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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/Nov. 4

</b>Danielle Ate the Sandwich. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour. 1-5 p.m. at George Mason University Dewberry Hall, University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets are free. Register at november4.eventbrite.com.

Battlefield Band. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Traditional and contemporary Scottish music. $24. www.wolftrap.org.

Shake, Rattle and Roll. 11:30 a.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Stories and activities. Age 2-3 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Friends of the Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Great books at great prices. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Kings Park Library. 703-978-5600.

<b>Friday/Nov. 5

</b>Lar Lubovitch Dance Company. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Modern dance ensemble. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 45 minutes prior to the performance on the Center’s Grand Tier III. $22-$44. Charge tickets at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Acoustic In-The-Round with Eric Brace, Dan Navarro and Peter Cooper. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

“Little Women: The Musical.” 7:30 p.m. at W. T. Woodson High School Auditorium, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. Presented by the WT Woodson Drama Department. www.wtwdrama.org.

Friends of the Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Great books at great prices. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Kings Park Library. 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. All ages. 703-644-7333.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 6

</b>BBC Concert Orchestra under Principal Conductor Keith Lockhart. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Balakirev’s Overture on Three Russian Folk Songs; Prokofiev’s “Classical” Symphony No. 1, Op. 25; and Stravinsky’s “The Firebird Suite” (1919 version). Pianist Ilya Yakushev performs Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, 7:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. $30-$60. Charge tickets at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

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

Jimmy Lange Boxing. 7 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 University Drive, Fairfax. D.C. vs. Baltimore fighters. Tickets $35-$500 at 703-573-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com. www.jimmylangeboxing.com.

Sixth Annual Fairfax County History Conference. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Local authors and historians, history groups’ plans for 2010-2011, Civil War Sesquicentennial programs, exhibits, lectures and more. $20. Pre-registration required with Michelle Alexander, Resource Management Division, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 936, Fairfax 22035-1118. Contact Lynn Garvey-Hodge, 703-322-1811 or lghassoc@erols.com.

“Little Women: The Musical.” 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at W. T. Woodson High School Auditorium, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. Presented by the WT Woodson Drama Department. www.wtwdrama.org.

Mistletoe Market and Holiday Benefit. 1-5 p.m. at the Fairfax County Police Association Hall, 5625 Revercomb Court, Fairfax. Clothing, gourmet foods, gifts, children's items, jewelry and more. Personal shoppers will be on hand to help figure out what to choose for someone on your list. Proceeds benefit the Fairfax County Fallen Officers Memorial Fund. Sponsored by The Fairfax County Police Wives Club. 703-581-3433.

The Nields with Sweet Remains. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Folk/rock and an acoustic trio. www.wolftrap.org.

Saengerbund Fall Concert. 6 p.m. at the Kena Ballroom, 9001 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Dancing and German food. Wine and beer available. www.saengerbund.org.

Friends of the Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Great books at great prices. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Kings Park Library. 703-978-5600.

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Choice selections offered by the Friends of the Pohick Regional Library. All ages. 703-644-7333.

<b>Sunday/Nov. 7

</b>Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel. 7 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Performance of Robert Schumann works. With a free Young Artists Musicale at 6 p.m. in the Concert Hall lobby, with piano students, grades 3-12, and winners of the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association Honors Recitals. $19-$38, youth through grade 12 half-price. Charge tickets at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

The Wiggles Wiggly Circus Live. 2 p.m. at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 University Drive, Fairfax. Join The Wiggles, Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Henry the Octopus, Wags the Dog and all the Wiggly Dancers. $15-$76, available at www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT.

Daniel Cho Benefit Concert, Euphonism, Cate Song and Left On Vermont. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Fifth Annual Jewish Book Festival. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. 703-323-0880 or www.jccnv.org. Breakfast with Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat. 9:30 a.m. Cathleen Schine, author of “The Three Weissmanns of Westport”. 2 p.m. Mark Feldstein, author of “Poisoning the Press: Richard Nixon, Jack Anderson, and the Rise of Washington’s Scandal Culture”. 7 p.m.

Used Book Sale. 1-4:30 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Choice selections offered by the Friends of the Pohick Regional Library. All ages. 703-644-7333.

<b>Monday/Nov. 8

</b>Fifth Annual Jewish Book Festival. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. With Lloyd Wolf, Jewish documentary photojournalist/artist at 11:45 a.m. 703-323-0880 or www.jccnv.org.

You Can Live Well Workshops. 1:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Dept. Family Services Meeting. 703-293-6227.

Book Buddies. 4 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Beginning readers practice their reading skills with a young adult volunteer. Age 5-9 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Lunch Bunch. 12:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Bring lunch and listen to stories. Tickets available at information desk 30 minutes before program begins. Age 3-5 years with adult. 703-249-1520.

