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Events in the month of July 2020
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7/2/2020
 -8/1/2020
Small Works Exhibit

The Small Works Exhibit opens July 2nd at RAL Art Center, 19 N. Main Street, Kilmarnock ,VA.  Our artists create works of Art in all mediums, 154 square inches two and three dimensions, that are just right for gifts and fit perfectly in your small spaces.  This exhibit, one of our most popular, runs through Saturday, August 1st.   The show will be judged and ribbons awarded.  We regret that we are not able to host a First Friday Reception in July.  RAL Art Center is open Thursdays through Saturdays 10to 4.  Please join us safely by following social distancing guidelines and wearing a mask.

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7/3/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Fido Friday

Fido Friday allows you and your canine friend to spend a night out together.  You can sip on a glass of hard cider while your dog enjoys water from a bowl. We will have cider available for tasting, drinking by the glass, bottle or fill up that growler for the 4th.
We will have several of our menu items available with our charcuterie board featuring some of our grass fed meat products. All of our meats are nitrate, nitrite and MSG free.

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7/3/2020
Friday Wine Down

Good Luck Cellars is open 11-8 on Fridays. Wine Down starts at 5:00.

Sip back and relax on the covered, wrap-around porch. Enjoy the view of the vineyard (and sometimes our grape vine patrol squad on duty) and live music by Bob Wilson who starts at 5:30. If the weather is nice, bring portable chairs and enjoy the lawn area. We're pet friendly too -- friendly, leashed dogs are allowed on the porch and lawn area. And, feel free to bring a picnic basket, plan a potluck with friends, or order yummy, local food from the food truck (when onsite).

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7/3/2020
POSTPONED - Music on the Half Shell Series: Steve Bassett & the Mystic Soul Bubbas

Music on the Half Shell Stage presented by Chesapeake Bank brings great musical entertainment to Kilmarnock’s Town Centre Park each month, starting in May and ending in October. Each of the 6 shows bring a different genre of music and includes a local opening act.
This is the place to be to enjoy stellar music as well as enjoying the amazing outdoor space.
All shows are 6 pm - 9 pm and will have food and adult beverage vendors on site.
* No dogs, coolers, or outside food or beverage please. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on.

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7/3/2020
2020 Annual Fireworks Show

Our fireworks show will need to adhere to socially distant standards, and spectators must remain with their vehicles while watching the show. Feel free to tailgate or bring lawn chairs to place at the back of your vehicle!

Parking at Essex High School will be limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, there will be no events prior to the fireworks show. Please note that all ballgames are canceled.

Rain date is Sunday, July 5th.

Thank you to our sponsors! This year, above all, they have really stepped up to make this community event possible! Thank you.
Hosted by Richmond County - Essex County Fireworks

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7/4/2020
Special Sewlovelee Open Day

Specials on Patriotic kits and bundles!

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7/4/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Saturday on the Lawn with Bob Wilson

Come celebrate the 4th with us!  We will have Bob Wilson playing and singing from 5-8 p.m. Bring your lawn chair, blanket, pop up tent.... enjoy our 162 acres perfect for social distancing and enjoy a tasting, glass, bottle or growler of our hard apple cider.
We will have several of our menu items available with our charcuterie board featuring some of our free range meat products. All of our meats are nitrate, nitrite and MSG free.
Please note that due to our licenses we cannot allow carry-in food or beverages.  If you have dietary restrictions please contact us prior to the days events.

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7/5/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Sunday Brunch

Join us for brunch with a side of social distancing and try one of our cider mimosa's or enjoy a tasting, glass, bottle or growler of our hard apple cider.
We will have several of our menu items available  featuring some of our free range meat products. All of our meats are nitrate, nitrite and MSG free.  Due to the popularity of our brunch we HIGHLY RECOMMEND RESERVATIONS to cathy@ditchleyciderworls.com or paul@ditchleyciderworks.com




















 

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7/5/2020
Sangria Sunday

Good Luck Cellars is open 12-5 on Sundays.

We make our unique sangria recipe each Saturday to serve on Sundays, and it features a Good Luck wine. Sangria Sundays have become quite popular with the locals and a must do for visitors. When it's gone, it's gone until the next Sangria Sunday.

We sell by the glass, so come...sip back and enjoy Sangria on the porch with us.

