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Weekly Entertainment (Burke/Fairfax)

To have community events listed, send to south@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-778-9416 with questions. Deadline for calendar listings is two weeks prior to event.

Friday/Jan. 27

River North Dance Chicago. 8 p.m. George Mason University's Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Jazz-based contemporary dance ensemble. $21-$42. www.gmu.edu.

Choo, Choo! 11 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Stories and activities about trains. Age 2-3 years with adult. 703-249-1520.

English Conversation Group. 10 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Practice English conversation skills. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolftrap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. An eclectic blend of rock, country, blues, western swing and California honky-tonk $22. www.wolftrap.org.

"A Winter's Gift" - Sovereign Grace Church Co op Drama, 5200 Ox Rd, Fairfax, 7 p.m. - play set in medieval Canterbury, with minstrels, Vikings, royals, peasants, monks, nuns, and a gift far more valuable than gold. Tickets-$2 students, $5 adults, Proceeds benefit orphanage in Juarez, Mexico. 703-691-0600

Saturday/Jan. 28

"A Winter's Gift" - Sovereign Grace Church Co op Drama, 5200 Ox Rd, Fairfax, 11 a.m. Matinee - play set in medieval Canterbury, with minstrels, Vikings, royals, peasants, monks, nuns, and a gift far more valuable than gold. Tickets-$2 students, $5 adults. Proceeds benefit orphanage in Juarez, Mexico. 703-691-0600

Aquila Theatre: Macbeth. 8 p.m. George Mason University's Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Shakespeare’s classic tragedy. $20-$40. www.gmu.edu.

Enduring Battle: American Soldiers in Three Wars, 1776-1945. 2 p.m. The Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Talk and book signing by Dr. Christopher H. Hamner, Assistant Professor of History at George Mason University, on the changing experiences of ground combat from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War to World War II. Free. 703-591-0560.

Merrifield Records Presents: An All Ages Afternoon Show at 1 p.m.; 3MTs at 6:30 p.m.; The Highballers, The Resistance EP Release and The WeatherVanes at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave E Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Theatre for Young Audiences: "Miss Electricity." 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Workhouse Art Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton. camelaspeer@lortonarts.org, 703-584-2973 or www.workhousearts.org.

Sunday/Jan. 29

Anvil "Monument of Metal" Tour, Division, Rome In A Day and Defending Cain. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave E Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Monday/Jan. 30

Puppet Theatre Workshop. 2 p.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Learn how to improvise with puppets and make a mouse finger puppet to take home. Age 6-12 years. 703-249-1520.

Gabe Dixon, Lelia Broussard and Kayte Grace. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave E Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Tuesday/Jan. 31

English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-293-6227.

Down with Webster, FreeSol and Zak Downtown. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave E Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Wednesday/Feb. 1

Panel of Experts, A Hero Poetic and The Duskwhales. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave E Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Thursday/Feb. 2

Aaron Crawford & The Badcards, We Were Kings, DJ Drew and A Raven On The Rosary. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave E Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Friday/Feb. 3

Atrium, Panic Manor and Us & Them at 6 p.m.; Bloodlines and Overdrive Superthruster at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave E Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.