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.

Gardening

FALL GARDENING LECTURE SERIES, "Plants for Winter Interest in the Landscape," 7 p.m. next Thursday, Warren Green Building, first floor conference room, 10 Hotel St., Warrenton. Register. Free. 540-341-7950, Ext. 19.

Halloween

HALLOWEEN OPEN HOUSE, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today, Fauquier SPCA, 9350 Rogues Rd., Casanova. Trick-or-treat in costume with your pet. Refreshments and treats provided. Free. 540-788-9000.

HALLOWEEN FAMILY STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Wear your costume and enjoy stories, activities and crafts. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 21.

HALLOWEEN PARADE, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Main Street, Old Town Warrenton. Wear costumes and trick-or-treat at participating merchants on Main Street. Sponsored by Fauquier Bank and Fauquier Hospital. Free. 540-347-2700.

SPOOKY HALLOWEEN PARTY, preschool-third grade, 3 p.m. Sunday, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Wear your costume. Crafts, stories and activities. Free. 540-439-9728.

History

BLUE AND GRAY BALL AND DINNER, 5:30 p.m.-midnight Nov. 6, Fauquier Springs Country Club, Warrenton. Event features 19th-century music and dress. Period photographer and silent auction. Sponsored by the John Singleton Mosby Museum Foundation to benefit a planned museum in the restored Brentmoor mansion in Warrenton. Ticket information, 540-351-1600 or www.mosbymuseum.org.

Literature

ADULT MYSTERY CLUB, noon Nov. 18, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "Espionage," any book by Tom Clancy, John LeCarre, Ian Fleming or Trevanian. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

USED BOOK SALE, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. tomorrow and 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, John Barton Payne Building, 2 Courthouse Square, Warrenton. Sponsored by the Friends of the Fauquier Library to benefit Fauquier County Public Library. 540-349-4290.

DAYTIME GREAT BOOKS CLUB, 1 p.m. Nov. 15, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," by T.S. Eliot. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

GREAT BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms," by Jonathan Swift. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

Miscellaneous

MANASSAS-WARRENTON CAMERA CLUB, 7:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays through May, Manassas City Hall. Seminars, competitions, workshops and field trips are held during the year. 703-590-5921 or www.mwcc-photo.org.

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.

SCRABBLE, ages 16-adult, 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Bealeton Community Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Free. 540-439-9728.

ENGLISH CLASSES FOR ADULTS, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr., and John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Sponsored by the library and Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Free. Call your local library.

Nature

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 one provided. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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