Herald Community Calendar for week of Oct. 6, 2023

Published 9:49 am Friday, October 6, 2023

The Herald 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.

OCTOBER 5

FALL BOOK SALE FUNDRAISER — The Friends of the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library will hold a members only fall book sale on Thursday, Oct. 5. The sale will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a bag of books for $5.

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TRIVIA — Three Roads Brewing, located at 312 W. Third Street in Farmville, will host trivia on Thursday, Oct. 5, beginning at 7 p.m.

OCTOBER 6-7

HAUNTED TRAIL — Sandy River Distillery, located at 147 Monroe Church Road in Rice, will hold a haunted trail every Friday and Saturday in October. The trail runs every 10 minutes, beginning at 6 p.m., with the first hour geared toward little ones. The scare factor jumps up at 7 p.m. Buying a ticket for the trail also includes access to the bounce house and face painting. There will also be a pumpkin patch, with paint and carving kits to decorate as you want. Tickets are $10 online at sandyriveroutdooradventures.com or $15 at the door. For information, call 434-392-7275.

OCTOBER 6

WALK FOR EDUCATION — The Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation will hold their 22nd annual Walk for Education from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, Oct. 6. The event will be held at the Cumberland High School track, with a rain date of Oct. 13. Donations can be made to CCPSF Inc., mailed to P.O. Box 313 Cumberland, VA 23040.

FALL BOOK SALE FUNDRAISER — The Friends of the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library will open their fall book sale to the public on Friday, Oct. 6. The sale will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a bag of books for $5.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Sandy River Distillery, located at 147 Monroe Church Road in Rice, will host musical group Sincerely, Iris on Friday, Oct. 6. The music begins at 5 p.m.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Charley’s Waterfront Cafe, located at 201 B. Mill Street in Farmville, will host musical group Chap Cash and Friends on Friday, Oct. 6, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — North Street Press Club, located at 127 North Street in Farmville, will host rock group The Seth Winters Band, on Friday, Oct. 6, beginning at 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

OCTOBER 7

FARM FEST — Historic Buckingham will hold their annual Fall Farm Fest on Saturday, Oct. 7, beginning at 10 a.m. That’ll take place at the Historic Village, located at 84 Lee Wayside Road in Buckingham. There will be plenty of kids’ activities, delicious food, animals, tractors, vendors, exhibits and music by the Farm Use Band. There is no admission fee but donations are welcome. For more information, call 434-547-2296.

FALL BOOK SALE FUNDRAISER — The Friends of the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library will open their fall book sale to the public on Saturday, Oct. 7. The sale will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a bag of books for $5.

STEW FUNDRAISER — The Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a stew fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 7. The event will be held at the firehouse on Route 13 in Cumberland. The stew will be alpha-gal friendly and available by noon, for $10 per quart. Proceeds go to help the fire department.

GOSPEL BRUNCH — The Fresh Girlz Club will hold a gospel brunch at Prince Edward County Middle School on Saturday, Oct. 7. Running from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., the event will feature music from Anthony Tucker and Soldiers for Christ. The cost is $15 to attend and the school is located at 35 Eagle Drive in Farmville.

STEW FUNDRAISER — The Mercy Seat Baptist Church Missionary Ministry will hold a stew and cornbread fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 7. The event will be held at the Turnout Grounds, across from Mercy Seat Baptist Church, starting at noon. Stew and cornbread will be sold by the quart for $10.

CHICKEN AND PIG BBQ — The Darlington Heights Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual chicken and pig BBQ fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 7, running from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Plates are $12 each and include barbeque chicken or pork, baked beans, coleslaw, bread and tea or coffee. Desserts are also available.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Sandy River Distillery, located at 147 Monroe Church Road in Rice, will host acoustic musician Carter Freeman on Saturday, Oct. 7. The music begins at 5 p.m.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Charley’s Waterfront Cafe, located at 201 B. Mill Street in Farmville, will host acoustic musician Crag Hansen on Saturday, Oct. 7, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

OCTOBER 8

HOMECOMING — Rocky Mount Church, located at 348 Rocky Mount Road in Dillwyn, will celebrate homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 8 with special music at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. That’ll be followed by a meal in the fellowship hall.

PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY — Sharon Baptist Church, located at 1139 Plank Road in Farmville, will celebrate the 24th pastoral anniversary of Rev. Robert R. Jones at the 10 a.m. worship service. The guest preacher will be Rev. Clifford Temple Jr., pastor of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.

CHURCH ANNIVERSARY — The members of Cornerstone Baptist Church, located at 16 Horsepen Road in Farmville, will be celebrating the congregation’s 155th anniversary on Sunday, October 8. The celebration will be incorporated in the regular 11 a.m. worship service. Cornerstone’s pastor, Rev. Cetric Gayles, will be preaching the word. Dinner will be served afterwards.

FALL HARVEST RALLY — Macedonia Baptist Church will hold their fall harvest rally on Sunday, Oct. 8, beginning at 2:30 p.m. The event will feature a time of singing for Jesus and the church is located at 6643 Lockett Road in Rice.

OCTOBER 12

TRIVIA — Three Roads Brewing, located at 312 W. Third Street in Farmville, will host trivia on Thursday, Oct. 12, beginning at 7 p.m.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — North Street Press Club, located at 127 North Street in Farmville, will host jam band Sneezy on Thursday, Oct. 12, beginning at 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

OCTOBER 13-14

HAUNTED TRAIL — Sandy River Distillery, located at 147 Monroe Church Road in Rice, will hold a haunted trail every Friday and Saturday in October. The trail runs every 10 minutes, beginning at 6 p.m., with the first hour geared toward little ones. The scare factor jumps up at 7 p.m. Buying a ticket for the trail also includes access to the bounce house and face painting. There will also be a pumpkin patch, with paint and carving kits to decorate as you want. Tickets are $10 online at sandyriveroutdooradventures.com or $15 at the door. For information, call 434-392-7275.

OCTOBER 13

CLOTHES GIVEAWAY — Heritage Baptist Church, located at 700 Milnwood Road in Farmville, will hold a clothes giveaway on Friday, Oct. 13 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be an abundance of brand-name clothes for children, men and women, plus household items and toys.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Sandy River Distillery, located at 147 Monroe Church Road in Rice, will host acoustic musician Neil Townsend on Friday, Oct. 13. The music begins at 5 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL — The Prince Edward High Eagles will play host to Randolph-Henry High on Friday, Oct. 13. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. and the field is located at 35 Eagle Dr. in Farmville.

GODSPELL PERFORMANCE — The Waterworks Players will present the musical “Godspell” on Friday, Oct. 13, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at waterworksplayers.org/buytickets. The show will be performed at the Waterworks Players Theatre, located at 25 SMI Way in Farmville.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Charley’s Waterfront Cafe, located at 201 B. Mill Street in Farmville, will host musical group The Pinschers on Friday, Oct. 13, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

OCTOBER 14

CLOTHES GIVEAWAY — Heritage Baptist Church, located at 700 Milnwood Road in Farmville, will hold a clothes giveaway on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. There will be an abundance of brand-name clothes for children, men and women, plus household items and toys.

FUN DAY — Calvary Baptist Church, located at 3010 Sandy River Road in Burkeville, will host a Fun Day on Saturday, Oct. 14, from noon to 4 p.m. on the church grounds. There will be food, desserts, games for adults and children’s activities. Bring a lawn chair. The event is free and open to the public.

FRIENDS OF THE CUMBERLAND LIBRARY MEETING — The Friends of the Cumberland County Public Library will hold their annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 14 from noon to 2 p.m. That’ll take place at Payne Memorial Methodist Church, located at 1 Stoney Point Road in Cumberland. The guest speaker will be Rick Ewing, Director of the Central Virginia Regional Library System. Lunch will be served along with a pound cake sampler. The winner of the Friends raffle will also be announced at the end of the business meeting.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Sandy River Distillery, located at 147 Monroe Church Road in Rice, will host acoustic musician Brian Graham on Saturday, Oct. 14. The music begins at 5 p.m.

