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Gospel sing: 11 a.m., during East View United Methodist Church featuring Josh Oldaker. Free ham and bean cooking follows service.

Holiday warn purse bingo: Noon, Buckhannon Moose Lodge, Buckhannon, by United Way of Gilmer, Lewis and Upshur counties during Buckhannon Moose Lodge. Doors open during noon, bingo 1 p.m. Tickets: 20 for 20 games, additional packs $5. Winners get a benefaction box that has one engineer purse in it. Purse prizes are Coach, Michael Kors or Vera Bradley. Door esteem drawings, lift add-on games and raffles. Light snacks and beverages. Beckie Sias, (304) 269-7438 after 4 p.m., lcunitedway@citynet.net. Beckie Sias, lcunitedway@citynet.net, 304-269-7438.

Purse bingo: 2 p.m., featuring Coach products, West Milford Volunteer Fire Department. Doors open 12:30 p.m., bingo starts 2 p.m. Tickets: $25. Beth, (304) 745-3213, Denise, (304) 476-5510.

Jane Lew Christmas Parade: 2 p.m., in downtown area.

Spirit of Christmas in a Mountains: 2 p.m., during Fort New Salem, 12 miles west of Clarksburg on W.Va. 23 exit of U.S. 50, Salem. Artisans, ancestral interpreters, tours of cabins, song daily, storytelling, refreshments, benefaction shop, visits by Belsnickel, and more. (304) 695-2220.

Nutter Fort annual Christmas tree lighting: 3:30 p.m., during a glow department. Festivities start during 3:30 p.m. with live anniversary music, refreshments and children creation decorations for a outside tree. Lighting takes place during 5:30 p.m. in a empty lot adjacent to a glow dialect during 1405 Buckhannon Pike.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Church film night: 6 p.m., during Faith Baptist Church, Enterprise. Showing “Sheffey” during 6 p.m. Light refreshments. (304) 663-9912, or (304) 782-2784.

Al-Anon organisation meeting: during 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, U.S. 19 South of Clarksburg. Karen, (304) 783-5417.

‘Night Of Hope’: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Clarksburg Baptist Church , 6th and Pike streets, Clarksburg. First-time arrangement of a new movie, “Value of a Soul,” another film in a array from a Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Anita Hornor, aehornor@gmail.com, 3046239490. http://bgea.com and http://clarksburgbaptistchurch.com.

Monday, Nov. 30

Toastmasters Club meeting: Noon, on initial or third Tuesdays of month, Minard’s Spaghetti Inn, Clarksburg. (304) 816-7340.

Pita piata baking: 1-3 p.m., any Monday, Wednesday and Friday during Immaculate Conception Parish, Clarksburg. $10. Call in orders: Mary Jo Lopez, (304) 622-4839, or Ethel Shorr, (304) 842-0498. Pick adult 1-3 p.m.

Tea and Talk: on “Indian Summers,” 1 p.m. Mondays by Nov. 23, Bridgeport Public Library. Tea provided; move bag lunch. (304) 842-8248.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Teen Movie Marathon: 5:30-8 p.m., with “Star Wars, A New Hope,” Bridgeport Public Library. (304) 842-8248.

What’s Next Lost Creek event: 6 p.m., during Lost Creek Community Center. Discussion about a economy. Speaker: CJ Rylands, ubiquitous manager of CJ Maggie’s, concerned with Create Buckhannon and What’s Next Upshur County. Tina Kopp, (304) 624-6337.

Tuesday, Dec. 1

Toastmasters Club meeting: Noon, on initial or third Tuesdays of month, Minard’s Spaghetti Inn, Clarksburg. (304) 816-7340.

Prayer meeting: 9 a.m., during Little Rock Camp Church, 4298 Trouser Leg Road, Wallace. Pastor Tim Sandy, (304) 677-8385.

West Fork Conservation District: Board of Supervisors monthly meeting, USDA Service Center, Mount Clare. Robin Ward, district manager, (304) 627-2160, prolongation 113.

Uptown Clarksburg Noontime: Advent Service and Lunch, First United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. Casual services featuring Rev. Chris Mullett, noon-12:30 p.m. Lunch: Homemade lasagna, 12:30 p.m. $5 per person. Don Gardner, (3040 623-3397.

