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
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
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY 'BOOK SALE'
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
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 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
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
APRIL 10, 2015 , DOORS OPEN AT 6PM-GAME STARTS AT 7 O’CLOCK
JOHN D HOOKER BUILDING AT THE ROTARY FIELD IN STUART, VIRGINIA
OVERALL TICKETS COST $25.00 , NEWEST 31 BAGS FOR DOOR PRIZES, AND DOOR PRIZES OF ALL TYPES.
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.
FREE ADMISSION WITH A $10.00 TASTING FEE.
Food and several wineries for wine tasting Music by: SHARP 5 (3:00-4:00PM) and SLICK JR. & THE REACTORS (5:00-7:00pm)
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 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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 at 2:30 PM in the Continuing Education Center in Critz, Virginia.
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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