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<b>Thursday/June 10</b>

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

Sally Seltmann and Tamarama. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. jamminjava.com.

Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society. 2:30 p.m. at the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St., Falls Church. John Capobianco, on

‘Styling Your Chrysanthemum Bonsai.’ Free. 703-560-8776.

<b>Friday/June 11</b>

Celebrate Fairfax! Festival. 6 p.m.-12 a.m. on the grounds of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Rusted Root performs at 8 p.m. General admission seating is available for all performances at the Bud Light Main Stage. Six stages will be located throughout the festival site. All shows are free with daily tickets to the event. 703-324-3247 or www.celebratefairfax.com.

Cirque Dreams: Illumination. 8:30 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $45-$245. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Summer on the Green: Annapolis Bluegrass. 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.

“Tinner Hill: Portraits in Black and White.” 7:30 p.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church, 410 South Maple Ave., Falls Church. Theater based on the stories of local civil rights pioneers. $15 for Adults, $10 for students and seniors. www.creativecauldron.org or 571-239-5288.

"Suburban Motel." 8 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road in Tysons Corner. A funny cycle of plays with a pack of bizarre characters determined to survive. $25 adults, $15 students. www.1stStageTysons.org/motel.

English Conversation. 10 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Group for non-native English speakers of all levels. Adults. 703-938-0405.

Old Firehouse Teen Center Dance. 7-10 p.m. at The Old Firehouse Teen Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Disc jockey, Chipotle's Burrito Bowls and customized Green Screen photo. For rising 7th graders and all other middle schoolers. $15, $10 McLean district residents. Activity No. 5444.410. Register at 703-448-8336 (TEEN).

<b>Saturday/June 12</b>

Celebrate Fairfax! Festival. 10 a.m.-12 a.m. on the grounds of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Carolina Liar performs at 3 p.m. and KC & The Sunshine Band at 8 p.m. General admission seating is available for all performances at the Bud Light Main Stage. Six stages will be located throughout the festival site. All shows are free with daily tickets to the event. 703-324-3247 or www.celebratefairfax.com.

Cirque Dreams: Illumination. 8:30 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $45-$245. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Dork Diaries Book Signing. 3-5 p.m. at Simply Sparetime, 8310 Turning Leaf Lane, McLean. Meet the author and illustrator. Prizes and giveaways. www.simplysparetime.org or 703-288-9393.

Historic Vienna, Inc. Used Book Sale. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the lawn of the Freeman House, 131 Church Street, NE, Vienna. Current bestsellers, classics, travel, cookbooks, biography and history. All proceeds support the programs and activities of Historic Vienna, Inc. 703-928-5187.

Commemorate the Confederate Victory at the 1861 Battle of Vienna. 4 p.m. at the historic marker on W&OD Trail at mile marker 11.5, about 100 yd. north of where the trail crosses Park St., Vienna. Frank Stringfellow Camp #822 Sons of Confederate Veterans will host a short talk about the battle. Free and open to the public. 703-250-8705 or stringfellowbuva@att.net.

“Tinner Hill: Portraits in Black and White.” 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church, 410 South Maple Ave., Falls Church. Theater based on the stories of local civil rights pioneers. $15 for Adults, $10 for students and seniors. www.creativecauldron.org or 571-239-5288.

Fitness Practice. 8 a.m. at the Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. Yoga and Pilates. Bring yoga mat and water. Free. 703-288-9505.

Dulcie Taylor. 5 p.m. at the Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Avenue, McLean. Country. Free. 703-288-9505.

"Suburban Motel." 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road in Tysons Corner. A funny cycle of plays with a pack of bizarre characters determined to survive. $25 adults, $15 students. www.1stStageTysons.org/motel.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, Inc. 10 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Horticultural tips, techniques and advice. 703-293-6227.

Microsoft Excel. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Introduction to creating spreadsheets. Adults. 703-293-6227.

<b>Sunday/June 13</b>

Celebrate Fairfax! Festival. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on the grounds of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. Josh Thompson and Jimmy Wayne perform at 4:30 p.m. General admission seating is available for all performances at the Bud Light Main Stage. Six stages will be located throughout the festival site. All shows are free with daily tickets to the event. 703-324-3247 or www.celebratefairfax.com.

AR Rahman, Musician and Composer from Slumdog Millionaire film. 7:30 p.m. at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets are $45-$500 at www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT. www.arrahman.com or www.patriotcenter.com.

Summer on the Green: Kingsley Winter Band - Rock. 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.

Bluegrass Brunch with Dead Men’s Hollow. 1:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $8. jamminjava.com.

Into the Great Wide Open: Jammin’ Java’s Songwriters’ Circle. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $15 day of show. jamminjava.com.

Great Falls Summer Concerts 2010, Diamond Alley, a 5 piece Dance/Rock/Funk/Soul band, 6-8 p.m. at the Great Falls Village Centre.

Historic Vienna, Inc. Used Book Sale. 12-5 p.m. on the lawn of the Freeman House, 131 Church Street, NE, Vienna. Current bestsellers, classics, travel, cookbooks, biography and history. All proceeds support the programs and activities of Historic Vienna, Inc. 703-928-5187.

“Tinner Hill: Portraits in Black and White.” 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church, 410 South Maple Ave., Falls Church. Theater based on the stories of local civil rights pioneers. $15 for Adults, $10 for students and seniors. www.creativecauldron.org or 571-239-5288.

"Suburban Motel." 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road in Tysons Corner. A funny cycle of plays with a pack of bizarre characters determined to survive. $25 adults, $15 students. www.1stStageTysons.org/motel.

<b>Monday/June 14</b>

Uglysuit, Leroy Justice and Little Bigheart & The Wilderbeast. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/June 15</b>

Kina Grannis. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

Courtesan by Sarah Dunant. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Book Discussion. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call branch for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

<b>Wednesday/June 16</b>

Josh Hoge, Joe Firstman and Marianne Keith. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. $20. jamminjava.com.

Down on the Farm. 10:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Book Discussion. 6:45 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call branch for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

Blood of the Moon. 6 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Author Richard Gazala discusses his novel, Blood of the Moon. Books available for sale and signing. Adults. 703-938-0405.

The Laws of War. 7:30 p.m. at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Historian Keith Young on the Union Army's General Order 100, dictating the conduct of soldiers. Free. 703-591-0560.