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calendar/of/events for saturday, Oct. 28

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.


"CARRY THE Flame. Continue the Legacy" opens at Charleston Civic Center at 7 p.m. Thursday with general session. On Friday/Saturday 28 workshops with three tracks, Leadership, Evangelism and Pray. For more information: Gail Moor, 776-5230 or Karen E. Anderson, 425-775-7282 ext. 263. Sponsor: Aglow.

ROTARY CRAFT Show at Meadowbrook Mall. Time: Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Portion of the money raised will benefit the Rotary.

ROARING PLAINS Backpack trip. Camp on the rim of the Allegheny Front in one of the wildest sections of the Mon National Forest. Sponsor: West Virginia Sierra Club. For more information: Tom Prall 924-6553 or e-mail

RETREAT open to all denominations from noon on Friday to noon on Sunday at Retreat Center, Ripley. Cost: $125 per person, includes all materials, two nights lodging, seven meals. To sign up or for more information: Elaine Smith, 457-2130.

CLARKSBURG ROTARY Club's eighth annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show will be held at Meadowbrook Mall from 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

CINDERELLA will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd Theatre. Times: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Director: Lisa Mosca. Presented by Act II Theatre Company. Cast is local talent. For ticket information: 622-0366 or Web site

PUMPKIN LAND, a Halloween fairy tale for children will be held at Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department. Hours: 1-6 p.m. Cost: $1.50. Pictures available at the door to enter the coloring contest. For more information: 623-9309 or 623-3754.

2ND ANNUAL Fall Antique and Craft Show at Woody Williams Armory, Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont. Times: Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Volunteers needed, call 363-0442. Sponsor: One Valley Bank and Marion County Chamber of Commerce.

"LIBERTY" from Atlanta, Ga., sings at Liberty In Christ Church, 13 South Florida St., Buckhannon. Times: Saturday, begins at 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.

REVIVAL 7:30 p.m. nightly at West Milford United Evangelistic Mission Church, West Milford. Guest speakers: Brandon Kelly and Matt Morrison. Special singing. Pastor of church William Lanham.

HAM AND bean dinner from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. Cost: All-you-can-eat: Adults, $5; children under 12, $2.50. Contact lion member for tickets on $100 food basket. Proceeds benefit Sight and Community programs. Sponsor: West Milford Lions Club. For more information: 745-3285.

BURLINGTON YOUTH Home Booth Festival from 4-7 p.m. at New Bethel United Methodist Church, Good Hope. Benefits the home. Donations of canned food are needed. Sponsor: South Harrison Cooperative Parish.

YOUTH GROUP of St. James Catholic Church will go door -to-door from 5:30-7 p.m. "Trick-or-Treating so someone can eat." The group will collect can goods.

HALLELUJAH NIGHT, a night of rejoicing and praising God from 6-8 p.m. at Light of Life World Outreach Center, Route 50, Clarksburg, across from Harry Green Chevrolet. Stories by Jesus, worship, praise, bonfires, food, drinks, games, face painting.

GOSPEL SING at 2 p.m. featuring Captains Crew at Mt. Lebanon Church, Kincheloe. Covered dish dinner, noon-1:30 p.m.

SHINNSTON HISTORICAL Association meet at 2 p.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Feaster, Old Abruzzino Mansion, Shinnston. Light refreshments. All members urged to attend. For more information: 592-2015.

McWHORTER UNITED Methodist Church, Route 25, between Lost Creek and Jane Lew host gospel sing at 7 p.m. Music by Brighterside Quartet from Charleston.

GOSPEL MUSIC of Teresa Edgell, a Christian recording artist of Bridgeport, will be heard at the 11 a.m. service at Freedom Southern Baptist Church,107 Illinois Ave., Nutter Fort

Today and Nov. 1

MISSIONS CONFERENCE will be held at Christian And Missionary Alliance Church, 411 Hazelwood Ave., Stonewood. Guest speakers: Rev. David Beack, 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 and Valerie Beack, 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 1.

Through Nov. 11

WATERCOLOR ART Show at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library, 404 West Pike St. Reception from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday. For more information: Genie Hardman, 627-2236.

