what's happening in fauquier county

What's happening in Fauquier County

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Arts and crafts

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

Literature, lectures and discussions

Lecture series, 4 p.m. Sunday, John Barton Payne Building, 2 Courthouse Sq., Warrenton. Four-part series based on Ken Burns's 1990 documentary, "The Civil War." The first speaker is Edwin C. Bearss, chief historian for the National Park Service from 1981-1994. Free. 540-422-8500.

Great Books Club, 7 p.m. Monday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Discussion of the Declaration of Independence and the writings of Immanuel Kant. New members are welcome. 540-422-8505.

Socrates Cafe, for adults, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Group discussion: "Should Longevity be Our Goal? Should We Have a Right to Die?" 540-349-1253.

Marshall Afternoon Book Club, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Marshall Community Center Cafe, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Discussion of "The Postmistress," by Sarah Blake. New members are welcome. 540-422-8527.

Bealeton Book Club, 7:30 p.m. March 14, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Discussion of "Never Let Me Go," by Kazuo Ishiguro. New members are welcome. 540-422-8500.

Mystery Book Club, noon March 17, John Barton Payne Building, 2 Courthouse Sq., Warrenton. Discussion of "Spellman Files" and "Curse of the Spellmans," by Lisa Lutz. New members are welcome. 540-422-8514.

Friends of Film, 1 p.m. March 21, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Next discussion topic: "The Emigrants" (1994). Sponsored by the Friends of the Fauquier Library. 540-422-8500, Ext. 6862.

Marshall Book Club,7 p.m. March 28, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. Discussion of "Olive Kitteredge," by Elizabeth Strout. New members are welcome. 540-422-8500.


Grace Church concert series, 5 p.m. today, Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main St., The Plains. Music by the Kennedy Center Chamber Players. $35. 540-253-5177, www.gracechurch.net.

Fauquier Community Band rehearsals, 7-9 p.m. Mondays; new musicians are welcome. Fauquier High School, 705 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-347-6896.

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

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