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Mariza will sing Portuguese Fado at George Mason University Center for the Arts on Friday, March 6. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 7:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III.

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Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun with Austin de Lone will be at Jammin' Java in Vienna on Sunday, March 8.

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The U. S. Marine Band is coming to the George Mason University Center for the Arts on Sunday, March 8.

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The U. S. Marine Band is coming to the George Mason University Center for the Arts on Sunday, March 8.

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<b>Wednesday/March 4</b>

Peter Mulvey, 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Philadelphia Flower Show Trip. A charter bus will leave at 8 a.m. from the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., and return around 7 p.m. $68 for Town of Vienna residents; $85 for out-of-town participants. Fee includes transportation and admission to the show with all-day re-entry privileges. Call Vienna Parks and Recreation at 703-255-6360 or visit www.viennava.gov.

Runaway Colors, 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Wear a favorite color for stories and activities. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-356-0770.

English Conversation Group, 10 a.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. English practice for non-native speakers. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Around the World in Film, 7 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Comedy about the last days of East Germany, in German with subtitles. Adults. 703-938-0405.

<b>Thursday/March 5</b>

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet. General admission dance. 8 p.m. at The Barns. Tickets $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Tyrone Wells, Brendan James and Keaton Simons. Pop/rock. 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

White Burgundy and Pinot Noir. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. A wine tour of one of the wine French regions.

The Bird and the Bee, 8 p.m. at The Barns. $20. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Portraits of Freedom Riders. 7 p.m., Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Eric Etheridge and former Freedom Rider Rev. Reginald Green will speak. Etheridge is the author of "Breach of Peace: Portraits of the 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders." Tickets are first-come, first-serve with a limit of four per person. 703-324-8428

Tiny Tot Tales, 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Stories and activities. Age 13-23 months with adult. 703-356-0770.

Literary Heroines Book Discussion, 11 a.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Citrus Sale. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department, 9916 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. The Great Falls Lions Club will be holding its semi annual citrus sale. Valencia oranges, tangerines, red and white grapefruit will be on sale at $25 per box or $13 per half box. All profits go to support local and national Lions charities.

Anxiety Management Group. 6-6:50 p.m., Jewish Social Service Agency, 3018 Javier Road, Fairfax. This 17-session group is for children ages 9-11 with anxiety issues. Call 703-204-9100 to register.

<b>Friday/March 6</b>

Emmanuel Ceysson, harpist. 8 p.m. at The Barns. Tickets $35. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Family Skate Nights, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center. $1 per skater; bring your own skates and safety equipment.

Shane Hines CD Release Show, Stepanian and Madi Diaz. 8 p.m. Rock. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Mariza sings Portuguese Fado, 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 7:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Tickets are $23-$46. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com. www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Pig Farm. 8 p.m., 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A comedy by Greg Kotis, playwright of "Urinetown." Tickets: $25 adults, $15 students. 1-800-838-3006 or www.1stStageSpringHill.org.

Bruce Dale. 7-9 p.m., Tysons Corner Marriott, 8028 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. National Geographic Photographer "The Making of Images: Bad Ideas Behind Good Photographs." $25 online, $30 at the door. www.leagueofrestonartists.org.

English Conversation, 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. For non-native English speakers. Adults. 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.

<b>Saturday/March 7 </b>

Theresa Andersson. 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Nature Photography. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. Two days of information and activities. Gain an appreciation for the natural world and learn to improve as a photographer. $5 per person. 703-255-3631.

Pig Farm. 4 and 8 p.m., 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A comedy by Greg Kotis, playwright of "Urinetown." Tickets: $25 adults, $15 students. 1-800-838-3006 or www.1stStageSpringHill.org.

Green River Ordinance, 10 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Vienna Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce 16th Annual Casino Night. 7 p.m.-12 a.m., Westwood Country Club, 800 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Casino Night and Taste of the Town Event. Guests can bid for prizes with their winnings as well as select from the Silent Auction items. $75 per person; $65 per person in groups of 10 or more. 703-281-1333 or www.vtrcc.org.

‘It's All about the Cats’ Adoption Day sponsored by Commonwealth Cat Rescue, Inc., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. 703-757-8560. Contact Chris C. Haslam, Commonwealth Cat Rescue, Inc. at 703-568-3600.

Legal Aspects of Separation and Divorce. McLean Government Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Jeffrey Sprowls, Esq. will provide information on divorce topics including grounds for divorce, child custody arrangements, spousal and child support, division of assets and liabilities, retirement and more. $55/person, $45/Center Circle Donors. Call 703-281-2657 to register.

Estate Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Claude Moore Farm at Turkey Run, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Browse large and unique collections of crafts and miniatures, craft supplies and craft books from Washington area doll makers and miniaturists. Visit www.1771.org.

<b>Sunday/March 8</b>

The Irish Inn Mates. 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. Traditional Celtic music. $15. 703-759-3309.

Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun with Special Guest Austin de Lone. 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

U. S. Marine Band, Wind and Song. 2 p.m. at George Mason University's Center for the Arts, 4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax. 703-563-1990.

Pig Farm. 2 and 6 p.m., 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. A comedy by Greg Kotis, playwright of "Urinetown." $25 adults, $15 students. 1-800-838-3006 or www.1stStageSpringHill.org.

