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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.

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.

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.

Movie Matinee, 3:30-5 p.m. (Except June 12). Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

Wacky Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m. (Except June 12). 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.

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.

Thursday, May 23

Story Time, 10 a.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Stories, crafts. Ages 3 and older. 580-5051.

Quilting Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sewlovelee, 4504 Irvington, Road, Irvington. Topic: Moving Mountains of Scrap. Instructor: Lee Taylor. Bring scraps, sit and sew for free. Charity quilt kits, including backing $25. Register at 438-5800, or www.sewlovelee.com.

Friday, May 24

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.

Sixth Anniversary Celebration, 5-7 p.m. Objects, Art and More, 4462 Irvington Road, Irvington. 438-8024.

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.

Drum Circles & Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m., C.A.&J Farms, 5620 East River Rd., Foster, Mathews County. Drums furnished, healthy refreshments, bonfire, gathering for all ages/kid friendly. $5. www.cajfarm.com. 815-2839.

Saturday, May 25

St. Stephen’s Strawberry Festival, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6801 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Strawberries, music, food, vendors, raffle, strawberry shortcake, plants, baked goods, kids face painting and activities, church tour. Thrift store bargains.

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

Antique and Classic Car Show, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Deltaville Maritime Museum & Holly Point Nature Park, 287 Jackson Creek Road, Deltaville. 776-7200.

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

Memorial Day Ceremony, 11:45 a.m., Historic Yorktown. Fifes and Drums of Yorktown perform down the street at York Hall, followed by posting of colors, a guest speaker, and the laying of wreaths. This event is sponsored by the York County Historical Committee. 757-890-3500.

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

Bake Sale, 9 a.m.-noon. Emmanuel United Methodist Women, Emmanuel UMC, 36 Church Lane, Morattico.

Local Author Visit: Lynn P. Hall, 10 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Book: Guilty Stains. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

David Witbeck And Gabriel Ofliesh Show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Objects, Art and More, 4462 Irvington Road, Irvington. Continues May 27. 438-8024.

Kayaking On The Potomac, 1-4 p.m. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. View the cliffs along the Potomac River. Tour guides: Denise and Bill Micks. Kayaks supplied. $60 per person, or $75 per person double kayak. Pre-registration required by May 23. Register at www.stratfordhall.org, or call Jon Bachman at 493-1972.

Local Author Visit: Lynn P. Hall, 1-3 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Adults, seniors. Book: Guilty Stains. 472-3820.

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

Monday, May 27

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Ceremony, 9 a.m. Bethel United Methodist Church, 142 Old Bethel Road, Lively. Sponsor: Bethel United Methodist Men. Speaker: Daniel Fox, active duty U.S. Coast Guard.

Memorial Day Service, 11 a.m. patriotic music,-11:30 a.m. service. Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. Sponsors: Northern Neck Chapter, Military Officers Association of America; the Foundation for Historic Christ Church Inc.; Grace Episcopal Church. Speaker: Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Anthony Crutchfield. www.christchurch1735.org, or 438-6855.

Annual Essex County Memorial Observance, 9 a.m., War Memorial, Cross Street, Tappahannock.

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

Memorial Day Observance, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Montross Courthouse Square, Montross. Bring a lawn chair. Free hot dogs and sodas. Rain or shine.

Tuesday, May 28

Quilting Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sewlovelee, 4504 Irvington, Road, Irvington. Topic: Two Steps Club. Instructors: Lee Taylor and Teresa Rarick. $10. Includes snacks, use of shop specialty rulers. Bring an unfinished project(s) and sewing machine. Register at 438-5800, or www.sewlovelee.com.

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

Wednesday, May 29

Quilting Workshop, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sewlovelee, 4504 Irvington, Road, Irvington. Topic: Wire Framed Tote. Instructor: Cathy Weathers. $35. Includes lunch. Continues June 12. Register at 438-5800, or www.sewlovelee.com.

Virginia in 1619, 1-3 p.m. Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. Offered in partnership with Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning. $30. Continues June 5 and 12. www.christchurch1735.org.

