(The following information is from visitmartinsville.com, the website of the Tourism Office of the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. See that website for more information on these and other events. Also, events held more than once a month are listed each time but described only on the first event of the month.)

March 1
• “Don’t Drink the Water” Broadway hit comedy will be presented by TheatreWorks at the Black Box Theatre, 44 Franklin St.; 7 p.m. Tickets: $16. For more information, call 632-2800.
• The Commonheart concert at the Rives Theatre, 212 E. Church St., 9 p.m. Admission $12 in advance, $15 at the door; season passes accepted. Call 403-0872 for more information.
• Ride ’N Dine on the Dick & Willie Trail, sponsored by the Henry County Bike Club, 10:30 a.m. Each week cyclists meet at the Liberty Street access point of the trail to ride and have lunch at a local eatery. A different lunch spot is chosen each week. Call Marti at 358-1312 for more information. Rides are year-round but are canceled if it’s raining.

March 2
• Fab Lab Family Days: 3D Doodler Pens, 10 a.m. to noon at the PHCC Dalton IDEA Center, 26 Fayette St. 3D Doodler Pens let you draw sculptures and create 3-D designs. Instructor is Christopher Wagner. Cost: $15. Preregistration required at ph.augusoft.net or 656-5461.
• Intermediate Adobe Photoshop: 10 a.m. to noon at Patrick Henry Community College. Instructor is Rick Dawson. Cost: $60. Learn to use Photoshop tools, overlays and textures. Bring a portable jump drive with images to enhance. Preregister at augusoft.net or 656-5461. For more information call 656-5461.
• Board Game Day at the Blue Ridge Regional Library, 310 E. Church St. Bring a game or play one from the library. Free; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 403-5430 for more information.
• “Don’t Drink the Water” Broadway hit comedy will be presented by TheatreWorks at the Black Box Theatre, 44 Franklin St.; 7 p.m. Tickets: $16. For more information, call 632-2800.

March 3
• “Don’t Drink the Water” Broadway hit comedy will be presented by TheatreWorks at the Black Box Theatre, 44 Franklin St.; 2 p.m. Tickets: $16. For more information, call 632-2800.
• Mountain Bike Ride at Mountain Laurel Trails, 361 Mountain Laurel Trail, Ridgeway, at 2 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, call 340-9144 or 618-0343. Check the club’s website and Facebook pages for possible location changes.

March 4
• Storytime at Spencer-Penn Centre, 475 Spencer-Penn Road; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Carole Anne Penn will read a story and lead songs, crafts and play time. For more information, call 957-5757.

March 5
• Southern Gentlemen will perform at Bassett Historical Center, 3964 Fairystone Park Highway; 10 a.m. Free.
• Zumba, 6 p.m. at the Spencer Penn Centre, 475 Spencer-Penn Road. Instructor is Julie Brown of Patrick County. Fee: $5. Call 957–5757 for more information.

March 6
• Fast Track 2019 trade show open to the public, 4-7 p.m. at the former Sears store at the Village of Martinsville on Commonwealth Boulevard. Admission is $2 or two non-perishable food times. Children age 6 and under are admitted free.
• Henry County Bike Club variety ride on the Fieldale Trail. Call 618-0343 or check the bike club’s Facebook page for ride locations and times.

March 7
• Thursday Trail Trekkers, 1 p.m., Gravely Nature Preserve. Contact Paul Johnson at kpj24112@gmail.com with any questions. Seniors must register with Henry County Parks & Recreation Senior Services. Trail Trekkers is co-sponsored by Henry County Parks & Recreation and the Dan River Basin Association.
• Painting with Paul Gowen, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts, 215 Starling Ave. Subject: Back Country Path. Register online or call 632-3221. Advanced registration required before noon the day before the class. Fee: $75 for PAA members, $85 for non-members.
• Classes and groups at Spencer-Penn Centre, 475 Spencer-Penn Road. To sign up or clubs or for more information, call 957-5757:
— Chair aerobics, 11:30 a.m.; sponsored by the M/HC Coalition for Health & Wellness and taught by Paula Battle.
— Martial Arts classes, 6 p.m., taught by Sifu Kristian Gordon. All ages and all fitness and experience levels welcome. Monthly fee: $40 for Spencer-Penn members, $65 for non-members.
— Photography Club, 6:30 p.m. Professional photographer Lamont Devins teaches how to best capture a particular subject each month and winning works are chosen. Fee: $12 a year.
— Aerobic exercise class, 6;30 p.m.; sponsored by the M/HC Coalition for Health & Wellness and taught by Anita Hooker.

March 8
• Ride ’N Dine on the Dick & Willie Trail, 10:30 a.m.  (See listing above.)
• Spencer-Penn Centre Music Night of bluegrass and Gospel bluegrass music, open mic 5:30 p.m., Timbre Trail 6:20 p.m.; and Marshall Brothers and High Road 7:40 p.m. Concessions available. Fee: $5. Call 957-5757 for more information.

March 9
• Pickers and Fiddlers Bluegrass Gospel and Mountain Music Songfest, 10 a.m. at Pocahontas Bassett Baptist Church. Free. Bring instruments to take part. Call 629-5395 for more information.
• Movie in the Library, 10:30 a.m. at the Spencer-Penn Centre. Free. Call 957-5757 or email spc.susan@yahoo.com for more information.

March 10
• Henry County Bike Club’s Sunday Road Ride, 2 p.m. starting at the Ridgeway Library. For more information, call 618-0343.
• Mountain Bike Ride at Mountain Laurel Trails, 361 Mountain Laurel Trail, Ridgeway, at 2 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, call 340-9144 or 618-0343. (See listing above.)

