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March 27, 2015

When people think of hobbies, certain things come to mind, like stamp collecting, painting or knitting. Few people, however, think of beekeeping. After all, who wants to be responsible for literally thousands of creepy, crawly, flying insects that are known to have the ability to sting? Well, if you take the time to learn more about the hobby, chances are you might develop an interest! . . . read more

Historic Garden Week in Virginia Tickets Available for Purchase at The Chamber of Commerce

March 26, 2015

Now available for purchase Advance Tickets at $20.00 per ticket for the event held on April 22nd.Children ages 6-12yrs. are $10.00 and 5 and under FREE.
No Refunds . . . read more


March 26, 2015

The Friends of the Library will be having a Book Sale at the Patrick County Library, Saturday March 28 from 10a.m. till 2p.m. Over 1000 items will be available for sale including adult and children's books, audio books and movies. Most items will be priced from 50 cents to one dollar.

Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Stuart Baptist Church

March 25, 2015

Saturday, March 28th at 2 pm at the home of Glenn & Lorna Puckett 250 Morrison Lane, Stuart. The Rain date is Saturday, April 4 at 2 pm. 276-694-3440

Easter Egg Hunt at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection

March 25, 2015

To be held on Saturday, March 28th from 10:00am till 1:00pm
Pictures in 'Peter McGregor's Garden' with the Easter Bunny
Games and Refreshments

Reynolds Homestead Remembers Stoneman's Raid of 1865

March 25, 2015

A military campaign during the Civil War, Stoneman’s Raid was led by cavalry troops under the command of General George Stoneman. In 1865 they were charged with the duty of destroying the southern regions without fighting battles. . . . read more

The Historic Star Theatre presents Darrell Harwood Benefit Concert

March 25, 2015

March 28th 8 PM
A Benefit Concert for Brenton Hall. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
For Reservations call 276-692-6706
. . . read more

Guest Chef Weekend at The Chateau Morrisette Winery

March 24, 2015

The weekend of March 27th-29th, Executive Chef Paul Schroeder, an award winning chef from Sonoma, California, will be preparing food for our guests. On Friday and Saturday Chef Schroeder's menu will be served from 4pm-8pm and then on Sunday, his menu will be served from 11am-4pm. . . . read more

Historical American Bottles, Glass & Pottery at Mattie B's

March 20, 2015

Come into Mattie B's and meet Tom Phillips (Past National Conventions Director for the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors) as Honored Guest and curator of this exciting collection. . . . read more

Stuart Elementary Athletic Boosters will host the 5th Annual Covered Bridge 5K Run/Walk

March 19, 2015

Stuart Elementary Athletic Boosters will host the 5th Annual Covered Bridge 5K Run/Walk in connection with the Virginia Covered Bridge Festival on June 20, 2015. . . . read more

Leon Martin Memorial 2-Man Team Invitational at Gordon Trent Golf Course

March 17, 2015

You are Cordially Invited to Participate In :
The 1st Annual
Leon Martin Memorial 2-Man Team Invitational
at Gordon Trent Golf Club

FORMAT: 36 Hole Team Stroke Play.

Payout as Follows:
Flight Winners
1st, 2nd, 3rd, possibly 4th
amount dependent on participation

. . . read more


March 13, 2015


Stuart's 2nd Annual Wine & Food Fest on April 4th RAIN OR SHINE

March 12, 2015

Event will be held between Divine Designs and the Old Lemon's.
Food and several wineries for wine tasting Music by: SHARP 5 (3:00-4:00PM) and SLICK JR. & THE REACTORS (5:00-7:00pm)

Bunny Hop Wednesdays are FINALLY here!! at Gordon Trent Golf

March 11, 2015

Bunny Hop Wednesdays are FINALLY here!!

Bunny Hops begin Wednesday March 18th @ 5:30

All golfers are welcome!

Men 65 and under play the Blue Tees
Men Over 65 play the White Tees
Men Over 75 play the Golf Tees
Ladies play the Red Tees.
. . . read more

Sunrise Bed & Breakfast Special Offered by PRIMLAND

March 11, 2015

Our mountain backdrop comes alive in spring as nature blossoms and activities abound. Celebrate the season with the Sunrise Bed & Breakfast Package which includes refined accommodations as well as a delightful breakfast at Elements. . . . read more

Sunday March 8th Daylight Saving Time Begins

March 4, 2015


Blue Ridge Therapy Connection NOW Accepting Applications

March 4, 2015

Applications for Certified Nursing Assistant C.N.A. are now being accepted for employment consideration.
March 2nd-through the 20th