Oct. 30 through Nov. 3

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.

Monday, Oct. 30

HALLOWEEN BASH 6-8 p.m. at the Salem-West Union Moose No. 2557. Best costume prizes, games. For more information: 782-1500.

VETERANS of Foreign Wars Meuse-Argonne Post 573, Clarksburg, holds regular meeting at 8 p.m. at post home with Commander Andy Ray presiding. For more information: 842-4319.

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. in Physicans Office Center, 92 West Main St., Buckhannon.

WILSONBURG LIONS CLUB members hold Halloween Party and covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Jim and Tina Canon, Chiefton Hill. For members only. For more information: 783-5381.

BINGO at 7 p.m. at Clarksburg Fraternal Order of Eagles, 124 West Pike St. Proceeds go to local charities and youth program. For more information: 622-7231.

SALEM INTERNATIONAL University Auxiliary (formerly Salem-Teikyo University Auxiliary) holds first meeting of the season at 6:30 p.m. at Erickson Alumni Center. Speaker: Dr. Ronald Ohl, president of SIU.

MISSIONS FESTIVAL Banquet at 6 p.m. at Fairmont Christian And Missionary Alliance Church. Missionaries David and Valerie Beack will speak. Entertainment and Kidd's Mission Focus.

SCHOOL BOARD Effectiveness meeting at 6 p.m. at Van Horn Elementary School, Salem, for the following schools' reports: Van Horn, West Milford, Simpson, and Wilsonburg.

HARRISON COUNTY Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) Executive Board and old and new committees meet at 9:30 a.m. at 4-H Center to write educational goals for Year 2001.

CHILDREN FROM Fairmont State's Children's Learning Center 7th annual Costume Parade from 9:15-10:15 a.m. at Fairmont State College, Hardway Hall, first floor. For more information: Leslie Haning, 367-4366.

PARENT-TEACHER conference from 4-7 p.m. at Lincoln High School. No appointment necessary.

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

Oct. 30 through 31

55 ALIVE Driving Course for Seniors from 12:30-4:30 p.m. at Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church. Registration due by Oct. 27.

Oct. 30 and Nov. 2

CAREGIVERS WORKSHOP from 9 a.m.-noon at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg. Sponsor: People's Hospice. For more information or to register: People's Hospice at 624-2424, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Oct. 30 and Nov. 6

BEGINNER'S CHIP Carving, make and take home a sampler from 6-8 p.m. at the YWCA. Instructor: Louise Crossman. Cost: $28 non-members; $25 members. Supplies included. To register or for more information: YWCA, 624-6881.

Through Oct. 31

BROTHERS of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity of West Virginia Wesleyan College host haunted house from 6-9 p.m. at 83 South Kanawha St., Buckhannon. Cost: $1 for children, 42 for adults. For more information: 472-9215.

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.

CHAMBER OF Horrors IV in Reynoldsville community, follow signs from Route 50 at Wolf Summit exit, Wilsonburg exit or Route 19 at Liberty Addition intersection. Times: Monday-Thursday, 7-10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 7-11 p.m. Cost: $5. Sponsor: Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department.

ARTISTS-IN-Residence works with students at Bridgeport Middle School.

THE HAUNTED Hayride Through the Tunnel of Terror, Interstate 79 to Fairmont, Exit 137, 2 miles on Morgantown Avenue behind Mountain State Metals. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 7-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7-11 p.m. Cost: Adults, $5; children under 12, $4. Group discounts. For more information: MCPARC, 800-903-2994 or 363-7037.

NIGHTMARE ON Water Street will be held at the former RG Honda Building, 507 Water St., Stonewood. Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 7-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7-midnight.

HAUNTED HOUSE at Meadowbrook Mall in Sears Court. Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 6-9 p.m.; Saturday, 2-9 p.m.; Sunday, 2-6 p.m. Proceeds benefit Harrison County Parks and Recreation and the Art Center.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

HALLOWEEN PARTY from 6-7 p.m. for ages 12 and under at Center Court in Meadowbrook Mall. Candy bags, games, activities. Cost: Free.

