What’s happening in Fauquier County

May 7, 2012
Arts and crafts

Piedmont Regional Art show and sale, gala opening, 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Grace Church, 6507 Main St., The Plains. $15. Show and sale, 10 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Free-will offering. Benefits church ministries and continuation of the art exhibition. 540-253-5177, www.gracetheplains.org.

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

125th anniversary of Schoolhouse No. 18, 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Saturday, 7592 John Marshall Hwy. (Route 55, next to Northern Fauquier Community Park). Tours, children’s activities, lectures and a panel discussion. Sponsored by the Fauquier Heritage and Preservation Foundation. 540-364-3440.

“Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. A lantern-light presentation by the Gray Ghost Interpretive Group. 540-687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org. $5; students, $2. $4 per vehicle.

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; 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

Socrates Cafe, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Group discussion: “What Is Motivation?” 540-422-8500.

Marshall Afternoon Book Club, 1 p.m. Wednesday, 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.

Mystery Book Club, noon May 17, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Discussion: “The Dark Horse,” by Craig Johnson. New members are welcome. 540-422-8514.

Marshall Evening Book Club, 7 p.m. May 21, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. “Go Tell It on the Mountain ,” by James Baldwin, or “Invisible Man,” by Ralph Ellison. New members are welcome. 540-422-8527.

Music and dance

“Celebrate Spring: Folk Music of America and the British Isles,” performance by the Warrenton Chorale. 4 p.m. Sunday, Highland School, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. $12. 540-347-3161 or www.warrenton.chorale.org.

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

“Flutter by, Butterfly,” a guided walk to learn about butterflies. Bring binoculars and water. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

Bird walk, a guided walk to identify birds that live at the park or are passing through it. 9-11 a.m. Saturday, 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
.

Theater

Markham Theater Kids’ Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Old Markham Schoolhouse, 3212 Stone Church Rd., Markham. Activities for children, arts and crafts, music, a white elephant sale, an improv demonstration, raffles and food. Guided tour of the Markham United Methodist Church and Old Schoolhouse. A benefits for the Markham Theater Group. http://theatrical.webs.com.

“The Drowsy Chaperone,” Fauquier High School Theatre presents a musical spoof of 1920s Broadway shows. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Fauquier High School, 705 Waterloo Rd. Warrenton. $10; seniors and students, $7.50. 540-347-6100, Ext. 2317, or www.
fhstheatre.org
.

Miscellaneous

Warrenton farmers market, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Fauquier Hospital (Bistro on the Hill entrance), 500 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. 540-316-2605.

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. 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, 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

To submit an event

E-mail: lextra@washpost.com
Fax: 703-777-8437
Mail: Loudoun Extra,
The Washington Post,
305 Harrison St. SE, Suite 100A, Leesburg, Va. 20175
Details: Items are published on a space-available basis. Include event name, date, time, address, cost and a publishable phone number. 540-422-8500.

SECTION: {section=local, subsection=null}!!!
INITIAL commentConfig: {includereply=true, canvas_permalink_id=washpost.com/8bvh5zpd9k, allow_comments=true, commentmaxlength=2000, includeshare=true, display_comments=true, canvas_permalink_app_instance=bg52e9xhqr, display_more=true, moderationrequired=false, includefeaturenotification=true, defaultsort=reverseChronological, canvas_allcomments_id=washpost.com/km4ey0dajm, comments_period=14, includevoteofftopic=false, allow_videos=false, childrenitemsperpage=3, markerdisplay=post_commenter:Post Commenter|staff:Post Writer|top_commenter:Post Forum|top_local:Washingtologist|top_sports:SuperFan|fact_checker:Fact Checker|post_recommended:Post Recommended|world_watcher:World Watcher|cultuer_connoisseur:Culture Connoisseur|weather_watcher:Capital Weather Watcher|post_contributor:Post Contributor, includesorts=true, includeheader=true, defaulttab=all, includeverifiedcommenters=true, includerecommend=true, maxitemstop=3, includereport=true, source=washpost.com, allow_photos=false, maxitems=15, display_ugc_photos=false, includepause=true, canvas_allcomments_app_instance=6634zxcgfd, includepermalink=false}!!!

