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<b>Wednesday, June 18</b>

Sparky’s Flaw, Theresa AndersonAlex Mejias. Pop/rock. Show 7 p.m., tickets $10. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

James Taylor and his Band of Legends. 8 p.m. at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, 877-WOLFTRAP. Tickets are $75/orchestra, $75/boxes, $68/loge, $30/lawn.

<b>Thursday, June 19</b>

Unknown Hinson, Fools and Horses. Psychobilly/rock/punk. Show 8:30 p.m., tickets $12. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

RAIN: The Beatles Experience. 8 p.m. at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, 877-WOLFTRAP. Tickets are $40/in-house, $22/lawn.

<b>Friday, June 20</b>

Nitehawks Swing Band. 6:30 p.m., Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., 703-255-6360

Luke Brindley with Special Guests. Acoustic rock. Show 7:30 p.m., tickets $12. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Bandazian, The War Within. Rock. Show 10 p.m., tickets $10. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

H.M.S. Pinafore, the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players. 8 p.m. at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, 877-WOLFTRAP. Tickets are $8 to $48.

<b>Saturday/June 21</b>

Dulcie Taylor. Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs roots, rock and blues style songs. 6 to 8 p.m. at Palladium Civic Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Call (703) 288-9505.

Colonial Wheat Harvest. Watch the colonial farm family and their neighbors carefully cut the grain, then join them to bind and stack the crop. At the colonial farm house, lend a hand churning butter, and learn how the farm wife bakes fresh wheat bread. 1-4 p.m. The Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Regular admission: $3 adults; $2 children and senior citizens. Complimentary admission with Claude Moore Colonial Farm membership. Free parking. Weather permitting.

Perennials in the Garden at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 10:30 a.m . Cost: Free. Details: Join Chief Horticulturist Doris Rodriguez in a walk through the gardens to view a variety of perennials that perform well in the Mid-Atlantic region. Maintenance requirement, plant combinations and availability will be covered. Contact: 703-255-3631 Email: meadowlark@nvrpa.org

Three international artists - Vladimira Klumpar (Czech Republic), Afro Celotto (Italy) and Tone Orvik (Norway) - exhibit at Habatat Galleries, 8020 Towers Crescent Dr., Tysons Corner, June 21-Aug. 9 Openings 7:9:30 p.m.(703) 989-7110; infoVA@habatatgalleries.com or visit www.habatatgalleries.com RSVP to infoVA@habatatgalleries.com

Yap Improv Comedy Troup. Show 2 p.m., tickets $10 per adult and $5 per child. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Matt Wertz, Thad Cockrell, Pop/rock. Show 8 p.m., tickets $15. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

The Gondoliers, the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players. 8 p.m. at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, 877-WOLFTRAP. Tickets are $8 to $48

<b>Sunday, June 22</b>

Mozart at St. John’s. Church choir will sing Mozart’s Missa Brevis in C Major Spaur-Messe - KV 258 during the morning services of Holy Eucharist at 9 and 11:15 a.m. Teri Lazar and Vicki Yanics, violins; Adam Gonzalez, cello; Christian Hinkle, trumpet; John Wulff, organ; and Alfred Hoskins, timpani. Vocal soloists: Kara Morgan, soprano; Amy Sullivan, alto; Devin Wulff, tenor; and Robert Palian, bass.

St. John’s Church is located at 6715 Georgetown Pike in McLean. Call 703-356-4902, or visit www.stjohnsmclean.org.

Emmylou Harris, signing only, "All I Intended To Be", 1 p.m. at Borders – Tysons Corner, (703) 556-7766.

Kingsley Winter Band, original rock & roll. 6:30 p.m., Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., 703-255-6360

Summer Concerts on The Green. Tom Principato – King of Blues. Great Falls Village Centre, 6-8 p.m. Free.

Adam Swink, Sophia Bass. Pop/rock. Show 7:30 p.m., tickets $10. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Emmylou Harris w/ Jimmy Gaudreau and Moondi Klein. 8 p.m. at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, 877-WOLFTRAP. Tickets are $40/in-house, $22/lawn.

