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COME FLY AWAY: LEARN ABOUT WINTER BIRDING WITH ANDREW DOLBY OF UMW AT STRATFORD HALL SATURDAY, 9 A.M. TO 1 P.M. $10. REGISTER AT 804/493-1972; STRATFORDHALL.ORG.

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THURSDAY

Celebrate Virginia Dog Show, Fredericksburg Expo and Convention Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway. Northern Neck Kennel Club of Virginia, Jan. 10; Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club, Jan. 11-13; Chesapeake Kennel Club of Maryland, Jan. 13. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free. 804/752-7570; fredericksburgexpocenter.com.

Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, 19053 Mount Pony Road, Culpeper. "Sons of the Desert" (1933): When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a lodge convention, the wives discover the truth and teach the boys a lesson. With Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy and Charley Chase. Comedy. Black-and-white. 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.

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

"Legally Blonde the Musical," Massaponax High School, 8201 Jefferson Davis Highway, Spotsylvania. A sorority-sister "valley girl" heads to Harvard Law School to get her boyfriend back, and ends up defying expectations while staying true to herself. 7:30 p.m. $10. Runs through Jan. 12. 540/710-0419.

"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

Celebrate Virginia Dog Show, Fredericksburg Expo Center. See Jan. 10 listing.

Second Friday Art Walk, Colonial Beach. Galleries and businesses throughout town promote artists, with work for sale. 6-8 p.m. 804/224-8411.

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.

Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper. "Dirty Harry" (1971): Rogue police officer Harry Callahan is assigned to track down the self-named Scorpio Killer. With Clint Eastwood and Andrew Robinson. Action crime thriller. Color. See Jan. 10 listing.

THEATER

"Legally Blondethe Musical," Massaponax High School. See Jan. 10 listing.

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See Jan. 10 listing.

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SATURDAY

Barbarian Fight Club Cage Fighting, Fredericksburg Fairgrounds, 2400 Airport Ave. Doors open 6:30 p.m., fights start 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at barbarianfightclub.com, Lafayette Tire and at the door. 540/379-4394.

Celebrate Virginia Dog Show, Fredericksburg Expo Center. See Jan. 10 listing.

Family Day--The President's Own, National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle. Learn about the history of The President's Own and make a musical instrument. Noon to 3 p.m. 703/784-6116.

Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary, Weight Watchers, Eagle Village. Hear extraordinary success stories from local members. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Pet supplies will be collected to benefit the local animal shelter. 540/903-3942.

Swing Dance, Picker's Supply Concert Hall, 902 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Lesson 7:30-8 p.m., dancing 8-11 p.m. $10. 540/847-4581.

Old Dominion Gun Show, VFW Post 1503, 14631 Minnieville Road, Dale City. Modern, antique and military arms. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $6, under age 12 free. Runs again Jan. 13. 276/238-1343.

"Winter Birding: Mixed Species Flocking," Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Westmoreland. Lecture and walk by Andrew Dolby, University of Mary Washington, will describe the benefits of flocking for birds, with special emphasis on mixed-species flocks. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $10. Register at 804/493-1972; stratfordhall.org.

Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper. "3:10 to Yuma" (1957): Small-time rancher Dan Evans is persuaded to smuggle a hunted outlaw leader to the nearest town with a railway station to await the train to the court at Yuma. Based on a short story by Elmore Leonard. With Glenn Ford and Van Heflin. Western drama. Black-and-white. 2 p.m. See Jan. 10 listing.

Second Saturdays at the Museum, Fredericksburg Area Museum, 1001 Princess Anne St. Family program that includes hands-on activities and make-and-take crafts. 1-3 p.m. Free with paid museum admission. 540/371-3037.

Open Hangar Day, Commemorative Air Force, Culpeper Regional Airport, 12499 Beverly Ford Road, Brandy Station. Tours of the hangar/museum and historic military aircraft. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 540/727-0018; nationalcapitolsquadron.org.

CONCERT

Christian Music Cafe, St. Jude Catholic Church, 10725 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania. Listen, sing along or perform. 7 p.m. 540/891-7350.

THEATER

"Legally Blonde the Musical," Massaponax High School. See Jan. 10 listing.

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See Jan. 10 listing.

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SUNDAY

Celebrate Virginia Dog Show, Fredericksburg Expo Center. See Jan. 10 listing.

Old Dominion Gun Show, VFW, Dale City. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Jan. 12 listing.

Country, Western Dance Lessons, Waltz and Two-Step, American Legion Post 290, 1204 American Legion Road, Stafford. 5-7 p.m. $7. 540/273-1812.

Walk With a Virginia Master Naturalist, Salamander Loop of the Ni River Trail, 8010 River Stone Drive, Spotsylvania. Learn bird calls, identify trees and find out about wildflowers. 9 a.m. Free; spotsylvaniagreenways.org.

THEATER

"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. Doors open 1 p.m., show is at 3 p.m. See Jan. 10 listing.

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MONDAY

Senior Bingo, Sumerduck Ruritan Club, 5335 Sumerduck Road, Sumerduck. For seniors 55 years and older. 10 a.m. to noon. Bring a gift bag with an inexpensive prize in it. 540/439-2278.

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TUESDAY

Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper. "Born Yesterday" (1950): A newspaper reporter takes on the task of educating a crooked businessman's girlfriend in this satire on corruption in Washington. With Judy Holliday, William Holden and Broderick Crawford. Romantic comedy-drama. Black-and-white. 7:30 p.m. See Jan. 10 listing.

Line Dance Class, Strictly Ballroom Dance Studio, 125 Olde Greenwich Drive, Suite 190, Spotsylvania. 7-9 p.m. $10. 540/832-7602. Instructor Olivia Ray, 540/898-9060.

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WEDNESDAY

Astronomy, Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center. Amateur astronomer Myron Wasiuta shares his knowledge of how to observe the moon. 6-8 p.m. 540/825-8691.

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THURSDAY

Film, Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper. "The Times of Harvey Milk" (1984): The life of San Francisco's first openly gay elected city official is told with revealing news clips and archival footage interspersed with personal reminiscences. Documentary. Color. See Jan. 10 listing.

Opening Reception: "Double-Booked: Works by Brian Davis and Lauren Jacobs," UMW, duPont Gallery. Features the work of Brian Davis and Lauren Jacobs, adjunct instructors of art at UMW. 5-7 p.m. Free. Runs through Feb. 10. 540/654-1013.

Carolina Shag Dancing, Shannon's Bar & Grille. See Jan. 10 listing.

Zumba Fitness With ZaKia, Strictly Ballroom Dance Studio. See Jan. 10 listing.

--Compiled by Debbie Sauder




BEND AND SNAP:

Massaponax High School presents "Legally Blonde: The Musical" this weekend. Come join the adorably perky Elle Woods as she tries to fit into the Harvard fold and win her boyfriend back. The production begins at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday. Tickets are $10.




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