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North Fairfax County Calendar, Aug. 24-Sept. 2

Events to get you out and about in the area.

>“Moody River,” watercolor by Carol Milton. Featured artist Carol Milton's landscapes are scenes that change dramatically depending on weather conditions, time of day, season. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday–Saturday. Vienna Arts Society Gallery on the Village Green, 513 Maple Ave., W., Vienna. www.ViennaArtsSociety.org.

>“Moody River,” watercolor by Carol Milton. Featured artist Carol Milton's landscapes are scenes that change dramatically depending on weather conditions, time of day, season. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday–Saturday. Vienna Arts Society Gallery on the Village Green, 513 Maple Ave., W., Vienna. www.ViennaArtsSociety.org. Photo Contributed

VIENNA, MCLEAN AND GREAT FALLS

Friday/Aug. 24

Pokemon League. 3 p.m., at Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-12. 703-938-0405.

Movies in the Park. 8:45 p.m., at Glyndon Park, 300 Glyndon St. N.E., Vienna. "Kung Fu Panda 2." Free. In case of inclement weather, call 703-255-7842 two hours before showtime.

The Christopher Linman Jazz Ensemble. 8:30 p.m.-midnight, at the Wine Bar & Lounge at Entyse, Ritz Carlton, 1700 Tyson's Boulevard, McLean. Enjoy food, wine and jazz. 703-506-4300.

Al Green; Special Guest: Taj Mahal. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $45 in-house, $25 lawn. www.wolftrap.com.

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Teens at last year’s OFTC Block Party. Saturday, Aug. 25. 4-10 p.m., at the Old Firehouse Teen Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. McLean Teens Got Talent is looking for a few young artists from Fairfax County in 7th-12th grade to participate in the Teens Got Talent show during the OFTC Block Party. Free. Advance registration is required. For more information, call 703-448-8336 or go to www.mcleancenter.org.

Saturday/Aug.25

W&OD Safety Awareness Bike Rodeo. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. A safety and educational event on W&OD multi-purpose use, pedestrian awareness and bike-use skills. Pre-register at bac@viennava.gov.

Master Gardeners Plant Clinic. 10 a.m., at Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Experts available to answer your gardening questions. 703-242-4020.

Sunday/Aug. 26

Straight No Chaser. 8 p.m., at the Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $42 in-house, $25 lawn. www.wolftrap.com.

Blue Steele and Charles Solomon. 2-5 p.m., at Open Kitchen Bistro, 7115 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Local Blues singer-guitarist and harmonica-player/guitarist perform. Gourmet snacks and artisans wines available for purchase. Reservations. Purchase tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com or 703-942-8148.

Monday/Aug. 27

Dead Can Dance. 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. The Australian world music duo makes its first Vienna appearance bringing guitar and vocals into Renaissance melodies for multicultural flair. $30-45. www.wolftrap.org.

Madison H.S. Fall Kick Off. 4-6 p.m., at James Madison High School, 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna. Community event with food, games and information about James Madison High School. 703-319-2300.

Tuesday/Aug. 28

Week-long Fishing with Friends Camp. 8:30 a.m.-4:40 p.m., at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., Vienna. For ages 9-14. Learn beginner and intermediate tricks and tactics for freshwater fishing in nearby ponds and rivers. Virginia Fishing Adventures provides all food, drinks, bait, tackle, rods, reels and lifejackets. $550-$600. 703-255-6360 or www.viennava.gov.

The Fresh Beat Band. 3 p.m., at Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. The hit from Nick Jr. teaches children lessons on problem solving, friendship and fun with songs. $25-40. www.wolftrap.org.

Good Night, Sleep Tight. at 7 p.m., at Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Come in your pajamas and join us for stories and songs. 703-938-0405.

Wednesday/Aug. 29

Clarke/Duke 4 “Bring It Tour.” 8 p.m., at Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Stanley Clarke, George Duke and Boney James, all jazz musicians, combine contemporary jazz, funk, R&B, rock and pop with urban jazz. $25-42. www.wolftrap.org.

Thursday/Aug. 30

Patrick Henry Book Club. 1 p.m., at Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. 703-938-0405.

Friday/Aug. 31

Friday Afternoon Chess Group. 1 p.m., at Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Players of all ages and all skill levels welcome. 703-757-8560.

