Gardening

"YEAR-ROUND VEGETABLE GARDEN" WORKSHOP, 5:30-6:30 p.m. today, Airlie Center, local food project garden, 6809 Airlie Rd., Warrenton. Pablo Elliott will demonstrate how to extend the season of summer crops and how to make the most of limited space and will discuss suitable vegetables for cooler months. Refreshments. Call for rain date. Free. 540-347-1300.

Literature

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 Sq., Warrenton. 540-347-8750.

DAYTIME GREAT BOOKS, 1 p.m. Sept. 19, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

EVENING GREAT BOOKS, 7 p.m. Sept. 6, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Free. 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. Free. 540-439-6523 or www.libertyassembly.com.

TOURS OF THE CABOOSE, all ages, 9-11 a.m. Sept. 3, Warrenton Greenway, South Fourth Street in Old Town Warrenton. Tours and historical train information presented by Friends of the Warrenton Caboose. Free. 540-347-6896.

Nature

CAMPFIRE CAPERS: CIRCLE GAMES, 7:15-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Participants can dance, sing, play games, be silly and roast marshmallows (provided) during this family time. Blanket recommended for seating. Meet at the campfire ring east of the Mount Bleak house. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

BEGINNING BIRDERS, ages 5-7, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 3, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Learn birding basics and prepare a winter feeding station. Children must have completed kindergarten and be accompanied by an adult. Sturdy shoes and play clothes are recommended. Reservations. $2 per child; $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

WALK IN THE WOODPECKER WOODS, 8:30-10 a.m. Sept. 4, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Bring binoculars if you have them. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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