Simply Southern Event
Head to Karen's Hallmark for their HUGE Simply Southern Event, Saturday, May 6th, 11am - 2pm. Meet and greet the team builders with Simply Southern and have your picture taken with the newest Simply Southern Jeep! Be sure to take a non-perishable food for God's Storehouse between 11am - 2pm and receive a discount on Simply Southern products and receive a free gift (while supplies last). Karen's Hallmark is on the second level of Danville Mall.
Find Your Roots Geneology Event
History United will have a community history and geneology event, "Finding Our Roots," which will be held on Saturday, May 6th, from noon 'til 4 at the Reid Street Gallery in Chatham. The event will feature one-on-one consultations with professional and local genealogists and librarians, a keynote at 3pm by historian Lynn Rainville, author of Hidden Hidden History: African American Cemeteries in Central Virginia, and will conclude with a FREE Ancestry.com DNA kit giveaway. Registration preferred online on Eventbrite.
The Halifax County Heritage & Antique Machinery Festival will be held May 5-7 at the Halifax County Fairgrounds. Friday, May 5th: noon 'til 9pm, Saturday, May 6th: 9am 'til 9pm, and Sunday, May 7th: 1-5pm. Admission is $5 for adults and children 12 years and older.
No Bills Night
No Bills Night will be Wednesday, May 10th from 6 'til 9pm. The "No Bills Night" program offers FREE legal consultation where Danville area residents may consult with lawyers during a special call-in program from 6 'til 9pm. The phone number for the public service event is 434-549-8933. "No Bills Night," is sponsored by the Young Lawyers' Conference of the Virginia State Bar.
Cruiz'n In The River District
Saturday, May 13th (and the 2nd Saturday of each month through Saturday, September 9th), 2017 - the Time Machines Car Club will have their "Cruiz'n In The River District" in Historic Downtown Danville at the new location - the parking garage on the 300 block of Bridge Street beside Golden Leaf Bistro. The event will take place from 5 'til 9pm, where you can enjoy the nostalgic atmosphere of the revitalized downtown while cruising your vehciles and meeting new friends! Food available at Dell'anno's Pizza Kitchen, the Golden Leaf Bistro, Brewed Awakening, and Me's Burgers & Brews. Go early and shop at Lou's Antique Mall, Rippe's, Chestnut Lane, Vintages by the Dan, and Lizzy Lou Boutique. Donations will benefit God's Pit Crew. There will be a 50/50 Drawing and Door Prizes, too. The Cruise-in is open to ALL vehicles. More info on Facebook or call 434-728-0617 or 434-250-1405.
The "How To Identify Thomas Day Furniture" workshop will take place Saturday, May 13th from 1 'til 3pm at the Thomas Day House at 148 Broad Street in Milton, NC. Limited to 30 participants on a "first come / first serve" basis. Last day to register is: Monday, May 8th. Donation: $25. For more info, call 336-234-7601.
The Halifax Volunteer Fire Department's 16th Annual Catfish Tournament at Staunton River State Park will take place Saturday, May 13th at Picnic Shelter #2. This is a BIG tournament with many raffle prizes. Registration opens at 5:30pm with captains meeting at 6:30. Teams will fish from 7pm 'til 2am. there is a $50 boat registration fee, optional $10 big fish fee and an optional $5, 5 boats, 5 minute head start fee. Pay back 40% for first place, 20% for second place, and 10% for third place. There will also be awards for Lady Angler and Junior Angler. There will be food, drinks, t-shirts, 50/50 tickets and raffle prize tickets for sale.
Poker Run Fundraiser
The Hope Riders present "Busting Clots for Cameron" Poker Run on Saturday, June 3rd at Thunder Road Harley Davidson on 58 West of Danville. Registration is from 10am 'til noon and costs $10 to ride. there will be a live auction, $250 best poker hand prize, door prizes, and a post-ride meal. All proceeds will go to three year old Cameron to assist with medical bills - researching and treating seizures due to a blood clot in the main vein of his brain. Sponsored by Comfort Cooling Heating and Air and Go Docs. For any more info or to get involved, call 434-250-4181 or 434-728-7677. Online monetary donations can be made at https://www.gofundme.com/team-cameron