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Thursday, September 8th

λ Carnegie Hall’s Ivy Terrace Concert Series Continue with Lady D and Doris Fields from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. The concert takes place in front of Carnegie Hall and is free.

λ Free Narkan Day, Fayette Prevention Coalition10am – 6pm, Scarborough Market at Walgreens in Oak Hill, Shell Station in Anstead, Lewis Christian Community Center in Oak Hill, Mount Hope Fire Department, Morgan Insurance in Fayetteville, Employee Parking Montgomery General lots of hospitals. This event is sponsored by Save a Life of Fayette County.

Friday, September 9th

λ Nicholas County Potato Festival Until Saturday in downtown Summersville. Now in his 52nd year, the festival includes potato auctions, tractor and car shows, pet pageants, amusement park rides, eating contests, fireworks and more.

λ “A Midsummer Night” at the Greenbrier Valley Theater, Lewisburg. Based on his one of Shakespeare’s more famous plays, this piece asks what happens when Puck and a group of mischievous fairies are tasked with understanding human love.

λ Beginner Stand Up Paddleboarding Yoga6:30 p.m., Plum Orchard Lake, Fayette County.

Saturday, September 10th

λ kids classic festival street fair10am-2pm, Parade and Vendors.

λ bingo fundraising, Call City Bingo, 6pm Sponsored by the Loved at Last-Community Cat Project, 100% of all proceeds go to help Raleigh County’s feral and stray cats. 12 games of bingo. Prizes include designer handbags, door prizes, raffles, food and fun.

λ Freshwater Folk Festival 10am to 5pm, White Sulfur Springs National Fish Hatchery, White Sulfur Springs. Enjoy his day of music, food, arts, crafts and hands-on educational activities designed to increase your understanding of the importance and conservation of freshwater resources.

λ 9.11 memorial concert 7 p.m., Oak Hill Amphitheater by Mount Hope Regional Band honoring local fire, EMS, law enforcement, active duty, and veterans of Raleigh and Fayette counties. This is a free concert and is open to the public.

λ 16th Annual Lindsey Raines Poker Run Award scholarships to seniors from six local high schools. Buffet breakfast is available for purchase from 9 a.m. to noon when you register at his Spare Time Sports Bar and Grille in Lewisburg. For more information, visit Facebook at lindseyrainespokerrun or call Paul Raines (304-438-7102) or Bruce Dowdy (304-647-3155).

Sunday, September 11th

λ Parade of Lights Memorial TributeLine up at 6:30pm and depart at 7:30pm at Independence High School, Coal City, 850 Independence Road, Coal City. The route is Robert C. Byrd, turn right onto Beckley, turn left onto Neville Street, turn left onto North Fayette Street, take Prince Street, return to Robert C. Byrd Drive, and head toward Epling Stadium. This is a “silent” (emergency lights only) memorial parade to honor law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics, military, and other victims of the September 11 attacks. “We will not forget!”

– Pam Payne can be reached at