What’s Happening in Henderson, Chester County and surrounding areas

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Chester Co. Associates Fall/Winter Rummage Sale Oct. 23-26
The Chester Co. Associates will be conducting their Fall/Winter Rummage Sale this year from Oct. 23-26. The sale which will include household items, clothing and accessories, furniture, tools, books and much more will be held at the National Guard Armory at 759 E. Main St. Times are 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, Thursday, Oct. 25, and Friday. Oct. 25, at 7:30- noon Saturday, Oct. 26. Everyone is half price Friday. Fill a 13-gallon plastic bag for $5 or a 30-gallon plastic bag for $10 of Saturday. Everything else will be half off.
Pinson Ruritan Stew Sale Oct. 26
The Pinson Ruritan Stew sale will be held on Oct. 26. Stew will be ready at 7 a.m. and should be picked up by 9 a.m. Cost is $20 per gallon. To pre-order, call 988-5240 or 989-5960.
Jacks Creek Volunteer Fire Station Stew Sale Oct. 26
The Jacks Creek Fire Station annual stew sale fundraiser will be at the Jacks Creek Fire Station, 7140 State Route 100 East, on Saturday, Oct. 26. Time is 11 a.m. until sold out. Price is $18 a gallon. Please bring your own container. We are taking pre-orders at 608-2828 or 608-5982.
Glendale Community Center Annual Fundraiser/Halloween Party Oct. 26
The Annual Halloween Party will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. There will be supper, a fish pond, costume contest and cake walk. Come enjoy a homemade meal and dessert. All proceeds go toward maintenance/expenses of the building. Everyone is invited to join in this yearly tradition that is fun for the entire family.
Boston Butt Pork Roast Sale Oct. 28
The Henderson Civitan Club is taking pre-orders for smoked pork roasts. The cost is $30 for a eight pound roast. Proceeds fund Chester County High School Senior scholarships. Orders must be received by Monday, Oct. 28. Roasts are available for pick-up on Friday, Nov. 1, at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion in Gene Record Park from 4-6 p.m. See any Civitan member or call 608-1947 for more information or to place an order.
Lifeline Blood Drive Oct. 28
Lifeline Blood Services will host a blood drive from 2-6 p.m. on Oct. 28 at First Baptist Church in Henderson.
Senior Center Trunk or Treat Oct. 31
The Senior Citizens are sponsoring a Trunk or Treat from 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Senior Center Parking Lot.
4-H Halloween Chili and Hot Dog Supper Oct. 31
The Chester County 4-H program will host a Chili and Hot Dog Supper on Halloween Night. Stop by the UT Extension office for a bowl of chili, hot dog and a drink for $5 per person. Food will be served from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Halloween night. Indoor seating and bathrooms will be open to trick-or-treaters.
4-H Howloween Costume Contest Oct. 31
Dress up your furry friend for the first ever 4-H Howloween Pet Costume Contest on Thursday, Oct 31. Bring your pet to the UT Extension office at 6 p.m. on Halloween for judging. Prizes will be given for winners in three different categories. There is a $5 entry fee for each pet. Please make sure your pet is on a leash.
CC Historical Society Meeting Nov. 4
The Chester County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Senior Center. Evening program will be presented by Anna Wulfert Kirk. She tells the story of her parent’s WWII survival and journey from Ukraine to Germany and finally to Scotts Hill. Come join us.
Dining with Diabetes Begins Nov. 7
UT Extension—Chester County will be offering a free workshop in November that addresses how to manage diabetes more effectively. Local healthcare professionals will be speaking on diabetes management and answering questions. Each session will include sampling healthy recipes and door prizes. There is no registration fee, but you must reserve your spot. Register by calling the UT Extension office at 989-2103.
Roby Fire Department Fundraiser Nov. 9
Roby Fire Department fall fundraiser on Nov. 9. Food at 4:30 p.m. Chili,  hotdogs,  and hamburgers. Cake walk at 6 p.m.
Terry Frye Benefit Nov. 9
There will be a benefit for Terry Frye starting at 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at Jack’s Creek Elementary School. All proceeds will go to Terry as he battles a serious illness. There will be food for sale beginning at 11 a.m. including hamburger plates for $6 and hotdog plates for $4. There will be a cakewalk from 3-4 p.m. and a silent auction for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Raffle tickets for a Brand New 40” Hisense Roku television will be sold for $1 with the winner announced at 4 p.m. Kids can enjoy face painting and corn holes.
Veteran’s Day Parade Nov. 11
The Veteran’s Service Office will host a Veteran’s Day Parade beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the Church of Christ parking lot. All Veterans are invited to join. If you do not have a ride, the Veteran’s Service Office will arrange one. The program will begin at 11 a.m. in City Hall, and the High School will provide lunch after the program.
Henderson Hee Haw Hootenanny Nov. 15,16
The 7th Annual Henderson Hee Haw Hootenanny presented by The Peoples Bank is right around the corner! Save the dates for Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16. Both shows will begin at 7 p.m. at Williams Auditorium on the campus of Chester County Middle School. This is a fun show filled with music, laughter, jokes, and a good ole’ time! All of the cast are community members and Chamber of Commerce volunteers! Come on out and enjoy the show! To purchase tickets go to www.williamsauditorium.com