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Fax items for Calendar of Events to (304) 624-4188, e-mail to, or mail them to Clarksburg Exponent and 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. Every effort will be made to run as much of the Calendar of Events as possible.


21ST ANNUAL Pennsboro-Country Roads Festival begins. Wednesday: 6 p.m., talent show at Myles Stadium. To register: Sondra Hayhurst at 659-2926. Thursday: 8 p.m., Myles Stadium, MAD contestants from Pro. Wrestling's women and men teams Strawberry Fields and King Kong Bundy. Friday at 6 p.m.: Live summer jam. Saturday from 6:30-10:30 a.m.: Rise and Shine Breakfast at FireEscape, 105 Broadway St., followed by music, puppets and clowns, crafts, quilt show, flea market, tours of Old Stone House, Veterans Parade, beauty pageant, arm wrestling, tug-of-war, pretty leg contest, ending with the Big Country Music Show at Myles Stadium. For more information: 659-2926.

HOG ROAST from 3-7 p.m. at Beech Mountain Sportsman Club, six miles from Helvetia. Cost: Dinner, $6 for adults, $3 for ages 6-12; dessert, 75 cents. Proceeds from dessert table go to volunteer fire departments.

WEST VIRGINIA Italian Heritage Festival's VIP Brunch at 8:30 a.m. at Harrison County Senior Center. Sponsor: USA Steak Buffet. For more information: 622-7314.

VICTORY HIGH Class of 1964 monthly breakfast get-together at 8:30 a.m. at Johnny B's Restaurant, adjacent to Terrace Motel, Clarksburg. For more information: Barbara Winans McCracken, 622-7703.

GOSPEL SING at 7 p.m. at West Union Church of God, Ruley Chapel, Arnolds Creek Road. Feature: The Gospel Strings.

Through Sept. 3

MOUNTAIN MAN Marbles Tournament at Jackson's Mill, on lawn by Mount Vernon Dining Hall, during Stonewall Jackson Jubilee. No age limit entry fee: $7; expert division: $25 in advance. Entries accepted until 11 a.m. Saturday. Amateur division games at 11 a.m. Saturday. Expert division games at noon Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Held in conjunction with Stonewall Jackson Jubilee, Sept. 1-4. For more information and entry form: WV Marble Shooters, P.O. Box 4002, Clarksburg, WV 26302.

FLAMING SWORD Apostolic Faith Church, Clarksburg, holds revival with Bishop A.C. Mann from Bull Run. Contact: 623-0447.

DELALLO presents 22nd annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival, Clarksburg. Three stages with free entertainment, Italian food, crafts. For more information: 622-7314.

BULLTOWN'S LABOR Day Weekend Frolic. Friday: Leaf press at Interpretive Center at 1 p.m.; square dance at 7:30 p.m. at Campground Pavilion. Saturday: Environmental scavenger hunt at Interpretive Center at 1 p.m.; campfire and ghost stories at 8:30 p.m. at Campground Pavilion. Sunday: Apple butter making at Historical Village Garden at noon; haunted tour of historical village at 9 a.m., with participants to meet at Interpretive Center.

JANE LEW Firemen's 16th annual Arts and Crafts Festival from 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 3

DION performs free concert at 3 p.m. on Pepsi Day during the Italian Heritage Festival on the Bank One Stage.

WEST VIRGINIA Pie Contest will be held during the Stonewall Jackson Jubilee, Sept. 1-4, at West Virginia University Jackson's Mill. Judging of entries, display and auction of pies. Registration: 1-2 p.m.; judging: 2 p.m.; awards given between: 3:30-4 p.m.; auction: 5 p.m. Cash prizes and ribbons. For more information and registration forms: WVU Extension Service in county or Linda Bull, P.O. Box 447, Weston, WV 26452; phone: 269-4660.

PHOTO SHOW in conjunction with Jubilee, Sept. 1-4, to be held all day at Stonewall Jackson Heritage Arts and Crafts Jubilee. Cash prizes and ribbons. For an application or more information: The Jubilee at 269-1863 or 269-1015 after 5 p.m.

BULLTOWN INTERPRETIVE Center and Historical Village will only be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Guided tours at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on open days. Activities for children at 1 p.m. For more information: Anna Galenza at 452-8170 or Burnsville Project Office at 853-2371.

OLD FAIRMONT Ridge Methodist Church Homecoming at Bonds Creek Youth Center. Covered- dish dinner at 12:30 p.m.

FLORENCE CHICO Cann Children's Heritage Program presented by DeLallo and the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival begins at 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg.

Sept. 3 and 4

VOLUNTEERS being sought to help with Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon at WBOY TV 12 from 11 p.m.- 2 a.m. on Sunday; 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Monday. To volunteer call Shelly Kelley, district director at 344-9807 or Pam Fleece at 623-3311 in advance to set-up time.

