“Folk Crafts of West Georgia” at Legacy Museum on Main, in conjunction with the opening of “American Folk Hero: Outsider Art of Georgia and Alabama” at LaGrange Art Museum. The exhibit will feature the more ornamental variety of crafts such as quilts, baskets, wood carvings and bowls, and totem poles from Troup and surrounding counties. Items on display date from the early 1900s to recent days. Legacy Museum on Main is located at 136 Main St. in LaGrange. The museum is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free of charge. For more information, call 706-884-1828.
Troup High School hosts Financial Aid Night in the Fine Arts Building at 6 p.m. Georgia Student Finance Commission representative Marcus Hilliard will present information The HOPE program, federal financial aid, PELL Grant, work-study, student loans and other financial aid information.
Today, Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 9-11
The Patchwork Players presents “By the Pound,” an original stage play written and directed by Rachel Einglett Elliott and Jack Bagley to benefit the Humane Society of Harris County. The performances will be in the Briton Little Theatre at the DHA Community Life Center in Pine Mountain. Show times are today, Saturday, and Nov. 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday and Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 — pre-sales only due to limited seating in the theater. A silent auction will be held at the reception. 706-663-4447
Beginner ballroom dance lessons for all ages are given from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Active Life center on Ragland Street. 706-884-5857
The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681
A Not So Tricky Treat, a Halloween alternative event will be held at Pop’s Party Place, 1379 Lafayette Parkway, treats will contain no peanuts and there will be no candy, no ice cream and no latex. There will be a lookalike contest and the event is open to everybody who wants to do something different for Halloween. Admission is a food donation or cash donation to Emmaus Women’s Shelter. Kids get to check out a glow-in-the-dark room instead of a haunted house and al parties booked during this event will get a 20-percent discount and an additional donation will be made to the Emmaus Women’s Shelter. 706-884-0005
A senior dance is at 7 p.m. at the old Franklin Elementary School gym with a live band. Admission is $4.
Belk’s Charity Days Event is 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. The Lagrange Troup County Humane Society has $5 coupons for sale at the Humane Society office on Orchard Hill Road, or purchase them from any volunteer or call 706-298-3608 for more information. All proceeds stay with the Humane Society.
Pleasant Grove Quilters host their 31st annual Quilt Show and Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church off Hamilton Road, about three miles south of Interstate 85, with quilts, crafts, baked and canned items, sausage and biscuits, fried pies, homemade soup and cornbread and barbecue plates and stew. There is a drawing for a handmade quilt at 2:30 p.m.
West Point City Council meets for a work session at 8:15 a.m.
The executive board of the LaGrange Woman’s Club meets at 10 a.m. at Bellevue.
The Kiwanis Club of LaGrange meets at noon at Highland Country Club.
Older Americans Sharing in Service, the senior adult group of Rosemont Baptist Church, meets at noon in the church fellowship hall.
The Thursday Lunch Club meets at noon in the fellowship hall of First United Methodist Church.
Crime Stoppers meets at 6 p.m. in the LaGrange Police Department training room.
Rehearsals for the LaGrange Civic Chorale are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Troup High School chorus room. email@example.com, 706-882-2734
LaGrange Serenity Groups and Al-Anon meet at 7 p.m. at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.
Community Action For Improvement meets at 7 p.m. in the CAFI central office.
The Sons of LaGrange Lodge No. 537, a Prince Hall affiliate, meets at 7:30 p.m. at the corner of Brown and Watson streets.
The Troup County Commission meets for a work session at 9 a.m. on the third floor of the Government Center.
The Lunch Bunch Alateen Family Group meets at noon at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.
The West Georgia chapter of Fort Valley State University Alumni meets at 10 a.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center.
Peace by Piece Quilt Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on the Square. Jane Taylor, 706-884-6323
Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 6 p.m. with a fellowship meal and worship at the welcome center of First Baptist Church on Church Street. 706-884-5631
Immanuel Ministries and Worship Center at 75 Patillo Road holds Bible study at 6:30 p.m.
True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts Bible study at 7:30 p.m. for adults and youth.
True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts movie night from 7 to 9 p.m. Sylvia Cameron, 706-402-6670
Eagle’s Nest Cathedral, 1306 E. 10th St. in West Point, hosts a church yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon. 706-407-2053, bmacministries.org
Trinity SDA Church Prayer and Bible Study Center at 710 Jenkins St. holds a free Bible study from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Pastor Walter Gordon, 706-812-0760
Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 2, 3
Faith Baptist Church, 552 Hammett Road, begins Judgement Journey ‘12, a 45-minute journey through the tribulation of end times. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at judgementjourney.com. The event runs Oct. 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27, and Nov. 2 and 3.
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