18 thursday

Stafford County Agricultural and Homemaking Fair, 9000 Celebrate Virginia Parkway. 5-10 p.m. Free admission and parking. Wristbands and ride tickets sold at the fair. staffordfair.com.

A Night With Busby Berkeley, Fredericksburg Branch Library Theater, 1201 Caroline St. Book author Gary Olsen presents the life and films of musical choreographer Berkeley, whose elaborate production numbers play a huge influence in today’s musical movies. 6:30 p.m. Free.

“An Evening of Folk, Blues, Soul and Rock Highlights from ‘Soundstage,’” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. (1974-1982) 7:30 p.m. Free. 202/707-9994.

Evening With An Expert: Our Community’s Diversity series: “Diversity Today–Being More Inclusive Tomorrow,” Renwick Building, 815 Princess Anne St. Examine diversity and inclusion today and how people can become agents of change. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. For more information, contact Theresa Cramer at tcramer@famcc.org.

Enslaved Experience and History Tour, Belle Grove Plantation, 9221 Belle Grove Drive, King George. 2-3 p.m. $15; reservations required. Subject matter can be graphic and is not recommended for the young or easily offended. Consider carefully before booking your reservation. bellegroveplantation.com.

Bingo, Fredericksburg Elks Lodge, 11309 Tidewater Trail. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m. 540/371-5240.

Bingo, American Legion Post 320, 8456 Brock Road, Spotsylvania. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m. 540/548-8069.

Bingo, St. Michael High School, 6301 Campus Drive, Fredericksburg. Doors open at 5 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m. Concessions, family-friendly and smoke-free. facebook.com/saintmichaelbingo.

MUSIC

Dinner, Music and Stargazing: Scuffletown, The Market at Grelen, 15091 Yager Road, Somerset. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $5 cover. Star gazing (weather permitting) afterward with The Charlottesville Astronomical Society. themarketatgrelen.com.

THEATER

“Almost, Maine,” Riverbend High School, 12301 Spotswood Furnace Road. 7 p.m. $7. All profits from this production benefit the Corporal Brett Lundstrom Scholarship for the Performing Arts. Through Oct. 20.

“Beauty and the Beast,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway. 7:30 p.m.; dinner served at 5:30 p.m. $35-$69. Through Nov. 25. 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com.

“Hello, Dolly!” Lake of the Woods Community Theater. Lake of the Woods Community Theater, 110 Sweetbriar Park Road. 7:30 p.m. Adults $29, students $24. For tickets and seating, visit lowplayers.org or call Sandie at 540/972-6385. 19 friday

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” Market Square, 907 Princess Anne St. Live performances by UMW Rich Weirdos accompany film for an entertaining night of musical numbers and adult humor. 9-11:45 p.m. $4. Doors open at 7 p.m. Attendees must be 18 years and older; ID is required. No chairs permitted. Props and costumes welcome; food and rice are strictly prohibited. Tickets at eventbrite.com. For more information, email mjohnson@famcc.org.

Ghostwalk, Meet at the James Monroe Museum garden, 908 Charles St. Hourlong guided tour, with stops at well-known locations such as Kenmore Plantation and Hugh Mercer’s Apothecary. 6-10 p.m. $3-$6, children 6 and younger are free. Tickets may be reserved by emailing umwghostwalk@gmail.com; or by calling 540/654-1315.

Stafford County Agricultural and Homemaking Fair, 9000 Celebrate Virginia Parkway. See Oct. 18 listing.

The Great Pumpkin Race, 3360 Barnesfield Road, King George. More than $1,000 in prizes to be found during the races. BBQ, hot dogs, chips, and drinks will be for sale 6:30 p.m.; race starts at 7:15 p.m. Bring your flashlight. Must pre-register by Oct. 18. King George Parks and Recreation, 540/775-4386.

Luminary Tours of Semper Fidelis Memorial Park, National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway. 5:30-8 p.m. Free. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. usmcmuseum.com.

