The Lynchburg Rotary Club is working in colaboration with Habitat for Humanity this year. It is our Goal to fund the construction costs for a House in Lynchburg Virginia. The funds we raise from the Irish Festival will go to support Habitat for Humanity and the Rotary Foundation of Lynchburg.
Lynchburg’s Old City Cemetery’s five historic museums will be open to the public on Sunday. The Mourning Museum, Pest House Medical Museum, Stapleton Station House and the Chapel all will be decorated for the holidays with seasonal greenery– There will also be hot cider and cookies. Visit: www.gravegarden.org for more information.
Campbell County will host an Empty Bowls event on Thursday. The all-you-can eat soup and bread event is a fundraiser for the Rural Emergency Aid Program (REAP). The meal is provided to those making donations of $10.00. Participants also have the option of purchasing a handmade bowl, donated by local potters. Purchase of a bowl also includes all-you-can eat bread and homemade soup. The lunch meals will be served between 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. AND for dinner between 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The December 12th, event will be held at the Ruritan Club in Rustburg. Search the events list at: www.co.campbell.va.us for more information.
Point of Honor will host its Annual Christmas Open House on Sunday December 1. The 1815 build home will be decorated with native greens and authentic holiday table settings based on Federal-era traditions. The event is scheduled from noon until 4:00 p.m. A Harp will perform period music in the parlor, and the T.C. Miller Singing Eagles will be caroling around the grounds. For more information, visit www.pointofhonor.org
Registration for the 25th annual Turkey Trot begins today. The 5K goes through downtown Lynchburg on Thanksgiving morning. Organizers around 2,700 people are expected to participate either walking or running this year. All of the proceeds from this race benefit the 21 programs and services of Presbyterian Homes & Family Services and the Family Alliance. The run includes either a 5K or Youth Mile. Or start your Thanksgiving off on a slower pace and be a part of our 5K Fun Walk. To register visit www.phfs.org/events
Pavement marker installation along the northwest portion of the Lynchburg Expressway, originally scheduled for November 16-17, has been rescheduled to Saturday and Sunday, November 23-24, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. each day (weather permitting). The work will be conducted between the Wiggington Road interchange and Boonsboro Road. Both north bound and south bound lanes will remain open; however, motorists should use caution when traveling through the work zone.
Lynchburg Municipal Offices will be closed on November 28-29, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday– Trash will not be collected on Thanksgiving Day. Thursday trash routes will be collected on Friday, November 29 instead. The Regional Landfill on Concord Turnpike will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day.