Square dance planned
WesBanco in Barnesville will, once again, have its annual square dance and spaghetti dinner on Thursday, Sept. 19. Spaghetti dinners will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. that evening at the Barnesville Senior Citizen Center. The meal will feature spaghetti, salad, roll, dessert and drink for $8. The square dance will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the bank parking lot, 230 E. Main St., Barnesville. The dance will feature the sounds of The Footstoompers with Chuck Monticello as the square dance caller.
Class of 1965 to meet
The Ladies of the class of 1965 will have their monthly luncheon on Friday, Sept. 6 at Chaps in Morristown at noon.
Cancer support group to meet
The Three C Cancer Support Group will have its first meeting for the 2019-2020 on Monday, Sept. 9 at The Barnesville Senior Center on East Main Street at 6 p.m.
Children’s book sale set
The Barnesville Hospital Auxiliary will be sponsoring a USBORNE Children’s Book Sale on Thursday, Sept. 19 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Main Lobby.
Concerned residents to meet
The Concerned Barnesville Area Residents (CBAR) will meet on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Library Annex, 611 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville.
Pumpkin festival set
The 56th annual Barnesville Pumpkin Festival is set for Sept. 26-29 in downtown Barnesville. For information and a schedule of events, visit https://www.barnesvillepumpkinfestival.com/.
Prints for sale
The Barnesville Pumpkin Festival is selling copies of an artist rendition of Barnesville during the mid 20th century. It was created by Dave Barnhouse and prints will be offered for sale for $135. A limited number will be available and each print is signed, numbered and sleeved, but not framed. Picture is 28" x 16". Proceeds will help to fund the purchase the building on West Main Street that will house the headquarters for the Barnesville Pumpkin Festival. There will be a "Meet and Greet" reception for the artist, Dave Barnhouse, during the Pumpkin Festival at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 at the Pumpkin Festival Headquarters, near the King Pumpkin stand. For information, contact committee members Keith Williams at 740-297-1576, Tracey Rockwell at 740-310-0260, or Susan Lapham at 281-224-3030.
Wiener roast set
The Batesville UMC will be sponsoring a free to the public wiener roast on Sunday, Sept. 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the church parking lot (if inclement weather – it will be held in the basement). Music will be provided by the Cabin Boys, a local country/bluegrass group. Everyone is welcome to enjoy free food and music. Bring your lawn chair and relax for a couple of hours. The church is located on Main Pike St. (SR 513) in Batesville.
Princess tea set
Hospice of Guernsey Inc. will have a princess tea on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Belmont County Museum from noon to 3 p.m. The fairy tale day will be full of sparkle, giddiness and a little bit of magic. There will be free tiaras, mini manicure, hair styling, princess face, tea and snacks, princess meet and tons of photo opportunities. Admission is by donation. Funds raised go to patient care and bereavement support. Space is limited. Call 740-432-7440 to reserve a seat.
Nazarene reboot planned
A sign at the former Barnesville Nazarene Church, located on South Lincoln Avenue, indicates the church will reopen shortly after the Barnesville Pumpkin Festival. "New Nazarene Church Opening," headlines a large vinyl sign that announces starting Oct. 5, every Saturday evening, a 6 p.m. service will follow a 5:30 p.m. social gathering. "Come in and see the exciting things God can do," the sign notes. Questions about the church's reboot are directed to the email address of firstname.lastname@example.org or 740-472-0372.
Chamber of Commerce meetings
The following is a list of 2019 Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce meetings: Sept. 11 at noon, Sulek & Dutton - Pike 40 (host), at Youth Center, 130 W. Church St.; Oct. 9 at noon, Harvey Goodman (host) at New Life Center, 219 W. Church St.; Nov. 13 at noon at Astoria Place, 400 Carrie Ave.; and Dec. 13 at 11:30 a.m. at Emerald Pointe, 100 Michelli St.
Mining equipment show set
The 16th annual Old Construction & Mining Equipment Show will take place Sept. 7-8 on Ohio 519 between US 22 and New Athens. Visit www.Facebook.com/ocmes for information.
Blue Star Banner available
The Blue Star Banner is available to any Barnesville area family of a serviceman or servicewoman serving in any branch of the military, including the National Guard (active or reserve). A banner will be dedicated to the family and then placed in their window for the service member. For information or to have a ceremony, call 740-238-2137.
Coin club meets
The Barnesville Coin Club meets the third Sunday of every month, except December. The meetings are open to the public and are located at 229 E. Main St., Barnesville.