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Weekend entertainment

Around the area this weekend, events for families, history buffs, music lovers and bargain hunters will help residents keep cool during the heat of midsummer.

Friday
activities

The Old Town Winchester Business Association will present Winchester Days through Saturday, with a pet rescue event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Old Court House Lawn that includes a yard sale at 9 a.m., pet food tasting for animals from 10 to 11 a.m., pet photos from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a Rescue Runway fashion show at 1 p.m. The Top of Virginia Emergency Pet Sheltering Trailer will be on display and rescue groups will bring adoptable animals.

The following downtown businesses will have sales through Saturday: Handworks Gallery, The Polka Dot Pot: A Paint-Your-Own-Pottery Studio, Olde Towne Armory and Heirlooms, Patsy's Pastry Pizzas, Simply Charming Boutique, Wilkins' Shoe Center, Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum, Second Skin, Nourish and Remember YourSelf Massage. Information: the.otwba@gmail.com

The Shenandoah Valley 46th Annual Steam and Gas Engine Association's Pageant of Steam will be today through Sunday at the Clarke County Fairgrounds, Va. 7, Berryville, with a parade, tractor pull, food, music and flea market with hard-to-find items. Camping on the grounds is mostly primitive. Admission fee; no pets allowed. Information: 664-7406.

Theater
• "Boeing Boeing" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Thursday, and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at Wayside Theatre, 7853 Main St., Middletown. Cost: $23-$30 for adults, $10 for children. Information: 869-1776, waysidetheatre.org.

• WLT for Kids' "Beauty and the Beast" will be presented at 2:30 and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Winchester Little Theatre, 315 West Boscawen St., Winchester. Information: 662-3331, wltonline.org.

• "The Future of Broadway" will be presented at 7 p.m. today and Saturday at Theatre Shenandoah, 107 Center St., Edinburg. Information: 984-3972, theatreshenandoah.org.

Film
• The Magic Lantern Theater's "Pagliacci" will be presented at 8:30 p.m. at The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St. Cost: $5. Information: 678-0963, info@magiclanterntheater.org.

Music
• The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra will perform classical music at 8 p.m., at 81 Shrine Mont Circle in Orkney Springs. Cost: Preferred pavilion seats $39, regular pavilion seats $34, the lawn $29. Gates open at 6 p.m. Information: 459-3396, musicfest.org.

• The Moonlighters will perform for Gazebo Gatherings at 7 p.m., at the Town Commons on Main and Chester streets, Front Royal. Information: 635-9909.

• Circa Blue will perform for the Bluemont Summer Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. at 20 N. Loudoun St., Winchester. Cost: $5 general admission, $4 for Bluemont Friends and seniors, $2 ages under 12. Information: 338-4640, bluemont.org/concerts/Winchester.html

• Robbie Limon will perform from 8 to 10 p.m. at the George Washington Hotel, 103 E. Piccadilly St., Winchester. Information: 678-4700.

• Karaoke with Chili Willie will take place at 9 p.m. at Charlie's, 497 Stover Ave., Strasburg. Information: 465-2968.

• Unknown Origins will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Piccadilly's Public House & Restaurant, 125 E. Piccadilly St., Winchester. Information: 535-1899.

• Madonnas In a Field will perform at 7 p.m. at Cristina's Cafe, 219 King St., Strasburg. Information: 465-2311.

• The Robert Larson Trio will perform at 8 p.m. at Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. Cost: $15. Information: 955-2004, barnsofrosehill.org.

Exhibits
• Rock Paper Scissors, by Mercedes Kerr Stainken will be on display until Aug. 3, Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. Information: 955-2004, barnsofrosehill.org.

• "American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artist's Colony will be on display until Aug. 4 at The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester. Cost: $10 admission, $8 for ages 13-18 and seniors. Members admitted free. Information: 662-1473, ext. 235, or theMSV.org.

• The Handley Library art show will be on display June 12 to Aug. 24 at Handley Regional Library, 100 W. Piccadilly St., Winchester. Information: 662-9041, ext. 14, tridgeway@handleyregional.org.

• The Obsession Show, an all member show will be on display through Aug. 25, Middle Street Gallery, Sperryville. Information: 540-987-9330, middlestreetgallery.org.

• The work of Ann Currie will be on display through July, Strasburg Community Library, 195 W. King St. Information: 465-8464, stlib@shentel.net.

• "A Little of This, A Little of That," by Kathleen Keenan will be on display until July 31 at 7 East Gallery, 123 S Main St., Woodstock. Information: 459-7500.

• All Member Exhibit -- Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. at The Art Group Gallery, 5998 Main St., Mt. Jackson. Information: 436-8234, 477-4131.

• "A Little of This, A Little of That," by Kathleen Keenan will be on display until July 31 at 7 East Gallery, 123 S Main St., Woodstock. Information: 459-7500.

• Art from Our Attic regional art will be on display until today at Westminster-Canterbury Shenandoah Valley, 300 Westminster-Canterbury Drive, Winchester. Information: 665-9463, www.svwc.org.

