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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Wild West pop quiz, ghosts of Virginia: This week’s best free events


See the Paulatuk Moonlight drummers and dancers perform at Millennium Stage this week. (Nigel Fearon)
Here’s how to go out on the cheap this week:

Monday: Life during the War of 1812

Mike Dixon, a college professor and historian, discusses how citizens along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay were affected by the invasion of British forces.

Tuesday: Ghosts of Virginia

Author L.B. Taylor comes to the Chinn Park Regional Library to tell the tales of the spirits that haunt the living. Taylor has previously written about Virginia ghosts, Civil War ghosts and the ghosts of Prince William County.

Wednesday: National Portrait Gallery Pop Quiz

Are you up on your Wyatt Earp and Jesse James facts? Test your knowledge of the Wild West in this quiz game as DJ Micah Vellian spins in the Kogod Courtyard.

Thursday: The Wounded Warrior Experience

Injured service members from Vietnam through Afghanistan share their stories and how they went on to lead successful lives in a panel hosted by Jennifer Griffin, national security correspondent for Fox News.

Friday: ‘Waiting for You on the Corner of ( . . . 37th & O)

Sojourn Theatre Company and the TEAM will perform excerpts of their play about how we communicate in the modern era and discuss the work, the result of two years of research.

Saturday: ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Bright Star Touring Theatre presents the classic scary tale of Ichabod Crane, a schoolmaster in the New York countryside who is haunted by a headless horseman.

Sunday: Paulatuk Moonlight Drummers and Dancers

The group of Inuvialuit dancers, which has performed as far away as Alaska, Greenland and German, demonstrates and explains more than 70 dances with Inuvialuit stories and history.

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