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Community Events

visit martinsville henry countyCheck out a complete list of events from Visit Martinsville, the official tourism site of Martinsville-Henry County:

My Minds Eye Studios Paint Party

March 1, 2018

Come join us in painting a seasonal or holiday themed acrylic painting at The Historical J D Bassett Event Center. Classes are scheduled for the first Thursday each month. The fee is $20 per person and includes your canvas, supplies and step-by

Aerobic Exercise Classes offered at Spencer Penn Centre

March 1, 2018

We are happy to announce that Anita Hooker is back at Spencer-Penn for an evening Aerobics class.  This class is sponsored through the M/HC Coalition for Health & Wellness. The class will use steps, balls, bands and weights to get

Books N Brews

March 1, 2018

The Martinsville Library is starting a new book club, Books & Brews! The kickoff meeting will be on Thursday, March 1st, 5:30 – 6:30 pm at Mountain Valley Brewing, 4220 Mountain Valley Rd., Axton VA. Bring a list of suggestions for the year and we wil

Art @ Happy Hour at Piedmont Arts

March 1, 2018

It’s happy hour at Piedmont Arts! Bring your friends for a casual evening at the museum. Enjoy drinks and light snacks while you explore the galleries. Take a self-guided tour while mingling with friends. Art @ Happy Hour Exhibition Schedule Thursday

Mixed level painting

March 1, 2018

Mixed level painting class for the beginner through advanced. This is a group setting where you work on your own project with guidance and suggestions. Acrylic or oil paints, not watercolor in this class! You bring your own supplies; easels, chairs a

Chair aerobics

March 1, 2018

Come and join us for on-going Chair Aerobics. Designed for those who have balance issues or strength issues but still needs to improve endurance and strength.  All exercises will be done while sitting on a chair or by holding onto the chair. This cla

Painting with Ed Gowen

March 1, 2018

Learn new painting techniques with master instructor Ed Gowen. All supplies provided. Register online or call 276.632.3221. Advanced registration required.  February 1, 2018 – Roses March 1, 2018 – Mountain in Late Light May 3, 2018&

Thursday Trail Trekkers

March 1, 2018

This group, co-sponsored by Henry County Parks & Recreation and the Dan River Basin Association, will meet on Thursdays to explore a different trail every week. All the trails selected will be moderate in length and difficulty and senior-friendly; tho

Open Jam at Mtn’ Jax

March 1, 2018

Join Mtn’ Jax for Open Jam Session every Thursday night beginning at 7:00. Bring your talent, instrument and friends and enjoy a great night in a friendly atmosphere. Read more…

Karaoke at Ten Pin Cafe

March 1, 2018

Looking for a place to show off your vocal abilities? Ten Pin Café, located inside Sportlanes Bowling Alley, offers karaoke every Thursday evening. Hit the stage solo, or with a group and rock all night. Gather your friends and make new ones, who e

At the Museum Programs

Enhance your museum visit by adding one of the museum’s award-winning educational programs.  Programs presented at the museum range from 20 to 60 minutes long, and cover a wide variety of STEM related topics.  Visit to learn about t

Museum Outreach Education Programs

Outreach programs bring museum education programs to your location. Programs are designed to be presented in a school environment, at a community center, or at other off-site locations. Best suited for individual classes of up to 30 students, programs are

Museum Sleepovers

Interested in having your group participate in a museum sleepover? Join us after hours for an exciting night of exploration with a special themed sleepover planned especially for you that is full of hands-on programs led by experienced museum educators. A

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