HORSE SHOW TRADITION
The 105th Warrenton Horse Show will feature horse races and demonstrations, including ladies' sidesaddle, and a bridleless horse exhibition. There will also be Jack Russell terrier races and a police dog demonstration. The show begins at 8 a.m. today through Sunday, with evening classes tomorrow-Sunday. Benefits Fauquier Hospital, Bright Stars, Head Start, Warrenton Volunteer Rescue Squad, Fauquier SPCA, Partnership for Warrenton and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Warrenton Horse Show grounds, West Shirley Avenue. $5; free, ages 12 and younger. 540-341-9442 or www.warrentonhorseshow.com. "Spurs and Stethoscopes Barbecue," a benefit for Fauquier Hospital's pediatric programs, will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the show grounds. Musical entertainment by the Shenandoah Travelers. Adults, $40 in advance; $50 at the door. Children, $20; ages 5 and younger, free. 540-341-2550, Ext. 3107.
Artworks by faculty members at the Loudoun campus of Northern Virginia Community College will be on display through Sept. 19. The exhibit includes paintings, prints and ceramics, as well as mixed-media artwork evoking Sept. 11, 2001, by adjunct art professor Pat Hutchens. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. The gallery will also be open Sept. 11. 1000 Harry Byrd Hwy. Free. 703-450-2509.