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Virtual history

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society’s “Zooming In On Lancaster County History: Thursdays at 3:00” virtual speaker series will continue at 3 p.m. today, January 21. Margaret Forester and R. Page Henley Jr. will present “Dr. Peirce’s Babies and Home Birth Records.”

The series is free for members and $5 for others. Register at or 462-7280. A valid email address is required.

Oyster roast postponed

The Mary Ball Washington Chapter of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge oyster roast, initially scheduled for January 24, has been postponed due to the governor’s directive regarding COVID-19 restrictions. Rescheduling is dependent on the lifting of these restrictions.

Burns Night event canceled

The Kilmarnock & District Pipe Band has canceled its annual Burns Night event normally held at the end of January.

Because of event restrictions, rising infection numbers, and the desire to maintain safety for patrons and band members, the band made its decision based on current health recommendations.

Virtual auction

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society (LVHS) is seeking new and used items for the “Treasures and Trinkets Virtual Auction” in March.  Everything will be sold through an online auction managed by Brad Smith of The Big Red Flea and Big Red Auctions in Irvington.

 Donations can be delivered by advance notice to the LVHS museum through mid-February. Limited, local pick-up assistance may be available for certain items. Email [email protected], or 462-7280.  

Tides of joy

Susan Anthony-Tolbert’s newest release, “Rappahannock River Christmas: Tides of Joy and Peace for My Harp” celebrates the season, the river and its history. Proceeds will benefit the Northumberland County Historical Society and at the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society.

The CD is available for purchase at the Northumberland County Historical Society in Heathsville, 580-8581, and at the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society in Lancaster, 462-7280.

Wine Down

Good Luck Cellers, 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock, recently announced Friday Night Wine Downs will continue in January outdoors on the covered North Porch with heaters and adjacent green space with fire pits.

The Wine Downs, from 4-6 p.m., will feature music by Bob Wilson.

Rappahannock Record Staff
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