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<cal1>Wednesday/Aug. 31

<cal2>Live Performance. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts presents "My Fair Lady" at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18-52. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org. Wolf Trap is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 1

<cal2>Live Performance. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts presents "My Fair Lady" at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18-52. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org. Wolf Trap is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Concert. The Silos play at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets are $12. For more, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Friday/Sept. 2

<cal2>Live Performance. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts presents "My Fair Lady" at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18-52. Wolf Trap is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

Concert. Groovelily plays at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets are $15. For more, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Saturday/Sept. 3

<cal2>Live Performance. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts presents "My Fair Lady" at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18-52. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org. Wolf Trap is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Used Book Sale. The Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library hosts a used book sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. For more, call 703-790-8088.

Art Show. The Tiburon Art League presents its first art show and sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at 1901 Prelude Drive, Vienna. It will feature original works of art in oil, acrylic, pencil, watercolor, photography, and quilting. The show is sponsored by the Tiburon Homeowners' Association. For more, e-mail wavewaltz@aol.com.

<cal1>Sunday/Sept. 4

<cal2>Live Performance. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts presents "My Fair Lady" at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18-52. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org. Wolf Trap is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Concert. Over the Rhine and Kim Taylor play at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets are $15. For more, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Art Show. The Tiburon Art League presents its first art show and sale from 12-4 p.m., at 1901 Prelude Drive, Vienna. It will feature original works of art in oil, acrylic, pencil, watercolor, photography, and quilting. The show is sponsored by the Tiburon Homeowners' Association. For more, e-mail wavewaltz@aol.com.

<cal1>Wednesday/Sept. 7

<cal2>Live Show. Journey performs at 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $42 in-house, $25 on the lawn. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 8

<cal2>Live Show. Julio Iglesias performs at 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $38 in-house, $22 on the lawn. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

Carnival. The Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce Carnival, 5-10 p.m., at Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna. For more, call 703-281-1333 or visit www.vtrcc.org/carnival.

Concert. Ron Sexsmith and Don Kerr play at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets are $12. For more, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Friday/Sept. 9

<cal2>Live Show. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts presents Hall & Oates and Tears for Fears at 8 p.m. Tickets are $42 in-house, $25 on the lawn. Wolf Trap is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

Concert. Kenin and Zox play at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets are $12. For more, call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Carnival. The Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce Carnival, 5-11 p.m., at Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna. For more, call 703-281-1333 or visit www.vtrcc.org/carnival.

<cal1>Saturday/Sept. 10

<cal2>Live Show. The Brothers Cazimero perform at 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $34 in-house, $20 on the lawn. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org.

Carnival. The Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce Carnival, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., at Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna. For more, call 703-281-1333 or visit www.vtrcc.org/carnival.

<cal1>Sunday/Sept. 11

<cal2>Live Show. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts presents the B.B. King Blues Festival 2005 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 in-house, $25 on the lawn. For more, visit www.wolftrap.org. Wolf Trap is located at 1645 Trap Road, Vienna.

Carnival. The Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce Carnival, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., at Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna. For more, call 703-281-1333 or visit www.vtrcc.org/carnival.

Live Performance. Melissa Ferrick plus Natalia Zuckerman perform at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets are $20 advance, $22 at the doors. For more, call 703-255-1566, or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Monday/Sept. 12

<cal2>Golf Tournament. Registration for the Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament begins at 10:30 a.m. Tournament begins at noon. At the Westwood Country Club, 800 Maple Ave., Vienna. Fee is $195 per player. For more, call Tana Keeffe at 703-585-2161 or e-mail her at tana@LNF.com.

Live Performance. Old Blind Dogs, a traditional Scottish group, are at Jammin' Java at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E. Vienna. For more, call 703-255-1566, or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Tuesday/Sept. 13

<cal2>Live Performance. Eliza Gilkyson plays at 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets are $15. For more, call 703-255-1566, or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Wednesday/Sept. 14

<cal2>Live Performance. Irish group Teada performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets are $15. For more, call 703-255-1566, or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Fall for the Book. The annual Fall for the Book festival takes place from 11 a.m.-8 p.m., on George Mason University's Fairfax campus. Today's featured authors include Kenneth T. Walsh, Richard Florida and Jack Gilbert. For more and a complete schedule, visit www.fallforthebook.org.

