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<b>Thursday/Aug. 5</b>

Nottoway Park Concert Series: The Kusun Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. West African dance. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Wolftrap Children’s Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. PROJECT Trio: From Hip-Hop to Bach, 11:15 a.m. Wolf Trap Opera Studio: Instant Opera! Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

Alex Band. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. jamminjava.com.

NSO@Wolf Trap: The Music of James Bond. 8:15 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Carl Davis, conductor, and Mary Carewe, vocalist. Tickets $20-$52. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

English Conversation. 1 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Conversation group for adult non-native English speakers of all levels. 703-938-0405.

<b>Friday/Aug. 6</b>

Traveling Players Ensemble: Shakespeare's “Love's Labour's Lost”. 6:30 p.m. at Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Free admission. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Chairs available for rent for $5 each; all proceeds to go towards TPE educational programs. In case of inclement weather, the performance will be held at the Madeira School. travelingplayers.pmailus.com/pmailweb.

Summer on the Green: U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters. 6:30 p.m. at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Bring chairs or blankets for seating. No alcoholic beverages allowed. It is recommended that pets be left at home. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

The Lydia Finale: A Goodbye & Farewell Tour, River City Extension and Analog Rebellion at 6 p.m., John Eddie at 9:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

‘Narnia, The Musical,’ 7:30 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. The first and most famous story of the Chronicles of Narnia. $13 general admission, $11 for students and seniors. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

Junior Ranger Day. 12-3 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Fun activities for children as they learn about the performing arts, Wolf Trap, and the National Park Service. Activities include a variety of ranger-led programs and a rubber stamp scavenger hunt. www.nps.gov/wotr/forkids or 703-255-1827.

NSO@Wolf Trap: Bugs Bunny at the Symphony. 8:30 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Created and conducted by George Daugherty. Tickets $20-$52. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 7</b>

62nd Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Farm Show. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon, with a carnival open to 10 p.m. Old-fashioned country fun with games, rides and exhibits. Try milking a cow or shelling corn. Live entertainment, dog and horse shows and more. Free admission, parking $5. 703-437-9101.

Wolftrap Children’s Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. PROJECT Trio: From Hip-Hop to Bach, 11:15 a.m. Wolf Trap Opera Studio: Instant Opera! Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

NSO@Wolf Trap: Bugs Bunny at the Symphony. 8:30 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Created and conducted by George Daugherty. Tickets $20-$52. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Nathan and The Gang Bang, Nunchucks and The Waves at 1 p.m., Mary Fahl at 7 p.m., Passafire and Mojo at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

‘Narnia, The Musical,’ 7:30 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. The first and most famous story of the Chronicles of Narnia. $13 general admission, $11 for students and seniors. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

Lego Brickfair. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly. Lego creations big and small. Build in the Stay & Play area, watch Brickfilms. www.brickfair.com.

No Better Off. 5 p.m. at the Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Alternative rock. Free. 703-288-9505.

Healthy Responses to Anger. 9:30 a.m. at The Women's Center, 127 Park St., N.E., Vienna. Register at www.thewomenscenter.org or 703-281-2657.

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

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 703-242-4020.

Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Masters Gardeners from the Fairfax County Cooperative Extension answer gardening questions. 703-790-8088.

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A special collection by the Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. 703-790-8088.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 8</b>

Summer on the Green: Dagmar and the Seductones. 6:30 p.m. at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Bring chairs or blankets for seating. No alcoholic beverages allowed. It is recommended that pets be left at home. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

62nd Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Farm Show. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon, with a carnival open to 8 p.m. Old-fashioned country fun with games, rides and exhibits. Try milking a cow or shelling corn. Live entertainment, dog and horse shows and more. Free admission, parking $5. 703-437-9101.

Hippiefest: A Concert for Peace and Love. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Jack Bruce of Cream, War, Mitch Ryder, and Rare Earth and more. $25-$42. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

‘Narnia, The Musical,’ 1 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. The first and most famous story of the Chronicles of Narnia. $13 general admission, $11 for students and seniors. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

Two Car Living Room. 6 p.m. Great Falls Village Green, at the corner of Georgetowne Pike and Walker Road in Great Falls. Rock music. www.gfcitizens.org.

Butterfly Garden Guided Tours. 3 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. An introductory guided stroll. Learn how the gardens attract butterflies. Members free, non-member adults $4, seniors and age 7-17 $1.50, under age 6 free. Rental binoculars available at the Visitor Center. 703-255-3631, ext. 0 or www.nvrpa.org/park/meadowlark_botanical_gardens.

Vienna Volunteer Fire Department Bingo. 7 p.m. at the VVFD, 400 Center St. South, Vienna. Games held every Sunday in the Flame Room. www.vvfd.org.

Lego Brickfair. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly. Lego creations big and small. Build in the Stay & Play area, watch Brickfilms. www.brickfair.com.

Tea and See Benefit Auction Preview. 1-3 p.m. at Vienna Art Center, 115 Pleasant St. N.W., Vienna. Preview of donated artworks to be auctioned to benefit the Shepherd's Center of Oakton-Vienna. Free admission, open to the public. 703-319-3971 or www.viennaartssociety.org.

<b>Monday/Aug. 9</b>

Tracy Bonham, Bleu and Common Rotation. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Child and Spousal Support: The Realities Beyond Formulas. 7 p.m. at The Women's Center, 127 Park St., NE, Vienna. Register at www.thewomenscenter.org or 703-281-2657.

Hooked on Sea Life. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Discover the largest snail in Virginia, watch a sea horse play hide and seek and see more ocean animals with Andrew Wilson of Under the Sea. 703-293-6227.

Fun with Jonathan Austin. 7 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Juggling, magic and unicycling fun. All ages. 703-790-8088.

<b>Tuesday.Aug. 10</b>

George Thorogood & The Destroyers. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $51-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Wolftrap Childrens Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. Dance Institute of Washington: West Side Story, 11:15 a.m. Rocknoceros: Painting the Town PINK! Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

Atomic Tom and The Potentials. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-293-6227.

Money Matters. 7:15 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Monthly group discussion focuses on personal finance and investing. 703-242-4020.

Letters of the Alphabet. 10:30 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Stories, songs, and fingerplays about the alphabet. All Ages. 703-790-8088.

Practice Your English. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-790-8088.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 11</b>

The Guggenheim Grotto, Todd Carey and Josiah Leming. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/Aug. 12</b>

Nottoway Park Concert Series: Capital Focus Jazz Band. 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Legally Blonde. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$184. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Wolftrap Children’s Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. Dance Institute of Washington: West Side Story, 11:15 a.m. Rocknoceros: Painting the Town PINK! Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

!Dance! with Powerlaces and DJ Lova. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Brain Benders. 2:30 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. See everyday objects through scientific eyes. Presented by Maryland Science Center. Age 6-12. 703-938-0405.