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Power of Pink

Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital (RGH) will celebrate the “Power of Pink” with a breast cancer awareness event from 5-7 p.m.  Thursday, October 3, at Grace Episcopal Church, 303 South Main Street, Kilmarnock.

The event will include education, social networking, vendor resources, heavy hors d’oeuvres and door prizes. To register for the event, call 435-8614.

Fall festival

The Montross Fall Festival will be held October 3-5. The theme is “Honoring our Hometown Heroes.”

Highlights include a Family Skate Night from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Stan’s Skateland, a Little Mr. & Miss Fall Festival Pageant at 6 p.m. Friday at Washington & Lee High School and a parade at 2 p.m. Saturday. For a full schedule of activities, go to, or call 493-9623.

Music on the Half Shell Stage

Upcoming Music on the Half Shell Stage concerts will continue at 7 p.m. Friday, October 4, with Soul Expressions and 6 p.m. Sunday, October 6, with The Original Rhondels. Concerts will be staged at Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock.

Admission is $10. Tickets are available at Children younger than age 5 are admitted free with a paying adult. Admission is also payable at the gate.

Photography reception

Award-winning photographer, educator and author Phillip C. Dunn will judge the RAL Art Center’s annual Photography Show. The show will continue through October 26.

Dunn will reveal the winners, comment on the entries and field audience questions about photography at the First Friday reception from 5-7 p.m. October 4 at the RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The public is welcome to meet Dunn, congratulate the winners and enjoy wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres.

Mug art

The public is urged to visit the RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, October 5, to paint an RAL 70th anniversary commemorative mug. Marilyn Sprouse will facilitate this event.


The Northern Neck Rotary Club will present the 29th annual CAPINNE fundraiser—the “Great Northern Neck Race,” November 2. The race, with a grand prize of $5,000, will start at noon at Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock.

Each four-person team/vehicle must raise a minimum of $400 to participate. Teams will be given a set of clues and tasks to complete, with points for each completed task. To enter, complete the application form at Applications also will be available at Lancaster by the Bay Chamber, 16-A Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.

Genealogy lectures

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society’s “Researching Your Family History: Genealogy Lecture Series” will continue from 1-3:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, October 8, with “Repository Research and Ancestor Timelines” and October 22, with “A Focus on Virginia Records and Research,” at the Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.

The instructor is Sharon Hodges. For reservations call 462-7280 or [email protected]. Walk-ins may register at the door starting at 12:30 p.m. The fee is $25.

Proper pruning

Rappahannock Garden Club will host Master Gardener Debbie Burgess as she discusses the when and hows of pruning woody shrubs.

The public is invited to this free program at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 10, at Grace Hall, 303 South Main Street, Kilmarnock.

Oyster roast

The Fall Festival Community Oyster Roast will be held from 5-9 p.m. October 12 at Chesapeake Academy, 107 Irvington Road, Irvington. Music will be provided by Deadrise.

Guests must be ages 21 or older. Tickets are $60 per person, $70 at the door—if available. Purchase tickets at 438-5575, [email protected],, or Specials Wine Seller, 52 South Main Street, Kilmarnock.

Musical comedy

The Lancaster Players will present “Motherhood, The Musical,” at The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. Show dates are 8 p.m. November 1, 2, 9, 14, 15 and 16; and 3 p.m. November 3 and 10. The theater will open for a social hour prior to the curtain.

Admission is $25. For reservations, visit or call 435-3776.

Rappahannock Record Staff
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