This Weekend: Oct. 13

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:



The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will host the following programs this weekend at 901 Amherst St., Winchester:

• Today: 7-9 p.m., reception to open an exhibit by members of the Virginia Watercolor Society. Tickets: $20.

• Sunday: 2 p.m., Hugh Fairfax, the younger brother of Nicholas, the 14th Lord Fairfax, will discuss his new book “Fairfax of Virginia: The Forgotten Story of America’s Only Peerage 1690-1960.” Free admission sponsored by the Shenandoah County Historical Society and the French and Indian War Foundation.

Information: 540-662-1473, www.themsv.org or www.schs1795.com.

Bright Box

Bright Box Theater will have the following performances this weekend at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester:

• Today: 8 p.m., Bud’s Collective with guests Justin Trawick and The Common Good. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at door.

• Saturday: 8 p.m., celebrate the 20th anniversary of Souled Out. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at door.

• Sunday: 2 p.m. lunch show and 6 p.m. dinner show, Dueling Pianos. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at door.

Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.


Theatre Shenandoah will present Agatha Christie’s mystery “The Mousetrap” at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at 107 Center St., Edinburg.

Future performances will be held Oct. 20-22 and Oct. 27-29.

Tickets, which are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students, may be purchased at the Edinburg Mill, online at www.theatreshenandoah.org or by calling 984-3972 and leaving a message.

Barns of Rose Hill

The Barns of Rose Hill will host a free poetry reading by Wendell Hawken from her book “White Bird” from 7 to 8 p.m. today at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.

Information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.org.

‘Show Boat’

Magic Lantern Theatre, in partnership with Handley Library, will present a free screening of the 1951 film “Show Boat” from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the library in Winchester. Information: 540-678-0963 or visit www.magiclanterntheater.org.


The Family Drive-In Theater in Stephens City will host the showing of “Beauty and the Beast” with “My Little Pony” starting at 7:15 p.m. Saturday.

Proceeds and 10 percent of concessions will be donated to the Laurel Center, which supports battered and abused women in the Winchester area.


The Friends of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River will hold its annual fish fry dinner and fundraising auction from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Woodstock Moose Lodge.

The auction features adventure trips, weekend stays, artwork, meals and outdoor gear.

Tickets are $50 per person in advance and $55 at the door. Information, tickets: 459-8550 or visit www.fnfsr.org.

Sky Meadows

Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will celebrate Farm Fall Days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Admission is free although parking ranges from $3 to $5.

Information: 540-592-3556 or visit SkyMeadows@dcr.virginia.gov.


The Mountain Vista Governor’s School Foundation will hold an evening of trivia and chili cooking competition at 6 p.m. Saturday at Fauquier High School in Warrenton.

Teams will compete in several rounds of trivia and individuals will compete for culinary dominance with their chili recipes.

Tickets are $15 for individuals and $100 for a table of eight. There will also be a silent auction. Information: www.mvgshome.org.


Barns of Rose Hill will show the G-rated film “The Eagle Huntress” at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. Tickets: $5-$8.

Information: www.barnsofrosehill.com or



Performing Arts Luray will feature comedian Erin Jackson at 7:30 p.m. Saturday 1 E. Main St., Luray.

Tickets: $7-$13. Information, tickets: 540-743-1133 or www.performingartsluray.org.



James Madison University’s Forbes Center will host the following concerts this weekend:

• Brass Band: 8 p.m., today in Concert Hall. Tickets: $5-$11.

• DanceShare: 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday in the Earlynn J. Miller Dance Theatre featuring visiting Brazilian guest artists Maria Helena Braga and Eluza Santos. Tickets: $8-$12.

• Vienna Boys Choir performance: 2 p.m., Sunday in Concert Hall. Tickets: $43-$48.

Information: www.jmuforbescenter.com.