Patrick County Chamber of Commerce, Stuart, Virginia
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February 2024

STEP VITA Program

Feb 1 - Apr 15

Income under $60,000. Need help with tax preparation. STEP VITA Program (in collaboration with Ferrum College) Jan - April 2024 at STEP offices in Rocky Mt and Stuart. Call 540-483-5142 for more information and appointment.
STEP, Inc. - Stuart, VA 24171 - 540-483-5142 - stepincva.com

Mobile Clinic - Bringing Healthcare to You

Feb 7-29

Mobile Clinic at Stuart Walmart - February 7th, 15th, 21st, and 29th.
Walmart -19265 Jeb Stuart Hwy - Stuart, VA 24171

One Family Production's Event Schedule 

Feb 9 - Nov 30

Check out One Family Production's website for the upcoming shows. The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce will also be hosting a Business After Hours at the Star Theatre in March: HANK, PATTIE & THE CURRENT @ THE STAR THEATRE Saturday, March 2, 2024 7:00 PM 10:00 PM Historic Star Theatre///////////// THE FREEWAY JUBILEE @ THE STAR THEATRE Friday, March 15, 2024 7:00 PM 10:00 PM Historic Star Theatre//////////// TIME SAWYER W/CLARE ELICH TRIO @ THE STAR THEATRE Friday, April 5, 2024 7:00 PM 10:00 PM Historic Star Theatre///////// FLORENCIA & THE FEELING @ THE STAR THEATRE Saturday, April 13, 2024 7:00 PM 10:00 PM Historic Star Theatre///////////// THE JUDY CHOPS @ THE STAR THEATRE Friday, May 10, 2024 7:00 PM 10:00 PM Historic Star Theatre///////////// DANGERMUFFIN @ THE STAR THEATRE Saturday, October 12, 2024 7:00 PM 10:00 PM Historic Star Theatre//////////// THE DIRK QUINN BAND @ THE STAR THEATRE Friday, October 18, 2024 7:00 PM 10:00 PM Historic Star Theatre/////////// REBECCA PORTER & THE RHINESTONE ROSES @ THE STAR THEATRE Saturday, November 9, 2024 7:00 PM 10:00 PM Historic Star Theatre.
STAR Theatre - 318 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA

Fairy Stone State Park to host Moonshine Hollow Hike 

Feb 16-23

February 16th, February 18th, February 23rd, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Step in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills as we explore the fascinating, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult at times. We do not recommend bringing small children on this hike. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray, and a walking stick are advised.
Fairy Stone State Park - 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA - 276-930-2424

Fairy Stone State Park to host ADA Trail Hike

Feb 16-23

1:15 PM to 2:00 PM - For those who just want something short and sweet, the ADA Fishing Trail is the place for you. Join a Ranger on a short trek down the trail to learn about the history of Fairy Stone, as well as our magnificent flora and fauna. The trail offers an excellent view of Fairy Stone Lake and is wheelchair accessible. Hikes will meet at the ADA Parking Lot off of Union Bridge Rd and last for approximately 45 minutes. Please sign up for a hike through the park office at (276) 930-2424. Dates: February 16th, 1:15 PM to 2:00 PM and on February 23rd, 1:15 PM to 2:00 PM.
Fairy Stone State Park - 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA - 276-930-2424

Fairy Stone State Park Fayerdale: The Missing Town

Feb 16-23

2:30 PM to 3:00 PM - Did you know there was once a thriving "boom town" located where our lake is today? This ranger-led program explores the missing town and its rowdy residents. Discover how moonshining put the boom in "boom town"! The presentation will be followed by a guided hike on our Iron Mine and Upper Stuart's Knob Trails. This trail system is about two miles, and has steep portions, but offers spectacular views of Fairy Stone Lake. Dates: February 16th, 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM and February 23rd, 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM.
Fairy Stone State Park - 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA - 276-930-2424

Trail Work at Rotary - Volunteers Welcome! 

Feb 18 - Mar 10

2:00 PM - We will be working on trails at Rotary February - March to prepare for a Trail Celebration & Ribbon Cutting this spring! Come if you'd like to help or simply want to learn more! (Weather Permitting - we will announce any changes due to weather) *Park on soccer field. Here is the tentative plan & list of needs during the beginning of our work: • Several volunteers needed to work in pairs with 1 person blowing leaves off the trail & the other removing sticks along the trail • A couple of volunteers needed to run chainsaws to cut larger fallen trees Please bring the following if you have: • Leaf blower & fuel • Chainsaw & fuel • Work gloves • Loppers/Clippers for briars & small limbs if needed Other dates for possible trail work: Saturday, Feb. 24 @ 10AM Sunday, Feb. 25 @ 2PM Saturday, March 2 @ 10AM Sunday, March 3 @ 2PM Saturday, March 9 @ 10AM Sunday, March 10 @ 2PM View on Map
Rotary Building - 420 Woodland Drive - Stuart, VA

