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  • Small Business Saturday, will be held throughout Person County on Saturday, Nov. 30, featuring shopping specials to celebrate small businesses.
  • The Person/Caswell chapter of NARFE, the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, will hold its final meeting of the year at 11 a.m., Dec. 2 at the Golden Corral in Roxboro. A BlueCross BlueShield agent will speak on the 2020 BCBS health plan for federal employees and retirees. All interested people are invited to attend. For more information contact Robert Allen at 336-322-0259.
  • The Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments, will host a workshop on alternative fuel vehicles from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Dec. 5 at the organization’s Henderson office, 1724 Graham Ave., Henderson. The event is free, but an RSVP to alunsford@kerrtarcog.org is required by Dec. 2.
  • The Person County Tourism Development Authority, will hold its monthly meeting at 12 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the conference room of its building located at 705 Durham Road. All meetings are open to the public unless otherwise noted.
  • Jingle on Main, will be held in Uptown Roxboro from 5 – 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5. Admission is free. A free showing of The Grinch will take place at the Kirby Theater following the Jingle on Main. The showing will benefit the Person County Children’s Burn Fund.
  • The Kirby Theater, will show the movie “Elf” at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6. Admission is free. Proceeds will benefit the Animal Protection Society.
  • The Kirby Galleries and the Art Guild of Person County, will host an artist reception with Beth Bale from 6 - 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6.
  • The Community Choir of Person County, will perform its annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6 and 7, at Roxboro Baptist Church. Admission is free.
  • Friends of the Person County Senior Center, will hold its annual Veterans Christmas Tree Celebration at 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, at the Senior Center. All veterans past and present will be honored, and light refreshments will be served. If you would like to recognize a veteran, stop by the Center to complete an application. Their names will be published in the program, and an ornament will be hung on the tree in their honor.
  • The Person County Habitat for Humanity, yard sale is at 110 Carver Drive every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Donated items will also be accepted.
  • The Caswell Council for the Arts, will present a Holiday Artisan Market from 6 - 9 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, at the Lee Fowlkes Gallery, at 43 W. Main St., Yanceyville, on the night of the Christmas tree lighting and Winter Lights Trail. Come support your local artists, purchase one-of-a-kind gifts and holiday decorations, and enjoy complimentary soup, cookies, and hot cider, provided by the Caswell Food Council.
  • The Roxboro Moose Family Center, will host a stew Dec. 7. Call 336-599-5923 to place an advance order.
  • The Person County History Hunt, will take place Dec. 7. Registration is from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Tricia’s Espresso on Abbitt Street. Teams of up to six members can participate for $25. Funds raised from the event will help members of a local youth history club make a trip to see historic sites in Philadelphia next year.

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