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Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/23

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<b>Thursday/Oct. 23

</b>Los Straitjackets and Laika & The Cosmonauts. 8 p.m. Surf rock at The Barns. Ticket Price: $18. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

One Republic. 8 p.m. $30. Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. 703-993-3000 or www.patriotcenter.com.

Daryl Davis, 8-10 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Complimentary swing lesson, 7:30-8 p.m. $12. Visit www.headoverheelsdance.com or call 703-424-1745.

Rock 4 Rescue Benefit Concert, 6:30-11 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Admission $15 in advance, $20 at the door. With local vocalist Emma Bailey and Pat's Blues Rhythm Band. Proceeds benefit GoodDogz.org. Tickets are available at www.rock4rescue.org or 571-233-4557.

Ken Ludwig’s “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” a fusion of Hollywood glitz, comedy and Shakespeare. 8 p.m. at TheaterSpace on George Mason University’s Fairfax campus. Tickets $12, $8 for students and seniors. 703-993-8888 or www.gmu.edu.cfa.

<b>Friday/Oct. 24

</b>Magpie. 8 p.m. Folk duo at The Barns. Tickets $18. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Ellis Paul and Chris O'Brien. Acoustic/pop/folk. 7:30 p.m. $20. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

F.A.N.tastic Fridays Free Family Autism Night. 7-8:30 p.m. A free drop-in program for families who have a child between the ages of 3-22 years of age on the autism spectrum. Games, arts and crafts, sports. Mott Community Center, 12111 Braddock Road Fairfax. 703-324-5517 or Katelyn.murdock@fairfaxcounty.gov.

The Providence Players in “Rough Crossing” by Tom Stoppard. Adults $15, students and seniors $12. 7:30 p.m. at the James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. 703-425-6782 or www.providenceplayers.org.

Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra: Classic Big Band Music fron the Swing Era. 8 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 703-352-ARTS.

Ken Ludwig’s “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” 8 p.m. at TheaterSpace on George Mason University’s Fairfax campus. Tickets $12, $8 for students and seniors. 703-993-8888 or www.gmu.edu.cfa.

Fall Photography Workshop for amateur photographers. Free. 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Fairfax City Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-343-0848 or www.bchristopherphotography.com/workshop.

<b>Saturday/Oct. 25

</b>The 14th annual VolunteerFest, a community-wide day of service. Volunteer projects include building outdoor classrooms, assembling care packages for troops overseas, creating a wildlife habitat and assisting with community events, at 37 locations throughout Fairfax County. For specific projects and locations, visit www.volunteerfairfax.org or contact Christine Morrison, 703-246-3727 or cmorrison@volunteerfairfax.org.

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra with Marcelo Lehninger, Conductor Finalist. Angela Cheng, Piano. 8 p.m. ConcerTalk with Marcelo Lehninger at 7 p.m. George Mason University's Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $25-$55 at 888-945-2468 or www.fairfaxsymphony.org.

American Freedom Festival, featuring Alan Jackson with Trace Adkins. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $62.50-$120, through www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. 703-993-3000 or www.patriotcenter.com.

Seldom Scene Benefit Concert, 5:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School, for the Child Rescue Centre(CRC) in Bo, Sierra Leone. Visit www.seldomscenebenefit.com.

23rd Annual Lake Braddock PTSA Arts & Crafts Showcase and Silent Auction. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Handmade jewelry, knits, pottery, woodcrafts, photography, original artwork and more. Food available for purchase. Admission $3, seniors 65+ $2, under 18 free. Lake Braddock Secondary, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Proceeds support PTSA activities and teacher mini grants. Visit www.lbbptsa.org.

Fairfax Corner Fall Festival, 4 p.m. at Fairfax Corner, 4245 Summit Corner Drive Fairfax. Interactive activities on family health and safety, nutrition education and community awareness. Contact May Canete, 703-227-0894.

Children’s Concert, 1:30 p.m. in the Lake Braddock Little Theatre, 9200 Burke Lake Road in Burke. More than 130 high school students in five ensembles from the Lake Braddock Choral Music Department. Admission is $2 or two canned food items to be donated to ECHO, a local nonprofit providing charitable assistance in the Springfield and Burke areas of Fairfax County. www.members.cox.net/lakebraddockchorus.

The Providence Players in “Rough Crossing” by Tom Stoppard. Adults $15, students and seniors $12. 7:30 p.m. at the James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. 703-425-6782 or www.providenceplayers.org.

Ghost Train at Burke Lake Park.10 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Ride the Ghost Train through the Haunted Woods, past the Witches Junction and through the Fairytale Loop. Appropriate for children through age 10. Costumes are encouraged. Tickets are $4, children under age two are free. Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. 703-323-3230.

