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. 580-3377.

Free Kayak Lessons, 10 a.m.-noon, Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Basic instruction. By reservation, 333-1776.

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. 580-3377.

Free Kayak Lessons, 10 a.m.-noon Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Basic instruction. By reservation, 333-1776.

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.

Children’s Tours, 10-11:30 a.m. Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Ages 4 and older accompanied by an adult, will be treated to a special tour, stories, games and activities to learn more about steamboats. $5 per child, free for accompanying adults. Through August 10. For reservations, call 438-6888. 

Friday Night By Firelight, 8 p.m. Amphitheater,  Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Campfire, s’mores. 462-5030.

Welcome Campfire, 8 p.m. Amphitheater, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. 493-8821.

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. 580-3377.

Sundays

Beach Worship on the Rappahannock, 8:30 a.m. End of Speck Avenue, off General Puller Highway, Stingray Point, Deltaville. Bring a chair. Casual Attire.

Afternoon Tea, 2-4 p.m. The Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Delicious sweets, biscuits, scones, finger sandwiches, teas from the Charleston Tea Company. $35. Reservations required, 48 hours in advance. 438-5000.

Thursday, July 26

S.T.E.A.M., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Ages 5-8. Fun with Keva Planks. 435-1729.

Kim and Jimbo Cary, 2 p.m., Middlesex YMCA, Hartfield. The Middlesex County Public Library will present the Carys and their “Rhythms Round the World.” They will perform on various instruments, such as fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo, African drums and more. Audience participation is encouraged. For all ages. Free. 776-7362.

July 26-August 4

83rd Annual Kilmarnock Firemen’s Festival, 7-10 p.m. nightly except Sunday. KVFD Carnival Grounds, 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock. Rides, games, concessions. Raffle grand prize, 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited Sport, will be awarded on the final night. Raffle tickets $10 each, from a KVFD fireman, Noblett Appliance, Kilmarnock Lettering Company or Lester’s Barber Shop.

Friday, July 27

Chris Yerlig, Unique Mime & Magic , 10:30-11:30 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. All ages. 435-1729.

Moonlight Paddle, 8-10 p.m. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Guided kayak paddle on Cat Point Creek. $40. 333-1776.

Open Studio, 9 a.m.-noon, Arts on Main, 6580 Main Street, Gloucester. Bring your painting supplies and paint with others. Free. 824-9464.

VIMS Public Tour, 10:30 a.m.-noon, The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. For adults and children age 9 and up. Learn what the scientists at VIMS do and see exhibits. Registration is required due to limited space. Register at www.vims.edu/events or call 684-7061. Free.

Full Moon Night Fishing, 4 p.m.-midnight, Beaverdam Park, Gloucester. Enter the park using the main entrance only. Register at the Ranger Station from 4 p.m to midnight. $5 per person or boat. 693-2355.

Saturday, July 28

Summer Sizzlin Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Freeshade Community Center, 1544 Regent Rd., Topping. There will be vendors, food, face painting, and much more. 758-4120.

A Taste of Gatsby, 7-10 p.m., Gloucester Moose Lodge, 6565 Moose Drive, Gloucester. A night of dancing, fun and fundraising for Woodville Park Playground. Music by Good Shot Judy. $50. 693-2355.

Semipro Baseball, 7:30 p.m., Richmond Orioles vs. Deltaville Deltas, Historic Deltaville Ballpark, Ballpark Road, Deltaville. Adults $6; kids 12 and under admitted free.

Stock Car Racing, 6:30-11 p.m., Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway, Route 17, Jamaica, Middlesex County. Races in four divisions.  758-1VMS or vamotorspeedway.com.

Great Skiff Race, 10:30 a.m., Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville. Part of Family Boatbuilding Week. Free and open to public. 776-7200.

Fish Fry, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville. Part of Family Boatbuilding Week. Free and open to public. 776-7200.

The Little Mermaid Musical, 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., Marston Performing Arts Center, Christchurch School, Route 33, Christchurch,  Middlesex County. Part of the Jacob’s Ladder program. Free and open to the public. 758-0712.

