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Posted on: November 17, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Top things to do in Danville this weekend

Photo of piano duo Anderson and Roe

No plans yet for the weekend? Here is a list of things to do in Danville this weekend.


When: 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center, 150 Mountain View Avenue, Danville, VA

The Averett theatre and music departments present the Broadway musical comedy “Anything Goes,” which features the lyrics of Cole Porter and a storyline about a lovelorn Wall Street broker who has boarded the S.S. American to try and win the heart of the woman he loves. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 students/senior citizens and can be purchased in advance or at the door. Open to the public. For more information, call (434) 791-5867.


When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Historic North Theatre, 629 North Main St, Danville, VA

Thirty-nine local youth will take to the stage for the final weekend of the North Star Theatre Project’s latest production. Disney’s Mulan JR. is action-packed stage adaption of Disney’s animated film. Based on Disney’s Oscar-nominated film, Disney’s Mulan JR. is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor and the fighting spirit. With hit songs and a story packed with action, humor and heart, Disney’s Mulan JR. brings ancient China to life with a modern sensibility. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students/children. For more information, go to


When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: Community Market, 629 Craghead Street, Danville, VA

Kick off your holiday season on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the annual Holiday Bazaar. The show will feature more than 100 vendor booths displaying baked goods, handmade crafts, wine, honey, meats, wreaths and late season produce. Admission is free. For more information, call (4340 797-8961.


When: Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Danville Family YMCA, 215 Riverside Drive, Danville, VA

Show your sills at this YMCA’s first-ever Turkey Freethrow Shootout. Shoot 10 free throws and have a chance to win a free turkey. There will be three divisions: men, women and staff. For more information or to register, call (434) 792-0621.


When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: George Washington High School auditorium, 701 Broad Street, Danville, VA

The Danville Concert Association will present in concert two pianists that the San Francisco Classical Voice calls the most dynamic piano due of this generation. On Saturday, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe and their piano pyrotechnics — on two Steinway grands — will fill the auditorium. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students. Regional piano students will receive free admission and accompanying chaperone will pay a price of $14. For more information, call (434) 792-9242 or visit Tickets will be available at the box office the evening of the performance.


When: Ongoing, Wednesdays through Saturdays
Where: The Danvillian Gallery, 210 North Union Street, Danville, VA

This exhibit features the 1963 Danville civil rights movement display of photos and written memories. Presented by the Danville Historical Society, the display — curated by Emma Edmund — will remain in the gallery for a year, where it will be available for viewing by the public for free. For more information, call (434) 466.7981 or email Emma Edmunds at

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