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Thursday, September 15, 2005

Weekend Events: There are a Bunch!

Instead of listing these each under their own heading, I am going to list some of the more interesting looking events this weekend under this one page. Hope you all get to get out and have some fun!

Gospel Festival at Sedalia

A Gospel Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, 3 p.m. at the Sedalia Center, 1108 Sedalia School Road, Big Island. Cost is $5 for adults; children 12 and under free. Call 434-299-5080.

Fall Open House at Camp Kum-Ba-Yah

Camp Kum-Ba-Yah invites families to enjoy an afternoon outdoors at its annual Fall Open House on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 1-4 pm. Take a walk in the woods, cook s’mores over a campfire, visit the Tree House, play games, try the Challenge Course, join Lora for an Earth Ed activity and more. Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.

Location of the camp is 4415 Boonsboro Road. Donation to scholarship fund requested. Call 434-384-1744 for more information.

Health Fair

Health Fair for a Healthier Life will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The event is sponsored by Dr. Parikh and staff at Physicians Treatment Center at Timberlake, 22776 Timberlake Road (across from Koffee Kup). Call 434-832-1122 for more information.

Early Harvest at the Market

9/17/2005 8:00 AM

Seasonal craft show located at both the Community Market and City Armory in Lynchburg on September 17th and 18th from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM & 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM with food, art, and craft vendors. Contact Evelyn Taylor for more information at 434-352-0629.

Jamboree By The James

9/17/2005 6:00 PM

Both Clear Channel Radio and Lynch's Landing host a concert at Riverfront Festival Park in Lynchburg with several acts and a fireworks show. There will be a variety of vendors on hand during the event. Gates open at 5:30 pm. The event concludes at 11:00 pm. Contact Dave Carwile at (434) 385-8298 or Janet Rose at (434) 528 3950 for more information.

Lynchburg Art Festival:

The 33rd Annual Lynchburg Art Festival, sponsored by the Art Club of Lynchburg, Virginia will be held Saturday September 17, 2005 from 10 am to 4 pm (rain date: Sunday 9/18) at EC Glass High School in Lynchburg VA. Over 150 artists from the east coast exhibit and compete for cash awards of over $6500.00. Judging the show this year is Megan Marlatt, Art department chair at the University of Virginia. Artist entry fee $45.00. Contact David Eakin at 434-385-8119. All media accepted. No crafts. The annual Art Festival offers artists and collectors opportunities to exhibit and purchase one of a kind works of art. It is open to the public and free of charge. ### Contact: Jane Sorenson Chairman Lynchburg Art Festival 1421 Northwood Circle Lynchburg VA 24503 434-384-7105

Truth or Dare at Booker T. Washingon.

September 17th 11:00 am no charge

Discover the various methods of slave resistance and how this resistance challenges the stereotypes of Mammy" and "Sambo." Contact (540) 721-2094 for more information.

Slavery, Tobacco, and Emancipation

September 18th 2:00 no charge

Learn about the culture and way of life that tobacco dictated on a small slave-holding farm in Virginia in the mid-1800s and how things would change for Booker T. Washington and the Burroughs family through Emancipation. Please call (540) 721-2094 for further information.


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