Yard sale

Mt. Pleasant-Lamps United Methodist Church, 1800 Wardensville Grade, will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

D.A.R.E. & Eddie Eagle Gun Safety

The Winchester Elks Lodge No. 867 will host a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 466 Front Royal Pike, Winchester. D.A.R.E. is a program for children ages 3-11 that seeks to prevent the use of controlled drugs, membership in gangs and violent behavior. The event will feature a fire engine, K9 unit demonstration, Young Explorers Program information, appearance by Elroy the Elk, free ice cream and water for the kids, and more. Also, the Elks Lodge, in association with the National Rifle Association, will present an Eddie Eagle GunSafe program for children ages 3-11. This is a gun accident prevention program that began in 1988. Events are open to the public.

Yard/bake sale

Millwood United Methodist Church, 700 Bishop Meade Road, Millwood, will have a yard/bake sale starting at 9 a.m. Oct. 9. Hog dogs, cake, pie and cookies will be for sale. Proceeds benefit ministries of the church.

Pancake breakfast

Mount Olive United Methodist Church, 333 Mount Olive Road, Hayfield, will have a pancake breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Oct. 9. Breakfast includes Gore’s sausage and sausage gravy, pancakes, fried apples, home fries and water. Price: $8 for adults, $4 for children 12 and under. To-go orders only. Bake sale, too.

Fish fry

Hayfield Assembly of God Church, U.S. 50 West, Gore, will have a fish fry starting at 3 p.m. Nov. 12 until all the food is gone. Take-out only. Dinner includes fried catfish, mac and cheese, coleslaw, cornbread and dessert. Cost is $10 per person. Proceeds benefit the food pantry.

Indian cuisine cooking class

“Cooking Around the World: Indian Cuisine” will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 11, 18 and 25 at the Clarke County Parks and Recreation Center, 225 Al Smith Circle. Registration required the Friday before each session ($25 per class or a $60 for all three). To register, visit hopeslives365.splashthat.com.

Walk With a Doc

The Winchester chapter of Walk With a Doc will have its next walk from 11 a.m.-noon Oct. 13. Meet at the Valley Health Wellness and Fitness Center lobby. The event is free to attend. Hear a brief talk “Power Up With Plants” by Elena Mullen and Dr. Donna Michel, followed by a walk with the group at your own pace and distance. Arrive 15-20 minutes early to check in. For more information, email walkwithadocwinchester@gmail.com. These are recurring walks. The group walks the second Wednesday of every month from 11 a.m.-noon year-round and the fourth Saturday of the month from 9-10 a.m. March through October. Each of the walks has different topics/speakers.

Fall soup sale

Greenwood Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company, 809 Greenwood Road, Winchester, is having its Fall Soup Sale. Orders due Oct. 16. Pick up at the Fall Bazaar on Oct. 23. Soup is $8 per quart. Varieties available are vegetable, potato, taco and bean. Chicken salad is $8 per quart. Pork BBQ is $8 per quart. Email orders to GreenwoodBazaar@yahoo.com.


Stephens City United Methodist Church will have a “spooktacular” event from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 30. Join us for Trunk or Treat to see decorated vehicles and play games. There will be a trick or treat parade at 3 pm. Line up in the back parking lot.

‘Shared Visions’ at Long Branch Historic House and Farm

Paintings by husband and wife Steven Parrish and Volrath are on exhibit through Oct. 31 at Long Branch, 830 Long Branch Lane, Boyce. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and noon to 4 p.m. weekends. Free admission.

Bridge night

Long Branch is hosting social bridge from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. The cost is $15 per person. Wine, soft drinks and light snacks will be provided. RSVP to 540-837-1856. Limited seating.

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