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Tri-County Craft Show
The 28th annual Christmas in the Village Craft Show will be Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 530 S. College St., the Tri-County Ambulance Building in Newcomerstown. The event is sponsored by Tri-County Auxiliary, which also has the lunch stand. Organizers said it was "another full house this year. All the crafters you are used to seeing, plus a few new ones. Lots of handmade items to choose from. This year we will have beadwork, leather purses, cow milk soap, crocheted items, wreathes, centerpieces, wood, canvas, greeting cards, sock animals, handmade jewelry, stained glass, lighted garlands, signs, decals, native wildlife items, embroidery, stove towels." For more information call Karen Haver at 740-498-8234.
Fire Dept. Craft Show
The Newcomerstown Fire Department will present its annual craft show Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the David Barber Civic Center, 1066 E. State St., Newcomerstown. The Newcomerstown Fire Department will have a concession stand available throughout the entire event. Santa Claus will be making a special appearance from 1-2 p.m. to see who has been naughty or nice so bring a camera to get his picture. All proceeds raised are used to purchase emergency equipment for the Newcomerstown Fire Department. Interested vendors may contact the Newcomerstown Fire Department at 740-498-8808 or 330-340-6537.
The annual Newcomerstown High School Alumni Football Game is 4 p.m. Saturday Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. at Lee Stadium in Newcomerstown. The cost to play is $30. Anyone is eligible to play whether they graduated from Newcomerstown High School or not. Equipment pickup will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday day of game. Call Jim Williams at 330-447-1956 with any questions.
The Blue Ridge Grange at the intersection of SR 36 and SR 751 will have an all-you-can-eat soup supper from 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. The menu includes seven kinds of soup (including Thurman Rausch’s bean soup), salad, drink and dessert, for $7 per person. Only soup is all-you-can-eat. Proceeds go to the Blue Ridge Grange. For information, call Elizabeth Ridenour at 330-897-5293.
The Kimbolton Community Center will host an afternoon of country music from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 . Menu for the day will include baked steak and chicken dinners, as well as an assortment of sandwiches, salads and homemade desserts. Carry-out is available. This event, sponsored by The Kimbolton Homecoming Committee, is open to the public with no admission charge. There will be cake walks and a 50-50 drawing.
The Newcomerstown High School Fall Sports Awards Night will be Thursday, Nov. 8 starting at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. Members of the fall sports will be recognized and presented with their awards.
(Date change) The Newcomerstown Winter Sports meeting will be Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. Any winter athlete and their parent need to attend. If the athlete played a fall sport they do not need to arrive until 7:15 p.m. Those unable to attend need to contact Athletic Director Mark Wolff at 740-498-5111, extension 11176, to make arrangements for materials covered at this meeting.
Belgium Mission Sale
On Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Victory Assembly of God Church, 311 S. College St., Newcomerstown, is having an "Inside Sale" to help fund the Belgium Missions trip. The sale will be in the Fellowship Hall entrance in back of the church. There will be many miscellaneous items for sale and reasonably priced. Area residents are invited to come and browse.
Rose Day Sale
The Newcomerstown Lions Club Rose Day Sale is now taking orders. A dozen roses are $20 and mail orders are $28. The delivery date is Saturday, Nov. 10. To place an order, call Carol at (740) 498-5406.
Families are invited to come enjoy a Harvest Fest on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Chili Crossroads Bible Church, 29445 County Road 10, Fresno. The free event includes a candy hunt, games, bonfire and hot dog roast. Everyone is welcome.
The Newcomerstown Track Team will again be hosting a donkey basketball game at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Newcomerstown High School. This game is a fundraiser for the track program. Tickets are available to purchase from any track student or from Coach Don Stevens at Newcomerstown Middle School. Ticket prices are $6 in advance or $8 at the door the night of the game. Call Coach Stevens at 740-498-8151, ext. 1222, with any questions.
Chili Church officials said the church is profoundly grateful for all the veterans who’ve served our country and all the wonderful first responders who do such a great job helping the community. The church will honor these great people in a service Sunday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church 29445 County Road 10 Fresno. The public is invited and all are welcome.
The West Union United Methodist Women’s Fellowship will host its annual "Holiday Bazaar" on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church basement. There will be crafts and gift items, a bake sale and a donation-only food stand. The church is located at 13679 Gilmore Road on Tuscarawas County Road 10 between Gilmore and Peoli.
Class of 1956
The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1956 will meet at April's Country Kitch’n on Thursday, Nov. 15, at noon.
The Isleta United Methodist Church, 58608 Co. Road 9, Newcomerstown, is sponsoring a "Faith, Fun, Fellowship" event on Saturday, Nov. 3. The free event is for women only in "A woman’s encouragement day of faith," with speakers, music and prayer. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and the program is from 9 a.m. to noon. For information, call 740-545-7377.
Class of 1960
The Newcomerstown High School Class of 1960 will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at noon at Uncle Primo's, 435 Minnich Ave., New Philadelphia.
The Chestnut Hill Band will perform bluegrass music at ARTSNCT on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. Donations will be taken at the door.