What’s happening in Fauquier County

April 14, 2012
Arts and crafts

Quilters, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Bethel United Methodist Church, 6903 Blantyre Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-349-8473.

Book ’n’ Stitchers meeting, noon- 2 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. Take projects and discuss favorite books. Free. 540-422-8500, Ext. 4.

History

Old Jail Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, except Mondays. 10 Ashby St., Warrenton. Free. 540-347-5525 or www.fauquierhistory.com.

Gold Mining Camp Museum, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays. Monroe Park, 14421 Gold Dust Pkwy. (off Route 17), Goldvein. Free. 540-
752-5330 or www.goldvein.com.

Literature and discussions

Friends of Film, 1 p.m. Monday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Screening and discussion of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rear Window” (1954), starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly. 540-422-8505.

Mystery Book Club, noon Thursday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Discussion: “Question of Belief,” by Donna Leon, or “Wings of the Sphinx,” by Andrea Camilleri. New members welcome. 540-422-8514.

Socrates Cafe, 7 p.m. April 24, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Group discussion: “Does Belief Have Power?” 540-422-8500.

Marshall Evening Book Club, 7 p.m. April 30, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. “The Kitchen House,” by Kathleen Grissom. New members are welcome. 540-422-8527.

Marshall Afternoon Book Club, 1 p.m. May 9, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,” by Muriel Spark. New members are welcome. 540-422-8527.

Bealeton Book Club, 7:30 p.m. May 14, Bealeton Library, 10877 N. Willow Dr. “Cutting for Stone,” by Abraham Verghese. New members are welcome. 540-422-8533.

Music and dance

Piedmont Symphony Orchestra, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” an all-Dvorak program. 3 p.m. Sunday, Highland Center for the Performing Arts, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. The music director will be Glenn Quader; cellist David Cho will be featured soloist. For ticket information, call 540-270-3168 or go to www.
piedmontsymphony.org
.

Grace Church concert series, “A Night at the Opera,” performed by graduate students from the Fletcher Opera Institute at the University of North Carolina, 5 p.m. next Sunday, Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main St., The Plains. $25. 540-253-5177.

Blue Ridge Barbershoppers, 7:30-10 p.m. Mondays, for men of all ages interested in singing four-part harmony. Warrenton Church of Christ, 6398 Lee Highway Access Dr. 540-788-4257.

Nature

Astronomy program, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Examine the night sky through telescopes, with guidance from members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. $5 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

Meet the Beekeepers, 1-3 p.m. next Sunday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. A presentation by Doug and Ramona Morris, with displays of hive equipment and beekeeping tools. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

Wildflower walk, 1 a.m.-1 p.m. April 24, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. A park naturalist will lead an easy hike along the Shearman’s Mill Trail. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

Bird walk, a guided walk to identify birds that live at the park or are passing through. 9-11 a.m. May 12, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane.$4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

Orienteering courses, C.M. Crockett Park, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Maps and information are available at the office. 540-788-4867.

Sports and recreation

Racquetball Challenge, age 18 and older, 6-8 p.m. Fridays, Vint Hill Village Green Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $2. 540-347-6894.

Fauquier Duplicate Bridge Club, Thursdays at noon, National Guard Armory, 692 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Pairs and single players are welcome. $5. fauquierbridge@gmail.com or 540-364-3861.

Sunrise Fitness, 6:30-7 a.m. weekdays. Marshall Community Center parking lot, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. 540-364-3886.

Drop-in volleyball, age 18 and older. 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays, Vint Hill Village Green Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $7.50; Fauquier residents, $5. 540-347-894.

Drop-in basketball, ages 12-15, 5-7 p.m. Thursdays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. $5; Fauquier residents, $3. 540-364-3886.

Drop-in basketball, age 14 and older, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. $4. 540-364-3886.

Drop-in basketball, age 18 and older, 8-10 p.m. Wednesdays, Vint Hill Village Green Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $7.50; Fauquier residents, $5. 540-347-6894.

Drop-in basketball, age 35 and older, 6-10 p.m. Mondays, Vint Hill Village Green Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $7.50; Fauquier residents, $5. 540-347-
6894.

Walking Club, walk alone or in groups; sign in to get a log to track miles and qualify for rewards. Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave. $12; Fauquier residents, $8. 540-347-6896.

Warrenton Stamp and Coin Club, 7 p.m. first Thursdays, SunTrust Bank, 680 Warrenton Center. 540-347-2567 or www.wscc.site11.
com
.

Warrenton Stamp and Coin Club Show, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 28,
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church (Mercy Hall), 121 King St., Warrenton. Free. 540-347-2567.

Theater

The Markham Theater Group, “The Adventures of Mr. Toad,” based on “The Wind in the Willows.” 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. $5. 540-422-8580.

Miscellaneous

Warrenton Ruritan Club, 7 p.m. third Thursdays, Bethel United Methodist Church, 6903 Blantyre Rd. 540-341-7671.

Supper Club, age 55 and older. 4:30-6 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Bistro on the Hill (Fauquier Hospital), 500 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. $4.50. 540-316-3588.

Warrenton Newcomers Club, 9-11:30 a.m. second Wednesdays, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church (Mercy Hall), 121 King St., Warrenton. For those who have been in the area less than five years. 540-347-7720.

Toastmasters International, Northern Piedmont Club, 7-8 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Warrenton Church of Christ, 6398 Lee Highway Access Rd. Free. 703-408-9103.

English as a Second Language classes for adults, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 6.

Marshall Business and Residents Association meeting,

7:30 p.m. third Tuesdays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. 540-364-1782.

Tutoring, by National Honor Society members. 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Free. 540-422-8500.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting, 11:30 a.m. second Tuesdays, Inn at Vint Hill, 4200 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $13, includes buffet, beverage and dessert. 540-347-9639.

Mothers of Preschoolers, 9:30 a.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Liberty Assembly of God Church, 11775 Morgansburg Rd., Bealeton. Free. 540-439-6523 or www.libertyassembly.com.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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