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Tuesdays

Indoor Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friends of Northumberland County Animal Shelter Thrift Shop, 80 Jessie Ball duPont Memorial Highway, Burgess.

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

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

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. Through October.

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.

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

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

Craft Social, 10 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. 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. Through October.

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. Friends of Northumberland County Animal Shelter Thrift Shop, 80 Jessie Ball duPont Memorial Highway, Burgess.

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. Through October.

Saturdays

Indoor Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friends of Northumberland County Animal Shelter Thrift Shop, 80 Jessie Ball duPont Memorial Highway, Burgess. Second and fourth 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. Through October.

Thursday, October 17

Winterize Newton’s Flower Bed, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Adults. 472-3820.

Craft Social, 2-4 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Getting Started In Genealogy, 4-5 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

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

Reach For The Stars-Night At The Theater, 6-9 p.m. Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club, 362 Club Drive, Kilmarnock. Sponsor: Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck. Music, dance, drama. Speaker: Maureen Henighan Booker. $75. Tickets: bgcnn.org or tmccray@bgcnn.org.

Friday, October 18

Art Workshop, 1-4 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Instructor: Lynn Savarese. Topic: Christmas Cookie Plate. Project pick up: 1-4 p.m., October 22. For registration, fees and materials, visit the gallery, ralartcenter.com, or call 436-9309.

Trick Or Art Event, 5-7 p.m. Allure Art Center, 419 Rappahannock Drive, White Stone. 323-3169.

Paint Night, 6-8 p.m. White Stone Church of the Nazarene, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone. Instructor: Sandy Manning.. Refreshments, silent auction. $35, to support Addy’s Colors.

“Nunsense,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Saturday, October 19

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

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.

Farm Bureau Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Willville Farm, 166 Alfonso Road, Lancaster. Sponsor: Northumberland/Lancaster Farm Bureau Ladies Committee. Hay rides, pumpkin painting, sack races, photo booth, costume contests, virtual goggles, hot dogs, chips, popcorn, drinks. Donations accepted. Rain date: October 26.

Car Show/Family Fun Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. UVLFD Pavilion, 5170 Mary Ball Road, Lively. Sponsor: Church of Deliverance. Raffle, auction, games, youth activities, car show, food. Car show registration, $15 and includes a meal voucher. Additional meal vouchers are $10 with car show pre-registration. Day-of-show meal vouchers are $12 for adults and $7 for children. 761-5139, 646-972-9877.

Corn Maze, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Northern Neck Farm Museum, 12705 Northumberland Highway, Horsehead. 450-2373.

Art Workshop, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Instructor: Cate Kauffman. Topic: Beginner’s Oil Painting II: The Next Level. Continues October 20. For registration, fees and materials, visit the gallery, ralartcenter.com, or call 436-9309.

When Oysters Strike, 2-3 p.m. Motor Boat Launch, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Oyster gardening experience. 462-5030.

Oyster Roast, 2:30-5:30 p.m. James A. Vick Pavilion, Morattico Waterfront Museum, 6584 Morattico Road, Morattico. $35 adults, $10 ages 6-12, free ages five and younger. Purchase tickets at 761-6213.  

Stratford After Dark, 4-10 p.m. Stratford Hall, 483 Great Hall Road, Stratford. stratfordhall.org, or 493-1972.

“Nunsense,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

16th Annual Holly Point Art & Seafood Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Deltaville Maritime Museum & Holly Point Nature Park, 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville. Music by David Moran (10-11:30 a.m.) Ray Pittman and the Revival (noon-3 p.m.). Car show, boat rides, museum exhibits, food, beverages. Free. Parking is $5 per car. 776-7200.

Classic Car Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Deltaville Maritime Museum & Holly Point Nature Park, 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville. 776-7200.

Rappahannock River Railroaders Open House, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at club headquarters, Ball Park Road, Deltaville. Trains in three gauges—O, HO, and G—will be running. Visitors will see trains running through beautiful scenery, through tunnels, and up and down hills. This action takes place on the 2nd floor of the building but can also be seen on television sets on the handicapped-accessible 1st floor. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. 832-4594.

Music and Craft Beer Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Gloucester Main Street.

Artisan Market. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main Street, Mathews Court House. Free. 725-1278.

Fall Gala, 5-10:30 p.m., Arts on Main, 6580-B Main Street, Gloucester Court House. An evening of food, spirits, music, dancing, art and auction. $75. 824-9464.

Yorktown Day, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Historic Yorktown. A celebration of the Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown. Variety of special programs and activities such as parade (10:30 a.m.) down Main Street, battlefield performances, Revolutionary War re-enactors, vendors, artists, food trucks, music by Phil Poteat and special performance by the Fifes and Drums of Yorktown at 10 a.m. Go to www.visityorktown.org for more information.

