Upcoming 02-03-22

Benefit dinner

 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.

Chamber music

The Northern Neck Orchestra (NNO) will present “Warmth in Winter” at 2:30 p.m. February 6 at Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock. The concert will feature chamber music performed by the Atlantic Chamber Ensemble.

Tickets are $30 and may be purchased at the check-in desk or www.northernneckorchestra.org. Students are admitted free. Masks are required.

Chocolate

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.

Country breakfast

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.

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.

RCA concert

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.