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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/Aug. 5

</b>Wolftrap Childrens 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.

Thursday Theater. 11:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Bring a lunch and watch movies, we supply the popcorn. Call for titles. Ages 1-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

<b>Friday/Aug. 6

</b>The Lydia Finale: A Goodbye & Farewell Tour, River City Extension and Analog Rebellion. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $13 at the door. jamminjava.com.

John Eddie. 9:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15 advance, $18 at the door. jamminjava.com.

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.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 7

</b>SPCA of Northern Virginia Dog Wash. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Webers Pet Supermarket, 11021 Lee Highway, Fairfax. Dog washing, nail trimming and ear cleaning to help raise funds for rescued animals.

Wolftrap Childrens 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.

Burke Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at 5671 Roberts Parkway, Burke.

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.

Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association at Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. Line dance lessons at 7:30 p.m., couples specialty dance at 8 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. $5-$12. www.nvcwda.org or 703-860-4941.

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. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 703-978-5600.

DAV - Disabled American Veterans. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Monthly meeting of the Disabled American Veteans703-644-7333.

Charity Car Wash and Show. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Primetime Sports Bar & Grill, 11250 James Swart Circle, Fairfax. Car wash, car and bike show, basketball dunk contest and two versus two competition, raffles and giveaways, food, music and more. Proceeds go to a local charity to benefit animals affected by the BP oil spill. 703-352-0260.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 8

</b>Virginia Ballet Company: "Precedence." 4:30 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College Annandale, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Combining contemporary dance styles with classical ballet technique. Tickets $15, online at www.virginiaballetcompany.org. 703-249-8227.

Hippiefest. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $55-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Happy Feet Cloggers Performance. 2 p.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Ave., Fairfax. Learn about the history of clogging with the Happy Feet Cloggers. An outreach program of Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center’s exhibition: City of Fairfax: Celebrating the Arts. Light refreshments served. 703-385-8414.

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

<b>Monday/Aug. 9

</b>Tracy Bonham, Bleu and Common Rotation. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12 advance, $15 at the door. jamminjava.com.

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.

<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.

Fairfax Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax.

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.

Let's Hear It for the Girls. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Mother-daughter book discussion group. A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park. Age 9-11 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 703-644-7333.

Fuzzy and Furry Friends. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories and activities about hamsters and guinea pigs. Age 4-5 with adult. 703-644-7333.

<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.

Wakefield Farmers Market. 2-6 p.m. at 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale.

Paint a Mosaic Plate. 2:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Decorate your own summer-themed plate. Presented by Clay Cafe Studios. Glazed and fired plates returned to the library two weeks later. Age 12-18. 703-644-7333.

<b>Thursday/Aug. 12

</b>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 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.

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

Brain Benders. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. See everyday objects through scientific eyes. Presented by Maryland Science Center. Age 6-12. 703-978-5600.

<b>Friday/Aug. 13

</b>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.

Jammin’ Java’s Mid-Atlantic Band Battle III Finals. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 14

</b>Legally Blonde. 2 p.m. and 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 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.

Burke Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at 5671 Roberts Parkway, Burke.

Paul and Storm at 7 p.m., Melodime and Louis Fabrizi at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

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. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 703-978-5600.

<b>Sunday.Aug. 15

</b>Legally Blonde. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$184. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Land Of The Giants, Sparks To Inferno, Rosy Likes Red and Basmati at 1:30 p.m., The OK Corral at 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

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

<b>Monday/Aug. 16

</b>The Dangerous Summer "Reach for the Sun Tour" with The Morning Of and City Lights. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Chess Club. 3:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Learn the rules and strategy. Play the game. Age 6-14. 703-644-7333.

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 17

</b>Shannon McNally and Hot Sauce and Rebecca Pronsky. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

SmartMarkets Weekly Farmer’s Markets. 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the corner of Monument Drive and Government Center Parkway in Fairfax Corner. Every Tuesday through Oct. 26. www.smartmarkets.org.

Fairfax Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax.

Evening Book Discussion. 7:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Book Discussion Group. 1:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. "The Elegance of the Hedgehog" by Muriel Barbery. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Book Discussion Group. 6:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. "The Moon and Sixpence" by W. Somerset Maugham. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 703-644-7333.

Evening Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. On the Road by Jack Kerouac. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 18

</b>Invasive Management Workshop. 2:30 p.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Help with habitat restoration. Participants must be at least 12 years old unless accompanied by an adult. 703-324 8681.

Junior Golf Tournament. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Age division for under 10 years, ages 11-13 and 14-17. Closest to the pin contests, prizes for each division and more. Lunch included. $20 junior program members, $25 non-members. Register at 703-323-1641.

