June 27

The Greene County Chamber of Commerce holds a meet and greet from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 27 with new Greene County Administrator Mark Taylor, as well as other county officials and the chamber’s board. To register or for information, visit www.greenecoc.org.

June 29

A summer craft fair will be held at the American Post Legion 128 building on June 29. Community members may set up to sell or come to buy. The Legion building is located at 636 Madison Road, Stanardsville. For more information, contact Sebi Estes at (434) 989-2156. 

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The Art Guild of Greene will showcase a variety of barn quilts at the Greene County Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 29 at Greene Commons, 40 Celt Road, Stanardsville. 

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Mount Olivet Church in Stanardsville holds a basement yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 29 to benefit the youth group. There will be household items, furniture, chairs, baby items, clothing and much more. The church is at the intersection of Mount Olivet Road and Dyke Road.

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The Art Guild of Greene will host a country wooden sign workshop on Saturday, June 29 from 1-3 p.m. at MadArts in Rochelle. Register at http:// www.artguildofgreene.org/winterspring-2019-classes/

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Join Master Naturalists and other experts for “Nature Exploration – Mushrooms and Other Forest Floor Dwellers” on June 29 from 10 a.m. – noon. The walk may involved moderate hills and is suitable for elementary age children and up. For more information or to register, visit www.montpelier.org/events/.

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South River United Methodist Church hosts its annual yard and bake sale on Saturday, June 29, beginning at 7:30 am. This event is indoors so rain or shine. There will be a huge variety of household and kitchen items, furniture, jewelry, designer bags, numerous antique and vintage items, linens, collectibles, primitive décor, brand name children’s and adult clothing, quilts, appliances, lighting fixtures, hardware, new and used gift items, puzzles, books, cookbooks, homemade cakes and pies and more .The proceeds from this year’s sale will be used for building improvements and community outreach projects. South River United Methodist Church is at 1497 South River Road in Stanardsville.

July 2

The Greene County Democrats invite everyone for coffee and pastry at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2, at the Town Hall Building in Stanardsville (19 Celt Road across from the County Administration Building). Parking is available behind the Town Hall or across the street. The group has discussions concerning pertinent national, state and local issues, guest speakers, candidates and fun and fellowship. For more information about the organization, visit www.democratsofgreenecounty.com or follow it on Facebook.

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. More information, including schedule, will be released soon. Visit www. smalltownbigparty.com for information. 

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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.fourcop.org 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 butterflycount2019@gmail.com

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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 www.DMVNOW.com for even more transactions available online.

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 butterflycount2019@ gmail.com

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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.

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 you are welcome to bring your favorite wine to share. There will be great fun, fellowship and wonderful food. For more information about the organization, visit www.democratsofgreenecounty.com or follow it on Facebook.

July 27

The Art Guild of hosts a watercolor painting course for beginners at JABA in Stanardsville. Register at http://www. artguildofgreene.org/winter-spring2019-classes/. JABA is at 222 Main St. in Stanardsville. 

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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 vyvyanr@gmail.com.

July 29

The Jarrell and Selton reunion will take place on July 29 at South River Church in Stanardsville.

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