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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.

Friday, Nov. 3

WOMEN OF the Moose, Clarksburg Chapter 409 holds rummage and bake sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Loyal Order of Moose No. 52 Lodge, 150 West Main St., Clarksburg.

SALVATION ARMY of Clarksburg/Harrison County accepts applications for Christmas assistance (Angel Tree, Food Baskets, Toys) at 1000 South Chestnut St., from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

$1 BAG Sale from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Humane Society Thrift Shop, 220 Milford St., Stealey. More items each day.

OLD TIME RADIO program at the Waldomore has been canceled. It has been rescheduled for Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. at the Waldomore. For more information, 624-6724.

VETERANS OF the Oil & Gas Industries monthly luncheon meeting will be held at The Wilderness, Jane Lew. Social hour, 11 a.m.; luncheon, noon. Birthdays and anniversaries for November will be recognized.

BAZAAR and Food Fair from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Shinnston. Meals: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. For more information: 592-0214.

HOT DOG sale from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. every Friday at Summit Park Volunteer Fire Department. Eat in or take out. For more information and orders, 622-3363.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meet at noon at Minard's. Guest speaker: Tom Aiken, founder of Bridges International, Inc., who will speak on Thailand. November program chairman: Lion Jim Harris.

Through Nov. 4

FAIRMONT STATE College Masquers presents "The Return To Morality," by Jamie Pachino, at Wallman Hall. Curtain time, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $9. For tickets call: 367-4240. Play contains sophisticated themes and is for adult audiences. Language is strong and may be offensive.

STONEWOOD LIONS Club yard sale, Cost Avenue, Stonewood. Time: Today, noon-4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-?

Saturday, Nov. 4

COIN AUCTION at 10 a.m. at Ali Ghan Shrine Club, 13100 Ali Ghan Rd. NE, Cumberland, Md. Lot viewing, 8 a.m. Sponsor: Western Maryland Coin Club.

CRIM MEMORIAL United Methodist Church, corners of Pike and Walnut streets, Philippi, annual Christmas Bazaar and Turkey dinner from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dinner: Adults, $5.50; children under 12, $3.

FALL AND Christmas Arts and Crafts Show from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Farmington Community Building. Sponsor: Farmington Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Proceeds go to FVFD. Free admission. For more information: Charlotte Kovar, 825-6180.

OYSTER/CHICKEN dinner from 3 p.m.-? at Lost Creek Community Building. Cost: Oyster dinner, $9; chicken dinner, $7; children 10 and under, $3. Sponsor: Lost Creek Christmas Light Committee.

CORNBREAD/BEAN dinner from 4-7 p.m. in basement of Janes Memorial United Methodist Church, Route 250 south of Fairmont near Boothsville Volunteer Fire Hall. Cost: Adults, $4.50; children, $2. Sponsor: Janes Memorial United Methodist Women. Take outs available by calling 363-8992.

ANNUAL CRAFT Bazaar from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at West Milford Community Building. Crafts, hot food, bake sale items. Sponosr: West Milford United Methodist Church. Eat in or take out.

HARRISON COUNTY Checkmates (HCC) Chess Tournament will be held at Nutter Fort Elementary School, Clarksburg. Sections: Open and four Scholastics (K-12, K-8, K-5, and K-2). Registration: None. Pre-registration must be received by 6 p.m., Nov.1, but payment will be accepted at door. USCF membership required. Open Section check-in, 8:30-9 a.m., entry fee $15. Scholastic Sections check-in, 9-9:30am., entry fee $8. For more information: Robert Jordan, 842-4771 or e-mail

LADIES INSPIRATIONAL Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Wyatt United Methodist Church, Wyatt. Theme: Women Helping Women. Speaker: Patty Barnes. Nursery and lunch provided. For more information: 592-0561 or 986-1232.

CRAFT SHOW and sale begins at 9 a.m. at Koupal Towers, 916 West Pike St., Clarksburg. Coffee provided.

