Bake sale/barbecue

Shiloh United Methodist Church will hold a bake sale and sell barbecued chicken starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday at the church on state Route 55 West in Clary. The proceeds will benefit local missions.

Rabies clinic

The Esther Boyd Animal Shelter will host a rabies clinic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 161 Fort Collier Road, Winchester.

Vaccinations are $13, cash only. Animals must have an up-to-date vaccination certificate for the three-year vaccination, otherwise a one-year vaccination will be given. Frederick County residency not required. Information:


• The West Shenandoah Ruritan Club will hold a ham and oyster dinner starting at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Orkney Springs Hotel. The cost is $18 for adults and $8 for children under 12. Carry-outs available.

• Front Royal Chapter 6 of the Eastern Star will hold a barbecue dinner from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Unity Masonic Lodge, 438 Skyline Vista Drive, Front Royal. The menu includes barbecued pork and brisket, oven-roasted potatoes, coleslaw, baked beans, hot dogs, dessert, beverages. The proceeds benefit the chapter’s scholarship fund. Dinners are $17. Carryouts available.

Clothing drive

A clothing drive is being held through Saturday for winter clothing, jackets, sweaters, etc. Items may be left at the Northern Virginia Daily office at 152 N. Holliday St., Strasburg, or by calling 540-758-3236.

Free clothing will be distributed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Strasburg Park Pavilion.

Ketchup contest

The Strasburg Heritage Association will hold the program “The Ketchup Contest: Solving the Recipe Mystery of the Virginia Restaurant” from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 156 W. Washington St.

The restaurant was a hangout of generations of Strasburg community residents. There will be a taste test of over 10 different recipes, each believed to be the original and very unique ketchup made and served by the Brill family. Share memorabilia of the restaurant and try some French fries made the Virginia Restaurant way. Judges will be customers of the restaurant who remember the taste of the famous ketchup.

Cats fundraiser

Community Cat Advocats will host its “Celebrate Community Cats, Pawty for a Cause” fall fundraiser from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Brewbaker’s Restaurant, 168 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.

There will be beer and wine, food, raffles and a silent auction featuring items donated by area individuals and businesses that include collectible sports memorabilia.

Proceeds benefit the efforts of Community Cat Advocats, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to the trap-neuter-vaccination of cats in Winchester and Frederick County.

Tickets, which are $30 per adult in advance or $35 at the door, include a glass of beer or wine, hors d’oerves and a raffle ticket. Tickets for ages 6 and older are $15 and include a soft drink, hors d’oerves, raffle ticket and face painting.



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