News and notes from Fredericksburg's entertainment scene
November: Month at a Glance
“James Akin: The First American Caricaturist,” UMW, Lee Hall, Room 411. Lecture by Allison M. Stagg. 5 p.m. Free. 540/654-2039.
Halloween Family Youth Nite, Sumerduck Ruritan Club, 5335 Sumerduck Road, Sumerduck. 6:30 p.m. Free. 540/222-7874.
Second annual Fredericksburg Zombie Walk, Hurkamp Park, 500 William St. Bring nonperishable food items or cleaning supplies for local charities. fredzombies.com.
“The Importance of Being Earnest,” Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building, 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Woodbridge. By the Castaways Repertory Theatre. 1 p.m. $10, children $5. castawaystheatre.org.
Relay for Life Fundraiser, Mama’s Pizza of Locust Grove, 32311 Constitution Highway, Locust Grove. Activities for children and information about the American Cancer Society. 5–8 p.m. A portion of proceeds will go to American Cancer Society. 540/735-5473.
Trees of Hope, Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, 1001 Princess Anne St. View decorated trees donated by individuals and organizations. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $7. Benefits Hope House. 540/371-3037; hopehouseinva.org.
“Midsummer/Jersey,” Riverbend High School, 12301 Spotswood Furnace Road, Spotsylvania. Presented by Riverbend Theater Department. 7 p.m. $7. Benefits The Corporal Brett Lundstrom Scholarship Fund for the Performing Arts. 540/548-4051.
“Bus Stop,” Northern Virginia Community College, 15200 Neabsco Mills Road, Woodbridge. Play by William Inge. Parental guidance suggested. 3 and 8 p.m. Free. 703/878-5750.
Fellowship Dinner and Fundraiser, Fairview at River Club Baptist Church, 10835 Tidewater Trail, Spotsylvania. Sponsored by Bethany Christian Services. Reservations/information at email@example.com.
Fall Barrel Tasting, Ingleside Vineyards, 5872 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove. Taste wines direct from the barrels. 1–4 p.m. $20 includes tasting, wine glass, live music, light fare. Reservations recommended. 804/224-8687; inglesidevineyards.com.
Arts and Crafts Bazaar, Lake of the Woods Church, 1 Church Lane, Locust Grove. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Benefits youth missions. 540/972-9060
Veterans Day Salute, King George Middle School, 8246 Dahlgren Road. King George. Sponsored by King George Ruritan Club. 6:30 p.m. Free.
Bedtime Storytime at the Library, Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center. Stories, rhymes, songs, activities. 6:30 p.m. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring favorite stuffed animal. 540/825-8691; cclva.org.
“The Sound of Music,” Riverside Center Dinner Theater, 95 Riverside Parkway, Falmouth. Lunch 11:30 a.m., play 1:30 p.m. 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com.
Film: “The Invisible War,” UMW, Combs Hall, Room 139. An investigative documentary about sexual assault in the U.S. military. 7 p.m. Free. 540/371-6771.
Workshop: “Preschool Palette,” Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth. Introduces children ages 2–5 to art and art museums. 10 a.m. $8. 540/654-1851.
Civil War Sesquicentennial Speakers Forum: “Years of Anguish: Struggle at Fredericksburg,” Fredericksburg Baptist Church, 1019 Princess Anne St. 1–5 p.m. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
Holiday Open House, Cooper Vineyards, 13372 Shannon Hill Road, Louisa. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 540/894-5474; cooper vineyards.com.
“Mysteries and Conundrums: Building a Battlefield Park,” Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St. Eric Mink will explore his compelling work on the evolution of the park. 7 p.m. Free. 540/372-1144.
Presentation, Library of Congress Packard Campus, 19053 Mount Pony Road, Culpeper. “June Cleaver was a Feminist”: Cary O’Dell, author of the soon-to-be-released “June Cleaver Was a Feminist! Reconsidering the Female Characters of Early Television,” will give a presentation based upon his book. 7:30 p.m. Free; reservations encouraged. 540/827-1079, ext. 79994.
Astronomy, Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center. Amateur astronomer Myron Wasiuta. 6–8 p.m. 540/825-8691.
“Beauty and the Beast,” Spotsylvania High School, 6975 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania. Performed by Christian Youth Theater Fredericksburg. 7 p.m. cytfred.org.
“Pocahontas,” Riverside Center Children’s Theater, 95 Riverside Parkway, Stafford. Lunch 1 p.m., show 2 p.m. $18. 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com.
35th annual Model Railroad Show, Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St., Richmond. Enjoy the most magical train layouts in Virginia. Learn to build your own train layout and enjoy a brand-new IMAX® film on trains. 804/864-1400.
Maymont, 2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond. Maymont mansion holiday tours. 804/358-7166.
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.
“New Mansion Exhibits,” James Madison’s Montpelier, 11407 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station. Interpretive exhibits that provide a glimpse into life at Montpelier; montpelier.org.
“Native American Cultural Keynote Performance,” UMW, Woodard Campus Center, Great Hall. Featuring the Piscataway Indian Nation Singers and Dancers. 7 p.m. Free. 540/654-1044.
Exhibit: “Picturing the Civil War,” Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center, 1001 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg. Looks at the Civil War in Fredericksburg. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 540/371-3037; famcc.org.
—compiled by Debbie Sauder