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Weekly Entertainment (Vienna/McLean/Great Falls)

July 27-August 10.

Friday/July 27

“Legally Blonde – the Musical” 8 p.m. MCC Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave, McLean. $18-$20. HYPERLINK "http://www.mcleanplayers.org/"www.mcleanplayers.org.

The Christopher Linman Jazz Ensemble. 8:30 p.m.- 12 a.m. Wine Bar & Lounge at Entyse, Ritz Carlton 1700 Tyson's Boulevard, McLean. Food, wine and jazz entertainment. 703-506-4300.

Friday Afternoon Chess Group. 1 p.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. All ages. 703-757-8560.

Pokemon League. 3 p.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Avenue East, Vienna. Ages 5-18. 703-938-0405.

Matthias Kuchta. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. The Brothers Grimm fairytale, The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats. German puppeteer Matthias Kuchta uses life-size puppets to share the story of seven little goats that let a wicked wolf into their home. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or HYPERLINK http://www.wolftrap.org/TITW www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Saturday/July 28

Rockneceros Presents: Colonel Purple Turtle. 2:30 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Join Coach Cotton, Williebob and Boogie Woogie for a rockin’ time. 703-790-8088.

The Folsom Prisoners. 5-7 p.m. The Palladium Civic Place Green, 1445 Laughlin Avenue, McLean. Free outdoor event featuring country music. 703-288-9505.

Children’s Shows: Billy Kelly & the Blahblahblahs. 10:30 a.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. HYPERLINK http://www.jamminjava.com www.jamminjava.com.

"The Prince and the Troubadour." 12 p.m. 1st Stage Theater, 1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean. All tickets are for general admission seating. $10. 703-854-1856 or email HYPERLINK mailto:boxoffice@1ststagetysons.org boxoffice@1ststagetysons.org.

“Legally Blonde – the Musical” 8 p.m. MCC Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave, McLean. $18-$20. HYPERLINK "http://www.mcleanplayers.org/"www.mcleanplayers.org.

Matthias Kuchta. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. The Brothers Grimm fairytale, The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats. German puppeteer Matthias Kuchta uses life-size puppets to share the story of seven little goats that let a wicked wolf into their home. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or HYPERLINK http://www.wolftrap.org/TITW www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Sunday/July 29

Wolf Trap Opera Company: Backstage Buzz Artist Panels. 3 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Bringing the opera to life. Preshow talk one hour before performance. HYPERLINK http://www.wolftrap.org www.wolftrap.org.

"The Prince and the Troubadour." 12 p.m. 1st Stage Theater, 1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean. $10. 703-854-1856 or email HYPERLINK mailto:boxoffice@1ststagetysons.org boxoffice@1ststagetysons.org.

“Legally Blonde – the Musical” 2 p.m. MCC Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave, McLean. $18-$20. HYPERLINK "http://www.mcleanplayers.org/"www.mcleanplayers.org.

Happy Together Tour 2012; The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie; The Monkees Lead Singer Mickey Dolenz; Gary Puckett & The Union Gap; The Grass Roots; The Buckinghams. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $42 in-house, $25 lawn. HYPERLINK "http://www.wolftrap.org/"www.wolftrap.org

Monday/July 30

Fun with Jonathan Austin. 10:30 a.m. Great Falls Library, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Juggling, magic and unicycling. Ages 6-12. 703-757-8560.

Uno, Dos, Tres Con Andres. 10:30 a.m. Music and dance from Latin America. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Avenue East, Vienna. All ages. 703-938-0405.

Create a Comic Book. 7 p.m. Age 12-18. Tysons-Pimmit Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-790-8088.

Tuesday/July 31

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. 8:30 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Jones presents autobiographical segments accompanied by music and dance. $4-$40. HYPERLINK http://www.wolftrap.org www.wolftrap.org.

Tuesday Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Tysons-Pimmit Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Ages 1-2 with caregiver. 703-790-8088.

Okee Dokee Brothers. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Bluegrass melodies. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or HYPERLINK http://www.wolftrap.org/TITW www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Thinking Inside the Box. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tues. – Sat. Vienna Arts Society Gallery on the Village Green, 513 Maple Ave., W., Vienna. Many artists’ insights and thoughts within the limits of a frame. HYPERLINK "http://www.ViennaArtsSociety.org/"www.ViennaArtsSociety.org.

Book Talk for Book Lovers. 7 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Adults. 703-790-8088.

Wednesday/Aug. 1

George Thorogood & The Destroyers. 7:30 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $25-$42. www.wolftrap.org.

