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Friday/April 25

“Snow White,” working stage rehearsal for a full-length production by the Virginia Ballet Company and School. The performance is suitable for all ages. General admission tickets for the rehearsal are $10. 6:30 p.m. at NVCC Annandale's Ernst Theater, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Call 703 249-8227.

Irish Music. Don Cobert performs at Kate’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 6131 Backlick Road, Springfield. 703-866-0860.

Ponderings-Stream Study. Learn to appreciate and protect Pohick Creek through netting in the stream to see what lives there from 4-5:30 p.m. Dress to get wet. Reservations are required. The cost is $5 per person. To reserve, call Hidden Pond Nature Center at 703-451-9588. Hidden Pond Nature Center is located at 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield.

“Measure for Measure” with the George Mason University Players – Mainstage at the TheatreSpace at the university’s Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Performances are 8 p.m. and continue through May 4. Admission is $12 adults, $8 students and seniors. Call 703-993-2787 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Saturday/April 26

Auditions for “Hot Mikado,” Aldersgate Church Community Theater’s summer musical production, 2-4 p.m. at the church, 1301 Collingwood Drive, Alexandria. Come prepared to sing a 16-20 bar vocal selection, and dressed to move for a dance audition. Callbacks Monday. For information, call 703-660-2611 or visit acctonline.org. Additional audition Sunday.

“Snow White,” a full-length production by the Virginia Ballet Company and School. The performance is suitable for all ages. Tickets for reserved seating are $25 adults, $20 students and $15 children/seniors. 2 and 7 p.m. at NVCC Annandale's Ernst Theater, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Call 703 249-8227.

Let the Games Begin. Have fun with board games 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. All ages. 703-339-4610.

Fairfax County Stories 1607-2007. 3 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. All ages. 703-644-7333.

Masterworks 5. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Beethoven 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. See www.gmu.edu/cfa or www.fairfaxsymphony.org.

Mixed Martial Arts. Ultimate Warrior Challenge Invasion is 7 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $28.50-$128.50. Tickets: Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT.

Irish Music. Don Cobert performs at Kate’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 6131 Backlick Road, Springfield. 703-866-0860.

Junior/Parent Golf Tournament. Compete in an 18-hole scramble format at Burke Lake Golf Course from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Compete in closest to the pin contests. Prizes awarded for first, second and third place teams in two age divisions. Adult/Junior 7-12: Adult/Junior 13-17. Registration begins two weeks prior to event and is limited to first 48 teams. Rain date slated for May 3. Cost is $55 per team and is due at time of registration. To register, call 703-323-1641. Burke Lake Park is located at 7315 Ox Road in Fairfax Station.

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra performs a program of Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Beethoven, 8 p.m. at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts concert hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets range from $25 to $55. Call 703-563-1990 or visit www.fairfaxsymphony.org.

“Measure for Measure” with the George Mason University Players – Mainstage at the TheatreSpace at the university’s Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Performances are 2 p.m. and continue through May 4. Admission is $12 adults, $8 students and seniors. Call 703-993-2787 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Sunday/April 27

Auditions for “Hot Mikado,” Aldersgate Church Community Theater’s summer musical production, 7-9 p.m. at the church, 1301 Collingwood Drive, Alexandria. Come prepared to sing a 16-20 bar vocal selection, and dressed to move for a dance audition. Callbacks Monday. For information, call 703-660-2611 or visit acctonline.org. Additional audition Saturday.

“Snow White,” a full-length production by the Virginia Ballet Company and School. The performance is suitable for all ages. Tickets for reserved seating are $25 adults, $20 students and $15 children/seniors. 2 p.m. at NVCC Annandale's Ernst Theater, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Call 703 249-8227.

Plant Sale. Pansies, begonias, impatiens, geraniums, potting soil, mulch, etc. Free delivery with purchase of 20 or more bags of mulch or soil. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lake Braddock Secondary School, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke.

Canoe the Marsh. Explore the marsh with an experienced naturalist 8 a.m. at Pohick Bay Regional Park, 6501 Pohick Bay Drive, Lorton. $25. Reserve a spot at 703-528-5406.

