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Burke & Fairfax Calendar 7/15

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Count Gore de Vol hosts ‘Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead’ on Thursday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Spooky Movie Film Festival with Lloyd Kaufman. Cinema Arts Theatre, Fair City Mall, 9650 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-968-6853 or visit www.cinemaartstheatre.com.

To have community events listed, send to southcalendar@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-917-6459 with questions. Deadline for calendar listings is two weeks prior to event.

Thursday/July 17

Concert Band: Children’s Concert. 7:30 p.m. Free ice cream and balloons. Guest artist, John Lyon. Bring a chair, a blanket and a picnic basket. Two children will be chosen by raffle from the audience to conduct the band during a march, while all children in the audience are invited to march to the music with our drum major for a special summer evening. Veterans Amphitheater, City Hall Lawn, 10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/accotink.

‘Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead.’ 6:30-11 p.m. Spooky movie film festival with Count Gore De Vol and Lloyd Kaufman. Cinema Arts Theatre, Fair City Mall, 9650 Main St., Fairfax. Call 703-968-6853 or visit www.cinemaartstheatre.com.

Friday/July 18

Little Red & The Renegades. American music from blues, country, conjunto and more. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Free. Call 703-324-7469 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Lunch Bunnies. Bring a lunch and listen to stories. Birth-5 with adult. 12 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

Friday Flicks. Bring a camera for photos and videos with the Kevin Henkes’ character Lilly of "Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse" and other stories. Age 3-6 with adult. 11:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Robinella, Hoots and Hellmouth. Folk/jazz. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Pat McGee Band, Sister Hazel. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $32 in-house, $25 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Warrenton children's author Susan Crites reads her book “I Love You More than Rainbows” 10:30-11 a.m, at the Fairfax Barnes & Noble, 12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive. Fairfax. 703-278-0300 or visit www.susancrites.com.

Instant Opera!, Wolf Trap Opera’s original, improvisational performances for children. 11:15 a.m. Tickets $5. The audience makes up the story, and the actors sing an opera made right on the spot. Previous years’ titles have included SpongeBob Steals the Princess, Trouble in Disneyworld, and The Penguin and the Troll! At the Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Call 877-WOLFTRAP.

Pat McGee Band, Sister Hazel. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $32 in-house, $25 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Flying Cows of Ventry. 7-9:30 p.m. The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Cal 703-293-9600 or visit www.theauldshebeen.com.

Colouring Lessons. 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Cal 703-293-9600 or visit www.theauldshebeen.com.

Saturday/July 19

Corbin’s Fun Run. Offered in memory of Corbin Grabb of Clifton, who died of congenital heart defects just before his third birthday in June 2006, this 5-mile run/1-mile walk benefits the Pediatric Cardiac Unit at Children’s National Medical Center in D.C. For more, go to www.corbinsfunrun.net.

The Politicks, NUMA, and other bands. 8 p.m. at Fat Tuesday’s, University Mall, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, 703-385-5717.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Kings Park Library. 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 12-3 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Gold’s Gym Grand Opening in Fairfax Station. Food, prizes, free group exercise classes and membership offers from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The new gym is located at 5620-A Ox Road, Fairfax Station.

MHR, Swarrer and Shank. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Defacto, Stress. Hip-hop. 9:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Gladys Knight. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $42 in-house, $25 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Fairfax Corner Summer Concert Series: Second Wind. 6-8:30 p.m. Free. Fairfax Corner Grand Plaza,11951 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax. Call 703-227-0894 or www.fairfaxcorner.com.

Instant Opera!, Wolf Trap Opera’s original, improvisational performances for children. 11:15 a.m. Tickets $5. The audience makes up the story, and the actors sing an opera made right on the spot. Previous years’ titles have included SpongeBob Steals the Princess, Trouble in Disneyworld, and The Penguin and the Troll! At the Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.

Tales from the Vienna Woods. Steven Blier celebrates his 25th Wolf Trap recital by reprising his first offering of Germanic romanticism. 8 p.m. Tickets $38. Tickets can be purchased at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, by calling 1(877) WOLFTRAP or visit www.wolftrap.org. Call Wolf Trap at 703-255-1868.

Flying Cows of Ventry. 7-9:30 p.m. The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Cal 703-293-9600 or visit www.theauldshebeen.com.

Swim Team Yard Sale at Glen Cove Pool, Zion Road and Brigantine Drive. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Call Mindy McAllister, 703-323-1366

Sunday/July 20

4 out of 5 Doctors Reunion Show. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

See N Scale model trains running in the community room and caboose at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum. The Northern Virginia NTRAK model train club will host its monthly display from 1-4 p.m. Cost is $2 for adults and $1 for children. 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station, Virginia. 703-425-9225.

NVCC-Annandale Symphony Orchestra will perform a POPS concert directed by Christopher Johnston. 7:30 p.m. Victory at Sea by Rodgers, L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2 by Bizet, Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and more. The Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus. Call 703-569-0973.

