noon for $6.

»  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 a venue TBD. 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

»  Irisburg Ruritan Club Brunswick Stew & Auction will be at 4 p.m., with the auction beginning at 7 p.m. The menu includes Brunswick stew, black-pot chicken, vegetables and desserts. Canned stew sales will begin at 9 a.m. for $7 per can. For orders call 276-650-2233.

»  All-you-can-eat breakfast will be at 6-10 a.m. at the Bassett Ruritan Club, Philpott Dam Road. The menu includes sausage, fried bologna, eggs, gravey, biscuits, apples, pancakes, made to order (buckwheat or regular) juice and coffee at cost of $6.

»  Ken Adams Memorial Patrick County Toy Run, to benefit the Christmas Cheer Program, will have registration at 11:30 a.m. at Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department, with the ride leaving at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $10 and is open to all types of cars, trucks and motorcycles. For more information, contact Cathy Adams at 276-930-1530.

»  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. 

MONDAY

» The American Legion Homer Dillard Post 78 monthly meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Post Home, 139 Creekside Drive, Martinsville. The executive board meets at 6 p.m.

» Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Southside Virginia will have a week-long event at Henry County, Martinsville, Patrick County schools, as well as Patrick Henry Community College. 

TUESDAY

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

LOOKING AHEAD

WEDNESDAY 

Sept. 18

» Martinsville/Henry County S.A.L.T. Council meets at 2-3 p.m. at Kings Grant Chapel, 350 Kings Grant Way, Martinsville. Speaker will be Deborah H. Bell, outreach coordinator of the Office of the Virginia Attorney General. For information, call 276-632-6442.

THURSDAY

SEPT. 19

»  Martinsville City Public Schools Endowment golf tournament at Chatmoss Country Club starts 11:45 a.m. with lunch. Tee time will be at 1 p.m. Registration is $100 per person or $400 per team, which includes mulligan, red tee, lunch, drinks and cocktails after the game. Sponsorships at various levels are being accepted, as are cash donations. To participate, call Travis Clemons at 276-403-5722 or Dru Ingram at 276-790-4386. Lunch and golf will be at Chatmoss Country Club.

FRIDAY

Sept. 20

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

 »  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.

»  Virginia Faery Festival is today through Sept. 22 at Spirithaven Farm, just outside Stuart. The event features a fairy-themed marketplace with artists from around the country, entertainment, children's activities and camping. Basic admission is $10 for adults, $5 for big kids and free for little kids. Visit http://www.virginiafaeryfestival.com for more information.

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 to benefit missions will be at 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Ridgeway United Methodist Church, 160 Church St. Crafts, home-baked goods, canned goods and mums will be for sale. A country breakfast and hotdog lunch will be served.

» Mini Health Fair is 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.

»  Virginia Faery Festival is today through Sept. 22 at Spirithaven Farm, just outside Stuart. The event features a fairy-themed marketplace with artists from around the country, entertainment, children's activities and camping. Basic admission is $10 for adults, $5 for big kids and free for little kids. Visit http://www.virginiafaeryfestival.com for more information.

» 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.

»  Virginia Faery Festival is at Spirithaven Farm, just outside Stuart. The event features a fairy-themed marketplace with artists from around the country, entertainment, children's activities and camping. Basic admission is $10 for adults, $5 for big kids and free for little kids. Visit http://www.virginiafaeryfestival.com for more information.

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

» Pumpkin Patch will be held at 4 p.m. will need help unloading pumpkins at First Baptist Church of Martinsville, corner of Starling and Mulberry.  

»  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

» Pumpkin Patch will beheld at today through Thursday, Oct. 31. Mondays thru Fridays from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays 1-5 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Martinsville, corner of Starling and Mulberry.  

» 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 is 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   

» Oil-painting class by Ed Gowen will direct students step by step in creating a particular oil painting, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. The cost is $85/75, which includes supplies. Register by calling 276-632-3221 or visiting www.piedmontarts.org.

FRIDAY

OCT. 4

» Fundraiser yard sale for the Fieldale Recreation Center and pools is at 8 a.m.-1 p.m. today and Saturday at Fieldale Recreation Center, side entrance. Blankets, rugs, sheets, beach towels, etc. will be for sale.

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

SATURDAY

Oct. 5

» Martinsville Uptown Oktoberfest will be start at 11 a.m. Admission will be free. Vendors are being accepted; for more information, email kimberly@mhcchamber.com.