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

Free Family Kayak Paddle, 10 a.m.-noon. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Cat Point Creek. By reservation, 333-1776.

Historic Belle Isle Wagon tour, 11 a.m. Visitor Center, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. $11 per person. Historic sites interpretation. 462-5030.

Pocahontas’ Potter Shop, 1 p.m. Visitor Center, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster.  Native American craft. 462-5030.

Power Of The Powhatan, 2 p.m. Visitor Center, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Native american folklore.  462-5030.

Can It, 3 p.m. Visitor Center, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Local heritage: Design an oyster can label. 462-5030.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, 5:30-9 p.m. General’s Ridge Vineyard, 1618 Weldon’s Drive, Hague. Reservations/tickets, www.generalsridgevineyard.com, 472-3172.

Adult Paint Night, 6:30-8:30 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Topic: Eiffel Tower by Georges Seurat. Instructor: Marilyn Sprouse. $35. Bring a favorite beverage. Register at the gallery, or 436-9309.

Northern Neck Anglers Club, 7 p.m. Wicomico Parish Church, 5191 Jessie duPont Memorial Highway, Wicomico Church. Membership information and tournament rules, www.northernneckanglersclub.wordpress.com.

Spaghetti Dinner, 5-7 p.m., Middlesex American Legion Post 82, 192 Watson Landing Road, Saluda. Fundraiser for youth sports scholarships. 832-4255.

Sunday, July 29

Aww Shucks, Oysters! 10 a.m. Motor Boat Launch, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Tending an oyster garden. 462-5030.

Youth Carnival, 2-6 p.m., Urbanna Firehouse. For ages 3-12. Fundraiser for less fortunate children.

July 30-August 3

Children’s Art Camp, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tappahannock Artists’ Guild Gallery, 200 Prince Street, Tappahannock. For fees and registration, visit the gallery or call 445-5131.

Weaving, Knitting And Stitching, 10 a.m. to noon. Summer Fun Art Camp For Youth, RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Ages 7 and older. For fees and registration, call 436-9309.

Canvas Painting, 12:45-2:45 p.m.. Summer Fun Art Camp For Youth, RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Ages 7 and older. For fees and registration, call 436-9309.

Tuesday, July 31

Exhibit Opens, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Exhibit: Fins, Feathers & Fur. Continues through August 25. 436-9309.

Summer Reading Program Performers, 11 a.m. Richmond County Elementary/Middle School Gym, 361 Walnut Street, Warsaw. Program: Bright Star Theatre, Leonardo Music. 333-6713.

July 31-August 2

Grandparent-Grandchild Summer Camp, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. $440 per person, all inclusive. Pre-registration required, mbowman@stratfordhall.org, stratfordhall.org, or 493-8038.

Little Rangers, 9 a.m.-noon. Picnic Area, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Park activities for ages 4-6. $6 per person, per day. Pre-registration required; visit the camp store, or call 462-5030.

Wednesday, August 1

Story Time, 10-11 a.m., Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Topic: Wild Rhapsody. Stories, snack, craft. Ages 3 and older. 580-5051.

Survival Bracelet Making, 11 a.m.-noon. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. $5 per bracelet. 493-8821.

Thursday, August 2

Barefoot Puppets, 2 p.m., Middlesex YMCA, Hartfield. The Middlesex County Public Library will present “Dreamtime, Tales From a Land Down Under.” This performance is inspired by aboriginal folktales. For all ages. Free. 776-7362.

VIMS Public Tour, 10:30 a.m.-noon, The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. For adults and children age 9 and up. Learn what the scientists at VIMS do and see exhibits. Registration is required due to limited space. Register at www.vims.edu/events or call 684-7061. Free.

Friday, August 3

Wine on the Water, 5-8 p.m., St. Margaret’s School, Water Lane, Tappahannock, featuring the Fox Sisters. $10. Proceeds benefit Ledwith-Lewis Free Clinic.

