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THURSDAY

Trees of Hope, Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, 1001 Princess Anne St. View decorated trees donated by individuals and organizations. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $7. Benefits Hope House. Runs through Nov. 14, with a gala event Nov. 17. 540/371-3037; hopehouseinva.org.

Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, 19053 Mount Pony Road, Culpeper. James Bond double feature: "Casino Royale" (2006) and "Quantum of Solace" (2008). 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.

Zumba Fitness With ZaKia, Strictly Ballroom Dance Studio, 125 Olde Greenwich Drive, suite 190, Spotsylvania. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $6. 540/898-9060.

CONCERT

Electroacoustic Barn Dance, UMW, Pollard Hall. Festival of electronic music and art featuring composers, artists and scholars from across the world. Performance times vary. Free. Runs through Nov. 10. 540/654-1012.

THEATER

"Midsummer/Jersey," Riverbend High School, 12301 Spotswood Furnace Road, Spotsylvania. Presented by Riverbend Theater Department. 7 p.m. $7. Runs through Nov. 10. 540/548-4051.

"Into the Woods," UMW, duPont Hall, Klein Theatre. 8 p.m. $24, students/seniors $20. Runs through Nov. 18. 540/654-1111.

"Bus Stop," Northern Virginia Community College, 15200 Neabsco Mills Road. 3 and 8 p.m. Free. Runs through Nov. 10. 703/878-5750.

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater, 95 Riverside Parkway, Falmouth. Doors open at 6 p.m., play begins at 8 p.m. Runs through Jan. 6. 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com.

"Dearly Beloved," Colonial Forge High School, 550 Courthouse Road, Stafford. Comedy about a Southern family gearing up for their daughter's wedding as complications abound. 7 p.m. Runs through Nov. 10.

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FRIDAY

Spirituality of the Arts, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 203 Dennison St., Colonial Beach. Bishop Susan Goff of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia and Colonial Beach artist Susan Tilt discuss how spirituality and art intersect. 5 p.m. Free. 804/224-7186; stmaryscolonialbeach.org.

Trees of Hope, Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center. See Nov. 8 listing.

Basket Bingo, Ni River Middle School, 11632 Catharpin Road, Spotsylvania. Doors open 5:30 p.m., bingo 6 p.m. $10. 540/548-8490.

Fellowship Dinner Fundraiser, Fairview at River Club Baptist Church, 10835 Tidewater Trail, Spotsylvania. The Dennehy family, who have adopted nine children from around the world, will speak. Sponsored by Bethany Christian Services. Reservations at k4
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A Farm House Christmas Open House, Snow Creek Farm, 4355 Fredericksburg Turnpike, Woodford. Vintage and retro Christmas decor, winter wreaths, garlands, handmade beeswax candles, vintage jewelry. 10 a.m. Runs through Nov. 11. 540/371-0607.

Second Friday Art Walk, Colonial Beach. Galleries and businesses throughout town promote artists, with work for sale. 6-8 p.m. 804/224-8411.

Pickin' Party, Sumerduck Ruritan Club, 5335 Sumerduck Road, Sumerduck. Local musical groups. Doors open 6 p.m., music 7-10 p.m. Free. For info, call Laura, 540/439-8240.

CONCERTS

Dick Hensold, Picker's Supply Concert Hall, 902 Caroline St. Traditional Scottish music of Cape Breton Island. 8 p.m. $10.

Electroacoustic Barn Dance, UMW, Pollard Hall. See Nov. 8 listing.

Jason Gray and Todd Agnew, Spotswood Baptist Church, 4009 Lafayette Blvd. Acoustic music. 7:30 p.m. Free. 540/898-0757.

THEATER

"Bus Stop," Northern Virginia Community College. 8 p.m. See Nov. 8 listing.

"Midsummer/Jersey," Riverbend High School. See Nov. 8 listing.

"Dearly Beloved," Colonial Forge High School. See Nov. 8 listing.

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See Nov. 8 listing.

"Into the Woods," UMW, Klein Theatre. See Nov. 8 listing.

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SATURDAY

Holiday Open House, downtown Fredericksburg. Holiday decorations, music, holiday tastings. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Santa will be at Corky's 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pictures with Santa in his sleigh at The Richard Johnston Inn courtyard, 711 Caroline St., 2:30-4:30 p.m. Runs again Nov. 11.

A Farm House Christmas Open House, Snow Creek Farm. See Nov. 9 listing.

Winter Carnival, Brooke Point High School, 1700 Courthouse Road, Stafford. Games, vendors, music, Mr. and Mrs. Claus. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ages 12 and older $2, ages 11 and younger free.

Bazaar and Cookie Walk, Peace Lutheran Church, 5590 Kings Highway, King George. Christmas shop, white elephant sale, bake sale. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Arts and Crafts Benefit, Mary's Shelter, 309 Hawke St., Fredericksburg. 10 a.m. Benefits women facing crisis pregnancies.

