Upcoming 07-15-21

Virtual history:

Enon Hall

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society’s “Zooming In On Local History: Virtual Speaker Series” will continue at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 15, with “The James Wharton Films—An Enduring Record of Northern Neck Life in the 1920s-30s,” by Joni Carter.

The program is free for members and $5 for others. Register at www.mkt.com/maryball or 462-7280. A valid email address is required. Registration to view the live broadcast closes at noon on the day of the program. Afterwards, people can sign up for access to watch a recording.

Theater tickets

The Lancaster Players will present “Opal’s Million Dollar Duck” at 8 p.m. July 23-24, 30-31 and August 6-7; and 3 p.m. July 25 and August 1 at The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. Doors will open one hour prior to performances.

Tickets are $25 each. Purchase tickets at www.lancasterplayers.org.

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.

Barbecue

The American Legion Adams Post 86 and Ladies Auxiliary will sell pulled pork barbecue by the pound from 4-7 p.m. July 24 at the Post Home, 882 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock.

The cost is $10 per pound. This will be a carry-out event.

Carnival grand prize raffle

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.

Yard sale

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society (LVHS), 8346 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m.-noon July 31. Individuals can rent a space for $10 to accommodate one standard vehicle—car, sport utility vehicle, van, or pickup—and 10 feet at the end of the vehicle to display their goods; trailers are not permitted. Vendor spots must be reserved in advance.

The main yard sale will feature a large inventory of kitchen and tablewares, small furnishings, decorative accessories and other household goods from multiple homes. LVHS is not collecting any more donated items. To rent a space, visit fb.com/lancastervahistory, or call sale chairman Rebecca George, 761-3240, or the LVHS Office, 462-7280.

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. 

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.

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.