Helvetia, WV
Helvetia Highlights for October 2011

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Saturday, October 1. First Saturday Square Dance. Adults $5. Age 12 and under, $2. 8:00 p.m. Community Hall.

Tuesday, October 11. Monthly meeting of the Helvetia Restoration and Development Organization. 6 p.m. at the Helvetia Public Library.

Thursday, October 20. Helvetia Public Library Board of Trustees meeting. At the Library. 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 22. Helvetia Day. Celebrate the day the first settlers arrived in Helvetia. All events are at the Star Band (Red) Hall.

  • 4:00 p.m. Historical Walk. Travel the trail that the first settlers used.
  • 5:00 p.m. Presentation on Helvetia History.
  • 7:00 p.m. Folk songs and dances.
  • 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Square Dance and Cakewalk.

Wednesday, October 26. Farm Women's Club Meeting.

Thursday, October 27. Helvetia will be receiving the Traditions Award at the Grand Opening of the Folklife Center at Fairmont State University. There will be a display and some Helvetia representatives in costume. 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. http://www.fairmontstate.edu/folklife/

Saturday, October 29. Halloween Party at the Hutte. Buffet with ham, beans, corn bread, parslied potatoes, salad, and more from 5:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. followed by karaoke and a costume contest. $15 per person. Reservations appreciated.