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By Debbie Sauder
Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, 19053 Mount Pony Road, Culpeper. "Silent Shorts" (1910s-1920s). A diversity of new prints of silent-film short subjects produced by the Library of Congress Packard Campus Film Preservation Lab will premiere, along with shorts brought in from other film archives. 7:30 p.m. Free; reservations encouraged. 540/827-1079, ext. 79994.
Carolina Shag Dancing, Shannon's Bar & Grille, 2801 Plank Road, Fredericksburg. Sponsored by Battlefield Boogie Club. Free lessons at 7:30 p.m., dance until 10 p.m. 540/786-8321.
"Anything Goes," Riverside Center Dinner Theater, 95 Riverside Parkway, Falmouth. Doors open at 6 p.m., play begins at 8 p.m. Runs through July 22. $37-$58. 540/370-4300.
"Gutsy Broads: Stories About Strong Women," Read All Over Books, 307 William St. Performance by storyteller Megan Hicks. 7:30 p.m. $25. Tickets available at Read All Over Books; Riverby Books, 805 Caroline St.; LibertyTown, 916 Liberty St.; and Empowerhouse, 4700 Harrison Road. Benefits Empowerhouse, formerly the Rappahannock Council on Domestic Violence. 540/373-9372.
Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper. "Redskin" (1929): After attending college in the East, Navajo brave Wing Foot returns to his tribe and renounces its customs and beliefs, becoming an outcast among his own people. With Richard Dix, Julie Carter and Tully Marshall. Silent Western adventure. Black-and-white and color. See June 14 listing.
Third annual Conservation and Sportsmen's Shoot and Dinner, Fredericksburg Rod and Gun Club, U.S. 17 south. Trap and skeet shooting 2:30-5 p.m., dinner 5:30 p.m., live and silent auctions, door prizes. Sponsored by the Rappahannock Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society. 540/898-1987;
History at Sunset: "Falmouth--Occupied!"
Celebrate Virginia Live, near the Expo Center and Wegmans, Gordon W. Shelton Boulevard. Colt Ford with Lauren Alaina. Gates open 6 p.m. $12.50 in advance, $17 at the gate. celebratevirginialive.com.
"Dr. Dolittle," Spotsylvania High School, 6975 Courthouse Road. The classic tale of kindness to animals performed by Christian Youth Theater--Fredericksburg. 7 p.m. $13 in advance, $15 at the door. Runs through June 17. 540/604-5156; cytfredericksburg.org.
"Last of the Red Hot Lovers," Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St. Presented by Fredericksburg Theatre Ensemble.
A PASSAGE TO INDIA: The Fredericksburg Academy of Ballet presents its spring performance of 'La Bayadere (the Temple Dancer)' on Saturday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at James Monroe High School. This beautiful story of love, betrayal and intrigue will be making its Fredericksburg debut. Follow the love story between Nikiya and Solor as you embark on a journey through 19th-century India. The academy dancers will perform original choreography including the 'Kingdom of the Shades,' one of the ballet world's most-famous corps de ballet pieces. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $12. For more information, call 540/371-6781 or visit acadofballet.com.