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Duncan Sheik with Lauren Pritchard perform on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at The Barns at Wolf Trap.

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Richard Shindell and Ollabelle bring folk and roots rock to The Barns at Wolf Trap on Thursday, Nov. 13.

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Roger Day and the Mosquito Burrito Brothers will be at the Alden Theatre, at the McLean Community Center, on Saturday, Nov. 15.

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<b>Wednesday/Nov. 12</b>

Vienna Remembers World War II: Stories, photos and memorabilia about the war from area veterans and families, about the war on the battlefield and on the home front. The Freeman Store and Museum, 131 Church St. N.E., Vienna. 703-200-7806 or historicviennainc.org.

Duncan Sheik with Lauren Pritchard. 8 p.m. at The Barns. Tickets $30. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Preschool singalong. 10:30 a.m. All ages. Sing songs with Miss Belle. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak ridge Ave., McLean. 703-356-0770.

Love and Reverie, Von Iva, Roslyn and Apathy Eulogy. Rock. 6:30 p.m. $10 in advance, $12 at the door Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/Nov. 13</b>

Richard Shindell and Ollabelle. 8 p.m. Folk and roots rock at The Barns. Tickets $20. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Lloyd Dobler Effect and Willie Strings and the Players. Rock. 8:30 p.m. $10. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Frank Fuerst, author of "Alzheimer’s Care with Dignity" describes his personal experiences as his wife’s caregiver and offers practical tips. 1 p.m. at Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. E.,, Vienna. Free; registration required. 703-938-0405.

"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," 7:30 p.m. at Jeffrey J. Sherman Arts Center, The Langley School, 1411 Balls Hill Road, McLean. 703-356-1920 or sifft@langleyschool.org.

Camp Griffin: The War and Lewinsville/ Langley, by John Craigg. The McLean Historical Society, 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. In a move to protect Washington, Federal troops seized Virginia land across the Potomac from the capital. Later, the Union Army set up Camp Griffin there. Vermont regiments occupied an area that stretched from Salona to what is now the CIA. 703-790-0123.

<b>Friday/Nov. 14</b>

The Rotary Club of McLean, in partnership with other Northern Virginia Rotary clubs, will be holding the 11th Annual Rotary Monte Carlo Night 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Westwood Country Club, 800 Maple Avenue East in Vienna. The black tie-optional evening will feature casino-style gaming, live and silent auctions, food, door prizes, dancing and entertainment by The Dominion Jazz Orchestra, one of the area's top jazz groups. Tickets are $50 each. For more information about tickets, sponsorship opportunities and donations, visit the McLean Rotary Web site at www.mcleanrotary.org or contact Matthew Wallace at (703) 356-5424 or mwallace@mcleanchamber.org.

The Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Scrapbooking Event, 6-11:30 p.m. at 2148 Gallows Road in Dunn Loring. Admission for $25. Licensed certified massage therapist with free chair massages, lunch available for purchase, door prizes and a raffle. All proceeds benefit the Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. 703-200-2340 or www.dlvfrd.org/Events.php

Charity Citrus Fruit Sale: Seedless Grapefruit, Navel Oranges, and Sunburst Tangerines fresh from Florida, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at American Legion Post 270, 1355 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Proceeds support local community youth, patriotic activities, and veteran needs. Pure Maple Syrup and Assorted Premium Nuts also available. 703-356-8259.

Livingston Taylor. 7:30 p.m. Folk singer/songwriter at The Barns. Tickets $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Jim White, Americana. 7:30 p.m. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

The Alternate Routes and Danielia Cotton. Pop/rock/soul. 10 p.m. $12. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," 7:30 p.m. at Jeffrey J. Sherman Arts Center, The Langley School, 1411 Balls Hill Road, McLean. 703-356-1920 or sifft@langleyschool.org.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 15</b>

Charity Citrus Fruit Sale: Seedless Grapefruit, Navel Oranges, and Sunburst Tangerines fresh from Florida, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at American Legion Post 270, 1355 Balls Hill Road, McLean. 703-356-8259.

Choral Treasure Rediscovered, from the Archives of the Library of Congress. 8 p.m. at the Alden Theater, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. The Congressional Chorus, under the direction of David Simmons, explores the history of American choral music based on the collections of the Library of Congress. Tickets $25, at the door or www.congressionalchorus.org.

The Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Scrapbooking Event, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 2148 Gallows Road in Dunn Loring. Admission $30. 703-200-2340 or www.dlvfrd.org/Events.php.

Livingston Taylor. 7:30 p.m. Folk singer/songwriter at The Barns. Tickets $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Roger Day and the Mosquito Burrito Brothers, 2 p.m. at the Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., at the McLean Community Center. For age 4 and up. $8 McLean district residents, $12 non-residents. Purchase tickets at the Alden Theatre box office, at 703-573-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com. 703-790-0123.

Billy Jonas, music for kids and families. 2 p.m. $10. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

John Jorgenson Quintet, Gypsy Swing Jazz. 8 p.m. $20. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," 7:30 p.m. at Jeffrey J. Sherman Arts Center, The Langley School, 1411 Balls Hill Road, McLean. 703-356-1920 or sifft@langleyschool.org.

The Essential Skills of Successful Writers, with David Hazard. 9 a.m., The Conscious Bean, 10123 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. 540-454-4495.

<b>Sunday/Nov. 16</b>

American Brass, with the Washington Symphonic Brass. Featured composers are Aaron Copland, John Williams, and Leonard Bernstein. 3 p.m. at the Saint Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Adults $25, seniors and students $15. 703.356.0670 or www.wsbrass.com.

All Things Rock Summer Recital. 1:15 p.m. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

An Evening with Marah. Acoustic rock. 7 p.m. $15. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Balladeer Charlie Zahm, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at The Snuggery of the Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. Reservations required, tickets $15 each. 703-759-3309. Visit www.charliezahm.com.

<b>Monday/Nov. 17</b>

The Great Game Escape. 4 p.m. Age 6-12. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. 703-356-0770.

Bedtime Stories. 7 p.m. All ages. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak ridge Ave., McLean. 703-356-0770.

Neil Halstead and Gregory and the Hawk. Indie/folk. 8 p.m. $12. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

"Volunteering Can Change Your Life," lecture by Karin Walser, founder and executive director of Horton's Kids. Presented by New Dominion Women's Club. 7:30 p.m., McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. Free. 703-748-0677 or www.ndwc.org.

<b>Tuesday/Nov. 18</b>

HR/Human Rights, Outlaw Nation and Lionize. Reggae/hardcore. 7:30 p.m. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women Monthly Meeting. 7 p.m. at the McLean Community Center. Nadereh Chamlou, Senior Advisor from the World Bank, will discuss "Gender Equality and Its Importance for Development." 703-830-6503 or www.mcleanaauw.org.

Claude Moore Colonial Farm GateHouse Holiday Open House, 5-8 p.m. at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Enjoy mulled cider or traditional colonial beverage Smoking Bishop, plus ginger cookies and butter cake, the warmth of an open fire and Christmas music. 703-442-7557 or www.1771.org.

<b>Wednesday/Nov. 19</b>

Loudon Wainwright III. 8 p.m. Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter at The Barns. Tickets $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Who’s Hibernating? 10:30 a.m. Age 2-5 with adult. Chipmunks, ground squirrels and bats are just a few of the animals getting ready for hibernation. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. 703-356-0770.

Organist Kimberly Hess. 1 p.m. at the Saint Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Free. 703-356-0670 or www.musicinmclean.org.

Kismet, Euphonism and Capital Blend. 7:30 p.m. $12. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/Nov. 20</b>

Claude Moore Colonial Farm Winter Traditions Workshop, 6-8 p.m. at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Explore the customs of 18th century winter pastimes, including Wassail and Christmas celebrations. Singing, dancing, storytelling and more. Reservations required. $5 non-members, $3 Farm members and current volunteers. Workshops intended for adults and mature children. E-mail kcannon@1771.org to reserve.

