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Oct
17
Tue
American Sign Language Night
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm

Louisa County Library will host American Sign Language Night at 5 p.m. This is a great environment to practice signing skills and learn more about deaf culture. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Refreshments will be provided.

Oct
18
Wed
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am

Preschool Read & Rhyme Time is a fun program highlighting early literacy skills. Enjoy short books, rhymes, finger plays, a flannel story, and songs using shakers and rhythm instruments each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Designed for ages 2 through 5 with an accompanying adult or caregiver. Siblings welcome. The Louisa County Library is located at 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral.

Bring Your Own Craft
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm

B.Y.O.C. – Bring Your Own Craft. Do you knit, bead, make rugs, hand stitch or do any kind of handcraft? Come to share ideas, show off your work and get another crafter’s eye and perception. All ages and levels of experience welcome. Call (540) 894-5853, or visit the Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, for details. Meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Oct
20
Fri
Frugal Farmstead at the Heritage Farm
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Experience “a day in the life”  of the Frugal Farmstead at the Heritage Farm from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Using tips from 19th Century literature such as The Virginia Housewife, costumed interpreters engage visitors in performing daily life skills using tools and techniques of the time period. Seasonal activities may include sewing, spinning, weaving, gardening, cooking, laundry and other household chores. The Heritage Farm is located beside the Sargeant Museum at 214 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa.

Oct
21
Sat
Craft and bake sale
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

The women of Gum Spring United Methodist Church will hold their annual craft and bake sale from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Homemade gifts and crafts, bake sale, plants, pumpkin sale and more. Breakfast will be available. The church is located at 191 Cross County Rd., Gum Spring.

Donuts with Dad
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am

Louisa County Library will present Donuts with Dad at 10 a.m. A delicious read-aloud time designed just for dads, uncles, granddads or even older brothers. Come share a favorite book or pick something new. All ages welcome. The library is located at 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral.

Brunswick Stew sale
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm

Lake Anna Rescue, Inc., 300 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass, will hold its Brunswick Stew sale for $8.50 per quart. Stew will be ready by 2 p.m. To preorder, call (540) 872-3471 or (540) 872-5274.

Bake sale
Oct 21 @ 2:30 pm

The Piecemaker’s Quilt, Craft will hold its bake sale at 2:30 p.m. at Lake Anna Rescue, Inc., 300 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass. Door Prizes throughout the day.

Oct
22
Sun
Trunk or treat
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Gum Spring United Methodist Church sill host a trunk or treat family event from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. with candy, pumpkin patch, costumes, baked goods, hot dog dinners, a Halloween movie and more. Decorate your vehicle and see if you win the “golden” pumpkin award. The church is located at 191 Cross County Rd., Gum Spring.

Oct
24
Tue
Meet and Greet the candidates
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will hold a meet and greet the candidates from 6 until 8 p.m. at VFW Post #8947, 201 Mineral Ave., Mineral.

Oct
17
Tue
American Sign Language Night
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm

Louisa County Library will host American Sign Language Night at 5 p.m. This is a great environment to practice signing skills and learn more about deaf culture. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Refreshments will be provided.

Oct
18
Wed
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am

Preschool Read & Rhyme Time is a fun program highlighting early literacy skills. Enjoy short books, rhymes, finger plays, a flannel story, and songs using shakers and rhythm instruments each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Designed for ages 2 through 5 with an accompanying adult or caregiver. Siblings welcome. The Louisa County Library is located at 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral.

Bring Your Own Craft
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm

B.Y.O.C. – Bring Your Own Craft. Do you knit, bead, make rugs, hand stitch or do any kind of handcraft? Come to share ideas, show off your work and get another crafter’s eye and perception. All ages and levels of experience welcome. Call (540) 894-5853, or visit the Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, for details. Meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Oct
20
Fri
Frugal Farmstead at the Heritage Farm
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Experience “a day in the life”  of the Frugal Farmstead at the Heritage Farm from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Using tips from 19th Century literature such as The Virginia Housewife, costumed interpreters engage visitors in performing daily life skills using tools and techniques of the time period. Seasonal activities may include sewing, spinning, weaving, gardening, cooking, laundry and other household chores. The Heritage Farm is located beside the Sargeant Museum at 214 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa.

Oct
21
Sat
Craft and bake sale
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

The women of Gum Spring United Methodist Church will hold their annual craft and bake sale from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Homemade gifts and crafts, bake sale, plants, pumpkin sale and more. Breakfast will be available. The church is located at 191 Cross County Rd., Gum Spring.

Donuts with Dad
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am

Louisa County Library will present Donuts with Dad at 10 a.m. A delicious read-aloud time designed just for dads, uncles, granddads or even older brothers. Come share a favorite book or pick something new. All ages welcome. The library is located at 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral.

Brunswick Stew sale
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm

Lake Anna Rescue, Inc., 300 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass, will hold its Brunswick Stew sale for $8.50 per quart. Stew will be ready by 2 p.m. To preorder, call (540) 872-3471 or (540) 872-5274.

Bake sale
Oct 21 @ 2:30 pm

The Piecemaker’s Quilt, Craft will hold its bake sale at 2:30 p.m. at Lake Anna Rescue, Inc., 300 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass. Door Prizes throughout the day.

Oct
22
Sun
Trunk or treat
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Gum Spring United Methodist Church sill host a trunk or treat family event from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. with candy, pumpkin patch, costumes, baked goods, hot dog dinners, a Halloween movie and more. Decorate your vehicle and see if you win the “golden” pumpkin award. The church is located at 191 Cross County Rd., Gum Spring.

Oct
24
Tue
Meet and Greet the candidates
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will hold a meet and greet the candidates from 6 until 8 p.m. at VFW Post #8947, 201 Mineral Ave., Mineral.