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

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

Kingston Parish Fall Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Kingston Parish, 370 Main Street, Mathews. This yearly, community-wide, fun-filled fair features live and silent auctions, flea markets, eat-in and take-out foods, preserves, baked goods and gourmet frozen foods, the Garden Path of plants, trees and flowers, as well as the sale of gently-used clothing and linens. 725-2175.

Sunday, October 20

Corn Maze, 1-4 p.m. Northern Neck Farm Museum, 12705 Northumberland Highway, Horsehead. 450-2373.

Conversation With Lafayette, 2:30 p.m. Northumberland County Historical Society, 86 Back Street, Heathsville. Speaker: Charles Wissinger, as the Marquis de Lafayette, the French hero of the American Revolution. Refreshments. 580-8581.

“Nunsense,” 3 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Rosewell’s BBQ, Oyster Roast and Craft Beer Festival, 1-5 p.m., Rosewell, 5113 Old Rosewell Lane, Gloucester. Featuring music by Whiskey Rebellion, all you can eat BBQ provided by Scoot’s and oysters donated by Jamestowne Investments. Includes two tickets for a craft beer tasting with the Gloucester Brewing Company and a souvenir glass. Tickets for adults 21 and over, $50 ($55 at the door). Tickets for under 21, $25 ($30 at the door); under 6, free. Reserved tables for groups of 8 available for $450. Call the Rosewell Foundation to reserve your tickets at 693-2585.

Taste of Virginia at Rosewell Ruins, 4-9 p.m.,  5113 Old Rosewell Lane, Gloucester. Outdoor food tasting with vendors from the local area presenting their best Virginia food offerings. Live music under the tent with wine. Food and beverage offerings. Tours of the ruins offered. 693-2585.

Monday, October 21

Book Group, 2-4 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Book: A Prayer for Owen Meany, by John Irving. 435-1729.

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

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

Tuesday, October 22

Create Greeting Cards, 10-10:30 a.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Interracial Conversations, 5 p.m., potluck supper, 6 p.m. discussion. Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 6749 Jessie duPont Highway, Wicomico Church. Topic: “Jim Crow Laws and Practices.”

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

Wednesday, October 23

Fabulous Friday: Escape Room, 5-6 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Theme: Pumpkin Patch. Elementary students. Registration required. 472-3820.

Thursday, October 24

Community Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Henderson United Methodist Church, 72 Henderson Drive, Callao. Northumberland Public Library Tech Mobile will visit.

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.

Friday, October 25

Fall Book Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Gloucester Public Library, 6920 Main St., Gloucester.

Alphabet Soup Special: Halloween Hoopla, 11-11:30 am. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Wear a costume. Craft. Babies, toddlers, pre-k. 472-3820.

Halloween Festival, 5-6 p.m. Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Scary stories, owl prowl, hay rides, trick or treating, pumpkin carving, costume contests. 493-8821.

Trick Or Art Event, 5-7 p.m. Allure Art Center, 419 Rappahannock Drive, White Stone. 323-3169.

“Nunsense,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Saturday, October 26

Mathews Rotary Club Oyster Roast & BBQ Riot, 2-5 p.m., Williams Wharf, Mathews. $30.

Knights of Columbus Italian Feast, 5-7 p.m., Church of Visitation, 8462 General Puller Highway, Topping. The dinner will include homemade meatballs made with pork, beef and veal, Italian sweet sausages, homemade sauce and penne pasta. Fresh Italian bread, salad and hand grated Reggiano parmesan cheese will top off the food menu. Homemade desserts will complete the feast. Red and white wine, coffee and tea will complement the meal. Reservations are required and tickets are $20 per adult, $5 for children under 12, and kids under 5 years old are free. Take-outs will be available by pre-order. Call 725-1656 or 776-0078 for reservations.

Fall Book Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Gloucester Public Library, 6920 Main St., Gloucester.

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

Oktoberfest, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Festival Grounds, behind BodyFit, 578 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. Sponsors: White Stone Business Association, White Stone Volunteer Fire Department.  2-mile beach run/walk, 9 a.m.; Memory Lane Car Club auto show, 10 a.m.; Soul Grind, 11 a.m.; food, drink, vendors.

Beading Class, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Instructor: Penny Mace. $35, plus a $10 material fee, payable to the instructor; kit includes a beading mat, scoop, beads, needle, thread, prepared fabric and backing. Registration: www.RHHTFoundationinc.org, 580-3377.

Historic Hay Ride, 10-11 a.m. Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. 493-8821.