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7/6/2020
 -7/10/2020
Camp Irvington: I Spy....Gardens

Campers will explore weekly themes through field trips around the Northern Neck and beyond, books, snacks, crafts, and games. Learning through play and discovery makes for a fun and enriching week of summer camp!
For more information visit the website or call.
Cost is $190 per week
Program has been expanded for 4 - 10 year olds, year-round local residents only

Many planned field trips are no longer possible. Due to this, camp will be based primarily on campus, with an occasional trip to an open beach or park where all social distancing protocols can be safely followed. Parents will be notified at the start of each week of any planned off-campus trips. We will embrace the different weekly “I Spy” themes below to create a dynamic and fun experience for this extended age group! 
To keep our campers and staff safe, we will adhere to all CDC guidelines for cleaning, group size, and hygiene protocols. Campers will be based in two separate locations on campus to ensure that no space has more than 10 people, including staff members. During any given week, we will accommodate a maximum of 20 children. A waiting list will be established once 20 children are enrolled. Families will receive a full refund for any weeks that do not run due to low enrollment. 

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7/6/2020
 -7/10/2020
CANCELLED - Camp Chesapeake: Farm to Table

This exciting and delicious week is back! Campers will travel around the Northern Neck learning about local foods and harvesting and growing techniques. We will also seek the expertise of local chefs to learn more about how our food is prepared and try our own hands in the kitchen. new cooking experiences combine with old favorites to make this a can't miss week of delicious meals!
The cost is $275.
Registration is required.
Visit the website or call.

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7/8/2020
"Diving Deeper Into Genealogy" Lecture Series 4 Seminars on Special Topics in Family History Research

Take one class or take them all!
Sponsored by Lancaster Virginia Historical Society and taught by professional genealogist Sharon Hodges.
Topics to be announced.
Fee per lecture: $20 LVHS Members / $25 Public.  (Series $80 LVHS / $100 Public)

Sharon B. Hodges has been involved in genealogical research for over 30 years as a professional genealogist, teacher, lecturer, and active member of multiple national, state, and local genealogical societies. She is a graduate of the National Institute for Genealogical Research (NIGR), a past grader for the National Genealogical Society Home Study Course, past Secretary of the Virginia Genealogical Society, and past President of the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society. Sharon currently volunteers at the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society Research Library and in her free time does hired client research.

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7/9/2020
A Walk on the Wild Side

Take a Walk on the Wild Side at Belle Isle State Park with this monthly series of true nature walks. 

Local volunteer naturalists will share a variety of natural history topics, point out aspects of the park's many habitats (ideal for plant and animal life viewing), and provide participants with nature-photography tips should they need assistance. The walks will be conducted at a leisurely pace to allow stops along the way to observe and discuss seasonal aspects of what is happening at the park. 

The park's 892 acres are comprised of several distinct types of wetlands that are home to many predatory birds like blue herons, osprey, hawks and bald eagles. White-tailed deer, turkeys, groundhogs, rabbits, squirrels, moles, reptiles and amphibians are also common. This biodiversity makes an excellent outdoor laboratory for environmental education and it also makes the park a great place to "Walk on the Wild Side" with nature, relax, and enjoy a stroll.  

Participants should dress for the weather, wear closed toe shoes appropriate for walking, and bring a water bottle. For more information or to find out where to meet for this month's hike, call the park at 804-462-5030.



 

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7/10/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Fido Friday

Bring your four legged companion for a night out. We have water and bowls or bring your own and of course we have hard cider for your sipping, We are now ALL WEATHER OUTSIDE !! with the addition of our 40x40 tent.  Still room for social distancing... and when the sun is out 162 acres for distancing. Join us for a tasting, glass, bottle and try out our farm raised pork products. No nitrates, nitrites or MSG. See our online store for more info.   ditchleyciderworks.com

 

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7/10/2020
Friday Wine Down

Good Luck Cellars is open 11-8 on Fridays. Wine Down starts at 5:00.

Sip back and relax on the covered, wrap-around porch. Enjoy the view of the vineyard (and sometimes our grape vine patrol squad on duty) and live music by Bob Wilson who starts at 5:30. If the weather is nice, bring portable chairs and enjoy the lawn area. We're pet friendly too -- friendly, leashed dogs are allowed on the porch and lawn area. And, feel free to bring a picnic basket, plan a potluck with friends, or order yummy, local food from the food truck (when onsite).

