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Style · January 24, 2018

Best Bets: “Nunsense” at FHS, community theatre

Photo/Stephen Rummel Photography
Shawn Cox, Michael Bertone and Elise Ariel star in the community theatre’s production of “Deathtrap.”
Staff photo/Cassandra Brown
Michelle Weon, a fifth-grader from Pearson Elementary participated in last year‘s spelling bee.
Two plays top the entertainment list in Fauquier this weekend. Fauquier High School theatre students star in the musical comedy, “Nunsense” Friday through Sunday.

The opening weekend of the thriller, “Deathtrap” takes place at the Fauquier community theatre at Vint Hill.

Other options include the 12th annual school spelling bee in Warrenton and Bluegrass music in Marshall.

“Nunsense” at Fauquier High School
7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 26-27
3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28
705 Waterloo Road, Warrenton

Fauquier High School theatre students present the musical comedy, “Nunsense” by Dan Goggin and produced by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc. After a group of nuns return from a mission trip to Africa, they find that most of their Order has died of botulism from poisoned soup. The nuns have the money to bury all the sisters except four, so they put on a talent show to raise the remaining funds. Directed by Emmett Lee Bales. Refreshments available. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Adults, $10; students, $5.

“Deathtrap” at Fauquier community theatre
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 26-27
2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28
4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton

The Fauquier community theatre presents the thriller, “Deathtrap.” Sidney Bruhl, a successful writer of Broadway thrillers overcomes a string of failures when he collaborates with a student who has written a potential hit. Suspense and plot twists abound. Rated PG-13 due to adult themes. Tickets available online or by calling 540-349-8760. Adults, $17; students and seniors 60+, $15.

Fauquier County Public Schools Spelling Bee
10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27
350 E Shirley Ave., Warrenton

Forty-nine public school students will participate in the 12th annual spelling bee in the Taylor Middle School auditorium. The competition will include winners of their school and grade-level spelling bees. The students represent 11 elementary and five middle schools in the county. Free.

Foothills Jamboree in Marshall
4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27
4133 Rectortown Road, Marshall

The Marshall Community Center hosts the local band, Sumerduck Run. The band will play bluegrass and country music for citizens. This is the first of four community concerts at the community center. Free.

Other options in and around Fauquier:

> Music at Orlean Market

> Classic games at Schoolhouse #18 in Marshall

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