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2011 Bridal Issue Cover
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Special Edition
2011 Southside Bridal Issue

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2011 Bridal Marketplace
(Dozens of Vendors)
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Bridal Articles
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I Still Choose You
(On Life, Love and Commitment)
By Gert Slabach

Southside Brides
(and Grooms)

(Wedding Bells for 2011)

Wedding Lore
(Traditions, Superstitions, and Just Plain Fun)
By Brenda Snead

Eco-Weddings
(Something New & Something Green)
By Maria Scinto

Wedding Trends
(What’s Hot for the 2011 Wedding Season)
By Melissa Charles

Tips From the Pros
(Advice from Bridal Vendors)

Wedding Jitters
(Wedding Jokes & Humor?)

Other Articles
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Grow Something Dilly in your Herb Garden
(Herb of the Month Series)
By the Southside Virginia Herb Society

Convergence Art Guild’s Film Odyssey
(March 2011 Films)
By Woodson Hughes

 

Columns

Editor's Page
(Bridal Issue Highlights)

Southside Gardener
(Monthly Tips & "To Do List")
By William H. McCaleb

South Winds
(Bats in My Belfry)
By FCOIT

Ask Bubba - Advice
(Parody)
The Bubba Squad

 

Departments

Festivals & Events

Feb-March-April Events

Farm & Ag Info

Annual Cotton Economics Meeting
(February 9th)

Farmers Markets Listing (FMs in or near SSVA)

Press Releases

Scholarship available to area seniors
(SVHS Offers $500 Scholarship)

Halifax County Junior 4-H Camp
(Sign-ups are Underway!)

17th Annual Jeff Nelson Memorial Golf Tournament
(May 6th 2011)

 

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Festivals and Events in Southside Virginia


April - May - June 2011

 

Festivals and Events listed are in Southside or Southern Virginia unless otherwise noted.

 

 

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APRIL 2011

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April 1 & 2
Clarksville

The Clarksville Community Players present Classic Movie Weekend -

Relive those thrilling days of yesteryear, when movie palaces showed the latest flick with newsreels, elaborate coming attractions, and side-splitting cartoons -
As the Preservation Committee of the Clarksville Fine Arts Center Presents
"April Fools Fall in Love" - Classic Movie Weekend

Friday
7pm "Houseboat" - Cary Grant & Sophia Loren
9pm "Sabrina" - Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn & William Holden

Saturday
7pm "The Major & The Minor" - Ginger Rogers & Ray Milland
9pm "Adam's Rib" - Spencer Tracy & Katherine Hepburn

Clarksville Fine Arts Center
914 Virginia Ave.
Clarksville, Va. 23927

The Clarksville Community Players is non-profit stage theatre company.
Proceeds go to the Clarksville Fine Arts Center Preservation Fund.

More Information:
http://clarksvilleplayers.webs.com
e-mail: ylbadnil@yahoo.com

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April 2
Halifax

Southside Master Gardener Association Yard Sale -

The Southside Master Gardener Association is having a Yard Sale, to be held at the Halifax Farmers Market Building in Halifax on April 2nd. It will start at 8am until 1pm.

The SSMGA is asking for donations of items for the yard sale. These items can be dropped off at the Halifax Farmers Market (Old Farmers Food) starting Saturday March 26 from 10am - 2pm and again from 4pm - 8pm; also on Sunday the 27th from 1pm - 4pm. From Monday - Friday (March 28-Apr 1) before the sale someone will be at the site to accept items from 10-2pm and from 4-8pm.

All money earned from this yard sale will go the Southern Virginia Botanical Gardens & Environmental Education Center.

For more information: http://www.svbg.org

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April 2, - 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Huddleston

SML Good Neighbors presents Broadway Encore! -

Join us for an evening of your favorite Broadway Tunes featuring our local, talented and popular Lake Players.Complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and dessert will be provided.

