*The Bramwell Theatre Corporation is excited to host the hit show, “SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN”, July 23rd through August 1st, at The Bramwell Wesleyan Church in downtown Bramwell, WV. This heart-warming musical comedy has become an annual event and sells out every show! Reservations are required by calling 304 589 0246.
*Bluefield College will join 23 other Virginia private colleges in a statewide series of open house events, July 27th through August 1st, designed to increase awareness of the quality and affordability of a private college education. Rising high school juniors and seniors and their families are invited to participate in Virginia Private College Week by attending at least one of the open house sessions at Bluefield College. BC sessions will take place twice a day at 9am and 2pm, Monday through Friday, July 27th-31st, and once at 9am on Saturday, August 1st. For more information, call 1-800-872-0176 (x4272).
*Tazewell County Fair Pageants are open to contestants from any area, all age divisions, $50 cash to all the Queens, Huge crowns and College Scholoarships awarded! The Jr Miss & Miss Pageant will take place at Tazewell Middle School onSaturday, July 25th at 7pm. For forms and more information, call 276-988-7300 (fair office), 276-979-6102 or 276-596-5096.
*Tazewell County Fair Pageants are open to contestants from any area, all age divisions, $50 cash to all the Queens, Huge crowns and College Scholoarships awarded! The Baby and Youth Pageants will take place at the Tazewell County Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 1st at 2pm. For forms and more information, call 276-988-7300 (fair office), 276-979-6102 or 276-596-5096.
*Plum Creek Quilters are seeking and accepting vendor applications for the Annual Craft Bazaar on Saturday, August 5th. Registration forms are available online at www.thompsonvalleycc.com located by clicking on “CRAFTER’S BAZAAR”. You can also call Kathleen Allison at 276 988-7266.
*Greenbrier Valley Theater’s “Harold and The Purple Crayon” brings the world of picture books to life on the CMC Stage on Friday, August 7th at 7pm at the Chuck Mathena Center in Princeton. Follow Harold with his purple crayon as he draws his adventures on a walk in the moonlight. This is a story that delights grandmothers, moms and kids alike! As an added treat, Sweet Frog of Princeton will be serving frozen yogurt and toppings for $5.00 a cup before the show from 5pm-6:30pm. For more info, call 304 425-5128 or www.chuckmathenacenter.org
*Tazewell County Fair Pageants are open to contestants from any area, all age divisions, $50 cash to all the Queens, Huge crowns and College Scholoarships awarded! Pretty by Nature Pageants will take place at the Tazewell County Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 8th at 2pm. For forms and more information, call 276-988-7300 (fair office), 276-979-6102 or 276-596-5096.
*If you loved go-go boots, mini-skirts and the beehive hair-do, you will love this show. Beehive! The 60’s Musical is a colorful celebration of the songstresses of the 1960’s showcasing some of the decades favorite hits. Hear songs by Diana Ross and The Supremes, The Chiffons, Petula Clark, Leslie Gore, Janis Joplin and many, many more. Don’t miss this blast from the past at the Chuck Mathena Center on Friday, August 14th at 7pm. For more info, call 304-425-5128.
*Bluefield College will host a summer photo exhibit, through August 21st, featuring the photography of Brian Charles and his “Impaired Perceptions", BC’s Art Gallery, first floor, Lansdell Hall, 8am-6pm, weekdays. Call 276-326-4558for weekend hours. Open and free to the public.
*A summer program to feed school-age children in McDowell County has begun. The program is supported by God’s grace, Sky’s the Limit Meals, the West Virginia FREE Educational Program, and Open Heart Ministries. Each Saturday through August 29th, from 12pm-2pm, free meals will be distributed at the St. Leonard Maybeury Anglican Church and Mission, the Northfork Fire Station, the Keystone City Hall and the Kimball Fire Station. The program is intended to fill gaps in children’s summer diets that normally are satisfied by school breakfasts and lunches.
*Broaden your family's horizons without even leaving home! Virginia 4-H is now taking host family applications for hosting teenagers from abroad for the summer, as well as for the 2015-16 high school year. These students come from various countries, including Costa Rica, Norway, Japan, South Korea, the Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Kazachstan. If you would like to host or desire more information, you may contact Dottie Nelson at 276-617-1065.