Hometown Happenings

December 12, 2019

Tacoma Community Center

The Clinch Coalition invites you to attend their annual holiday potluck dinner and silent auction. Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m., Tacoma Community Center, with presentation ‘It’s Not Just About the Chair lift: 25 Years of Interpreting Natural Tunnel’ by Bill Cawood - Please RSVP to or 276/479-2176.

Open installation

There will be an open installation of officers on Friday, Dec. 27 at Suthers Masonic Lodge in Norton. Refreshments at 6 p.m., Installation at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome to attend.


Coalfield Beekeeping Conference, Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 am to 4 pm.  Mountain Empire Community College Goodloe Center. Pre-registration: $20 per person or $30 per couple. Register at Extension office in Wise or online at https://tinyurl.com/2019CoalfieldBeekeeping. Please call 276/328-6194 for more information.

Outdoor chat

Monthly Outdoor Chat: Edible Plants, Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. Join Phil Meeks with Wise County Cooperative Extension for a presentation about Southwest Virginia’s edible plants. Location: Norton Community Center, 201 Park Ave. NE. Contact: Katie Dunn, 276/679-1160 or katied@nortonva.org.

Country Cabin II

Country Cabin II in Norton features Benny Jones & CMT Country, Saturday, Dec. 14 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. $6 adults age 12 and over, $1 children age two through 11. Call 276/679-3541 for information.

Lays Hardware

Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Downtown Coeburn, features November 22 Bluegrass Circle; 29 Backwoods Bluegrass. December 13-Right Fork Ramblers; 20-Bluegrass Circle; 26- No Jam Session; 27-Closed for Christmas Doors open at 6 p.m. Music at 7 p.m. $5/adults, $1/children 6-12, under 6 admitted free. Call 395-5160.