Wednesday, July 29

12:30 to 4:30 p.m. – American Red Cross blood drive, American Legion Building, Buena Vista; call 1-800 RED CROSS to make an appointment.

Thursday, July 30

7 p.m. – Online discussion of the book “Conversations in Black,” sponsored by 50 Ways Rockbridge and the Rockbridge Regional Library; to register, send an email to

Wednesday, Aug. 5

2 p.m. – Virtual field day, sponsored by Virginia Tech Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Research and Extension, free; register at yajkc9bf.

Saturday, Aug. 8

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. ‒ Indoor community market and barbecue chicken sale, Fairfield Volunteer Rescue Squad, free to set up and sell yard sale items, cash donations appreciated, chicken ready at noon, $6 per half, preorders accepted until Aug. 2, to preorder send a message on Facebook or visit the website or call (540) 377-2848.