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Front row, Emily Hemmingson, Kiran Kestenbaum, Michael Bradford, Mace Smith, Michael Steiner; back row: Kelsey Kolbe and Hanna Rack in the Marshall Theatre’s musical ‘Company.’ The show will run two weekends: April 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m. and again May 1,2 at 7:30 p.m. with a final matinee on May 3 at 4 p.m. Tickets will be $10. Learn more at theatreatmarshall.org or by calling Activities at 703-714-5409.

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<b>Wednesday/April 22</b>

Meet the Author: Hal Fleming, 7 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Former diplomat Hal Flemming discusses The Bride's Fair, his novel of based on an annual folklore event in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Adults. 703-757-8560.

Lunch Bunnies, 11 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Bring a snack and enjoy stories and songs. Age 1-5 with adult. 703-938-0405.

Spring Garden Tour. 9:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m., meet at McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Join the McLean Project for the Arts for a guided tour of the Hillwood Museum’s gardens. The gardens will be awash with color featuring dogwoods, crabapples, cherries, tulips and rhododendron. Wear comfortable shoes. $55/person, $45/district residents. Call 703-790-0123, TTY: 711 to register.

Hal Fleming. 7 p.m., Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Author Hal Fleming discusses "The Bride's Fair." Free. Registration required; call 703 757-8560.

<b>Thursday/April 23</b>

Junior Brown. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $24. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

VIP Vienna, 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Support group for adults with vision loss. 703-938-0405.

Making Comics the Ninja Way, 7 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Learn how to create your own comics and how to make it in the comic industry with Josh Elder, author of Batman Strikes. 703-938-0405.

Home Run Derby. 4 p.m., Club Phoenix Teen Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. A home run derby for Vienna area sixth, seventh and eighth graders will be held. Admission is free. The batter hitting the most home runs in a minute wins the big prize. Call the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department at 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

"Cinderella." 7 p.m., Thoreau Middle School, 2505 Cedar Lane, Vienna. Thoreau Middle will present its spring musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "Cinderella." Tickets available at the door. E-mail Bernie DeLeo at Bernie.deleo@fcps.edu.

<b>Friday/April 24</b>

The Discovery Series: Chicago Chamber Musicians. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $35. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Kings of Leon, 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $45, available online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.kingsofleon.com.

English Conversation, 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. For adult non-native English speakers of all levels. 703-938-0405.

Pokemon League, 3 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-18. 703-938-0405.

Poetry Contest. The 27th Annual Great Falls Woman's Club Poetry Contest and Award Luncheon will be held to recognize the Great Falls Elementary School students in grades 4, 5 and 6 who submitted poems for the contest. Three winners from each grade will be selected and will receive awards at the luncheon. For time, location and registration, call Jane Rader at 571-239-0011.

"Crossing Delancy." 8 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. The Vienna Theatre Company will present the romantic comedy, "Crossing Delancey." Tickets are available at the Community Center. Call 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

"Red Herring." 8 p.m., 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean. Part love story, part murder mystery, part spy story, "Red Herring" is set in 1952 as a homicide detective tries to figure out who dumped a body in Boston Harbor as she deals with Soviet spies, nuclear secrets, and the G-man who wants to marry her. Tickets: $15-$25. Call 703-854-1856 or visit www.1ststagespringhill.org for tickets.

"Company." 7:30 p.m., George C. Marshall High School, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Marshall High School's Theatre Department will present Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Company" as their spring production. The story, set in New York, features a series of lively vignettes seen primarily through the eyes of one interesting character. $10/person. Visit www.theatreatmarshall.org.

"Cinderella." 3 and 7 p.m., Thoreau Middle School, 2505 Cedar Lane, Vienna. Thoreau Middle will present its spring musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "Cinderella." Tickets available at the door. E-mail Bernie DeLeo at Bernie.deleo@fcps.edu

<b>Saturday/April 25</b>

Great Falls Spring Art Festival: Exhibitions and sales by more than 25 Great Falls artists, Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Live music Saturday afternoon at Colvin Run Schoolhouse. Discounted drinks and snacks at Conscious Bean coffee house. Four venues at Colvin Run: 10201 Colvin Run Road; 1144-G Walker Road; 1144-D Walker Road, 10123 Colvin Run Road. See great art created locally. Meet neighbors/artists. Buy art. Engage in simple pleasures.

Tom O'Connor, 1 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Steve Forbert CD Release Show. Acoustic/roots. 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Tom Chapin. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

‘Both Sides Civil War Tour,’ 8 a.m.-8 p.m. beginning at the Franconia Museum in the Franconia Governmental Center, 6121 Franconia Road. Bus tour to Monocacy’s new visitor’s center, the Camp David museum, Harrisburg and the National Civil War Museum. $100 per person includes lunch, admission to the National Civil War Museum and a contribution to the Franconia Museum and the Monocacy Battlefield Park. Contact Don Hakenson at 703-971-4984 or dhakenson@cox.net.