TICKETS ON sale now for Charlie Daniels Band and David Allan Coe concert at Woody Williams National Guard Armory. Doors open, 6 p.m.; show time, 7:30 p.m. Reserved seating, $25 or $20; general admission, $16. For ticket information: 368-1123.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION of University Women meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Waldomore, West Pike Street, Clarksburg. Devotions by Nancy Laulis. Program: Tina William from Dean Witter. For more information call Mary Dana.

VETERANS OF Foreign Wars Meuse Argonne Post 573 hold semi-annual Buddy Poppy Day in Clarksburg, under the direction of Chairman Jack Plivelich. Proceeds go to veterans in distress. For more information: 622-3591.

CHURCH BAZAAR from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Summit Park Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, corner of Simpson Street and Summit Park Avenue, Clarksburg, behind Compton Bowling Lanes. Rummage, hot dog and bake sale, funnel cakes, kids games, and raffle for Thanksgiving dinner basket.

DELTA KAPPA Gamma meet at Bridgeport Country Club. Social hour and Executive Board, 10:30 a.m.; brunch, 11 a.m. Program: Review of antique hats by Judy Greynolds. For more information: 592-1801.

VICTORY HIGH Class of 1964 monthly breakfast get together at 8:30 a.m. at Johnny B's Restaurant, old Route 50, adjacent to Terrace Motel, Clarksburg. Class meets the first Saturday of every month. For more information: Barbara Winans McCracken, 622-7703.

FLEA MARKET from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at South Chestnut Street United Methodist Church. Funnel cakes, hot dogs, baked goods.

ADAMSTON ELEMENTARY School rummage sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Adamston Elementary School gym. Concession stand available.

CLARKSBURG COMMANDERY No. 13, Knights Templar, holds annual inspection at 2 p.m. at Masonic Temple. Inspection officer, Ralph Selby, grand sentinal of the Grand Commandery of West Virginia. The Knights Templar Order will be conferred on one candidate. Dinner follows inspection.

CHEERLEADING REGIONALS at Robert C. Byrd High School. Time: Region II, Class A and Region II, Class AAA, 10 a.m.; Region II, Class AA and Region IV, Class AAA, 2 p.m. Tickets: Adults, $5; students, $4. For more information: Doug Hogue, 623-2453, ext. 403 or Paula Altman, 624-3214, ext. 411.

RUMMAGE SALE from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lumberport United Methodist Church. Soup, sandwiches, bake goods. Sponsor: Lumberport United Methodist Women. For more information: 592-0937.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION of University Women meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Waldamore.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-UP on Bunner Ridge near Fairmont will have the following performers: Casey Reese, Granny Blosser, Classic Country, Complete Country, Melany Lee and Nashville Bound. Open stage, 6 p.m.; shows, 7-11 p.m. Cost: Adults, $2 with children under 12 free. For more information: 292-5854 or 363-4864.

GOSPEL SING at 7 p.m., featuring The Pitt Sisters Group, Wheeling, at West Union Church of God, Ruley Chapel, Arnolds Creek Road.

4-H HORSE Lovers Club holds horse and track auction at Taylor County Fair Grounds. Gates open, 7 a.m.; track sale, noon; horse auction, 5 p.m. Gate fee per horse at arrival, $5. Food booth and concessions available. Proceeds go to summer camps, purchasing safety helmets for children, and supplies that 4-H participants need throughout year.

Nov. 4 through 5

SQUIRREL NUTKIN'S Christmas open house, 213 Morgantown Ave., Fairmont. Lighting of Tree, 10 a.m. Saturday. Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Door prizes and food taste testing. For more information: 363-1122.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT Show from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. each day at Jane Lew Volunteer Fire Department. Baked steak dinner at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. Cost: Adults, $6.50; children under 10, $3.25. Sponsor: JLVFD Auxiliary.

Through Nov. 5

SACRED HEART Catholic Church Women's Club holds annual Christmas Harvest at the church Parish Hall, Route 50 West, Fort New Salem exit. Times: Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-noon.