The 8th Annual Spring Gardening Symposium with The Master Gardeners

March 4, 2015

The Patrick County Master Gardeners will present their 8th Annual Spring Gardening Symposium on March 7, 2015 at the Patrick Henry Community College in Stuart. Sign-in is from 8:30-9:00 A.M. Program runs from 9:00-3:00 P.M. . . . read more

Stephanie Vipperman to Seek Another Term as Commonwealths Attorney

February 25, 2015

I believe anyone who breaks the law deserves to be held accountable for their actions. The number of felony defendants my office has prosecuted has increased by 33% throughout my years in office. I attribute this rise to high-quality, professional investigations from the Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies, as well as charging based on the evidence and not the person. . . . read more

Second Sundays American Music Series at The Reynolds Homestead

February 25, 2015

Lew Woodall Quartet - Lew's path to playing jazz may have been winding; but his path to loving jazz was short and direct. He remembers, as a 5-year old, scanning the dial of the old dry-cell battery powered radio in search of jazz and Latin stations and listening to Glen Miller and others playing jazz in the forties. One grandfather played the banjo and the other played the fiddle. . . . read more


February 18, 2015

Coming in March, Quilted Colors will begin a block of the month program featuring a different type of star block each month. This will be a low-pressure program. We will schedule one Saturday each month to do the block as a class, or you may purchase the kit and work on your own. You do not need to bring a finished block back to us each month. . . . read more

THE INTELLIGENT UNIVERSE/intelligence in the universe from elementary particles to life and human beings

February 13, 2015

February 15, 2015
How the body molds the way we think.
Place: The Reynolds Homestead

Reynolds Homestead
. . . read more

Sunday Team Play will be held Saturday 2/14/15 at Gordon Trent Golf Course

February 13, 2015

Gordon Trent Features
So you can play GREEN all year!


Don't forget to sign up for our FREE Players Card to receive FREE GOLF!!

The more you play, the less you pay!

Offer expires February 22nd, 2015

. . . read more

“The Mary Jo and Charlie Show with Ron and Tommy” will perform at The Rives Theater

February 12, 2015

Mary Jo and Charlie Leet have been performing and recording in the acoustic music industry for well over twenty years, traveling internationally as well as throughout the United States. Playing acoustic guitar and bass, they spent over fifteen years as the “rhythm core” of the Dry Branch Fire Squad bluegrass band and recorded many projects on niche super-label, Rounder Records. . . . read more

Great Rates offered by Gordon Trent Golf Club

February 11, 2015

Covers provided FREE to help keep you WARM!!

Twilight Specials after 12:00pm

Weekdays bring 4 play for $60!

Weekends bring 4 play for $80!
. . . read more

Stanburn Winery OPEN for Valentine's Day Gifts

February 6, 2015

We will be open this Saturday, February 7 from Noon-5pm and Sunday, February 8 from 1-5pm. Come out and see us, taste the wines, get your Valentine's Gift Baskets pre-ordered, buy bottles, or pick up gift cards for the love of your life. Or yourself!

Spencer-Penn Centre Hosts 11th Photography Exhibit and Competition

February 6, 2015

In April, Spencer-Penn Centre continues its photography exhibit and competition which began in 2009. The event highlights the work of local amateur photographers in ten categories of competition: portraits, landscapes, still life, humor, children, digitally manipulated, animals, floral, human interest, and Spencer-Penn Centre remembered. . . . read more

F.A.R.M.T.E.A.M.'s New Display at The Star Theatre

February 1, 2015

Hey! Patrick County Friends!!-
Go look at our display outside the Historic Star Theatre in downtown Stuart !! It is fun... with pictures of everyone in the February 7th concert with The Mary Jo and Charlie Show with Ron and Tommy! plus Les Moore, The F.A.R.M. T.E.A.M., and The True Life Travelers!! 6PM - $10 at the door . . . read more

The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce Announces Chamber Awards Nominees

January 28, 2015

The following are the 2015 Chamber Awards Nominees as voted on by the public. From this list our finalists will be chosen and they will be announced along with our winner at our 2015 Chamber Awards Banquet. The awards recognize the work, leadership and commitment of members of the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce. . . . read more

A Message from Delegate Charles Poindexter from the First Full Week of 2015

January 28, 2015

This week was the first full week of the 2015 Session, so we moved into high gear to process more than a thousand bills filed by legislators. Since Monday was a holiday for most people but not for us, Capitol Square overflowed with citizens who came to lobby for or against issues, as well as to visit us legislators in our offices in the General Assembly Building. . . . read more

The Reynolds introduces 'Infinite Possibilities Explores Mental Illness and Recovery'

January 22, 2015

Funded by grants from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and Outreach and International Affairs at Virginia Tech, the collaborative exhibition Infinite Possibilities on display at the Reynolds Homestead provides a probing exploration of mental illness and recovery. . . . read more

Free Black History month Gospel Concert at the Reynolds Homestead..

