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BUCKINGHAM – Historic Buckingham and the Buckingham County Farm Bureau are hosting Fall Farm Fest on Saturday, October 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Historic Village at Lee Wayside.

Fall Farm Fest will include games, arts and crafts, antique tractors, blacksmith demonstrations, buggy rides, farm animals, beekeepers, and much more. Additionally, the Farm Bureau will be selling hamburgers for 68 cents, which represents the farmer's share.

Music will feature the Dixie Hill Grass, Central Virginia Blue, and more. Admission is $5. Children age 12 and under will be admitted free. And, proceeds benefit the Historic Village.

Homecoming and Revival at White Hall UMC

White Hall United Methodist Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, October 14, beginning with worship at 11:15 a.m.

The Reverend Billy Swan will lead the homecoming service, which will feature music by Dallas Jent and Shirley Atkins.

Homecoming ushers in three nights of Revival, Monday, October 15 through Wednesday, October 17, at 7 p.m. each evening.

Pastor Swan will be preaching and special music will feature First Baptist Choir on Monday, Smokey Wilson on Tuesday, and the Buckingham Community Choir on Wednesday.

Pastor Swan and the White Hall UMC Family invite you to join them for Homecoming on Sunday and then plan on coming back for Revival-and bring a friend. White Hall UMC is located along the residential part of Main Street in Dillwyn.

Homecoming at Maysville Presbyterian Church

Sunday, October 14 is also Homecoming at Maysville Presbyterian Church.

The Reverend Dexter Taylor, a former pastor for Maysville, will lead the 11:15 worship service.

Along with the great food and fellowship of the traditional covered dish luncheon, Homecoming will also include the dedication of the church's new addition to the fellowship hall.

The Maysville Presbyterian Church family invites you to join with them for worship and the wonderful fellowship of coming home.

BBQ Chicken at Taylor Lodge

On Sunday, October 14, the Masons of Taylor Lodge will be serving up barbecued chicken.

Yep, one of Buckingham's favorite foods will be hot off the grill at 12 noon. Meals will include one-half BBQ chicken, baked beans, potato salad, homemade dessert, and beverage for an $8 donation per plate.

Proceeds will benefit the on-going service projects of the Taylor Lodge, which is located on Route 20 at Centenary.

Harvest Fest at Cedar Baptist

Cedar Baptist Church invites everyone to Harvest Fest on Sunday, October 14, beginning at 12:30.

The afternoon will include food, fun and games for all ages. There will be a bounce house, corn hole, face painting, cakewalk, and more. Food will feature Brunswick stew, hot dogs, and great desserts. And, it's all free.

Around 2:30 p.m., All Problems Solved will be on hand to share some great music.

“Please mark your calendar and plan to join in the fellowship,” shared a spokesperson.

Cedar Baptist Church is located on Bell Road in Dillwyn.

Turkey Shoot at Glenmore

Glenmore Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual Turkey Shoot during the month of October at the Glenmore Fire House, at 179 Firehouse Road. All proceeds benefit the Glenmore Volunteer Fire Department.

Plans include a Turkey Shoot on each Friday night in October, including October 12, 19, and 26, from 7 p.m. until.

Prizes include assorted meats and money rounds. And, concessions will be available with hot dogs, French fries, chips, soft drinks, coffee, and hot chocolate.

Please note that only 12 gauge shotguns may be used. No sleeve guns allowed and barrels will be checked before each round to verify cylinder size.

WCBC Political Forum

The Woman's Club of Buckingham County is hosting a Public Affairs meeting on Thursday, October 18, at 2 p.m., in Buckingham Arts Center.

The WCBC has extended an invitation to candidates hoping to represent the Fifth District in Congress.

According to the WCBC, attending candidates will include Ken Hildebrandt, from the Independent Green Party; Democratic candidate General John Douglas or his wife; and a representative from the office of the incumbent, Congressman Robert Hurt.

Questions on current issues have been sent to each candidate.

This is an open meeting and everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.

The Buckingham Arts Center is located on Route 60 next to the Agricultural Center and County Administration Complex.

Walk to Beat Breast Cancer

On Saturday, October 20, Central Virginia Health Services, Central Virginia Community Health Center, the Health Center for Women & Families, and Southern Albemarle Family Practice are hosting the first annual Walk for the Cure and Survivor Celebration: A Day of Awareness-A Lifetime to Live.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Survivors will open the event at 9 a.m. by taking the first lap around the quarter-mile track at the Health Center.

Walkers will use the quarter mile tack while runners take to the half-mile track. However, please note, the event is a fun RUN/WALK-not a timed race.

