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<b>Thursday/Nov. 19</b>

Daughtry. 7 p.m. at The George Mason University Patriot Center 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $42.50 and $32.50, available through all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.daughtryofficial.com or www.patriotcenter.com. 703-993-3000.

The GMU Players present Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's "The Exonerated." 8 p.m. at George Mason University's Black Box Theater. $6, $3 students and seniors. 703-993-8888.

Workshop Jazz Band Concert. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 888-945-2468 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Model Investment Club of Northern Virginia. 7 p.m. Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. Learn about investing. Adults. 703-356-0770.

Radio Astronomy: More Than Meets the Eye. 7 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. With Professor Harold Geller, George Mason University. Adults. 703-757-8560.

V.I.P. Vienna. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Support group for adults with vision loss. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Patrick Henry Book Club. 1 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Lunch at the Piccadilly by Clyde Edgerton. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Joe Purdy and Julie Peel. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Our Daily Bread 25th Anniversary Celebration. 7-9 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive. Fairfax. Business casual. Light appetizers, cake, wine tasting provided by The Wine House. Children’s activities for age 5 and up. Donations welcome. 703-273-8829 or info@ODBfairfax.org. www.our-daily-bread.org.

Oakton Church of the Brethren’s 16th Annual Christmas Craft Show. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at the church, 10025 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. A wide variety of hand-made items and craft supplies for purchase, plus a soup and sandwich lunch and bake sale. Proceeds go towards repayment of the church’s handicapped access renovation project loans. No admission charge. 703-281-4411 or www.oaktonbrethren.org.

McLean Historical Society: Veterans - Living in Memory. 7:30 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Author and artist Richard C. Kirkland, a decorated World War 2 fighter pilot in the Pacific theater and a helicopter pilot in Korea, will speak on his experiences. Books will be available for purchase and author signing. 703-442-9370.

Robbie Schaefer and Lucy Wainwright Roche. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolftrap Center for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $18. Wolftrap.org.

<b>Friday/Nov. 20</b>

Aquila Theatre Company Presents "As You Like It." 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $17-$34. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468. www.patriotcenter.com.

The GMU Players present Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's "The Exonerated." 8 p.m. at George Mason University's Black Box Theater. $6, $3 students and seniors. 703-993-8888.

Charity Citrus Fruit Sale. Seedless Grapefruit, Navel Oranges, and Sunburst Tangerines fresh from Florida via American Legion Post 270, 1355 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Fruit available on Friday, Nov. 20, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m, and Saturday, Nov. 21, 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Proceeds support local community youth, patriotic activities, and veteran needs. Pure Maple Syrup will also be available. Call 703-356-8259 for additional details.

An Evening of Wine, Art & Chocolate to Benefit the Great Falls School of Art. 7:30—10 p.m. at 1144 Walker Road, Suites D & G, Great Falls. Silent art auction, wine tasting, professional chocolatier, wine and chocolate pairings and more. www.greatfallsfoundationforarts.org.

Vienna Arts Society’s 40th Annual Arts Show & Sale. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. in the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, Vienna. Music by the Serenata Quartet. Free and open to the public. 703- 319-3971 or www.viennaartssociety.org.

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

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

Grant Lee Phillips and Winterpills. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $18. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Passafire and MOJO. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance/ $13 day of show. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Oakton Church of the Brethren’s 16th Annual Christmas Craft Show. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at the church, 10025 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. A wide variety of hand-made items and craft supplies for purchase, plus a soup and sandwich lunch and bake sale. No admission charge. 703-281-4411 or www.oaktonbrethren.org.

Jean-Luc Ponty and Clara Ponty. 8 p.m. at the Barns at Wolftrap Center for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $35. Wolftrap.org.

Jason Killian Meath signs Hollywood on the Potomac. 8 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 7851 L Tysons Corner Center, McLean. 703-506-6756.

McLean Art Society Meeting. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Mclean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. With artist Laura Clerici. 703-790-0123.

Dancing under the Stars. 8-11 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. $25 per couple, $15 per person for district residents and $25 per person for all others. Free dance instruction at 7 p.m. Music by The Hot Society of Washington. Appetizers served; wine available for purchase. 703-790-0123, TTY 711 or www.mcleancenter.org.

