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LIVE ON THE LAWN: Attend the final installment of their free Live on the Lawn concert series with Jason Hall at the Beverly Heritage Center on Saturday. Bring your own chair, blanket, tent, etc., as well as your favorite food and refreshments, and enjoy live music in the courtyard of the 1841 prison building on Walnut Ave in Beverly from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.
MEAT SHOOTING: VFW Post 5781 is hosting a meat shoot at the Postheim in Harman on Saturday from 10am to 2pm. Drinks are served. For more information, contact Danie Ours at 304-227-4349.
BUCKWHEAT AND PANCAKE BREAKFAST: The Randolph Lodge IOOF will host a Sourdough Breakfast Saturday from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Lodge Hall on Beverly Five-Lane. The all-you-can-eat menu includes sourdough buckwheat cake, regular pancakes, biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, milk, coffee, or orange juice. For more information, call 304-636-2562.
MASONS BREAKFAST: Elkins Lodge No. 108 AF & AM is offering a complimentary breakfast for all Master Masons at The Wees Masonic Temple on Randolph Avenue in Elkins on Saturdays at 9:00 am. Work on the third degree will follow immediately. All Master Masons are encouraged to attend.
MEET YOUR CANDIDATES MEET YOUR CANDIDATES MEET YOUR CANDIDATES MEET YOUR CANDIDATES Events before September 24 at the Harman Fire Department from 12:00-2:00 p.m. and at the Leading Creek Fire Department from 4:00-6:00 p.m.: 12:00 a.m. All are invited to these open days to meet the candidates for the November elections.
CAR CRUSIE IN: The Philip Babour girls’ basketball team is hosting a classic nursing cruise outside of Philip Barbour High School on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be food, 50/50, door prices. Trophies are awarded in five different categories.
PUBLIC TOURS AT FOREST FESTIVAL MEMORIES: The historic Gov. Kump House, Elkins is open for free public tours 18 September to 23 October Sunday afternoons 3pm to 5pm Newly created interpretive displays. Admission is free, but donations welcome. The Kump House is located on Randolph Ave. 401, across from Kroger’s. Parking is available at the rear of the building, accessed from Seneca Road.
PUBLIC LECTURE: The Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy at Davis & Elkins College will give a public lecture on Monday, September 19 at 5 p.m. at the Myles Center for the Arts Senate Commons focused on nature and the frontier of popular propaganda. dr Nathan Crick, Professor of Communications at Texas A&M University, will deliver the titled talk “Machiavelli, Savonarola and the propaganda of appearances.” The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email Dr. Andrew Jones at [email protected]
Fundraiser: Davis Medical Center is hosting a Books Are Fun book and gift sale fundraiser Tuesday from 6:30 am to 3:30 pm in the DMC Marketplace lobby entrance. Proceeds benefit the DHS Foundation Volunteer Services Fund.
GOSPEL SINGS: at Christ’s Church in Horner with Brian Free and Assurance September 23 at 7 p.m. and November 19 at 6 p.m. Pastors Rick and Brenda Wyatt 304-613-9207. Free participation. Offer of love is received. All welcome.
CHURCH WOMEN UNITED IN WEST VIRGINIA: gather Thursday, September 29 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Buckhannon Seventh Day Adventist Church at 1122 Brushy Fork Road for the 2022 CWU State Assembly. Special guests are Jeffrey Allen from the West Virginia Council of Churches, Rev. Rich Cardot and Amber Blankenship from the Prisoners’ Backpack Program. They will conduct a business meeting that includes the election of officers for 2023, a Bible study, a memorial service, and music and fun. Everyone is cordially invited to take part. If you have any questions, please call 304.636-6434.
RANDOLPH COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF PENSIONED SCHOOL PERSONNEL: Meets at Steer Steakhouse on Friday, September 30 at 12:30 p.m. A representative from HUMANA/PEIA will be the guest speaker who will discuss available programs and answer questions. Please bring an auction item for the scholarship program. All school leavers are welcome.
FALL FESTIVAL: The 26th Annual Tennerton United Methodist Church, Buckhannon Fall Festival will be held Saturday, October 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Treasures and Hot Dogs. Proceeds benefit church projects
Vendor slots: Vendor slots will be available Thursday nights from 6-8 p.m. for the Live and Drive 2022 summer concert series sponsored by Our Town, Inc and Mountain Sate Street Machines. Reserved places are available for artisans, business owners and restaurants. Call 304-636-0415 for details. The last concert date is September 22nd.
BLOOD TEST: The Elkins Kiwanis sponsors their health awareness blood test. It will be held on Saturday, October 15 from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Randolph County Senior Center. The basic multi-phase test is available for $45 and includes a lipid panel, CBC, CMP and several other tests. Other specialty tests are also available at an additional cost. Cash, checks, HSA or credit/debit cards are accepted. Most insurance policies are accepted with a medical certificate. For more information please call: 1-800-524-3414 or visit www.pamedlabs.com.
SECOND BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library host a used book sale every Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The place is the old library on Davis Avenue. The donations collected will finance the construction of the new library.
AL-ANON: Meets at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church every Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets every Monday at 6pm at the Full Gospel Fellowship in the Glenmore Loop. For more information, call 304-642-1244.