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Sip and Dip

The Tappahannock Artists’ Guild will hold “Sip and Dip” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 22, at the TAG Gallery, 200 Prince Street, Tappahannock. The instructor will be Joyce Crown-Wilkins.

Adults of all skill levels are welcome. Bring a favorite beverage. Pre-registration is recommended, call 925-1011, or text 761-8082.

Family reunion

The 72nd annual Atkins and Dodson family reunion will be held at noon Sunday, August 25, at “Fantasyland Shelter” Shelter #5 in Front Royal.

Family and friends are welcome. Those attending should bring a picnic lunch to share. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. For directions, call Ruth Ann Henry, 540-635-2854.

TSoul and Friends

Faces Of Our Children will present TSoul and Friends from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, August 24, at Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The event will feature games, guest speakers, performances by local talent and a concert with TSoul and special guest.

Advance tickets are $10. Event day tickets are $15. Ages 5 and younger will be admitted free with an adult ticket holder. Advance tickets are available at

Crab feast

The Morattico Waterfront Museum, 6584 Morattico Road, Morattico, will hold its eighth annual crab feast September 7. The James A. Vick Pavilion will open at 3:30 p.m. Serving will be from 4-6 p.m. Music will be provided by the Midnight Coal Company.

Admission is $35 for adults, $10 for 6-12 and free for ages five and younger. Tickets may be purchased by contacting Connie Conley at 761-6213 or emailing The cutoff date for ticket purchase is September 2.

Woman’s club

open house

The Woman’s Club of White Stone is now accepting applications for new members for the 2019-2020 season. An open house with a buffet luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. September 4 at the WCWS Clubhouse, 560 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone.

Those interested in joining the club are urged to call Davis, 456-6430, to receive a membership application. The yearly dues are $35.

History tour

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society (LVHS) will host a “History and Heritage Tour of Northampton County” on September 12. The tour will depart Kilmarnock at 7 a.m. and return about 8 p.m.

The fee is $125 for the public, or $110 for LVHS members and includes all admission fees, expert guides and commentary, box lunch, wine tasting, morning and evening snacks, charter bus transportation and driver gratuity. Paid reservations are required in advance. Contact 462-7280,, or

On Stage

The Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts recently announced its 2019-20 On Stage season. Subscriptions are $165. Call the box office, 438-5555.

Concerts will include The Steep Canyon Rangers on September 22; The Philadelphia String Quartet, November 23; The Barefoot Movement, December 21; Leahy, March 14; and Fact 2 Face, April 18. All concerts take place at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock.

Boots & BBQ

Tickets are on sale for the annual Northern Neck Land Conservancy’s annual Boots & BBQ celebration September 28 at Ditchley, 1571 Ditchley Road, Kilmarnock.

The event will feature music, barbecue and fried oysters. Tickets are $50 per person. For tickets, call 462-0979 or visit .

RCA tickets

The Rappahannock Concert Association’s 2019-20 series will include October 12, The Tidewater Trio; November 9, The Quebe Sisters; March 21, The Drifters; April 25, John Bullard and Friends; and May 16, Nashville Legacy. Concerts will be held Saturday nights at the Performing Arts Theater, Northumberland County School Complex, 201 Academic Lane, Heathsville.

Season tickets are $100, unreserved seat; $125, reserved seat; $60, any three shows; $25 single show; students, free. To purchase tickets, go to or call 888-210-8006.

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.

History program

The United Daughters of the Confederacy will host “A Visit to Old Appomattox with County Clerk George Peers” held at 6:30 p.m. September 10 in the Bayne Center, Historic Christ Church, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. The speaker will be National Park historian Patrick Schroeder.

Light refreshments will follow the program. For planning purposes, reserve a seat by calling 453-9156 or 695-2669.

Rappahannock Record Staff
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