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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/July 29

</b>Aretha Franklin. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $45 in-house, $25 lawn. www.wolftrap.org.

Wolftrap Childrens Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. Maryland Youth Ballet: Caroline Goes to the Zoo, 11:15 a.m. Bob Brown Puppets: Dragon Feathers. Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers and Matt Hires. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. jamminjava.com.

City of Fairfax Concert Band. 8 p.m. at Veterans Amphitheater, City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. A mixed program of classical pieces, marches and Broadway tunes. Free admission. Weather permitting. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. 703-757-0220 or www.fairfaxband.org.

<b>Friday/July 30

</b>Billy Woodward & the Senders. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park: 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Rock, R&B and soul. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers and Matt Hires. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. jamminjava.com.

NSO@Wolf Trap: Distant Worlds, Music From Final Fantasy. 8:30 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Arnie Roth, Conductor. $20-$52 www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/July 31

</b>Wolftrap Childrens Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. Maryland Youth Ballet: Caroline Goes to the Zoo, 11:15 a.m. Bob Brown Puppets: Dragon Feathers. Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

Pirate Jack. 10 a.m. Burke Lake Park Amphitheater: 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Live music. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

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

An Evening with Asylum Street Spankers. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $17. jamminjava.com.

The Chuck Shaffer Picture Show, Conditions and Madrone. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. 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. Adults. 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. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Country Western Dance at the Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. Intermediate Two Step lessons begin at 7:30 p.m. Open dancing 8:30-11 p.m., including Two Step, waltz, line, swing, cha-cha and more. Admission $5-$12. www.nvcwda.org or 703-860-4941.

NSO@Wolf Trap: The Planets in HD. 8:30 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Emil de Cou, conductor. $20-$52. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Sunday/Aug. 1

</b>The Goodnight Anthem, Jonas Sees In Color, The Love Light and Forever Is Forever. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Reggae: For the Love of It with Beres Hammond, Inner Circle, Kenyatta Hill of Culture, Lenya Wilks and DJ Inferno. 3 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $42 in-house, $25 lawn. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Monday/Aug. 2

</b>Alejandro Sanz. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $54-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 3

</b>Willie Nelson. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $54-$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. 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.

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.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 4

</b>Chris Botti. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $53-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

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

The Rocketboys, Death On Two Wheels, Andy Zipf and MusicPlayer. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 18

</b>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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<b>Tuesday/Aug. 24

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

<b>Wednesday/Aug. 25

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

<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.

<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.

<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.

<b>Wednesday/Sept. 1

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