<cal1>Ongoing Events

<cal2>Butterfly Walk. The Washington Area Butterfly Club and Meadowlark Gardens Regional Park sponsor butterfly walks on Sundays through Sept. 25, at noon, at Meadowlark, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Reservations not required. Fee is $2 for the walk and a general admission fee. Weather permitting. For more, call 703-255-3631 or visit www.nvrpa.org/meadowlark.html.

Evening Walking Group. An evening walking group for adults meets each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., starting Sept. 7, in front of the Vienna Community Center, located at 120 Cherry St., S.E. The walk is 3 miles long, along local trails and scenic paths. The program is free, and registration is not required. For more, call 703-255-6360.

Art Exhibit. The Vienna Arts Society presents "From My Garden," featuring the brush painting of Darlene Kaplan, through Sept. 28, at the Vienna Arts Center, 115 Pleasant St., Vienna. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more, call 703-319-3971 or visit www.viennaartssociety.org.

Historic Exhibit. Historic Vienna Inc. presents an exhibit of memorabilia on loan from the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department until the end of 2005, Wednesdays through Saturdays, noon-4 p.m., Sundays, 1-4 p.m. The exhibit is at the Freeman House, 131 Church St., NE, Vienna. For more, visit www.historicviennainc.org, or call 703-938-5187.

Morning Walking Group. A morning walking group meets on Mondays, Sept. 12-Oct. 24, from 10-11 a.m. A fee of $5 is charged for Town of Vienna residents and $8 for out-of-town participants that includes a guide, trail maps and written materials. For more, call 703-255-6360.

Farmer's Market. The Vienna Farmers' Market is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna. The market is open on Wednesdays through Oct. 26.

Library Disability Access Services. Library group serves individuals with disabilities, sponsors a support group for seniors and people with low vision, at the Patrick Henry Library in Vienna. The VIP (Visually Impaired Person) Vienna Group meets at 10:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave. E. in Vienna. For more information, call 703-938-0405.

Adult English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes. Offered by Hogar Hispano of Catholic Charities at 24 locations in Northern Virginia. The cost is $40 per semester, textbook included. Call 703-534-9805, Ext. 222, or visit www.ccda.net for schedule.

Personalized Internet Training. Learn to use the Web or increase skills. At Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Call for an appointment, 703-790-8088. Adults.

Personalized Internet Tutoring. Learn to use the Web or increase skill level. Call for an appointment. Ages 12 and up. At the Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Call 703-293-6227 to register.

Irish Country Dance. A Ceili (Irish country dance) sponsored by the Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (CCE) takes place on the second Saturday of every month except July and August at the John Wood Center, located at 3730 Old Lee Highway in Fairfax. Lessons start at 7:30 p.m. The Bog Wanderers Ceili Band plays from 8 p.m. to midnight. Members, $10; non-members, $12; ages 6-16, $6; children under 6, free. Maximum family charge $25. Coffee, tea and soda bread free. Soft drinks 75 cents. Call 703-521-4340.

Bookcrossing Meetup. Meet other local Northern Virginia BookCrossers monthly to discuss good books and the best places to leave and find books "in the wild." For more information and the next meeting date, visit http://bookcrossing.meetup.com/72/.

Job Hunters Forum. The Women's Center hosts this event on the second Wednesday of each month from 7:30-9 p.m. The forum offers support for women and men who are actively searching for jobs. Cost is $10 members, $25 nonmembers each session. Call 703-281-2657 for more information about events and workshops at the Center.

Personalized Internet and Catalog Training. Basics for beginners. Call for an appointment. Adults. At the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333 to register.

'Banjo Man.' The Banjo Man, Frank Cassel, performs a musical children's show every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for 45 minutes at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. A donation of $5 per child is recommended. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Waterford Weavers Gallery. Fairfax Arts Center, 3949 Chain Bridge Road, Studio 4, behind the post office. Original fiber art. Free parking, handicapped accessible. Gallery hours are Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fridays, noon-8 p.m., and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Call 703-385-4800, waterfordweaversgallery@cox.net. For more information, contact Cynthia Hull at 703-860-4814 or e-mail cchull1@mac.com.