Film: “Dracula,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. (Universal, 1931) 7:30 p.m. Free. Ben Model will provide a live theatre organ underscore for the film. 202/707-9994.

Heart of Gold Gala, Stevenson Ridge, 6901 Meeting St., Spotsylvania. Black tie with professional photographer, DJ with dancing, silent auction, raffle, sit down dinner with two beverage tickets per person and cash bar. 6:30-10 p.m. $150 or 2 for $250. Benefits Operation Blue Christmas. For more information or tickets, call Cindi Bowen at 540/548-2133; or Kelly Wood at 540/736-1290.

Whiskey and Wood Artisan Festival, A. Smith Bowman Distillery, 1 Bowman Drive. Features the craftsmanship of 40 local woodwork artisans. 4-8 p.m. Free admission and parking.

Fat Boys Weekly Cruise-in, Fat Boys Smokehouse and Burgers, 451 Jefferson Davis Highway. DJ playing oldies music, door prizes and 50/50 raffle. 5-8:30 p.m. Free. Open to all vehicles. All proceeds go toward helping needy families at Christmastime. fcandmccfredericksburgva.shutterfly.com.

Gourmeltz Friday Night Cruise-in, 10013 Jefferson Davis Highway. Open to all vehicles. Family fun event. 5-9 p.m. Free. For more info, email Jnetspony12@gmail.com. stangsandfangsfxbg.shutterfly.com.

Enslaved Experience and History Tour, Belle Grove Plantation. See Oct. 18 listing.

Bingo, American Legion Post 290, 1141 Mountain View Road, Stafford. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., games start at 6:45 p.m. $15. 540/659-4461.

Bingo, Falmouth Volunteer Fire Department, 250 Butler Road. Sponsored by the Greater Falls Run Lions in Stafford. 6:45 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m.

Yard sale, Poet’s Walk, 3020 Gordon W. Shelton Blvd. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.

THEATER

“Almost, Maine,” Riverbend High School. See Oct. 18 listing.

“Beauty and the Beast,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. See Oct. 18 listing.

”Hello, Dolly!” Lake of the Woods Community Theater. See Oct. 18 listing.

“No Exit,” Fred’s Theater, 810 Caroline St., 4th floor. 7:30 p.m. $15. Venue is handicap accessible via elevator. Fredericksburgtheatre.org.

“The Lion in Winter,” Four County Players In the Cellar, 5256 Governor Barbour St., Barboursville. 8 p.m. $10. fourcp.org.

“The Lying Valet,” Historic Kenmore, 1201 Washington Ave. 7 p.m. $10 adults, $5 students. kenmore.org/events.

“Unnecessary Farce,” Caroline Community Theatre, 7278 Ladysmith Road, Ruther Glen. 8 p.m., $10. carolinetheatre.org.

20 saturday

Pizza Palooza!, Market Square. Choose the ‘Burg’s favorite pizza maker. Acoustic Onion performs. 5-9 p.m. Admission is $2 cash, with $1-a-slice pizza. Adventure Brewing beer and Italian wines available for $5 a pour. Credit card reader available for food and beverage purchases. Bring chairs. Sponsored by the Fredericksburg–Este Association and the Fredericksburg Area Museum. 540/847-9503; fred-este.org.

Fall Freedom Fest, Downtown Greens, 206 Charles St., upper garden. Live music, live art, vendors, prize raffles and games, representatives from RCASA and other mental health resources. 2-9 p.m. Proceeds benefit RCASA. downtowngreens.org.

29th annual Bowling Green Fall Festival, Main Street. Live entertainment all day, classic car show, motorcyle show, artisan crafts, farmers market, children’s activities, petting zoo, food vendors, beer garden. Free admission. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. townofbowlinggreen.com

Fall Festival Weekend, Braehead Farm, 1130 Tyler St. Pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn maze, sunflower maze, “The Great Pumpkin,” Farm Tracks game, farm animals and playgrounds. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $9 per person, age 2 and under free. Through Oct. 28. 540/899-9848; braeheadfarm.com.

