AMHERST COUNTY ANNUAL EVENTS
The 41st Annual Amherst Rotary Club Pancake Day First Friday, March 2014 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ascension Episcopal Parish Hall South Main St., Amherst Adults...$5 and $3 for Children under 5.
The Amherst County Chamber of Commerce's 3rd Annual Business & Breakfast Trade Show Fall 2013 at the Madison Heights Community Center. Vendors wanted. The public is invited to attend. (See above) 434-946-0990
Village Garden Club's GardenFest 2013 Saturday...April 2014...8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Home-grown Plants, Garden Supplies for Sale A Gardening Demonstration, Children's Activity, Door Prizes, and Amherst Art Society painting on site... at the Amherst County Museum... 154 S. Main Street, Amherst Call 434-946-9294 for information.
Clifford Ruritan Club's Annual Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m., outside (weather permitting) & followed by Community Breakfast inside. Free. Donations gratefully accepted.
Blue Ledge Meals on Wheels' 70-Mile Motorcycle Poker Run to benefit Blue Ledge Meals on Wheels of Amerst and Nelson counties. May 2014. Registration ($20) begins at 11 a.m. at the Mountain View Market, 1900 Lowesville Rd., Amherst, VA 24521 and includes a Fabulous Meal and Live Music. Contact email@example.com or call 434-946-9629 or visit www.blueledge.org
MONACAN INDIAN NATION POWWOW Third Saturday & Sunday, May 2014. Sat. 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Route 130 in Elon...6 miles west of Rt. 29. Admission Fee....Adults, $7; Seniors, $5; Children 12 & under, $5; and Children 5 & under, free. For information contact the Tribal Office, 434-946-0389 MNation538@aol.com www.monacannation.com
Amherst County Chamber of Commerce's 12th Annual Business Appreciation Awards Dinner May 2014 ... Sweet Briar College. Dinner...$35 per person 5:30 p.m. Social Hour/Cash Bar 6:30 p.m. Dinner & Awards
United Way's Day of Caring May 2014. Every business, organization, group, and individual in Central Virginia is invited to donate your skills, labor, time and talents to fulfilling projects submitted by area non-profits. projects can range from landscaping to painting to window-washing to cleaning and much more. Join your friends and neightbors in the community-wide day to give back and Live United! Contact Connie Crank...434-455-6916
Clifford Ruritan Club's 2nd Annual Clifford Day , the first Saturday ,June 1, 2013 755 Fletchers Level Road, Clifford 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 434-826-1163.
LABOR DAY WINE & MUSIC FESTIVAL Labor Day Saturday...September 1st. Rebec Vineyards from 12 to 6 p.m. Live music, five wineries to samplw, arts & crafts, daincing. Discounted combo tickets for Labor Day Festival & the Wine & Garlic Festival the 2nd weekend in October. www.rebecwinery.com
ST. PAUL'S MISSION & MONACAN INDIAN NATION HOMECOMING BAZAAR First Saturday in October at the Monacan Indian Tribal Center & Museum, 2009 Kenmore Road, Amherst...10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Scholarship Auction...1 p.m. For information contact the Tribal Office 434-946-0389...434-946-2531
CLIFFORD RURITAN CLUB'S SORGHUM FESTIVAL First Saturday & Sunday in October at the Ruritan Club, 755 Fletchers Level Rd.(Rt. 610), Clifford, VA 24533. Sorghum molasses & apple butter making, arts & crafts, vendors, food, jousting, Kids Korner, Civil War re-enactors, regional bands and entertainment. Sat. & Sun., 9 am - 5 pm...Rain or Shine! Parking fee, $5 per car; $1 for Motorcycles ... NO pets or coolers, Please! 434-826-1163 or CliffordRuritan@gmail.com . http://sites.google.com/site/cliffordvirginiaruritanclub/
22th Annual VIRGINIA WINE & GARLIC FESTIVAL Second Saturday & Sunday in October at Rebec Vineyards, Amherst Virginia Garlic is featured in this food and fun event Garlic Festival Wineries, music, arts, crafts; 10 - 5 pm Admission fee, 434-946-5168 http://www.rebecwinery.com/vwgf.htm
Amherst County Chamber of Commerce 11th Annual CAR SHOW & CRUISE-IN October 2013!
36th Annual AMHERST COUNTY APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL Third Saturday & Sunday, October at the Amherst County High School, 139 Lancer Lane, Amherst Everything and anything having to do with apples! Sat, 9 - 5 pm; Sun, noon - 5 pm Amherst Association for Family & Community Education 434-845-5606, Shelby Penn or 434-847-7435, Gail Sims
Clifford Ruritan Club's Veterans Day Celebration the Saturday or Sunday closest to Veterans Day. Saturday, November 2013...1 p.m. Welcome veterans, veterans groups, families and friends with patriotic program, posting of colors, historical memorabilia, lots of giveaways, free refreshments for veterans and current service members. Food also available for non-veterans...donations gratefully accepted.
OLD FASHIONED RAY PUCKETT LIONS CLUB CHRISTMAS PARADE 2012 First Friday in December in the town of Amherst...6:30 p.m. Line up will be posted at www.amherstva.gov .For information, contact Jose & Carrie Davila, 434-929-8146.
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