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Saturday, October 28th – Scottsville United Methodist Church – 5:00 – 6:00 6:00 p.m.

Scottsville United Methodist Church will host its monthly FREE Community Dinner on Saturday, October 28th in the church's Fellowship Hall at 158 Main Street. This OktoberFest Dinner will be served from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm and features German goulash with spaptzle (noodles), sweet and sour cabbage, baked apples, rolls and desserts galore. The FREE dinner will be followed by a sing-along jam to the accompaniment of local gospel musicians. More information at 434-286-4736.


Saturday, October 28th – River Town Antiques – Scottsville Shopping Center River Town Antiques (GSCC) will celebrate its Annual Fall Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 28th. There will be a Cookout from 12 Noon until 2:00 PM. All are welcome!


Be prepared for Halloween in Scottsville on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. This annual Halloween celebration offers many activities for families and great opportunities for children to dress in costume and Trick or Treat. Lots of Trick n Treating is downtown. Nothing like a small town happening.

The HarryPotter Festival has been cancelled for this year, but a Witches and Warlocks style festival will be the 4th Annual event in 2018.


Tuesday, October 31, 2017 – Farmer's Market Pavilion – 5:30 until 7:00 p.m.

Atlee Church offers a Trunk or Treat Halloween for families at the Scottsville Pavilion on Tuesday, October 31st from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. There will be loads of candy, live music, free hot dogs and all kinds of fun for the whole family. Everyone is invited and welcome!


Saturday, September 23rd – Reeling & Rafting Campground – Gates Open at 11 am

You are invited to attend the 2nd Annual BBQ on the Bend Competition! This People's Choice competition will feature eight great teams smoking up some of their best pulled pork for you to try and rate your favorite! Proceeds from this year's BBQ Event will benefit the James River Boys & Girls Club.

It will be held on Saturday, September 23rd at the Reeling & Rafting (GSCC) campground next to the Scottsville Public Boat Landing. Competitors will be cooking off for a grand prize of $1,000. Cookers will begin their smoking on Friday night and the gates will open to the public at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 23rd.

Throughout the day we will have raffle prizes and live music. It's going to be a smoking good time so spread the word! Can't wait to see you there!


2nd Fridays – Scottsville United Methodist Church – 6:30pm til 8:30pm

Family Dinner & Game night

Scottsville United Methodist Church will host a FREE Family Fun Night on 2nd Fridays in the church-s fellowship hall at 158 Main Street.  Hula Hoops, floor activities and both kid and adult table board games such as Battleship, Clue and Settlers will be on hand from 6:30pm until 8:30pm. There will also be free pizza, salad, soft drinks and desserts. For more info, call 434-286-4736.

The Bread of Life Ministry Food Pantries

The Bread of Life Ministry is a food distribution program providing food and supplies to those in need through the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Donors and contributors include local organizations, churches and businesses. Food is distributed the 3rd Saturday of the month from 8:15am – 9:15am at the Scottsville Commuunity Center and on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 10:00am at the Scottsville Farmer's Market Pavilion. Zip codes served: 24590, 24562, 22937, 22946 & 22969.

Volunteers are the pillars of Bread of Life. If you would like to help, please call 286-3355 or email acdebosis@gmail.com for more information.

Tax-deductible donations and memorial gifts to the Bread of Life Ministry are always welcomed and may be sent to: PO Box 884, Scottsville, VA 24590.

Hops and Hymns Sun, November 19th, 7pm–8pm - 561 Valley St.. – An hour of joyus singing over the best brew in Scottsville! Open to all.. Hymnals provided. Shout out your favorite hymns and we all sing while sippin.

Festival of Lights (with Chamber of Commerce) – December 2018

We're Not sure this is happening this year. Check back in a week or two

Last event was at 492 Valley Street - Downtown

Planning for the next Annual Festival of Lights is underway! Help is needed and trees will be wanted! Here are a few of the things the committee is looking for:

Sponsorships – can your company help sponsor Festival of Lights?

