“These Were the Colors” is a botanically inspired journey back in history from field to frock as participants learn how to work with flowers, vegetables, bark and roots taking hues of a pre-Industrial age palette at the Sargeant Museum from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The fee is $13. Call Louisa Parks and Rec to register at (540) 967-4420. The museum is located at 214 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa.
The Holly Grove Ruritan Club will sponsor a Memorial Longaberger Basket Bingo honoring its members, at its facility, 3022 Crewsville Rd., Bumpass. The doors and kitchen will open at 4 p.m. and the 16 games of bingo will start at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Preston Gammon at (804) 556-4249, Gail Proffitt at (804) 556-4160, or Winnie Chenault at (804) 283-1597.
Macedonia United Methodist Church will hold a chicken barbecue dinner from 5 until 7 p.m. The meal will consist of one-half of a chicken, baked beans, choice of cole slaw or potato salad, roll, homemade dessert and a drink. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children age 6 and younger that may be purchased by calling (540) 967-1944, (540) 967-3970, or from any church member. Proceeds will be used to support the church building fund. The church is located at 17 Byrd Mill Rd., Louisa.
Baby Time is held at the Louisa County Public Library each Thrusday at 10:20 a.m. The program is designed for children ages 2 and younger.
Preschool Storytime is held at the Louisa County Public Library each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The program is designed for children ages 3 through 5 and includes fun time of stories, songs, flannel boards and learning.
Do What You Want Craft Group meets at the Louisa Public Library at 3 p.m. Do you knit, bead, make rugs, hand stitch or do any kind of handicraft? Come join us to share ideas, show off your work and get another crafter’s eye and perception. Chat and meet your neighbors while you work on your craft. Bring any project you’re working on, or come just to be inspired. All ages and levels of experience welcome. Call or visit the library for details.
The Louisa Virginia Tea Party monthly meeting will be held at the Louisa County Public Library at 7 p.m. with special guest Ken Paterson who will discuss “The Goochland County Turnaround.” This event is non-partisan, free of charge and open to the public.
Small Country Campground will host the TristenFest Music Festival Aug. 29 and Aug. 30 to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Tickets are $10 each. For more information, call (540) 967-2431.
Fork Baptist Church, 14357 Jefferson Highway, Bumpass, will hold outside movie night featuring “Courageous.” The movie is open to everyone and free. Bring a chair or a blanket. The grounds will be open at 8 p.m. and the movie starts at sunset. Free popcorn. Hot dogs and drinks will be available at reasonable prices.
Lake Anna Rescue, Inc. will hold a salt herring breakfast, for donations only, from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. The menu will consist of salt herring, bacon, sausage, eggs (cooked to your liking), homemade biscuits, sausage gravy, potatoes and beverages. LARI is located at 300 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass. For more information, call (540) 872-5274.