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Lynchburg Lions candy sale

The Lynchburg Lions Club is selling bulk candy through December at the Southern Hills Community Bank and the Beechstreet Candleworks in Lynchburg. Eighteen different varieties are on sale. Stop in during regular business hours and purchase high quality candy at reasonable prices.

64 to Grayson Christmas

The Mt. Olive Church of Christ, 10021 Mad River Road, New Vienna, will host Zack Shelton and 64 to Grayson Christmas at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30. A love offering will be accepted. For more information call 937-987-2752.

Fill the Truck

The fifth annual Fill the Truck event for the Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc. will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at Walmart in Hillsboro. Last year Fill the Truck collected over 100 toys and $900 in cash donations. In coordination with other agencies in the county, all donations were properly distributed to families in need. In order to continue this progress and broaden its reach, support is needed. To donate toys and clothes, all items must be new with original packaging and tags. Donation boxes are located at each entrance of Walmart from Nov. 28 until Dec. 22.

Fair steer tagging

Highland County Junior Fair exhibitors planning to take a steer to the Highland County Fair in 2017 are reminded that the steer tagging and weigh-in will be Saturday, Dec. 3 from 8-10 a.m. at Union Stockyards in Hillsboro. This will be the only day steers can be tagged for the 2017 Highland County Fair. This year hair samples will be takenfor DNA testing. County bred and born exhibitors will need birth date of steers, and breeder’s name, address and phone number. Tags cost $2 per animal. In case of extremely bad weather, listen to Buckeye Country after 6 a.m. the morning of the weigh-in as well as watching the Junior Fair Board Facebook page. Call the Union Stockyards at 393-1958 or Jana Holbrook, Junior Fair coordinator, at 937-402-6219 after 7 a.m. if you have questions that Saturday.

Christmas in Marshall

The Marshall School Committee will host Christmas in Marshall from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Marshall School Gymnasium. There will be a freewill donation meal with a menu of turkey and dressing, homemade noodles, mashed potatoes, and all the trimmings. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be present. There will be a Raise the Roof benefit auction at 7 p.m. Auction donations would be appreciated. Call Kristi Grover at 466-2882 or Karen Sheeley at 466-2124 for more information.

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa, the Grinch and Frozen-like Friends is Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center. Tickets are $5 and $3 and include a picture with Santa, breakfast, decorating a life-size ginger bread house and more. Advance ticket holders don’t wait in the admission line. Advance tickets can be purchased at highlandseniors.com. Call the senior center at 937-393-4745 for information.

Mowrystown Holiday Craft Fair

The Mowrystown Holiday Craft Fair & Bazaar will be held at Whiteoak High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Lunch will be available. The menu will include soups, sandwiches, chips, candy, pies, cakes and drinks. Santa will make an appearance following the holiday parade, which will begin at Crop Production (West Main Street) at 1 p.m. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served while pictures with Santa are being taken. Vendor spaces are still available. Call 937-442-4704 (or send a message via the “Mowrystown Holiday Craft Fair & Bazaar” Facebook page for more information or if you would like a space.

Hillsboro VFW fish fry

Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will hold an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. It is open to the public.

Lynchburg Lions breakfast

The Lynchburg Lions Club will have its monthly pancake and sausage breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Lynchburg Lions Club Gun Club Building on Sharpsville Road in Lynchburg. It will feature an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast plus other items such as sausage gravy and biscuits. The public is invited to come and enjoy the meal.

St. Mary Holiday Bazaar

The St. Mary Catholic School Holiday Bazaar will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. there will be homemade crafts and vendors set up to help with great ideas. The youth group will be selling food. Call 937-840-9932 with questions or to reserve a booth.

Fruitdale dinner, auction

The Fruitdale United Methodist Church, located on SR 41 south of Greenfield, is having a bean soup with cornbread and homemade vegetable soup dinner at 4:30 p.m. Saturday Dec. 3. There will also be a silent auction to raise money toward building onto the back of the church.

St. Paul bake sale

St. Paul Lutheran Church, corner of Pearl Street and Eastern Avenue in Lynchburg, will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10. There will be pies, cakes, cookies, candy, dinner rolls, cheese balls, chicken and noodles, Home Town Honey, gifts and more.

Legion Family Christmas

The George A. Lambert American Legion of Sardinia will hold its annual Legion Family Christmas dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. The auxiliary will provide the meat, drinks and table service. Each family is to bring a side dish or dessert. Also, bring a wrapped gift for an auction. The proceeds will go to the AGAPE Church Council to help the area residents who are in need of emergency assistance. Santa will make a visit with a treat for children and an opportunity for the parents to get a picture of the children with Santa. This annual event is open to the legion/auxiliary members and their families. Prospective legion and auxiliary members are also welcome to come. RSVP by Monday, Dec. 5 by calling 937-442-4704.

Knights of Pythias Christmas party

The Knights of Pythias Lodge in Belfast will hold a Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 17. Festivities begin at 5:45 p.m. and dinner at 6:15 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. There will be drawings, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, food, prizes and games. Santa will arrive at 7:30 p.m. Gifts are donated by local merchants, friends and families. If you would like to make a donation or need information, call 937-763-7353, 937-763-5765 or 937-403-2114.

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