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<b>Thursday/August 7</b>

Summer Stories and Sprinklers. 1:30 p.m. Listen to stories then take a run through the sprinklers at Vienna’s original one-room library, Freeman House, 131 Church Street, Vienna. Free. Call 703-255-6360.

Will Hoge, Old Springs Pike. Rock. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/August 8</b>

Vienna Youth Players in Stephen Sondheim’s musical ‘Into the Woods’. Tickets are $10 general, $9 for students and senior citizens age 65 and older. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, Vienna. Call 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

Shane Hines. Pop/rock. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Fat Chance. 6:30 p.m. Free. Concerts on the Green, at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Call 703-255-6360.

The Gipsy Kings. 8 p.m. $42 in house, $25 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/August 9</b>

Vienna Youth Players in Stephen Sondheim’s musical ‘Into the Woods’. Tickets are $10 general, $9 for students and senior citizens age 65 and older. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, Vienna. Call 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

No Better Off. Local group playing acoustic roots music, blending folk, rock, bluegrass, blues and country. 6-8 p.m. at Palladium Civic Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Call 703-288-9505.

Mambo Sauce. Rock/soul/hip-hop. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Washington D.C. Pen Show. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Over two hundred exhibitors from around the world. Buy, sell or trade vintage and new pens. Sheraton Premiere Hotel, 8661 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Visit www.pencentral.com.

Legal Aspects of Separation and Divorce. 10 a.m.-1-p.m. David Levy, PLC, explains the rights and responsibilities of parties involved in separation and divorce. Learn how the legal process works in Virginia courts and how to work with a lawyer. Support group available. $55 registration / $45 members. McLean Government Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean. To register go to www.thewomenscenter.org or call 703-281-2657.

Gretchen Wilson. 8 p.m. $42 in house, $25 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

The Grandsons. 6-8 p.m. Free. A roots rock quartet performs outdoors at the Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. 703-288-9505.

<b>Sunday/August 10</b>

Open Mic Night for Musicians. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Family-friendly musical act invited to sign up for a 15-minute performing block; acts will be scheduled in the order received. Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Avenue, Vienna. Contact Cathy Salgado at 703-255-6356 or csaldo@viennava.gov with a description of the act, including number of performers and types of equipment.

Washington D.C. Pen Show. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Over 200 exhibitors from around the world. Buy, sell or trade vintage and new pens. Sheraton Premiere Hotel, 8661 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Visit www.pencentral.com.

B. B. King. 8 p.m. $42 in house, $25 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Monday/August 11</b>

Open Mic Night: Sign up for 15-minute sets. Concerts on the Green, at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Call to register, 703-255-6360.

Herbie Hancock. 8 p.m. $42 in house, $25 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Tuesday/August 12</b>

Los Lonely boys. 8 p.m. $40 in house, $22 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 13</b>

A Change of Pace, Houston Calls, You Me and Everyone We Know. Rock. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

George Thorogood and Buddy Guy. 7:30 p.m. $40 in house, $22 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Thursday/August 14</b>

Summer Stories and Sprinklers. 1:30 p.m. Listen to stories then take a run through the sprinklers at Vienna’s original one-room library, Freeman House, 131 Church Street, Vienna. Free. Call 703-255-6360.

Jammin Java Summer Camp Rock Shows. Free summer camp rock show: be amazed at what campers can produce in just two weeks of learning and rehearsing. These bands will compete in the Summer Camp Battle of the Bands at the end of the summer. 1 p.m. at 227 Maple Ave E, Vienna. Visit www.jamminjava.com or call 703-255-1566.

An Evening with the Greencards. Americana/bluegrass. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Smokey Robinson. 8 p.m. $42 in house, $25 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Friday/August 15</b>

Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos. A lighthearted look into the themes of art versus realism, and the capriciousness of love. Barns at Wolf Trap. 8 p.m. In German with English supertitles. Tickets $28 to $68.

Mystic Warriors: Andean music in the Bolivian/Peruvian traditions. 6:30 p.m. Free. Concerts on the Green, at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Call to register, 703-255-6360.

