Don’t wait, check the date and replace your smoke alarms that are over 10 years old. Smoke detectors should be replaced every 10 years. Richmond County Department of Emergency Services and RCVFD have partnered with The American Red Cross to bring FREE smoke detectors to the citizens of Richmond County. Call 804-333-5089 to schedule your installation!
Now through October 31
Hayrides, Honey Bee Train, Games & Pumpkins at Millwood Farm, 23709 Kings Hwy, Warsaw (near Lyells substation) Open Saturday 10:00 – 6:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Reasonable cash fee.
“Captains Choice” Golf Tournament Quinton Oaks Golf Course, Callao. Proceeds benefit The Orchard’s Garden Memory Support Household. Info: Karen Wilkins at 804-313-2446 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Rappahannock Church of Christ Gospel Fest, 4324 Richmond Rd, Warsaw 4 p.m. Presented by Richmond County Community Support Group. Info: 804-394-4500 or 394-3641. Advance tickets or at the door.
Local Detachment 1062 of the Marine Corps League annual charity yard sale at Banes NN Upholstery parking lot in Callao, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. As usual, all proceeds go back into helping people and organizations in the Northern Neck. If you wish to donate items (no clothes or old TVs, please) drop them off at the site by 8:30 the morning of the sale.
Northern Neck Land Conservancy Boots’n’BBQ, at Ditchley Farm & Cider Works, 1571 Ditchley Rd, Kilmarnock; 1-4 p.m. Live music by The Gurleys, food by Angelo’s and Ditchley Cider Works, adult beverages, drone demo, house tours, exhibitors and more. Info/tickets: NNLC office 804-462-0979 or purchase online www.nnconserve.org
Mulberry Baptist Church invites you to its Sunday Best Husband and Wife March at 4 p.m. Special musical guests, The Voices of Faith. Couples are also invited to participate or attend but ALL are welcome to dress in your Sunday best and fellowship in the name of the LORD.
Registration deadline for flower arranging workshop at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 216 Duke Street, in Tappahannock, October 12, at 10 a.m. There is a fee to attend; all arrangements raffled at end of program. Lunch provided at an additional fee. Seating capped at 75 participants; lunch at 50 participants. Contact St. John’s, Attn: Carol Claspell, PO Box 336, Tappahannock VA 22560.
The Northern Neck Chapter 1823 of the NARFE Association meets at 1 p.m. at China Inn Restaurant, 5061 Richmond Road, Warsaw. After lunch, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield representative Kathy Bass will review the 2020 changes in the Federal health insurance program. Executive board will meet at noon. Info: 804.450.3919.
Triad, with sponsorship by Riverside Tappahannock Hospital, will hold its second Senior Health & Safety Fair from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. hosted by Beale Memorial Baptist Church. Health screenings, top-notch speakers and sessions, free lunch, information booths handouts for health, fraud, senior living, driving, insurance, and lots more.
Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa yard sale at Peoples Community Bank in Warsaw, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Current and retired teachers from Essex, Richmond, and Westmoreland counties have contributed to the sale. Proceeds benefit Beta Lambda scholarship given annually to a graduating senior from one of those counties. Applications are available for students entering the field of education.
Friendship Sunday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1717 Hampton Hall Road, Callao. “Celebrating the message of the Christian Gospel – whatever one’s background – and exploring biblical archeology – under the title ‘You Can Dig It!’” Retired Navy Chaplain Mike Ramming will lead both the worship service and the morning Bible class beginning at 9 a.m. with coffee at 10 a.m. and Bible class at 10:30 a.m. Info 804-456-6554.
The Missionary Ministry of Mulberry Baptist Church invites you to attend their Annual Anniversary at 4 p.m. Guest speaker, Rev. Alvin Hill of Community Christian Church, along with his choir and congregation. To GOD be the glory!
Totuskey Baptist Church revival with guest speaker Pastor Larry Schools 7 p.m.
October 10, 17, 24 & 31
Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL), literature course, “A Julian Barnes Literary Sampler” will be taught by Gail Kenna, from l to 3 p.m. at RCC’s Kilmarnock Center. Advance registration, with a tuition payment, is required. Info: Michele Inderrieden at 804-333-6824 or e-mail email@example.com.
Friends of Essex Public Library Evening with a Writer 6:30 p.m. at Essex Inn, Tappahannock. Reserve tickets by Oct 9 at Essex Public Library or online at EPLVA.org
October 19 & 20
Helicopter & airplane rides at Tappahannock-Essex County Airport with JAARS pilots in their mission aircraft. Meet the JAARS pilots & Bible translators; tour the aircraft mechanic shop and enjoy music & youth activities. Facebook Essex JAArs event www.jaars.org or call Dave Shockley 804-456-8543. Oct 19, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Oct 20, 2-6 p.m. Help support this worthy missionary team as they bring help and the Word to remote peoples around the world.
Bingo weekly on Thursday at VFW Post 7167 on 73 Washington Ave, Warsaw. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available by the VFW Auxiliary.
Menokin Baptist Church Community Meal second Monday of each month, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Free to anyone.
Carter Memorial SDA Church Community Center, 121 Cartertown Road, Newland, household items and clothing for qualifying individuals. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – noon.
Richmond County NAACP Unit 7113-B meets the 4th Monday of every month 7 p.m. at the Mackey/Thompson Learning Center (former Richmond Co. Elem. School). Questions/info: Raymond “Cee” Bailey 804-450-3345 or firstname.lastname@example.org
RCC Friends of the Library bookstore hours are Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Proceeds are returned to the community via the public library, college library, children’s programs and other outreach activities.
Veterans’ Breakfast, second Tuesday each month, 9 a.m. at Commonwealth Senior Living, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham. RSVP 804-394-2102.