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Style · September 9, 2021

Best Bets: “J.C. Superstar” and Hume Day Festival

Clockwise from top left: Fauquier Community Theatre rehearsal for “Jesus Christ Superstar,” jousting at Hume Day and Dogs’ Day at Vint Hill pool.
The weekend again offers a variety of entertaining options around Fauquier County, including the community theatre’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar and the annual Hume Day Festival with its jousting tournament.

Other options include accomplished guitarists performing in Warrenton, the monthly farmers market in Marshall and “Dogs’ Day” at the Vint Hill public pool.

Marshall Farmers Market and 2nd Friday
4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10
H&H Auto Garage parking lot
8382 W. Main St., Marshall

Artists, crafters, farmers and other vendors participate in the monthly event. Village shops open late. Sponsored by Marshall Moving Forward.

“Jesus Christ Superstar”
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10-11
2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12
Fauquier Community Theatre
4225 Aiken Drive, Vint Hill

The theatre will open its 2021-22 season with a six-performance run of the rock opera based on the last week of Jesus’ life. With lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jesus Christ Superstar debuted 50 years ago. Tickets are $18 for students, $20 for seniors and $22 for adults. Audience members must wear masks and seating will be limited.

Phil Hunt & Eddie Estes
8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10
Gloria Faye Dingus Center for the Arts
92 Main St., Warrenton

The finger-style guitarists have shared the stage with top musicians in Nashville. Their shows combine songs, stories and spontaneous laughter. The doors will open at 7:30 p.m., with refreshments and light snacks available. Tickets: $20 and free for children 12 and younger with parents.

Support Our Troops Day
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11
Sherbeyn Farm
13199 Elk Run Road, Bealeton

Sheriff’s office will K-9 and drone demonstrations, military vehicles, games, contests and food. Cow Pie Bingo will raise funds to support veterans and first responders. The Harold J. Davis American Legion Post 247 at Remington will serve as the official sponsor. Free admission.

Hume Day Festival
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11
Leeds Ruritan Park
12032 Hume Road, Hume

The annual community festival will feature food (Marriott Ranch barbecue), artists, crafters, other vendors, children’s games and jousting, the ancient sport in which competitors on horseback attempt spear a series of rings, 1-3/4 inches in diameter, with lances. The youth jousting tournament will take place from 2 to 3 p.m., with the adult competition running from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Free admission.

Dogs’ Day Pool Party
1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11
Larry Weeks Community Pool
4248 Bludau Drive, Vint Hill

Canines take over as the pool prepares to close for the season. No humans can get in the water with dogs, which must be on leashes 6-feet or shorter when entering and exiting the pool. Current vaccination and county license tags required. No aggressive dogs. Handlers must be 16 or older. Fee: $7.

Twilight Polo
Gates open 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11
Great Meadow
5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains

Three matches starting at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tailgating and children’s games. “Celebrate the Decades” throwback theme with DJ and dancing. VIP options available. Car pass: $25 in advance, $30 (cash) at gate.

Other options

Warrenton Farmers Market
8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 28
21 Main St., Warrenton

Click here for more information.

Farmers Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29
Archwood Green Barns
4557 Old Tavern Road, The Plains.

Click here for more information.

NSLM Polo Classic
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12
Great Meadow
5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains

Click here for more information.

NOTE: No Flying Circus Airshow this weekend.

Click here for calendar of events.

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