Upcoming 5-24-18


Barbecue dinner

 The Kiwanis Club of the Northern Neck will serve a barbecue dinner today, Thursday, May 24, at the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 435 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. The menu will include Carolina barbecue, rolls, baked beans, cole slaw, hush puppies, dessert and beverages.

Take out will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eat in and take out meals will be available from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for ages 5 to 12 and free for those younger than 5. Tickets may be purchased from Kiwanis members, at Bay and River Home Decor in Kilmarnock, or at the door.

Burn the Mortgage

Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern will hold a Burn the Mortgage BBQ fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 27, on the Tavern Green, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. The menu will include barbecue, pulled pork, chicken and sausage, sides, appetizers, desserts and soft drinks. Beer and wine will be sold separately.

The Articles will be the featured entertainment. Tickets are $25 in advance, or $30 at the door. Tickets are available at the Tavern Gift Shoppe, or www.rhhtfoundationinc.org.

A Salute to D-Day

The Mary Ball Washington Chapter of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge will sponsor A Salute to D-Day program at 7 p.m. June 1 at the Middlesex County Woman’s Club, 202 Virginia Street, Urbanna. The event will honor all the military who served in World War II.

Tickets are $10 per person. For tickets, call Clark Waring, 758-3432. Proceeds will benefit the Spirit of America 2019 scholarship fund for juniors at Middlesex, Lancaster and Northumberland high schools.

Garden party

The Woman’s Club of White Stone will hold a Garden Party June 8 at the WCWS Clubhouse, 560 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. The event will include a luncheon, a recital by violinist Mei Li Beane, raffle and games.

Proceeds support scholarships for Lancaster County students attending Rappahannock Community College. The fee will be $30. For reservations, call Alice Dix at 436-4833 by June 1.

Flower show

 National Garden Club accredited flower show judges from the Piedmont District will hold a flower show from 1 to 4 p.m. June 4 at the Inn at Montross, 21 Polk Street, Montross.

Horticulture exhibits will include foliage leaves, flowering perennials, roses, annuals and herbs. Floral designs will be created for a 1775 wedding, bridal bouquets and bachelor parties. Other designs will depict gardens, a July 4 celebration and a campfire gathering.

Viewpoints

Viewpoints will be held at 11 a.m. June 4 at the Chesapeake Center Auditorium, RWC, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. The guest speaker will be music educator, director and performer Dr. Cheryl Brown Davis.

For reservations, call 438-4000. Attendees are invited to remain after the presentation for a complimentary lunch.

On Stage

Season subscriptions are on sale for the Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts 25th anniversary On Stage season. The series includes the Richmond Symphony Pops, 3:30 p.m., September 30; Seldom Scene, 7:30 p.m., November 10; Voiceplay, 7:30 p.m. December 15; The Julian Bliss Septet, 7:30 p.m. March 2; and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band, 7:30 p.m. April 13; plus Judy Collins, 3:30 p.m., May 12. All shows will be staged at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock.

Subscriptions are $155 until July 1, or $165. Single ticket sales, if seats are available, will go on sale online or through the RFA office on August 10 at $39 for any of the first five concerts and on October 1 at $50 each for “An Afternoon with Judy Collins.” For a brochure, contact the RFA office, 438-5555; or www.rappahannockfoundation.org.

Music by the River

Upcoming Music by the River concerts at Belle Isle State Park will feature the Tom Euler Trio on June 9 and Faron Hamblin on June 16.

The concerts will begin at 6 p.m. in the picnic area at the park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. A $4 parking fee is payable at the front gate. Picnics are encouraged.

Indoor yard sale

An indoor yard sale to benefit the Northumberland County Animal Shelter is held regularly at the Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays.

Crafters

Historyland Community Workshop will meet at 10 a.m. first and third Mondays at Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Center Drive, Kilmarnock. Bring a drink or treat.

The goal is to meet, create items for an annual benefit sale and distribute the proceeds for scholarships to Lancaster and Northumberland High School graduates.

NPL overdue book

amnesty program

The Northumberland Public Library Amnesty Food Drive for Gleamer and Blenders Food Pantry will extend from April 30 through June 2.

Library patrons may donate one canned or non-perishable food item for every overdue library item and the library will forgive late fees. This does not include fees for lost, damaged or replacement items.

Country breakfast

Lancaster Union Lodge #88 A.F. & A.M. will serve an all-you-can-eat country breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on second Saturdays at the Lodge, 48 North Main Street, Kilmarnock.

The fee is $10. Ages 5 and younger, uniformed military and law enforcement eat free.

Bluegrass festival

The 2018 Mount Airy Bluegrass Festival will be held June 30 at Mount Airy Farm, 361 Millpond Road, Warsaw. The event, beginning at 3 p.m., will feature the Josh Grigsby & County Line, The Trailblazers with Ivy Phillips, Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys and The Seldom Scene.

Adult general admission tickets are $45 each, youth general admission tickets are $25 each and VIP tickets are $65 each. Tickets are available at www.mountairy.farm, or 313-0815.

Seafood fest

Tickets are on sale for the Kilmarnock Irvington White Stone Rotary’s 28th annual Bay Seafood Festival October 20 at YMCA/APYC Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Road, Kilmarnock. Gates will open at 3:30 p.m. Food service will begin at 4:30 p.m.

EN’NOVATIONS will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat feast are $50 each. Tickets may be purchased from any KIWS Rotarian or kiwsrotary.com.



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