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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. Reservations, afrench@menokin.org, or 333-1776.

Story Time, 10-11 a.m. Richmond County Public Library, Rappahannock Community College, 52 Campus Drive, Warsaw. Ages 3-5. 333-6713.

Space Cinema, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Families. 472-3820.

Chair Yoga, noon-1 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Instructor: Kay Hawkins. Adults, seniors 472-3820.

Menokin Hard Hat Tours, 2 p.m. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. $15 per person. Ages 11 and younger free. 333-1776.

Paws to Read, 2-3 p.m., Deltaville Branch of the Middlesex County Public Library. For ages kindergarten through eighth grade. Children read to dogs. Register for a 15-minute time slot at 776-7362.

Wednesdays

Paws to Read, 2-3 p.m., Urbanna Branch of the Middlesex County Public Library. For ages kindergarten through eighth grade. Children read to dogs. Register for a 15-minute time slot at 758-5717.

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.

Menokin Hard Hat Tours, 2 p.m. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. $15 per person. Ages 11 and younger free. 333-1776.

Wacky Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

Movie Matinee, 3:30-5 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

Thursdays

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

Craft Social, 10 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Free Kayak Lessons, 10 a.m.-noon. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Reservations, afrench@menokin.org, or 333-1776.

Menokin Hard Hat Tours, 2 p.m. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. $15 per person. Ages 11 and younger free. 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.

Alphabet Soup, 11-11:30 a.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Stories, songs, activities. Babies, toddlers, pre-k.  472-3820.

Menokin Hard Hat Tours, 2 p.m. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. $15 per person. Ages 11 and younger free. 333-1776.

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.

Menokin Hard Hat Tours, 2 p.m. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. $15 per person. Ages 11 and younger free. 333-1776.

July 1-August 2

Summer Fun Art Camps, RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Ages 6-16. For times, fees, project topics and registration, visit the center, ralartcenter.com, or call 436-9309.

Tuesday, July 2

Jonathan Austin’s 24-hour Emergency Juggling & Magic Services, 10-11 a.m. Richmond County Elementary School Auditorium,  361 Walnut Street, Warsaw. 333-6710.

Fantastic Animals, first show 11 a.m., second show 1:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Presented by Virginia Living Museum.  435-1729.

Mobile MakerLab, 4-6 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Teens. 472-3820.

July 2-23

Traveling Exhibitions, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. Exhibits: 1619: Arrival of the First Africans; and The Great Charter and the General Assembly: Founding a Legacy in 1619.

Wednesday, July 3

Showtime, 10-11 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Storytime, ages 2 years and older. Topic: Night Noises. 435-1729.

Public Reading Of The Declaration Of Independence, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. With the Daughters of the American Revolution, Cobbs Hall Chapter, and Sons of the American Revolution, Richard Henry Lee Chapter. 438-6855.

Thursday, July 4

Independence Day

Fireworks Celebration, dusk, Mathews High School.

Fireworks Celebration, dusk, Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown.

Lees And Independence, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. Family-friendly activities will be offered, plus food trucks, tours of the Great House and music.

20th Annual Irvington July 4 Hometown Parade, 10 a.m. Along King Carter Drive, Irvington.

Art Workshop, 3:30-5:30 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Adult paint event. Topic: Fireworks. Instructor: Marilyn Sprouse. $35, includes materials; members pay $30. Participants may bring a beverage of their choice. To register, visit the center, or call 436-9309.

Fireworks, 9 p.m. Richmond County Little League Ballpark, 321 Community Park Drive, Warsaw.

Fireworks, 9 p.m. Municipal Pier, Colonial Beach.

July 4-27

Small Works Of Art Exhibit, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. 436-9309.

Friday, July 5

TGIF Book Club, 11 a.m.-noon. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. 580-5051.

Return To the Village: First Fridays Event, 4-9 p.m. On The Square, Montross. Music, art, artisans, food, wine, beer.

First Friday Reception, 5-7 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Exhibit: Small Works of Art. Meet the artists. Light refreshments. 436-9309.

Fireworks, dark. Yankee Point Marina, 1303 Oak Hill Road, Lancaster.

Urbanna Independence Day Celebration, 5:30-10 p.m., Urbanna Town Marina, Urbanna Creek. Boat parade at 7:30 p.m., fireworks at dusk. Food will be available. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Opening Art Exhibit Reception, 5-8 p.m., Arts on Main, Main Street, Gloucester.

