Upcoming 10-24-19


The White Stone Business Association and the White Stone Volunteer Fire Department will hold Oktoberfest 2019 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, October 26, on the festival grounds behind BodyFit, 578 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone.

Activities will include a 2-mile beach run/walk, car show, music, food, drink, art and crafts. Registration for the run/walk is $15 before October 26, or $20 on race day. Register in advance at BodyFit, 436-2214.

Annual meeting

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society will hold its annual meeting Tuesday, October 29, at the Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The program will begin at 7 p.m.

Jarod Kearney will present “James Monroe and his 1819 Presidential Tour of the Southern States.” Reservations are requested to 462-7280 or history@mbwm.org.

Trick or Art

Allure Art Center, 419 Rappahannock Drive, White Stone, will host Trick or Art from 5-7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with lights, spirits and things that go bump in the night.

On Halloween, October 31, all trick-or-treaters are welcome. Take a selfie at the haunted sign or other decorations and tag Allure on social media @allureart for a treat.

Wreath orders

Northern Neck CASA is taking orders for 22-inch Fraser fir Christmas wreaths. They will be available for pickup beginning December 5 at Chesapeake Commons Shopping Center, Kilmarnock; Sonabank, Burgess; and the Budweiser facility, Warsaw.

Wreaths are $25 each. Place orders at 462-0881 or send a check payable to NNCASA in the amount of $25 per wreath to PO Box 695, Lancaster, VA 22503. Include name, phone number and choice of pick up location. The deadline is November 15.

Sip and Dip

The Tappahannock Artists Guild, 200 Prince Street, Tappahannock, will host Sip and Dip at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 24. Local artist/teacher Joyce Crown-Wilkins will guide adults through an interesting and imaginative art exercise. Bring a favorite beverage.

Preregistration is recommended. For fees and registration, call 925-1011, or 761-8082.


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

Quebe Sisters

The Rappahannock Concert Association will present The Quebe Sisters at 7:30 p.m. November 9 at the Performing Arts Theater, Northumberland High School, 201 Academic Lane, Heathsville. The Dallas-based five-piece group presents a blend of western swing, jazz-influenced swing, country, Texas-style fiddling and western music.

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