Patrick County Library to host Storytime

Feb 20

Patrick County Library to host Storytime, February 20th, 10:30 a.m. Theme: Rocks.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Patrick County Library to host Books and Bakes

Feb 20

The Patrick County Library will host Books and Bakes on February 20th, 5:00 p.m.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Patrick County Library to host Retired Teacher's Book Club

Feb 21

The Patrick County Library will host the Retired Teacher's Book Club on February 21st, 11:00 a.m.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Patrick County Library to host Yoga Class

Feb 21

The Patrick County Library will host Yoga Class, February 21st, 1:15 p.m. Registration Required.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Patrick County Library to host Cookbook Showdown

Feb 22

Patrick County Library to host Cookbook Showdown, February 22nd, 2:30 p.m. Registration Required.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Patrick County Library to host Senior Chair Exercise 

Feb 22

The Patrick County Library will host Senior Chair Exercise class at 10:15 a.m.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Trivia Night at Uptown Stagecoach

Feb 22

Come join us for Trivia Night at Uptown Stagecoach! Thursday, February 22nd, 5:30 PM. We will have dinner & drink specials available; team trivia will start at 6:00 PM.
Uptown Stagecoach - 121 N Main Street - Stuart, VA 24171

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Feb 23

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Lakeshore Trail Hike hosted by Fairy Stone State Park 

Feb 24

Join an interpretive ranger on a hike to the Fairy Stone Dam and Spillway. While hiking along the Lakeshore Trail keep your eyes open for some of our many woodland friends. Also learn about some of the interesting history of the land that now makes up Fairy Stone State Park. Date: Saturday, February 24, 2024, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM.
Fairy Stone State Park - 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA

Little Mountain Falls Hike hosted by Fairy Stone State Park 

Feb 24

Join a park ranger on a hike to the waterfall and back. While hiking along Little Mountain Falls keep an eye open for some of our many woodland friends. The hike does cross streams, so it is recommended that you wear proper footwear that you don't mind getting wet. Date: Saturday, February 24, 2024, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM.
Fairy Stone State Park - 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA 24171

Moorefield Store Community VFD Pinto Bean Dinner (put on by Cub Scout Pack 69)

Feb 24

Moorefield Store Community VFD Pinto Bean Dinner (put on by Cub Scout Pack 69) February 24th. All proceeds go to the Cub Scout Pack. Call us for more information at 276-694-3212.
Moorefield Store - 17 Virginia NC Road - Patrick Springs, VA - 276-694-3212

PCMA to host Mandolin Festival

Feb 24

The Patrick County Music Association is hosting its Mandolin Festival on Saturday, February 24th. This event will feature Ralph McGee and the Goodfellas along with other guests. Doors open at 5pm and music begins at 6pm. Please bring your own chairs. Food available for sale. For more information, please contact Denny Alley at 276-694-4232
Rotary Building - 420 Woodland Drive - Stuart, VA

Spencer Penn Centre to host Sunday Afternoon Sweetheart Social 

Feb 25

Join us Sunday, February 25th from 2-5pm as we gather for a fun afternoon of family friendly music, dancing, games, and refreshments! Members and under 12 get in free! Non-members $5 cash at the door.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Mountain View Hike hosted by Fairy Stone State Park 

Feb 25

Join a ranger to hike along a section of the Mountain View Trail and cut through the woods for a short distance, seeing the ruins of an old moonshine still along the way. Learn how telegraphs worked as you discover the remains of an old line which once served the old town of Fayerdale. This hike does cross over steep terrain, so proper footwear is required. Date: Sunday, February 25th, 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM.
Fairy Stone State Park - 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA

Iron Mine Hike hosted by Fairy Stone State Park 

Feb 25

Join a park ranger to hike the Stuart's Knob Trail while discovering the history of Fayerdale and the importance Stuart's Knob played to in helping the residents earn money throughout its short tenure. This trail begins on Iron Mine trail and features an iron mine used by Fayerdale residents and an overlook of Fairystone Lake before transitioning into the Upper and Lower Stuart's Knob trails. Lower Stuart's Knob provides an overlook of Bull Mountain. Upper Stuart's Knob has steep terrain, but offers a stunning view of Fairystone Lake. Date: Sunday, February 25th, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Fairy Stone State Park - 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Feb 25

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Patrick County Library to host Senior Chair Exercise

Feb 26

The Patrick County Library will host Senior Chair Exercise at 1:30 p.m.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Patrick County Library to host LEGO Club 

Feb 26

The Patrick County Library to host LEGO Club at 4:00 p.m.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Patrick County Library to host Yoga Class 

Feb 26

Patrick County Library to host Yoga at 10:00 a.m. Registration required.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Feb 27

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Patrick County Library to host Intro to Zen

Feb 27

The Patrick County Library will host Intro to Zen at 1:30 p.m.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Patrick County Library to host Master Gardeners with Storytime on Herbs & Spices 

Feb 27

The Patrick County Library will host the Master Gardeners on February 27th. They will present Storytime: Herbs and Spices. Time: 10:30 a.m.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Patrick County Library to host Yoga Class

