Arts and Crafts

QUILTERS, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays and 10 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 6194 Dumfries Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-349-8473.


PUMPKIN PATCH, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 31, Bethel United Methodist Church, 6903 Blantyre Rd., three miles north of Warrenton. Pumpkins, gourds and Indian and strawberry corn from the fields of the Navajo Nation. Benefits building and mission projects. Cost varies. 540-347-7288.

HAUNTED HAYRIDE, tomorrow-Saturday and Oct. 28-30, Cows-N-Corn, 5225 Catlett Rd., Midland. First wagon leaves at 7 p.m. or at nightfall. No one admitted after 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Warrenton-Fauquier Jaycees to benefit the group's annual Christmas workshop. $10; includes hayride, corn maze and campfire. Group rates available. 540-439-4806 or


CELEBRATING DIFFERING ABILITIES FAIR, "People Are More Alike Than Different," 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Auburn Middle School, 7270 Riley Rd., New Baltimore. Hands-on activities and demonstrations by Fauquier County public-schools and community professionals. Free. 540-347-6117.


FAUQUIER MASTER GARDENERS, "Putting the Garden to Bed," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. 540-341-7950.


FRIENDS BOOK CELLAR, sale of almost new and used books 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.

ADULT MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, noon today, John Barton Payne Building, 2 Courthouse Square, Warrenton. Any book by Charlaine Harris. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 31.

ADULT BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m. Monday, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. "The Road From Coorain" by Jill Ker Conway. Free. 540-364-4910.

TEEN BOOK CLUB, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. "A Wizard of Earthsea" by Ursula K. Le Guin. Free. 540-364-4910.

EVENING GREAT BOOKS, 7 p.m. Nov. 1, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Discussion of Aristotle's views of happiness. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 30.


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.

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.

MANASSAS WARRENTON CAMERA CLUB, 7:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Manassas City Hall, 9027 Center St. Competitions, workshops and field trips. Free. 540-439-0566 or

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

CONSERVATION EASEMENT TAX CREDITS SEMINAR, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Fauquier Springs Country Club, 9236 Tournament Dr., Warrenton. Seminar is designed for accountants, financial advisers, attorneys, real estate professionals, easement donors and individuals or entities interested in purchasing credits. Sponsored by the Piedmont Environmental Council. Register. $75, includes continental breakfast and buffet lunch. 540-347-2334, Ext. 25.


PARAGON RAGTIME ORCHESTRA, 8 p.m. Saturday, Highland Center for the Arts, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. $30; students, $10. 540-347-1221, Ext. 1033, or

FIDDLE AROUND, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Guitar and fiddle duo Kitchen Gorilla holds a jam session. $4 a vehicle. 540-592-3556.

CONCERT 4 KATRINA, 2-8 p.m. Sunday, Fauquier County Fairgrounds, 6209 Old Auburn Rd., Warrenton. Bands performing country, pop-rock, Christian rock and jazz. Rain or shine. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. $5 and a canned food item. 540-341-3529.

BLUE RIDGE BARBERSHOPPERS, men of all ages welcome to sing four-part harmony, 7:30-10 p.m. Mondays, Warrenton Church of Christ, 6398 Lee Highway Access Dr. 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. Nov. 20, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Presented by members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Free. 540-439-9728.


And Recreation

DROP-IN BASKETBALL, youths, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturdays. $1, residents; $2, nonresidents. Adults, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. $3, residents; $5, nonresidents. 540-364-3886.

DROP-IN BASKETBALL, ages 35 and older, 6-10 p.m. Mondays, Vint Hill Village Green 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, ages 16 and older, 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Vint Hill Village Green 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 a 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. tomorrow and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, the Theatre at Vint Hill, 4225 Aiken Dr., Vint Hill Farms Station, Warrenton. $15; students and seniors, $12. Special box seats in the new Cafe Cubana Night Club room are $20. Seating is limited. 540-349-8760 or

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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