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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<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 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.

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: 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.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 21

</b>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.

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

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.

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 25 meter, 0.4 mile, 0.2 mile. For ages 8-9 years, 50 meter, 1 mile, 0.4 mile. For ages 10-12 years, 75 meter, 1.6 mile, 0.6 mile. 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. $35 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.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.

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.

Join the Northern Virginia Chorale for its 2010-11 Season. 7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5800 Backlick Road, Springfield. www.northernvirginiachorale.org.

<b>Monday, Aug. 23

</b>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>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 website 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.

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.

Birding at Burke Lake. 8-9 p.m. at Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Bring binoculars. Participants must be age 12 or older. $5 per person. Register at 703-631-0013.

<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.

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

<b>Thursday/Aug. 26

</b>Anita Baker. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $48 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

Jay Nash and Dean Fields at 7 p.m., Viking, Ypset, Young Enough and Turbo P at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/Aug. 27

</b>Tony Bennett. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $48 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-255-1868 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, Await Rescue and Loving the Lie at 10:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/Aug. 28

</b>The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Charlie Thomas, Shirley Alston-Reeves, The Flamingos featuring Terry Johnson, Jay Siegel & The Tokens with Jay Traynor, Eugene Pitt & The Jive Five, Cathy Jean & The Roommates and more. $40 in-house, $22 lawn. 703-255-1868 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.

Race into Autumn 5K. The Northern Virginia Training Center, 9901 Braddock Road, Fairfax. 5K, 1K fun run and walk. $15-$25. Proceeds benefit the NVTC, a state residential facility for adults with intellectual disabilities. Register at www.active.com.

Left on Vermont, Subtle Body and Forevsner at 1 p.m., The Nighthawks and Los Fabulocos at 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 29

</b>Donna Summer. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $48 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-255-1868 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.

Whamoo!, Home Brewed, Branch Avenue, Dominic Elliott, Nate Lukas, Richard Fercovic, Shoes and Jakob's Night. 6:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Monday/Aug. 30

</b>Joe Zelek, Tyler Toliver and Casey. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 31

</b>Brainfang and The Silver Liners. 7:30 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.

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>The Dear Hunter, O’Brother and Midnight Masses. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

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