July 5-7

Arts In The Village, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 4323 Irvington Road, Irvington. Sponsors: Irvington Village Association & Objects. Artists, vendors. 438-8024.

Saturday, July 6

Irvington Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Irvington Commons, 98 King Carter Drive, Irvington.

Independence Day Weekend Celebration, Reedville. Firecracker 5K Run/Walk, 6:45 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. start, www.rfmuseum.org. Children’s activities, bake sale, vendors, hot dogs, sodas, ice cream, boat displays, 10 a.m.-noon. Music by DJ Russ, 1-3 p.m. Boat cruises on the Claud Somers, 10 a.m.-noon. Parade, 3 p.m. along Main Street. Fireworks, 9:15 p.m.

Wine & Popcorn Pairing, noon-4 p.m. Ingleside Plantation Vineyards, 5872 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove. Featuring Northern Neck Popcorn bag gourmet flavors. $10 advance/$12 day of event. www.inglesidevineyards.com, 224-8687.

Kinsale Independence Celebration/Fireworks, 5-10 p.m. Kinsale Museum, 449 Kinsale Road, Kinsale. Pony rides, games for children, food, museum open, silent auction. Kids’ bike procession, 5:30 p.m. Music by 11:21 Club and Sharon Mann, 5:30 p.m. Fireworks, 9:15 p.m.

Deltaville 5K & Kids Fun Run, 7:15 a.m. Route 33, Deltaville. Activities on the Deltaville Community Association grounds include YMCA Kids Corral for children. Register at www.DVL5K.COM.

Mathews Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Court Green, Mathews Court House.

Sunday, July 7

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

Monday, July 8

Babygarten, 10:30-11 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Storytime, songs and rhymes, ages 3 months-2 years. 435-1729.

The World Of The Deep Sea, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Northumberland Family YMCA, 6348 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Presented by Virginia institute of Marine Sciences. For all ages. 580-5051.

STEAM, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Topic: Pollution affecting the waters. For ages 9-12 years. 435-1729.

Effective Coupon Clipping, 6-8 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Adults. 472-3820.

Books Before Bedtime, 7-7:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Babies, toddlers, pre-k, elementary ages. 472-3820.

July 8-13

Photography Contest: Happy Birthday, America! Sponsored by Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. All ages. Categories: Best patriotic photo; best use of red, white and blue; most inspirational. Judging at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13, followed by awards presentation at noon. 472-3820.

Tuesday, July 9

Mobile MakerLab, 9:30-10:30 a..m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Teens. 472-3820.

Fantastic Animals, 10-11 a.m. Richmond County Elementary School Auditorium, 361 Walnut Street, Warsaw. Presented by Virginia Living Museum. 333-6710.

Quilting Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sewlovelee, 4504 Irvington, Road, Irvington. Topic: Moving Mountains of Scrap. Instructor: Lee Taylor. Includes lunch, scrap pattern, starter bag of precut scraps, use of shop specialty rulers. $20. Register at 438-5800, or www.sewlovelee.com.

Craft Time, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Topic: You pick it, you make it. For ages 2 and older. 435-1729.

Writing & Publishing Workshop, 1-3 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Grades 6-9. Topic: Unleash the Story Within. 580-5051.

Cinema Night, 5-7 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Popcorn served. Adults. 472-3820.

Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Public Tour, 10 a.m.-noon, VIMS, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. Guided tour of the visitors center and visits to the Zooplankton Ecology Lab and the Nunnally Ichthyology Collection. Tours are free but reservations are required (ages 9 and up welcome). Visit www.vims.edu/events or call 684-7061 for more information or to register.

Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Discovery Lab, 6-8 p.m., VIMS, 7577 Spencer Road, Gloucester Point. Discovery labs are free, family-friendly programs that provide hands-on activities and a short presentation by a VIMS scientist. The July 9 topic is “Invertebrates. From Worms to Jellyfish.” Attendees will explore the world of marine animals that do not have backbones. Reservations are required as space is limited. Visit www.vims.edu/events or call 684-7061 for more information or to register.

Wednesday, July 10

Showtime, 10-11 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Storytime, ages 2 years and older. Topic: Take a Bow, Music & Dance. 435-1729.