Halloween Festival, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Scary stories, owl prowl, hay rides, trick or treating, pumpkin carving, costume contests. 493-8821.

Fall Festival, 10-4 p.m. Northern Neck Farm Museum, 12705 Northumberland Highway, Horsehead. Food, hayrides, pumpkin patch, corn maze, sawmill, antique equipment, kid’s corn box. 450-2373.

Weems Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church, 3712 Weems Road, Weems. Trunk-or-treat, children’s amusements, face-painting, pumpkin decorating, games, cotton candy, hot dogs, drinks. Kids can wear costumes.

Fall Festival & Golf Parade, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Town Hill, Colonial Beach. Food, vendors, activities, parade. 224-8145

Fall Into Fun: Trick Or Treat Trail, noon-3 p.m. Picnic Area, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Costume contest judging: 2:30 p.m. 462-5030.

Fall Into Fun: Dog Jog/Walk, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Picnic Area, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Dogs on leash, 1-mile fun walk/run. Costume contest judging: 2:30 p.m. 462-5030.

Fall Into Fun: Campsite Decorating Contest, noon-3 p.m. Campground, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Seasonal decorating contest. Winning campsite chosen by popular vote during Fall into Fun Wagon Tours. Winner to receive two free nights of camping at any Virginia State park. 462-5030.

Bark For Life, noon-4 p.m. Warsaw Town Park and Dog Park, 171 Main Street, Warsaw. $15 per dog, to benefit American Cancer Society. Demonstrations, raffles, silent auctions, dog activities, awards. 493-0035.

Kandy For Kids, 4-6 p.m. Main Street, Steptoe’s District, Kilmarnock. Sponsor: Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce. Trick or treating among participating merchants, Halloween activities. Wear costumes. 435-6092.

“Nunsense,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Sunday, October 27

Fall Festival, noon-4 p.m. Northern Neck Farm Museum, 12705 Northumberland Highway, Horsehead. Food, hayrides, pumpkin patch, corn maze, sawmill, antique equipment, kid’s corn box, 450-2373.

Fall Book Sale, 1-5 p.m., Gloucester Public Library, 6920 Main St., Gloucester.

“Nunsense,” 3 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Monday, October 28

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

Tuesday, October 29

Halloween Howl, 6-7:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Games, stories, scary food, costume parade. For all. 472-3820.

Wednesday, October 30

Halloween in Urbanna, 5-8 p.m.

Thursday, October 31

HALLOWEEN

Scary Halloween in the Park, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Deltaville Maritime Museum & Holly Point Nature Park, 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville. 776-7200. For all ages. Free.

Trunk-Or-Treat, 5-7 p.m. Warsaw Town Park, 171 Main Street, Warsaw. Free hot dogs and games.

Halloween Howl, 6-7:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Games, stories, scary food, costume parade. For all. 472-3820.

Halloween Costume Contest, 6-7 p.m. Line-up 6 p.m., judging begins at 6:15 p.m. Gazebo, Irvington Commons, 98 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Children and pets. Children by age groups: Ages 2 and younger,  3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12.

Friday, November 1

Urbanna Oyster Festival, 10 a.m.-midnight, throughout Urbanna. Food, music, crafts, vendors of all types. Free. Parking $10.

Crowning of Urbanna Oyster Festival Queen, 4 p.m., Urbanna Firehouse.

Urbanna Oyster Festival Fireman’s Parade, 7 p.m., starts and ends at the firehouse. Followed by party/dance, 8 a.m.-midnight, firehouse grounds.

First Friday Reception, 5-7 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Exhibit: Abstract Show. Meet the artists. Light refreshments. Exhibit continues through November 23. 436-9309.

“Motherhood, The Musical,” 7 p.m. doors/bar opens, 8 p.m. curtain. The Lancaster Players, The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. $25. Reservations: lancasterplayers.org or 435-3776.

Saturday, November 2

Urbanna Oyster Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., throughout Urbanna. Food, music, crafts, vendors of all types. Free. Parking $20.

Virginia Oyster Shucking Contest, Urbanna Oyster Festival, 10 a.m., behind Urbanna Firehouse.

Urbanna Oyster Festival Parade, 2 p.m., starts and ends at Urbanna Firehouse.

Wine in the Midst of Art, 4-6 p.m., Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main Street, Mathews. A wine tasting, with food pairings, hosted by Kelsick Specialty Market.

Distinctive Bazaar, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Irvington United Methodist Church, 26 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Luncheon, homemade bakery booth, theme gift baskets, hostess gifts, theme trees, children’s books, holiday wreaths, gift items, silent auction.

