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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/May 27

</b>Michael Franti & Spearhead. 7 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $74-$471. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Englishman and Shango Band, Fairgrounds, The Fielding Mellish and Open 24. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/May 28

</b>Chick-fil-A Salute to Veterans Complimentary Buffet. 3-5 p.m. at Chick-fil-A, inside the main entrance between Sears and Macy’s, 11750 Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax. Veterans are invited to bring family and friends. Charles Anderson, a veteran of WWII, Korea and Vietnam will participate. 703-963-6699 or www.chick-fil-a/fairoaksmall.com.

Garrison Keillor: A Prairie Home Companion Live Broadcast. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $48-$298. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/May 29

</b>Fair Oaks Volunteer Fire & Rescue Ambulance Chase 5k and Half-Mile Fun Run. At the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. The half mile fun run is at 8 a.m. and the 5k is at 8:30 a.m. Chase a screaming ambulance around the race course. On-line registration available www.fovfr.org. Onsite registration also available. hanabrilliant@yahoo.com.

Meet the Generals: Civil War Living History Program. 2 p.m. at the Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Ask General Robert E. Lee a question: meet and talk with Al Stone, a living history educator who portrays Lee, and other re-enactors portraying Union and Confederate Generals and other officers. Free. 703-591-0560.

Garrison Keillor: A Prairie Home Companion Live Broadcast. 5:45 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $48-$353. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners. 10 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Horticultural tips, information, techniques and advice to home gardeners. 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. Call for an appointment. Adults. 703-249-1520.

Neighborhood Plant Clinic. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association gives tips and strategies. 703-978-5600.

Sonorus Wizard Rock Festival. 11:30 a.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $20. jamminjava.com.

Ballyhoo! and Mojo. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. jamminjava.com.

Fairfax Swimming Pool Open House. 12-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Swimming Pool, 4200 Roberts Road. A moonbounce for children, pizza for sale and free swimming for non-members. www.fairfaxpool.com.

<b>Sunday/May 30

</b>2010 Summer Blast Off: "The President's Own." 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. United States Marine Band, with fireworks. Free. www.wolftrap.org. or 703-255-1868.

Rolling Thunder. Motorcycles will begin gathering at 6:30 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Route 29, between Draper Drive and Eaton Place. Police, fire and rescue groups, the Fairfax High School Marching Band and the Fire Department Emerald Society Pipe Band will parade starting at Capt. Pell’s at 7:30 a.m. U.S.A.F. Ret. Gen. Richard Myers, past chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will deliver the keynote address and lead the ride at 9 a.m. www.rideofthepatriots.com.

Ephemeral Sun, 3rd Degree and Brave. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

<b>Monday/May 31

</b>Battle of Ox Hill (Chantilly) Memorial Event. 2 p.m. at Ox Hill Battlefield, at the intersection of Monument Dr. and West Ox Road, Fairfax. The Father William Corby Division or the Ancient Order of Hibernians is planning a ceremony to honor the men who fought and died at the Battle of Ox Hill (Chantilly). With a speaker, color guards, period music and refreshments. Open to the public. 703-978-8265.

<b>Tuesday/June 1

</b>Owen Danoff, Parliament Hill and Laura Tsaggaris. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10 advance, $13 day of show. jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/June 2

</b>Riverdance. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$192. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Rockin’ Fund Raiser with Floyd the Barber. 2 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/June 3

</b>Riverdance. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$192. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Brendan James and Chase Coy. 6:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12 advance, $15 day of show. jamminjava.com.

Johnny A. 9 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/June 4

</b>International Fashion Show. 7 p.m. at Fairfax Church Of Christ, 3901 Rugby Road, Fairfax. Includes silent auction of artwork. Proceeds help Project A.S.H.A. Bangladesh raise money for the Dhaka Shishu Hospital, providing medical care to impoverished children. Tickets $10, under age 5 free. fatima.m.hayat@gmail.com.

Memphis 59. 7:30 p.m. at Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Drive, Fairfax. A combination of rock, alt-country and pop. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Riverdance. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$192. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Ari Hest and Sarah Siskind. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $15. jamminjava.com.

Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles with Memphis 59. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. jamminjava.com.

White Elephant Sale. 5-8 p.m. at St. Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Furniture, antiques, toys, books and more. Preview, $5 admission. 703-323-0345.

Friends of the Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

<b>Saturday/June 5

</b>City of Fairfax Police Bike Rodeo 2010. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Daniels Run Elementary School, 3705 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. The Rodeo focuses on teaching bicycle safety, the importance of wearing a helmet, proper helmet fitting, and traffic safety tips. Children will receive a bicycle safety inspection and a helmet fitting check and their skills will be tested on an obstacle course. Children participating must bring their bike, be accompanied by an adult and must wear a helmet. 703-273-2889 or PIO@Fairfaxva.gov.

Riverdance. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$192. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association. Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church. Line dance lessons beginning at 7:30 p.m., couples specialty dance at 8 p.m. Open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. Couples and singles welcome. Admission $5-$12. www.nvcwda.org or 703-860-4941.

Nathaniel Rateliff. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

Mista Forty’s Birthday Special with DIA, Mista Forty, Sonny Black and Socz and DJ StarChild. 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

City of Fairfax Band Alzheimer’s Benefit Concert. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Singers Debbie Fravitte, Michael McGuire and Christiane Noll and music director Robert Pouliot. 703-328-8036 or jmellish@fairfaxband.org.

White Elephant Sale. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at St Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Furniture, antiques, toys, books and more. Free admission. 703-323-0345.

Friends of the Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. 703-249-1520.

<b>Sunday/June 6

</b>American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras. 3 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. New musical director Daniel Spalding’s inaugural concert as conductor of the American Youth Philharmonic. Tickets are $14 adults, $10 age 62 and up, $10 students with ID, free for ages five and under. Tickets can be purchased at www.aypo.org or at the door.

Riverdance. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $46-$192. 703-938-2404 or www.wolftrap.org.

Athlete and Carney. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $12. jamminjava.com.

White Elephant Sale. 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at St. Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax. Furniture, antiques, toys, books and more. Free admission. 703-323-0345.

<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.

Open Mic Showcase hosted by Ron Goad. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $2. jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/June 8

</b>Cary Hudson with Judd and Maggie. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $10. jamminjava.com.

Procul Harum and Jethro Tull. 8 p.m. at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 703-938-2404 or 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.

<b>Wednesday/June 9

</b>Not So Modern Jazz Quartet. 7:30 p.m. at Mason District Park Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. A combo playing in the club venue styles of the ‘20s, ‘30s and ‘40s. Free. 703-324-7469 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances.

Tom Russell. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. $22. jamminjava.com.