All proceeds to benefit the children in the SML Good Neighbors summer camps and nutritution programs.

Event Location: Mariners Landing Resort Community & Conference Center
(1217 Graves Harbor Trail, Huddleston, VA)
Date/Time Information Saturday, April 2, 2011
Doors Open 5:30pm
Program begins at 6:30pm

Fees/Admission:
Tickets $30 - available at The General Store, SML Visitor Center & Mariners Landing
Seating is limited!

Bring your own Picnic Dinner or advance order (per person) a deli meat/cheese ($10) or fried chicken ($12) picnic by calling Mariners at 540-297-4900.

Contact Information
540-719-2308 or 540-297-1199

For more information about this event, or to learn about the SML Good Neighbors summer camps programs, visit:
http://www.smlgoodneighbors.org

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April 2 and 3
South Hill

South Hill Ruritan Club Antique Machinery and Vehicle Show -

The South Hill Ruritan Club will host the 2nd annual South Hill Ruritan Club Antique Machinery and Vehicle Show on April 2 and 3 at the Dixie Tobacco Warehouse Complex on Country Lane in South Hill. The event will be 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. both days. Admission is free and there will be over 200 units of farm equipment, cars, draft horses, mules, steam engines, sawmill demos, civil war displays, bouncy toys, barrel and train rides, lots of vendors with wares of all kinds, food and more. Bring your prized vehicle to show off at the car show or your tractor or farm vehicle of any kind. Celebrate the farming heritage of our community at this event that will give you a taste of life as it was lived years ago.

Call 434-917-9119 or 434-447-4212 for more information on this exciting event and plan to take a visit back into the agricultural and farming heritage of the area on April 2 and 3 2011.

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April 9
Charlotte Court House

Bluegrass Music by "James King and Band" and the local "Heartland" -

Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 7:00 pm
Randolph-Henry High Auditorium
755 David Bruce Avenue
Charlotte Court House, VA 23923
Doors Open at 6:00 pm
Tickets: $12.00 in advance $15.00 at the door

Tickets may be purchased at the following locations:
Red Mule Hardware, Mimmo’s Restaurant, Charlotte County Farm Bureau, Vaughan Auction & Realty, Halls Farm Supply

Proceeds to Charlotte County FFA
Information: (434) 665 – 9517

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April 9
Clarksville

The Fifth Annual Lake Country Wine Festival -

Come out and enjoy the Clarksville Lake Country Chamber of Commerce’s FIFTH annual “Lake Country Wine Festival” in beautiful Clarksville on the Lake. This year’s event will host 16 Virginia Wineries, live music, some fine foods and the opportunity to taste nearly 100 varieties of fine Virginia wines and speak with those who have made these vintages possible.

April 9, 2011
Noon-5 pm
The entry gate to the Festival is at 412 Virginia Avenue, Historic Downtown Clarksville.  
Tickets prior to event day will be $20.   
Tickets purchased at the gate will cost $25.  
With the purchase of a ticket you will receive a complimentary wine glass at the gate.

For Tickets or more Information
Contact: Clarksville Lake Country Chamber of Commerce
www.clarksvilleva.com

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April 9 - 8am-3pm
Clarksville

"Public Market" -

Flea Market & yard sale items, arts & crafts, new goods, antiques & collectibles, farm produce

Vendors Wanted!
Space rental $25 in cash, Space size 9x11 & 10x10, Set up 7am.

Clarksville Fine Arts Center
914 Virginia Ave.
Clarksville, Va. 23927

Proceeds go to the Clarksville Fine Arts Center Preservation Fund.

More Information:
http://clarksvilleplayers.webs.com
e-mail: ylbadnil@yahoo.com

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April 9 - 8am-3pm
Clarksville

First annual Lake Country Quilters’ Quilt Show -

First annual Lake Country Quilters’ Quilt Show at the Clarksville Presbyterian Church, 10 am-4 pm. Quilters and quilt-lovers are invited to attend this first annual event, $3 admission fee. If you have a quilt you’d like to enter in the show that would be very special, too. Among the activities will be a hand-quilted quilt raffle—featuring a stained glass sailboat surrounded by blues, creams and purples. Raffle tickets are $1 each, six for $5 or 12 for $10.

