The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Magic Lantern Theater
Magic Lantern Theater will show the R-rated film “Finders Keepers,” a tale of two eccentrics and an auctioned grill with strange contents, at 7:30 p.m. today at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.
A special pre-feature attraction starting at 4 p.m. will be a short exhibition of several “found footage” shorts, films assembled from archival footage shot originally for very different purposes.
Tickets are $5 for MLT, MSV and Barns of Rose Hill members or $8 for nonmembers.
Information: 540-678-0963 or 540-662-1473.
The Schultz Theater will present “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown,” based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles Schulz, at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at 9357 N. Congress St., New Market.
Tickets are $15 for adults or $12 for students. Information: 740-9119 or www.schultztheatre.com.
The Bowman Shannon Cultural Arts Center in Mount Jackson will hold a First Friday event featuring music by The Mash. Food donations will be accepted for the food table. Information: 477-4131 or www.theartgroup.org.
Barns of Rose Hill
By and By with the Plank Stompers will perform at 8 p.m. today at the Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.
Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Children 12 and younger are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets, information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.org.
Bright Box Theater
Bright Box Theater has announced the following shows will be held this weekend at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester:
• Today: 8:30 p.m., Back to the 90s featuring the Good Time Boys, a Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute band, and Right Handed Lefties, a Cranberries tribute band, performing. Tickets are $8.
• Saturday: 7 p.m., improv comedy with Porkchop Volcano. Tickets are $8.
• Saturday: 8 p.m., the band Souled Out will perform. Tickets are $10.
Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.
Bowman Library in Stephens City will show the PG-rated movie “Big Hero 6″ at 1 p.m. Saturday. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch. Information: www.handleyregional.org.
Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown will hold its Hite of Excellence Extraordinary Series of Sumptuous Feasts featuring a hearth cooking class and lunch in the winter kitchen on Saturday. Tickets, information: 540-869-2028 or www.bellegrove.org.
‘The Cat’s Meow’
The Winchester Little Theatre will show the film “The Cat’s Meow,” based on the true story of a mysterious Hollywood death on board William Randolph Hearst’s yacht in 1924, at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester.
Tickets range from $15.50 to $19.75. Information: 540-662-3331, Valerie O’Keefe at 540-336-2357 or www.wltonline.org.
A spring fashion show and garden party to benefit Response, an organization that provides help for people dealing with domestic abuse, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Fort Valley Nursery in Woodstock.
Enjoy light refreshments and spring fashions provided by Peebles. Tickets are $25. Information: 459-5599 or www.responseva.org.
The Art Group Gallery will host an opening reception for its March show, “A New View,” from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Bowman Shannon Cultural Arts Center in Mount Jackson.
The show will feature works by photographers Tom Brower, Miriam Kilmer, Kim Slevin, Christina Williams and Rod Sheppard.
Information: 477-4131 or www.theartgroup.org.
Lunafest, a fund-raising film festival hosted by Girls on the Run of the Shenandoah Valley, a physical activity positive youth development program for girls in third through eighth grades, will be held Sunday at Bright Box Theater, 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.
A brunch and silent auction will start at 11:30 a.m. followed by a showing of nine short films by women filmmakers.
Long Branch Plantation in Boyce is re-launching its speaker series with a three-part talk by Millwood resident and retina specialist Jack Carter at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Carter has adapted his material from a series of lectures he first delivered at the Parsons School of Design in New York City. The first talk will focus on the origin of vision.
Tickets are $25 or $100 for the whole series. Information: 540-837-1856 or www.visitlongbranch.org.
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