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Style · January 10, 2018

Best Bets: Bluegrass, Remington seafood dinner

Citizens can attend Bluegrass concerts at the Sumerduck Ruritan Pickin’ Party Friday night or the WARF in Warrenton on Sunday.
The Remington Fire & Rescue Department hosts its annual seafood dinner Saturday.
Music dominates Fauquier’s entertainment options this weekend. The monthly Bluegrass concerts in Warrenton continue with a new location at the WARF. Other events include the Remington Volunteer Fire & Rescue shrimp and oyster dinner, dinner and music in Sumerduck and a discussion on the Cold War in Vint Hill.

Sumerduck Pickin’ Party
5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12
5335 Sumerduck Road, Sumerduck

The Sumerduck Ruritan Club hosts a night of music and food with Cooks Express band playing Bluegrass. Dinner served from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Musicians play from 7 to 10 p.m. Pickin’ parties are held the second Friday night of each month. Free will donations accepted.

Remington shrimp and oyster dinner
4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13
200 E. Marshall St., Remington

The Remington Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department hosts an all-you-can-eat steamed shrimp and oyster dinner. The menu also includes soft drinks, water, hush puppies, bean soup and hot dogs. Beer available at additional cost. $40 per person in advance at the fire station, The Corner Deli and RTO Tire and Auto and online. $50 at the door. Typically sells out quickly.

Cold War talk in Vint Hill
1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14
7134 Farm Station Road, Warrenton

The Cold War Museum and Old Bust Head Brewing Company hosts a special presentation by author James Stejskal, a former Special Forces Berlin member and CIA filed officer. Mr. Stejskal will discuss the Special Forces Berlin mission to prevent a Soviet/Warsaw Pact attack on NATO in Europe during the Cold War. He will also sign copies of his book, “Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the U.S. Army’s Elite, 1956-1990.” $25 per person in advance online; $35 at the door.

Bluegrass jam at WARF
2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14
800 Waterloo Road, Warrenton

The Warrenton Parks and Recreation Department hosts a Bluegrass jam at the WARF in the multi-purpose room. Acoustic instrument players of all levels invited to play. A slow jam takes place from 2 to 3 p.m. and a regular jam from 3 to 5 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Other options in and around Fauquier:

> Puppet Show at Verdun Adventure Bound

> Music at Orlean Market

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