Feb 28

The Patrick County Library will host Yoga at 1:15 p.m. Registration Required.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

One Family Productions and Pickle & Ash present Trivia Night

Feb 28

One Family Productions and Pickle & Ash present Trivia Night. $10 per Team; Solo Trivia Masters or Teams up to 6 welcome. Come early and grab food and beverage. Date: Wednesday, February 28th, 6:30 p.m. Proceeds go to One Family Productions Community Outreach Projects.
Pickle & Ash - 21559 JEB Stuart Hwy - Stuart, VA

Patrick County Library to host Medicare 101 Information Session

Feb 29

The Patrick County Library will host Medicare 101 Information Session on February 29th, 12:00 noon. Registration Required.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

Patrick County Library to host Senior Chair Exercise 

Feb 29

The Patrick County Library will host Senior Chair Exercise class at 10:15 a.m.
Patrick County Library - 116 W Blue Ridge Stre - Stuart, VA 24171

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in February

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in February

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in February

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in February

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in February

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in February

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in February

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

March 2024

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Mar 1

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Bright Star Touring Theatre to present Black history Heroes, Soldiers and Spies at The Arts Place of Stokes

Mar 1

The Stokes County Arts Council will host Black History Heroes, Soldiers and Spies, presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre on Friday, March 1st, 7:00 PM. Adults $10; 21 and under FREE. Desserts are sponsored by Mitchell's Nursery and Greenhouse. Black History Heroes, Soldiers and Spies are part of the 2024 Winter Dessert Theatre Series. For more information or tickets call 336-593-8159 or visit www.stokesarts.org.
The Arts Place of Stokes - 502 Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org

The Spencer Penn Center to host Storytime

Mar 2

10:00 AM - 1 Fish, 2 Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish - The Spencer Penn Centre will offer Storytime and Craft for children. Partnering with Spencer-Penn Centre, MHC Partners for Children, and Altrusa International of Martinsville and Henry County Virginia for 2024 Storytime & Craft! Mark your calendars! ***Please note all children must be accompanied by a guardian. ***
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Hank, Pattie and the Current at the Historic Star Theatre

Mar 2

Hank and Pattie take bluegrass and infuse it with their own flair, drawing from a melting pot of styles including classical and Motown, which adds up to an authentic and unique reflection of American music. While some of the music sounds old school and some sounds fresh and new, their overall musicianship, vocal harmonies, impassioned delivery and innovative arrangements captivate all generations of music lovers. March 2, doors: 7pm, music: 8pm Tickets are $15 in adv, $18 at the door. Tickets coming soon!
Historic Star Theatre - 318 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA

Rose Window Studio to host Stained Glass Classes

Mar 2-9

Learn everything you need to know in order to start creating real stained-glass panels. In this class you will practice the basic skills of glass cutting, grinding, foiling, and soldering as you complete a small stained-glass window to take home. $155 includes materials and use of tools. Bring a bag lunch! 6-hour class. Dates: March 2nd (Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM); March 5th (Tuesday, 10 AM to 4:00 PM); March 9th (Saturday, 10 AM to 4:00 PM).
Rose Window Studio, 34 Charity Hwy - Woolwine VA 24185

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Mar 3

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Poor Farmers Market 40th Anniversary Celebration

Mar 3

Come and celebrate with us! Poor Farmer's Market (Old Fashion Country Store) 40th anniversary celebration on Sunday, March 3rd, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Free refreshments. Trivia game at 3:00 PM with prizes. Drawing at 3:30 PM with gift cards and a grand prize of a weekend getaway at Poor Farmer's cabins.
Poor Farmers Market - 2616 Jeb Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 - 276-952-2670

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! A Celebration at Reynolds Homestead

Mar 3

You could not, would not, should not miss a birthday such as this! We’re having a party, it’s truer than true. We want to celebrate and party with you! Come spend the afternoon at the Reynolds Homestead celebrating the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss on Sunday, March 3rd, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The afternoon will be filled with various fun activities for you and your family to enjoy. $5 per person - RSVP now: https://bit.ly/DrSeuss2024
Reynolds Homestead - 463 Homestead Lane - Critz, VA 24082 - 276-694-7181

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Storytime

Mar 3

The Spencer Penn Centre will host Storytime on Saturday, March 3rd, at 10am. This monthly program will include special readers, crafts, and other fun activities related to 1 Fish, 2 Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish! Come out and join us for this free program, fit for all ages. No registration needed.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA

Painting Party Fundraiser 

Mar 3

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Come out and join in on a PAINTING PARTY FUNDRAISER in honor of Lauren Worley and Micah Underwood. Have some FUN and learn to do some watercolor paintings to take home! Absolutely no experience or materials needed! Donations will go to help raise funds for Lauren and Micah and their medical care. Fellowship and fun and refreshments await!!! Sunday, Mar. 3, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
Worley Machine Warehouse - 8547 Woolwine Hwy - Stuart, VA - 276-930-2695

