Arts and Crafts

SEW A RAG DOLL, 2-4 p.m. Aug. 14, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Sew an old-fashioned rag doll for yourself and enjoy good conversation at the same time. $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.

Community

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.

TOUR OF WESTON HISTORICAL RESIDENCE, home of the Casanova Hunt, 10:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 21. Meet at Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave., for drive yourself tour or ask for a map to the farm site. Farm is operated and maintained by the Warrenton Antiquarian Society. Register by Aug. 16. $3, residents; $5, nonresidents. 540-347-6896.

FAMILY NIGHT ON THE GREENWAY, all ages, 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 27, Warrenton Branch Greenway. Music by the Shenandoah Travelers bluegrass band. Bring a lawn chair. Children's activities. Free. 540-347-6896.

Dance

LATIN, ages 16 and older, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays through August, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Pam McReynolds, instructor. Individual: $49, residents; $74, nonresidents. Couples: $92, residents; $138, nonresidents. Register. 540-364-3886.

SOCIAL-BALLROOM, ages 16 and older, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays through August, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Pam McReynolds, instructor. Individual: $49, residents; $74, nonresidents. Couples: $92, residents; $138, nonresidents. Register. 540-364-3886.

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.

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 CONCERT, 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. Music by Hula Monsters. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. No pets, alcohol or smoking. 703-777-6306 or www.bluemont.org.

Nature

BATTY BAT-HOUSE BUILDING, all ages, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Friendship Picnic Shelter, C.M. Crockett Park, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Learn about these beneficial creatures, construct a bat house to take home and take a bat hike. Register. $14, residents; $21, nonresidents. 540-788-4867.

FLUTTER BY, BUTTERFLY, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Aug. 15, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Identify butterflies with Steve Malone and Mary Alexander of the Washington Area Butterfly Club. Binoculars are helpful but not essential. Wear sturdy shoes for this two-mile walk. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

WHAT'S THAT WILDFLOWER? 10:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 14, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Half-mile walk to discover flowers and use a field guide to identify them. Bring water and wear sturdy shoes. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

SNIPS AND SNAILS NATURE CRAFTS CAMP, ages 4-kindergarten, 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Aug. 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. 540-788-4867.

Sports and Recreation

SIZZLIN' SUMMER 5K FUN RUN, all ages, Aug. 14, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. race begins. $15, before tomorrow (will get a T-shirt); $20, day of event. 540-347-6894.

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 fit, building stamina and making friends, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Fauquier High School track, Warrenton. Optional Saturday morning runs at various 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.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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