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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.

Through Today

FELLOWSVILLE VOLUNTEER Fire Department is selling tickets for a 26 gun giveaway during the month of October. Winners based on Daily 3 lottery numbers Monday-Saturday each week. Winners notified daily. Tickets: $15 each. For tickets or more information: Cecil Clarkson, 892-2863, Peter Frazier, 265-4305, John Crippin, 892-2826.

BUCKWHEAT cakes and sausage dinners served by Fellowsville Volunteer Department. Times: Friday and Saturday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $5 adults, $3 children age 10 and under. Proceeds benefit Fellowsville Volunteer Fire Department.

MARBLEFEST 2000 to be held at Sistersville. Marble auction, 7:30 p.m. Saturday; food vendors, children's games, marble displays.

27TH ANNUAL Burlington Old-Fashioned Apple Harvest Festival opens at 10 a.m. daily. Free. Shuttle bus service. For more information: Apple Harvest Festival Headquarters, P.O. Box 69, Burlington, WV, 26710 or phone 289-6010 or 788-2342.

AUDITIONS for "One Bethlehem Night" at 2 p.m. at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in the fellowship hall, Grafton. For more information: Duretha Mayle, 265-1705.

ART AUCTION to benefit Chanticleer Children's Chorus at West Virginia Choral Arts Building, Clarksburg. Saturday: Preview at 6:30 p.m., auction at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 at door. Sunday: Stand-up sale from noon-3 p.m. For more information: 624-7282. Art provided by State of the Art, Nashville, Tenn.


WALK FOR WOMEN at Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg. Registration at 1 p.m., walk at 2 p.m. For more information: 623-6183.

U.S. AIR Force Band's country band, Silver Wings performs at 3 p.m. at Burlington Old-Fashioned Apple Harvest Festival.

FALL SPAGHETTI dinner from 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Shinnston. Cost: Adults, $6, children, $3, under six, free. Carry outs available, bring own container.

OUR LADY of Perpetual Help Catholic Church adds fourth weekend Mass at 6 p.m. on Sundays. Mass schedule: Saturday, 5 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

DOLL SHOW and sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Ramada Inn, Morgantown. Admission: $3. Sponsor: West Virginia Mountaineer Doll Club. Few tables available. For more information: Sandi Palmer at 366-9406 or Doris Bowers at 842-4741.

BLESSING OF the Pets at 3 p.m. in rectory yard at Immaculate Conception Parish, Clarksburg, in honor of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi. In continuation of the Jubilee Year.

AMATEUR TALENT contest is the opening attraction of 16th annual Apple Butter Festival, Salem. Registration and preliminary contest, 1 p.m. at Carlson Hall, Salem-Teikyo University, Salem. Final competition, 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 on Depot Stage during festival. Registration: $10. Sponsor: West Union Bank. For more information: Venita Zinn, 782-3900.

RALLY DAY at 9:45 a.m. at Wolf Summit Wesleyan Methodist Church. Special guests: Jordan Satterfield, singing with the Allegheny Wesleyan College Quartet, Salem, Ohio. For more information: 622-1735.

HOMECOMING at Jackson's Mill Baptist Church, celebrating 71st birthday. Sunday school, 10 a.m.; church service, 11 a.m.; covered dish: noon, meat furnished. Entertainment.

GOSPEL CONCERT at 3 p.m. at Jewel City Church. Doors open, 2 p.m. Free-will offering will be taken. For more information: 592-5755 or 592-5678.

FREE CONCERT from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Simpson Creek Baptist Church, 231 West Philadelphia Ave., Bridgeport, in celebration of the church's 230th birthday. For more information: Pastor Pat Anders, 842-3589.

"FRIEND DAY" will be observed at Bible Baptist Temple, Route 58, Stonewood. Speaker: Dr. Kenneth Graham, pastor of Victory Baptist Church and president of Blessed Hope Baptist College, Benton, Ark. Sunday school, 10 a.m.; praise service, 10:50 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m.; evening service, 7 p.m.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club participates in the "Adopt a Highway" cleanup at 1 p.m. in Wilsonburg. For more information: 623-0305.

Today through Oct. 4

JONES RUN Church on Jones Run Road, holds seminar on Creation/Evolution conflict. Sunday: 10 a.m.-noon and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. Speaker: Steve Grohman, Dalton, N.H.

Today through Oct. 31

FIFTH ANNUAL "Keep Them Warm Drive," a campaign to collect new hats, gloves and socks for disadvantaged children in headstart through second grade. Drop-off locations: Wendy's in Clarksburg and Bridgeport, Moore's Restaurant and VFW Post 9151 Home, Salem, and Buckeye Run Veterinarian Clinic, West Union. Sponsors: District 6 VFW Auxiliary and VFW Post 9151 Ladies Auxiliary. For more information: Joan Counts, chairman, 624-0809.