After the Walk/Run, a brunch will honor breast cancer survivors. During the brunch, there will be a keynote speaker and an opportunity for survivor testimonies. And, there will be drawings for raffle prizes.

Those who would like to attend the brunch but are not participating in the walk/run are asked to RSVP Lisa at 434-581-3271 ext. 3175.

The first 100 participants to register for the Walk/Run will receive a free T-shirt. Registration is $25 per person.

All proceeds from the event will go toward the mammography program at CVCHC, HWCF, and SAFP to help provide uninsured and underinsured patients with mammography services.

Registration brochures and flyers are available throughout the community; or, contact lisadunkum@cvhsinc.org.

Anti-Bullying Rally

In conjunction with October being National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month, Buckingham Baptist Church is hosting a Project iCare Anti-Bullying Rally on Sunday, October 21, at 6 p.m.

All youth, parents and community members are invited to join with the church to share in this time of learning more about a very real problem that affects adults and children alike.

The rally will feature speakers, music, which will include a performance by a local Praise & Worship Band, fellowship, and food.

Participants are encouraged to bring an appetizer type dish or dessert. Drinks will be provided.

Contact Angie Robertson at (434) 414- 0443 for more information about this rally and/or bullying.

Women's Day Out

The Auxiliary of the Arvonia Fire Department is gearing up for another great Women's Day Out, an annual event that offers a head start on Christmas shopping and also provides a rabies vaccination clinic and other public service information including Caring for Creatures.

Scheduled for Saturday, October 20, the Women's Day Out will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Arvonia Volunteer Fire Department.

Product consultants will include Tupperware, Scentsy, Celebrating Home, Princess House, Tastefully Simple, Avon, D.E.B.s, Medifast, Mary Kay, 31, Passion Parties (lotions), Body by Vi, and Silpada.

Crafts will include scroll saw art and fused glass pieces, woodcrafts, egg art, painted wine glasses, homemade wreaths, baby shower gifts and ideas, handmade cloth baskets, homemade jams and jellies, canning jar glasses, handmade jewelry, and crocheted items.

Dr. Babbitt will provide rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats from 1 to 3 p.m. Vaccinations will be $10 each.

Local chiropractor, Dr. Cerwinksi, will be on hand to discuss spine strength and other related issues.

There is no admission fee. Food and beverages will be available.

Spaghetti and Music

Spreading God's Gifts, a ministry devoted to helping those in need, is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner and Concert on Saturday, October 20, beginning at 6 p.m., at Buckingham County Middle School.

The concert features Smokey Wilson and Holly Cook. Admission is by donation to Spreading God's Gifts. Everyone is welcome.

Revival at First Baptist

First Baptist Church of Dillwyn invites everyone to Revival beginning on Sunday, October 21 through Wednesday, October 24.

Sunday's revival services will be held at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; and, on Monday through Wednesday, services will begin at 7 p.m. each evening. Each service will include special music.

TRIAD Notice

The TRIAD picnic scheduled for Saturday, October 20, at Hatton Ferry, has been postponed. Preliminary plans include rescheduling the event in the spring.

Pancake Supper at Curdsville

The Curdsville Community Center is hosting a Pancake Supper on Friday, October 26, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $6 for adults and children over 12; $4 for ages six to 12; and, children under the age of six get their pancakes FREE.

Curdsville Community Center is conveniently located off Route 15 on Route 633, School Road.

Fall Festival at Maysville Baptist Church

On Saturday, October 27, at 5 p.m., Maysville Baptist Church is sponsoring its annual Fall Festival, hosted by Herb and Nancy Maxey at 93 Village Lane, located off Route 60.

The festival will include dinner, a costume contest (non-scary costumes, please), hayrides, corn hole, cotton candy, popcorn, and candy.

Everyone is invited and don't forget to bring your lawn chairs. For more information, call Maysville Baptist Church at 969-4657.

Curious Corner Store

The chill in the air signals that it's almost time for the Curious Corner Store, the annual fundraiser sponsored by the Woman's Club of Buckingham County.

The grand opening is Friday, November 2 and the store will also be open November 3, 5, 6, and 7, from 8:30 to 4:30 each day. As it has in the past, Curious Corner Store will be located at the VFW Hall on Route 60.

This year marks the 32nd year for the Curious Corner Store, a weeklong project that offers used clothing in good condition and lots of miscellaneous household items that members have gleaned from their attics, garages, and closets.

The inventory also includes Rada Knives, fresh pecans from Georgia, and homemade baked goods. You will also be able to order natural evergreen Christmas wreaths for the holidays.

Great lunches will be prepared by WCBC members and served each day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Curious Corner Store features something for everyone-at a great bargain, too. And the best part is that the money you spend at Curious Corner Store helps fund the service projects of the WCBC.