Lunch meeting, Serra Club of Clarksburg: Noon, during Minard’s Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: Deacon David Lester of Fairmont on “Mercy.” Mike Labdik, (304) 622-6273.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Registration deadline for 40th annual Santaland: 5 p.m., during Nutter Fort Elementary set Dec. 5 and 6. Proceeds advantage school’s PTSO. Registration: (304) 622-7994.

Bridgeport High School Show Choirs and Chorus: 6 p.m., perform annual holiday unison during Bridgeport Public Library.

Celebrate Recovery: Christ-centered 12-step module for hurts, habits or hang-ups, Clarksburg Baptist Church, 501 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Meets 6:30 p.m. any Tuesdays. Nursery for babies birth-4, Celebration Place for children K-5th grades, Landing for teenagers 6-12th grades. Refreshments. Pastor Lou Ortenzio, (304) 677-8880.

The Colorful Yarns: 6:30 p.m., accommodate during Bridgeport Public Library. Those meddlesome in needlework or crochet or needlepoint, including crewel and embroidery, invited to attend. Share ideas. Bring stream plan to work on.

Wednesday, Dec. 2

Lost Creek Senior Citizens: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., meeting, Lost Creek community. Covered-dish luncheon, noon. Members move one nonperishable object for food pantry. Alfred Trevison, (304) 745-3144.

Homemade with Love holiday bazaar: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., during Clarksburg Christ Episcopal Church, dilemma of Main and Sixth streets. Soup and sandwich lunch accessible for $7 a person, carry-out orders available. Crafts, baked goods, regifting treasures, benefaction label board, several vendors. Proceeds advantage church overdo efforts. (304) 622-3694, christchurch1853@aol.com

Homemade With Love Outreach Bazaar: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church Parish Hall Auditorium , 123 S 6th St., Clarksburg. Christ Episcopal Church Parish Hall Auditorium, 123 S 6th St., Clarksburg. Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Soup, sandwich, dessert splash luncheon- $7. White elephant gifts with Christmas emphasis, benefaction label sale, My Favorite (homemade) Things- dishes and crafts. Vendor sales. Marilyn Blake, mrfrank654@aol.com, (304) 838-3506, www.christchurchclarksburg.com/.

Chapter Chat: Noon, with “Burial Rites,” by Hannah Kent, Bridgeport Public Library. Limited quantities of books available.

Pita piata baking: 1-3 p.m., any Monday, Wednesday and Friday during Immaculate Conception Parish, Clarksburg. $10. Call in orders: Mary Jo Lopez, (304) 622-4839, or Ethel Shorr, (304) 842-0498. Pick adult 1-3 p.m.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Catholic Daughters of Americas: 5:30 p.m., Court Clarksburg 334 annual Christmas party, Knights of Columbus Hall. Members urged to attend. Secretary Theresa White, (304) 623-1302.

Thursday, Dec. 3

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Bonnie’s train appointments: 5 p.m., being taken until Dec. 3 for mammograms that will be charity 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 4 during Immaculate Conception Parish, Clarksburg. If sequence forms can’t be obtained, one will be accessible a day of a test. Appointments: Theresa White, (304) 623-1302.

11th annual Bridgeport Light Up Night: in downtown Bridgeport. Musical acts, including Bridgeport High School jazz band, start during 6 p.m. Tree lighting rite starts during 7 p.m., with song by total choirs of Simpson, Johnson and Heritage Christian facile schools. Santa Claus creates appearance. Fireworks display. Various vendors.

Story Laboratory: 6 p.m., during Bridgeport Public Library. Children 4-12 can emanate holiday tree ornaments regulating cinnamon sticks and other qualification supplies. Registration: (304) 842-8248.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 13: holiday lonesome plate cooking and meeting. Dinner during 6 p.m., assembly during 7 p.m. Bring lonesome plate or dessert. All members welcome. Betsy, (304) 624-1845.

Mountaineer Cruisers meeting: 7 p.m., during Panera’s restaurant, Clarksburg.

Friday, Dec. 4

United Technical Center monthly: 9:30 a.m., Administrative Council meeting.

