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<cal1>Friday/March 4

<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 Performance. Kings of Strings, featuring Bob Nieske, Jerry Miller and Aaron Weinstein, perform at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $22. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Concert. Uncle Earl performs at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Uncle Earl is joined by Gray Sky Girls. Tickets are $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Saturday/March 5

<cal2>Concert Night. Club Phoenix Teen Center hosts a concert night for Vienna high school students featuring live bands from 7-11 p.m., at the center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Admission is $5. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Career Expo. The Fairfax County Government Center hosts the "Career and Entrepreneurship Expo," from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. For more information, call 703-533-5748, TTY 703-533-5316. The Fairfax County Government Center is located at 12000 Government Center Parkway.

Live Show. GrooveQuest performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., at Neighbor's Restaurant, 262 Cedar Lane, Vienna. Free. 703-698-8010.

Live Comedy. Second City Touring Company performs at 7:30 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $20. 703-218-6500 or online at www.wolftrap.org.

Folk Music. Tracy Grammar performs at 7 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $15. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Live Rock. The Anthony Fiacco Band and The Misadventures perform at 9:30 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $8. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Book Sale. The Friends of Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library hosts a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

Benefit Event. NOVACO Transitional Housing for Victims of Domestic Abuse hosts an appraisal fair and silent auction from 2-5 p.m., at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2589 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna. www.NOVACO.org or call 703-218-3984.

<cal1>Sunday/March 6

<cal2>Spring Concert. The Vienna Community Band presents its spring concert at 3 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Free. For more information, call 703-281-5046.

Author Visit. Ann Brashares, author of "Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood," talks about the final book in her best-selling "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series, at 2 p.m., at Borders at Tysons Corner, 8027 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. For more information, call 703-556-7766.

Live Show. The Celtic pop-group Leahy performs at 7:30 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $25. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

CD Release Party. The Max Fisher Band promotes its latest CD release with a concert at 7 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $8. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Monday/March 7

<cal2>Live Show. Songwriter Rachel Sage performs at 9:30 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Brianna Lane opens. Tickets are $12. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Historic Vienna. Millie Monahan and Paul Snodgrass, members of the Board of Historic Vienna, discuss Vienna’s history and involvement in the 400th anniversary of Jamestown’s founding, on 7:30 p.m., at Patrick Henry Library. Open to adults. 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

<cal1>Tuesday/March 8

<cal2>Music Show. Matthew Moon hosts the Colorado Songwriter Circle at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Show features Nina Storey, Wendy Woo and Christopher Jak. Tickets are $10. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Art Exhibition. The Vienna Arts Society Gallery presents the art exhibition "Characters," featuring paintings by Susanna Bellenkes. Show runs through April 16. The Gallery is located in the Village Green Shopping Center, 513 W., Maple Ave., Vienna. 703-319-3220 or www.viennaartssociety.org.

Spring Concert. James Madison High School Symphonic Orchestra performs its spring concert at 7:30 p.m., at the school auditorium, 500 James Madison Drive, Vienna. Free.

<cal1>Wednesday/March 9

<cal2>Concert. The Barns at Wolf Trap presents An Evening with Lisa Loeb at 8 p.m., at 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $20. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Folk/Rock. Eddie From Ohio performs at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. The band is joined by Ellis Paul. Tickets are $30. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Tiny Tots. Patrick Henry presents stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. Open to ages birth to 4 years, with an adult. 703-938-0405. Patrick Henry Library is located at 101 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Time for Twos. Stories, rhymes and crafts at 11 a.m., at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. Open to ages 24-35 months, with an adult. 703-790-8088. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is located at 7584 Leesburg Pike.

Spring Concert. James Madison High School Concert Orchestra performs its spring concert at 7:30 p.m., at the school auditorium, 500 James Madison Drive, Vienna. Free.

<cal1>Thursday/March 10

<cal2>Live Music. Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill 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.

Rock Performance. Ellis performs at 7:30 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Ellis is joined by The Divine Maggees. Tickets are $10. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Friday/March 11

<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.

Cello Concert. Russian cellist and composer Nina Kotova performs at 8 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $30. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Live Show. Singer/songwriter Mary Ann Redmond performs at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $12. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

<cal1>Saturday/March 12

<cal2>Live Performance. The Vienna Choral Society presents "Peace—Quiet," at 7:30 p.m., at Vienna Baptist Church, 541 Marshall Road, S.W., Vienna. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door for adults; $10 in advance, $12 at the door for students/seniors; and $25 for a family ticket. For tickets or more information, visit www.viennachoralsociety.org.

Casino Benefit. The Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce presents a luau-themed casino benefit from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Westwood Country Club, 800 Maple Ave., E. Tickets are $60 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 703-281-1333.

Open House. The Northern Virginia Model Railroaders, Inc. sponsors an Open House from 1-5 p.m., at the historic Washington & Old Dominion Railroad, 231 Dominion Road, Vienna. Free, but cash or check donations are gratefully accepted at the door. For more information, call 703-938-5157, send an e-mail to nvmrinc@hotmail.com or visit www.nvmr.org.

Pop/Rock Performance. The Getaway Car performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. They are joined by Lucy Woodward and JJ Appleton. Tickets are $10. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com

Concert Performance. Voce Chamber Singers present "Lean on Me! Singing in the Presence of Fear," at 8 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Admission is $18 for adults, $13 for seniors and $5 for students in advance, $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $7 for students at the door. 703-277-7772.

<cal1>Sunday/March 13

<cal2>Political Parody. Capitol Steps, a comedic satire troupe, perform at 4 p.m., at James Madison High School, 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna. Tickets are $25. Proceeds of the event to benefit Madison’s 2005 All-Night Graduation Celebration. For more information or for tickets, call 703-255-3798 or visit www.fcps.edu/MadisonHS for mailing information. Tickets, if still available, also will be sold

at the door the afternoon of the performance.

Jazz Show. John Novello performs at 7 p.m., at Jammin' Java. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. For tickets and more information, call Jammin' Java at 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com. Jammin' Java is located at 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna.

Scottish Fiddle. Alasdair Fraser performs with Natalie Haas at 7:30 p.m., at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets are $18. 703-218-6500 or visit www.wolftrap.org.

Improvisational Comedy. The Screaming Puppets perform at 6 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.

Live Concert. The John Novello Band performs at 8 p.m., at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.