local events: A Quackin' Good Time - Duck's Unlimited Banquet & Auction - 03/07/14 01:01 PM
Farmville Chapter of Ducks Unlimited
            Banquet & Auction
Held on Friday, March 7, 2014
   Fuqua Lower School
Doors Open at 5:30 pm
Tickets are $60 per person 
Tickets available at the door or at
State Wide Realty Co.
 
For those unfamiliar with Ducks Unlimited, this organization is the "world leader in wetland and waterfowl conservation". Their conservation projects are "designed to maximize the amount and quality of migration and wintering waterfowl habitat as well as improve conditions for waterfowl production". Feel free to visit their website and learn more about this great organization!
 
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local events: Farmville VA: Area Easter Egg Hunts - 03/29/13 12:44 PM
South Central VA: Area Easter Egg Hunts
Saturday, March 30th
Farmville VA
Prince Edward County Football Field 12 - 3pm - The New Life Assembly of God and the Town of Farmville are teaming up  for their second annual Egg Drop.  The day starts out with inflatable games from 12 to 2:30. Then everyone moves to get ready for the main attraction as the helocopter will be dropping 30,000 eggs onton the field at 3pm. For children 12 and under.
Oakwood Homes  9am - 4pm - They will be joining with 92.9 Kickin' Country to host their Open House with an … (4 comments)

local events: Things to Do in Prince Edward Co. VA: Old Time Dance in Pamplin, VA - 01/04/13 08:26 AM
Old Time Dance in Pamplin, VA
This Saturday gather your old coats and bring them to the Pamplin Depot Freight Room on Main Street.  The costes will be donated to local families in need. The music entertainment for the evening will be provided by Farm Use String Band. The evening will include door prizes, food, drinks and of course lots of old time dancing. Food, drinks and raffle tickets will all be sold to benefit the Pamplin Depot Restoration Fund.
Where: Pamplin Train Depot
Date: Jan. 5th
Time: 6:30 to 8:30pm
Admission: Free, but please bring old coats for … (2 comments)

local events: South Central Virginia: Local Christmas Events - 11/30/12 10:59 AM
South Central Virginia: Weekend Local Christmas Events

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas all throughout South Central Virginia.  The lights are being strung, parades are lining up and parties are being planned. Here's a list of this weekend's ocal events in South Central Virginia. We've tried to include the events in the counties of Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Nottoway and Prince Edward.  If you know of an event that we've missed, please feel free to comment and let us know.
Friday, November 30th - Photos with Santa at 118 W. Third St. by Antscapephoto.com between 6-9pm. Free 4 … (1 comments)

local events: Crewe, VA: Virginia Chicken Festival - Friday, June 15, 2012 - 06/11/12 01:17 PM
Virginia Chicken Festival
Crewe, Virginia

This week is the 39th annual Virginia Chicken Festival, hosted by Burkeville Ruritans and Crewe Kiwanis. This festival is always filled with food & fun - I'm sure this year won't disappoint! 
When:  June 15, 2012
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Hooper Park - Crewe, VA (get directions)
Cost: Tickets are $20 in advance or $30 at the Gate
 
Food
If it involves chicken, you're bound to find it here. They will be serving everything from BBQ, Nuggets to Livers. There's something for everyone

Entertainment
The Kickin' Country … (5 comments)

local events: Shop Local for Christmas: Farmville Christmas Show - 12/02/11 12:59 PM
Shop Local: Farmville Christmas Show
This year many people are trying to shop local and support the local economy. I read somewhere that for every dollar spent locally, sixty cents stays within the community. 
So with that in mind, stop by this year's 32nd Annual Farmville Christmas Show. There will be over 50 local vendors there with homemade crafts, books and retail items. When I attended last year, they had fun activities for kids and food as well. This is the perfect spot to pick up unique gifts for your family and friends. Plus the best part it is a fundraiser … (10 comments)

local events: 2011 Fuqua School Homecoming - 10/24/11 12:21 PM
2011 Fuqua Homecoming Parade
My weekend started out with a bang on Friday, Oct. 21st.  I had the pleasure of driving Ms. Lindsey Davis, Junior Princess 2011 in the Fuqua Homecoming Parade. The whole school turns out for this fun filled event. Since, Fuqua School is such a big part of what makes Farmville unique, it should be no surprise that many of our State Wide family took part in parade including two of our agents' sons and my beautiful granddaughter. Joyce Eggleston, both a friend and client, ended the parade in her golf cart.
Of course this was only … (3 comments)

local events: There's Still Time to See A Favorite Holiday Tradition in Blackstone VA - 01/05/11 03:35 PM
 
There's Still Time to See A Favorite Holiday Tradition in Blackstone, VA
Many of us have written this year about holiday traditions and have now packed up the decorations to get started with the New Year. But in Blackstone, Virginia there's one hold out on holiday traditions. Bobby Daniel's owner of Bevel's Hardware in Blackstone, VA has created the ulitmate holiday tradition, with his spectacular model train display. His display is amazing to behold and is a delight for all ages...such that people from near and far travel to see this display ever year during the holiday season. However, with … (3 comments)