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Fall production

The Lancaster Players will present “The Game’s Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays” at The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone

Seats are available for 8 p.m. shows September 28 and 29 and October 5 and 6, and 3 p.m. September 30. The theater will open an hour prior to each performance. Tickets are $25. For reservations, visit, or call 435-3776.

State Fair

The 2018 State Fair of Virginia will be held from September 28-October 7 at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County.

Advance tickets are available online. For the schedule, or to purchase tickets, visit

House party

The Richmond County Museum will host a Historic House Party at Milden Hall from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, September 29. The event will celebrate the 410th anniversary of Capt. John Smith’s arrival in the Northern Neck. Highlights will include an exhibit on Milden Hall; representatives from Rappahannock Indian Tribe, the Oyster Growers of America, Friends of the Rappahannock and Northern Neck Native Plant Society; information on grants, projects, guides and genealogy; and local art.

Tickets are $30 in advance, or $35 at the gate. Tickets are on sale at Relish Restaurant,115 Main Street, Warsaw; Thomas Store, 8249 Historyland Highway, Warsaw; Richmond County Museum, 5874 Richmond Road, Warsaw; or 333-3607.

Benefit concert

TSoul and Friends will present a benefit concert from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, September 29, at Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Proceeds will benefit FACES of Our Children Charity, which brings education, awareness and support for families who battle sickle cell anemia.

Admission is $10 at the gate, or advance ticket, For vendor spaces or sponsorships, contact Kenny Prichard, 580-0619, or ALB, 205-7651.

Crab feast

The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department will hold a crab feast and dance from 4-10 p.m. Saturday, September 29, at the ULVFD, 5170 Mary Ball Road, Lively. Steamed crabs and crab bisque will be served from 4-7 p.m. The dance follows from 7-10 p.m. with the Tom Euler Trio.

Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door, if available, or $10 for the dance only. Beverages will be available for purchase. For tickets, call 462-5404, or email

Art talk

The RAL Art Center will host an Art Talk and Nook Gallery exhibit featuring William H. Clarke Jr., folk artist, teacher and philosopher on Monday, October 1. A reception for Clarke will begin at 5:30 p.m. and his talk will follow at 6:30 p.m. at the RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock.

Both reception and talk are free and open to the public. Some of his work will be on display in the Nook Gallery for October.

Square dancing

The Square Pegs, a modern western square dance club, will hold three free workshops for new dancers at Fairfield UMC, 14741 Northumberland Highway, Burgess. Workshops will be held at 7 p.m. October 4, 11 and 18.

Classes will continue on Thursdays throughout the year. The fee for weekly lessons, after the three free workshops, is $5 per lesson. Some line dances are also taught. To register, call 580-1625 or Dianne 761-1433.

Second Sunday

The Tappahannock Artists’ Guild on October 14 will present its second Second Sunday program at 2 p.m. at the TAG Gallery, 200 Prince Street, Tappahannock.

Writer, lecturer and historian Richard Carter will present “Beyond the Baton,” celebrating the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth. Light refreshments will be served.

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