Good morning Mannington!

Welcome November! So, tonight is Trick or Treat for Mannington, due to the prediction of bad weather, have fun, but stay safe. Watch out for those youngsters that will be on the streets, even the adults that will be with them. Don’t forget to change your clocks Saturday night. Hope everyone has a good week, stay safe.

Veterans’ Breakfast

The Annual Veterans’ Day Breakfast sponsored by the City of Mannington, will be Monday, Nov. 11 between 8:30 and 10 a.m. at the North Marion Senior Center. The menu will include scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage and biscuits with sausage gravy, vanilla and red velvet waffles, syrup, honey and jelly, butter coffee, water and orange juice. All veterans and their families are invited to attend.

Flea Market and Luncheon

Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church will host a Flea Market and Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will have many treasures for sale and while you are there, sit down and have lunch. They will be serving several kinds of soup and sandwiches with cake and beverage. The luncheon is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years of age.

The event will be held at the Parish Hall and all are invited to attend.

Pizza, Sandwich and Salad Sale

There will be a pizza, sandwich and salad sale at the Fairview Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, November 2nd from 3-6 p.m. You may eat in or carry out will be available. The building is handicap accessible. There will be free coffee and cookies available while you wait for your order. If you wish to place your order for pick up please call (304) 449-1904.

Historical Society

The West Augusta Historical Society will host their annual Thanksgiving dinner on Monday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Wilson School Museum. All members are invited to attend. The meat will be furnished, so please bring a covered dish and join everyone for a time of fellowship.

Yes, it is only November, but it is time to think ahead to Christmas. The West Augusta Historical Society is selling cookies trays for Christmas again this year. They have just started taking orders for delivery in December. They make some very delicious cookies and this will save you time, and help the Historical Society raise money for the up keep of the museums. If you wish to place an order please contact Carol Murphy at (304) 657-6348.

Also, it is time to think about live greenery for your Christmas decorations. The Annual Greenery Bazaar will be held Dec. 13-15 at the Wilson School Museum Cabin. It is a lovely, rustic atmosphere and they will be serving wassail and cookies while you shop.

Many folks look forward to finding that special decoration or gift made from live pine. There are also many hand crafted items available, you just might find that special gift for the person that has everything. Put this date on your calendar and plan to stop by the Wilson School Museum to shop.

FYI

If you wish to e-mail information to me, please use the following email, johcar48@frontier.com. You may call me at (304) 986-2527 to see if I have received your e-mail or to give me information.  I would like to receive the information by Wednesday before the column is printed in the Saturday edition of the paper.

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