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June 6, 2019

Best Bets: 1st Friday and Shreck, The Musical

1st Friday in downtown Warrenton and Shreck, The Musical at Fauquier Community Theatre. (Photo/Stephen Rummel)
Upperville Colt and Horse Show
Gates open 8 a.m. through Sunday, June 9
9197 John S. Mosby Highway 

Amateur and professional riders on more than 1,000 horses compete in a variety of classes. Show culminates with the $200,000 Upperville Jumper Classic at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Exhibitors, vendors, food and beverages. Admission: $45 per carload.

1st Friday
6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 7
Downtown Warrenton

Fitness Fun will be the them for Experience Old Town Warrenton’s monthly street festival. Entertainment, exhibitors, beer/wine and food. Free.

Shreck, The Musical
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 7-8
2 p.m. Sunday, June 9
Fauquier Community Theatre

The Fauquier Community Theatre youth production opens a two-weekend run. A little ogre, the title character finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and more than a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Full of whimsical, fun, colorful and unexpected characters and imbued with a powerful music score, “Shrek” teaches us that we are all different and special – and that we all have worth. Tickets: $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and students.

Hank, Pattie and The Current
8 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 7
Gloria’s Listening Room
92 Main St., Suite 104, Warrenton

Progressive bluegrass musicians from Raleigh, North Carolina. Hank Smith teaches banjo and bluegrass fundamentals at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw earned bachelor’s degree in violin performance and Suzuki Pedagogue Certification from East Carolina University. Tickets: $20.

Twilight Polo
5:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 1
Great Meadow
5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains

Three polo matches, halftime games, picnicking, wine for sale. Dancing in the pavilion after the matches. First match at 6 p.m. Last match at 8 p.m.
Car pass $25, with other options available.

Rockin’ Evening with Mark Wood and Friends
7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 8
Gloria’s Listening Room
92 Main St., Suite 104, Warrenton

Members of the Fauquier County Youth Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble join Grammy-winning violinist Mark Wood for an evening of classic rock. Tickets: $10 and children 5 and younger admitted free.

Other options

> Sumerduck Run, bluegrass gospel, Saturday night at Flatbeds and Tailfins in Remington

> Jeff Alan Band on Saturday night at Wort Hog Brewing

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