Martinsville-area events: Sept. 20
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Calendar items may be sent to calendar@martinsvillebulletin.com, brought to the office at 204 Broad St., Martinsville or mailed to P.O. Box 3711, Martinsville, Va., 24112. Dates and times must be included. Recurring events are published in Sunday’s edition. To see a complete calendar, visit www.martinsvillebulletin.com

TODAY

» Free movie night, featuring “Heaven is for Real,” is at 7 p.m. at McCabe Memorial Baptist Church, 107 Clearview Drive, Martinsville. Free drinks and popcorn will be available.

» 67th Annual Patrick County Agricultural Fair continues through Saturday at Rotary Field in Stuart. Gates open weeknights at 5:30 p.m., and rides start at 6. On Saturday gates open at 3. Entertainment today: Mary Jo & Charlie Leet with Ron & Tommy, Jason Harris and Friends and the Country Boys, as well as a flatfoot/clogging concert. In the amphitheater is “muttin’ bustin’” for kids, followed by a rodeo at 7. General admission is $5 for adults, $3 for kids ages 6-18 and is free for kids younger than 6. All military personnel in uniform are admitted free. For more information, visit http://www.stuartrotaryclub.org/patrick-county-fair.

» Stuart Farmers Market is open at 8 a.m.-noon, featuring checks of canner pressure gauges.

» Music Jamboree, featuring Jus Cauz, begins at 6 p.m. at HJDB Event Center, Bassett. Local musicians are invited to jam at 6-7, and Jus’ Cauz will be performing at 7-9. Dancers are welcome, and concessions are available. Admission is a $5 donation.

» Virginia Faery Festival is today through Sept. 22 at Spirithaven Farm, just outside Stuart. The event features a fairy-themed marketplace with artists from around the country, entertainment, children’s activities and camping. Basic admission is $10 for adults, $5 for big kids and free for little kids. Visit http://www.virginiafaeryfestival.com for more information.

SATURDAY

» Bug Splat Ride begins with registration at 10 a.m. and the ride is at 11 a.m. at DeHart Park, Stuart (cars and trucks welcome). Proceeds benefit the Patrick County Step Head Start programs. For more information, contact JW Young at 276-692-6625.

» Patrick County Branch Library will show the movie “Pets 2” at 11 a.m. at 116 W. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.

» Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department country breakfast is at 6:30-10 a.m. at 6687 Fairystone Park Highway, Stuart. The menu consists of pancakes, gravy, country ham, baked apples, sausage, homemade biscuits, bacon, eggs, coffee, orange juice and water. The cost is $7 for adults/$3.50 for a child’s plate; eat in or take out. Call in orders 276-930-2113.

» Health & Wellness Fair is at 9 a.m.-noon at New College Institute, 191 Fayette St., Martinsville.

» Friends Club Social for the Boys & Girls Club of the Blue Ridge is at 5:30-10:30 p.m. at Mountain Valley Brewing, 4220 Mountain Valley Road, Axton. There will be on-site food truck and sweet treats. Tasting tickets are $3.50 at the door only. Friends Club dues are used to provide snacks for the Teen Center and supply needs throughout the school year.

» Free community breakfast is at 8-9:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Henry St.

» 67th Annual Patrick County Agricultural Fair concludes today, and gates open at 3 p.m. There will be bingo and, in the amphitheater, a kids Power Wheels Derby at 6 p.m., then Demolition Derby at 7. General admission is $5 for adults, $3 for kids ages 6-18 and is free for kids younger than 6. All military personnel in uniform are admitted free. For more information, visit http://www.stuartrotaryclub.org/patrick-county-fair.

» Spencer Community Fair at the Spencer Ruritan Building will feature Brunswick stew, fried chicken and homemade desserts. Take-out and sit-down meals will be ready by 10 a.m. Craft and collectible fair with vendors is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

» Bassett Highway 57 Cruise-In is at 4-8 p.m. at 3525 Fairystone Park Highway, Bassett, in the Bassett Furniture parking lot. Proceeds from the 50/50 ticket sales will benefit the Bassett Volunteer Fire Department.

» Lord’s Acre Sale to benefit missions will be at 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Ridgeway United Methodist Church, 160 Church St. Crafts, homebaked goods, canned goods and mums will be for sale. A country breakfast and hotdog lunch will be served.

» Mini Health Fair is at 9 a.m.-noon at New College Institute, 191 Fayette St., Martinsville.

» Gospel concert is at 6 p.m. at Spirit of Christ Worship Center, 4250 Chatham Road, Martinsville, featuring singer Kelonate Gavin, The Gospel Legends, Robert Blair’s Violinaires, Bethel Way Church of Christ choir and master of ceremonies Tom Cooke.

