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<cal1>Friday/April 15

<cal2>Live Music. The Bobs perform at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $20. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Daffodil Show. The Washington Daffodil Society 2005 Daffodil Show takes place from 2:30-9 p.m., at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 11902 Lawyers

Road, Reston. Free. Call 703-273-8641 or e-mail wbill@bellatlantic.net.

Talent Show. Club Phoenix Teen Center hosts a talent show for middle school students at 6 p.m., at the center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. A panel of judges will award prizes to the winner. Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for students/seniors. For more, call 703-255-6360.

Concert. Rockabilly guitarist Bill Kirchen performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. He is joined by Austin deLone, John Main and Ron Erwin. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com or call 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Saturday/April 16

<cal2>Comedy Show. New York's own Chicago City Limits performs at 7:30 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $20. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Daffodil Show. The Washington Daffodil Society 2005 Daffodil Show takes place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 11902 Lawyers Road, Reston. Free. Call 703-273-8641 or e-mail wbill@bellatlantic.net.

Open House. The Northern Virginia Model Railroaders Inc., hosts an open house from 1-5 p.m., at the historic Washington & Old Dominion Railroad station, 231 Dominion Road, Vienna. Come and see the action on Northern Virginia's largest fixed operating "HO" scale model railroad. Free admission, but free will donations are gratefully accepted. Visit www.nvmr.org or call 703-938-5157.

Live Concert. Jammin' Java presents "Cecelia in the Living Room," a reality concert experience starring a real band that's a real family, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $23 in advance or $30 at the door. Show includes a question and answer session, a mystery snack and a drink with the band. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com or call 703-255-1566. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Whodunit? The Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library present “Mystery Night: Murder on the Strip,” at 7 p.m. Meet colorful Las Vegas characters, gather clues and figure out "whodunit." Open to adults. For more, call 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

Book Sale. The Church of the Holy Cross hosts a used book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the church, 2455 Gallows Road, Dunn Loring. For more, call 703-698-6991.

Spring Sale. The Northern Virginia Parents of Multiples sponsors a spring sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Marshall High School, 7731 Leesburg Pike. Items on sale include clothes, toys, equipment and more. Cash only. For more, visit www.nvpom.com.

Community Yard Sale. The Women of Oakton United Methodist Church host a community yard sale, at the church, at 2951 Chain Bridge Road, Oakton. For more, call 703-255-2203 or visit www.oaktonumc.org.

Ballet Performance. George Mason University Center for the Arts presents the St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre as they perform "Russian Seasons," at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25-$50 for this family friendly performance. Children younger than 12 are admitted at half-price. For tickets, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.tickets.com. For more, visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Sunday/April 17

<cal2>Live Music. The Michael Fath Group performs at 7 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $15. For more, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Ballet Performance. George Mason University Center for the Arts presents the St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre as they perform "Romeo & Juliet," at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25-$50 for this family friendly performance. Children younger than 12 are admitted at half-price. For tickets, call 703-218-6500 or visit www.tickets.com. For more, visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

<cal1>Monday/April 18

<cal2>Open Mic. Jammin' Java hosts an Open Mic night, hosted by David Cotton, from 7-9 p.m. Free. For more, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Electronic Mondays. Jammin' Java presents the Chillout Lounge from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Cost is $5. For more, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Book Club. Patrick Henry Library hosts a book discussion group at 7:30 p.m. Featured read is Samuel Eliot Morison’s “Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus.” Open to adults. For more, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Tuesday/April 19

<cal2>Live Music. The Irish band Altan performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $24. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Art Exhibition. The Vienna Arts Society Gallery presents, “Still Life: Flowers & More” by Vienna Artist Jean Johnston. Show is open through May 28. For more call 703-319-3220 or visit www.viennaartssociety.org. The Vienna Arts Gallery is located at 513 Maple Ave., W., Vienna.

Concert. The Rowan Brothers perform at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. They are joined by The Dreamsicles and Tom Prasada-Rao and Cary Cooper. Tickets are $10. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com or call 703-255-1566.

