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Fax items for Calendar of Events to (304) 624-4188, e-mail to or mail them to The Exponent Telegram, P.O. Box 2000, Clarksburg, WV 26302. Items will not be taken over the phone. Items should be brief and must include a contact person and phone number. Deadline for submission is noon Monday through Friday, no exceptions.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

WEST MILFORD-Good Hope Senior Citizens Center meeting, 10:30 a.m., West Milford Community Building.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club board meeting, 7 p.m., church. Call: Tina Canon, 783-5381.

LUNCHEON MEETING of Serra Club of Clarksburg, noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: Rev. Robert Perriello, pastor of St. James Parish in Clarksburg. Topic: Reflection of a Diocesan Priest. Call: Dr. Tom Condron, 623-4984.

DEADLINE for Affiliated Horseshoe Pitchers Walking Double Tournament. Entry fee: $10. Call: Charles M. Bunner, (304) 366-7986.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS meeting, 8 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Call: Terri, 624-6833.

BRIDGEPORT JR. Women's Club fall membership party, 6:30 p.m., Benedum Civic Center. Call: Debbie, 842-0376.

NATIONAL WILD Turkey Federation chapter hosts fund-raising banquet for wild turkey conservation 6 p.m., Doddridge County Park. Cost: $40. Call: 782-3385, 782-4304.

BEGINNERS SIGN Language Class 6-7:30 p.m., sponsored by Southern Area Library, Lost Creek. 10-week class. Instructor: Larry Bell. Call: 745-4865.

CLARKSBURG WOMEN'S Club Executive Board meeting 1 p.m., Waldomore. Call: Helen Meek, 782-3010.

PHOEBE WARNER Chapter of the Order of the Bonnie Blue meeting 7 p.m., Valley View restaurant, Riverton. Call: (304) 358-3261; e-mail:

ALPHA DELTA Kappa joint meeting of Alpha Upsilon, Beta and Delta chapters 6 p.m., Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, Nutter Fort. Founders Day service and performance by Jigsaw Puzzlers. Altruistic Project by HOPE Inc.

GREATER CLARKSBURG Associates meets 5:30 p.m., The Ordinary, 343 W. Main Street, Clarksburg.

PRAYER MEETING 9 a.m., Faith Christian Fellowship Church, Route 20 south of Clarksburg. Pastor Dayton Reynolds. Call: 622-1038, 622-5443.

Oct. 1 and Oct. 3

OUTDOOR CAMP MEETING 6:30 p.m., Lost Creek Church of God Pavilion. Call: Chelsey Noel, 842-5510, Willard Bevlin, 739-2323, Ronnie Beeson, 269-4103, David Martin, 473-0459, Chris Noel, 669-8770.

AARP'S 55 ALIVE driving program 1-5 p.m., sponsored by the American Red Cross, 718 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Cost: $10, pre-registration recommended. Call: 624-7689.

Oct. 1, Oct. 8, 15, 22 and 29

PRAYER AND FELLOWSHIP every Tuesday, 9-10 a.m. Location/more information: 848-0441.

BELLY DANCING classes with Jeannie Kalaycioglu every six weeks, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, YWCA of Harrison County. $25 non-members, $20, members. Call: 624-6881.

YOGA CLASSES every Tuesday 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County Instructor: Jeannie Kalaycioglu. $4 non-members, $3.50 members. Call: 624-6881.

Wednesday, Oct. 2

CHURCH WOMEN United monthly meeting luncheon noon, YWCA. Reservations: YWCA, 624-6881.

LOST CREEK Senior Citizens covered-dish dinner, noon, Lost Creek United Methodist Church. Program: Know your political candidate. Call: Dottie Swisher, 745-3869.

WORKING WOMEN'S Wednesday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., JC Maxey's, Bridgeport.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Middletown Mall, old wall Store, Fairmont. Call: (800) 732-0383.

SPIRITUAL GROWTH and Prayer Group 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Group meets weekly for prayer and Bible study. Call: 622-6831.

BEGINNERS WATERCOLOR classes 12:30 p.m., Lewis County Senior Center. Teacher: Local artist Carolyn McCauley. Cost: $2. Paint furnished; brushes and other supplies available for use or purchase. Class size limited.

