Rivah Events

Ongoing events

Tuesdays

Indoor Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg. To benefit Northumberland County Animal Shelter.

Heathsville Forge Blacksmith Guild, 10 a.m.-noon. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. 580-3377.

Wednesdays

Tavern Spinners & Weavers, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Studio and store open. 435-2414.

Thursdays

Heathsville Forge Blacksmith Guild, 10 a.m.-noon. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. 580-3377.

Fridays

Tavern Woodworker’s Guild, 10 a.m.-noon. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. 580-3377.

Indoor Yard Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg. To benefit Northumberland County Animal Shelter.

Saturdays

Tavern Spinners & Weavers, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Studio and store open. 580-3377.

Heathsville Forge Blacksmith Guild, 10 a.m.-noon. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. 580-3377.

January

Sunday, January 6

“What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?” 3 p.m. The Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. The free movie features Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.

Film Trailer “The Green Light: Fulfilling the Promise of Brown v. Board of Education” and roundtable discussion, 3 p.m., Historic Courthouse, 877 General Puller Highway, Saluda. Topic will be the Green v. Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court case that led to the total desegregation of Virginia public schools. There will be several guest speakers. The traveling exhibit “Strong Men and Women in Virginia History” will continue at the museum through January 10. 651-8753.

World Famous Breakfast, 8-11 a.m., American Legion Mathews Post 83, 73 Hookemfair Rd., Hudgins, Mathews County. $9 donation. 725-7422.

Tuesday, January 8

Veterans’ Breakfast, 9 a.m. Commonwealth Senior Living at Farnham, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham. Participants are urged to RSVP at 394-2102.

Northern Neck Master Naturalists, 1:15 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Speaker: Zack Bradford. Topic: Northern Neck Natural Area Preserves.

Wednesday, January 9

Storytelling, 6:30-8 p.m. The Boathouse Marina, LLC, 829 Robin Grove Lane, Colonial beach. Open mic, poetry, storytelling.

Thursday, January 10

Rappahannock Garden Club, 1 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church, 303 South Main Street, Kilmarnock. Program: “Dig In With Dug In Farms owner Carolyn Quinn.”

Friday, January 11

Second Friday Art Walk, 6-8 p.m. Colonial Beach. Numerous galleries are open to display works by local artists. 224-7181.

“Bette & Joan” Opening Night Gala, 6:30 p.m. gala, 7:30 p.m. curtain. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $20. For reservations, visit https://www.westmorelandplayers.org, or call 529-9345.

January 12-19

Open Eyes/Special Eyes Art Exhibit, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main Street, Mathews. 725-1278.

Saturday, January 12

Country Breakfast, 7-10 a.m. Lancaster Union Lodge #88 A.F. & A.M. 48 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. $10. Ages 5 and younger, uniformed military and law enforcement eat free.

Indoor Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg. To benefit Northumberland County Animal Shelter.

Resilient Women in Dialogue, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Facilitator: Pamela K. Struss, Ph.D. For all women. Bring packaged or store-bought items to share; water, coffee, tea and spiced cider will be provided.

“Bette & Joan,” 7:30 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $15. For reservations, visit https://www.westmorelandplayers.org, or call 529-9345.

Sunday, January 13

Sundays At Two, 2 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Speaker: The Rev. Benjamin P. Campbell. Topic: “Tidewater’s Unhealed History.”

“Bette & Joan,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $15. For reservations, visit https://www.westmorelandplayers.org, or call 529-9345.

Monday, January 14

Northern Neck Audubon Society Bird Walk, 9 a.m. Menokin Plantation, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Loaner binoculars available. In case of inclement weather, visit www.northernneckaudubon.org to confirm activity.

Tuesday, January 15

Reading Guild, 6-8 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library-Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach.

Wednesday, January 16

Performing Arts And Lecture Series, 9:30 a.m. ages 3-grade 2, 10:30 a.m. grade 3-6. Chesapeake Academy, 107 Steamboat Road, Irvington. “The Secret World of Robots.” For reservations, contact Hilary Scott at 438-5575, or hscott@chesapeakeacademy.org.