Saturday, June 1

Beer, Brats and Bands by the Bay, 4-9 p.m., Williams Wharf Landing, 1039 Williams Wharf Road, Mathews. Music by Mercy Creek and Tom Euler. Cash bar. $20.

Horizons Unlimited Open House & Vendor Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Urbanna United Methodist Church, 221 Marston Ave., Urbanna. Entertainment, food, children’s activities, and vendors of all kinds.

Mathews Community Yard Sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Mathews Visitor Center, 239 Main Street, Mathews. Free. 725-4229.

Arts in the Middle, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Hewick Plantation, Urbanna. Over 100 juried artists from 12 states, 11 musical groups, food, beverages.

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

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

Clean The Bay/National Trails Day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Camp Store/Picnic Area, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Shoreline cleanup, 9 -11 a.m.; Trick your stick, 2 p.m., $2 per hiking stick; Ramblin’ With A Ranger, 3 p.m., guided hike. 462-5030.

Clean The Bay Day/National Trails Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Boathouse, Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross.

Shoreline cleanup, 9 a.m.-noon;

Rock Springs Pond Trailhead hike, 3-4 p.m. 493-8821.

Richard Henry Lee, Patrick Henry and Lighthorse Harry Lee: A Complicated Dance Lecture, 10 a.m. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. Presenter: Dr. John Ragosia. $10. Registration required, contact Jon Bachman at 493-1972, or jbachman@stratfordhall.org.

Gone Fishing Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. George Washington Birthplace National Monument, 1732 Popes Creek Road, Colonial Beach. Learn how to fish along the Potomac River as Native Americans, Colonials and the enslaved did. 224-1732×301.

Free Community Lunch, noon-2 p.m. St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 203 Dennison Street, Colonial Beach. 224-7186.

Grow A Reader Special: Summer Reading Kick-Off, 2-2:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Topic: Universe of Stories. Babies, toddlers, pre-k. 472-3820.

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

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

Sunday, June 2

Arts in the Middle, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hewick Plantation, Urbanna. Over 100 juried artists from 12 states, 11 musical groups, food, beverages.

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

Baby/Beauty Contest, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Department, 312 Colonial Avenue, Colonial Beach. Sponsor: Colonial Beach VFD Ladies Auxiliary. Ages 6 months to 15 years. Applications due by 6 p.m. June 1. 224-0215.

Monday, June 3

Grow A Reader Special: Summer Reading Kick-Off, 6-6:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Topic: Universe of Stories. Babies, toddlers, pre-k. 472-3820.

Tuesday, June 4

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

Exhibit Opens, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Exhibit: Art Heist.

Wednesday, June 5

Quilting Workshop, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sewlovelee, 4504 Irvington, Road, Irvington. Topic: Fuse Fold and Stitch Bag. Instructor: Cathy Weathers. $35. Includes lunch. Continues June 19. Register at 438-5800, or www.sewlovelee.com.

Carnival, 5-10 p.m. Potomac River Festival event, Town Hill, 500 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Continues through June 9.

Thursday, June 6

Art Workshop, 9:30 a.m.-noon, 1-3:30 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Topic: The Joy of Color with Acrylics. Instructor: Brenda M. Sylvia. Continues June 7. Fees, materials, registration, 436-9309.

Quilting Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sewlovelee, 4504 Irvington, Road, Irvington. Topic: 90 Degree Double Strip Ruler Class. Instructor: Lee Taylor. $45. Includes lunch. Register at 438-5800, or www.sewlovelee.com.

Edna E. Lockwood Tours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Potomac River Festival event, Municipal Pier, Colonial Beach. 130-year-old, 85-foot sailing bugeye owned by the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Tours continue through June 9.

Ask A Lawyer, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

The Hague Winery Book Group, 6-7:30 p.m. The Hague Winery, 8268 Cople Highway, Hague. Book: Where’d You Go, Bernadette. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Friday, June 7

Exhibit Opens, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Allure Art Center, 419 Rappahannock Drive, White Stone. Exhibit: Art With A Point. Continues through July 7.