VIMS Public Tour, 10:30 a.m.-noon, The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. For adults and children age 9 and up. Learn what the scientists at VIMS do and see exhibits. Registration is required due to limited space. Register at www.vims.edu/events or call 684-7061. Free.

Storytime, 11 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach.

Crabbing The Potomac, 3-4 p.m. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Catch a blue crab. 493-8821.

First Friday Art Reception, 5-7 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Light refreshments. 435-9309.

First Friday, 4-9 p.m. Town of Montross, 15804 Kings Highway, Montross. Arts, crafts, food, wine, beer, music.

August 3-5

Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association Reunion Cruise, town marina, Urbanna. Public invited to tour 10 to 15 historic buyboats. Free. Boats also will be in Deltaville August 6-7, Hampton on August 8-9, and Poquoson on August 10-12. They will be open to the public in Urbanna, Hampton, and Poquoson.

Saturday, August 4

Crab Feast, 5 p.m.-midnight, Lower Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department, Deltaville. All-you-can-eat steamed crabs and other foods from 5-8 p.m. Music by Tony Jackson from 8 p.m.-midnight. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 on the day of the event, if not sold out. Ages 6 and under get in free. Tickets may be purchased at Hurd’s, J&W Seafood, or Pat’s Gallery in Deltaville; online at www.lmvfd.com; or from any fire department member. 776-9753.

Urbanna Founders’ Day Celebration, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., historical play, guided historical trolley tours around town, pirates, town crier, music, food. Free.

Kayak Trip, 9 a.m. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross.  Paddle on the Potomac. $25 tandem kayak, $19 solo, $10 tagalong. Age restrictions apply, sign up in advance at Visitor Center. 493-8821. 

Chesapeake Bay Skipjack Sails, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. Aboard the Claud W. Somers. $25 members, $30 adults, $15 ages 12 and younger. Reservations, 453-6529. Walk-ons accepted, space permitting.

Fossil Hike, 11 a.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Hike Fossil Beach on the Potomac River. 493-8821.

Family Fun Ice Cream Social, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. Ice cream, lemonade, colonial history, games, crafts.

Fish Seining, noon. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Use a seining net in the Potomac River. 493-8821.

Ice Cream Making, 1 p.m. Visitor Center Picnic Tables, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. $2. 493-8821.

Shark’s Tooth Necklace Making, 3 p.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Beading materials provided. $5 buy a tooth, $3 bring a tooth. Pre-registration required, 493-8821

“The Fortune Hunters” Opening Night Gala, 6:30 p.m. festivities begin, 7:30 p.m. curtain. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $30 adults, $15 students. Purchase tickets at 529-9345 or www.westmorelandplayers.org.

Stock Car Racing, 6:30-11 p.m., Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway, Route 17, Jamaica, Middlesex County. Races in four divisions.  758-1VMS or vamotorspeedway.com.

Faery Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Main Street, Gloucester. Activities begin at 10 a.m. at Gloucester Library Main Street Center with free activities and displays from 10-11:30 a.m. Activities such as face painting, pet costume contest, street performers, Master Gardeners, and vendors will be on Main Street.

WWI and WWII Commission’s Profiles of Honor Mobile Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mathews Memorial Library, 251 Main Street, Mathews. Public invited to tour 36-foot-loong museum on wheels. Free. 725-5747.

Sunday, August 5

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

Rocking At Westmoreland, 10 a.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Decorate a rock paperweight. $2. 493-8821.

Critter Hike, noon. Discovery Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Learn about park wildlife on a hike. 493-8821.

“The Fortune Hunters,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $10 students. Purchase tickets at 529-9345 or www.westmorelandplayers.org.

Monday, August 6

Crabbing The Potomac, 3-4 p.m. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Catch a blue crab. 493-8821.

August 6-10

Texture And Dimension Play, 10 a.m. to noon. Summer Fun Art Camp For Youth, RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Ages 7 and older. For fees and registration, call 436-9309.