Local Matinee with Mary and the Poor and Headless Mantis. 2 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $8. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society. 2:30 p.m., Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St., Falls Church. A one-hour program with a video, question and answer and reference handouts by grower Ed Mascali, on how, when and where to plant tubers to achieve huge Dahlia blooms. Free. Call Jim Dunne at 703-560-8776.

<b>Monday/March 9</b>

An Evening with Andy McKee and Dan LaVoie. Fingerstyle guitar. 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Spring Is Sprouting, 4 p.m. at the Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Uncover secrets of spring wildflowers, and plant a seed to take home and watch as it transforms into a plant. Age 3-12 with adult. 703-757-8560.

Brain Games, 3 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Chess, Blokus and other strategy games. Age 6-12. 703-242-4020.

Seuss on the Loose, 10:30 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Stories, songs and a craft. Age 2 with adult. 703-938-0405.

<b>Tuesday/March 10</b>

Keri Noble and Rachael Sage, 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Game On: Grownup Edition, 11 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Learn to play or share your mastery of Wii games. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Art in America, 7 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Interactive discussion of American art. 703-938-0405.

Daughters of the Confederacy. 6:30 p.m., Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. The Laura Ratcliffe Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet. Meetings are open to the public. Call Nancy Wigginton at 703-408-8019.

Family Abuse. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., The Women’s Center, 127 Park St. N.E., Vienna. Registration required; go to www.thewomenscenter.org or call 703-281-2657.

<b>Wednesday/March 11</b>

Rude Buddha and Ballyhoo, 9pm show at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

English Conversation Group, 10 a.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. English practice for non-native speakers every Wednesday. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Chickens in a Row, 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Egg stories and activities. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-356-0770.

Financial Discussion Group, 7:15 p.m. at the Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Discuss financial market conditions and macroeconomic issues. Adults. 703-242-4020.

The Art of Conversation. 7-9 p.m., The Women's Center, 127 Park St. N.E., Vienna. Rashmi Nair-Ripley, Ontological Coach will introduce how the body, emotions and inner language drive communication and behavior. To register go to www.thewomenscenter.org or call 703-281-2657.

<b>Thursday/March 12</b>

Steve Moakler (full band), Gabe Vitech and the Ivory, 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Ask an Expert: Tom Lassman on Early Cruise Missile Technology: the Regulus I. 12:30-12:45 p.m. at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly. Free admission. 202-633-1000 or www.nasm.si.edu.

Booz Allen Hamilton Nonprofit Conference on Fundraising Development Speaker Series, in partnership with Volunteer Fairfax, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at 8283 Greensboro Drive in McLean. Participate in person or via live webcam feed. $25 per session. Register at www.signup4.net/Public/ap.aspx. Contact Samantha Watson at Volunteer Fairfax, 703-246-3826 or www.volunteerfairfax.org.

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.

Game-On Teen Tech Week Edition, 7 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. A special Game On just for teens. Age 12-18. 703-938-0405.

Natty Beaux, 8-10 p.m. at The Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. 7:30 beginner lessons. $10. 703-414-1745 or www.headoverheelsdancecom.

Financial Planning for Separation and Divorce, 7 p.m. at Investment & Resource Planning Associates, 10600 Arrowhead Drive, Suite 310, Fairfax. $55 non-members, $45 members. Register at www.thewomenscenter.org or 703-281-2657.

Celtic Fusion at the Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

<b>Friday/March 13</b>

Family Skate Nights, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center. $1 per skater; bring your own skates and safety equipment.

Martin Vidnovic: What Matters to Me. 8 p.m. at The Barns. Tickets $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

The Independent and Charlie Duda, 6 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

English Conversation, 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for non-native English speakers. Adults. 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.

Celtic Fusion at the Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

<b>Saturday/March 14</b>

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

Women in Aviation & Space Day. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly. Learn about the accomplishments to Bessie Coleman, the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs), Sally Ride and other women who contributed to aviation, science and space exploration history. Book signings, story time and hands-on activities throughout the Museum. Free admission. 202-633-1000 or www.nasm.si.edu.

The Harlem Globetrotters, 7:30 p.m. at the George Mason Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.com. or www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

Auto Awareness for Women, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at Billy Weber Tire, 303 Mill St., N.E., Vienna. $45 non-members, $35 members. This class will give the confidence needed to keep a car running smoothly and safely. Register at www.thewomenscenter.org or 703-281-2657.

Journaling for Well Being, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Women’s Center, 127 Park St., N.E., Vienna. $100 non-members, $85 members. Participants are welcome to bring a bag lunch. Register at www.thewomenscenter.org or 703-281-2657.

The Dirty Pints at the Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.

<b>Sunday/March 15</b>

Hawaiian Treasures Celebration Tour 2009. With Richard Ho’opi’i, Dennis Kamakahi and George Kahumoku. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. Tickets $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Pete Francis (from Dispatch) featuring Barefoot Truth and Ammar Malik, 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

McLean Orchestra ‘Great Awakenings,’ 8 p.m. at the Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Music from Handel, Haydn, Schnauber, Chaminade and Wagner.703-893-8654 or info@mclean-orchestra.org.

Celtic Fusion at the Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. 703-293-9600.