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.
BENEFIT HOT DOG SALE: to assist a cancer patient will be today at the big blue garage next to the entrance of Burgess Mobile Home Park in Beverly. The meal will include two hot dogs, macaroni salad, chips and a bottle of water. For more information, contact Harvey Taylor at 304-338-2087.
CRAFT SHOW/SUMMER BASH: The leading Creek Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a craft show and summer bash today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the fire house. There will be vendors, crafter items and street performances. Visitors can also get their car washed by a fire fighter. Limited vendor spaces are available, call Marisa Trammell at 304-704-7574 for moe information.
RANDOLPH COUNTY FARM BUREAU: will meet in the parking lot of the Tygart Valley Mall at noon Sunday and then travel to Snowy Creek Dorsets in Preston County for a tour of the sheep farms. The group will eat along the way. Everyone welcome. Call 304-338-6010 for more information.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: program is returning to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Davis on Monday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Blackwater Avenue and Third Street in Davis. Attendees should enter the basement at the back of the church.
JAZZ SERIES: The Arts Center will host the Royalpalooza Jazz Series Saturday, Aug. 20, at 7p.m. Seated cabaret-style, tables of four. Individual seats available.
PICKIN’ IN THE PARK: Pickin’ in the Park will be held Wednesday at the Elkins City Park. There will be two jam sessions beginning with a country music session at 4 p.m. at the small pavilion. The second session will be an old-time jam and will be at 7 p.m. at the Sycamore Street Pavilion. Pickin’ in the Park is sponsored by the Augusta Heritage Center and Elkins Parks and Recreation. For more information call 304-642-2369.
VENDOR SPOTS: Vendor areas will be available for the Live and Drive 2022 Summer Concert Series sponsored by Our Town, Inc and Mountain State Street Machines on Thursday nights from 6-8 p.m. Reserved spots will be available to crafters, business owners and restaurants. Call for details 304-636-0415. Concerts dates are Aug. 11, 25, Sept. 8 and 22.
RANDOLPH COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES: will meet Friday, Aug. 19 at 12:30 p.m. at The Steer Steakhouse. A memorial service will be held. Bring an Auction item for the scholarship program. All retired school employees are welcome to attend. For more information, call 304-636-7649.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 29: will be hosting a picnic at the Post Home on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 11 a.m. for paid-up members and their families. Burgers, hot dogs, corn and baked beans will be provided. All guests are asked to bring a covered dish. Draft beer and bottled water will also be provided; all other drinks will be a cash bar.There will be a silent auction so bring a “gift” if you’d like to. Please 636-3930 call or stop by the bar or office to sign up and provide a head count of those that will be attending.
VFW ANNUAL PICNIC: at VFW Post on Randolph Avenue for members and family starts at noon on Saturday, Aug. 20. Bring a covered dish or dessert.
FREE SHOOTING EVENT: for adults and children ages 12 years or older will be hosted by the Mountaineer Chapter of IWLA in Beverly on Saturday, Aug. 20. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. Participants who are 12-15 years old must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call 304-704-9254 or 304-338-6025.
SHOWCASING VOLUNTEERS: Our Town, Inc will host a window display at 119 Third St through Aug. 23 showcasing the work of six volunteer groups in our area Citizens Promoting Community, Davis Medical System, Kiwanis Club, Our Town,s Inc, Read Aloud and CLIMB. The next showcase will be April 2023 during National Volunteer Month. If your want to showcase your volunteers in the future contact 304-636-0415.
MEET THE CANDIDATES PICNIC: The Randolph County Democratic Executive Committee and the Randolph County Democratic Women are sponsoring a Meet the Democratic Candidates picnic and auction Tuesday, August 23 from 6-8 p.m. in the Elkins City Park small pavilion. Jesse Milnes and Friends will provide music and there will be a potluck dinner, dessert auction and silent auction. Bring a dish to share; utensils, drinks, meat will be provided. For more informations contact cindy–email@example.com.
MT. CARMEL BAPTIST CHURCH: located beside 4-H Camp Pioneer in Beverly, will be holding a one-day Bible school on Saturday, Aug. 27. Registration will begin in the fellowship hall from noon-1 p.m., where children will receive a bagged lunch and drink. All kids ages Pre-K – fifth grade are invited to attend. The fun will begin at 1 p.m. and last until 4 p.m. All kids and family attending the special day are invited to attend worship service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, followed by a family picnic.
RING A BELL FOR ROSIE: The second Ring the Bell for Rosie event hosted by Our Town, Inc. will be Sept. 10 at the Atrium at the Seneca Mall at noon. All the public is invited. A light box lunch will be served with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, fruit and dessert or bring your own. Music, dancing , professional story telling and a recognition ceremony will occur. If any female in your family worked on construction or were given pay for other essential jobs during WWII, they may be eligible for recognition. You may dress in Rosie attire. Please call 304-636-0415 for reservations, dietary restrictions or to inquire about a possible Rosie in your family. Reservations must be made by Aug. 27.
GOSPEL SINGS: at Christ’s Church in Horner with Brian Free and Assurance on Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. and on Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. Pastors Rick and Brenda Wyatt 304-613-9207. Free attendance. Love Offering will be received. Everyone welcome.
AL-ANON: Meets at the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets every Monday at 6 p.m. at Full Gospel Fellowship in the Glenmore Loop. For more information call 304-642-1244.