November & December Northern Neck Blood Drives:

Thursday, November 21, 1:30-6:30 p.m., Warsaw Baptist Church,  226 Main St., Warsaw.

Monday, November 25, 1-6 p.m., Montross Rescue Squad, 72 Lyells St., Montross.

Monday, November 25, 10-3 p.m., Kilmarnock Baptist Church, 65 East Church Street, Kilmarnock.

Tuesday, December 3, Noon – 6 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6807 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville.

Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck Alzheimer’s Education Programs

For more information on any of the groups, please call 804-967-2580.

Thursday, November 21, 11 a.m.-noon, Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague, VA 22469

Alzheimer’s Association Support Groups for Caregivers

Thursday, November 21, 6-7:30 p.m., Gloucester County Library, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061


Candy wreaths for sale to benefit St. John’s Church purchase of bikes for needy children for Christmas. Available until December 12, call 804-296-5142 to purchase.

November 20

Lancaster County Chapter 1406/UDC members meet at 1 p.m. in the Community Room of Northumberland County Public Library. Dr. Hilary Derby and the NN Kindred Spirits will present “Remembering Our Patroness, Sally Blundon,”  Info: 453-9156.

November 21

The Regional Chapter (Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula) of the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society (VAHS) is proud to host the monthly luncheon presentation at 11:30 a.m. at the Pilot House Restaurant adjacent fo Hummel Airport, Rt. 3, Topping. The presentation will review the history of the legendary Vultee Aircraft.

November 22

HarvestFest Bonfire community gathering – A time to enjoy the season and be thankful – 5:30-8 p.m. Hot dogs, chips, drinks, Garner’s Produce fresh veggies; plus hay ride, glow ball, slide & bounce house. Nomini Baptist Church pavilion grounds. Enjoy an evening with friends & family. Info: 804-493-8429.

November 23

Huge church yard, soup and bake sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Activities Building of Fairfields UMC, 14741 Northumberland Hwy, Burgess. Visit for more info or call Dottie Longest 804-370-0603.

November 24

Men’s Day Celebration at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 269 James Wharf Road, White Stone at 3:00 p.m..  Guest speaker, Dr. Rodney Waller of First African Baptist Church in Richmond.

Galilee UMC in Edwardsville Homecoming Celebration at 3 p.m. Guest preacher, The Rev. Alvin Hill of The Christian Community Church, Warsaw, All are welcome. Lunch served at 1:30 p.m.

November 25

Northumberland County Branch NAACP meeting 6 p.m. at NCCC, 679 Browns Store Road. Guest speaker Sheila A. Branson, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC will speak – Understanding Type II Diabetes, prevention & management. Monthly meeting every 4th Monday at 6 p.m. Info: James M Long 804-724-3240.

November 28

Abingdon Episcopal Church, Rt. 17 in White Marsh, Gloucester County annual free community Thanksgiving Day Dinner 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the parish house next to the church. Info 804-693-3035

December 6 – 9

Chesapeake Chorale Christmas concerts December 6, Northumberland High School; December 7, Lancaster Middle School each at 8 p.m.; December 8, St. Clare Walker Middle School at 3 p.m.; and December 9, the Chorale will participate in the “Holly and the Ivy” service at Historic Christ Church at 3 p.m.Tickets available from Chorale members and at the door at each venue.

December 7

The Deacons and Trustees of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Farnham will present the Hearts of Joy of Tappahannock in full concert at 3 p.m.

Irvington Methodist Church, 26 King Carter Drive, 21st Distinctive Bazaar 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Café Luncheon – Christmas gifts; Bakery Booth – homemade  – cakes, pies, cookies, brownies, candies, pickles, jams, and jelly; Gift Shop – Affordable upscale gift items for all shoppers.

January 11

Best-selling novelist Brad Parks will speak at RCC’s 50th anniversary celebration at 3 p.m. in the RCC Lecture Hall, Glenns campus. Parks has written several of his best-selling crime novels at the Hardee’s restaurant in Saluda. He will meet with fans for a meet-and-greet and book signing from 3:45 until 5:00 p.m. in the RCC library. Copies of his latest novels will be available for purchase and signing. Fans may bring their own copies to be signed.

Rappahannock Community College 50th Anniversary Open House on the Glenns Campus

1 to 4 p.m. No fee to attend. For more information, visit RCC Turns 50 at

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