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Burke & Fairfax Calendar 10/30

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<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.

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Smoke Alarm Initiative, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Firefighters will canvas homes in neighborhoods throughout Fairfax County checking for working smoke alarms. Firefighters are taking a proactive approach to fire safety by raising awareness, and helping to ensure residents have working smoke alarms in their homes. Contact Lt. Willie Bailey or Renee Stilwell at 703-246-3801.

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.

Fairfax High School Theatre Drama Camp, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, for grades 1-8. $40. 703-818-0926 or www.fxplayers.org.

<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.

Learning About Essential Tremor: Diagnosis and Treatment Options Educational Seminar, with Drs. Ted Rothstein, neurologist and James Leiphart, neurosurgeon. Registration open at 6 p.m., seminar from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Inova HealthSource, Classroom 1, 2700 Prosperity Ave., Suite 100, Fairfax. 888-387-3667 or www.essentialtremor.org.

<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.

"Footloose," 7:30 p.m. at the W.T. Woodson Performing Arts Department, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. 703-503-4600 or wtwdrama.org.

<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. For survivors of traumatic brain injury, 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.

"Footloose," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the W.T. Woodson High School, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. 703-503-4600 or wtwdrama.org.

Theater of the First Amendment presents Jack Gilhooley’s "The Warrior," at George Mason University’s TheaterSpace at 8 p.m. The performance will be followed by a panel discussion on the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This play contains adult language. Tickets are $15. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com. TheaterSpace is located on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. www.gmu.edu/cfa.

W.T. Woodson High School PTSA Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Frost Middle School, 4101 Pickett Road, Fairfax. Free admission. 703-321-8373.

The Fairfax Master Naturalists Fall Tree ID Program, 1-3 p.m. at Lake Accotink Park. Learn from Virginia Department of Forestry experts Jim McGlone and Bryant Bays and hear the latest about the emerald ash borer infestation. Meet in the main parking lot near the dam, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Free, no registration required. Contact Karen Monroe at FMNvolunteer@cox.net or visit www.virginiamasternaturalist.org/fairfax.html.

<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.

GMU Chamber Ensembles, 2 p.m. in the Harris Theater, George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 703-993-8794.

Percussion Ensemble Recital, 7 p.m. in the Harris Theater, George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 703-993-8794.

<b>Monday/Nov. 10

</b>Fairfax Civil Air Patrol Open House and Demonstration of Emergency Services Capabilities. 7 p.m. at American Legion Post #177, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax. See cadets in action, and the gear ground teams use to find missing aircraft and people. Help send radio communications. Learn about Emergency Services, Aerospace Education and Cadet programs, and how to become a member of the Civil Air Patrol. The squadron meets 7-9 p.m. every Monday at Post #177. www.fairfaxcap.org or 703-200-9725.

Teen Book Chat: Mother-Daughter Book Discussion Group. Call for title. Age 12-16 with adult. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

The Arlington Rose Foundation Annual Rose Bush Auction, at 7:30 p.m. at Merrifield Garden Center, 12101 Lee Highway, Fairfax. Free admission, refreshments will be served. 703 860 0071.

<b>Tuesday/Nov.11

</b>GMU Symphonic Band Concert, 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall, George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $15 adults, $10 students and seniors. 703-993-8794.

<b>Wednesday/Nov. 12

</b>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.

Science and Stories. 4 p.m. Age 4-6 with adult. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

"A Few Seconds of Panic" book signing with author Stefan Fatsis. 7:30 p.m. Age 13 and up. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

Tiny tots. 10:15 a.m. Very short stories and fingerplays. Age 13-17 months with adult. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Small Wonders. Shorts stories and activities. Age 18-23 months with adult. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Book Discussion Group: "The Namesake" by Jhumpa Lahiri. 1 p.m. Adults. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Faculty Artist Series: Stanley Curtis on Trumpet, 8 p.m. in the Harris Theater, George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 703-993-8794.

<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.

