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.
The Richard Henry Lee and Thomas Nelson Jr. chapters of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution (VASSAR) will conduct a Patriot Grave Marking ceremony at 3 p.m. October 3 at the Williams Family Cemetery in Mathews County.
Directions to the ceremony: from downtown Mathews head south on Route 14 for 1.7 miles; turn right onto Williams Wharf Road and go .5 miles; turn right onto Williamsdale Lane. There will be a sign marking Williamsdale Lane. Proceed to 62 Williamsdale Lane.
The Northern Neck of Virginia Chapter of the National Audubon Society will sponsor a Zoom program on climate change as it relates to migrating birds at 7 p.m. Monday, October 4. The speaker will be Dr. Amanda Gallinat, an ecologist with the USA Phenology Network.
To obtain the Zoom information for the program, email firstname.lastname@example.org and an email with instructions will be returned.
“Genealogy Research Topics, Tools and Tips,” sponsored by the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society, will continue with All About the Census from 1-3:30 p.m. Thursday, October 14, at the Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.
The program fee is $20 for LVHS members and $25 for others. Advance registration and payment is required by 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 13, at LancasterVaHistory.org or 462-7280.
The Northern Neck Orchestra will present “Matching Wits with Mozart” featuring the musical humor of Beethoven, Haydn, Gilbert and Sullivan, Mozart, Richard Strauss and P.D.Q. Bach at 2 p.m. October 9 at Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock.
Tickets are $30 and may be purchased at the door or www.northernneckorchestra.org. Students are admitted at no charge.
The Northern Neck Rotary Club has a new home, Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck, 517 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The club meets at 7:30 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays.
On October 13, Davy Nichols and member Brandon Frazier will talk about a new disc golf course. On October 27, Sharon Phillips will talk about economic development for the Kilmarnock area.
A community drum circle will be held October 17 at Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. A kids’ drum will be held from 3-3:45 p.m. An all ages drum will be held from 4-6 p.m.
The event is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Rappahannock. Bring a chair and an old towel, drum or any percussion instruments. Some drums will be available. No experience is necessary.
The Cobbs Hall Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Event at 10 a.m. November 8 at the White Stone Church of the Nazarene, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone. Sentinel Lonny LeGrand Jr. will speak.
Register at email@example.com. There is no charge for the event, only a desire for Cobbs Hall Chapter to know how many to accommodate.
Adams Post 86 American Legion in Kilmarnock is raffling a quilt. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. A drawing will be held December 4.
Tickets may be purchased from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. October 15, 16, 29 and 30 at Tri-Star Supermarket in Kilmarnock, by calling Heather at 436-7466 and from any Auxiliary members.
The Northern Neck Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will host a fall social beginning at 5 p.m. October 17 at Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock.
The fee is $45 per person, which includes dinner and a complimentary beverage. For reservations and payment, contact LTC Dave Mower, P.O. Box 786, Kilmarnock, VA 22482-0786; firstname.lastname@example.org; or 435-7222. Make reservations by October 8.
Lancaster Union Lodge #88 A.F. & A.M. will serve an all-you-can-eat country breakfast from 7-10 a.m. October 9 at the Lodge, 48 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The fee is $10. Ages 8 and younger eat free.
The menu will include fluffy scrambled eggs, pancakes (blueberry and plain), biscuits, sausage gravy, sausage links, bacon, cheesy grits, home-fried potatoes, fried apples, warm syrup, fruit cocktail, coffee, tea, juice and milk.
Crabs to go
Mila United Methodist Church, 1690 Mila Road, Mila, will hold a “Carry Away Crabs” event from 4-6 p.m. October 9. The fee is $25 for two dozen crabs. For tickets, call 436-2456.