Pita piata baking: 1-3 p.m., any Monday, Wednesday and Friday during Immaculate Conception Parish, Clarksburg. $10. Call in orders: Mary Jo Lopez, (304) 622-4839, or Ethel Shorr, (304) 842-0498. Pick adult 1-3 p.m.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Production of ‘The Lions, The Witch and The Wardrobe”: 6 p.m., during Bridgeport Public Library. Free

Clarksburg Christmas Parade: 6 p.m., in downtown Clarksburg. Theme” Clarksburg Cares for Kids.” Parade marshal: Tommy “Franco” Thomas. Also, “Tommy Thomas Showcase,” noon-5 p.m. day of parade, Clarksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Buckhannon Christmas Parade: 6:30 p.m., in downtown Buckhannon. Santa will hail kids during a Buckhannon Fire Department.

Philippi Christmas Parade: 7 p.m., takes place in downtown Philippi. Santa will make coming during a Philippi Garden Market after a parade.

Handel’s Messiah production: 7:30 p.m., by Fairmont State University Department of Music, Colebank Hall, FSU campus. Performance facilities FSU’s Collegiate Singers, Chamber Choir and Community Chorus, along with veteran soloists and orchestra. Tickets: $10 for ubiquitous public, $5 for comparison adults and FSU expertise staff, giveaway for all students. Tickets: FSU box office, (304) 367-4240 or during door.

Saturday, Dec. 5

Breakfast with Santa: 8-10:30 a.m., by Girl Scout Troop 1558 of Shinnston during a First Baptist Church of Shinnston, 70 Rebecca St., Shinnston. $6 adults, $5 kids, 2 and underneath are free. Tickets are available, walk-ins welcome. Photo with Santa, $5. Proceeds advantage Shinnston Girl Scout Troop 1558. Tickets: Lynn Vance, (304) 669-8536 or Tiffany Ash, (304) 592-1239.

Pancake and sausage breakfast: 8 a.m.-noon, during VFW Post 573, 430 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Cost: $6. All deduction advantage Clarksburg Mission veterans housing.

Pancake breakfast to benefit: 8-10 a.m., Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts Pack 549, during Applebee’s, Emily Drive, Clarksburg. Cost: $5. All deduction advantage Scouts.

Suncrest United Methodist Women’s Holiday Bazaar: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., during church, 479 Van Voorhis Road, Morgantown. Crafts, baked products and more. Two handmade quilts for wordless auction. Lunch during Frosty’s Cafe. (304) 599-6306.

24th annual Grafton High School Band Booster: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Grafton High School, Riverside Drive, Grafton. Craft Show, during school, Riverside Drive, Grafton. 80-plus crafters. $1 admission. Concession stand. Processions advantage GHS Band. Melissa Abel, mabel2409@frontier.com, (304) 265-2409. $1.

Hot dog and businessman show: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., during Summit Park Baptist Church. Hope Dotson, (304) 695-2317

Clarksburg Farmers Market Christmas Markets: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., during Hilton Garden Inn, 606 Emily Drive, Clarksburg. Lynette McColl, (304) 623-6211, flowingbrook@gmail.com

Roosevelt-Wilson High School: 9 a.m., Class of 1965 monthly breakfast, 9 a.m., FOP restaurant, Nutter Fort. Alumni, family, friends welcome. (304) 745-5444.

First Emmanuel Christian School Christmas Market: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Emmanuel Christian School, 1318 N 16th Street, Clarksburg, during a school. Shop internal vendors. Food and wordless auction available. Diane Fridley, dianecross.dvm@gmail.com, (304) 629-5154.

Christmas bazaar: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., during Boothsville United Methodist Church, featuring baked goods, crafts, decorations and lunch. Susan Closson, (304) 366-4910.

Christmas bazaar: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., during Salem Church of God. Free prohibited chocolate.

40th annual Santaland: during Nutter Fort Elementary School. Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 5, noon-4 p.m. Dec. 6. Proceeds advantage school’s PTSO. Lana Robey, (304) 622-7994.

Gingerbread residence competition: 10 a.m., during Stockert Youth Center, Buckhannon. Age groups: Ages 6 and under, ages 7 to 12 and 13 and up. Bring finished entries to be judged by Derrick Helzer, former executive cook during Greenbrier. Tips by Helzer on gingerbread residence construction, 11:30 a.m. Award winners announced after program. Pam Cuppari, (304) 472-8248, Charla Reger, (304) 472-2516,

Bridgeport Christmas Parade: 10 a.m., takes place in downtown Bridgeport. Guests invited into Benedum Civic Center for prohibited chocolate, goodies and cinema with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus.