AMERICAN CANCER Society holds informative meeting at 9 a.m. about new cancer treatments and procedures. Co-sponsor: United Hospital Center. Refreshments.

HARVEST PARTY from 6-8 p.m. at Stealey Assembly of God, corner of Milford and Nicholas streets, Clarksburg. Games, prizes, bonfire, food. No costumes. Children under 5 need to be accompanied by an adult. For more information: 623-1481.

HARVEST FESTIVAL from 4:30-6 p.m. and a Block Party Outreach featuring games and amusements from 7:30-9 p.m. at Christian And Missionary Alliance Church, 411 Hazelwood Ave., Stonewood. Youth Outreach with "Jesiah."

FALL FESTIVAL at 6 p.m. at Glenville State College in the Heflin Student Union Ballroom. Concert by Bonepony at 7:30 p.m. For more information: Angie Reagan, 462-7361 ext. 172 or reagan@glenville, edu.

Wednesday, Nov. 1

CENTER BRANCH Youth Temperance Council meet at 3:30 p.m. at Center Branch Baptist Church. For more information: 623-2594.

ENTERPRISE POST Office celebrates its 125th anniversary. Program at 11 a.m. A special pictorial cancellation will be used to cancel the mail on that date and a first-day cover will be available. Refreshments will be served.

OLD-FASHIONED rally and covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the new Lewis County Emergency Medical Squad dining hall, off West Second Street, Weston. Bring vegetable or dessert. Entertainment. Meet candidates. Sponsor: Lewis County Republican Executive Committee.

REGISTRATION DUE for Harrison County Checkmates Chess Tournament to be held on Nov. 4 at Nutter Fort Elementary School, Clarksburg. Sections: Open and four Scholastics (K-12, K-8, K-5, and K-2). Registration: None. For more information: Robert Jordan, 842-4771 or e-mail

TOUCH OF Angels Family Cancer Support Ministry meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Clarksburg Baptist Church.

POET RON Houchin will read at 7 p.m. at West Virginia Wesleyan College library, and conduct an open workshop from 4-5 p.m. Sponsor: WVWC library and Department of English.

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

LOST CREEK Senior Citizens monthly covered dish dinner meeting at noon at Lost Creek United Methodist Church. Guest speaker: Julia R. Stevenson, Liaison, Senior Citizens, Consumer Protection Division, office of the State Attorney General. Program: Fraudulent Telemarketing.

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Kremlin with musical director Misha Rachlevsky performs at 8 p.m. in Wesley Chapel at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

FREE SAVINGS Bond Seminar at 6 p.m. at Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Speaker: Dan Pederson, U.S. savings bond expert. Sponsor: Huntington Bank.

RICHARD L. Johnston, director of National White Collar Crime Center, Richmond, speaks for the West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation's Roundtable. Registration, 11:30 a.m.; lunch, noon. For more information or to register: Sharon Spencer, 366-2577 or e-mail

Nov. 1 through 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.

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.

Thursday, Nov. 2

NUTTER FORT LIONS Club dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. at The Nutter Fort Community Center. Lion Buck Ferguson of Junior Lions Club and wife Betty will speak about the Leader Dog Program. For more information: 624-9449.

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

SPECIAL MEETING of the Harrison-Clarksburg Board of Health at 10 a.m. in Judge Bedell's third floor jury room.

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

CONTINUING EDUCATION Session conducted by Parent/Educator Resource Center from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Bridgeport High School. Topic: "The Need for Estate Planning." For more information: Parent/Educator Resource Center, 842-5632.

CITIZENS CONCERNED for Community Values meet at 7:30 p.m. at Jerry West Lounge West Virginia University Coliseum. Topic: Why Fight Pornography by Tonya Flynt-Vega. For more information: 594-1714.

Nov. 2 through 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.

Friday, Nov. 3

OLD TIME RADIO program at 11 a.m. at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Title: "Christmas Eve with the Bickersons." For more information: 592-2704 or 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.

Nov. 3 through 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.

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.

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.

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.

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