‘Clear the Shelter’ event this Saturday
The Greenbrier Humane Society is hosting a Clear the Shelter bash from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Adoption fees for animals will be sponsored through donations provided through Miner’s Golf Tournament and private donors. There will be a bounce house, cotton candy and face painting along with cider, donuts, door prizes and a silent auction of items donated by local businesses. All families who adopt a pet will receive a coupon for a free hot dog and french fries from Jim’s Drive-In. The Humane Society is located at 151 Holliday Lane off Rt. 60 in Lewisburg.
Alderson Pet Celebration
Saturday, Oct. 24, 1-4 p.m. at the Alderson Alumni Park. The event is a fundraiser for the Greenbrier County Humane Society and Animal Shelter and the Alderson Animal Control. Boxes will be out to accept pet food, cat litter and other pet supplies (money is always welcome). There will be contests for best Halloween costume for a cat and dog, best tail wag on a dog and most laid back cat; a raffle; food; $8 rabies clinic; goodies by S&S Feed Store, and at 3 p.m., a blessing of the pets.
Shooting Match in Williamsburg
The Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Shooting Match Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Williamsburg Community Center, Williamsburg. The Match will begin at 7 p.m. Concessions will be available: hot dogs, barbecue, baked goods and more. There will be monetary prizes: $2 per shot, 8 rounds, last round 50/50 at $5 per shot. 12 gauge shotguns only. The event is sponsored by the Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Department. Questions: 304-645-3690.
AHMH’s October/November schedule
American Heritage Music Hall at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte is a nonprofit organization (Ref. IRS 501(c)3) and handicapped accessible. No alcohol and no smoking. All music nights schedule: door opens at 6 p.m., music starts at 7 to 10:30. Break at 8 p.m. for announcements and food. (Food and drinks supplied by the audience.) • Tuesdays: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24 • Saturday Dance, Oct. 24: “High Country” • Saturday Dance, Nov. 24: “Cheat Mountain Band.” Contacts: Charlie Massie 304-645-3982, Bill Evans 304-392-6079, AHMH 304-645-4667. website: www.americanheritagemusichall.org.
Haunted Barn fundraiser
Greenbrier East High School JROTC will hold a Haunted Barn at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds through the month of October. Schedule is as follows: Oct. 23-24 and 30-31 each night starting at 7:30 p.m. Admission $5 per person.
Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil
The Family Refuge Center is holding a candlelight vigil at the Lewisburg Green Space Thursday, Oct. 29, from 6-7 p.m. Join them as they remember those whose lives have been affected by domestic violence and honor those who have passed as well as those who have survived.
WSS Public Library
to host Halloween movie event
On Friday, Oct. 30, at 6 p.m., The White Sulphur Springs Public Library will host a free movie screening of “The Nightmare before Christmas” and serving popcorn to all. The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington of Halloweentown. When Jack accidentally stumbles on Christmastown, he gets a new lease on life. He plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. But Jack soon discovers even the best-laid plans can seriously go wrong. Everyone is invited to the library, which is located in White Sulphur Springs between the Episcopal and Presbyterian churches at 203 West Main Street. For more information, call at 304-536-1171.
Halloween disc golf tourney
Register now for the Great Pumpkinhead disc golf tournament to be held on Halloween at Greenbrier State Forest. The event is set for Saturday, Oct. 31, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is family friendly with beginner and advanced divisions. Lunch and custom T-shirt included with entry fee. Call 304-647-9779 or go to SerenityNowOutfitters.com for more information.
Library fundraiser Salad Luncheon
“Mum’s the Word” is the theme of the Nov. 5 Salad Luncheon fundraiser for the Greenbrier County Public Library. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Lewisburg United Methodist Church. Turkey, ham, desserts, coffee and tea will be served in addition to a variety of salads. Advance tickets are $8 and $8.50 at the door. Children eat for $3. Advanced tickets are available from Friends of the Greenbrier County Public Library, who sponsor the event, or at the library. For more information, call 304-647-7568.
Veterans Recognition Reception
WorkForce West Virginia and North Central West Virginia Community Action invite all Veterans to the Sixth Annual Veterans Recognition Reception. Join them as they honor those who serve and those who have served at WorkForce WV Career Center (located in Red Oaks Shopping Center in Fairlea) on Thursday, Nov. 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn about programs and services available for veterans, enjoy lunch, and register to win an American Flag. For more information call 304-647-7410.
Williamsburg Bazaar & Flea Market
will be held Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Setup at 9 a.m. Homemade soups and sandwiches, baked goods, refreshments available. For information and to reserve tables call 304-392-6192. One Table: $10; Two tables: $15. Vendors include: Pampered Chef; Scentsy; Avon; Artistry; 31; Body Weight Loss; local crafts; and others. Concessions available. All at Williamsburg Community Building. Sponsored by Williamsburg Ruritan Club. Proceeds benefit community service projects.
Winter clothes at Williamsburg Thrift Shop
Cold weather is approaching rapidly. Visit our thrift shop for warm clothes. Dollar bag sale: All you can put in a plastic grocery bag for $1. Store hours are Fridays, 5-7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The thrift shop will close for the winter on Oct. 31. The thrift shop is operated by the Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church. Call 304-645-3690 with questions.
Homeless veterans fundraiser
North Central WV Community Action is holding a fundraiser for homeless veterans. Needed items: soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toilet paper, paper towels, pillows, blankets, towels and canned or boxed food. Drop off sites are the West Virginia Daily News, Workforce West Virginia, Hanshaw Insurance, Cherry Lane Auto Sales, Old Stone Presbyterian Church, Cornerstone IGA and North Central WV Community Action. Call 304-661-0477 or 304-647-5106 with questions.
Dog rescue fund drive continues
NWAL Herding Dog Rescue Inc. is still calling for the Shoes for Shelters Program at Tractor Supply, Ronceverte (Monday – Saturday), Wolf Creek Gallery in Alderson (Tuesday – Saturday), Lewisburg Farmers Market in the United Methodist Church parking lot in downtown Lewisburg on Saturday. To date the rescue has collected over 2,000 shoes thanks to the people of Southern West Virginia and have had our first pickup. They will be collecting until Nov. 10, so bring your slightly worn shoes to the drop off centers. NWAL thanks the community for helping our rescue organization, NWAL Herding Dog Rescue, reach their goal of over 2,500 pairs of shoes.