things to do with family: Local Events: Prince Edward Co. Taste of Farmville 2019 Farmville, VA - 01/26/19 08:06 AM
Community Events: Prince Edward Co.
Taste of Farmville 2019 Farmville, VA
When: Thursday January 31, 2019
Where: The Sports Arena
1328 Zion Hill Rd
Farmville, VA 23901
Time: 5 PM to 8 PM
This is annual event is a delicious way to get to know your community. The Ruritan club hosts the event and local businesses, organizations, clubs, etc. sign up to provide a treat for event goers. The food offerings vary and are always a fun aspect of the event.
For more information and to get tickets visit the Taste of Farmville Facebook event page at:
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things to do with family: Local Events-Christmas Parade Show 2015-Farmville VA - 11/09/15 10:58 PM
Local Events-Christmas Parade Show 2015-Farmville VA
 Local vendors will put up their displays and showcase the hard work they put into their "crafts" at the annual Christmas Parade Show. This event is a win win for everyone as folks get to see the talents of their community members and find one of a kind Christmas gifts for friends and family. The big win here is that proceeds from ticket sales go to help STEPS a non-profit organization in Farmville VA that provides job training and assistance to those in our community with disabilities.
For More Information contact Steps at 434-315-5909
When: November 14, 2015
10am … (1 comments)

things to do with family: Virginia in the Fall- Apple Picking - 11/05/14 05:22 AM
Virginia in the Fall- Apple Picking

This time of year brings many things such as the changing of the leaves and also Apple Picking. There are several orchards in Virginia that allow you to come and pick your own apples or taste a variety of things made by the apples at the orchard. The Virginia Tourism website features events at the orchards and provides a map of where each orchard is located. You can follow the link to get more information on Virginia's apple orchards. 
What other reason would you need to move to Virginia than this? State Wide Realty can … (0 comments)

things to do with family: Virginia State Fair- Doswell - Caroline County VA - 09/26/14 06:22 AM
Virginia State Fair- Doswell - Caroline County VA

September 26 thru October 5, 2014
It's that time of year again. The smell of funnel cakes and the sounds of games being won are in the air. The Virginia State Fair is held at the Meadow Event Park in Doswell, Virginia located in Caroline County. The Meadow event park was once the home place of the famous racing horse Secretariat. The area is also home to Kings Dominion theme park and located right off of Interstate 95 for convenient access.  
This year’s Fair boasts tons of events that all ages … (0 comments)

things to do with family: Amelia Co. VA: Living History Saturdays at Sailor's Creek - 07/02/14 06:06 AM
Living History Saturdays at Sailor's Creek

Enjoy a piece of living Civil War history at Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park every Saturday in July. Programs to include information on the Hillsman House as a Hospital, a soldier's life, Civil War medical practices, and more.
Location: Hillsman House at Sailor's Creek
Date: Every Saturday in July
Time: 10:00AM to 12:00PM; 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Cost: FREE but donations are welcomed
For more details contact the visitor's center at 804-561-7510

things to do with family: Farmville Library Offers Something for EVERYONE! - 07/02/14 04:49 AM
Prince Edward - Farmville Community Library
Upcoming Events:
July 3, 2014 -  Movie: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters at 6:30pm
Teen Movie Night Every Thursday at 6:30pm
Family Movie Every Friday at 2:00pm
Both events are FREE and include popcorn & drinks
July 3, 2014 - Windows 8 Class at 6:00pm
Class is FREE, Laptop is optional
July 8, 2014 - Google Class at 2:00pm
Class is FREE, covers google docs, calendars, and groups
For More Details on Any of these Events Call: 434-392-6924

things to do with family: Prince Edward Co. VA: Bowl Free All Summer!! - 06/26/14 06:35 AM
Bowl FREE all Summer!
Say No to Drugs, Say Yes to Bowling!
Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer? Need some budget friendly ideas? Main Street Lanes in  has just the thing!  All summer long they are letting "Kids Bowl Free":

Kids Bowl FREE 
Mon-Sun 11am-6pm 
18 & under-1 FREE game & Shoe Rental
Additional games are $1.50 per game
Adults w/kids $1.50 for game and $1.50 shoe rental
This is just one of the great specials they are offering this summer be sure to visit their website to view more of their family friendly deals. They also have … (0 comments)

things to do with family: Twin Lake State Park - Haunting on the Lake - 10/21/13 05:12 AM
Twin Lakes State Park -Haunting on the Lake
Oct. 25 & 26 from 4-11 pm

