Weekend Events

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

Saxophone symposium
The United States Navy Band and Shenandoah Conservatory will present the international saxophone symposium this weekend.

The event begins with registration at 2 p.m. today and Saturday at Shenandoah University. Featured will be master classes, lectures and recitals. Concerts will be held at 8 p.m. both days at the Patsy Cline Theater at John Handley High School, Winchester.

Performing this evening will be the U.S. Navy Concert Band with guest artists Habanera Quartet and Kenneth Tse. Saturday’s evening concert features the U.S. Navy Commodores jazz ensemble with guest artist Grant Stewart.
Admission is free. Information: 540-665-4569 or www.navyband.navy.mil.

Bright Box
Four groups will perform this weekend at Bright Box Theater, 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.
• Today: 8 p.m., Drymill Road and Two Ton Twig will perform bluegrass/newgrass music. Tickets are $10.
• Saturday: 8 p.m., Better Off Dead and Squaring The Circle will perform music by the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia. Tickets are $12.
Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.

Schultz Theatre
Schultz Theatre in New Market will present two weekends of “Betrayal” by Harold Pinter. Performances, which are not suitable for younger audiences, start at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $13 for adults and $11 for students and seniors. Additional performances will be 7 p.m. Jan. 22 and 23 and at 3 p.m. Jan. 24. Information, tickets: 740-9119.

School musical
The Stonewall Jackson High School Musical Theatre will present Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the school’s old gym.

Tickets, which are $5 for adults, $3 for students and free for children under 4, are available from any cast member or at the door.

Winchester Little Theatre
The Winchester Little Theatre will present “Third” at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester.

The play, set at an unnamed elite New England liberal arts college, focuses on professor Laurie Jameson and how her life and fundamental assumptions are challenged when she accuses student, Woodson Bull III, of plagiarism.

Tickets range from $10.50 to $19.75. Information, tickets: 540-662-3331 or Valerie O’Keefe at 540-336-2357 or www.wltonline.org.

Film on Welles
The Barns of Rose Hill and Magic Lantern Theater will present a film on the life and work of Orson Welles as part of its Winter Film Series at 4 p.m. Sunday at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.

Tickets, which are $5 for BRH and MLT members or $8 for nonmembers, are available by calling 540-955-2004 or online at www.barnsofrosehill.org.

RV Expo
The Washington Camping RV Expo will be held this weekend at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10.

Information: 804-337-6479 or www.gsevents.com.

Preservation ball
The Shenandoah Valley Civil War Era Dancers will host a mid-1800s grand ball on Saturday at the Georgian Revival Mimslyn Inn in Luray.

Social hour begins at 6 p.m. Dance to the music of the Shenandoah Valley Minstrels from 7 to 9:45 p.m. Complimentary food and drink with cash bar. Period attire encouraged.

Admission is $35 or free if you join the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. Tickets, information: Teresa Wright, 740-4545 or twright@svbf.net.

King musical
ArtSpace Herndon will present “Only Light Can Do That!,” a living history musical celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Road, Herndon.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $10 for students 12 and older and free for children under 12. Information: 703-956-6590.

Cloak/Dagger Improv
The Village Gallery hosts Loudoun’s StageCoach Theater Company’s improv comedy troupe, the StageCoach Bandits, at 7 p.m. Saturday at 1601 Village Market Blvd., Suite 116, Leesburg.

Tickets are $28. Seating is limited. Meet the performers at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets, information: 571-442-8661 or www.artsinthevillage.com.

Bluegrass concert
Circa Blue will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at Frying Pan Farm Park’s Visitor Center, 2739 W. Ox Road, Herndon.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Seating is general admission. Dinner, drinks and dessert are available. Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door. Information: 703-437-9101.

JMU exhibits
Two exhibits are on display at James Madison University’s Forbes Center in Harrisonburg.
• Exhibit of architectural design mixed media by Chris Cornelius on display through Feb. 19. He is an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and focuses his work on the architectural translation of clutter. Admission is free.
• Coming Forth by Day: Life and Death in Ancient Egypt, focusing on Egypt’s funerary rituals and burial practices, particularly as dramatized by cinema and television. Open through Feb. 26 in the Lisanby Museum. Admission is free.
Information: www.jmuforbescenter.com.