Upcoming 02-18-21

Barbecue to go

Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville, will serve a drive-thru barbecue dinner from 4-6 p.m. February 28. The menu will feature pulled pork, barbecue sauce, baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, bun and brownies.

The fee is $20 per meal, advance purchase only. Prepay at https://www.rhhtfoundationinc.org/ or the Tavern Gift Shoppe, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

RI Academy 

“Education First and Foremost: The History and Legacy of the Rappahannock Industrial Academy” will be presented on Zoom at 3 p.m. Sunday, February 21, by the Rappahannock Industrial Academy Alumni Association (RIAAA). The program will explore the history of RI Academy, starting with its conceptualization by the Southside Rappahannock Baptist Association in the 1890s.

To receive an invitation for this virtual program, email RIAcademyAlumni@gmail.com or call 758-5163. The program will be accessible by video conference or by conference call.

Wine Down

Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock, recently announced Friday Night Wine Downs have moved indoors from 5-8 p.m., with live music by Bob Wilson from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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. Thursday, February 18, with “Free Blacks in Lancaster and Northumberland Counties during the American Revolution,” by Karen Sutton.

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

Virtual history

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society (LVHS) “Treasures, Trinkets, & More!” online auction will be held March 1-7 at bigredauctions.hibid.com

LVHS is seeking new and used items. The last day to donate is Friday, February 19. To schedule a drop-off, contact event chairman Rebecca George at 761-3240 or willdalefarm@yahoo.com. 

Gardening seminar

The Northern Neck Master Gardeners (NNMG) recently announced the Gardening in the Northern Neck seminar (GNN) will be conducted virtually March 20. The theme of the seminar is “Be Intentional: Create Livable, Edible, Sustainable Garden Spaces.”

The fee for the virtual seminar is $25. To register, visit www.nnmg.org.