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7/11/2020
Lee of Sewlovelee's Birthday Sale-a-bration

One day only - extended hours

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7/11/2020
The Great Northern Neck Race

Sponsored by the Northern Neck Rotary Club.
$5,000 Grand Prize - Winner Takes All

Based on TV's The Great Race, teams solve clues to find specific locations in the Northern Neck, perform simple tasks at each location. First team back to the starting line wins $ 5000.00

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7/11/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Saturday on the Lawn

 We are now ALL WEATHER OUTSIDE !! with the addition of our 40x40 tent.  Still room for social distancing... and when the sun is out 162 acres for distancing. Join us for a tasting, glass, bottle and try out our farm raised pork products. No nitrates, nitrites or MSG. See our website and online store for more info.   ditchleyciderworks.com

 

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7/12/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Sunday Brunch

 We are now ALL WEATHER OUTSIDE !! with the addition of our 40x40 tent.  Still room for social distancing... and when the sun is out 162 acres for distancing. Join us for brunch and a cider mimosa!  Yes, who needs OJ when you can have cider.  Our brunch menu features our pork products. No nitrates, nitrites or MSG. See our website and online store for more info.   ditchleyciderworks.com
Reservations are highly recommened due to the popularity of our brunch.
 

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7/12/2020
Sangria Sunday

Good Luck Cellars is open 12-5 on Sundays.

We make our unique sangria recipe each Saturday to serve on Sundays, and it features a Good Luck wine. Sangria Sundays have become quite popular with the locals and a must do for visitors. When it's gone, it's gone until the next Sangria Sunday.

We sell by the glass, so come...sip back and enjoy Sangria on the porch with us.

more info...
7/13/2020
 -7/17/2020
Camp Irvington: I Spy....Animals

Campers will explore weekly themes through field trips around the Northern Neck and beyond, books, snacks, crafts, and games. Learning through play and discovery makes for a fun and enriching week of summer camp!
For more information visit the website or call.
Cost is $190 per week
Program has been expanded for 4 - 10 year olds, year-round local residents only

Many planned field trips are no longer possible. Due to this, camp will be based primarily on campus, with an occasional trip to an open beach or park where all social distancing protocols can be safely followed. Parents will be notified at the start of each week of any planned off-campus trips. We will embrace the different weekly “I Spy” themes below to create a dynamic and fun experience for this extended age group! 
To keep our campers and staff safe, we will adhere to all CDC guidelines for cleaning, group size, and hygiene protocols. Campers will be based in two separate locations on campus to ensure that no space has more than 10 people, including staff members. During any given week, we will accommodate a maximum of 20 children. A waiting list will be established once 20 children are enrolled. Families will receive a full refund for any weeks that do not run due to low enrollment. 

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7/13/2020
 -7/17/2020
CANCELLED - Chesapeake Academy: Animal Adventures

Calling all animal lovers! Campers will travel to local zoos and farms to see regional and exotic animals. Each day is sure to be a unique adventure as we see awesome animals up close. Don't miss this new offering-it is sure to be an exciting week!
The cost is $300.
Registration is required.
Visit the website or call.

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7/13/2020
 -8/31/2020
All Media Painting Classes - Summer 2020

RAL Art Center All Media Painting Classes Summer Sessions begin on July 13, 2020 in our newly refurbished Pike Studio at 19 N. Main Street, Kilmarnock VA.  Doug Mock, artist and instructor, has designed classes that enable artists to work in their favorite medium or create in a new medium, in an environment with like-minded students. Mediums include painting in Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic, Pastel, and Pen and Ink.  Doug,as an instructor with years of experience, will help you choose a color strategy, understand when a composition or design will be most effective and provide guidance on a work in progress  Join Doug in the RAL Art Center Pike Studio on Mondays 1:30 to 4:00PM from July 13th through August 31st.  Choose the dates you can attend.  Tuition is based on the number of classes you attend, ranging from $42.50 for one class to $340.00  for all eight classes.  Member discounts will apply.  Visit our Web page at ralartcenter.com for information or call the Gallery at 804.436.9309.  RAL Art Center observes all social distancing requirements and face-coverings. RAL Art Center is supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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7/14/2020
Monthly Veteran's Breakfast - CANCELLED

Monthly Veterans Breakfast and entertainment by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m.

