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Weekly Entertainment (Reston/Herndon)

April 20-27.

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Friday/April 20

"Pride and Prejudice." 7:30 p.m. Herndon High School Auditorium, 700 Bennett St., Herndon. Dramatized from Jane Austen's novel by Jane Kendall. Tickets $10. www.herndondrama.org.

Weekend Bluegrass Concert Series: Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa. 8 p.m. Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Road, Herndon. $15, age 12 and under free. www.holycrosslutheranchurch.net.

Oakton Vocalist Sarah Jebian. 7:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. CD release concert of Jebian’s debut album, "Love Songs & Lullabies." With Dashboard Divas. 703-725-0651.

Jim Brickman. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Pop pianist. $35. www.wolftrap.org.

Earth: The Operator's Manual. 7 p.m. Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive. Reston. Documentary film. $5. For adults. Reserve at 703-476-9689 or naturecenter@reston.org.

Saturday/April 21

"Pride and Prejudice." 7:30 p.m. Herndon High School Auditorium, 700 Bennett St., Herndon. Dramatized from Jane Austen's novel by Jane Kendall. Tickets $10. www.herndondrama.org.

Jeri Sager. 7:30 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Broadway performer and Northern Virginia native $25. www.wolftrap.org.

Meet the Authors. 1-3 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 1851 Fountain Drive, Reston. Great Falls author Sophie Perinot (The Sister Queens) with Kate Quinn (Empress of the Seven Hills) and Stephanie Dray (Song of the Nile). Free and open to the public. www.thesisterqueens.com.

Car Seat Check. 2-5 p.m. Lake Anne Plaza Parking Lot, 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston. Checks performed by nationally certified car seat technicians. Free. http://babyblossom.homestead.com.

Ride To Provide with Redskins. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 1830 Discovery St., Reston. Check-in/Registration at 8 a.m., program begins at 9 a.m., riders depart 9:15-10 a.m. Post-ride celebration 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Hosted by Washington Redskin Lorenzo Alexander. A 10, 20, 35 or 53 mile bike ride that begins and ends at Reston Town Center. All proceeds will benefit Lorenzo's ACES Foundation serving area youth as well as healing military heroes from Ride 2 Recovery, Project Hero-Bethesda. www.RideToProvide.org, www.lorenzoalexander.org or www.Ride2Recovery.com.

Sunday/April 22

Cars For A Cause. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. George Mason University Parking Lot K, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Car show, horsepower challenge, children’s activities, trophies, raffles and prizes. Proceeds benefit the Isabel Warrior Princess Foundation (raising funds for a child diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma) and the Children’s National Medical Center. $15. www.teamunclassified.com.

Northern Virginia 2012 Holocaust Commemoration. 2-5:30 p.m. Gesher Jewish Day School, 4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax. Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat, readings, music, commorations and more. 703-893-4007.

Earth Fun Day. 2 p.m. Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston. Age 5-12. Make nature jourmal, participate in a recycle relay and plant seeds. $4-$6. 703-476-9689 or naturecenter@reston.org.

Tuesday/April 24

Reading with Hope's Hedgies. 3:30 p.m. Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Stories read by a volunteer from the Hedgehog Welfare Society and live hedgehogs. Age 6-10. 703-437-8855.

Folk Club of Reston/Herndon. 7:15 p.m. Amphora's Diner Deluxe Herndon, 1151 Elden St., Herndon. Acoustic folk and blues with Steve James. $11-$12. www.restonherndonfolkclub.com.

Wednesday/April 25

Open Mic Night. 9:30 p.m-1:30 a.m. Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern, 697 Spring St., Herndon. Every Wednesday. Register your band at BluesSlide@aol.com or 703-593-5206. www.jimmystavern.com.

Thursday/April 26

Fenwick Fellow Lecture and Reception. 2 p.m. George Mason University, Johnson Center Instruction Room, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. With Dr. Michael Chang, 2010-2011 Fenwick Fellow, on "Service at the Manchu Court: The Young Kangxi Emperor and His Personal Advisors." Refreshments served. 703-993-2491 or dhogan1@gmu.edu.

Comedy Night. 8:30 p.m. p.m. Sully’s, 14513 Lee Jackson Highway, Chantilly. Every Thursday. 703-818-9292 or mysullys.com.

Soprano Hilary Park with David Lang. 2 p.m. Reston Community Center, Hunters Woods, Center Stage, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Free. 703-503-3384 or -476-4500.

Friends Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. All ages. 703-689-2700.

Singer/Songwriter John McCutcheon. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Folk music. $22. www.wolftrap.org.

Friday/April 27

Concert Pianist Joyce Yang. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Including pieces by Bach, Schumann, and Brahms. $35. www.wolftrap.org.

Friends Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. All ages. 703-689-2700.