The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
‘Cross Town Bus’
The Winchester Little Theatre will present “Cross Town Bus” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester. Future performances will be held Nov. 17-19.
Information, tickets: 540-662-3331 or Valerie O’Keefe at 540-336-2357 or www.wltonline.org.
St. John’s Drama Club will present “Robin Hood and the Heroes of Sherwood Forest” at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Skyline High School in Front Royal. Future performances will be held Nov. 18-20.
Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children (3 and up), students and seniors (65 and over). The Sunday matinee special is a maximum of $30 per family (parents and minor children only).
Randolph-Macon Academy’s drama department will present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella, the Enchanted Edition” at 7:30 p.m. today in Melton Memorial Gymnasium. Information: 540-636-5200.
Schultz Theatre will present the whodunit “The Game’s Afoot: or Holmes for the Holidays” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at J. Frank Hillyard Middle School, 226 Hawks Hill Drive, Broadway.
Tickets are $13 for adults and $11 for students and seniors. Additional performances will be held Nov. 18-20. Information, tickets: 740-9119 or www.schultztheatre.com.
Gwendolyn Aqui-Brooks, whose quilt ‘Life Scene’ is included in the exhibit “And Still We Rise: African American Story Quilts” will talk about her art from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.
Admission is $10 or free for MSV members. Information: 540-662-1473 or www.themsv.org.
Shenandoah Conservatory will present “Blue Stockings” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Ohrsrom-Bryant Theatre at Shenandoah University.
The performance contains mature content. Tickets are $20. Information, tickets: 540-665-4569 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The James Madison University Opera Theatre will present “Candide” at 8 p.m. today and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Forbes Center for the Performing Arts in Harrisonburg.
Tickets are $13-$22. Information, tickets: 540-568-7000 or www.jmuforbescenter.com.
Barns of Rose Hill
Barns of Rose Hill will have the following activities this weekend at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.
• Guitar Masters Series: 8 p.m. Saturday, featuring Frank Wallace. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Children 12 and younger admitted free.
• Free student art workshop: Photography ‘The Art of Seeing’ with Chester Simpson from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Registration required.
Information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.com.
Bright Box Theater has announced the following programs will be held this weekend at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester:
• Today and Saturday: 8 p.m., Pulitzer Prize Composer Festival by the Shenandoah Conservatory, featuring guest composer John Corigliano. Tickets: $15. Information, tickets: 540-665-4569.
• Saturday: 8 p.m., After Jack with The Positronic Cats plus Jack Dunlap (of Bud’s Collective). Tickets: $8.
• Saturday: 7 and 10 p.m., DIVAS Drag Show. Tickets range from $20 to $30.
Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.
The Forbes Center for the Performing Arts at James Madison University will host an Autumn Opera Gala at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Featured will be a cocktail reception (cocktail attire/black tie optional), a pre-performance “backstory” chat by a noted opera scholar and a meet-and-greet following the performance with Opera Director Don Rierson and members of the cast.
The event is limited to 70 patrons. Cost is $80 and a percentage of the ticket price will go to support student opera programs. Information, tickets: 540-568-7000 or www.jmuforbescenter.com.
Performing Arts Luray will hold its annual fundraising gala at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at 1 E. Main St., Luray.
Performing will be David Howard with the National Symphony Orchestra, guitarist Christopher Jenkins, pianist Paul Ackerman and soprano Julia Verba.
Champagne, sparkling apple cider and hors d’oeuvres served. Tickets are $40.
Information, tickets: 540-743-1133 or www.performingartsluray.org.
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