The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society Annual Show, with cut Mum cultivars, hanging baskets, container-grown varieties and sprays, Fukusuke exhibits and a design competition on the theme “Trick or Treat.” The show will be open from 2-5 p.m. at the Merrifield Gardens Fair Oaks location, 12101 Lee Highway, Fairfax. 703-560-8776.

Ken Ludwig’s “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at TheaterSpace on George Mason University’s Fairfax campus. Tickets $12, $8 for students and seniors. 703-993-8888 or www.gmu.edu.cfa.

Ghost Tours through the City of Fairfax. Meet at 7 p.m. at the Moore House, 3950 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Listen to tales of Civil War soldiers and spies. 703-385-8414 or www.fairfax.com.

Costume Halloween Run, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Burke Lake Park’s picnic shelter A, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Ages 13 and up start at 9 a.m., ages 12 and under start at 9:15 a.m. $5 for age 12 and under, $10 for age 13 and up. Reservations required. 703-866-0566.

<b>Sunday/Oct. 26

</b>Luis Miguel. 7 p.m. Tickets from $68 to $98. George Mason Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Call 703-993-3000 or visit www.patriotcenter.com.

Ghost Train at Burke Lake Park.10 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Ride the through the Haunted Woods, past the Witches Junction and through the Fairytale Loop. For children through age 10. Costumes encouraged. Tickets are $4, children under age two are free. Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. 703-323-3230.

The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society Annual Show, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Merrifield Gardens Fair Oaks location, 12101 Lee Highway, Fairfax. 703-560-8776.

Heather Cooper's Boneyard: "Everything is NOT What it Seems", 6 p.m. at 6601 Rutledge Drive, Fairfax Station. 571-238-7691.

<b>Monday/Oct. 27

</b>Open Mic, hosted by David Cotton. 7 p.m. Free. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/Oct. 28

</b>An Evening with Willy Porter. Guitar/folk/pop. 8 p.m. $20 in advance, $23 at the door. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

The Fairfax Jubil-Aires “Guest Night,” from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, at the corner of University Blvd. and Main St. in Fairfax. Looking for male singers of all ages and musical backgrounds for an evening of Barbershop music and some traditional Christmas music in Barbershop style. Refreshments available. Ron Obermeyer, 703-978-7691 or luv2bbs@yahoo.com. Visit www.fairfaxjubilaires.org.

Mothers First Burke/Fairfax. 10 a.m. at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-827-5922 or www.mothersfirst.org.

<b>Wednesday/Oct. 29

</b>Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. 8 p.m. Bluegrass and gospel at The Barns. Tickets $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

<b>Thursday/Oct. 30

</b>Braddigan. Acoustic/rock/reggae. 7:30 p.m. $15. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Ken Ludwig’s “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” 8 p.m. at TheaterSpace on George Mason University’s Fairfax campus. Tickets $12, $8 for students and seniors. 703-993-8888 or www.gmu.edu.cfa.

<b>Friday/Oct. 31

</b>Ballet Flamenco José Porcel. 8 p.m. Tickets $22-$44. Children 12 and under half price. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com. The Center for the Arts complex, on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Panic At The Disco and Dashboard Confessional, with Plain White T's and The Cab. 7 p.m. Tickets are $29.95-$39.95, at www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT. The George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Call 703-993-3000 or visit www.patriotcenter.com or www.rockbandlivetour.com.

Chris Smither. 8 p.m. Vocals and blues at The Barns. Tickets $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Halloween Party, 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Tickets $12. Halloween Happy Hour from 8-9 p.m., followed by costumed performances from DJ Nasa, Jon Braman, Flex Mathews, Future, and Mambo Sauce. The bands will vote on who in the audience has the best costume. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

21th Annual Mall-O-Ween at Fair Oaks Mall. Children are invited to dress in costume and trick-or-treat from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fountain Court will be stocked with dry ice to add an eerie atmosphere. Costumed characters will greet children. Fair Oaks Mall, 11750 Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax. Free. www.ShopFairOaksMall.com or 703-359-8302.

Ken Ludwig’s “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” 8 p.m. at TheaterSpace on George Mason University’s Fairfax campus. Tickets $12, $8 for students and seniors. 703-993-8888 or www.gmu.edu.cfa.

Freaky Friday Fun, from 2-8 p.m. at the Audrey Moore RECenter, 8100 Braddock Road in Annandale. Games, prizes, costume contest, candy, face painting, maze, pool fun and more. $5 per child. 703-321-7081 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 1

</b>Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children’s Third Annual Star Kid 8K Run/Walk, with separate Family Fun Run. Proceeds benefit the hospital’s pediatric heart programs. Prizes, a visit from Ronald McDonald and children’s activities. 8 a.m. at George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Adult registration $20, children $10. Register online at www.runwashington.com.

