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Renowned pianist Tanya Gabrielian will perform at Grace Church in The Plains Sunday.
Topping the weekend entertainment list, renowned pianist Tanya Gabrielian will perform at Grace Episcopal Church in The Plains on Sunday.
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Don Richardson, Trevor Telesz and Josh Vest star in the opening weekend of “Much Ado About Nothing” at the community theatre.
Other options include the opening of “Much Ado About Nothing” at the Fauquier Community Theatre, bingo fundraiser and spaghetti dinner.
Bingo for a Cause
5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 9
6480 College Street, Warrenton
The Mountain Vista Governor’s School Relay for Life team hosts a night of bingo in The Barn at Lord Fairfax Community College. Citizens can win a wine tasting at Barrel Oak, gift cards and other items. Raffle and concessions available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. $2 per bingo card or $18 for a book (10 cards). Rescheduled from last weekend.
“Much Ado About Nothing”
7:30 Friday and Saturday, March 9-10
2 p.m. Sunday, March 11
4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton
The Fauquier Community Theatre presents one of William Shakespeare’s best-known comedies, “Much Ado About Nothing” opening this weekend. Adults, $17; seniors 60+ and students ages 4 to 18, $15. Tickets available online or by calling 540-349-8760.
Youth Art Month exhibit and walk
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 10
81 Main Street, Warrenton
Students from Fauquier County Public Schools will have their artwork on display at Studio 19 in Warrenton to celebrate Youth Art Month. An art talk and light refreshments included. After the show opening, citizens are invite to stroll through Old Town to see art on display at local businesses.
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser
4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10
500 Hospital Drive, Warrenton
The Fauquier Health Relay for Life team will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The dinner will take place at the Bistro at Fauquier Hospital. The menu includes spaghetti with meat or veggie sauce, salad, garlic bread, dessert and beverage. Adults, $8; seniors $7; and children 11 and younger, $4; ages 2 and younger, free.
Grace Church Concert Series
5 p.m. Sunday, March 11
6507 Main Street, The Plains
Grace Church in The Plains presents renowned pianist Tanya Gabrielian as she performs “Romantic Relations – Schumann, Chopin, Gershwin and Rachmaninoff.” Captivating audiences worldwide, the London Times called her a “pianist of powerful physical and imaginative muscle.” Reception with the artist to follow in the parish hall. Tickets available online. Adults, $25; students $15; youth 17 and younger free with adult.
Other options in and around Fauquier:
> Bluegrass music at the WARF
> Chili cook-off at Bethel United Methodist
> Fauquier County Regional Science & Engineering Fair
> Music at Drum & Strum: Bud’s Collective
> Music at McMahon’s: Kenny Hasty
> Music at Molly’s Irish Pub: Bunny Man Bridge
> Felting class at the library
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