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.

Bazaars and Fairs

BAZAAR AND COOKIE WALK, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 20, Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 6194 Dumfries Rd., Warrenton. Benefits local charities. Free. 540-347-3224.


HAM AND OYSTER DINNER, 4-7 p.m. Nov. 20, Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company, 167 W. Shirley Ave. $15; $7, 7 and younger. 540-347-0522 or

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.


OIL PAINTINGS BY MICHAEL DAVIS, "The Painter's Eye," Saturday through Nov. 24, Berkley Gallery, 40 Main St., Warrenton. Artist's reception, 4-7:30 p.m. Saturday. Free. 540-341-7367 or


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.


GETTING STARTED IN GENEALOGY, 3 p.m. Sunday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 25.

"SHENANDOAH HERITAGE: THE STORY OF THE PEOPLE BEFORE THE PARK," 7 p.m. Tuesday, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. Look at mountain life and the history of the Shenandoah National Park. Author Carolyn Reeder will also discuss a piece co-authored with her husband that is based on the Civil War letters of one of his ancestors. Free. 540-364-4910.


ADULT MYSTERY CLUB, noon next Thursday, 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 Sq., 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. Monday, 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. Dec. 7 Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Poetry by Derek Walcott. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.


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

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

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.


MELANIE MOORE BAND, 7-10 p.m. tomorrow, Aroma Rhythm Lounge, Liberty Assembly of God Church, 11775 Morgansburg Rd., Bealeton. Free. 540-439-0500 or

SELDOM SCENE AND SHENANDOAH BLUE, Saturday. Doors open at 6 p.m.; concert at 7 p.m., Warrenton Middle School, 244 Waterloo St. Benefits the Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company. $20. 540-347-0522 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.


ASTRONOMY FOR EVERYONE, between sunset and 11 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Find out about U.S. space research from NASA/JPL "Solar System Ambassadors." At dark, take a sky tour with Sean O'Brien of the Smithsonian Albert Einstein Planetarium and look for sky objects through large telescopes with the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. If the sky is cloudy, only the NASA/JPL program will be presented and the park gates will close at 10 p.m. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

ASTRONOMY VIEWING, all ages, 17 and younger with an adult, dusk-11 p.m. Dec. 4, C.M. Crockett Park parking area near the front gate, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Residents, free; nonresidents, $6. 540-788-4867.


And Recreation

TAE KWON DO BENEFIT DEMONSTRATION, 7 p.m. Saturday, Highland School, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Students of the World Martial Arts Center under the direction of Grand Master Kun Hwa Lee. Benefits the Fauquier Free Clinic. Advance, $7; at the door, $10. 540-347-9473.

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.

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.

YOUTH OPEN GYM, 12 and younger, must be supervised by an adult, 2-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Basketball, billiards, air hockey, Ping-Pong, foosball and shuffleboard. $2, residents; $3, nonresidents. 540-347-6894.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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