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‘Woman in Blue’ by Atelier Artist Elaine Elinsky, Acrylic on Canvas: 24 X 24. Opening reception for ‘Figurative Works’ at the GFFFTA Gallery will be held on Friday, March 5, 7-9 p.m. at 1144-D and 1144-G Walker Road, in Leigh Corners, Great Falls.

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<b>Thursday/Feb. 25</b>

Patrick Henry Book Club. 1 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Book discussion. Call for title. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Book Buddy Reading Reinforcement Program. 4:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Read to a Big Buddy for 30 minutes once a week. Age 6-8. 703-242-4020.

Trevor Hall and Jer Coons. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

George C. Marshall High School International Night and Silent Auction. 5:30 p.m. at Marshall HS, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Sponsored by the Marshall PTSA. 703-336-2134.

Lavay Smith. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $60-$177. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Friday/Feb. 26</b>

The Virginia Opera presents Mozart’s Don Giovanni. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center For The Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $48-$98. 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com.

Dear Sara Jane. 7:30 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

By The Bog of Cats. 8 p.m. at 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. 1st Stage, Fairfax County's non-profit professional theatre, presents a loose retelling of Euripides' Medea, set in rural Ireland. Tickets $25 adults, $15 students. 703-854-1856 or www.1stStageTysons.org/cats.

English Conversation. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for adult non-native English speakers. 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.

Jammin’ Java’s Mid-Atlantic Band Battle II Finals. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. $10. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Mclean Art Society with Judy Wengrovitz. 10 a.m. at the Mclean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Wengrovitz is a watercolorist who does plein aire landscapes and still lifes. Her talk will focus on the use of sketch books to capture scenes for further use in paintings. Guests welcome. 703-790-0123.

‘The Wizard of Oz.’ 7:30 p.m. at Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road, McLean. $10 adult, $5 student. 703-790-5450 or www.oakcrest.org.

<b>Saturday/Feb. 27</b>

Black History Celebration. 3-5 p.m. at Historic Pleasant Grove Church, 8641 Lewinsville Road, McLean. Voices of Worship community choir to present a musical journey through African-American history, including a sing-along with the audience. Free admission. Refreshments served, and museum viewing available. 703-893-9075 or www.historicpleasantgrove.org.

Dear Sara Jane. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

By The Bog of Cats. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. Tickets $25 adults, $15 students. 703-854-1856 or www.1stStageTysons.org/cats.

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

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy: Masters of the Fiddle. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $22-$44. Youth through grade 12, half price. Charge at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Vienna-Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce Casino Night & Taste of the Town. 7pm-12 a.m. at Westwood Country Club, 800 Maple Ave., E., Vienna. Samples from area eateries, cash bar, live auction, casino games and more. Prizes include trips, gift certificates, gift baskets, jewelry and more. $75 in advance, $85 at the door. 703-281-1333 or www.vtrcc.org.

Civil War Author Book Mart. 12-4 p.m. at The Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Local and regional Civil War authors and film directors will discuss, sell, and sign their fiction and non-fiction books and film productions. Sales include a 20% donation to the preservation of Historic Blenheim. Cash or checks only. Light refreshments served. 703-591-0560.

‘The Wizard of Oz.’ 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road, McLean. $10 adult, $5 student. Talk-back with the cast and crew after the 11 a.m. show. 703-790-5450 or www.oakcrest.org.

<b>Sunday/Feb. 28</b>

The Virginia Opera presents Mozart’s Don Giovanni. 2 p.m. at George Mason University Center For The Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $48-$98. 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com.

Disney Live Rockin' Road Show. 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. At the George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $22-$55. Tickets available by Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Dear Sara Jane. 2 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

By The Bog of Cats. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons Corner. Tickets $25 adults, $15 students. 703-854-1856 or www.1stStageTysons.org/cats.

Beth Patterson: Celtic-Cajun traditional and original songs. 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at The Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. $15. Reserve at703-759-3309. www.oldbrogue.com.

Beth Rinaldo, Scott Holland & Friends CD Release and The Honey Dewdrops. 2 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. $8. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Amadeus Concerts: Sivan Silver and Gil Garburg Piano Duo. 4 p.m. at Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. N.E., Vienna. $25. Tickets may be purchased at the door or at www.amadeusconcerts.com.

The Washington Area Music Association 24th Wammies Award Show. 8 p.m. at the State Theatre, 220 North Washington St., Falls Church. $35 non-members, $20 WAMA members, $15 nominees. www.wamadc.com or 703-368-3300.

<b>Monday/March 1</b>

British alternative rock band Muse with Silversun Pickups. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets $55, available online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 703-993-3035. www.muse.mu or www.patriotcenter.com.

<b>Tuesday/March 2</b>

The Woman's Club of McLean. 11:30 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1205 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. Roger Mudd, CBS newsman, will discuss his book "The Place to be: Washington, CBS, and the Glory Days of Television News". All are invited. Bring a donation of food for SHARE, Inc., as admission. pnkburn@verizon.net.

<b>Thursday/March 4</b>

The Guggenheim Grotto and Tiger Cooke. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. $12. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Tennessee Williams' ‘Orpheus Descending.’ 8 p.m. at George Mason University TheatreSpace, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $12. 703-993-8888.

<b>Friday/March 5</b>

Dear Sara Jane. 7:30 p.m. At The Soundry, 316 Dominion Road, Vienna. www.soundry.net

Chase Coy. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

That 1 Guy ‘Packs a Wallop’ Tour. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. $12 advance, $15 day of show. 703-255-1566 or www.jamminjava.com.

Opening reception for ‘Figurative Works’ at the GFFFTA Gallery. 7 p.m. 1144-D and 1144-G Walker Road, Great Falls. Works by the 16 members of the Artists' Atelier. Exhibit continues through March, and is open 12-4 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment. www.greatfallsfoundationforarts.org or 571-214-6784.

Ryan McCoy: Intersections of Meaning Opening Reception. 7-9 p.m. at Red Caboose Gallery, 138 Church St. N.E., Vienna. McCoy structures memories and experiences to create what he calls Intersections of meaning and association. The exhibit will run through April 4. 703-349-7178

Tennessee Williams' ‘Orpheus Descending.’ 8 p.m. at George Mason University TheatreSpace, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $12. 703-993-8888.