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

TRACK TALK, 9-10 a.m. Saturday, end of Fourth Street at the caboose. Learn the history of the caboose and rail head in the area. Dollyfloppers and foamers will be discussed by Friends of the Caboose. Free. 540-347-6896.

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.

THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS, 7 p.m. Monday, Taylor Middle School library, 350 E. Shirley Ave., Warrenton. Christel Payne, admissions director for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology will speak to parents and students about the admissions process, curriculum and scheduling. Eighth-graders who wish to apply must submit an application in early November. Free. 540-351-1031.

Gardening

FALL GARDENING LECTURE SERIES, "Trees! Glorious Trees! UnderusedTrees and Fall Color," 7 p.m. next Thursday, Warren Green Building, first floor conference room, 10 Hotel St., Warrenton. Register. Free. 540-341-7950, Ext. 19.

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.

Literature

GREAT BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "The Antheap," by Doris Lessing. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

DAYTIME GREAT BOOKS CLUB, 1 p.m. Oct. 18, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "A Dull Story," by Anton Chekhov. 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.

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

Music

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.

Nature

SUNSET WALK , 6:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Meet at the bridle trail barn. Watch and listen for wildlife, watch the sun set over the Blue Ridge. Wear sturdy shoes. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

Trips

BALTIMORE ORIOLES GAME, Sunday. Motor coach leaves Route 605 commuter lot at 8:30 a.m. Lunch at Inner Harbor before the 1:30 p.m. game. Space is limited. Register. $38. 540-347-6896.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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