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LadyHawks to host basketball clinic

The Lady Black Hawks Basketball Program will be hosting three Youth Basketball Clinics. These clinics will be held Saturday October 11 and October 25 from 10 until 12 at the NBHS Gymnasium. This is open to all girl’s in first through sixth grades who want to improve their basketball skills. All youth coaches are welcome to come and help out as well. No cost to attend.
For more information, please contact Coach Tami Ramsey at <>.

Asbury Methodist to celebrate 213 years

On Sunday, October 12, Asbury Memorial UMC, located at 171 Beaverdam Road in North Asheville, will celebrate its 213th anniversary. The Rev. Brian Combs of Haywood Street UMC will be the guest speaker for our Homecoming Celebration. There will be special music by the chancel choir, men’s chorus, a quartet, and solos. Following the worship service a covered dish luncheon will be served in the Fellowship Hall. Please join us, beginning at 11 am, as the oldest Methodist congregation in Western North Carolina celebrates its beginnings. For more information please call the church at 828.253.0765.

Leicester Garden Club to meet

The Leicester Garden Club Meeting will be held on Monday, October 13, at 1 pm at Leicester Library on Alexander Road. A program on Origami will be presented. Light refreshments will be served. Call 828.683.0347 for more information.

Madison County Library Book Sale
The Friends of the Madison County Library’s Fall Book Sale will be held Friday October 17 from 9 am until 5:30 pm and Saturday October 18 from 9 am until 1 pm at the Madison County Library, 1335 N Main St., Marshall.  A presale for members of the Friends of the Madison County Library will be held Thursday, October 16 from 3pm until 5:30 pm; anyone may join the Friends on that day by paying the membership dues at the door. Hardcovers, paperbacks, fiction and non-fiction, CDs, DVDs and more.  For directions, call 828.649.3741 or visit <>.

Sixth Annual Gospel Singing and BBQ Supper

The Barnardsville Fire Department will be hosting there Sixth Annual BBQ Supper and Gospel Singing Fundraiser on Saturday night, (October 18) from 5 pm until 8 pm. The event will be located at the Barnardsville Fire Department, at 100 Dillingham Road in Barnardsville. The menu will be BBQ, Slaw, Beans, Hotdogs, Desserts and all the Fixings, Carry outs will be available. Cost will be Donations only.

Church to host yard sale

The Piney Mountain Baptist Church will be having a yard sale on Saturday, October 18 from 8 am until 3 pm. Piney Mountain Baptist Church is located at 150 Elkins Branch Road in Weaverville.

Charity dinner for fire chief

Trinity Baptist Church and the French Broad Fire Department will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on October 25 beginning at 5 pm until 8 pm. Plates will be $6 and the proceeds will benefit French Broad Fire Chief Matt Shelton who is currently battling illness. Trinity Baptist Church is located 216 Shelburne Avenue in Asheville.

Spellbound Children’s Book hosting events

Saturday, October 25 3 pm to 5 pm Celebrate Spellbound’s 10th Birthday at a costume party with refreshments, door prizes, Halloween story time, costume contest and trick-or-treating at neighboring Reynolds Village shops afterward! All ages. Free.
Sunday, October 26 4 pm to 5 pm First in Series Book Club for grades 4-7. Free. October’s book: TBA on website.
Saturday mornings 11 am to 11:30 am Story Time. Ages 2-6. Free.
Every Saturday morning, from 11 am until 11:30 am is Story Time for ages 2 through 6. There is no charge.
For more information, call or visit 828.708.7570 or <>.

Events at the Leicester Community Center

November 1 will be the Turkey Supper and Silent Auction.
Leicester Welcome Table provides a free hot meal every Wednesday from 11:30 am until 1 pm. This is a service of the community center in conjunction with several local churches.
Monthly Community Center Board Meeting is held every second Tuesday at 7pm. Most meetings don’t last over an hour. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Monthly Manna Food Distribution takes place every third Tuesday from 2:30 pm until 3:30 pm. All are welcome to attend, no questions asked.
Any questions, or inquiries to rent the facility call 828.774.3000 or email at <>. Also visit their web-site <> for the availability calendar.

First Baptist Church hosting events

First Baptist Church of Weaverville, will host their annual Fall Festival on Sunday evening, October 26 from 5 pm until 8 pm. Children and adults are invited to a Hot Dog supper, followed by games and activities for all ages, with music, fellowship and a cakewalk.
The church will also hold an “Old-Fashioned Supper & Singin”  on Saturday, November 8 beginning at 5:30 pm. The meal will consist of beans, greens, mac ‘n cheese, cornbread, dessert and beverage at a cost of $10 per adult, with children 12 and under Free. The musical performance starts at 6:30 pm featuring the Church Choir, soloists, guitar, banjo and more!  All proceeds will go to the Music Ministry of FBCW. The First Baptist Church of Weaverville is located 63 North Main Street in Weaverville. For more information, contact the church office at 828.645.6720.

Church to host rehearsal of Handel’s Messiah

First Baptist Church of Weaverville, located at 63 N. Main Street, will be the Rehearsal location for Handel’s “MESSIAH” 2014 sponsored by the Weaverville Music Study Club. Practice will take place on the first four Sunday afternoons of November (Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23) from 3 pm until 4:30 pm each session. Singers are needed. The Director is Dr. Robert Boer. Music is provided.
Two Performances are scheduled:  The first on Sunday evening, November 30 for Weaverville and Montreat area singers at Gaither Chapel in Montreat at 7 pm, and an additional performance on Sunday, December 7 at 4 pm in the Sanctuary of First Baptist Church, Weaverville.
For more information contact Harriet Burnette at 828.645.5798 or access the website at  <>.

Town to host Christmas Parade

The Town of Weaverville will be hosting their annual Christmas Parade on Saturday (December 13). The parade will start at 1 pm. Persons interested in being a part of the parade should contact Dottie Sherrill at 828.645.7579.

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