Stafford County Agricultural and Homemaking Fair, 9000 Celebrate Virginia Parkway. Noon-11 p.m. See Oct. 18 listing.

Ghostwalk, Meet at the James Monroe Museum garden. 5-10 p.m. See Oct. 19 listing.

Halloween Movie Night, Hurkamp Park, 500 William St. 7 p.m. Free. Bring chairs or blankets. Family friendly. 540/372-1086; fredparksrec.com.

Film: “Häxan,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. Swedish-Danish documentary-style horror film. (UFA, 1922) 7:30 p.m. Free. Live musical accompaniment by Ben Model. 202/707-9994.

disAbility Resource Center 25th anniversary gala, Fredericksburg Expo Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway. Dinner, wine, dancing to the Fredericksburg Big Band, and live and silent auctions. 6 p.m. $85-$150. All proceeds will be used to fund dRC services. Reserve tickets at drc25thgala.eventbrite.com.

Swing Dance, 1145 Jefferson Davis Highway. Jitterbug lesson 7:30-8 p.m. Dancing 8-11 p.m. $10 per person. No partner or previous dance experience required. DanceFXBG.com.

Whiskey and Wood Artisan Festival, A. Smith Bowman Distillery. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Oct. 19 listing.

Cranio Challenge XC 5K Run/Walk, Ground Rush Farm, 20634 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. 7:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Walk $20; run $25 in advance, $30 on race day. Chip timing and awards to racers. Door prizes, baby goats and pumpkins. Helicopter rides, donation required. Promotes Craniosynostosis Awareness; benefits UVA Family Centered Care. Register online at bishopseventregistrations.com/event/2018-Cranio-Challenge-XC-5k. facebook.com/events/231552847394159.

610 Cruisers Weekly Cruise-in, Burger King, 269 Garrisonville Road, Stafford. Open to all vehicles. 4-8 p.m. Free. 610cruisers.shutterfly.com; xlccva@gmail.com.

A Toast to History, Rising Sun Tavern. A special night of tastings and conversation on 18th century beverages. Includes various samples, light refreshments and non-alcoholic drinks. Colonial Faire performs in the garden after the tasting. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $20 for members and $25 for the general public. Tickets are capped at 60 guests and sold by timed entry. Purchase tickets in advance on Facebook or at WashingtonHeritageMuseums.org/calendar. Members should call to receive their discount. Tickets may be available at the door for $30. For questions, call the Rising Sun Tavern at 540/371-1494.

Culpeper Masonic Cemetery Tour, Meet at the Historic Train Depot, 111 S. Commerce St., Culpeper. Trolley ride to cemetery, glow sticks and battery operated candles will be provided, but come prepared for a walking tour during dusk. Following the walk, guests will visit 18 Grams Coffee Lab. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $30. eventbrite.com/e/culpeper-masonic-cemetery-tour-tickets-50167258621.

Militia Encampment, George Washington Birthplace National Monument, 1732 Popes Creek Road, Colonial Beach. Encampment and firing demonstration by His Majesty’s Marines and the 5th Battalion, Cumberland County Militia. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with musket firing demonstrations at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Free. 804/224-1732; or nps.gov/gewa.

Fall Living History Open House, Port Royal Museum of American History, 506 Main St., Port Royal. Features living historians, period music and guided tours of the Museum and the Old Port Royal School. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Presented by Historic Port Royal. 804/633-7006; or facebook.com/historicportroyal.net.

Enslaved Experience and History Tour, Belle Grove Plantation. See Oct. 18 listing.

Railroad Museum and Rail Excursion, 11700 Main St., Fredericksburg. Museum is open 9 a.m. to noon. Train rides conducted when weather and commercial rail operations permit. Free; donations accepted to support operations. 301/653-7983.