Cool Constructions. 10-11:30 a.m., McLean Project for the Arts, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Inspired by the works in the galleries, create architectural collages with layers of paint, colored paper, yarn and felt. Ages 4 – 8. $10/family. E-mail info@mpaart.org or call 703-790-1953 to register.

Elisabeth von Trapp. 8 p.m., Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. The Alden will be alive with the sound of music when Elisabeth von Trapp brings her voice and the history of her famous musical family. $30/person, $22/district residents. Call 703-573-SEAT or stop by the Alden Theatre Box Office for tickets.

"Crossing Delancy." 8 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. The Vienna Theatre Company will present the romantic comedy, "Crossing Delancey." Tickets are available at the Community Center. Call 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

"Red Herring." 4 and 8 p.m., 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean. Part love story, part murder mystery, part spy story, "Red Herring" is set in 1952 as a homicide detective tries to figure out who dumped a body in Boston Harbor as she deals with Soviet spies, nuclear secrets, and the G-man who wants to marry her. Tickets: $15-$25. Call 703-854-1856 or visit www.1ststagespringhill.org for tickets.

The Grandsons. 4-6 p.m., Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. The award-winning American roots music combo "The Grandsons" return to their hometown to play live. Free. Call 703-288-9505.

"Company." 7:30 p.m., George C. Marshall High School, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Marshall High School's Theatre Department will present Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Company" as their spring production. The story, set in New York, features a series of lively vignettes seen primarily through the eyes of one interesting character. $10/person. Visit www.theatreatmarshall.org.

<b>Sunday/April 26</b>

Great Falls Spring Art Festival: Exhibitions and sales by more than 25 Great Falls artists, Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Live music Saturday afternoon at Colvin Run Schoolhouse. Discounted drinks and snacks at Conscious Bean coffee house. Four venues at Colvin Run: 10201 Colvin Run Road; 1144-G Walker Road; 1144-D Walker Road, 10123 Colvin Run Road. See great art created locally. Meet neighbors/artists. Buy art. Engage in simple pleasures.

An Evening with Al Petteway and Amy White. Acoustic. 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Catie Curtis. Folk/rock. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $20. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Spring Wild Flowers. 2 p.m., Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. See some of the region’s most beautiful spring wild flowers in this internationally recognized conservation collection. Free. Call 703-255-3631.

Andes Manta. 3 p.m., Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Andes Manta performs the music of the Andes on more than 35 traditional instruments. $14/person, $10/district residents. Call 703-573-SEAT or stop by the Alden Theatre Box Office for tickets.

Pan Pipe Workshop. 4:30 p.m., Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Created as a hands-on learning experience, the pan-pipe workshop is a start-to-finish lesson in creating one's own instrument. Each participant is provided with a kit containing pre-tuned South American bamboo pipes, cording, and bamboo struts. The musicians teach the participants how to assemble the panpipes and finish the workshop by teaching all participants how to play a traditional Andean song. Ages 6 and up. $10/person. Call 703-573-SEAT or stop by the Alden Theatre Box Office for tickets.

Art Exhibition and Sale. 1-4 p.m., Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. The McLean Art Society will hold its third annual outdoor exhibition and sale. Artists will focus on flowers, gardens and natural subjects and there will be free art demonstrations. Call 703 759-2771.

"Down Your Garden Path." 2-5 p.m., 307 Windover Ave. N.W., Vienna. The Ayr Hill Garden Club will host "Down Your Garden Path: Ideas for Successful Gardening," a program complete with horticulture specimens, easy to assemble flower arrangements, educational displays and environmentally friendly choices to reduce, reuse and recycle. Fairfax County Master Gardeners will be available to answer your gardening questions and there will be "hands-on" activities for children.

"Red Herring." 2 and 6 p.m., 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean. Part love story, part murder mystery, part spy story, "Red Herring" is set in 1952 as a homicide detective tries to figure out who dumped a body in Boston Harbor as she deals with Soviet spies, nuclear secrets, and the G-man who wants to marry her. Tickets: $15-$25. Call 703-854-1856 or visit www.1ststagespringhill.org for tickets.

Masterpieces of Opera. 4 p.m., Francis Episcopal Church, 9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Amadeus Concerts presents "From Grand Opera to the Great White Way: Masterpieces of Opera, Operetta and Musical Theatre," in which a cast performs music ranging from classical to Broadway. $25/person, students 17 and under free. Call 703-759-5334 or visit www.amadeusconcerts.com.