Blastoff Story Time, 10-11 a.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Ages 3 and older. Mission: To the Moon and Beyond. 580-5051.

LEGO Build, 3-4 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. For ages 5-12. Mission: Build a rocket. Continues July 17 and 24. 580-5051.

PAWS For Reading, 4-5 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Read with dogs. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

Thursday, July 11

Greatest Dance Show, 10:45-11:30 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Kristen Blackwell will present The Greatest Dance Show Live in Motion.

STEAM, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Topic: Pollution affecting the waters. For ages 9-12 years. 435-1729.

Space Slime, 4:30-5 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Program: Shoot for the Stars. Eelementary ages. 472-3820.

A Good Yarn, 6-7 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Learn to knit or crochet. Instructor: Linda Dee Baker. Bring tools and materials. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

The Hague Winery Book Group, 6-7:30 p.m. The Hague Winery, 8268 Cople Highway, Hague. Book: A Wrinkle in Time. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Friday, July 12

Barefoot Puppets, 2 p.m., Middlesex Family YMCA, Route 33, Hartfield. Part of Middlesex Public Library Summer Reading Program for children. Free. 758-5717.

Middlesex YMCA Golf Tournament, 9 a.m., Piankatank River Golf Club, Hartfield. 238-3935.

Wine on the Water, 5-8 p.m., Garrett’s Marina at Bowler’s Wharf in Center Cross. Beverages, food and music by the Fox Sisters.

Montross Book Group, 11 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Book: Eliza Hamilton. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

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

July 12-14

Leukemia Cup Regatta, Fishing Bay Yacht Club and Deltaville Maritime Museum, Deltaville. Racing, auctions, food, music. www.leukemiacup.org/va.

Saturday, July 13

Annual Meeting, 10:30 a.m. Northumberland County Historical Society, 86 Back Street, Heathsville. Morning session speaker (11 a.m.): Jack Yunker. Topic: The World War II Liberty ships and the SS John W. Brown. Afternoon session speaker (1:30 p.m.): Peter Armstrong. Topic: 1619: A Year of Change. Buffett lunch, St. Stephen’s Episcopal, $15 per person. Lunch reservations due by July 10, checks payable to NCHS. 580-8581, northumberlandvahistory.org.

Photography Group, 11 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Grade 6-adults. 472-3820.

Saturday Tales, 11-11:30 a.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Babies/toddlers, elementary ages. 472-3820.

Local author Visit: Jeannene Pettett Hall, 1-3 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Book: Winifred and Maggie. Elementary ages, families. 472-3820.

Saturday Tales, 12-2:30 p.m.. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Babies/toddlers, elementary ages, 472-3820.

Raise the Roof Craft Beer Festival, 1-6 p.m. Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. Craft beers, wines, barbecue, homemade ice cream, music. $55 adults, $20 younger than 21. Purchase tickets at www.christchurch1735.org.

Sunset Kayaking, 6-9 p.m. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. $60 per person or $75 per person double kayak; personal kayaks are not permitted. Beginner and experienced paddlers older than age 12 welcome. Preregistration required by July 11. Register at www.stratfordhall.org or call Jon Bachman at 493-1972.

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

Classic on Main Car Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Gloucester Colonial Courthouse. DJ, vendors, raffles, drawings. Free.

Mathews Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Court Green, Mathews Court House.

Urbanna Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Taber Park, Urbanna.

Semipro Baseball, 7:30 p.m., Deltaville Ballpark. Tappahannock Tides versus Deltaville Deltas.

Stock Car Racing, 6:30-11 p.m., Virginia Motor Speedway, Route 17, Jamaica. 758-1867.

July 13-14

Art Workshop, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Topic: Oil Painting for Beginners. Instructor: Cate Kauffman. For fees, materials and registration, visit the center, ralartcenter.com, or call 436-9309.

Monday, July 15

Take a A Giant Leap, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Northumberland Family YMCA, 6348 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Rainbow Puppets. All ages. 580-5051.

STEAM, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Independent 4-H project. For ages 9-12 years. 435-1729.

Book Group, 2-4 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Book: Dr. Copter, by Bill Lohmann. 435-1729.

NASA Live Webcast Event, 4-5 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Guided recreation of the Apollo 11 voyage. 580-5051.

Effective Coupon Clipping, 6-8 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Adults. 472-3820.

