This week’s calendar

November

8 Thursday

AA, 8 p.m. De Sales Hall and Kilmarnock UMC.

Volunteers Needed, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Help Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity build a house. 435-3461, or LNHabitat.org.

Heathsville Forge Blacksmith Guild, 10 a.m.-noon. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern. 580-3377.

Bay Tones Barbershop Chorus, 7-8:30 p.m. St. Andrews Presbyterian, Kilmarnock. Rehearsals. New singers, men and women.

Story Hour, 10-11 a.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway. Ages 3 and older. Story, craft and snack. 580-5051.

Stroke Support Group, 11 a.m.-12;15 p.m. Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital Training Center, 101 Harris Road, Kilmarnock. Speaker: Kyle Lorenzino. Complimentary lunch, pre-registration requested, 435-8427.

Barbecue Fundraiser, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. take out only, 4:30-6:30 p.m. eat in or take out. St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 435 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. Menu: Pulled barbecue, rolls, baked beans, cole slaw, hush puppies, dessert, beverages. $10 adults, $5 ages 5-11, free ages 4 and younger. Purchase tickets at Bay and River Home Decor, Kilmarnock, or the door.

Duplicate Bridge, 1 p.m. Woman’s Club of White Stone. $5.

Cancer Support Group, 3-4 p.m. Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital, 101 Harris Road, Kilmarnock. 580-9737.

Rappahannock Garden Club, 12:50 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church, 303 South Main Street, Kilmarnock. Program: “Designing Divas.” Presenters: Janet Minock, Joann McNabb and Diane Burgess. Suggested donation, $10.

Northumberland Supervisors, 5 p.m. Northumberland County Courts Building, 39 Judicial Place, Heathsville. Public hearings, 7 p.m.

Irvington Town Council, 6:30 p.m. Irvington Baptist Church, 53 King Carter Drive, Irvington.

Lancaster Planning Commission, 7 p.m. County Administration Building, 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster.

Barbara Keeler, 7-9 p.m. Willaby’s, 327 Old Ferry Road, White Stone. 435-0000.

Open Mic With Sam Johnson, 7:30 p.m. Kilmarnock BrewHaus, 44 West Church Street, Kilmarnock. Byrd’s Seafood Co. Food Truck. Corn hole tournament, weather permitting. 436-6207.

9 Friday

AA, noon. Trinity Episcopal, Lancaster.

AA, 8 p.m. Calvary Baptist, Kilmarnock.

AA, 8 p.m. St. Andrews Presbyterian, Kilmarnock.

Al-Anon, noon. Bay Center for Spiritual Development, 31 Noblett Lane, Kilmarnock. 588-9224.

Tavern Woodworker’s Guild, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. 580-3377.

Indoor Yard Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg. Benefits Northumberland County Animal Shelter.

Lancaster Broadband Authority, 9:30 a.m. County Administration Building, 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster.

Jewelry Show, noon.-4 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Opening reception: 5-7 p.m. 435-9309.

Veterans Day Program, 1 p.m. Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. Patriotic music, speakers, dramatic readings. Public welcome. All veterans urged to attend. Special guest performer: Suzy Cuthbertson.

Arts Alive!, 5-7 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville.  Art exhibit reception. Sponsor: Friends of the Library. Artist: Phil McKenney. 580-5051.

Bob Wilson, 5-8 p.m. Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock. Byrd’s Seafood Co. Food Truck. 435-1416.

Launch Party/Book Signing, 5:30 p.m. The Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Author: Bill Westbrook. Book: The Black Ring. Cocktail reception, reading, signing. Reservations required. 55 per person, $80 per couple in advance, includes cocktail reception and a copy of the book. Purchase tickets at http://www.tidesinn.com/tidesevents/, or 438-5000.

Something Different Duo, 6-8:30 p.m. Sunsets on the Tides Terrace, The Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington. 438-5000.

Fridays With Fred/Acoustic, 7:30 p.m. Kilmarnock BrewHaus, 44 West Church Street, Kilmarnock. Catering: Windows on the Water. Corn hole tournament, weather permitting. 436-6207.

“Fireflies,” 7:30 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $10 students. Reservations, tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org, or 529-9345.

Tom Euler Trio, 8-11 p.m. Willaby’s, 327 Old Ferry Road, White Stone. 435-0000.

Ryan Forrester Band, 9 p.m. Walkabout Creek, The 606, 606 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. 436-1327.

10 Saturday

AA, 7:30 p.m. Irvington Baptist.

AA, 8 p.m. Heathsville UMC.

Heathsville Forge Blacksmith Guild, 10 a.m.-noon. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern. 580-3377.

Tavern Spinners & Weavers, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Studio and store open. 580-3377.

Second Saturday, Northern Neck Artisan Trail Open Door Tour. Various sites and activities. www.artisantrailnetwork.org.

Country Breakfast, 7-10 a.m. Lancaster Union Lodge #88 A.F. & A.M. 48 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. $10. Ages 5 and younger, veterans and uniformed military and law enforcement eat free.

