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<lst>To have community events listed free in The Vienna/Oakton Connection, mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail Nina M. Dry at vienna@connectionnewspapers.com or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Friday before publication. Photos/artwork encouraged. Call 703-917-6422.

<cal1>Thursday/Oct. 21

<cal2>Live Music. Enjoy the Irish sounds of DANU at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $15, and can be purchased by calling 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Nemo on Ice. Disney on Ice presents Disney/Pixar's "Finding Nemo" at 7 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center. Tickets are $15-$60 and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Patriot Center box office. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.com. For tickets call 703-573-SEAT or 202-397-SEAT.

Live Show. Martin Barre, the lead guitarist from Jethro Tull, joins Willy Porter in a performance at The Barns at Wolf Trap. Show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets are $18. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Theatrical Performance. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Silly Stories. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library presents stories and activities at 11 a.m., for children ages 3-5, accompanied by an adult. To register, call 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

Lap-time Tales. Stories and activities at 10:30 a.m., at Patrick Henry Library. Open to ages 13-23 months, with an adult. To register, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Friday/Oct. 22

<cal2>Live Music. Pop/rock group Grey Eye Glances performs at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Theatrical Performance. The Vienna Theatre Company presents "Pack of Lies" at 8 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Tickets are $9 general admission and $8 for students and seniors ages 65 and older. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Nemo on Ice. Disney on Ice presents Disney/Pixar's "Finding Nemo" at 10:30 a.m., and then again at 7:30 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center. Tickets are $15-$60 and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Patriot Center box office. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.com. For tickets call 703-573-SEAT or 202-397-SEAT.

Live Show. The Barns at Wolf Trap presents An Evening with Leon Redbone at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Live Performance. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Orchestra Performance. George Mason University Center for the Arts presents the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra at 8 p.m., at the Concert Hall. Tickets are $25-$50. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 23

<cal2>Theatrical Performance. The Vienna Theatre Company presents "Pack of Lies" at 8 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Tickets are $9 general admission and $8 for students and seniors ages 65 and older. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Nemo on Ice. Disney on Ice presents Disney/Pixar's "Finding Nemo" at 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and then again at 7:30 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center. Tickets are $15-$60 and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Patriot Center box office. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.com. For tickets call 703-573-SEAT or 202-397-SEAT.

Live Performance. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 8 p.m., at the Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Orchestra Show. George Mason University Center for the Arts presents the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m., at the Concert Call. Tickets are $30 to $50. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Book Sale. Used Book Sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Unity of Fairfax Church, 2854 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. For more information, call 703-938-6650.

Traveling Exhibit. The Loft Gallery presents, 'The Loft Gallery Takes It On the Road," at the Vienna Art Center, 115 Pleasant St., Vienna. The exhibition includes original watercolors, oils, alkyds, glass and acrylics, and is open through Nov. 12. For more information, call 703-319-3971.

Spy Tour. The Cold War Museum hosts its "Spies of Washington" tour from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This bus tour introduces many of the locations in and around Washington that have been associated with intelligence and counter intelligence activities for the past 200 years. Some walking is required. Cost is $45 per person and tickets can be purchased online at www.spytour.com or by calling 703-273-2381. Participants meet at the Pentagon City Metro stop.

Civil War Tour. The Vienna Parks and Recreation Department and Historic Vienna Inc. sponsor a Civil War walking tour of historic downtown Culpeper. A chartered bus leaves Vienna's Historic Freeman House at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 5 p.m. Cost is $63 for Town of Vienna residents and $78 for out-of-town residents, which includes transportation, the walking tour led by author Virginia Morton, lunch and tours of Salubria, a Georgian brick mansion, and the Museum of Culpeper History. For more information, call 703-255-6360. The Historic Freeman House is located at 131 Church St., N.E.

Wine Tasting. Fall in love with French wines from 12-4 p.m., at Best Cellars, 2961-A Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Alain Blanchon from Monsieur Tuton distributors will be pouring and teaching all about French wines. For more information, call 703-319-7702.

<cal1>Sunday/Oct. 24

<cal2>Live Music. Jammin' Java presents The Trouble with Sweeney and The Color Bars at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased by calling 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Theatrical Performance. The Vienna Theatre Company presents "Pack of Lies" at 2 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Tickets are $9 general admission and $8 for students and seniors ages 65 and older. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Nemo on Ice. Disney on Ice presents Disney/Pixar's "Finding Nemo" at 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and then at 5:30 p.m., at the George Mason University Patriot Center. Tickets are $15-$60 and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Patriot Center box office. For more information, visit www.patriotcenter.com. For tickets call 703-573-SEAT or 202-397-SEAT.

