Primitive Technology Day is Saturday

Published 10:23 am Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Historic Village at Lee Wayside is sponsoring a Primitive Technology Day on Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Featured demonstrations and hands on activities include flint knapping, long bow shooting, flintlock rifle demonstration, blacksmithing, survival building-long hunter camp, Indian relic display, tomahawk throwing, atlatl demonstration, trapping demonstration, primitive fire building and more. For additional information, contact Spencer Adams at (434) 969-4032.

Want some fresh baked items? Don’t miss out! Come to Food Lion at 8 a.m. on Saturday and support Enon Baptist Church with their bake sale. All proceeds go to benefit Relay for Life.  Come early before all the goodies are gone! 

The Arvonia Fire Department’s Spring Auction and Car Show will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The auction will run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and will feature such items as tools, furniture and donated items. 

The car show will begin at noon and run until approximately 4 p.m. Awards will be given for first, second and third place in the following categories: 2000s, 1990s, 1980s, 1970s, 1960s, 1950s and 1949 and older, truck and special/race. Registration is $15 in advance and $20 day of show. Other highlights include music, food, T-shirts, prizes and a raffle. Swap meet spaces are also available for $10.  For more information, call Chris Davis at (434) 282-6501 after 6 p.m. daily.

The Holiday Lake 4-H Center is having a fishing camp on April 7-9 for ages 9-13. Workshops include knot tying, fishing safety, lure making and fishing in four locations. Cost is $95. 

To register, contact the Buckingham Extension Office at (434) 969-4261 or email

Come walk the track on Wednesday and help celebrate National Walking Day! Take a lap around the track, grab a snack and receive a ticket for a chance to win prizes. Walking is essential to being a healthier you, so grab your friends, family or co-workers and let’s walk! It’s also free gym use day. Event to be held at the Central Virginia Community Health Center (CVCHC) track, 25892 N. James Madison Hwy., New Canton. Call (434) 581-3271, ext. 10601 for questions or more details.

Enjoy some fitness time at the CVCHC. This week’s schedule includes: Tuesday at 10 a.m. is Tai Chi, New CIZE class at 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Yoga at 5 p.m. and free use of gym all day; Thursday, Body Attack at 6 p.m.; and Friday, Toddlers on the Move at 11 a.m. 

Buckingham Volunteer Rescue Squad is having a community yard sale Saturday from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. on Wingo Road. Early registration is $20 per spot; day of event $25. Make reservations by calling Lisa Jones at (434) 660-1725, Judy Grigg at (434) 315-3446 or Lisa Dunkum at (434) 315-1760.

What’s all this talk about CIZE? Well, CVCHC in New Canton wants to introduce a new and easy way to lose weight without push-ups and jumping jacks. Instructor Malerie Howland will show you how to do it with simple dance moves choreographed to great music in the CIZE class.  Classes are one hour and begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. All levels welcome. Pre-register at (434) 581-3271.

Sherri Wise is the columnist for the Buckingham Bulletin. Her email address is Her telephone number is (434) 983-1393.

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