Silent Auction Coordinator

TREES – entries from clubs, organizations, churches, school groups and businesses

6th Annual Christmas Parade 2017 - billed as the 2017 Parade of Churches - It's happening on December 2nd Saturday at 6pm in downtown Scottsville. Save a space on the sidewalks of Valley Street. Then go to the Farmer's Market building to join in on the festivities happening there.

The parade will move down Valley Street to the Farmer's Market Pavilion where churches will offer hot chocolate and cookies.  Santa Claus will be making an appearance too! Everyone is welcome!

If you would like to participate in the Parade of Churches on Saturday, December 2nd please contact Erin Lamte at (434) 841-4593 for more information.

thomasgreenJames River Runners 37th Annual Invitational Chili Cook-Off -2018

Saturday, May 5th – James River Runners BaseCamp – 11:00 am until 6:00 pm

Each spring on the first Saturday in May, James River Runners hosts at their base camp at Hatton Ferry. The James River Runners Chili Cook-Off and Brewers Challenge! (directions to JRR) The event is sponsored by James River Runners, LLC, radio station Monticello Media & Budweiser (Va Eagle Distributors) and Specialty Beverage for the benefit of the Scottsville Volunteer Fire Dept.. The Southern Albemarle event is the largest fund raiser for the Fire Department each year.

For more information on the Chili Cook-Off & Brewer's Challenge please visit : http://www.jamesriver.com/chili.htm

32nd Annual Batteau Music Festival June , 2018 (Wednesday) - 249 E Main St. – Music and vendor fair to celebrate the halfway point in a week-long float of historic James River commerce boats from Lynchburg to Richmond

A hoedown during the Batteau Festival at the Farmers Market Pavilion!

Check out the Hoe Down. 7:00-9:30 P.M. Wednesday ! - The Ridge Runners plays music during the dances. A cash donation of $3-$4 per person helped defray the costs. - The Scottsville Batteau Hoedown is a part of the larger Batteau Festival. This festival celebrates the past history of the boats that traveled from Lynchburg to Richmond. Every year the Batteau boats make this same journey.

batteauAnnual Independence Day Parade and Celebration

Sponsored by the Scottsville Volunteer Fire Department and the Town of Scottsville - July 4th, 2018 - Grand Marshall will be announced.

call 286-2623 or 531-6030 -

Join us on July 4, 2018.  Events include:

  • ·         Parade at 9:00 a.m.
  • ·         Vendors at Dorrier Park during the day.
  • ·         Awards Ceremony at Dorrier Park : 5:45pm
  • ·         Music at Dorrier Park from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. by the Tara Mills Band
  • ·         Fireworks at dusk.

The Scottsville Volunteer Fire Department parade will proceed from James River Road (east) down Valley Street (Route 20) to East Main Street (Route 6).  These streets will be closed from 8:45 a.m. until approximately 10:30 a.m.

There will be no parking on Harrison Street from 6:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.  Any vehicles parked on Harrison Street during this time will be towed.

Road Closure Information:  Starting at 7:30 a.m. James River Road between Blenheim Road and Valley Street will be limited to parade traffic only.  Traffic on James River Road will flow from Blenheim Road towards Valley Street.

Starting at 9:00 a.m. the following roads will be closed to traffic:

  • ·         James River Road between Blenheim Road and Valley Street
  • ·         Valley Street between James River Road and East Main Street
  • ·         East Main Street between Valley Street and Poplar Spring Road

Accoustic JAM - Every second Friday of each month - 7 pm - 9 pm  at Victory Hall Theatre - Music Event - Bring your own AXE, meaning bring an instrument if you want to jam . Free and open to everybody. This an old get together that happens every 2nd Friday of every month.

Christmas Time

Christmas Tree Lighting Usually the Saturday right after Thanksgiving - 2017 – This is the beginning of the holiday season in downtown Scottsville.


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