Upcoming 10-10-19

Proper pruning

The 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.

Tidewater Trio

The Rappahannock Concert Association will present The Tidewater Trio at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 12, at the Performing Arts Theater, Northumberland High School, 201 Academic Lane, Heathsville. The pianist, oboist and bassoonist will present a varied program, from classical to patriotic music.

Admission is by season subscription or $25. Students are free. Purchase tickets, at www.rappahannockconcerts.org, 888-210-8006, or the door.

Weems book

Patricia Lumpkin Rose will speak about her book, Tides that Bind-Weems, Virginia, at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 12 at Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church, 3712 Weems Road, Weems. Refreshments will be served.

DCA event

The Dividing Creek Association (DCA) will host its annual fall oyster roast for members and guests at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 12, at 150 Jordan Lane, Kilmarnock. A pot-luck picnic will feature local oysters and refreshments.

DCA dues help support organizations like Shiloh School and Hughlett Point. To join DCA, visit www.dividing-creek-association.org.

Oyster roast

The Fall Festival Community Oyster Roast will be held from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, 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, cemry@chesapeakeacademy.org, www.chesapeakeacademy.org, or Specials Wine Seller, 52 South Main Street, Kilmarnock.

Reach for the Stars

The Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck’s Reach for the Stars will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, October 17, at Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock.

The community is invited to a “Night at the Theater,” an evening of music, dance and drama featuring Maureen Henighan Booker as keynote speaker. Tickets are $75 per person and may be purchased at bgcnn.org or tmccray@bgcnn.org.

Art talk

The RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host an Art Talk October 21. A reception will be held 1 p.m. and the discussion will begin at 2 p.m.

The speaker will be Lorraine Brevig, the lead conservator at The Richmond Conservation Studio. The topic will be “All About Fine Art Conservation.” Registration is requested; visit the center, ralartcenter.com, or call 436-9309.

Genealogy lectures

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society’s “Researching Your Family History: Genealogy Lecture Series” will continue from 1-3:30 p.m. 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 history@lancastervahistory.org. Walk-ins may register at the door starting at 12:30 p.m. The fee is $25.

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 lancasterplayers.org or call 435-3776.

Quilt raffle

The American Legion Adams Post 86 Ladies Auxiliary is conducting a quilt raffle. Three separate drawings will be held December 7 to award a patriotic, queen-size quilt, a baby quilt in yellow and green (51×51 inches) and a crib blanket in a Thomas the Tank Engine motif (34×42 inches).

Tickets are $1 each or six tickets for $5. Tickets will be sold from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. November 8-9 at Tri-Star Supermarket, 81 Irvington Road, Kilmarnock. Tickets also may be purchased from any auxiliary member, or call Heather, 436-7466, or Carol, 580-2029.

CAPINNE – Great Northern Neck Race

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. 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 www.nnrotary.org. Applications also will be available at Lancaster by the Bay Chamber, 16-A Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.

Comedy production

The Westmoreland Players will present “My Three Angels” at the Westmoreland Players Theatre,16217 Richmond Road, Callao. The play will open at 6:30 p.m. November 9 with a gala. Curtain will be at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the gala will be $32 for adults and $19 for students.

The play will continue at 3 p.m. November 10, 16, 17, 23 and 24, and 7:30 p.m. November 15, 21 and 22. Tickets for the remaining shows will be $25 for adults and $12 for students, except the November 21 show when tickets will be $20 and $8, respectively. For reservations, visit www.westmorelandplayers.org or 529-9345.

NNO season 29

Tickets are on sale for the 2019-20 season of the Northern Neck Orchestra. The orchestra’s 29th season opens November 15 at the Lancaster Middle School Theater in Kilmarnock.

Season tickets for three concerts are $90. Tickets for individual performances are $36. Tickets can be purchased at www.northernneckorchestra.org or at the door.