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<b>Thursday/July 1</b>

Pat McGee Band. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $57-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Open Mic for Bands Night. 9 p.m. at Jimmy's Tavern, 697 Spring St., 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.

Wolftrap Childrens Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. Dinorock: The Great Dinosaur Mystery, 11:15 a.m. Hayes Greenfield’s Jazz-a-Ma-Tazz. Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

Swing Shift. 7:30 p.m. Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. New Orleans-style swing band. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Iona. 7 p.m. at Lake Anne Plaza, Reston. Traditional Pan-Celtic. www.mseproductions.com.

Rocknoceros. 7 p.m. Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Join Coach Cotton, Williebob, and Boogie Woogie Bennie for a rockin’ good time. Register at 703-437-8855.

ESL Beginners. 10 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Practice English in a group with a volunteer facilitator. Adults. 703-689-2700.

A Very Buggy Story Time! 10:30 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Story time about bugs. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-689-2700.

<b>Friday/July 2</b>

Gipsy Kings. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $58-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/July 3</b>

Punk/Funk/Reggae Benefit Show. 3-10 p.m. at 750 Center St., Herndon. Proceeds benefit Link Inc., providing food and financial assistance to people in need in Herndon, Sterling and Ashburn. Music by Soul Craft, Walk the Plank, Funk U, Never Submit, One Slack Mind and more. Refreshments by Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern. Admission $8. www.linkagainsthunger.org.

Gipsy Kings. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $58-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Wolftrap Childrens Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. Dinorock: The Great Dinosaur Mystery, 11:15 a.m. Hayes Greenfield’s Jazz-a-Ma-Tazz. Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

Swingin’ on the Town. 7:30 p.m. at the Reston Town Center, 1760 Reston Parkway, Reston. Upper East Side Big Band, swing and 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/July 4</b>

Fireworks Display And Family Fun. Lake Fairfax Park,1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston. Starting at 10 a.m. visitors can picnic in the park, ride a horse on the antique carousel, travel around the lake on a paddle boat, ride on the tour boat, children’s moonbounce and more. 703-471-5415.

*Sponsor a duck in the Toy Duck Races at 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

*Marina and carousel, open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

*Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole, open 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

*Fireworks begin at approximately 9:15 p.m.

<b>Tuesday/July 6</b>

Wolftrap Childrens Theatre in the Woods. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. 10 a.m. Culkin School of Irish Dance: Tir na nOg, 11:15 a.m. Robbie Schaefer: Songs for Kids Like Us. Free workshops follow the 10 a.m. performance; reservations required at 703-255-1824. $8-$10. www.wolftrap.org.

Literary Heroines. 7 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Explore the role of female characters. My Antonia by Willa Cather. Adults. 703-242-4020.

ESL Advanced. 10:30 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Practice English in a group with a volunteer facilitator. Adults. 703-689-2700.

<b>Wednesday/July 7</b>

Bill Wellington. 10 a.m. Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. Folklore with songs, tales, tunes and poetry on banjo, fiddle and guitar. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Mamma Mia! 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $44-$231. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

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

Drawing, Anime and More. 7 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Explore techniques and tips in this hands-on workshop with artist Lydia Bratton. Age 12-18. 703-689-2700.