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Style · November 1, 2017

Best Bets: “Greater Tuna,” Orlean ham and oysters

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Actors Michael Golder and Leland Shook portray 10 characters each in the comedy “Greater Tuna” about a small Texas town.
The Orlean Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department will hold an all-you-can-eat ham and oyster dinner Saturday.
Fall plays top entertainment options in Fauquier this weekend. Topping the list, the community theatre opens the comedy “Greater Tuna” about a small town in Texas.

Other options include the Orlean fire department all-you-can-eat dinner, the “Salt and Pepper” play and a car show.

Fauquier Community Theatre: “Greater Tuna”
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4
2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5
4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton

This comedy takes place in Texas’ third smallest town where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. Two performers, Michael Golder and Leland Shook, portray an eclectic band of 20 Tuna citizens — men, women, children and even animals — in this satire on life in rural America. Performances take place at the Fauquier Community Theatre in Vint Hill. Adults, $17; children ages 4 to 18 and seniors 60+, $15. Tickets available online or by calling 540-349-8760.
fctstage.org




Cars, wine and cigars event
Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4
9402 Justice Lane, Delaplane

Blue Valley Vineyard and Winery hosts its second annual cars, wine and cigars event with wine tastings; exotic, classic and muscle cars; food and music. Free.
www.bluevalleyvineyardandwinery.com

Orlean ham and oyster dinner
4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4
6838 Leeds Manor Road, Orlean

The Orlean Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department host their annual ham and oyster fundraiser dinner. The all-you-can-eat menu includes fried and raw oysters, old country ham, honey-glazed ham, parsley potatoes, corn pudding, cole slaw, green beans, salad, rolls, tea, coffee and home-made desserts. Adults, $28; children 8 and younger, $8; kid plate of hot dog and chips, free.
www.ovfrd.org

“Salt and Pepper” play
7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4
2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5
244 Waterloo St., Warrenton

The Windmore Foundation “Young at HeART” series presents a play about aging with grace, courage and humor at Warrenton Middle School. Written by physicist and playwright Robert Benjamin. $10 in advance online or $12 at the door.
windmorefoundation.org

Other options in and around Fauquier:

> Corn Maze in The Plains

> Baby goats at Old Bust Head Brewery

> The Black Feathers at Drum & Strum

> Symbolism and culture of the Warrenton Cemetery

> Music at Orlean Market

> Fall picnic and festival near Marshall

> Sunday sketch lesson in Middleburg

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