Upcoming 9-6-18


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 next breakfast will be served Saturday, September 8.

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

Edwardsville Day

The annual Edwardsville Day Celebration will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, September 8, at Galilee United Methodist Church, 747 Hull Neck Road, Edwardsville. There will be food, vendors, games, music, amusements and a parade.

Parade line up will begin at noon and the parade will start at 1 p.m. The entry fee is $10 for adults and $5 for ages 17 and younger. Vendor spaces are $25 each, contact James Long, 724-3240, Mary Wildy, 436-5984, W.C. Carter, 296-4315, or Bea, 724-3163.

Museum crab feast

The Morattico Waterfront Museum, 6584 Morattico Road, Morattico, will hold its seventh annual crab feast Saturday, September 8. The event will open at 3:30 p.m. in the museum pavilion. Crabs will be served from 4 to 6 p.m.

Midnight Coal Company will perform. Food will be available for non-crab lovers. Beer and wine will be sold. Tickets are $35 for adults, $10 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and younger. Tickets may be purchased at 761-6213, or moratticowaterfrontmuseum@yahoo.com.

Native plants

The Northern Neck Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society will hold its annual native plant sale from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, September 8, at Wicomico Parish Church, 5191 Jessie Ball duPont Memorial Highway, Wicomico Church.

The sale will feature over 70 varieties of flowers, ferns, grasses, trees, vines and shrubs that are native to the Virginia Coastal Plain.

Second Sundays

The Tappahannock Artists’ Guild will host a Second Sundays program from 2-4 p.m. September 9 at the Tappahannock Art Gallery, 200 Prince Street, Tappahannock.

The topic will be “Steeplechasing.” Fred and Paula Myer will present videos and commentary. Light refreshments will be served.

Wine & oysters

Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, will host the 2018 Stratford Hall Wine & Oyster Festival from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. September 15-16. The event will feature wines from Virginia wineries and oysters from Chesapeake Bay and Tidewater oyster growers. To purchase tickets visit StratfordHall.org. Tickets also will be available at the gate on the day of the event.

Pre-sale discount adult tasting tickets are $25; adult non-tasting tickets, $15; ages 6-12, $5; and ages 5 and younger, free. Discount ticket sales end Thursday, September 6. Week prior online sales and day of event adult tasting tickets are $30 each. Other admission remains the same.

Author luncheon

Liz Mundy, author of Code Girls, will be guest speaker at the Thursday, September 13, Author Event sponsored by Rappahannock Community College Friends of the Library. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1717 Hampton Hall Road, Callao.

Reservations must be received by noon Thursday, September 6. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for others. Registration forms are available at the RCC/Richmond County Library; or call 394-9660, or email friendsofthelibraryRCC@gmail.com. Complete the registration form and mail it with a check to Friends of the Library, P.O. Box 687, Warsaw, VA 22572. Make check payable to RCC Friends of the Library.

Hello Stranger

Dale Jett and Hello Stranger will perform from 6-8 p.m. September 21 at Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. They play traditional Appalachian Americana songs made popular by the original Carter family.

Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at christchurch1735.ticketleap.com or at the church. The event includes an intermission with libations available for purchase. Weather permitting, the concert will be held outside. Guests should bring a lawn chair or blanket. Coolers are welcome but no pets please.

Master Naturalists

The Northern Neck Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists will hold informational sessions at 10:30 a.m. September 15 at the A.T. Johnson Building, 18849 Kings Highway, Montross, and September 22 at the Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.

The sessions will provide an overview of the Virginia Master Naturalist Program, cover the requirements for becoming a Master Naturalist and review the course schedule and application process. The basic training course will be held from February-May. To register for the course, visit northernneckmasternaturalists.org.

Oyster roast

Chesapeake Academy will host the 17th annual Community Oyster Roast from 5-9 p.m. October 13 on the Rowe Campus in Irvington. The menu will include all of the roasted oysters-you-can-eat, fried oysters, clam chowder, French fried sweet potatoes, hot dogs and hamburgers and dessert. Beer, wine, soft drinks and music by the Phun Doctors included.

Tickets are $60 per person in advance, or $70 at the door, if available. To purchase advance tickets, call 438-5575, or email cemry@chesapeakeacademy.org, visit www.chesapeakeacademy.org or Specials Wine Seller in Kilmarnock.

Music festival

The Colonial Beach Community Foundation, in collaboration with the Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce, will host the first Northern Neck Beach Music Festival from noon to 8 p.m. September 22 at Town Hill, 500 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. The festival will feature a concert with The Embers and The Rhondels, shag dance lessons and a dance contest. Vendors will offer food and beverages, including beer and wine.

Advance tickets are available through EventBrite https://  www.eventbrite.com/e/northern-neck- beach-music-festival-tickets -48467148546?aff=ebdssbdestsearch for $30 through September 15. Tickets at the gate the day of the event are $40.

Chorale rehearsals

The Chesapeake Chorale will begin rehearsals at 7 p.m. Monday, September 10, at Kilmarnock United Methodist Church, 89 East Church Street.

The chorale’s annual Christmas concerts will be held at 8 p.m. November 30 at Northumberland High School and December 1 at Lancaster Middle School, and at 3 p.m. December 2 at St. Clare Walker Middle School. The chorale also will present music for the “Holly and the Ivy” service at 3:30 p.m. December 3 at Historic Christ Church.

Paint night

RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host an Adult Paint Workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. September 21. The topic will be “Oasis” by Jonathan Harris. The instructor will be Marilyn Sprouse.

The fee is $30 for members and $35 for others. The fee includes materials. Participants may bring their choice of beverage. To register, call 436-9309.

Dinner on Main

The Warsaw-Richmond County Main Street Program will host Dinner on Main from 5 to 9 p.m. September 22. The community event on Main Street will offer music by Good Shot Judy, food trucks, beer and wine options.

Music will begin at 6 p.m. Main Street will be closed from Belle Ville Road to Warsaw Baptist Church. Event tickets are $5 per person in advance at the Town of Warsaw Office. On event day and at the gate, tickets will be $10.

Garden party

The Chesapeake Bay Garden Club is celebrating its 65th anniversary with a Garden Party from 2-4 p.m. September 25 at Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville.

It will be a time to mingle and celebrate old and new garden club friendships and accomplishments.

Garden party

An indoor yard sale to benefit the Northumberland County Animal Shelter is held 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.



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