Pokemon League. 3 p.m., at Patrick Henry Library 101 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. Learn and play. Age 5-12. 703-938-0405.

The King and I. 8 p.m., on the Filene Center stage at Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. The classic musical features several Northern Virginia-based children who earned roles through Wolf Trap auditions. $20-80. www.wolftrap.org.

Saturday/Sept. 1

Social Ballroom Dance. 7 p.m., at the Colvin Run Community Hall, 10201 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. First Saturday every month. 703-759-2685 or www.colvinrun.org.

Vienna Farmers Market. 8 a.m.-noon., at the Vienna Caboose, 131 Church St. N.E., Vienna. Producers only, Saturdays through Oct. 27. viennafarmersmarket.com.

The King and I. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., on the Filene Center stage at Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. The classic musical features several Northern Virginia-based children who earned roles through Wolf Trap auditions. $20-80. www.wolftrap.org.

Sunday/Sept. 2

Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Adoption Event. 1-4 p.m., at PetSmart, 8204 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner. Adoption events every Sunday. http://lostdogrescue.org/ and click on Adoptions.

The King and I. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., on the Filene Center stage at Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. The classic musical features several Northern Virginia-based children who earned roles through Wolf Trap auditions. $20-80. www.wolftrap.org.

Vienna AAUW Open House. 10 a.m., at Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Avenue E., Vienna. The Vienna Branch of the American Association of University Women will highlight their women’s organization and activities. www.aauwofva.org/branches/vienna.

RESTON AND HERNDON

Friday/Aug. 24

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.” 8 p.m., at the Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Dr., Herndon. A musical about two con men plying their “trade” in the French Riviera. $23. www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

“At Home in Herndon.” Post Gallery ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center St., Herndon. The Herndon Town Calendar Photography Exhibit features finalists of the Herndon Town Calendar Photography Competition. Free. Exhibit runs through Sept. 9. www.artspaceherndon.org.

Saturday/Aug. 25

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.” 8 p.m., at the Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Dr., Herndon. A musical about two con men plying their “trade” in the French Riviera. $23. www.eldenstreetplayers.org.

A Swingin’ Great Time. 7:30 p.m., at the Reston Town Center Pavilion, Market St., Reston. Big Joe & The Dynaflows. New Orleans-style swing and jump blues. www.restontowncenter.com.

Cooking Class at Il Fornaio. 12 p.m., at Reston Town Center, 11990 Market St., Suite 106, Reston. Three-course lunch with wine and recipes. $45 (plus tax & gratuity). Reservations at banquests.reston@ilfo.com or 703-437-5544.

Disney and Film Art of John Rowe – Exhibition at ArtInsights. 2-6 p.m., at Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. Meet the artist and see the premier of original exclusive art from Disney film posters, plus Misty of Chincoteague books. 703-478-0778.

Reston Concert on the Town Series - Big Joe & the Dynaflows. 7:30-10 p.m., at Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. www.restontowncenter.com.

CINE CLASSICS Movie Series “Auntie Mame” (1958). 11 a.m., at Bow Tie Cinemas, 11940 Market St., Reston. Seats $5; $4 for Criterion Club. 703-464-0816. bowtiecinemas.com.

Sunday/Aug. 26

30th Annual Reston Century Bike Tour. 6 a.m., registration, at the Pavillion & W&OD Trail. Riders select 30, 63 or 100 mile routes. restonbikeclub.org.

CINE CLASSICS Movie Series “Auntie Mame” (1958). 11 a.m., at Bow Tie Cinemas, 11940 Market St., Reston. Seats $5; $4 for Criterion Club. 703-464-0816. bowtiecinemas.com

Wednesday/Aug. 29

Grilling Class a la Bobby Flay at Williams-Sonoma. 6-8 p.m., at Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. $45. 571-203-8815. williams-sonoma.com.

Saturday/Sept. 1

Porsche Club Car Show. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Reston Town Center, Pavilion & Market Street. Collection of vintage Porsches. pcapotomac.org.

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Fine Art Nature Photography, by Patricia Deege. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Long Gallery at the United States Geological Survey, 2201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston. Building open to public during regular business hours, photo ID required for entry. Displayed through Sept. 28th. 703-255-1426.