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Pancake Breakfast


Danville's Elk Lodge #227 is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Saturday, October 25th from 7am - 11am.  Cost is $5 per plate and includes pancakes, sausage, orange juice and cofee.  Proceeds will go to support the Westover Christian Academy Band.

St. Luke's Holiday Happenings


St. Luke's United Methodist Church is hosting a "Holiday Happenings" event Saturday, October 25th from 9am - 2pm.  They will be selling breakfast, lunch and have plenty of homemade items and crafts for sell - including vendors of products like Avon, Origami Owl, Scentsy and more! Plus the DRMC Blood Mobile will be on site taking donations from 9am - 1pm.  For more informaiton, contact Terri Wear at 434.77.6930.

Brunswick Stew


St. Luke's Unithed Methodist Church is having a Brunswick Stew Saturday, October 25th.  Stew will be ready at 11am.

Brunswick Stew


Ringgold Volunteer Fire Department will hold a stew Saturday, October 25 (3880 Clarks Mill Rd.; Ringgold).  Cost is $5 per quart. Call 434.822.6989 to reserve your stew.  All stew must be picked up by 12pm.
 

Brunswick Stew


There will be a benefit stew at the Pepsi Plant on Riverside Drive Saturday, October 25th.  All proceeds will go to an employee who has cancer.  Stew will be ready for pick up at 11am and will sell for $6 per quart.

Fall Festival


Promise Baptist Church in Ruffin is hosting a Fall Festival Saturday, October 25th from 11am - 4:30pm.  There will be a stew sell ($5 per quart), car and bike show, gospel singing, games for the kids, inflatables, trunk or treat, face painting, cake walks and much more! Donations of non-perishable food items are accepted to benefit Rockinham County Families in need.

Spooktacular 5K


Roxboro Physical Therapy Presents the 2nd Annual Spooktacular 5K Run Saturday, October 25th in Uptown Roxboro.  Race day registration opens at 2pm. Kids' Dash is at 3:30pm.  Costumes are encourages but not required. 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Walk will begin at 4pm.  Awards will be given for the 5k and for best costumes.  For details and to register, visit www.roxboropt.com/spooktacular

Friends and Family Day


Prospect Missionary Baptist Church will be observing Friends and Family Day Sunday, October 26th during their morning worship service at 11am; Rev. Demetrius Crews will be the speaker.  Dinner will be served immediately after service.  All are welcome to worship and enjoy the fellowship.

100th Year Anniversary Celebration Day


Third Avenue Congregational Christian Church (215 Third Avenue, Danville, Va) is hosting their 100th Year Anniversary Celebration Sunday, October 26th at 10:30am.  Former Pastor, Darryl Bodie will be speaking.  Covered dish meal on the grounds and song service to follow.  For more information, contact Helen Turner at 434.836.9721.

Chopped Pork BBQ Sale


Leasburg Ruritan Club will be hosting a chopped pork BBQ sale Saturday, October 26th from 5pm - 7pm.  BBQ will be sold by the plate or by the pound.  Plate includes bbq, cole slaw, baked beans, bread and tea or water.  Leasburg Ruritan Club is located on Hwy 119, Leasburg, NC.

All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast


The Sons of the American Legion Dan River Post 1097 will hold an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, November 1st from 7:30am - 10am.  Cost is $5 per plate and includes pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee.  The funds from this event go to support the post programs, veterans and the community.  For more information, call 434.793.7531.

Brunswick Stew


Ridgeway District Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a Brunswick Stew Saturday, Novmeber 1st.  Stew will sell for $7 a quart.  For more information or to reserve your stew, call John Adams at 276.634.5653.

GWHS Spirit Night at Buffalo Wild Wings


GWHS Baseball Booster Club is having a "Spirit Night" at Buffalo Wild Wings Wednesday, November 5th from 5pm - 9pm.  Buffalo Wild Wings will donate 10% of profits during that time to support the baseball team.

Annual Bazaar


The Pilot Club of Danville will hold their Annual Bazaar Saturday, November 8th from 8am - 12pm at Sacred Heart School.  There will be fabulous baked goods, used treasures, paperbacks and lots of handmade crafts at super-reasonable prices. Proceeds go to fund all various projects with local organizations and agencies.
 

Holiday Bazaar


Get your Christmas shopping done early at the Chatham Middle School Holiday Bazaar Saturday, November 8th from 8am - 2pm.  This event will feature many local vendors with crafts and homemade food items.  All proceeds will help raise money for school supplies for teachers and students.  For more information, call 540.327.3299.

Brunswick Stew


American Legion Dan River Post 1097 will have a stew Saturday, November 8th from 12pm - 3pm.  Stew will cost $5 per quart.  The funds from this event go to support the post programs, veterans and the community.  For more information, call 434.793.7531.

Steelhorse Strangers MC Toy Run


The Steelhorse Strangers MC Inc are a 501 (c) (3) non profit organization hosting a toy run Sunday, November 9th at 12pm at Homestead Steakhouse in Timberlake, North Carolina.  All proceeds from the event will go toward "Santa's Helpers" of Person County.  Cost to participate is $10 donation or a $10 new, unwrapped toy.  The ride will end at Homestead Steak House and will include a meal from that restaurant.  For more information contact Mike Rogers at 336.264.1363.

