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

Snowflake Ball

A Daddy/Daughter Snowflake Ball will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the George Washington Hotel in Winchester.

There will be dinner, dessert, gift bags, door prizes and professional photos.

Proceeds benefit Kids Clubs of the Northern Shenandoah Valley. Tickets are $50 each. Information:

Harry Potter Yule Ball

Handley Library in Winchester will host a Harry Potter Yule Ball with interactive stations at 7 p.m. today for ages 12 and up.

Dress is semi-formal. Information:

Winchester Little Theatre

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

Future performances will be held Jan. 24-26. Tickets are $20 or $60 for a party of four.

Information: 540-662-3331 or Valerie O’Keefe at 540-336-2357 or

Selah Theatre

Selah Theatre Project will host a musical theatre master class at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Youth Development Center, 3 Battaile Drive, Winchester.

The class, open to ages 10 and up, will be led by Youth Award-nominated choreographer Cait Kelley, who will explore the Tony Award-winning musical “Hamilton.” Registration is $25 per person.

Registration, information: 540-428-4445 or


The U.S. Army Blues will perform as part of the Essentially Ellington Regional High School Band Festival in partnership with Jazz at Lincoln Center at 7:15 p.m. Saturday at Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre, 620 Millwood Ave., Winchester.

More than 250 students from 10 high school jazz bands from Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia will compete for best band, best section and best soloists awards. The winning band will perform alongside The U.S. Army Blues.

Admission is free. Information: 540-665-4569,

Wedding Planning

Get cost-saving tips and tricks for a better wedding budget from Weezy Barney, a library volunteer and former wedding planner with 17 years of experience, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday.After a 30-minute talk, participants will have time to ask questions.

Free and open to the public. Register in advance at

Barns of Rose Hill

Barns of Rose Hill will host the following programs this weekend at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville:

• The Music Industry in the 21st Century: 8-9:30 p.m., Saturday. Sean Murphy, founding director of the Virginia Center for Literary Arts, will moderate the panel featuring Cerphe Colwell, Jason Herskowitz, Todd Wright and Tom Carrico. Free, although $5 donation accepted.

• Filmworker: 4 p.m., Sunday. The Magic Lantern Theater will screen “Filmworker” — a movie about the decades-long association between legendary film director Stanley Kubrick and his assistant Leon Vitali, which was instrumental in the making of several of Kubrick’s movies including “The Shining,” “Full Metal Jacket” Tickets: $8 or $5 for MSV/Barns members.

Information: 540-955-2004 or


Pittsburgh comedian Derrick Knopsnyder will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Performing Arts Luray. Tickets range from $8 to $15.

Information, tickets: 540-743-3311 or