TGIF Book Club, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. 580-5051.

Grow A Reader: Happy Father’s Day, 11-11:30 a.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Babies, toddlers, pre-k. 472-3820.

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. Meet the artists. Light refreshments. 436-9309.

“An Evening at Verville,” 5-9:30 p.m. Dunton Residence, Merry Point. Gala to benefit Lancaster Virginia Historical Society. Tours of the historic house, drinks, appetizers, a three-course dinner on the lawn, auctions. $100 advance purchase required. 462-7280, www.mkt.com/maryball.

Fireman’s Parade, 7:30 p.m. Potomac River Festival event, Colonial Avenue-Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Miss Colonial Beach Pageant on Town Stage immediately following parade.

“The Foreigner,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. Colonial Beach Playhouse Production. By flex pass, or $20 adults, $18 students. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Saturday, June 8

Potomac River Festival, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Colonial Beach. Arts and crafts, Town Hill and the Boardwalk. Bands, all day, Town Stage. Carnival, all day, Town Hill. Grand parade, noon, Colonial Avenue-Washington Avenue. Awards ceremony, 2 p.m., Town Stage. Fireworks, 9 p.m.

Antique Car Show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Old Church United Methodist Church, 25614 The Trail (Route 14), Mattaponi. 785-7731.

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

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

Canvas & Coffee, 10 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Topic: Tropical beach. Adults, seniors. Pre-registration required. 472-3820.

Art Class, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Allure Art Center, 419 Rappahannock Drive, White Stone. Topic: Working with Prismacolor and fine art colored pencils. Instructor: Nancy Jacey. $125 per person. continues June 9. Register at info@allureartcenter, or 323-3169.

Grow A Reader: Happy Father’s Day, 11-11:30 a.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Babies, toddlers, pre-k. 472-3820.

Grow A Reader: Happy Father’s Day, 2-2:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Babies, toddlers, pre-k. 472-3820.

“The Foreigner,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. Colonial Beach Playhouse Production. By flex pass, or $20 adults, $18 students. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

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

Sunday, June 9

Potomac River Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Colonial Beach. Arts and crafts, Town Hill and the Boardwalk. Carnival, Town Hill. Pet parade, 2 p.m., Town Stage. Colonial Yacht Club Boat Parade, 1 p.m., Municipal Pier.

“The Foreigner,” 3 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. Colonial Beach Playhouse Production. By flex pass, or $20 adults, $18 students. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org, or 214-0517.

Monday, June 10

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.

Tuesday, June 11

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

Quilting Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sewlovelee, 4504 Irvington, Road, Irvington. Topic: Moving Mountains of Scrap. Instructor: Lee Taylor. Bring scraps, sit and sew for free. Charity quilt kits, including backing $25. Register at 438-5800, or www.sewlovelee.com.

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

Wednesday, June 12

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.

Grow A Reader Special: Summer Reading Kick-Off, 5-5:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Topic: Universe of Stories. Babies, toddlers, pre-k. 472-3820.

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

Thursday, June 13

Quilting Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sewlovelee, 4504 Irvington, Road, Irvington. Topic: Two Steps Club. Instructors: Lee Taylor and Teresa Rarick. $10. Includes snacks, use of shop specialty rulers. Bring an unfinished project(s) and sewing machine. Register at 438-5800, or www.sewlovelee.com.

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.

Collectively Indispensable, Individually Obscure: The Women of Early Virginia, 6-8 p.m. Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. Perspectives on Jamestown and the Birth of American Democracy. Reception and presentation, $35; reception, presentation and June 14 bus trip to Jamestown, $125. Register at www.christchurch1735.org, or 438-6855.