For more info about the event or to purchase raffle tickets, call 434-374-4610 or 434-374-2368.

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April 9
Martinsville

Beatlegras -

Piedmont Arts will bring Texas trio Beatlegras Martinsville as part of our On Stage! performing arts series on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 7:30 pm at Martinsville High School Auditorium.

Beatlegras combines classic Beatles tunes with infusions of bluegrass, jazz and classical music.

Tickets are
$28 Reserved | $18 Adult | $15 Senior | $10 Student

For more information or to purchase tickets:
www.piedmontarts.org

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April 9
South Boston

Treasures from the Attic Antique Appraisal Fair -

The South Boston-Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History Appraisal Fair for the Museum, is going to be on Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The price is $5.00 per item and there is no limit as to how much you can bring.

For more information please call 434-572-9200
Or visit our website at:
www.sbhcmuseum.org.

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April 12 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
South Boston

Health Nite Out - Cooking with Kids -

Grab your kids and your apron and join the nutrition and food services staff for a fun-filled evening of cooking with your kids - a great way to help them learn about good nutrition. This hands-on event is free of charge but space is limited so advanced registration is required.

Call 434-517-3094 or register online here. Please let us know how many children - 5 and older - will be with you.

Location: Leggett Auditorium

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April 14
Chase City

12th annual Chase City Chamber of Commerce’s Golf Tournament -

Thursday April 14th, 1 pm. Enjoy the springtime weather with a golf team at this fun event. Four-player Captain’s Choice, entry fee of $225 per team includes golf & carts for four, free beverages, lunch, dinner, team photo and prizes; sponsorships also available. This event is limited to the first 16 teams that sign up.

For details or to sign up your team, call Braxton Rutledge at 434-372-2521 or Janet Flynn at 434-372-4901.

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April 15 - 17
Harrisonburg

The 22nd annual Virginia Beef Expo -

The 22nd annual Virginia Beef Expo should be an exciting and educational three-day event for the region’s beef cattle industry. The Expo will be held Friday through Sunday, April 15-17 at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds just south of Harrisonburg, Virginia. The Beef Expo was organized to showcase Virginia’s beef cattle seedstock industry. The Virginia Beef Expo is the gathering place for the region’s cattle breeders, commercial producers and industry suppliers. The Expo is the largest beef-oriented event on the East Coast and draws cattle producers from Maine to Georgia to Indiana and more.

New this year: the Virginia FFA State Tractor Driving Competition

In additional to the cattle sales, shows, trade show and contests, there will be great beef ribeye sandwiches available for lunch and beef cooking demonstrations. There is no admission charge and everyone is welcome to attend and learn more about Virginia’s innovative cattle industry.

April 15 – 17,
Rockingham County Fairgrounds
Harrisonburg, VA
Admission is free

Information:
(540) 992-5166
www.vabeefexpo.org

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April 15 - 18
Huddleston / Smith Mountain Lake

BassMaster Elite Series - Blue Ridge Brawl Tournament -

COME ENJOY THE FUN WHILE THE ELITE ANGLERS FISH WATCH THEM WEIGH IN AND STAY FOR THE MUSIC & FUN!

There will be food, beer and many family activities at the Parkway Marina (launch and weigh in site) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Free parking is available at the site and free water taxi shuttle service is available between Bernard's Landing and Parkway Marina compliments of Bridgewater Marina Water Shuttle will run: Friday 2-6, Saturday 12-6, Sunday 12-6.