Trace Your Family Tree, 6-8 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Adults. 472-3820.

Family Movie Nights, 6-7:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Family. 472-3820.

Tuesday, July 16

Children’s Theater Of Hampton Roads: “Like Cats & Dogs,” 11 a.m.-noon, Richmond County Elementary School Auditorium,  361 Walnut Street, Warsaw. 333-6710.

Cooper Book Group, 3-5 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Adults, seniors 472-3820.

Mobile MakerLab, 3-5 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Elementary school ages, teens. 472-3820.

Buck Moon Paddle, 8-10 p.m. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Moonlight paddle on Cat Point Creek. $40. Register at www.menokin.org, or 333-1776.

Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Public Tour, 10 a.m.-noon, VIMS, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. Guided tour of the visitors center and visits to the Shellfish Pathology Lab and Oyster Hatchery. Tours are free but reservations are required (ages 9 and up welcome). Visit www.vims.edu/events or call 804-684-7061 for more information or to register.

July 16-18

Grandparent-Grandchild Summer Camp. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. $485 per person, all inclusive. Register at www.stratfordhall.org.

Wednesday, July 17

Showtime, 10-11 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Storytime, ages 2 years and older. Topic: Showofff Your Masterpiece with Art & Creativity. 435-1729.

Blastoff Story Time, 10-11 a.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. For ages 3 and older. Mission: Apollo 11. 580-5051.

Newton Book Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Book: Girls Burn Brighter. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Thursday, July 18

C Shells, 2 p.m., Middlesex Family YMCA, Route 33, Hartfield. Musical performance is part of Middlesex Public Library Summer Reading Program for children. Free. 758-5717.

Science Tellers Presents, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Topic: Aliens Escape from Earth. For all ages. 435-1729.

STEAM, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Topic: Dirt, Dirt and more Dirts; Planting. For ages 5-8 years. 435-1729.

Create Greeting Cards, 5-5:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Family Movie Night, 6:30-9 p.m. Tibitha Church of God, 991 Fleeton Road, Reedville. 580-5051.

Photo Tips and Tricks, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Adults,  472-3820.

Friday, July 19

Comedy Magic and More, 10:30-11`:30 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Performer: Chris Micheal. For all ages. 435-1729.

Art Workshop, 6:30-8:30 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Adult paint event. Topic: Starry Night over the Rappahannock. Instructor: Marilyn Sprouse. $35, includes materials; members pay $30. Participants may bring a beverage of their choice. To register, visit the center, or call 436-9309.

Saturday, July 20

Mathews Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Court Green, Mathews Court House.

Tappahannock Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., historic circle, downtown Tappahannock.

Heathsville Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville.

Semipro Baseball, 7:30 p.m., Deltaville Ballpark. Team Woody versus Deltaville Deltas.

Stock Car Racing, 6:30-11 p.m., Virginia Motor Speedway, Route 17, Jamaica. 758-1867.

Monday, July 22

Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. 435-1729.

Space Crafts, 1-3 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Grades 2-5.  580-5051.

STEAM, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Topic: Glow in the Dark Painting. For ages 9-12 years. 435-1729.

Tuesday, July 23

Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Public Tour, 10 a.m.-noon, VIMS, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. Guided tour of the visitors center and visits to the Coastal Geology Lab and Center for Coastal Resources Management. Tours are free but reservations are required (ages 9 and up welcome). Visit www.vims.edu/events or call 684-7061 for more information or to register.

Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. 435-1729.

Puppets & Ventriloquism, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Presented by Tyrone’s World of Entertainment. 435-1729.

Under The Sea, 11 a.m.-noon. Richmond County Elementary School Auditorium,  361 Walnut Street, Warsaw. 333-6710.

PAWS For Reading, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Elementary-school ages. 472-3820.

Wednesday, July 24

Showtime, 10-11 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Storytime, ages 2 years and older. Topic: Award-winning pets. 435-1729.

Blastoff Story Time, 10-11 a.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. For ages 3 and older. Mission: Twinkle,Twinkle. 580-5051.

Thursday, July 25

Quilting Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sewlovelee, 4504 Irvington, Road, Irvington. Topic: Moving Mountains of Scrap. Instructor: Lee Taylor. Includes lunch, scrap pattern, starter bag of precut scraps, use of shop specialty rulers. $20. Register at 438-5800, or www.sewlovelee.com.