June 13-23

Discovery Tables, all day. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Rotating series of self-guided STEM activities. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

Discovery Tables, all day. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Rotating series of self-guided STEM activities. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

Discovery Tables, all day. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Rotating series of self-guided STEM activities. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

Friday, June 14

Spring Crawl 2019: Historic Jamestown and Jamestown Settlement, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. Private tour. Ticket includes all admissions, lunch, breakfast treats, wine and cheese on return ride. Bus trip ticket $100. June 13 reception, presentation and bus trip ticket, $125. Register at www.christchurch1735.org, or 438-6855.

Montross Book Group, 11 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Book: A Fall of Marigolds. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

Northern Neck Master Gardeners/Shoreline Evaluation Program Seminar, 2 p.m. Transportation Museum Building, Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Speaker: Susan Lindsey. Topic: “Shoreline Basics: 10 Essential Things Every Waterfront Homeowner Needs to Know.” Register at the Virginia Cooperative Extension Lancaster County Office, 462-5780. Walk-ins are not guaranteed a package of handouts.

Don Plumridge Artist Reception, 5-7 p.m. Objects, Art and More, 4462 Irvington Road, Irvington. 438-8024.

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

“The Foreigner,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. Colonial Beach Playhouse Production. By flex pass, or $20 adults, $18 students. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org., or 214-0517.

Saturday, June 15

Mathews Historic Church Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The churches featured are Antioch Baptist, Gwynn’s Island Baptist, Grace-Providence United Methodist, Macedonia Baptist, Westville Baptist and Westville Christian, which is serving as “tour central.” Tickets can be purchased in advance at Flowers from the Heart and Mathews County Visitor and Information Center for $12. Brochures with mail-in registration information will be distributed to participating churches and local businesses. Tour-day tickets are $15 and will be available at tour central. Children under age 12 will be admitted free.

Mathews Micro-Tri Series Event #1, 8-10 a.m., Williams Wharf, 1039 Williams Wharf Road, Mathews. Swim, bike and run. Sponsored by Virginia Tidewater Trailrunners. www.vttrunners.com. $20.

An Evening of Motown, 5 p.m., St. Clare Walker Middle School, General Puller Hwy., Locust Hill. Call 815-8426 for tickets. Sponsored by the Middlesex NAACP and Creative Productions.

Oyster Gardening Workshop, 9 a.m., Doziers Marina & Yachting Center, Deltaville. Sponsored by Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Registration is required, and a $25 fee helps offset the cost of the program. Participants can register online at www.cbf.org/vaoystergardening or can call 757-644-4125 or email OysterGardener@cbf.org.

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

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

Juneteenth & The Slave Dwelling Project, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. Lecture by former National Trust for Historic Preservation field officer Joe McGill at 9 a.m. at AT Johnson Museum, 18849 Kings Highway, Montross, followed by activities at Stratford Hall throughout the day. Schedule at www.stratfordhall.org. Pre-register for meals.

Don Plumridge Show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Objects, Art and More, 4462 Irvington Road, Irvington. 438-8024.

Makers Day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Menokin, 4037 Menokin Road, Warsaw. Free demonstrations and activities: Chrysler Museum mobile glassblowing, brick making, photo sun prints, quilting, natural indigo dying, stained glass, build a blue bird house. 333-1776.

Virginia State Parks History And Culture, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Picnic Area/Visitor Center, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Historic Belle Isle Hay Wagon Tour, 11 a.m. $3; Seine n’ Splash, 1 p.m.; Aww Shucks Oysters!, 2:30 p.m.; Power of the Powhatan, 5:30 p.m. 462-5030.

Northern Neck Beer & Wine Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Town Hill, 500 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Craft beer, Virginia wineries, Virginia distilleries, music, food. General admission ages 21 and older, $35; designated driver and under 21, $10. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/northern-neck-beer-wine-festival-tickets-59418957702.

19th Annual Lobster Roast, 6 p.m. Yankee Point Marina, 1303 Oak Hill Road, Lancaster. Music by Paul Jarmin, 7 p.m. Tickets: $65 adults, $20 children’s meal with hotdogs instead of lobster. For tickets, call 462-7635.