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

CAPINNE-Great Northern Neck Race, noon. Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock. Sponsor: Northern Neck Rotary Club. Entry fee: $400 minimum. Rules and clues will be presented at start of the race. Teams will be given a set of clues and tasks to complete, with points for each completed task. Team with most points by 5 p.m. deadline, wins $5,000. Application forms at www.nnrotary.org and Lancaster by the Bay Chamber. 16-A Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.

Dance Extravaganza, 6 p.m. lobby opens, 6:30 p.m. theater opens, 7 p.m. curtain. Lancaster Middle School, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. Sponsor: Kilmarnock Museum. Advance tickets: $15 adults and $5 for children. At the door, if available, $20. Purchase advance tickets at the Kilmarnock Museum, 76 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, or 296-0930.

“Motherhood, The Musical,” 7 p.m. doors/bar opens, 8 p.m. curtain. The Lancaster Players, The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. $25. Reservations: lancasterplayers.org or 435-3776.

Sunday, November 3

Plow Day, 9 a.m.-noon. Northern Neck Farm Museum, 12705 Northumberland Highway, Horsehead. 445-5468

Sunday Speaker Series, 2-4 p.m. Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. Speaker: Brent Tarter. Topic: “The First General Assembly of Virginia, July-August 1619.” $30. Purchase tickets at www.christchurch1735.org. 438-6855.

“Motherhood, The Musical,” 2 p.m. doors/bar opens, 3 p.m. curtain. The Lancaster Players, The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. $25. Reservations: lancasterplayers.org or 435-3776.

Monday, November 4

Early Virginia History, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Adults, seniors, teens. 472-3820.

Tuesday, November 5

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

Thursday, November 7

Art Workshop, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Instructor: Doug Mock. Topic: Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor: Painting Bold & Creative Backgrounds. Continues November 14 and 21. For registration, fees and materials, visit the gallery, ralartcenter.com, or call 436-9309.

Art Workshop, 1-3 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Instructor: Lynn Savarese. Topic: Elegant Silk Screen Glass Candle Shelter. Continues 1-4 p.m. November 14. Project pick up: 1-4 p.m., November 21. For registration, fees and materials, visit the gallery, ralartcenter.com, or call 436-9309.

Craft Social, 2-4 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Adults, seniors 472-3820.

The Hague Winery Book Group, 6-7 p.m. The Hague Winery, 8268 Cople Highway, Hague. Book: I Capture the Castle. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Early African American Folktales, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Adults, seniors, teens. 472-3820.

Friday, November 8

Montross Book Group, 11 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Book: The Library at the Edge of the World. 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.

November 8-16

Jewelry Show, RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Opening reception: 5-7 p.m., November 8. 436-9309.

Saturday, November 9

NaNoWiMo Come Write In, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Writers program. Adults, seniors, teens. 472-3820.

Winter Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Festival Halle, 177 Main Street, Reedville. Sponsor: Reedville Fishermen’s Museum. Art, crafts, food. rfmuseum.com, 453-6529.

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

Saturday Tales: Happy Thanksgiving, 11-11:30 a..m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Early childhood literacy. Toddlers to elementary students.Come in costume. 472-3820.

Shuckin’ On The Lancaster Green, 1-3 p.m. Lancaster Virginia Historical Society/Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library, 8346 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster. Menu: Steamed and raw oysters, chicken stew, hot dogs, beer, wine, soda. Purchase tickets at the museum, 462-7280, or mbwm.org.

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

Oyster Roast, 2-5 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. Menu: Roasted and raw oysters, clam chowder, barbecue, chicken wings, hot dogs, beer, wine, sodas. Music. $50. Advance tickets only, 453-6529.

“My Three Angels,” 6:30 p.m. theater/festivities open, 7:30 p.m. curtain. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. Opening Night Gala. $32 adults, $19 students. Reservations: tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org or 529-9345.

“Motherhood, The Musical,” 7 p.m. doors/bar opens, 8 p.m. curtain. The Lancaster Players, The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. $25. Reservations: lancasterplayers.org or 435-3776.

November 9-10

Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail – Fall Oyster Crawl. Participating wineries: Caret Cellars, Dog and Oyster Vineyard, General’s Ridge Vineyard, Good Luck Cellars, Ingleside Vineyards, Jacey Vineyards (Saturday only), Vault Fields Vineyards.

Wall of Remembrance-Veterans Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mathews Historical Museum, 198 Main Street, Mathews. The museum will be open to provide an opportunity for visitors to view the Wall of Remembrance.

