Weekend Events Feb. 27 – March 1

by | Mar 1, 2015 | Events

By Susan Larson

Here’s a pick of events for the 2015 weekend of transition from February to March. Click the hyperlinks for more information. Add your event to the list by sharing it in the comments section.

Richmond International Film Festival
Thursday, Feb. 26, through Sunday, March 1, 2015
More than 120 cutting edge international films, along with panel discussions, live musical performances, entertainment mixers and a red-carpet awards ceremony.
Historic Byrd Theatre, 2908 West Cary St., Richmond, Va.
Individual Screening General Admission $10
Individual Screening Seniors (55+) & Students $7
Individual Screening & Special Guest Panel $12
VIP Full 4 Day Festival Pass $225.00
Daily Pass (All General Admission screenings for any one day of your choosing): $35
Sunday Red Carpet Awards Event $15
Purchase online at Brown Paper Tickets.

Fredericksburg RV Show
Friday, Feb. 27, 1 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 1, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Pkwy., Fredericksburg, Va.
Tickets may be purchased online.
Adults At Door: $10 | Adults Online: $9
Seniors (60+) At Door: $9 | Seniors (60+) Online: $8
Children 12 & Under: Free

Films at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater
Thursday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m. – The Gang’s All Here (1943)
Friday, Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m. – The Wild Bunch (1969)
Saturday, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m. – Shoes (1916)
Library of Congress Theater, Library of Congress Packard Campus on Mt. Pony, 19053 Mt. Pony Rd., Culpeper
Free. Children 12 younger must be accompanied by an adult. Open seating is on a “first come, first served” basis. The theater lobby will open 45 minutes before show time.
In case of inclement weather, for screenings at the Packard Campus Theater, check the information line at 540-827-1079 ext. 79994 or 202-707-9994 no sooner than three hours before show time to see if the movie has been cancelled.

64th Annual Fredericksburg Art Show and Sale
Friday, Feb. 27, through Sunday, March 8. Monday – Friday, 2 – 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 12 – 6 p.m. The show closes at 4:30 p.m. on March 8.
Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal St., Fredericksburg
Explore the talents of local artists through paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, sculpting and more.
Free admission.

Stage Door Productions Presents “All My Sons”
Friday, Feb. 27, and Saturday, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 1, 4 p.m.
Kitt Creative Studios, 810 Caroline St., Fredericksburg
A 1947 play by Arthur Miller, adapted for film in 1948 and 1987. It’s based on a true story about how in 1941–43 the Wright Aeronautical Corporation based in Ohio had conspired with army inspection officers to approve defective aircraft engines destined for military use.
$15. Students and seniors $10.

James Monroe High School Presents “Shrek: The Musical”
Friday, Feb. 27, and Saturday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m.
James Monroe High School, 2300 Washington Ave., Fredericksburg.
$15. $10 with student ID.

Picker’s Supply Monthly Songwriter’s Showcase
Friday, Feb. 27, 8 p.m.
Picker’s Supply, 902 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Enter around back.
This month Larry Hinkle, Drew Kullman, Alex Culbreth and Ralph Gordon are the featured songwriter’s.
Cover: $10

Fly Tying Workshop
Saturday, Feb. 28, 9 – 11 a.m.
River Rock Outfitter, 915 Sophia St., Fredericksburg
River Rock Outfitter and Falmouth Flats Fly Fishers present a fly tying workshop for all levels. All materials are provided. Refreshments will be served. Space is limited.
Cost is $20. Call 540-372-8708 to register.

Downtown Culpeper Winter Carnival
Saturday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Downtown Culpeper, Va.
A New Orleans themed winter celebration in Downtown Culpeper, Va. Fun for the entire family including, live music, organ grinder Terry Bender, costumed street performers, wagon rides, New Orleans inspired food, face-painting and mask decorating.
Most events are FREE

Spotlight Exhibition, Melchers’ “The Crimson Rambler”
Exhibit opens on Saturday, Feb. 28 and runs through Sunday, June 7, 2015. Daily 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (10 a.m. – 5 p.m. April 1 – October 31.) Closed Wednesdays.
Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth
“The Crimson Rambler,” on loan from a private collection, exemplifies how the garden as subject matter was ideally suited to Melchers’ adoption of impressionistic painting.
Included with museum admission: $8 – $10.

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