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Tailgate Party

TAILGATE PARTY – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13 with LIVE FEED. Family, Fun, Food and Football in the Downtown Parking Lot on Walnut Street. *Best Tailgate Party *Wing Cook Off * Best Fan * Corn Hole Tournament . Early registration, before October 5 is $20 per space (after, $25 per space). Wrist bands will be required for entry to watch the game (6 included per space) – early purchase is $10 or $15 the day of the party. All proceeds go towards replacing the lights at the River City Park Baseball Field.
For information contact the Parsons Business Office at 304 478-2311.BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIRS

Annual Aurora Barn Dance

Annual Aurora Barn Dance at Brookside Farm, next Cathedral State Park, on Sunday, October 7 from 2 to 6 p.m. Live music, dancing and great homemade food. Door Prizes and Silent Auction. Apple cider will be available. $15 per person which includes entertainment, food and door prizes. Children under 10 are free.
Sponsored by the Aurora Project. For information contact the Aurora Project at 304-735-3620 or Annie Snyder at at 304-866-2110 ext 222. Email: [email protected]

Executive Committee Meeting

The Region VI Workforce Development Board Executive Committee will meet Thursday, Oct. 11 from 10 – 11 a.m. at Region VI Workforce Development Board Office, 17 Middletown, White Hall, WV. For information about the meeting contact Maria Larry at 304-368-9530. Region VI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. If you have a hearing impairment and need assistance, please call WV Relay 7-1-1.

Halloween Pumpkin & Rock Painting

Bring the kids out to Mill Race Park Saturday, October 27 from 4 to 6 p.m. to paint a pumpkin and a rock for Halloween and then walk the park to get their treats. Bring the whole family and your friends ! Look for us in Pavilion #1. FREE ADMISSION. For information contact Diana DeLuca AFHA AmeriCorps member serving with PRO on TRAC at 304 478-6009.

Retired School Employees meeting

Tucker County Retired School Employees regular monthly meeting is Thursday, October 11, 2018, at noon at Little Andi’s Restaurant. Discussions include insurance and retiree benefits. All retired school personnel are invited.

Get Ready For Family Fun

Mark your calendars for our up coming events in October, November, and December – Fun for the whole family.

Halloween Candy Walk with Pumpkin and Rock Painting October 27 4 to 6 p.m. in Mill Race Park.
Halloween Costume Party and Dance Saturday October 27 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Parsons Volunteer Fire Department
Tailgate Party in Downtown Parking Lot on Walnut Street October 13 at noon. WVU vs IOWA State. Live Game Feed *Best Tailgate Party *Wing Cook Off * Best Fan * Corn Hole Tournament contests.
Depot Decor at Historic Parsons Train Depot Saturday December 4 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m..
Historic Parsons Christmas Home Tour and Country Christmas in the streets of our little town with the BIG heart.

Sponsored by PRO on TRAC, City of Parsons and/or Parsons Parks and Recreation Commission. For information contact the City of Parsons at 304 478-2311 or PRO on TRAC 304 478-6990.

High Elevation Bird Walk

Saturday, October 13, 730 am. High Elevation Bird Walk. Join Herb Myers at the visitor center. Drive to the top of Forest Road 80 and walk along the ridge of Cabin Mountain looking for feathered friends.

PVFD Bingo

Parsons Volunteer Fire Department will have Bingo on Oct. 13 at the PVFD Social Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo at 7 p.m.

PVFD Chicken Burn

Parsons Volunteer Fire Department will host a Chicken Burn, in front f the fire hall, on Oct. 14. Dinners will be ready at 11 a.m.

PHS Alumni Meeting

The Parsons High School Alumni Association will meet October 11 at 5 p.m. at Little Andi’s Restaurant. Plans for the 2019 alumni weekend will be discussed.

Red Cross Blood Drive

There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from 1:30 – 6:30 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 8 at the Parsons Senior Center. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or go to RedCrossBlood.org. Walk-ins are welcome. Sponsored by the Parsons Kiwanis Club.

St. George Fall Festival

The St. George Community Park will have the Annual Fall Festival at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. Chicken dinners will be ready at 2 p.m. There will be hotdogs, baked goods, silent auction, kid’s games, bouncy house, yard sales, hay rides and much more.

Harvest Dinner

The Harvest Dinner is October 14 at Camp Kidd at 3 p.m. Bring a covered dish to share. The Fair Board will privide pork and drinks. If you are interested in being on the 2019 Tucker County Fair Board we encourage you to attend.

Buckwheat Cake and Sausage Dinner

Buckwheat cake and sausage dinner from 3 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Maple Spring Church of the Brethren in Eglon. Adults, $9; Children, 6-12yrs. $5; pre-school, free. Sponsored by the Maple Spring Family Life Center. 304-735-5202.

FFA Mums, Fresh Meat and Citrus Sale

The Tucker County FFA Chapter has various color Mums for sale for $7 a piece, also have fresh sausage for $4 a pound, fresh ground beef for $3.50 a pound, and various types of steaks and roast! Receive .25$ off the pound of sausage or ground beef when you purchase OVER 10 pounds. Fresh Citrus Sale taking place soon. Check us out on facebook for updates.