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Thursday, October 27, 2005

Weekend Happenings: October 28-October 30

Friday, October 28, 2005


A coffeehouse featuring Trey Eppes will be held at the Sedalia Center at 8:30 p.m. Food and beverages will be available. Admission is $5.

Saturday, October 29, 2005

Bargain Mart

Bargain Mart . 7:00 AM. Community Market Armory1219 Main Street Lynchburg, Virginia 24504

Description: Bargain Mart is a fundraising event for Junior League. Money raised helps support the Junior League community projects. This event provides the Lynchburg community with quality goods at affordable prices. The event is located at the City Armory from 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM and admission is free. The Preview Party is from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM on October 27th. The cost for the Preview Party is $10. Contact Norma Foy for more information at 434-384-6647.

Black Nationalism

Venue: Booker T. Washington National Monument
City: Hardy
Date(s): 10/29/2005
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: Free Admission
Website: Click Here
Booker T. Washington NM is located on VA-122, 22 miles southeast of Roanoke, Virginia. From I-81, take I-581, then U.S. 220 South from Roanoke to VA-122. From the Blue Ridge Parkway, take VA-43 South to VA-122. From Lynchburg, take U.S. 460 West to VA-122.
Come discuss the evolution of the philosophy of Black Nationalism from the minds of Booker T. Washington to Malcolm X. Call (540) 721-2094 for more information.

Music at the Maier with Ada Rovatti

Venue: Maier Museum of Art
City: Lynchburg, Virginia
Date(s): 10/29/2005
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $10.00
Website: Click Here
The Maier Museum of Art is located on the campus of Randolph-Macon Womans College, just off Rivermont Avenue in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Jazz saxophonist Ada Rovatti will perform in conjunction with the special exhibition Heart of the Matter: Recent Work by Elizabeth Murray. Rovattis recent CDs include Sax in the City, Airbop, and For Rent: Ada Rovatti and the Elephunk Band. Advance purchase of tickets is advised. Contact the Maier Museum of Art at (434) 947-8136 or

Howl-a-ween Party

Venue: Lynchburg Humane Society
City: Lynchburg
Date(s): 10/29/2005
Time: 12:30 PM
Cost: Free
Website: Click Here
At the Lynchburg Humane Society, Behind City Stadium
A party for people and their pets! Bobbing for hot dogs, police dog demonstration, tricks for treats and pet costume competition, as well as a book sale, food and epic yard sale. Free admission!

Halloween Fun

The Peaks of Otter Rangers will present spooky stories and a haunted Halloween hike on October 29. Meet in the Visitor's Center's Amphitheater. Dress up and join in the fun. Bring good hiking shoes and warm clothing for this evening event. Throughout the weekend, rangers will be presenting demonstrations. All events are free and open to the public. Any quesitons please contact the Peaks of Otter Visitor Center at 540-586-4496.

Community yard sale

The city and county of Bedford Parks and Recreation will hold a community yard sale Saturday, Oct. 29. The proceeds from the yard sale will go towards the annual Elderfest Celebration in May 2006. Yard sale runs from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Weapons should not be brought to the sale. For more information 540-587-6061.

Welcome Center

The Bedford Area Welcome Center will celebrate its first anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 29 with an open house for the community. Refreshments will be available all day and hotdogs, chips and drinks will be served from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., courtesy of Bedford Federal Savings Bank. There will be numerous displays and activities throughout the event from area businesses and organizations.

Sunday, October 30, 2005

Old Fashioned Day

Old Fashioned Day will be held at Diamond Hill Baptist Church, Moneta, on October 30. Dress in old-fashioned clothes. Dinner on the grounds after the morning service. Children's church will feature Deb Diehl from Dyno-might ministries with puppets and more. Lots of activities on the grounds for children and adults including an old fashioned apple pie contest, singing, and a live horse carousel for the children.


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