Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia

August 21, 2013
THU 22

“Rocks, Streams & Trees” An exhibit featuring marble sculptures by Czech-born artist Stella Repper and landscape photographs by David Tilson opens Thursday. Artist talk and reception Sept. 8, 4-6 p.m. Through Oct. 6. Goodwin House Baileys Crossroads, Crossroads Gallery, 3440 S. Jefferson St., Falls Church. 703-578-7218. lsmith-bugge@goodwinhouse.org www.goodwinhouse.org. Free.

Crowded Streets This Dave Matthews tribute band performs for Brambleton’s Sizzlin’ Summer concert series. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Brambleton Town Center Plaza, 22895 Brambleton Plaza, Ashburn. 703-542-2925. www.brambleton.com. Free.

Real Geniuses This week’s Rock the Row concert features the ’80s tribute band.
7-9 p.m. Pentagon Row Plaza, 1201 S. Joyce St., Arlington. 703-413-6691. www.pentagonrow.com. Free.

FRI 23

“Civil War at the Junction” This weekend event features a living history commemoration of events that transformed a sleepy railroad junction into a Civil War camp. There will be military and medical demonstrations, period baseball games, music, food and more. Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. 703-361-6599. 703-368-1863. www.manassascivilwar.org. www.visitmanassas.org. Free.

Almost Journey This New York-based tribute band plays Journey hits and B-sides for the final summer concert of Herndon’s Friday Night Live! concert series. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. 703-435-6868. www.herndonrocks.com. Free.

“A Beautiful Mind” This week’s outdoor film is the 2001 biography of the mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. and his battle with schizophrenia, starring Russell Crowe, Ed Harris and Jennifer Connelly. 7 p.m. Mosaic District, Strawberry Park, 2910 District Ave., Fairfax. 703-992-7765. www.mosaicdistrict.com. Free.

“Fame: The Musical” This Broadway musical tells the story of performing arts high school students as they balance school and their passion for performing, presented by the Metropolitan Fine Arts Center, featuring an all-teen cast. Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 31 and Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, W-3 Theatre, 9601 Ox Rd., Lorton. 703-584-2900. www.workhousearts.org. $20, reservations suggested.

Max Impact The U.S. Air Force rock band performs classic and current rock and country music. 8-9:15 p.m. Air Force Memorial, 1 Air Force Memorial Dr., Arlington. 202-767-5658. 703-919-0674. www.airforcememorial.org/AirForceMemorial/Events. Free.

“American Graffiti” The Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival will show the 1973 film starring Richard Dreyfuss and Ron Howard. Dusk. Gateway Park, Lee Highway and North Lynn Street, Arlington. 703-522-6628. 703-228-1850. www.rosslynva.org/play/calendar/film-festival. Free.

SAT 24

“General James Longstreet at Gettysburg” Ronald A. Hawkins, a 20-year veteran of Civil War reenacting, will recount the role of the Confederate general at the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. 2 p.m. Historic Blenheim, Civil War Interpretive Center, 3610 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-591-0560. www.fairfaxva.gov. Free.

Jennifer Daniels This week’s Acoustic of the Green concert features this pop and folk-rock singer-songwriter from Georgia. Bring picnics, lawn chairs and blankets. 7-9 p.m. Leesburg Town Hall, 25 W. Market St., Leesburg. 703-737-7156. www.acousticonthegreen.com. Free.

“Simple Act of Murder” The Stagecoach Theatre Company presents a murder mystery set on a cruise in 1928. Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. Village at Leesburg Community Room, 1602 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. 571-477-9444. www.stagecoachtc.com. $35, includes dinner and show, beverages sold separately.

“The Muppet Movie” Follow Kermit and his friends to Hollywood in the 1979 film. 7-9 p.m. Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, 14900 Potomac Town Pl., Woodbridge. 703-580-1559. www.stonebridgeptc.com. Free.

SUN 25

Women’s Equality Day The Workhouse Prison Museum and the Turning Point Suffrage Memorial present a celebration of the 93rd anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. Alice Reagan, associate professor of history at Northern Virginia Community College, will give an illustrated talk, “The Suffrage Prisoners at Occoquan.” The award-winning student film “The War of the Roses,” about the conflict between Tennessee legislators opposed to suffrage (red roses) and those in favor of giving women the right to vote (yellow roses) will be shown. There will be costumed interpreters who portray significant figures in the fight for women’s right to vote and suffragist songs sung by singers from the Metropolitan Academy of the Arts. 12:30-4 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, Building W-9, 9601 Ox Rd., Lorton. 703-584-2900. www.workhousearts.org. Free.

Civil War history tour Take a living history tour of Mount Zion Old School Baptist Church (built in 1851) and adjacent cemetery. The church was used as a hospital during the Civil War, and the patients’ graffiti is on display there. 1-5 p.m. Mount Zion Historic Park, Old School Baptist Church, 40309 John S. Mosby Hwy., Aldie. 703-327-9777. www.nvrpa.org/park/mt_zion. Free.

Summer Chamber Music Series The Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Association presents violist Will Hurd and pianist Elizabeth Hill performing works by Bach, Brahms and Hindemith. 3 p.m. The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-746-4994. www.wmpamusic.org. Donations accepted at the door.

Quantico Marine Corps Rock Band Bring picnics and blankets or lawn chairs for an outdoor band concert. 6-7 p.m. National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly. 202-633-1000. www.airandspace.si.edu/events. Free.

Valerie SimpsonDinosaurs Are Coming Back Again” is the recently released solo album for Simpson since the death of her husband and partner in the duo Ashford and Simpson. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. www.birchmere.com. $49.50.

MON 26

Shawn Mullins The latest album of this Atlanta-based folk-rock singer-songwriter is “Light You Up.” With Chuck Cannon. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566. www.jamminjava.com. $20-$25.

TUE 27

“Reflections on Koi” Ruth Ensley exhibits paintings showing the light patterns that are created on the surface of water as colorful fish move fluidly beneath. Other Vienna Arts Society members also have original paintings in the exhibition. Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Through Oct. 5. Vienna Arts Society Gallery, 513 Maple Ave. W., Vienna. 703-319-3220. www.viennaartssociety.org. Free.

WED 28

Carly Rae Jepsen This Canadian pop star achieved Internet ubiquity with her catchy single “Call Me Maybe.” With the pop-rock foursome Hot Chelle Rae. 7 p.m. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-255-1900. www.wolftrap.org. $30-$42.

Twilight Tattoo This is the last chance to see the military pageant this summer. The performance features the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, the U.S. Army Drill Team, the U.S. Army Blues, a soloist from the U.S. Army Chorus, vocalists of the U.S. Army Downrange and the U.S. Army Voices. Pre-ceremony live music at 6:45 p.m.; show 7-8 p.m. Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington. 202-685-2888. www.usarmyband.com. Free.

— Compiled by Jean Mack from staff reports

Max Impact

3The U.S. Air Force rock band performs classic and current rock and country music. Friday 8-9:15 p.m. Air Force Memorial, 1 Air Force Memorial Dr., Arlington. 202-767-5658. 703-919-0674. www.airforcememorial.org/AirForceMemorial/Events. Free.

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