Fourth annual Centerbranch AG MOPS Craft/Vendor Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Centerbranch Assembly of God, 2551 Buckhannon Pike, Clarksburg. Local authors and more. Veronica Crossan, crossanck@gmail.com, (304) 906-1092. Veronica Crossan, crossanck@gmail.com, 3049061092.

New Beginnings Church qualification show: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., during a church in Good Hope. Crafts embody Christmas items. Proceeds advantage church missions. Details: (304) 745-4346.

Benefit spaghetti dinner: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., for Gloria Dotson-Bennett and family, Wallace Volunteer Fire Department. Dotson was recently diagnosed with theatre 4 mind cancer and is holding chemo and deviation therapy. 50/50 drawing, raffles, bingo. All donations advantage Bennett family.

Food drive: in Reynoldsville, hold by a proffer glow dialect and several churches in a community. To start during 11 a.m. on Dec. 5 and Dec. 12. Santa Claus will give out tiny treats along a route. Christmas caroling with food pickup in a Reynoldsville and Wolf Summit communities on Dec. 6.

Santa’s House hosted by Jane Lew Lions Club: via Lewis County from noon-3 p.m. any day. Santa will be during West Wing, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Weston, Dec. 5; Jane Lew Community Building, Dec. 12; Walkersville, accurate plcae to be announced, Dec. 19. Children can move minute to Santa with their lapse residence to put in Santa’s mailbox; children will accept minute from Santa.

Harrison County Genealogical Society: Noon, annual Christmas dinner, Carmichael Auditorium. Catered meal. Susan, (304) 622-8297.

Dog Days: 1:30-2:30 p.m., during Bridgeport Public Library by Mountaineer Therapy Dogs. Provides bushy reading companions for children ages 4-12. Registration: (304) 842-8248.

Salem Christmas parade: 2 p.m., to be held, Main Street to a intersection of Patterson Road. Live celebration following during Salem Depot Stage, with giveaway refreshments. Santa Claus will revisit with kids after parade.

Spirit of Christmas in a Mountains: 2 p.m., during Fort New Salem, 12 miles west of Clarksburg on W.Va. 23 exit of U.S. 50, Salem. Artisans, ancestral interpreters, tours of cabins, song daily, storytelling, refreshments, benefaction shop, visits by Belsnickel, and more. (304) 695-2220.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: 4 p.m., sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Ceremonial planting of dual American reddish-brown trees: 4 p.m., 1.0 seedlings during Christmas in a Mountains Festival during Fort New Salem by W.Va. Chapter of American Chestnut Foundation.

Lost Creek Christmas Parade: 4 p.m., in downtown area. Parade line adult during 3:30 p.m. during Nutters Barn. Food donations for a Helping Hands Church will be collected during a parade. Santa Claus will revisit with children after a march during a Lost Creek Community Building. Cookies and prohibited chocolate will be available. Entertainment by John Palmer, a Lost Creek Do-Gooders and a story and qualification time by Southern Area Library. Randy Wilcox, (304) 266-8432.

Live Drive-Thru Nativity: 6-8 p.m., during Mid State Church of God, Holly Gray Park off Flatwoods Exit 67 of Interstate 79. Visitors accept CD that will recount their tour in their vehicle. Amanda, (304) 765-2899, Michelle, (304) 765-2724.

Shinnston Christmas Parade: 6 p.m., takes place in downtown Shinnston. Traditional Shinnston Community Band Concert follows during 7 p.m. during The Lighthouse.

Candlelight burial of wish and remembrance: 6 p.m., to respect victims who mislaid their lives or postulated injuries in a pile-up involving someone pushing underneath a influence, Faith Baptist Church, U.S. 19, Enterprise. Victims’ families are speedy to move a framed print of their desired one for a “Table of Memories” and/or quote, saying, or poem to share. (304) 592-3799.

Murder-mystery themed dinner: 6:30 p.m., by Bridgeport High School DECA Club, Uptown Event Center, Clarksburg. $15 to cooking and show. Trina Runner, trinarunner@gmail.com

Sunday, Dec. 6

Food drive: Noon, in Reynoldsville, hold by a proffer glow dialect and several churches in a community. To start during 11 a.m. on Dec. 5 and Dec. 12. Santa Claus will give out tiny treats along a route. Christmas caroling with food pickup in a Reynoldsville and Wolf Summit communities on Dec. 6.