Fredericksburg Fall Home and Craft Show, Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $6-$8, Children 12 and younger are free. fredericksburgfallhomeandcraftfestival.com.

Bazaar, Salem Baptist Church, 4044 Plank Road. Features crafters and vendors, 50-basket silent auction, bake sale, pumpkin patch and moon bounce. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Lunch available 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit Rise Against Hunger. Rain or shine.

Harvest Moon Family Fun Night, Grace United Methodist Church, 13056 Elk Ridge Road. Features pizza, food, games and candy. ‘Trunk or Treat’ in the parking lot and wear a costume, if you wish. 5:30-8 p.m. Free. 540/752–5462; office.graceumc@gmail.com.

Fall Festival, Spotsylvania Courthouse Village area. Bounce houses, popcorn machine, snow cone machine, games and activities, pumpkin patch for the first 100 attendees. 2-4 p.m. Free. Pre-register at eventbrite.com/e/goshen-baptist-church-fall-festival-tickets-50908732389 for an extra chance to win a prize bucket on the day of the festival. Sponsored by Goshen Baptist Church.

Howl-O-Ween Paw-ty, Northern Fauquier Community Park, 4155 Monroe Parkway, Marshall. Costume contests for kids and dogs, moon bounce, magician, inflatable obstacle course, Crescendo Music, K-9 demo by the Fauquier County Sheriff Department, caricature drawing, arts and crafts, face painting. Ice cream available for sale. Bring a blanket and chairs. Noon-5 p.m. Free.

Apple Harvest Festival, Graves’ Mountain Lodge, Old Blueridge Turnpike, Syria. Apples, food, bluegrass music, cloggers, kids’ activities, horseback rides, and arts and crafts vendors. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free admission and free parking. Rain or shine. gravesmountain.com.

Scrapbooking Party, Sumerduck Ruritan Club, 5335 Sumerduck Road, Sumerduck. Food and drinks, vendors, make and takes, door prizes and silent auction. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. $50. To reserve your space send checks made out to Sumerduck Ruritan Club to Lettie Glenz, 14667 Days Hill Lane, Sumerduck, VA 22742; or call the Event Line 540/445-1714.

Bingo, St. Michael High School. Doors open at 3:30 p.m., bingo starts at 5 p.m. See Oct. 18 listing.

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

CONCERTS

The Original Rhondels, Louisa Arts Center, 212 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa. 7:30 p.m. $30-$32. 540/967-5200; louisaarts.org.

The Sound Post Concert Series: Brokedown Boys, Jackson Street behind the Farmer’s Creamery. Grateful Dead and rock. Will Chase & Friend open. 7:30 p.m. $15 adults, $5 children. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Street parking. For more information call Wm Mason II Violin Shop at 540/645-7498.

Making Joyful Noise: “Music from the Heart,” The Lake of the Woods Church, 1 Church Lane, Locust Grove. Mary Mancini and Mario Tacca. A Cookie Concerto reception follows the performance. 7 p.m. Free; any voluntary donations support LOW Church Worship Arts Program. 540/972-9060.

160th church anniversary concert, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 4288 Governor Almond Road, Locust Grove. Features Faithful Connection, Silver Brothers and The Harmonies of Faith. 5 p.m. 540/854-5575.

THEATER

“Almost, Maine,” Riverbend High School. See Oct. 18 listing.

“Beauty and the Beast,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. See Oct. 18 listing.

“Hello, Dolly!” Lake of the Woods Community Theater. See Oct. 18 listing.

“No Exit,” Fred’s Theater. See Oct. 19 listing.

“The Lion in Winter,” Four County Players In the Cellar. $14-$16. See Oct. 19 listing.

“The Lying Valet,” Historic Kenmore. See Oct. 19 listing.

“Unnecessary Farce,” Caroline Community Theatre. See Oct. 19 listing.

21 sunday

Ghosts Walk at Night tour, Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover. Guided tours 7-10 p.m. $15 per person. Tickets required. transcendparanormal.com; hanovertavern.org.