FAMILY FUN Weekend at Meadowbrook Mall. Cartoonist/storyteller J.D. Williamson performs at 7 p.m. on Friday and noon on Saturday; storybook reading in Waldenbooks at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Costumed characters and pre-season sale.

Sunday, Nov. 5

ANNUAL ELECTION at 4 p.m. of four officers and one trustee position of the Sardis Community Council, Ltd. at Sardis Community Center. Refreshments.

3RD ANNUAL Spaghetti Dinner from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Via Veneto, Route 58, Bridgeport. Cost: Adults, $6.50; children under 12, $3.50. Sponsor: Heritage Christian School Inc.

HARVEST DINNER, steak or chicken from noon-3 p.m. at Salem Seventh Day Baptist Church, 171 East Main St. Cost: Adults, $7; children under 12, $3. Eat in or carry out.

SAINT CLARE Catholic Church, Saint Clara, Doddridge County, holds special Mass at 11 a.m. in memory of all deceased parishioners. Free-will offering will be taken to benefit Doddridge Ecumenical Outlet Food Pantry, West Union. Lunch will be served. Those wanting to attend call St. Boniface Church at 269-1767, leave message with family name and number of persons attending for lunch.

OUTREACH CHRISTIAN School holds annual Spaghetti Dinner from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Weston Senior Center. Cost: Adults, $5; children 4-12, $4; three and under free. Live entertainment, 2-4 p.m. Advance tickets on sale until Nov. 4 by calling the school at 269-5960 or see any student.

ALDERSON-BROADDUS College Concert Choir performs at 10:45 a.m. at First Baptist Church Fairmont, 901 Fairmont Ave.

RIDER PHARMACY Christmas open house from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 303 Merchant St., Fairmont. For more information: 366-2710.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club holds baked steak dinner from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Wilsonburg School. Board meeting follows. For more information: 783-5381.

TURKEY DINNER from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Zeising Methodist Church. Eat in or carry out. Sponsor: Spelter Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. For more information or to place a order for delivery call 622-4255.

BUCKWHEAT CAKES and Sausage Dinners from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Fellowsville Volunteer Fire Department. Cost: Adult, $5; children 10 and under, $3. Proceeds benefit FVFD.

DISTRICT SIX of the VFW and their Ladies Auxiliary consisting of Clarksburg Post 573, Buckhannon Post 3663, Burnsville Post 3757, Gassaway Post 7884, Glenville Post 5469, Jane Lew Post 5131, Salem Post 9151, Weston Post 1976, and West Union Post 3408 meet at Clarksburg Post 573. Dinner, 1 p.m.; meeting, 2 p.m. Commander Joseph Allessio, will bring men's meeting to order, with State Representative Commander Donel Kinnard. President Wilma Hickman brings women's meeting to order, with State Representative President Annie Fretwell. V.O.D. entries due.

GRACE BAPTIST Temple, Park Avenue, Jane Lew, holds homecoming and anniversary service. Sunday school, 10 a.m.; morning worship, 11 a.m.; afternoon service, 2:30 p.m. Joe Lester will sing in all services.

PIKE FORK Community Church hosts community dinner and gospel sing at McClellan District Fire Department. Covered dish dinner, 12:30 p.m.; sing, 2 p.m.

JOSEPH HAYDN'S "The Creation," a dramatic oratorio with orchestra, choirs and soloists perform at 7 p.m. at Bridgeport United Methodist Church Sanctuary. Cost: Free. Reception and art exhibit follows concert in the Fellowship Hall.

BAKED STEAK dinner from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lincoln High School. Sponsor: Lincoln Athletic Boosters.

Nov. 5 through 11

RUMMAGE SALE from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Board Oaks United Methodist Church. Bag day Friday and Saturday. Bake sale.

Nov. 5 through 12

REVIVAL 7:30 p.m. nightly at Morgans Run United Brethren Church, located on Morgans Run Road, Doddridge County. Haymond Plaugher is pastor.