Holiday Shoppe, Antioch United Methodist Church, 138 Kellogg Mill Road, Stafford. Crafts, bake sale, lunch. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Benefits the Antioch Outreach Pantry. 540/752-7108.

Holiday Craft Fair, England Run Library, 806 Lyons Blvd., Stafford. Sponsored by Greater Falls Run Lions Club. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Arts and Crafts Bazaar, Lake of the Woods Church. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Runs again Nov. 11. Benefits youth missions.

Patawomeck Heritage and Craft Event, White Oak Fire Department, 22 Newton Road, Falmouth. Handcrafted works by local artists: Native American items, jewelry, knitted and crocheted items, quilted and sewn items. Bake sale and raffle. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 540/373-4705.

Spaghetti Dinner, Fredericksburg Masonic Lodge, 803 Princess Anne St. 5-8 p.m. $10. 540/710-5704.

Ham and Turkey Dinner, Hopewell United Methodist Church, Lignum. 5-7 p.m. 540/847-6206, 540/854-7460.

Marine Corps 237th Birthday, National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle. Cake-cutting ceremony. Noon. 703/784-6116; usmcmuseum.org.

"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericksburg. Answer riddles in businesses' windows for prizes. Runs through Dec. 31. visitfred.com.

Urban Trail Ride, Old Mill Park. Riders on their own horses tour downtown Fredericksburg. Ages 15 and older. 9:30 a.m. to noon. $20. 540/372-1086.

Bingo, Rowser Building, 1739 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford. Sponsored by Stablemates 4-H Horse Club. 6 p.m. $10 in advance, $12 at the door.

Veterans Call of Honor Celebration, John J. Wright Educational and Cultural Center, 7565 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania. Hosted by the 23rd Regiment, U.S. Colored Infantry and John J. Wright Museum. Doors open 10 a.m., program begins at noon. Free. 202/253-9867; jjwmuseum.org.

Fall Barrel Tasting, Ingleside Vineyards, 5872 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove. Taste wines direct from the barrels. 1-4 p.m. $20 includes tasting, wine glass, live music, light fare. Reservations recommended. 804/224-8687; inglesidevineyards.com.

Book Signing, The Griffin Bookshop and Coffee Bar, 723 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Betty Lewis Ellett will sign copies of her books. 2-4 p.m. 540/899-8041.

Fredericksburg Forum: "An Evening of Entrepreneurial Spirit, Social Responsibility and Radical Business Philosophy," UMW, George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium. Featuring Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream. 8 p.m. Purchase tickets online at umw.edu/forum. 540/654-1065.

Trees of Hope, Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center. See Nov. 8 listing.

Ballroom Social, Christ Episcopal Church, 8951 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania. 2:30-4:30 p.m. $20 per couple. 540/891-4297.

Second Saturdays at the Museum, Fredericksburg Area Museum, 1001 Princess Anne St. Family program that includes hands-on activities and make-and-take crafts. 1-3 p.m. Free with paid museum admission. 540/371-3037.

Open Hangar Day, Commemorative Air Force, Culpeper Regional Airport, 12499 Beverly Ford Road, Brandy Station. Tours of the hangar/museum and historic military aircraft. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 540/727-0018; nationalcapitolsquadron.org.

"Cavalry in the Streets: Dahlgren's Raid Into Fredericksburg," Fredericksburg City Dock, 207 Sophia St. Historians Eric Mink and Donald Pfanz will lead a walking tour of the raid. 8 a.m.

CONCERT

Electroacoustic Barn Dance, UMW, Pollard Hall. See Nov. 8 listing.

THEATER

"Dearly Beloved," Colonial Forge High School. See Nov. 8 listing.

"Into the Woods," UMW, Klein Theatre. 2 and 8 p.m. See Nov. 8 listing.

"Bus Stop," Northern Virginia Community College. 2 p.m. See Nov. 8 listing.

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See Nov. 8 listing.

"Midsummer/Jersey," Riverbend High School. See Nov. 8 listing.

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SUNDAY

"A Country Boy Serves His Country," St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 203 Dennison St., Colonial Beach. Jim Colvard talks about the journey that took him from the hills of North Carolina to the position of presidential appointee. 9:15 a.m. Free. 804/224-7186; stmaryscolonialbeach.org.

"Let's Chat About the Constitution," James Madison Museum, 129 Caroline St., Orange. Presentation followed by light refreshments. 3 p.m. Free. 540/672-1776.

"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericksburg. See Nov. 10 listing.

Arts and Crafts Bazaar, Lake of the Woods Church. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. See Nov. 10 listing.

Holiday Open House, downtown Fredericksburg. Noon to 5 p.m. Santa will be strolling noon to 2 p.m. Pictures with Santa in his sleigh at The Richard Johnston Inn 2:30-4:30 p.m.

A Farm House Christmas Open House, Snow Creek Farm. See Nov. 9 listing.

