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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge: Fall Means Apples and Football

Our weekly roundup of events in the area (and elsewhere) includes not one, but two apple festivals. This is Virginia after all.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Apple Day Festival at Stonewall Jackson House. 11am-3pm. FREE to participate; Tours: $8/adult(18 and older); $6/youth (ages 6-17); FREE/children (under 6); $5/VMI alumni. 540-464-7704. Eat apples, drink cider, listen to music, do crafts. #fallishere

Annual Apple Butter Festival at Wade’s Mill. 10am-5pm. It’s a big day for apple things! Eat apple butter, go to the apple butter luncheon at 1pm (featuring non-apple-related-food!).

Football: W&L vs. Randolph-Macon, 1pm at W&L’s Wilson Field. VMI vs. Gardner-Webb. 1:30pm at VMI’s Foster Stadium

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Fine Arts Series Film at Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons. 7-8:45pm. Leo Delibes’ classic romantic ballet COPPELIA: THE GIRL WITH ENAMEL EYES. Complete performance. Recorded live at the Sydney Opera House (1990). Stars Lisa Pavane, Gregory Horsman and the Australian Ballet. One screening only. 107 minutes.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Anger and Revolutionary Justice” lecture by Martha Nussbaum, UChicago Professor of Law & Ethics. 4:30pm, Lee Chapel. Part of the “Race and Justice in America” series.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Live Music at Red Fox Tavern, 7-10pm. Natural Bridge Park and Historic Hotel. 540-291-2121. Live entertainment from various local musicians at the Red Fox Tavern every Thursday night until Thanksgiving.

And if you are up for a drive…

St. Paul and the Broken Bones (a soul band out of Birmingham, AL) at the Jefferson Theater on Thursday, October 23rd at 9pm. Tickets still available here!

Julian Casablancas (of The Strokes) + the Voidz at DC’s 9:30 Club on Friday, October 17th. Get tickets here!