Scrooge, “A Christmas Carol”: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Trinity Assembly of God, 70 Maranatha Drive, Fairmont. during Trinity Assembly of God, 70 Maranatha Drive, Fairmont. Times: 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 3 p.m. Dec. 5, 10 a.m. Dec. 6. Free. Tickets: (304) 363-8237, www.tagchurch.org

40th annual Santaland: during Nutter Fort Elementary School. Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 5, noon-4 p.m. Dec. 6. Proceeds advantage school’s PTSO. Lana Robey, (304) 622-7994.

Silvertones Trio: 11:15 a.m., perform in special song rite use during French Creek United Methodist Church.

Progressive Women’s Association: Noon-3 p.m., annual Christmas tea, Uptown Event Center. Tea during noon featuring English goodies and tea. Special song via afternoon. Tickets: PWA office, (304) 624-6881.

Benefit spaghetti cooking for Salem VFD Deputy Chief Richie Todd: Noon-3 p.m., during Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall. Todd, 32, was recently diagnosed with cancer in his throat and lymph nodes. Proceeds with assistance with his medical expenses. $10 per person; take-out orders available. Donations can be done during Cornerstone Bank on Main Street, Salem.

Bingo featuring Coach Purse products: 1 p.m., during Mount Clare VFD. To advantage Liberty Dance Line. Doors open 1 p.m., bingo during 2 p.m. Twenty games, $25. Raffles, 50/50, etc. Michelle, (304) 641-8804.

Bingo: 2 p.m., featuring Thirty One products to advantage internal girl choir programs, VFW Post 573, Pike Street, Clarksburg. Doors open 12:30 p.m., early bird games 1:30 p.m., unchanging games, 2 p.m. Raffle, doorway prizes, 50/50 drawing, food. Tickets: $20 during doorway or call Amy Wilson Strange, (304) 623-5288.

Spirit of Christmas in a Mountains: 2 p.m., during Fort New Salem, 12 miles west of Clarksburg on W.Va. 23 exit of U.S. 50, Salem. Artisans, ancestral interpreters, tours of cabins, song daily, storytelling, refreshments, benefaction shop, visits by Belsnickel and more. (304) 695-2220.

Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols: 4 p.m., benefaction Wesleyan choral and coronet ensembles, Wesley Chapel. Free.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: 4 p.m., sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Deadline to register: 5 p.m., for Challenge Cornhole Tournament by Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club Inc. on Dec. 13 to advantage Lincoln Middle School wrestling team, Lincoln Middle School, 78 Jerry Toth Drive, Shinnston. Pre-registration $20 per team. Doors open 9 a.m., competition starts 10 a.m. Registration: Ed Martin, (304) 622-0135, bkwv2@aol.com

Live Drive-Thru Nativity: 6-8 p.m., during Mid State Church of God, Holly Gray Park off Flatwoods exit 67 of Interstate 79. Visitors accept CD that will recount their tour in their vehicle. Amanda, (304) 765-2899, Michelle, (304) 765-2724.

Lessons and Carols: 7 p.m., by Davis Elkins College Concert Choir and Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church. Theme: “Imagines of Adoration” presented in low-pitched selections and doctrine of scripture. Rev. Dr. Peter Vial and Rev. Kevin Starcher open module with Christmas message. DE artist-in-residence Jack Gibbons performs preface and postlude. Special outspoken arrangement created by Gibbons premiers during collection of good will charity to advantage area residents in need. Reception in DMPC Fellowship Hall.

Monday, Dec. 7

Toastmasters Club meeting: Noon, on initial or third Tuesdays of month, Minard’s Spaghetti Inn, Clarksburg. (304) 816-7340.

Fine Free Week: 9 a.m., during Bridgeport Public Library. Return overdue equipment giveaway of charge.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Teen Movie Marathon: 5:30-8 p.m., during Bridgeport Public Library. Movie: “Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back.”

‘Art From a Heart Gift Ideas’: 6:30 p.m., presentation, Eat ‘n Park restaurant, Tolley Street, Bridgeport. Artists from North Central West Virginia Art Club yield giveaway display on gift-giving ideas. Tom Randolph, (304) 677-2360.

