The Halifax VCE Southside Master Gardener Association will once again be holding a Master Gardener class beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

We had the Hanging of Greens at church Sunday night. Thank you to all who helped with making everything so beautiful. For the month of December, I’m going to be doing a lot of Christmas foods. I hope you enjoy some of them.

The Virginia School of Traditional Arts’ second annual open house will be held starting at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday hosted by The Chandler House Bed and Breakfast located at 1087 Bellevue Road in Halifax.

This is the week we get to spend time with family on Thanksgiving and be thankful for all of our blessings. This week I’m going to do one you can make if you have leftover turkey. 

Nov. 28: Ryan Vaughan, Ozy J. Lowery, Charlie T. Elliott, Harry Yeaman, Pam D. Hailey, Tammy Martin, Nancy Brandon, Tony Wright, Liz Carter

The Halifax County Cattleman’s Association (HCCA), a non-profit educational alliance of beef cattle producers in order to advocate on behalf of, promote and develop the future of the beef industry in Halifax County, as well as for the greater Virginia beef cattle industry, is offering a new …

The “halls are decked,” and the “trees are trimmed” at historic Mulberry Hill Plantation in Randolph. Mulberry Hill is the backdrop for the 2019 Antebellum-themed Homemade Christmas hosted by the Staunton River Battlefield State Park and the Historic Staunton River Foundation, Inc. from 1 to…

Nov. 21: Layne Edwin Jones, Mary F. Smith, Norman E. Richardson Jr., Terry Cabaniss, Bobby G. Epps, James Chaffin, Edward Rudder, James Larry Allen, Helen Overbey, Lori Jaye Compton, Rev. Roderick P. Fitz, Glenda B. Thomas, Brenda B. Wilson 

If you missed the Nutcracker, you missed a good program. We have so many very talented youth in our hometown. This week I’m going to do some I hope you will like.

Sites in the South Boston area will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25.

Nov. 14: Janet Stevens, Jennifer Ann Edwards, Barbara Ann Snead, Carolyn Tuck, C.E. Foster, Dwayne Neal Griles, Connie P. Clark, Mary B. Medley, Estelle C. Hodges

Joining the Halifax Village Association’s annual Christmas season open house on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 17, will be both the Halifax United Methodist Church and the Halifax County Historical Society’s new home.

Nov. 7: Karen Daley Oliver, C.W. Trimble, Larry Newbill, Cynthia Holberton, Lula Mae Stanfield, Briley James Moore, Michael Ferrell

Members of the Business Women’s Association of Halifax Count announce all vendor spaces have been filled for the 2019 Holiday Living Show on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Halifax County High School.  

Guest Speaker and writer David-Michael Harding and a new exhibit from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will both apapear at the Halifax County-South Boston Museum of Fine Arts and History in the coming weeks.

Returning to the 2019 Holiday Loving Show will be Barbara Huff with her selection of hand-painted saws, glassware, ice skates, Christmas ornaments and decor items, bowling pins and the list continues.

I hope you all had a great week. I had the pleasure to go to Jefferson Forest to watch the granddaughter and other Comet cheer girls in competition. They didn’t win, but they did great. I’m always proud of them. This week I’m going to do some I hope you enjoy. 

Nov. 1: Guy Rinker, Clyde W. Carden Jr., Justin Roller, Corley Mosley Jr. 

On a beautiful fall day on Oct, 19, the families of Robert Lynwood Lacks and Lucy Brown Hall met at the Lacks home place for a family gathering.  

Join Parsons-Bruce Art Association on Tuesday, Nov. 19, on a bus trip to the North Carolina Museum of Art to see Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism.

The Imagination Library of Halifax County will hold interest meetings at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Wednesday. Both meetings will be held at the South Boston Branch located at 509 Broad St. in South Boston. Interested parties are encouraged to email cbaker@halifaxlibrary.org or call…

The Annual World Day of Prayer will be celebrated at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, at Second Baptist Church, located at 1402 Watkins Avenue in South Boston.

Oct. 24: L.W. ‘Butch’ Jones, Allison C. Wazeka, Wimpy Ledray Stanfield, Sharon Matthews, Larry C. Bomar, Rachel A. Hatcher, George H. White, Ronnie Moore, Marlo J. Owen, April Brandon, Marquita Childress