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Events near Fleeton Fields

Hughlett's Tavern sponsors the Heathsville Farmers Market every 3rd Saturday of the month from April to October. Irvington Farmers' Market is held on the 1st Saturday of the month from May through November from 8 am to 12 pm. Kilmarnock Farmers' Market is held from May to October on the 4th Saturday of each month.

ChesBay Wine Trail

Wine and Cherries Weekend

Saturday-Monday February 13-15, 2016

Join the participating wineries of the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail offering cherry treats throughout the weekend to pair with their wines.

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Everyday Life in the 18th Century

Saturday, February 20, 2016 2:00 PM

"Distempers and Physic : Health and Medicine in 18th-century Virginia." Saturday Lecture Series at Christ Church. $10

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RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, March 4, 2016, 5:00 PM

The First Friday Reception is open to the public as well as members. Until 7 pm. Free.

Nunsense

The Lancaster Players : Nunsense

3 weekends in March

Book, Music and Lyrics by Dan Goggin. Directed by Randal Tyler and Robin Blake. Evening performances March 4-5, 11-12, 17-18-19 with a 7 pm Social Hour, 8 pm Curtain. Matinees March 6 & 13: 2 pm Social Hour, 3 pm Curtain.

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Everyday Life in the 18th Century

Saturday, March 12, 2016 2:00 PM

"From a London Merchant to a Virginian Chest of Drawers--Clothing ...." Saturday Lecture Series at Historic Christ Church. $10.

Jefferson and Wine

Wine for a New World

Saturday, March 19, 2016, 2:00 PM

Everyday Life in the 18th Century, Saturday Lecture Series at Historic Christ Church. $15 includes wine tasting.

The Artie Shaw Orchestra

The Artie Shaw Orchestra

Saturday, March 19, 2016, 7:30 PM

performs in Kilmarnock at the Lancaster Middle School Theater as part of the On Stage series under the auspices of the Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts. Adults $35, students $12.

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RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, April 03, 2015 5:00 PM

The First Friday Reception is open to the public as well as members. Until 7 pm. Free.

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By the Bay Parade of Homes

Friday-Saturday, April 8-9, 2016 10:00 AM

Friday & Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm, tour unique properties for home and design ideas. Tickets $20 to be picked up at Good Luck Cellars on the day of the tour, where vendor displays, wine tastings and event maps will be available.

June Monheit

June Monheit

Saturday, April 9, 2016, 7:30 PM

, jazz and caberet singer, performs in Kilmarnock at the Lancaster Middle School Theater as part of the On Stage series under the auspices of the Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts. Adults $35, students $12.

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Cooking in 18th-century Virginia

Saturday, April 23, 2016 2:00 PM

Everyday Life in the 18th Century, Saturday Lecture Series at Historic Christ Church. $10.

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Kirkin' o' the Tartan

Sunday, April 24, 2016 12:30 PM

Full tartan/Scottish church service at Historic Christ Church, Irvington. Bagpipes, drums, & marching parade.

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Historic Garden Week in the Northern Neck

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:00 AM

This year's Northern Neck tour for Historic Virginia Garden Week features properties in Lancaster county.

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Reedville's Annual Blessing of the Fleet

Sunday, May 01, 2016 3:30 PM

At Omega Protein. Marks the opening of the fishing season. Sponsored by St. Mary's Episcopal Church and Omega Protein.

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RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, May 6, 2016 5:00 PM

The First Friday Reception is open to the public as well as members. Until 7 pm. Free.

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St. Stephen's Annual Strawberry Festival

Saturday, May 21, 2016 9:00 AM

The festival features over 100 high-quality arts replica watches and crafts exhibits, a giant bake sale, food concessions, music, fresh strawberries and their phenomenally popular strawberry shortcake.

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Memorial Day Service at Historic Christ Church

Monday, May 30, 2016 11:00 AM

A free event with music from 11 am, service at 11:30. Sponsored by the Retired Military Officers Association of America and the American Legion.

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RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, June 03, 2016 5:00 PM

June's First Friday Receptions at the Rappahannock Art League provides a preview of the Patrons' Gala. Friday receptions are open to the public as well as members. Until 7 pm. Free.

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Lancaster Players: Enchanted April

3 weekends in June

Evening performances June 10-11, 17-18, 23-24-25 with a 7 pm Social Hour, 8 pm Curtain. Matinees June 12 & 19: 2 pm Social Hour, 3 pm Curtain.