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7/14/2020
Monthly Chamber Board Meeting

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7/15/2020
"Diving Deeper Into Genealogy" Lecture Series 4 Seminars on Special Topics in Family History Research

Take one class or take them all!
Sponsored by Lancaster Virginia Historical Society and taught by professional genealogist Sharon Hodges.
Topics to be announced.
Fee per lecture: $20 LVHS Members / $25 Public.  (Series $80 LVHS / $100 Public)

Sharon B. Hodges has been involved in genealogical research for over 30 years as a professional genealogist, teacher, lecturer, and active member of multiple national, state, and local genealogical societies. She is a graduate of the National Institute for Genealogical Research (NIGR), a past grader for the National Genealogical Society Home Study Course, past Secretary of the Virginia Genealogical Society, and past President of the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society. Sharon currently volunteers at the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society Research Library and in her free time does hired client research.

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7/16/2020
POSTPONED - Music on the Half Shell Series: Cracker Jackson

Music on the Half Shell Stage presented by Chesapeake Bank, brings great musical entertainment to Kilmarnock’s Town Centre Park each month, starting in May and ending in October. Each of the 6 shows bring a different genre of music and includes a local opening act.
This is the place to be to enjoy stellar music as well as enjoying the amazing outdoor space.
All shows are 6 pm - 9 pm and will have food and adult beverage vendors on site.
* No dogs, coolers, or outside food or beverage please. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on.

more info...
7/17/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Fido Friday

Bring your 4 legged friend and sip on a glass of our hard cider.  Try a tasting, glass, bottle or fill a growler... We have just been named the #1 cidery in the eastern division of the 2020 Best of Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine!  We are all weather outside with our new 40 X 40 tent.  With our tent and 162 acres we have plenty of room for social distancing.
We always also have several small plate items available featuring our own free range pork products which are always nitrate, nitrite and MSG free.

more info...
7/17/2020
Friday Wine Down

Good Luck Cellars is open 11-8 on Fridays. Wine Down starts at 5:00.

Sip back and relax on the covered, wrap-around porch. Enjoy the view of the vineyard (and sometimes our grape vine patrol squad on duty) and live music by Bob Wilson who starts at 5:30. If the weather is nice, bring portable chairs and enjoy the lawn area. We're pet friendly too -- friendly, leashed dogs are allowed on the porch and lawn area. And, feel free to bring a picnic basket, plan a potluck with friends, or order yummy, local food from the food truck (when onsite).

more info...
7/18/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Saturday on the Lawn

 Try a tasting, glass, bottle or fill a growler... We have just been named the #1 cidery in the eastern division of the 2020 Best of Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine!  We are all weather outside with our new 40 X 40 tent.  With our tent and 162 acres we have plenty of room for social distancing.
We always also have several small plate items available featuring our own free range pork products which are always nitrate, nitrite and MSG free.

more info...
7/19/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Sunday Brunch

Try a cider mimosa (who needs OJ when there is cider) or try a tasting, glass, bottle or fill a growler... We have just been named the #1 cidery in the eastern division of the 2020 Best of Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine! 
Enjoy our farm fresh brunch items with your choice of cider mimosa. We do suggest reservations as our brunch is quite popular.
We always also have several small plate items available featuring our own free range pork products which are always nitrate, nitrite and MSG free.
We are all weather outside with our new 40 X 40 tent.  With our tent and 162 acres we have plenty of room for social distancing.

more info...
7/19/2020
Sangria Sunday

Good Luck Cellars is open 12-5 on Sundays.

We make our unique sangria recipe each Saturday to serve on Sundays, and it features a Good Luck wine. Sangria Sundays have become quite popular with the locals and a must do for visitors. When it's gone, it's gone until the next Sangria Sunday.

We sell by the glass, so come...sip back and enjoy Sangria on the porch with us.

more info...
7/20/2020
 -7/24/2020
Camp Irvington: I Spy....Trains

Campers will explore weekly themes through field trips around the Northern Neck and beyond, books, snacks, crafts, and games. Learning through play and discovery makes for a fun and enriching week of summer camp!
For more information visit the website or call.
Cost is $190 per week
Program has been expanded for 4 - 10 year olds, year-round local residents only

Many planned field trips are no longer possible. Due to this, camp will be based primarily on campus, with an occasional trip to an open beach or park where all social distancing protocols can be safely followed. Parents will be notified at the start of each week of any planned off-campus trips. We will embrace the different weekly “I Spy” themes below to create a dynamic and fun experience for this extended age group! 
To keep our campers and staff safe, we will adhere to all CDC guidelines for cleaning, group size, and hygiene protocols. Campers will be based in two separate locations on campus to ensure that no space has more than 10 people, including staff members. During any given week, we will accommodate a maximum of 20 children. A waiting list will be established once 20 children are enrolled. Families will receive a full refund for any weeks that do not run due to low enrollment. 