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Mar 8

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Music Night

Mar 8

The Spencer Penn Centre will host Music Night on Friday, March 8th. Guests: Twin Creeks String Band. Doors open at 5:00 PM. Spencer Penn Opry at 5:30 PM. Must sign up at front of stage. Band begins at 6:30 PM. $5.00 Donation for Admission. Concessions Available. 50/50 Tickets. Many thanks to our sponsors: MASH 4H Club, Burton and Company, Vipperman Air and Refrigeration, Inc., and Stifel. Music at the Spencer Penn Centre second Friday night of every month.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Bright Star Touring Theatre to present Empowered, Brilliant and Brave at The Arts Place of Stokes

Mar 8

The Stokes County Arts Council will host Empowered, Brillian and Brave -- Great Women of Black History, presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre, on Friday, March 8th, 7:00 PM. Desserts sponsored by Carolina Farms and Homes. Tickets: Adults: $10.00, 21 and under FREE. For more information or tickets call the Stokes County Arts Council at 336-593-8159 or visit www.stokesarts.org. Empowered, Brilliant and Brave is part of the 2024 Winter Dessert Theatre Series.
The Arts Place of Stokes - 502 Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org

Danbury Victorian Ball 

Mar 9

Come and enjoy a night of fun-filled historical dancing. Victorian-themed or wear your best formal clothes. No dancing experience is required. Calls for all dances. There will be light refreshments provided as well as an intermission. Date: Saturday, March 9th, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM. $20 per ticket. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Stokes County Arts Council. For more information or tickets, call the Stokes County Arts Council at 336-593-8159.
The Arts Place of Stokes - 502 Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org

15th Annual Spring Symposium: Master Your Garden at P&HCC - Stuart

Mar 9

Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Patrick County invite you to join their 15th Annual Spring Symposium. Registration Fee: $10. Date: Saturday, March 9th, 2024, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Location: Patrick & Henry Community College - Stuart Site.
P&HCC - Stuart Campus - 212 Wood Brothers Drive - Stuart, VA

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Mar 10

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Mar 15

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Stokes County Arts Council to host You're a Good Man Charlie Brown

Mar 15-17

The Stokes County Arts Council will host You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, based on the comic strip PEANUTS by Charles M. Shultz, on Friday, March 15th (7:00 PM); Saturday, March 16th (7:00 PM); and Sunday, March 17th (6:00 PM). General Admission $10; $5 for students. Desserts sponsored by State Electric Supply Company, Artist Way Creations and Robertson Home Inspections. For more information or tickets, call 336-593-8159. This is part of the Winter Dessert Theatre Series.
The Arts Place of Stokes - 502 Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org

2nd Annual Patrick County's Got Talent

Mar 16

Calling Talent Acts! Patrick County's Got Talent, March 16, 2024, 7:00 PM, Patrick County High School. Registration on-line. See QR code on flyer. Brought to you by the Patrick County Alzheimer's Group.
Patrick County High School - 215 Cougar Lane - Stuart, VA

Moorefield Store Community VFD Black Pot Chicken Dinner 

Mar 16

Moorefield Store Community VFD Black Pot Chicken Dinner, March 16th. For more information call 276-694-3212.
Moorefield Store - 17 Virginia NC Road - Patrick Springs, VA - 276-694-3212

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Mar 17

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

St. Patrick's Day Dinner with The Celthix

Mar 17

SAVE THE DATE: St. Patrick's Day Dinner with The Celthix at the Historic Star Theatre on Sunday, March 17th, 5 PM to 8 PM. Tickets are $20 per person which includes an Irish fare meal and musical performance by Patrick County's own The Celthix. Host: One Family Productions. For more information or tickets: 276-692-7195.
Historic Star Theatre - 318 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Mar 22

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Mar 24

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Primitive Coffee to host Easter Afternoon Tea

Mar 24

Easter Afternoon Tea -- Semi formal dress code required. Think Sunday best! Primitive Coffee, 2577 Jeb Stuart Hwy, Meadows of Dan, VA 24120. Sunday, March 24th, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. RSVP Required. $25 per person. Inclusive of 3-tiered tea tastings and 3-course plated hors D'oeuvres.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 Jeb Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Mar 26

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Mar 29

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Exploring Homeschool Coop at Patrick Springs Christian Church

Mar 30

Exploring Homeschool Coop at Patrick Springs Christian Church. If you homeschool now, or would like to in the future, parents please join us to discuss ideas. The meeting will be on March 30th at 10:00 AM at Patrick Springs Christian Church, 23716 JEB Stuart Highway, Patrick Springs, VA.
Patrick Springs Christian Church - 23716 Jeb Suart - Patrick Springs, VA