The Flying Circus Airshow, 5114 Ritchie Road, Bealeton. Admission, airplane ride prices and a detailed schedule of events at flyingcircusairshow.com.

Fall Festival Weekend, Braehead Farm. See Oct. 20 listing.

Stafford County Agricultural and Homemaking Fair, 9000 Celebrate Virginia Parkway. Noon-9 p.m. See Oct. 18 listing.

Fredericksburg Fall Home and Craft Show, Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. See Oct. 20 listing.

Apple Harvest Festival, Graves’ Mountain Lodge. See Oct. 20 listing.

Working Woods Walk, Meet at Visitor Center, 11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station. 2 p.m. $5, children under 6 are free. In case of inclement weather, call 540/672-2728, ext. 141 or ext. 252. montpelier.org/visit.

CONCERT

Chamber Music Series: Music from St. George’s choirs, instrumental groups, and special guests. St. George’s Episcopal Church, 905 Princess Anne St. 3 p.m. Free; donations accepted at the door. 540/373-4133; or concerts@stgeorgesepiscopal.net; or stgeorgesepiscopal.net/music/concerts.

John Tibbetts and Raymond Chenault, Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 5486 Saint Paul’s Road, King George. Broadway, sprituals and more. 3-4:30 p.m. Free. 540/663-3085; stpaulskgva.org.

THEATER

“Beauty and the Beast,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. 3 p.m., dinner served at 1 p.m. See Oct. 18 listing.

“Hello, Dolly!” Lake of the Woods Community Theater. 2 p.m. See Oct. 18 listing.

“No Exit,” Fred’s Theater. 3 p.m. See Oct. 19 listing.

“The Lion in Winter,” Four County Players In the Cellar. 2:30 p.m. $14-$16. See Oct. 19 listing.

“The Lying Valet,” Historic Kenmore. 2 p.m. See Oct. 19 listing.

22 monday

Ghosts Walk at Night tour, Hanover Tavern. See Oct. 21 listing.

23 tuesday

Ghosts Walk at Night tour, Hanover Tavern. See Oct. 21 listing.

Spotsylvania Line Dance Club, Marshall Center, 8800 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania. Beginner, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; intermediate 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. 804/448-9811.

Bingo, Fredericksburg Elks Lodge. See Oct. 18 listing.

THEATER

“Alice in Wonderland,” Stafford High School, 63 Indians Lane. 7 p.m. Free. The 45-minute adaptation is recommended for an audience of 13 years and up. For more information, email thestaffordplayers@gmail.com.

Steve Trash, Louisa Arts Center, 212 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa. Illusionist, comedian and environmental educator. 7:30 p.m. $14-$16. 540/967-5200; louisaarts.org.

24 wednesday

Enslaved Experience and History Tour, Belle Grove Plantation. See Oct. 18 listing.

Bingo, American Legion Post 290, Stafford. See Oct. 19 listing.

THEATER

“Beauty and the Beast,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. 1:30 p.m.; dinner served at 11:30 a.m. See Oct. 18 listing.

25 thursday

Film: “Homicidal,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. Schlock masterpiece, clumsily directed with crudely staged shock events that only add to the film’s unpretentious sense of fun. (Columbia, 1961) 7:30 p.m. Free. 202/707-9994.

Enslaved Experience and History Tour, Belle Grove Plantation. See Oct. 18 listing.

Bingo, Fredericksburg Elks Lodge. See Oct. 18 listing.

Bingo, American Legion Post 320. See Oct. 18 listing.

Bingo, St. Michael High School. See Oct. 18 listing.

THEATER

“Beauty and the Beast,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. See Oct. 18 listing.

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Fredericksburg Branch Library theater room, 1201 Caroline St. Family friendly. 7 p.m. $15 adults, $10 students. Through Oct. 27. stagedoorproductions.org.

—Compiled by Tara Lee

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