Pet Portraits Justine Remington, Artist Community Bulletin Board A Public Service Feature from Discovery Publications 6th annual Well run race: 5k and Kids’ Fun run; saturday, november 11, 9am. $30/Adults, $20/Students 18 & under (by Oct. 23) $35/$25 after Oct. 24, KIDS: $15 thru Nov. 9, $20 on race day. Fauquier High SchoolWarrenton. the blessing oF the quilts: our saviour lutheran church; saturday, september 30 & sunday, october 1 during services. Quilts donated to humanitarian organizations. Fabrics sought for new quilts. 6194 Dumfries Rd., Warrenton 540-347-3224. marshall regional health Fair: saturday, october 14, 12-5pm. Free & reduced health screenings, health education, networking with local health care professionals & family activities. Marshall Community Center, 4133-A Rectortown Rd., Marshall. Patrick Workman 540-422-8582. rabies and microchip clinic: Fauquier spca; Friday, october 20, 9am-2pm. Rabies $15 (current certificate required for 3-yr Rabies vac.) Microchip $25. 9350 Rogues Rd., Midland 540-788-9000, art at the mill: original art Works for sale, saturday, september 30 thru sunday, october 15. Historic 18th century mill. $5/Adults, $3/Seniors, Students free. 15 Tannery Ln., Millwood. 540-955-2600 or a common grace: “racial reconcillation across family histories linked by slavery”; saturday, september 30, 7pm. Presented by Lord Fairfax Community College & The Fauquier Chapter of the NAACP. Lord Fairfax Community College, 6480 College st., Warrenton. Pet portraits make unique gifts! To many of us, our pets are part of the family. Why not remember them in a portrait? To order your pet portrait rendered in pastel, visit my website or e-mail me for details. Pet Portraits From Your Photos • 540-272-1475 Remington Creations documentary on addiction: over 23 milllion americans living in recovery; thursday, october 5, 6-8pm. Sponsored by The McShin Foundation & Come As You Are (CAYA) Film about recovery from addiction to alcohol & other drugs. Fauquier High School. www. music Fest: sweet Julia grace (sWgF) Foundation; saturday, october 14, 1pm-close. Local bands & food trucks. $20/ 38th annual oKtoberFest: st. Adults, $10/Kids 6-18, 5 & under free. Ticket John the evangelist catholic church; Friday & saturday, september 29-30. proceeds go to SJGF. The Farm Brewery, 271 Winchester St., Warrenton, www. 16015 John Marshall Hwy., Broad Run. Your Business Rodgers Family Agricultural Scholarship Supports Local Students Four local high school class of 2017 graduates received the Rodgers Family Agricultural Scholarship—each receiving $10,000 for four years or $2,500 each year, provided they maintain certain standards. Steven and Sid Rodgers of Moriah Farm developed the scholarship, which is administered by the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation, to help support students pursuing agricultural careers. The 2017 recipients are Darian Poles, Parker Culver, Camden Franklin, and Christopher Kuhler. & Community in Action PSO Hosts Hurricane Harvey Benefit Concert The Warrenton-based Piedmont Symphony Orchestra (PSO), is holding a hurricane benefit concert on October 8 at 6:00 p.m. at Highland Center for the Arts (597 Broadview Avenue). The ROCK-4-RELIEF performance will feature the PSO and their signature rock band, along with several of the PSO’s most beloved artistic partners, including The Reston Chorale, soprano Emily Casey, conductor/ cellist Jason Love, and the Silver Tones Swing Band. Tickets are $40 each and can be purchased online at Salvation Army Local Employee Helps Hurricane Harvey Victims Longtime Culpeper County resident and Salvation Army employee Micky Cundiff was deployed on September 9 to help Hurricane Harvey victims, serving as logistics chief. During his two-week stint in Texas, Micky organized the Salvation Army’s warehouse, ordered supplies, and managed distribution. For up-to-theminute information about disaster relief, visit The Salvation Army continues to take financial donations, which can be made online at, by phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY, or by sending checks to The Salvation Army, PO Box 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301. Please designate “Hurricane Harvey” on all checks. You can also receive a donation link by texting STORM to 51555. Jump into Fall at St. John’s Oktoberfest Join the fun at St. John the Evangelist’s 38th Annual Oktoberfest on Friday and Saturday, September 29 & 30 from 4:00–9:00 p.m. Held on the church campus at 271 Winchester Street in Old Town, the event features carnival rides, games, a bake sale, craft vendors, a silent auction, raffles, and of course German food and an Oompah band. In addition, a white elephant sale will be held Friday from 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., and Saturday from 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. All proceeds from the event benefit the needy in the area, youth programs, and St. John’s school. For more information, visit 32 Discover Fauquier ■ October 2017 ~ Sarah Smarrelli To advertise: 540-349-8060