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The Calendar: What’s Going On This Weekend


More from our Calendar of Events.


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:

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:

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:

“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:

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:

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:

Shenandoah Group Sierra Club picnic, Hillandale Park Shelter #6, Harrisonburg, 3:30-6 p.m. A pot-luck picnic. Everyone is welcome.



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