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Enjoy ‘An Evening of Jazz’ with Dick Hyman and the City of Fairfax Band, Saturday, March 28 at Fairfax High School.

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Cherish The Ladies will bring Celtic music, vocals and step dancing to The Barns at Wolf Trap on Tuesday, March 31.

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George Jones and "Conway Twitty: The Man, The Music, The Legend, The Musical," will appear at the Patriot Center in Fairfax on Saturday, March 28.

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<b>Wednesday/March 25</b>

Taylor Carson, Matt York and Andrew Hoover, 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Hop Into Spring, 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Bunny tales and activities. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-356-0770.

Rock-a-Bye Baby, 10:30 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Rhymes, stories and songs. Birth-12 months with adult. 703-938-0405.

Buddy Hatton. 7 p.m., Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Watch "In Search of Shangri-La" with Alden favorite Buddy Hatton. $8/district residents, $10/others. Call 703-790-9223.

Cuvaison Wine Dinner. 6:30 p.m., Wildfire Tysons Galleria, 1714U International Drive, McLean. Guest speaker Don Clemens joins with Wildfire’s Executive Chef Steven Lukis. $95/person. To view the menu, visit wildfirerestaurant.com or for reservations contact Michelle Bringham at 703-442-9110.

Volunteer Fair. 3-4:30 p.m., Fairfax City Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna, along with other area branches, is holding a Volunteer Fair. Learn how you can help older adults continue to live independently in their own homes and provide enrichment and social networking opportunities for older people in our communities. Call 703-281-0538 or e-mail office@scov.org)

<b>Thursday/March 26</b>

Paul Thorn, gospel-inspired Americana. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $20. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Ask an Expert: Christopher Moore on the Vought OS2U-3 Kingfisher. 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.

White Burgundy and Pinot Noir. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. A wine tour of France. Experience one of the most delicate grape varietals.

Garnet Rogers, 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Patrick Henry Book Club, 1 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Call for book title. Adults. 703-938-0405.

<b>Friday/March 27</b>

Susan Werner with Madi Diaz. Folk and gospel. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $22. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Sex and Missiles, Feed God Cabbage, Mistaken For Strangers, Redline Addiction, The Rail, Shrine of the Silver Monkey, Combat Funk and The List. 6 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $8 advance, $10 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.

Reiki. 7:30-9 p.m., American Legion Post 270, 1355 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Co-Author of the "Reki Sourcebook" and Master Teacher Frans Stiene will speak on the healing power and spiritual essence of Reiki and sign books. Reiki is now one of the fastest growing alternative healing modalities in the world. Visit www.animalparadisecommunication.com/reiki.htm.

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Oakton Public Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Large selection of adult and children’s books. Sales will benefit the library.

<b>Saturday/March 28</b>

Michael Manring, bassist. 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Antiques Appraisal. 12:30-4 p.m., Freeman Store and Museum, 131 Church St. N.E., Vienna. Call the museum after 12 p.m. on Feb. 28 at 703-938-5187 to reserve. Only two items can be appraised per person and each item will cost $10, or $7.50 for Historic Vienna, Inc. members.

John Eaton, the music of the 1940s. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Vienna volunteer Fire Department Community Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Fire Department, 400 Center St. S., Vienna. Bacon, sausage and beverages will be available, as well as pancakes. $7 adults, $6 seniors, $5 age 5-12. Age 4 and under free. Tour the apparatus bays, including the new Horton Medic Unit. Bring a camera to take pictures of your children in the VVFD fire engines and ambulances. All funds raised go directly to supporting the operations of the VVFD. 703-827-5288 or www.vvfd.org.

Laughing Pizza. 2 p.m., Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Laughing Pizza is a real family band that creates original pop music for kids and their parents. Dad Billy and mom Lisa combine their skills as award-winning songwriters with their multi instrumentalist daughter Emily to create fun, inspiring music for the whole family. $10/residents, $14/others. Call 703-790-9223.

Mark Levin. 11 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 7851 Tysons Corner Center, McLean. Nationally syndicated radio host Mark R. Levin will sign his latest release, "Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto." Call 703-506-2937.

Mad Agnes. 7:30 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd, 2351 Hunter Mill Road, Vienna. The Mad Agnes Trio will perform. Free; donations welcome to support the Lakota Mission Team. Call 703-281-3987 or visit www.GoodShepherdVA.com.

Kidsave Summer Miracles. 1 p.m., Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Join Kidsave for an information session about hosting/helping older orphans, ages 8-13, from Colombia this summer. E-mail Mike DeSenne at djmdesenne@aol.com or visit www.kidsave.org.

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Oakton Public Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Large selection of adult and children’s books. Sales will benefit the library.

Workout for the Cure. 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Sport&Health Clubs, 1760 Old Meadow Road, McLean. Join the Workout for the Cure to raise awareness and funds for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Bring a guest and enjoy cycling classes, group exercise classes, Pilates, the "Swim-a-thon," basketball and more. Members and non-members welcome with donation. All guests will receive a seven-day Sport&Health guest pass and will be eligible to win a free membership. Visit www.workoutforthecure.kintera.org to sign up or donate.

