Quilters, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Bethel United Methodist Church, 6903 Blantyre Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-349-8473.
Genealogical research assistance, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays; noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays. John K. Gott Library, 4110 Winchester Rd., Marshall. Local history displays. Fauquier Heritage and Preservation Trust volunteers help visitors with research. Free. 540-364-3440 or email@example.com.
Old Jail Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, 10 Ashby St., Warrenton. Free. www.fauquierhistory.com or 540-347-5525.
Gold panning demonstrations, 2-2:15 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; 10 a.m. Saturdays. Monroe Park, 14421 Gold Dust Pkwy. (off Route 17), Goldvein. Free. 540-752-5330 or www.goldvein.com.
Mystery Book Club, noon Thursday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. “The Ice Princess,” by Camilla Lackberg. 540-422-8514.
Socrates Cafe, 7 p.m. Sept. 24, Fauquier Library, 11 Winchester St., Warrenton. Group discussion: “Am I Sane and How Could I Know?” 540-422-8500.
Marshall Evening Book Club, 7 p.m. Sept. 30, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. “Isaac’s Storm: A Man, A Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History” by Erick Larson. 540-422-8500.
Marshall Afternoon Book Club,1 p.m. Oct. 9, Marshall Community Center Cafe, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. “The Secret Keeper,” by Kate Morton. 540-422-8527.
Writing workshop, 2-4 p.m. first Thursdays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. 540-422-8500, Ext. 6862.
Book Cellar, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. John Barton Payne Building, 2 Courthouse Sq., Warrenton. New and used books at a discount. 540-439-1039.
Fauquier Community Band open rehearsal, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays. New musicians are welcome. Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave. 540-829-7509.
Blue Ridge Barbershoppers, for men interested in singing four-part harmony. 7:30-10 p.m. Mondays. Warrenton Church of Christ, 6398 Lee Highway Access Dr. 540-788-4257.
Hike with a friend, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. A guided three-mile hike along the South Ridge, North Ridge and Gap Run Trails. Bring water and snacks. Park entry fee, $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.
Full moon walk, 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. Join a park ranger on a 1.5-mile hike to the Piedmont Overlook. Bring water and a flashlight. Park entry fee, $4 per vehicle. 540-592-3556.
Orienteering courses, C.M. Crockett Park, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. 540-788-4867.
Benefit polo match, Sunday. Gates open at 12:30 p.m.; 2:30 p.m. polo match, Virginia International Polo Club, 21515 Trappe Rd., Upperville. Spectators may tailgate while watching the game. Hosted by the National Sporting Library and Museum. $150 per vehicle (with a limit of four people). 202-741-1294 or holly@
Scrabble for adults, 6 p.m. Monday, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. Free. 540-422-8500
Chess Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Chessboards appreciated. Free. 540-422-8500.
Racquetball challenge, age 18 and older, 6-8 p.m. Fridays, Vint Hill Village Green Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $2. 540-347-6894.
Fauquier Duplicate Bridge Club, noon Thursdays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Pairs and single players welcome. $5. 540-364-3861 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunrise Fitness, 6:30-7 a.m. weekdays. Marshall Community Center parking lot, 4133 Rectortown Rd. Free. 540-364-3886.
Drop-in volleyball, age 18 and older. 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays, Vint Hill Village Green Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $7.50; Fauquier residents, $5. 540-347-6894.
Drop-in basketball, ages 12-15, 5-7 p.m. Thursdays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. $5; Fauquier residents, $3. 540-364-3886.
Drop-in basketball, age 14 and older, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. $4. 540-364-3886.
Drop-in basketball, age 18 and older, 8-10 p.m. Wednesdays, Vint Hill Village Green Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $7.50; Fauquier residents, $5. 540-347-6894.
Drop-in basketball, age 35 and older, 6-10 p.m. Mondays, Vint Hill Village Green Community Center, 4235 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $7.50; Fauquier residents, $5. 540-347-6894.
Walking Club, Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave. $12; Fauquier residents, $8. 540-347-6896.
Warrenton Stamp and Coin Club, 7 p.m. first Thursdays, SunTrust Bank, 680 Warrenton Center. 540-347-2567 or www.wscc.site11.com.
24th annual “Evening Under the Stars,” 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Main Street, Warrenton. Tastings from area restaurants and caterers, dancing, live music, cash bar and a silent auction. Fundraiser for the Partnership for Warrenton Foundation. $50; in advance, $40. 540-349-8606 or jennifer@partnershipforwarrenton.
Yard sale fundraiser, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Spiritual Care Support Ministry Center, 76 W. Shirley Ave. and Blue Ridge Orthopedic, 52 W. Shirley Ave., Warrenton. All proceeds support services to the local community providing short- and long-term care needed by those experiencing any kind of loss. Services include personal counseling and support groups. 540-349-5814.
Job search help, noon-4 p.m. Monday, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. The Virginia Employment Commission assists job seekers with résumés and applying for unemployment benefits. Call to schedule an appointment: 540-717-0233.
Warrenton Newcomers Club, 9:30-11:30 a.m. second Wednesdays, Mercy Hall (near St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church), 121 John E. Mann St. (formerly King Street), Warrenton. For people who have lived in the area less than five years. 540-347-7720.
Warrenton Ruritan Club, 7 p.m. third Thursdays, Bethel United Methodist Church, 6903 Blantyre Rd. 540-341-7671.
Supper Club, age 55 and older. 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Bistro on the Hill, Fauquier Hospital, 500 Hospital Dr., Warrenton. $4.50. 540-316-3588.
English as a Second Language classes, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd., Marshall. Sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Free. 540-422-8465.
English as a Second Language classes, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Free. 540-422-8465.
Marshall Business and Residents Association meeting, 7:30 p.m. third Tuesdays, Marshall Community Center, 4133 Rectortown Rd. 540-364-1782.
Free tutoring, by National Honor Society members. 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. 540-422-8500.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m. second Tuesdays, Inn at Vint Hill, 4200 Aiken Dr., Warrenton. $13, buffet. 540-347-9639.
Mothers of Preschoolers, 9:30 a.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Liberty Assembly of God Church, 11775 Morgansburg Rd., Bealeton. Free. 540-439-6523.
— Compiled by Sandy Mauck
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