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Upcoming Northern Neck events

Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 10:08 am

August 15

Rappatomac Writers Critique Group meets at Java Jacks Café noon until 3 p.m. Info: Janet Fast

August 16

Westmoreland County Social Services Board Meeting 3 p.m. Public comment time 10 a.m.

Old fashioned Car Cruise In 5-8 p.m. at Stan’s Dairy Freeze, 17456 Kings Hwy, Montross. Bring Hot Rod, Classic or Antique. All are welcome. Live music by Hard to Tell band. Event sponsored by NNAACA. Please bring canned/non-perishable food items to support Healthy Harvest Food Bank Warsaw.

August 16-25

The Lancaster Players present “The Birds,” a staged reading. Conor McPherson, from a story by Daphne du Maurier. Reservations/info: 435-3776 or

August 17

Twin Rivers Waterman’s Association annual Crab Feast from 2-6 at the Coles Point Plantation Pavilion. Tickets in advance or at the door. Info/tickets: Doug Jenkins 804-493-8833.

Mount Zion Baptist Church Men will sponsor a car, truck, bike show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Julia G. Page Community Center on Canal Road in Farnham. Info? Call Lenwood Carter 301-332-5968; Stanley Brooks 804-394-3140; Lloyd Laws 804-394-2425; Sorrell Thomas 804-450-2001 or John Heaggans 804-761-2257.

August 18

Nomini Baptist Church Bluegrass Sunday with Josh Grigsby and County Line at the 11 a.m. service.

August 18-21

Potomac Baptist Church, Hague annual Homecoming –  Sunday school at 10 a.m., prayer and praise at 11:15, worship at 11:30 a.m., message by Pastor Dwight Johnson, followed by lunch; prayer and praise at 2:30 p.m. and message at 3 p.m. by Pastor Michael Reed, pastor of Clarksville Baptist Church, Warsaw. Revival each evening at 7 p.m. with music by Jerusalem BC Men’s Chorus, Golden Stars of Morning Star, and Sanctuary Choir of Mt. Olive, Hustle.

August 24

Inside Yard Sale 7 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lebanon UM Church, 5598 Neenah Rd, Montross

August 25

New Saint John’s Baptist Church Revival Service starts with Reverend Kenneth Rioland of Chesterfield as evening speaker with praise and worship at 2:30 p.m. and service at 3 p.m. August 27-30 Reverend Frank Coleman of Greater Messiah Baptist Church of Yonkers, New York will be our guest speaker. With praise and worship at 7 p.m. and service at 7:30 p.m.

August 31

Save the Saddlery is hosting One Last Summer Jam family event in Warsaw Town Park,  6-9. Free. Music by The Whiskey Jackets of Staunton, features jazz, blues, and Americana; Juan More Taco will sell food. Swag items available for purchase to benefit The Saddlery.

September 3

Congressman Rob Wittman will speak at the Northern Neck Chapter 1823 NARFE annual fall picnic, noon at the Humphreys Shelter (Shelter I), Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster ($4 parking fee). The chapter will provide sausages, hamburgers and hot dogs. Attendees are asked to bring a dessert (last names A-M) or salad/side dish (last names N – Z). Info: 804-450-3919.

September 4

Life Line Screening, Warsaw Baptist Church, 226 Main Street. Call 877-237-1287 or visit Pre-registration is required. Learn about your risk for serious health conditions. Affordable rate packages.

September 8

New Jerusalem Baptist Church, celebrates homecoming with guest pastor Dr. Louis W. Hackett of Garland First Baptist Church, Garland, NC. Dinner served service, 11 a.m. Revival 7:30 p.m. Monday- Friday with Dr. Ralph A. Martino, pastor of First Church of Christ (Holiness), Washington, DC. Theme is Kingdom Encounter & Impartation.

September 14

2019 Northern Neck First Responders Softball Tournament, Callao Ruritan Lot, 185 Ruritan Lane, begins 8 a.m. $5 raffle for door prizes. Proceeds to Lancaster Co Deputy Santa Program. Hosted by LCSO & VSP.

September 17 

Blood Drive, Tappahannock- Essex Volunteer Fire Department, 620 Airport Road, Tappahannock, 1-7 p.m.

September 19 

Blood Drive, Warsaw Baptist Church, 226 Main Street, Warsaw, 1:30 -6:30 p.m.

September 30

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.