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.

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.

MOONWINDERS, GRACES AND WHIMMY-DIDDLES, all ages, 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Find out how children had fun in the 1860s with old-time toys. Meet behind the Mount Bleak House. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

GET ACQUAINTED COOKOUT, for Mary Walter students and their parents, 4-6 p.m. Sept. 7, Marsh Run Mobile Home Park, Bealeton. If you can help or would like to donate items, call Alex O'Dell, principal of Mary Walter Elementary School. 540-439-3279.

Exhibits

"MANASSAS CLAY PRESENTS," through Sept. 23, Blue Ridge Windows, 100 Main St., Warrenton. Reception, 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Free. 540-341-1030.

Gardening

FALL GARDENING LECTURE SERIES, "The ABCs of Water Gardening," 7 p.m. Sept. 9, Warren Green Building, first floor conference room, 10 Hotel St., Warrenton. Register. Free. 540-341-7950, Ext. 19.

Lectures and Literature

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

GREAT BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "The Souls of Black Folk," by W.E.B. Du Bois. New members welcome. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

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

CONCERT, 7-11 p.m. Sept. 10, the Aroma Rhythm Lounge, Liberty Assembly of God Church, 11775 Morgansburg Rd., Bealeton. The lounge provides a safe, alternative cafe-style gathering place to relax and meet friends. Music by the Josh Einwechter Band. Free. 540-439-0500.

PIEDMONT REGIONAL ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS, high school students and adults, 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Highland Center for the Arts, 587 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Bring your instruments and be prepared to play with members of the orchestra. Prepared pieces are not required. Free. 540-270-3168.

AUDITIONS FOR THE AMERICAN CHILDREN OF SCORE, instrumental and choral music ensemble for third- through sixth-graders. Auditions by appointment, 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Highland Center for the Arts, 587 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. No experience necessary. 540-428-2313 or www.scoremusicensemble.org.

Nature

SKINS, SKULLS AND OTHER COOL NATURE STUFF, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

MOONLIGHT STROLL, 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Watch and listen for wildlife as you walk uphill to the Piedmont Overlook. Wear sturdy shoes for this 1.25-mile walk. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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