Westfield residents are thanking the Good Lord that hurricane Irma wasn’t so bad. Sammy and Janice Lawson are really thankful they had room for their daughters family and two of their friends when the family had to evacuate their home in Old Richmond Hill, Georgia because of the hurricane.
Tracey, Matt, Hanna and Sara Coker with two friends and dogs came to Westfield. While here they celebrated Sara’s 11th birthday with family, playing Speak Out and Pie Face while eating ice cream and birthday cake. Happy Birthday, Sara!
Mary Romine let Jack drive her truck to take Mary, Doris Sams, Amy Sisk and me to see the Million Dollar Quartet at the Theatre Alliance in Winston-Salem. The Million Dollar Quartet included tribute artists as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash. On Dec. 4, 1956, they played together for the first and only time.
Westfield Friends will hold its fall revival on Thursdays in September with a guest speaker and special music for each service. Scheduled speakers include Rickey Rogers on Sept. 21 and Pastor Linda Anderson on Sept. 28.
A Holiday Bazaar hosted by Westfield Elementary PTO will be held Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Westfield Elementary School. Shop with local vendors and crafters. Concessions will be available for sale.
Shadow Grass (Kyser George’s Band) will be at the Historic Earle Theater in Mount Airy on October 21 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are available.
Westfield Baptist Church’s Homecoming will be Sunday, Oct. 15.
There will be a Haunted Hayride on Saturday, October 21 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Martin Farms & K-9 Clip Pet Grooming. the cost is $3 for adults and $1 for children. a bonfire, marshmallow roast and music will be available. Bring a chair for the bonfire. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Northern-Stokes Food Pantry. Google k-9clip.com for directions.
Hacker House will soon open.
Opening weekend is Friday Oct. 6 and Saturday Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. each day, and the even will be open every Friday and Saturday in October, as well as Halloween.
There will be a Families in Need 20 Guns in 20 minutes pinto bean/hot dog supper on Nov. 11 at Old Westfield School cafeteria starting at 4 p.m. There will also be two $500 cash prizes. Meal donations to families in need. Gun tickets sold separately.
The Annual Francisco School Reunion Covered Dish Luncheon is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Francisco Volunteer Fire Station. The community building will be open at 11:30 a.m.
Before or after lunch, you might like to attend Francisco Farmfest, which is going on from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. that day. Included will be live music on the school playground sponsored by Our Communities of Northwest Stokes.
Jomeokee Marketplace, presented by The Old Barn Market, is Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be more than 100 vendors on hand at Jomeokee Park in Pinnacle.
Prayers needed for Carole Bottoms, Danne Smith, Pam Cody, Sue Hiatt and Calvin Love.
Sympathy goes to the Roberts family.
Randy Leo Roberts, age 68 of Westfield died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. He was born Feb. 5, 1949 in Stokes County to Jack Leo Roberts and Morah Jackson Roberts.
Sympathy goes to the Boles family.
Danny Odell Boles, age 55, of Lawsonville, passed away Friday, Sept. 15 at Duke University Hospital. He was born in Stokes County on Nov. 11, 1961.
Sympathy goes to the Deatherage family.
Eddie Jonathan Deatherage, 55, passed away August 31.
Jane Nunn may be reached at 336-351-6866