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Though snow may have thrown a wrench in many locals’ plans last weekend, the forecast is bright for this weekend and there is plenty to do around the Historic Triangle.
Stop by the open house for one of our local school’s, catch a movie at Kimball Theatre or cheer on the Tribe at a women’s basketball game. With all that is going on, there is no excuse for staying at home all weekend.
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Summit Christian Academy is holding an open house Thursday so prospective students and families can come out and learn what this classical discipleship school has to offer. Come out and meet the headmaster, principal and teachers and learn more about how the academy builds students with strong communication and critical thinking skills. The open house will take place from 7 to 8 p.m.
Are you interested in learning more about what a classical education has to offer? Providence Classical School is holding a K-12 open house and family lunch from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, so head on over to meet teachers, learn about the curriculum and talk to current students. To reserve a spot, call 757-565-2900 ex. 305.
Williamsburg Montessori School is hosting an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday for both its lower and upper schools. Stop by and meet teachers, parents and students while you explore the classroom and learn about what this unique approach to education has to offer.
This Sunday is the annual “Taste of Walsingham” open house for prospective students and families to come out and take a look at the innovative programs and dedicated staff that Walsingham Academy has to offer. The open house will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, so don’t miss your chance to learn what Walsingham is all about.
Catch A Show
Head over to the Williamsburg Regional Library at 2 p.m. Thursday for a free screening of “Harriet Craig,” the 1950s drama staring Joan Crawford as a domineering mistress of a house she values more than the people closest to her. Admission is free and open to the public.
Global Film Festival Mug Night at the Kimball Theatre is back Thursday, featuring two screenings of “The Big Lebowski” at 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Purchase a 32 oz. Global Film Festival mug full of AleWerks Brewing Company beer for $10 and enjoy unlimited refills for only $5 at each. Tickets to the show are $4 and taps open at 6:30 p.m., so come on by.
Centerstage Academy invites you to join its theatre students on a trip to the mystical land of Agrabah with the upcoming production of “Aladdin.” Soar through the skies on a magic carpet ride with this musical adventure. The show will take place at Berkeley Middle School at 7 p.m. Friday and tickets are $12 for general admission, $8 for children 10 and under.
Hampton Roads Academy is presenting the middle school musical “Willy Wonka Jr.” on Friday and Saturday. Head over to the Svein J. Lassen Auditorium for this delightful and whimsical production of the classic tale of a magical candy factory. Shows are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon, and tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults and can be bought at the door.
The William & Mary Ewell Concert Series continues Friday with a performance from bluesman Guy Davis at the Williamsburg Regional Library. Davis’ experience as a musician, composer, actor, director and write all inform his dedication to acoustic blues traditions. Performing a mix of selections from great blues masters, African American storytellers and his own original compositions, Davis will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students and will be available for purchase at the door.
William & Mary’s Reves Center will host Dr. Celeste Wallander, special assistant to the president for National Security Affairs and senior director for Russia and Central Asia on the National Security Council Staff, at Tucker Hall on Thursday to deliver the 2015-2016 George Taylor Ross Address on international Peace. This event will begin at 5 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Stop by the Toano Farmers Market on Saturday to pick up all your produce for the week. While you’re there, choose from a variety of items available at Bob’s Sausage Company, Rainbow Eggs and Heidi’s Home Grown. The market will begin at 8 a.m. and wrap up around noon.
Iron-Bound Gym is the place to be Saturday morning as the gym hosts a Zumba and indoor bike-a-thon to benefit Dream Catchers, a therapeutic riding center for children and adults with special needs. Come on out and join in a spin class from 9 to 10 a.m. or loosen up with some Zumba from 9 to 11 a.m. There will also be food and door prizes. This event is open to the public and all donations are welcome.
Tribe Women’s Basketball invites all their fans to the Alzheimer Awareness game at 2 p.m. Sunday. Anyone wearing purple with receive free admission to the game, so head on over to Kaplan Arena to cheer on the Tribe and support a great cause while you’re at it.