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In This Issue
Rockfish Nights
Early Winter Gathering
Tree Sale
Early Winter Gathering
Hamner Happenings
holiday market

Saturday, December 4
Come do your Holiday shopping with local products and produce.
Arts and Crafts
Holiday Greens
Produce / Meat
Cheese / Baked goods
Music by Allodola

Community Markets
 on first Saturdays
in 2011

February 5 / 9-12
March 5 / 9-12
April 2 / 9-12


You've probably just received your Membership renewal notice by mail. All RVCC memberships are due at
the end of each year.
We appreciate your continued support!
To make it even easier, you can now renew your membership online here.

Every Friday,
lunch at RVCC
from Claudia's Cafe

Ala carte ~ salad, soup, varying entrees, desserts & beverage

Noon - 2pm

You're invited to
get involved in
YOUR Center.
RVCC has many projects accumulating that members and volunteers could do. 
Many projects could even be done with a friend.
Please send an e-mail to board member Connie Muscenti ( if you would like to know more about volunteering at RVCC.

RVCC Tenants

Cathy Kiehl

Christine Davis

Claudi Gibson Catering

Flickinger Studios

Habitat for Humanity

Leslie Alexander

K. Robins Design

Rockfish Seniors

Rose Valentino

Susan Gorman

Wren Shoumate

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Lots of big "happenings" are coming your way at the Rockfish Valley Community Center. So read on, and come join us for these community wide events.
Do you have your
Rockfish Nights tickets?

 Rockfish Nights
We've a lovely evening planned for you, our members and supporters.
The Silent Auction committee has been blessed by the kindnesses of our community's artists, B&B's, restaurants, nurseries and many other businesses. We have wonderful certificates from many of your favorite Nelson County enterprises.

You can view the catalog to date here.

It will be updated as the week goes by, so check back later on the RVCC website! We're still tying up the details on more donations!

Be sure to get advance tickets!
This special evening is the major annual fundraiser for RVCC, helping the Center to keep our doors open for the enjoyment of Nelson County citizens and visitors of the Rockfish Valley. As caretakers of this school building, we strive to maintain a safe and welcoming place for people of all ages and walks of life. We value your support and participation in this fun evening of food, spirits and music.
This year's Rockfish Nights is
this coming Saturday, November 20, 2010.

Tickets are on sale at the RVCC office
at the Treasure Chest.
They can also be purchased

If you wish to reserve a whole table or a specific location,it would be best to purchase at RVCC
or from an RVCC Board Member.

ALSO, we welcome volunteers to assist that evening.
If you'd like to join in this all-important fundraiser,
contact Sharon Gress, 361-1571, or at

The special entertainment for the evening will feature
reislerPaul Reisler allard
Terri Allard

You can read more about these
two very special artists on our website.

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Once again we'll be bringing you those beautiful and oh-so-fresh Fraser Firs from the mountains of NC. They're available for pre-order at and can be purchased at RVCC starting the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend, from 9 to 1. Trees will be for sale through the Treasure Chest during their regular operating hours until gone!

ALSO, new this year 20"-24" Fraser Fir wreaths will be for sale starting at $20.

ALSO new this year, new and renewing members get a 10% discount on the purchase of a tree or wreath.
AND lower prices on the tallest of trees:
tree prices

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The Gift of the Magi, Then & Now
Two one act plays adapted by Peter Coy from the classic Christmas story by O. Henry
A re-working of O. Henry's classic Christmas story, this Hamner production is two stories in one evening, each a  a tale of love, sacrifice and miscommunication, each a poignant reminder of the spirit of Christmas giving , for all ages.
Onstage December 2 - 18
Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

Please note the final performance, Saturday, Dec. 18, will be a matinee at 2:00 p.m.
Admission $10, $5/10 & under, $20/family pass.

Reservations suggested, 434.361.1999
Magi Then & Now
Hamner Dance Night with the Dinah Pehrson Band
Friday, November 19 at 8:30 p.m.
Make sure to wear your dancing shoes and plan for a fun, shakin' Saturday evening of blues and R&B with some Dylan, country, jazz, rock'n'roll, and who-knows-what-else mixed in.
Food available. Admission $10. Doors 8 pm
Dance with Dinah
IMPROV! Free improv with HIT, the Hamner Improv Troupe: Drop-in session Mondays at 6 pm
Times may vary, call 434 361 1999 for details.
Never been on stage before? Been on stage more times than you'd care to mention, but looking to recharge your acting batteries? Improv at the Hamner is for you. This mixed group of old hands and neophytes is meeting every Monday to learn and practice the basics - saying "yes, and"; making each other look good; and speaking spontaneously. Playing games and creating scenes incorporating the basics prepare the entire company for regular performances at the Hamner.
This program is free of charge and is intended for everyone with an interest in Improv. Call 434-361-1999 for details, or just come see what it's all about!
Hamner Improv Troupe
If you've not discovered The Hamner,
you're in for a treat!
For more info, visit the Hamner website here.

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New Member Benefits
at the Treasure Chest

As if it wasn't already the best deal around, RVCC members now get a discount at the Treasure Chest.
So be sure your membership is current and come take advantage of the following:
  • 20% off on Friday's.
  • $2 off per bag on Bag Days (First Saturdays of every month)
Call 434-361-0103 or email
bag day

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Like to flip pancakes?
Join us on Saturday, December 4!!

Cooking PancakesThe much-loved and well-attended monthly pancake breakfast at RVCC
is in need of some volunteers. A morning in the RVCC kitchen on the first Saturday of the month is a highly recommended way to support the community center ... and have fun!

This monthly program helps to fund general operation and program costs at RVCC.

So if you are a regular participant of the breakfasts,
consider being an occasional volunteer.
Call Bo Holland,434.361.0100 or to sign-up.

And thanks!
We invite you to join us at the
Rockfish Valley Community Center ...
Where Community Happens!