Upcoming 3-07-19

Oyster roast

Smith Point Sea Rescue will hold its 25th oyster roast from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Little River Seafood, 440 Rock Town Road, Reedville.

Tickets are $40 at the door, or $35 in advance at Lilian Lumber, Jett’s Hardware, RW’s Sports, Noblett Appliance and from members. The menu will include raw and steamed oysters, clam chowder, hot dogs, soft drinks and coffee. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Resilient women

Resilient Women of the Northern Neck will convene from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Resilient Women in Dialogue will be facilitated by Pamela K. Struss, Ph.D.

Participants are urged to bring pictures of a woman who impacted them. They also may bring packaged or store-bought food items to share. Water, coffee, tea and spiced cider will be provided.

Adult Paint Night

RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host an adult paint workshop, “Full Moon Bloom,” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 15. The instructor will be Marilyn Sprouse.

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


Rappahannock Community College, Richmond County Public Schools Multicultural and Diversity Committee and Richmond County Museum will present Calvin Earl, storyteller and preservationist of African-American Spirituals, at 2 p.m. March 16 at the RCC Lecture Hall, 52 Campus Drive, Warsaw.

Labyrinth walk

The Bay Center for Spiritual Development, 31 Noblett Lane, Kilmarnock, will host a noon labyrinth walk March 20 to celebrate the spring equinox.

A fire pit and good company will be provided. Bring a lawn chair and lunch. Donations are encouraged to help the work of the Bay Center.


Commonwealth Senior Living at Kilmarnock will present a documentary at 5 p.m. March 21 at Grace Episcopal Church, 303 South Main Street, Kilmarnock.

The documentary Edith & Eddy will be featured with a presentation by Roy Bredder, elder law attorney. Refreshments will be served. To register, call Jill White, 435-9896 Ext. 121.

Spring concert

The Northern Neck Orchestra will present a classic Haydn symphony and a showcase of music by American composers. Pre-concert talks will begin at 6:45 p.m. and concerts at 7:30 p.m. March 22 at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock, and March 23 at the Northumberland County Schools Performing Arts Theater, 201 Academic Lane, Heathsville.

Tickets, $30, may be purchased at northernneckorchestra.org, or the door. Students will be admitted free with an online reservation.

Gardening seminar

The 26th annual Gardening in the Northern Neck seminar, hosted by the Northern Neck Master Gardeners will be held March 23 at White Stone Church of the Nazarene, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone.

The theme is “The Resilient Garden: Planning and Planting for Changing Conditions.” The registration fee is $35. Registration is available at www.nnmg.org.

Barn Dance

The Kilmarnock Museum has scheduled a “Do You Remember” bus trip to the Old Dominion Barn Dance November 9 at the Beacon Theatre in Hopewell.

The fee is $95 including bus fare, refreshments on the bus and admission to the show. To reserve seats, call Mary Brent at Adventure Travel, 436-9200, or Carroll Lee Ashburn, 296-0930. The deadline for reservations is June 1.