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.


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


ART EXHIBIT, oil paintings and watercolors by Ed Hatch and Jeremy Pearse. Artists reception, 4:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Berkley Gallery, 40 Main St., Warrenton. Exhibit runs through Sept. 24. Free. 540-341-7367 or


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.

DISCUSSION, "Creating a Life You Never Imagined in Retirement," 11 a.m. Sept. 17, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Pat Kellerman, author of "Starting Over: Reinventing Life After 60." Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

BOOK SIGNING AND DISCUSSION, 2 p.m. Sunday, 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. The League of Women Voters will be on hand to register voters. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.

BEALETON BOOK CLUB, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Selections to be discussed will be chosen at this organizational meeting. Free. 540-439-9728.

ADULT BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m. Sept. 26, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd. "Out of Africa" by Isak Dinesen. Free. 540-364-4910.

ADULT MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, noon next Thursday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. "In the Electric Mist With Confederate Dead" or any other book by James Lee Burke. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.


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

FAUQUIER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1980, 25th reunion, tomorrow and Saturday. Social hour, football game, dinner and dance. Call for information and reservations. 540-222-7373 or

CELEBRATE GRANDPARENTS DAY, ages 5-7, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Make a card or nature craft for a special grandparent. Face painting on Mount Bleak back porch. Have a family picnic. $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.

NARFE, annual picnic, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Rady Park, off Route 17 at the northern edge of Warrenton. Bring a dish to share. Call Lee House for information. 540-364-2360.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Learn how to help with special library projects and programs. Free. 540-439-9728.

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.

COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE, for college-bound teens and their parents, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Representatives from Lord Fairfax Community College will talk about the college application process and financial aid. Free. 540-439-9728.


LIVINGSTON TAYLOR CONCERT, 8 p.m. Saturday, Highland Center for the Arts, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. $20, adults; $10, students. 540-347-1221, Ext. 1033.

PIEDMONT REGIONAL ORCHESTRA, experienced high school students and adults, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Highland Center for the Arts, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Bring instruments and be prepared to play with members of the orchestra. Prepared pieces are not required. Free. 540-270-3168 or


ASTRONOMY SERIES, 3 p.m. Sept. 18, Oct. 16 and Nov. 20, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. The first session will be "Our Solar System" presented by members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Free. 540-439-9728.

ASTRONOMY FOR EVERYONE, sunset-11 p.m. Sept. 24, 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 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.


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

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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