<cal1>Wednesday/April 20

<cal2>Irish Music. Altan performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $24. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Book Signing. Acclaimed biographer Flora Fraser introduces her group biography of the six daughters of "mad" King George III, at 7:30 p.m., at Borders at Tysons, 8027 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Call 703-556-7766.

Live Show. Celtic rockers Tempest performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. The band is joined by Starryville. Tickets are $15. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com or call 703-255-1566.

Tales for Twos. Patrick Henry Library presents stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. Open to ages 24-35 months with adult. For more, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Wonderful Ones. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library hosts story time fun at 11 a.m. Open to ages 10-23 months with adult. For more, call 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

<cal1>Thursday/April 21

<cal2>Country Music. Austin Lounge Lizards perform at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $18. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Live Show. Jazz rock guitarist Johnny A. performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. He is joined by Anne Heaton. Tickets are $15. For more visit www.jamminjava.com or call 703-255-1566.

Tiny Tots. Patrick Henry Library presents stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. Open to ages birth-5, with adult. For more, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Friday/April 22

<cal2>Family Skating. The Vienna Community Center hosts Family Skate Night from 6:30-8 p.m., at the center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Admission is $1 per child and 50 cents for participating adults. Participants are asked to bring their own skates and safety equipment, and adults must stay with their children. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Live Show. Folk singer Christine Lavin performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $20. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Gala. The Road to Independence Gala 2005 takes place at 6:30 p.m., at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Event features a silent auction, entertainment by Capitol Steps, dinner and more. For more, call 703-219-2123 or visit www.nvfs.org.

Theater Performance. The Vienna Theatre Company presents the Broadway musical "Pippin," at 8 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Tickets are $10 general admission, $9 for students/seniors. For more, call 703-255-6360.

Concert. The Nothin' Fancy Bluegrass Band performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $15. For more, visit www.jamminjava.com or call 703-255-1566.

Art Show. The Artful Gift Shop hosts its second annual art show and sale from 6-9 p.m., featuring visiting ceramist Amelie Pierron, who will be bringing the latest pieces from her studio in Paris, France, highlighting traditional French techniques and contemporary designs. The Artful Gift Shop is located at 145B Church St. N.W., Vienna.

<cal1>Saturday/April 23

<cal2>Yard Sale. Our Lady of Good Counsel Church sponsors a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the church, 8601 Wolftrap Road, Vienna. This will also include a Bake Sale to benefit Share Our Strength, a leading anti-hunger organization, to fund children's after-school and summer nutrition programs, and support health and nutrition projects that prevent child hunger in our state and across the country. For more, call Gail McCarthy at 703-938-2553, ext. 12.

Theater Performance. The Vienna Theatre Company presents the Broadway musical "Pippin," at 8 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Tickets are $10 general admission, $9 for students/seniors. For more, call 703-255-6360.

Live Show. Cary Pierce performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. He is joined by Charlotte Kendrick. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. For more, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Story Time. The Shelley A. Marshall Foundation presents “Stephanie ‘The Brave’ Garibaldi has Tales to Tell,” at 2 p.m., at Patrick Henry Library. Open to all ages. For more, call 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Home & Design Expo. The 2005 Home & Design Luxury Expo takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at The Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner. Preston Bailey, Donald Trump's wedding designer, will be on hand to offer tips on elegant entertaining. Tickets available on-site for $12, with partial proceeds benefiting Alternative House, a local refuge for abused and homeless children. For more, visit www.homeanddesign.com.

<cal1>Sunday/April 24

<cal2>Live Show. Cairo Fred performs at 7 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. The band is joined by Anna Maria Mottola. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Home & Design Expo. The 2005 Home & Design Luxury Expo takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at The Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner. Preston Bailey, Donald Trump's wedding designer, will be on hand to offer tips on elegant entertaining. Tickets available on-site for $12, with partial proceeds benefiting Alternative House, a local refuge for abused and homeless children. For more, visit www.homeanddesign.com.