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.

Community

FIRST FRIDAY OLD TOWN, 6-8 p.m. tomorrow, historic Old Town, Warrenton. Special events by participating merchants. Free. 540-349-8606 or www.historicwarrenton.org.

Dance

"AN EVENING UNDER THE STARS," 8 p.m. Sept. 17, historic Old Town Warrenton. Light refreshments, silent auction and music by Daryl Davis and his band. Semi-formal attire. Inclement weather location is Highland School. Benefits the Partnership for Warrenton's revitalization and preservation program for Old Town. Willard Scott, honorary chairman. $40; $50 after Sept. 10. 540-349-8606.

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

DISCUSSION, "John Marshall and the Village Named for Him," 7 p.m. Sept. 20, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. Historian Bob Sinclair will talk about Supreme Court Justice John Marshall and his family. Free. 540-364-4910.

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.

BOOK SIGNING AND DISCUSSION, 2 p.m. Sept. 11, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Nick Kotz, author of "Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Laws That Changed America." Program is presented in connection with the September Project, a grass-roots effort to encourage public events on freedom, democracy and citizenship in libraries on or around Sept. 11. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

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. Tuesday, 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. Saturday, 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.

FAUQUIER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1980, 25th reunion, Sept. 9-10. Social hour, football game, dinner and dance. Call for information and reservations. 540-222-7373 or FalconsUnite@aol.com.

NARFE, luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m. second Tuesdays, 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.

Music

AMERICAN CHILDREN OF SCORE AUDITIONS, Sept. 7, Highland Center for the Arts choral room, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Third- to sixth-graders. Auditions last about 10 minutes and do not require any special preparation or prior musical experience. Call for appointment. Free. 540-428-2313.

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

BEGINNING BIRDERS, ages 5-7, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, 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. Sunday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Bring binoculars if you have them. $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, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, FAST Aquatic Center, Vint Hill Road, Vint Hill. $6. 540-349-4858.

DEEP-WATER AEROBICS, 9-10 a.m. and 7-8 p.m, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 9-10 a.m. Saturdays, FAST Aquatic Center, Vint Hill Road, Vint Hill. $6. 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.

RUNNING, build stamina and make friends, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Fauquier High School track, Warrenton. Optional Saturday morning runs at parks. Free. 540-938-6509.

WALKING, sponsored by Fauquier Medical Associates. Pick up walking log at the county recreation department, 62 Culpeper St., Warrenton, to track miles and earn rewards. Walk alone or in a group. Members receive discounts at select county businesses and can attend free walking clinics sponsored by Fauquier Hospital. $8. 540-347-6896.

Theater

FAUQUIER COMMUNITY THEATRE AUDITIONS, "A Christmas Carol," 7-9:30 p.m. Sept. 9 and noon-3 p.m. Sept. 10, Fauquier Community Theatre, 4260 Sigler Dr., Vint Hill Farms Station, Warrenton. Call-backs 2-4 p.m. Sept. 11. Free. 540-349-8760 or www.fctstage.org.

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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