Wine Tasting. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wine Bar & Lounge at Entyse, Ritz Carlton 1700 Tyson's Boulevard, McLean. Sample Sommelier Vincent Feraud's wines. 703-506-4300.

Okee Dokee Brothers. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Bluegrass melodies. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Thursday/Aug. 2

The Temptations and The Four Tops. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $22-$38. www.wolftrap.org.

Sushi. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wine Bar & Lounge at Entyse, Ritz Carlton 1700 Tyson's Boulevard, McLean. Watch as expert chef creates sushi. 703-506-4300.

Okee Dokee Brothers. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Bluegrass melodies. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Friday/Aug. 3

“Footloose,” the Musical. 7:30 p.m. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. 703-255-6360.

An Evening with Idina Menzel. 8:15 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Idina Menzel returns alongside the National Symphony Orchestra. $20-$55. www.wolftrap.org.

Pushcart Players: Happily Ever After… A Cinderella Tale. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Featuring music by composer Larry Hochman. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Wolf Trap Opera Company: The Rake’s Progress. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Preshow talk one hour before performance. HYPERLINK http://www.wolftrap.org www.wolftrap.org.

The Christopher Linman Jazz Ensemble. 8:30 p.m.- 12 a.m. Wine Bar & Lounge at Entyse, Ritz Carlton 1700 Tyson's Boulevard, McLean. Enjoy food, wine and jazz. 703-506-4300.

Saturday/Aug. 4

"West Side Story." 8:30 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $20-$52. www.wolftap.org.

“Footloose,” the Musical. 7:30 p.m. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. 703-255-6360.

Pushcart Players: Happily Ever After… A Cinderella Tale. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Featuring music by composer Larry Hochman. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

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

Children’s Shows: Secret Agent 23 Skiddo. 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. www.jamminjava.com.

Sunday/Aug. 5

Golden Dragon Acrobats from China. 2 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Acrobatics, dance, ancient and contemporary music, and theatrical techniques. $15-$38. www.wolftrap.org.

Wolf Trap Opera Company: The Rake’s Progress. 3 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Preshow talk one hour before performance. www.wolftrap.org.

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

Monday/Aug. 6

The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue 2012. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $42 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

Tuesday/Aug. 7

Gipsy Kings. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $42 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

Dance Every Tuesday. 7:15 p.m. Colvin Run Dance Hall, 10201 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Introductory dance lesson 7:15 p.m., dancing 8-10:30 p.m. Swing, Latin, waltz, country and more. $10 per person, includes lesson and snacks. No partner necessary. colvinrun.org. or Ed Cottrell@macp.org.

Before the People Came. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. A combination of poetry and dance accompanied by a blend of jazz, blues, pop, and African rhythms. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Wednesday/Aug. 8

Wine Tasting. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wine Bar & Lounge at Entyse, Ritz Carlton 1700 Tyson's Boulevard, McLean. Sample Sommelier Vincent Feraud's selected wines. 703-506-4300.

Gipsy Kings. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $42 in-house, $25 lawn. 703-255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

Before the People Came. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. A combination of poetry and dance accompanied by a blend of jazz, blues, pop, and African rhythms. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Thursday/Aug. 9

IL DIVO. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $50-$55 in-house, $30 lawn. (703) 255-1868 or HYPERLINK http://www.wolftrap.org www.wolftrap.org.

Sushi. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wine Bar & Lounge at Entyse, Ritz Carlton 1700 Tyson's Boulevard, McLean. Watch as expert chef creates sushi and enjoy drinks. 703-506-4300.

Before the People Came. 10:30 a.m. Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. A combination of poetry and dance accompanied by a blend of jazz, blues, pop, and African rhythms. $8-$10 at 1-877-WOLFTRAP or www.wolftrap.org/TITW.

Friday/Aug. 10

Steve Miller Band. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $45 in-house, $30 lawn. (703) 255-1868 or www.wolftrap.org.

“Footloose,” the Musical. 7:30 p.m. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. 703-255-6360.

Argentine Tango. 7 p.m. Colvin Run Community Hall, 10201 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Every Friday. 703-759-2685 or HYPERLINK http://www.colvinrun.org www.colvinrun.org.

Justin Roberts. Wolf Trap Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. $8 - $10. Children under two are free. 703-319-2300.

The Christopher Linman Jazz Ensemble. 8:30 p.m.- 12 a.m. Wine Bar & Lounge at Entyse, Ritz Carlton 1700 Tyson's Boulevard, McLean. Enjoy food, wine and jazz. 703-506-4300.