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MARK YOUR CALENDAR

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Upcoming events in the Danville area

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Because this section is free of charge, community events are subject to run based on available space. Religion items are published on the Saturday church page. Email events to news@registerbee.com  

TODAY, OCT. 14

OFFICE OF INSPECTION: The city of Danville inspections office will be closed to the public from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday to allow staff to attend mandatory training sessions. The office will be open at other times Thursday. 

FRIDAY, OCT. 15

FREE FOOD GIVEAWAY: Free food giveaway from noon to 2 p.m., God's Final Call and Warning at 3633 Franklin Turnpike. Must wear masks, social distancing, bring your own bags/food carts. Register to receive your blessings/bags of food plus additional items.

SATURDAY, OCT. 16

BLUE KNIGHTS TOY RUN: The Blue Knights VA X111 will hold its 22nd annual Toy Run to benefit Danville Social Services Child Welfare Fund for children in foster care at Christmas. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. at Thunder Road Harley-Davidson, 4870 Riverside Drive with coffee and biscuits, with (alcohol free) ride leaves at noon. A $20 entry fee for each participant entitles you to an afternoon of riding, ending with food and door prizes at American Legion Post 325, 135 American Legion Blvd. Anyone wanting to come the day before and stay over after the ride may contact Comfort Inn at 434-793-2000 to let them know you are here for Blue Knights Toy Run.

CARS & COFFEE: Old Dominion Classic Sports Car Club will hold Cars & Coffee from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Crema & Vine, 1009 Main St. For more information, call 434-548-9862

ENTERTAINING FOR A CURE: Entertaining for a Cure by The Woody Foundation in conjunction with youth in positive action will be held at The Life Church, 955 Mount Cross Road, from 4 to 9 p.m. For tickets and more information, call 434-203-4295 or 804-549-9098. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to St. Jude's Cancer Research Center for Children. The event is sponsored by The Life Church.

RINGGOLD VOLUNTEER FIRE & RESCUE STEW SALE: Ringgold Volunteer Fire & Rescue will hold its first Brunswick stew sale of the season at the station, 3880 Tom Fork Road in Ringgold. Stew is $7 per quart and can be pre-ordered by calling 434-822-6989. Ready for pick up by 9 a.m. Proceeds from sales pay for operation of the fire station.

CROSSROADS: CHANGE IN RURAL AMERICA EXHIBITION: Crossroad: Change in Rural America Exhibition from the Smithsonian will be on display at 24 Reid St., Chatham. The exhibition will run through Nov. 21: Mondays-Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. For additional hours by appointment for group tours, call 434-793-5644.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 20

WEDNESDAY CLUB PROGRAM: The Wednesday Club, 1002 Main St., will hold a program at 3:45 p.m. with coffee served at 3:15 p.m. Tonya Fitzpatrick, three times TEDs presenter and podcaster, will speak on "Transformative Power of Travel." She is an international speaker and has presented at conferences and forums in the U.S. and many foreign countries. Program is free and open to the public.

THURSDAY, OCT. 21

SCOTLAND ROAD BY AVERETT THEATRE DEPARTMENT: The Averett theatre department will present "Scotland Road" by Jeffrey Hatcher at 7 p.m. at Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for students/senior citizens (60 plus).

FRIDAY, OCT. 22

SCOTLAND ROAD BY AVERETT THEATRE DEPARTMENT: The Averett theatre department will present "Scotland Road" by Jeffrey Hatcher at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for students/senior citizens (60 plus).

SATURDAY, OCT. 23

SCOTLAND ROAD BY AVERETT THEATRE DEPARTMENT: The Averett theatre department will present "Scotland Road" by Jeffrey Hatcher at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for students/senior citizens (60 plus).

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 27

WEDNESDAY CLUB PROGRAM: The Wednesday Club, 1002 Main St., will hold a program at 3:45 p.m., with coffee at 3:15 p.m. Jennifer Williams, teacher and volunteer will speak about her experiences volunteering at Danville City Jail where she teaches a creative writing class and heads a Second Chance Book Club. Program free and open to the public.

SATURDAY, OCT. 30

VFW POST 647 HALLOWEEN TRUNK OR TREAT: VFW Post 647, 275 VFW Drive, hold a Halloween Trunk or Treat from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free event open to the public. Face coverings required. For information or to register your car call 434-822-0042.

HALLOWEEN IN OLD WEST END LANTERNFEST: Halloween events will take place at the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History from 2 to 8:30 p.m. Activities on the lawn, food trucks and vendors, Mourning Tours and more. Free to the public. For information, visit facebook.com/HowellDanville or www.howeldanville.com

FREE HOT DOG LUNCH: Trinity United Methodist Church, 409 Arnett Blvd., will hold a free hot dog lunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Food will be handed out in the parking lot for take-out only.

AIRPORT OPEN HOUSE AND YOUNG EAGLES RALLY: An airport open house and Young Eagles Rally will be held at the Danville Regional Airport from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pilots from Virginia and North Carolina will complete free plane rides for children ages 8 to 17 who have pre-registered for the Young Eagles Rally. To register, visit www.youngeaglesday.org. There is no fee and free refreshments will be provided to the public. 

