RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host an Adult Paint Night from 6:15-9:15 p.m. Thursday, July 30. The project will be “Lighthouse Pen and Ink with Watercolor Wash.” The instructor will be Doug Mock.
The fee is $30 for members and $35 for others and includes all materials. Participants may bring a beverage, snack and mask. For reservations, call 436-9309.
The Lancaster Community Library is open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The Attic Bookstore will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Visit the library on Facebook, lancasterlibrary.org, or contact the library at 435-1729 ext 18.
Wearing a mask will be required per state requirement, with exceptions for those with medical or other conditions or children under the age of 10. Additional protocols will be followed.
The Northumberland Public Library (NPL), 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, is open from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays thorugh Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays.
Curbside service is available to anyone who does not want to come into the building. NPL offers all regular services since returning to normal hours. The meeting room is open on a limited basis. Call 580-5051.
On the creek
Enjoy music at Fish Hawk Oyster Bar at Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington, performed by local artists from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through September, weather permitting.
The Meltones will be featured August 5 and Something Different Duo, August 12.
Scavenger Hunt continues
The Northern Neck Tourism Commission and 18 area museums and historic sites are conducting a Northern Neck Heritage Area Scavenger Hunt through August 31. To enter either contest, visit northernneck.org/nnkroadtrip for a full description of the rules.
An on-the-road trip version asks participants to photograph a specific view or item at each site. Photos must be posted to the museum’s social media with the hashtag, #nnkroadtrip.
An online version invites participants to find answers to specific trivia questions posed by each site. Participants will search the organizations’ websites to find the answers to complete the questionnaire and post it at northernneck.org/nnkroadtrip.
Piano jazz bar
The Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington, will offer a piano bar Fridays and Saturdays through Labor Day, from 6-8 p.m. in the Chesapeake Restaurant and 8-10 p.m. in the View Room.
Sip on an after-dinner cappuccino, a decadent cordial or a favorite cocktail while listening to jazz piano performances by resident musician Eric Lyttle. The piano bar is complimentary for resort and restaurant guests.