»  The Rogues will appear at 6 p.m. in The Mill Whistle concert series on the grounds of the Fieldale Recreation Center, 70 Marshall Way. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Fieldale Recreation Center and Pools.

» Fundraiser yard sale for the Fieldale Recreation Center and pools is at 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Fieldale Recreation Center, side entrance. Blankets, rugs, sheets, beach towels, etc. will be for sale.

» 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. 

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

FRIDAY

Oct. 11

» Burn + Blow at 6-9 p.m. Adult class at Piedmont Arts. Cost for members is $35; non-members $40. Smocks or old clothes encouraged. Registration closes 48 hours prior to class. Visit PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221 to register.

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. 19

» Piedmont Arts Bus to Broadway will take guests on a magic carpet ride to the hit Broadway musical, Aladdin at Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham, North Carolina. Bus will leave Piedmont Arts at 11 a.m. for the 2 p.m. performance. Guests may bring lunch or snacks. Optional boxed lunch available for pre-order. Tickets are $115 each or $125 with optional boxed lunch. Limited tickets remaining. Tickets are on sale now at Piedmont Arts and online at PiedmontArts.org.

THURSDAY

Oct. 24

» Artspiration: Studio with Karen Despot at 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Piemdont Arts. All supplies provided. Cost is $30 for members;$40 for non-members. To register visit PiedmontArts.org or call276-632-3221.

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. Fundraiser for Spencer-Penn Centre.

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.

FRIDAY

Nov. 8

» Strainer Things class at 6-9 p.m. at Piedmont Arts, Adult Class. Cost is $35 for members/$40 for non-members. Smocks or old clothes encouraged. Registration closes 48 hours prior to class. To register visit PiedmontArts.or or call 276-632-3221.

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.

TUESDAY

Nov. 19

» Barn Quilt Painting classes at 1-3 p.m. at cost of $35 for members; $40 for non-members. Paint a 12x12 inch barn quilt. All supplies provided. To register, visit PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221.

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. 13

» Holiday Mixology Adult class at 6-9 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $35 for members/$40 for non-members. Registration closes 48 hours prior to class. To register visit PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221.

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

» Computer Labs: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre.

» Preschool Story Time & Play Date for ages 2-5: 10:30 a.m., Spencer-Penn Centre.

» Game On: Games, crafts and fellowship at 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the HJDB Events Center, Bassett. For more information, call 276-629-1369 or email sharon@emiimaging.com.

» 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.

» L.I.F.T. Zumba class, taught by Lisa Herndon: 6:30 p.m., Rose Gold Studio in Laurel Park Plaza; admission by donation.

» 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.

TUESDAY

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

» Zumba at Spencer-Penn Centre with instructor Julie Brown from 6 to 7 p.m.; $5.

» 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.

» Tops  Va. 0413 Ridgeway: 5 p.m. weigh-in, 5:30 p.m. meeting at New Life Community Church, 415 Mica Road, Ridgeway.

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

» L.I.F.T. Zumba class, taught by Lisa Herndon: 6:30 p.m., Rose Gold Studio in Laurel Park Plaza; admission by donation.

» 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.

» Narcotics Anonymous: New Visions Group, 8-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

WEDNESDAY

» Martinsville Library line dance class at 10 a.m.

» 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.

» Game On: Games, crafts and fellowship at 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the HJDB Events Center, Bassett. For more information, call 276-629-1369 or email sharon@emiimaging.com.

» 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.; New Vision Home Group, 8-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

» 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: A t Spencer-Penn Centre with instructor Anita Hooker at 6:30 p.m.; free.

» Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Christ Episcopal Church, 311 E. Church St.; 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.

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

» L.I.F.T. Zumba class, taught by Lisa Herndon: 6:30 p.m., Rose Gold Studio in Laurel Park Plaza; admission by donation.

» 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.

FRIDAY

»  Martinsville Library will hold a line dance class at 10 a.m.

» Jam session: 10 a.m. to noon, HJDB Event Center, 3289 Riverside Drive, Bassett. Rook games 8:30 to noon. Breakfast $5, lunch $6.

» 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; New Vision Home Group, 9-10 a.m. at Christ Church and 8-9 p.m., at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

» Game On: Games, crafts and fellowship at 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the HJDB Events Center, Bassett. For more information, call 276-629-1369 or email sharon@emiimaging.com.

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.

This calendar, which addresses non-commercial programs offered on a consistent basis, is published each Sunday in the Accent pages of the Martinsville Bulletin. It is updated weekly on martinsvillebulletin.com. Submit your recurring items to accent@martinsvillebulletin.com.

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