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Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Connection

Send notes to the Connection at south@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-778-9416. Deadline is Friday. Dated announcements should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.

<b>Thursday/Nov. 18

</b>Christmas Mart. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Pohick Episcopal Church, 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Arts and crafts, baked goods, casseroles, jewelry, consignment and art show room and more. Lunch $9 at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. Church open for tours. Free admission. 703-339-6572.

"And Then There Were None." 7:30 p.m. at Robert E. Lee High School, 6540 Franconia Road, Springfield. Adults $10, students $5. akberting@fcps.edu.

Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive, Alexandria. The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde. Adults. 703-971-0010.

Practice Your English. 7 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-339-4610.

Lorton Book Club. 7 p.m. Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer. Adults. 703-339-7385.

P Is for Pilgrims and Pumpkin Pie. 2 p.m. Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Stories and activities to celebrate the season. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-451-8055.

Springfield Writers' Group. 7 p.m. Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Share your work, give and receive feedback in a supportive setting. 703-451-8055.Adults.

<b>Friday/Nov. 19

</b>Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” 7 p.m. Edison High School Fine Art Department, 5801 Franconia Road, Alexandria. Tickets $6-$10, available at www.edisondrama.com

"And Then There Were None." 7:30 p.m. at Robert E. Lee High School, 6540 Franconia Road, Springfield. Adults $10, students $5. akberting@fcps.edu.

“Let’s Celebrate” Gallery Reception. 6-8 p.m. Belnavis Art Gallery, 6208 Rolling Road, W. Springfield. “Small Works” by local and visiting artists. 703-866-0040 or www.belnavis.com.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 20

</b>Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Edison High School Fine Art Department, 5801 Franconia Road, Alexandria. Tickets $6-$10, available at www.edisondrama.com.

Church Bazaar. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the All Saints Episcopal Church, 3421 Franconia Road in Alexandria. Jewelry, baked goods, crafts, books and a lunch cafe. 703-960-4808.

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

United States Navy Band Country Current. 2 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Part of the Stars on Sunday concert series. Free. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

Robert E. Lee High School Lancerfest. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 6540 Franconia Road, Springfield. Arts and Crafts Fair, games, food, performances and community exhibits. mlmcghan@aol.com or 703-866-5523.

U.S. Army Chorus. 5 p.m. Westwood Baptist Church, 8200 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. Free. 703-876-1584.

"And Then There Were None." 7:30 p.m. at Robert E. Lee High School, 6540 Franconia Road, Springfield. Adults $10, students $5. akberting@fcps.edu.

<b>Sunday/Nov. 21

</b>Ntrak Model Train Display. 1-4 p.m. at Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax. N-track trains will be running. $3 adults, $1 children. 703-425-9225 or www.fairfax-station.org.

CROP Hunger Walk, starting at Living Savior Lutheran Church, 5500 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, and ending at Fairfax Presbyterian Church, 10723 Main St., Fairfax. Registration is from 1:20-2 p.m. Opening ceremony is around 2 p.m., after which the walk will start. To learn more, e-mail Rosalie Engelke, r_engelke2000@yahoo.com or Steve Dean, sdean100@yahoo.com.

<b>Monday/Nov. 22

</b>Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. John Marshall Library, 6209 Rose Hill Drive, Alexandria. Early literacy storytime. Age 13-23 months. One adult per child. 703-971-0010.

<b>Tuesday/Nov. 23

</b>Writers Peer Review Group. 7 p.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Review peers' works and receive in-depth feedback on your work. 703-339-4610.

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Practice and improve your English. Adults. 703-451-8055.

<b>Wednesday/Nov. 24

</b>Practice Your English. 10:15 a.m. Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-339-4610.

Travel Club. 1 p.m. Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Bring lunch and enjoy a lively discussion. Adults. 703-451-8055.

Opening of Small Works Exhibit. 6 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. All artworks in this exhibit are no larger than 8x10 inches. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

<b>Friday/Nov. 26

</b>28th Annual Art and Craft Showcase. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., Vienna. More than eighty local artisans with pottery, fused and stained glass, jewelry, fabric and weavings, photography and more. Admission $3. www.nvhg.org.

<b>Saturday/Nov. 27

</b>Glaze Your Own Ceramics Workshop. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. $22 per ornament. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

<b>Tuesday/Nov. 30

</b>Tiny Tots Concert. 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Robert E. Lee High School, 6540 Franconia Road; Springfield. Holiday music and costumed characters from animated movies and cartoons. Tickets available at the door. $2. Reservations required for 10 a.m. performance. 703-956-0447 or 202-767-2046.

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Practice and improve your English. Adults. 703-451-8055.

<b>Wednesday/Dec. 1

</b>Tiny Tots Concert. 10 a.m. at Robert E. Lee High School, 6540 Franconia Road; Springfield. Holiday music and costumed characters from animated movies and cartoons. Tickets available at the door. $2. Reservations required. performance. 703-956-0447 or 202-767-2046.

<b>Saturday/Dec. 4

</b>21st Annual Model Train Display. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax. N-track trains will be running. $5 adults, $1 children. 703-425-9225 or www.fairfax-station.org.

Northern Virginia Chorale with the NVCC Annandale Chorale. 7 p.m. in St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5800 Backlick Road, Springfield. A mix of madrigals, motets, carols and holiday songs, featuring Conrad Susa’s Carols and Lullabies. Tickets $10-$25, under age 12 free. www.northernvirginiachorale.org or 703-239-2180

Open House, Concert and Live Nativity. Living Savior Lutheran Church, 5500 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Refreshments available. www.livingsaviorlutheran.org. Christmas Open House. 2-7 p.m. Live Nativity Scene. 2-5 p.m. Live animals and St Nicholas. West Point Alumni Glee Club Christmas Concert. 7 p.m.

Vendor Fair and Christmas Bazaar. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 6222 Franconia Road, Alexandria. Saint Nicholas will be in attendance for pictures. Proceeds benefit the children of Angelus Academy. mmgrippo@hotmail.com.

Artnotes: James Gahres. 7:30 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Solo piano performance of original works and interpretations. $15-$25. 703-594-2900 or www.WorkhouseArts.org.

<b>Sunday/Dec. 5

</b>21st Annual Model Train Display. 12 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax. N-track trains will be running. $5 adults, $1 children. 703-425-9225 or www.fairfax-station.org.

<b>Saturday/Dec. 11

</b>2nd Saturday Art Walk. 6-9 p.m. Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Meet each building's featured artist, a reception in W-16 from 6-7 p.m. and more. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

<b>Saturday/Jan. 8

</b>2nd Saturday Art Walk. 6-9 p.m. Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Meet each building's featured artist, a reception in W-16 from 6-7 p.m. and more. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

<b>Saturday/Feb. 12

</b>2nd Saturday Art Walk. 6-9 p.m. Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Meet each building's featured artist, a reception in W-16 from 6-7 p.m. and more. www.WorkhouseArts.org.