G. Love and Special Sauce. 7 p.m. $34 in house, $30 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/August 16</b>

Meadowlark Gardens Daylily Sale. Free. A large selection of both named and unnamed varieties will be available for purchase, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., to support the gardens by raising funds and sharing the bounty of the more than 500 beautiful daylily varieties. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Call 703-255-3631.

Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten. 8 p.m. $40 in house, $22 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

Civil War Weekend Encampment at Sully Historic Site, August 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday, August 17 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Skirmishes both days illustrate military tactics of the period. Costumed interpreters demonstrate the work of the army, including drill practice and rifle firing. Fall in as a recruit and learn marching maneuvers. Civilian reenactors portray the experiences of Northern Virginia residents during the early years of the Civil War. Play historic games and enjoy music on the lawn performed by Evergreen Shade. On Saturday, see a parade of 19th century fashions and learn what is needed to be a reenactor. $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and children, including a guided tour of the first and second floors of the 1794 home of Richard Bland Lee, Northern Virginia's first congressman and uncle of Robert E. Lee. On view will be rarely seen 19th century artifacts from the Fairfax County collections. Last house tour begins at 4 p.m. Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way in Chantilly, located on Route 28, one quarter mile north of Route 50. Call 703-437-1794.

<b>Sunday/August 17</b>

Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos, A lighthearted look into the themes of art versus realism, and the capriciousness of love. Barns at Wolf Trap. 2 p.m. In German with English supertitles. Tickets $28 to $68.

Redstone Rock. 6:30 p.m. Free. Concerts on the Green, at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Call to register, 703-255-6360.

The Beach Boys. 2 p.m.$38 in house, $25 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

Civil War Weekend Encampment at Sully Historic Site, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Skirmishes illustrate military tactics of the period. Costumed interpreters demonstrate the work of the army, including drill practice and rifle firing. Fall in as a recruit and learn marching maneuvers. Civilian reenactors portray the experiences of Northern Virginia residents during the early years of the Civil War. Play historic games and enjoy music on the lawn performed by Evergreen Shade. $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and children, including a guided tour of the first and second floors of the 1794 home of Richard Bland Lee, Northern Virginia's first congressman and uncle of Robert E. Lee. On view will be rarely seen 19th century artifacts from the Fairfax County collections. Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way in Chantilly, located on Route 28, one quarter mile north of Route 50. Call 703-437-1794.

<b>Monday/August 18</b>

The Backstreet Boys. $45 in house, $25 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Tuesday/August 19</b>

Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos, A lighthearted look into the themes of art versus realism, and the capriciousness of love. Barns at Wolf Trap. 8 p.m. In German with English supertitles. Tickets $28 to $68.

Bernstein: A Celebration! Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. 8 p.m. Tickets from $20 to $55. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 20</b>

Pop Go The Wiggles Live! Tour. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. The Wiggles are setting out on a rhythmic adventure as they invite fans to "Romp Bomp A Stomp," do "The Monkey Dance," and "Move like an Emu." Join The Wiggles, Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Henry the Octopus, Wags the Dog and all the Wiggly Dancers as part of the new live concert tour, "Pop Go The Wiggles!" Prices from $18-$38; the $38 tickets will be in the "hot potato seats" and will include a Wiggles giveaway. Visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 202-397-7328.

Kenny Rogers and the Oak Ridge Boys. 7:30 p.m. $40 in house, $25 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Thursday/August 21</b>

Chris Isaak. 8 p.m. $40 in house, $22 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Friday/August 22</b>

U.S. Navy Country Currents Band. 6:30 p.m. Free. Concerts on the Green, at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Call to register, 703-255-6360.

Eddie from Ohio. 7:30 p.m. $32 in house, $22 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/August 23</b>

Greenberg’s Train and Toy Show. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Model and toy train experts, exhibits and demonstrations. Operating train layouts in various sizes and scales; how-to demonstrations, videos and publications; scenery supplies, hobby tools, train parts, accessories and more. $7 adults; children 11 and under free. Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly. Visit www.GreenbergShows.com.

