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Thursday, November 10, 2005

Weekend Happenings: November 11-13, 2005

Friday, November 11, 2005


Coffee house featuring The Purveyors will be held at the Sedalia Center at 8:30 p.m. Food and beverages will be available. Admission is $5.

Veterans' Day Commemoration

The National D-Day Memorial will hold a ceremony to honor veterans and to pay tribute to the servicemen and servicewomen currently in the armed forces. The program is expected to run about 30 minutes. The featured speaker will be Lynchburg businessman Bernard "Bunny" Marks. Admission to the Memorial will be at no charge from 10 a.m. to noon. After that, regular fees will apply.

Little Town Players Production

Little Town Players will present the heartwarming drama "To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday" November 11-12, 18-19 at p.m. and Nov 20 at 2 p.m. at the Elks National Home Theater. Call the box office at 586-5881 and leave a message or email at Tickets are adults - $8 and children under 12 - $6.

The American Cancer Society's 2005 Cancer Ball

Venue: Holiday Inn Select
City: Lynchburg
Date(s): 11/11/2005
Time: 6:30 PM
Cost: $100 per person
Website: Click Here

The American Cancer Societys annual Cancer Ball is a black tie affair held to raise money for the fight against cancer. In addition to cocktails, dinner, and dancing, there will be a silent auction and raffle, with proceeds going to fund research, patient service, education, detection, and prevention programs right here in Lynchburg. For more information, please call Ashley Tanis in the ACS office at (434) 845-0973.

November 12, 2005

CINEviews Film Festival

Venue: Craddock-Terry Gallery
City: Lynchburg
Date(s): 11/12/2005

Cost: $7

Directions: 901 Jefferson Street at the corner of Jefferson and 9th
Details: Saturday Matinee of CINEviews, a weekend film festival 1pm Belle (a short film w/Marion Baker) Discussion w/ Marion and Dylan Baker 1:30pm Big Night (main feature movie) 3:15pm Q&A with Prof. Jennifer Gauthier For more info: call 847-7277 or

Forest Ruritan Fall Fest

The Forest Ruritan Club will hold a Fall Fest on Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Door prizes given every 15 minutes; food for sale. For those interested in setting a booth, the cost is $10.

Bedford Public Library Concert

Contemporary original, traditional, and Celtic music will be presented by the Friends of the Bedford Public Library, Inc. on Saturday, November 12the at 7:30 p.m. as they host Al Petteway and Amy White in concert. The concert held in the Bedford Room of Bedford Central Library is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5 per person. Seating is limited to 100 people. For more infomation, call 540-586-8911, ext. 18 or visit

Handel’s “Messiah.”

Venue: Lynchburg College
City: Lynchburg
Date(s): 11/12/2005 - 11/13/2005
Time: 7:30 PM

Details: Performance by the Lynchburg College Choral Union and Chamber Orchestra with guest soloists. Directed by Dr. Jong Kim. $10, adults; $5, seniors (over 60) and students; $3, children. Ticket information: 434/544-8344. Snidow Chapel, 7:30 p.m.

Genealogical Society

The Bedford Genealogical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. in the community room of the Bedford City/County Museum at 201 East Main Street in Centertown Bedford. Alice Sweeney, who represents the Virginia State Genealogical Society and the Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Society will speak. For more information, contact Larry Lynch at 297-9237.

Broadway Lights

Broadway Lights will be held Nov 12-13 featuring the Smith Mountain Lake Barbershop Chorus and guest quartet, Road Show, at Staunton River High School. The Saturday show will be held at 7 p.m. and the Sunday event at 2 p.m. Tickets, $10 in advance, and $12 at the door. Call 721-9600 for more information.

Miracles for Children Ball

Date/Time: 11/12/2005 5:00 PM
Location:Community Market / Armory1219 Main Street Lynchburg
Description: A black tie affair (optional) honoring Tom Gerdy and Dr. Peter Houck at the City Armory from 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Enjoy a night of dinner, dancing, and a silent auction. Contact Jack Whisler at 434-947-4150 for more information.

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Violin, piano concert

A free violin/piano concert, featuring Martha Lewis Yasuda, will be held at Fairview Christian Church on Sunday at 3 p.m. in Lynchburg.

CINEviews Nov. 13

Venue: Craddock-Terry Gallery
City: Lynchburg
Date(s): 11/13/2005
Time: 1:00 PM
Cost: $7

Directions: 901 Jefferson Street corner of 9th and Jefferson
Details: 1pm Live at Five (short film w/Dylan Baker) 1:30pm Like Water for Chocolate (feature film) 3:15pm Belle (short film w/Marion Baker) more info: call 847-7277 or Q/A w/ Prof. Jennifer Gauthier

Be sure to check the News and Advance and the Bedford Bulletin for more local events and new!


At 11:40 PM, Anonymous Gravy Beard said...

As always, thanks for posting this every week. Very helpful!


At 8:19 AM, Blogger Melissa O. Markham said...

Gravy Beard, it is a labor of love. I hope that people in the community will get out and enjoy the things we are doing here!

At 9:36 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Joe Nichols - Sat, Nov 12th
Dwight Yoakam - Sat, Nov 19th
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