Saturday, Sept. 20
Guest speakers, including several Virginia Indian representatives, artists and dancers offer perspectives on Virginia Indians past and present, Festival Conference and Student Center, James Madison University, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: http://web.jmu.edu/thegallery/new_page_1.htm.
Volunteer Firefighter Auction, Waynesboro Fire Department, West Broad Street, Downtown Waynesboro, 10 a.m. Donations still needed. Call 540.942.6730 for more information.
Fall 2008 Walking Tour series – “The Civil War in and Around Harrisonburg” with Ben Fordney – Hardesty-Higgins House, Harrisonburg, 10 a.m. Advance registration is recommended. Admission is $5. Fees benefit Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance. Info: 540.432.8935.
Second annual Greek and Slavic Festival, Octagonal Barn, Museum of American Frontier Culture, Staunton, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: www.frontiermuseum.org.
Meet Peter Rabbit, Barnes and Noble, 1035 Emmet St., Charlottesville, 11 a.m.
Meet Sonny Hudson, author of Let the Truth Be Told, Barnes and Noble, 1035 Emmet St., Charlottesville, 1 p.m.
A House in the Country by Peter Coy, directed by Boomie Pedersen, at the Hamner Theater, Nellysford, 7:30 p.m. Info: www.hamnertheater.com.
“Get Smart” (PG-13), Suter Science Center Auditorium, Eastern Mennonite University, 9 p.m. General admission is $2.50 at the door.
Sunday, Sept. 21
Wildlife Center of Virginia open house, 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Call 540.942.9453 or e-mail [email protected].
The D. Ralph Hostetter Museum of Natural History at Eastern Mennonite University is open from 2-5 p.m. Located in EMU’s Suter Science Center. Admission is $3 for adults and $1.50 for children 3-12.
A House in the Country by Peter Coy, directed by Boomie Pedersen, at the Hamner Theater, Nellysford, 2 p.m. Info: www.hamnertheater.com.
Performances of Jan-cek’s “String Quartet No. 1,” Mozart’s “String Quartet in D Minor,” and George Enescu’s “Op. 7,” Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival, Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, 3 p.m. Info: www.cvillechambermusic.org.
Auditions for It’s A Wonderful Life, directed by Carol Towns, to be staged by ShenanArts Dec. 5-7 and Dec. 12-14. Needed are 12 men/teens, 10 women/teens, 2-4 young boys (9-13) and 2 young girls (6-11). Auditions at Stage4 Theatre in Verona from 3-6 p.m. Info: www.shenanarts.org.
Shenandoah Group Sierra Club picnic, Hillandale Park Shelter #6, Harrisonburg, 3:30-6 p.m. A pot-luck picnic. Everyone is welcome.