Monday, Oct. 2

WEST VIRGINIA Alliance for Two Parents, a non-profit organization aiding parents and grandparents who have problems with family law and child support systems meet at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of every month at Dunbar Public Library. Feature: Candidate Forum.

REGULAR MEETING of Harrison County Board of Education at 5 p.m. at South Harrison High School, immediately followed by the School Board Effectiveness meeting for Liberty, Lincoln, Bridgeport, South Harrison.

RESERVATIONS DUE for Nutter Fort Lions Club meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 5, at Nutter Fort Community Center. Guest speaker: District Governor of 29-I of Lion's International John Vallelonga of Elkins Lions Club. Reservations required. All Lions and anyone wishing to join the Lions Club should attend. For reservations or more information: 622-7570.

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

VETERANS OF FOREIGN Wars Meuse Argonne Post 573, Clarksburg, meet at 8 p.m. at post home with Commander Andy Ray presiding. For more information: 842-4319.

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

Oct. 2 through 4

RUMMAGE SALE from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Christ Church United Methodist, West Pike Street, Adamston. Bag day on Wednesday.

BRIDGEPORT UNITED Methodist Church rummage sale from 9 a.m.-noon. Wednesday is bag day.

Oct. 2 through 6

REVIVAL SERVICES at 7 p.m. at Bible Baptist Temple, Route 58, Stonewood. Speaker: Dr. Kenneth Graham. Entertainment. Nursery for children two and under. Classes for 3-5-year-olds not yet in kindergarten. For more information or transportation call church office at 623-2630 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

DEADLINE TO enter Little Apple Dumpling Pageant Children's Pageant that begins at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 5 at Depot Stage during Salem Apple Butter Festival. Ages: 3-7 to enter. Registration: $15. For more information: Christy Howell, 782-1930.

"TELL A Friend," an American Cancer Society Program, promoting the importance of yearly mammograms at 9 a.m. in Food Court at Meadowbrook Mall. Speaker: Mary Lough, of American Cancer Society. Sponsors: Meadowbrook Mall and American Cancer Society.

FLEMINGTON DAYS Fair and Festival meeting at 7 p.m. at Flemington Civic Center. For more information: 265-5549.

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

RESERVATIONS DUE for 17th annual Roosevelt-Wilson All-Years Alumni dinner being held on Oct. 15 at YWCA, Washington Avenue, Clarksburg. Social hour, noon; dinner, 1 p.m. For more information: Patty Sleeth, 623-4785.

Oct. 3 through 4

RUMMAGE SALE from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Hammond United Methodist Church, corner of Broadway and Nutter Street. Wednesday is bag day.

Oct. 3 through 5

RUMMAGE SALE from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at United Methodist Temple Church, corner of Locust and Sycamore streets.

Wednesday, Oct. 4

REGISTRATION DUE by 6 p.m. for Chess Tournament on Oct. 7 at Nutter Fort Elementary School, Clarksburg. Sections: Open and four Scholastics (K-12, K-8, K-5 and K-2). No registering at door. Payment accepted at door. USCF membership required. Open Section check-in, 8:30-9 a.m., entry fee $15. Scholastic Sections check-in, 9-9:30 a.m., entry fee $8. For more information: Robert A. Jordan, 842-4771, e-mail

FAIRMONT STATE College holds Computer Training Information Session at 6 p.m. at FSC's Center for Workforce Education, Fairmont. For more information: Dale Bradley, 367-4753.

CLARKSBURG AREA Church Women United meet at 2 p.m. at the YMCA. Topic: "Stand Up and Be Counted."

TOUCH OF Angels Family Cancer Support Ministry meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Clarksburg Baptist Church, 6th and West Pike streets. Nursery and children's programs available.

BINGO at Clarksburg Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 573 home. Early birds begin at 6 p.m. All proceeds go to community activities and youth programs. For more information: 842-4319.

SERRA CLUB holds noon luncheon meeting at Minard's with guest speaker Sister Anita Louise Franz, O.S.F., a pastoral associate at St. Peter The Fisherman Catholic Church, Fairmont. For more information: 842-8831.

Oct. 4 through 5

KOREAN WAR Veterans of West Virginia holds annual State Convention all day at Flatwoods Conference Center, Flatwoods.

FALL RUMMAGE sale from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 35 Franklin St., Buckhannon. Thursday, $1 bag day. Sponsor: Altar and Rosary Society. Proceeds go to School of Religion.

Oct. 4, Oct. 18, Nov. 1, Nov. 15

FALL READING and discussion group Not For Children Only: Children's Classics for Adults at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Free. Speaker: Dr. George Byers, Fairmont State College. To register or for more information, Genie Hardman, 627-2236.

