The Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter benefits from a retro evening Saturday at Windham Winery of Hillsboro. Along with a performance of "Arsenic and Old Lace" by Aurora Studio Theatre at Hillsboro's Old Stone School, the festival includes wine and cheese tastings and songs from a '40s swing music troupe, Swingin' on a Star. The winery event will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and the play will begin at 8. $40. The winery is at 14727 Mountain Rd., Hillsboro. The school is at 37098 Charles Town Pike (Route 9). 540-668-6779 or www.aurorastudiotheatre.org.


For the first time, the Shenandoah Conservatory's annual fall series of concerts comes to Loudoun County. At St. James' Episcopal Church in Leesburg tonight, the program includes Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 and the Italian Concerto for Solo Harpsichord, and Handel's "Duets for Treble Voices." Susan Keck Foster of Roanoke is the harpsichordist. 8 p.m. 14 Cornwall St. NW. $10; $5, students. 540-665-4633.


The Raptor Conservancy of Virginia will introduce some feathered predators that call Sky Meadows State Park home. 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday. 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane. $4 a vehicle. 540-592-3556.

Nancy Purcell, left, and Marielle Barnes in "Arsenic and Old Lace."