The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Warren County Parks and Recreation will host a Harry Potter-themed Halloween Party from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the community center featuring a Hagrid’s pumpkin toss, pumpkin carving contest and costume prizes.
The program is for all ages but those 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $8. The event is limited to 50 participants. Preregistration recommended by calling 540-635-7750.
Shenandoah University will hold the following concerts this weekend:
• Fall dance concert: 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre. Featuring original works by faculty and guest choreographers, Cantus Singers and solo harp. Tickets $15.
• Bach-Handel Festival: 7:30 p.m. today in Goodson Chapel featuring the Chamber Orchestra and Conservatory Choir, tickets $15; 3 p.m., Sunday in Goodson Chapel featuring student winners of this year’s competition, tickets $15.
• U.S. Army Blues concert: 3 p.m., Saturday in Armstrong Concert Hall. Winners of the Shenandoah Conservatory jazz soloist competition for aspiring high-school students will perform. Free admission.
Information: 540-665-4569 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bright Box Theater has announced the following events will be held this weekend at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester:
• Today: 8 p.m., Love Canon, tickets $15.
• Saturday: 7 and 9:30 p.m., “Sing For Your Life” murder mystery comedy show, tickets range from $20-$25.
Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.
The Middleburg Film Festival, featuring festival favorites, premieres and Academy Award contenders, will be held today through Sunday at various locations throughout Middleburg. Information: 540-687-6373.
Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will celebrate Farm Fall Days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays this month.
The theme this weekend will be rest and rejuvenation. There will also be the annual Bark in the Park benefit and pet adoption event and charitable 5K trail run on Saturday. Other activities include mountain biking, pony rides, scavenger hunt, corn maze, pick your own pumpkin, live music, barbecue, a kid’s play area and historic house tours. Information: 540-592-3556 or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.
Bowman Library in Stephens City will host a family film and picnic at 1 p.m. Saturday showing the film “The Incredibles.”
Those attending are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and blanket. Library teens will be serving popcorn and lemonade. The movie is free. Information: 540-622-9041.
Barns of Rose Hill
Nationally known dancers Miramar of Winchester and Annette Federico along with Troupe Asherah, Angela Petry, Bellysima Bellas, Troupe Tribelle, Palace Pears and The Sires will perform Middle Eastern music and dance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.
Tickets range from $20 to $30. Children 12 and younger admitted free. Information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.org.
‘Tuna Does Vegas’
The Performing Arts Center of Luray Players will present “Tuna Does Vegas” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at 1 E. Main St., Luray.
Tickets are $15 for today’s performance, $40 for the Saturday dinner theater and $20 for the Sunday dessert theater. Tickets, information: 540-743-4947 or www.performingartsluray.org.
Theatre Shenandoah in Edinburg will present Arthur Miller’s play about the Salem witch trials, “The Crucible,” at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets, which are $15 or $12 for seniors and students, are available at the Edinburg Mill or online at www.theatreshenandoah.org. Information: 984-3972.
The annual Bead, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds in Harrisonburg.
Tickets are $4 or free for children 16 and younger. Information: 540-384-6047 or 540-434-0005.
The National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly will sponsor Air & Scare from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
There will be creepy crafts and activities with a spooky twist including trick or trajectory, rocket launch, spooky science discovery stations, paper scare planes, story time, puppet shows, photo opportunities with costumed characters from favorite space and ghost-themed movies, Tot Zone and teens and tweens activities. Costumes encouraged. Parking is $15. Information: 202-633-1000.
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