UGC FROM ARTICLE: {allow_comments=true, allow_photos=false, allow_videos=false, comments_period=14, comments_source=washpost.com, default_sort=, default_tab=, display_comments=true, is_ugc_gallery=false, max_items_to_display=15, max_items_to_display_top=3, moderation_required=false, stream_id=}!!!

FINAL commentConfig: {includereply=true, canvas_permalink_id=washpost.com/8bvh5zpd9k, allow_comments=true, commentmaxlength=2000, includeshare=true, display_comments=true, canvas_permalink_app_instance=bg52e9xhqr, display_more=true, moderationrequired=false, includefeaturenotification=true, defaultsort=reverseChronological, canvas_allcomments_id=washpost.com/km4ey0dajm, comments_period=14, includevoteofftopic=false, allow_videos=false, childrenitemsperpage=3, markerdisplay=post_commenter:Post Commenter|staff:Post Writer|top_commenter:Post Forum|top_local:Washingtologist|top_sports:SuperFan|fact_checker:Fact Checker|post_recommended:Post Recommended|world_watcher:World Watcher|cultuer_connoisseur:Culture Connoisseur|weather_watcher:Capital Weather Watcher|post_contributor:Post Contributor, includesorts=true, includeheader=true, defaulttab=all, includeverifiedcommenters=true, includerecommend=true, maxitemstop=3, includereport=true, source=washpost.com, allow_photos=false, maxitems=15, display_ugc_photos=false, includepause=true, canvas_allcomments_app_instance=6634zxcgfd, includepermalink=false}!!
Comments
SECTION: {section=local, subsection=null}!!!
INITIAL commentConfig: {includereply=true, canvas_permalink_id=washpost.com/8bvh5zpd9k, allow_comments=true, commentmaxlength=2000, includeshare=true, display_comments=true, canvas_permalink_app_instance=bg52e9xhqr, display_more=true, moderationrequired=false, includefeaturenotification=true, defaultsort=reverseChronological, canvas_allcomments_id=washpost.com/km4ey0dajm, comments_period=14, includevoteofftopic=false, allow_videos=false, childrenitemsperpage=3, markerdisplay=post_commenter:Post Commenter|staff:Post Writer|top_commenter:Post Forum|top_local:Washingtologist|top_sports:SuperFan|fact_checker:Fact Checker|post_recommended:Post Recommended|world_watcher:World Watcher|cultuer_connoisseur:Culture Connoisseur|weather_watcher:Capital Weather Watcher|post_contributor:Post Contributor, includesorts=true, includeheader=true, defaulttab=all, includeverifiedcommenters=true, includerecommend=true, maxitemstop=3, includereport=true, source=washpost.com, allow_photos=false, maxitems=15, display_ugc_photos=false, includepause=true, canvas_allcomments_app_instance=6634zxcgfd, includepermalink=false}!!!

UGC FROM ARTICLE: {allow_comments=true, allow_photos=false, allow_videos=false, comments_period=14, comments_source=washpost.com, default_sort=, default_tab=, display_comments=true, is_ugc_gallery=false, max_items_to_display=15, max_items_to_display_top=3, moderation_required=false, stream_id=}!!!

FINAL commentConfig: {includereply=true, canvas_permalink_id=washpost.com/8bvh5zpd9k, allow_comments=true, commentmaxlength=2000, includeshare=true, display_comments=true, canvas_permalink_app_instance=bg52e9xhqr, display_more=true, moderationrequired=false, includefeaturenotification=true, defaultsort=reverseChronological, canvas_allcomments_id=washpost.com/km4ey0dajm, comments_period=14, includevoteofftopic=false, allow_videos=false, childrenitemsperpage=3, markerdisplay=post_commenter:Post Commenter|staff:Post Writer|top_commenter:Post Forum|top_local:Washingtologist|top_sports:SuperFan|fact_checker:Fact Checker|post_recommended:Post Recommended|world_watcher:World Watcher|cultuer_connoisseur:Culture Connoisseur|weather_watcher:Capital Weather Watcher|post_contributor:Post Contributor, includesorts=true, includeheader=true, defaulttab=all, includeverifiedcommenters=true, includerecommend=true, maxitemstop=3, includereport=true, source=washpost.com, allow_photos=false, maxitems=15, display_ugc_photos=false, includepause=true, canvas_allcomments_app_instance=6634zxcgfd, includepermalink=false}!!
Show Comments