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Church and Community Events

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that Friday’s calendar. Events should be emailed to CommunityCalendar@ FarmvilleHerald.com.


JUMU’AH PRAYER SERVICE, 1:30 pm, at Islamic Center of Prince Edward County, 300 N. South St., Farmville.


FALL BOOK SALE, 11 a.m. sponsored by the Friends of the Farmville Library. The organization will also be taking donations for hurricane relief.


BOW HUNTING WORKSHOP, at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center,1267 4-H Camp Road, Appomattox. The workshop is open to licensed, adult bow hunters 18 years of age or older who have completed a hunter education course. Register at http://holidaylake4h. com/bowhunting.php.


FALL FOR FITNESS, sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension. To register for events, call (434) 392-4346. Registration is required.


FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL, 11 a.m. at Jones Chapel Baptist Church, 947 Trents Mill Road, Cumberland. Games and prizes, hayrides, inflatables, caterpillar walk, petting zoo, vendors, car show, free food and more.

FIRST FLYERS FLIGHT RALLY, 10 a.m. at the Farmville Regional Airport. Free airplane rides, hot dogs and drinks.

APPRECIATION QUILT WORKSHOP TO MEET, 10 a.m. at American Legion Post 8, 1710 Jeffress Blvd., South Boston. For more information contact Ellie at (434) 572-1998.

BENEFIT FUNDRAISER, 7 a.m. for Baby Madeleine at Sprouse’s Corner Ranch. Yard sale, food, music and much more. Free admission.


MIDWAY’S WOMEN’S DAY, 9 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church, 837 Guinea Road in Farmville. Guest minister the Rev. Margo Bruce, associate minister of Evergreen Baptist Church in Palmyra.

45TH HISTORIC APPOMATTOX RAILROAD FESTIVAL, 9 a.m. The two-day event commemorates the Norfolk and Western Railroad donation of the Appomattox Depot to the Town of Appomattox in 1973. Many festival events.


FIRST ANNUAL JAZZ LUNCHEON, for St. Joseph’s at the Holiday Inn, 625 First St., in Alexandria. For tickets, email StJosephalexva@gmail. com.

21ST PASTOR ANNIVERSARY, 4 p.m. at The Aspen Hill Baptist Church, Brookneal, for pastor The Rev. Dr. Maurice FInney and first lady Beatrice Finney. Preaching by the Rev. James Holcomb, pastor of the Beautiful Plains Baptist Church, Charlotte Court House. A repast served after the service. Come and be blessed.

ANNUAL WOMEN’S AUXILIARY DAY, 3 p.m. at The Apostolic Faith Church of All Nations, 1358 Sheppards Road, in Farmville. The Gospel Traveliers of Prospect, will perform. All are invited.

ANNUAL WOMEN’S DAY, 11 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church, 837 Guinea Road, in Farmville. The guest preacher Elder Georgia Colbert of Windsor Mill, Maryland.

OUTDOOR WORSHIP SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Hobson’s Chapel. Live music, hotdog lunch, pumpkin decorating and more. All are invited.

SENIOR CITIZEN APPRECIATION PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Upper Room Baptist Church, Tuggle. The Rev. Richard Goode will bring the message. Light meal. All are invited.

TRADITIONAL LATIN MASS, 3 p.m. at Lady of Peace Catholic Church, corner of Oarleigh Avenue and River Ridge Road. For more information, call (434) 352-7976.


CANNING WORKSHOP, 9 a.m. at the Prince Edward County Cannery, 7916 Abilene Road, Farmville. Space is limited. Contact Caitlin at (434) 392-4246 for more information.


HEARING LOSS SUPPORT GROUP, 1-2 p.m. at Longwood’s Speech, Hearing and Learning Services, 315 W. Third St., in Farmville. Those attending are asked to RSVP to (343) 395-2369 or shis@longwood.edu.

OCTOBER 19, 20 & 21

VIRGINIA CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at Charley’s Waterfront Cafe, Farmville. Ten percent percent of the day’s profits benefit the Virginia Children’s Book Festival (VCBF). Open to the public.


FARMING INFO SESSION, 10 a.m. at at Central Virginia Community College. Call the Campbell County Extension Office at (434) 332-9538 or email Deborah Evans at drevans@vt.edu.


FIRST LIBERTY BAPTIST CHURCH, DILLWYN, 8:30 a.m., presents “Back to Basic Training Man Up 101.” Pastor John Bates, facilitator, Calvary Baptist Church, in Burkeville. Breakfast and lunch provided.

FALL STEW AND SALE, 10 a.m. at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Route 45. Stew, bake sale, book sale, fabric sale and quilt raffle. Stew ready to eat around noon. Cash only.

DOG WALK, 10 a.m. beginning at the Lee’s Headquarters pull off. All dogs must be on a leash.

MISSIONARY DAY, 3 p.m. for the Missionary’s of New Bethel Baptist Church, 14167 Farmville Road, Meherrin. The Rev. Dr. Sarah Coleman of Union Baptist Church, Crewe, will be the guest speaker along with her choir and congregation. All are invited.


LIGHT OF UNITY FESTIVAL, at Farmville-Prince Edward County Library to celebrate the 200th birthday of Baha’u’lah.


SENIOR LAW DAY, 9 a.m., at the Farmville Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 200 W. Third St., in Farmville. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available. For more information, call (434) 392-8108.


RAINBOW TEA AND HAT SHOW, 4:30 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Middle School Cafeteria sponsored by the Moton Museum.

TAR WALLET’S ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL, 2-5 p.m. at Tar Wallet Baptist Church, Cumberland. Bouncy houses, free games, brunswick stew, etc. with trunk-or-treat from 4:30-5 p.m. All are invited.

BIRDING WALK, 9 a.m. meeting at the Appomattox Wayside parking area.


4-H CSI MYSTERY CAMP, Campers ages 9-13 will get the chance to work with local law enforcement to solve several mysteries at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center, Appomattox. Contact local extension office by Oct. 6.


SENIOR CHOIR ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at Jericho Baptist Church, 615 Franklin St., in Farmville. All are invited.


FILM SCREENING, 6 p.m. of “Get Out” at the Moton Museum, 900 Griffin Blvd., Farmville.


ANNUAL MISSIONARY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at The High Bridge Baptist Church. The Faithful Redeemers Gospel Group will perform in concert. Missionaries are asked to wear white. All are invited.


4H AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM, 3:30 p.m. Junior Master Gardner’s: The Culinary Edition in the Prince Edward County Extension Conference Room. Space is limited.


CANNING WORKSHOP, 9 a.m. at the Prince Edward County Cannery, 7916 Abilene Road, Farmville. Space is limited. Those interested are advised to contact Caitlin at (434) 392-4246 for more information.


HEARING LOSS SUPPORT GROUP, 1-2 p.m. at Longwood’s Speech, Hearing and Learning Services, 315 W. Third St., Farmville. Topic will be new hearing technologies and solutions. RSVP to (343) 395-2369 or shis@longwood.edu.