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Kandinsky Trio will perform at Roanoke College, Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Teams of three compete in a fun evening of Scrabble play. Light dinner and dessert provided. Proceeds benefit Blue Ridge Literacy. 5 to 8 p.m. $35 per person or $100 per team of three. Jefferson Center, Roanoke. 265-9339.
Broadway in Roanoke: “Elvis Lives!”
A multimedia and live musical journey across Elvis’ life. 8 p.m. $32, $42 or $57. Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre, Roanoke Civic Center. 853-5483.
Opening Reception and Lecture: 2013 Biennial Juried Exhibition
This exhibit accepts fine arts media within a 150-mile radius of Roanoke College. Margot Norton, curatorial associate at the New Museum in New York, is the juror. Norton will speak at 6 p.m. to open the reception. 6 to 8 p.m. Free. Smoyer Gallery, Roanoke College. www.roanoke.edu/olingallery.
Green Ridge Spring Fling Family Fun Night
With karaoke to be sung by individuals and families, an inflatable obstacle course and a bounce house. To welcome spring, attendees are invited to dress in the style of the ’70s for Flower Power Night and decorate cookies into flowering art. 5 to 8 p.m. Members, free; non-members, $5 per person or $20 per family. Green Ridge Recreation Center, 7415 Wood Haven Road, Roanoke. 777-6300.
“Good Manners: A Medieval Quest for Polite Behavior”
A family-friendly character education musical. 7 p.m. Free. Read Mountain Middle School, Cloverdale. 473-8280.
Chocolate Festival and “Peep Show”
The chocolate festival will include chocolate tastings, a chef demonstration, a cupcake decorating contest and an auction. The “Peep Show” is an art show featuring pieces created with marshmallow Peeps. There will be a category for adults and children, and cash prizes will be awarded. Proceeds will benefit The Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center. 11 a.m. Free. Clifton Forge Armory. 862-4447.
Kandinsky Trio: Anniversary Finale
One of Dvorak’s finest examples of his passion for Bohemian folk tradition is “Dumky” Trio in E Minor, Op. 90. This landmark work will be highlighted along with Hayden’s Trio in F Major, Hob. XV:6 and new commissions by John D’earth, Russell Riepe, and Graham Waterhouse, completing the first season of the “25 X 25 Project.” 7:30 p.m. Roanoke College students, faculty and staff, free; seniors and children, $12; general admission, $20. Olin Theater, Roanoke College. 375-2333.
SATURDAY >> SUNDAY
Roanoke Valley Gun Show
Admission is good for both days. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults, $8; kids 12 to 17, $5; kids under 12, free with paying adult. Roanoke Civic Center Special Events Center. 853-5483.
Trane Spring Music Festival
A benefit for Virginia Western Community College’s Access Program featuring the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and concert bands from William Fleming, Patrick Henry, Salem and Franklin County high schools. 4 p.m. $10; children under 16, free. Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre, Roanoke Civic Center. 854-5483.
March 21:1863: “The Commemoration”
7 p.m. Donations accepted at the door. William Fleming High School, Roanoke. 853-2816.
March 21: Scot Symphonic Band
7 p.m. Free. Colonial Presbyterian Church, Roanoke. 263-2048.
March 22: Branford Marsalis & Joey Calderazzo Duo
7 p.m. $29, $35, $40 or $55. Jefferson Center. www.jeffcenter.org.
March 22-24: Community Easter Drama
Times vary. Free. Halesford Baptist Church, Wirtz. www.halesford.com.
March 22-24: Star City K9 Agility Competition
Friday, 2 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. Free. Hollins University soccer field. 344-7651.
March 23: 10th Annual Star City “Denim & Diamonds” Gala
5:30 p.m. $125 per person. The Shenandoah Club, Roanoke. 772-1975.
March 23: Carrie Underwood
7:30 p.m. 43.50, $53.50 or $63.50. Roanoke Civic Center. 853-5483.
March 23: Model Train Day
10 a.m. $5. Virginia Museum of Transportation. www.vmt.org.
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