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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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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.

Civil War Railroads Talk. 7:30 p.m. at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Semi-annual meeting of Historic Fairfax, Inc., with speaker Ron Beavers on “Railroad Use in the Eastern Theater of the Civil War.” Free. 703-385-8414.

<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.

Paul Reisler & Friends. 7:30 p.m. Mason District Park Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

TimbaSon La Original. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Traditional and new Cuban folk music. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

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.

Lunch Bunnies. 12 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Bring lunch and listen to stories. Birth-5 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Choice selections offered by the Friends of the Pohick Regional Library. 703-644-7333.

<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., 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.

DinoRock. 10 a.m. Burke Lake Park Amphitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. A musical fossil fantasy that opens in the bedroom of a little boy named Nelson who is afraid to go to sleep. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Spring Festival and Community Yard Sale. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Fairfax Christian Church, 10185 Main St., Fairfax. Free children’s games, moonbounce, face painting, bake sale, burgers and more. FairfaxChristianChurch@gmail.com.

Knit in Public Day. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Kitty Pozer Garden, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Bring chairs, snacks to share and a project. Goodie bags will be raffled. www.meetup.com/Knittogetherfairfax or 214-727-3160.

Young at Heart Country Breakfast. 8-10 a.m. at Green Acres School Cafeteria, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Sausage gravy, biscuits, grits, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, milk, coffee and tea, juice, and fruit. Pre-purchased tickets $6 adult, $4 age 10 and under. At door $7 adult, $4 age 10 and under. Open to the public, checks or cash only. 703-359-2487.

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.

One-on-One Computer Tutoring. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Learn to use a computer and navigate the Internet. Call to reserve. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Gardening tips and strategies. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

The Mark Morris Dance Group. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, will begin at 7:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. This performance was rescheduled from Feb. 5 and 6 due to the snowstorm; tickets issued for the Saturday, Feb. 6 performance will be honored for the June 12 performance. Tickets are $22-$44, available at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

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

<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.

Rock the House 8K. 8 a.m. at Celebrate Fairfax! On the grounds of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. USATF certified course. Benefiting Alternative House, an abused and homeless children’s refuge. $30-$35. Register at www.runwashington.com. www.thealternativehouse.org

Civil War Talk and Walking Tour. Fairfax Museum and Visitors Center, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. 2 p.m., historian Edward C. Trexler presents an illustrated talk on “The Skirmish at Fairfax Courthouse,” followed by a 4 p.m. guided walking tour of Civil War sites in downtown Fairfax. Free. 703-385-8414.

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.

Elijah Oratorio of Felix Mendelssohn. 7 p.m. at Providence Presbyterian Church, 9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. With conductor Terry Stoneberg, organist Jane Moore Kaye, soprano Linda Kiemel, mezzo-soprano Shelley Waite, tenor Robert Petillo and baritone Rolland Stoneberg. Artists’ reception to follow concert. Tickets $15-$25. 703-978-3934 or www.providencechurch.org.

Used Book Sale. 1-4:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Animal Lovers Event. 1-4 at the Fairfax City Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Brochures and information about pets and wildlife. Free. 703-293-6227 or 571-236-9056.

<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.

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. 703-978-5600.

<b>Tuesday/June 15

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

Evening Book Discussion. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. “In the Company of the Courtesan” by Sarah Dunant. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Book Discussion Group. 11 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Silas Marner by George Eliot. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Book Discussion Group. 6:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Gardening tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Reading Across the Centuries. 6:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Symposium by Plato. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Evening Book Discussion Group. 6:45 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. So Big by Edna Ferber. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Fairfax Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 noon, at Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax.

<b>Wednesday/June 16

</b>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.

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.

Needlework Group. 10:30 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Bring a project to work on and enjoy the company of other needlecrafters. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Tiny Tots. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Very short stories and activities. Age 13-17 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Small Oneders. 11:15 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories and activities for toddlers. Age 18-23 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Writers' Roundtable. 6 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Discuss your work with other writers. Adults. 703-644-7333.

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

<b>Thursday/June 17

</b>Fred Eaglesmith and The Ginn Sisters. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Afternoon Reading Group. 1 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Afternoon Book Discussion Group. 1 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Call for title. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Practicing Positive Discipline. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. How to encourage positive behavior and discourage negative behavior. This program presented in Korean. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Friday/June 18

</b>Cats. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $44-$245. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Struan Shields CD Release, Berrett and Harrison and Alexis Babini. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. jamminjava.com.

Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound. 9:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. jamminjava.com.

City of Fairfax Band Alte Kameraden. 7:30 p.m. Mason District Park Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Octoberfest style with authentic fest musik and ‘gemutlichkeit’. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

The Jukebox Chronicles. 7:30 p.m. Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. Free. 703-324-7469.

