There will be a Drive Thru Rabies Clinic at the Tappk-Essex VFD on Airport Rd Saturday, October 22nd from 8-10 am. Essex County 2017 Dog Tags will be available. The county does not require tags for cats, but you may bring them for rabies shots. Prices are as follows: $8 for rabies shot, $5 for single dog tag, $25 for small kennel and $35 for large kennel.
A Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support the Scholarship Fund of the Woman’s Club of Essex County on Sat., Oct. 22nd from 8 to 10am at Applebee’s in Tappahannock. Donation $10
Popes Creek Baptist Church Relay for Life Team will have a combination yard, bake and craft sale on Saturday October 22nd beginning at 8am at the church on 9131 Kings Highway, Montross. Benefits the Relay for Life Cancer Fund.
Join the Northern Neck Farm Museum for their two day Fall Festival on Sat., Oct 22nd from 9am to 5pm and Sun, Oct 23rd from 10am to 4pm. 2 Days of Fall Family Fun. Walk thru the corn maze, take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin ($5 a person), artists & crafters, food and a Bounce House.
Normal hours are Saturdays 10 am – 2 pm and Sundays 1 to 4 pm. The farm museum is located at 12705 Northumberland Hwy., Heathsville, Va 22473. (804) 435-6532 or (804)761-5952, www.thefarmmuseum.org
The men of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Farnham will have a parade of cars, trucks and bikes on Saturday, October 22 at Richmond County Community Center. Registration begins at 9 am. Donation is $5 per person, $15 per car. Trophies, Awards, Music and Food items will be available for sale.
Northern Neck & Essex County American Cancer Society is hosting a Bark For Life event on Saturday October 22nd from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Times Square Shopping Center in Warsaw. Its $10.00 per dog. It’s free to the public. For more information you can go to www.relayforlife.org or call 1-800-227-2345.
On Saturday October 22, 2016 the Tappahannock Police Department and Essex County Sheriff’s Office will once again participate in the National Drug Take Back Initiative from 10am-2pm at Wal-Mart on Tappahannock Blvd. Officers will be on hand to collect unneeded or expired medication for disposal. No syringes or illicit drugs will be accepted. Also on hand for this event will be representatives from The Three Rivers Medical Reserve Corps with information on preparedness for a home emergency. The Medical Reserve Corps is comprised of local health professionals and interested citizens who want to make the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula a safer and healthier place to live.
The National Drug Take Back Initiative is a program sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration aimed at removing dangerous medication from home that is no longer needed for proper disposal. The Tappahannock Police and Essex Sheriff’s Office has removed nearly 300 pounds of drugs in the previous collection events.
Questions concerning the program may be directed to Captain J.H. Siddons of the Tappahannock Police Department at 804-443-3992.
The Westmoreland Triad presents “Senior Services Available to all” & “Scams Against Our Seniors” on Sat., Oct. 22nd beginning at 10:30am at the Westmoreland Co. Sheriff’s Office. Guest speakers from Bay Aging and Virginia Office of the Attorney General.
Richmond County Public Library presents Cartoonist/Illustrator and Author, Jamie Cosley on Saturday, October 22nd from 11 am -Noon at RCC Warsaw, Room 152. Join Jamie as he demonstrates how to draw all your favorite characters; Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Star Wars and more! Free to the public for ages 6 and up. Refreshments will be served. Questions? Contact Ruth Lynn at 333-6713.
Celebrate the Grand Opening and Dedication of the King & Queen Vol. Rescue Squad on Sat., Oct 22nd from 2 to 7pm. They will have a bounce house, children’s activities, cake walk, Karaoke/Music, food, facepainting, raffles and from 4 to 7pm pick up a Spaghetti Meal for your dinner. All proceeds benefit the Rescue Squad which is located at 156 Indian Neck Road, Newtown VA.
A Fish Fry & Concert to benefit Lindsey Fortune will be held on Sat., Oct. 22nd at Shepherds United Methodist Church, St. Stephens Church. The dinner will be held from 4 to 6 and the Concert featuring 4 The Lord Quartet of Mechincsville will start at 6:30pm. Tickets are $10. Call 337-3925.
New Hope Baptist Assembly located at 1823 Crittendens Mill Road in Tappahannock invite you to hear the Bluegrass Sounds of the True Spirit Gospel Band from Petersburg on Sat., Oct. 22nd at 6:30pm. Enjoy a benefit dinner before the concert at 5pm. All dinner proceeds benefit Sue Collings. For directions call 241-5489.
True Spirit Gospel Band, from Peterburg, VA , a Gospel group that performs Bluegrass and Southern Gospel music, will be holding a Concert on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 6:30 PM at New Hope Baptist Assembly in Tappahannock. A Fundraiser Hamburger/Hot Dog Dinner will be held from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, take-out or eat-in. All proceeds from the dinner will benefit “Sue’s Safari”, for Sue Collings, the Pastor’s wife, who is battling breast cancer. Come early, eat before the Concert , and get a great seat! A Love Offering will be taken for True Spirit Gospel Band.
On Saturday, October 22nd, there will be a Free Family Movie Night and Fall Celebration on the lawn at Middlesex Elementary School beginning at 5 pm and sponsored by Harmony Grove Baptist Church. The Movie is a new Disney Pixar and will be shown on a large outdoor screen. There will be games, food and free raffles, as well as trunk or treat. The movie will begin around 7:00 pm so please bring a lawn chair or a blanket for your family. This event is entirely free and will be held rain or shine. For More information call Harmony Grove Baptist Church at 758-5154.
The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad and the Northern Neck Explorers will host their 3rd Annual Haunted House at the Lively Firehouse Pavilion from 6 to 10pm Thursdays thru Saturdays Oct. 20th thru 29th and on Halloween Night Oct. 31st. The cost is $7 per adult, Children 12 and under $5. It may be too scary for toddlers.