Arts and Crafts

QUILTING ON THE PORCH, 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Discover the joy of sewing and socializing as women did in the mid-1800s. Help piece a rail fence friendship quilt to use in a Mount Bleak bedroom. No special sewing skills needed. $4, per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

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


STORY TIME, preschoolers, 11:30-noon today and tomorrow, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Free. 540-439-9728.

STORY TIME, preschoolers, 10:30-11 a.m. tomorrow, and 4:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. 540-364-4910.


MOUNT BLEAK HOUSE TOURS, 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Visit the home of the Abner Settle family, residents of Mount Bleak just before and during the Civil War. $4, per vehicle. 540-592-3556.


AZALEA PRUNING, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Winchester Street "Secret Garden" of the Burkes in Warrenton. Peter Deahl, ISA-certified arborist, will provide hands-on instruction. $50, includes a gourmet picnic lunch. Call for directions. 540-349-5757 or

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


OLD JAIL MUSEUM, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, Main and Ashby Streets, Old Town Warrenton. Free. 540-347-5525.

Lectures and Literature

FRIENDS BOOK CELLAR SALE, almost-new and used book sale to benefit adult and children's library programs, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. tomorrow and 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, John Barton Payne Building basement, 2 Courthouse Sq., Warrenton. 540-347-8750.


WARRENTON CIVITAN CLUB, organizational meeting, 6:45-8:30 p.m. today, Town 'n' Country Restaurant, 5037 Lee Hwy., Warrenton. Free. 540-439-1502.

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


SCORE AUDITIONS, String, Choral, Orff and Recorder Ensemble, grades 3-6, today, Highland School, lower school music room, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Auditions last about 10 minutes and do not require any special preparation or musical experience. Call to schedule. 540-428-2313.

BLUEMONT SUMMER CONCERTS, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, lawn at Warren Green in historic Warrenton. If it rains, Taylor Middle School, 350 E. Shirley Ave. $5; $3, Bluemont Friends and seniors; $1, ages 5 and younger. Mary Ann Redmond Band, soulful rhythm and blues. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. No pets, alcohol or smoking. 703-777-6306 or

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.


SPYING ON REDHEADS -- WOODPECKERS, THAT IS!, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Watch and find out about these birds on a one-mile walk. Wear sturdy shoes, and bring binoculars or borrow some from the park. $4, per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

"NATURAL FIREWORK" WALK, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. One-mile walk through Walnut Grove area to see fireflies. Wear sturdy shoes. $4, per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

ASTRONOMY, dusk-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

BASIC WATER RESCUE, ages 16 and older, 1-5:30 p.m. Saturday, C.M. Crockett Park boat dock, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Course prepares individuals for aquatic emergencies by teaching how to protect yourself while assisting others. This is not a lifesaving class. It is about water safety and responding to emergencies. Part of the class takes place in the water. Register. $20, residents; $30, nonresidents. 540-788-4867.

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 making 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.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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