Upcoming 07-08-21

Country breakfast

Lancaster Union Lodge #88 A.F. & A.M. will serve an all-you-can-eat country breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, July 10, at the Lodge, 48 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The fee is $10. Ages 8 and younger eat free. Proceeds to benefit local charitable needs.

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.

Annual meeting

The Northumberland Public Library board of trustees will hold its annual meeting on at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, at the library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. 

The public is welcome to attend either in person or via Zoom. For the link, visit nplibraryva.org or call 580-5051.

Love list

As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, The Lancaster Players is making a list and checking it twice. The community is invited to add their suggestions to the list of “50 Things I Love about The Players.” Send comments to office@lancasterplayers.org.

The list will be featured on the program for a 50th Anniversary Gala September 18 at The Lancaster Playhouse in White Stone.

Meatloaf to go

Irvington United Methodist Church will serve a take-out meatloaf dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 17. The fee is $12 and the menu is meatloaf with topping, baked potato, string beans, roll, dessert, sour cream and butter.

To purchase a tickets, call Rev. Jesse Blythe, 456-6733 or 580-9723; Audrey Lowery, 438-6122; Bonnie Pettey, 438-5101; or the church office, 438-6800; or stop by the church on a Thursday to pick up a ticket.

Grand prize

Tickets are on sale for the 86th Kilmarnock Firemen’s Festival grand prize drawing, a 2021 Chevy Colorado 4X4 pickup truck.

Drive-thru tickets sales will be held at the Kilmarnock Firehouse from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through July 24 at the Kilmarnock Firehouse, 71 School Street, Kilmarnock. Tickets are $10 each and also may be purchased from any Kilmarnock firefighter and at select stores throughout Kilmarnock.

Christmas show

The Kilmarnock Museum will sponsor a bus trip December 5 to The Old Dominion Barn Dance Christmas Show at The Beacon Theater in Hopewell. The show will feature Wilson Fairchild, Donna Dean and the Old Dominion Barn Dance Cloggers.

Tickets will include bus fare, show admission and snacks. Tickets are $99 each. To purchase tickets, call 296-0930.

Kokedama workshop

The Bulb Shoppe and Gardens at Brent and Becky’s, 7900 Daffodil Lane, Gloucester, will host a Kokedama workshop at 1 p.m. July 17.

“Okie’s Kokies—Plants Without Pots” creator Okie Sidehamer of Newport News will teach participants how to make their own Kokedama in five easy steps. All supplies will be provided, including a variety of popular houseplants. The fee is $30 per person. Reservations are required; call 693-3966. 

Photo call

The Middle Peninsula Northern neck Community Services Board Prevention, Health & Wellness Division is seeking photos of A Calendar of Well-Being 2022. This calendar is for folks to share how they take care of themselves, their families and their communities.

Win a spot in the calendar by submitting a favorite photo, 11 inches x 8.5 inches in jpg or png, and landscape format, 300DPI minimum resolution to prevent@mpnn.state.va.us, or call 642-5401. The deadline is August 30.