Upcoming 01-19-23

Showtime at LCL

Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock, hosts a monthly movie night for all ages. “Snow Day” will be shown at 4 p.m. Friday, January 20. Enjoy an afternoon of fun, snacks and movie viewing.

Burns tribute

The Kilmarnock & District Pipe Band will hold its “Tribute to Robert Burns” at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 21, at the Lodge #100, 1434 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock. Doors will open at 1 p.m.

Tickets are $30. Snacks and setups will be provided, to enhance the edibles (BYOB) brought by audience members. Purchase tickets at The Local in Irvington, Chesapeake Bank in Kilmarnock, Blue Ridge Bank branches in Kilmarnock and White Stone, and Primis Bank in Burgess, 577-3349, or at the door.

Lees’ birthdays

In recognition of Richard Henry Lee, Light-Horse Harry Lee and Robert E. Lee, who were born in January, Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, on Saturday, January 21, will offer $5 admission throughout the site.

During a visit, take the Band of Brothers audio tour to learn more about the Lee men and their time at Stratford Hall. To reserve tickets, visit stratfordhall.org. 

Shrimp & oysters

The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department (ULVFD) on February 4 will hold an “all-you-can-eat shrimp and oyster dinner” at the Lively Firehouse, 5170 Mary Ball Road, Lively. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m.; dinner will be served from 4-7 p.m.

Tickets are $50 each, or free for ages 12 and younger accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets must be purchased by Monday, January 23, at Chesapeake Bank, Lively; Primis Bank, Burgess; Noblett Appliances Inc., Kilmarnock; from ULVFD members; from 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays through January 21 at the firehouse; or at 462-5404, 436-2276 or 462-0186.

Daughters of 1812

The Rappahannock Chapter #493 USD1812 will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 24, at North Farnham Episcopal Church, 231 North Farnham Church Road, Farnham. Guests and prospective members are welcome.

Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of the Northern Neck will meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 25, at River Counties Community Foundation, 834 Rappahannock Drive, White Stone. Paul Sciacchitano will speak on Lancaster 2035, a strategic plan for Lancaster County.

The Rotary Club meets second and fourth Wednesdays. Anyone is welcome to join them for breakfast and see what Rotary is all about. Respond by email, nnrotary@gmail.com.

Gardening seminar

The Gardening in the Northern Neck seminar, “In Your Own Backyard,” will be held March 25 at the White Stone Church of the Nazarene, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone. Speakers will be Heather Holm, Barbara Pleasant and Edward Olsen.

The fee is $50. Lunches will be available for an additional fee. Registration forms will be available February 1 at www.nnmg.org.

Super Bowl Chili

The Woman’s Club of White Stone (WCWS) will sell Super Bowl Chili for $15 per quart. Orders are now being accepted for drive-by pickup from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. February 11 at the WCWS Clubhouse, 560 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone.

To place an order, call 435-0441. Leave a message stating name, the number of quarts requested and contact information, as all orders will be confirmed. The cutoff date for ordering is February 6.

Heart Healthy Take Out Meal

The Cooks Squad will offer heart-healthy vegetable soup, turkey chili, bread, cornbread and brownies for two for $14. Order at 494-9534 or mcvrssales911@gmail.com.

Orders are due by February 10 and can be picked up from 3:30-5 p.m. February 14 at the Mid-County Volunteer Rescue Squad, 7990 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville.

Fraud and scams

TRIAD of Lancaster and Northumberland counties will conduct a discussion on fraud and scams at 10 a.m. February 16 at Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Speakers will include representatives from law enforcement, banking and the Attorney General’s office.

The event is open to anyone interested in learning how to detect and avoid fraud and scams. Refreshments will be served. RSVP to Dave Farley at dvd_frly@yahoo.com, or 436-3648.

Chicken dinners

Chicken dinners will be available from 5-6:30 p.m. on first Mondays at American Legion Post #117, 39 School Street, Reedville.

Meals include fried chicken, mashed potatoes, choice of vegetables, salad, roll, dessert and drink. Dinners are $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 12 and younger, at the door.

Concerts by the Bay

The Concerts by the Bay series will continue with Jeff Little on March 12 and Judy Carmichael on April 23. Both shows will begin at 3 p.m. at the Harry M. Ward Auditorium, Mathews High School, 9889 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews.

Little performs old time, country, bluegrass, rockabilly and blues on the piano. Carmichael performs stride and swing on the piano. Tickets are $25 at the door, per person for each show. Students are admitted free. For tickets, visit http://www.concertsbythebay.org/.

Computer classes

Free computer classes are held at 3 p.m. Mondays excluding holidays at Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. 

No sign up is required and all ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring a laptop, iPad or phone or use a library laptop.