March 11
• Storytime at Spencer-Penn Centre, 475 Spencer-Penn Road; 10:30-11:30 a.m. (See listing above.)

March 12
• Fab Lab Family Days: Learn to use the Showboat CNC Router, 5:30-7:30 a.m. through April 16 at the PHCC Dalton IDEA Center, 26 Fayette St. Cost: $104. Enroll at ph.augusoft.net or 656-5461.
• Zumba, 6 p.m. at the Spencer Penn Centre; fee $5. (See listing above.)

March 13
• Henry County Bike Club variety ride on the Fieldale Trail. Call 618-0343 or check the bike club’s Facebook page for ride locations and times.

March 14
• “A Beautifully Broken Virginia” photography exhibit of works by John Plashal, 5:030 p.m. at Piedmont Arts, 215 Starling Ave. Call 632-3221 for more information. Free.
• Second Thursday Science Talks, 6 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Starling Ave.
• Second Thursdays, 5-8 p.m., sponsored by Martinsville Uptown to encourage residents to get to know the uptown businesses. Many stores will extend their hours for the event; many restaurants will offer specials.
• Thursday Trail Trekkers, 1 p.m., Waid Park. (See listing above.)
• Spencer-Penn Centre classes and groups (see listings above):
— Chair aerobics, 11:30 a.m.
— Martial Arts classes, 6 p.m.
— Aerobic exercise class, 6;30 p.m.

March 15
• Ride ’N Dine on the Dick & Willie Trail, 10:30 a.m.  (See listing above.)

March 16
• Basket-making class at the Spencer-Penn Centre, taught by Hazel Coleman of Ashboro, N.C., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Preregistration required; fee is $25 for a small basket and $35 for a larger basket. Call 957-5757 or 957-1521 for more information.

March 17
• Mountain Bike Ride at Mountain Laurel Trails, 361 Mountain Laurel Trail, Ridgeway, at 2 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, call 340-9144 or 618-0343. (See listing above.)

March 18
• Storytime at Spencer-Penn Centre, 475 Spencer-Penn Road; 10:30-11:30 a.m. (See listing above.)

March 19
• History of Martinsville Speedway and the Economic Impact of the speedway, noon to 1 p.m. at New College Institute, 191 Fayette St., Martinsville. Speedway President Clay Campbell will present the program. For more information, call Ruby Jones, 403 5605.

March 20
• Henry County Bike Club variety ride on the Fieldale Trail. Call 618-0343 or check the bike club’s Facebook page for ride locations and times.
• Latin Dance Workshop, 6-7 p.m. March 20-April 24 at Stone Hall 103 at Patrick Henry Community College. Fee: $30. Edgar Ornelis will teach Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia and Kizomba dances. Suitable for beginners; no partner needed.

March 21
• VMFA On the Road: An Art Mobile for the 21st Century, hosted by Piedmont Arts, 215 Starling Ave., Martinsville, March 21-23. Exhibits include photography, paintings, printmaking and other mediums. For more information, call Piedmont Arts at 632-3221.
• Thursday Trail Trekkers, 1 p.m., Collinsville Jaycee Park Nature Trail. (See listing above.)
• Spencer-Penn Centre classes and groups (see listings above):
— Chair aerobics, 11:30 a.m.
— Martial Arts classes, 6 p.m.
— Aerobic exercise class, 6;30 p.m.

March 22
• VMFA On the Road: An Art Mobile for the 21st Century, hosted by Piedmont Arts, 215 Starling Ave., Martinsville, March 21-23. For more information, call Piedmont Arts at 632-3221. (See listing above.)
• Ride ’N Dine on the Dick & Willie Trail, 9:30 a.m.  (See listing above.)

March 23
• NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series 250. For more information, visit www.MartinsvilleSpeedway.com or call 877-722-3849 or 956-7200.
• VMFA On the Road: An Art Mobile for the 21st Century, hosted by Piedmont Arts, 215 Starling Ave., Martinsville. For more information, call Piedmont Arts at 632-3221. (See listing above.)

March 24
• STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. For more information, visit www.MartinsvilleSpeedway.com or call 877-722-3849 or 956-7200.
• Mountain Bike Ride at Mountain Laurel Trails, 361 Mountain Laurel Trail, Ridgeway, at 2 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, call 340-9144 or 618-0343. (See listing above.)

March 25
• Storytime at Spencer-Penn Centre, 475 Spencer-Penn Road; 10:30-11:30 a.m. (See listing above.)

March 27
• Henry County Bike Club variety ride on the Fieldale Trail. Call 618-0343 or check the bike club’s Facebook page for ride locations and times.

March 28
• An Evening with Maestro David Stewart Wiley, 7-9 p.m. at Piedmont Arts; $35 general admission. “Classical Meets Jazz” program will feature Wiley with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra. For more information, call Piedmont Arts at 632-3221.
• Thursday Trail Trekkers, 1 p.m., Lake Lanier. (See listing above.)
• Spencer-Penn Centre classes and groups (see listings above):
— Chair aerobics, 11:30 a.m.
— Martial Arts classes, 6 p.m.
— Aerobic exercise class, 6;30 p.m.

March 29
• Ride ’N Dine on the Dick & Willie Trail, 9:30 a.m.  (See listing above.)

March 30
• Martinsville Half Marathon and 5K, starting and ending at the Martinsville-Henry County YMCA. For more information, visit www.milesinmartinsville.

March 31
• Mountain Bike Ride at Mountain Laurel Trails, 361 Mountain Laurel Trail, Ridgeway, at 2 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, call 340-9144 or 618-0343. (See listing above.)