Through Nov. 6

BRIDGEPORT HIGH School Band is taking orders for Indian River Fruit. Delivery: Dec. 2. Contact any band member or Bob, 842-7645 or Lou, 842-7309.

Monday, Nov. 6

GARDEN COUNCIL of Harrison County meet at 10 a.m. at Harrison Clarksburg Library conference room.

ACT TEST Prep class for Dec. 9 test from 6-8 p.m. on Monday and Tuesdays for five weeks at Robert C. Byrd High School. Cost: $40. To register: 627-2190.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education meet at 6 p.m. in regular session in auditorium of Kelly-Miller Building, Water Street.

CITIZENS OF Marshville Community meet at 7 p.m. at Community Building. For more information: Jane Modispaugh, 783-4763.

FLEMINGTON DAYS Fair and Festival hold regular meeting at 7 p.m. at municipal building in Flemington. Plans will be made for the holiday parade to be held in downtown Flemington on December 9. Holiday sing follows parade. To participate contact Olive Crow, 265-5549.

LIBERTY HIGH School Athletic Boosters meet at 7:30 p.m. in school cafeteria.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN Wars Post 573, Clarksburg, regular weekly meeting at 8 p.m. at post home under the direction of Commander Andy Ray.

"UNITE-A-Thon" begins at 6 a.m. for 24 hours, nonstop in Ruby Memorial Hospital lobby, promoting United Way and the agencies that it supports. Sponsor: West Virginia University Hospitals. For more information: Stephanie Bock, 598-6335.

LADIES ORIENTAL Shrine meet at 7:30 p.m. at Masonic Temple, 427 West Pike St., Clarksburg. Court gown.

HEPZIBAH PUBLIC Service District monthly board meeting at 5 p.m. at the water office in Erie.

Nov. 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS of Harrison County holds free 18 hour tutor training workshop from 1-4 p.m. at Southern Area Library, Lost Creek. For more information: 624-0347.

Tuesday, Nov. 7

RESERVATIONS DUE for Knights of Columbus Council 872 mass and covered dish dinner to be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 at Robert Petitto KOC Hall, honoring all deceased members of council. Members with last names beginning with A-L bring a vegetable dish; M-Z bring a dessert. A Savings Bond will be given to Olivia Paige Oldaker, first baby born on Columbus Day. For reservations: 623-2764 or 624-6086. For more information: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

RESERVATIONS DUE for Harrison County Association of Retired School Employees meeting to be held at noon on Nov. 14 at United Methodist Temple, Locust Avenue, Clarksburg. If not contacted for a reservation, call Joan Hollandsworth, 622-2320.

BLOOD DRIVE from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Dominion Transmission, West Main Street, Clarksburg. For more information: 598-0732 or 1-800-732-0383.

CONCENTUS VOCUM and Wesleyan Singers perform free at 7:30 p.m. at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Wesley Chapel.

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA, Beta Chapter luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Jim Reid's Restaurant. Speaker: Helen Jones. Altruistic project: Salvation Army (adult winter wear). Hostess chairperson: Jill Ruziska.

NUTTER FORT holds special council meeting at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers.

MOBILE HEALTH Fair II from 7 a.m.-noon at West Taylor Primary Care Clinic, Flemington.

Nov. 7 and 9

ARTIST-IN-Residence work with students at Robert C. Byrd High School.

Wednesday, Nov. 8

ARLA RALSTON, Charleston actress and playwright, portrays Mary Todd Lincoln at 7 p.m. at the Sunken Garden Restaurant, Elkins. Sponsor: Elkins Branch of the American Association of University Women. For more information: Barbara W. Tedford at 636-6099.

VISITORS BUREAU holds Board of Directors meeting at 8 a.m. at Visitors Bureau office. For more information: 842-7272.

