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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Thursday/Oct. 28

</b>Parachute and Hot Chelle Rae. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Pianist Jim Brickman. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $35. Wolftrap.org.

<b>Friday/Oct. 29

</b>Ninth Annual Jazz for Justice Concert. 8 p.m. in the George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4500 University Drive, Fairfax. Proceeds benefit the charitable endeavors of the Fairfax Law Foundation and the music scholarship fund at George Mason University. cnorris@fairfaxbar.org.

The Summer Set, Stereo Skyline, Mod Sun, Austin Gibbs and School Boy Humor. 5:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Pianist Jim Brickman. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $35. Wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/Oct. 30

</b>30th Annual Ghost Train. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Moon bounce, cotton candy, carousel and more. The train travels along the tracks decorated with scenes of popular children’s stories. Train tickets $4.50, under age 2 free. Co-hosted by Northern Virginia Community College and Burke Lake Park, donations moon bounce and cotton candy will go to support the Wounded Warrior Project. 703-323-3230.

Spanish Singer Buika. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. A blend of jazz, blues and soul with gypsy rumba, Afro-Cuban music and flamenco. Pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins at 7:15 p.m. on the Center’s Grand Tier III. $21-$42. Charge tickets at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

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

States featuring Mindy White at 7 p.m., Halloween Party with The Speaks, Fight The Lion and Ivy Rose at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association. Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. Line dance 7:30 p.m., couples specialty dance 8 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. Prizes for best Halloween costumes and table decorations. Admission $5-$12. 703-860-4941.

Fourth Annual Costume Halloween Run. 9 a.m. at Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road. Fairfax Station. Age 13 and older will walk or run the 4.7 mile lake trail starting at 9 a.m. Age 12 and under will walk or run to the dam and back for a total of 1 mile, starting at 9:15 a.m. Goodie bags and refreshments following the races. Costumes and reservations required. $10 age 12 and under, $15 age 13 and up. 703-866-0566.

Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors’ Association High School Marching Band Assessment, Northeast Division. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at West Springfield High School, 6100 Rolling Road, Springfield. Marching bands and color guard units from 18 area high schools will perform. Tickets $5, $4 seniors and students. Food available for purchase. 703-455-4483 or marching.festival@wshs.org.

Pianist Jim Brickman. 7:30 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. $35. Wolftrap.org.

<b>Sunday/Oct. 31

</b>30th Annual Ghost Train. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Moon bounce, cotton candy, carousel and more. The train travels along the tracks decorated with scenes of popular children’s stories. Train tickets $4.50, under age 2 free. Co-hosted by Northern Virginia Community College and Burke Lake Park, donations moon bounce and cotton candy will go to support the Wounded Warrior Project. 703-323-3230.

Rocknoceros Halloween Party at 10:30 a.m. Boys Will Be Boys, Scott Norris, Brightview and The Comeback Season at 6:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

“Tales from the Tombstones" Cemetery Tour. 2 p.m. at the Confederate Monument in Fairfax Cemetery, 10567 Main St., Fairfax. Opened in 1866, the cemetery includes grave sites of “Mosby Rangers,” community leaders, a Revolutionary War soldier, and a member of the NFL Hall of Fame. Adults $5, youth and students $3. Reservations recommended at 703-385-8414.

Chamber Wind Ensemble Windissimo. 3 p.m. at Messiah United Methodist Church, 6215 Rolling Road, Springfield. Messiah UMC music staff and Windissimo perform Bach, Liszt, Satie, Janacek and more. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted. Child care provided. 703-569-9862.

<b>Monday/Nov. 1

</b>Council Bluffs and The Silver Liners. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/Nov. 2

</b>Tyler Hilton and Josiah Leming. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/Nov. 3

</b>Green River Ordinance: the Grab Your Dancing Shoes Tour. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.

<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.