This Weekend: Oct. 20

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

Kid’s Trail

The Super 8 Film Club, which encourages children to learn about cinema, will show a family friendly film at 11 a.m. Saturday at Alamo Drafthouse in Winchester.

Tickets are $5 per person. Information: 540-313-4060 (Alamo Drafthouse) and 540-533-1853 (Kids Trail Concierge).

Battlefield tour

“Close Up! On Your Life!” tour of the Battle of Fisher’s Hill will be held at 4 p.m. today led by Ranger James Horn.

Participants will meet at Ramseur’s Hill at 1864 Battlefield Road, Fisher’s Hill. The tour will consist of both moderate walking and a car caravan tour of sites across the battlefield.

Admission is free. Information: www.nps.gov/cebe.

Shenandoah Conservatory

Shenandoah University and Conservatory in Winchester will present the following programs this weekend:

• Van Buren Winds concert: 7 p.m., today in Goodson Chapel Recital Hall. Admission is free.

“The Exonerated:” 8 p.m., today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, in Glaize Studio Theatre. Tickets: $5-$15.

• Fall dance concert: 8 p.m., today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, in Ohrstrom-Bryant Theater. Tickets: $15.

Information, tickets: 540-665-4569 or boxoffice@su.edu.


The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum will host Spy Night from 6 to 8 p.m. today at 19 W. Cork St., Winchester.

The event invites kids and adults to come play the role of a real spy from different eras. Members of the Winchester Police Department will help visitors take their own fingerprints. Some of the activities being held include code deciphering, observation training, a laser beam course, invisible ink writing and confidentiality training.

Admission is $10. Information: 540-722-2020.


American Celebration on Parade at Shenandoah Caverns in Quicksburg will host American Fright Night from 7 to 10 p.m. today and Saturday and again Oct. 27, 28 and 31.

Admission is $10 per person. Information: 477-3115 or visit www.shenandoahcaverns.com.

Bright Box

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

• Today: 8 p.m., Orange Sunshine presents a 1967 flashback.

• Saturday: 9 p.m., The Reflex gives the ultimate 80’s tribute.

Tickets for both concerts are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.

Sky Meadows

Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will host an evening of “Astronomy for Everyone” from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

There will be a 30-minute junior astronomer program for children ages 5 to 12 led by volunteer ambassadors of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab as well as a presentation on the latest in U.S. space research. Other activities include a “sky tour” as well as a look into deep space.

No admission after 7:30 p.m. Parking is $5 per vehicle. Information: 540-592-3556 or visit skymeadows@dcr.virginia.gov.

Star gazing

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, south of Middletown, will host a star-gazing party at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Thoburn Redoubt property on Bowman’s Mill Road in Warren County.

Information: 540-869-3051 or visit www.nps.gov/cebe.


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. 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.

Forbes Center

“Out of Line,” a musical that picks up where “A Chorus Line” left off, will be performed at 8 p.m. today and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at the Studio Theatre at Forbes Center for the Performing Arts in Harrisonburg.

Tickets: $11-$15. Information: 540-568-7000.

Skeleton Festival

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance presents the Skeleton Festival from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday in downtown Harrisonburg.

Activities kick off with trick-or-treating at downtown businesses followed by an all-ages party at the Turner Pavilion and Park. Featured will be kid/dog/adult costume contests, face painting, fire dancing, food trucks, live music, video art, trunk or treating, wacky shacks, goober blobs and whisker biscuits. Information: 540-432-8909.


Performing Arts Luray will host performances of the comedy “Nana’s Naughty Knickers” at 7:30 p.m. today and 6:30 p.m. Saturday at 1 E. Main St., Luray.

Future performances will be held Oct. 27-29.

Tickets range from $13 to $38. Information, tickets: 540-743-3311 or www.performingartsluray.org.


Hot Rod Cruisers of Front Royal will host a cruise-in from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Cooter’s Place in the Valley, 4768 U.S. Highway 211, Luray. Information: www.facebook.com/events/375573282859427.