It's suppose to be chilly this weekend, so bundle up and get out to Twin Lakes State Park for some Halloween fun.  There will be trick or treating  and a costume parade at 4 pm. Also, enjoy the hayrides, bouncy castle, pumpkin patch, ghost stories and of course the haunted trail. There will be spooky fun for the whole family. 
Located in Prince Edward Co. VA, Twin Lakes State Park is one of three state parks in our local area that offers year round recreation. … (0 comments)

things to do with family: Appomattox VA: Annual Railroad Festival - 10/18/11 04:04 AM
Appomattox Annual Railroad Festival
Saturday, Oct. 8th marked the date of the Annual Railroad Festival held in the streets ofAppomattox, Virginia. Known for good food and great times, the festival attracts thousands of people both young and old each year. This year did not disappoint. In addition to the fun and games, the local Masonic Lodge decided to add a bit of safety by sponsoring a Virginia Child Identification Program booth. The equipment was borrowed from the FBI. State Wide's Brock Robinson, joined  with his fellow local Freemasons to volunteer and operate the system throughout the day. The whole process took … (2 comments)

things to do with family: Farmville VA Event: Comedy & Dessert Night - 10/07/11 03:18 AM
Farmville, VA Event: Comedy & Desserts
Come out to Comedy & Desserts for a night of laughter and great desserts while being part of this local event to help the Pregnancy Support Center of Southside Virgina. This year you will enjoy a brand new show with Paul Aldrich while being treated to the delicious desserts provided by Charley's Waterfront Cafe. 

When: Saturday, October 15
Time:  Door Open at 6:30, show starts at 7
Tickets: $12.50 in advance or $15.00 at the door
Tickets are available online or contact their sponser Clayton Homes of Farmville.

things to do with family: Fireworks After Dark! - 07/01/11 03:57 AM
Fireworks After Dark!
It's time for fireworks!! The Town of Farmville puts on a fabulous firework show at the Farmville Airport ever year! This year they have compiled some great bands, delicious food vendors, antique cars & bouncing entertainment for the kids for Sunday, July 3rd.  This is an excellent opportunity for some cheap family entertainment at $5 per car. Plus, the 4th is still open for more holiday fun around town.

You're welcome to bring coolers, chairs & blankets. But please leave grills, pets & glass bottles at home. I hope to see you there.

things to do with family: 100 Miles of Yard Sales - 06/30/11 04:31 AM
100 Miles of Yard Sales
Saturday, July 2 - Starting at 7am
In early spring yard sale signs begin popping up all around town, as people try to clear out their unused items and make a few dollars. Many have begun rising early and attending these events in an effort to stretch their dollar. But these events are only a teaser or an appetizer shall we say, for The Yard Sale this weekend. On Saturday, sellers for 100 miles are gathering to put on one gigantic event. So you can take a leisurely drive through South Central Virginia and find … (6 comments)

things to do with family: Facebook's FarmVille Comes to Farmville VA - 06/13/11 10:02 AM
FarmVille Comes to Farmville VA
This week started out with the Town of Farmville, The Tree Planting Foundation, Zynga (Virtual Game FarmVille) and Edy's Fruit Bars joining together to plant a community orchard next to the Wilck's Lake Boat Ramp. Top players from the FarmVille game were brought in from around the country to help plant a real orchard consisting of the very same trees they plant so often on their virtual farm. Volunteers of all ages came out to join in the fun of creating this orchard, including our own Brock Robinson. After planting a tree volunteers were given a … (3 comments)

things to do with family: Stars Under the Stars: Summer 2011 Outdoor Film Series Farmville VA - 06/01/11 09:37 AM
Stars Under the Stars - Summer 2011

Outdoor Film Series FREE EVENT
This summer come experience a local treat that adds to the charm to our  town of Farmville, VA. The crowd will gather at Downtown Crute Stage located on the corner of Main St. & Fourth Streets at 8:30
Bring a blanket or lawn chair.
Popcorn, candy, and drinks for sale.
In the event of rain, films will be shown the following evening.
Sorry No Pets.
To keep up to date on this event be sure to "Like" their page on Facebook.

things to do with family: Buckingham County Day: Family Fun in South Central Virginia - 05/14/11 03:42 AM
Buckingham County Day
Saturday, May 14th

Yes, I know the sky is overcast and looking gloomy, but it's not raining. So I have the perfect cure for the gray sky blues...head out to Buckingham County Day to help celebrate 250 Years! All festivites are being held next to the Buckingham Primary School on Rt 690.
Activities Include:
Local Vendors
Children's Activities
Informational Displays
and more...
These types of events are what makes living in South Central Virginia great!! The picture used in this post are from Buckingham County's site.

things to do with family: First Fridays of Farmville VA - 05/03/11 02:54 AM
First Fridays of Farmville 

Free Entertainment for All Ages
First Fridays of Farmville VA, presented by Farmville Jaycees is held the first friday of each month between May and September at Riverside Park.Great Bands ~ Good Food& Drinks
This event is great for the whole family, but please no pets. Bring your folding chairs or wander around and visit with friends & family. First Fridays has become a tradition in the charming town of Farmville. It's just like homecoming every month, so stop by and join the family.
Photo is from the Town of Farmville website, please visit … (4 comments)

things to do with family: Need Something To Do This Weekend in Farmville VA ~ Don't Miss The Event of The Season! - 05/02/11 03:24 AM
Heart of Virginia Festival

As I drove down Main Street this morning, I watched as a few cars passed by and a couple walked their dog. As I enjoyed this snapshot of small town life, I chuckled to myself that next Saturday this same street would be anything but quiet and serene.  The streets will fill with vendors and events as the town turns out for the Heart of Virginia Festival.
This years festival is scheduled to be an awesome "celebration of arts, crafts, culture and music. These events include: Outdoor Art Show As the mainstay of the festival, the … (4 comments)

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