Saturday
activities

• An event to benefit the Disabled Veterans Committee on Housing for the future home of the Veteran's Community Center will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Strasburg Moose Lodge No. 403, 572 Red Bud Road, Strasburg. A community potluck luncheon also will include a U.S. Army rock wall, inflatable for children, face painting and the band The Joyful Noisemakers. Special appearances will include MVP 1983 Washington Redskin Mark Moseley and other Redskins alumni.

Cost: free, but donations welcome. The luncheon will be at noon. Bring a dish to share and arrive early for best seats and entertainment. A special prize drawing will cost $1 per ticket with two tickets for Miranda Lambert's concert on July 28, Steely Dan's concert on Sept. 20 and a Wolf Trap event on Sept. 11.

For more information, call Jennifer at 540-671-0894 or John at 540-877-1252.

Conservation Campouts will include clouded leopards and birds at the camp out from 5 p.m. today to 10 a.m. Sunday at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, 1500 Remount Road, Front Royal. Bunk in tents provided by Friends of the National Zoo and rise Sunday for breakfast with a family friendly activity. Cost: $115 per FONZ member; $125 all others. Information: 635-6500, nationalzoo.si.edu/ActivitiesAndEvents/Activities/ConservationCampout/

"Jubal's July" Second Battle of Kernstown commemoration will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 33229 Old Valley Pike, Strasburg. A July 23, 1864, battlefield walking tour with author and historian Scott C. Patchan will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, and a Civil War church service at 10 a.m. Sunday followed by a 1 p.m. memorial service dedicated to Union Colonel James Mulligan of the Irish Brigade, mortally wounded in front of the Pritchard House.

Local authors will be on site to discuss and sign their Civil War books, including Barrett Dowell, Roderick Gainer, Jerry Holsworth, Thomas K. Tate and Patchan. Information: www.kernstownbattle.org.

The Hupp's Hill war lecture with John Christiansen, executive director of the Lee-Fendall House in Alexandria, will take place at Hupp's Hill Civil War Park, 33229 Old Valley Pike, Strasburg. Christiansen will discuss the experiences of Union prisoners of war captured in the Shenandoah Valley during the Gettysburg campaign. Cost: $5, free to members of Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation, free to children younger than 10. Information: 540-465-5884, info@ccbf.us.

• Pet-A-Palooza will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Humane Society of Warren County, Front Royal, with live music, vendors, children's activities, animal demonstrations and adoption specials as well as a Doggie Kissing Booth. Bring a lawn chair and your pet on a leash or adopt a new family member. The event will go on rain or shine. Cost: $5. Pets get in free. Featuring musical guests Push Start and Stranger Danger.

Music
• The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra will perform "An Enchanted Evening" of Rodgers and Hammerstein favorites at 8 p.m. at 81 Shrine Mont Circle in Orkney Springs. Cost: Preferred pavilion seats $39, regular pavilion seats $34, the lawn $29. Gates open at 6 p.m. Information: 459-3396, musicfest.org.

• Charlee Allman, John-Robert Rimel and Emma Leigh will perform from 8 to 10 p.m. at Below the Fringe 137 S. Loudoun St. Winchester. Information: 540-514-0788.

• Tom Principato will perform at 8 p.m. at Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. Cost: $15. Information: 955-2004, barnsofrosehill.org.

• Wildflower will perform country standards, folk, rock and dance music with sing-a-longs at the George Washington Hotel's Half Note Lounge, 103 E. Piccadilly St., Winchester. Information: 678-4700.

• Karaoke Joe will perform at 9 a.m., Charlie's at 497 Stover Ave. in Strasburg. Information: 465-2968.

• Open mic night will perform from 8 to 10 p.m. at Below the Fringe, 137 S. Loudoun St. in Winchester. Information: 514-0788.

• King Street will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Piccadilly's Public House & Restaurant, 125 E. Piccadilly St., Winchester. Information: 535-1899.

• Robbie Limon will perform from 11:30 a.m. at Cristina's Cafe, 219 King St., Strasburg. Information: 465-2311.

• The Bumper Jacksons will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Cristina's Cafe, 219 King St., Strasburg. Information: 465-2311.

• Accordionist Bill McElroy will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. each week at Edelweiss Restaurant, 19 Edelweiss Lane, Staunton. Information: 337-1203.

• Tom Principato will perform at 8 p.m. at Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. Cost: $15. Information: 955-2004, barnsofrosehill.org

July 28
Music

• The band Timeless will perform from 3 to 6 p.m. at Shenandoah Valley Artworks at 234 West King St., Strasburg. Information: 664-8028.

• Hometown Strasburg will present Music in the Park with Rick Burnette and Bill Foster, performing blues, country, folk and good old rock 'n' roll music from 5 to 7 p.m. in Strasburg's Hometown Park, next to the Fire Department. Information: HometownStrasburgVa.com.

• Open mic night will perform from 6 to 10 p.m. at Cristina's Cafe, 219 King St. in Strasburg. Information: 465-2311.

• Open jam session will perform from 3 to 5 p.m. at Winchester Book Gallery, 185 N. Loudoun St., Winchester. Information: 667-3444.

• Karaoke with Willie and Misty will perform from 6 to 10 p.m. at Charlie's, 497 Stover Ave., Strasburg. Information: 465-2968.

• Ricky & Amanda Wilkins will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. at Woodstock Cafe and Shoppes, 117 S. Main St., Woodstock. Information: 459-8888.


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