Al Jarreau. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $74-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Wakefield Farmers Market. 2-6 p.m. at 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale.

Circa Survive and O'Brother. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Needlework Group. 10:30 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Bring a project to work on in the company of your fellow needlecrafters. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Writers' Roundtable. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Discuss your work with other writers. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Thursday/Aug. 19

</b>Tony Lucca, Ernie Halter and Mutlu. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Mary Chapin Carpenter. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $74-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Afternoon Reading Group. 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. "Persepolis" and "Persepolis 2" by Marjane Satrapi. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Drawing, Anime and More. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Explore techniques and tips in this hands-on workshop with artist Lydia Bratton. Age 12-18. 703-978-5600.

Thursday Theater. 11:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Bring a lunch and watch movies, we supply the popcorn. Call for titles. Ages 1-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

<b>Friday/Aug. 20

</b>The Irish Tenors. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $45-$236. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

The Civil Wars and Madi Diaz at 7 p.m., Super bob at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 21

</b>The Temptations & The Four Tops. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $45-$236. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

DC Fest with MercyMe, Amy Grant and more. 3 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Christian rock. $19-$99 at 703-573-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com.

Burke Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at 5671 Roberts Parkway, Burke.

No Stars Over California, Taking Saturn, Bourne Of Ash and Those Passing By at 5:30 p.m., Super bob at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association. At Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. Intermediate waltz lessons at 7:30 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. Admission $5-$12. www.nvcwda.org or 703-860-4941.

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. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 703-978-5600.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 22

</b>Tri-Fire Kids Race. 9 a.m. at Mosby Woods Pool, 3136 Plantation Parkway, Fairfax. Swim/bike/run distances for ages 5-7 years are 25m, .4mile, .2mile. For ages 8-9 years, 50m, 1mile, .4mile. For ages 10-12 years, 75m, 1.6mile, .6mile. Lifeguards will be on-duty along with a "safety" swimmer in the water for the younger group. Team Tri-Fire and Fire Dept. personnel will provide "rabbits" at each leg to guide the participants as well as along the course. Sponsored by City of Fairfax Fire Dept. Fire Station 3. www.teamtrifire.org.

Great Big Sea. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $74-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

National Wildlife Federation Fundraiser with Sematic, Meza Mudge, Computer Folk and Sheema Bahemat. 1 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

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

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 24

</b>Fairfax Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax.

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

Three Hurdles to Federal Government Jobs. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Navigating the USA Jobs Web site and additional skills. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 703-644-7333.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 25

</b>Invasive Management Workshop. 2:30 p.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Help with habitat restoration. Participants must be at least 12 years old unless accompanied by an adult. 703-324 8681.

Wakefield Farmers Market. 2-6 p.m. at 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale.

Inova Blood Drive. 1:30-7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Photo ID required. Appointments preferred, call 1-866-256-6372.

Teen Book Group. 6 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Find out what's hot and what's not. Age 13-18. 703-644-7333.

<b>Thursday/Aug. 26

</b>Anita Baker. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $74-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Friday/Aug. 27

</b>The Smothers Brothers. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $44-$245. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Curious George Live! 7 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. A musical about Curious George helping Chef Pisghetti save his restaurant. Tickets $16-$30, available at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.curiousgeorgelive.com.

Deanna Bogart Band at 7:30 p.m., Along Those Lines and Await Rescue at 10:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 28

</b>Ultimate Doo Wop Show. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $44-$245. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Curious George Live! 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. A musical about Curious George helping Chef Pisghetti save his restaurant. Tickets $16-$30, available at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.curiousgeorgelive.com

Burke Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at 5671 Roberts Parkway, Burke.

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. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 703-978-5600.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 29

</b>Donna Summer. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $74-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Curious George Live! 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. A musical about Curious George helping Chef Pisghetti save his restaurant. Tickets $16-$30, available at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. www.curiousgeorgelive.com.

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

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 31

</b>SmartMarkets Weekly Farmer’s Markets. 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the corner of Monument Drive and Government Center Parkway in Fairfax Corner. Every Tuesday through Oct. 26. www.smartmarkets.org.

Fairfax Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax.

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

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and advice. 703-644-7333.

<b>Wednesday/Sept. 1

</b>Wakefield Farmers Market. 2-6 p.m. at 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale.

<b>Tuesday/Sept. 7

</b>Fairfax Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax.

<b>Wednesday/Sept.8

</b>Wakefield Farmers Market. 2-6 p.m. at 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale.

<b>Friday/Sept. 10

</b>Lord of the Rings: Return of the King - Movie and Orchestral Performance. 7:30 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $44-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.