24 thursday

Film: “The X-Files: I Want to Believe,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. A disgraced priest claims to have visions of the disappearance of an FBI agent. (20th Century Fox, 2008) 7:30 p.m. Free. 202/707-9994.

Fredericksburg Winter Restaurant Week. Breakfast, lunch and dinner specials for $6.19, $10.19, $20.19 and $30.19. Through Jan. 27. Menus available at fredericksburgrestaurantweek.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.

THEATER

“La Cage aux Folles,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway. 7:30 p.m.; dinner served at 5:30 p.m. $40-$69. Furlough Night: complimentary show-only ticket, call box office to reserve; one ticket per credential, must present government credentials at will call. 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com.

25 friday

Film: “Husbands and Lovers,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. Silent film. (First National, 1924) 7:30 p.m. Free. Live musical accompaniment provided by Andrew Simpson. 202/707-9994.

Fredericksburg Winter Restaurant Week. See Jan. 24 listing.

Owl Prowl, Caledon State Park, 11617 Caledon Road, King George. 7-9 p.m. $3 per person, $8 per family. 540/663-3861; dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/caledon.

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.

THEATER

“Between the Cracks,” University of Mary Washington, Lee Hall, Room 411. A play about the dangers of human trafficking performed by the Rude Mechanicals. 7 p.m. Free. Sponsored by Central Virginia Justice Initiative and UMW.

“Equus,” Fred’s Theater, 810 Caroline St., fourth floor. 7:30 p.m. $10. Contains adult language, adult situations and nudity. Patrons under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Theater reserves the right to not allow patrons under the age of 16. fredericksburgtheatre.org.

“La Cage aux Folles,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. See Jan. 24 listing.

“The Lion in Winter,” Theater at Vint Hill, 4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton. 7:30 p.m. $15-$17. 540/349-8760; fctstage.org.

26 saturday

Fredericksburg Snowball Fights, Hurkamp Park, William and Prince Edward streets. 3 p.m. $3 per person, $5 per couple. Matches approximately every 10 minutes. Children must be supervised by an accompanying adult. Signed waiver required to play. 540/372-1086; fredparksrec.com.

National Seed Swap, Rowser Building, 1739 Jefferson Davis Highway. Learn or share knowledge, trade seeds and garden equipment, and ask questions. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission; raffles $1. Rain or shine. Seeds of invasive plants and noxious weeds are not allowed; visit invasive.org/species/list. Schedule of speakers and location information is at mgacra.org.

Fredericksburg Comedy Zone: Larry XL, Central Station, 1917 Princess Anne St. 7 or 9 p.m. $10. eventbrite.com; search “Larry XL.”

Fredericksburg Winter Restaurant Week. See Jan. 24 listing.

Dinner dance, Riverboat on the Potomac, 301 Beach Terrace, Colonial Beach. Live music from the Fredericksburg Big Band, dinner buffet, dancing and silent auction. 6-11 p.m. $65. Cash bar. Sponsored by the Colonial Beach Community Foundation. Benefits BAMM and Torrey Smith Recreation Park. Tickets at eventbrite.com; search “Torrey Smith.”

Frosty Brew Thru, Fredericksburg Agricultural Fairgrounds, 2400 Airport Ave. Samplings of beer, cider, wine and spirits. Breweries include Maltese Brewing, Spencer Devon, 6 Bears and a Goat, Highmark Brewery, Adventure Brewing, Stafford Brewers Club, Brew Republic Bierworks, Devils Backbone, Bold Rock, Starr Hill, Kona, Pale Fire and Heavy Seas (subject to change). Ciders, wineries and distilleries include: Coyote Hole Ciderworks, Castle Hill Cider, Cobbler Mountain Cider, Castle Glen Winery, Mattaponi Winery, Catoctin Creek Distillery, Chesapeake Bay Distillery, KO Distillery, Belle Isle Distillery and Virginia Distillery. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with last call at 4:30 p.m. $25 in advance, $35 at the door. Designated drivers are $5. Admission is free for ages 15 and under. frostybrewthru.com.

Film: “Charlie Chaplin Comedy Shorts from the Mutual Years,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. Scientists at a lonely Arctic outpost discover an alien aircraft buried in the ice. (1916-1917) 2 p.m. “Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd,” Feature attraction in program on Cinecolor rarities. (Warner Bros., 1952) 7:30 p.m. Free. 202/707-9994.

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.

Paranormal Investigation Series, Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Court House Road, Hanover. Featuring John Sabol Jr. Dinner, lecture and investigation. 6:30 p.m. $70. Dinner only $25; lecture only at 8 p.m. $5; investigation only at 9:30 p.m. $50. Registration required. 804/537-5050; hanovertavern.org.

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.