Monday/April 28

Nature Quest – Snakes. Meet snakes at Hidden Pond Nature Center from 10-11 a.m. and learn about their habitat needs. Following the indoor portion, take a walk to search for snakes in the wild. Reservations are required. The cost is $4 per person. To reserve, call 703-451-9588. Hidden Pond Nature Center is located at 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield.

Writers’ Group. For all writers, 7 p.m., at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Adults. 703-339-4610.

An Evening with Dolly Parton. Dolly Parton performs 7:30 p.m. at The George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $75.50, $65.50 and $45.50. Tickets: Ticketmaster outlets, Patriot Center box office, www.ticketmaster.com or at 703-573-SEAT.

Tuesday/April 29

Tell It Again. Stories in Spanish and English 7 p.m., at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Age 6-10 with adults. 703-451-8055.

Thursday/May 1

“Les Misérables,” Robinson Secondary School’s spring musical, combines the music and drama departments. Tickets are $10, visit www.RobinsonDrama.org. For information, call 703-426-2123. Performances are 7:30 p.m. at the school, 5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, weekends through May 10.

Dance Performance by the George Mason University dance company, 8 p.m. at the university’s dance performance studios. Tickets are $10 adults, $7 students and seniors. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa. Continues through Saturday.

“Measure for Measure” with the George Mason University Players – Mainstage at the TheatreSpace at the university’s Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Performances are 8 p.m. and continue through May 4. Admission is $12 adults, $8 students and seniors. Call 703-993-2787 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Friday/May 2

“Les Misérables,” Robinson Secondary School’s spring musical, combines the music and drama departments. Tickets are $10, visit www.RobinsonDrama.org. For information, call 703-426-2123. Performances are 7:30 p.m. at the school, 5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, weekends May 1-10.

Celebrate the Three B’s as the Northern Virginia and Annandale Chorales, presents Beethoven's "Mass in C Major" and selections from J.S. Bach and Brahms, accompanied by brass and strings. 7:30 p.m. at the Ernst Community Theater, NVCC Annandale Campus, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door, $10 for students. Call 703-239-2180 or visit www.northernvirginiachorale.org.

Art Reception. Artists Traci Oberle of Burke and Karen Kozojet Ching of Fairfax Station, 7-9 p.m., at the Old Vale Schoolhouse, 3124 Fox Mill Road, Oakton. 703-860-1888.

Dance Performance by the George Mason University dance company, 8 p.m. at the university’s dance performance studios. Tickets are $10 adults, $7 students and seniors. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa. Begins Thursday, continues Saturday.

Diavolo: dancers, gymnasts and actors perform, 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets are $22, $36 and $44. Call 703-218-6500 or visit www.tickets.com. Second performance Saturday.

Opera. George Mason University’s Opera performs 8 p.m. at the Harris Theater at the university, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets are $12 adults, $10 students and seniors. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa. Second performance Saturday.

“Measure for Measure” with the George Mason University Players – Mainstage at the TheatreSpace at the university’s Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Performances are 8 p.m. and continue through May 4. Admission is $12 adults, $8 students and seniors. Call 703-993-2787 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

“Brave New World” with the Woodson High School Theater Department. 7:30 p.m., weekends through May 10 at the Woodson Auditorium, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. $6 pre-sale and online, $8 at the door, $5 seniors. Call 703-503-4759 or visit www.wtwdrama.org.

Saturday/May 3

“Les Misérables,” Robinson Secondary School’s spring musical, combines the music and drama departments. Tickets are $10, visit www.RobinsonDrama.org. For information, call 703-426-2123. Performances are 7:30 p.m. at the school, 5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, weekends May 1-10.

Cappies Show: South County. “Kiss Me Kate,” 7:30 p.m. at South County Secondary, 8501 Silverbrook Road, Lorton. 703-446-1625.

Kidfest 2008. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Clifton Town Park on Main Street between Chapel Road and Chestnut Street in Historic Clifton. Featured events include live entertainment, arts and crafts, activities, silent auction, raffle, and products and services for children. Admission is $5, parking is free. This year's event is expected to attract over 4,000 people from the greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. Proceeds from Kidfest will go to support events for children as well as local children's charities. For more, visit www.novakidfest.com or call 703-968-0740.