Through Sept. 4

JUBILEE -- Stonewall Jackson Jubilee at West Virginia University Jackson's Mill. For more information: The Jubilee at 269-1863 or 269-1015 after 5 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 4

FLAMING SWORD Apostolic Faith Church, Clarksburg, to hold its 48th annual Labor Day Service. Services begin at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS of Fairmont will host a bocce tournament at 12:30 p.m. at the KOC hall. For more information call 842-3959.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club members will answer phones from 10-11:30 a.m. for the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon at WBOY-TV. To volunteer or for more information: Lion President Jim Canon at 783-5381.

5TH ANNUAL Labor Day picnic from noon-4 p.m. at Hough Park, Mannington. Entertainment, free food, drinks, door prizes, games, prizes, speakers. Sponsor: Marion County AFL-CIO and Democrat party.

Tuesday, Sept. 5

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at New Life Baptist Fellowship, Bridgeport.

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA, Beta Chapter, dinner and meeting at 6 p.m. at the Quiet Dell Methodist Church. Music by Renee Wyatt. Altruistic Project for Camp Kno Koma. Reveal secret sisters. Contact: Carolyn Wilbourn, 842-5680.

REGULAR MEETING of Harrison County Board of Education at 4 p.m. at board offices, E.B. Saunders Way.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club board meeting at 7 p.m. at Wilsonburg Baptist Church. For more information : 623-0305.

RESERVATIONS due for the Harrison County Association of Retired School Employees meeting at noon on Sept. 12, at Salem Baptist Church, Main St. If one is not contacted for a reservation call Joan Hollandsworth.

FRIENDS OF Robert C. Byrd Football meets at 7 p.m. at Mother Goose Land, Nutter Fort. For more information: Dick Welch, 622-2932.

WILSONBURG HOMECOMING Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at Wilsonburg Baptist Church. For more information: Walter Swiger, 623-0714.

Sept. 5 through 7

EXECUTIVE BOARD of West Virginia Retired School Employees meet on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Days Inn, Flatwoods. Annual Council held on Wednesday and Thursday. Awards banquet, 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Days Inn. Memorial Service, 7:30 a.m. on Thursday. For more information: Ira Richmond, 252-1188.

FALL RUMMAGE Sale at Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, Nutter Fort. Times: Tuesday, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $1 bag day. Sponsor: Vincent Memorial United Methodist Women.

Sept. 5 through 8

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg holds annual broom and mop sale throughout Clarksburg. Brooms, mops, dishcloths, light bulbs, scrubbies, whisk brooms and toy brooms available. Anyone wanting to purchase these items may call 623-0379 or 842-3793.

ANNUAL BROOM and mop sale of West Milford Lions Club in West Milford, Good Hope, Isaac's Creek, Laurel Park, Sycamore and Coburn's Creek. Other items for sale: light bulbs, dish clothes, toy brooms. Proceeds benefit community and club programs. For information: 745-3285.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

HARRISON/DODDRIDGE Chapter of the West Virginia University Mountaineer Parent Club's meets at 7 p.m. at Wilsonburg Elementary School. By-laws will be adopted. For more information: 783-5381.

LEWIS COUNTY Cancer Support Group monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in cafeteria, Route 33 West of Weston. Meetings are the first Thursday of each month.

OPEN HOUSE at 7 p.m. for Bridgeport United Methodist Church Preschool, at the church. Few openings left. For more information or an application: Preschool office, 842-8633 or church office, 842-6284.

PROGRAM on Advance Directives, Living Wills and Medical Powers of Attorney at 10:30 a.m. at Jane Lew Nutrition Site. Speaker: Clara Atchison, Information Resource Specialist at Lewis County Senior Citizens Center.

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles Auxiliary regular meeting at 7 p.m. at aerie home, 124 West Pike St. Interviews of prospective members at 6 p.m.

SPEECH PATHOLOGY/Audiology 930/210 Manual Sign Language: a credit or non-credit course from 5-8 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd High School. Instructor: Larry Bell. A practical experiential approach to 750 signs and to the deaf community. Sponsor: West Virginia University Division of Extended Learning.

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at Middletown Mall, Old Wall Store, 2500 Fairmont Ave., South Fairmont.

HARRISON/DODDRIDGE Mountaineer Parents Club meets at 7 p.m. at Wilsonburg Elementary School. To join the club call 293-2506 or register on-line at For more information: Jim and Tina Canon, 783-5381.

CHURCH WOMEN United meets at 2 p.m. at YWCA in Clarksburg. Speaker: Roger Diaz, county commissioner.

Sept. 6 through 8

FALL RUMMAGE sale at Salem United Methodist Church. Wednesday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Friday, 8 a.m.-noon. Sponsor: UM Women.

Thursday, Sept. 7

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets from 9-11 a.m. at Faith Christian Fellowship, Nutter Fort. Child care provided. For more information: 884-7744.

