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Zooming history
The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society Zooming in Local History Virtual Speaker Series will feature “Where History and Fiction Intersect: Writing the Story of Rev. David Lindsay of Wicomico Parish Church,” by Nan Harvey, at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 14.

The series is free for LVHS members and $5 for others. Advance registration is required. Register at or 462-7280.

Easter bunny
The Easter bunny will arrive on the Elva C at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. Afterwards an Easter egg hunt will take place nearby at Bethany United Methodist Church.

MCVRS celebration
The Mid-County Volunteer Rescue Squad (MCVRS) invites to the community to help celebrate its 35th anniversary from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the squad building, 7990 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville.

The Northumberland Homemaker Club will host a fundraiser tea at 11 a.m. April 25 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Heathsville. A $25 donation is suggested. Proceeds will be used to send local children to 4-H camp this summer.

The speaker will be Tara Brent, extension agent. There will be a silent auction. To attend, call Pam, 540-379-2026, or Gwen, 580-4859.

Music festival
“Something About Mary” will be held from noon-5 p.m. May 1 on the beach at Willaby’s, 327 Old Ferry Road, White Stone. The lineup will include Resa & Jackie of MSG, Mercy Creek, Christine Whitaker Wiggins, Midnight Coal and DeadRise.

The fee for this  21-and-over event is $50. Proceeds raise money for MJ Anderson and her family to mitigate the costs of cancer treatment. To purchase tickets, email Marnie Leichty at Tickets will not be sold at the door.

The 45th annual Chesapeake Academy (CA) auction and dinner, Mission: Space – An Intergalactic Gala, will be held at 6 p.m. May 7 on the CA campus, 107 Steamboat Road, Irvington.

Tickets to attend the event are $100 per person including everything but auction purchases. A raffle also is underway, 100 tickets will be sold for $100 each. The winner can choose from any live auction item at To purchase raffle or event tickets, contact Catherine Emry at 438-5575, or

Juneteenth Fair
Northumberland County residents are gearing up for their second Juneteenth Fair from 4-7 p.m. June 18 at the Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. The theme will be “Celebrating Our Freedom and Shared Humanity.” 

To be a part of the planning process, contact

Concerts by the Bay
Concerts By The Bay 2021-22 season will continue April 24 with Sons of Serendip. 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 tickets, $25 at the door. Students are admitted free.

Poker Run
Registration is underway for the Northern Neck Rotary Club’s second Poker Run on the Water July 16. There will be seven checkpoints along the Rappahannock River.

Top prize is $5,000. The entry fee is $500 per boat. Sponsorships are available. Visit, or contact

Orchestra tickets
The Northern Neck Orchestra’s 2021-22 season will continue 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

Rappahannock Record Staff
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