George Mason University Speaker Series: Virginia Ashby Sharpe, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, Georgetown University Medical Ethicist, National Center for Ethics in Healthcare, U.S. Veterans Health Administration. 6 p.m., free. George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Mason Hall, Room D3AB, Fairfax. 703-993-1850 or chpre.gmu.edu.

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.

Welcome Winter! 4 p.m. Age 6-9. Stories and a craft. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

Guitar Hero tournament. 7 p.m. Prizes awarded. Age 12-18. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Natty Beaux, 8 p.m. at The Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Free swing lesson at 7:30 p.m. Admission $10. 703-424-1745 or www.headoverheelsdance.com.

"Midsummer Night’s Dream," 7 p.m. at Lake Braddock Secondary, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-426-1070.

Fairfax Art League General Meeting, 12-3 p.m. at Green Acres Community Center on 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Open to the public. 703-352-ARTS.

Financial Planning for Separation and Divorce, 7 p.m., Investment & Resource Planning Associates, 10600 Arrowhead Drive, Suite 310, Fairfax. Debbie Marson, CDFA. $55 non-members, $45 members. All financial components of the property settlement agreement from preparing documents for an attorney to signing the agreement. To register visit www.thewomenscenter.org or call 703-281-2657.

Workshop Jazz Band, 8 p.m. in the Harris Theater, George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 703-993-8794.

<b>Friday/Nov. 14

</b>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.

D’Amore Duo: Classical Guitar and Oboe. 8 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 703-352-ARTS.

The Kirov Orchestra under Valery Gergiev, at 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. Tickets are $30-$60. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com. Visit www.gmu.edu.cfa.

Christopher Paul Curtis, author of "The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963" and "Bud, Not Buddy," 7:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, Board Auditorium, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Books available for sale and signing. No registration required. 703-324-8428.

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.

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

"Footloose," 7:30 p.m. at the W.T. Woodson Performing Arts Department, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. 703-503-4600 or wtwdrama.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.

"Midsummer Night’s Dream," 7 p.m. at Lake Braddock Secondary, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-426-1070.

Faculty Artist Series: Improvised Music by Glenn Smith and Steven Nachmonvich, 8 p.m. in the Harris Theater, George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 703-993-8794.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 15

</b> Holiday Craft Show at Fairfax High School. Hundreds of vendors. Admission is $5 for adults. Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax.

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

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.

Microsoft Word: An Introduction. 2:30 p.m. Age 13 and up. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. 703-293-6227.

Doc Severinsen and El Ritmo de la Vida, 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 $27-$54. Children 12 and under half price. Charge at 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com. www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Thomas Jefferson High School Craft Festival, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 6560 Braddock Road, Alexandria. Art, crafts, invention and music. Free admission. Proceeds benefit the TJ Boosters crew team. www.tjgiftshow.com or 703-606-0523.

"Footloose," 7:30 p.m. at the W.T. Woodson High School, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. 703-503-4600 or wtwdrama.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. 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.

"Midsummer Night’s Dream," 7 p.m. at Lake Braddock Secondary, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-426-1070.

<b>Sunday/Nov. 16

</b>Holiday Craft Show at Fairfax High School. Hundreds of vendors. Admission is $5 for adults. Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax.

Nicole J. Burton, author of "Swimming Up the Sun: A Memoir of Adoption." Books available for sale and signing. 3 p.m. at the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Free. Registration required; call 703-644-7333.

N-Scale Model Trains will be running from 1-4 p.m. in the community room at Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station, Admission is $2 adults and $1 child. 703-425-9225 or www.fairfax-station.org.

Wine Tasting Benefit, 3-5 p.m., Argia's Restaurant, 124 N. Washington St., Falls Church. Great wines, hors d'oeuvres, live auction. To benefit youth education programs of CHORALIS. Tickets $30 per person, $55 per couple at www.choralis.org or 703-237-2499.

University Vocal Jazz Concert, 3 p.m. in the Harris Theater, George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 703-993-8794.