Community Breakfast, 8-10 a.m. Wicomico UMC, 5060 Jessie duPont Memorial Highway, Wicomico Church. Menu: eggs, bacon, sausage, scrapple, potatoes, pancakes, sausage gravy with biscuits, fruit juice and coffee. Donations welcome.

Home For The Holidays Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kilmarnock UMC, 89 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. Christmas and harvest items. Home-baked goods.

Indoor Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg. Benefits Northumberland County Animal Shelter.

Heritage Arts Class, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Topic: Metal Joinery and Forge Welding. Instructor: RHHT Blacksmith Guild. Intermediate class, some experience required. Continues Sunday, November 11. $70. Register at www.RHHTFoundationInc.org, or 580-3377.

Heritage Arts Class, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Topic: Decorative woodburning. Instructor: Penny Mace. $45, plus $5 materials fee. Register at www.RHHTFoundationInc.org, or 580-3377.

Winter Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Festival Halle, 177 Main Street, Reedville. 453-6529.

Jewelry Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. 435-9309.

Pet Blessing, 11 a.m. White Stone UMC, 118 Methodist Church Road, White Stone.

Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical And Historical Society Of Virginia, 11 a.m. Essex Public Library, 117 North Church Lane, Tappahannock. Speaker: Vanessa D. Porter. Topic: “Genealogy Research in the Courthouse.” 758-5163.

Mercy Creek, noon-4 p.m. Jacey Vineyards, 619 Train Lane, Heathsville. Northern Neck Wine Trail Oyster Crawl. 580-4053.

Writing Workshop, 12:30-3 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Sponsor: The Writers Guild of Virginia. Topic: Journaling, gratitude lists. Instructor: Ann Eichenmuller.

Shuckin’ On The Lancaster Green, 1-3:30 p.m. Lancaster Virginia Historical Society/Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library, 8346 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster. Menu: Steamed and raw oysters, chicken stew, hot dogs, beer, wine, soda. Music by Toby & Larry. $50 all inclusive. Purchase tickets at the museum, 462-7280, or mbwm.org.

Oyster Roast, 2-5 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. Menu: Roasted and raw oysters, clam chowder, barbecue, chicken wings, hot dogs, beer, wine, sodas. Music. $50. Advance tickets only, 453-6529.

“Fireflies,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $10 students. Reservations, tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org, or 529-9345.

Meltones, 6-8:30 p.m. Sunsets on the Tides Terrace, The Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington. 438-5000.

Seldom Scene, 7:30 p.m. Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts, On Stage, Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. By season subscription, or $39. Limited seating by availability. 438-5555, or www.rappahannockfoundation.org.

Dave Crumpler, 7:30 p.m. Kilmarnock BrewHaus, 44 West Church Street, Kilmarnock. Catering: Windows on the Water. Corn hole tournament, weather permitting. 436-6207.

11 Sunday

Veterans Day

AA, 7:30 p.m. White Stone UMC.

AA, 5:30 p.m. Henderson UMC.

Veterans Day Service, 11 a.m. Kilmarnock UMC, 89 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. Speaker: Retired U.S. Marine Corps Major General Tim Hanifen. Reception follows service.

Promised Land Quartet, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tibitha Church of God, 991 Fleeton Road, Reedville. The Southern gospel group will participate in morning worship and give an afternoon concert. A homecoming meal will follow worship.

Veterans Day Commemoration, 2 p.m. Shiloh School, Diller’s Corner, Shiloh School Road and Balls Neck Road, Kilmarnock. “Voices from the War,” local connections and impacts. Attendees are urged to bring with them World War I memorabilia, letters and stories. After the presentations, members of the audience will be invited to share personal connections to the war.

Open Mic, 2-4 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Sponsor: The Writers Guild of Virginia. Poets, playwrights and writers of all genres.

“Fireflies,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $10 students. Reservations, tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org, or 529-9345.

Veterans Day Service, 7 p.m. Afton UMC, 5130 Hacks Neck Road, Ophelia. Veterans will share their stories. To share a story, call Alf Braxton, 436-5310. Light refreshments will follow.

12 Monday

AA, noon. Palmer Hall.

AA, 8 p.m. Fairfields Baptist.

Weight Watchers, 5:30 p.m. St. Andrews Presbyterian, Kilmarnock.

Free Screenings, 9-11 a.m. YMCA, 39 William B. Graham Court, Kilmarnock. Blood pressure.

Historyland Community Workshop, 10 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Center Drive, Kilmarnock. Crafting. Bring a drink or treat.

Bird Walk, 9 a.m. Kendale Farm, 1909 Kendalls Road, Champlain. Sponsor: Northern Neck Audubon Society.

Northern Neck Neuro-Muscular Support Group, 10:30 a.m. Beale Memorial Baptist Church, 19622 Tidewater Trails, Tappahannock. For those with chronic conditions that are neurological or muscular. Caregivers welcome. 580-7315.

