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Sep
23
Sat
Big Band of Fredericksburg
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join the Big Band of Fredericksburg for some 40s era music while dancing at our original USO Club (now the Bowling Green Town Hall). The time is 8 to 11 p.m. It’s a BYOB event with mixes and snacks provided free. Advance tickets are $12, Tickets at the door, $15. All “Package Deals” that include a reserved table have been SOLD OUT. Tickets may be purchased at the Caroline Visitor Center, the Bowling Green Town Hall or online at: USOCONCERTFREDERICKSBURGBIGBAND.EVENTBRITE.COM. The County will be honoring WWI & WWII Veterans during a 3-day event which will feature the History Mobile Sept 21 & 22 located at B.G. Town Hall parking lot, plus the museums located in Bowling Green and Port Royal are featuring artifacts and memorabilia from that era. For information regarding the dance call 633-3490.

Sep
30
Sat
18th Annual Walk-A-Thon
Sep 30 @ 8:30 pm

Ebenezer Baptist Church (Supply) Jr. Missionary will sponsor their 18th Annual Walk-A-Thon to support Dy’Mon Blaze, Debutante, on Saturday, September 30 at 8:30 a.m. in Port Royal next to the Fire House. Adults $10 and $5 for youth 17 and under. Join us for the walk, yard sale and bake sale.

Oct
7
Sat
All you can Eat Salt Herring Breakfast
Oct 7 @ 6:00 am – 8:30 am

Madison Ruritan Club is hosting an All you can Eat Salt Herring Breakfast for $8. From 6 a.m. till 8:30 a.m., starting Oct 7 and running the first Saturday of every month.

All you can Eat Salt Herring Breakfast
Oct 7 @ 6:00 am – 8:30 am

Madison Ruritan Club is hosting an All you can Eat Salt Herring Breakfast for $8. From 6 a.m. till 8:30 a.m., starting Oct 7 and running the first Saturday of every month.

Oct
13
Fri
Turkey Shoots
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm

Ladysmith Rescue Squad will be hosting Turkey Shoots on Friday nights, starting October 13 and running through the end of the year. The shooting starts at 7 p.m. Stock guns only please. 18287 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Ruther Glen, VA 22546

Oct
17
Tue
Caroline County Garden Club
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am

The Caroline County Garden Club will meet October 17, 11 a.m. at Wrights Chapel for the monthly business meeting. Members will bring bag lunches and will leave around 12:30 to tour Meadowview Biological, 8390 Fredericksburg Turnpike, in Woodford, VA  22580 for a walking tour learning about Virginia native plants. The club meets the third Tuesday of each month and welcomes all visitors.  For information, call (804-448-2442)

Caroline County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

October 17 Caroline County Board of Supervisors Meeting will be held at the Community Services Center beginning at 6 p.m.  Call 633-5380 with questions

Oct
19
Thu
Cheer us on to a victory
Oct 19 all-day

Attention Family and Friends from all across the county. On Thursday, October 19, the Lady Eagle basketball team of Caroline Middle School will host Locust Grove Middle School from Orange County, Virginia. We would be extremely excited to have you come and help cheer us on to a victory. We will also be recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing “PINK”.  A  jar will be set up at the door (ticket table) for anyone who would like to make a donation to the American Cancer Society.  So come and “Pink Out” with us! (wear something Pink)

All abuzz about bees
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm

All abuzz about bees. Andrew Huffman, who specializes in bee hives and loves bees, will speak to the Port Royal Ruritans on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the PR Fire House. The program is free. At 7:15 the dinner ($10) and business meeting will occur. Call Bill Wick for reservations at 804-742-1218.

Public Hearing
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm

The Caroline County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Community Services Center Auditorium, located at 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, Virginia, to consider the following requests: SPEX-03-2017: Masingill, Matthew (Leashes of Valor) Owner/Applicant and RZ-03-2017:  Airlee Development, LLC, Owner/Applicant.

Mar
4
Mon
Kevin Mac to Perform in Caroline County @ Bowling Green Event Hall
Mar 4 @ 12:00 am – 4:45 am

Kevin MacThe Caroline Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a concert ticket event headlining Kevin Mac formerly of King George and local band favorite, Runnin’ Hot. The event takes place on Saturday, March 2 at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. at Bowling Green Event Hall (Town Hall).

Tickets will be available on www.kevinmac.eventbrite.com for $20 per person.

You must be 21 years to attend. The event will not sell alcohol, but concertgoers can bring their own alcohol beverages. Light refreshments and table set-ups will be provided.

Mac will perform some original songs as well as southern rock and country songs. He is currently residing in Va. Beach and has been in Country Music Radio since he was 18.

Kevin’s opened for industry heavy hitters Martina McBride, Phil
Vassar, Darryl Worley and has gotten a nod from Kenney Chesney, 
who he also opened up for in some 2008 concerts and more recently last summer he opened for Trace Atkins at Celebrate Virginia Live in Fredericksburg. Locally he performs frequently at Hard Times Restaurant/Bar.

Born in King George County, VA, Mac was bred on country/bluegrass
music and raised in the church. He began his career as a radio
personality and deejay in Virginia, which led to opportunities for him
to, perform. 

He is a graduate of Old Dominion University where he received a BS in Communications/Mass Media.

Apr
20
Sat
2nd Annual Mayberry Day @ Main Street
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Truly an enjoyable small town family event!
Kicking off a Great Farmers Market season with:
Aunt Bee’s Pie Baking Contest ~ Opie Taylors Fishing Contest ~ Live Music ~ Food ~ Vendors and more!

Apr
27
Sat
C.T. Smith School Graduate Reunion @ County Line Baptist Church
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Graduates of  the former C.T. Smith High School in Ladysmith are planning a reunion for all graduating classes from 1927 to 1969. For more information or to RSVP, contact Shirley Matiak at 804-448-3783.

Sep
2
Wed
September 2nd Public Notice
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Fort AP Hill September 2nd, 2015. Route 17 by the Reserve Center. Do not be alarmed buy police and rescue vehicles parked along the shoulder.

Oct
20
Tue
Caroline County Garden Club Lunch and Meeting @ Debbie Gallion
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come join the Caroline County Garden Club on Tuesday, October 20th at 11:00 a.m. for lunch and our meeting  as we learn about worm composting from Donna Pienkowski. Bring your own container, as Donna will provide us with worms to start our own composting.  We will meet at the home of Debbie Gallion, 10357 Moncure Dr. Ruther Glen,VA 22546.

October is plant and seed exchange month;  please bring and share!

For further information, contact: 703-863-9160

Dec
12
Sat
Bowling Green Christmas Parade @ Main Street
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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The Christmas Parade of Lights and art show will add lots of local color to Main Street Bowling Green this Saturday, Dec. 12. The parade starts at Maury Avenue at 5 p.m. and rolls north on Main Street. Come early to stake out a good spot and see the art show, open to all Caroline students and sponsored by the Bowling Green Arts Commission, from noon to 5 p.m. at 121 Main St. (next to Union Station). (CP photo by Jessica Crombie)