Meadows of Dan 3rd Annual Town Wide Easter Egg Hunt 

Mar 30

Join us this March for the 3rd Annual Meadows of Dan Easter Egg Hunt. This hunt is unlike others as it's for children AND ADULTS! Every business in town will hide hundreds if not thousands of eggs around town! They'll be only located OUTSIDE. Bring your own bag! At 12pm meet in the Primitive Coffee Parking lot! This year children under 7 years old will have a 15 minute head start on gathering eggs. ADULTS WE'RE WATCHING YOU... DON'T STEAL JOY FROM THE LITTLE KIDS!! Be nice & let them grab the easy ones. ? Adults- your turn will begin at the 15 minute mark...after we say GO! Golden eggs will be hidden all around town a bit harder containing gifts you can redeem at many local businesses in town! They must be redeemed the SAME DAY!!!! NO EXCEPTIONS- We're all open after the hunt!
Primitive Coffee - 2577 Jeb Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Mar 31

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in March

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in March

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in March

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

Fairy Stone State Park to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in March

Fairy Stone State Park will host the Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-276-930-2424 or visit www.dcr.virginia.gov/state parks/fairy-stone.
Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairys - Stuart, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in March

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in March

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in March

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in March

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

April 2024

Patrick County's Got Talent

Apr 1

Patrick County's Got Talent.
Patrick County High School - 215 Cougar Lane - Stuart, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Apr 5

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Spencer Penn Center to host Storytime

Apr 6

10:00 AM - Spring Is Calling - The Spencer Penn Centre will offer Storytime and Craft for children. Partnering with Spencer-Penn Centre, MHC Partners for Children, and Altrusa International of Martinsville and Henry County Virginia for 2024 Storytime & Craft! Mark your calendars! ***Please note all children must be accompanied by a guardian. ***
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

9th Annual Stuart Wine & Beer Festival 

Apr 6

9th Annual Stuart Wine and Beer Festival, Saturday, April 6, 2024, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., STAR Theatre, 318 Patrick Avenue, Stuart, VA. FREE Admission. $10 Wine Tasting. Includes Wine Glass. Participating Wineries: Stanburn Winery (276-694-7074, Childress Vineyard (336) 236-9463, Woods Acre Fruit Wines (336) 673-1044, Villa Appalaccia (540) 593-3100. Wine, Beer, Food. Fairy Hair by Amanda/Alzheimer's David Henry - Coffee/Buckin' Good Eats. Music By: 12:00 - 1:45 - The Merry-Go-Rounders; 2:00 - 4:00 - Marcie Horne.
STAR Theatre - 318 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA 24171 - 276-694-4288/276-692-7188

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Apr 7

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Apr 12

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Apr 14

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Apr 19

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Moorefield Store Community VFD Hamburger Steak Dinner

Apr 20

Moorefield Store Community VFD Hamburger Steak Dinner, April 20th. For more information, call 276-694-3212.
Moorefield Store - 17 Virginia NC Road - Patrick Springs, VA - 276-694-3212

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Pig Cookin

Apr 20

SAVE THE DATE for 2024 Pig Cookin’, Saturday, April 20th!
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

The Spencer Penn Centre to host their Annual Pig Pickin

Apr 20

The Spencer Penn Centre will host their annual Pig Pickin on Saturday, April 20th. There will be vendors, Barnival, and Cruise-In for this annual barbeque competition. Now accepting vendors and cookers. Contact the center at spencerpenn04@gmail.com or call for application at 276/957-5757.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Apr 21

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Apr 26

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Apr 28

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Apr 30

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in April

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in April

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in April

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

Fairy Stone State Park to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in April

Fairy Stone State Park will host the Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-276-930-2424 or visit www.dcr.virginia.gov/state parks/fairy-stone.
Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairys - Stuart, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in April

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in April

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in April

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in April

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

May 2024

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

May 3

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Spencer Penn Center to host Storytime

May 4

10:00 AM - Watch Me Bloom - The Spencer Penn Centre will offer Storytime and Craft for children. Partnering with Spencer-Penn Centre, MHC Partners for Children, and Altrusa International of Martinsville and Henry County Virginia for 2024 Storytime & Craft! Mark your calendars! ***Please note all children must be accompanied by a guardian. ***
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

May 5

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

May 10

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

May 12

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

May 17

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Moorefield Store Community VFD Black Pot Chicken Dinner 

May 18

Moorefield Store Community VFD will host a Black Pot Chicken Dinner, May 18th. For more information call 276-694-3212.
Moorefield Store - 17 Virginia NC Road - Patrick Springs, VA - 276-694-3212

Town of Stuart's annual Strawberry Festival 

May 18

SAVE THE DATE: The Town of Stuart will host the annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 18th, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. More information forthcoming.
Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3811

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

May 19

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

FREE DOT Hazardous Materials Awareness Training Workshop Offered 

May 21-23

Training from P&HCC Free DOT Hazardous Materials Awareness training workshop that will be offered on the Martinsville campus May 21-23 from 8AM-5PM. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Check out everything available in their flip book @ PH.AUGUSOFT.NET. 2024 Training Guide (Workforce, Economic and Community Development).
P&HCC - Martinsville Campus - 645 Patriot Avenue - Martinsville, VA - 276-656-0260/276-638-8777