Crazy For Printmaking, 12:45-2:45 p.m.. Summer Fun Art Camp For Youth, RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Ages 7 and older. For fees and registration, call 436-9309

Tuesday, August 7

Kayak Trip, 9 a.m. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross.  Paddle on the Potomac. $25 tandem kayak, $19 solo, $10 tagalong. Age restrictions apply, sign up in advance at Visitor Center. 493-8821.

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

Fossil Hike, 11 a.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Hike Fossil Beach on the Potomac River. 493-8821.

Ice Cream Making, 1 p.m. Visitor Center Picnic Tables, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. $2. 493-8821

Tavern Culinary Guild, 2 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. 580-3377.

Shark’s Tooth Necklace Making, 2 p.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Beading materials provided. $5 buy a tooth, $3 bring a tooth. Pre-registration required, 493-8821.

Richmond County Fair, 6-11 p.m. Richmond County Fair Grounds, 315 Community Park Drive, Warsaw. Crafts, displays, sneak preview ride special, food, vendors, opening ceremony (7 p.m.), music, 4-H mini horse show, bingo, homemade apple cake auction. $3 admission, free parking. www.richmondcountyfair.com, 313-9940.

Wednesday, August 8

Story Time, 10-11 a.m., Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Topic: Peter and the Wolf. Stories, snack, craft. Ages 3 and older. 580-5051.

Survival Bracelet Making,11 a.m.-noon. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. $5 per bracelet. 493-8821.

Richmond County Fair, 6-11 p.m. Richmond County Fair Grounds, 315 Community Park Drive, Warsaw. Crafts, displays, carnival rides ($17 advance wristband, $30 at ticket booth), food, vendors, music, 4-H beef cattle show, bingo, On the Edge 2-Wheel Action Show, glass blowing demonstration. $3 admission, free parking.  www.richmondcountyfair.com, 313-9940.

Crabbing The Potomac, 3-4 p.m. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Catch a blue crab. 493-8821.

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

Thursday, August 9

Richmond County Fair, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Richmond County Fair Grounds, 315 Community Park Drive, Warsaw. Farmer for the Day, crafts, displays, carnival rides ($17 advance wristband, $30 at ticket booth), food, vendors, music, 4-H goat show, bingo, On the Edge 2-Wheel Action Show, glass blowing demonstration. Free admission until 6 p.m., or $3, free parking. www.richmondcountyfair.com, 313-9940.

Ice Cream Making, 1 p.m. Visitor Center Picnic Tables, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. $2. 493-8821

Fish Seining, 3 p.m.. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Use a seining net in the Potomac River. 493-8821.

Friday, August 10

Storytime, 11 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach.

Richmond County Fair, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Richmond County Fair Grounds, 315 Community Park Drive, Warsaw. Seniors morning, Farmer for the Day, crafts, demonstrations, displays, carnival rides ($17 advance wristband, $30 at ticket booth), food, vendors, music, 4-H lamb show, bingo, On the Edge 2-Wheel Action Show, glass blowing demonstration, Chapman’s Magic Show. Free admission until 6 p.m., or $3, free parking. www.richmondcountyfair.com, 313-9940.

Second Friday Art Walk, 6-9 p.m. Colonial Beach. 224-7181.

Movie Night In The Pavilion, 7 p.m. Morattico Waterfront Museum, 6584 Morattico Road, Morattico. Popcorn and drink provided. Coolers allowed.

“The Fortune Hunters,” 7:30 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $10 students. Purchase tickets at 529-9345 or www.westmorelandplayers.org.

Saturday, August 11

Explore The Shore 5K & 10K, 8-11 a.m. Colonial Beach. Course begins on the boardwalk and overlooks Monroe Bay and Potomac River. To benefit Semper Fi Fund. 10 K, $40, 5K $25. Register at www.bishopseventregistrations.com/event/2018-Explore-the-Shore-5k–10k.

