This Weekend: March 23

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


‘Crimes of the Heart’

The Warren County High School Drama Department will present the drama “Crimes of the Heart” by American playwright Beth Henley at 6:30 p.m. today and Saturday.


‘Talent for Murder’

Winchester Little Theatre will present the murder mystery “A Talent for Murder” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester.

Tickets range from $15.50 to $19.75. Information: 540-662-3331 or Valerie O’Keefe at 540-336-2357 or www.wltonline.org.


Barns of Rose Hill

Barns of Rose Hill has announced the following programs will be held this weekend at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville:

  • Today: 8 p.m., concert by Mink’s Miracle Medicine, tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door, free for ages 12 and under.
  • Sunday: 4-6 p.m., documentary film “At the Fork” shown, tickets $5.

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


Shenandoah Conservatory

Shenandoah Conservatory will host a spring dance concert and symphony orchestra performance this weekend.

  • Spring dance concert: 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre, $15. Tickets: 540-665-4569.
  • Symphony Orchestra performance: 8 p.m., Saturday in Armstrong Concert Hall, $12. Tickets: 540-665-4500.

Information: www.su.edu.


Piccadilly Public House

The following performers will be at the Piccadilly Public House & Restaurant this weekend at 125 E. Piccadilly St., Winchester:

  • Today: Dave Elliot on piano at 6:30 p.m.; Trixie and the Speedracers at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: Rob Yeakle on piano at 6:30 p.m.; Revolution at 8 p.m.

Information: 540-535-1899 or www.piccadillypublichouse.com.


Benefit concert

Souled Out will perform at a benefit concert to raise money for C-CAP at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Front Royal Moose Lodge.

Only 200 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers, plus a non-perishable food donation. Information: 540-636-6355.


Festival of Arts

The Page Valley Arts Council will host a Festival of the Arts event this weekend in Luray.

Featured will be live performances, demonstrations, paintings, photography, pottery, sculptures, music and more at Arts & Artisans Gallery, Performing Arts Luray, Trackside Theater, and Warehouse Art Gallery. Several restaurants will also be participating with festival specials.

Information: www.pagevalleyartscouncil.org.


Family History Day

The Virginia Museum of the Civil War in New Market will celebrate Family History Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday featuring hands-on activities, dancing the Virginia Reel, 19th-century games and crafts, Emmy-award winning film, “Field of Lost Shoes” and guided tours.

Admission is $3 per person for those who pre-register. Information: 866-515-1864.


Egg hunt

The Town of New Market will host an Easter egg hunt starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the town park for ages 1 to 10.

The Easter Bunny will be on hand. Children should bring a basket to collect eggs filled with candy or prizes.


Newtown History Center

The Newtown History Center in Stephens City will host a screening of the film “Rosenwald” at 2 p.m. Sunday. Information: 540-869-1700.


‘Steel Magnolias’

Winchester Little Theater will host a stage reading of “Steel Magnolias” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester.

Admission is $5 or free for WLT members. Information: 540-662-3331, Valerie O’Keeffe at 540-336-2357 or www.wltonline.org.


Sky Meadows

Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will hold the following activities Saturday and Sunday:

  • Explorer Outpost: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., investigate plants, animals, and history of farming at Sky Meadows.
  • Mount Bleak House tours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., hear stories of the many owners of the 1840’s house and how they shaped the history of Sky Meadows.

Admission is free although parking is $5. Information: 540-592-3556 or SkyMeadows@dcr.virginia.gov.



Magic Lantern Theater will host a screening of “Frantz” (PG-13) at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

Tickets are $8 or $5 for Theater, MSV, and Barns of Rose Hill members. Information: 540-678-0963 or www.magiclanterntheater.org.