Launch Location:
Parkway Marina
16918 Smith Mountain Lake Parkway
Huddleston, VA 24104
540-297-4412

Blue Ridge Brawl Tournament Information
www.blueridgebrawl.com

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April 15-16
Rocky Mount

Southwest Virginia Antique Flea Market and Swap Meet -

All types of Antiques are welcome. Farm, Auto, Truck, Household. Anything old.

Friday and Saturday April 15-16, 2011
From 8:00 AM To 5:00pm

Franklin County Recreation Park
2150 Sontag RD
Rocky Mt VA 24151

No charge to buyers or sellers
Donations Accepted
Food will be available

For more information
www.svapf.org
Or call:
Donnie Campbell (540) 483-5770
Brian Feazell (540) 489-4948

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April 16
Charlotte Court House

CHARLOTTE COUNTY FESTIVAL -

This year the Festival will combine the annual FLORA FEST, EARTH DAY and CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS into one large event. There will be Live History at the Court House area, lots of displays and articles for sale, entertainment, childrens activities, a parade and food court.

LOCATION: LeGrande Avenue, Charlotte Court House, VA 23923 (Between the County Administration Building and the Court House.

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April 16
Halifax

2nd Annual Earth Day Extravaganza -

The Town of Halifax and the Halifax County Improvement Council present the 2nd Annual Earth Day Extravaganza on Saturday, April 16th from Noon – 4pm at the Halifax Farmers' Market. This will be an educational day for the community to learn ways to become more Earth-friendly. Activities include a 5k Walk/Run, demonstrations, arts & crafts vendors, Farmers' Market vendors, fun for the kids, animals, gardening advice, green businesses, food, music and hands-on workshops.

Location:
Halifax Farmers' Market
209 South Main Street
Halifax, Virginia 24558

More Information:
434-222-9499
www.HalifaxEvents.org
erinets@gmail.com

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April 16
Martinsville

Wilderness Survival Class -

You have seen the reality shows, now learn the techniques first hand. Discover the subtle keys to survival including risk assessment, planning, and decision making. Learn the basics of shelter, food and water that can help you survive those crucial hours in the wilderness. Practice hands on with fire making techniques such as the bow and spindle, fire by friction and other innovative methods.

Saturdays Time: 1:00 - 3:00
Cost $7.50 person

For more info visit: www.SmithRiverAdventureOutfitters.com
Call to register 276-252-0701

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April 24 All Day
Everywhere

Easter Sunday -

 

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April 27 -
South Hill

South Hill Chamber of Commerce Annual Beef Festival -

Outside in beautiful Centennial Park from 5 - 8 pm. Beef Entrees, Beverages, Music and Displays.

Tickets and Information Contact:
South Hill Chamber Of Commerce
201 South Mecklenburg Ave.
South Hill VA 23970

(434)447-4547 - (800)524-4347
http://www.southhillchamber.com

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April 27 -
South Hill

Affair on the Square -

at the Beef Festival 6:00 - 9:00 pm featuring The Overtime Band - 1 ticket for both events.

Tickets and Information Contact:
South Hill Chamber Of Commerce
201 South Mecklenburg Ave.
South Hill VA 23970

(434)447-4547 - (800)524-4347
http://www.southhillchamber.com

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April 29
Moneta

8th Annual SML Business Expo -

Sponsored by the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce, this annual event showcases member businesses, service providers and their products.
Public invited. Held at Downtown Moneta.

Info: www.visitsmithmountainlake.com

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April 29
Chase City

Haw Hee - The Thirty-Sixth Annual Comedy & Live Musical -

Haw Hee, sponsored by the Chase City Ruritan Club, has been entertaining Mecklenburg County since 1975 , with Friday and Saturday night shows beginning at 7:00 P. M. at the Robert E. Lee Auditorium on Hwy. 92 in Chase City, VA. The profit is used to support the local community; Chase City Rescue Squad, Chase City Fire Department, Little League, Food Pantry and others. We have some amazing local talent who volunteer their time to travel to Chase City and perform for Haw Hee. We have music, magic, and comedy. It is a great family entertainment show for a good cause.
We hope to see the auditorium full. Come out and join in the fun.

