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Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm

American Legion Post 116 will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 102 Mineral Avenue, Mineral. Boys’ State, Girls’ State and Law Cadet students will be honored. All veterans are invited.

Serenity Seekers Al-Anon meetings
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Serenity Seekers Al-Anon meetings are held at Mineral Baptist Church, 51 Louisa Avenue, Mineral, each Thursday from 7 until 8 p.m. in Mineral. This is a 12-step help group from Alcoholics Anonymous for family and friends in need. For more information, visit

Louisa Haunted Trail
Oct 21 all-day

The Louisa Haunted Trail will be held at the Betty J. Queen Intergenerational Center Fridays and Saturdays throughout October. For more information, call (540) 967-4420 or visit

Alcoholics Anonymous
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Alcoholics Anonymous, As Bill Sees It open discussion meeting, is held each Friday from 7 until 8 p.m. at the Church of the Incarnation, 102 Louisa Avenue,  Mineral.  Contact (434) 293-6565 for further information.

Brunswick stew
Oct 22 all-day

Lake Anna Rescue, Inc. will make and sell Brunswick stew for $8.50 per quart. To preorder, contact Chuck at (540) 872-3471.

Craft and bake sale
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Gum Spring United Methodist Women will hold their annual craft and bake sale from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Breakfast,  homemade crafts, baked goods, plants, and pumpkin sale. The church is located at 191 Cross County Road, Gum Spring.

Show and sale of quilts and crafts
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

The Piecemakers quilting group will hold a show and sale  of quilts and crafts at Lake Anna Rescue, Inc., 300 Bumpass Road, Bumpass, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Tables are available for rent by contacting Linda at (540) 872-3804.

Create a life-size map of your skeletal system
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm

Create a life-size map of your skeletal system unique to you just in time for Halloween at the Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Highway, Mineral, at 2 p.m. Spooky snacks, games and crafts make this program the perfect introduction to engage and educate younger children about their own skeletal system.

Fall festival
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A fall festival will be held from 3 until 6 p.m. at Little River Baptist Church. Enjoy games, candy, prizes and great food. The church is located at 4959 Buckner Road, Bumpass.

Designer handbag and gift card bingo
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm

Millennium Movers Dance Team will sponsor a designer handbag and gift card bingo with baked goods auction, 50/50 drawing and raffle items at Mineral Volunteer Fire Hall. Doors open at 5 p.m., games begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Advance tickets available from dance team members,, or call (540) 967-0765.