Upcoming 09-03-20

Summer concert

The Something Different duo will present a free concert at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 3, on the Irvington Commons, 98 King Carter Drive, Irvington. The concert is sponsored by the the Irvington Village Improvement Association.

Folks may bring blankets or lawn chairs and can purchase food from Byrd’s Seafood Truck, or bring their own picnic supper if desired. They are also required to aobserve social distancing rules of staying six feet apart.

Fly a kite

The Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington, will host “Let’s Go Fly A Kite” for resort guests and the community from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, September 5, on the Par 3 course.

Kites will be provided for resort guests. Community members are urged to bring their own.

On the point

The Tiki Bar and Grill at Windmill Point, 40 Windjammer Lane, White Stone, will host Mercy Creek from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, September 6.

Tavern barbecue

Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville, will hold a takeout barbecue dinner fundraiser from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, September 6. The menu will include pulled pork, barbecue sauce, “Jack Daniels” baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, bun and brownies.

Meals cost $20. Pay via Paypal at www.RHHTFoundationinc.org, or visit the Tavern Gift Shoppe from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

Patriot Day

The Virginia War Memorial will commemorate Patriot Day on September 11, 2020, with a special livestream event and presentation of the documentary film A New Century, A New War.

Due to the cautionary procedures in effect in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Commonwealth’s Patriot Day Ceremony will be livestreamed on social media instead of an in-person ceremony. The ceremony will be streamed at 7 p.m. on the Virginia War Memorial website: https://vawarmemorial.org/events/patriotday2020/ and https://www.facebook.com/VirginiaWarMemorial/.

Barbecue carryout

The American Legion Adams Post 86 and Ladies Auxiliary, 882, Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, will host their eighth annual barbecue from 4-7 p.m. September 12.  

The menu will include pulled pork barbecue by the pound for $10 per pound and/or pulled pork sandwiches to go for $5 each. Drinks will be available for $1 each.  Coleslaw will be available to go with the sandwiches.

On the Terrace

WildFlower Honey will be featured from 5:30-8 p.m. September 13 on the Tides Inn Terrace, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington.

Hay bale contest

The annual Hay Bale Decorating Contest sponsored by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Leadership Committee opens September 1. Applications will be accepted through November 1.

Guidelines and an entry form are available at bit.ly/2Z6gyMw. Cash awards will be presented for best promotional display for agriculture business or commodity, best promotional display for community spirit, most creative, best agricultural theme and best agribusiness, FFA, 4-H or school display.

On the Cliffs

Music on the Cliffs will continue from 6-8 p.m. September 19 at Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Hard To Tell will perform in the open field behind the visitor center. Wine may be purchased by the glass from General’s Ridge Vineyard.

Guests are urged to bring their own blankets and chairs. Face coverings are required in all park facilities and where social distancing is not possible. Anyone who is sick or has symptoms consistent with COVID-19 should stay home.

Spaghetti dinner

The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department, 5170 Mary Ball Road, Lively, will host a drive-thru spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. September 21. The menu will include spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and dessert.

Tickets, $12, can be purchased from any ULVFD firefighter, at The Corner or Chesapeake Bank in Lively or Ace Hardware and Noblett Appliance in Kilmarnock.

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 September 9 and Dave McKinney, September 16.

Meanwhile, Something Different Duo will perform from 5:30-8 p.m. Sunday, September 6.

Market Day

A scaled-back outdoor Market Day will be held from 8 a.m.-noon October 10 at Wicomico Parish Episcopal Church, 5191 Jessie Ball duPont Memorial Highway, Wicomico Church.

There will be a yard sale, a “men’s table” and gourmet foods. Market Day will observe state restrictions in place in October. All attendees are urged to wear masks. Hand sanitizer will be available and social distancing will be followed.