Landscape Series: Family Trek-The Summer Forest, 9:30 a.m-noon. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. Nature hike. Bring-your-own camera, backpack, snacks, drinks. Ages 12 and older, $10. Those younger and members, free. Pre-registration required by August 9. 493-1972, jbachman@stratfordhall.org.

Richmond County Fair, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Richmond County Fair Grounds, 315 Community Park Drive, Warsaw. Seniors morning, Farmer for the Day, crafts, demonstrations, displays, 4-H poultry show, carnival rides ($17 advance wristband, $30 at ticket booth), food, vendors, music, 4-H rabbit and cavy show, bingo, On the Edge 2-Wheel Action Show, glass blowing demonstration, Chapman’s Magic Show. Free admission until 6 p.m., or $3, free parking. www.richmondcountyfair.com, 313-9940.

Bay Bash Family Fishing Tournament & Benefit Concert, Ingram Bay Marina, 545 Harveys Neck Road, Wicomico Church. Register at http://www.captbillyscharters.com.

Second Saturday, Northern Neck Artisan Trail Open Door Tour. Various sites and activities. www.artisantrailnetwork.org.

Kayak Trip, 9 a.m. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross.  Paddle on the Potomac. $25 tandem kayak, $19 solo, $10 tagalong. Age restrictions apply, sign up in advance at Visitor Center. 493-8821.

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

Boot Camp, 10 a.m.-noon. Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Ages 10 and older. $15, includes materials. Make a miniature pair of waterman’s boots. Learn about watermen and oysters. Reservations, 438-6888.

Fish Seining, noon. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Use a seining net in the Potomac River. 493-8821.

VLMRA Lawnmower Racing, noon. Gawen Farm, Hague. Donations accepted to benefit local rescue squad.

Ice Cream Making, 1 p.m. Visitor Center Picnic Tables, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. $2. 493-8821.

Shark’s Tooth Necklace Making, 3 p.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Beading materials provided. $5 buy a tooth, $3 bring a tooth. Pre-registration required, 493-8821.

“The Fortune Hunters,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $10 students. Purchase tickets at 529-9345 or www.westmorelandplayers.org.

Consensus Of The Senses, George Washington Birthplace National Monument, 1732 Popes Creek Road, Colonial Beach. Explore George Washington’s Birthplace after dark. 224-1732, ext 227.

Cinema On The Green, 8-10 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach.

Stock Car Racing, 6:30-11 p.m., Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway, Route 17, Jamaica, Middlesex County. Races in four divisions.  758-1VMS or vamotorspeedway.com.

Sunday, August 12

Rocking At Westmoreland, 10 a.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Decorate a rock paperweight. $2. 493-8821.

Critter Hike, noon. Discovery Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Learn about park wildlife on a hike.  493-8821.

Memory Lane Car Club, 3 p.m. Boys and Girls Club of the Northern Neck, 517 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Anyone with an interest in collector vehicles is welcome. 435-6171.

“The Fortune Hunters,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $10 students. Purchase tickets at 529-9345 or www.westmorelandplayers.org.

Fossil Hike, 4 p.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Hike Fossil Beach on the Potomac River. 493-8821.

Menokin Campfire Conversations, 8-10 p.m. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Topic: The Night the Stars Fell-Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing. Speaker: Sam McKelvey. $15. 333-1776.

Tuesday, August 14

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

Kayak Trip, 9 a.m. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross.  Paddle on the Potomac. $25 tandem kayak, $19 solo, $10 tagalong. Age restrictions apply, sign up in advance at Visitor Center. 493-8821.

Art Workshop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Topic: Acrylic pouring. Instructor: Sarah Soderlund. For course fees and registration, visit the center or call 436-9309.

Ice Cream Making, 1 p.m. Visitor Center Picnic Tables, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. $2. 493-8821.

Shark’s Tooth Necklace Making, 2 p.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Beading materials provided. $5 buy a tooth, $3 bring a tooth. Pre-registration required, 493-8821.

