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Beaverdam, Doswell and Montpelier – Debbie Murphy

July 21, 2016


They are back by popular demand! The West Hanover Band is hosting a country/gospel/bluegrass music jam at the Fork Church Doswell, 12566 Old Ridge Road (right across from the Ashland Berry Farm Aug. 6, from 2 until 6 p.m. This event is open to the public, food will be available, and anyone can come to play music, dance, sing, or just come to listen. Hope to see you there!
Old Firehouse Cruise-In is planned again this summer on the grounds of Zion Christian Church (DOC) at 16158 Beaverdam School Road in downtown Beaverdam. The next cruise-in is Aug. 20.
The Cruise-In will start at 5 p.m. each evening and go until 7:30-8 p.m. Anything with wheels that someone would like to show off is welcome. Vintage and antique cars, cool modern cars, trucks, restored fire engines and tractors, motorcycles, etc. are all welcome. No charge to participate. Fun for the whole family. Come for the whole evening or just for a little while. A People’s Choice award will be given each night between 7-7:30 p.m. There will also be a 50/50 raffle.
There will be oldies music with a DJ, $1 chili-dogs, fresh-popped popcorn as well as canned drinks for 50 cents each. Some other refreshments will also be available for a modest charge. Each Cruise-In participant gets a coupon for a free chili-dog. Net proceeds from the raffle and food sales will help pay for the improvements that are underway in the former Beaverdam Firehouse.
Come on out for a fun, family-friendly night in the country. Contact David Koogler for more information at (540) 809-3295 or
Pictures from previous year’s Cruise-In’s and the 2016 Cruise-In flyer are available on Facebook at Please “like” us on Facebook to get updates.
Elon Baptist Church invites all children ages 2 through completion of sixth grade to join them for Vacation Bible School – “Submerged: Finding Truth Below the Surface!” The expedition begins July 24 through 28, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. While at Submerged, kids will discover that Jesus sees them, knows them, and came to be their Savior as they engage in Bible drama, music, crafts, recreation and more. Join us for a fun-filled week! For more information, call Sharon Jackson (804) 449-6432.
Taylorsville Baptist Church is celebrating their 175th year Sunday, Oct. 9, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and we will have a special service with guest speakers, a luncheon and beginning at 2 p.m. a music program. Some attendees will be dressed in period attire and there will be games from the early days for children. Taylorsville is located at 15415 Taylorsville Road in Doswell. For additional information, please call (804) 876-3838.
The Doswell Ruritan Club in conjunction with Virginia Blood Services will be hosting a blood drive Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Doswell Community Center. Please sign up at Help save a life with your generous donation.
In addition, the Doswell Ruritan Club will also be hosting a Community Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those interested in reserving a $15 space can contact Beverly Samuels at (804) 876-3658 or Franklin Jones at (804) 370-8577. Along with the great flea market deals – breakfast, lunch, and baked goods will be available.
Please let me know if you have news you’d like to share, such as births, marriages, birthdays, retirements, etc. I’m always looking for good news to share! My email address is; my fax number is (804) 752-7858 and my phone number is (804) 227-3664.
Have a great week!