'AN AMERICAN ENDEAVOR: BEANIES TO BAGHDAD'
The Veterans Day observance tomorrow at Loudoun Valley High School features a speech by Marine Lt. Col. Bruce Hilgartner. To help soldiers overseas, the Loudoun Valley Veterans Club will collect supplies including food and entertainment materials, and Beanie Babies for children in Iraq -- hence the title. Call for a list of suggestions. Free. 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. tomorrow. 340 N. Maple Ave., Purcellville. 540-822-9353, Ext. 59.
The Cincinnati-based duo Wild Carrot performs Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Loudoun as part of the Shenandoah Coffeehouse Series. Pamela Temple and Spencer Funk describe their music as rooted in Americana but branching in diverse directions. $10. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show starts at 8. 20460 Gleedsville Rd., Leesburg. 703-737-7644 or www.shenandoahacoustics.com/scs.
Fauquier High School's theater department will present the Greek tragedy over the next two weekends, and the staging includes an unusual choice by the young thespians: The play will be presented outdoors, in the school's cafeteria patio area. $7.50; $5 for students and those 60 and older. 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and Nov. 19. 705 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton. 540-347-6100, Ext. 2317, or www.geocities.com/fauquierhightheatre.