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Thursday/Oct. 14

Photographer Carolyn Koslow. 7:30 p.m. Vienna Art Center, 115 Pleasant St. N.W., Vienna. Koslow will discuss how she creates macro photographs of antique colored glass. Free admission. 703-319-3971 or www.ViennaArtsSociety.org.

The Alternate Routes, Barefoot Truth and The Kin. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Afternoon of Live Jazz. 3 p.m. Baptist Church, 541 Marshall Road S.W., Vienna. With vocalist Nancy Scimone and the Red Bird Jazz Band, guitarist Steve Herberman, bassist Victor Dvoskin and drummer Frank Russo. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. All proceeds benefit the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna. 703-281-0538 or office@scov.org.

Our Star the Sun. 4 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Make a pocket sun dial, go supernova and explore distant stars through hands-on activities. 703-757-8560.

Visual Voices Series: Illegal Alien’s Guide to Reverse Anthropology. 7:30 p.m. at George Mason University Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Enrique Chagoya, speaker. Free, open to the public. 703-993-8898.

"Waiting in The Wings" 7:30 p.m. James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Noel Coward’s comedy about a dilapidated charity home for aged actresses. Providenceplayers@cox.net or 703-425-6782.

Singer/songwriter Jeff Daniels. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $25. 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org.

<cal1>Friday/Oct. 15

<cal2>The Virginia Opera: Verdi’s "Rigoletto." 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center For The Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $48-$98. 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com.

Vienna Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Scrapbooking Weekend. 6 p.m.-12 a.m. at the fire department, 400 Center St. South, Vienna. Supplies available for purchase. Cropping space, snacks, drinks and more. $45-$55, dinner available for additional $7. Continues on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. amy.vernon@vvfd.org or 703-281-5797.

Emma’s Revolution. 7:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. $15 in advance, $18 at the door. A portion of the proceeds benefit Coal River Mountain Watch. 703-281-4230 or emmasrevolution.com/live.

David Choi at 7 p.m., Charlie Mars and Tejas Singh at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Old Firehouse Teen Center Glow-in-the-Dark Night. 1440 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Friday night dance for 7th-8th graders. Wear your neon and glow-in-the -dark clothes. www.mcleancenter.org.

"Waiting in The Wings" 7:30 p.m. James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Noel Coward’s comedy about a dilapidated charity home for aged actresses. Providenceplayers@cox.net or 703-425-6782.

Scavenger Hunt Celebrates 60 Years of Parks. 6:30 p.m. Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Follow clues and search for 60 laminated photos with plants, animals and historic places representing the Park Authority. Riverside campfire, games and activities. Visitors are encouraged to come early with hot dogs and toasting sticks. Bring a blanket and flashlight. S’mores provided. $4. Register at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or 703-222-4664.

Singer/songwriter Jeff Daniels. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $25. 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org.

Saturday/Oct. 16

Seventh Annual Great Falls Studios Tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Drive through Great Falls to meet 48 artists in 27 home-based studios and other venues, including Great Falls Community Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike. Pick up a map and directory of artists at the library or download at www.GreatFallsStudios.com. Family friendly. Watch art demonstrations, explore studios and buy art.

NOVACO ‘A World of Difference’ Gala. At Westwood Country Club, 800 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Northern Virginia Coalition of Churches & Businesses Annual Dinner with live and silent auctions, celebrating eleven years of restarting the lives and dreams of victims of abuse. Tickets $100, available online at www.novaco.org.

Comedian Seth Meyers. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets $25, available through www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT. 703-993-3000 or www.patriotcenter.com.

String Quartet Brooklyn Rider. 8 p.m. at George Mason Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $20-$40. Works by traditional and contemporary classical composers. A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins at 7:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. Charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit cfa.gmu.edu.

Vale Club, Inc.’s Annual Fair. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Vale Schoolhouse, 3124 Fox Mill Road, Oakton. Food, used book sale, live music, children’s games, petting zoo and more. Admission and parking free. All proceeds go to support the upkeep of the century-old Vale School House. 703-264-5075.

Jammin’ Java A Capella Music Fest with Sonos, Snowday, Euphonism, Vox Populi and The Chromatics at 4 p.m., Neon Hitch, Benny Blanco, Viking, Powerlaces and DJ Lova at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Japanese Americans’ Care Fund Annual Bazaar. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. McLean Post 270 American Legion, 1355 Balls Hill Road, McLean. Japanese food, Japanese vegetables, arts and crafts items, used books including Manga, household items and more. Admission $1, age 12 and under free. www.jacarefund.org.

Ensemble Gaudior. 7:30 p.m. at Historic Falls Church, 300 Park Ave., Falls Church. "Heart Strings: A Benefit Reuniting Mother and Child." Alexandra MacCracken, Director. A concert to benefit and reunite an African family. Free admission, donations accepted. Reception to follow. www.ensemblegaudior.com.

John Lithgow: Stories by Heart. 8 p.m. McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. $75, $50 district residents. Reception to follow. www.mcleancenter.org.

Community Music. 7 p.m. Caffé Amouri, 107 Church St. N.E., Vienna. Bring an instrument and join in. 222.caffeamouri.com.

Claude Moore Colonial Farm Autumn Market Fair. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Colonial tradesmen and entertainers, candle dipping and woodturning, puppet show and more. Adults $5, age 3-12 and senior citizens $2.50. 1771.org or 703-903 9330.

Friends of the Patrick Henry Library Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Semi-annual book sale. 703-938-0405.

25th Anniversary of Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. 10 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Join the staff and Friends of the Library in celebrating. 703-790-8088.

