Southern Grace plans three shows

Southern Grace, a country gospel band from the Shenandoah Valley, returns to the Northern Neck this weekend. Tour stops will include a Special Olympics fundraiser from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, August 19, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 8484 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster; a Music by the River concert from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, August 20, at Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster; and a praise and worship service from 9:45-11 a.m. Sunday, August 21, at White Stone Church of the Nazarene, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone. Band members from left include Isaac Stroupe, Richie Testa, Joe Shifflett, Dave Napier and Larry Kyger. Organizers of the Special Olympics fundraiser are requesting a $10 donation per person, or greater. And there is a $5 parking fee at the state park. Photo by Robert Mason Jr.