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. Free. 540-349-8473.

Gardening

CALLING ALL GREEN THUMBS, adopt a flower bed or help with planting and pruning at Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Call to volunteer. 540-347-6894.

EVENING HERB SOCIETY, 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.

History

"PAST-FINDERS FOR KIDS," Civil War tactics, ages 8-12, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Perform basic drills, learn about camp life and play war games. Bring water in a day pack, and wear a hat, sturdy shoes and play clothes. Register. $3 fee includes materials and a snack. 540-592-3556.

Literature

ADULT MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, noon Aug. 18, John Barton Payne Building, 2 Courthouse Square, Warrenton. "Judgment Calls" or "Missing Justice" by Alafair Burke. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 31.

FRIENDS BOOK CELLAR, almost-new and used-book sale to benefit library programs, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. tomorrow and 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, John Barton Payne Building basement, 2 Courthouse Square, Warrenton. 540-347-8750.

DAYTIME GREAT BOOKS, 1 p.m. Aug. 15, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. New members welcome. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

EVENING GREAT BOOKS, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "Song of Solomon" by Toni Morrison. New members welcome. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

ADULT BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m. Aug. 29, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. "Winesburg, Ohio" by Sherwood Anderson. Free. 540-364-4910.

Miscellaneous

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

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF FAUQUIER, car, truck and motorcycle show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 6, Horse Show Grounds, 60 E. Shirley Ave., Warrenton. Registration at 8 a.m. Music by D.C. Motors, 50/50 drawings, refreshments, awards, games, door prizes and vendors. $10, participants; $5, spectators. 540-349-8890.

NARFE, luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m. second Tuesday, Fauquier Springs Country Club, 9236 Tournament Dr., Warrenton. $14. Call Lee House for information. 540-364-2360.

ENGLISH CLASSES FOR ADULTS, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr., and John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. Sponsored by the county public library and Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Free. No baby-sitting provided. Call your local library for information.

INTERNET TRAINING FOR ADULTS, 9 a.m. third Tuesdays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Free. Register. 540-347-8750, Ext. 3.

WARRENTON NEWCOMERS CLUB, membership coffee, 9:30 a.m. second Wednesdays. Open to anyone who has lived in the area five years or less. Free; call for locations. 540-428-0075.

INTERNET TRAINING FOR ADULTS, 7:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Free. Register. 540-439-9728.

SPANISH INTERNET TRAINING FOR ADULTS, 7:30 p.m. third Wednesdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Free. Register. 540-439-9728.

Movies

THURSDAY MOVIES, all ages. 1:30 p.m. today, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. 540-364-4910.

TEEN MOVIES, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 21.

Music

"CAMPFIRE CAPERS," 7:45-9 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Play rhythm games, try rhythm instruments, sing campfire songs and roast marshmallows (provided). Bring a blanket for seating. Meet at the campfire ring east of the Mount Bleak house. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

BLUE RIDGE BARBERSHOPPERS, men of all ages welcome for four-part harmony, 7:30-10 p.m. Mondays, Warrenton Church of Christ. Free. 540-788-4257.

COMMUNITY BAND, all ages, join even if you have not played for years, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Fauquier High School band room, 705 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-347-6896.

Nature

SUNSET WALK, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 6, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Meet at the bridle trail barn and walk into the meadow to look and listen for wildlife. Wear sturdy shoes and a windbreaker for the one-mile hike. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

ASTRONOMY VIEWING, all ages, children must be accompanied by an adult, dusk-11 p.m. Aug. 13, C.M. Crockett Park, parking area near front gate, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Bring a telescope or use one provided. $6 at the gate for nonresidents. 540-788-4867.

STAR PARTY, 8:30-11 p.m. Aug. 13, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Led by Sean O'Brien, an astronomer with the Albert Einstein Planetarium. Cover flashlights with a red filter or brown paper bag. If clouds or rain, an amateur astronomer will lead a short program. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

Sports

And Recreation

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, 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, [hours good till September], FAST Aquatic Center, Vint Hill Road, Vint Hill. $6. 540-349-4858.

Theater

FAUQUIER COMMUNITY THEATRE AUDITIONS, "Guys and Dolls," 1-4 p.m. Aug. 6 and 2-5 p.m. Aug. 7, Fauquier Community Theatre, Vint Hill Farms Station, 4260 Sigler Dr., Warrenton. Call-backs, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8. Parts available for players 16 and older. Come prepared to sing a song (not from "Guys and Dolls") and bring your own sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. 540-349-1993 or www.fctstage.org.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

To Submit an Item

E-mail: lextra@washpost.com

Fax: 703-777-8437

Mail: Loudoun Extra, The Washington Post, Suite 100-A, 305 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg, Va. 22075

Details: Items are published weekly on a space-available basis and must be received at least 14 days before the publication date. Include event name, dates, times, street address, cost and publishable contact phone number.