SkateFest Fairfax Preliminary Rounds. 4-7 p.m. at Wakefield Skate Park, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale. Preliminary rounds of the SK8 For A Cause and SkateFest Fairfax skateboard competition. The competition will continue on Saturday, June 19. Sign up at www.skatefestfairfax.com or visit Fairfax Surf Shop, 3936 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. 703-425-5400 or jolleen@skatefestfarifax.com.

cal1>Saturday/June 19

</b>Mosby Bus Tour. Sign in 8:15 a.m. at the Truro Rectory, 10520 Main St., Fairfax. Visit some unknown Mosby sites in Fairfax County. Arrive back at the Rectory approximately 5:30. Stuart-Mosby Historical Society members $65, non-members $75. Historian Tom Evans will sign books before the tour. Contact Don Hakenson at 703-971-4984 or dhakenson@cox.net.

Memories of the Korean War: Concert & Picture Exhibition. 7 p.m. at George Mason Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. A choral art performance in remembrance of the Korean War 60 years ago. Samuel Barber's Agnus Dei, U.S. military Songs and more accompanied by a full orchestra. A Korean War Picture exhibition will also be a part of honoring and appreciating Korean War Veterans. Free for veterans; reservations required. $25-$45. 240-483-5593 or clee13@hotmail.com.

SkateFest Fairfax ‘Go Skateboarding Day.’ 1-7 p.m. at Wakefield Skate Park, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale. SK8 For A Cause participants will follow a check pointed route through the park, with over $5,000 in prizes, food, activities. giveaways, games, open skate and music. Try out for the Fairfax Surf Shop Skate Team. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Hospital National Medical Center. 703-425-5400 or jolleen@skatefestfarifax.com.

Cats. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $44-$245. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Rocknoceros Family Happy Hour. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

Box & Won and Shawn Sky. 9:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra's OTO Woodwind Quartet. 10 a.m. Burke Lake Park Amphitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. An introduction to five of the reed instruments that provide some of the orchestra’s most deeply colorful sounds. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

The 170th Birthday of Confederate Spy Frank Stringfellow. 1 p.m. at his grave, section A lot 1 site 1, Ivy Hill Cemetery, 2328 King St., Alexandria. Frank Stringfellow Camp #822 Sons of Confederate Veterans will host a short talk about its namesake and present a wreath. Free and open to the public. 703-250-8705 or stringfellowbuva@att.net.

Recycling/Shredding Event. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Paul VI Catholic High School, 10675 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax. Proceeds go to the Teacher Scholarship Program. $8 per 12"x10"x15" box. 703-352-0925 or www.TrueShred.com.

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.

One-on-One Computer Tutoring. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Learn to use a computer and navigate the Internet. Call to reserve. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Gardening tips and strategies. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association at Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church. 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.

Fair Oaks Mall Eighth Annual Balloon Day. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Fair Oaks Mall Grand Court, 11750 Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax. With a clown and free balloons for every child. Coupons and special offers from participating stores and restaurants available. www.ShopFairOaksMall.com.

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

<b>Sunday/June 20

</b>NAACP Fairfax County Youth Council Meeting. 4 p.m. at the George Mason University Johnson Center, Robeson Room, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Meetings are open to youth ages 10-20. restonbell7@gmail.com.

Cats. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $44-$245. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Acoustic performance by Justin Currie and Graham Colton. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $18. jamminjava.com.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Gardening tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Monday/June 21

</b>Earth, Wind & Fire. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $58-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Marc Capponi’s Summer Solstice Spectacular. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

Catholic Charities’ Annual Golf Tournament. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. at International Country Club, 13200 Lee Jackson Highway, Fairfax. Putting contest and silent auction, lunch, access to the putting green and driving range beginning at 11 a.m., and beverages during the tournament. Also included are greens fee, golf cart, goody bag, a cocktail reception and dinner. $275 registration fee. Proceeds support programs and services of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington. 703-841-3835 or www.ccda.net.

Chess Club. 3:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Learn the rules and strategy, play the game. Age 6-14. 703-644-7333.

<b>Tuesday/June 22

</b>The Fold, McTwist, Jonas Sees In Color and Breaking Borders. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. 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.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Gardening tips and advice. Adults. 703-644-7333.

Teen Book Group. 6 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. What's hot and what's not. Age 13-18. 703-644-7333.

Fairfax Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-12 noon, at Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax.

<b>Wednesday/June 23

</b>AR Rahman, Musician and Composer from “Slumdog Millionaire.” 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.

Jer Coons and Taylor Carson. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

Evening Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Call for title. Adults. 703-249-1520.

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

<b>Thursday/June 24

</b>Natalie Cole. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $64-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Movies Under the Moon: Casablanca (PG). Gates open 6:30 p.m., movies begin 8:30 p.m. at Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. 703-776-2235 or www.moviesunderthemoon.org.

Meg Hutchinson and Devon Sproule. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. jamminjava.com.

The Magic of Reading. 4:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Enjoy magic, comedy and fun with Jay Mattioli. Age 6-12. Tickets distributed beginning 30 minutes before the event, first come, first served. 703-644-7333.