Arts and Crafts

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.

Children

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.

CRAZY FOR ANIMALS CAMP, grades 2-5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 2-6, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Campers will visit farms, veterinarians, groomers and other animal-related businesses. Bring lunch. Snacks provided. Register by July 23. $175, residents; $263, nonresidents. 540-347-6894.

Dance

LATIN, ages 16-adult, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays Aug. 2-23, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Pam McReynolds, instructor. Individual: $49, residents; $74, nonresidents. Couples: $92, residents; $138, nonresidents. Register by July 28. 540-364-3886.

SOCIAL-BALLROOM, ages 16-adult, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays Aug. 2-23, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Pam McReynolds, instructor. Individual: $49, residents; $74, nonresidents. Couples: $92, residents; $138, nonresidents. Register by July 28. 540-364-3886.

Exhibits

BLACK MEMORABILIA EXHIBIT, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday during July, Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County, 4243 Loudoun Ave., The Plains. 540-253-7488 or www.afro-americanofva.org.

Gardening

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.

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, at John Barton Payne Building basement, 2 Courthouse Sq., Warrenton. 540-347-8750.

Miscellaneous

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

Music

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. Pan Masters Steel Orchestra. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. No pets, alcohol or smoking. 703-777-6306 or www.bluemont.org.

MARTIN BERKOFSKY PIANO MASTER CLASS CONCERT, featuring Einar Johannesson, clarinetist, and Martin Berkofsky, pianist, 4 p.m. Sunday, Warrenton Presbyterian Church, 91 Main St., Warrenton. Free, donations accepted. 540-788-3356.

Nature

SKINS, SKULLS AND OTHER COOL NATURE STUFF, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Stop by the nature table that will be set up at the trailhead. Touch and ask about the items on display. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

SUNSET WALK, 8-9 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Meet at the bridle trail barn and walk into the meadow to look and listen for wildlife and watch the sun set over the Blue Ridge. Wear sturdy shoes and a wind-proof jacket. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

REPTILES ALIVE, family entertainment series, ages 5 and older, 9:30 a.m.-noon July 31, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Audience participation, animal stories and hands-on program with wildlife presenter. $10, advance; $14, at the door. 540-364-3886.

AWESOME ANIMALS, all ages, 4 and younger with an adult, 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at C.M. Crockett Park, Hollyview picnic shelter, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. $6, residents; $9, nonresidents. Register. 540-788-4867.

ASTRONOMY, dusk-11 p.m. Aug. 14, C.M. Crockett Park parking area near the front gate, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Join the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club and view constellations, planets and galaxies. Bring a telescope, or use one provided. Free, residents; $6, nonresidents. 540-788-4867.

SKY WATCHING, 8:15-11 p.m. Aug.14, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Sean O'Brien, staff astronomer at the Albert Einstein Planetarium. Cover flashlights with a red filter or a brown paper bag. In case of clouds or rain, alternative program. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

RECYCLE-MAKE A BIRDFEEDER, 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Bring a half-gallon cardboard milk or juice carton or use of one provided. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

SNIPS AND SNAILS NATURE CRAFTS CAMP, ages 4-kindergarten, 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 9-13, C.M. Crockett Park, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Discover the art of nature, make your own creations to take home. Bring a snack each day. $75, residents; $113, nonresidents. Register by Monday. 540-788-4867.

PATH -FINDERS FOR KIDS, ages 8-12, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Use binoculars to find birds in the woods and fields with naturalist Scott Kenney. Learn how to attract birds to your yard. Registration; space will be limited. $3, includes materials and snack. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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