Friday, Feb. 15
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“Romeo and Juliet”:7:30 p.m. 6507 Main St., The Plains. Shakespeare Opera Theatre presents Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” with Hector Berlioz's “Symphonie Dramatique.” Tickets are $35 for children 18 and younger, $45 for youth 18-25, and $55 for adults 25 and older. Plays Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Feb.17. Sunday time is 5 p.m. Visit www.shakespearoperatheatre.com or call 919-210-4260.
The Band – Changed Live at Gloria’s: 7 p.m. 92 Main St., Warrenton. The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance is proud to welcome The Band – Changed. Mid-Atlantic superstars showcase their songwriting talent and soulful musicianship. Tickets $20. Children under 12 free with adult. Seating limited. Advance tickets recommended. Visit www.drumnstrum.com. Contact: 540-347-7484
Josh Lowe Live at McMahon’s Irish Pub: 8 p.m. 380 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Guitarist and vocalist charms with American roots music. Contact: 540-347-7200
Andy Hawk and the Train Wreck Endings Live on the Taproom Stage: 6-9 p.m. Old Bust Head Brewery, 7134 Farm Station Road, Vint Hill. Andy Hawk is a songwriter living in Hamilton, Virginia, who fronts The Train Wreck Endings, an Americana/Blues/Folk-Rock group that brings his songs to the stage. Menu by Happy Family Ranch. Contact: 540-347-4777
Saturday, Feb. 16
Health and Wellness Fair: 9 a.m.-noon. Vint Hill Community Center, 4235 Aiken Drive, Warrenton. This free event will promote healthy lifestyles with an emphasis on fitness and nutrition for the family. Scheduled demonstrations and activities include: 9:30 a.m. “Green” Activities & Project by Fauquier County Environmental Services and Parks & Recreation; 10 a.m. Sophrology by Nadege Soubassis; 10:30 a.m. Fit Kids Jr. by Natasha Frisk with Fitness & Energy; and 11 a.m. Get Fit by Vint Hill Cross Fit. The event will also feature giveaways, games, activities and information tables from groups including Dentist of Gainesville, Fauquier Co. Environmental Services, FCPS Books on the Bus, Fitness & Energy, Plexus, Sophrology, Unicycle UniStars, and Vint Hill Cross Fit. Contact: 540-422-8890.
Food giveaway: The Fauquier County Food Distribution Coalition will hold a food giveaway from 9 a.m. until the food is gone at Warrenton United Methodist Church, 341 Church St., Warrenton. Contact Patricia Noble at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rapidan Trout Unlimited Fishing Show: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. 31st Annual Fishing Show held at Highland School featuring new and antique fly-fishing vendors, fly tying, guide services, seminars, raffle prizes and more. $5. Children under 12 free. Contact: 540-222-1728
The Furnace Mountain Band Live at Gloria’s: 7 p.m. 92 Main St., Warrenton. The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance is proud to welcome musicians Morgan Morrison on bouzouki and vocals, Aimee Curl on bass and vocals and David Van Deventer on fiddle and vocals who make up the three-piece group Furnace Mountain. Tickets $20. Children under 12 free with adult. Seating limited. Advance tickets recommended. Visit www.drumnstrum.com. Contact: 540-347-7484
Valentine Blues Show: 7 p.m. 300 East Main St., Remington. Flatbeds and Tailfins presents two blues bands: Dino and The Grinders with special guests Bryan Jacobs and Remington Steel at the pre-show starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Kids under 5 are free. Visit www.flatbedsandtailfins.com for ticket information. Also available at the store in Remington or by phone at 540-422-2507.
“Aladdin” is a family-friendly production about Aladdin and his adventures with Jasmine, Jafar, the Genie, the magic lamp and the magic carpet, as he navigates his way through castles and caves of wonder.
Virginia National Ballet: “Aladdin”:6:30 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas. Be transported to exotic lands and follow Aladdin and Jasmine on their journey in this world-premiere of Rafik Hegab’s choreography. Tickets: $40 adults, $30 student (ages 12-17), $20 child (ages 2-11), $5 discount for military with ID. Visit www.hyltoncenter.org/tickets. Contact: 703-257-1811
Wylder Live on the Taproom Stage: 5-8 p.m. Old Bust Head Brewery, 7134 Farm Station Road, Vint Hill. Wylder’s unique blend of indie-rock and chamber-folk combines the spirit of alternative rock. Menu by The Frenchman Food Truck. Contact: 540-347-4777
For Natasha Parnian, managing partner of the Fauquier County-based Dark Horse Theatre Compan…
Calamity Improv Group “The Wild West of Improv Shows”: 7 p.m. 4225 Aiken Drive. Presented by Dark Horse Theatre Company in partnership with Fauquier Parks and Rec. This is one tall tale of a show featuring “Sundance” Star Bobatoon, “Dakota” Jessie Burns, “Cactus” Bob Cohen, Judi “The Outlaw” Laganga, and Scott “Doc” Pafumi, Natasha “The Sheriff” Parnian, and “Hopalong” Brittani Hall. Visit www.darkhorseva.com or call 540-422-8550.
Dan Carter Live at McMahon’s Irish Pub: 8 p.m. 380 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Singer, songwriter, guitarist. Contact: 540-347-7200
The Rectifiers at Wort Hog Brewing Company: 4-7 p.m. 41 Beckham St., Warrenton. Classic rock n’ roll. 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: 7-10 p.m. 16589 Edwards Shop Road, Remington. Contact: 540-399-1779
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Young People’s Concert, The Grand Canyon: 3 p.m. 597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Three talented musicians will be performing in the Young People’s Concert at the Highland Center for the Arts. Sponsored by Piedmont Symphony Orchestra. Tickets available at www.demetersoft.net.
Live Irish Music: 5-8 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