Always Know Your Fire Safety! 3:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Learn and practice important fire safety concepts from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Age 6-12. 703-978-5600.

<b>Tuesday/Nov. 9

</b>Curtis Peoples, Taylor Carson, Scott Simons and Chris Mann. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Conversation group for people learning English. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Fairfax Bibliophiles Book Collecting Group. 7:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Topic to be decided. 703-293-6227.

Mother-Daughter Book Club. 7 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Book club for girls and their moms. Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett. Age 9-11 and moms. 703-249-1520.

Paws to Read. 4 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Practice reading with Ralph, a trained therapy dog. Call or sign up online for a 15-minute session. Age 6-10 with an adult. 703-978-5600.

Calling All Guys. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Book discussion group for boys. The Cay by Theodore Taylor. Age 9-12 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Let's Hear It for the Girls. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. All girls book discussion group. “Bat 6” by Virginia Euwer Wolff. Age 9-12 with adult female. 703-978-5600.

Bearly Autumn. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories and activities about bears. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Daytime Book Discussion Group. 1 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. The Gatekeeper: Memoirs of a CIA Polygraph Examiner by John F. Sullivan. Adults. 703-644-7333.

<b>Wednesday/Nov. 10

</b>Shane Hines CD Release and Eric Stepanian CD Release. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Artists’ Reception. 6 p.m. at George Mason University Fine Art Gallery, Art & Design Building, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Artists Jonathan Monaghan, Leah Frankel, Michael Iacovone and Lina Vargas De La Hoz in the exhibit “Confluence: 4 from the Hamiltonian”. jgrazia1@gmu.edu.

Fairfax Station Railroad Museum Civil War Forum. 7:30 p.m. at11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Jenee Lindner will discuss "One Nation, Two Flags, Three Women," about Julia Ward Howe, Clara Barton and Sarah Tracy. Free admission. www.Fairfax-Station.org or 703-425-9225.

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

Finding Your Fit on the Roller Coaster of College Admissions. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Identify schools that fit individual students, build student resumes, and work with admissions officers. Age 13 and up. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before program starts. 703-644-7333.

<b>Thursday/Nov. 11

</b>National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Grave Marking Ceremony. 10 a.m. at the gravesite of Ensign Thomas Millan, the only American Revolutionary War Soldier interred in the Fairfax City Cemetery, 10567 Main St., Fairfax. A bronze Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) marker will be dedicated by the local Fairfax Resolves SAR Chapter. The SAR Color Guard dressed in Virginia Continental Line uniforms and armed with muskets will fire a memorial salute, with descendants of the Revolutionary War veteran, representatives of the City of Fairfax, the Daughters of the American Revolution and Children of the American Revolution. Public invited. 703-470-2264 or CarolnJack8@aol.com.

Chatham County Line. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Fifth Annual Jewish Book Festival. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. 703-323-0880 or www.jccnv.org. Noralee Frankel, author of “Stripping Gypsy: the Life of Gypsy Rose Lee”. 12:30 p.m. Myla Goldberg, author of “The False Friend,” “Bee Season” and “Wickett’s Remedy.” 7:30 p.m.

“Little Women: The Musical.” 7:30 p.m. at W. T. Woodson High School Auditorium, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. Presented by the WT Woodson Drama Department. www.wtwdrama.org.

Sip, Sample, Shop Benefiting Inova's Life with Cancer. 5:30 p.m. The Waterford at Fair Oaks, 12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax. All vendors will donate 15% of proceeds to Life with Cancer. $40 advance, $50 door. www.lifewithcancer.org/shopevent

<b>Friday/Nov. 12

</b>Bluegrass Duo Dailey & Vincent. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $20-$48, half price for youth through grade 12 when accompanied by an adult. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 45 minutes prior to the performance on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Charge at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Deep River. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

NOVA-Annandale Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. in the Ernst Community and Cultural Center Theater, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Director, Christopher Johnston. Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain and opera arias with lyrical soprano Kathleen Kelly. Tickets $15, seniors and teens $10, under age 12 free. 703-569-0973.

Fifth Annual Jewish Book Festival. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. Share-a-Shabbat Story time for children, parents and grandparents at 9:30 a.m.. 703-323-0880 or www.jccnv.org.

“Little Women: The Musical.” 7:30 p.m. at W. T. Woodson High School Auditorium, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. Presented by the WT Woodson Drama Department. www.wtwdrama.org.

“Eurydice.” 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Free admission. Sarah Ruhl’s modern retelling of the ancient Greek myth about love and death. fxtheaterboosters@yahoo.com.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 13

</b>Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Folk dances that embody the country’s diverse indigenous Chinese, Spanish and Middle Eastern cultures. Pre-performance discussions, free to ticket holders, begin 45 minutes prior to the performance on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Tickets $26-$42. Youth through grade 12, half price when accompanied by an adult. cfa.gmu.edu.