Blue Birds of Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford. Lectures, workshop demonstration on Bluebird house construction and a guided hike, weather permitting. 10 a.m.-noon. Adults $15, Friends of Stratford members and children 12 and younger are free. Sponsored by the Northern Neck Audubon Society. For more information or to register Jon Bachman at 804/493-1972 or JBachman@StratfordHall.org.

Woodpecker ID, Caledon State Park, 11617 Caledon Road, King George. 10 a.m.-noon. $3 per person, $8 per family. 540/663-3861; dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/caledon.

Eagle Tours, Caledon State Park, 11617 Caledon Road, King George. 2-4 p.m. $3 per person, $8 per family. 540/663-3861; dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/caledon.

Bingo, St. Michael High School. Doors open at 3:30 p.m., bingo starts at 5 p.m. See Jan. 24 listing.

CONCERTS

Fireside Concerts: Steve Rabson and Minae Uehara, Howell Branch Library, 806 Lyons Blvd. Jazz. 2-3:30 p.m. Free. librarypoint.org.

Winter Soup and Song Series: Bethany Gates, Lake Anna Winery, 5621 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania. 1-4 p.m. Soup and accompaniments may be purchased for $5. 540/895-5085; lawinery.net.

THEATER

“Equus,” Fred’s Theater, 810 Caroline St., 4th Floor. See Jan. 25 listing.

“La Cage aux Folles,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. See Jan. 24 listing.

Incognito Players: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged),” Fredericksburg Branch Library, 1201 Caroline St. A group of six actors attempts to present all of the Bard’s plays in a single night. 7-9 p.m. $10.

“The Lion in Winter,” Theater at Vint Hill. See Jan. 25 listing.

27 sunday

Film: “A Plastic Ocean,” Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington St., Falmouth. Film screening and discussion of the effects of single-use plastics. 2-4 p.m. Snow date: Feb. 3. Free.

Book Chat: “Nite’s Passage,” James Madison Museum of Orange County Heritage, 129 Caroline St., Orange. With author Chuck Koutnik. 3 p.m. Members are free; $5 nonmembers. RSVP to ensure seating. 540/672-1776.

Author Talk: Bill Chase, Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center, Culpeper. Chase will discuss his book “Making of a Soldier.” 2 p.m. Books will be on sale for $22. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Culpeper County Library.

Fredericksburg Winter Restaurant Week. See Jan. 24 listing.

Red Carpet Premiere: “No More Chains 2” film, Paragon Village 12, 50 Towne Centre Blvd. Red carpet, screening, Q&A and social hour, featuring Isaiah Washington, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Timon Kyle Durrett and Ari Squires. 4:30-8:30 p.m. $20. Cocktail party attire. No tickets will be sold at the door. nomorechainsfilm2.com.

CONCERTS

Winter Soup and Song Series: Ban Hatton, Lake Anna Winery, 5621 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania. 1-4 p.m. Soup and accompaniments may be purchased for $5. 540/895-5085; lawinery.net.

Souper Sunday: Cameron Ashton, Ingleside Vineyards, 5872 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove. Brunswick stew and live music. 1-4 p.m. $15 in advance includes a bowl of soup, bread, a glass of wine and souvenir wine glass. Food and wine will be sold separately on the day of event. Normal tasting fees apply. Guests may bring additional food items to enjoy, but no outside alcohol is permitted. 804/224-8687; inglesidevineyards.com.

THEATER

“Equus,” Fred’s Theater, 810 Caroline St., 4th Floor. 4 p.m. See Jan. 25 listing.

“La Cage aux Folles,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. 3 p.m.; dinner served at 1 p.m. See Jan. 24 listing.

“The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged),” Fredericksburg Branch Library. 3-5 p.m. See Jan. 26 listing.

“The Lion in Winter,” Theater at Vint Hill. 2 p.m. See Jan. 25 listing.

29 tuesday

Great Lives Lecture Series: Mikhail Gorbachev, University of Mary Washington, George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium. Guest speaker: William Taubman, author of “Gorbachev: His Life and Times.” 7:30 p.m. Free. 540/654-1065; umw.edu/greatlives.

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 Jan. 24 listing.

30 wednesday

Bingo, American Legion Post 290, Stafford. See Jan. 25 listing.

THEATER

“La Cage aux Folles,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway. 1:30 p.m.; dinner served at 11:30 a.m. See Jan. 24 listing.

31 thursday

Film: “Wanda,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. A woman breaks away from her prescribed life. (Janus, 1970) 7:30 p.m. Free. 202/707-9994.

Bingo, Fredericksburg Elks Lodge. See Jan. 24 listing.

Bingo, American Legion Post 320. See Jan. 24 listing.

Bingo, St. Michael High School. See Jan. 24 listing.

THEATER

“La Cage aux Folles,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. See Jan. 24 listing.

—Compiled by Tara Lee

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