Community Calendar

*Open Heart Ministries of Bluefield, WV, will serve spaghetti dinners on Friday, October 2nd, to raise funds for its homeless-haven program.  Serving will begin at 11am and continue through 4pm.  Dine-in patrons will be served at the Internet Café at 415 Federal Street in the West Virginian Manor in Bluefield, WV. Spaghetti dinners include spaghetti and meat sauce, salad, bread, dessert and a soda for $7 per meal. Carry-out and local delivery are available.  Dinners can be reserved or ordered at (304) 323-2551.

*Alexander United Methodist Church in Bishop Virginia will be having their annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 3rd beginning at 11am.  Events will happen rain or shine. 

*The PSHS Southern Thunder VII Band Competition will take place on Saturday, October 3rd at Hunnicutt Stadium in Princeton.  For more information, visit

*Access Intensive Counseling’s court ordered parenting group meets on the first Wednesday of every month. The next classes will be held on October 7th, November 4th and December 2nd in their Grundy location. Other locations can be made available in Tazewell and Russell County. For more info visit our website at

*The West Virginia Dance Co. will perform “Reflections: An Evening of Modern Dance” at the Chuck Mathena Center on Saturday, October 7th at 7pm. WVDC, West Virginia’s only professional touring dance company, will present their new work “The Mountains Speak” with music by champion fiddler, Jake Krack. Tickets are $18.00. For more information or to purchase tickets call 304-425-5128 or visit

*The 2015 Coach Bill Mitchell Scholarship Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, October 10th from 10am-5pm at Nuckolls Hall on the Tazewell County Fairgrounds...for more information please call 276-979-6661.

*The UVa-Wise Abingdon office is very excited to bring The Willis Clan to the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center on Sunday, October 25th.  Doors will open at 5pm and the show will begin at 6pm.  Concessions will be available throughout the event.  The Willis Clan is a family of amazing musicians, dancers, athletes, writers, and artists.  Living near Nashville, Tennessee, they merge their Irish roots with other music and dance genres to create a unique blend of the old and new.  You can learn more about the Willis Clan by tuning into their hit series on TLC or by visiting their website:

*Bluefield College is hosting a fall art show, now through November 12th, titled “Movements of the Body” and featuring the works of figurative artist Jordan Lively, in BC’s Art Gallery on the first floor of Lansdell Hall from 8am-6pm weekdays. The exhibit is open and free to the public. Weekend hours may be obtained by calling the Bluefield College Art Department at 276-326-4558.

*“Ragtime – The Broadway Musical” will be performed at the Chuck Mathena Center on Tuesday, November 17th at 7pm. The Tony Award winning musical will bring Broadway to CMC for the first time! This compelling story of hope at the turn of the 20th
 century is set to musical theater’s richest and most glorious score. Tickets are $50.00. To purchase tickets call 304 425-5128 or visit You can enjoy Broadway in your own backyard!

*Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale will begin rehearsals in preparation for its Fall 2015 concert and, as always, community residents are invited to be a part of the college/community choir.  Masterworks rehearsals will take place on Mondays from 7pm-9pm in the lower level of Harman Chapel, room 103, through Monday, November 30th in preparation for the group’s performance as part of Bluefield College’s “Christmas at Bluefield” musical, theatrical and multimedia production, Friday and Saturday, December 4th & 5th.  For more information, call 276-326-4258 or email   

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