The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Schultz Theatre will present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” 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 and seniors. Information: 740-9119 or www.schultztheatre.com.
The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum will hold an astronomy night from 8 to 10 p.m. today at 19 W. Cork St., Winchester.
The Shenandoah Valley Astronomical Society members will talk about constellations, planets and telescopes. Children will also create a starry craft and hear an out-of-this-world tale. Tickets are $8 for members or $10 for nonmembers. Information: 540-722-2020.
The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival will have the following performances this weekend at Shrine Mont in Orkney Springs:
• Today: 7 p.m., The Hunts, with special guest The Band Concord. Tickets range from $20 to $35.
• Saturday: 8 p.m., Piedmont Symphony Orchestra will present “Beatles & Friends.” Tickets: $31 and $36.
Information: 459-3396 or www.musicfest.org.
‘Pirates of Penzance’
Shenandoah Conservatory will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre, 620 Millwood Ave., Winchester.
Tickets range from $15 to $30. Information, tickets: 540-665-4569.
Buds Collective will perform at the Woodstock Outdoor Concert Series from 7 to 9 p.m. today at W.O. Riley Park.
Admission is free. Food sold.
Battle of Bull Run
The 155th anniversary of the Battle of Bull Run will be observed today through Sunday at Cedar Creek Battlefield in Middletown. Tickets range from $6 to $12 per day. Information: 540-869-2064.
Larrick’s Tavern at The Wayside Inn in Middletown will have the following music this weekend:
• Today: Bluegrass jam session.
• Saturday: Jon Rose and Fred Pollard.
• Sunday: Harpist Allen Dec.
All shows are free. Information: 540-869-1797.
The Historic Jordan Springs Estate will host fund-raising dinner theatre performances featuring the comedy “Greater Tuna” this weekend at 1160 Jordan Springs Road southeast of Stephenson. Dinners and performances will be held at 6:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
The fundraisers are supporting the expansion campaign of the Winchester Little Theatre. Information: www.jordansprings.eventbrite.com
ATriuM will perform at the Gazebo Gatherings sponsored by the Blue Ridge Arts Council, town of Front Royal and Virginia Commission for the Arts at 7 p.m. today at the Gazebo in Front Royal. Admission is free.
The Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department will hold a carnival from 3 to 11 p.m. today and Saturday at Bing Crosby Stadium. Information: Joe Starcher at 540-974-3223.
The Winchester Little Theater for Kids will present “Seusical Jr.” based on the works of Dr. Seuss at 7 p.m. today and 2:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday at 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester.
Tickets are $9.99. Information: 540-662-3331, Valerie O’Keefe at 540-336-2357 or www.wltonline.org.
The funk brass ensemble DuPont Brass will perform at 7:30 p.m. today at the old Frederick County Courthouse, 20 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.
Admission is $5 per person, $4 for Bluemont Friends and senior citizens and $2 for children under 12. Information: 540-338-4640. In case of bad weather the concert will be moved to the First Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Loudoun St.
Bright Box Theater will have the following groups perform this weekend at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.
• Today: 7 p.m., Grateful Dead party with Sacred Groove. Free admission.
• Saturday: 7 p.m., country music group Delta Spur will perform. Tickets: $10.
Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.
Bowman Library in Stephens City will host a free family film and picnic at 1 p.m. Saturday. The PG-rated movie “Surfs Up” will be shown. Those attending are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and blanket. Library teens will be serving popcorn and lemonade. Information: 540-622-9041.
The Blue Ridge Young Marines will host a no-tap bowling tournament from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Front Royal Family Bowling Center, 430 Remount Road, Front Royal.
There will be bowling ball raffles, 50/50 drawings, silent auction items and more.
The entrance fee for four bowlers per team is $25 per person or $100 per team. Entrance fee includes three games and shoe rentals.
Information: 540-636-3113, email BRYM@embarqmail or hrmelnyk@embarqmail or www.royalfamilybowl.com.
Barns of Rose Hill
Barns of Rose Hill has announced the following events will be held this weekend at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.
• Saturday: 8 p.m., bluegrass and BBQ series featuring Locust Honey String Band. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door and free for children 12 and younger.
• Sunday: 2 p.m., Col. John “Pappy” Gallagher will talk about his participation in Operation Eagle Claw during the Iran hostage crisis. Free admission.
Information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.org.
Actor at Alamo
Actor and Strasburg native David Maloney will introduce a showing of “Men Go to Battle” at 1:20 p.m. Saturday at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester.
Maloney, who plays the role of Francis Mellon in the film, will also hold a short Q&A session after the showing.
History at Sunset
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park in Middletown will host the History at Sunset program observing the 155th anniversary of the Battle of First Manassas 7 p.m. Sunday.
There will be a sutler’s row, symposium tent and more.
Tickets are $5. Information, tickets: 540-869-2064 or visit www.ccbf.us.
Enjoy outdoor theater and see the adventures of Mowgli from Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book” come to life from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Water Garden at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.
In case of rain, the performance will be held inside. Bring a picnic and chairs or blanket.
Admission is $5 or free for ages 12 and under. Information: 540-662-1473 ext. 240 or visit www.themsv.org.