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

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

Sunday, June 16

Father’s Day

Classic Car Festival, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Town Hill, 500 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Cars, light trucks, rat rods. Rain or shine. $15 early registration, $20 day of show registration. Free for spectators. Sponsors: Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce, Colonial Beach Cruisers Club. Food vendors, arts, crafts.

“The Foreigner,” 3 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. Colonial Beach Playhouse Production. By flex pass, or $20 adults, $18 students. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org., or 214-0517.

Monday, June 17

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.

S.T.E.A.M., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Art project. Ages 9-12. 435-1729.

A World Of Comedy, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Northumberland Family YMCA, 6348 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. 580-5051, 580-8901.

Book Group, 2-4 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Book: Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah. 435-1729.

Family Movie Night, 6-7:30 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.

Strawberry 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.

Tuesday, June 18

Babysitting Class, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Northern Neck Family YMCA, 39 William B. Graham Court, Kilmarnock. 4-H class. Ages 11-13. $5. 435-1729.

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.

Wednesday, June 19

Showtime, 10-11 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. “Oh! Snap Imagine That.” Story, craft and snack. Ages 2 and older. 435-1729.

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

Thursday, June 20

Aliens: Escape From Earth, 4-4:45 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Summer reading. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

S.T.E.A.M., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Independent 4-H project. Ages 5-8. 435-1729.

Aliens: Escape From Earth, 1:30-2:15 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Summer reading. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

Dementia: 10 Warning Signs, 2-3 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Adults, seniors 472-3820.

Aliens: Escape From Earth, 4-4:45 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Summer reading. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

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

Friday, June 21

“The Foreigner,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. Colonial Beach Playhouse Production. By flex pass, or $20 adults, $18 students. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org., or 214-0517.

Drum Circles & Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m., C.A.&J Farms, 5620 East River Rd., Foster, Mathews County. Drums furnished, healthy refreshments, bonfire, gathering for all ages/kid friendly. $5. www.cajfarm.com. 815-2839.

June 21-23

Family Boat Building Weekend, Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville. Built a 9-foot, flat-bottomed skiff. Pre-registration required. 453-6529, office@rfmuseum.org, or www.rfmuseum.org.

Saturday, June 22

12th Annual Chesty Puller Memorial Twin Bridge 10K, 7 a.m.-p.m, downtown west Point.Food, music, drinks, vendors.

Community Yard Sale, 8 a.m.-noon. Pavilion, Trinity Episcopal Church, 8484 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster.

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

Author’s Expo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Keynote speaker: Craig Shirley. Vendors, authors. Juried book festival. Sponsors: Lancaster Community Library and The Writer’s Guild of Virginia. 435-1729.

Local Author Visit: Dr. Theresa Snell, 10 a.m.-noon. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Adults, Elementary school ages. Book: Breathe Deep Dear Dragon. 472-3820.

Great American Campout, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Campground/Picnic Area, Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Family games, 11 a.m.; Seine n’ Splash, 1 p.m.; Survival Bracelets, 3 p.m., $5 per bracelet; Classic Campfire, 8 p.m., stories, games, s’mores. 462-5030. Campground reservations: 800-933-7275, or visit http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/reservations.

Kayaking On The Potomac, noon-4 p.m. Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. View the cliffs along the Potomac River. Tour guides: Denise and Bill Micks. Kayaks supplied. $60 per person, or $75 per person double kayak. Pre-registration required by June 20. Register at www.stratfordhall.org, or call Jon Bachman at 493-1972.

Local Author Visit: Crystal Coleman, 1-3 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Adults, seniors. Books: Mastering The Steps To Become Whole and For The High-achieving Woman. 472-3820.

Great American Campout, 1-10 p.m. Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross. Hikes, owl prowl, camp cookery, star-gazing. 493-8821. Campground reservations: 800-933-7275, or visit http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/reservations.

“The Foreigner,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. Colonial Beach Playhouse Production. By flex pass, or $20 adults, $18 students. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org., or 214-0517.

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.

