Drive Thru Rabies Clinic @ Tappk-Essex VFD
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

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.

Flapjack Fundraiser @ Applebee's Restaurant
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

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

Yard Sale, Bake Sale, Craft sale to benefit Relay For Life @ Popes Creek Baptist Church
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am

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.

Museum’s Fall Festival @ Northern Neck Farm Museum
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

Parade of Cars, Trucks and Bikes
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

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.

Bark For Life @ Times Square Shopping Center
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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.

National Drug Take Back Initiative @ Wal-Mart
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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.

Westmoreland Triad @ Westmoreland County Sheriff's Office
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am

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.

Cartoonist/Illustrator and Author, Jamie Cosley @ RCC, Warsaw Campus, Room 152
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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.

K & Q Rescue Squad Grand Opening @ Upper King & Queen Rescue Squad
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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.

Benefit Dinner & Concert @ Shepherd's United Methodist Church
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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.

Blue Grass Gospel and Benefit Dinner @ New Hope Baptist Assembly
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm

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.

Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm

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.

Family Movie Night and Fall Celebration @ Middlesex Elementary School
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm

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.

Haunted House @ Lively Firehouse Pavilion
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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.