Wild Stories, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Presented by The Wildlife Center of Virginia. Elementary ages. 472-3820.

STEAM, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Topic: Dirt, Dirt and more Dirts; Planting. For ages 5-8 years. 435-1729.

Wild Stories, 1:30-2:15 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Presented by The Wildlife Center of Virginia. Elementary-school ages. 472-3820.

Wild Stories, 4-4:45 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Presented by The Wildlife Center of Virginia. Elementary ages. 472-3820.

Cinema Night, 5-7 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Popcorn served. Adults. 472-3820.

A Good Yarn, 6-7 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Learn to knit or crochet. Instructor: Linda Dee Baker. Bring tools and materials. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

After Hours Lecture at VIMS, 7 p.m., Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. Lecture is titled: Fishy Interactions: Understanding the fish community in Chesapeake Bay. Reservations to this free, public lecture are required due to limited space. Visit www.vims.edu/events or call 684-7061 for more information or to register.

Rob Westcott’s Reading is Magic, 2 p.m., Middlesex Family YMCA, Route 33, Hartfield. Part of Middlesex Public Library Summer Reading Program for children. Free. 758-5717.

July 25-August 3

84th Annual Kilmarnock Firemen’s Festival. 7-10 p.m. nightly except Sunday. KVFD Carnival Grounds, 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock. Rides, games, concessions.

Friday, July 26

Movies & Munchies, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Popcorn provided. For all ages, 435-1729.

All About The Solar System, 6-7 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Grades k-6. 472-3820.

Saturday, July 27

Holly Point Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Deltaville Maritime Museum & Holly Point Nature Park, 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville. 776-7200.

Mathews Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Court Green, Mathews Court House.

Semipro Baseball, 7:30 p.m., Deltaville Ballpark. Richmond Brewers versus Deltaville Deltas.

Great Skiff Race, 10:30 a.m., Mill Creek, Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville. Skiffs built during Family Boatbuilding Week (July 21-27) race.

Fish Fry, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville.

Sizzlin Summer Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Cooks Corner Office Complex, 2911 General Puller Hwy., just east of Saluda. 758-4120.

Kilmarnock Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock.

Free Family Kayak Paddle, 10 a.m.-noon. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Reservations, afrench@menokin.org, or 333-1776.

Kayaking On The Potomac, noon-4 p.m. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. $60 per person or $75 per person double kayak; personal kayaks are not permitted. Beginner and experienced paddlers older than age 12 welcome. Preregistration required. Register at www.stratfordhall.org or call Jon Bachman at 493-1972.

Brick Making, 1-3 p.m. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. 333-1776.

Paradise Day, Windows on the Water, Yankee Point Marina, 1303 Oak Hill Road, Lancaster. 5-9 p.m. Caribbean menu. 8-11 p.m. Parrotheads Brent Small and Rick Gilbert will perform. $5.

Sunday, July 28

Jay Fleming Lecture, 2 p.m., Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville. “Chronicling the Waterman and Images of the Chesapeake Bay.” $10 donation. 776-7200.

Monday, July 29

Vlog – Video Blogging Class, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. 435-1729.

Minwa, Japanese Folktales, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Northumberland Family YMCA, 6348 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. All ages. 580-5051.

Tuesday, July 30

The Story Ship Presents “Alien’s Alive!” 10-11 a.m. Richmond County Elementary School Auditorium,  361 Walnut Street, Warsaw. 333-6710.

Vlog – Video Blogging Class, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. 435-1729.

Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Public Tour, 10 a.m.-noon, VIMS, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. Guided tour of the visitors center and visits to the Shellfish Pathology Lab and Oyster Hatchery. Tours are free but reservations are required (ages 9 and up welcome). Visit www.vims.edu/events or call 804-684-7061 for more information or to register.

July 30-August 1

Grandparent-Grandchild Summer Camp. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. $485 per person, all inclusive. Register at www.stratfordhall.org.

July 30-August 24

All About Watermen Exhibit, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. 436-9309.

Wednesday, July 31

Blastoff Story Time, 10-11 a.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Ages 3 and older. Mission: Out of the World Visitors. 580-5051.

Space Camp, 1:30-4 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. For ages 8-12. Mission: Mars. 580-5051.