Tickets are $5.00 for ages 11 and up and free for 10 and under.
50/50 Drawing - $1 per chance
For more information, contact:
Bettie Duckworth, President at mcbep1@verizon.net
or call 434-372-2752.

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April 29
Ringgold

63th Annual Pittsylvania–Caswell Junior Livestock Show -

The Show date is set for April 29, 2011. The Show begins at 10 am and the Sale begins at 7pm and it will be held at the Danville Pittsyvlania County Fairgrounds. Animals to be shown are pigs, sheep, goats, and cattle.

DANVILLE/PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
Route 62 (Milton Road)
Ringgold, Virginia

Proceeds of the show support Participating 4-H and FFA Chapters
Pittsylvania County 4-H - Pittsylvania County 4-H Livestock Club - Caswell County 4-H - Helping Hands 4-H (Caswell Co) - Bartlett Yancey FFA - Chatham, Dan River, Gretna and Tunstall Middle & High School FFA

Please contact Virginia Cooperative Extension at 434/432-7770 or North Carolina Cooperative Extension at 336/694-4158 for more information on how you can support this youth development program.

Thanks in advance for supporting the leaders of tomorrow!

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April 30
Alberta

Spring Festival & Inter-Tribal Pow Wow -

Chief Walt Brown and the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) tribe will present a free community event open to all.
Plans include …archeology tent w/ id of your artifacts, American Indian arts and crafts, jewlery, basket weaving, Indian fry bread, tacos and buffalo stew.
There will be a grand entrance at noon in full regalia and native drummers and dancers performance.

April 30th 10a.am.-7p.m.
svcc campus in Alberta, va.23821
Free Admmision and Free Parking
No alcohol or pets.

Contact Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce 434-848-3154 for more info.

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April 30
Chatham

6th Annual Chatham Rotary Community Auction -

The Chatham Rotary Club holds several events during each year to fund club donations and Rotary Service Projects in our community as well as communities around the world.

Chatham Rotary’s primary fundraiser is our auction, this year being the Sixth Annual. Over $50,000 has been raised over the past five auctions, most of which has been invested in local projects that have had a positive impact on our region. The Chatham Rotary Community Auction for this year will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Chatham Community Center beginning at 6:00 PM. We welcome partners, sponsors, and participants to the local event to join with the club in supporting the Town of Chatham and surrounding areas. The admission price of $25 per person will include a buffet dinner, music entertainment and dancing, the opportunity to bid on items for a charitable cause, and a lot of fun with friends and neighbors. We hope to see you there!

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April 30
Halifax

Annual Southside Master Gardener Association Plant Sale -

The annual Southside Master Gardener Association Plant Sale will be held on April 30 from 7:30 a.m. until noon in the parking lot outside the Halifax County Extension Office. All types of plants will be available including annuals, herbs, perennials, vegetables, shrubs and trees. The sale will offer some special features such as hypertufa containers, bamboo poles and a bake sale.

Master Gardeners will be available to answer your gardening questions throughout the sale.

If you want more information or are interested in the Master Gardener program contact Bill McCaleb in the Halifax Extension Office at 434-476-2147.

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April 30
Moneta

Rockin Brews & BBQ’s -

An annual spring ‘music, food and fun’ event in the Smith Mountain Lake area.
Held at Downtown Moneta, Route 608 and 122, Noon - 5 p.m., Saturday, April 30.
$5 Admission, Children 12 and under free.

Info: www.visitsmithmountainlake.com

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April 30th –
South Hill

Relay For Life for the American Cancer Society -

South Hill Elementary School– 12:00 Noon
Info: 434-447-4823

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MAY 2011

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May 6, 7 & 8
South Boston,
Halifax County Virginia

Heritage & Antique Machinery Festival 2010 -
Halifax County Fairgrounds – Hwy 360-E
South Boston, Virginia
Exhibitors Welcome !

