The Mineral Bluegrass Festival will be held at Walton Park, 301 E. Sixth St., Mineral on Thursday, July 17 through Saturday, July 19. For more information, visit www.mineralbluegrass.com.
A farmers’ market will be held at Ebenezer Methodist Church, 3092 Oakland Rd., Louisa, from 8 a.m. until noon. Set up a table at no charge. Produce, country eggs, plants, jelly, pickles, baked goods, homemade bread, local honey. UMW bake sale will be held to benefit missions. Breakfast and more. Call Susan Fletcher for information at (540) 967-1407.
Mineral United Methodist Church, 301 West Third St., Mineral, will hold a Christmas in July yard sale from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. featuring crafts, jewelry, books, toys, flower arrangements, kitchen and consignment items will be for sale inside the fellowship hall. Homemade coffee cake, burgers, hot dogs, and drinks will be available. Proceeds will benefit charities such as ARC, Hospice, Habitat for Humanity, the Food Band, and the Santa Council. For more details, contact (540) 894-0246, or visit www.mineralumc.com.
Lake Anna Rescue, Inc. in conjunction with Virginia Blood Service, will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. LARI is located at 300 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass.
Cultivating the Kitchen Apothecary will be held at the Sargeant Museum, 214 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Historically, culinary and medicinal herbs have shared space on kitchen shelves the world over, yet much of the practical wisdom so common to generations past about how to effectively use our nutritional allies has been forgotten. Rediscover the treasures that await as we learn to cultivate our very own kitchen apothecaries with Adrienne Young-Ramsey of “Backyard Revolution.” Materials fee is $13 Call (540) 967-4420 to register.
Holly Grove Ruritan Club will sponsor a gift card bingo at its facility, 3022 Crewsville Rd., Bumpass. Kitchen opens at 4 p.m and games begin at 5 p.m. For information, contact Preston Gammon at (804) 556-4249, or Gail Proffitt (804) 556-4061.
Church of the Incarnation will hold the Community Table at 5 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 10. Get to know your neighbors better and enjoy a good meal at the same time. Available fresh seasonal produce will be shared. This is a free meal. The church is located at the corner of Louisa Avenue and E. Lee Streets in Mineral, just a block from theMineral Fire Department. For more information, contact the Rev. Marian Windel at (540) 223-2769.
Baby Time is held at the Louisa County Public Library each Thrusday at 10:20 a.m. The program is designed for children ages 2 and younger.
Preschool Storytime is held at the Louisa County Public Library each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The program is designed for children ages 3 through 5 and includes fun time of stories, songs, flannel boards and learning.
The Golden Age Club will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Chef Lee Chinese Restaurant in the Food Lion plaza on Rt. 208 between Dickinson’s Store and Lake Anna.