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Entertainment (Reston/Herndon)

Feb. 8-15.

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Wednesday/Feb. 8

Evening of One Act Plays. 7:30 p.m. Herndon High School Auditorium, 700 Bennett St., Herndon. www.herndondrama.org.

Voter Registration. 12 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Fairfax County Voter Registrar will help with registration. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Toddler Storytime. 11 a.m. Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Stories, songs and activities. Age 2-3 with adult. 703-437-8855.

Reston Book Club. 1 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. John Kennedy Toole's Confederacy of Dunces. Adults. 703-689-2700.

Thursday/Feb. 9

Mountain Heart. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Bluegrass with rock, gospel, jazz, R&B and blues. $22. www.wolftrap.org.

Mystery and Adventure Mini Book Sale. 10 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. 703-689-2700, TTY 711.

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

One-on-One English Practice. 2 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Call for appointment with an ESL volunteer. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Bedtime Storytime. 7:30 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Stories and songs. Age 2-5 with adult. 703-242-4020.

eBook/eReader Instruction. 7:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Learn about library eBooks and how to access them with your compatible device. Call for appointment. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Toddler Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Stories, songs and fingerplays. Age 2-3 with adult. 703-689-2700.

Book Discussion Group. 7:30 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Call for title. Adults. 703-689-2700.

Friday/Feb. 10

Virginia Opera: Orphée. 8 p.m. George Mason University's Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. The Virginia Premiere of Philip Glass’s Orphée, based on Jean Cocteau’s reimagining of the myth of Orpheus and Euridice. Sung in French with English supertitles. $44-$86. 888-945-2468 or www.gmu.edu.

Dry Branch Fire Squad. 7:30 p.m. Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Road, Herndon. Roots bluegrass music. $15. 703-435-8377.

The Vagina Monologues. 8 p.m. GMU Harris Theatre, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Proceeds will benefit the Mason

Victims of Violence fund and Dating Abuse Stops Here (DASH). $25 at http://cfa.gmu.edu/calendar/867. 703-993-8892 or sas.gmu.edu.

Chicago City Limits. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Improvisational comedy. $24. www.wolftrap.org.

Mystery and Adventure Mini Book Sale. 10 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. 703-689-2700, TTY 711.

Gottaswing's Annual Have a Heart Hop. 8:30-11 p.m. Washington Dulles Hilton, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon. Silent auction and swing dancing. Music by the Rock & Roll Relics. $20 per person. Proceeds benefit the Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and The Honor Flight Network. info@luckydoganimalrescue.org or 202-741-5428.

"Earth and Sky." 8 p.m. Waddell Theater, 1000 Harry Byrd Highway Sterling. Taking Flight Theatre Company’s season opener. $15. www.tftheatre.org.

Saturday/Feb. 11

Reston Contra Dance. Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Beginners' workshop 7:15-8 p.m., dance 8-10:45 p.m. Music by the June Apple Band. Partner not necessary. $9 including workshop. anote20@gmail.com.

Jimmy Lange Boxing. 7 p.m. George Mason University Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. Tickets $35-$500, available at www.ticketmaster.com and 703-573-SEAT. Accessible seating is available at 703-993-3035. www.jimmylangeboxing.com or www.patriotcenter.com.

Arlo Guthrie: Boys’ Night Out. 8 p.m. George Mason Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. With his son Abe Guthrie, his grandson Krisha Guthrie, and longtime collaborator Terry a la Berry. Tickets $24-$48 at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Chicago City Limits. 7:30 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Improvisational comedy. $24. www.wolftrap.org.

The Vagina Monologues. 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. GMU Harris Theatre, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Proceeds will benefit the Mason Victims of Violence fund and Dating Abuse Stops Here (DASH). $25 at http://cfa.gmu.edu/calendar/867. 703-993-8892 or sas.gmu.edu.

