Upcoming 1-25-18

Art workshop

RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host a two-day workshop beginning Friday, January 26. Judy Penry will lead participants creating a black-dyed reed and natural cane design Nantucket basket.

For fees and registration, visit the center or call 436-9309.

Burns Night

The Kilmarnock and District Pipe Band will host its 19th annual Burns Night Supper and concert at 5 p.m. Saturday, January 27, at the Masonic Lodge #100, 1434 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock. Doors will open at 5 p.m., the program will begin at 5:45 p.m., and the parade of the haggis will begin about 6:20 p.m. followed by dinner. The program will continue following the dinner and conclude by 8:30 p.m.

Tickets are $40 each. Ticket holders may make table reservations for tables of eight by calling Rusty Spears, 438-4597.

RFM lecture

The Reedville Fishermen’s Museum recently announced the 2018 Winter/Spring Lecture Series will begin at 7 p.m. February 5 at Festival Halle, 177 Main Street, Reedville. Speaker Eric Jacobson will present “V-bottom boats: A Chesapeake heritage.”

There will be a question and answer period after the lecture. The museum requests a $5 donation. Light refreshments will be served.

Country breakfast

Lancaster Union Lodge #88 A.F. & A.M. will serve an all-you-can-eat country breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. February 10 at the Lodge, 48 North Main Street, Kilmarnock.

The fee is $10. Ages 5 and younger, uniformed military and law enforcement eat free.

Bluegrass at Abingdon

 Abingdon Episcopal Church, 4645 George Washington Highway, White Marsh, will host the bluegrass duo, Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley at 5 p.m. February 10. Donations are welcome to the Arts at Abingdon Series.

Musical revue

The Visual and Performing Arts Department at Christchurch School will present “Night on the Rappahannock, A Musical Revue” at 7 p.m. February 9 and 10 in The David and Wendy Charlton Fine & Performing Arts Center in Marston Hall, 49 Seahorse Lane, Christchurch.

General Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students 8-18 and $2.50 for children younger than 8. For reservations, call 758-2306, or email ccsevents@christchurchschool.org.

Carnival raffle

The 83rd annual Kilmarnock Firemen’s Festival will be held July 26 through August 4 at the KVFD Carnival Grounds, 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock. The raffle grand prize is a 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited Sport. Tickets are $10.

Tickets may be purchased from KVFD members, at upcoming community events, Noblett, Kilmarnock Lettering Company or Lester’s Barber Shop. A drawing will be held at the conclusion of the carnival on August 4, or a rain date to be announced.

Beatlemania Magic

The Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department on March 3 will host Beatlemania Magic, a Beatle’s Tribute Band. The concert to benefit Connie Hall and Connie George will begin at 8 p.m. at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock.

Tickets are $25 for seats in the back or middle and $40 for the better seating. Tickets may be purchased at Noblett Appliance, Heads Up Hairworks, or tickets@fcpsound.net.

Indoor yard sale

An indoor yard sale to benefit the Northumberland County Animal Shelter is held regularly at the Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays.

RCA concerts

The Rappahannock Concert Association will present Ciarán Sheehan & Friends at 7:30 p.m. March 10 at the Northumberland County School Complex, 201 Academic Lane, Heathsville. The 2017-18 concert series will continue April 7 with solo pianist Alpin Hong.

Admission is by subscription or $25. Students are admitted free. Tickets are available at the door, 866-217-8149, or rappahannockconcerts.org.

On Stage

The Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts 2017-18 On Stage series will present MozART on March 9 at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. The series will continue with the Sons of Serendip, April 14.

Admission is by season subscription, or $39, if tickets are available. To purchase tickets, call 438-5555, or visit rappahannockfoundation.org.

Veterans’ breakfast

Commonwealth Senior Living at Farnham, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham, hosts a Veterans’ Breakfast at 9 a.m. on second Tuesdays. Participants are urged to RSVP at 394-2102.

Shoreline lecture

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point, will host a free After Hours lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 25. Karen Duhring of the Center for Coastal Resources Management will present “Living Shorelines.”

She will explain the strategic placement of plants, stone and sand to reduce erosion and create habitats for birds and marine life. Reservations are required. Visit www.vims.edu/afterhours, or call 684-7061.

Weaving workshop

Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville, will offer a three-day Learn to Weave Workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. February 23 through 25. The Tavern Spinners and Weavers Guild will provide tools, yarns and instruction to warp a loom, weave many different designs and plan to weave a future project.

The fee is $150 for members and $175 for others. Registration forms are available at www.RHHTFoundationInc.org.