August 5, 2008
Plan Your Week
By Carolyn Booth
Poker Run, noon , Stoneville Park, 100 Priddy Drive, Stoneville. Entry fee $10. Presented by First Bank Relay for Life Team. Door prizes, 50-50 drawing, goodie bags to first 75 bikes. Hotdog supper after ride. Outside guests, dinner $4. T-shirts available for $10. Ride begins at 1:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Rain date Aug. 10. Lisa Davis 573-2607 or Steve Bottoms, 871-3685.
Sales tax holiday through today . Clothing, footwear and school supplies of $100 or less per item; sports and recreation equipment of $50 or less per item; school instructional materials of $30 or less per item; computer supplies of $250 or less per item; and computers of $3,500 or less per item will be exempt from sales tax. Items used in a trade or business, and rentals are not covered by exemption and will be subject to the applicable sales tax. www.dor.state.nc.us/taxes/sales/salestax_holiday.html.
Farmers Market, 6 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through November, municipal parking lot, Morehead Street, Reidsville. Presented by Reidsville Downtown Corporation. Local produce, homemade jams & jellies, and more. 349-1045.
Music 'n' All, 7 p.m., Tuesdays, Eden Mall, East Meadow Road, Eden. Bluegrass music, acoustic instruments. Featured band this week, Dave & Jesse Smathers and Friends. Open jam at center court. Acoustic musicians welcomed. Door prizes. Marvin Cash, 623-2229.
Bluegrass Jamboree, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Downtown Reidsville Exhibit Center, 223 S. Scales St., Reidsville. Dance on our wooden floor, bring your comfortable chair and relax. Concessions. 342-1254 or 706- 9816.
Rockingham County Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturdays through October, Chinqua-Penn stables, Wentworth Street, Reidsville. Sponsored by participating vendors and market supporters. Locally grown produce, herbs, art and more. Randy Billingsley, 342-5348.
Ribbon Cutting & Wine Tasting, 5-7 p.m. , Reidsville Florist & Gifts Wine & Gourmet Shop, 119 S. Scales St., Reidsville. Help celebrate the new business venture of the Wine & Gourmet shop. 342- 0809.
Cruise-In, 6-9 p.m. , Downtown Reidsville, Settle, Scales, and Market Streets. Sponsored by Smith Stokes. Presented by Reidsville Downtown Corporation and EZ Street Cruisers Car Club Cruise. Antique and classic cars. Live music by "The Not Dead Yet Blues Band." The Reidsville Downtown Merchants Association collects canned and nonperishable food items for the Outreach Center at all 2008 Cruise- Ins. 349-1045.
Solar View: See the sun like you never have before, 2-4 p.m. , Hanging Rock State Park, Hanging Rock Road (State Road 2015), Danbury. Presented by the Piedmont Amateur Astronomers. Meet at the visitor center. 593-8480.
Night Catfish Fishing Tournament, 7 p.m. , Lake Reidsville, 630 Water Works Road, Reidsville. Weigh in at 2 a.m. $10 per person. 349- 4738.
Hammer Dulcimer Music, 2 p.m. Aug. 10, Hanging Rock State Park, Hanging Rock Road (State Road 2015), Danbury. Join the Shelton Family for an afternoon of music. Meet in the lobby of visitors center. 593-8480.
Reidsville Chamber of Commerce Golf Fore Reidsville Golf Tournament, noon Aug. 13, Plantation Golf Course, 190 Club House Drive, Reidsville. Captain's Choice 18 holes. Hole sponsorships available. Volunteers welcome. Open to everyone. Prizes. Individuals $75 includes golf, cart, lunch and dinner. Registration and information, 349-8481 or email [email protected]
Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament, 9 a.m. Aug. 16, Plantation Golf Course, 190 Club House Drive, Reidsville. Presented by Plantation Ladies Golf Association. Format 18-hole Captain's Choice. $35 per player includes lunch and prizes. Registration and information: 342-6191.
Book Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 15 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 16, Used Book Store, 105 E. Second Ave., Mayodan. Presented by W. Rockingham Friends of the Library. Gently used books, videos, and more. Proceeds benefit Madison, Mayodan & Stoneville libraries. Donations accepted. 427-4229.
Rockingham County Folk Festival, Sept. 6 and 7. The Rockingham County Arts Council is currently accepting booth applications from artisans and food vendors. The festival celebrates the history, music, people, art and natural resources of Rockingham County and features a field hospital re-enactment, entertainment, shopping, rides, games, food and more. Free. Contact Executive Director Vicki Longhofer at [email protected] or call 349-4039.