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

“Little Women: The Musical.” 7:30 p.m. at W. T. Woodson High School Auditorium, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. This performance with ASL. Presented by the WT Woodson Drama Department. www.wtwdrama.org.

“Eurydice.” 7:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Free admission. Sarah Ruhl’s modern retelling of the ancient Greek myth about love and death. fxtheaterboosters@yahoo.com.

Fall Harvest Festival. 5:30-9 p.m. at St. George’s UMC, 4010 Ox Road, Fairfax. Spaghetti dinner 5:30-7 p.m. for $7.50 for adults, $5.50 for children or a whole family for $22. Silent auction from 5:30-7 p.m., live auction 7-9 p.m. www.stgumc.org or 703-385-4550.

18th Annual Holiday Happenings Craft Show. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Woodson High School, 9525 Main St., Fairfax. Fused glass, ceramics, jewelry, scarves, embroidery, handbags, paintings, pet accessories, peanut brittle and more. Bake sale. Free admission. woodsoncraftshow@gmail.com.

Mutt Love Rescue Dog Adoption Event. 12-3 p.m. at Weber's Pet Supermarket, 11021 Lee Highway, Fairfax. View available dogs at www.muttloverescue.org or e-mail adopt@muttloverescue.org.

German POW Exhibit. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. "Held on the Homefront: German POWs in the U.S., 1943 - 46," the story of German POW camps, including several in Virginia, during World War II. Co-sponsored by VFW Post 8469, Historic Fairfax City, Inc., and Fr. Walter Malloy Assembly, Knights of Columbus. Free. 703-385-8414.

Friends of Burke Centre Holiday Used Book Sale. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Books for children and adults. All ages. 703-249-1520.

<b>Sunday/Nov. 14

</b>Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company. 4 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Folk dances that embody the country’s diverse indigenous Chinese, Spanish and Middle Eastern cultures. Pre-performance discussions, free to ticket holders, begin 45 minutes prior to the performance on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Tickets $26-$42. Youth through grade 12, half price when accompanied by an adult. cfa.gmu.edu.

Fifth Annual Jewish Book Festival. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. With Debbie Levy, author of “Maybe I’ll Sleep in the Bathtub Tonight: and Other Funny Bedtime Poems” at 2 p.m. 703-323-0880 or www.jccnv.org.

VolRUNteer 5K & Fun Run. 8 a.m. at George Mason University, Fairfax. Proceeds will be used to support programs and services offered by Volunteer Fairfax. $25. www.volunteerfairfax.org/individuals/5K.php.

“Eurydice.” 2 p.m. at Fairfax High School 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax. Free admission. Sarah Ruhl’s modern retelling of the ancient Greek myth about love and death. fxtheaterboosters@yahoo.com.

Bazaar for the Icelandic Association of Washington, D.C. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at American Legion Post 177, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax. Handmade Icelandic woolens, imported crafts, Icelandic holiday decorations, traditional Icelandic foods. jt6543a@student.american.edu.

Family Art Workshop. 2 p.m. at the Space, 3950 University Drive, Fairfax. With local artist Adam Lister. A community outreach program of Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center's exhibition, "City of Fairfax: Celebrating the Arts," which will remain up through Dec. 31. Free, reservations recommended. 703-385-8414.

<b>Monday/Nov. 15

</b>You Can Live Well Workshops. 1:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Dept. Family Services Meeting. 703-293-6227.

Understanding Capital Hospice Care Today. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Information about hospice care. Adults. 703-293-6227.

A Very Bad Hair Day. 10:30 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Funny stories and songs about hair. Tickets available at information desk 30 minutes before program begins. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-249-1520.

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

<b>Tuesday/Nov. 16

</b>English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-293-6227.

Evening Book Discussion. 7:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. My Life in France by Julia Child. Adults. 703-293-6227.

Native American Tribes of Fairfax County. 4 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Stories, totem poles, art and dance. Tickets distributed 30 minutes before program begins. 703-249-1520.

Native American Tribes of Fairfax County. 7:30 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Stories, totem poles, art and dance. Tickets distributed 30 minutes before program begins. 703-249-1520.

Book Discussion Group. 1:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. “Pictures at an Exhibition” by Sara Houghtaling. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Book Discussion Group. 6:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. “Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave,” Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany by Bill Buford. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Tales for Twos: Picture Perfect. 10:30 a.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Stories, songs and activities all about art. Age 24-35 months with adult. 703-644-7333.

Evening Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Adults. 703-644-7333.