January 22, 2015

To be held on February 8th.Free Black History month Gospel Concert at the Reynolds Homestead.. Begins at 3:00pm. Rev Burgie Penn will lead this long-running community event celebrating the power of gospel music. Several groups will perform. Free refreshments. Address: 463 Homestead Lane, Critz, VA . . . read more

Pout House Productions presents a Concert at The Historic Star Theater on February 7th

January 22, 2015

SATURDAY, FEB. 7th 6 PM – 8:30 PM
POUT HOUSE PRODUCTIONS presents a Concert at The Historic STAR THEATER located in Downtown Stuart, VA
318 Patrick Avenue ph: 276.692.6706

. . . read more

A Celebration of Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's Birthday

January 22, 2015

The JEB Stuart Birthplace Trust announces a celebration of
Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart’s birthday on February 7, 2015,
at the Mill Creek General Store
541 West Pine Street
Mt. Airy, NC, from 10:00am-2:00pm. . . . read more

Patrick County EXCELS in Having a RECORD BLOOD DRIVE

January 15, 2015

Blood can not be manufactured and the citizens of our county have done their part in helping with the need.
It was accomplished with the latest blood drive so be sure to GIVE BLOOD at the next drive. . . . read more

"The Secret Intelligence Within" A Lecture with David Oliver

January 15, 2015

The second lecture in the series “The Intelligent Universe” with David Oliver is slated for Sunday, January 18 at the Reynolds Homestead beginning at 3:00 p.m. . . . read more

Special Offer from Gordon Trent Golf Course

January 14, 2015

They are calling for beautiful weather this weekend so..... . . . read more

The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce 'Awards Banquet' Announced

January 8, 2015

Looking for the event of the year? Suffering from cabin fever? We have a solution for you. You are cordially invited to the 2015 Chamber Awards.
The awards recognize the work, leadership and commitment of members of the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce. Recipients will be honored January 30 at our Annual Chamber Banquet. . . . read more

The Vision of Super Rt. 58

January 8, 2015

More than 25 years ago, the Virginia General Assembly established the Route 58 Corridor Development Program to help strengthen the economy of southside and southwest Virginia. The goal is to create a four-lane highway across southern Virginia from the Port of Virginia at Hampton Roads to Interstate 77 and eventually to Interstate 81 and the coalfields. . . . read more

A important Announcement from Branch Hightways 'We're Halfway There'

January 8, 2015

Branch Highways has completed 50 percent of the Laurel Fork Rt. 58 project, widening 8.2 miles in Carroll, Floyd and Patrick Counties. “The team met all the construction goals this year, and we look forward to resuming work in the spring,” said Pete Copes, General Superintendent. Traffic now is using new roads in more than half the area. . . . read more

January Classes at Quilted Colors

January 7, 2015

I will be guiding you through making a bow tucks style bag on two Saturdays. Jan. 17 and 24, 2015. (Does it seem weird to write 2015 to anyone besides me?) The first day will be mostly cutting the pieces and creating the top portion. . . . read more

Yoga Classes Held at Patrick Henry Community College

January 7, 2015

Yoga will be starting this wednesday at 5:30 pm at the community room at PHCC Stuart Site. Cost is $3 per class and you will need to bring a mat and/or towel. For more information please contact Rebecca at 229-9917.Yoga is also offered on Tuesday mornings at 10 am at the Patrick County Dance Studio on Slusher street. Cost is $3 per class. . . . read more

On the Second Sunday of the New Year, January 11, 2015, The Reynolds Homestead will present the second in a Series of American Music Concerts

January 7, 2015

January 11, 2015 – Youth Band Concert 2:30 PM

On the Second Sunday of the New Year, January 11, 2015, The Reynolds Homestead will present the second in a Series of American Music Concerts at 2:30 PM in the Continuing Education Center in Critz, Virginia.
. . . read more

A Special Offer from Primland for Martin Luther King Day

January 7, 2015

During the winter a calm settles over our mountain, beckoning guests to escape for rest and renewal. Take advantage of the long weekend with our Martin Luther King Special rate of $221 for Sunday, . . . read more

Corporate Gold Club

Kim Adkins for Senate

SamCo Construction

Whitlow Excavating

Carter Bank & Trust

Angels Above Design

RIver Community Bank

Brian Jessup, CPA

Virginia Workforce Centers

Primland Resort

Mountain Valley Hospice

Clark Gas & Oil