Mayodan Homecoming Festival, Sept. 13. The Mayodan Preservation League is accepting applications for vendors for the 22nd annual Mayodan Homecoming Festival. The festival runs 10 a.m.-9 p.m. in downtown Mayodan and features food, arts and crafts, displays, live entertainment, children's activities, bingo and more. Reserve space now. $20 for each space ($40 with electricity). Deadline for vendor applications: Aug. 31. For applications, call 548-6776. For other information, call 548-2241.
Pecan Sale, through Aug. 31. Presented by First Bank Relay for Life Team. Pecan Halves and Pecan Pieces from Terri Lynn Co. 1 lb. bag $7. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Orders call Lisa Davis, 589-5310.
New Harmonies: Celebration of American Roots Music and Danville Roots Music: A Historical Perspective Exhibit through Aug. 24, Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, Jennings Gallery, 975 Main St., Danville, Va. www.danvillemuseum.org. (434) 793-5644.
Senior Bowling League, 1 p.m. Mondays, Reidsville Lanes, 1640 Freeway Drive, Reidsville. Presented by Reidsville Senior Center. For ages 55 and up. Cost: $4.50 for three games. Cindy Baynes, 349- 1088.
Little Women, Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre, Ferrum College, Ferrum, Va., Aug. 7. Presented by the Center for Active Retirement, RCC, N.C. 65, Wentworth. A story of the March family during the Civil War. Payment due by July 25. Cost: $38 for transportation and matinee with lunch. Leave 10 a.m. Expected return 6 p.m. Registration: 342-4261, Ext. 2163.
Living Safe and Strong, 2:30 p.m. Thursdays, Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department, 300 S. Second Ave., Mayodan. Presented by Help, Inc. Support group for women 50 and older that have been a victim of domestic violence or know someone that is a victim. 342- 3331 or 548-9572.
DuPont ERO Luncheon, 11 a.m. Aug. 13, The Sirloin House, 207 S. Van Buren Road, Eden. 623-8554.
Veronica's Room, Barn Dinner Theatre, Greensboro, Sept. 16. Presented by the Center for Active Retirement, RCC, N.C. 65, Wentworth. As a young couple visits the Brabissant mansion, the female is induced to impersonate Veronica, sister to the only living Brabissant. Payment due by Aug. 26. Cost: $48 for transportation and show. Leave at noon. Expected return 6 p.m. Registration: 342-4261, Ext. 2163.
Mayodan Preservation League, 7 p.m. , Mayodan Town Hall, 210 W. Main St., Mayodan. 548-2241.
Stoneville Town Council, 7 p.m. , Stoneville Town Hall, 101 Smith St., Stoneville. 573-9393.
Mayodan Town Council, 7 p.m. Aug. 11, Mayodan Municipal Building, 210 W. Main St., Mayodan. 427-0241.
Rockingham Soil and Water Conservation Board of Supervisors, 10 a.m. Aug. 12, Rockingham County Agriculture Center, 525 N.C. 65, Reidsville. Johnsie Hayes, 342-0460, Ext. 3, or [email protected]
Reidsville City Council, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12, Reidsville City Hall, 230 W. Morehead St., Reidsville. 349-1034.
Writers' Workshop of Rockingham County, 7 p.m. Aug. 12 and 26, Room 103, Advanced Technologies Building, RCC, N.C. 65, Wentworth. For aspiring and experienced writers. Free. Julie Campbell, 342- 1806.
Madison Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m. Aug. 14, Madison Municipal Building, 120 N. Market St., Madison. 427-0221.
GriefShare Support Group, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Growing Oaks Community Church, 2270 Harrington Highway, Eden. A Christian ministry for people struggling with grief and loss. 623-1114 or www.growingoaks.org.
DivorceCare Support Group, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Growing Oaks Community Church, 2270 Harrington Highway, Eden. A Christian ministry for people who have been touched by separation or divorce. 623-1114 or www.growingoaks.org.
Stop Smoking Program, 1 p.m. Aug. 5, 7, 12 and 14, Annie Penn Hospital, 618 S. Main St., Reidsville. You must attend all sessions. Free. Registration, 951-4509.
Special Young Adults, 7 p.m. Aug. 5 & 19, Morehead Memorial Hospital, downstairs classroom, 117 E. Kings Highway, Eden. A night for adults with mild or moderate developmental disabilities to meet friends, play games, make crafts, enjoy snacks and participate in activities. Brenda Moore, 623-1077 or 613-5174 after 6 p.m.
Look Good, Feel Better, 10 a.m. , Annie Penn Hospital, 618 S. Main St., Reidsville. Female cancer patients are invited to a free beauty makeover taught by a volunteer cosmetologist and receive a free makeup kit worth $200. Registration, 951-4584.