BI-MONTHLY MEETING of Statewide Independent Living Council 9 a.m.-5 p.m., large conference room, F. Ray Power Building, Division of Rehabilitation Services, Institute.

HARRISON COUNTY Historical Society's Second Harvest Dinner, Amy Roberts Vance House beside Buffington Studio, 127 W. Main St., Clarksburg. Bring covered dish. Program on China by Jack Sandy Anderson. Time/information: Wanda Ashcraft, 592-2015, Delores Stinespring, 592-2704, Suzie Hart, 842-5117.

LAST CHANCE to sign up for holiday assistance 1-3 p.m., CRISS-CROSS, 4th Street, Clarksburg. Call: CRISS-CROSS, 623-6681.

MEETING of West Virginia Travelers Inc. of Fairmont 10:30 a.m., Middletown Mall, Fairmont.

Oct. 2 and 3

FALL RUMMAGE sale 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Holy Rosary Church, Marist Hall, Buckhannon. Proceeds benefit School of Religion.

QUILT SHOW ENTRIES ACCEPTED for Salem Apple Butter Festival Quilt Show and judging, Salem Baptist Church basement, 153 E. Main St., Salem. Entries accepted 3-7 p.m. Oct. 2 and 9-11:30 a.m. Oct. 3. No entry fee. Call: Linda D. Hall, 782-3304.

Oct. 2 through 4

UNITED METHODIST Temple rummage sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sycamore and Locust streets, Clarksburg. Bag Day 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 4. Call: Barbara Jackson, 622-0103.

RUMMAGE SALE, Salem United Methodist Church, 165 E. Main St., Salem. Times: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 2 and 3, 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 4, bag day.

Oct. 2 through Nov. 13

WVU EXTENDED Learning paralegal certificate course non-credit classes, Robert C. Byrd High School. Call: 627-2190.

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30

WEDNESDAY NIGHT Alive meeting weekly, First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Adult quilting 3:30 p.m., 3- and 4-year-old Bible study 4:30-5:30 p.m., dinner 5:45 p.m., adult Bible study 6:30 p.m., adult choir and bell choir 6:30 p.m. Call: 622-6831.

Thursday, Oct. 3

NOTRE DAME High School homecoming, 5:45 p.m. Parade from NDHS to Hite Field for homecoming game against Parkersburg Catholic. Alumni invited to participate. Call: 623-1026.

MARION COUNTY Chamber of Commerce Small Business Expo. Call: (304) 363-0442.

BLOOD DRIVE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Fairmont State College, Turley Center ballroom. Call: (800) 732-0383.

CORONATION ceremonies for Senior King and Queen at 18th Annual Salem Apple Butter Festival, 6 p.m., Salem Depot Stage.

BRIDGEPORT Public Library hosts West Virginia Literature program 6-8 p.m., library's conference room. Speaker: Author Jeanne Mozier. Refreshments. Call: 842-8248.

TOPS CHAPTER 322 of Lost Creek open house with guest speaker Robert Miller of St. Albans at 6 p.m., Lost Creek Community Center. Call: Goldie Gray, 745-3744.

DEADLINE to register for AARP Driver Safety program 1-5 p.m. Oct. 7 and 8, YWCA. Call: Patty Sokol, 623-2842.

SONS OF UNION Veterans of the Civil War, 7th West Virginia Infantry Camp 7, meets 7 p.m. at South Mill Creek Church of the Brethren, Mozer. Call: (304) 358-3261; e-mail: or

TALENT FINALS for Salem Apple Butter Festival Talent Contest 7 p.m., Depot Stage in downtown Salem. Call: Jackie Devericks, 782-3385.

LITTLE APPLE Dumpling Children's Pageant 3 p.m., Depot Stage during Salem Apple Butter Festival. Ages 3-7. Registration: $18. Deadline: Sept. 30. Call: Christy Howell, 782-1930.

WHEELING SYMPHONY Young People's Concert, Robert C. Byrd High School gymnasium. Elementary schools 9 a.m., middle and high schools 10:30 a.m. Cost: $2 students;, chaperone and teachers free.

