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By Debbie Sauder
Book Signing, Jarrett Thor Fine Arts, 100 Taylor St., Colonial Beach. Betty Lewis Ellett will sign her book "ABC's From the Rappahannock River, With Love." 6-9 p.m. 804/224-7200.
"Who's Awake in the Night?" Culpeper County Library. 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. See July 12 listing.
Pickin' Party, Sumerduck Ruritan Club, 5335 Sumerduck Road. Music of local groups featured. 7-10 p.m. Free. 540/222-9549 or 540/439-8240.
Exploring Carter's Pond, Prince William Forest Park, 18170 Park Entrance Road, Triangle. Explore the plants, animals and ecosystem with a park ranger. 8-11 a.m. $5 per vehicle entrance fee. 703/221-7181.
Nighttime Cemetery Hike, Prince William Forest Park, 18170 Park Entrance Road, Triangle. Meet at visitor center at 8 p.m. for 1.5 miles of off-trail hiking. $5 per vehicle entrance fee. 703/221-7181.
Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper. "Captain Blood" (1935): After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate. With Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill and Basil Rathbone. Action adventure romance. Black-and-white. See July 12 listing.
Culpeper Bluemont Concert, Old County Courthouse lawn, 25 W. Davis St., Culpeper. Ruthie & The Wranglers, rockin' American roots music. 7:30 p.m. Adults $5, seniors $4, under 12 $2. Rain place: Culpeper Train Depot, 109 Commerce St. 540/338-4640.
"Pump Boys and Dinettes," Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St. Presented by Stage Door Productions, the musical tells the story of four men who work at a gas station, and two waitresses at the "Double Cupp Diner." The Cupp sisters celebrate their home cooking with the same zeal they bring to being neighborly with the boys. 8 p.m. $15. Runs through July 21. stagedoorproductions.org.
"Anything Goes," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See July 12 listing.
Book Promo, Rising Sun Tavern, 1304 Caroline St. Local author and historian Al Conner will promote his book "Union Army's 'Valley Forge' 1863: 93 Days That Saved America." 1-3 p.m. Included with tour admission. 540/371-1494;
Christmas in July, Ten Thousand Villages, 1937 Carl D. Silver Parkway. View handcrafted Nativities and ornaments from developing countries. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free. Runs again July 15. 540/786-9967.
The North American Torquay Society hosts its 23rd annual convention this weekend with a sales mall for the public 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Fredericksburg Hospitality House in Central Park. This pottery was made in the south of England in the late 19th and early 20th century. 540/972-5668; torquayus.org