Ware Academy Annual Gala, 5 p.m., Ware Academy, 7936 John Clayton Memorial Hwy., Gloucester. Auction, dinner, open bar and music by Slapnation. Tickets are $100 per person or $150 per couple. For tickets, visit www.wareacademy.org.

Sunday, November 10

“Motherhood, The Musical,” 2 p.m. doors/bar opens, 3 p.m. curtain. The Lancaster Players, The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. $25. Reservations: lancasterplayers.org or 435-3776.

“My Three Angels,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $12 students. Reservations: tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org or 529-9345.

Lecture, “Persistence: The Story of Women’s Suffrage,” 3-5 p.m., Dozier’s Regatta Point Marina, 137 Neptune Lane, Deltaville. $25 ticket includes appetizers and cash bar. Tickets at www.middlesexmuseum.com. Sponsored by Middlesex County Museum & Historical Society.

Monday, November 11

VETERANS DAY

Annual Veterans Day Memorial Service At The Cannon, 11 a.m.-noon. Colonial Beach.

Wall of Remembrance-Veterans Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mathews Historical Museum, 198 Main Street, Mathews. The museum will be open to provide an opportunity for visitors to view the Wall of Remembrance.

Veterans Day Program, 4:30 p.m., Middlesex Woman’s Club, Urbanna. Sponsored by the Mary Ball Washington Chapter of the Freedoms Foundation-Valley Forge. Free. 758-3432.

Book Group, 11 a.m.-noon. Rappahannock Community College Friends of the library, RCC Warsaw, 52 Campus Drive, Warsaw. Book: Educated. 472-4225.

Books Before Bedtime Special: Happy Thanksgiving, 6:30-7 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Babies, toddlers, pre-k, elementary ages. 472-3820.

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

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

Tuesday, November 12

Mobile MakerLab, 9:30-11:30 a..m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Elementry students-teens. 472-3820.

Wednesday, November 13

Tea Time, 2-3 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

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

Thursday, November 14

Chili Dinner, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. take-out only; 4:30-6:30 p.m. eat-in or take-out. St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 435 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. Sponsor: Kiwanis Club of the Northern Neck. Menu: Regular and vegetarian chili, cole slaw, cornbread, dessert, beverages. $10 adults, $5 ages 5-11, free ages 4 and younger. Tickets available from members; Bay and River Home Decor, Kilmarnock; The Dandelion, Irvington, at the door.

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.

Book Discussion, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. The Stronghold by Miriam Haynie. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

“Motherhood, The Musical,” 7 p.m. doors/bar opens, 8 p.m. curtain. The Lancaster Players, The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. $25. Reservations: lancasterplayers.org or 435-3776.

Friday, November 15

“Motherhood, The Musical,” 7 p.m. doors/bar opens, 8 p.m. curtain. The Lancaster Players, The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. $25. Reservations: lancasterplayers.org or 435-3776.

“My Three Angels,” 7:30 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $12 students. Reservations: tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org or 529-9345.

Saturday, November 16

NaNoWiMo Come Write In, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Writers program. Adults, seniors, teens. 472-3820.

Local Author Visit: Elizabeth Spencer Spragins, 10 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Author of The Language of Bones: American Journeys Through Bardic Verse. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

“My Three Angels,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $12 students. Reservations: tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org or 529-9345.

“Motherhood, The Musical,” 7 p.m. doors/bar opens, 8 p.m. curtain. The Lancaster Players, The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. $25. Reservations: lancasterplayers.org or 435-3776.

Pocahontas Festival, Main Street, Gloucester. Join in an educational and fun event to learn more about Pocahontas and Virginia Indian history. Free shuttle bus along Main Street to ride between multiple attractions such as Indian artisans, dancers, drummers, art show and museum exhibits. 693-2355.

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

Sunday, November 17

“My Three Angels,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $12 students. Reservations: tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org or 529-9345.

Pocahontas Festival, TC Walker Education Center, Main Street, Gloucester. Join in an educational and fun event to learn more about Pocahontas and Virginia Indian history. 693-2355.

Monday, November 18

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

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

Tuesday, November 19

Conservation Symposium on Pesticides, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Marston Hall, Christchurch School. Sponsored by the Garden Club of the Middle Peninsula and the Garden Club of the Northern Neck. www.gardenclubofthemiddlepeninsula.com.

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.

Early African American Folktales, 4-5 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Families. 472-3820.

Wednesday, November 20

Newton Book Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Book: Black Leopard, Red Wolf. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Thursday, November 21

Craft Social, 2-4 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Adults, seniors 472-3820.

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

African American Spiritual Songs, 6:30-7:30 p.m. p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Family. 472-3820.

“My Three Angels,” 7:30 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $20 adults, $8 students. Reservations: tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org or 529-9345.

