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Weekly Entertainment (Reston/Herndon)

July 6-20.

Thursday/July 5

Take a Break Concert Series: Mystic Warriors. 7 – 9 p.m. Lake Anne Plaza. Free. 703-476-4500 or kevin.danaher@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Elizabeth Mitchell. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings artist. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Wolf Trap Opera Company: Don Giovanni. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Preshow talk one hour before performance. www.wolftrap.org.

Butterfly Class: An Introduction. 7 - 8:30 p.m. Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston. Discover the lives of Reston’s "flying flowers." The class will focus on the basic identification and life cycles of local butterflies. Through a combination of field guides, handouts and a presentation, learn how to identify Reston’s common butterflies, and get a basic introduction to their life history. This class is a great way to prepare for the Reston Butterfly Count. RSVP by July 2. Fee: $5/person (free for count participants). Adults. naturecenter@reston.org

Friday/July 6

Elizabeth Mitchell. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings artist. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Saturday/July 7

Family Fun Entertainment Series: Prelude Brass-Come and Blow Your Horn. 10 – 10:45 a.m. Reston Town Square Park, Corner of Market Street and Explorer Street. Free. 703-476-4500 or kevin.danager@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Elizabeth Mitchell. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings artist. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Wolf Trap Opera Company: Don Giovanni. 7 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Preshow talk one hour before performance. www.wolftrap.org.

Stompin’ at the Savoy. 7:30 p.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, Market St., Reston. Upper East Side Big Band. Swing, big band and jazz. www.restontowncenter.com.

Butterfly Count. 9:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston. The annual Butterfly Count through Reston’s natural areas. Meet fellow butterfly lovers, learn tips on identification and have fun while helping to collect important information on our fluttering friends. RSVP by July 4. Free. Adults. naturecenter@reston.org

Reston Concerts on the Town Series - Upper East Side Big Band . 7:30 - 10 p.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market Street. Swing, big band jazz. Free.

Beauty Multi-Taskers. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market Street. Free choice of one of three deluxe samples with any skincare purchase and consultation. 703-481-1956 or origins.com.

CINE CLASSICS Movie Series. 11 a.m. Bow Tie Cinemas, 11940 Market Street, Reston. Watch movies like Jaws, Jurassic Park, Back to the future and Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Seats $5; $4 for Criterion Club. 703-464-0816 or bowtiecinemas.com.

Sunday/July 8

Matisyahu and Dirty Heads. 3 p.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $38 in-house, $29 lawn. www.wolftrap.com.

“Mas Allas De Las Cavernas (Beyond the Caves).” Post Gallery ArtSpace Herndon-750 Center Street, Herndon. A special exhibit featuring acclaimed Bolivian artist Fabricio Lara. Free and open to the public. 703-956-6590 www.artspaceherndon.org.

CINE CLASSICS Movie Series. 11 a.m. Bow Tie Cinemas, 11940 Market Street, Reston. Watch movies like Jaws, Jurassic Park, Back to the future and Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Seats $5; $4 for Criterion Club. 703-464-0816 or bowtiecinemas.com.

Monday/July 9

Critters in the Creek. 10 - 11 a.m. Buttermilk Creek Nature Trail - 11032 Ring Road, park at Uplands Pool. Wade in the waters of Buttermilk Creek, looking for frogs, tadpoles, minnows and other aquatic creatures. Wear your wading shoes and clothes that can get dirty. Nets and buckets provided. RSVP by July 6. Fee: $5-$8. Ages 18 months to 35 months. naturecenter@reston.org

GRACE Summer Art Camps. Greater Reston Arts Center. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For children k-6 includes Mixed Media madness, Everything and a Brush, Things That Go Bump, and Yoga Labs. Pre-registration required 703-471-9242 or www.restonarts.org.

Mr. Knick Knack! Children’s Performance. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market Street. Unique, heart-centered music for kids. Free.

Tuesday/July 10

Coal Train Railroad. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. A Nashville, Tennessee ensemble takes children and families into the world of jazz. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

A Tribute to Margaret’s Garden. Post Gallery ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center Street, Herndon. This special exhibit of local artists features works inspired by and celebrating the beauty of this once Fairfax County landmark affectionately known to all as “Margaret’s Garden.” 703-956-6590. Free.

Wednesday/July 11

Big Head Todd & The Monsters. 7 p.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. With Ben Harper, Los Lobos, JJ Grey & Mofro, The Lumineers, North Mississippi Allstars, The Wood Brothers, James McCurtry, David Lindley, Nathaniel Rateliff, Matthew Curry and more. $30-$75. 703-255-1900 or www.wolftrap.org.

Reston Interfaith's Cedar Ridge Community Garden Celebration of Collaboration & Partnership. 6:30 p.m. Cedar Ridge Community Garden off of Becontree Lane, Reston. RSVP freshta.nawabi@restoninterfaith.org or call 571-323-1436.

“The Farm” Cookbook Club at Williams-Sonoma. 6-8 p.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market Street. Ian Knauer’s book makes the best of seasonal produce or treats from the Pennsylvania farm that’s been in his family since the eighteenth century. $75, includes book. 571-203-8815 or williams-sonoma.com.

