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TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL: SEE WORKS BY 17 ARTISTS AT 'HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS' AT ARTISTS' UNDERTAKING GALLERY IN OCCOQUAN. THROUGH JAN. 7.

December 27, 2012 12:10 am

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THURSDAY

Model Train Exhibit, George Washington's Ferry Farm, 268 Kings Highway, Stafford. The Rappahannock Model Railroad Club presents displays of model trains featuring O-gauge steam engines. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Runs through Dec. 30. 540/371-3363.

Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibit: "Songs of the Holidays," Historic Kenmore, 1201 Washington Ave., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibit and tour of Kenmore: Adults $10, students $5, under age 6 free. Exhibit only: Adults $5, students $2.50. Runs through Dec. 30. 540/370-0732.

"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericksburg. Answer riddles in businesses' windows for prizes. Through Dec. 31. visitfred.com.

Concert in Lights, The Village at Towne Centre. 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. Through Dec. 31. spotsylvaniatownecentre.com.

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.

Zumba Fitness With ZaKia, Strictly Ballroom Dance Studio, 125 Olde Greenwich Drive, Suite 190, Spotsylvania. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $6. 540/898-9060.

THEATER

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater, 95 Riverside Parkway, Falmouth. Doors open at 6 p.m., play begins at 8 p.m. Runs through Jan. 13. 540/370-4300; riversidedt.com.

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FRIDAY

Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibit: "Songs of the Holidays," Historic Kenmore. See Dec. 27 listing.

Model Train Exhibit, Ferry Farm. See Dec. 27 listing.

Concert in Lights, The Village at Towne Centre. See Dec. 27 listing.

"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericksburg. See Dec. 27 listing.

THEATER

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See Dec. 27 listing.

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SATURDAY

Model Train Exhibit, Ferry Farm. See Dec. 27 listing.

Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibit: "Songs of the Holidays," Historic Kenmore. See Dec. 27 listing.

"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericksburg. See Dec. 27 listing.

Concert in Lights, The Village at Towne Centre. See Dec. 27 listing.

THEATER

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See Dec. 27 listing.

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SUNDAY

Model Train Exhibit, Ferry Farm. See Dec. 27 listing.

Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibit: "Songs of the Holidays," Historic Kenmore. See Dec. 27 listing.

Concert in Lights, The Village at Towne Centre. See Dec. 27 listing.

"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericks- burg. See Dec. 27 listing.

THEATER

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. Doors open 1 p.m., show is at 3 p.m. See Dec. 27 listing.

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MONDAY

Fredericksburg First Night, downtown Fredericksburg. A family-friendly celebration of the arts with a New Year's Eve countdown globe drop. 7 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. $10 in advance, $15 at the event. fredericksburgfirstnight.com.

First Night, Main Street, Old Town Warrenton. Community celebration of the arts with a Grand Illumination at the Old Courthouse at midnight. 7 p.m. to midnight. 540/341-0988.

Concert in Lights, The Village at Towne Centre. See Dec. 27 listing.

"Window Wonderland," downtown Fredericksburg. See Dec. 27 listing.

CONCERT

Gospel Sing, Hillcrest United Methodist Church, 2208 Lafayette Blvd. Featuring Justified, Finny's, Born Again Country, Nikki Headley and Valli Rae. Sponsored by Salvation Army. 7 p.m. 540/582-2309, 540/373-3431.

THEATER

Comedy showcase, Courtyard Marriott, 620 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, Headliner Erin Jackson with Jon Mumma. Hosted by Rahmein Mostafavi. 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. $35, $55. Military discounts available online. 540/657-8811, coolcowcomedy.com.

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WEDNESDAY

Film, Catherine W. Jones McKann Center at the Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, 1001 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg. "Fellini Satyricon" (1969). Collection of ribald tales from ancient Rome. Sponsored by the Rappahannock Film Club. 7 p.m.

THEATER

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. Lunch 11:30 a.m., play 1:30 p.m. See Dec. 27 listing.

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THURSDAY

Carolina Shag Dancing, Shannon's Bar & Grille. See Dec. 27 listing.

Zumba Fitness With ZaKia, Strictly Ballroom Dance Studio. See Dec. 27 listing.

THEATER

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See Dec. 27 listing.

--Compiled by Debbie Sauder




SET SAIL: Another great year for the local arts scene and there's just a few more days to check out this month's shows before galleries make way for another batch of cool, new works. If you're still in the 'Burg for the rest of the holiday season, stop by the downtown galleries. Right: 'Amazing Grace' by Guerin Wolf at Art First Gallery, 824 Caroline St. For more exhibits, see the art exhibit listings on page 15.




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