Upcoming 04-14-21

Patio music

Darcy Dawn will be featured from 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 16, at Music on the Patio, General’s Ridge Vineyard, 1618 Weldons Road, Hague.

Sippin’ Saturday

Triple V Farms, Vines, Vodka or Vinegar, 3138 Jessie duPont Memorial Highway, Tipers, will present Sippin’ Saturday from noon-6 p.m. April 17 with Bob Wilson from 1-4 p.m.

Painting tulips

RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will hold an adult Paint Night from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 22. Participants will complete an 11-inch by 14-inch acrylic painting of spring tulips.

Instructor and artist Juli Schuszler will lead the class. Bring a favorite beverage, snacks and mask. To register, call 436-9309. 

Shuck’n cider

Ditchley Cider Works and Farm, 1571 Ditchley Road, Kilmarnock, will host Shuck’n, Pluck’n, Pick’n & Cider from noon-5 p.m. April 24 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 25, as part of the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail Spring Oyster Event.

The Legal Tender Trio and Band will play from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sunday. Fried oysters, hush puppies and smoked pork ribs will be on the menu. A table or barrel may be reserved for the day for $40. The reservation fee will be applied to order(s) or food/drink. Reservations may be made at ditchleyciderworks.com.

Plant sale

The Northern Neck Master Gardeners will conduct its “From Deck to Dock: Plants for a Northern Neck Home” sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 30-May 2 at Dug In Farms, 155 Fleets Bay Road, White Stone. Spring-, summer- and fall-blooming plants suitable for the Northern Neck landscape will be available.

Great Art Heist

The 14th Great Art Heist will be held June 26 at the RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Patrons can buy “early bird” Heist tickets through May 6, and automatically be entered into an Early Bird Raffle.

The winning ticket will be drawn at The Heist. Purchase tickets at the gallery, www.ralartcenter.com, or 436-9309.

Wine Down

Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock, hosts Friday Night Wine Downs from 5-8 p.m., with music by Bob Wilson from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Fresh sangria made weekly, featuring a Good Luck Cellars wine, are offered as supplies last from noon-5 p.m. on Sundays.

Bluegrass concert

The Seldom Scene will present “Live At The Cellar Door” September 25 at Mount Airy Farm, 361 Millpond Road, Warsaw. The outdoor concert, rescheduled from 2020, will open at 4 p.m. with an act to be determined followed by two sets of the Seldom Scene starting at 5 p.m. All previously purchased tickets will be honored at this new date. 

General admission tickets are $35 per person. A limited number of VIP tickets will be sold for $75 per person. Tickets are available at www.mountairy.farm, or 313-0815.

Spay/neuter rebate

The Animal Welfare League of the Northern Neck (AWL) will offer a 50% spay/neuter rebate program through May 31. Participants should make an appointment with a vet of their choice and send a paid receipt to AWL, P. O. Box 975, White Stone, VA 22578 postmarked no later than June 15.

The rebate applies only to surgery (sterilization) charge. The rebate will not to exceed $50 per dog or cat. The program applies to cats and dogs owned by residents of Lancaster, Westmoreland, Northumberland and Richmond counties.