Featuring……
 * Tractor Parade and Display
 * Equine Horse Show
 * Vintage Car, Truck and Motorcycle Cruz-in
 * Equipment, Tools and heritage displays and demonstrations
 * Vendor flea-markets, plants, flowers and goodies
 * Quarter Scale and Full Scale Tractor Pull
 * Hit and miss engines, ole well drilling rig, wood shingle making
 * Plenty of Food, bologna burgers, hotdogs, BBQ, Fish, ice-cream and Stew just to name a few by local civic clubs and Fire Departments
 * Wood Carving Demonstration, Bee Keeping, Apple Cider Making, Corn grinding, apple squeezing, two man power saw demonstration
 * Country, Bluegrass and Gospel Music
 * Children's play ground- Petting Zoo
 * Ride around on our sponsored people haulers and site see
 * Daily tractor and machinery parade
 * Flea Market

Admission is $5.00 per day for adults and children ages 12 and over.
Children under 12 years old are admitted free.

For more information: www.halifaxcountyheritagefestival.org
e-mail bobconner@touchva.net or ccole@embarqmail.com
Or Call - 434-572-6879 , 434-349-3349, 434-572-2476

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May 6
South Boston

17th Annual Jeff Nelson Memorial Golf Tournament -

The South Boston Jaycees are making preparations for the 17th Annual Jeff Nelson Memorial Golf Tournament to be held at Greens Folley Golf Course on Friday May 6th.
The tournament is held in memory of Jeff Nelson. He was a dedicated Jaycee, who tried as all of the Jaycees do to live by their motto “service to humanity is the best work of life.”
The primary beneficiary of this year's event is the Halifax County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Anyone interested in playing in the tournament, sponsoring a hole, or donating a prize can contact tournament chairman, Eric Arthur Jr. at 434-572-3636.

See Press Release for more details

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May 7
Clarksville

Big Lake Flea Market -

Downtown Clarksville. Variety bargain shopping includes antiques, crafts, flowers, spring decorations & fleas! 8 am-3 pm.

Info: Call 434-374-2436 or 1-800-557-5582

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May 7
Clarksville

The 7th Annual Jazz By The Lake -

Occoneechee State Park & The Southside VA Jazz Society Present
The 7th Annual Jazz By The Lake
At the Occoneechee State Park Amphitheater

Relax and enjoy the beauty of Buggs Island Lake while a variety of professional and student musicians bring you the wonderful sounds of Jazz.

Saturday May 7th
10AM until 7PM
$5.00 Parking Fee

Contact Ross LeCompte with the Southside Jazz Society at (434) 738-8485 or call Occoneechee State Park at (434) 374-2210.

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May 8 All Day
Everywhere

Mother's Day -

Remember
- May 8th is Mother's Day 2011.

 

 

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May 13-15
Rocky Mount

Pigg River Ramble -

The Pigg River Ramble is a 3-day whitewater packed weekend full of excitement and adventure. You can race against other Ramblers or simply float for fun down the Pigg River.

Friday, May 13, 2010 at 9:00pm kicks off the Pigg River Ramble weekend with the fun of a night-time float on the Blackwater River with the "Blackwater Blackout."

Saturday, May 14, at 10:00am the Annual Pigg River Ramble kicks off with a competitive style float down the Pigg River, with canoeists/kayakers from all over the East Coast.

Sunday, May 15, at 7:00am Breakfast on the Blackwater starts off with a homestyle breakfast and wraps up the weekend with one more float down the Blackwater River.

Info: www.franklincountyva.org/parks
540-483-9293

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May 14 – 16, 2010
Danville

Festival in the Park -

Danville's right of Spring offers acres of arts and crafts galore, fantastic food and exciting entertainment make up the framework of this event. Enjoy the expanded Health Fair, Creative Kids Activities, Spectacular Youth Art Gala, Exhibits and the Nestle 5-K Walk/Run taking place throughout the weekend. Each year something new is introduced to keep the Festival young.