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

May 24

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

May 26

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

May 28

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

May 31

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in May

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in May

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

Fairy Stone State Park to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in May

Fairy Stone State Park will host the Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-276-930-2424 or visit www.dcr.virginia.gov/state parks/fairy-stone.
Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairys - Stuart, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in May

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in May

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in May

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in May

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in May

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

June 2024

Moorefield Store Community VFD to host 12th Annual Golf Tourney 

Jun 1

The Moorefield Store Community VFD will host the 12th Annual Golf Tourney at Gordon Trent's Golf Course (2160 Golf Course Road - 276-694-3805) on June 1st. For more information call Moorefield Store Community VFD at 276-694-3212.
Gordon Trent Golf Course - 2160 Golf Course Road - Stuart, VA 24171 - 276-694-3212

The Spencer Penn Center to host Storytime

Jun 1

10:00 AM - Following Footsteps - The Spencer Penn Centre will offer Storytime and Craft for children. Partnering with Spencer-Penn Centre, MHC Partners for Children, and Altrusa International of Martinsville and Henry County Virginia for 2024 Storytime & Craft! Mark your calendars! ***Please note all children must be accompanied by a guardian. ***
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Jun 2

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

2024 Stuart Beach Music Festival

Jun 6-8

SAVE THE DATE! Stuart Beach Music Festival, June 6th, June 7th and June 8th at Wayside Park. Bands: Special Occasion - The Pizazz Band - Band of Oz - Jim Zuick & Coastline - The Catalinas - EnVision. Sponsored by Patrick County Tourism and Rotary Club of Stuart. For more information or ticket prices: Call 276-694-7811 or email: beachmusicinfo@gmail.com.
332 Wayside Park Road - Stuart, VA 24171 - 276-694-7811

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Jun 7

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Jun 9

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Jun 14

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Jun 16

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Jun 21

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Jun 23

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Jun 25

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Jun 28

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Mayberry Trading Post to host Music every Sunday

Jun 30

Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM - Music at the Mayberry Trading Post every Sunday, 1 PM to 3 PM/Open Jam. Everyone welcome! Mile Post 180.5 Blue Ridge Parkway. County. Still run by four generations of descendants from the original store. Built in 1892, it originally housed the Mayberry Post Office as well as a general store. Today it's still a general store and in the fall of the year on weekends it features apple butter making.
883 Mayberry Church Road - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in June

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

Monday Market at Fairy Stone State Park

Normally occurs in June

Monday Market at Fairy Stone State Park, Mondays, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at picnic shelters 3 & 4.
Fairy Stone State Park, 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA 24171

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in June

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in June

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Fairy Stone State Park to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in June

Fairy Stone State Park will host the Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-276-930-2424 or visit www.dcr.virginia.gov/state parks/fairy-stone.
Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairys - Stuart, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in June

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Stuart Elementary School Running Club

Normally occurs in June

The Stuart Elementary School Running Club will hit the pavements along the sidewalks in town on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Motorist should take caution and watch for these runners.

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in June

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in June

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in June

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

July 2024

The Spencer Penn Center to host Storytime

Jul 6

10:00 AM - You, Me, and My Teddy Make Three - The Spencer Penn Centre will offer Storytime and Craft for children. Partnering with Spencer-Penn Centre, MHC Partners for Children, and Altrusa International of Martinsville and Henry County Virginia for 2024 Storytime & Craft! Mark your calendars! ***Please note all children must be accompanied by a guardian. ***
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Jul 30

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in July

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in July

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in July

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Monday Market at Fairy Stone State Park

Normally occurs in July

Monday Market at Fairy Stone State Park, Mondays, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at picnic shelters 3 & 4.
Fairy Stone State Park, 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA 24171

Fairy Stone State Park to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in July

Fairy Stone State Park will host the Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-276-930-2424 or visit www.dcr.virginia.gov/state parks/fairy-stone.
Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairys - Stuart, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in July

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Stuart Elementary School Running Club

Normally occurs in July

The Stuart Elementary School Running Club will hit the pavements along the sidewalks in town on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Motorist should take caution and watch for these runners.

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in July

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in July

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in July

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

August 2024

The Spencer Penn Center to host Storytime

Aug 3

10:00 AM - Under The Apple Tree - The Spencer Penn Centre will offer Storytime and Craft for children. Partnering with Spencer-Penn Centre, MHC Partners for Children, and Altrusa International of Martinsville and Henry County Virginia for 2024 Storytime & Craft! Mark your calendars! ***Please note all children must be accompanied by a guardian. ***
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Aug 27

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in August

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in August

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Monday Market at Fairy Stone State Park

Normally occurs in August

Monday Market at Fairy Stone State Park, Mondays, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at picnic shelters 3 & 4.
Fairy Stone State Park, 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA 24171

Fairy Stone State Park to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in August

Fairy Stone State Park will host the Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-276-930-2424 or visit www.dcr.virginia.gov/state parks/fairy-stone.
Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairys - Stuart, VA

The Stuart Elementary School Running Club

Normally occurs in August

The Stuart Elementary School Running Club will hit the pavements along the sidewalks in town on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Motorist should take caution and watch for these runners.

