*Mercer County Heritage Festival, September 5th-7th. Glenwood 4-H Camp. A living history festival with storytellers, demonstrations, artisans, reenactors, vendors, civil war era ball, music, and great food. Friday, the 5th is Education Day. The festival continues through the weekend with presentation by Cornstalk, Harriett Tubman, Robert E Lee. Fun for all!
*There will be an Origami Owl Fall Launch Party on Saturday, September 6th from 11am-1pm at the Mercer Mall Laser One Party Room! Come on in and see the new fall line for Origami Owl. There will be refreshments and lots of in stock inventory that you can take home that day. We will have a blast! Contact Courtney Stanton at 304-887-0915 for any questions.
*FREE TAX COURSE! Are you interested in expanding your knowledge of income tax preparation and have the possibility for employment? Liberty Tax Service is starting registrations for their fall tax course now. Seats are limited, please register early to ensure availability. The course will begin September 8th and will run for 10 weeks; 5pm-9pm at the Princeton campus of American National University, located beside Princeton Walmart. To register, please contact Keith Cole, General Manager, at 304-431-2378.
*Thompson Valley Community Center will be hosting a concealed weapon class on Saturday, September 13th from 10am-12 pm. A notary will be present to assist with processing your application upon completion of the class. Cost is $50, certificate is good for Virginia and West Virginia concealed weapon permits. Questions, call Tammy Allison 276 200-4179.
*Restoration Center Church (located in Green Valley, WV in the same building as Cox Security) will be holding their annual church yard sale. Donations for items to be sold will be taken in beginning Saturday, September 13th and then the church yard sale will be all day on Saturday, September 20th.
*There will be a Cruise-In Car Show on Saturday, September 20th at Save-A-Lot in Oakwood, VA from 10am-4pm. All rides welcome. $15.00 entry fee. All proceeds go to St. Jude's Hospital. $5 raffle tickets with your chance to win cool prizes! Call 276-202-3480 for more information.
*Attention Runners & Walkers! Come join the Diva Fever 5K on Saturday, October 11th at 8:30am at Glenwood Park to benefit the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program. All finishers will receive a rhinestone finisher medal. For more info please call 304-431-5178.