Oct. 3 through 5

QUILT SHOW for Salem Apple Butter Festival from 1-8 p.m. Oct. 3, noon-8 p.m. Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5, basement of Salem Baptist Church, 153 E. Main St., Salem. No entry fee. Call: Linda D. Hall, 782-3304.

WEST VIRGINIA Forest Festival Arts and Crafts Show 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Davis & Elkins College gymnasium, Elkins.

Oct. 3 through 6

18TH ANNUAL Salem Apple Butter Festival, Depot Park, downtown Salem. Events begin noon Oct. 3 and 4, 10 a.m. Oct. 5, 1-5 p.m. Oct. 6. Apple butter making, apple butter and apple pie contests, free entertainment, parade, 5K run, car show, bicycle poker ride, pet show, celebrity auction, talent contest, quilt show, petting zoo, food, crafts and novelties. No admission fee. Call: Gary Martin, 782-3565.

Through Oct. 4

HUMANE SOCIETY Thrift Shop $1 bag sale from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 220 Milford St., Clarksburg.

Friday, Oct. 4

DEADLINE 4 p.m. to order Krispy Kreme doughnuts at Clarksburg Mission. Cost: $5, $3 goes to help pay electricity or water bills for less fortunate. Delivery: Noon Monday at Clarksburg Mission. Place order: 622-2451.

TOWN OF NUTTER FORT sanitary board meeting, 9 a.m., town hall.

HARRISON COUNTY Genealogy Society meeting, 10 a.m., second floor of the Waldomore. October: Family History Month. Call: 627-2236.

PINE BLUFF FALL Festival begins 10 a.m., Pine Bluff, eight miles from the Bingamon Junction Road in Shinnston. Call: Thelma Martin, 592-1189.

SALEM INTERNATIONAL University Alumni Golf Outing during Homecoming weekend, 1:30-5 p.m., Clarksburg Country Club. Cost: $33.75, includes green and golf cart fees. Registration: SIU Development Office, 782-5351.

REGULAR NOON meeting of Lions Club of Clarksburg, Minard's. Guest speaker: Marie Battles, executive director of United Way of Harrison County. Program chairman: Lion Sally Hilber.

APPLE BUTTER and apple pie contests sponsored by Salem Apple Butter Festival, Moore's Restaurant, Salem. Ribbons awarded. No entry fee. Entries accepted until 1:30 p.m. Call: Lou Ann Campbell, 783-4487.

VETERANS of Oil and Gas Industries meet at Jane Lew Family Restaurant. Social hour 11 a.m., luncheon noon.

Oct. 4 and 5

PINE BLUFF Fall Festival 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Pine Bluff Community Center. Call: 592-1189.

RUMMAGE/HOT DOG/Bake Sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wallace Methodist Church; sponsored by Wallace Lions Club. Sight Mobile 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat.

Oct. 4 through Nov. 23

CONVERSATIONAL French WVU Extended Learning non-credit classes, Robert C. Byrd High School. Call: 627-2190.

Saturday, Oct. 5

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg residential broom, mop, light bulbs, scrubbies, dish cloth sale in Clarksburg. Call: 623-1987, 842-3793, 623-0379.

EAST CLARKSBURG Baptist Church yard sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., parking lot. Tables $5. Call: Vada Hickman, 623-3461, ext. 3215, 623-1506.

BAKE SALE, HOT DOG sale begins 11 a.m., Pentecostal Church of the Living God, Stonewood.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1964 breakfast meeting, 9:30 a.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Sam Annie, 623-1100.

CITY PARKS of Clarksburg accepting registration for beginner's skateboard and rollerblade class, 10 a.m.-noon, Skatepark, East Pike Street. Registration: 624-1655.

"MAKE UP TO DIE FOR" workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, 1314 Morgantown Ave., Fairmont. Hollywood makeup artist Bobbie Weiner "Bloody Mary" will be featured. Call: 363-4785.

LIL' DRAGONS KARATE class, 10-11 a.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Instructor: Stacey Fouse. $20. Registration; 624-6881.

MANNINGTON OCTOBERFEST, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Market Street. Call: (304) 986-1700.

