Upcoming 6-08-17

Flower show

The Chesapeake Bay Garden club will present “Festivities of the Northern Neck” from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow, June 9, at Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern Transportation Building, Heathsville. There is no charge for this standard flower show.

Museum fundraiser

The Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library will hold “An Evening at Westlawn” fundraising gala from 5 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, June 9.

The gala will feature a four-course dinner on the Westlawn grounds, a silent and live auction and tours of the house. The deadline for tickets was Wednesday, May 31.

Cool music

The Adrian Duke Project will open the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum 2017 summer concert series, Cool Music for Hot Summer Nights, from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at the RFM Pavilion, 504 Main Street, Reedville.

Single event tickets are $10. Tickets are available at the RFM, or at the venue.

Spring Colloquium

The Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, will host the first Spring Colloquium, “The Civil War on the Northern Neck,” from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 11.

Tickets are $10 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the library. Refreshments will be served.


Support Group

On Monday, June 12, the Northern Neck Neuro-Muscular Support group meets at Beale Memorial Baptist Church, 19622 Tidewater Trail, Tappahannock, at 10:30 a.m. The speaker is Matt Milson who will discuss a one pill a day medicine for MS.

This is a support group for anyone with chronic illnesses that are neurological or muscular and for their caregivers. For directions, call Sharon at 580-7315 or Joan at 443-9226.

Parkinson’s help

At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury will host an open discussion on what you can do for a better quality of life in addition to exercise. As a person with Parkinson’s, Care Partner or Caregiver, what helps you? 435-9553.

BBQ & Bluegrass

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will present the 10th annual BBQ & Bluegrass celebration from 4:30 to 8 p.m. June 17 at Roanoke Farm, 6018 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. The featured band will be Code Blue. The “all-you-can-eat” menu will include pork barbecue, hot dogs, beans, slaw, desserts and soft drinks.

Advance tickets are $25 and may be purchased at bbq.ststephensheathsville.org. Tickets at the gate will be $30. Children younger than age 12 will be admitted free. Adult beverages will be available for purchase.

Catfish dinner

The American Legion Adams Post 86 and the Ladies Auxiliary will serve a catfish dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. June 17 at the Post Home, 882 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock. The menu will include catfish, two sides, coleslaw, cornbread and homemade desserts. Patrons may eat in or carry out the meals.

The fee is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets are available in advance at Lester’s Barbershop, or by calling Heather, 436-7466. Tickets also will be available at the door while they last.

Benefit concert

Beachtown Records USA will host a benefit concert from 8 p.m. to midnight June 17 for the Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck, at the club facilities at 517 North Main Street, Kilmarnock.

Admission will be $7.50 per person or $15 per couple. The music will be beach music, Motown and top 40s.

Blood drive

The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. June 19 at Kilmarnock Baptist Church, 65 East Church Street, Kilmarnock.