<b>Sunday/March 29</b>

Local Matinee with Tieweb and Pat Sommer’s Project. 2 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $8. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Richard Bosworth. 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. White House guest performer Richard Bosworth will play Gershwin, Chopin, Stravinsky and Ravel. Tickets: $10/person, free/guests under 15. Call 703-587-0751.

International Women’s Day. 6-9 p.m., Jerusalem Restaurant, 3405 Payne St., Falls Church. Join the American Palestinian Women’s Association for the 5th annual International Women’s Day Celebration. Enjoy a Palestinian dinner and cultural program that includes Dabkeh, poetry, children’s performance, Hazooura and more. $15/person. Call 703-941-3799.

Ethical Culture. 11 a.m., 225 Nutley St. N.W., Vienna. Northern Virginia Ethical Society leader Jone Johnson Lewis will explore some of the newer concepts of deity that are current in liberal religious circles, and also explore whether there are other beliefs that might be more difficult to reconcile with ethical humanism than some versions of god-belief. Free. Visit www.esnv.org or call 703-437-3161.

Selvaggio String Quartet. 7 p.m., Oakton Church of the Brethren, 10025 Courthouse Road, Vienna. The Selvaggio String Quartet, featuring guitarist Gray Snead, will perform Spanish and Italian music. Call 703-281-4411 or go to www.oaktonbrethren.org.

<b>Monday/March 30</b>

Open Mic Showcase Hosted by Ron Goad. 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $2. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Research Skills Workshop, 4 p.m. at the Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Effective research strategies and the resources available in the library's databases. Age 10-17 years. 703-757-8560.

Broadway Show Tunes. 7 p.m., South Lakes High School, 11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston. South Lakes High School’s Theatre Program will host an evening of classical and contemporary Broadway songs and show tunes in support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc. Tickets: $10/at door, $8/in advance. Go to www.sltheathreprogram.org to purchase tickets. E-mail slbroadwaygivesback@gmail.com for sponsorship information.

<b>Tuesday/March 31</b>

Cherish The Ladies, Celtic music, vocals and step dancing. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Chris Merritt, Judd and Maggie, 8 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/April 1</b>

Cherish The Ladies, Celtic music, vocals and step dancing. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $25. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

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

Exciting Elephants, 10:30 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Stories, songs and a craft about elephants. Age 2-3 with adult. 703-938-0405.

Turtle Time, 10:30 a.m. at the Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Meet a box turtle, explore the world of reptiles and find out how to help turtles in your neighborhood. 703-356-0770.

Around the World in Film, 7 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Adventure, drama, romance in present day Iran. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Claude Moore Colonial Farm Opens. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. The Farm ends its winter hibernation and welcomes the public for the 2009 season. The Farm is open Wednesday -Sunday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., April 1-Dec. 13. The Farm is closed Mondays, Tuesdays, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and during severely inclement weather.

Used Book Collection. 12-4 p.m., The Freeman Store, 131 Church St. N.E., Vienna. The Freeman Store and Museum will begin collecting gently used books for its used book sale June 13-14. No encyclopedias, textbooks, readers digest condensed books, newspapers, magazines and National Geographic’s. Tax receipts can be obtained during store hours. Call 703-938-5187.

<b>Thursday/April 2</b>

Cary Pierce and Creede Williams, acoustic/rock. 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Tom Paxton. Folk music. 8 p.m. at The Barns. $20. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

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.

<b>Friday/April 3</b>

The Nields, 7:30 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

An Evening with Charlie Hunter, 10 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

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

Virginia Opera Presents "The Barber of Seville," 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 $44-$98. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com. 703-218-6500 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

English Conversation, 10 a.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for adult non-native English speakers. 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/April 4</b>

Ellis Paul, acoustic/pop. 7 p.m. at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Girlyman, acoustic Americana. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $18. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

Cherryholmes, 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. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins at 7:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Tickets are $22-$44. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com. www.gmu.edu/cfa

Kids Can Cook. 11 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Join Miss Sophie in Oakton at Smart Markets’ year-round farmers’ market, where she will be showing children how to bake healthy cookies with whole grains and honey. Moms are invited to participate or shop around the market. Donations are appreciated to pay for ingredients. E-mail Jean@Smartmarkets.org to sign up.

<b>Sunday/April 5</b>

Karka Bonoff. 7:30 p.m. at The Barns. $24. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 1-877-WOLFTRAP.

McLean Orchestra ‘A Metamorphosis,’ 3 p.m. at the Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Music from Schwanter, Strauss and Beethoven. 703-893-8654 or info@mclean-orchestra.org.

Virginia Opera Presents "The Barber of Seville," 2 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 1:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Tickets are $44-$98. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit www.tickets.com. 703-218-6500 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.