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USAF jazz

Rhythm in Blue, the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band Jazz ensemble, will perform at 7 p.m. May 25, at the Irvington Commons, 98 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and

Jazz party

The Woman’s Club of White Stone will host a Southern Jazz Party at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 30, at the WCWS Clubhouse, 500 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. Proceeds will benefit Lancaster County students attending Rappahannock Community College.

There will be snacks, raffles, jazz, luncheon with a tantalizing dessert table and game play. Guests may bring provisions for the games of their choice and period dress is encouraged. For reservations, call 436-4833 by today, May 23.

History lecture

Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, on June 1, will host Richard Henry Lee, Patrick Henry and Henry “Lighthorse Harry” Lee: A Complicated Dance Lecture by Dr. John Ragosia.

The presentation will be held from 10 a.m.-noon and the fee is $10 per person. Registration is required. To register, contact Jon Bachman at 493-1972, or [email protected].


Round Table

A Songwriters Round Table will be held from 6-8 p.m., June 1 at YMCA/APYC Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Road, Kilmarnock. Artists will include Mary & the Janes, Christine Whitaker Wiggins, Jackie & Resa of MSG and Carolyn August.

The fee is $25 and proceeds will help fund camper scholarships for children who have lived with cancer. For tickets, visit, or call 435-3616.

Four Freshmen

The Rappahannock Concert Association will present The Four Freshmen in concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, June 29, at the Northumberland County Schools Performing Arts Theater, 201 Academic Lane, Heathsville.

Adult tickets are $25. Students are admitted free. Purchase tickets at, 1-888-210-8006, or at the door.

Music by the River

Upcoming Music by the River concerts at Belle Isle State Park will include the Faron Hamblin on June 8 and the Billy Joe Trio on June 15

Concerts will begin at 6 p.m. in the picnic area at the park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. A $5 parking fee is payable at the front gate. Picnics are encouraged.

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.

Beach party

On the Beach Dance Party will be held June 29 at Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Gates will open at 5 p.m. and Steve Owens & Summertime will take the stage at 6 p.m.

Greg Howell, The Shaggin’ DJ, will spin the best beach music before the concert. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at, or the gate. Food vendors will be on site and adult beverages will be on sale.


Familiar faces are set to return to Main Street in Gloucester this summer, according to the Gloucester Arts Festival committee. As part of the annual summer arts event, iconic Seward Johnson life-size works of art will arrive on Main Street prior to an unveiling celebration at 12:30 p.m. June 2.

The 10 bronze-cast statues by Johnson will be part of a summer-long public art exhibit. The unveiling will start at the Gloucester Brewing Company and continue up Main Street, ending at Court Circle.

Rappahannock Record Staff
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