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Thursday, November 03, 2005

Weekend Happenings: November 4-6, 2005

November 4, 2005

Theatre Production of “Hello, Dolly!”

Venue: Lynchburg College
City: Lynchburg
Date(s): 11/03/2005 - 11/05/2005
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: None
Details: The hit Broadway and film musical about matchmaker Dolly Levi’s efforts to marry well-known half-a-millionaire Horace Vandergelder. Tickets: $9, adults; $5, seniors (over 60), students, and children. Box office opens Oct. 27: 434/544-8380. Theatre, Dillard Fine Arts Center. Nov. 3, 4, and 5, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 6, 2 p.m.

Jewelry Sale to Benefit the Bedford Red Cross

Venue: CVCC - Bedford Campus
City: Bedford
Date(s): 11/04/2005
Time: 7:00 AM
Cost: $5.00 - Anything!
Directions: Central Virginia Community College - Bedford Campus 1633 Venture Boulevard Bedford, VA 24523
Details: Mark your calendar and join us for a one day jewelry sale to benefit the Bedford Chapter of the American Red Cross. All jewelry by Phantasias will be marked at ONLY $5.00! Find fun, fashionable pieces to suit your style for a great price and a great cause! When - Friday, November 4th Time - 7:00 am - 5:30 pm Where - CVCC Bedford Campus For more information, please contact the Bedford Red Cross at 540-586-7792. Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted - see you there!

November 5, 2005

4th Annual Winter Craft Festival

Venue: Fray Educational Center
City: Rustburg
Date(s): 11/05/2005
Time: 9:00 AM
Cost: Free admission
Directions: The Fray Educational Center (Former JJ Fray Elementary School)is located at 1551 Village Highway (Route 24), next to Rustburg High School in Rustburg
Details: The Fray Educational Center is hosting the 4th Annnual Winter Craft Festival on November 5, 2005 starting at 9 am and ending at 2 pm. Support a good cause and get some holiday shopping done. Money raised at the festival will be used to purchase educational materials. There will be crafters (with many crafts for sale), bake sale, childrens activities, door prizes, food, silent auctions, and much more. Also the Chrysler Drive for Kids" campaign will be present at the festival: For every adult who test drives a new Chrysler/Dodge and completes a short questionnaire, the Chrysler Division will donate $5.00 to the Fray Educational Center fundraiser. So come join the fun on November 5, 2005 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Fray Educational Center (next to Rustburg High School) at 1551 Village Highway (Route 24), Rustburg. For more information call (434) 332-1180.

Chili cook-off

Smith Mountain Lake's third Fall Chili Festival will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bridgewater Plaza. The festival offers food, crafts, entertainment and music.

Brunswick Stew

The 22nd Annual Brunswick Stew will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. at Big Island Firehouse in Big Island, located on Route 501 N, Lee Jackson Hwy. Carry-outs are available. Hot Dogs and homemade desserts will be available. Bluegrass music begins at 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Miller Home, proceeds will go to provide Christmasfor the girls of the Miller Home in Lynchburg.

Fall book/bake sale

The Friends of the Forest Public Library will be holding a Fall Book and Bake Sale. The sale will take place on Saturday, Nov. 5 fom 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information contact the Forest Public Library at 434-525-1817. The Forest library is on 221 near route 811.


Bethany United Methodist Church in Forest (behind Virginia Memorial Park) will sponsor a bloodmobile on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Donors should call586-1876 or Harold and Ann Reid at 434-525-3604 to register. Leave your name and phone number for a returned call to establish a time.

Bluegrass gospel concert

Norwood Baptist Church in Forest will host a Bluegrass Gospel Concert featuring Mark Templeton and New Vision on Saturday night, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. the group hails from High Point, N.C. and blends traditional bluegrass and gospel. A love offering will be received for the group. A reception/refreshments will be served after the service. The church is located on Rt. 221 S., 3 1/2 miles from Forest on the right. For more information call 434-525-0945.

Bedford Book Festival

For the third year, the Bedford Public Library System will present its Bedford Book Festifal. This year's festival will be held at Bedford Central Library on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. There will be several authors and their books available.

Spaghetti Supper

Oakland United Methodist Church in Goode will sponsor a Spaghetti Supper on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Oakland United Methodist in Goode. Beginning at 4:30 p.m., Oakland will serve spaghetti with meat sauce, salad's with fixins, bread, desserts and beverages. Carryouts will be available. Cost: adults, $6 and children under 12, $3. All proceeds from this supper will benefit the Oakland Building Project.
Directions: from Bedford, take US 221 to Goode. Turn right on Goode Station Road and go about one block. Oakland UMC will be on the left. From Lynchburg, take US 221 to Goode. Turn left on Goode Station Road and go about one block. Oakland UMC will be on the left.

Auction Gospel Sing

There will be a church auction and gospel singing and chili bean dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Rock Pike Baptist Church at 1117 Black Water Road, Forest. The auction will be at 4 p.m. and enad at 6 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. Gospel singing will begin at 6 p.m. The chili bean dinner will start after the singing. All proceeds will go toward installing bells and chimes on the steeple.

November 6, 2005

Frederik Hohman, Concert Organist

Venue: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
City: Lynchburg, VA
Date(s): 11/06/2005
Cost: free
Directions: 1000 Langhorne Road Lynchburg
Details: Organ Recital Call (434) 384-8441 for more information.

The Kitchen Cabin

Venue: Booker T. Washington National Monument
City: Hardy
Date(s): 11/06/2005
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: Free Admission
Directions: 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.
Details: See how the kitchen cabin was the center of life for an enslaved mother with three children through the interpretation of Booker T. Washingtons experiences and a living history fireside cooking demonstration. Please call (540) 721-2094 for further information.

Monthly Tea

The Smith Mountain Lake Ballroom Dancers will hold their monthly Tea Dance at the Bedford Middle School on Sunday, Nov. 6 from 3-6 p.m. There will be a lesson on Foxtrot followed by social dancing. Beverages provided, bring finger foods to share. Cost: members $5, non-members $8, students under 18 admitted free. Call 297-4677 or 297-7194 for more information.

Art show, sale set

The Seven Hills Art Club will conduct its third Show and Sale at the Bedford Oublic Library, 321 North Bridge Street, during the month of November. Artwork will include watercolors, oils, pastels, acrylics and photography. An opening reception will be on Sunday, Nov. 6 from 2-4 p.m., on the upper gallery level. The public is invited to view the show and meet the artists. Refreshments will be served.


At 9:59 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Get band at Cattle Annie's Tonight (Fri Nov 4th), if you like original rock music...

At 12:26 PM, Blogger Melissa O. Markham said...

Thanks for adding this to the weekend list of things to do!

At 3:02 PM, Anonymous Miss Understood said...

mmmm that brunswick stew sounds interesting.


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