Celtic Strings Concert

Sunday, October 21, 2018 5:00 PM

A string quartet from the organization Strings and Things will perform Celtic music from the 1600s to 2000 at Urbanna Baptist Church. Follow the link to see the concert program.

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Lots to enjoy all through the year on Virginia's Middle Peninsula and the Northern Neck!

 

Deltaville Farmers' Market

Friday, October 26, 2018 9:00 AM

The 4th Saturday of each month, April-November, brings the Farmers' Market to Deltaville's Holly Point Nature Park. Market hours are 9 am to 1 pm with produce and crafts for sale. Breakfast and lunch served at Billz' Bistro.

Hallowe'en at Holly Point

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 6:00 PM

Enjoy a safe and fun family evening at Holly Point, made good and spooky for the occasion.

Urbanna Oyster Festival

Friday, November 02, 2018 10:00 AM

Virginia's Official Oyster Festival is a fun-filled weekend affair, with blocks of food booths, crafts, music, performers and more.

RAL: 1st Friday Art Reception

Friday, November 02, 2018 5:00 PM

Opening reception of the Photography Show, which hangs until Nov. 17. Public welcome. 5-7 pm at the Rappahannock Art League Gallery, Kilmarnock Main Street.

Dance Extravaganza

Saturday, November 03, 2018 7:00 PM

Broadway comes to Kilmarnock. Presented by the Kilmarnock Museum as its one fundraiser. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Info: 436-9100

Elizabeth Varon speaks on Elizabeth Van Lew

Sunday, November 04, 2018 2:00 PM

Lecture, "Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, A Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy" is part of the Foundation for Historic Christ Church 2018 Sunday Speaker Series, "Equaled by Few; Excelled by None: Virginia Women in History." $25 per lecture or $90 for the series at Historic Christ Church, Weems.

RAL: Jewelry Show Reception

Friday, November 09, 2018 5:00 PM

Jewelry Show is only on Nov 9 and 10. Public welcome. 5-7 pm at the Rappahannock Art League Gallery, Kilmarnock Main Street.

Veterans' Day

Sunday, November 11, 2018 12:00 AM

Observed on Nov 12 this year

Taste by the Bay: Wine, Food, Arts and Ale

Saturday, November 17, 2018 11:00 AM

Live music by Michael Burgess and James Justin & Co. Crafts vendors. 11 am - 5 pm at the Tides Inn, Irvington. $30 in advance, $35 on the day if not sold out. Includes a souvenir wine glass and small tastes; more gourmet treats available for purchase.

Washington Saxophone Quartet

Saturday, November 17, 2018 7:30 PM

Heard on NPR's 'All Things Considered,' the group brings its wide repertoire to Rappahannock Concerts, at Northumberland High School, Heathsville. $25, discount packages available. Info: 888 210-8006.

Mathews Open Studio Tours

Friday, November 23, 2018 10:00 AM

For the 17th year, artists around the county open their studios the weekend after Thanksgiving Day, for you to visit at your own pace. Friday & Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. No fee. Get a brochure and map at Mathews Visitors Center near the courthouse.

Christmas in Urbanna

Friday, December 07, 2018 6:00 PM

Come witness the lighting of the trees on the Town Green at 6 pm. Carolers and a parade launch the holiday spirit.

Jackson Creek Christmas Cruise

Saturday, December 08, 2018 4:00 PM

Come to the DCA for a hayride to the creek cruise. Departures hourly 4:30 to 7:30. Cider and cookies at the DCA. $8 for adults, tickets required for all. Get them at Nauti Nell's, or through Heaven Scent when you book.

A Contemporary Christmas from Britten

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Second in the five-concert series 'Ware is the Music' at Ware Episcopal. $25 per concert or $100 for the series. More info: 693-3821. Note the linked video has no connection to performers who will be present, but is just a track of Britten (performed by The Sixteen).

RFA on Stage: Voice Play

Saturday, December 15, 2018 7:30 PM

Holiday show. VoicePlay recreates the orchestrated sound of an entire musical production with nothing but the human voice. Lancaster Middle School Auditorium, Kilmarnock. 7:30 - 9:30 pm. $39.

Christmas

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 12:00 AM

National and religious holiday.