Trees of Hope, Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center. Noon to 5 p.m. See Nov. 8 listing.

Bingo, Fredericksburg Community Center, 1114 Potomac Ave., Stafford. 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Greater Falls Run Lions Club. 540/372-3399.

Walk With a Virginia Master Naturalist, Salamander Loop of the Ni River Trail, 8010 River Stone Drive, Spotsylvania. Learn bird calls, identify trees and find out about wildflowers. 9 a.m. Free; spotsylvaniagreenways.org.

THEATER

"Into the Woods," UMW, Klein Theatre. 2 p.m. See Nov. 8 listing.

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. Doors open 1 p.m., show is at 3 p.m. See Nov. 8 listing.

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MONDAY

Poetry Reading, 1201 William St., room 12. By William Logan and Debora Greger, noted poets and professors of English at the University of Florida. Followed by a reception and book signing. 5 p.m. Free. 540/654-1393.

"Memorial to Our Fallen Heroes," junction of George, Barton and Liberty streets. Speakers, music, flag display, flyover. Sponsored by Fredericksburg Area Veterans Council. 10:45 a.m. Free. 540/424-8485.

"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericksburg. See Nov. 10 listing.

Veterans Day Presentation, King George Middle School. Sponsored by King George Ruritan Club. A salute to the Armed Services and emergency services. 6:30 p.m. Free.

Senior Bingo, Sumerduck Ruritan Club, 5335 Sumerduck Road, Sumerduck. For seniors 55 years and older. 10 a.m. to noon. Bring a gift bag with an inexpensive prize in it. 540/439-2278.

Trees of Hope, Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center. See Nov. 8 listing.

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TUESDAY

"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericksburg. See Nov. 10 listing.

Evening With an Expert Lecture Series: "After the Guns: The Aftermath of Fredericksburg," Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, 1001 Princess Anne St. John Hennessy, chief historian of the Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, will explore the days and months following the Battle of Fredericksburg. 7 p.m. Free. 540/371-3037, ext. 140.

Box Dinner, Sumerduck Ruritan Club, 5335 Sumerduck Road. 5-6 p.m. 540/270-5686.

Trees of Hope, Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center. See Nov. 8 listing.

Luncheon and Annual Silent Auction, Fredericksburg Country Club. Nancy Wissinger will speak on "Is There Happiness After a Painful Divorce?" Sponsored by Fredericksburg Women's Club and Stonecroft Ministries. 11 a.m. $15. Reservations, 540/371-8327 or 540/972-2954.

Line Dance Class, Strictly Ballroom Dance Studio, 125 Olde Greenwich Drive, Suite 190, Spotsylvania. 7-9 p.m. $10. 540/832-7602. Instructor Olivia Ray, 540/898-9060.

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WEDNESDAY

Trees of Hope, Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. A decorating seminar, "Tree Tips, Tricks and Techniques," will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. See Nov. 8 listing.

"The 2012 Presidential Election: The Media, Public Opinion and International Issues," UMW, Dahlgren Campus, University Hall, room 110. By Stephen J. Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies at UMW. Includes continental breakfast. 8-10:30 a.m. Free. Registration requested at http://dahlgren.umw.edu or 540/663-4030.

"Jewish Cultural Celebration Keynote," UMW, Woodard Campus Center, Great Hall. Lecture by Mark Oppenheimer, author of "Knocking on Heaven's Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture." 7 p.m. Free. 540/654-1044.

"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericksburg. See Nov. 10 listing.

THEATER

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. Lunch 11:30 a.m., play 1:30 p.m. See Nov. 8 listing.

"Into the Woods," UMW, Klein Theatre. See Nov. 8 listing.

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THURSDAY

Film: "The Invisible War," UMW, Combs Hall, room 139. An investigative documentary about sexual assault in the U.S. military. 7 p.m. Free. 540/371-6771.

"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericksburg. See Nov. 10 listing.

Auditions, Castaways Repertory Theatre, Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building, 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Woodbridge. Auditions for "Laughing Stock" to be performed in January and February. 6:30 p.m. Runs again Nov. 17. 703/615-6626.

Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper. "The Magnificent Ambersons" (1942): The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved. See Nov. 8 listing.

Carolina Shag Dancing, Shannon's Bar & Grille. See Nov. 8 listing.

Zumba Fitness With ZaKia, Strictly Ballroom Dance Studio. See Nov. 8 listing.

THEATER

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See Nov. 8 listing.

"Into the Woods," UMW, Klein Theatre. See Nov. 8 listing.

--Compiled by Debbie Sauder




DOUBLE VISION:

Woodberry Forest School in Orange hosts "The Mystery Grows: A Retrospective," featuring paintings by John Lynch through Dec. 20 in the Baker Gallery of the Walker Fine Arts Center. The artist's reception is tonight from 6:30-7:30 p.m., with a gallery talk at 7 p.m.




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