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7/20/2020
 -7/24/2020
CANCELLED - Camp Chesapeake: Mystery Tour

Camp Chesapeake's famous Mystery Tour is back! New destinations and surprises make for a thrilling week where no two days will be the same. There is something for everyone at this camp. Mystery Tour will keep campers guessing what fun is to come each day!
The cost is $350.
Registration is required.
Visit the website or call.

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7/20/2020
Lancaster Community Library Book Club

Please join us from 2:00 - 4:00 pm on the following dates to discuss the featured book.
We meet in the small community room, in the lobby of the 1st floor.

We meet at 2pm, except for the November 16 12:30 pm luncheon.

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7/23/2020
Monthly Caregivers Support Group-CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Fourth Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m.

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7/23/2020
 -7/24/2020
Mixing Greens in Watercolor, Workshop

Doug Mock Artist and Instructor, understands the issues with mixing and using greens in your watercolor paintings.  He will  share his knowledge for Greens - for spring, summer and even winter for landscapes and foliage.  In watercolor, this can be a challenging and frustrating experience. Mixing and using the wrong hues can result in paintings that just do not look natural.   In this two-day workshop, Doug will give you his recipes for greens that create dramatic depth and strong value shifts.  Artists will create color charts and will learn how pigments in tube greens can affect color mixing results. Join Doug in the RAL Art Center Pike Studio on Thursday and Friday June 23rd and 24th  from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. Tuition is $170.00 for Members and $190.00 for Non-members.  Call the Gallery at 804-436-9309 or stop by the Gallery to register on Thursdays through Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  RAL Art Center observes all social distancing and face covering requirements.
RAL Art Center is supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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7/24/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Fido Friday

Bring your four-legged friend(s) and have them bring their two-legged friends too!  
Enjoy a glass of cold cider and a "small plate". Purchase some sausage, chops, bacon, roasts and more to take home.
To preview meats to go visit our website and online store @ dtichleyciderworks.com
We have plenty of shade and are all weather outside with our tent and 162 acres for social distancing.

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7/24/2020
Friday Wine Down

Good Luck Cellars is open 11-8 on Fridays. Wine Down starts at 5:00.

Sip back and relax on the covered, wrap-around porch. Enjoy the view of the vineyard (and sometimes our grape vine patrol squad on duty) and live music by Bob Wilson who starts at 5:30. If the weather is nice, bring portable chairs and enjoy the lawn area. We're pet friendly too -- friendly, leashed dogs are allowed on the porch and lawn area. And, feel free to bring a picnic basket, plan a potluck with friends, or order yummy, local food from the food truck (when onsite).

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7/25/2020
Kilmarnock Farmer's Market

The Kilmarnock Farmers Market at Town Center Park is a traditional farm to table and bay to table market. The vision of this market is to create a place where fresh items from the farms and bay are available for our community by our community.
The markets will be held the 4th Saturday of each month, starting in May and running until September. The market will have vendors who sell the highest qualities of meats, seafood, vegetables, fruits, bakery items and farmers market worthy products.
Check Town Centre Park’s Facebook page before each market to see what will be offered at that market!

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7/25/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Saturday on the Lawn

Enjoy our ciders and small plate while relaxing on the lawn. It will be hot (again!) but we'll put you in the shade and call up a breeze!
Offerings include our hard ciders, and small plates featuring our sausages and barbecue. 
We have our meat products to go. They are always nitrate, nitrite and MSG free.  Visit our website for a preview or to place a pre-order which will be ready for pick-up when you come.
We are all weather outside with our tent and 162 acres for social distancing.
We were just named eastern Virginia's Best Cidery by Virginia Living Magazine.

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7/26/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Sunday Brunch

Join us for Brunch with a Ditchley Mimosa or enjoy a tasting on the lawn.
Who needs OJ when we have cider for mimosa"s?  Come out and enjoy one with your favorite cider.
Our brunch features our Ditchley Cider and Farm Products which are always nitrate, nitrite and MSG free.
We are all weather outside with our tent and 162 acres for social distancing.
We were just named eastern Virginia's Best Cidery by Virginia Living Magazine.

more info...
7/26/2020
Sangria Sunday

Good Luck Cellars is open 12-5 on Sundays.