SMITH BAPTIST Church of Wallace gospel sing, 7 p.m., featuring "S.O.S. Sisters of the Savior."

BOY SCOUT Troop 40 of Bridgeport holds car wash, Eastpointe Kroger, near gas station. Proceeds benefit Eagle Project, which is building a set of steps leading down into the Compton City Park. Call: James R. Kane, 592-1352.

WEST VIRGINIA Draft Horse and Mule Association annual fall field day begins 9 a.m., south of Interstate 68, Bruceton Mills exit. Call: Delmer Hershman, (304) 892-3976.

COMMUNITY YARD sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shelter 301, Roane Avenue, Glenwood Hill section of Clarksburg. Proceeds benefit neighborhood Stepping Stones projects. Call: 622-4787, 623-5883.

ELIMINATION DINNER to benefit 15-year-old cancer patient Mychal Talerico, Clarksburg Veterans of Foreign Wars. Social hour 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. Cost: $25. Call: Valerie Talerico, 624-5902. $1,000 drawing.

PET SHOW 3:30-5 p.m. during Salem Apple Butter Festival, Depot Stage. Sign-in: 2-3 p.m. Handlers cannot be older than 16 years. No entry fee. Sponsored by Buckeye Run Veterinary Clinic. Call: Elizabeth Smith, 782-2603; e-mail:

PARADE for Salem Apple Butter Festival and Salem International University Homecoming 12:30 p.m., Main Street, Salem. Call: Annetta Merritt, 782-2162.

TEEN CHALLENGE Choir from Rehrerburg, Pa., presents concert 7 p.m., Lost Creek Seventh Day Baptist Church, Exit 110 off Interstate 79, Lost Creek. Call: 884-6572.

2002 SAM WARNER 5K Run during Salem Apple Butter Festival 9 a.m., North Bend Rail Trail. Registration: $8 by Oct. 4, $11 after. Pre-registration due by Oct. 4. Late registration taken until 8:30 a.m. run day. Ribbons and trophies; T-shirts to first 100 to pre-register. Call: Jill Schillace, 782-4611, Lisa Nancarrow, (304) 615-6652; e-mail:; Web site:

CELEBRITY AUCTION 2:30 p.m. during Salem Apple Butter Festival under the drive-through canopy of Bank in West Union, Salem branch office. Auctioneer: Tom Curran. Memorabilia from celebrities, political and sports figures. Also items donated by Salem businesses and festival vendors. Call: Donna Hayes, 782-2333.

LUMBERPORT United Methodist Women hold soup, sandwich, rummage and bake sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m., church. Call: Dollie Sumpter, 783-4468.

CHILDREN'S PET Show 3:30-5 p.m. Depot Stage in Salem during Apple Butter Festival. Registration: 782-2603; e-mail:

FREE SAMPLE class of Qigong with instructor Linda Harrington 10-11 a.m., Momentum Center for the Arts. Call: Beth, 623-0620.

Oct. 5 and 6

SQUIRREL NUTKIN'S Octoberfest. Fresh baked goods and specialty gourmet foods, outdoor decorations, fall wreaths and fall flags. Door prizes. Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Saturday, 213 Morgantown Ave., Fairmont. Call: (304) 363-1122.

BUNNER RIDGE Heritage Days. Quilt show and car show, crafts, entertainment, food, country store and apple butter. Times/information: (304) 363-3631.

AARP MY GENERATION Magazine Roadshow, Salem Apple Butter Festival, Depot Park, Salem. Times: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 5, 1-5 p.m. Oct. 6.

ANNUAL CRAFT show, Nathan Goff Armory, Clarksburg. Sponsored by Family Readiness Group. Call: Jean Ayers, 623-5308, e-mail,

REVIVAL begins 7 p.m., Smith Baptist Church, Wallace. Special singers.

Oct. 5 through 9

QUILT CLASSES, West Virginia Mountain Products Craft Store, old Quiet Dell School House. Advance classes 10 a.m.-noon, beginner classes 1-3 p.m. Call: 622-3304, 884-7920.

Oct. 5 and 6, 14 and 15

FORT NEW SALEM Harvest Home 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort New Salem. Cost: $6 adults, $4.50 students. Food. Call: 782-5245.