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<b>Thursday/June 3</b>

2010 Herndon Festival. 6 to 10 p.m. at the Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. Bill Kirchen, Who’s Bad tribute to Michael Jackson, and Gantzer & Groover. Carnival, fireworks on Thursday and Saturday, children’s hands-on art area, arts & crafts show, business expo, 10K/5K races and fitness expo, K-9 2K and Doggie Expo and a variety of ethnic food vendors. Free and open to the public, although there is a charge for some activities. www.Herndonfestival.net.

Daryl Davis. 7:30 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. Blues, rockabilly, rock’n’roll, boogie woogie and more. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Open Mic for Bands Night. 9 p.m. at Jimmy's Tavern, 697 Spring St., Old Town Herndon. Bands will receive 30 minutes to play, and must pre-sign with Andre’ Love at soulcraftmusic@yahoo.com or 703-984-9114. Walk–ins will only be accepted if time permits. All types of music welcomed. 703-435-5467.

<b>Friday/June 4</b>

Jazz Dessert Concert. 7:30 p.m. at the Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. With the South Lakes High School Jazz Hawks and the Langston Hughes Middle School Jazz Ensemble. Proceeds go to the South Lakes High School Band Boosters for new band uniforms. $15 Adults, $8 Students, under age 12 free with adult. www.southlakesbandboosters.org.

2010 Herndon Festival. 5 to 11 p.m. at the Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. Hotel California tribute to the Eagles and Davy Knowles & Back Door Slam. Carnival, children’s hands-on art area, arts & crafts show, business expo, 10K/5K races and fitness expo, K-9 2K and Doggie Expo and a variety of ethnic food vendors. Free and open to the public, although there is a charge for some activities. www.Herndonfestival.net.

Herndon High School International Night Concert, 6:30 p.m. in the school's auditorium. The concert will feature dances and songs, reflecting the many nationalities of the students who attend the high school. Tickets will be $3.

Reston V.I.P. 2 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Support group for people with vision loss. Adults. 703-689-2700.

<b>Saturday/June 5</b>

Opening Reception. 6 to 8 p.m. Reston Museum & Shop, 1639 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Village Center, Reston. Reston Stream Restoration, presented by Wetland Studies. Free. www.RestonMuseum.org.

2010 Herndon Festival. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. The Grandsons, Gabe Dixon and Marshall Crenshaw. Carnival, fireworks on Thursday and Saturday, children’s hands-on art area, arts & crafts show, business expo, 10K/5K races and fitness expo and a variety of ethnic food vendors. Free and open to the public, although there is a charge for some activities. www.Herndonfestival.net.

In conjunction with the Tracie Griffith Tso exhibit and sale event, running until June 15 at the Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, located at 2310 Colts Neck Road in Reston, a reception is being held from 1 to 3 p.m. The public can visit with the artist and see the demonstration of her traditional brushpainting techniques. The community center is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday; and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. For further information call the Reston Community Center at 703-476-4500 or visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com and www.inksart.com.

K9-2K Dog Walk & Doggie Expo. Bready Park 814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon. Registration begins 8:15 a.m., Walk at 9 a.m. and Expo at 10 a.m. Held in conjunction with the Herndon Festival. $15 before May 30 and $20 from May 31-June 5. $10 for each additional dog from the same household. barknbubblesdogwash.com.

Stompin’ at the Savoy with the Radio King Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. at the Reston Town Center, 1760 Reston Parkway, Reston. Swing, big band jazz. www.restontowncenter.com.

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.

<b>Sunday/June 6</b>

2010 Herndon Festival. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. The Ultimate Tribute to Sir Elton John and Billy Joel. Carnival, children’s hands-on art area, arts & crafts show, business expo, 10K/5K races and fitness expo, K-9 2K and Doggie Expo and a variety of ethnic food vendors. Free and open to the public, although there is a charge for some activities. www.Herndonfestival.net.

<b>Monday/June 7</b>

Jeff Beck. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $74-471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

ESL Beginners. 11 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. ESL conversation group. Adults. 703-689-2700.

<b>Tuesday/June 8</b>

Money Matters. 7 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Monthly group discussion focuses on personal finance and investing. Suggested reading: The Little Book of Common Sense Investing. 703-242-4020.

ESL Advanced. 11 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Practice your English in a group with a volunteer facilitator. Adults. 703-689-2700.

<b>Wednesday/June 9</b>

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra's OTO Brass Quintet. 10 a.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. The symphony’s introduction to five of the brass instruments that add brilliance to an orchestra’s sound. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

English Conversation Group. 10 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. English practice for adult non-native speakers every Wednesday. 703-242-4020.

Book Discussion. 10:30 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich. Adults. 703-689-2700.

<b>Thursday/June 10</b>

Luke Brindley. 7:30 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Swing Dance with King Teddy. 7:30 at The Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. 703-424-1745 or www.headoverheelsdance.com.

Friends of the Library Book Discussion. 7:30 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. "The Book Thief" by Marcus Zusak. Adults. 703-689-2700.