Arts and Crafts

QUILTERS, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays and 10 a.m. first and third Wednesdays at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 6194 Dumfries Rd., Warrenton. 540-349-8473.


MOUNT BLEAK HOUSE TOURS, 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. $4, per vehicle. 540-592-3556; "Ash Cakes, Hoe Cakes, Hardtack and Corn Dodgers," 2-4 p.m. Saturday; "Gather 'Round the Fire," 8-9 p.m. Saturday; Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. $4, per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

OLD TOWN WARRENTON SPRING FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Main Street. Over 200 craft vendors, food, entertainment and children's activities. Free. 540-347-4414.

BEALETON FAMILY FEST, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 22, Grace Miller Elementary School, 6248 Catlett Rd., Bealeton. Community event sponsored by local businesses. Music, food, children's games, door prizes and community service displays. Free. 540-439-0500.

SPRING BAZAAR, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 22, Marshall Volunteer Rescue Squad building, Main Street. Rummage sale, baked goods, plants, white elephant sale, blood pressure screening. Beverages available for purchase. No lunch. Sponsored by the Marshall Volunteer Rescue Squad Ladies Auxiliary. Free. 540-364-1462.

REMINGTON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT CARNIVAL, May 19-22. behind M.M. Pierce Elementary School, James Madison Street, Remington. Wednesday, family night, 7-10 p.m.; Thursday, line-dancing, 7-10 p.m.; Friday, parade, 6:30 p.m., carnival, 7-10 p.m.; Saturday, 1-5 p.m. and 7-11 p.m. Free admission. Cost for rides and food. 540-439-8010.


DOO-WOP '50S DANCE, 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, C.M. Crockett Park Amphitheater, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Awards for the best-dressed couple, best dancing duo and best musical impersonations. Refreshments. Register. Residents, $5; nonresidents, $8. 540-788-4867.


"A HANDFUL OF SOUTHERLY WIND," by Chris Finefrock, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays through June 4, Blue Ridge Windows, 100 Main St. Free. 540-349-1985.

PAINTINGS BY BECK PARRISH, through Monday, Berkley Gallery, 40 Main St., Warrenton. Free. 540-341-7367.


LANDSCAPING WITH NATIVE PLANTS, 3 p.m. Sunday, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Gina Yurkonis. Free. 540-439-9728.

EVENING HERB SOCIETY, meet members with similar interests, learn about herbs through culinary, medicinal discussions, aromatherapy and crafts, 6:30-8 p.m. second Mondays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. 540-364-2734.

Lectures and Literature

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, noon next Thursday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Perry Mason novels by Erie Stanley Gardner. Free. New members welcome. 540-347-8750.

MARSHALL BOOK CLUB, "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek" by Annie Dillard, 7 p.m. May 24, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. New members welcome. 540-364-4910.


MANASSAS-WARRENTON CAMERA, 7:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, September through May, Manassas City Hall, 9027 Center St. Seminars, competitions, workshops and field trips during the year. 703-590-5921 or

MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS, 9:30 a.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Liberty Assembly of God Church, 11775 Morgansburg Rd., Bealeton. 540-439-6523 or

AMATEUR RADIO, 7:30 p.m., second Thursdays, SunTrust Bank basement, Warrenton Plaza Center, Business Routes 29 and 17, Warrenton. 540-347-7533.

CLARA'S FAITH HOUSE PANTRY, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, True Deliverance Church of God, Jericho Road, Bealeton. 540-439-1244.

FREE TUTORING, grades 1-12, sponsored by Fauquier Family Resource Network, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays. Remington Baptist Church, 203 E. Marshall St., and Warrenton Presbyterian Church, Fifth and Main streets. Free; no appointment 540-349-0010.

SCRABBLE, ages 16 and older, 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Bealeton Library, 6346 Village Center Dr. Register. Space limited. 540-439-9728.

ENGLISH CLASS, call to register, classes 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Learn to speak, read and write English, sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County, the Work Place, 205 Keith St., Warrenton. Free. 540-349-8142.

ADULT INTERNET TRAINING, 9 a.m. third Tuesdays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Free. Register. 540-347-8750, Ext. 25.

WARRENTON STAMP AND COIN, 7 p.m. second Wednesdays, Warrenton Professional Center employee lounge, 493 Blackwell Rd. Free. 540-347-9212.

LEARN ENGLISH, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, Warrenton Baptist Church, 123 Main St. Sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Children's program at same time. Free; class is walk-in. Dinner, 5:30 p.m., $3. 540-349-8142.

ENGLISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Afro-American Historical Association, 4243 Loudoun Ave., The Plains. Free; class is walk-in. 540-349-8142.


BLUE RIDGE BARBERSHOPPERS, men of all ages welcome for four-part harmony, 7:30-10 p.m. Mondays, Warrenton Church of Christ. 540-788-4257.

COMMUNITY BAND, all ages, join even if you have not played for years, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Fauquier High band room, 705 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-347-6896.


"WHAT'S THAT WILDFLOWER?" 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11-12 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. $4, per vehicle. 540-592-7116.

ASTRONOMY, sunset-11 p.m. Saturday, C.M. Crockett Park parking area near the front gate, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Join Northern Virginia Astronomy Club and view constellations, planets and galaxies. Bring a telescope, or use one provided. Free, residents; $6, nonresidents. 540-788-4867.


REMINGTON/BEALETON, meet for games, trips, special speakers and visits with friends, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, St. Luke's Episcopal Parish Hall, 400 N. Church St., Remington. Free. 540-439-1534.

Sports and Recreation

GOLF TOURNAMENT, May 21, South Wales Golf Club, Route 229 one mile south of Route 211. Lunch and registration, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; shotgun start, 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Little Fork Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company. $65, player; $225, foursome. Fee included 18 holes, cart, lunch, range balls and a sleeve of three balls. 540-349-2429.

DROP-IN BASKETBALL, youths, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturdays. $1, residents; $2, nonresidents. Adults, 8-10 p.m. Wednesdays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. $3, residents; $5, nonresidents. 540-364-3886.

DROP-IN BASKETBALL, 35 and older, 6-10 p.m. Mondays, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $3.50, residents; $5, nonresidents. 540-347-6894.

HYDROFLEX, low-intensity strengthening and flexibility workout, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, FAST Aquatic Center, Vint Hill Road, Vint Hill. 540-349-4858.

DEEP WATER AEROBICS, 9-10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, FAST Aquatic Center, Vint Hill Road, Vint Hill. 540-349-4858.

DROP-IN VOLLEYBALL, 16 and older, 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $3.50, residents 18 and older; $5, nonresidents; $2.50, residents 16 and 17; $3.50, nonresidents 16 and 17. 540-347-6894.

RUNNING, focus on becoming physically fit, building stamina and meeting new friends, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Fauquier High School track, Warrenton. Optional Saturday morning runs and at various county parks. 540-938-6509

WALKING, sponsored by Fauquier Medical Associates. Pick up walking log at county recreation department, 62 Culpeper St., Warrenton, to track miles and earn rewards such as a certificate at 50 miles and a T-shirt at 100. Walk alone or in a group. Members receive discounts at select county businesses and are invited to attend free walking clinics sponsored by Fauquier Hospital. $8. 540-347-6896.

YOUTH OPEN GYM, 12 and younger must be supervised by an adult, 2-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Basketball, billiards, air hockey, Ping-Pong, foosball and shuffleboard. $2, residents; $3, nonresidents. 540-347-6894.


"The Wiz," 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Fauquier Community Theatre at Vint Hill, 4225 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Martha Lynch, director. $15; $12, seniors and students. Reservations, 540-349-8760.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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