Run for Fun 5K. 6:45 a.m., Vienna Elementary School, 128 Center St. S., Vienna. The Vienna ES PTA is hosting the 5th Annual Vienna Elementary School "Run for Fun" 5K. Register early online at www.vienna5krun.org or mail the registration form and a check payable to "Vienna Elementary School PTA" to Vienna Elementary School PTA, 128 Center St., S, Vienna, VA 22180.

Walk on the Hill. 2-5 p.m., park at Green hedges School, 415 Windover Ave. N.W., Vienna. Vienna's 35th annual Walk on the Hill, a walking tour of the Windover Heights Historic District, will be held with live music from The Vienna Community Band and others. The Ayr Hill Garden Club will also host a garden event at 307 Windover St. N.W. Call 703-938-5187.

Alex Ramirez. 4 p.m., Oakton Church of the Brethren, 10025 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Pianist Alex Ramirez will perform Argentinean music and works by Debussy and Beethoven. Free; donations accepted. Call 703-281-4411 or visit www.oaktonbrethren.org.

<b>Monday/April 27</b>

Storytime, 2 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Music, stories and a craft. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-757-8560.

April Showers Bring...,10:30 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Celebrate spring with songs and stories. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-938-0405.

Etched in Stone. 7 p.m., Alden Theatre at McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Monty Brown will take the audience on a historic and spiritual journey from Solway Firth on the Irish Sea in Scotland to the North Sea coast of England, south through the Midlands, the West Country, and across the Channel to France. $10/person, $8/district residents. To purchase tickets, stop by the Alden Theatre Box Office or call 703-573-SEAT.

<b>Tuesday/April 28</b>

Great Decisions Seminar, 2 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Roundtable discussion of U.S. foreign policy. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Hymn Festival. 7:30 p.m., St. Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Massed choirs will present familiar melodies and modern texts with conductor Robert Batastini, organist Paul Skevington and trumpeter Phil Snedecor. Tickets: $5. Call 703-356-0670 or visit www.musicinmclean.org.

<b>Wednesday/April 29</b>

Will Hoge, 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

The Bobs. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Fashion Tea. 2-4 p.m., Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. "Fashion Teas for a Cause" kicks off with Saks Fifth Avenue as the premier fashion retailer. Saks Fifth Avenue will showcase this season’s latest trends in conjunction with a traditional afternoon tea. Representatives from Saks Fifth Avenue will be on hand to answer questions and offer their expert fashion advice. $39/adult, $24/child. Contact Restaurant Reservations at 703-506-4300 for reservations.

Boy Scout Troop 869 of McLean is holding a Pancake Supper fundraiser at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1205 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean, on Wednesday, April 29, 5-7 p.m. $5/person requested donation. Call Scott Jenkins, Assistant Scout Master at 703-506-4576.

<b>Thursday/April 30</b>

John McCutcheon. Singer/songwriter. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $18. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Patrick Henry Book Club, 1 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak. 703-938-0405.

Artist Image Talk. 7-9 p.m., McLean Project for the Arts, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Emerson Gallery artist Franz Jantzen will give an image talk about the development of his work. Free and open to the public. Reservations are encouraged; e-mail info@mpaart.org or call 703-790-1953.

<b>Friday/May 1</b>

Lucy Kaplansky with Meg Hutchinson. Acoustic/folk. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $20. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

"Crossing Delancy." 8 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. The Vienna Theatre Company will present the romantic comedy, "Crossing Delancey." Tickets are available at the Community Center. Call 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

"Company." 7:30 p.m., George C. Marshall High School, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Marshall High School's Theatre Department will present Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Company" as their spring production. The story, set in New York, features a series of lively vignettes seen primarily thru the eyes of one interesting character. $10/person. Visit www.theatreatmarshall.org.

<b>Saturday/May 2</b>

Twenty-second Annual Evening of Comedy. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at The Barns. $24. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

"Crossing Delancy." 8 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. The Vienna Theatre Company will present the romantic comedy, "Crossing Delancey." Tickets are available at the Community Center. Call 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

"Company." 7:30 p.m., George C. Marshall High School, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Marshall High School's Theatre Department will present Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Company" as their spring production. The story, set in New York, features a series of lively vignettes seen primarily thru the eyes of one interesting character. $10/person. Visit www.theatreatmarshall.org.

<b>Sunday/May 3</b>

Mary Fahl, Glenn Patscha and Byron Isaacs, 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

"Crossing Delancy." 2 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. The Vienna Theatre Company will present the romantic comedy, "Crossing Delancey." Tickets are available at the Community Center. Call 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov. Sign language interpretation for this matinee is available by sending a request to vtcshows@yahoo.com by April 18 (subject to the availability of a qualified interpreter).

"Company." 4 p.m., George C. Marshall High School, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Marshall High School's Theatre Department will present Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Company" as their spring production. The story, set in New York, features a series of lively vignettes seen primarily thru the eyes of one interesting character. $10/person. Visit www.theatreatmarshall.org.