» Bluegrass by the River Festival will be at the new outdoor amphitheater at 2 Witches Winery & Brewing Company at 209 Trade St. in Danville. The festival will showcase bluegrass music by Jeanette and Johnny Williams, the Jay Shelton Band, Bandwagon and Franklin Station. Proceeds will go to the sheriff’s office’s chapter of Project Lifesaver. Tickets may be purchased at www.bluegrassbytheriver.com, Vintages by the Dan, Karen’s Hallmark Shop or 2 Witches Winery & Brewing Company.

» Divas Conference’s Fight To Win Tour, featuring speakers and panel discussions, is at 4-9 p.m. at New College Institute, 191 Fayette St., Martinsville. Semiformal with a red carpet and banquet-style serving. Tickets are $35 and $45 for VIP level and can be purchased at Eventbrite bit.ly/divasconferenceva.

» Virginia Faery Festival is today and Sunday at Spirithaven Farm, just outside Stuart. The event features a fairy-themed marketplace with artists from around the country, entertainment, children’s activities and camping. Basic admission is $10 for adults, $5 for big kids and free for little kids. Visit http://www.virginiafaeryfestival.com for more information.

» Hodge-Podge, a collective art show featuring Bull Mountain Arts, will continue through Oct. 4 at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Ave., Stuart.

SUNDAY

» Primeland’s Stables Saloon will have country music along with Southern Blue Ridge BBQ buffet at 5-9 p.m. The cost is $35. To make reservations, call 276-222-3829.

» 4 Sundays @ 4 organ recital will have its series finale at 4 p.m. at Broad Street Christian Church, featuring series coordinator Robert Chapman and friends.

» Virginia Faery Festival concludes at Spirithaven Farm, just outside Stuart. The event features a fairy-themed marketplace with artists from around the country, entertainment, children’s activities and camping. Basic admission is $10 for adults, $5 for big kids and free for little kids. Visit http://www.virginiafaeryfestival.com for more information.

MONDAY

» The Henry-Martinsville Department of Social Services Board will meet at 3 p.m. in the board room at the Henry-Martinsville Department of Social Services, 20 Progress Drive, Martinsville.

» Medicaid expansion application assistance & Q&A, for adults 19 to 64 years old not enrolled in or eligible for Medicare, is at 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Virginia Career Works, 233 W. Commonwealth Blvd., Martinsville. For more information, call 276-732-0509.

TUESDAY

» The Henry County Board of Supervisors will hold its regular monthly meeting at 3 p.m. in the Summerlin Room of the Henry County Administration Building.

» Medicaid expansion application assistance & Q&A, for adults 19 to 64 years old not enrolled in or eligible for Medicare, is at 1-5 p.m., Bassett Family Practice, T.B. Stanley Highway, Bassett. For more information, call 276-732-0509.

» Stuart Farmers Market is open at 3-6 p.m. Locally grown produce is available.

WEDNESDAY

» Fiber art will be the topic as local artist Karen Despot teaches how to make pretty and practical woven coasters for fall with simple cardboard-loom weaving at noon Wednesday as part of New College Institute’s L.I.F.E. series. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. RSVP to Ruby Jones at 276-403-5605 or rjones@newcollegeinstitute.org.

» Community meal is at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, corner of Daniels Creek Road and John Redd Boulevard, Collinsville.

» Patrick Henry Patriot Players will have auditions for ages 5-8 for the Disney musical “Frozen Jr.” at 6-8 p.m. in the Walker Fine Arts Theatre at Patrick Henry Community College.

» Medicaid expansion application assistance & Q&A, for adults 19 to 64 years old not enrolled in or eligible for Medicare, is at 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Bassett Family Practice, T.B. Stanley Highway, Bassett. Commonwealth Blvd., Martinsville. For more information, call 276-732-0509.

THURSDAY

» Business After Hours is at 5:30-7 p.m. at Frank’s Place, which is on the grounds of King’s Grant, 350 King Way Road. To reserve a space, email sharon@mhcchamber.com or call 276-632-6404.

» Martinsville Center for Sight’s open house is at 4-7 p.m., 433 E. Commonwealth Blvd., Martinsville. There will be a tour of the facility and light refreshments.

FRIDAY

» Tin Pan Alley is at 7 p.m., 511 W. Blue Ridge St., Stuart. For more information or to register, call 276-694-3374.

» Medicaid expansion application assistance & Q&A, for adults 19 to 64 years old not enrolled in or eligible for Medicare, is at 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Bassett Family Practice, T.B. Stanley Highway, Bassett. For more information, call 276-732-0509.

» The Grace Network’s Pumpkin Patch will need help unloading pumpkins at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Martinsville, corner of Starling and Mulberry.

» Stuart Farmers Market is open at 8 a.m.-noon, with Master Gardeners on site to answer questions.

» Savory September: 50 Years of Love is at 7 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. General admission is $40, which includes admission, food and bar. Tickets are available at PiedmontArts.org.

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