Wednesday, August 15

Survival Bracelet Making, 11 a.m.-noon. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. $5 per bracelet. 493-8821.

Thursday, August 16

Ice Cream Making, 1 p.m. Visitor Center Picnic Tables, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. $2. 493-8821.

Fish Seining, 3 p.m. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Use a seining net in the Potomac River. 493-8821.

“The Fortune Hunters,” 7:30 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $10 students. Purchase tickets at 529-9345 or www.westmorelandplayers.org.

Mathews Micro-Triathlon Series, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Williams Wharf, 1039 Williams Wharf Road, Mathews. 725-9685.

Friday, August 17

Storytime, 11 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach.

Adult Paint Night, 6:30-8:30 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Topic: Folk art painting. Instructor: Marilyn Sprouse. For course fees and registration, visit the center or call 436-9309.

“The Fortune Hunters,” 7:30 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $10 students. Purchase tickets at 529-9345 or www.westmorelandplayers.org.

VIMS Public Tour, 10:30 a.m.-noon, The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. For adults and children age 9 and up. Discovery Lab participants will explore the variety of ways animals in the bay find and eat food and how their mouths and teeth are adapted for their specific food source. Registration is required due to limited space. Register at www.vims.edu/events or call 684-7061. Free.

August 17-18

Dream Fields Spanish Mackerel Fishing Tournament, Dream Fields, 1385 Irvington Road, Kilmarnock. Weigh in: Chesapeake Boat Basin. Register at: http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=1298460.

August 17-19

Father Son Rocket Retreat, YMCA/APYC Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Road, Kilmarnock. $235 per father/ son. Four meals, 1 model rocket, launch pad, electric start to take home. $75 per additional son. $35 per additional rocket. Sons ages 9-15. Registration/reservations, https:/peninsulaymca.org/news/father-son-rocket-retreat, or 435-3616.

Saturday, August 18

Galleria, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Middlesex Woman’s Club building, Virginia Street, Urbanna. Vendors will sell original jewelry, artwork, specialty foods, unique clothing, kitchen items, beauty and health products, books, needle crafts, garden items, home decorations and much more. Free.

Brown Park Throwdown, noon-4 p.m., Brown Park, Gloucester County. Skateboard competition for all ages. Proceeds raise funds for the Bread for Life Food Bank. 693-2355.

Kayak Trip, 9 a.m. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross.  Paddle on the Potomac. $25 tandem kayak, $19 solo, $10 tagalong. Age restrictions apply, sign up in advance at Visitor Center. 493-8821.

Chesapeake Bay Skipjack Sails, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. Aboard the Claud W. Somers. $25 members, $30 adults, $15 ages 12 and younger. Reservations, 453-6529. Walk-ons accepted, space permitting.

Art Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Topic: Painting on Photographs. Instructor: Pam Fox. $240 members, $260 others. Continues on August 19. Register at 436-9309.

Fossil Hike, noon. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Hike Fossil Beach on the Potomac River. 493-8821.

Fish Seining, noon. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Use a seining net in the Potomac River. 493-8821.

Bingo For Quilts, 1:30 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Sponsor: The Tavern Quilt Guild. 15 bingo sheets for $20. Prizes are quilted items made by the guild members.

Shark’s Tooth Necklace Making, 3 p.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Beading materials provided. $5 buy a tooth, $3 bring a tooth. Pre-registration required, 493-8821.

“The Fortune Hunters,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $10 students. Purchase tickets at 529-9345 or www.westmorelandplayers.org.

Irvington Crab Festival, 4-8 p.m. Irvington Commons, 98 King Carter Drive, Irvington. $50. Purchase tickets at the Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, or www.SteamboatEraMuseum.org.

August 18-19

Spanish Lessons Fishing Tournament. The Northern Neck Anglers Club. Target species: bluefish, Spanish mackerel, spot. Annual dues, $30. All tournaments are free to members. Membership information and tournament rules, www.northernneckanglersclub.wordpress.com.