Monday/July 21

Miss Belle’s Sing-Along. Enjoy old favorites and original songs. Age 1-6. 2:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 6:30-9 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Open Mic. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Free. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Tuesday/July 22

Stormin’ Bob the Singing Weatherman. 7 p.m. Stormin’ Bob presents a whirlwind of music, science and fun. Age 6-12. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. No registration necessary. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Mark Knopfler. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $45 in-house, $30 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Wednesday/July 23

Reading Magic. A magic show full of comedy and fun with Turley the Magician. Age 6-12. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

Bedtime Stories with Lilly. Bring a camera for photos, stories and activities with the Kevin Henkes’ character Lilly of "Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse" and other stories. Age 3-6 with adult. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

The Paul Green School of Rock Stars. Rock. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Lalah Hathaway. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $40 in-house, $25 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Little Tots Summer Fun Series, with Mr. Knick Knack. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m, Free. A forum of family entertainment created by Steve Rossi. The world on the inside of each of us is literally bigger than the world outside; it is an optical illusion that the outside world appears to be unimaginably bigger than the world inside. So if the truly teeny world outside boasts colossal wonders, then the question at Knick Knack becomes, what bigger things are inside our hearts? Fairfax Corner Grand Plaza,11951 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax. Call 703-227-0894 or www.fairfaxcorner.com.

Thursday/July 24

Mexican Cultural Heritage Night. Discover Mexico’s cultural heritage through music and dance ranging from Aztec to Mariachi to comtemporary. 7:30 p.m. Ossian Hall Park, 7900 Heritage Drive, Annandale. Free. Call 703-324-7469 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Alfreudian Slip, Anamide. 9 p.m. TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Age 21+ only. www.ttreynolds.com.

Book Bingo. Learn about the fun books the library offers as you play bingo. 2 p.m. Age 6-12. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Call to register 703-293-6227.

Paint & Stamp A Bowl. Presented by Clay Cafe Studios. Glazed and fired bowls will be returned to the library two weeks later. Age 12-18. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

American Wildlife. Meet and learn about live animals from your own backyard and beyond with Animal Ambassadors. Age 6-12. 2:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Teen Cinema. Chill with a movie and popcorn. Age 12-18. 6:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

NSO at WolfTrap: Not the Messiah! (He’s a Very Naughty Boy) with Eric Idle. 8:15 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $20 to $55. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Swing Band. 8 p.m.Veteran’s Ampitheater at Fairfax City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. 703-352-ARTS or www.fairfaxarts.org.

Friday/July 25

Williams & Clark Expedition features the bluegrass performance of banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar and upright bass. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Free. Call 703-324-7469 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Vitreous. 8 p.m. TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax. Age 21+ only. www.ttreynolds.com.

My Favorite Highway. Pop/rock. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

NSO at WolfTrap: WolfTrap is for Lovers. 8:15 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets$20 to $48. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Cara. 7-9:30 p.m. The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Cal 703-293-9600 or visit www.theauldshebeen.com.

Hot Roxy. 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Cal 703-293-9600 or visit www.theauldshebeen.com.

Saturday/July 26

The Dreamscapes Project, Quick Step John, and other bands. 8 p.m. at Fat Tuesday’s, University Mall, 10673 Braddock Road, Fairfax, 703-385-5717

EBP. Age 21+ only. 8 p.m. TT Reynolds, 10414 Main St., Fairfax, www.ttreynolds.com.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call 703-978-5600.

Fantasy Theater. Join the Pohick Teen Players on a fantasy theatre adventure filled with favorite classic literary characters. All ages. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

My Favorite Highway. Pop/rock. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

NSO at WolfTrap: Broadway ROCKS! 8:15 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $20 to $48. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Fairfax Corner Summer Concert Series: Jennifer Daniels and Naked Blue. 6-8:30 p.m. Free. Fairfax Corner Grand Plaza,11951 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax. Call 703-227-0894 or www.fairfaxcorner.com.

Cara. 7-9:30 p.m. The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Cal 703-293-9600 or visit www.theauldshebeen.com.

Sunday/July 27

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 12-3 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Eric Weinburg. Folk rock. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Tickets $15. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Bob Marley Roots, Rock, Reggae Festival 2008. 2 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $42 in-house, $25 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.

Half Seas Over. 7-9:30 p.m. The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Cal 703-293-9600 or visit www.theauldshebeen.com.

Habitat Restoration. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Invasive plant removal workday. Participants must be at least 15, unless accompanied by an adult. Free. Call Megan Fellows at 703-324-8586.

Monday/July 28

Monday Movies. Enjoy a movie based on a book and share which you liked better. Age 11-18. 3:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Call to register 703-978-5600.

What’s the Matter? Chemistry with fizz, foam and flash presented by Maryland Science Center. Age 6-12. 2:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call to register 703-644-7333.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 6:30-9 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333.

Open Mic. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. Free. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Crosby, Stills & Nash. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Tickets $42 in-house, $25 lawn. 877-WOLFTRAP.