Quilters, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Bethel United Methodist Church, 6903 Blantyre Rd., Warrenton. Free. 540-349-8473.
Historic Waveland Tour, 2 p.m. Saturday, Waveland, 5061 Carter’s Run Rd., three miles south of Marshall. Karen Hughes White of the Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County will present her research on the African American community at Waveland. A tour of the mansion follows. Waveland was the home of John Augustine Washington III, great-great nephew of George Washington. Sponsored by the Mosby Heritage Area Association. $30; nonmembers, $35. 540-687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org.
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. daily, except Mondays. 10 Ashby St., Warrenton. Free. 540-347-5525 or www.fauquierhistory.com.
Gold panning demonstrations, 2-2:15 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and 10 a.m. Saturdays. Monroe Park, 14421 Gold Dust Pkwy. (off Route 17), Goldvein. Free. 540-752-5330 or www.goldvein.com.
Socrates Cafe, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Group discussion: “Is Any Economic Theory Worthy of Our Trust?” 540-422-8500.
Bealeton Book Club, 7:30 p.m. April 15, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Dr. “The Art of Hearing Heartbeats,” by Jan-Philipp Sendker. 540-422-8533.
Mystery Book Club, noon April 18, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. “The Woods,” by Harlan Coben. 540-422-8514.
Friends of Film,1 p.m. April 22, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. A screening and discussion of “The Social Network” (2010). 540-422-8505.
Great Books Club, 7 p.m., May 6, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Discussion: “Notes from the Underground,” by Fyodor Dostoevsky. 540-422-8505.
Writing skills 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.
“Wild Mountain Thyme” concert, 3 p.m. Saturday, Highland Center for the Arts, 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Performances by SCORE, a local children’s music ensemble, and Celtibillies, a band that explores connections between Appalachian and Celtic music. $10; students, $5. 540-428-2313 or www.scoremusic.org.
Grace Church Concert Series, 5 p.m. April 14, Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main St., The Plains. A program performed by the Apollo Chamber Orchestra, joined by a quartet of singers from the Washington National Opera's Young Artists. $25. 540-253-5177 or www.gracetheplains.org.
Earth Day Music Festival, 1-7 p.m. April 20, C.M. Crockett Park, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Family event with local and high school bands. Take lawn chairs or blankets; food will be sold. $6; Fauquier residents, $3. 540-788-4867.
Fauquier Community Band, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays. Open rehearsal; 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.
Astronomy Club event, 7-11 p.m. May 18, C.M. Crockett Park, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Age 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Take a telescope or look through one provided by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. $6; Fauquier County residents, free. 540-788-4867.
Orienteering courses, C.M. Crockett Park, 10066 Rogues Rd., Midland. Information and maps are available at the office. 540-788-4867.
Chess Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m. fourth Mondays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Chessboards welcomed. Light snacks and beverages provided by Friends of the Fauquier Library. 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 are welcome. $5. firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-364-3861.
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.
Free income tax assistance, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Warrenton Community Center (Building C), 430 E. Shirley Ave. Free. 540-724-1829 or www.nvacash.org.
Rain barrel workshop, 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Warrenton Community Center, 430 E. Shirley Ave. A rain barrel to take home is included. $45; Fauquier residents, $35. 540-422-8560; registration required.
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., 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 for adults, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St. Sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County. Free. 540-347-8750, Ext. 6.
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.
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