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Church Events

Annual Chili Cookoff The Church of the Epiphany, Henry Street, Eden, Sunday, December 1, starting at 5 pm.  Santa, crafts. 

Candle Tea & Bazaar Leaksville Moravian Church, McConnell Avenue, Eden, Saturday, December 7, 10 am-1 pm.  Handmade baked goods, chicken pies, gift baskets, candle trimming, star making, cookie baking.  Sanctuary program, 9:30 am.  (336.623.9440)  

Gospel Singing and Worship The Singing Revelations, River's Edge Gospel Church, Old Church Road, Danbury, Saturday, December 7, starting at 6 pm.  (336.816.0807)

Get Sane @ The Mad Bean, Downtown Madison - Bible Study in an informal setting, led by Dr. Chuck McGathy, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Madison, Wednesday, 10 am. Open to everyone.

Community Christian Fellowship - Chris Elbie's Steakhouse and Grill, South Second Avenue, Mayodan, first Wednesday each month, 12 noon.  Interdenominational gathering for everyone interested in discovering or growing stronger in the historic Christian faith, with Bible teacher Chuck McGathy.  (336.548.2333)


Eden Kiwanis Club Pancake Supper Morehead High School Cafeteria, Friday, November 22, 4:30-7:30 pm.  All proceeds support community projects. 

Annual Holiday Fall Fair Rockingham County Cooperative Extension, NC 65, Wentworth, Saturday, November 23, 9 am-2 pm.  Free admission.  Qulits, vendors, jams and jellies, local artists, woodworking, handmade jewelry, crafts.  Presented by extension volunteers.

Annual Arts & Crafts Fair Eden Public Library, Pierce Street, Saturday, November 23, 10 am-2 pm.  Bake Sale.  Sponsored by Friends of the Eden Library.

Pinto Bean and BBQ Supper Bald Hill Baptist Church, Bailey Road, Madison, Saturday, November 30, 4-7 pm.  Charles Scarlette will be singing.  

Special Events

Music Night - Spencer Penn Centre, second Friday each month. Doors open at 5 pm, open mic, 5:30 pm. Variety of concessions, sandwiches, desserts. December 13 - Two Young Two Old, The Country Boys.  Admission, $5 (

Historic Leaksville Christmas Parade, along Washington Street in Eden, Friday, November 29, starting at 6:30 pm.  (336.623.5400)

Draper Tree Lighting Ceremony Corner of Fieldcrest Road/Stadium Drive, Tuesday, December 3, starting at 6 pm. 

Annual Holiday Market Penn House, Maple Avenue, Reidsville, Saturday, December 7, 9 am-4 pm.  Free admission.  Lantern tour in Mural Park, 5 pm. 

Annual Draper Children's Christmas Parade, along Fieldcrest Road, Eden, Saturday, December 7, starting at 11 am. 

The Hopper's Christmas Celebration - Cornerstone Conference Center, US-29, Browns Summit, Saturday, December 7.  Matinee and concert, 1 pm; Dinner and concert, 6 pm; All day ticket, dinner and both concerts, $20-$80.  Down East Boys, Karen Peck & New River, Triumphant Quartet, The Allen Family, Riley Clark, The Joneses, The Hoppers.  (1.800.965.9324)

WinterFest Grogan Park, East Stadium Drive, Eden, Saturday, December 7, 5-8 pm.  Tree lighting, 6:30 pm.  Neighborhood holiday light tour.  Santa, Frozen characters, balloon ice castle, hot chocolate, cider, outdoor movie, chili cookoff, s'mores bar, inflatable slide.

Alan Bibey & Grasstown The Arts Place of Stokes, North Main Street, Downtown Danbury, Sunday, December 15, 3:30 pm.  General admission, $26.  (336.593.8159) 

Assistance Available

Alcoholics Anonymous Fellowship Group - First Presbyterian Church, South Main Street, Reidsville, Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 8 pm.

Alcoholics Anonymous Madison-Mayodan Group - Episcopal Church of the Messiah, South Second Avenue, Mayodan, Tuesday and Thursday, 8 pm.

Open Computer Lab - Spencer Penn Centre, Monday 10 am-3 pm, Thursday 10 am-5 pm.

Free Shredding Service - JCR Recycling, West Fieldcrest Road, Eden, Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4 pm. (256.734.0903)

Free Supper and Addiction Recovery Meeting - Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ, Davis Street, Eden,  Tuesday, 6:30 pm. (336.970.3482)

Free Clinic of Rockingham County/Cone Health 401 West Decatur Street, Madison. Open Monday, 1-5 pm. Medical, dental and medication assistance. 315 South Main Street, Reidsville. (336.349.3220)

Goodwill Industries Career Center NC 135, Mayodan. Free classes include Career Readiness Certification, Computer, and others. Call to register. (336.949.4849)

Goodwill Industries Community Resource Center Freeway Drive, Reidsville. Free classes. HRD-Employability Skills, Basic Computer/Keyboarding, Software for Career Development, GED, Money Smart and others. You must be unemployed or underemployed. Call to register. (336.637.1010)

Grief Share, designed to help persons grieving the loss of someone, meets Tuesday, First Baptist Church, South Franklin Street, Madison, 1:30 pm.


Stars and Planets - Mayo River State Park, Mayodan.  Explore the constellations, starts and planets with volunteers from the Greensboro Astronomy Club.  Saturday, November 23, 6 pm.  (336.427.2530)

Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watcher's Club Nary a Thing Chapter, Madison-Mayodan Public Library, Tuesday, November 26, 3-5 pm.

Bruce Mallatratt and Real Jazz Golden Leaf Bistro, Craghead Street, Danville, Friday, November 29, 7-10 pm, featuring Matt Reid and Evan Campfield.  (336.627.6653)

Owl Prowl Mayo River State Park, Business 220, Mayodan, Saturday, November 30, 5:30 pm.

Music at the Barn - Gant Road, Eden, every Tuesday starting at 6:15 pm with open jam.  (336.706.1018)

Rockingham County Networking Leads Group meets for lunch Wednesday at noon, El Parrall, NC 14, Eden.

Free Computer Classes - Madison-Mayodan Public Library, Wednesday, 9-10:30 a.m.

The Rockingham County Democratic Party meets monthly on the fourth Thursday in the Advanced Technology Building, Room 213, Rockingham Community College, 7 pm.

Al-Anon, a recovery program for family and friends of alcoholics, meets at First Methodist Church, Main Street, Eden, Thursday, 7 pm.

The Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, NC 14, Eden offers assistance with genealogy research on Tuesday and Wednesday from 1-4 pm and Saturday 11 am-3 pm. Trained consultants are available. (336.623.7154)

Joshua's Troops Combat Airmen meets at Mayflower Seafood Restaurant in Madison the second Thursday of the month at 11:30 am. All Veterans are invited. (336.573.2110)