Calendar of Events

•CHRISTMAS BAZAAR HOMETOWN will be Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the Bruce Square. Artisans and craftsmen vendors are needed. Call  Bruce Chamber of Commerce for info, 983-2222.

•PANCAKES WITH SANTA will be Saturday, Dec. 3 from 8-10 a.m. at the Bruce Museum. Admission is $10 for one child and one parent. Additional children and parents, $3 each. Event sponsored by the Bruce 20th Century Club.

•SANTA WILL BE ON THE BRUCE SQUARE Saturday, Dec. 3 from 2-3:30 p.m.  Santa must leave promptly at 3:30 p.m. to prepare for the Christmas Parade.

•bruce LIONS CLUB Christmas parade will be Saturday, Dec. 3 starting at 4:30 p.m. Parade theme will be “Candy Cane Christmas” and Grand Marshal is Jo Ann Denley. Call Jerry Janci, 662-412-2029 for info.

•CALHOUN CITY CHAMBER SPONSORED Open House events Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3.

•CALHOUN CITY CHAMBER CHRISTMAS PARADE,  Winter Wonderland Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. Santa’s Workshop and pre-parade activities will start at 5 p.m.

•Bruce VFW and Auxiliary will have Karaoke and dance nights Dec. 2-3 and 9-10. Karaoke starts at 6 p.m. Santa will be Dec. 17. Photos available, also milk and cookies starting at 2 p.m. $3 admission.

•VARDAMAN CHRISTMAS PARADE will be Monday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. on Main Street.

•BIG CREEK’S 17th REDNECK CHRISTMAS PARADE Saturday, Dec. 10. Lineup at 5 p.m. Parade at 6 p.m. “If you can ride it, drag it, pull it or push it, put a bow on it and bring it!” Rain or shine. Prizes for top three “Rednecks.” 6 miles west of CC on Hwy. 8, CR 308. For info 628-6882 after 5 p.m.

•HOLIDAY SILENT AUCTION... Jesse Yancy Memorial Library’s FRIENDS of the Library’s annual Holiday Silent Auction is underway. Items from home decor to toys to homemade goods are included. The auction concludes Friday, Dec. 12 at 4 p.m.. Bids must be placed in person. Donations for items being accepted. Contact the library at 983-2220 for info.

•CALHOUN COMMUNITY CHOIR will present their Christmas Concert “All Is Well” on Dec. 16-17-18. Friday Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at Calhoun City First Baptist Church; Saturday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. at Bruce United Methodist Church and Sunday, Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. at Calhoun City First Baptist Church. No admission.

•five times the fun, fifth annual Christmas dinner for the elderly, with Bingo and fruit baskets will be December 23 from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the multi-purpose building in Pittsboro. Deadline for headcount is Dec. 12. For info, Ella Ezell 412-2418. Sponsored by Calhoun NAACP.

•BRUCE VFW POST 5571 will have Maximum Championship Wrestling Superstars Saturday, Dec. 17. Bell time 7 p.m. Admission $8. Concessions available. Wrestling will feature Ragin’ Cajun Jimbeau Villard vs Ken Dang, also Money Gang, Andy Mack and more.

•VFW #4100 BINGO every Friday night. Cards available at 6, play begins at 7. Ends at 10 p.m. Call 662-786-1545.

•FREE ADULT READING AND WRITING HELP... Bruce First Baptist Church is enrolling adults who wish to learn to read or improve their reading ability. Each learner will be matched with their own private tutor for confidential tutoring sessions lasting approximately one hour per week. No charge for the tutoring, but small fee for workbook. All tutors certified by the MS Baptist Literacy Missions Board. For info, call the church office. 662-983-2218.

•VFW #4100 Saturday night dance doors open at 6 p.m. Band plays 8 p.m.-midnight. Bobby Hood and Sandra Martin on the first, second, fourth Saturdays and Prime Country the third and fifth Saturdays.

•DOG?LOVERS! LEAGUE?FOR?NO-KILL?SHELTER meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the dog shelter on S. Thompson St. For info, call 983-7471.

•DRIVER’S LICENSE RENEWAL station is open in Pittsboro every third Tuesday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the old tax assessor’s office/church building near the entrance to the Multi-Purpose Building on Hwy 9.

•LOOSA SCHOONA CHAPTER of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet the second Monday of
each month from September through May at Jeffery’s on Bruce Square at 2:30 p.m. Meal is Dutch treat.

•CALHOUN?VETERANS SERVICE?OFFICER Robert Gosa is at the American Legion Building in Calhoun City on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. until. Call for appointment, 628-1933 or 983-9328.

•CALHOUN CITY AMERICAN LEGION POST #50 and American Legion Auxiliary Post 50 meet the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m. Meal at 6:30 p.m.

•WEIGHT?WATCHERS?IN BRUCE meets every Monday night at 5:30 p.m. at Jody’s Dance Studio.

•ANTIOCH LODGE 549... first Monday at 7:30 p.m.

•CALHOUN CITY VFW POST 12032 meets every 4th Thursday at 7 p.m. in the old Kellwood Outlet store building on N. Madison in Calhoun City.

•WATER VALLEY VFW POST 4100 AUXILIARY will have Bingo every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. Dances every Saturday from 8 p.m.-midnight. Bobby Hood and Sandra Martin will provide music on 1st, 2nd and 4th Saturdays. Prime Country on the 3rd and 5th Saturday.

•BRUCE VFW & AUXILIARY MONTHLY meet first Thursday of each month. Pot luck meal at 6 p.m. Meeting at 7 p.m. To rent building, call Robert Henry 835-9726.

•BRUCE?LIONS?CLUB meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Pizza Palace at noon.

•NARCOTICS?ANONYMOUS meets Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. at Mt. Comfort Baptist Church, 38 CR?257, Bruce.

•SONS?OF?CONFEDERATE?VETERANS &?Order of the Confederate Roses meet every third Thursday at 6 p.m. All are invited.

•CALHOUN?COUNTY?SHRINE CLUB meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at Masonic Lodge in Calhoun City.

• BRUCE GROUP ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Friday nights at 8 p.m. at Bruce United Methodist Church.

•CALHOUN?CITY?ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Monday nights at 8 p.m. at Lewis Memorial Methodist Church, Calhoun City. For info, call 628-4222.

To submit items for the calendar,
call 983-2570, fax 983-7667
or email to: calhouncountyjournal@gmail.com