Dance Performance by the George Mason University dance company, 8 p.m. at the university’s dance performance studios. Tickets are $10 adults, $7 students and seniors. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa. Begins Thursday.

Diavolo: dancers, gymnasts and actors perform, 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets are $22, $36 and $44. Call 703-218-6500 or visit www.tickets.com. First performance Friday.

Opera. George Mason University’s Opera performs 8 p.m. at the Harris Theater at the university, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets are $12 adults, $10 students and seniors. Visit www.gmu.edu/cfa. First performance Friday.

“Measure for Measure” with the George Mason University Players – Mainstage at the TheatreSpace at the university’s Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Performances are 2 and 8 p.m. and continue through May 4. Admission is $12 adults, $8 students and seniors. Call 703-993-2787 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

“Brave New World” with the Woodson High School Theater Department. 7:30 p.m., weekends through May 10 at the Woodson Auditorium, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. $6 pre-sale and online, $8 at the door, $5 seniors. Call 703-503-4759 or visit www.wtwdrama.org.

Sunday/May 4

GMU Scholarship Concert will be at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts concert hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, 7 p.m. The performance features the University Symphony Orchestra, choirs and concerto soloists. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 students and seniors. Call 888-945-2468 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

“Measure for Measure” with the George Mason University Players – Mainstage at the TheatreSpace at the university’s Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Performances are 2 p.m. and continue through May 4. Admission is $12 adults, $8 students and seniors. Call 703-993-2787 or visit www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Golf Classic. Burke Post 5412 presents its golf classic 2 p.m. at the Twin Lakes Oaks Course, 6201 Union Mill Road, Clifton. $1,000-$125. For more, call 703-209-5925 or e-mail david.meyers@mris.com.

Monday/May 5

“An Afternoon of Song.” George Mason student Adrianna Sgarlata, soprano, performs her graduate recital, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Visit www.fairfaxarts.org or call 703-352-ARTS.

Tuesday/May 6

Moms Are Special. Stories, activities and a craft. Age 2-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Lorton Library 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton, 703-339-7385.

Thursday/May 8

“Brave New World” with the Woodson High School Theater Department. 7:30 p.m., weekends through May 10 at the Woodson Auditorium, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. $6 pre-sale and online, $8 at the door, $5 seniors. Call 703-503-4759 or visit www.wtwdrama.org.

Friday/May 9

“Les Misérables,” Robinson Secondary School’s spring musical, combines the music and drama departments. Tickets are $10, visit www.RobinsonDrama.org. For information, call 703-426-2123. Performances are 7:30 p.m. at the school, 5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, weekends May 1-10.

Concert. The Cure performs 8 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $57.50. Tickets at Ticketmaster outlets, Patriot Center box office, at www.ticketmaster.com or at 703-573-SEAT.

Art Notes Series. Lorton Arts Workhouse presents pianist Lynne Mackey 6:30 p.m., with wine and gourmet dinner, at Madigan's Waterfront, 201 Mill St., Occoquan. Tickets: call Kevin Sheehan at 703-495-0001 or e-mail kevinsheehan@lortonarts.org.

“Brave New World” with the Woodson High School Theater Department. 7:30 p.m., weekends through May 10 at the Woodson Auditorium, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. $6 pre-sale and online, $8 at the door, $5 seniors. Call 703-503-4759 or visit www.wtwdrama.org.

Saturday/May 10

“Les Misérables,” Robinson Secondary School’s spring musical, combines the music and drama departments. Tickets are $10, visit www.RobinsonDrama.org. For information, call 703-426-2123. Performances are 7:30 p.m. at the school, 5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, weekends May 1-10.

Masterworks 6. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra performs Debussy, Bruch and Prokofiev 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. See www.gmu.edu/cfa or www.fairfaxsymphony.org.

“Brave New World” with the Woodson High School Theater Department. 7:30 p.m., weekends through May 10 at the Woodson Auditorium, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. $6 pre-sale and online, $8 at the door, $5 seniors. Call 703-503-4759 or visit www.wtwdrama.org.