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Tribute. With Todd Rundgren, Lou Gramm, Bo Bice, Christopher Cross and Denny Laine. 8 p.m. $40 in house, $25 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Sunday/August 24</b>

Auction of Rare and Unusual Azaleas. The Northern Virginia Azalea Society is conducting a public auction of rare, native, and evergreen hybridized azaleas. A slide show will provide pictures of most of the azaleas being auctioned. Refreshments served. 1:30 p.m., at Merrifield Garden Center, 12101 Lee Highway, Fairfax, in the second floor meeting room. Call Rick Bauer 703-455-4850 or Eve Harrison 540-778-1945.

Richard Walton Group. 6:30 p.m. Free. Jazz band. Concerts on the Green, at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Call to register, 703-255-6360.

Greenberg’s Train and Toy Show. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Model and toy train experts, exhibits and demonstrations. Operating train layouts in various sizes and scales; how-to demonstrations, videos and publications; scenery supplies, hobby tools, train parts, accessories and more. $7 adults; children 11 and under free. Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly. Visit www.GreenbergShows.com.

The Irish Tenors: Anthony Kearns, Karl Scully, Finbar Wright. 8 p.m. Tickets $22 to $52. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

Monday/August 25

UB40. 7:30 p.m. $40 in house, $22 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

Tuesday/August 26

Regeneration Tour: The Human League, Belinda Carlisle, ABC, A Flock of Seagulls, Naked Eyes. 7 p.m. $42 in house, $25 lawn. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Thursday/August 28</b>

Summer Camp Battle of the Bands. The culmination of the Jammin Java summer camp program. All summer camp bands play for the Top Band trophy. Audience reaction will factor into our overall scores. 6 p.m. at Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave E, Vienna. Tickets $10.

<b>Friday/August 29</b>

U.S. Navy Band Cruisers. 6:30 p.m. Free. Classic covers. Concerts on the Green, at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Call to register, 703-255-6360.

Les Miserables. Tickets from $25 to $80. The Filene Center, Wolftrap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. www.wolftrap.org.

Enjoy a family movie outdoors at Vienna's Glyndon Park at sundown, about 8:45 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. For information on which G-rated film will be shown, call 703-255-7842 after noon on August 27 and for weather information on the day of the show.

<b>Saturday/September 6</b>

Jody Marshall Ensemble. Local dulcimer teacher performs with folk group. 5-7 p.m. at Palladium Civic Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Call 703-288-9505.

<b>Friday/Sept. 19</b>

AAUW 39th Used Book Sale, to benefit McLean Branch American Association of University Women's Scholarships. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Free admission. McLean Community Center,1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Call 703-448-9195 or www.mcleanaauw.org.

<b>Saturday/September 20</b>

Martinez and Guthrie. Local musicians play original acoustic songs. 6-8 p.m. at Palladium Civic Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Call 703-288-9505.

AAUW 39th Used Book Sale, to benefit McLean Branch American Association of University Women's Scholarships. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission. McLean Community Center,1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Call 703-448-9195 or www.mcleanaauw.org.

<b>Sunday/Sept. 21</b>

AAUW 39th Used Book Sale, to benefit McLean Branch American Association of University Women's Scholarships. 12-4 p.m. Books $7 per bag. Free admission. McLean Community Center,1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Call 703-448-9195 or www.mcleanaauw.org.

<b>Saturday/September 27</b>

Bach to Rock. The Bach to Rock Music School presents a rock band. 4-6 p.m. at Palladium Civic Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Call 703-288-9505.

<b>Saturday/Oct. 4</b>

Vienna-Tysons Chamber Oktoberfest Celebration.

12-6 p.m. on historic Church Street in Vienna. The event will feature a beer garden, food vendors, two stages with live entertainment, a festival marketplace and a children's activity area. The festival committee is seeking out additional food vendors and non-food vendors for the festival marketplace. Artists, crafters, business owners and civic organizations are welcome. For registration forms visit www.vtrcc.org or call 703-281-1333.

<b>Saturday/October 11</b>

Bach to Rock. The Bach to Rock Music School presents a rock band. 4-6 p.m. at Palladium Civic Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Call 703-288-9505.

Chinese Conversation Group meets for practicing speaking the language, 7:45-8:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the group study room of the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Call 571-225-7697.

Pokemon League. Learn and play, for ages 5-18. No registration required. 3 p.m. at Patrick Henry Community Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, 703-938-0405.