Friday, November 22

“My Three Angels,” 7:30 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. $25 adults, $12 students. Reservations: tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org or 529-9345.

November 22-23

Open Studio Tour, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mathews Historical Museum, 198 Main Street, Mathews. A salute to the artists of Mathews.

Saturday, November 23

Gobble Wobble 5K Walk/Run, 8 a.m.-noon. Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. For registration, call the park. 493-8821.

Turkey Trot 5k/Gobble Wobble Run, 8 a.m. Richmond Road, Warsaw.

Annual Benefit Sale, 8 a.m.-noon. Grace Episcopal Church’s Fellowship Hall, 303 South Main Street, Kilmarnock. Sponsor: Historyland Community Workshop. Seasonal gifts, crafts, canned goods.

NaNoWiMo Come Write In, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Writers program. Adults, seniors, teens. 472-3820.

Taste By The Bay, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Sponsor: Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce. Wine, craft beer, restaurant tastings, art, music. $30 in advance, $35 at the door, if available. Tickets: Chamber Office, 16A Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock, tastebythebay.com, 435-6092.

“My Three Angels,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao.  $25 adults, $12 students. Reservations: tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org or 529-9345.

Holiday Gift Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Deltaville Maritime Museum & Holly Point Nature Park, 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville.

Holiday Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Mathews Historic Courthouse, 27 Court Street, Mathews.

Sunday, November 24

“My Three Angels,” 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao.  $25 adults, $12 students. Reservations: tickets@westmorelandplayers.org, www.westmorelandplayers.org or 529-9345.

Monday, November 25

Book Group/Potluck, 12:30-4 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Book: American Ceasar, by William Manchester. 435-1729.

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

Tuesday, November 26

Create Greeting Cards, 10-10:30 a.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

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

Thursday, November 28

THANKSGIVING

Irvington Turkey Trot, 8 a.m.-noon. Irvington Commons, 98 King Carter Drive, Irvington. $25 before November 10, or $30, per race; or $30 and $35 for both. Registration: www.town.irvington.va.us/turkey-trot. 438-6391.

Friday, November 29

Holiday Marketplace, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Holiday decorations, steamboat-themed gifts, silent auction.

Made in Mathews Open Studio Tour, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mathews Visitor Center, 239 Main Street, Mathews. The tour is hosted by nine artisans including painting, pottery, textile, glass, metal sculpture, wood, jewelry and more. It is a chance to see local artisans in their studios. 256-2990.

Saturday, November 30

Made in Mathews Open Studio Tour, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mathews Visitor Center, 239 Main Street, Mathews. The tour is hosted by nine artisans including painting, pottery, textile, glass, metal sculpture, wood, jewelry and more. It is a chance to see local artisans in their studios. 256-2990.

NaNoWiMo Come Write In, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Writers program. Adults, seniors, teens. 472-3820.

Holiday Open House & Artisan Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Allure Art Center, 419 Rappahannock Drive, White Stone. 323-3169.

Holiday Marketplace, 10 a.m.-4.m. Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Holiday decorations, steamboat-themed gifts, silent auction.

Menokin Illuminated, 5-7 p.m. dinner, 7-9 p.m. walking tour. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Soup, Salad and Spirits dinner. $20 for dinner tickets. Illuminated walking tour, no charge, follows dinner. Purchase tickets at 333-1776, or menokin.org.

Countdown To Christmas, 5 p.m. Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Christmas tree lighting. Caroling, hot chocolate, cookies, Santa.

December

Sunday, December 1

Made in Mathews Open Studio Tour, noon-5 p.m., Mathews Visitor Center, 239 Main Street, Mathews. The tour is hosted by nine artisans including painting, pottery, textile, glass, metal sculpture, wood, jewelry and more. It is a chance to see local artisans in their studios. 256-2990.

Wednesday, December 4

Walk In The Park, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season.

Art Workshop, 6 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Instructor: Judy Brumley. Topic: Holiday Wreath Making. For registration, fees and materials, visit the gallery, ralartcenter.com, or call 436-9309.

Thursday, December 5

Art Workshop, 6 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Instructor: Judy Brumley. Topic: Holiday Wreath Making. For registration, fees and materials, visit the gallery, ralartcenter.com, or call 436-9309.

December 5-7

Festival Of The Trees. Northern Neck Family YMCA, 39 William B. Graham Court, Kilmarnock. Kick off community open house, silent auction opens, Thursday, 6-8 p.m.; gallery open, silent auction continues, Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; formal gala/auction, Saturday, 6-9 p.m. $50. 435-0223.

