Community Calendar

Welcome to the Independent Herald Community Calendar. Want to add an event that is being hosted by a non-profit organization or that is free for the community? Use the form at the bottom of this page!


Mission House

Where? First United Methodist Church of Oneida
When? Thursday, July 29 • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
How much? Free

The Gerry McDonald Mission House, located on Church Ave., directly behind First United Methodist Church, remains open from 9 a.m. – 12 noon, Thursday mornings, except on the first Thursday, hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. You are eligible to receive food once per month. Operating procedures have been modified in order to comply with governmental requests for social distancing. For  more information or requirements, call the church office at 569-8828.


Food Pantry

Where? Pinnacle Resource Center
When? Tuesday, July 27, 2021 • 10 a.m. – ?
How much? Free

Pinnacle Resource Center’s food pantry (1513 Jeffers Road, Huntsville) is open every Tuesday beginning at 10 a.m. There are no income guidelines, however a photo ID and a piece of mail with a Scott County address is required.


Rummage Sale

Where? Elgin Church of Christ
When? Saturday, July 31, 2021 • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
How much? N/A

Elgin Church of Christ will be having a rummage sale on Saturday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Members will be selling various items, and there will be a booth with free information on the church and Christ. This is not a fundraiser; just an outreach event.


OHS Class of ’70

Where? Barn at Magnolia Acres
When? Saturday, July 31, 2021 • 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
How much? $20 per person

The Oneida High School Class of 1970 will hold its 51st reunion on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the Barn at Magnolia Acres, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The address is 337 W. Monticello Pike in Huntsville. The cost is $20 per person.


OHS Class of ’64

Where? American Legion Building
When? Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 • 5 p.m.
How much? Free

The Oneida High School Class of 1964 will hold its 57th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at the American Legion Building on Alberta Street in Oneida, beginning at 5 p.m. Class members and their guests are invited to attend!


Music on Main

Where? Oneida Main Street
When? Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 • 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
How much? Free

Music on Main is hosting its 3rd annual great chili cook off. Live music, food trucks and vendors in the street. $10 all you can eat chili. Cash prizes and trophies to the best chili. Free to the public. Sponsors for the event are Gather coffee house and The Black Cat antiques.


Haunting in the Hills

Where? Bandy Creek, Big South Fork NRRA
When? Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 • All Day
How much? Free

The Haunting in the Hills storytelling festival returns to the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area on Saturday, Sept. 18. Join the thousands who will travel to Bandy Creek to enjoy the Big South Fork for a fun-filled day of stories, music, crafts and more. Craft classes and concerts are free and open to the public.


Heritage Festival

Where? Museum of Scott County, Huntsville
When? Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
How much? Free

The Museum of Scott County will host its annual Heritage Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25. The festival, located on the campus of Scott High School, features free admission and free parking. There will be numerous crafts demonstrations, bluegrass music, vendors selling food and crafts, and much more.


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