Friday, May 13, 4-8 pm
Saturday, May 14, 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday, Mary 15, 1-6 pm

Ballou Park
760 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

Ballou Park is located in the corner of West Main Street and Park Avenue

Map and Schedule of events:
www.visitdanville.com/index.aspx?NID=134

More Info: 434.793.4636
info@visitdanville.com

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May 14
Clarksville

20th Annual Native American Heritage Festival -
(Occoneechee Pow Wow)

Share Our Heritage!
Spend the day at beautiful Occoneechee State Park and experience the song and dance celebration of Native American Dancers and Drums. Enjoy freshly prepared Native foods, shop with craft vendors and visit the park Native American museum.

Admission Fee: Adults $5.00, Children 3-12 and Seniors 62+ $3.00, Under 3 Free

SPONSORED BY:
Virginia Division of State Parks and Occoneechee State Park

Occoneechee State Park is on John H. Kerr / Buggs Island Lake in Southside VA.
The park is located on Rt. 58, 24 miles West of South Hill VA

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Occoneechee State Park - 434-374-2210
Occoneechee@dcr.virginia.gov
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/occ.shtml

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May 14
Martinsville

Wilderness Survival Class -

You have seen the reality shows, now learn the techniques first hand. Discover the subtle keys to survival including risk assessment, planning, and decision making. Learn the basics of shelter, food and water that can help you survive those crucial hours in the wilderness. Practice hands on with fire making techniques such as the bow and spindle, fire by friction and other innovative methods.

Saturdays Time: 1:00 - 3:00
Cost $7.50 person

For more info visit: www.SmithRiverAdventureOutfitters.com
Call to register 276-252-0701

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May 14
Clarksville

Native American Heritage Festival -

Gates open 10am, Grand Entry 12 noon

Festival held at Occoneechee State Park in Clarksville, VA.
Info Call: 434-374-2210

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May 21st -
South Hill

10th Annual SpringFest -

Saturday, 10 am - 3 pm, Arts & Crafts, Food & Fun.
Sponsored by South Hill Revitalization Committee. 434-447-4547

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May 30 - All Day
Everywhere

Memorial Day 2011 -

REMEMBER those who gave ALL.

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May 30 -
South Hill

Memorial Day Program -

11am Veterans Memorial Park in South Hill.

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June 2011

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June 5
South Boston

HaliFair -

HaliFair, an arts, crafts, and horticulture festival, will be held on Saturday, June 5, 12 noon to 10pm at the Halifax County Fairgrounds and will feature activities for all ages.

Featuring-

Artists/Artisans
Fused glass, mosaics, wood carvings, painting, photography, pottery, gourds, jewelry & more

Horticulture:

“Make Your Own”
Hypertufa - ($5 fee – Please bring gloves and container for mold: cardboard box, flower pot, or plastic container.)

Rain Barrel - ($40 fee – Includes barrel, nozzle, and supplies)

“How to”:
Compost, vermiculture, sharpen garden tools - (Small garden tools sharpened free)

Music:
Hugh Vaughan – R&B
Donnie Beadles and The Hot Damn! Band – Blues
The Hagar’s Mountain Boys – Bluegrass
The Player Pianos – Indie Rock
6th n Main – Beach & Motown
The Panel Alarm – Folk

Race Teams Expo: Drivers & cars from South Boston Speedway

Cruise-Ins: Fire Trucks, Classic Cars and Motorcycles

Sky-divers at sunset

Admission $1
All proceeds to benefit the Halifax County Fair 100th Anniversary

Presented by 3RiverTec in partnership with Halifax Jaycees
For further details, visit online www.halifairva.com

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June 20 - All Day
Everywhere

Fathers Day -

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More events to come - Check back often

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