... With Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," performed by the Growing Stage, 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday and July 1-2; 3 p.m. Sunday and July 3-4. Loudoun Valley High School, 340 N. Maple Ave., Purcellville. $15, adults; $12, children and seniors in advance; $20; $17 at the door. 540-338-5367.


Local animal groups join the Loudoun County Department of Animal Care and Control for a daylong festival Saturday celebrating pets and companion animals. The Loudoun County Animal Shelter will showcase its adoptable animals and offer free pet identification kits. There will be demonstrations by the Sheriff's Office's K-9 unit, a free pet microchipping clinic, a dog fashion show and music. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 39820 Charles Town Pike. Free. 703-737-8046 or


Eva Walker Park in Warrenton will reverberate with Latin American music Saturday when the Hispanic Heritage Day Festival returns for its fourth year. Sponsored by the Fauquier Bank and the Warrenton Youth Soccer Club, the festival will include folk dancing, games and community demonstrations, with Mexican and Salvadoran food on sale. There will also be an art contest for children in grades 1-5 (see 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Eva Walker Park, Alexandria Pike, Warrenton. Free. 540-347-2700.

The Growing Stage presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music" this weekend and next at Loudoun Valley High School. Pictured, from left, are cast members Harrison DeWolfe (Kurt), Heather Vereb (Liesl), A.J. Jelonek (Friedrich), Kristen Fitzgerald (Marta, in front), Sarah Carpenter (Louisa), Kendra Ford (Maria, with guitar), Katelyn Smith (Brigitta) and Conner Perkins (Gretl).