Thursday/July 12

Aaron Nigel Smith. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. High-energy, interactive shows Designed to get kids moving. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Dragonfly Class: An Introduction. 7 - 8:30 p.m. Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston. Learn about the lives of Reston’s "flying dragons." Learn how to identify Reston’s common dragonflies, and get a basic introduction to their bizarre behavior and complex natural history. RSVP by July 9. Fee: $5/person. Adults. naturecenter@reston.org

Friday/July 13

Fireflies in July. 7 - 8:30 p.m. Brown's Chapel, 1575 Brown’s Chapel Road. Fireflies, or lightning bugs, are incredible insects. Discover what makes them glow and why they blink their lights on and off. Find out what they eat, how they grow and where they live. Learn how to attract them to your yard and take home a glowing treat. RSVP by July 10. Fee: $5-$8 per person. All ages. naturecenter@reston.org

Saturday/July 14

Jukebox Revue: The Originals. 7:30 p.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, Market St., Reston. The Legendary Orioles, the Jewels and The Memories. Doo-wop and motown. www.restontowncenter.com.

Dragonfly Count. 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meet at Bright Pond Lane. Park at the end of the cul de sac. Adults. Join the annual Dragonfly Count through Reston’s natural areas. Meet local dragonfly experts, learn tips on identification and have fun while helping to obtain important information on our fast-flying friends. RSVP by July 11. Free. naturecenter@reston.org

A Tribute to Margaret’s Garden Exhibit Reception. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Post Gallery ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center Street, Herndon. The opening reception for this tribute exhibit featuring artists who painted and photographed in Margaret Thomas’ iris garden. Free. 703-956-6590.

Third Annual Uke Fest. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Lake Anne Plaza (Waterfront) - 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston. The free music festival will feature performances by several internationally known and local ukulele musicians and other family friendly activities. www.lakeanneplaza.com

Beauty Multi-Taskers. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market Street. Free choice of one of three deluxe samples with any skincare purchase and consultation. 703-481-1956 or origins.com.

CINE CLASSICS Movie Series. 11 a.m. Bow Tie Cinemas, 11940 Market Street, Reston. Watch movies like Jaws, Jurassic Park, Back to the future and Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Seats $5; $4 for Criterion Club. 703-464-0816 or bowtiecinemas.com.

Family Fun Entertainment Series: Blue Sky Puppet Theater. 10:00-10:45 a.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market Street. “Pig Tales”, a puppet show filled with audience participation and humor. 703-476-4500 or RestonCommunityCenter.com.

Sunday/July 15

Wolf Trap Opera Company: From Bel Canto to Can Belto. 3 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Recital with Steven Blier and singers from the 2012 Wolf Trap Opera Company. Preshow talk one hour before performance. www.wolftrap.org.

July Bird Walk: Upper Glade Stream Valley. 7:30-10:30 a.m. Upper Glade Stream Valley - 11550 Glade Drive, park at Glade Pool. Ages 16 to adult. Beginning and expert birders are all welcome. Free. 703-476-9689 and press 5.

Turtles, Turtles Everywhere. 2-3 p.m. Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston. All ages. Bring your walking shoes and go in search of these slow moving reptiles. Reservations required by July 12. RA Members $4, Non-members $6. 703-476-9689 and press 5.

CINE CLASSICS Movie Series. 11 a.m. Bow Tie Cinemas, 11940 Market Street, Reston. Watch movies like Jaws, Jurassic Park, Back to the future and Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Seats $5; $4 for Criterion Club. 703-464-0816 or bowtiecinemas.com.

Monday/July 16

Wine Tasting. 7 p.m. Il Fornaio restaurant, 11990 Market Street #106, Reston. Five wines from Robin Cellars paired with antipasti. $25 (plus tax & gratuity). Reserve at banquets.reston@ilfo.com or 703-437-5544.

Mr. Knick Knack! Children’s Performance. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market Street. Unique, heart-centered music for kids. Free.

Tuesday/July 17

Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. A blend of blues, swing, and country that incorporates everything from a ukulele and banjo to a cardboard box and suitcase. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Wilco with Lee Ranaldo Band (of Sonic Youth). 7 p.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $45 in-house, $35 lawn. www.wolftrap.com.

Wednesday/July 18

DMV2GO. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market Street. Apply or renew an ID card and driver’s license; obtain driving records, vehicle titles, license plates, decals; order disabled plates, and more. dmv.state.va.us.

Celebrating Comic-Con. ArtInsights, 11921 Freedom Drive, Reston. Exhibit of exclusive DC, Marvel, Disney, and Star Wars art featured at the world-famous San Diego convention. 703-478-0778 or artinsights.com.

French Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma. 6-8 p.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market Street. The homey food of the French countryside features fresh, local ingredients. $45. 571-203-8815 or williams-sonoma.com.

Thursday/July 19

Robbie Schaefer. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Guitarist from folk-pop group Eddie From Ohio and host of Sirius XM radio’s Kids Place Live. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Friday/July 20

Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington D.C. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. The secrets, techniques, and history of one of the art forms. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Good Ole Days Campfire. 7-8:30 p.m. WNC Campfire Ring - On Soapstone Drive, between Glade Drive and Lawyers Road. All ages. Listen to stories, sing fun songs and cook some yummy treats. Reservations required by July 17. RA Members $5, Non-members $8. 703-476-9689 and press 5.