House Calls, call-in radio show, 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, WLOE (1490 AM) and WMYN (1420 AM). Presented by Morehead Memorial Hospital, Eden. Hosted by Kerry Faunce, marketing director, and Torrey Goard, community health educator. Listen and call in with questions on topic of the day. www.morehead.org.
Rockingham County Alzheimer's Support Group, 1 p.m. Aug. 11, The Penn Nursing Center, South Day Room, 618 S. Main St., Reidsville. Family, friends and caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's are invited to attend. 951-6034.
Breastfeeding Class, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12, Morehead Memorial Hospital, downstairs classroom, 117 E. Kings Highway, Eden. A two- hour course to answer your questions about breastfeeding. 627-6323.
Blood Drive, 1-5:30 p.m. Aug. 13, Annie Penn Hospital, Womankind Center, 618 S. Main St., Reidsville. Presented by Rockingham County Chapter of American Red Cross. Photo ID required. Registration 951- 4527 or 951-4548.
Blood Drive, 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 14, Morehead Memorial Hospital, downtairs classroom, 117 E. King Highway, Eden. Presented by the Rockingham County Chapter of American Red Cross. Photo ID required. 349-3434.
Total Joint Education Class, 7 p.m. Aug. 14, Annie Penn Hospital, Short Stay Waiting Area, 618 S. Main St., Reidsville. Physical therapists, nurses and care management professionals provide information and demonstrations to patients considering a total knee or total hip replacements. Registration: 951-4357.
Knitting Classes, noon Mondays, Rockingham County Cooperative Extension, Agriculture Building, 525 N.C. 65, Reidsville. Instructor: Linda Hill. Free. 342-8230.
Kitchen Sanitation and Food Safety Class, 3 p.m. , Rockingham County Community Kitchen, Rockingham County Opportunities Corp., 342 Cherokee Camp Road, Reidsville. This class is required for those who want to use the community kitchen to prepare items for sale or home consumption. Cost: $10. Instructor: Brenda Sutton, Cooperative Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Science. Registration: Gwen Taylor 342-7853.
Reidsville Chamber of Commerce Coffee, 8 a.m. , Carolina House, 2931 Vance Street Extension, Reidsville. 349-8481.
Ballet, Jazz & Tap Dance & Music Theater Registration, 4-6 & 7- 7:30 p.m. today and Aug. 14, Madison-Mayodan Recreation Center, 300 S. Second Ave., Mayodan. Dance students ages 3 years old and up. Classes held Wednesday and Thursday evenings beginning Sept. 3. Cost varies by age and class. Instructor: Deana DeHart. 548-9572 or 548- 2789.
Sit, Sip and Stitch, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Subway, 1210-A Freeway Drive, Reidsville. Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome. Bring your project and share with other stitchers. 951- 7474.
Stoneville High School Class of 1973 Reunion, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 9, Vera Holland Community Center, Main Street, Stoneville. Buffet dinner. RSVP to Libby Carter Nance, 573-2151.
Eden Chamber of Commerce Coffee, 8 a.m. Aug. 12, Jameson Inn, 716 Linden Drive, Eden. Presented by Eden Chamber of Commerce. 623- 3336.
Forms in Clay Summer Art Camp, 6 p.m. Mondays, Aug. 25-Sept. 29, Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, 975 Main St., Danville, Va. Join Jonathan Scollo for six sessions of instruction in pottery- making. Designed for the novice or experienced student. $90. Registration: (434) 793-5644.
Youth Football and Cheerleading Registration through Aug. 28, Bridge Street Recreation Center, Mill Avenue Recreation Center or Eden City Hall, Eden. Presented by Eden Parks & Recreation Department. Flag Tag ages 7 and younger; Pee Wee Tackle ages 8-9; Midget Tackle ages 10-12. New players must turn in copy of birth certificate. Information: 623-7789, ext. 3026.
Fall Football, Volleyball and Soccer Registration through Aug. 15, Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department, 300 S. Second Ave., Mayodan. Flag football ages 4-8, Little League football and cheerleaders ages 9-12, Youth volleyball ages 9-15 and Farris Memorial Park Soccer ages 3-13. Age cut off date Oct. 15. Fees: Football $10 residents, $15 non-residents. User card fee $25 individual or $40 family. Volleyball and flag football must purchase jersey for $12. Soccer $30 for everyone. Jason Swisher, 548-2789 or 548-9572.
Volunteers Needed. Rockingham County Animal Shelter 9 a.m.- noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 1-5 p.m. Mondays and Fridays; and 9-11:30 a.m. Saturdays. 791-4606 or Melissa 613-4340 or Patty 616- 6776.
-- Compiled by Carolyn Booth
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