Live Show. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Blues Music. The George Mason University Center for the Arts presents Dr. John and His Band Celebrating the Blues at 7 p.m., at the Concert Hall. Tickets are $17-$34. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Monday/Oct. 25

<cal2>Open Mic, hosted by Kris Ohleth takes place at 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java. For more information, call 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Theatrical Performance. The George Mason University Center for the Arts presents About Productions' "By the Hand of the Father" at 8 p.m., at the Concert Hall. Tickets are $17-$34. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Tuesday/Oct. 26

<cal2>Live Music. K's Choice, along with Skills of Ortega, perform at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $12 in advanced, $15 at the door. For more information, call 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Orchestra Performance. George Mason University Center for the Arts presents GMU's Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m., at the Concert Hall. Show features conductor Anthony Maiello. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students/seniors. For more information or for tickets, visit www.tickets.com or call 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

Book Club. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library presents Book Talk for Book Lovers at 7:30 p.m. Open to adults. Call for book title. To register, call 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

Children's Theater. Patrick Henry Library presents, "Lula Tells Tales & Cuts Up, Circus Style," at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Shelley A. Marshall Foundation in honor of 9-11 victim Shelley Marshall. Open to all ages. To register, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Wednesday/Oct. 27

<cal2>Tales for Twos. Stories and activities at 10:30 a.m., at Patrick Henry Library. Open to 2-year-olds, with an adult. To register, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Coffee Talk. Conversation Café group meets from 7-8:30 p.m., at Jammin' Java. Topic is "Why do you eat what you eat?" Free. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. For more information, call 703-554-9595 or visit www.conversationcafe.org.

<cal1>Thursday/Oct. 28

<cal2>Live Music. Alvin Youngblood Heart performs at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $10 in advanced, $12 at the door. For more information, call 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Musical Performance. John Scofield Jazz Trio performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap. Tickets are $22. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Theatrical Performance. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Book Discussion. Washington Times columnist and Fox News contributor Harlan K. Ullman discusses "Finishing Business: Ten Steps to Defeat Global Terror," which extends the intelligence recommendations of the 9/11 Commission into a strategic action plan to triumph over terror. In addition, Winslow T. Wheeler, a veteran Senate defense adviser, talks about "The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security," a detailed look at how Congressional members on both sides of the aisle divert money from essential war-fighting accounts for personal and professional gain. Discussions begin at 7:30 p.m., at The Borders at Tysons Corner, 8027 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. For more information, call 703-556-7766.

Book Club. Patrick Henry Library presents a book discussion at 1 p.m. Featured book is Martha Grimes' "Biting the Moon." Open to adults. To register, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Friday/Oct. 29

<cal2>Live Music. Acoustic duo Rockwell Church perform at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased by calling 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Theatrical Performance. The Vienna Theatre Company presents "Pack of Lies" at 8 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Tickets are $9 general admission and $8 for students and seniors ages 65 and older. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Jazz Music. George Mason University Center for the Arts presents GMU's Jazz Ensemble at 8 p.m., at the Concert Hall. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students/seniors. For more information or for tickets, visit www.tickets.com or call 703-218-6500 or 703-993-8888.

Musical Performance. Concertante, a group comprised of six Juilliard School graduates, performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap as part of the 2004-05 Discovery Series. Tickets are $30. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Theatrical Performance. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 30

<cal2>Theatrical Performance. The Vienna Theatre Company presents "Pack of Lies" at 8 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Tickets are $9 general admission and $8 for students and seniors ages 65 and older. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Live Music. GrooveQuest performs from 9 p.m.-1 a.m., at Neighbors Restaurant, 262 Cedar Lane, Vienna. For more information, call 703-698-8010 or visit www.groovequestproject.com.

Rockin' Dance. The Barns at Wolf Trap hosts a general admission dance at 7:30 p.m. Live music provided by Paul Cebar & The Milwaukeeans. Tickets are $18. For more information or for tickets, call 703-218-6500. The Barns is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Live Show. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Sunday/Oct. 31

<cal2>Live Music. Singer/songwriter Richard Shindell performs at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $18, and can be purchased by calling 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Theatrical Performance. The GMU Players present "The Ideal Husband," at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Harris Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Live Show. Pianist Ivo Pogorelich performs at 4 p.m., at George Mason University's Concert Hall. For more information, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.