The Battle of Leatherwood Civil War Reenactment will be this Friday, Saturday and Sunday October 24, 25 and 26 at Cornettsville/Leatherwood in Perry County. Friday is education day with lectures and demonstrations. Saturday will feature at 12 noon a Ladies Tea, a battle at 2:00pm and a ball at 7:00pm. On Sunday at 10:00am will be church, followed by a battle at 2:00pm. All events are free and open to the public. For more info call Kerry at 606-653-8591 or visit www.battleofleatherwood.com
On Saturday November 1, the Letcher Eagles Middle School football team will be hosting "Survive The Strain 2014", a Zombie themed scavenger hunt at the Letcher Elementary/Middle School campus. Teams of 3 ranging from 4th through 8th grade will perform a series of missions while avoiding lots of zombies. The cost is $15.00 per team or $2.00 just to walk through the Zombie area. Zombie volunteers are wanted and needed. Team registration will begin at 5:00pm in the school gym and the scramble will begin at dark. A prize of $60.00 will to the winning team that completes all missions in the fastest time with their flags intact. Concessions will also be sold. For more information call LMS at 633-7812 or Ivan Whitaker at 634-6928.
New Beginnings Assembly of God Church in Jenkins is having a Hall-O-Lujah Night Event on Halloween night from 5:00-8:00pm and it's all free including games, prizes, pumpkin carving, candy, popcorn and crafts. All kids are welcome. The Church is located behind Whitaker Bank in Jenkins.
The City of Whitesburg will have a Halloween Safe Night on Friday October 31st from 5:00-8:00pm. It will be on Main Street and throughout downtown Whitesburg. All businesses and organizations are invited to decorate, celebrate and treat all the goblins. All kids and families are welcome!
Letcher Elementary School PTO presents the first annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday November 15th from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the school. Local crafters and dealers will be on hand selling the best in mountain gifts during this fun filled day. There will be a make your own ornament table for the kids and much more! There's no entry free and for more info call 634-2281 or check out Letcher Elementary School on Facebook. All proceeds will go to help the PTO purchase new technology for the classrooms.