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<b>Thursday/Aug. 19</b>

Mary Chapin Carpenter with Eliza Gilkyson. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $42 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

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

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.

Book Discussion. 7 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

OK Book Discussion. 7 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. East of Eden by John Steinbeck. Adults. 703-242-4020.

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.

Nottoway Park Concert Series: Blues Concert with Cathy Ponton King. 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

“The Fake Madwoman”. 7 p.m. at Vinson Hall, 6251 Old Dominion Drive, McLean. The Traveling Players Ensemble present a commedia dell'arte style play. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Free admission, chairs available for rent $5. All proceeds benefit TPE educational programs. travelingplayers.pmailus.com.

<b>Friday/Aug. 20</b>

The Irish Tenors: Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Tickets $22—$52. 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.

Summer on the Green: U.S. Navy Commodores. 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.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 21</b>

Open Mic Saturdays. 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 Temptations and The Four Tops. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna.

$38 in-house, $22 lawn. 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.

No Stars Over California, Decent To Daylight, Bourne Of Ash and Til Tomorrow at 5:30 p.m., Super bob, Shinobi Ninja and Feed God Cabbage 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. 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.

Dulcie Taylor. 5 p.m. at the Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Folk/blues. 703-288-9505

<b>Sunday/Aug. 22</b>

Great Big Sea. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $35 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.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.

National Wildlife Federation Fundraiser with Sematic, Meza Mudge, Sheema Bahemat and Computer Folk at 1 p.m., Boys Will Be Boys, The Love Light, The Wave Exchange, Scott Norris and Adrienne Nicole at 6:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Virginia Wine Tour. With the McLean Social Club, for singles age 45 and up. Reserve at www.meetup.com/McLean-Social-Club.

Summer on the Green: Redstone. 6:30 p.m. at the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Classic rock. 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 Brethren. 7 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church, 8980 Brook Road in McLean. Many members of the group are from the Army chorus, the Navy Seachanters and the USAF Singing Sergeants. Free, donations accepted. Contact 703-893-5330 or providencetoday.com.

<b>Monday/Aug. 23</b>

Lunch Bunnies. 11 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Bring a snack and enjoy stories and songs. Age 1-5 with adult. Register at 703-938-0405.

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

Train with Needtobreathe. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $45 in-house, $30 lawn. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

Used Up, The Humans, Logan Kraft Band and Sub-Radio Standard. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 24</b>

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.

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.

Rodrigo y Gabriela with Xavier Rudd. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $40 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

The Bigger Lights, The Graduate, You Me And Everyone We Know, Weatherstar, We Are The In Crowd and Amely. 6:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 25</b>

Kevin Heider CD Release and Brian Kissinger. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.