Poolesville Area Senior Center (PASC) Events at Poolesville Baptist Church unless otherwise listed.
Pickleball: Mondays and Fridays: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; Wednesdays: 7:00 p.m.
Game Day: Tuesdays: 1:00 p.m.
Zumba Gold: Wednesdays in gym: 1:00 p.m.

October 21: Annual Poolesville Oktoberfest and WUMCO Walk
October 21: Great and Small Therapeutic Riding Center’s Benefit Event
October 27: Barnesville School Open House
October 28: St. Mary’s Annual Ham and Turkey Dinner

October 6
PHS Home Varsity Game
Football. Rockville (Homecoming). 6:30 p.m.

October 6 and 7
Markoff’s Haunted Forest
25th Anniversary of one of America’s premier Halloween special events. Fast Passes available at Cugini’s, House of Poolesville, and Bassett’s.

October 6,  7, and 8
The Blue Hearth Market Weekend
Featuring on October 8 – M.A.D. BBQ and Common Ground (11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.) local produce and craft market. Blue Hearth: Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m; Sunday: noon to 5:00 p.m.
Pumpkin Chunkin’ for Charity
Shoot pumpkin cannon at target in pond. Proceeds all go to charities. Lewis Orchards. Friday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

October 7
Torchlight Productions Special Musical Concert
A musical showcase of local singer/songwriters, the best in local folk and country balladeers. Bring your lawn chairs, family picnic basket, or pick up carryout at local restaurants. Free. Whalen Commons. 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Pig Pick’n Dinner and Bluegrass Gospel Concert
Starring the Barretones, award-winning bluegrass artists Randy Barrett on the banjo with Rickie Simpkins on the fiddle. Bring a side dish to share. Free. Barnesville Baptist Church. Dinner: 5:30 p.m.; concert: 7:00 p.m.

October 8
UMCVFD Open House
Enjoy the beautiful fall weather and fun for the whole family. Hay rides to the pumpkin patch, see fire engines up close, test your “Hands Only CPR” skills, enjoy hot dogs and drinks. Firehouse in Beallsville. 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Montgomery Countryside Alliance’s Ride for the Reserve
Special fundraising event. Gourmet picnic at Kingsbury’s Orchard. Live music by Justin Trawick. $60 for members, $80 for non-members, and $15 for junior riders ages 12-16. For more information, visit RideForTheReserve.org.

October 11
PHS Varsity Home Game
Tennis. Whitman. 3:45 p.m.
Poolesville Planning Commission
Poolesville Town Hall. 7:30 p.m.

October 12
PHS Varsity Home Games
Volleyball. Gaithersburg. 6:30 p.m.

October 12, 13 and 14
St. Peter’s Fall Rummage Sale
Household items, clothes, jewelry, linens, crafts, toys, baby stuff, electronics, movies and music, art and pictures, antique and vintage items, pet items, tools, camping, sports, gardening, and much more. Thursday: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to noon.

October 13
2nd Barnesville School Golf Outing and Concert
Benefit play for Barnesville School featuring great golf at PP Dye Golf Course. For more golf play information, visit www.barnesvilleschoolgolf.com. A dinner and live musical concert featuring award-winning singer/songwriter Lexi Peto at 5:00 p.m. Non-golfers welcome for the dinner/concert. Adults: $75.00; youth (under 21): $25.00. Includes open bar, buffet, and concert.

 October 13 to 15
Farm to Gallery
Countryside Artisans Fall Gallery and Studio Tour. Brochure and map at CountrysideArtisans.com.

October 14
PHS Varsity Home Game
Field hockey. Springbrook. 10:00 a.m.
Farm Tour and Talk at Soleado Lavender Farm
Explore the grounds while owners, Sophia and Kevin, give an overview of the farm’s history along with how and why they grow lavender and their essential oil distillation process. Professor Christine Rai will give a lively talk exploring lavender and culture, including history, music, poetry, and folklore. Participants will receive 10% off product purchases with ticket purchase. 23611 W. Harris Rd., Dickerson. 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
October 16
Poolesville Commissioners’ Meeting
Poolesville Town Hall. 7:30 p.m.