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"Fire on the Rappahannock," Ferry Farm and Kenmore. Union troops will encamp at Ferry Farm where living-history interpreters will give ongoing demonstrations on quilting, laundering, blacksmithing and horsemanship. At Kenmore, there will be cooking demos and a field hospital. Admission will be $1 at each site, ages 6 and younger free. Trolleys will run from downtown Fredericksburg and Chatham Square Shopping Center to Ferry Farm. Events run through Dec. 9.
Comedy Show, Wingate Hotel, 20 Sanford Drive, Stafford. Featuring Queen Aishah. Sponsored by Mut'im Temple No. 240. Doors open 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. $25. Advance ticket sales only. Proceeds go to the National Diabetes Initiative. 540/408-3330.
12th annual Living Christmas Tree, Warrenton United Methodist Church. See Dec. 6 listing.
Concert in Lights, The Village at Towne Centre. See Dec. 6 listing.
"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericksburg. See Dec. 6 listing.
Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper. "Pillow Talk" (1959): A single career girl
Holiday Bazaar, Montross Firehouse, 52 Rectory Road, Montross. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Runs again Dec. 8.
A Candlelight Christmas, James Madison's Montpelier, 11407 Constitution Highway, Orange. Meet Dolley Madison and tour the mansion by candlelight. $35, ages 6-14 $5. Runs through Dec. 9. 540/672-2728.
Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibit: "Songs of the Holidays," Historic Kenmore.
Blue Ridge Chorale, Prince Michel Vineyards and Winery, 154 Winery Lane, Leon. Traditional French carols. 7 p.m. 540/223-5462.
UMW Philharmonic Orchestra, UMW. See Dec. 6 listing.
First Friday Reception and Performance of "The Eight: Reindeer Monologues," Read All Over Books, 307 William St. Fredericksburg Theatre Ensemble will host a reception 5-7:30 p.m., followed by a performance of Jeff Goode's dark comedy. Reception is free, performance $10. For ages 18 and over. fredericksburgtheatre.org.
"Godspell," Fredericksburg Academy Arts & Sciences building, 10800 Academy Drive, Spot-
"An O. Henry Christmas," Fauquier Community Theatre, 4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton. Based on two classic short stories by O. Henry, "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Last Leaf." 8 p.m. $15, seniors/students $13. Runs through Dec. 16. fctstage.org.
Get in the holiday spirit with this lovely piece, "Lights" by Cathy Herndon, featured in an all-member show at Art First Gallery through December. Don't forget to check out other works at downtown galleries during First Friday and meet the artists, too, at Friday night's receptions!
NOW BOARDING: The Rappahannock Model Railroaders will hold its 14th annual Model Train Display and Show at the Fredericksburg Eagles Lodge this Saturday and Sunday. The club's modular O-Gauge train layout will also be on display! Admission is $7 for adults and $1 for children 4-12. Plus, there will be model train vendors. For more information, visit rmrrs.com.