36th annual Madrigal Feast: 7 p.m., during First United Methodist Church of Clarksburg, featuring a Madrigal Singers of Clarksburg. $10 per chairman covers food and festivities. Seating singular to 140. Reservations: (3040 677-9859.

Tuesday, Dec. 8

Toastmasters Club meeting: Noon, on initial or third Tuesdays of month, Minard’s Spaghetti Inn, Clarksburg. (304) 816-7340.

Prayer meeting: 9 a.m., during New Covenant Fellowship, U.S. 20 north of Lumberport. Pastor Alford Duncan, (304) 842-4346.

Fine Free Week: 9 a.m., during Bridgeport Public Library. Return overdue equipment giveaway of charge.

Central West Virginia CHapter 1579: 11 a.m., of a National Active and Retired Federal Employees Christmas celebration and meeting, Eat ’n Park restaurant. Guest speaker: Brandy Sheppard from Blue Cross Blue Shield. All sovereign employees (active and retired) welcome. Vice President Charlotte Trent, (304) 842-2410, President David Nicholson, (304) 745-3176.

Uptown Clarksburg Noontime: 12 p.m., Advent Service and Lunch, First United Methodist Church. Casual use featuring Pastor Brent Hannah, noon-12:30 p.m. Branch, 12:30 p.m. $5 per person. Don Gardner, (304) 623-3397.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: 4 p.m., sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Bridgeport Orchestra annual Holiday Concert: 6 p.m., during Bridgeport Public Library.

Celebrate Recovery: 6:30 p.m., Christ-centered 12-step module for hurts, habits or hang ups, Clarksburg Baptist Church, 501 W. Pike St. Group meets 6:30 p.m. any Tuesday. Nursery for babies birth-4, Celebration Place for children K-5, Landing for Teens 6-12th grades. Refreshments. Pastor Lou Ortenzio, (304) 677-8880.

Wednesday, Dec. 9

Fine Free Week: 9 a.m., during Bridgeport Public Library. Return overdue equipment giveaway of charge.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: 4 p.m., sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

How to sinecure a lawyer: 6:30 p.m., eventuality by lawyers and staff from Cooper Law offices.

Thursday, Dec. 10

Fine Free Week: 9 a.m., during Bridgeport Public Library. Return overdue equipment giveaway of charge.

JCPenney retirees Christmas luncheon: 1 p.m., during Raymon’s restaurant. Bring non-perishable food object for internal food pantry. Connie, (304) 623-0333.

Military Order of Purple Heart Chapter 418: 4 p.m., meets for choosing of new officers to start section behind during VFW Post 573, Clarksburg. All members asked to attend. Harold Wilson, (304) 942-2860, Benny Shifflett, (304) 452-9869.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: 4 p.m., sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Pizza and Pages: 6 p.m., book bar for children 8-12, Bridgeport Public Library. Book: “The Christmas Genie,” by Dan Gutman. Pizza and refreshments provided. Limited series of books available. Registration: (304) 842-8248.

Roosevelt-Wilson High School Class of 1957 dinner: 6 p.m., during Parkette Restaurant. Class members, friends of R-W. Garnett Garrett, (304) 623-0381; Patty Mills, (304) 623-1018.

Washington Irving High School: 6:30 p.m., Class of 1962 dinner, Twin Oaks restaurant, Bridgeport. Bill Norris, (304) 623-1185.

Friday, Dec. 11

Fine Free Week: 9 a.m., during Bridgeport Public Library. Return overdue equipment giveaway of charge.

Christmas lunch: 11:30 a.m., for Washington Irving High School Class of 1958, Brickside. Penny Boyles, (304) 623-4995.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: 4 p.m., sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Square dance: 8 p.m., sponsored by Augusta Heritage Center of Davis Elkins College and Mountain Dance Trail, Pit Dance Studio, Myles Center for Arts, campus of DE College, Elkins. Dance workshop, 7:30 p.m. Music by Allegheny Highballers. $6 adults, $4 students and AmeriCorps members, giveaway to DE students, faculty, staff. (304) 637-1209.