Oct. 4 through 5 and Oct. 11 through 12

ARTISTS IN Residence will work with students at Lumberport Middle School.

Through Oct. 5

RESERVATIONS DUE for Knights of Columbus, Columbus Day Observance and Recognition Night to be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9 at KOC Hall. For reservations: 623-2764, 624-6086. For more information: 622-0248.

Oct. 5 through 7

MEATBALL HOAGIE/Galette sale from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Spelter Methodist Church. Eat in or carry out.

Oct. 5 through 8

HOME AND Lifestyle Show at Meadowbrook Mall. Time: Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday, noon-6 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 5

LEWIS COUNTY Senior Citizens Center Inc. host Meet-Your-Candidate Night at 6 p.m. Refreshments. Candidates asked to confirm attendance by calling Dinah Mills, director, or Kim Harrison, assistant director, 269-5738.

MEETING of the Nutter Fort Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at Nutter Fort Community Center. Guest speaker: District Governor of 29-I of Lion's International John Vallelonga of Elkins Lions Club. Reservations required. All Lions and anyone wishing to join the Lions Club should attend. For reservations or more information: 622-7570.

CONTINUING EDUCATION Session "I.E.P.s" from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Bridgeport High School. Conducted by Parent Education Resource Center.

WEST VIRGINIA State Rehabilitation Council regular bi-monthly meeting from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in large conference room of F. Ray Power Building, at the Division of Rehabilitation Service, Institute. For more information: 766-2544 or 1-800-642-8207.

CHILDREN'S PAGEANT -- Little Apple Dumpling Children's Pageant begins at 3:30 p.m. on Depot Stage during Salem Apple Butter Festival. Ages: 3-7 to enter. Registration: $15. For more information: Christy Howell, 782-1930.

TALENT FINALS at 7 p.m. for Salem Apple Butter Festival Talent Contest on Depot Stage in downtown Salem. For more information: Venita Zinn, 782-3900.

ROBERT C. BYRD Homecoming Parade at 7 p.m. Parade route begins at corner of Chestnut and Main streets continuing to courthouse. Pep Rally follows on courthouse plaza.

SONS OF Union Veterans of the Civil War, 7th West Virginia Infantry Camp No. 7 holds regular meeting at 7 p.m. at Grant County Public Library, Petersburg. Speaker: Reverend Jack Sanders of New Creek. For more information: 358-2789, email or 358-3261, email

Oct. 5 through 7

QUILT SHOW for Salem Apple Butter Festival from 1-8 p.m. Thursday; noon-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in basement of Salem Baptist Church, 153 East Main St., Salem. Quilt judging: noon on Thursday. Entries accepted: 3-7 p.m. Wednesday and 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday. No entry fee. Exhibit closes, 4 p.m. Saturday. Quilts must be claimed after closing time until 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information: Dorthea Reed, 782-2410 or Mary Travers, 782-2642.

Oct. 5 through 8

16TH ANNUAL Salem Apple Butter Festival at Depot Park, downtown Salem. Events begin at noon on Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. on Saturday; 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. For more information: Gary Martin, 782-3565.

Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7

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

Friday, Oct. 6

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

APPLE BUTTER and apple pie contests sponsored by Salem Apple Butter Festival at Moore's Restaurant, Salem. Ribbons awarded. Entries due by 1:30 p.m. at restaurant. No entry fee. Entries may be claimed between 5-7 p.m. For more information: Lou Ann Campbell, 782-4487.

REGISTRATION DUE for Sam Warner 5-K Run being held at 9 a.m. on Oct. 7. Presented by Salem Apple Butter Festival. Cost: $8; $11 for late entries. Late registration taken until 8:30 a.m. on run day. For more information: Lisa Nancarrow, 782-1284.

REVIVAL SERVICES at Grace Baptist Church, corner of Oral Lake Road and Route 76 Bridgeport. Guest speaker: Evangelist Walter Smith, Silver Springs, Fla. Entertainment and nursery. Times: Sunday, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; weeknights: 7 p.m.

Oct. 6 through 8

SALEM-TEIKYO University Homecoming 2000 will be held. Activities take place at Fort New Salem's Harvest Festival and in downtown Salem at the Apple Butter Festival.

VINEYARD WORLD Outreach Ministries celebrates first anniversary. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. Sunday. Special speakers and entertainment. Church is located at Jane Lew exit off Interstate 79 in Jane Lew, former location of The Girls Truck Oasis. For more information: 884-6572.

Saturday, Oct. 7

ENTRY DEADLINE for crafters to set-up at Grafton Fireman's Festival 2000 at U.S. Army Reserve Center, 363 Luby St., Grafton. Crafters must donate one item to door prize drawing. Times: Friday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Set-up times for crafters: Thursday: 6-10 p.m.; Friday, 8-10 a.m. Entry fees: $25 per 8-foot-table, tables provided; $50 per 10-foot-by-10-foot tent space, must supply own tent. For more information: 265-4649 or 265-5159.