DIVORCECARE, a Bible-based divorce recovery program, will be held from 7-9 p.m. at Simpson Creek Baptist Church, 231 W. Philadelphia Ave., Bridgeport. Class meets on Thursdays for 16 weeks. For more information: 842-3589; Delene at 842-5779; Donna at 534-3012.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1579, Clarksburg, meets at Eat 'N Park, Bridgeport. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.; meeting: 1 p.m. Program: Finalizing National Chapter Meeting Month in October.

DANCE CLASS for Line and Couples at Crystal Lounge, off Wilsonburg Exit on Route 50. Beginner line dance, 6-7 p.m.; intermediate, 7-8 p.m..; couples, 8-9 p.m.; Karoke, 9-1 p.m. For more information: Kim, 622-5903.

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles regular meeting at 8 p.m. at aerie home, 124 West Pike St., Clarksburg.

OPEN HOUSE from 10 a.m.-noon for Tots Play Preschool class that begins on Sept. 12 at Benedum Civic Center. Ages: 3-5. Instructor: Cheryl Walter. Sponsor: Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department. For more information: 842-8240.

WASHINGTON IRVING Class of 1954 meets for breakfast at 9 a.m. at Raymon's Restaurant. For more information: Lucy Hornor, 622-7770.

Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7

WEST MILFORD Community Citizens Action Committee meets at 7 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. For more information: 745-3954.

Friday, Sept. 8

LUNCHEON MEETING of Veterans of the Oil & Gas Industries at The Wilderness, Jane Lew. Social hour, 11 a.m.; luncheon, noon. Birthdays and anniversaries for September will be recognized.

CHRISTIAN GATHERING of Churches in Fellowship at 7 p.m. in Jesus Is Lord Tabernacle, Old Davisson Run Road. Prayer meetings, 9-10 a.m. on Tuesdays, at an area church. For more information: 592-3776.

CLARKSBURG COURT No. 3, Order of the Amaranth meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic building, second floor, Clarksburg with Royal Matron Helen Hill presiding. This is an official visit of the Grand Royal Matron of West Virginia Susanna Howell and Grand Royal Patron Daniel Howell. For more information: 842-6420.

DAVID R. LOESCH, assistant director in charge of the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Division, Clarksburg, gives a CJIS overview at West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation's Roundtable. Registration: 11:30 a.m. at Alan B. Mollohan Innovation Center. Lunch: noon. For more information or to register: Sharon Spencer, 366-2577 or e-mail to

Sept. 8 through 9

FALL FESTIVAL at Sagebrush Round-Up, Bunner Ridge, near Fairmont. The Lewis Family performs at 6 and 9 p.m. on Saturday. The Stull Family performs at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Times: Friday, 6-11 p.m.; Saturday, 1-11 p.m. Cost: Friday, $2 per adult; $1, 12 and under. Saturday, $8 per adult; $3 under 12. Advance tickets, $5. For more information: 292-5854 or 363-4864.

RUMMAGE SALE from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Salem, Route 23/Route 50.

Saturday, Sept. 9

HARVESTING & DRYING Herbs workshop from 1-4 p.m. at La Paix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge. Fee $15, pre-registration required. For more information or registration form: 269-7681.

46TH ANNUAL Johnstown Community Fair from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Free admission, entertainment, games, food and door prizes. Auction: 8-9 p.m. For more information: Linda Williams, 622-6134.

FAIRMONT STATE College holds ceremony at 5:30 p.m. to rename its football field the Devall-Rosier Field before the first home football game of the year. For more information, 367-4220.

FETAL ALCOHOL Syndrome Awareness Day. Woman's Christian Temperance Union rings bells at 9:09 a.m. to bring awareness of the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy.

THIRD PYTHIAN DISTRICT meets at 6 p.m. at Salem Lodge No. 70. Refreshments.

HOT DOG, bake sale and craft sale from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Liberty United Methodist Church.

47TH ANNUAL Johnstown Community Fair from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. at Johnstown Community Building.

DEAF FELLOWSHIP from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Bible Baptist Temple, Route 58, Stonewood. For more information: 623-2630 voice.

Sept. 9 and 10

BLACK HERITAGE Festival on E.B. Saunders Way (formerly Water Street), Clarksburg. Times: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 1:30-6 p.m. Sunday. Gospel sing at 2 p.m. Sunday. Games, food, jewelry art, entertainment. For information: 623-2335.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help plan Youth Invasion 2000 at Doddridge County Park, Snowbird Road, West Union. Planning meetings are held at Cottage Corner Too Restaurant, Salem. For more information, meeting times: Chad Ash, 624-4901, Kenny Davis, 782-2585, Ben Bell, 782-3216, Sue Barker, 782-2604, Chris Richards, 782-2131, Ora Ash, 782-2298, Susie Richards, 782-1563.

Sept. 9, Oct. 13, Nov. 11, and Dec. 9

CRAFTY KIDS class for ages three and up at Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. Kids create a take-home craft. Instructor: Eva Conner. Times: 10-11 a.m., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m. on each date. Sponsor: Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department. For more information: 842-8240.

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