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Upcoming 09-23-21

Paint night

RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host a paint night from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, September 23. Participants will paint a Lighthouse by the Bay in watercolor. Artist and instructor Doug Mock will lead the class.

Bring a favorite beverage and snack. Masks are required. To register, call 436-9309.

Open house

Twin Branch Wellness & Recovery for Women, 1471 Davis Mill Road, Lancaster, will hold an open house from 2-6 p.m. Friday, September 24 and Saturday, September 25. RSVP to [email protected].

The center, to serve women ages 18-64 in need of drug and alcohol treatment within a residential setting, is expected to open by the end of the year.

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 Jay Starling & Friends 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, or 313-0815.

Limited seating

The Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts (RFA) 2021-22 concert series will open at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 25, with the all-female country group, Farewell Angelina.

The RFA is restricting online sales for Farewell Angelina and asking that anyone now considering purchasing a season subscription ($165) or single ticket for this show ($50) to call 438-5555.

Nashville vibes

The Rappahannock Concert Association will present the “Nashville Legacy, the Music of Floyd Cramer, Chet Atkins and the Nashville Sound” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 25, at the Northumberland County Schools Performing Arts Theater, 201 Academic Lane, Claraville.

Admission is by season subscription, or $25. For tickets, call 888-210-8006 or visit Students are admitted free.

Author event

The Rappahannock Community College Friends of the Library will host their Fall Author Event at 11:30 a.m. Thursday September 30, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Callao.

Author Brad Parks will speak about his latest novel, Unthinkable. The fee is $30 and includes the author event and luncheon. The fee is payable at the door.

Interracial Conversations

Interracial Conversations will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 28, at the Northumberland County High School Auditorium, 201 Academic Lane, Claraville.

Presenters will include Dr. Robert Winn, director of the VCU Cancer Center; Dr. Richard Williams, the director of the Three Rivers Health District; and Dr. Holly Wargo, superintendent of Northumberland County Public Schools.

Music on the Half Shell Stage

Little Marvin & The Martians will play Music on the Half Shell Stage at 7 p.m. Friday, October 1. Gates will open at 6 p.m. Picnics are welcome. Tickets are $10; children younger than age of 5 are free with a paying adult. Tickets are available at or the gate.

Skein concert

Grace Episcopal Church, 303 South Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host a Skein concert featuring Victor Haskins (cornet and wind synthesizer), Randall Pharr (bass) and Tony Martucci (drums) at 2 p.m. October 3. A freewill donation will be taken.

Skein also will join music director Michael McNeil and the Grace Episcopal Choir at 10:30 a.m. for an outdoor service featuring a blessing of the animals.

Orchestra tickets

Tickets are on sale for the Northern Neck Orchestra’s 2021-22 season. Concerts are slated for November 6, March 5 and May 13 at Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock; and May 14 at the Northumberland High School Theater, 201 Academic Lane, Claraville. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be preceded by a pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m.

Season tickets for three concerts are $90. Tickets for individual performances are $36. Students are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased at the door or

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