The Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts 2021-22 On Stage season continues Saturday, January 29 with Face-2-Face, an Elton John/Billy Joel tribute duo on two baby grand pianos. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock.
Admission is by season subscription or single ticket, $45. For tickets, call the RFA at 438-5555, to be placed on a “will call” list.
The Northern neck Beekeepers Club will present an 8-week beginning beekeeper class from 7-9 p.m. on Mondays, beginning January 31, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, Heathsville.
The fee is $100 per bee family. The fee covers class materials and one year membership in the club. Pre-registration preferred, contact email@example.com.
Gardening in the Northern Neck, hosted by the Northern Neck Master Gardeners, will be held March 26 at the White Stone Church of the Nazarene, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone. The theme will be “Landscape, Viewscape, Escape!”
The event features speakers and vendors. The seminar fee is $50. Registration forms will be available February 1 at www.nnmg.org.
The Kiwanis Club of the Northern Neck will hold a chili and baked potato dinner to benefit area children February 4 at the Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck, 517 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Take-out dinners will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for those younger than 12, and free for children younger than 5. Purchase tickets from Kiwanis members, at the Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck, Bay and River Home Decor in Kilmarnock, or at the door on February 4.
Stratford Hall will offer a free virtual lecture and cooking demonstration at 7 p.m. February 12. Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz, resident historical chef Dontavius Williams and celebrity chef Chris Scott will present Caesar’s Kitchen: Chocolate and Slavery at Stratford Hall.
The program is funded by the Forrest E. Mars Jr. Chocolate History Research Grant, Mars Wrigley. Pre-registration is required. Register at Register at stratfordhall.org.
Sundays at Two
The Lancaster Community Library Sundays at Two winter lecture series will open March 6 with Book Writing: From Idea to Publication by Dr. Allener Baker-Rogers.
The lecture will begin at 2 p.m. at LCL, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.
Lancaster Union Lodge #88 A.F. & A.M. will serve an all-you-can-eat country breakfast from 7-10 a.m. on second Saturdays, at the Lodge, 48 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The fee is $10. Ages 8 and younger eat free.
The menu will include fluffy scrambled eggs (fried eggs on request), pancakes (blueberry and plain), biscuits, sausage gravy, sausage links, bacon, cheesy grits, home-fried potatoes, fried apples, warm syrup, fruit cocktail, coffee, tea, juice and milk. Orders to go available also.
The Northern Neck Orchestra’s 2021-22 season will continue March 5 and May 13 at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock; and May 14 at the Northumberland High School Theater, 201 Academic Lane, Claraville. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be preceded by a pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m.
Admission is by season subscription or $36 for individual performances. Students are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased at the door or www.northernneckorchestra.org.
The 41st Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show will be held March 18-20, at the White Stone Firehouse, 579 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. Show hours will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 19 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 20. Admission is $8 and is good for both days. Children younger than age 12 will be admitted at no charge.
The Preview Night Gala will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. March 18. Gala tickets are $60 per person and advance reservations are required by March 11. For gala invitation and tickets, visit www.rrws.org, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 435-6355.
Concerts By The Bay 2021-22 season will continue March 12 with Capital Focus Jazz Band. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. at the Mathews High School Harry M. Ward Auditorium, 9889 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews.
Admission is by season subscription; or single performance ticket, $25 at the door. Students are admitted free.
The Rappahannock Concert Association will present “Embraceable You, The Music of George Gershwin” at 7:30 p.m. March 19 at the Northumberland School Complex Theater, 201 Academic Lane, Heathsville. Dean and Lisa Balkwill will perform sizzling dance numbers, nostalgic ballads and romantic comedy, set under the Paris sky.
Admission is by season subscription, or $25. For tickets, call 888-210-8006 or visit www.rappahannockconcerts.org. Students are free. Until further notice, masks are required, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.
Mary Ball Washington Chapter of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge will hold an oyster roast from 2-5 p.m. March 27 at 838 Long Point Lane in Topping. The fee is $40 per person, prepaid.
For reservations, call 804-758-3432 or 804-453-9156. Following the call, send check made out to MBW-FFVF and mail to P.O. Box 294, Locust Hill, VA 23092. Once the check is received, patrons will receive a confirmation immediately by email or phone.