Friday, December 6

First Friday Reception, 5-7 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Exhibit: Holiday Shop. Meet the artists. Light refreshments. Exhibit continues through December 24. 436-9309.

“Miracle On South Division Street,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

December 6 & 7

Kilmarnock Trolley Express. Excursions from Kilmarnock Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. 6 p.m., 6:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. 7 p.m. 7:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:15 p.m. Experience a 90-minute magical journey. Dancing, hot cocoa, cookies, Santa. Dress code: Pajamas. Advance tickets only. Tickets go on sale November 4 at kilmarnockva.com.

Friday, December 6

Christmas in Urbanna Fashion Show and Luncheon, 11 a.m., Chesapeake Inn, Virginia Street Urbanna. Tickets available at Lowe Tide, Cyndy’s Bynn and Bristow’s Store.

Christmas in Urbanna Lighting of the Trees, 5:30 p.m., Town Green, 241 Virginia Street, Urbanna. Accompanied by the Urbanna Baptist Church carolers.

Urbanna Hometown Christmas Parade, 7 p.m., downtown Urbanna. Activities start at the firehouse at 5:30 p.m. Food and drinks available. Music. 758-4717.

Saturday, December 7

Gloucester Christmas & Holiday Parade, 3 p.m., Gloucester Court House.

Christmas in Urbanna Harbour House Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Urbanna. Tickets available at Cyndy’s Bynn, Lowe Tide, Fin and Pearl, Bristow’s Store, If It’s Wood and More, Resail Boutique, and Simply Ya Ya’s. Businesses open extended hours for shopping. Visit www.urbanna.com for more information.

Christmas in Urbanna Puppet Show, 10 a.m., Urbanna Baptist Church. Free.

Christmas in Urbanna Children’s Christmas Shop, 11 a.m., Urbanna Baptist Church.

Distinctive Bazaar, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Irvington United Methodist Church, 26 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Luncheon, homemade bakery booth, theme gift baskets, hostess gifts, theme trees, children’s books, holiday wreaths, gift items, silent auction.

The Ice Age At Stratford Hall, 9 a.m.-noon. Stratford Hall, 483 Great Hall Road, Stratford. stratfordhall.org, or 493-1972.

Golden Village Christmas, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Carolers, hot cider, artisan-crafted gifts, bake sale, greenery, produce, children’s shopping area. www.rhhtfoundationinc.org, 580-3377.

Holiday Marketplace, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Holiday decorations, steamboat-themed gifts, silent auction.

12 Days Of Christmas Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Woman’s Club of Northumberland County, 2928 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg. Artisans, Santa, cider and hot chocolate, seasonal family activities, raffle. Sponsor: The Haven Shelter & Services. 333-1099.

Christmas In Kinsale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Village of Kinsale. Christmas bazaar, firehouse and park; music from the 11-21 Club and Sharon Mann; food; silent auction, museum; cookies galore for sale in the old Ice Cream Parlor; free horsedrawn carriage rides (1-3 p.m.); Santa at the Grey Barn (1:30-3:15); parade (3:30 p.m.); Memorial Tree lighting (4 p.m.). Bring gifts of food, towels, blankets, toiletries,  new warm clothing, pretty things, for less-fortunate area seniors. 472-2013.

Local Author Visit: Dawn Blair-Jimenez, 10 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Author of The Great Book About Nothing. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Local Author Visit: Elizabeth Spencer Spragins, 10 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague.  Author of The Language of Bones: American Journeys Through Bardic Verse. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Model Trains, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

Lunch With Santa, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. American Legion Post 86, 882 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock. Hotdog lunch sponsored by Tri-Star Supermarket. Quilt raffle drawing.

Local Author Visit: Elizabeth Spencer Spragins, 1-3 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Author of The Language of Bones: American Journeys Through Bardic Verse. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

“Miracle On South Division Street,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Sunday, December 8

Model Trains, 1-4 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

Christmas In Callao, 1-7 p.m. Northumberland Highway, Callao. Sponsor: Callao Hometown Community Association. Christmas bazaar, 1-3 p.m.; Callao Firehouse; Santa’s workshop, 2-3 p.m.; parade, 4 p.m.; live nativity scene, 6 p.m.; tree lighting, 6 p.m.; hot chocolate, cookies at the firehouse following tree lighting.

“Miracle On South Division Street,” 3 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Wednesday, December 11

Walk In The Park, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season.

Friday, December 13

Mistletoe & Mimosas Brunch & Fashion Show. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Festival Halle, 177 Main Street, Reedville. $35. Purchase tickets at Dream’s Fashion Boutique in Burgess, 702 Jessie duPont Memorial Highway, Burgess. 453-6529.   

