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.


OIL PAINTINGS, by Michael Davis, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Saturday-Nov. 17, Berkley Gallery, 40 Main St., Warrenton. Artist's reception, 4:30-8 p.m. Nov. 5. Free. 540-341-7367 or


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


BLUE AND GRAY BALL, Nov. 12, Fauquier Springs Country Club, 9236 Tournament Dr., Warrenton. Period fashion show at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m., a performance by the Gray Ghost Interpretive Group, silent auction featuring artwork, period dance music and a buffet, 9 p.m.-midnight. $10, fashion show. $80, members of the Mosby Museum Foundation; $90. 540-351-1600 or


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

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.

FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT SERIES, "Circus on Strings," Susan Wall's carousel puppets and marionettes, 11-11:45 a.m. Nov. 16, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. $5 until Wednesday; $8 thereafter. 540-364-3886.

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.


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 FOR EVERYONE, 5-11 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Take a sky tour with Sean O'Brien of the Smithsonian's Albert Einstein Planetarium and local amateur astronomers. Cover flashlights with a red filter or a brown paper bag. In case of clouds or rain, there will be a short alternate program. $4 a vehicle. 540-592-3556.

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 HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE, "Antigone," 1 and 4 p.m. Nov. 12, 13 and 19. The play will be performed outdoors in the cafeteria patio area, Fauquier High School, 705 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton. The play runs about 75 minutes, and there will be no intermission. $7.50; $5, students and adults 60 and older. 540-347-6100, Ext. 2317, or

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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