Sunday, June 23

“The Foreigner,” 3 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. Colonial Beach Playhouse Production. By flex pass, or $20 adults, $18 students. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org., or 214-0517.

Monday, June 24

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.

A World Of Comedy, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Northumberland Family YMCA, 6348 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. 580-5051, 580-8901.

S.T.E.A.M., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. “Let’s Do Whooo’s For Dinner,” Belle Isle State Park project. Ages 9-12. 435-1729.

Space Slime, 4:30-5 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

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

Wild Men: The Dawn of Rock ‘n’ Roll, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Art, storytelling, musical performance by Phil McKenney. Adults, seniors. 472-3820.

June 24-28

Summer Fun Art Camps For Youth, 10 a.m.-noon, morning camp, 12:30-2:30 p.m. afternoon camp. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Morning Camp: Improve drawing skills. Afternoon camp: Write stories and illustrate them. Full day, $45; half day, $30; full week/full day, $150; full week/half day, $100. Pack a lunch. Register at ralartcenter.com, or 436-9309.

Tuesday, June 25

Quilting Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sewlovelee, 4504 Irvington, Road, Irvington. Topic: Two Steps Club. Instructors: Lee Taylor and Teresa Rarick. $10. Includes snacks, use of shop specialty rulers. Bring an unfinished project(s) and sewing machine. Register at 438-5800, or www.sewlovelee.com.

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

June 25-27

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

Wednesday, June 26

Showtime, 10-11 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.Must be a summer reader. Pre-register. Wear a costume. Ages 6 and older. 435-1729.

Thursday, June 27

Quilting Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sewlovelee, 4504 Irvington, Road, Irvington. Topic: Moving Mountains of Scrap. Instructor: Lee Taylor. Bring scraps, sit and sew for free. Charity quilt kits, including backing $25. Register at 438-5800, or www.sewlovelee.com.

S.T.E.A.M., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. “Let’s Do Whooo’s For Dinner,” Belle Isle State Park project. Ages 5-8. 435-1729.

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 (VIMS), 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. Lecture is titled “Then and Now: From colonial ships to a state-of-the-art marine research vessel.” Reservations to this free, public lecture are required due to limited space. Visit www.vims.edu/events or call 804-684-7061 to register.

June 27-July 7

Discovery Tables, all day. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Cooper Branch, 20 Washington Avenue, Colonial Beach. Rotating series of self-guided STEM activities. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

Discovery Tables, all day. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Montross Branch, 56 Polk Street, Montross. Rotating series of self-guided STEM activities. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

Discovery Tables, all day. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Rotating series of self-guided STEM activities. Elementary school ages. 472-3820.

Friday, June 28

Super Hero Party, 10:30 a.m.-noon Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. Wear a costume. Ages 6 and up. Pre-register at 435-1729.

“The Foreigner,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. Colonial Beach Playhouse Production. By flex pass, or $20 adults, $18 students. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org., or 214-0517.

Saturday, June 29

Gwynn’s Island Festival 8K, 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run, 8-10 a.m., Gwynn’s Island Civic Center, 1996 Old Ferry Road, Gwynn, Mathews County. 725-7860.

71st Annual Gwynn’s Island Festival, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 1996 Old Ferry Road, Gwynn, Mathews County. Food, live music, arts and crafts, car show, motorcycle parade, children’s games. 725-7860.

Historic House Party, 6-8 p.m., White Marsh Farm, Gloucester. 694-7216. $75.

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

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

Art Heist Event (Gala), 5-7 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. $100 members, $125 others. Ticket holders receive a work of art. Silent auction.436-9309.

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

“The Foreigner,” 8 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. Colonial Beach Playhouse Production. By flex pass, or $20 adults, $18 students. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org., or 214-0517.

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

Sunday, June 30

“The Foreigner,” 3 p.m. Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach. Colonial Beach Playhouse Production. By flex pass, or $20 adults, $18 students. Purchase tickets at www.cbplayhouse.org., or 214-0517.

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