Upcoming 3-21-19


The Lancaster Players will present “The Savannah Sipping Society” at 8 p.m. March 21, 22 and 23 at The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. The theater will open an hour prior to each performance.

Seats are $25. For reservations, visit www.lancasterplayers.org or call 435-3776.

Preservation awards

The Preservation Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula (PNNMP) annual awards meeting and luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 21, at Wellford Hall, St. John’s Church, Warsaw.

Kirsten Moffitt, conservator and materials analyst at Colonial Williamsburg, will present “Using Microscopy to Reveal the Historic Colors of Virginia.” The fee is $25 for members and $30 for others. Reservations are required: PNNMP, P.O. Box 691, Warsaw, VA 22572, or 394-3102.  

Native plants

The Northern Neck Chapter of the Virginia N

ative Plant Society will meet at noon Thursday, March 21, at Wicomico Parish Church, 5101 Jessie duPont Memorial Highway, Wicomico Church.

Board member Betsy Washington, a biologist, botanist and educator will speak. The public is invited. Bring a brown bag lunch. Some snacks and beverages will be available.


Commonwealth Senior Living at Kilmarnock will present a documentary at 5 p.m. Thursday, 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. Friday, March 22, at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock, and Saturday, 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.

Author luncheon

Southside Sentinel columnist and author Mary Wakefield Buxton of Urbanna will be the featured speaker at the 30th annual Book and Author luncheon at noon Friday, March 22, at Providence Baptist Church, 3501 Providence Road, Hayes.

Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased at the Silver Box in Gloucester or 694-3100.

Comedy night

Comedy Night Live is coming March 29 to the Northumberland County Community Center Organization Club, 679 Brown Store Road, Heathsville. The program, from 7-9 p.m., will feature Richard “Dick” Saxer, Jalesa Thomas and Germaine Rollins.

Tickets are $10 in advance, or $12 at the door. Light refreshments will be served at the “BYOB” event. For advance tickets call Jim Long, 724-3240.

Easter egg hunt

The Richmond County Public Library at Rappahannock Community College-Warsaw, 52 College Drive, Warsaw, will hold its annual Easter egg hunt for area children and their families at 11 a.m. April 13.

After the hunt, the library will offer crafts and a free hot dog lunch, followed at noon by a magic show with magician Jonathan Austin. In the event of bad weather, indoor activities will continue.

On fire

In recognition of the 67th anniversary of the Kilmarnock fire of 1952, the Kilmarnock Museum has on display many related photos from the Harvey family collection.

The museum at 76 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, is open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, or by appointment, 296-0930.

Spaghetti dinner

The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad (UKLVRS) will serve a spaghetti dinner from 5-8 p.m. April 13 at the UKLVRS Building, 123 Norris Road, Lively.

The menu will include salad, spaghetti, garlic bread, dessert, tea, lemonade and water. Donations welcome.

Fried chicken

American Legion Post 117, 39 School Street, Reedville, serves a fried chicken dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. on first Mondays.

RCA concert

The Rappahannock Concert Association will present clarinetist Maksim Shtrykov and pianist Misuzu Tanka in concert at 7:30 p.m. April 20 at the Northumberland County Schools Performing Arts Theater, 201 Academic Lane, Heathsville.

Adult tickets are $25. Students are admitted free. For $60, adults may purchase tickets for the three remaining 2018-19 season concerts. Purchase tickets at www.rapphannockconcerts.org, 1-888-210-8006, or at the door.

Indoor yard sale

An indoor yard sale to benefit the Northumberland County Animal Shelter is held regularly at the Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg.

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.