Tuesday, February 27, 2024
54.1 F

Upcoming 2-9-17

State tour

Frantz R. “Fritz” Griswold, Supreme Governor of the Loyal Order of Moose, will speak at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 11, at the Lancaster County Moose Lodge No. 2527, 2108 River Road, Lancaster. The visit is a stop on Griswold’s 2017 tour across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Tangier focus

At the invitation of the Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS), Tangier Island Mayor James Eskridge will attend the NAPS “Tangier in Crisis” Presentation at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 11, at Heathsville United Methodist Church, 39 Courthouse Road, Heathsville.

NAPS co-president Dr. Lynton Land will be the program moderator. The presentation centers on a project undertaken by the Northumberland Middle School Community Problem Solvers. Rounding out the presentations will be the trailer of a 2013 documentary film, “Pieces of Tangier,” produced by Jenny Roberts.

Winter market

The Winter Market at Reedville will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, February 11 at Festival Halle, 177 North Main Street, Reedville.

The market will give everyone an opportunity to enjoy a festive winter indoor activity along with local artists, crafters and food vendors who will display and sell their products.

Buffalo soldiers

The story of three Westmoreland County Buffalo soldiers will be presented by Daisy Douglas on Sunday, February 12 at the Tappahannock Art Gallery, 200 Prince Street, Tappahannock.

Douglas will relate their history and give a dramatic presentation of these pioneering patriots. The program will begin at 2 p.m.

Pre-Valentine performance

“An Evening in Old Vienna” will be presented by members of Capitol Opera Richmond at 4 p.m. Sunday, February 12, at Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Good Luck Road, Kilmarnock. The musical variety show will include a Brahms trio, a short Mozart opera and waltzes by Strauss.

Program tickets are $25; vintner Paul Krop will offer Good Luck wines at a cash bar. The program will benefit the Northern Neck Orchestra. Contact northernneckorchestra.org for reservations.

Support group

The Northern Neck Neuro-Muscular Support Group will continue its 27th year of existence at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 13, at Beale Memorial Baptist Church, 19622 Tidewater Trail, Tappahannock. The group is for people living with illnesses that are chronic and incurable.

Speakers are featured throughout the year, but this meeting will focus on a discussion and sharing ways of living successfully with the changes that come when one’s health is always on the edge. Laughter is encouraged and caregivers are invited. To join, call Joan, 443-9226, or Sharon, 580-7315.

Paint night

The Rappahannock Art League will host an Adult Paint Night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. February 17 at the Studio Gallery, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Tommy Fox will lead a Piet Mondrian class.

Snacks will be provided and participants can bring their favorite beverage. For fees and registration, visit the gallery or call 436-9309.

Born Yesterday

The Westmoreland Players will present “Born Yesterday” March 4 through 19 at the Westmoreland Player Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao.

For specific dates, times, prices and tickets, visit westmorelandplayers.org, or call 529-9345.

Post 86 to meet

The American Legion Post 86 will meet at 7 p.m. February 21 at the Post Home, 882 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock. All members and war-era veterans are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

The Ladies Auxiliary will not meet in February.

Sundays at Two

The Sundays at Two series will continue at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 12, at the Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Anne and Kurt Muse will present “Almost Overthrowing a Dictator and Surviving to Tell the Tale.”

On February 19, Peg Andrae will present “Guitars for Vets” The free programs will conclude with refreshments.

Banks concert

Concerts by the Bay and Live On Stage Inc. recently announced award-winning songwriter Victoria Banks will present a concert at 3 p.m. February 19 at Mathews High School, 9889 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews.

Tickets at the door are $25, youth through high school are admitted free. To purchase advance tickets, visit concertsbythebay.org, or call 725-9776.

HomeArea EventsUpcoming 2-9-17

Your Local Weather

clear sky
54.1 ° F
55.7 °
51.5 °
57 %
0 %
62 °
65 °
56 °
50 °
56 °