Poppies to Honor Veterans


The American Legion Auxiliary Dan River Unit 1097 will be distributing poppies at Sam's Club on November 8th, 10th and 11th from 8am - 5pm.  Each poppy is handmade by veterans in the Veteran Hospital in Virginia.  All  donations received will go to support veterans in our community and at the Salem Veteran Hospital. 

Pulled Pork Dinner


Sons of the American Legion Dan River Squadron 1097 will hold a pulled pork BBQ dinner Friday, November 14th beginning at 5:30pm.  Cost is $8 per plate - eat in or take out.  Dinner includes pulled pork, baked beans, slaw, hushpuppoes, dessert and tea/coffee.  The funds from this event go to support the post programs, veterans and the community.  For more information, call 434.793.7531.

Breakfast with Santa


Santa and Mrs. Claus are arriving from the North Pole a little early this year just to have breakfast with our children and their families! God’s Storehouse, with the support of Pepsi Beverage Company in Danville and KickBack Jack’s, is hosting a pancake breakfast with Santa from 8 am until 10 am on Saturday, November 15, at KickBack Jack’s. Tickets are $10 per person and must be purchased in advance. Plan a great morning with Santa and Mrs. Claus while you are supporting the work of God’s Storehouse. Tickets are available at God’s Storehouse on Memorial Drive, Karen’s Hallmark in the Danville Mall, Woodforest National Bank located in Walmart, and Betsy’s Place at 3000 Riverside Drive. All proceeds benefit God’s Storehouse and the thousands of families served through this food pantry each year. For more information, call God’s Storehouse 434.793.3663 or email godsstorehouse@comcast.net.

Chicken Dinner


The American Legion Auxiliary Dan River Unit 1097 is having a chicken dinner - featuring chicken breast wrapped in bacon with their special sauce - Friday, November 21st beginning at 5:30pm.  Cost is $7 per plate - eat in or take out.  Dinner includes chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, slaw, roll, dessert and coffee/tea. The funds from this event go to support the post programs, veterans and the community.  For more information, call 434.793.7531.

Holiday Bazaar


You'll enjoy being able to purchase unique, one-of-a-kind gift items at the Holiday Bazaar at the Danville Community Market, Saturday, November 22nd from 8am - 2pm.

Brunswick Stew


Sons of the Maerican Legion Dan River Squadron 1097 is having a Brunswick Stew Saturday, December 6th.  Stew will be available to purchase from 12pm - 3pm and will sell for $5 per quart. The funds from this event go to support the post programs, veterans and the community.  For more information, call 434.793.7531.

Pinto Bean Dinner


The American Legion Auxiliary Dan River Unit 1097 is hosting a Pinto Bean Dinner Friday, December 12th starting at 5:30pm.  Dinner is $5 per plate - eat in or take out.  Meals include pinto beans, cornbread, fried potatoes, slaw, dessert and tea/coffee.  The funds from this event go to support the post programs, veterans and the community.  For more information, call 434.793.7531.

Spring to Green Horitcultural Symposium


Danville Mast Gardener Association is hosting "Spring to Green Horticultural Symposium" Saturday, January 31st from 8:30am - 4pm at The Institute (150 Slayton Avenue, Danville, Va).  Enjoy a day full of seminars about garden soil, landscaping, secrets to successful gardening, heirloom vegetables, perennials and vertical edibles for gardens.  In case of inclement weater, the event will be rescheduled for February 7th, 2015.  Registration to attend this event is required - Early Bird Special rate - $40 postmarked by November 15th; after November 15th, cost is $45.  Registration must be postmarked by January 19th.  Make checks payable to Danville Master Gardeners or "DMG" and mail checks to:
DMG Spring to Green
VA Cooperative Extension
128 Third Ave
Danville, VA 24540
For more information, contact Bettyann Smith at 434.793.7432 or by email at billbettann@comcast.net

VFW Monthly Steak Dinner


VFW Post 647 Ladies Auxilary hosts a steak dinner every first Friday of the month from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.  Dinner includes steak, baked potato, salad, bread, drink and dessert for $12.  This is available for dine-in or take-out.  VFW Post 647 is on Highway 58 W across from Big Sky rents in Danville.  Funds from these dinners stay local and are used to help the community.

Pet Adoption Fair


AWLOPC (Animal Welfare League of Pittsylvania Co.) has a adoption fair every Saturday inside Petco from 12pm to 4pm. Swing by and find your new furry best friend! For more information, contact Diane Mayhew via email: dianemayhew73194@yahoo.com

 

After School Programs



Danville Parks, Recreation, & Tourism offers many programs for children after school, during intersession and school breaks.  Please contact the following locations for information on what is available for your child.    Glenwood Community Center:   799.6469, Coates Recreation Center:   799.6564, Stonewall Youth Center:   799.5199.

Let's Dance!



Mondays are dancing nights at Ballou Recreation Center!  Learn new dances, make new friends, and get some exercise in the process.  Class meets every Monday night, 7 till 8:30pm.  Cost is $4 per class. To register or for more info, call 799.5216.
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