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Out of town arts and entertainment event calendar

July 7, 2013

YellowBrix

July 07--MUSIC FESTIVALS

Garth Newel Summer Festival in Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, Hot Springs, (877) 558-1689. Today: Robin & Linda Williams, 3 p.m.; concert only, $10-$22, 12 and younger free; concert and picnic, $10-$37. Saturday: Daedalus Quartet in music by Haydn, Britten and Smetana, 5 p.m.; concert only, $10-$22, 12 and younger free; concert and dinner, $53-$75.

Castleton Festival: Conductor Loren Maazel's festival of staged operas and orchestra concerts performed on his Rappahannock County estate, 663 Castleton View Road (unless noted); www.castletonfestival.org or (866) 974-0767. Today: Festival orchestra in music by Mahler and Mendelssohn, 2 p.m., $20-$105. Friday: "The Girl of the Golden West" by Puccini performed by the festival opera company, 8 p.m., $20-$120. Saturday: "La Voix Humaine," opera and theater by Poulenc and Cocteau, 2 p.m., $50-$75; "Otello" by Verdi, 7 p.m., $20-$120.

Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy: At and around Wintergreen Resort, Nelson County. For schedule and ticket prices, see www.wintergreenperformingarts.org or call (434) 325-8292. Highlights include Wednesday: Opening Night Reception (6 p.m.) and Concert (7:30) with Wintergreen Chamber Players, $60, reserve by Monday. Thursday: Oboists Aaron Hill and Bill Parrish in works by Telemann, Bozza and others, 7:30 p.m., $25. Friday: Pianist Caroline Hong in music by Debussy, Ravel and others, 7:30 p.m., $25. Saturday and July 14: Wintergreen Festival Orchestra and soloists in music by Copland, Mozart and Beethoven, 6 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. July 14, $10-$40.

CONCERTS

Wolf Trap Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, (877) 965-3872. Today: Golden Dragon Acrobats from China, 2 p.m., $20-$38. Tuesday: Los Lobos and Los Lonely Boys, 8 p.m., $25-$40. Thursday: She & Him (Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward), 8 p.m., $30-$40. Friday: National Symphony Orchestra, Choral Society of Washington and Wolf Trap Opera soloists in "Carmina Burana" and more, 8:15 p.m., $22-$55. Saturday: "Video Games Live," NSO and giant-screen projections, 8:30 p.m., $22-$55.

Farm Bureau Live, 3550 Cellar Door Way, Virginia Beach, (757) 368-3000. Tuesday: Vans Warped Tour, 11 a.m., $35 in advance, $45 day of show. Thursday: Train with Michael Franti & Spearhead and Gavin DeGraw, 7 p.m., $25-$75. Saturday: Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band, 8 p.m., $36-$136.

Summer Breeze: Butter in danceable rock, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in Merchants Square, Colonial Williamsburg. Free. (757) 565-8889.

Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, (703) 754-6400. Wednesday: Big Time Rush and Victoria Justice with more, 7 p.m., $20-$85. Friday: Train with Michael Franti & Spearhead, 7 p.m., $25-$75.

Ferguson Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News. (757) 594-7448. Wednesday: Dramatic tenor Ben Heppner accompanied by pianist Thomas Muraco in concert at 8 p.m., $37. Saturday: Broadway and concert star Brian Stokes Mitchell, 8 p.m., $47.

Concerts in the Park: Southern Velocity plays at 7 p.m. Thursday outdoors at Louisa Arts Center, 212 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa. Free. (540) 967-2200.

Red Wing Roots Music Festival: 40 bands on four stages over three days -- including The Steel Wheels, Del McCoury Band, Tim O'Brien, Sam Bush Band and lots more -- Friday-July 14 at Natural Chimneys Park, Mount Solon. $55 single day; $129 three-day pass. www.redwingroots.com.

Fridays After Five: No BS! Brass Band in modern funk, 5:30 p.m. at nTelos Wireless Pavilion on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. Free. www.thenteloswirelesspavilion.com.

Boy band Mindless Behavior, 7 p.m. Friday at nTelos Wireless Pavilion, 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth. $49.50. (757) 393-8181.

Celebrate Virginia Live: Sheryl Crow in indie rock, 7 p.m. Friday at Job.com Pavilion, Fredericksburg. $22.50-$100. www.celebratevirginialive.com.

Rock icon Paul McCartney, 8 p.m. Friday at Nationals Park, 1500 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington. $49.50-$255. www.tickets.com.

Music by the River: Rappahannock Crossing in bluegrass, 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. Free; $3 parking. (804) 462-5030.

Bluemont Concert: Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie in bluegrass, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Maury School Stadium, Hanover Street and Kenmore Avenue, Fredericksburg. $2-$5. www.bluemont.org or (540) 338-4640.

OPERA

"La boheme," Ash Lawn Opera production of Puccini's masterwork, opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, repeats 2 p.m. July 14 and 7:30 p.m. July 17 and 19 at Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Charlottesville. $42-$65. www.ashlawnopera.com or (434) 979-1333.

DIVERSIONS

Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion: Hundreds of chalk artists drawing on the boardwalk (anyone can chalk; register by 1 p.m. to compete in amateur, professional and youth divisions), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday on the boardwalk between 17th and 18th streets, Virginia Beach. Free. (757) 491-7866.

Pat Row

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