14 thursday

Great Lives Lecture Series: Radium Girls, University of Mary Washington, George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium. Guest speaker: Kate Moore, author of “The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women.” 7:30 p.m. Free. 540/654-1065; umw.edu/greatlives.

Film: “Smoke Signals,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. Considered to be the first feature film written, directed and produced by Native Americans. (Miramax, 1998) 7:30 p.m. Free. 202/707-9994.

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

“And Then There Were None,” Westmoreland Players Theater, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. 7:30 p.m. $8-$20. 804/529-9345; westmorelandplayers.org.

“The Color Purple,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway. 7:30 p.m.; dinner served at 5:30 p.m. $37-$72. 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com.

15 friday

Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show and Sale, Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., champagne reception 6-8 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center. Sponsored by Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events, and the Woman’s Club of Fredericksburg. 540/372-1086; fredparksrec.com.

“Best of the Kennedy Center Honors,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. (1978–2014) 7:30 p.m. Free. 202/707-9994.

Fish fry dinner, St. Jude Catholic Church, 1937 Davis Highway, Mineral. 4:30-7 p.m. $10 adult, $5 child. Dine in or carry out. 540/894-4266.

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.

CONCERT

Ronnie Williams and the Carter Family Sound, The Recreation Center, 213 William St. 8-11 p.m. Admission is free.

THEATER

“And Then There Were None,” Westmoreland Players Theater. $10-$25. See March 14 listing.

“As You Like It,” Theater at Vint Hill, 4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton. 7:30 p.m. $15-$17. 540/349-8760; fctstage.org.

“Freaky Friday,” Chancellor High School, 6300 Harrison Road. 7 p.m. $10 at the door; $8 at event.ticketspicket.com.

“Hello, Dolly!” Four County Players, 5256 Governor Barbour St., Barboursville. 8 p.m. $10. fourcp.org.

“Little Women: The Musical,” Grace Church of Fredericksburg, 1141 Heatherstone Drive. 7 p.m. $13-$17. cytfredericksburg.org.

“The Color Purple,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway. See March 14 listing.

16 saturday

35th annual Oyster Roast, Fredericksburg Agricultural Fairgrounds, 2400 Airport Ave. Fried and steamed oysters, plus hot dogs, cole slaw, chips, desserts and soft drinks. 3-6 p.m. Free; donations benefit the family of Amirah Raye Nicholson, who was diagnosed with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. riverclubchurch.com/oyster-roast.

Calvin Earl, Rappahannock Community College, 52 Campus Drive, Warsaw. Storyteller and preservationist of African–American spirituals. 2 p.m. Free.

Film: “Gigi,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. Lush Technicolor musical tells the story of a friendship between a playboy and a young girl that turns to love. (MGM, 1958) 7:30 p.m. Free. 202/707-9994.

Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show and Sale, Dorothy Hart Community Center. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. See March 15 listing.

Swing Dance, 1145 Jefferson Davis Highway. Intro jitterbug lesson at 7:30 p.m. Dancing 8-11 p.m. No partner or previous dance experience required. $10 per person. 540/847-4581; DanceFXBG.com.

Latin Sampler, 1145 Jefferson Davis Highway. Learn the basics of merengue, cha-cha, salsa and bachata in this seven-week class. 6 p.m. $110. No partner or previous dance experience required. Register in person or at Gottaswing.com. 703/622-4957; DanceFXBG.com.

The Whole Shebang! A Multi Vendor and Craft Event, Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church, 12326 Spotswood Furnace Road. Crafters and vendors, Greek food, raffle. Bring a food item to donate to the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank and earn an extra raffle ticket. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission.

Craft/Vendor Show, Bethel Baptist Church, 1193 White Oak Road. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. A lunch bar will be open. Proceeds will fund ongoing improvements to the church. 540/371-3650; bethelbaptistva.org.

Crafter March Marathon, Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern Transportation Museum Building, 73 Monument St., Heathsville. Dedicated time with your crafting passions, door prizes, favors, 50/50, lunch, snacks and drinks. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $35 per day, or $50 for the weekend. Make your check payable to RHHT and mail to: Susan Brandli, Box 358, Lottsburg, VA 22511. rhhtfoundationinc.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.

Eagle Tours, 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.

Leave it to Beavers, Caledon State Park, 11617 Caledon Road, King George. See how beavers are reshaping the environment and learn the role these unique creatures play in preserving wetlands. 2-4 p.m. $3 per person, $8 per family. 540/663-3861; dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/caledon.

Lignum Ruritan Shrimp Dinner, 20489 Gibson Road, Lignum. 5-7 p.m. Adults $20, children 6-12 $10, children 5 and younger are free. Proceeds support community activities. 540/738-2781; 540/825-2157.

Benefit gospel sing and spaghetti dinner, Full Gospel Church, 8488 Paige Road, Woodford. Featuring Justified and True Spirit. 2 p.m. $10. Proceeds will be used on the church parking lot.

