Restaurants & Rhythms Happy Hour Music Series, Dave Chappell performs blues and rock at the Hyatt Arlington, 1325 Arlington Blvd, 5-6:30 p.m. For a complete schedule of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday performances through Aug. 30, visit the Web site. 703-522-6628 or www.rosslynva.org.
“Love Makes a Family” exhibit, photographs by Gigi Kaeser and writings by Peggy Gillespie. 9-11 a.m. and noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Historic Christ Church, 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria. Free. 703-549-1450, www.historicchristchurch.org or email@example.com.
“Mystery” paintings, by Nihal Kececi. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Gallery Underground, Crystal City Shops, 2100 Crystal Dr., Arlington. Free. 571-483-0652 or www.galleryunderground.org.
“What Would Sudek Do?,” photographs by Michael Borek. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Monday, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Multiple Exposures Gallery, Studio 31, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-2205 or www.torpedofactory.org.
“Optical Studies” exhibit, fiber and glass, weavings and optical glass by Ruth Gowell, 2013 Torpedo Factory Artist of the Year. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Target Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4565, Ext. 4 or www.torpedofactory.org.
“Balance: Playing With Symmetry,” Kiln Club members exhibit art with altered thrown forms, graceful statuary and balanced or swooping silhouettes. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Scope Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-6288 or www.torpedofactory.org.
Senior knitting club, all skill levels; socialize and knit. Bring materials and supplies. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-5556 or www.alexandriava.gov.
Rosslyn farmers market, produce, jellies, herbs, pastries, bread and more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; concert by Another Day, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-6628 or www.rosslynva.org.
“Dog Days Dog Show,” contemporary and vintage photographs by Kathleen Ewing. Noon-4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, through Sept. 1, the Athenaeum, 201 S. Prince St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-0035 or www.nvfaa.org.
Ballston farmers market, produce, bread, pastries, meat, flowers, weekly chef demonstrations and live music. 3-7 p.m., Welburn Square, Wilson Boulevard and Taylor Street, Arlington. 202-362-8889, Ext. 3.
Children’s movie time, for ages 6-12. Call for program information. 4-6 p.m., Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library, 4701 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-1704.
Zombie double feature, features the films “Fido,” 5-6:30 p.m., and “Warm Bodies,” 6:45-8:30 p.m. Call for more program information. 5:30-8:30 p.m., Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-1702 or www.alexandria.lib.va.us.