Blood Drive, noon-6 p.m. Kilmarnock Baptist Church, 65 East Church Street, Kilmarnock.

Veteran Pinning Ceremony, 2 p.m. Commonwealth Senior Living at Kilmarnock, 460 South Main Street, Kilmarnock. Mayor Mae Umphlett to officiate. Presenting the Colors: LHS JROTC Color Guard. RSVP to 435-9896, Ext. 121, or jwhite@commonwealthsl.com.

Northumberland School Board, 6 p.m. NHS auditorium, 210 Academic Lane, Claraville.

Northern Neck Beekeepers, 7 p.m. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Parish Hall, Heathsville.

13 Tuesday

Al-Anon AFG, 4:30 p.m. Kilmarnock Baptist.

Alateen, 4:30 p.m. Kilmarnock Baptist Church.

AA, 7 and 8 p.m. Palmer Hall.

AA, 7 p.m. St. Mary’s White Chapel Episcopal.

Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m. Lower UMC. 776-9799.

Kilmarnock & District Pipe Band, 7 p.m. Campbell Memorial Presbyterian, Weems. 453-3465.

Volunteers Needed, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Help Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity build a house. 435-3461 or LNHabitat.org.

Indoor Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg. Benefits Northumberland County Animal Shelter.

Heathsville Forge Blacksmith Guild, 10 a.m.-noon. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern. 580-3377.

Aphasia Group, 11 a.m. Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Center, 43 William B. Graham Court, Kilmarnock. $40 per month, or $10 per session.

Veterans’ Breakfast, 9 a.m. Commonwealth Senior Living at Farnham, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham. Participants are urged to RSVP at 394-2102.

Dementia Friendly Community, 10 a.m. Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. Speaker: Melissa Andrews. Lunch to follow. Reservations, 438-4175, or by emailing info@rw-c.org by November 8.

Woman’s Club Of Northumberland County, 11:30 a.m. Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock. 83rd anniversary luncheon. Theme: Honoring local women who have served the nation’s military. Special events: Woman of the Year presentation, Angel Tree Selection.

Duplicate Bridge, 1 p.m. Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury. $5.

Electronic Device Support, 2-4 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Instructor: Izaak Hagy. Bring mobile phones, laptops and tablets. 580-5051.

Lancaster School Board, 5:30 p.m. LCPS Annex, 235 School Street, Kilmarnock.

Lancaster County Lions Club, 7 p.m. Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock.

Northern Neck Kennel Club, 7 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Viewing of “Dog Show 101” to follow the meeting.

14 Wednesday

AA, 7:30 p.m. Trinity Episcopal, Lancaster.

AA, noon. Women’s meeting, Irvington UMC.

Al-Anon Family Group, 5:30 p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church, 8484 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster.

Northern Neck Rotary, 7:30 a.m. Lee’s Restaurant, Kilmarnock.

Kiwanis Club, 7:30 a.m. St. Andrews Presbyterian, Kilmarnock.

Tavern Spinners & Weavers, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Studio and store open. 580-3377.

KIWS Rotary, noon, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury. 436-3176.

Rappahannock Amateur Radio Association, noon. Lee’s Restaurant, Kilmarnock.

Performing Arts And Lecture Series, 9:30 a.m. Chesapeake Academy, 107 Steamboat Road, Irvington. Virginia Repertory Theatre will present “Sleeping Beauty” for ages 3-grade 3. By reservation, 438-5575, or hscott@chesapeakeacademy.org.

Lancaster County Chapter 1406/UDC, 1 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Guest speaker: Mary Vial. Topic: “All About the United Daughters from Chapter to General.” 453-9156.

Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District Board, 6:30 p.m. Northern Neck Planning District Commission, 483 Main Street, Warsaw, VA. 313-9102.

15 Thursday

Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula Chapter, Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society, 11:30 a.m. Pilot House Restaurant, 2737 Greys Point Road, Topping. Speaker: Ashley McCuistion. Topic: Drone photography.

Northern Neck Chapter, Virginia Native Plant Society, noon. Wicomico Parish Church, 5191 Jessie Ball duPont Memorial Highway, Wicomico Church. Speaker: David Bryan. Topic: “Private Land Restoration & Management for Species in Decline.” Bring a bag lunch.

Northumberland Planning Commission, 7 p.m. Northumberland County Courts Building, 39 Judicial Place, Heathsville.

Wes Charlton, 7-9 p.m. Willaby’s, 327 Old Ferry Road, White Stone. 435-0000.

Mercy Creek, 7:30 p.m. Kilmarnock BrewHaus, 44 West Church Street, Kilmarnock. Byrd’s Seafood Co. Food Truck. Corn hole tournament, weather permitting. 436-6207.

“Fireflies,” 7:30 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $20 adults, $8 students. Reservations, tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org, or 529-9345.

Lancaster Supervisors, 5:30 p.m. closed meeting, 7 p.m. monthly meeting. County Administration Building, 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster.