EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Because of numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The deadline for submissions is 4 p.m.
HOMESTEAD OUTSIDE MARKET DAY: Vendor registration is open for antiques, artisans, crafters, direct sales, farmers market, flea market, pallet merchandise, yard sales and others to buy/sale/trade at the Homestead market day on today from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Homestead Community and Event Center in Dailey. Discount vendor space is being offered for those registering through Sept. 7. For more information and registration form, contact Carol at 304-637-4577. Food and drink sales are reserved for the Tygart Valley Homestead Association, sponsors of the event, with proceeds supporting the Homestead Community and Event Center.
HOMESTEAD HOT DOG SALE: A drive-thru/curbside pickup hot dog sale is being held today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Homestead Community and Event Center in Dailey. The combo consists of two hot dogs with chili/onions, chips, dessert and drink. The event, sponsored by the Tygart Valley Homestead Association, is taking place in connection with the Homestead market day. Proceeds support the Homestead Community and Event Center.
TYGART VALLEY HOMESTEAD ASSOCATION: Tygart Valley Homestead Association will meet 6 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Homestead Community and Event Center in Dailey. All are invited and community residents are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Tom Rennix, president, at 304-940-1855.
LIVE ON THE LAWN: Join the Beverly Heritage Center for a free outdoor concert 5:30 to 7 :30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, with local favorite Jason Hall. Bring your own chair and favorite refreshments.
FREE AIR RIFLE SHOOTING EVENT: The Mountaineer Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America will host an air rifle shooting event Saturday. This event is free and open to kids ages 8-17 years old. The event will take place at the Tygarts Valley Muzzleloaders’ shooting range, past the IWLA Clubhouse on the left. The IWLA Clubhouse is located approximately 6 miles straight up Files Creek Road in Beverly. All kids must register before 9 a.m. to be eligible for prizes at the end of the event. Registration will take place at the shooting range at 8:45 a.m., with the event starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday. For more information please call 304-338-6025.
ALLEGHENY REGIONAL FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY: The regular meeting of the Allegheny Regional Family History Society scheduled for Sept. 14 has been canceled. For more information call 304-636-1650 or 304-636-8528.
BUCKWHEAT AND PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Randolph Lodge IOOF will host a sourdough buckwheat breakfast at the lodge hall on the Beverly Five-lane on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 7 a.m. until noon. The menu will include sourdough breakfast cakes, regular pancakes, sausage biscuits and gravy, eggs, milk, coffee or orange juice. Carryouts will be available.
WSSAC COACHING EDUCATION CLASS: The West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission is conducting Coaching Education Classes at Union High School in Mount Storm on Sept. 28, 29, and 30 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.. The Instructor will be current UHS Athletic Director/Coach Jamie Tallman. Those individuals that are not otherwise qualified by the West Virginia Department of Education and wish to coach any sport at the high school or middle school level in West Virginia is required to take these classes. To register and receive more information go the website: wvssac.org and select the tab “Coaches Education” or call 304-485-5494. Space for the class is limited to first come first serve.
PICKIN’ IN THE PARK: Pickin’ in the Park will take place each week at Elkins City Park on Wednesday nights co-sponsored by the Augusta Heritage Center and Elkins Parks & Recreation. The country music jam Sessions take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m. or later in the Small Pavilion. The old-time music jam sessions are in the raised Sycamore Street Pavilion from 6:30-8:30 p.m. or later. All acoustic instruments are welcome, as well as singers, dancers and listeners.
RANDOLPH COUNTY ASSOCATION OF RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL: The September meeting of the Randolph County Association of Retired School Personnel has been cancelled. Plans for the October meeting will be forthcoming.