Ari Hest and Luke Brindley Band. 8 p.m. Two rock acts at The Barns. Tickets $16. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Third Thursday Art Night. 5-8 p.m. Miniature works, jewelry, holiday cards and more. Ayr Hill Gallery, 141 Church St., Vienna. 703-938-3880 or www.ayrhillgallery.com.

Tiny Tot Tales. 10:30 a.m. Age 13-23 months with adult. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak ridge Ave., McLean. 703-356-0770.

Cartoon Workshop. 3:30 p.m. Age 8-18. Create a cartoon strip. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. 703-757-8560.

Third Thursday Art Night, 5-8 p.m. Miniature works, stylish jewelry and more. Ayr Hill Gallery, 141 Church St. N.W., Vienna. 703-938-3880 or info@ayrhillgallery.com

Jim Jeffries, comedian. 8 p.m. $17 in advance, $20 at the door. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

"How to Find the Right College for your Child," with Nancy Rosenberg, M.A., M.Ed., 7:30 p.m. at James Madison High School, 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna. 703-641-5451 or www.novachadd.org.

"Noises Off," 7:30 p.m. at Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike, Mc Lean. 703-287-2700 or www.langley drama.com.

<b>Friday/Nov. 21</b>

A Tribute to Warren Zevon, featuring Jon Carroll, John Jennings, Patty Reese, The Cravin’ Dogs, Little Pink, Janine Wilson, The Hanson Brothers, Mike Cotter, Billy Coulter, David Kitchen, GHZ, The Alexandria Kleztet, Bill Starks, Paper Umbrella, Rocky Roberts. 8 p.m. at The Barns. Tickets $20. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Lunchtime with Miss Belle. 1 p.m. Birth to age 5 with adult. Sing-a-long. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. 703-242-4020.

"Madeline's Christmas," 7:30 p.m. at the Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Tickets are $10 adult, $5 student. 703-790-5450 or www.oakcrest.org.

Gavin Mikhail. Pop/rock. 7 p.m. $10. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

"Noises Off," 7:30 p.m. at Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike, Mc Lean. 703-287-2700 or www.langley drama.com.

Grange Hall Concert for Environmental Change, with the Jim & Ashley Cash Band. 8 p.m. at the 9818 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Tickets $10. 703-421-7210 or www.jimandashleycash.com.

Great Falls School of Art Silent Auction, 7 p.m. at1144 Walker Road, Great Falls. All proceeds will assist the Great Falls School of Art locate, equip and manage a teaching facility in Great Falls. Reservations required, www.greatfallsfoundationforarts.org.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 22</b>

Celebrate Reading! 10:30 a.m. Age 6-7. Reading program for first and second grade boys who need extra help. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. 703-242-4020.

"Madeline's Christmas," 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Tickets for 11 a.m. are $5 per person, $20 per family. Tickets for 7:30 p.m. are $10 adult, $5 student. 703-790-5450 or www.oakcrest.org.

29th Annual Holiday Bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill road, Oakton. Water media, glass, knitting, jewelry and more. Mellarkins@verizon.net.

Plymouth Rock and Roll Thanksgiving Show: Rocknoceros Gives Thanks for YOU! Music for kids. 11 a.m. $10. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Tracy Grammer. Acoustic/folk. 7 p.m. $15. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

The Dreamscapes Project and Zelos. Acoustic rock. 9:30 p.m. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

"Noises Off," 7:30 p.m. at Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike, Mc Lean. 703-287-2700 or www.langley drama.com.

<b>Sunday/Nov. 23 </b>

Iona performs pan-Celtic music 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at The Snuggery of the Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. Reservations required. $15. 703-759-3309. Visit www.IonaMusic.com.

29th Annual Holiday Bazaar, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill road, Oakton. Mellarkins@verizon.net.

Pete and J, Garrison Starr and Taylor Carson. Roots/pop. 7:30 p.m. $10. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.