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.


WARRENTON CHORALE, "Christmas in Music," 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. tomorrow, Warrenton United Methodist Church, 341 Church St. For ticket cost and other information, call the Ribbons gift shop in Warrenton at 540-347-4188 or

CHRISTMAS IN OLD TOWN, 6-9 p.m. tomorrow, Main Street, Warrenton. Horse-drawn hayrides, Santa, school and church choirs, live Nativity scene, vendors. Free. 540-349-8606.

FAUQUIER COMMUNITY THEATRE, "A Christmas Carol," 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday and Dec. 9-10; 2 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 11, Fauquier Community Theatre at Vint Hill, 4225 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. Adults $12; students and seniors $10. 540-349-8760 or

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, ages 2-12 with adults, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Bring your wish list. Chaperons must have tickets. $12. 540-364-3886.

COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT, "Holiday Music," 6 p.m. Sunday, Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave. Free. 540-347-6896.

COOKIE AND GIFT SALE, "Grandma's Homemade Favorites," 4-8 p.m. next Thursday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 9, Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave. Sponsored by Warrenton Adult Day Care Program. Free. 540-347-2797.

BLUE SKY PUPPETS, "Rufus, the Red-Nosed Reindog," 11 a.m. Dec. 14, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. $5 until Dec. 7; $8. 540-364-3886.

GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH CONCERT SERIES, "A Candlelight Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols," 5 p.m. Dec. 18, Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main St., The Plains. Samuel Carabetta, organist and choirmaster. Early seating is advised. Child care available. $20. 540-253-5177 or


OIL PAINTINGS, by Michael Godfrey, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 11, Berkley Gallery, 40 Main St., Warrenton. Free. 540-341-7367 or


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.


EQUALITY FAUQUIER-CULPEPER MEETING, 7 p.m. today, Pizza Hut, 95 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Free. 540-219-1654 or

JOB FAIR, 3-8 p.m. today, Fauquier High School, 705 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton. Sponsored by Fauquier County government and Fauquier County school system. Free. 540-347-8680.

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

N.A.R.F.E. 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, 7:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. Free. Register. 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.


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.

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.


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.

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. Get 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 AUDITIONS, "Private Lives" by Noel Coward, 3 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday, Fauquier Theatre, 4260 Sigler Dr., Warrenton. The director is looking to cast three women ages 18-50 and two men ages 20-50. Details and directions, 540-349-8760 or

-- Compiled by SANDY MAUCK

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