HARRY POTTER Activity Party from 7-9 p.m. at YWCA. Cost: $2 per person. Sponsor: YWCA, Literacy Volunteers of America and Liberty High School student council. For more information or to volunteer: Robin Spence, 624-6881 or Judy Bowling, 624-0347.

CHESS TOURNAMENT at Nutter Fort Elementary School, Clarksburg. Sections: Open and four Scholastics (K-12, K-8, K-5 and K-2). Open Section check-in, 8:30-9 a.m., entry fee $15; Scholastic Sections check-in, 9-9:30 a.m., entry fee $8. Pre-registration required. USCF membership required. For more information: Robert A. Jordan, 842-4771, e-mail

CHALLENGE West Virginia holds second annual "Our Communities, Our Schools" conference from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Cedar Lakes Conference Center, Ripley. Keynote speaker: Marty Strange. For registration information: Paul Hamrick, 622-5664.

SAM WARNER 5-K Run presented by Salem Apple Butter Festival begins at 9 a.m. at Pennzoil Building, Flinderation Road and ends at Railroad Street, Salem. Registration fee: $8 by Oct. 6; $11 after. Pre-registration required. Late registration taken until 8:30 a.m. on run day. Ribbons and trophies. T-shirts to first 75 to pre-register. Final race of Clarksburg Area Race Series. Series awards presented following race. For more information: Lisa Nancarrow, 782-1284.

PARADE for Salem Apple Butter Festival and Salem-Teikyo University Homecoming at 12:30 p.m. on Main Street, Salem. For more information: Annetta Merritt, 782-2162.

CELEBRITY AUCTION at 2:30 p.m. at Salem Apple Butter Festival under drive-through canopy of First National Bank, West Union, Salem branch office. Auctioneer: Fred Carpenter. Memorabilia from celebrities, political and sports figures, Salem businesses and festival vendors. For more information: Donna Hayes, 782-2333.

FALL FLEA Market from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at South Chestnut Street United Methodist Church. Crafts, funnel cakes, hot dogs, candy, baked goods.

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

HARRISON COUNTY Democrat Women meet at 7 p.m. at American Legion. "Keep Them Warm" project items to be brought to meeting. Reports on state meeting in Charleston. For more information: Jean Sartoris, 623-1024.

FREE CLOTHING drive from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Sardis Baptist Church. For more information: Carla Cottrill, 783-5153.

FALL CRAFT Festival from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in multi-purpose room of Meadowdale United Methodist Church, Mt. Harmony Road. Sponsor: Willing Workers.

HAM OR turkey dinner from noon-6 p.m. at Gypsy Community Church Fellowship Hall, Gypsy. Eat-in or take-out. Sponsor: Ladies Aid of Gypsy Community Church. For more information: Dimples Gifford, 592-2480.

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP dinner for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 573 and Lucinda Rose Ladies Auxiliary at post home. Social hour, 6 p.m., dinner, 7 p.m. Paid up dues card for 2001 is required. Social members and guests, $5 fee. Dues can be paid at post home. Auxiliary dues send to: Laura B. Smith, 319 Simpson Ave., Clarksburg.

SPENCER'S GIFTS holds Halloween Costume Fashion Show at 1 p.m. at Meadowbrook Mall.

Oct. 7

BLOOD SCREENING from 6:30-10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Hospital, Buckhannon, and Tri-County Health Clinic, Rock Cave. No appointments necessary. Cost: $30 for basic blood profile, thyroid test; colon cancer screening test kit, $5 each. Fasting required. Sponsor: Buckhannon Rotary Club. For more information: 472-3033 or 473-2138.

Oct. 7 through 8

3RD ANNUAL Warrior Trail Pow-Wow and Cultural Festival will be held at Mason-Dixon Historical Park, Buckeye Road, off Route 7, West of Morgantown. Grand entry at noon each day, closing ceremony at 5 p.m. Cost: $3, children under 12 free with paid adult admission. Participant or vendor information: Betty Baird, 662-6220 or Connie Ammons, 879-5500.

Oct. 7, 8, 14, 15

FORT NEW Salem Harvest Festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day at Fort New Salem, Route 50, 12 miles west of Clarksburg, Route 23 exit. Admission: $5 adults, $3.50 students, student and group rates available. Meals and homemade ice cream. For more information: Carol Schweiker, 782-5245.

Oct. 7 through Nov. 11

QUILT CLASSES at West Virginia Mt. Products Co-op Craft Store. Beginners: 1-3 p.m.; advance: 10 a.m.-noon. Cost: $35 for six classes. For more information: Store, 622-3304; instructor, 884-7920.

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