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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/Aug. 27

</b>The Auld Shebeen D.J. Dance Party from 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $5 cover charge, 21 and up only. Ladies free until midnight. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Lt. Col. Oliver North will sign copies of his book “American Heroes” and honor the American heroes of Iraq and Afghanistan in an address to the Virginia Gun Collectors Association from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the NRA National Firearms Museum Auditorium, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax. 703-994-4902 or fouse@pinkstongroup.com. Free.

<b>Friday/Aug. 28

</b>The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers - Live Orchestra and Film. 7:30 p.m. at the Filene Center. $25-$55. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

City of Fairfax Band “Alte Kamaraden German.” 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. 703-324-SHOW.

Luke Brindley. 7:30 p.m., at Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. 703-324-SHOW.

Traditional Irish Music. 7-9:30 p.m. Live music in the restaurant. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

The Auld Shebeen Live in the Cellar from 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $5 cover. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 29

</b>The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers - Live Orchestra and Film. 7:30 p.m. at the Filene Center. $25-$55. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Traditional Irish Session. 12-2 p.m. Come listen to musicians practice and play. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Traditional Irish Music. 7-9:30 p.m. Live music in the restaurant. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

The Auld Shebeen D.J. Dance Party from 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $5 cover charge, 21 and up only. Ladies free until midnight. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. Adults.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association. 10 a.m., at City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax, 703-293-6227. Master Gardeners provide horticultural tips, information, techniques and advice to home gardeners. Adults.

Country Western Dance. The Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association offers smoke-free, alcohol-free at Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church. Beginner/intermediate waltz moves begin at 7:30 p.m. Open dancing which includes two step, waltz, line, swing, cha cha, and specialty dances is from 8:30-11 p.m. Couples and singles are welcome. Admission for NVCWDA members is $10, for nonmembers $12, ages 16-20 with student ID $5. Snacks will be available. For more information, visit www.nvcwda.org or call our hot line 703-860-4941 and leave a message.

Rotary Fund Raiser. Rotary Clubs of Northern Virginia is hosting a fund raiser for Rotary’s Polio Eradication Project and with a presentation of the play “Which Way Is Out?” 7 p.m., at Northern Virginia Community College’s Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale. $45 in advance and $50 at the door, this includes an hors d’oeuvres reception preceding each performance. For more information, and to register and purchase tickets, visit www.rotary7610.org or call 540-370-0300.

Manassas Confederate Memorial Anniversary. 12 p.m., at the Manassas Cemetery on Center Street across from the City of Manassas Rescue Squad, Manassas. Frank Stringfellow Camp #822 Sons of Confederate Veterans commemorates the 120th anniversary of the Manassas Confederate Memorial. Free. 703-330-3077 or anirishfan@verizon.net.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 30

</b> Sunday Brunch. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations always welcome. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 1 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. Adults.

Vegan Cooking Class. "Healthy Snacks & Desserts." 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at 9302 Hallston Court Fairfax Station. $50/person. Have your cake and eat it too for lactose intolerant, dairy-free, cholesterol-free. Class includes food samples, recipes, coupons, and goodie bags to take home. Pre-registration required. Call 703-643-2713 for space availability. www.localdc.com/cooking.

Rotary Fund Raiser. Rotary Clubs of Northern Virginia is hosting a fund raiser for Rotary’s Polio Eradication Project and with a presentation of the play “Which Way Is Out?” 6 p.m., at Northern Virginia Community College’s Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale. $45 in advance and $50 at the door, this includes an hors d’oeuvres reception preceding each performance. For more information, and to register and purchase tickets, visit www.rotary7610.org or call 540-370-0300.

<b>Monday/Aug. 31

</b>Half Price Night. 4-10 p.m. Half price on all our traditional Irish fare (excluding breakfast). Dine-in only. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 6 p.m., at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. Adults.

<b>Tuesday/Sept. 1

</b>Disney’s High School Musical, 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $25-$80. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Kindermusik Open House. Free demo, free CD per family 10-11:30 a.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 3810 Meredith Drive, Fairfax. For more, call 703-273-3027 or visit www.kindermusikoffairfax.com.

<b>Wednesday/Sept. 2

</b>Disney’s High School Musical, 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $25-$80. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

David Dondero. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/Sept. 3

</b>Disney’s High School Musical, 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $25-$80. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

The Hip-Hop Against Human Trafficking Tour w/ Flex Mathews and The Franchise Players. 8 p.m. At Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/Sept. 4

</b>Disney’s High School Musical, 8 p.m. at the Filene Center. $25-$80. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.