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STRATFORD HALL IS HOSTING A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR ROBERT E. LEE THIS SATURDAY AND YOU'RE INVITED! PLUS PEEK INSIDE THE HISTORYMOBILE. 9:30 A.M. TO 5 P.M. FREE.

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THURSDAY

Opening Reception: "Double-Booked: Works by Brian Davis and Lauren Jacobs," UMW, duPont Gallery. Features the work of Brian Davis and Lauren Jacobs, adjunct instructors of art at UMW. 5-7 p.m. Free. Runs through Feb. 10. 540/654-1013.

Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, 19053 Mount Pony Road, Culpeper. "The Times of Harvey Milk" (1984): The life of San Francisco's first openly gay elected city official is told with revealing news clips and archival footage interspersed with personal reminiscences. Documentary. Color. 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.

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FRIDAY

Anniversary Bingo, Mine Run Volunteer Fire Department, 31077 Old Plank Road, Locust Grove. Kitchen opens 5 p.m., early birds begin 6:30 p.m., regular games begin 7 p.m. 540/854-5438.

CONCERT

Organ Concert, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1009 Stafford Ave., Fredericksburg. Nationally renowned organist Todd Wilson performs on the new Robert William Wallace pipe organ. 8 p.m. Free. Reception following. 540/373-6491, ext. 217;
Email: dmathers@stmaryfred.org.

THEATER

"Death of a Salesman," Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Presented by Stage Door Productions, this production is centered on Willy Loman, a 63-year-old traveling salesman, who is forced to face the reality he has avoided all his life. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. $15. Tickets available at the door and online at brownpaper tickets.com. 540/903-3808.

"To Kill a Mockingbird," Fauquier Community Theatre, 4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton. Set in Alabama during the Great Depression, the story follows the journey of Jem and Scout Finch, whose father has been appointed to defend Tom Robinson, a black man framed for a crime he didn't commit. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. Adults $15, seniors and students $13. fctstage.org.

"Ain't Misbehavin'," Riverside Center Dinner Theater, 95 Riverside Parkway, Falmouth. Doors open at 6 p.m., play begins at 8 p.m. Runs through March 10. 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com.

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SATURDAY

Robert E. Lee's Birthday Celebration, Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Westmoreland. The Civil War 150 HistoryMobile, book signing by Dr. James "Bud" Robertson, living history portrayal of Robert E. Lee, live music, tours. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. 804/493-8038; stratfordhall.org.

Winter Wonder Barrel Tasting, Ingleside Vineyards, 5872 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove. Tour, tasting, souvenir wine glass, music and light fare. 1-4 p.m. $20. Reservations, 804/224- 8687; inglesidevineyards.com.

Family Day--Tech Day, National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle. See how robots can help the military and also be fun toys. Noon to 3 p.m. 703/784-6116; usmcmuseum.org.

Canstruction, Spotsylvania Towne Centre. A charity competition to design and build structures entirely out of canned foods. Through Monday. fredfood.org; 993thevibe.com.

Presidential Inaugural Gala, Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway. Red carpet entrance, dinner, live music, dancing, door prizes. Hosted by Stafford County NAACP. 5:30 p.m. to midnight. $100. staffordnaacp; 540/903-2393.

Bingo, 1114 Potomac Ave., Suite 103, Stafford. Sponsored by Stafford Lions. Doors open 11 a.m., games begin 12:30 p.m. 540/361-7019.

THEATER

"Death of a Salesman," Central Rappahannock Regional Library. See Jan. 18 listing.

"To Kill a Mockingbird," Fauquier Community Theatre, Warrenton. See Jan. 18 listing.

"Ain't Misbehavin'," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See Jan. 18 listing.

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SUNDAY

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration, James Monroe High School, 2300 Washington Ave. Music, dance, speeches, recitations, activities for children, refreshments. Sponsored by Multicultural OutReach Effort. 3-5 p.m. Free. 540/760-6525.

Belmont Wedding Sampler Bridal Show, Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth. 1-4 p.m. $10. Registration requested. 540/654-1848.

CONCERT

Chamber Music: Chanson du Soir, St. George's Episcopal Church, 905 Princess Anne St. 3 p.m. $10, students/children free. 540/373-4133; stgeorgesepiscopal.net.

THEATER

"Death of a Salesman," Central Rappahannock Regional Library. See Jan. 18 listing.

"To Kill a Mockingbird," Fauquier Community Theatre, Warrenton. See Jan. 18 listing.

"Ain't Misbehavin'," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. Doors open 1 p.m., show is at 3 p.m. See Jan. 18 listing.

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MONDAY

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, Beulah Baptist Church, 5216 Arcadia Road, Spotsylvania. Speaker will be the Rev. Dwight Micheal. Doors open 9:30 a.m., breakfast 10 a.m. $10. For more information, call Alma Taylor at 540/582-6478.

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TUESDAY

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

"Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Keynote Speaker: Steve Pemberton," UMW, Woodard Campus Center, Great Hall. Featuring Steve Pemberton, divisional vice president and chief diversity officer for Walgreens and author of "A Chance in the World." 7 p.m. Free. 540/654-1044.

THEATER

"Ain't Misbehavin'," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. Lunch 11:30 a.m., play 1:30 p.m. See Jan. 18 listing.

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THURSDAY

Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper. "The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England" (1914): In this lighthearted cross-class romance, the son of an earl falls in love with the parson's daughter and buys her a magical ring from gypsies. With Vivian Martin, Alec B. Francis and Chester Barnett. See Jan. 17 listing.

Opening Reception: "The Art of the Book," UMW, Ridderhof Martin Gallery. 5-7 p.m. Free. Runs through Feb. 22. 540/654-1013.

The Chappell Great Lives Lecture Series: "Julius Caesar," UMW, George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium. By Philip Freeman, author of "Julius Caesar" and professor of classics at Luther College. 7:30 p.m. Free. 540/654-1065.

Book Sale, England Run Library, 806 Lyons Blvd., Stafford. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Runs through Jan. 28. 540/899-1703.

Reading Lee with Gary Gallagher, Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St. Noted author and historian Gary Gallagher will explore the elements and results of his research into the military life of Gen. Robert E. Lee. 7-9 p.m. Free. 804/493-1972; stratfordhall.org.

Carolina Shag Dancing, Shannon's Bar & Grille. See Jan. 17 listing.

Zumba Fitness With ZaKia, Strictly Ballroom Dance Studio. See Jan. 17 listing.

THEATER

"Ain't Misbehavin'," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See Jan. 18 listing.

--Compiled by Debbie Sauder




A BURST OF COLOR:

Brush Strokes is hosting two shows this month at its Caroline Street gallery. Stop by and see its "Artist Invitational" as well as an all-member show. Pictured is this brightly hued piece, 'A Day Lily,' by Bob Gibson. Works will be on display through Jan. 28.




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