Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia


“Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring” plays with two choirs and an orchestra at Wolf Trap on Saturday. (Wolf Trap)
THU 05

“Inner Librare” Curated by Ceci Cole-McInturff for George Mason University’s School of Visual Art, this exhibition tells stories through sculpture, photography, sound art, performance and artists’ books. The event also celebrates the “Fall for the Book Festival,” which takes place Sept. 22-28. Reception Sept. 14, 6-9 p.m. Through Oct. 6. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Rd., Lorton. 703-584-2900. www.workhousearts.org. Free.

FRI 06

“One Percent” In this exhibit, the artists use any media to define and depict 1 percent of something in a representational, abstract or symbolic form. Opening reception 7-10 p.m. Through Sept. 29. Del Ray Artisans, Nicholas A. Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-838-4827. www.thedelrayartisans.org. Free.

“Voyage in Tangible Space” Mei Mei Chang’s mixed-media exhibit of multilayered and patterned surfaces creating landscapes of the human psyche opens Friday. Reception Saturday 4-6 p.m. Through Oct. 6. Northern Virginia Community College, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Fisher Art Gallery, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-845-6156. www.nvcc.edu/schlesingercenter. Free.

“Metropolis” In 1984, a version of this 1927 German expressionist science-fiction silent film was released with a soundtrack by rock artists such as Freddie Mercury and Adam Ant. This updated version will be shown at ArtSpace Herndon’s kickoff of the Art House Cinema and Brew series. Microbrews available for a donation. 7 p.m. ArtSpace, 750 Center St., Herndon. 703-956-6590. www.artspaceherndon.org. Free.

Maroon 5 This award-winning pop rock band released its fourth studio album, “Overexposed,” last year. With Kelly Clarkson and Tony Lucca. 7 p.m. Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow. 703-754-6400. www.jiffylubelive.com. $46-$116.30.

“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” The City Choir of Washington and the World Children’s Choir perform Howard Shore’s score with live orchestra, accompanied by the epic film shown on huge screens in-house and on the lawn. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-255-1900. www.wolftrap.org. $25-$58.

SAT 07

“Caught in the Net” A London taxi driver attempts to keep his two wives from finding out about each other in this farce about technology. Opens Saturday at 8 p.m. Continues Sunday at 3 p.m. and Wednesday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Through Sept. 28. Little Theatre of Alexandria, 600 Wolfe St., Alexandria. 703-683-0496. www.thelittletheatre.com. $17-$20.

Alexandria King Street Art Festival Stroll in the open-air art gallery featuring works by more than 200 artists. There will be live music, art activities, the Art League’s ice cream bowl fundraiser, demonstrations, performances and more. Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., King Street between Washington Street and the Potomac River waterfront. 703-746-3301. info@artfestival.com www.artfestival.com. Free.

Virginia Indian Festival Members of eight tribes native to Virginia and the Washington area share their traditions, history and culture. Watch demonstrations, listen to talks by tribe toolmaking experts and local archaeologists, try bow-and-arrow shooting and spear throwing or help build a longhouse and a dugout canoe. Crafts, pottery and jewelry for sale at the marketplace. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. 703-759-9018. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/riverbend-park.$5.

Burke Centre Fall Festival The 36th annual festival features arts and crafts, amusement rides, a rock-climbing wall, live entertainment, food and vendors. Saturday 10 a.m-5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. A wine garden with live music will be open Saturday 5-10 p.m. Burke Center Conservancy, 6060 Burke Centre Pkwy., Burke. 703-978-2928. www.burkecentreweb.com. Free.

“Little Red” Stagecoach Theatre Company presents a kinder version of the age-old fairy tale. Bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets for this outdoor performance. Drinks and snacks available. Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. Oatlands Plantation, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. 703-777-3174. www.oatlands.org. $15, children $13; in advance $12, children $10.

Rosslyn Jazz Festival The 23rd annual festival features performances by Kenny Rittenhouse, Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens, the Soul Rebels, and Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Band with James Carter. 1-7 p.m. Gateway Park, Lee Highway and North Lynn Street, Arlington. 703-228-1850. www.rosslynva.org. Free.

“Dancing in the Wings” Actress/choreographer Debbie Allen presents the story of Sassy, who worries that her large feet, long legs and big mouth will keep her from becoming a star ballerina. Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Through Sept. 15. Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. 703-993-7759. www.hyltoncenter.org. $17, seniors and students $12; in advance $15, seniors and students $10.

Eddie Money “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Baby Hold On” are two of Money’s hits from the 1970s and ’80s. 9 p.m. State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300. www.thestatetheatre.com. $35.

SUN 08

Cycle Fest Ride your bicycle 30 miles, 50 miles or 65 miles to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project and Hazon, a Jewish environmental group. Fees include a Cycle Fest T-shirt, rest stop with treats, support-and-gear vehicle support, mechanical support and light food. Riders should be experienced, with a suggested minimum age of 12. Registration at 7:30 a.m., ride begins at 8 a.m. Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Tpk., Fairfax. 703-323-0880. PaulaC@jccnv.org www.jccnv.org. www.active.com. $50.

Looking for Mosby Take a historian-led tour of the cemetery, stopping at the graves of Confederate soldiers who served in Mosby’s Rangers, a cavalry unit led by John Mosby during the Civil War. 2 p.m. Fairfax City Cemetery, 10567 Main St., Fairfax. 703-385-8414. www.fairfaxva.gov. $5.

“Full, Deep and Not Quite Real” The paintings, drawings, photography and computer-generated digital art by Annie Chan, Hsin-Hsi Chen, Patrick Craig and Richard L. Dana play with both abstraction and surrealism. Reception 4-6 p.m. Through Oct. 20. The Athenaeum, 201 S. Prince St., Alexandria. 703-548-0035. www.nvfaa.org. Free.

MON 09

Malcolm Holcombe This country/folk singer released his ninth album, “Down the River,” last year. 8 p.m. Iota Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340. www.iotaclubandcafe.com. $12.

TUE 10

Fall Out Boy This rock band released its latest album, “Save Rock & Roll,” in April. With Panic at the Disco. 7 p.m. George Mason University, Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Cir., Fairfax. 202-397-7328. 703-993-3000. www.patriotcenter.com. $39.50.

WED 11

Glenn Tilbrook Since splitting from the group Squeeze in 1998, Tilbrook has continued writing and performing on his own. With Joe Michelini. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566. www.jamminjava.com. $22-$25.

— Compiled by Jean Mack from staff reports

‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’

3The City Choir of Washington and the World Children’s Choir perform Howard Shore’s score with live orchestra, accompanied by the epic film shown on huge screens in-house and on the lawn. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-255-1900. www.wolftrap.org. $25-$58.

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