<b>Monday, June 23</b>

Peter McCory: One Man Band. 2 p.m., Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., 703-255-6360

Open Mic, Hosted by David Cotton. Show 7 p.m. Free. To sign up, email David Cotton. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Animals on the Green. The Leesburg Animal Park will present "Zoo to You" Learning Safari, 2 p.m. at the Vienna Town Green. The program is free of charge; bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating. 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

<b>Tuesday, June 24</b>

George Benson. A tribute to Nat King Cole. 8 p.m. at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, 877-WOLFTRAP. Tickets are $42/in-house, $22/lawn.

Making Up With Mom: Why Mothers and Daughters Disagree About Kids, Careers and Casseroles (and What to do About It). Deborah Carr, a sociology professor at Rutgers University, and freelancer journalist Julie Halperty discuss their new book at Borders Bookstore, Tysons Corner, 8027, Leesburg Pike. 7:30 p.m. For further information, call 703-556-7766.

<b>Wednesday, June 25</b>

Cas Haley and Woodbelly, Jah Roots. Reggae. Show 8 p.m., tickets $12. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Ricky Scaggs and Bruce Hornsby. 8 p.m. at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, 877-WOLFTRAP. Tickets are $40/in-house, $22/lawn.

<b>Thursday, June 26</b>

The Temptations and The Four Tops 8 p.m. at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, 877-WOLFTRAP. Tickets are $38/in-house, $$22/lawn.

<b>Friday, June 27</b>

Splinters, roots rock and alternative country. 6:30 p.m., Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., 703-255-6360

Rent Through Sunday, 29 June, at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, 877-WOLFTRAP. Tickets $25 to $80.

Pierce Pettis. Acoustic. Show 7:30 p.m., tickets $15. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

bob, Jackmove. Rock. Show 10 p.m., tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

RENT. Tony Award-winning rock musical returns to the Wolf Trap stage starring "Idol" contestants Anwar Robinson and Heinz Winckler. Friday, June 27 – Sunday, June 29 at 8 p.m. with matinee 2 p.m. performances on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets range from $80 to $25. 877-WOLFTRAP.

<b>Saturday/June 28</b>

Marshall Maley. Well-known local percussionist and band. 6 to 8 p.m. at Palladium Civic Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Call (703) 288-9505.

<b>Sunday/June 29</b>

Folk Jimmy and Moondi, folk duo, 6:30 p.m. at the Vienna Town Green, corner of Maple Avenue and Mill Street. Free. For more information, call 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

The Grandsons, WAMMIE award- winners, bring their "American music in a blender with the lid off." 4 p.m.–5 p.m. McLean Central Park Gazebo, located at the intersection of Dolley Madison Blvd. (Route 123) and Old Dominion Drive. Parking is available at the McLean Community Center.

"O Brother Brunch" featuring Dead Men’s Hollow. Roots. Show 2 p.m., tickets $8. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Summer Concerts on The Green. Daryl Davis – Hits of the 1950s. Great Falls Village Centre, 6-8 p.m. Free.

Luke Brindley, Anthony Fiacco, Shane Hines, Todd Wright. Acoustic. Show 7 p.m., tickets $10. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Monday, June 30</b>

Paul Thorn. Rock/blues/country. Show 8 p.m., tickets $20. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna, 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday, July 3</b>

"Latin Pop" paintings. Stacy’s Coffee Parlor in Falls Church presents paintings by Puerto Rican-born artist John Gascot from, July 3 – 31. An Artist Reception will be held on Sunday, July 13, 3 – 5 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Stacy’s Coffee Parlor, 709 West Broad Street, Falls Church. (703) 538-6266. Artist Website: www.gascot.com

<b>Friday/July 4</b>

Independence Day Celebration. Crafts vendors, carnival games and rides from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Strolling clown, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Family games, 2:30 p.m. Antique and classic car show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Laser Light show, 9:15 p.m.

*Vaudeville show, children’s stage, 12 p.m.

*Traveling Medicine show, children’s stage,1 p.m.

*Magic Comedy show, children’s stage, 2 p.m.

*Mayhem’s Magical Rodeo, children’s stage, 3 p.m.

*B2B, the Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band, main stage, 12-4 p.m.

*Nightwork rock band, main stage, 5:30-7 p.m.

*Vienna Community Band, main stage, 8-9 p.m.

Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, Vienna. For more information call 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov. Rain date for laser light show only is July 15.