GODSPELL PERFORMANCE — The Waterworks Players will present the musical “Godspell” on Saturday, Oct. 14, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at waterworksplayers.org. The show will be performed at the Waterworks Players Theatre, located at 25 SMI Way in Farmville.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Charley’s Waterfront Cafe, located at 201 B. Mill Street in Farmville, will host acoustic musician Ben McNulty on Saturday, Oct. 14, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

OCTOBER 15

GODSPELL PERFORMANCE — The Waterworks Players will present the musical “Godspell” on Sunday, Oct. 15, beginning at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at waterworksplayers.org. The show will be performed at the Waterworks Players Theatre, located at 25 SMI Way in Farmville.

FRIENDS AND FAMILY DAY — Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Dillwyn will hold their Friends and Family service on Sunday, Oct. 15. This will take place during morning service at 11:30 a.m., with dinner to follow.

OCTOBER 16

NAACP MEETING — The Prince Edward branch of the NAACP will meet at the Robert Russa Moton Museum in Farmville, beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16. Presenters will include Cameron Patterson, Vice President for Student Affairs at Longwood University and Desiree Washington, Dean of Culture and Inclusion at Hampden-Sydney College.

OCTOBER 17

HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING — The Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Society will hold its October meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The meeting will be held at the Farmville Train Station on West Third Street, beginning at 7 p.m. The focus will be The College Shoppe, a popular Main Street restaurant from 1936 through 1977.

OCTOBER 19

TRIVIA — Three Roads Brewing, located at 312 W. Third Street in Farmville, will host trivia on Thursday, Oct. 19, beginning at 7 p.m.

OCTOBER 20-21

HAUNTED TRAIL — Sandy River Distillery, located at 147 Monroe Church Road in Rice, will hold a haunted trail every Friday and Saturday in October. The trail runs every 10 minutes, beginning at 6 p.m., with the first hour geared toward little ones. The scare factor jumps up at 7 p.m. Buying a ticket for the trail also includes access to the bounce house and face painting. There will also be a pumpkin patch, with paint and carving kits to decorate as you want. Tickets are $10 online at sandyriveroutdooradventures.com or $15 at the door. For information, call 434-392-7275.

OCTOBER 20

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Sandy River Distillery, located at 147 Monroe Church Road in Rice, will host musicians Jody and Harley Williams on Friday, Oct. 20. The music begins at 5 p.m.

GODSPELL PERFORMANCE — The Waterworks Players will present the musical “Godspell” on Friday, Oct. 20, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at waterworksplayers.org. The show will be performed at the Waterworks Players Theatre, located at 25 SMI Way in Farmville.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Charley’s Waterfront Cafe, located at 201 B. Mill Street in Farmville, will host musical group The Porch Gliders on Friday, Oct. 20, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

OCTOBER 21

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Sandy River Distillery, located at 147 Monroe Church Road in Rice, will host musical group The Mick/Stone Duo, on Saturday, Oct. 21. The music begins at 5 p.m.

GODSPELL PERFORMANCE — The Waterworks Players will present the musical “Godspell” on Saturday, Oct. 21, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at waterworksplayers.org. The show will be performed at the Waterworks Players Theatre, located at 25 SMI Way in Farmville.

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — Charley’s Waterfront Cafe, located at 201 B. Mill Street in Farmville, will host acoustic musician Alex Shrieve on Saturday, Oct. 21, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

OCTOBER 23

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE MEETING — The Prince Edward Democratic Committee will meet on Monday, Oct. 23, beginning at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Extension Office, located at 100 Dominion Drive in Farmville.

OCTOBER 26

TRIVIA — Three Roads Brewing, located at 312 W. Third Street in Farmville, will host trivia on Thursday, Oct. 26, beginning at 7 p.m