Saturday, Dec. 12

Fundraiser for The Lord’s Pantry: 12 a.m., Shabby Chic Sisters, Main Street, Shinnston. in Shinnston to assistance feed families for a holidays. Tickets for possibility to win selected Christmas tree accessible during Shabby Chic Sisters, Shinnston. $1 any or 6 for $5. kim minigh, thinknproblem09@aol.com, (304) 695-0691.

Fine Free Week: 9 a.m., during Bridgeport Public Library. Return overdue equipment giveaway of charge.

Victory High School 1964 unchanging monthly breakfast: 9:30 a.m., during FOP in Nutter Fort. Sharon, (304) 745-6150, or Charleen, (304) 629-2232.

Food drive: 11 a.m., in Reynoldsville, hold by a proffer glow dialect and several churches in a community. To start during 11 a.m. on Dec. 5 and Dec. 12. Santa Claus will give out tiny treats along a route. Christmas caroling with food pickup in a Reynoldsville and Wolf Summit communities on Dec. 6.

Santa’s House hosted by Jane Lew Lions Club: 12-3 p.m., via Lewis County from noon-3 p.m. any day. Santa will be during West Wing, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Weston, Dec. 5; Jane Lew Community Building, Dec. 12; Walkersville, accurate plcae to be announced, Dec. 19. Children can move minute to Santa with their lapse residence to put in Santa’s mailbox; children will accept minute from Santa.

Tabletop gaming: 12-5 p.m., for teenagers during Bridgeport open Library. Participants will play: sheet to Ride, Settlers of Catan, Takenoko, and more.

Annual Christmas party: 1-4 p.m., by Nazareth Farm during Doddridge County Park’s categorical board building, West Union. Food, cookies, refreshments, activities for children. Pictures with Santa, Mrs. Claus and an Elf. Children accept benefaction from Santa and new book.

Cookie swap: 1-3 p.m., by Weston Fairs and Festivals committee, Saint Patrick cafeteria, Weston. Ugly sweater competition also planned. Each participated is asked to move during slightest 6 dozen cookies to exchange. To participate: Julia Spelsberg, (304) 269-3683.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: 4 p.m., sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Live nativity: 6-8 p.m., during St. Ann’s Catholic Church Shinnston. Non-perishable food donations supposed to advantage a Lord’s Pantry. Mary Cheuvront, (304) 476-2459.

Sunday, Dec. 13

Bingo to advantage Health Access Free Clinic: 2 p.m., 2 p.m., featuring Thirty One receptacle products, Harrison County Senior Citizens ballroom, 500 W. Main St., Clarksburg. Doors open 12:30 p.m., early bird games, 1:30 p.m. Raffle drawings, doorway prizeds, 50/50 drawings, food, and more. Tickets: $20. (304) 622-2708.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: 4 p.m., sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Monday, Dec. 14

Calendar

Toastmasters Club meeting: 12 a.m., on initial or third Tuesdays of month, Minard’s Spaghetti Inn, Clarksburg. (304) 816-7340.

United Hospital Center’s Operating Room Retirees meeting: 12 p.m., FOP restaurant. Mary Beth, (304) 366-6339.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: 4 p.m., sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Teen Movie Marathon: 5:30-8 p.m., with movie: “Star Wars, Return of a Jedi,” Bridgeport Public Library.

Victory High School 1964 Christmas Dinner: 6 p.m., during Gourmet Cafe, Glen Elk. Sharon, (304) 745-6150, or Charleen, (304) 629-2232.

Tuesday, Dec. 15

Calendar

Toastmasters Club meeting: 12 a.m., on initial or third Tuesdays of month, Minard’s Spaghetti Inn, Clarksburg. (304) 816-7340.

Uptown Clarksburg Noontime: 12 p.m., Advent Service and Lunch, First United Methodist Church of Clarksburg. Casual use featuring Rev. David Hulme, noon-12:30 p.m. Lunch: Baked chicken, 12:30 p.m., $5 per person. Don Gardner, (304) 623-3397.

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: 4 p.m., sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Annual Bridgeport Jazz Band Holiday Concert: 6 p.m., during Bridgeport Public Library.

The Colorful Yarns: 6:30 p.m., accommodate during Bridgeport Public Library. Those meddlesome in needlework or crochet or needlepoint, including crewel and elaboration invited to attend. Share ideas. Bring stream plan to work on.

