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Good Luck music

Pianist Cheryl Davis and bassoonist David West will play from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, December 22, at Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Good Luck Road, Kilmarnock.

Chapter 3, Patrick and Diane Raymond, will play from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 23,

New Year’s Eve Gala

Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity will host a New Year’s Eve Gala from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. December 31 at the Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck, 517 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Entertainment will be provided by Lynda Smith and the 7th Street Band.

Tickets are $75 and include food, favors and champagne. Purchase tickets at the Habitat office and store, 460 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, 435-3461.

Martz story

“On Taking the Road Less Traveled: the Bill Martz Story,” will be presented at 7 p.m. January 6, at Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. 

The inspiring story of the late “Artist of the Northern Neck” will be presented by his wife, Theresa Martz, who shared the joys and challenges of Bill’s artistic journey.  Their story gives encouragement to follow one’s star and to help others follow theirs, even when that requires much sacrifice.

Just Smile

In honor of Sandie Turner’s life, her family will host a musical celebration from 7:30 to 11 p.m. January 7 at the Kilmarnock Firehouse 71 School Street, Kilmarnock. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Guests will include members of the Robbin Thompson Band, Julius Pittman & the Revival and the Soul Expressions. Guests should bring chairs.

Tickets are $20 per person; proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Tickets will be sold at Noblett’s Appliance and Hair Design Studio, both in Kilmarnock; or tickets@fcpsound.net. Beer, wine, spirits and other beverages will be sold; proceeds will benefit the Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department.

Chicken dinner

American Legion Post 117, 39 American Legion Way, Reedville, will serve a chicken dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. January 9. The fee is $10 for adults and $5 for ages 11 and younger.

The menu will include fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, baked beans, salad, rolls, soft drinks, iced tea and desserts.

Burns night

The Kilmarnock and District Pipe Band will host its 18th annual Burns supper and concert January 28 at the Boys and Girls Club of the Northern Neck, 517 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the festivities will commence at 5:45 p.m.

Tickets will be $35 each and will be for sale at the Bank of Lancaster and Chesapeake Bank Main offices in Kilmarnock and The Local in Irvington. To reserve a table for up to 6, contact Rusty Spears, 438-4597.

Cokie Roberts

The Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library recently announced tickets are on sale for “An Afternoon with Cokie Roberts and Civil War Capital Dames” at 1:30 p.m. January 5 at Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Good Luck Road, Kilmarnock. The fundraiser will include a lecture and book signing focusing on her book, Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868.

Advance tickets are required. Lecture tickets are $45. VIP tickets are $100 and include a meet-and-greet brunch. Tickets can be purchased at mkt.com/maryball, 462-7280, or by mailing a check to MBWML, PO Box 97, Lancaster VA 22503.

Floral music theater

The Kilmarnock Garden Club and Lancaster High School Band will present “Symphony in Flowers” at 2 p.m. March 12 at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock.

The floral music theater event will showcase the LHS Symphonic Band and floral designer Francine Thomas. Tickets are $35 each and may be purchased at 435-6902, or anitahart2577@gmailcom.

Gardening seminar

The Master Gardeners’ 24th annual Gardening in the Northern Neck (GNN) Seminar will be held March 25 at the White Stone Church of the Nazarene, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone. The fee is $25. Registration forms will be available February 1 at nnmg.org, or the Northumberland Country Extension Office, 580-5694.

The program will feature presentations by Rick Darke and Dr. Doug Tallamy, co-authors of The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden. 



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