Northern Neck CASA wreaths will be available for pick up at the former Blue Water Seafood Store at Chesapeake Commons in Kilmarnock from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, December 3; and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. both Friday, December 4, and Saturday, December 5.
Wreaths also will be available for pick up from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. December 5 at SonaBank in Burgess and Town Park in Warsaw.
The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society’s “Zooming In On Lancaster County History: Thursdays at 3:00” virtual speaker series will continue at 3 p.m. Thursday, December 3. Denise Mayck will present “My Grandmother, the Midwife.”
On Thursday, December 17, Shaune Lee will present “1930s Christmas in Lancaster: Holiday Cheer in Spite of Hard Times.”
The series is free for members and $5 for others. Register at www.mkt.com/maryball or 462-7280. A valid email address is required.
Festival of the Trees
The Northern Neck Family YMCA’s 23rd annual Festival of the Trees will be a virtual event on Saturday, December 5. The theme will be “Silver Linings.” There will be a silent auction, a live auction and a fund-a-need auction.
Tickets are not required to Zoom into the virtual event, but tickets are available with special swag bags. Tickets are $50 per person. To serve as an event sponsor, secure the Zoom links, or purchase tickets, call 435-0223 or email FOT@pmymca.org.
Historic Christ Church & Museum (HCC&M), 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, will host “Colonial Tavern Fare” from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, December 6. The drive-thru, pick-up menu will include a salad of greens, roasted vegetables and chèvre served with a sherry vinaigrette; biscuits and butter; harvest pie and a choice of three entrees: beef burgundy, smoked pork loin with apple-sausage stuffing, or crab and corn ragout (gluten/dairy free).
Tickets are $30 per meal. Tickets are available at ChristChurch1735.ticketleap.com/colonial-tavern-fare or the foundation office at 420 Christ Church Road.
The Woman’s Club of White Stone will sell chili by the quart for $12. Call 435-0441 or 435-3046. If leaving a message, state the quantity desired and a phone number for confirmation.
Drive-by pick-up will be offered from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. December 12 at the WCWS Clubhouse, 560 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone.
The White Stone Volunteer Fire Department will hold a drive-thru oyster dinner from 5-8 p.m. December 14, at the White Stone Firehouse, 579 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone.
The menu will include fried oysters, green beans, coleslaw and hush puppies. Tickets are $20 and are available from any WSVFD member. Tickets will not be available at the door.