Celebrate Recovery: 6:30 p.m., Christ-centered 12 step module for hurts, habits or hang ups, Clarksburg Baptist Church, 501 W. Pike St, Clarksburg. Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Nursery for babies birth-4, Celebration Place for children K-5th grades, Landing for teenagers 6-12th grades. Refreshments. Pastor Lou Ortenzio, (304) 677-8880.

Wednesday, Dec. 16

Lost Creek Lions annual Christmas tree: 4 p.m., sale fundraiser, Chamberlain Corner building, Lost Creek. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trees creatively cut from West Virginia tree farm. Proceeds advantage village projects. Greg Wriston, (304) 622-2616.

Book Talk: 4 p.m., with book: “War Brides,” by Helen Bryan, Bridgeport Public Library discussion room.

Friday, Dec. 18

Kids film night: 6 p.m., with “Arthur Christmas,” for ages 4-12, Bridgeport Public Library.

Lumberport Christmas Parade: 6 p.m., via downtown Lumberport. Tree lighting rite and entertainment for cookies, prohibited chocolate and march follows during Lumberport Baptist Church. Lineup starts 5:30 p.m.

Christmas Dinner Theater: 7-9 p.m., featuring Mick Souter as Stephen Foster, Audrey’s restaurant, Buckhannon. Tickets: $25 incude dinner. Tickets accessible during Buckhannon City Hall. Proceeds advantage destiny Buckhannon Christmas activities.

Saturday, Dec. 19

Free day stay for girls: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., called “Camp Crissa” for ages 6-14, Uptown Event Center, 305 Washington Ave., Clarksburg. Dancing, Christmas crafts, and more. Free snacks and lunch furnished by PWA. (304) 624-6881. Pick adult registration form during PWA.

Clarksburg Farmers Market Christmas Markets: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., during Hilton Garden Inn, 606 Emily Drive, Clarksburg. Lynette McColl, (304) 623-6211, flowingbrook@gmail.com

Santa’s House hosted by Jane Lew Lions Club: 12-3 p.m., via Lewis County from noon-3 p.m. any day. Santa will be during West Wing, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Weston, Dec. 5; Jane Lew Community Building, Dec. 12; Walkersville, accurate plcae to be announced, Dec. 19. Children can move minute to Santa with their lapse residence to put in Santa’s mailbox; children will accept minute from Santa.

Tabletop gaming: 12-5 p.m., for teenagers during Bridgeport open Library. Participants will play: sheet to Ride, Settlers of Catan, Takenoko, and more.

Free village supper: 5 p.m., during North View United Methodist Church brotherhood hall, 19th Street and Pride Avenue, Clarksburg. (304) 622-7499, www.nvumcwv.org

Sunday, Dec. 20

John Angotti concert: 7 p.m., during Immaculate Conception Church, 126 E. Pike St., Clarksburg. Free. (304) 641-1748.

Monday, Dec. 21

Calendar

Toastmasters Club meeting: 12 a.m., on initial or third Tuesdays of month, Minard’s Spaghetti Inn, Clarksburg. (304) 816-7340.

VHS Class of 1953 monthly lunch: 1 p.m., during FOP Restaurant, Nutter Fort. Class members, friends, guests. Connie L. Findley, (304) 842-4333, or connielfindley35@aol.com

Look Good Feel Better: 3 p.m., module during Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston. Apr 20, 3-5 p.m., Julyy 20 5-7 p.m., Oct. 19 3-5 p.m., Dec. 21 5-7 p.m. Registration: Anna or Melissa, (304) 269-4550, Anna_malcomb@yahoo.com, Bink26@hotmail.com

Teen Game Night: 6-8 p.m., for ages 13-19, Bridgeport Public Library.

Tuesday, Dec. 22

Calendar

Toastmasters Club meeting: 12 a.m., on initial or third Tuesdays of month, Minard’s Spaghetti Inn, Clarksburg. (304) 816-7340.

Celebrate Recovery: 6:30 p.m., Christ-centered 12-step module for any hurts, habits or hang ups, Clarksburg Baptist Church, 501 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Meets Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Nursery for babies birth-4, Celebration Place for children K-fifth grades, Landing for teenagers 6th-12th grades. Refreshments. Pastor Lou Ortenzio, (304) 677-8880.

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