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Oct
7
Sat
Cone with a Cop
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Visit Frosties Rail Stop from 5 until 7 p.m. and have an ice cream Cone with a Cop. Representatives from the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office K9 and motor units, Virginia State Police and Town of Louisa Police Department will be there displaying their vehicles and equipment. Proceeds will benefit the K9 unit.

Oct
10
Tue
Books on Wheels
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Louisa County Library will present Books on Wheels from 3 until 5 p.m. at the library, 881 Davis Hwy.,Mineral. Take a peek inside JMRL’s Bookmobile and learn more about this amazing service. All ages welcomed.

Tween Scene: STEAM
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm

The Tween Scene: STEAM will investigate a pop-up MakerSpace for ages 9-15 with the theme “Little Bits Electronic Kits” at Louisa County Library at 4 p.m. The library is located at 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) will meet at Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy. Mineral, at 5 p.m. for teens who want to help plan programs and activities. Snacks and drinks will be provided and participants will receive volunteer hours for participation. For grades 6 through 12. Registration requested.

Oct
11
Wed
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Oct 11 @ 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 11 @ 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.

Louisa Chapter of AARP
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm

The Louisa Chapter of AARP meets at 2 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month, September through May, in the second floor conference room of the Louisa County Office Building. All residents age 50 and older are welcome. Following a program, refreshments are served by member volunteers. AARP meetings and trips are a great way for seniors to meet and socialize with others.

Oct
13
Fri
Golden Age Club
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am

The Golden Age Club, open to all Louisa County seniors age 55 or older, will meet at 10 a.m. in the conference room at the Betty Queen Center for a presentation by the Louisa County Fire & Rescue. Lunch will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Floozie’s Pie Shop (cash only), 109B West Main St., Louisa. If attending lunch, call the Louisa County Parks, Recreation and Tourism office at (540) 967-4420 before 10 a.m. on October 13 to reserve a place.

Oct
14
Sat
Fall Harvest Festival
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Louisa County Parks, Recreation and Tourism will hold its 14th annual Fall Harvest Festival from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Walton Park in Mineral.  The day’s activities include crafts, hayrides, bounceables, children’s activities live entertainment and pony rides. The Mineral Farmers’ Market will be set up at this location for the day. Admission is free. For more information, call (540) 967-4420.

Family Day on the Heritage Farm
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn “Homesteading” at Family Day on the Heritage Farm from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. with hands-on history. Life on a farm in the fall meant preparing for winter. Learn about harvest feasts, the origin and use of scarecrows, and the evolution of the tradition we now know as Halloween. Activities include open hearth cooking, building a scarecrow for our garden, and participating in household chores including making a mattress. The Sargeant Museum of Louisa County History is located at 214 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa.

Oct
7
Sat
Cone with a Cop
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Visit Frosties Rail Stop from 5 until 7 p.m. and have an ice cream Cone with a Cop. Representatives from the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office K9 and motor units, Virginia State Police and Town of Louisa Police Department will be there displaying their vehicles and equipment. Proceeds will benefit the K9 unit.

Oct
10
Tue
Books on Wheels
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Louisa County Library will present Books on Wheels from 3 until 5 p.m. at the library, 881 Davis Hwy.,Mineral. Take a peek inside JMRL’s Bookmobile and learn more about this amazing service. All ages welcomed.

Tween Scene: STEAM
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm

The Tween Scene: STEAM will investigate a pop-up MakerSpace for ages 9-15 with the theme “Little Bits Electronic Kits” at Louisa County Library at 4 p.m. The library is located at 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) will meet at Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy. Mineral, at 5 p.m. for teens who want to help plan programs and activities. Snacks and drinks will be provided and participants will receive volunteer hours for participation. For grades 6 through 12. Registration requested.

Oct
11
Wed
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Oct 11 @ 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 11 @ 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.

Louisa Chapter of AARP
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm

The Louisa Chapter of AARP meets at 2 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month, September through May, in the second floor conference room of the Louisa County Office Building. All residents age 50 and older are welcome. Following a program, refreshments are served by member volunteers. AARP meetings and trips are a great way for seniors to meet and socialize with others.

Oct
13
Fri
Golden Age Club
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am

The Golden Age Club, open to all Louisa County seniors age 55 or older, will meet at 10 a.m. in the conference room at the Betty Queen Center for a presentation by the Louisa County Fire & Rescue. Lunch will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Floozie’s Pie Shop (cash only), 109B West Main St., Louisa. If attending lunch, call the Louisa County Parks, Recreation and Tourism office at (540) 967-4420 before 10 a.m. on October 13 to reserve a place.

Oct
14
Sat
Fall Harvest Festival
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Louisa County Parks, Recreation and Tourism will hold its 14th annual Fall Harvest Festival from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Walton Park in Mineral.  The day’s activities include crafts, hayrides, bounceables, children’s activities live entertainment and pony rides. The Mineral Farmers’ Market will be set up at this location for the day. Admission is free. For more information, call (540) 967-4420.

Family Day on the Heritage Farm
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn “Homesteading” at Family Day on the Heritage Farm from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. with hands-on history. Life on a farm in the fall meant preparing for winter. Learn about harvest feasts, the origin and use of scarecrows, and the evolution of the tradition we now know as Halloween. Activities include open hearth cooking, building a scarecrow for our garden, and participating in household chores including making a mattress. The Sargeant Museum of Louisa County History is located at 214 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa.