Legion plans several events
PENDLETON — American Legion Post 117, 611 W. State St., Pendleton, has the following events — open to members and non-members — planned.
• All-you-can-eat wing night is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, with all-you-can-eat wings costing $12.
• On Fridays, tenderloins are available starting at noon.. A Treasure Hunt drawing takes place at 7:30 p.m.
• Every Sunday is Football Sunday, starting at noon. People are invited to wear their team colors.
• The Legion’s general membership meeting is set for 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday each month.
For more details, call 765-778-7661.
Pendleton museum talks planned
PENDLETON — Pendleton Historical Museum’s speaker program continues this year, beginning with Steve Schug, who will talk about the Williams family homestead at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8.
During the two-hour event, there will be time for questions from those in attendance.
Weather permitting, the schedule will be as follows.
Jan. 8 — Steve Shug on the Williams family homestead
Feb. 12 — Dave Skalon on the 102nd anniversary of the Pendleton American Legion
March 12 — Lance Stevens on Civil War Maj. Samuel Henry
April 16 — speaker to be announced
The museum is located on Falls Park Drive in Falls Park.
PAS plans show for beginners
PENDLETON — Pendleton Artists Society plans an Art Studies Show for beginner and amateur artists for January.
Entires can be any art that has been done in any class or online instruction.
Jeff Jackson will be the judge for the show at the PAS First Friday Event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 6. The public is welcome to attend and choose their favorite art for the People’s Choice Award.
The first-place prize is $100; the award for second place will be $75, followed by $55 for third place and $20 for People’s Choice.
The show is sponsored by Dr. Kenneth Lau.
The show will continue through Feb. 1 at the gallery, located at 119 W. State St., Pendleton. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.
Talks will explore county’s history
ANDERSON — Madison County Historical Society Inc. is presenting a series of “First Sunday” presentations covering the History of Madison County, set for 2 p.m. monthly in the Bowman Room at Museum of Madison County History, 11 W. 11th St., Anderson.
Madison County Historian Stephen T. Jackson delivers the presentations, which provide an overview of Madison County’s history through historical highlights of each township.
Presentations will run about an hour each and are free.
Following the presentation, at about 3 p.m., Jackson will be signing his new book “Historic Events in a County Called Madison: The 20th Century.” This book and others will be available to purchase.
The remaining talks are:
Jan. 8, 2023: Jackson Township
Feb. 5: Union Township
March 5: Pipe Creek Township
April 2: Richland Township
May 7: Monroe Township
June 4: Lafayette Township
July 2: Van Buren Township
Aug. 6: Boone Township
Sept. 3: Duck Creek Township
Oct. 1: Stony Creek Township
Nov. 5: Madison County
For more details, call Madison County Historical Society at 765-683-0052.
For columns based on previous talks, visit ptlpnews.com.
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