Christine Lavin. 7:30 p.m. Observations on love and relationships at The Barns. Tickets $20. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Pro Boxing featuring Jimmy Lange. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $30-$500. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle. 703-993-3000 or www.patriotcenter.com.

4Paws Rescue Team Cat Adoptions. 12-4 p.m. Fairfax Petco at 10708 Lee Highway, Fairfax.

Ballet Flamenco José Porcel. 8 p.m. Tickets $22-$44. Children 12 and under half price. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com. The Center for the Arts complex, on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Aldersgate Church Community Theater presents “Dearly Departed,” at 8 p.m. in Wesley Hall, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Road, Alexandria. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors. 703-660-2611 or www.presaleticketing.com.

Ken Ludwig’s “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at TheaterSpace on George Mason University’s Fairfax campus. Tickets $12, $8 for students and seniors. 703-993-8888 or www.gmu.edu.cfa.

<b>Sunday/Nov. 2

</b>Ten Shekel Shirt with Seabird. Rock. 7 p.m. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Pianist Jeffrey Siegel, 7 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. Tickets $19-$38. Children 12 and under half price. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com. www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Ken Ludwig’s “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at TheaterSpace on George Mason University’s Fairfax campus. Tickets $12, $8 for students and seniors. 703-993-8888 or www.gmu.edu.cfa.

<b>Monday/Nov. 3

</b>Calling All Guys. 7 p.m. Book discussion group for boys. Call for title. Age 6-12 with adult. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

<b>Tuesday/Nov. 4

</b>Elisa. 8 p.m. Italian pop at The Barns. Tickets $20. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Teen Book Club: “The Partly Cloudy Patriot” by Sarah Vowell. 7 p.m. Age 12-18. Snacks provided. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

Election Night Party, 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java Music Club and Café, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Free. Watch the returns on the big screen. Drink specials for everyone who can prove that they voted. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/Nov. 5

</b>Battlefield Band. 8 p.m. Celtic folk at The Barns. Tickets $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

<b>Thursday/Nov. 6

</b>James Cotton. 8 p.m. Grammy-winning blues at The Barns. Tickets $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

David Mead and The Grey Race. Pop/acoustic. 8 p.m. $10. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Turkey Tales. 10:30 a.m. Age 13-23 months with adult. Stories and activities about turkeys. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

Friends of the Kings Park Library Book Sale. 1-8 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

<b>Friday/Nov. 7

</b>Jeremy Denk. 8 p.m. Piano at The Barns. Tickets $35. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

An Evening with The Nighthawks. Rock/blues. 7 p.m. $20. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Dare to Share's "Invincible Event" at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $49, at www.dare2share.org. George Mason Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. www.patriotcenter.com.

Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors,” 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. Tickets are $17-$34. Children 12 and under half price. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com. Visit www.gmu.edu.cfa.

Friends of the Kings Park Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

Friends of the Pohick Library Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 8

</b>Veterans Day Community Fair, from 12-4 p.m. at Legion Post 177, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax. Sponsored by American Legion Post 177 and VFW Post 8469.

Friends of the Kings Park Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

Friends of the Pohick Library Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

The Northern Virginia Brain Injury Association Fall Fest, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Burke Presbyterian Church, 5690 Oak Leather Drive, Burke. Free. This event is to reach out to survivors of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their family and friends. Games, food, entertainment and more. Call 703-324-5545 to say how many people will be attending

Melissa Manchester. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. Tickets $35. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Matt Wigler. Blues/jazz/boogie. 7 p.m. $12. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Wicked Jezabel and Jamie Anderson and the Broad Street Band. All Girl Rock. 10 p.m. $12. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. N.E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Dare to Share's "Invincible Event" at 8:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets $49, available at www.dare2share.org. George Mason Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. www.patriotcenter.com.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, on the Fairfax campus at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. Pre-performance discussion begins at 7:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Tickets are $22-$44. Children 12 and under half price. Charge tickets at 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com. Visit www.gmu.edu.cfa.

<b>Sunday/Nov. 9

</b>Chad & Jeremy. 7:30 p.m. British folk-rock at The Barns. Tickets $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Captain John Smith’s 1608 Trip Up the Potomac; with Charles Clark, Arlington County Historian. 2 p.m.; free. Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main Street, Fairfax. 703-385-8414 or www.fairfaxva.gov.

Playhouse Disney Live! 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets $22-$55. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle. 703-993-3000 or www.patriotcenter.com.

Friends of the Pohick Library Used Book Sale. 12-5 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.