39th Rod Run To The Beach, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday. Town Hill, Washington & Colonial Avenue, Colonial Beach. Street rods, custom classics and antiques. Parades, judging, show, music. Hosted by The Original Colonial Rod Club. Sponsored by Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce. Register at www.colonialbeach.org. 224-8145.

Art Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Topic: Painting On Photographs. Instructor: Pam Fox. For course fees and registration, visit the center or call 436-9309.

3rd Annual Unity World Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Urbanna Firehouse grounds. Variety of vendors, singing groups, food, youth activities, arts and crafts, senior programs, educational programs, baked goods, and more. Free. 384-3811.

Sunday, August 19

Rocking At Westmoreland, 10 a.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Decorate a rock paperweight. $2. 493-8821.

Critter Hike, noon. Discovery Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Learn about park wildlife on a hike.  493-8821.

“The Fortune Hunters,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $10 students. Purchase tickets at 529-9345 or www.westmorelandplayers.org.

Fossil Hike, 4 p.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Hike Fossil Beach on the Potomac River. 493-8821.

Monday, August 20

LCL Book Group, 2-3 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Book: American Fire: Love, Life and Arson in a Vanishing Land, by Monica Hesse. 435-1729.

Tuesday, August 21

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

VIMS Discovery Lab, 6-8 p.m., The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. For adults and children age 9 and up. Learn what the scientists at VIMS do and see exhibits. Registration is required due to limited space. Register at www.vims.edu/events or call 684-7061. Free.

Friday, August 24

VIMS Public Tour, 10:30 a.m.-noon, The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. For adults and children age 9 and up. Learn what the scientists at VIMS do and see exhibits. Registration is required due to limited space. Register at www.vims.edu/events or call 684-7061. Free.

Storytime, 11 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach.

Moonlight Paddle, 8-10 p.m. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Guided kayak paddle on Cat Point Creek. $40. 333-1776.

Saturday, August 25

Kayak Trip, 9 a.m. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross.  Paddle on the Potomac. $25 tandem kayak, $19 solo, $10 tagalong. Age restrictions apply, sign up in advance at Visitor Center. 493-8821.

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

Fossil Hike, noon. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Hike Fossil Beach on the Potomac River. 493-8821.

Free Family Kayak Paddle, 10 a.m.-noon. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Cat Point Creek. By reservation, 333-1776.

Shark’s Tooth Necklace Making, 3 p.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Beading materials provided. $5 buy a tooth, $3 bring a tooth. Pre-registration required, 493-8821.

Sunset Kayaking, 5-9 p.m. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. Guided kayak advetnure on Potomac River. Tandem kayaks provided. Bring-your-own backpack, snacks, water, waterproof camera (optional). Ages 12 and older. $40 per couple, or $20 per person. Pre-registration required by August 23. 493-1972, jbachman@stratfordhall.org.

Stock Car Racing, 6:30-11 p.m., Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway, Route 17, Jamaica, Middlesex County. Races in four divisions.  758-1VMS or vamotorspeedway.com.

August 25-26

Fourth Annual Waterfest, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-3 p.m., Sunday. Colonial Beach. Food, vendors, activities.

Sunday, August 26

Rocking At Westmoreland, 10 a.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Decorate a rock paperweight. $2. 493-8821.

Critter Hike, noon. Discovery Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Learn about park wildlife on a hike.  493-8821.

Fossil Hike, 4 p.m. Visitor Center, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Hike Fossil Beach on the Potomac River. 493-8821.

August 28-30

4-H Marine Science Day Camp, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Mathews Extension Office, 10494 Buckley Road, Mathews. For ages 11-15. $40. 725-7196.

Wednesday, August 29

Exhibit Opens, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Exhibit: 57th Labor Day Show. Continues through September 8. 436-9309.

Friday, August 31

VIMS Public Tour, 10:30 a.m.-noon, The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. For adults and children age 9 and up. Learn what the scientists at VIMS do and see exhibits. Registration is required due to limited space. Register at www.vims.edu/events or call 684-7061. Free.