Community News & Events: March 6


The Riverton United Methodist Church Men will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall at the back of the church. A good-will offering will be accepted.



John Lewis, a photographer and traveler from Clarke County, will be the speaker at the Long Branch Speaker Series at 6 p.m. Sunday in Millwood.

The next lecture will be held March 18 featuring entrepreneur Sarah Cohen. Tickets are $25. Seating is limited. Reservations, information:

540-837-1856 or



The Strasburg Community Men’s prayer breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church.


Book drop-off

Bowman Library in Stephens City will sponsor a book drop-off from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday for its used book sale March 20-24.

Visitors can drop off books, CDs and DVDs. Information: 540-662-9041.


GLOW Festival

The GLOW Festival (Gals Living Out Wellness) will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Yellow Barn in Quicksburg as part of International Women’s Day. Activities include speakers Alice Muellerweiss and Alyssa Bryner as well as fitness breaks, massage and vendors. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Tickets, information:


Antiques appraisal

The Rappahannock Historical Society will hold its annual antiques appraisal, silent auction and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Copper Fox Antiques in Sperryville.

The cost is $10 per item or $25 for three. Information: 540-675-1163 or email



Handley Library in Winchester will host a showing of the family film “Captain Underpants” from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch. Snacks will also be available. Information: 540-662-9041 or email


Benefit bingo

The Blue Ridge Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship will host a Vera Bradley, Premier Designs and Thirty-One Bingo at 2 p.m. Saturday at the John H. Enders Fire Hall in Berryville.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door for 14 prize-filled games. There will also be a raffle for a grand prize worth more than $200. Proceeds will assist with scholarships and funds to care for the therapy animals.

Information, tickets: Margie Youngs at 540-533-2777 or email



Orkney Springs Fire & Rescue will hold a pork tenderloin dinner starting at 3 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $8.  Sandwiches and carry-outs available.



The New Market Area Library will hold a program featuring Pat Cheeks, a registered nurse and psychiatric/mental health clinical nurse specialist, who will discuss her book “How to Say No Without Feeling Guilty, Horrible, Selfish, Mean or Bad.”

The program is free. No registration is required. Information: Beverly Butterfield at 540-335-5396 or email



The junior high youth group at Wakemans Grove Church of the Brethren in Edinburg will host a sloppy ham potpie dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. A free-will offering will be accepted.




The Fort Valley Fire Department will host bingo at 6 p.m. Saturday. Food will be available to purchase starting at 5:30 p.m. Information:



The Narrow Passage chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Woodstock.

Linda Dinsmore, state chairman of public relations and media, will be the speaker. Information: 856-3426.



Salem Church of the Brethren near Stephens City will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. A free-will offering will be accepted.



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