Thursday 27

GMU THEATER PERFORMANCE, the GMU Players perform "The Lady's Not for Burning," by British playwright Christopher Fry, 8 p.m. today and Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, George Mason University, TheatreSpace, Fairfax. $10; students, university staff and seniors, $7. 703-993-8888.

Friday 28

VIENNA COUNTRY CONCERT, Navy Band's Country Current performs country and bluegrass tunes, 8 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. Free. 703-255-6360.

MCLEAN CHORAL CONCERT, the Master Singers of Virginia perform traditional and modern choral masterpieces, 8 p.m.; lecture, 7:15 p.m., Providence Baptist Church, 8980 Brook Rd., McLean. $12; students and seniors, $9. 703-327-6628.

FAIRFAX CITY BIG-BAND CONCERT, Swing Shift performs "In Tribute to the Legendary Count Basie," sponsored by the Old Town Hall Performance Series, 8 p.m., Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr., Fairfax City. Free. 703-352-2787.

"VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTES," reenactors read from the works of 19th-century feminists, period refreshments served, 8 p.m., Cherry Hill Farmhouse, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. $4. 703-248-5171.

CAPITOL STEPS PERFORMANCE, political comedy, plus wine, appetizers, coffee, desserts and an auction, to benefit Homestretch Inc., a nonprofit organization that serves homeless families in Fairfax County, 7 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Tpk., Annandale. $50. 703-237-2035.

WOLF TRAP GENERAL ADMISSION DANCE, Cajun band Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys provide the music, 8 p.m., the Barns of Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Saturday 1

FAIRFAX STATION FASHION SHOW AND TEA, fashions by Dress Barn, plus vintage clothes, 2-4 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 8285 Glen Eagles Lane, Fairfax Station. $15. 703-690-3401.

GREAT FALLS BALLROOM DANCE, big-band music by the Colvin Run Dance Band, 9 p.m.-midnight; tango lesson, 8 p.m., Colvin Run School House, 10201 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. $12; lesson, $5. 703-430-3342.

FALLS CHURCH ADOPTION SEMINAR, "Becoming a Family: What Every Parent Needs to Know About International Adoption," sponsored by the International Adoption Center at Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Inova Fairfax Hospital Physicians Conference Center, first-floor conference room, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. Individuals, $120; couples, $170. 703-970-2651.

WOODLAWN NEEDLEWORK EXHIBIT, 40th annual event, needlework by artists from around the world, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through March 31, Woodlawn Plantation, 9000 Richmond Hwy., Mount Vernon. $8.50; 12th-graders and younger, $4. 703-780-8509.

FAIRFAX ORCHESTRA CONCERT, Eos Orchestra performs "The Celluloid Copeland," 8 p.m.; discussion, 7:15 p.m., George Mason University, Center for the Arts, Fairfax. $40, $32, $20. 703-218-6500.

WOLF TRAP COMEDY, the 16th annual "Evening of Comedy," featuring comedians Brett Leake and Jeff Caldwell and political satirist David Werner, 7 and 9:30 p.m., the Barns of Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. $17. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION, the Mary Graham Lasley Music Scholarship Competition for college and conservatory musicians, sponsored by the Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria, 3-5 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, Tyler Building, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-4346.

Sunday 2

ANNANDALE CHORAL CONCERT, the Alban Chorale performs "Simple Gifts: American Folk Songs, Spirituals and Shakespeare Settings," 5 p.m., St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 6800 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-256-2966.

FAIRFAX CITY CAPITOL STEPS PERFORMANCE, political comedy, to benefit the W.T. Woodson High School Band and the 2003 Cavalier Cruise Graduation Party, 7:30 p.m., the high school auditorium, 9525 Main St., Fairfax City. $27. 703-425-8014.

ANNANDALE ORCHESTRA CONCERT, the Capital Wind Symphony performs music by David Maslanka, Michael Torke, Ottorino Respighi and Mark Camphouse, 3 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, Ernst Community Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Tpk., Annandale. $10; students and seniors, $6; 6 and younger, free. 703-938-3521.

Monday 3

VIENNA GIRLS GROUP, for Vienna area high school girls, open-topic discussions, make new friends and participate in arts and crafts and community service projects, 3:30-5 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. Free; preregistration required. 703-255-5721.

VIENNA TOWN COUNCIL MEETING, 8 p.m., Vienna Town Hall, Council Chambers, 127 Center St. S. 703-255-6303.

Tuesday 4

HERNDON TOWN COUNCIL MEETING, 7:30 p.m., Herndon Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St. 703-435-6804.

Wednesday 5

COUNTY BUDGET DISCUSSION, Supervisor Catherine M. Hudgins (D-Hunter Mill) holds a community meeting on "Budgeting in Times of Increasing Assessments and Decreasing Services," 6:30-9 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, Vienna. Free. 703-478-0283.

WOLF TRAP CONCERT, slide guitarist Sonny Landreth, 8 p.m., the Barns of Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. $16. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Thursday 6

WOLF TRAP CONCERT, Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, 8 p.m., the Barns of Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

-- Compiled by Jean Mack

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