Bingo, St. Michael High School. Doors open at 3:30 p.m., bingo starts at 5 p.m. See March 14 listing.

CONCERT

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

Gospel sing, Wilderness Baptist Church, 9701 Plank Road, Spotsylvania. Featuring 4 the Lord. 6 p.m.

THEATER

“And Then There Were None,” Westmoreland Players Theater. 3 p.m. See March 14 listing.

“As You Like It,” Theater at Vint Hill. See March 15 listing.

“Freaky Friday,” Chancellor High School. See March 15 listing.

“Hello, Dolly!” Four County Players. $14-$18. See March 15 listing.

“Little Women: The Musical,” Grace Church of Fredericksburg. 2 and 7 p.m. See March 15 listing.

“The Color Purple,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. See March 14 listing.

17 sunday

Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show and Sale, Dorothy Hart Community Center. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See March 15 listing.

Crafter March Marathon, Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern Transportation Museum Building. See March 16 listing.

St. Patrick’s Day celebration, Caledon State Park, 11617 Caledon Road, King George. Learn about the Alexander Family and Caledon’s connection to Ireland. 2-3:30 p.m. No extra event fee; reservations required. 540/663-3861; dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/caledon.

CONCERT

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

Chamber Music Series: The Fredericksburg String Quartet. St. George’s Episcopal Church, 905 Princess Anne St. 3 p.m. Free. 540/373-4133; stgeorgesepiscopal.net/music/concerts.

Rappahannock Youth Symphony, Fredericksburg Academy, 10800 Academy Drive. 4:30 p.m. $12 adults; students 18 years and younger are free.

Hotel California, Louisa Arts Center, 212 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa. 7:30 p.m. $41-$43. 540/967-5200; louisaarts.org.

Gospel sing, Round Oak Baptist Church, 15025 Pepmeier Hill Road, Woodford. Featuring Madison Creek and Front Porch Gospel. 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken for the Nicholson family. 540/373-6862; roundoakchurch.org.

THEATER

“And Then There Were None,” Westmoreland Players Theater. 3 p.m. See March 14 listing.

“As You Like It,” Theater at Vint Hill. 2 p.m. See March 15 listing.

“Hello, Dolly!” Four County Players. 2:30 p.m. $14-$18. See March 15 listing.

“Little Women: The Musical,” Grace Church of Fredericksburg. 3 p.m. See March 15 listing.

“The Color Purple,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. 3 p.m.; dinner served at 1 p.m. See March 14 listing.

19 tuesday

Great Lives Lecture Series: Rocket Girls, University of Mary Washington, George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium. Guest speaker: Nathalia Holt, author of “Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, From Missiles to the Moon to Mars.” 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 March 14 listing.

Box Dinner, Sumerduck Ruritan Club, 5335 Sumerduck Road. Oven roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans and a roll. 5 p.m. until sold out. $5. Desserts available separately. Preorders taken until March 14. Call 540/445-1714; or email SumerduckRuritan@gmail.com.

CONCERT

Stage Alive: Vox Fortura, Culpeper County High School, 14240 Achievement Drive. 7:30 p.m. $25 adult, $5 student. stagealive.org.

20 wednesday

Health and wellness fair, University of Mary Washington University Center. Fair includes door prizes, food and beverage samples, and dance and fitness demonstrations. 3-6 p.m. Free. 540/654-2169; or rbenedic@umw.edu.

Fierce Women of Dahlgren, University of Mary Washington, Dahlgren Campus, 4224 University Drive. A panel of four past and present leaders at the U.S. Navy base in Dahlgren talk about the challenges and opportunities they’ve faced in their careers. In honor of Women’s History Month. The one-hour forum begin at 5 p.m., preceded by a light reception at 4:30 p.m. Free admission.

Bingo, American Legion Post 290, Stafford. See March 15 listing.

THEATER

“The Color Purple,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. 1:30 p.m.; dinner served at 11:30 a.m. See March 14 listing.

21 thursday

Great Lives Lecture Series: J.R.R. Tolkien, University of Mary Washington, George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium. Guest speaker: Devin Brown, author of “Tolkien: How an Obscure Oxford Professor Wrote The Hobbit and Became the Most Beloved Author of the Century.” 7:30 p.m. Free. 540/654-1065; umw.edu/greatlives.

Film: “It’s Always Fair Weather,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. Musical follows three WWII soldiers over a 10-year period after they are discharged. (MGM, 1955) 7:30 p.m. Free. 202/707-9994.

Bingo, Fredericksburg Elks Lodge. See March 14 listing.

Bingo, American Legion Post 320. See March 14 listing.

Bingo, St. Michael High School. See March 14 listing.

THEATER

“And Then There Were None,” Westmoreland Players Theater. $8-$20. See March 14 listing.

“The Color Purple,” Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. See March 14 listing.

—Compiled by Tara Lee

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