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 10

WEDNESDAY CLUB PROGRAM: Milbre Burch, a storyteller for "Our Times" will be speaking on “Transformations” at the Wednesday Club, 1002 Main St. The program begins at 3:45 p.m. with coffee at 3:15. The 45 minute performance will be followed by question and answer with the audience. Free and open to the public.

FRIDAY, NOV. 12

HIT SONGS: "All Together Now" presented by Averett theatre department will be hit songs from some of Broadway's greatest musicals, featuring songs of hope. This is a fundraiser for the Averett University Theatre Department. Held at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for students/seniors citizens (60 plus).

SATURDAY, NOV. 13

WOBBLE & GOBBLE 5K: The Wobble & Gobble 5K will be held at the Danville Science Center with the fun run beginning at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K walk and run at 9 a.m. Proceeds from this event support autism inclusive programming at the Danville Science Center, and all participants receive free admission to the Danville Science Center that day. To register, visit https//www.wobblegobbleautism5k.com

HIT SONGS: All Together Now presented by Averett Theatre Department will be hit songs from some of Broadway's greatest musicals, featuring songs of hope. This is a fundraiser for the Averett University Theatre Department. Held at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for students/seniors citizens (60 plus).

SUNDAY, NOV. 14

HIT SONGS: All Together Now presented by Averett Theatre Department will be hit songs from some of Broadway's greatest musicals, featuring songs of hope. This is a fundraiser for the Averett University Theatre Department. Held at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults; $8 for students/seniors citizens (60 plus).

FRIDAY, NOV. 19

CONCERT: Averett University Cougar Band Pops Concert held at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

THURSDAY, NOV. 25

TURKEY TROT: The Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk and Children's Fun Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. with Children's Fun Run; 9 a.m. 5K Run/Walk, starting and ending at American Legion Field, home of the Danville Otterbots. No entry fee for Children's Fun Run (12 and under); 5k Run/Walk $20 until Nov. 1; $25 from Nov. 2-15; $30 after Nov. 15; $35 on race day. All area students 18 and under ($10; $15 on race day). Pre-register at https://bit.ly/DPSTurkeyTrot Packet pick up available on race day beginning at 7 a.m. All race registrants will receive a long sleeve performance shirt; trophies and medals will be awarded. All proceeds go toward programs, initiatives and scholarships for Danville Public School students.

THURSDAY, DEC. 2

AVERETT CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS: Averett University celebrates Christmas at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

THURSDAY, FEB. 17

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER: Peter and the Starcatcher will be presented by the Averett Theatre Department at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Cost of tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students/senior citizens (60 plus).

FRIDAY, FEB. 18

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER: Peter and the Starcatcher will be presented by the Averett Theatre Department at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Cost of tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students/senior citizens (60 plus).

SATURDAY, FEB. 19

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER: Peter and the Starcatcher will be presented by the Averett Theatre Department at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Cost of tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students/senior citizens (60 plus).

THURSDAY, APRIL 7

HEAD OVER HEELS: Head over Heels is a jukebox musical presented by the Averett Theatre Department at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Cost of tickets are $10 adults and $8 students/senior citizens (60 plus).

FRIDAY, APRIL 8

HEAD OVER HEELS: Head over Heels is a jukebox musical presented by the Averett Theatre Department at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Cost of tickets are $10 adults; $8 students/senior citizens (60 plus).

SATURDAY, APRIL 9

HEAD OVER HEELS: Head over Heels is a jukebox musical presented by the Averett Theatre Department at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Cost of tickets are $10 adults; $8 students/senior citizens (60 plus).

SUNDAY, APRIL 10

HEAD OVER HEELS: Head over Heels is a jukebox musical presented by the Averett Theatre Department at 2 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Cost of tickets are $10 adults; $8 students/senior citizens (60 plus).

FRIDAY, APRIL 22

AVERETT UNIVERSITY COUGAR BAND SPRING CONCERT: Averett University Cougar Band Spring Concert to be held at 7 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Free admission.

SUNDAY, APRIL 24

AVERETT SINGERS SPRING CONCERT: Averett Singers Spring Concert will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Pritchett Auditorium in Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center. Free Admission.

ONGOING

KIWANIS CLUB NOMINATIONS: The Kiwanis Club of Danville is seeking nominations for its 88th annual Citizenship Award. Nominations should be sent to Kiwanis Club of Danville, P.O. Box 1701, Danville, VA, 24543. The deadline is Nov. 1.

DANVILLE MASTER GARDENER HELP DESK: The Danville Master Gardener Help Desk is available to answer gardening, lawn and landscaping questions every Monday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October. Call the Cooperative Extension Office at 434-799-6558 or email danvillemastergardeners@gmail.com

MALE CANCER SURVIVORS NEEDED FOR A SOCIAL SURVEY: Virginia Commonwealth University and the Cancer Research & Resource Centers is conducting a survey about social networks and experiences as a male cancer survivor in rural Virginia. Anyone is eligible if they are a male prostate or colorectal cancer survivor, age 21 or over, completed cancer treatment and reside in rural Virginia. Participants will receive a gift card. If interested, contact the Cancer Research & Resource Center in Danville at 434-791-5205.

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