Community news

Published 9:13 am Wednesday, December 6, 2017


COMMUNITY MEETING, 7 p.m. at Bacon District Fire Department. Discuss your concerns with Wylliesburg/Red Oak Supervisor Kay Pierantoni.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY, 6 p.m. at Morrison Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte Court House.


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.

STEW, 11 a.m. at the shop of Brenda and Jerry Bowers, located in Sugar Hill across from Lester’s Fast Mart on highway 40 in Brookneal. Beef, chicken and a combination of beef/chicken stew will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go towards the Honduras medical mission trip. Hosted by Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church in Brookneal. To pre-order call Pat Moorefield, (434) 446-3274 or Brenda Bowers, (434) 376-9270.

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION, 2 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church in Keysville. All are invited. Refreshments will be served after the service.

ANNUAL BINGO FUNDRAISER, 2 p.m. at the Phenix Fire Department. Sponsored by the Sojourners Relay for Life Team. All proceeds will go toward the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life. Fish sandwich sales start at noon and bingo will start at 2 p.m. Prizes include a $200 top prize, household appliances, flat screen T.V., Christmas items and more.

CHRISTMAS CAROL SING ALONG, 7 p.m. at Rough Creek Presbyterian Church. the Rev. Dr. William Chrystal will deliver a Christmas message. All are invited.


CHRISTMAS CONCERT, 4 p.m. at Phenix United Methodist Church. The event will feature special music by Worm Patterson and All Problems Solved (Worm and Bud). All are welcome and invited.

ANNUAL PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church. The Pannell family will be having their annual program.


BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church in Red Oak. The blood drive is held by the American Red Cross and sponsored by local churches.


PAINT NIGHT, 2-5 p.m. at the Painted Palm in Keysville. The event will benefit the Barksdale Cancer Foundation.

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at St. Level Baptist Church. The public is invited.


BEGINNER BEEKEEPING CLASS, 7-9 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office in Farmville. For more information, contact Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433.


CANTATA PRACTICE, 7 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The Charlotte County Community Choir has begun practice for the December Cantata entitled “Christmas is Real.” Everyone is invited to attend practices. For more information, contact Barbara at (434) 736-4021 or Tony Trent at (434) 736-8559.