Kilmarnock Lighted Christmas Parade, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Main Street Kilmarnock. Sponsor: Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce. Santa at the firehouse: 5:30 p.m. Parade: 7 p.m. Theme: A Hometown Christmas! 435-6092.

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

“Miracle On South Division Street,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Jackson Creek Christmas Cruise, 4-9 p.m., Deltaville Community Center and Jackson Creek. Activities for all ages in the community center. 815-3102.

Christmas Shops at Mathews Museum, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mathews Historical Museum, 198 Main Street, Mathews. The museum will host visiting vendors from the area.

December 13-15

Holiday Artisans’ Bazaar, American Legion Post 117, 39 School Street, Reedville. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Gifts in all price ranges.

Saturday, December 14

Christmas Shops at Mathews Museum, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mathews Historical Museum, 198 Main Street, Mathews. The museum will host visiting vendors from the area. Free.

Farmers Christmas Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Mathews Historic Courthouse, 27 Court Street, Mathews.

Mathews Christmas Parade, 1-2 p.m., Main Street, Mathews. Parade route from Thomas Hunter Middle School to Bank of America. Santa will then be available for visits after the parade at 2 p.m. on the Sibley’s General Store front porch until 5 p.m. 725-4229.

Christmas Drums at CA&J Farm, 3:30-5:30 p.m., CA&J Farms, 5620 East River Road, Foster, Mathews County. Christmas carols to the Djembe drums around the bonfire. Activities for all ages. 815-2839.

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

Santa Arrives On The Elva C. 9 a.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum Dock, 504 Main Street, Reedville. Santa and children will stroll next door to Bethany UMC for cookies and pictures. 435-6529.

Holiday Marketplace, 10 a.m.-4.m. Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Holiday decorations, steamboat-themed gifts, silent auction.

A Washington Family Christmas, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.  George Washington Birthplace National Monument, 1732 Popes Creek Road, Colonial Beach. Decorations, demonstrations, costumed interpreters, illumination at dusk. 224-1732, x225.

Model Trains, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

Santa At The Gazebo, 2 p.m. Warsaw Town Park, 171 Main Street, Warsaw.

Warsaw-Richmond County Main Street Program Christmas Parade, 3 p.m. From Rappahannock Community College along Richmond Road to the Times Square Shopping Center. Tractors, trucks, toys and Christmas wishes.

Downtown Horse & Carriage Rides, 4-7 p.m. Warsaw Town Park, 117 Main Street, Warsaw. Carriage rides by advance ticket purchase. Sponsor: Town of Warsaw.

Winter Wonderland, 4-7 p.m. Village Green, Rappahannock Drive, White Stone. Tree lighting/mayor’s address, caroling (5 p.m.), Santa arrives (5:30 p.m.). Santa pictures, refreshments.

“Miracle On South Division Street,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

December 14-15

Christmas On Cockrell’s Creek House Tour, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. Home tour, RFM, Festival Halle, model trains. Tour tickets, $25 in advance; $30 tour days. Individual home, $10. rfmuseum.com, 453-6529.

Sunday, December 15

Model Trains, 1-4 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

“Miracle On South Division Street,” 3 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Wednesday, December 18

Walk In The Park, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season.

Friday, December 20

“Miracle On South Division Street,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

December 20-21

Christmas in Urbanna Polar Express, 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Holiday trolley ride through town. Loading at Urbanna Firehouse. Extended shopping hours with free gift wrapping and goodies at participating boutiques.

Saturday, December 21

Holiday Marketplace, 10 a.m.-4.m. Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Holiday decorations, steamboat-themed gifts, silent auction.

Model Trains, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

“Miracle On South Division Street,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Christmas in Urbanna Children’s Parade and Pet Parade, 11 a.m., starting at Sonabank on Virginia Street.

Sunday, December 22

Model Trains, 1-4 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

“Miracle On South Division Street,” 3 p.m. Colonial Beach Playhouse, Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. $20 adults, $18 students/seniors. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Thursday, December 26

Model Trains, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

Friday, December 27

Model Trains, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

Saturday, December 28

Model Trains, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

Sunday, December 29

Model Trains, 1-4 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

Monday, December 30

Model Trains, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

Tuesday, December 31

NEW YEAR’S EVE

Model Trains, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. $5, free for veterans and ages 11 and younger. 435-6529.

Mathews at Midnight, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Piankatank Ruritan Club, Buckley Hall Road, Mathews. New Year’s Eve celebration is an event hosted by Mathews County residents and is an open invitation for anyone – resident or non-resident—to rejoice with a warm, inviting, and welcoming community.