Arts and Crafts

QUILTING ON THE PORCH, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Help sew a rail fence friendship quilt to use in a Mount Bleak bedroom and enjoy good conversation at the same time. 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.


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 Saturday. 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. $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.


And Literature

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, today, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "Angel Fire" by Lisa Miscione. Free. New members welcome. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

MARSHALL BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m. Aug. 30, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. "The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson" by Mark Twain. New members welcome. 540-364-4910.


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


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 the Dixie Power Trio. Electric mix of New Orleans jazz, zydeco, cajun and original compositions. 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.


SUNSET WALK, 7:15-8:15 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Meet at the bridle trail barn. Wear sturdy shoes and a windproof jacket for this one-mile walk. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

TREE IDENTIFICATION, all ages, 15 and younger with an adult, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, C.M. Crockett Park, Cedarshade picnic shelter, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Register. Adult does not need to register. $14, residents; $21, nonresidents. 540-788-4867.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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