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Wednesday/Sept. 1

<cal2>Sandy Duncan in "The King and I." 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna. Tickets $18-$48. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 703-218-6500 or 800-955-5566, or visit www.wolftrap.org.

"People in My Neighborhood." Stories and activities about community helpers. 10:30 a.m. Ages 2-3 with an adult. At Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Call 703-356-0770 to register.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 2

<cal2>Sandy Duncan in "The King and I." 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna. Tickets $18-$48. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 703-218-6500 or 800-955-5566, or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Ellis Paul performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. See this singer/songwriter perform. Cost is $16 in advance and $18 at the door. Reserve tickets in person or by calling 703-255-1566.

Mothers & More hosts a general meeting on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m., at the Fairfax County Government Center. Call 866-716-7766, or e-mail novamoms@yahoo.com for information. Mothers & More is a support organization for women who have altered their career paths to care for their young children at home.

<cal1>Friday/Sept. 3

<cal2>Sandy Duncan in "The King and I." 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna. Tickets $18-$48. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 703-218-6500 or 800-955-5566, or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Paul and Storm from Da Vinci's Notebook performs acoustic music at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Reserve tickets in person or by calling 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Saturday/Sept. 4

<cal2>Sandy Duncan in "The King and I." 2 and 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna. Tickets for the 2 p.m. performance are $18-$48. Tickets for the 8 p.m. performance are $18-$60. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 703-218-6500 or 800-955-5566, or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Ralph the Great. 1:30-2:15 p.m., Tysons Corner Center, lower level, community stage. Interactive show with Ralph the Great, who was voted “Best Kids Party Entertainer” seven years in a row by Washington Families. For more information, contact Carol DeVany at 703-893-9400.

Brainfang performs rock music at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Cost is $10. Reserve tickets in person or by calling 703-255-1566.

Used Book Sale. Books collected by the Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library are on sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Call 703-790-8088.

11th Annual Middle Eastern Food Festival at the Holy Transfiguration Melkite Greek-Catholic Church takes place Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m.–11 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 5, noon–7 p.m. The festival features Middle Eastern food including a roasted lamb dinner on Saturday at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 4 p.m., sweets, music and entertainment, Middle Eastern dance, children’s games and events, backgammon and chess tournaments, vendors, silent auction, icon shop, and church tours. Free. The church is located at 8501 Lewinsville Road, McLean. Visit www.holytransfiguration.org for directions and additional information, or call 703-734-9566.

<cal1>Sunday/Sept. 5

<cal2>Sandy Duncan in "The King and I." 2 and 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna. Tickets are $18-$48. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 703-218-6500 or 800-955-5566, or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Jim Gilmour Band and Mary Sue Twohy perform at 7 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Cost is $10. Reserve tickets in person or by calling 703-255-1566.

The Northern Virginia Carvers are giving free woodcarving lessons with a nominal charge for wood blanks on Sept. 5 and 19, 12-4 p.m., at Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Call 703-759-2771.

<cal1>Wednesday/Sept. 8

<cal2>McLean Newcomers Club, a social organization made up of newcomers and those not-so-new from McLean and its environs, meets at a member's home for morning coffee. Call 703-790-8284 or e-mail mcleannewcomers@yahoo.com.

Great Falls Historical Society meeting. Lifelong resident and local historian Milburn Sanders is the program speaker. The subject is "13 Dry Years in Forestville." Points include the making of illegal whiskey in the Great Falls area, locations of stills, and a related murder. 8 p.m., at the Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike in Great Falls. The public is invited. Free. For more information, call 703-759-2352.

"I Spy a Butterfly!" Enjoy stories, activities and a visit from live butterflies at 10:30 a.m., at Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. All ages.

"All Fairfax Reads" Book Discussion. 7:30 p.m., at Great Falls Library, at 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Come discuss "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. Adults. Call 703-757-8560 to register.

Time for Twos. Stories, songs and finger plays. Age 23-35 months with an adult. 11 a.m., at Tysons-Pimmit Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Call 703-790-8088 to register.

Conversation Cafe. On Wednesday Sept. 8, 7-8:30 p.m., join members of the community for Conversation Cafe, a lively, hosted, drop-in conversation group. Discuss everything from everyday feelings and thoughts to actions as a society. Topic of the week: °What's the state of friendships today?" At Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Call 703-554-9595 for more information, or visit www.conversationcafe.org.

<cal1>FRIDAY/SEPT. 10

<cal2>The Soft Parade performs "A Tribute to the Doors," featuring Joe Russo, at 9:30 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Cost is $12. Reserve tickets in person or by calling 703-255-1566.

<cal1>SATURDAY/SEPT. 11

<cal2>Virginia Indian Festival. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Riverbend Park, Great Falls. Learn about village life and traditional Indian dancing, buy Pamunkey pottery and Rappahannock crafts, and watch hands-on tool demonstrations, bow shooting, spear throwing and dugout canoe construction. Food and drinks will be available. Admission $5, children 2 and under free. Rain or shine. For more information, call Riverbend Park at 703-759-9018 or 703-759-1627 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks.

The Soft Parade performs "A Tribute to the Doors," featuring Joe Russo, at 9:30 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Cost is $12. Reserve tickets in person or by calling 703-255-1566.

Toddle on Over. Stories and activities. 10:30 a.m., at Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Age 15-23 months with an adult. Call 703-757-8560 to register.

McLean Community Center’s Fall Garage Sale. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Business Bank Parking Garage, 1451 Dolley Madison Blvd. Admission and parking are free. Find a wide variety of gently used clothing, furniture, jewelry, rugs and baby items at reasonable prices For more information or to register for the sale, contact MCC community events director Sam Roberts at 703-790-0123 / TTY: 703-827-8255, or sam.roberts@fairfaxcounty.gov or visit www.mcleancenter.org. The last day to register for the sale is Thursday, Sept. 9.

Ice Cream Making. 12-4 p.m., at Colvin Run Mill Historic Site, 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Samples are available for 75 cents. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

Tom Gronlund Memorial Tennis Round Robin and Silent Auction. This benefit raises funds for PanCAN and its three-point plan for combating pancreatic cancer: education, research and access. 12-5 p.m., at Tuckahoe Recreation Club, 1814 Great Falls St., McLean. Rain date Sept. 12. For information, call 703-757-0332, or e-mail mimi@early.com. Visit www.pancan.org.

<cal1>SUNDAY/SEPT. 12

<cal2>Chris Chandler and Anne Feeney, singer/songwriters, perform at 7 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Cost is $10. Reserve tickets in person or by calling 703-255-1566.

All You Can Eat Crab and Corn Feast. Sunday, Sept. 12, 4-7 p.m., hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1051 Springhill Road, McLean. Call 703-883-9250 or 703-821-2609 for reservations.