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Oct
3
Tue
Business Breakfast meeting
Oct 3 @ 7:45 am

The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Breakfast meeting at VFW Post #8947, 201 Mineral Ave., Mineral, beginning at 7:45 a.m. This month’s topic will be an update on  J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, its upcoming events and new offerings. For more information, visit louisachamber.org, or call (540) 967-2200.

Oct
4
Wed
Quad County Business Summit
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Quad County Business Summit, hosted by Green, Fluvanna and Orange counties economic development and the Louisa, Greene and Orange counties chambers of commerce, will be held at Spring Creek Golf Club, 109 Clubhouse Way, Zion Crossroads, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. For ticket information, visit www.centralvirginia.org.

Bring Your Own Craft
Oct 4 @ 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
5
Thu
Free coffee and donuts
Oct 5 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am

Gum Spring United Methodist Church offers free coffee and donuts the first Thursday of the month from 6:30 until 8:30 a.m. A drive through service is available to get you on your way. The church is located at 191 Cross County Rd., Gum Spring.

Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Oct 5 @ 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.

Oct
6
Fri
Fall bake sale
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The women of Louisa United Methodist Church will hold their annual fall bake sale from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. featuring homemade bread, cookies, cakes and pies. Chicken salad and vegetable soup will also be available for sale. The church is located at 101 East Main, Louisa. For more information, call (540) 967-2657.

Oct
7
Sat
Salt herring breakfast
Oct 7 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Lake Anna Rescue, Inc., 300 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass, will hold its salt herring breakfast from 7 until 10 a.m.  Menu consists of choice of salt herring, sausage or bacon, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, or potatoes and eggs cooked to order for $8 per plate.

Fall festival
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

St. James Episcopal Church will hold its annual fall festival from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. with crafters, baked goods, used cookbooks, jewelry and a yard sale. Breakfast and lunch items will be available. The church is located at 102 Ellisville Dr., Louisa.  For more information, call (540) 967-1665.

Yard sale
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

A yard sale to benefit The Journey Home, a transitional home to be built for those in need in Louisa County, will be held at Louisa Baptist Church, 305 E. Main St., Louisa from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Donated items will be accepted Thursday, Oct. 5 and Friday, Oct. 6 from 6 until 8 p.m.

Gordonsville Vol. Fire Company fall festival
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Gordonsville Vol. Fire Company Auxiliary will sponsor its annual fall festival from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. between King and Baker streets, rain or shine. Vendor spaces. 20ft x 10ft are available at $60 each. Entertainment is scheduled all day and parking is available at the fire house. For more information, contact Debbie Hoffman at (540) 832-3297. Applications are available at www.gordonsvillefirecompany.com. Gordonsville fire Company serves the counties of Orange and Louisa.

Oct
3
Tue
Business Breakfast meeting
Oct 3 @ 7:45 am

The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Breakfast meeting at VFW Post #8947, 201 Mineral Ave., Mineral, beginning at 7:45 a.m. This month’s topic will be an update on  J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, its upcoming events and new offerings. For more information, visit louisachamber.org, or call (540) 967-2200.

Oct
4
Wed
Quad County Business Summit
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Quad County Business Summit, hosted by Green, Fluvanna and Orange counties economic development and the Louisa, Greene and Orange counties chambers of commerce, will be held at Spring Creek Golf Club, 109 Clubhouse Way, Zion Crossroads, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. For ticket information, visit www.centralvirginia.org.

Bring Your Own Craft
Oct 4 @ 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
5
Thu
Free coffee and donuts
Oct 5 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am

Gum Spring United Methodist Church offers free coffee and donuts the first Thursday of the month from 6:30 until 8:30 a.m. A drive through service is available to get you on your way. The church is located at 191 Cross County Rd., Gum Spring.

Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Oct 5 @ 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.

Oct
6
Fri
Fall bake sale
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The women of Louisa United Methodist Church will hold their annual fall bake sale from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. featuring homemade bread, cookies, cakes and pies. Chicken salad and vegetable soup will also be available for sale. The church is located at 101 East Main, Louisa. For more information, call (540) 967-2657.

Oct
7
Sat
Salt herring breakfast
Oct 7 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Lake Anna Rescue, Inc., 300 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass, will hold its salt herring breakfast from 7 until 10 a.m.  Menu consists of choice of salt herring, sausage or bacon, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, or potatoes and eggs cooked to order for $8 per plate.

Fall festival
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

St. James Episcopal Church will hold its annual fall festival from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. with crafters, baked goods, used cookbooks, jewelry and a yard sale. Breakfast and lunch items will be available. The church is located at 102 Ellisville Dr., Louisa.  For more information, call (540) 967-1665.

Yard sale
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

A yard sale to benefit The Journey Home, a transitional home to be built for those in need in Louisa County, will be held at Louisa Baptist Church, 305 E. Main St., Louisa from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Donated items will be accepted Thursday, Oct. 5 and Friday, Oct. 6 from 6 until 8 p.m.

Gordonsville Vol. Fire Company fall festival
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Gordonsville Vol. Fire Company Auxiliary will sponsor its annual fall festival from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. between King and Baker streets, rain or shine. Vendor spaces. 20ft x 10ft are available at $60 each. Entertainment is scheduled all day and parking is available at the fire house. For more information, contact Debbie Hoffman at (540) 832-3297. Applications are available at www.gordonsvillefirecompany.com. Gordonsville fire Company serves the counties of Orange and Louisa.