Today in Chillicothe — Feb. 27 weekend edition

Marianne Gillespie
An eagle takes flight over the Illinois River near Rome.

This weekend's events are ...

AMERICAN LEGION POST 9, located at 1043 N. Second St., is serving 1-pound deep-fried catfish, baked potato and cole slaw from 5-7:30 p.m. tonight for $9. All-you-can-eat breakfast from 8-11 a.m. every Sunday for $6. Call 274-3255 for carry-out orders.

RIVER TERRACE CHURCH WINTER VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL concludes tonight from 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-27. Includes music, games, Bible study, classes for everyone, crafts, refreshments. Church is located at 14429 Edgewater Ave. at Terrace and Route 29. For more info, call Pastor Bill Carter at 369-4153 or 249-3829.

BLUE RIDGE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH hosts the Men’s Club annual pancake and sausage breakfast 7 a.m.-noon Saturday. Features made-from-scratch pancakes and secret spice sausage. Tickets $5 ($4 for children). Call 274-2228 for tickets or more info.

BATON TWIRLING CLASSES at Pearce Community Center with instructor JB Culbertson begins 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.

4TH OF JULY FUNDRAISER is from 1-9 Saturday at Whistle Stop. Raffles, food and bake sale. All proceeds support fireworks on the riverfront in Chillicothe.

CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH annual Missions' Conference is Sunday through Wednesday at the church, 1028 Cloverdale Road. Special speakers include Dr. Fred Moritz, executive director of Baptist World Mission. Also presenting their work from around the world are the Garzas of Mexico, the Neils of Church Planters and the Archibalds of Bangladesh. Times are from 9:45 a.m.,11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, and 7 p.m. March Monday through Wednesday.


Check out more information about Bald Eagle Days. Click here for more about Saturday's event


Submit your photos of eagles to our online eagle feature, Eye on the Eagles. Click here to see them.