We make our unique sangria recipe each Saturday to serve on Sundays, and it features a Good Luck wine. Sangria Sundays have become quite popular with the locals and a must do for visitors. When it's gone, it's gone until the next Sangria Sunday.

We sell by the glass, so come...sip back and enjoy Sangria on the porch with us.

more info...
7/27/2020
 -7/31/2020
Camp Irvington: I Spy....Wetlands

Campers will explore weekly themes through field trips around the Northern Neck and beyond, books, snacks, crafts, and games. Learning through play and discovery makes for a fun and enriching week of summer camp!
For more information visit the website or call.
Cost is $190 per week
Program has been expanded for 4 - 10 year olds, year-round local residents only

Many planned field trips are no longer possible. Due to this, camp will be based primarily on campus, with an occasional trip to an open beach or park where all social distancing protocols can be safely followed. Parents will be notified at the start of each week of any planned off-campus trips. We will embrace the different weekly “I Spy” themes below to create a dynamic and fun experience for this extended age group! 
To keep our campers and staff safe, we will adhere to all CDC guidelines for cleaning, group size, and hygiene protocols. Campers will be based in two separate locations on campus to ensure that no space has more than 10 people, including staff members. During any given week, we will accommodate a maximum of 20 children. A waiting list will be established once 20 children are enrolled. Families will receive a full refund for any weeks that do not run due to low enrollment. 

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7/27/2020
 -7/31/2020
CANCELLED - Camp Chesapeake: Mad Science

Come experience the fascinating world of science at this brand new Camp Chesapeake offering. We will explore meteorology, astrology, and more through experiences on and off campus. Completely new destinations and activities make this camp unlike anything offered before. Embrace your inner scientist and join the fun!
The cost is $275.
Registration is required.
Visit the website or call.

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7/28/2020
Summer Splash - 1 day Into to Watercolor

Are you interested in Watercolor but not sure where to begin?  Doug Mock Artist and Instructor, will teach you about supplies, techniques and the mechanics of how watercolor works. Doug, an award-winning artist will demonstrate and explain the many fun and creative ways watercolor can be used.  You will "play" with brushes, paint and paper as you begin to see how watercolor responds to your artistic skill.  Doug will discuss subject matter that is good for a "newbie" and will be available for any and all questions.This workshop will be at the "New" Pike Studio" at RAL Art Center, 19 N. Main Street, Kilmarnock  on July 28th from 10:00am to 4:00pm.  Tuition is $95 for Non-Members, $85 for Members.
Call the Gallery at 804-436-9309 or stop by the Gallery to register on Thursdays through Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  RAL Art Center observes all social distancing and face covering requirements.
RAL Art Center is supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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7/30/2020
Paint Night at RAL Art Center

 Join your friends for a fun evening as you paint "Lighthouse Pen and Ink with a Watercolor Wash".  RAL Art Center artist Doug Mock will host an adult Paint Night in the new "Pike Studio" from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.  All supplies will be provided.  Just bring a beverage, snack and your mask!.  The fee is $30 for members and $35 for no-members.
Call the Gallery at 804-436-9309 or stop by the Gallery to reserve your spot on Thursdays through Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  RAL Art Center observes all social distancing and face covering requirements.
RAL Art Center is supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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7/31/2020
Ditchley Cider Works and Farm Fido Friday

Bring "Fido" for some water and check out our ciders and pork products.
We will have our ciders chilled for tastings and glasses or try a bottle or growler.
Several small plate items are also available featuring our pork products. They are always nitrate, nitrite and MSG free.
We are all weather outside with 2000 sq. ft. of tent space plus natural shade.
Lots of space for social distancing.
The pigs are available for photo ops. They are soooo entertaining.

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7/31/2020
Friday Wine Down

Good Luck Cellars is open 11-8 on Fridays. Wine Down starts at 5:00.

Sip back and relax on the covered, wrap-around porch. Enjoy the view of the vineyard (and sometimes our grape vine patrol squad on duty) and live music by Bob Wilson who starts at 5:30. If the weather is nice, bring portable chairs and enjoy the lawn area. We're pet friendly too -- friendly, leashed dogs are allowed on the porch and lawn area. And, feel free to bring a picnic basket, plan a potluck with friends, or order yummy, local food from the food truck (when onsite).

more info...