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Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

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<b>Friday/June 3

</b>New Majority Comedy Tour Starring Gabriel Iglesias & Russell Peters. 8 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. With Lisa Lampanelli. Tickets $49.50-$75 through www.ticketmaster.com or 703-573-SEAT, 202-397-SEAT and 410-547-SEAT. www.patriotcenter.com.

Loudness, A Sound of Thunder, The Maiden Project, Dirty Passion (from Sweden), War Machine, Seelow Heights and more. 7 p.m. Jaxx, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. $23 advance, $25 at the door. 703-569-5940 or www.jaxxroxx.com.

<b>Saturday/June 4

</b>Skirmish at Fairfax Court House Reenactment and Living History Day. Historic Fairfax Courthouse, 4000 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. A reenactment of the first organized land engagement of the Civil War will occur from 1-2 p.m. west of the Courthouse grounds at the corner of North and Main Streets. After the skirmish reenactment meet the Cavalry and infantry reenactors at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, to talk about the reenactment, what it was like for soldiers in the 19th century, and explore the historic Blenheim Estate. Also at the Blenheim Estate will be the Virginia Historical Society panel exhibit, An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia, from May 23 to June 6. Free. 703-591-0560.

Barney Live in Concert: Birthday Bash! 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Celebrate Barney’s birthday with more than 25 upbeat sing-along tunes. Tickets $20-$30, $45 Gold Circle Seats and $75 Dino Seats also available. 703-573-SEAT or www.barneylivetour.com.

Urban Decay II Opening Reception. 7 p.m. Workhouse Art Center, Gallery W-16, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Live music, artist demonstrations, a designer vinyl toy competition open to the public, art raffle and more. Urban Art Film Series: “Toys Are Us.” (Film contains adult content.) www.WorkhouseArts.org.

Spartan Jamfest Benefit Concert and Music Festival. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. West Springfield High School rear parking lot, 6100 Rolling Road, Springfield. Bands include Loose Lips, Tejas Singh, Subtle Body, Puppet, The Fielding Melish, Threat Level Midnight, Ghost Town, The 6th Degree, Manticore and Lucky 13. $5 pre-sale plus a non-perishable food item at gate, or $10 at the gate. All canned food will be donated to Echo. www.wshsguitar.org/WSHSGuitar.org/Spartanjam.html.

Cocker Spaniel Adoption Show. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Alexandria Hybla Valley Petsmart, 7690 Richmond Highway, Alexandria. Meet cockers of all ages available for adoption. All dogs are spayed or neutered. Volunteers will help potential adopters find a good match and answer questions. Sponsored by Oldies But Goodies Cocker Spaniel Rescue. 703-533-2373 or www.cockerspanielrescue.com.

Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association. Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. Line dance lesson at 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. Couples and singles welcome. Admission for NVCWDA members $5-$12. www.nvcwda.org or 703-860-4941.

Vains of Jenna, The Wrecking Crew, Not-Liable, Encrypted Sun and more. 8 p.m. Jaxx, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. $10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-569-5940 or www.jaxxroxx.com.

Springfield Art Guild Reception. 2-4 p.m. Springfield Mall Community Room, 6500 Springfield Mall, Springfield. glbene1123@yahoo.com.

<b>Sunday/June 5

</b>A Dance for Japan Relief. 1 p.m. George Mason University Harris Theater, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Kikuyuki Dancers of America, Inc. present Onoe style Japanese classical dance, a raffle and silent auction of Japanese textiles, arts, and crafts. All proceeds donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society. $40 general admission, $25 students, available at 888-945-2468 or www.japandance.org.

City of Fairfax Band. 7:30 p.m. Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. A pops-style symphonic concert of light classical, Broadway, jazz, film, and marches. Weather permitting. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and a picnic basket. Free. 703-757-0220 or www.fairfaxband.org.

Outerloop Presents: Local Showcase. 4 p.m. Jaxx, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. $10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-569-5940 or www.jaxxroxx.com.

<b>Wednesday/June 8

</b>The Get Nude and Tattooed Tour with Like Moths to Flames, The Browning, Your Memorial, Delusions, Freqontrol and more. 5 p.m. Jaxx, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. $10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-569-5940 or www.jaxxroxx.com.

<b>Thursday/June 9

</b>Msanii, JoRob, EmCee the MC, MC Brooks, Dumi RIGHT, MR. FORGE, Laelo Hood, POETIC, D.Criminals, Cisco Kid, Bundles Maserati Young, Diggy Live!, C.M.A Honest Abe, Donnie Brasco and more. 6:30 p.m. Jaxx, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. $10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-569-5940 or www.jaxxroxx.com.

<b>Friday/June 10

</b>City of Fairfax Band. 7:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. A pops-style symphonic concert of light classical, Broadway, jazz, film, and marches presented as part of Fairfax County Park Authority’s “Braddock Nights.” Weather permitting. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and a picnic basket. Free. 703-757-0220 or www.fairfaxband.org.

Dixie Melody Boys. 7:30 p.m. Mt. Calvary Community Church, 6731 Beulah St., Alexandria. Southern gospel. 703-971-0165 or www.mtcalvarycc.com.

<b>Saturday/June 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.

Urban Art Film Series: Guerilla ART. 5 p.m. Workhouse Art Center, Gallery W-16, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. The film portrays a new generation of street artists led by UK stencil artist Banksy. Adult content, mild nudity in art and strong language. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

Apex Booking Presents: Lakeview and more. 2:30 p.m. Jaxx, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. $10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-569-5940 or www.jaxxroxx.com.

SummerJam with Nipsey Hussle, RDC ENT, Juicy Slutty Boyz, Young Moe, E-Galotto, DJ Schemes, DJ Reece and more. 10 p.m. Jaxx, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. $20 advance, $25 at the door. 703-569-5940 or www.jaxxroxx.com.

<b>Sunday/June 12

</b>Quantico Marine Band Jazz Combo. 2 p.m. Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. Music including latin, swing, bossa nova, samba, blues, and jazz ballads. www.WorkhouseArts.org.

Punch Drunk Poets, Ethan Douglas Band, Upper 90, Rogue Mind, Shrine, Allison's Degradation, Dhamma Etomi and more.7 p.m. Jaxx, 6355 Rolling Road, Springfield. $10 advance, $12 at the door. 703-569-5940 or www.jaxxroxx.com.