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in August

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in August

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in August

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in August

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in August

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

September 2024

The Spencer Penn Center to host Storytime

Sep 7

10:00 AM - Down On The Farm - The Spencer Penn Centre will offer Storytime and Craft for children. Partnering with Spencer-Penn Centre, MHC Partners for Children, and Altrusa International of Martinsville and Henry County Virginia for 2024 Storytime & Craft! Mark your calendars! ***Please note all children must be accompanied by a guardian. ***
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Sep 24

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Moorefield Store Community VFD to host Brunswick Stew event

Sep 28

The Moorefield Store Community VFD will host a Brunswick Stew event on September 28th. Stew will be ready by 8:00 am). For more information, please call 276-694-3212.
Moorefield Store - 17 Virginia NC Road - Spencer, VA - 276-694-3212

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in September

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

Monday Market at Fairy Stone State Park

Normally occurs in September

Monday Market at Fairy Stone State Park, Mondays, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at picnic shelters 3 & 4.
Fairy Stone State Park, 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA 24171

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in September

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Fairy Stone State Park to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in September

Fairy Stone State Park will host the Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-276-930-2424 or visit www.dcr.virginia.gov/state parks/fairy-stone.
Fairy Stone State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairys - Stuart, VA

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in September

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in September

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in September

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in September

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in September

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

October 2024

The Spencer Penn Center to host Storytime

Oct 5

10:00 AM - Pumpkin Faces - The Spencer Penn Centre will offer Storytime and Craft for children. Partnering with Spencer-Penn Centre, MHC Partners for Children, and Altrusa International of Martinsville and Henry County Virginia for 2024 Storytime & Craft! Mark your calendars! ***Please note all children must be accompanied by a guardian. ***
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Moorefield Store Community VFD to host Hamburger Steak Dinner 

Oct 19

The Moorefield Store Community VFD will host a Hamburger Steak Dinner on October 19th. For more information, please call 276-694-3212.
Moorefield Store - 17 Virginia NC Road - Spencer, VA - 276-694-3212

Town of Stuart's annual Apple Dumpling Festival

Oct 19

SAVE THE DATE: The Town of Stuart will host its annual Apple Dumpling Festival on Saturday, October 19th, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. downtown Stuart, VA. More information forthcoming.
Downtown Stuart - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3811

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Oct 29

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in October

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Monday Market at Fairy Stone State Park

Normally occurs in October

Monday Market at Fairy Stone State Park, Mondays, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at picnic shelters 3 & 4.
Fairy Stone State Park, 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA 24171

Reynolds Homestead Tours

Normally occurs in October

Reynolds Homestead Home Tours every Sunday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
Reynolds Homestead, 463 Homestead Lane - Critz, VA 24082 - 1-276-694-7181 - www.reynoldshomestead.vt.edu
Email for more information.

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in October

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in October

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in October

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in October

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in October

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in October

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

November 2024

The Spencer Penn Center to host Storytime

Nov 2

10:00 AM - Thanks for Thanksgiving - The Spencer Penn Centre will offer Storytime and Craft for children. Partnering with Spencer-Penn Centre, MHC Partners for Children, and Altrusa International of Martinsville and Henry County Virginia for 2024 Storytime & Craft! Mark your calendars! ***Please note all children must be accompanied by a guardian. ***
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Moorefield Store Community VFD to host Black Pot Chicken Dinner

Nov 16

The Moorefield Store Community VFD will host a Black Pot Chicken Dinner on November 16th. For more information, please call 276-694-3212.
Moorefield Store - 17 Virginia NC Road - Spencer, VA - 276-694-3212

Moorefield Store Community VFD to host a Black Pot Chicken Dinner

Nov 16

The Moorefield Store Community VFD will host a Black Pot Chicken Dinner on November 16th. For more information, please call 276-694-3212.
Moorefield Store - 17 Virginia NC Road - Spencer, VA - 276-694-3212

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Nov 26

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in November

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in November

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Reynolds Homestead Tours

Normally occurs in November

Reynolds Homestead Home Tours every Sunday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
Reynolds Homestead, 463 Homestead Lane - Critz, VA 24082 - 1-276-694-7181 - www.reynoldshomestead.vt.edu
Email for more information.

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in November

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in November

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in November

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in November

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in November

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

December 2024

The Spencer Penn Center to host Storytime

Dec 7

10:00 AM - Sugar Plum Wishes and Candy Cane Kisses - The Spencer Penn Centre will offer Storytime and Craft for children. Partnering with Spencer-Penn Centre, MHC Partners for Children, and Altrusa International of Martinsville and Henry County Virginia for 2024 Storytime & Craft! Mark your calendars! ***Please note all children must be accompanied by a guardian. ***
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

Moorefield Store Community VFD to host Community Christmas Dinner

Dec 7

The Moorefield Store Community VFD will host a Community Christmas Dinner on December 7th. For more information, please call 276-694-3212.
Moorefield Store - 17 Virginia NC Road - Spencer, VA - 276-694-3212

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Dec 31

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in December

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in December

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120

Reynolds Homestead Tours

Normally occurs in December

Reynolds Homestead Home Tours every Sunday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
Reynolds Homestead, 463 Homestead Lane - Critz, VA 24082 - 1-276-694-7181 - www.reynoldshomestead.vt.edu
Email for more information.