Finding the Source of Pimmit Run. 10:30 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Join Steve Dryden of Fairfax Trails & Streams for a walk around the headwaters of Pimmit Run, and learn the source of the stream near Gallows Road. 703-790-8088.

"Waiting in The Wings" 7:30 p.m. James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Noel Coward’s comedy about a dilapidated charity home for aged actresses. Providenceplayers@cox.net or 703-425-6782.

McLean Pet Expo. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Lewinsville Park, 1659 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. With Greatest American Dog "The Amazing Leroy", a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting and a carousel, the Howl'oween Pooch Parade and Costume Contest, Frisbee Dogs, LA Express DJ and more. Vendor and exhibitor booths with animal rescue organizations, nutrition supplies, veterinary services and landscaping for pet owners. 703-790-0123, TTY 711.

Sunday/Oct. 17

Seventh Annual Great Falls Studios Tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Drive through Great Falls to meet 48 artists in 27 home-based studios and other venues, including Great Falls Community Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike. Pick up a map and directory of artists at the library or download at www.GreatFallsStudios.com. Family friendly. Watch art demonstrations, explore studios and buy art.

Live Jazz. 3 p.m. at Vienna Baptist Church, 541 Marshall Road, SW, Vienna. Virginia vocalist Nancy Scimone and the Red Bird Jazz Band with guitarist Steve Herberman, bassist Victor Dvoskin and drummer Frank Russo. All proceeds benefit the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna.$15 in advance, $20 at the door. 703-281-0538 or office@scov.org.

The Virginia Opera: Verdi’s "Rigoletto." 2:30 p.m. at George Mason University Center For The Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. $48-$98. 888-945-2468 or www.tickets.com.

Vienna Volunteer Fire Department Bingo. 7 p.m. at the VVFD, 400 Center St. South, Vienna. Games held every Sunday in the Flame Room. www.vvfd.org.

Patrick Henry Book Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. All proceeds benefit the library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Patrick Henry Library. FPHL@cox.net or 703-938-0405.

Bell X1 and James Vincent McMorrow. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Amadeus Concerts: Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists. 4 p.m. at St. Luke Catholic Church, 7100 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Classical music. $25, age17 and under free. Tickets available at the door or online at www.amadeusconcerts.com.

Yosi & the Superdads. 3 p.m. McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Children’s music. $12, $8 district residents. www.mcleancenter.org.

Recital for Strings and Piano. 5 p.m. at Oakton Church of the Brethren, 10025 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Violinist Tyler Sieh, cellist Christine Choi, violinist Mari Washington and pianist Sophia Kim Cook perform Sonata in D major, op. 78 by Brahms; Sonata for Cello and Piano by Debussy; and Serenade in C major, op. 10 by von Dohnányi. Free admission, donations accepted. 703-281-4411 or www.oaktonbrethren.org.

Claude Moore Colonial Farm Autumn Market Fair. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Colonial tradesmen and entertainers, candle dipping and woodturning, puppet show and more. Adults $5, age 3-12 and senior citizens $2.50. 1771.org or 703-903 9330.

"Waiting in The Wings" 2 p.m. James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Noel Coward’s comedy about a dilapidated charity home for aged actresses. Providenceplayers@cox.net or 703-425-6782.

Monday/Oct. 18

Noel Paul Stookey. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Activist, artist, and founding member of the folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary. $25. 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org.

Smile Smile, Keegan Corbey and My Glorious Mess. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Stories, fingerplays and activities. Age 3-5 with adult. 703-757-8560.

Tuesday/Oct. 19

Langley High School Choral Department Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Free, public invited. All choirs in the department will be performing. GendellC@aol.com.

Susan Cowsill. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

One-on-One Computer Tutoring. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Learn the basics of the Internet, Word, and Excel. 703-242-4020.

Drop in Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. All ages. 703-790-8088.

Personalized Internet Training. 2:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A 45-minute one-on-one Internet training session with a technology volunteer. Reserve at703-790-8088.

Mystery Book Discussion. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Join the mystery book discussion group. Call for title. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Practice Your English. 6:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-790-8088.

Wednesday/Oct. 20

Disney on Ice: Toy Story 3. 7 p.m. at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets $15-$70, available at www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT.

Jill Sobule, Amber Rubarth and Adam Levy and Andi Almqvist. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

English Conversation Group. 12 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. English practice for adult non-native speakers every Wednesday. 703-242-4020.

One-on-One Computer/Internet Tutoring. 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Learn the basics of the Internet, Word and Excel. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Book Discussion. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

Lunch Bunnies. 11 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Bring a snack for stories and songs. Age 1-5 with adult. Register at 703-938-0405.

Model Investment Club of Northern Virginia. 7 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Learn about investing. This group will meet on the third Wednesday all year. New visitors welcome. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Personalized Microsoft OfficeTraining. 7:15 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. A 45-minute one-on-one Microsoft Office training session with a technology volunteer. Adults. Reserve at 703-790-8088.

Thursday/Oct. 21

Disney on Ice: Toy Story 3. 7 p.m. at George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets $15-$70, available at www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT.

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 227. 7:30 p.m. at Neighbor’s Restaurant, 262D Cedar Lane Shopping Center, Vienna. Roger Neighborgall on his Ranger battalion’s experiences "Assaulting Point du Hoc on Omaha Beach, D-Day". Free admission. 703-255-0353 or www.vva227.org.

Catie Curtis and Darden Smith CD Release. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

OK Book Discussion. 7 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Book Discussion. 7:30 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Call for title. Adults. 703-757-8560.

"Waiting in The Wings" 7:30 p.m. James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Noel Coward’s comedy about a dilapidated charity home for aged actresses. Providenceplayers@cox.net or 703-425-6782.