Friday, April 26
Midland Christian Academy Annual Benefit Auction: 6 p.m., 5522 Catlett Road, Midland. Doors open at 5 p.m. for viewing. There is no admission; a home-cooked barbecue dinner will be available for purchase along with a dessert bar and bake sale. All proceeds from the auction will benefit growth and innovation for Midland Christian Academy. Visit www.midlandchristianacademy.org or phone 540-439-2606.
Warrenton Pregnancy Center Gala: 6 p.m., 511 Falmouth St., Warrenton. Annual fundraising banquet held at Alwyngton Manor. The speaker will be Laura Ricketts, client manager for Abby Johnson's nonprofit, And Then There Were None. Wine and cheese with silent auction at 6 p.m., complimentary dinner and program to follow with opportunity to donate and support its ministry. To RSVP and/or information, phone 540-699-0338.
“The Wizard of Oz”: 7:30 p.m. 6300 Independence Ave., Bealeton. Held at Liberty High School, Allegro Community School of the Arts presents this classic musical story of friendship, overcoming our fears, and going after our dreams. Cast represents all ages from grade school through adults. General admission: $15, Seniors 65+, $10, children (ages 4-10) $10. Children under 4 are free. Repeat performances on April 27,28 and May 3-5. Visit www.allegrocsa.org or call 540-349-5088.
Saturday, April 27
Strides for Lives Walkathon: 8:30 a.m., 6809 Airlie Road, Warrenton. Fauquier Family Shelter Services will host an event to raise funds for the people they serve. “Strides for Lives,” a 2.8-mile walk-a-thon will be held at Airlie. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the walk starting at 9 a.m., rain or shine. All are invited to participate. For more information or to register call 540-341-0900 or visit their website http://www.fauquierfamilyshelter.org.
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A Night at the Old Jail: 6:30 p.m., 10 Ashby St., Warrenton. The Fauquier Historical Society will host its second sleepover event. Spend the night in the historic and haunted Old Jail. Includes “Astonify,” an interactive magic and illusionist show, a paranormal tour, private viewing of exhibits, snacks and sleeping within its original jail cells. Tickets are $75. Ends the morning of April 28. Purchase tickets at www.eventbrite.com. Call for information at 540-347-5525 or email email@example.com.
Trucks and More at Vint Hill:10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bring the kids to see fire and rescue equipment, military vehicles, construction equipment, farm equipment and other big trucks. Light concessions will be available for purchase. Larry Weeks Community Pool, 4248 Bludau Drive, Warrenton. A suggested donation of $10/family will help support the swimming scholarship fund.
Kid Sister Featuring Scott O’Brien Live on the Taproom Stage: 5 to 8 p.m., Old Bust Head Brewery, 7134 Farm Station Road, Vint Hill. Menu by the Roaming Coyote. Contact: 540-347-4777
Daron Tapscott Live at Wort Hog Brewing Company: 5 to 8 p.m., 41 Beckham St., Warrenton. Contact: 540-300-2739
Mark Wenner’s Blues Warriors Live at The Listening Room: 8 p.m., 92 Main St., Warrenton. The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance is pleased to present welcome Mark Wenner's Blues Warriors to Gloria's Listening Room. Tickets $20. Children under 12 free with adult. Seating limited. Advance tickets recommended. Visit www.centerofwarrenton.org. Contact: 540-347-7484
Keyboard Conversation with Jeff Siegel: 8 p.m., HyltonPerforming Arts Center, Merchant Hall, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas. In this program, Siegel guides the audience through music with fascinatin’ rhythms! He will perform Chopin and Grieg as well as Joplin and Gershwin. Tickets $44, $37, $26. Visit www.hyltoncenter.org/tickets. Contact: 703-993-7759
Josh Grigsby and County Line-Bluegrass Show: 7 p.m., 300 East Main St., Remington. Flatbeds and Tailfins presents he award-winning bluegrass band on stage. Doors open at 6 p.m. Starts at 7 p.m. General admission is $15/advance, $20 at the door. Kids under 5 are free. Visit www.flatbedsandtailfins.comfor ticket information. Also available at the store in Remington or by phone at 540-422-2507.
Ocean Celtic Quartet: 8 p.m., 291 Gay St., Washington. Little Washington Theatre presents Ocean Celtic Quartet with their soaring vocals and fiery bagpipe and fiddle tunes. $25/Adults, $10/under 18. Visit www.littlewashingtontheatre.com.Contact: 540-675-1253
Kid Sister Ft. Scott O’Brien Live on the Taproom Stage: 5 to 8 p.m., Old Bust Head Brewery, 7134 Farm Station Road, Vint Hill. Menu by Roaming Coyote. Contact: 540-347-4777
Live Music with Daron Tapscott at Wort Hog Brewing Company:5 to 8 p.m., 41 Beckham St., Warrenton. Contact: 540-300-2739
Crossthreaded: 7 p.m., Live music at Orlean Market, 6855 Leeds Manor Road, Marshall. Local Hume band plays bluegrass, country and oldies. RSVP for dinner. Contact: 540-364-2774
Live entertainment at Inn at Kelly’s Ford: 7 to 10 p.m., 16589 Edwards Shop Road, Remington. Contact: 540-399-1779
Sunday, April 28
Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley Live at Gloria’s: 7 to 9 p.m., 92 Main St., Warrenton. The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance welcomes Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley with bluegrass powerhouse bassist Mike Bub. Tickets are $25 and seating is limited so advance purchase is highly recommended. Children under 12 free with adult. Visit www.centerofwarrenton.org. Contact: 540-347-7484 .
Live Irish Music: 5 to 8 p.m., 380 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Come enjoy live Irish music and a relaxed dining atmosphere every Sunday. Wonderful free event perfect for family and friends. Roast beef special. Visit www.mcmahonsirishpub.com Contact: 540-347-7203 .