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Published 9:28 am Wednesday, November 22, 2017

November 26

PASTOR’S AID PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Brookneal. The public is invited.

MUSEUM STORE SUNDAY, 1-4 p.m. at Patrick Henry’s Red Hill Gift Shop. A wide variety of merchandise will be available including children’s merchandise, books, locally made pottery, Red Hill wine, soaps, lotions and more. For more information call (434) 376-2044.

December 1

KEYSVILLE CHRISTMAS PARADE, 7 p.m. in the Town of Keysville. Line up starts at 6 p.m.

December 2

CHRISTMAS PARADE, 2 p.m. at Town of Phenix. If you would like to be a participant please mail information to Town of Phenix, PO Box 29, Phenix VA 23959 or call Emily Lawhorne (434) 568-0849 or Rachel Canada (434) 610-1320. Entries can also be emailed to or call Barbara Copal at the Town office (434) 542-4123. Please include contact information and description of entrant.

SINGING, 3 p.m. at St. Louis Baptist Church in Charlotte Court House. Guests will be the St. Michael and Organ Hill Combined Choir of Drakes Branch. Refreshments will be served after the program. Everyone is invited.

December 3

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE, 3-5 p.m. at the Drakes Branch Municipal Building. Celebrate the season with your friends and neighbors, while enjoying an afternoon of assorted finger foods. Door prizes will be given out and each child will receive a stocking while supplies last. If you would like to contribute any food, call the town office at (434) 568-3091. The town office is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

December 9

HOLIDAY GIFT MARKET, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Charlotte County Farmer’s Market at Drakes Branch. The market is located at the Drakes Branch Pavilion. Visit for special market dates.