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Bag Book Sale, Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Nature Hike, Prince William Forest Park, 18170 Park Entrance Road, Triangle. Hike 1 mile with a park ranger and explore the beauty of nature. 10 a.m.
Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, 19053 Mount Pony Road, Culpeper. "Glory" (1989): The true story of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the first formal unit of the U.S. Army to be made up entirely of African-American men, as told from the point of view of commanding officer Col. Robert Gould Shaw. Civil War drama. Color. 7:30 p.m. Free; reservations encouraged. 540/827-1079, ext. 79994.
Carolina Shag Dancing, Shannon's Bar & Grille, 2801 Plank Road, Fredericksburg. Sponsored by Battlefield Boogie Club. Free lessons at 7:30 p.m., dance until 10 p.m. 540/786-8321.
Music on the Green, The Village Green, The Village at Towne Centre, Spotsylvania. Alan Scott Band, rock. 7-9 p.m. Free. Bring a chair. 540/786-6660.
"Phantom," Riverside Center Dinner Theater, 95 Riverside Parkway, Falmouth. Doors open at 6 p.m., play begins at 8 p.m. $40-$60. Runs through Oct. 14. 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com.
Pickin' Party, Sumerduck Ruritan Club, 5335 Sumerduck Road, Sumerduck. Local musical groups. Doors open 6 p.m., music 7-10 p.m. Free. For info, call Laura, 540/439-8240.
Second Friday Art Walk, Colonial Beach. Galleries and businesses throughout town promote artists, with work for sale. 6-8 p.m. 804/224-8411.
Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper. "Cruel and Unusual Comedy" (1913-1929): A sampling of the film series "Cruel and Unusual Comedy: Social Commentary in the American Slapstick Film" that has been presented annually at the Museum of Modern Art (NYC) since 2009. Black-and-white silent comedy shorts. See Sept. 13 listing.
Charity Tournament, Lake of the Woods Golf Course. 1:30 p.m. $65, includes a picnic dinner after the tournament. Benefits LOW Lions benevolence fund to support its sight and hearing programs. 540/972-8392; lowlions.org.
Exploring Carter's Pond, Prince William Forest Park, 18170 Park Entrance Road, Triangle. Explore the plants, animals and ecosystem with a park ranger. 9-11 a.m. $5 per vehicle. 703/221-7181.
Ballroom Social, Marshall Center, 8800 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania. 7:30-9 p.m. $10 per couple. 540/891-4297.
Celebrate the colors of fall with "Changing Seasons Changing Faces" at Sophia Street Studios. This month, the fine art studio welcomes its new artists, Richard Klingbeil and Anne Parks, as well as fine art photographer Sue Henderson, whose work is shown here ("Lb Blue Mailslots"). Info: 540/372-3459; sophiastreetstudios. com.