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club members participate in Diabetes Education and Screening Day from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Nathan Goff Armory. West Virginia Lions Mobile Eye Screening Unit will be available to conduct free visual acuity and glaucoma detection screenings.

QUEEN ESTHER Chapter 11, Order of the Eastern Star meet at 7:30 p.m. at Masonic Temple. Refreshments follow meeting. For more information: 842-3062.

VETERANS OF Foreign Wars Post 573, Clarksburg hold a bingo party at 6 p.m. at post home. Proceeds go to youth programs and community activities.

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at Glenville State College, Wesley Foundation Building, Glenville.

HARRISON COUNTY Solid Waste Authority regular monthly board meeting at 5:30 p.m. in Waldomore. Agenda: Regular monthly reports, Harrison County B.O.E. Recycling, Earth Week 2000/2001, Surveillance Camera Training, America Recycle Day 2000 and Community Clean-up requests.

Through Nov. 9

SOUTH HARRISON bands annual fruit sale. Order from any high school or middle school band member or by contacting SHHS. Delivery, Dec. 4. Cheesecakes are also being sold. For more information or to place an order: 745-3315 or e-mail:

REVIVAL 7 p.m. nightly at Lumberport Baptist Church. Guest preacher: Rev. Bob Nicholas. Special singers and nursery provided. Rev. Gary L. Martin is pastor. For more information 622-6073.

Thursday, Nov. 9

YOUTH WRITING winners featured at GFWC Woman's Club of Bridgeport meeting. Reports will be heard from student delegates sponsored by the club to HOBY, Rhododendron Girls' State, and DNR Youth Conservation Camp. Members are reminded to bring Christmas Stockings they filled and bears they have dressed for the Salvation Army.

WRITER PINCKNEY Benedict reads at 7 p.m. at West Virginia Wesleyan College library. Sponsor: WVWC library and English Department.

MANAGING YOUR Streetscape program from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Morgantown Public Safety Building, Training Room 300, Spruce Street, Morgantown. Lauren Adkins and Scott Day from the National Main Street organization, presents program. Advance registration required by calling 558-0121 or Main Street Morgantown, 292-0168.

LEWIS COUNTY Senior Center host pizza party for all senior center volunteers at 5:30 p.m. Reservations required by calling the center. Local transportation provided.

HARRISON COUNTY Advisory Council for The Education of Exceptional Children meet at 6:30 p.m. at Bridgeport High School.

BLOOD DRIVE from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Senior Center, Main Street, West Union.

ARMY JROTC "Eagle Battalion" at Robert C. Byrd High School conducts annual Veteran's Day flag raising ceremony at 8 a.m. at the flag pole at the student entrance to the school. For more information: 623-5460.

Nov. 9 through 11

10TH ANNUAL High Gate Carriage House Christmas Market, featuring about 20 regional artisans. Live nobel fir wreaths, homemade food, celebrity silent auction. Hours: Thursday, 5-8 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-noon. For more information: 367-9494.

Nov. 9 through 12

WESLEYAN THEATRE presents Our Country's Good in Atkinson auditorium at West Virginia Wesleyan College. Times: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Cost: Adults, $4; seniors, $2; Wesleyan students, $1. For ticket reservations: 473-8037 or e-mail,

Friday, Nov. 10

MONTHLY CHRISTIAN Gathering of Churches in Fellowship at 7 p.m. in Full Gospel Chapel, 644 Washington Ave., Clarksburg. Hayward Minear is pastor and William Holtz is associate pastor. For more information: 623-4690.

CRAFTS from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Harrison County Senior Citizens Center Inc., 500 West Main St., Clarksburg. Current members wanting a table for the sale call 623-6795 or Josephine Fernandez, 622-3308.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg regular noon meeting at Minard's. Lynne Blake, licensed practical nurse of United Hospital Center's Emergency Department and Brenda Conch, registered nurse, UHC Education Department will discuss the automated external defibrillator.

BLOOD DRIVE from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Weston Fire Department, 325 Center Ave., Weston.

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