Please join the University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center Warsaw Office and Marc Willson, retail consultant for Virginia SBDC, on October 24th from 9-11am at the Bank of Lancaster in Kilmarnock and October 25th from 9:30-11:30am at the Beale Memorial Building in Tappahannock for a workshop “From Bah Humbug To Booming Holiday Sales” to help increase your holiday sales with 7 simple strategies and review retailing basics and best practices. For additional information or to register for either of the dates (seating is limited) please contact Bonnie Haywood at (804)333-0286.
UMW Bazaar & Bake Sale 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the social hall at Henderson UM Church, Hyacinth, Callao. Baked & canned goods, bargain basement, white elephant table, handcrafts, flower arrangements & more. Lunch: homemade vegetable soup w/choice of chicken salad or ham sandwich plus drink, eat in or take out.
Softball and corn hole benefit for Brian Gracik, at the Essex County Little League Park. The donation for each softball team: $225 and each corn hole team is $20. First softball game begins at 9 a.m., corn hole tournament will begin at 4 p.m. Contact Ben Roberts at 761-1262 or Eric Jenkins at 313-1060 to register or for more information. Brian Gracik suffered major injuries several weeks ago in a fall.
Book Sale!, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Oct. and Nov., on Main St. in Warsaw next to Union Bank – thousands of books, RCC Friends of the Library. $
Grief counseling facilitated by Ann Lia Rubio of Riverside Tappahannock Hospital. 10 a.m., Montross Branch Library, 56 Polk St., Montross. Come every session or just once in a while.
Melrose United Methodist Church Trunk Treat, from 4 p.m. to 6 .m. The church is located at 1317 Lewisetta Road, Lottsburg. Candy, games, face painting, bouncehouse, crafts, pinatas, hot dogs. Wear your costume. Bring your car. Costume contest and prize awarded for best decorated car. FREE
Fire Safety Halloween at the (Newland) RCVFD #3 Firehouse, 587 County Bridge Rd. From 5:30-7pm Food, Games, Cakewalk, Costume Contest, Fire Safety Educational Materials. Admission: One non-perishable food item per person to benefit a local food bank. Come have lots of fun and laughs.
The first to be held on Saturday October 26th, is Historical Haunts: A Spook-tacular Halloween. Our annual Halloween has something for all this year. LB Taylor, author of over 13 books on the Virginia paranormal, will present “Ghost stories of the Northern Neck” in the DuPont Library from 5:30-6:30pm. From 7-9pm, ghost tours, refreshments, Halloween crafts, Palm Reading and Tarot card readings will take place. Seating is limited. $
Cople District Volunteer Fire department’s Annual Halloween Party, Sat Oct. 26th 7 p.m. ages 012 there will be games, snacks, costume contest, haunted hayride, and movie.
River of Life Pentecostal Church will have a guest speaker during the 11 a.m. worship service. Rev. Carol Shell of Sterling, Va. will be ministering. Lunch following the service. Church address: 510 Colonial Ave., Colonial Beach. For more information call 804-224-8157.