Meet Me in St. Louis. 7 p.m. at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Theater, 6560 Braddock Road, Alexandria. $10. TJ.TheatreBoosters@gmail.com.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 21</b>

Masterworks 3 Fairfax Symphony Orchestra with Chu-Fang Huang, piano. 8 p.m. at George Mason University's Center for the Arts, 4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax. Falla’s The Three-Cornered Hat, Suites 1 and 2, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, and Ginastera’s Estancia. 7 p.m. pre-concert lecture, free to ticketed patrons. 1-888-945-2468 or Tickets.com

Holiday Food Drive. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next to Safeway at Courthouse Plaza, 10376 Willard Way, Fairfax City. Proceeds to benefit Our Daily Bread. www.our-daily-bread.org.

The GMU Players present Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's "The Exonerated." 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at George Mason University's Black Box Theater. $6, $3 students and seniors. 703-993-8888.

Nation Coalition of Black Women 25th Anniversary Luncheon. 12 p.m. at the McLean Hilton in Tysons Corner. Speaker will be Joe Madison of WOL-AM. Music by David Cole & Main Street Blues. $70 per person. 703-920-1626 or tshirleyanderson@yahoo.com.

GMU Saxophone Ensemble. 3 p.m. at the George Mason University Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 888-945-2468 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

The Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia’s 29th Annual Fall Gala. 7:30 p.m. at Westfields Marriott, 14750 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly. Casino night, art auction, dancing and entertainment, dinner buffet stations, desserts and open bar. Tickets start at $180 per individual/$360 per couple, sponsorships begin at $550. Proceeds benefit the JCCNV’s Special Needs program. www.jccnv.org or Sara Moore, 703-537-3024 or SaraM@jccnv.org.

Robbie Fulks. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12 advance/ $15 day of show. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Drumfish. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance/ $13 day of show. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Vienna Arts Society’s 40th Annual Arts Show & Sale. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. in the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, Vienna. Music by the Serenata Quartet. Free and open to the public. 703- 319-3971 or www.viennaartssociety.org.

Oakton Church of the Brethren’s 16th Annual Christmas Craft Show. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the church, 10025 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. A wide variety of hand-made items and craft supplies for purchase, plus a soup and sandwich lunch and bake sale. No admission charge. 703-281-4411 or www.oaktonbrethren.org.

DC Craft Mafia Holiday Heist Craft Show. 12-6 p.m. at The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. Free admission and craft workshops will be held throughout the day. More than 35 crafters, and a raffle to benefit The Washington Humane Society. 202-294-3971.

Meet Me in St. Louis. 7 p.m. at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Theater, 6560 Braddock Road, Alexandria. $10. TJ.TheatreBoosters@gmail.com.

<b>Sunday /Nov. 22</b>

Young Soloists Recital. 3 p.m. at the Alden Theatre in the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-0123.

Amadeus Concerts, A. Scott Wood conducting, presents Amadeus Virtuosi, along with the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists singers from the Washington National Opera. 4 p.m. at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Works by Czech composers Dvorak and Janacek, plus opera arias by Mozart. $25, age 17 and under free. www.amadeusconcerts.com or 703-759-5334.

Iona. 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at The Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. Reservations required. $15. 703-759-3309 or www.IonaMusic.com.

The GMU Players present Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's "The Exonerated." 2 p.m. at George Mason University's Black Box Theater. $6, $3 students and seniors. 703-993-8888.

GMU Various Chamber Ensembles. 2 p.m. at the George Mason University Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 888-945-2468 or www.gmu.edu/cfa.

Tracy Grammer and Pierce Pettis. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

Vienna Arts Society’s 40th Annual Arts Show & Sale. 12-4 p.m. in the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, Vienna. Music by the Serenata Quartet. Free and open to the public. 703- 319-3971 or www.viennaartssociety.org.

<b>Monday, Nov. 23</b>

Game On Afternoon Edition. 3:30 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Test your prowess at a Wii Mario Kart Tournament. Age 6-16. 703-938-0405.

Push Play, Emily Osment and Phil Bensen. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12 advance/ $15 day of show. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/Nov. 24</b>

Colvin Run Community Center Weekly Dance. 7 p.m. at Colvin Run Schoolhouse, 10201 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. $10. www.colvinrun.org.

Great Decisions Seminar. 2 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Roundtable discussion of U.S. foreign policy - Human Rights in a New Era: Wars for Peace? Pick up reading material at the information desk. Adults. 703-938-0405.

The Dangerous Summer, Mercy Mercedes and Single File. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance/ $13 day of show. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/Nov. 25</b>

Line Dancing Classes for Active Seniors. 11 a.m. at the Vinson Dominion Hall, 6251 Old Dominion Drive, McLean. Join a new community program designed for age 55 and over. Free. Wear low heels and comfortable shoes. Registration required. 703-442-9075, TTY 711.

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

Bo Jankans and Mad Names Album Release Party. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or jamminjava.com.