Alderson Community Market
Come out and join the fun! The Market is a family-friendly place with local vendors selling fresh produce and plants, baked goods, eggs, crafts, coffee and more. Plus, double your dollars when using SNAP/EBT card ($10 = $20!). Every Saturday 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Rt. 12 at the Greenbrier Interpretive Center in downtown Alderson. For more information: http://aldersonmarket.org/community-market.html.
Good News Shoes! for Wellspring
Donations of new or gently used winter shoes and boots for the whole family can be dropped off at any branch of City National Bank in Greenbrier County. Beginning Oct. 1, look for the big Good News Shoe Box. Shoes and boots will be distributed to low income families in Greenbrier County. Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc. is a non-profit organization assisting the poor, homeless, working poor, transient, and disadvantaged people of Greenbrier County. Sponsored by City National Bank.
Greenbrier Co. Retired School Employees
will meet Friday, Oct. 3 at the Lewisburg United Methodist Church. Refreshments and fellowship at 10 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 10:30. All members are encouraged to attend.
Summer Seasonal Sale
The Williamsburg Community Thrift Shop will hold a sale on summer clothing. All items will be $1. The sale will be held Oct. 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Directions: Exit 161 from I-64, north on Route 12, East on Route 60, take first left, Sinking Creek Road (stay on the 2-lane) about 9 miles to Williamsburg, Thrift Shop in Old Williamsburg Community School on the right. Questions: phone 304-645-3690.
Old Fashioned Shooting Match
is set for Saturday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Williamsburg Community Building. 12 gauge only. Cash prizes to be awarded. Food and refreshments available. Sponsored by Williamsburg Ruritan Club.
Lewisburg Elks Lodge #1758 and the American Red Cross will host a Blood Drive on Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Lodge Room of Lewisburg Elks Lodge #1758, 368 Brush Road, Lewisburg. Sign up online: http://www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation. Walk-ins welcome. Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today.
A Baked Steak Dinner
with all the trimmings is available for $10 adults and $5 for children on Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Community Center Building in Alderson from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Pickup is available and home delivery may be made by calling Claire Hardesty by Oct. 4 at 304-445-7052. Also, the Alderson Library will have a Book Sale Saturday, Oct. 4 and Sunday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Alderson Community Center Gym.
AHMH’s October schedule
Tuesday night Jam Sessions at the American Heritage Music Hall (AHMH) at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, are set for Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 7 to 10/10:30 p.m. Doors open at 6, music starts at 7 p.m. Admission: Tuesdays $7 each; dance night $10 each. Saturday Night Dance on Oct. 25 will feature High Country. Admission includes food, coffee and soft drinks brought in by the audience and donated to the music hall to share with everyone. (Bring your favorite snack to share.) (Note: AHMH DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY FOOD OR DRINKS). A family type atmosphere with no alcohol and no smoking, the Music Hall is handicap accessible, and a nonprofit organization, 501(c)3, located at Island Park, Ronceverte. For more information call 304-445-3220, 304-645-3982 or AHMH at 304-645-4667. (Leave a message). New website: www.americanheritagemusichall.org.
Krazy Kloset Daze
at Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc. Oct. 7-8-9, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Low income parents come register your kids for winter clothing! Infants to size 10-12. Wellspring is located on Rt. 60 next to Rupert City Hall. Donations accepted but not expected!
Rotary Roundhouse Rally
is set for Thursday, Oct. 9 at The RailYard, 530 Raleigh Street, Bluefield (use Commerce Street entrance) from 6 to 9 p.m. Features: BBQ dinner, entertainment, cash prizes, silent auction and fun with friends. Tickets: $100 admit 2. Call 304-327-8025, 304-920-1051 or 304-920-2131. Providing funds for the many local and international charitable projects that Bluefield Rotary supports.
Mountain Transit Authority
will be closed Monday, Oct. 13 for driver training. Regular operations will resume Tuesday, Oct. 14. Schedule information may be obtained by calling 304-872-5872.
Mountain Transit Authority Board of Directors
will hold its next regular meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. at the MTA garage/office facility located on Broad Street in Summersville. The public is invited to attend.
Ivy & Stone presents ‘Let’s Hang On!’
at Summersville Arena and Conference Center in Summersville. The nation’s most popular Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons Tribute show includes a full-blown stage production complete with that Four Seasons’ sound, crisp choreography and a live band. See more at ivyandstone.org. Dinner 6 p.m., show at 7:30. Pre-sold tickets ONLY. Purchase before Oct. 15 – includes dinner and show. Cash bar available. Table reservations for 6-8, call Connie at 269-680-7679. Tickets available at Summersville CVB, Community Trust Band and all First Community branches or by calling 304-872-4228.
The P.U.S.H. Group meeting
(People United for Self Help) will have a meeting (including election of officers for 2015) at the Fairlea Senior Center across from McDonald’s on Oct. 18 at 1 p.m. Each member is asked to bring a covered dish.
The Bluefield Princeton area
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group
meets once a month, usually around the last Tuesday. The group is open to all who have MS and also family and friends. Medical students and such are welcome. There is no charge or fees to join. We’re into our 28th year as a group. Please come, you’ll find us a caring and encouraging group. For more information call Doug Mullins, group leader, at 304-753-9126.