Upcoming 11-02-17

7th Street Band

The 7th Street Band will present a concert from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, November 3, at Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The band plays Motown, beach music and oldies dance music. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. Music will follow from 6 to 10 p.m.

The fee is $10 per person. Food, drink and beer will be available for purchase. Concert proceeds will help send the LHS Red Devils Marching Band to the 2017 Taxslayer Bowl game, December 30, in Jacksonville, Fla. To purchase advance tickets, contact Donna McGrath at 438-5803, or dmcgrath64@gmail.com.

Arts Alive!

The November Arts Alive! exhibit at the Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, will feature works by George Frayne. The Friends of the Library will host a related reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, November 3.

Painting it Forward

Dockside Health and Rehab Center, 74 Mizpah Road, Locust Hill, will host a Painting it Forward event at 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 8. Create a masterpiece while enjoying a glass of wine or beer and hors d’oeuvres.

The fee is $20. For reservations, contact amy.hudgins@saberhealth.com, or call 758-5260.

Women’s club

The Women’s Club of Lancaster County will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 8, at WCLC Clubhouse, 16 Mary Ball Place, Lancaster. A sandwich luncheon will follow the meeting. Guests and perspective members are welcome.

Yard sale & silent auction

The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad will conduct a yard sale and silent auction from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. November 11 at the ULVRS Building, 123 Norris Road, Lancaster.

Silent auction items have been donated by Lee’s Restaurant, NN Burger, Cathy’s Pursuits, Big “L” Tire (Kilmarnock), NAPA, Cato, Pure Romance by Connie Walker, Best Western (Kilmarnock), The Oaks Restaurant, Great Fortune, The Cooks Kitchen, The World Famous Corner, Bluewater Seafood, 1 Stop Beauty Supply, The Northern Neck Popcorn Bag and Clinique by Krystal Kellum.

Bay Tones

The Bay Tones Barbershop Chorus will present its annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. November 11 at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. The focus will be on “songs that tell a story.” Aged to Perfection, a women’s quartet, will perform during the second half.

Tickets are $15 each. Tickets may be purchased at the Animal Welfare League Thrift Shop, The Bank of Lancaster-main branch and Northumberland, Chesapeake Bank-main branch, Yours Truly Photography, White Stone Pharmacy, Essex Bank-Burgess, Union First Market Bank and Bay Tones members.

Shuckin’ and Jivin’

The fifth annual “Shuckin’ and Jivin’ on the Lancaster Green” Oyster Roast will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. November 11 at Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library, 8346 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster. The menu will include steamed and raw oysters, chicken stew, bean soup, hot dogs, beer, wine and soda.

Toby Calloway and Larry Heatwole will perform oldies, classics and light rock. Advance tickets, $45 each, are required. Purchase tickets www.mkt.com/maryball, 462-7280, or at the museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

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. November 11 at the Lodge, 48 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The cost is $10. Ages 5 and younger, uniformed military and law enforcement eat free.

The Brethren of Lancaster Union Lodge #88 A.F. & A.M. apologize to those who tried to attend October 14. Due to unexpected illness and travel the lodge was forced to cancel at the last minute.

Chorale concerts

The Chesapeake Chorale will present Christmas concerts at 8 p.m. December 1 at Northumberland High School, 201 Academic Lane, Claraville, and December 2 at Lancaster Middle School, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock; and 3 p.m. December 3 at St. Clare Walker Middle School, 6814 General Puller Highway, Locust Hill.  Tickets will be $10 each in advance at area banks and at the door.

Post 86 to meet November 14

 Adams Post 86 of the American Legion will meet at 7 p.m. on November 14 at the Post Home, 882 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock. Refreshments will be served.

The Ladies Auxiliary will also meet. This date is a change from our usual meeting date to accommodate the Thanksgiving holiday and to plan for the upcoming spaghetti dinner.

On Stage concert due November 18

The Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts 2017-18 On Stage series will present Robin and Linda Williams on November 18 at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. Upcoming concerts will include John Brown Little Big Band, ‘Holiday in Swing’ Concert, December 16; MozART, March 9; and 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’ tribute slated November 11

The Kilmarnock and District Pipe Band (KDPB) and members of the Reedville Chorale will present a free concert at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 11, at the Half Shell Amphitheater, Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock.

Veterans are urged to wear caps, medals or other symbols of their service. Active military should wear uniforms. Bring chairs.

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.

Two on Tap

The Two on Tap performance initially scheduled for October 22 will be presented at 3 p.m. December 3, at the Mathews High School Auditorium, 9889 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews. Students from Bayside Youth Ballet will participate in the performance sponsored by Concerts by the Bay.

Tickets are $25 at the door and all students through high school are admitted free. Tickets purchased for the previous date will be honored.

Holiday designs

The Kilmarnock Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. November 13 at Kilmarnock Baptist Church, 65 East Church Street, Kilmarnock.

Lorraine Van Wickler and Dody Douglas, National Garden Club Accredited Flower Show Judges and active members of the Chesapeake Bay Garden Club, will present “Gobble Gobble, Ho Ho Ho and Here Comes Peter Cottontail.”  They will demonstrate how to create attractive arrangements for the up coming holidays.