Blues Society guitar and vocals

RFM Summer Concert Series

Sunday, June 17, 2016 6:00 PM

At the Reedville Fishermen's Museum Pavilion.

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BBQ and Bluegrass

Saturday, June 25, 2016

The region's top bluegrass bands perform at a traditional pig roast and barbecue, at historic Roanoke Farm in Heathsville.

Blues Society guitar and vocals

RFM Summer Concert Series

Sunday, June 12, 2016 6:00 PM

At the Reedville Fishermen's Museum Pavilion.

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Rhythm & Brews & BBQs

Saturday, June 25, 2016 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Inaugural Rhythm, Brews and BBQ event. Live music, great food (including a BBQ contest) and fabulous craft brews, all within walking distance of the Steptoes District (old town) of Kilmarnock. Sponsored by Lancaster by the Bay Chamber, VA.

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Reedville Independence Day Run, Parade and Fireworks

Saturday, July 02, 2016 10:00 AM

Kids' events, artists' arena, food, boat display, crafts fair, barbershop quartets and the Firecracker 5K run, all centered on Reedville's Main Street, decked out for the occasion. Parade at 3 pm, waterside fireworks at 9 pm.

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Annual Ice Cream Social

Saturday, August 6, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A family day at Historic Christ Church, Irvington, with ice cream, colonial games and crafts, storytelling and tours.

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Annual Irvington Crab Festival

EXPECTED Saturday, August 6, 2016 5:00 PM

Unconfirmed date: check event url for updates. All-you-can-eat steamed crabs, BBQ, and live music will make Irvington Commons a lively spot. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Confirm after museum reopens for the season.

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RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, September 02, 2016 5:00 PM

September's First Friday Reception at the Rappahannock Art League showcases the winners of the Labor Day show. Open to the public as well as members. Until 7 pm. Free.

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Raise the Roof: Craft Beer Fest

Saturday, September 3, 2016 4:00 PM

Enjoy 12 craft beers, delicious BBQ from Savannah Joe’s, and awesome music. Till 8 PM at Historic Christ Church.

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St. Stephen's Annual Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 5, 2015 9:00 AM

Held on Saturday of Labor Day weekend, the festival features over 100 high-quality arts and crafts exhibits, a giant bake sale, food concessions, and music.

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Lancaster Players: The Gin Game

3 weekends in September

Evening performances September 9-10, 16-17, 22-23-24 with a 7 pm Social Hour, 8 pm Curtain. Matinees September 11 & 18: 2 pm Social Hour, 3 pm Curtain.

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Antique and Small Traditional Boat Show, Reedville

Saturday, September 10, 2016 10:00 AM

Till 3 pm.

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RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, October 1, 2016 5:00 PM

The First Friday Receptions at the Rappahannock Art League offer a new show each month, open to the public as well as members. October is the Abstract Show. Until 7 pm. Free.

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Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, October 1, 2016

At St. Stephen's, Heathsville, animals of all types receive the traditional blessing on the Saturday closest to the feast of St. Francis.

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RAL First Friday Reception

Friday, November 4, 2016 8:00 PM

The First Friday Receptions at the Rappahannock Art League offer a new show each month, open to the public as well as members. Until 7 pm. Free.

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RFM Winter Market

Saturday, November 12, 2016 9:00 AM

At Festival Halle till 2 pm.

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26th Annual RFM Oyster Roast

Saturday, November 12, 2016 2:00 PM

The 26th year of the popular all-you-can-eat festival with live music. Oysters, soup, and BBQ. Beer and wine on site. 2-5 pm.

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Oysters and Oldies

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Roasted local oysters, homemade St. Stephen's chili, hot dogs and oldies music at historic Roanoke farm in Heathsville.

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Holly and the Ivy: Songfest

Monday, December 5, 2016 3:30 pm

Celebrate the season at Historic Christ Church, Irvington, with traditional songs, carols, and music. Admission: two items for the local food bank.

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Christmas on Cockrell's Creek

Saturday-Sunday, December 11, 2016 11:00 AM

See historic and new area homes decorated for Christmas Saturday 10-5, Sunday 11-4 pm. Santa arrives in Reedville Historic District aboard the Elva C on Saturday. Breakfast with Santa is at 9 am. Sometime during the house tour stop to see the Designer Tablescapes Exhibition, where you will swiss replica watches see dining sets from French kitchens to an old pier, gardens to Victorian parlors. Refreshments served.

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