Weekend Events: July 7-10

Weekend Events: July 7-10

Thursday/July 7

Summer Nights in the City -- Summer Under the Stars. 8 p.m. Veterans Amphitheater, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. Alte Kameraden. fairfaxband.org.

Friday/July 8

Summer Concert Series. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Bring family and friends and a picnic dinner. Featuring Kings Park Band. http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/braddocknights.htm.

Saturday/July 9

8th Annual Ice Cream Social. Noon– 4 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. Includes a handmade bowl and ice cream, performance by The Great Zucchini, a raffle and a dunking machine ($5 for three balls). All proceeds benefit the Workhouse Arts Center Ceramics Program. $20. www.workhousearts.org. 703-584-2900.

Mount Vernon Nights: Global Arts Bolivian Dance and Music. 7–8 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. Features traditional Bolivian music and dancing. Free. www.workhousearts.org. 703-584-2900.

Kidz Korner. 10:30 a.m. Old Town Square, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Mr. Skip. Our favorite song and dance man, Mr. Skip will have your little one moving and grooving to fun songs. Free. http://www.mrskip.com/.

Burke Lake Boat Fishing. 8 a.m. Meet at Burke Lake Marina, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Students learn about the fish in Burke Lake as well as tricks to catch them. Clinic includes instruction and a trip around the lake by boat. Bring your own rods, bait and tackle or rent them from the park. Ages 10 – Adult. Children younger than 13 must be accompanied by a registered adult. Students over age 16 must have a valid fishing license, call park for details. $35 in-county, $37 out of county. http://parktakes.fairfaxcounty.gov/.

Campfire Saturdays: Stargazing. 8:30 p.m. Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Enjoy a stroll along the shores of the lake and learn about the constellations, their stories and other features of the night sky. Our astronomical naturalist will identify the stars for you, along with having some telescopes on hand for folks to try out. The program concludes with a campfire s'more ingredients provided, hot dogs welcome. Ages 2-Adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program. $12. http://parktakes.fairfaxcounty.gov/.

Sunday/July 10

"Lipstick Brigade:The Untold Story of Washington's World War II Government Girls." 4 p.m. Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. Personal stories of some 100,000 young women recruited from across the nation to staff wartime government positions. Book talk/signing. 703-385-8415.