Feeding Greene, the county’s food pantry, is in need of volunteers to help with food distribution to families, stocking of shelves on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon, data entry, food pickup at local grocery stores on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. and relief drivers to deliver groceries to homebound families from 3-5 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month. Call (434) 985-3663 or email for information. 


The Art Guild of Greene is putting out a call for artists for the annual Plein Air, Paint the Town Greene, in October. The deadline to submit registration is Sept. 20. Visit http://www.artguildofgreene. org/paint-the-town-greene-plein-airevent/ for information. 


PVCC Educational Foundation’s scholarship application process for the 2019-2020 school year is open now until all scholarships are awarded. Prospective and current PVCC students can learn more about all available scholarships at

July 4-6

Elkton’s annual field day celebration, sponsored by the Junior Order Civic Club of Elkton, will continue through July 6 at Blue Ridge Park. Booths open at 2 p.m. July 4 and will feature a fireworks display. On July 6, booths open at 10 a.m. with carnival rides at 4 p.m. and the annual field day parade at 5 p.m.

July 4

Red, White, Blue ‘n Greene Fourth of July celebration will be held at William Monroe High School beginning with the parade at 5:30 p.m. Fireworks being at 9 p.m. Visit for information. 


The American Legion Post 128 raffle ticket drawing, which was to have been conducted at noon on the 4th of July on the courthouse steps, will instead be conducted at the William Monroe High School football field at 7:55 p.m. during the ceremonies leading up to the 4th of July fireworks display. This change was necessitated by Stanardsville’s changes to the time and location of this year’s parade-related events.

July 12-27

The Four County Players presents Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the historic Barboursville Ruins at Barboursville Vineyards with gates opening at 5:30 p.m. and curtain at 7 p.m. Gourmet picnic basket for two can be ordered through Palladio Restaurant. Tickets online at www. or (540) 832-5355.

July 13

Join Old Rag Master Naturalists on July 13 from 10-11:30 a.m. at Waterpenny Farm in Sperryville for a hands-on experience learning about pollinators, native plants and counting butterflies. For kids age 6 and over accompanied by parent or guardian. Pre-register by emailing


The Art Guild of Greene holds the How to Make Wrapped Jewelry class from 1-3:30 p.m. at JABA in Stanardsville. Register at http://www.artguildofgreene. org/winter-spring-2019-classes/. JABA is at 222 Main St., Stanardsville.

July 19

DMV Connect is coming to Greene County on Friday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the county administration building, 40 Celt Road in Stanardsville. DMV Connect offers driver’s licenses, identification cards for adults and children, disabled parking placards, vehicle titles, addresses changes, registrations, hunting and fishing licenses and more. Visit for even more transactions available online. 


Join Revalation Vineyards in Madison on July 19 from 3 until sunset for the third-Friday fundraiser to benefit the Literacy Council of Madison County and its adult education services. Author David Goetz will give a talk at 6 p.m. and sign copies of his books throughout the event. Barbara’s Soul Food on Wheels will be on site from 4-7:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the sunset. For more information, call (540) 407-1236 or email


Stanardsville Volunteer Fire Department will host two bands on July 19 from 7-10 p.m. Border Line Bluegrass with David Saxton will play from 7-8:30 p.m. Dustcutters with Andy Ballance will play from 8:30-10 p.m. Call (434) 985-7030 for more information.

July 20

Join Old Rag Master Naturalists on July 20 for the annual North America Butterfly Association (NABA) butterfly count. Meet at the Rappahannock County Park at 8:45 a.m. Open to public. Pre-register by emailing


Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church invites everyone to “Celebrate the Dog!” in honor of National Hot Dog Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 20. This is a get-to-know your neighbor event. Dogs are two for $1 with chips, drink and dessert for only $1 more. There will be a hot dog trivia contest, as well. The church is at 6562 Amicus Road in Quinque. 


The Greene County Virginia Amateur Radio Club will hold a licensing test session on Saturday, July 20, at 9:30 a.m. in the Greene County Library in Stanardsville. All those wishing to take either the entry-level test or wanting to upgrade their existing licenses are welcome. Contact Jeff, N4XI, at (540) 948- 6253. Walk-ins are welcome. The library is at 222 Main St., Stanardsville.

July 21

The Greene County Democrats invite the public for its monthly potluck dinner from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, July 21 to discuss initiatives for 2019 at the Grace Episcopal Church Hall in Stanardsville. The church is located at 97 Main St. Parking is available by the parish hall and in the Hardware Store parking lot across the street. Please bring a dish for this event. Beverages will be provided and guests are welcome to bring wine to share. For more information, visit or follow on Facebook.

July 27

The Art Guild of hosts a watercolor painting course for beginners at JABA in Stanardsville. Register at http://www. JABA is at 222 Main St. in Stanardsville. 


The Art Guild of Greene will host a July Barn Quilt Workshop on Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Hebron Lutheran Church Parish Hall in Madison. For more information or for a registration form, contact Vyvyan Rundgren at (540) 421-2742 or

July 28

The Jarrell and Shelton reunion will take place on July 28 at South River Church in Stanardsville.

Aug. 1

The Greene County Virginia Amateur Radio Club will meet at the Blue Ridge Café on Thursday, Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. All ham radio operators and those wishing to become hams are welcome.

Aug. 8-10

The first-ever Greene Farm & Livestock Show will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8 and go through 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10. There will be antiques, livestock demonstrations and sales, car and tractor shows, music, food, artisans, petting zoo and more. Visit for more information.

Aug. 10

The second annual Greene County Youth Center fall festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the youth center. There will be food, vendors, activities and entertainment. Hi-Horse Cloggers will perform at 11 a.m. and the Rocky Bottom Grass Band at noon.

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