The Events page is a place for the Chamber, its members, and the community to advertise upcoming events. Please contact the Chamber at 434-352-2621 to see if your event is eligible.
5th District Candidate Forum between Jane Dittmar and Tom Garrett
VA Hunter Skills – Sept. 30-Oct 2
Learn new hunting skills or hone the ones you have at VA Hunter Skills Weekend, Sept 30-Oct 2 at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center located at 1267 4-H Camp Rd. Appomattox, VA. This is a family camp open to ages 11 and up (11-18 must attend with a participating parent). This partnership program presented by Virginia Hunter Education Association, VA Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center offers classes in Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloading, Pistol and Archery. Other classes offered include: Turkey Hunting, Small Game Hunting, Deer Hunting or Predator Hunting, Recovering Wounded Game, Preserving your Wild Game Harvest or Wild Game Cooking along with many more. Early bird price of $115 applies through Sept. 9th, then normal price of $125 applies. Prices include all meals Friday dinner –Sunday lunch, lodging and all instruction. Registration Deadline is September 16th. Check out the details and register at: https://www.holidaylake4h.com/vahunterweekend.php
Weaving Workshop – Oct 2-5
Learn the basics of weaving at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center’s Weaving Workshop scheduled for Oct 2-5 and located at 1267 4-H Camp Rd. Appomattox, VA. This newly offered workshop will be taught by expert weaver Patricia Morton. You will learn basic weaving skills using the rigid heddle and 4 shaft looms and learn about direct and indirect loom warping methods. Using a wool blend or a rayon chenille yarn in a variety of color choices, you will create your own scarf. Price of $435.00 includes all materials, (including use of looms) expert instruction, all meals and lodging. Registration Deadline is September 16th. For more information on the workshop and to register go to: https://www.holidaylake4h.com/weavingworkshops.php
Held the first Monday of each month for the Chamber's Board of Directors to conduct Chamber business.
In the event of a holiday or inclement weather event, the meeting will be held the following Monday.
A great way to help kick-off the Railroad Festival
Children12 & under free
Beer and Wine tickets $3.00 a piece
Feel free to bring lawn chairs, no pets please
Virginia Waterfowling Workshop – Oct. 21-23
Virginia Water Fowling Workshop will be held Oct 21-23 at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center located at 1267 4-H Camp Rd. Appomattox, VA. This workshop, co-sponsored by VA Waterfowlers Association, Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center and VA Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is open to ages 12 to 90 (children under 18 must attend with a participating parent). Classes taught by highly skilled instructors include Blind Design and Construction, Waterfowl Nesting Structures, Decoy Carving, Decoy Placement, Decoy Restoration, Waterfowl Calling, Wing Shooting Techniques, Waterfowl Habitat Management, Waterfowl Game Care and Cooking, Predator Management, Retriever Training Clinic and much more. Register before Sept 23rd at the Early Bird price of $135, after Sept 23rd price is $145. Price includes all meals Friday dinner-Sunday lunch, lodging and all instruction. Registration deadline is Oct 7th.
Please note that the Chamber office will be closed at Noon on Wednesday, Nov. 23rd and remain closed through Friday, Nov. 25th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The office will reopen on Mon., Nov. 28th.
The deadline for NewsBlast submissions is 10am on Monday, Nov. 21st for this week's edition.
The Chamber wishes everyone a very safe & happy holiday with family & friends!
To enter the parade contact the Appomattox Recreation Association @ 434.352.5996
The Appomattox Christmas Parade will begin at 10:00am
Please note that the Chamber office will close at Noon on Friday, Dec. 23rd and remain closed through Monday, Dec. 26th in observance of the Christmas holiday. The office will reopen on Wednesday, Dec. 28th.
The deadline for NewsBlast submissions is 10am on Wednesday, Dec. 28th for this week's edition.
Please note that the Chamber office will close at Noon on Friday, Dec. 30th and remain closed through Monday, Jan. 2nd in observance of the New Year's holiday. The office will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 4th.
The deadline for NewsBlast submissions is 10am on Wednesday, Jan. 4th for this week's edition.
Please note that the Chamber office will be closed on Tuesday, May 30th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The office will reopen on Wednesday, May 31st.
The Chamber wishes everyone a very safe & happy holiday celebration with family & friends!