This Weekend: Oct. 13

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

 

MSV

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.

‘Mousetrap’

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.

Movies

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.

Dinner/auction

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.

Fundraiser

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.

Film

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

www.magiclanterntheater.org.

Comedy

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.

 

Concerts

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.

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