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in December

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in December

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in December

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in December

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in December

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

January 2025

Stokes County Arts Council to host Artist Craig Richards' Student Show

Jan 9 - Feb 15

The Stokes County Arts Council is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibit of original art, “Artist Craig Richards’ Student Works Show” in the Apple Gallery. The official gallery reception will be Sunday, January 14, 2024 from 2:00-3:30pm. at The Arts Place of Stokes 500 Main Street Danbury, NC. Craig Richards has been teaching painting for nearly 20 years. He has been guiding students in drawing, oils, acrylics and watercolors both in studio and in Plein Air. He was the President of Muddy River Art Association, The President of Triad Outdoor Painters and presently teaches at The Arts Place of Stokes, The Sawtooth School of Visual Arts, and Forsyth Technical Community College. His work can be viewed at artistcraigrichards.com and his teachings can be watched on his YouTube Channel at @artistcraigrichards5952. This show includes 40 paintings by 16 student artists. The students range from beginner to professional. Richards shared that “All works are thoroughly delightful.” This exhibit in the Apple Gallery will be on display from January 2-February 15, 2024. The Stokes County Arts Council is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, Saturday, 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m. and Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm. For additional information about the exhibit, please contact the Stokes County Arts Council at (336) 593-8159 or visit www.stokesarts.org.
502 Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org

Power Line Worker Program at P&HCC-Patrick County Site

Jan 11 - Feb 5

Power Line Worker Program to be held at the Patrick and Henry Community College - Patrick County Site. Class starts February 5th. P&HCC has funding to pay up to 100% of your tuition. For more information, call 276-656-0260.
P&HCC - - Stuart, VA - 276-656-0260

The Coffee Break Cafe hosts live music on Tuesdays

Jan 16 - Dec 29

8:30 Am to 11:00 AM - The Coffee Break Cafe hosts live music on Tuesdays. Bring an instrument and join in or just come and listen.
The Coffee Break - 111 N Main Street - Stuart, VA

ANNOUNCEMENT: Community Engagement Center at Reynolds Homestead temporarily closed 

Jan 20 - Feb 28

The community engagement center at the Reynolds Homestead is temporarily closed for facilities maintenance and upgrades. This applies only to the CEC - the grounds remain open from dawn to dusk daily, and the historic home will be open for tours by appointment only. The staff will work remotely through the rest of January and most of February, and will continue to provide the programming our community expects from the Reynolds Homestead. Find out more about upcoming events by visiting reynoldshomestead.vt.edu.
Reynolds Homestead - 463 Homestead Lane - Critz, VA

Moorefield Store Community VFD to host Black Pot Chicken Dinner 

Jan 18

The Moorefield Store Community VFD will host a Black Pot Chicken Dinner on January 18, 2025. For more information, please call 276-694-3212.
Moorefield Store - 17 Virginia NC Road - Spencer, VA - 276-694-3212

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Zumba Classes

Normally occurs in January

Zumba! - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 pm. Zumba is back at Spencer Penn! Join Body by Jenise for a great, fun workout! Drop-in price is $10.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month 

Normally occurs in January

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts BINGO night on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Concessions are available. Proceeds help fund our scholarships and other community service projects throughout the year. The Ararat Ruritan Club is located at 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA.

Rent Relief Program

Normally occurs in January

The Virginia Rent Relief Program is available. For additional information or to apply, please call Virginia Legal Aid Society Rent Relief Hotline at 1-866-995-5595.

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew at Quilted Colors 

Normally occurs in January

The Patrick County Quilters' Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email patrickcountyquilters@gmail.com
107 N Main Street - Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA 24171

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts Virtual Raffles monthly

Normally occurs in January

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
Virtual Raffles on Facebook

The Ararat Ruritan Club to hold Rook Games

Normally occurs in January

The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1408

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Neighbors in the Know 

Normally occurs in January

Everyone is invited to join staff and volunteers in the Hylton Library for activities and socializing on the first and third Monday of each month. Each week will include a different presentation and activity, followed by a way to get you moving. The program is an hour long and activities for children will be provided during the program for those with little ones who would like to attend. Every third Monday, a music program will be provided. Come sing, play an instrument, or just listen. This free program is perfect for all ages and will encourage mental, emotional, and physical well-being each month. Be sure to join us and bring a friend! No registration is required, just come on.
The Spencer Penn Centre - 475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-957-5757

Cars and Coffee Cruise In - Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in January

4th Sunday of every month - Cars and Coffee Cruise In, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Primitive Coffee, Antique Market and Bakery is open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Primitive Coffee - 2577 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, VA 24120