Upcoming 07-27-23

Summer Saturdays

Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, will offer special programming from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on third Saturdays in July and August. Learn about various facets of the 18th century from museum staff through paleontology, archaeology, collections and preservation demonstrations.

General admission is $15 for adults, $9 for ages 6-13, and free for ages 5 and younger. Through Labor Day, Stratford Hall offers free admission to active military personnel, National Guard and Reserve, and up to five family members.

Music on the Half Shell Stage

The Music on the Half Shell Stage concert series will continue from 7-9:30 p.m. August 17 at Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The Mullins Sisters will perform country classics, hits and original music.

Admission is by season pass or individual show tickets, $10 each. Tickets will be sold at kilmarnockva.ticketleap.com and at the door.

Crab feast

The Northumberland County Community Center Organization (NCCCO) will hold a crab feast from 2-6 p.m. September 2 at the NCCCO building, 679 Browns Store Road, Heathsville. The menu will include all you can eat crabs, fried chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, corn-on-the-cob, baked beans, homemade soups and salad. Beer and wine will be available for an additional fee.

Crab feast tickets are $45 each and may be purchased from any NCCCO member; James Long, 724-3240, or Stacey Evans, 436-5898.

Chicken dinners

Chicken dinners will be available from 5-6:30 p.m. on first Mondays at American Legion Post #117, 39 School Street, Reedville.

Meals include fried chicken, mashed potatoes, choice of vegetables, salad, roll, dessert and drink. Dinners are $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 12 and younger, at the door.

Wine & Whiskers

Wine & Whiskers, a gala event to benefit Garfield’s Rescue, Inc., will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. September 7 at Trinity Episcopal Church Pavilion, 8484 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster. Patrons will enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres, music, a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle.

Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at www.garfieldsrescue.org, WOWD in Kilmarnock, Bayside Animal Hospital in White Stone or FNCAS Thrift Shop in Burgess.


Tickets for the Inflation-Busting Lottery are $100 each. The grand prize is $5,000; six first prizes of $500 each also will be awarded. Tickets may purchased at Northumberland Public Library (NPL),7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville.

The lottery is sponsored by the Friends of NPL and 300 tickets will be sold. Proceeds will benefit the library. The prize drawing will take place at the Heathsville Farmers Market on September 16.