Irish Ceili Dance with the Bogwanderers Ceili Band. 7-11 p.m. Frying Pan Park Visitors Center, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. Lessons 7-7:30 p.m. Newcomers welcome. No experience or partner required. $15, half price under age 18 or students. Maximum $35 per family. 703-631-9179.

Mystery and Adventure Mini Book Sale. 10 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. 703-689-2700, TTY 711.

Reston’s Two Divas. 6 p.m. Reston Museum, 1639 Washington Plaza, Reston. Celebrate Black History Month with an evening of jazz with song stylists Beverly Cosham and Menda Ahart, with Felicia Kessel-Crawley on keyboard. 703-709-7700 or restonmuseum@gmail.com.

"Earth and Sky." 8 p.m. Waddell Theater, 1000 Harry Byrd Highway Sterling. Taking Flight Theatre Company’s season opener. $15. www.tftheatre.org.

Sunday/Feb. 12

Virginia Opera: Orphée. 8 p.m. George Mason University's Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. The Virginia Premiere of Philip Glass’s Orphée, based on Jean Cocteau’s reimagining of the myth of Orpheus and Euridice. Sung in French with English supertitles. $44-$86. 888-945-2468 or www.gmu.edu.

DASH at Dulles 5k Mall Walk. 9 a.m. Dulles Town Center, 21100 Dulles Town Circle, Fairfax. A fundraiser for Dating Abuse Stops Here sponsored by Dulles Town Center's Dulles Dashers Mall Walkers Club. Created in memory of Siobhan Russell, a Franklin Farm resident murdered by her ex-boyfriend. $15. www.datingabusestopshere.com.

Chocolate Festival. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Road, Herndon. Children’s games and inflatables, silent auction, children’s Valentine card-making room, pizza, subs, hotdogs, salads and drinks, chocolate treats and more. 703-793-0026 or www.florisumc.org/chocolate.

Al Petteway & Amy White. 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. Traditional and original Celtic and Appalachian music. $15. 703-759-3309 or www.oldbrogue.com.

Mystery and Adventure Mini Sale. 10 a.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. 703-689-2700, TTY 711.

Adopt A Senior Lab. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PetSmart, 11860 Spectrum Center, Reston. Meet older dogs available for adoption from Lab Rescue of the Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac. 703-796-0656 or www.lab-rescue.org.

"Earth and Sky." 7 p.m. Waddell Theater, 1000 Harry Byrd Highway Sterling. Taking Flight Theatre Company’s season opener. $15. www.tftheatre.org.

Monday/Feb. 13

Mystery and Adventure Mini Book Sale. 1-4 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. 703-689-2700, TTY 711.

English Conversation. 10:30 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. English practice for non-native speakers. Adults. 703-242-4020.

Lapsit Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Stories, songs, and rhymes. 0-11 months with adult. 703-437-8855.

Small Wonders. 11:30 a.m. Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Stories, songs, and rhymes. 12-23 months with adult. 703-437-8855.

Frying Pan Farm at Reston Regional Library. 3 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Meet the farm rabbit. Learn about groundhogs and other ways to forecast the weather. Enjoy a craft and games. Age 6-11. 703-689-2700.

Tuesday/Feb. 14

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

Money Matters. 7:15 p.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Part two of a discussion on Bonds, using Annette Thau's book, "The Bond Book." Adults. 703-242-4020.

Great Decisions Roundtable Discussion. 2 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Discussion of U.S. and International issues. This month the topic is Promoting Democracy. 703-689-2700.

Read to the Dog. 7 p.m. Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Bring your own book or choose a book from the library. Register for a 15-minute session. Age 6-12. 703-689-2700.

Wednesday/Feb. 15

JD Souther. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Singer-songwriter and original member of the Eagles. $25. www.wolftrap.org.

Small Wonders. 10:30 a.m. Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Short stories. Age 13-23 months with adult. 703-242-4020.

Toddler Music Time. 3:30 p.m. Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center St., Herndon. Experience the melodies, rhythms and rhymes of music. Age 2-3 with adult. 703-437-8855.