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.


WARRENTON HERITAGE DAY, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Main Street. Parade, living history displays, reenactments, tours and lectures. Free. 540-351-1600.


ART EXHIBIT, oil paintings by Becky Parrish, Berkley Gallery, 40 Main St., Warrenton. Exhibit runs through Oct. 15. Artist's reception, 4:30-8 p.m. Saturday. Free. 540-341-7367 or


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.


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.


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

STEEPLECHASING 101, "Fall Fashion and Tailgate Show," 2-4 p.m. Oct. 9, Great Meadow Summer House, Old Tavern Road, The Plains. Review fall fashions appropriate for a steeplechase, learn about trends in food and wine preparation, and walk the race course with local trainers. Free. RSVP. 540-253-5000.

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


CHICAGO CITY LIMITS, 8 p.m. Saturday, Highland School Center for the Arts, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. $25; $10, students. 540-347-1221, Ext. 1033, or

WINCHESTER CELTIC CIRCLE, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Clap your hands, picnic with family and enjoy the mountain views. $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 in years, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Fauquier High School band room, 705 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-347-6896.


ASTRONOMY SERIES, 3 p.m. Oct. 16 and Nov. 20, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Presented by members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Free. 540-439-9728.

ASTRONOMY FOR EVERYONE, sunset-11 p.m. Oct. 8, 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 it is cloudy, only the NASA-JPL program will be presented, and park gates will close at 10 p.m. $4 a vehicle. 540-592-3556.


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.


FAUQUIER COMMUNITY THEATRE, "Guys and Dolls," 8 p.m. Oct. 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22; 2 p.m. Oct. 9, 16 and 23, the Theatre at Vint Hill, 4225 Aiken Dr., Vint Hill Farms Station, Warrenton. $15; $12, students and seniors. Special box seats in the new Cafe Cubanna Night Club room are for $20. Seating is limited. 540-349-8760 or

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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