Friday, January 18

Adult Paint Night, 6:30-8:30 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Instructor: Marilyn Sprouse. Project: “LOVE” image created by Robert Indiana for The Museum of Modern Art’s 1965 Christmas card. $30 members, $35 for others. The fee includes all materials. Participants may bring a beverage of their choice. Register at 436-9309.

“Bette & Joan,” 7:30 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $15. For reservations, visit https://www.westmorelandplayers.org, or call 529-9345.

Saturday, January 19

Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, will host a free Lee Family Birthday Commemoration, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. Self-guided tours of the Great House, the “Civil War Civilians of Spotsylvania Historical Interpreters,” a scavenger hunt for kids and 19th century music by Doug Marshall and Company, birthday cake.

Winter Barrel Tasting 2019, 1-3 p.m. Ingleside Vineyards, 5872 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove. Music by Brad Pugh. Light fare by Denson’s Market, or bring a picnic lunch. $20 advance tickets, $15 members, $10 designated drivers and those younger than 21. Advance tickets recommended, 224-8687, or https://inglesidevineyards.com.

“Bette & Joan,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $15. For reservations, visit https://www.westmorelandplayers.org, or call 529-9345.

Sunday, January 20

“Bette & Joan,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $15. For reservations, visit https://www.westmorelandplayers.org, or call 529-9345.

Thursday, January 24

45th Annual Spaghetti Supper, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Kilmarnock United Methodist Church, 89 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. $10 advance, $11 at door; ages 12 and younger eat free. Desserts, $1 each. Carryout available. Advance tickets: Lester’s Barber Shop, HeadsUp Hairworks and Chesapeake Bank, or 435-1797.

Friday, January 25

Great Decisions, 10 a.m., Deltaville Community Center, 17147 General Puller Highway, Deltaville. A talk and discussion about nuclear negotiations with a guest speaker. The Great Decisions group meets at the same time and place for eight successive Fridays with a different subject each week.

Saturday, January 26

All-You-Can-Eat Shrimp & Oyster Dinner, 3:30 p.m. doors open, 4-7 p.m. dinner served. Lively Firehouse, 5170 Mary Ball Road, Lively. To benefit Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department. $40; ages 12 and younger eat free. Tickets available at the firehouse all Saturdays in January; as well as Chesapeake Bank and The Corner Bar and Grill in Lively, Noblett Appliance in Kilmarnock and EVB in Burgess. Purchase tickets by January 20.

Burns Night Supper & Concert, 5-8 p.m. Masonic Lodge #100, 1434 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock. $40. Purchase tickets by January 18 at The Local in Irvington, Chesapeake Bank in Kilmarnock and Virginia Commonwealth branches in Kilmarnock, White Stone and Burgess. After purchasing tickets, patrons may make table reservations for tables of eight (only) by calling Madge Rollins at 580-4441.

Winter Gala, 6-11 p.m. Riverboat on the Potomac, 301 Beach Terrace, Colonial Beach. To benefit Beach Arts Music and Mentoring (B.A.M.M.) and Torrey Smith Recreation Park. Dinner and Fredericksburg Big Band. Social hour, 6-7 p.m.; buffet, 7-8 p.m.; dancing, 8:15-11 p.m. Silent auction. $65 advance, $70 at the door.

Scottie Plunge, 4:30 p.m., Rappahannock River, St. Margaret’s School, Tappahannock. Fund-raising plunge will be followed by a chili cook-off and bake-off at 5:30 p.m. on the school campus. Register at www.sms.org/plunge or email karen Berry at kberry2@sms.org. $50.

Sunday, January 27

Sundays At Two, 2 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Speaker: Bill Lohman. Topic: DR. COPTR: the Flying Physician Who Kept his Promise to Tangier Island.