Upcoming 5-9-19

RGC to meet

The Rappahannock Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Grace Episcopal Church, 303 South Main Street, Kilmarnock. The public is welcome.

Guest speaker David Roos, a Master naturalist and horticulturist, will offer landscape design tips and discuss soil.

Band concert

Northumberland High School band director Walt Mallorie will direct his last concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at NHS, 201 Academic Lane, Claraville.

Band alumni and Mallorie’s musical peers are invited to a reception after the concert in the cafeteria. Cards and notes of congratulations also may be sent to Walt Mallorie, c/o 123 Quinton Oaks Lane, Callao, VA; or contact the Parkers 529-6777.

Out on a Limb

The Irvington Village Improvement Association will host a free concert from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the Irvington Commons, 98 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Folks are reminded to bring chairs and blankets.

Out on a Limb, a trio of experienced musicians Chris Stanley, Jane Duff Cooper and Tommy Hughes, will perform music from their diverse repertoire of acoustic, Americana, folk, light rock and country and everything in between.

Concert passes

Season passes are on sale for the Music on the Half Shell Stage six-concert series at Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The fee is $50. Purchase season passes at https://kilmarnockva.ticketleap.com/. Children younger than age 5 will be admitted free with a season pass holder.

Pass sales will end Friday, May 10. The series will open at 6 p.m. May 24 with The Meltones and Soul Expressions. Individual show admission will be $10.

Seafood dinners

Northumberland County Community Center Organization, Inc., 679 Browns Store Road, Browns Store, will offer seafood dinners and sandwiches, by requested donation, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, May 10.

Crab cake, fish or combo dinners include sides, desserts and beverages. A fish or crab cake sandwich will come with fries. For delivery, call James Long, 304-724-3246.

Mother’s Day dance

NCCCO Community Center, 679 Browns Store Road, Browns Store, will host a Mother’s Day Dance, from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, May 11, for ages 25 and older.

There will be a special gift for the first 20 mothers at the dance. Music will be provided by DJ Rell. Tickets are $10 in advance, or $12 at the door.

On Stage

The Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts 25th anniversary On Stage season will continue with “An Afternoon with Judy Collins” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock.

The concert is sold out; however, there is a wait list. To join the wait list or return tickets, call Carole Barton at the RFA office, 438-5555. If tickets become available, they are $50.

Music by the River

Upcoming Music by the River concerts at Belle Isle State Park will include Out on a Limb Saturday, May 11, and the Gurleys with special guest Bobby Hornsby on May 18.

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.

Musical

The Lancaster Players will present “Motherhood: The Musical” at The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone.

Show dates are 8 p.m. June 7, 8, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22, and 3 p.m. June 9 and 16. Tickets are $25. For reservations, visit lancasterplayers.org, or call 435-3776.

Chicken dinner

American Legion Adams Post 86 will host a fried chicken dinner from 4:30-7:30 p.m. May 18 at the Post Home, 882 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock to support community service projects.

The menu will include fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans or baked beans, salad, rolls, iced tea, coffee and desserts. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children; eat in or carryout. Tickets are available at Lester’s Barber Shop; or call Heather, 436-7466.