Upcoming 11-07-19

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.

Chamber music

The St. Margaret’s School Alumnae Association for Music will present Music on Water Lane at 7 p.m. Friday, November 8, at Ball Memorial gymnasium on the St. Margaret’s School Campus, Tappahannock. The concert will feature a chamber ensemble with members of the Northern Neck Orchestra.

Tickets are $25, or $0 for limited VIP seating. Purchase tickets at www.sms.org/musiconwaterlane.


The Refuse To Be A Victim seminar previously scheduled for Saturday, November 9, in Kilmarnock has been cancelled.

Musical comedy

“Motherhood, The Musical” continues at The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. Show dates are 8 p.m. November 9, 14, 15 and 16; and 3 p.m. November 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.

Resilient Women

A Resilient Women’s dialogue session will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, November 9, at Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Joe Thompson will present “Colonial Women 1600-1900.”

Participants are urged to bring packaged or store-bought items to share. Water, coffee, tea and lemonade will be provided.

Quebe Sisters

The Rappahannock Concert Association will present The Quebe Sisters at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 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.


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.

Women’s suffrage

The Middlesex County Museum and Historical Society will present “Persistence: The Story of Women’s Suffrage,” from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, November 10, at Dozier’s Regatta Point Marina, 137 Neptune Lane, Deltaville.

Tickets are $25 and include appetizers with a cash bar. To purchase tickets in advance, visit www.middlesexmuseum.com, mail a check to Middlesex Museum, P.O. Box 121, Saluda, VA 23149. Tickets also are available from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays at the museum, 777 General Puller Highway, Saluda; or at the event.

Paint night

The RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will hold an adult paint night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. November 15. The instructor will be Marilyn Sprouse. The topic will be “The Pine Tree at St. Tropez” by Paul Signac (1909).

The fee is $30 for members and $35 for others, including materials. Participants may bring their choice of beverage. To register, call 436-9309.

Pie orders

The second annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale to support Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad (ULVRS ) is underway. Choices are apple, cherry, pumpkin and sweet potato.

The fee is $10 per pie. Send name, phone number, pie quantity, flavor and payment to P.O. Box 176, Lively, VA 22507, or call 269-1421. Orders must be received by November 22. Orders can be picked up from 5-8 p.m. November 27 at the ULVRS, 123 Norris Road, Lively.

Lecture and

book signing

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society (LVHS) and Lancaster Community Library (LCL) will host a lecture and book signing November 17 by Martha Saxton, Ph.D., author of The Widow Washington: The Life of Mary Washington. The program will be held at LCL, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Doors will open at 1 p.m. and the program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Advance tickets with reserved seating are $30 for the public or $25 for LVHS members. Tickets are available at www.mkt.com/maryball or 462-7280. Admission at the door will be $35 if space permits. Books can be purchased for an additional $28.

On Stage

The Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts On Stage concert series will continue November 23 with The Philadelphia String Quartet; December 21 with The Barefoot Movement; March 14 with Leahy; and April 18 with Face 2 Face.

All concerts are staged at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. Admission is by season subscription or $39. Call the box office, 438-5555.

Indoor yard sale

An indoor yard sale will be held regularly at the Friends of the Northumberland County Animal Shelter Thrift Shop, 80 Jessie Ball DuPont Memorial Highway, Burgess.

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

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.

Family fun night

The Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, will host a family fun night for all ages from 6-8 p.m. November 15, featuring children’s author Cindy Dittfield. There will be pizza, games and crafts.

WCNC celebration

Members and guests of the Woman’s Club of Northumberland County (WCNC) will gather at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 12, at Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock, to celebrate 84 years. The program will begin at 11:30 a.m. WCNC’s Woman of the Year recipient also will be honored.

Tickets are $25. To purchase tickets, contact Barbara Kennedy, 580-6052, or Janet Johnson, 453-3541. Checks should be payable to WCNC, P.O. Box 234 Heathsville, VA 22473.

Chili dinner

The Kiwanis Club of the Northern Neck will serve a chili dinner Thursday, November 14, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 435 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. Takeout meals will be available from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., and eat in or takeout from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 youth younger than age 12 and free for children younger than age 5. Tickets may be purchased from members, Bay and River Home Decor in Kilmarnock, The Dandelion in Irvington, or at the door.

Music club

The Rappahannock Music Study Club (RMSC) will meet from 11 a.m.-noon Thursday, November 14, at Kilmarnock United Methodist Church, 89 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. Northern Neck Orchestra music director Michael Repper will present “Conversation at the Piano.”

This free program continues the club’s mission of fostering an appreciation of music through study and performance. An affiliate of the Virginia and National Federation of Music Clubs, the RMSC offers music scholarships and grants to assist students throughout the Northern Neck.