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What You’ll Do: March 5-8

WYD1Fill your weekend with your choice of concerts and musicals, with several shows scheduled over the next four days. If music isn’t what you’re looking for, check out a Tribe baseball game or shop at a children’s consignment sale.

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Concerts and Musicals

William & Mary Symphony Orchestra kicks off its spring season with a concert 8 p.m. Thursday in Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall. The show will feature performances of Michael Colgrass’ Concerto for Timpani, George Frederick Bristow’s Symphony No. 2 ‘Jullien’ and Camille Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2, among other pieces. The general public can buy tickets for $10, while students, veterans and kids under 12 years old enter for free.

The Jamestown High School Drama Department presents the musical “The Addams Family” this weekend in the school’s auditorium. The show opens 7 p.m. Friday, with a performance at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Evening shows are $7 for students and $10 for adults, while matinee tickets are all $7. Call 259-3644 for buy tickets. Thursday’s showing has been canceled due to winter weather.

Williamsburg Christian Academy’s drama students will perform the musical “Once Upon A Time: A Cinderella Story” at Crosswalk Community Church, 7575 Richmond Road. The show opens 7 p.m. Friday, and continues at 1 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday. The venue will open an hour early for those who want to enjoy a dinner for $10 added to the regular ticket price of $15.

Walsingham Fine Arts presents “Annie” this weekend in the school’s McAuley Hall. The three-show weekend kicks off 7:30 p.m. Friday and continues with two shows Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students.

The Hard Road Trio, a New Mexico-based band, will bring its blend of Americana and Bluegrass music to the Williamsburg Regional Library at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Promising “Voices Divine & Sublime,” the Williamsburg Choral Guild will perform its winter concert 4 p.m. Sunday at Williamsburg Presbyterian Church on Richmond Road. The program begins with romantic-flavored music from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries and ends with earthly and worldly music by contemporary composers.

Go Shopping

Shop for your children at a consignment sale Friday and Saturday at King of Glory Lutheran Church. The sale, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, will offer a selection of new and gently used items for children, including clothing, furniture, games, books and accessories. This weekend’s event is the 23rd installation of the twice yearly sale, and will feature racks of prom dresses — thanks to nonprofit Gowns for Hounds — for the first time. This event has been postponed to March 20 and 21 due to winter weather.


Help Bruton High’s Booster Club raise money in Saturday’s 5K Run/Walk & Silent Auction. Participants can register on race day for $25 starting at 8 a.m. Saturday; the race begins at 9 a.m.

William & Mary’s baseball team will finally celebrate its home opener after weeks of delays from the winter storms. The Tribe will face off against the University of Massachusetts Lowell in a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. Saturday. The three-game series ends Sunday with another 1 p.m. contest.

Fresh Food

Experience a whole range of local products at the Toano Farmers Market, featuring products from Bob’s Sausage Company, Rainbow Eggs, Heidi’s Home Grown along with a bevy of produce. The market is open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Saturday is your first chance in 2015 to shop the Williamsburg Farmers Market. Starting at 8:30 a.m. in Merchants Square, more than 30 vendors will offer produce, baked goods, meats, cheeses and more. There will also be live music.

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