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Vino in the Village

Plan to attend the fourth annual Vino in the Village on Sept. 21 at Historic Lee Wayside on Route 60 at 84 Lee Wayside Road. Event begins at 11 a.m. and runs through 3 p.m. Don’t drink wine? No problem. There will be barbecue, bakery items, a fine art show, music, and more. The Buckingham Library will also host a children’s activity area so this is a family friendly event. Don’t miss it.

Infant Care Classes are available through the Pregnancy Support Center of Southside Virginia with locations in Farmville, Dillwyn and Appomattox. Classes are free, provided by trained advocates and can be offered on a one-on-one basis. For more information, call (434) 392-8483.

Holliday Lake 4-H Education Center is offering a Weaving Workshop from Oct. 20-23. This is a great beginner’s course as well as a good refresher for those with previous weaving experience. The instructor, Patricia Morton, has been weaving for over 25 years. As a “workshop junkie,” she has studied at numerous seminars and weaving conferences. She has exhibited her work with four New England guilds, prior to relocating to Appomattox. Her work has been featured in Handwoven Magazine. She sells her hand-wovens at various local craft fairs and online. Morton loves to spread her passion for weaving. She has introduced numerous adults and children to weaving. She is a co-owner of Treeditions, a weaving, woodworking and weaving tools company. Bunk-style lodging is available for the workshop and is rustic but comfortable. Bring your own linens, pillow and toiletries. Meals are provided from Sunday dinner to Wednesday lunch. For more information or to register, call (434) 248-5444.

“Light up your spring with fall-planted bulbs” is the topic for discussion at the Heart of Virginia Master Gardeners Buckingham Gardening Tips & Topics presentation on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Buckingham Extension Center. In addition to the big three (crocus, daffodils and tulips), suggestions will be presented for including the minor bulbs in the landscape to extend the season, add color and texture and in general pump up the joy of spring’s first blooms. The session begins at 10 a.m. and lasts about an hour. Master gardeners will be on hand from 9:30-11:30 a.m. to answer general gardening questions. Gardening Tips & Topics sessions are a joint presentation of the Heart of Virginia Master Gardeners Association and the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service. Sessions are open to all; prior registration is not required and there is no fee. For more information, contact the Buckingham Extension Office at (434) 969-4261.

Third Liberty Baptist Church presents a Christian Education Workshop on Sept. 21. A continental breakfast starts at 9 a.m. The workshop, which begins at 10 a.m., is hosted by the Rev. Kippy and Lady Cynthia Lundy with special guest Dr. Gail Williams. The church is located at 244 C.G. Woodson Road, New Canton; phone (434) 581-3133.

Sherri Wise is the columnist for the Buckingham Bulletin. She can be reached at wise.buckingham@gmail.com.

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