Thursday 27

PATTY LOVELESS CONCERT, with Diamond Rio, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $22. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Friday 28

GARRISON KEILLOR PERFORMANCE, "A Prairie Home Companion," 8 p.m. Friday, 5:45 p.m. Saturday (live radio broadcast), Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Saturday 29

POHICK BAY CANOE TRIP, guided by a naturalist of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, bring binoculars and a field guide, 8 a.m.-noon, Pohick Bay Regional Park, 6501 Pohick Bay Dr., Lorton. $25; reservations required. 703-339-6104.

VIENNA TOWN FESTIVAL, "Viva! Vienna!," arts and crafts vendors, live music, food and beverage sales, children's entertainment, a Memorial Day ceremony and booth exhibits of Vienna businesses and community service organizations, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Vienna, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Church Street. Free admission. 703-255-4742.

VIENNA MODEL TRAIN OPEN HOUSE, the Northern Virginia Model Railroaders display an operating HO scale model railroad, featuring digital control, sound and smoke, 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Station, 231 Dominion Rd., Vienna. Free admission. 703-938-5157.

HEXAGON POLITICAL SATIRE GROUP, performance of "Wee Puns of Mass Distraction," plus a performance by the Marshall High School Choral Ensemble, sponsored by Shepherd's Center of Oakton-Vienna, 7:30 p.m., Marshall High School, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. $20. 703-281-0538.

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

Sunday 30

ALEXANDRIA TEA PROGRAM, learn about cooking food with tea and taste dishes made with it, followed by a full English tea, 1-3 p.m., Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd. (3.5 miles east on Route 236 from Beltway Exit 6), Alexandria. $22; reservations required. 703-642-5173.

MOUNT VERNON ORCHESTRA, concert, music by Sibelius, Francaix, Beethoven and Nielsen, 5 p.m., Bishop Ireton High School, 201 Cambridge Rd., Alexandria. $20; seniors and college students, $17; 18 and younger, free. 703-799-8229.

MCLEAN CHORAL CONCERT, the National Men's Chorus performs with the Washington Symphonic Brass and organist Paul Skevington, 5 p.m., St. Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. $15; seniors and students, $7.50. 202-244-7191.

Monday 31

FALLS CHURCH FESTIVAL, PARADE, Memorial Day event, food vendors, craftspeople, live entertainment, amusement rides, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; parade, 2 p.m., Falls Church City Hall grounds, 300 Park Ave. Free. 703-248-5077.

Tuesday 1

VIENNA NEWBORN PARENTING CLASS, information on how to choose a pediatrician, preparing the nursery, nutrition, changing diapers, clothing, bathing, umbilical cord care, car seat use and when to call a doctor, sponsored by the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department, 6-8 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. Free; registration required. 703-255-6360.

HERNDON ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCING, no partner necessary, all dances taught by leader Barbara Harding, with fiddler Malcolm Stephens, 7:45-10 p.m., Harding Hall, 730 Jackson St., Herndon. $3. 703-437-3615.

MOODY BLUES CONCERT, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $40; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Wednesday 2

FALLS CHURCH PARENTING DISCUSSION, four mothers discuss what parents should know about preparing their children for kindergarten, sponsored by Mothers First group, 7:30 p.m., Tysons Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Free; registration required. 703-827-5922.

FRANCONIA COUNTRY CONCERT, U.S. Navy Band's Country Current group, 7:30 p.m., Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. Free. 202-433-2525.

WOLF TRAP MOUNTAIN MUSIC, Great High Mountain Tour 2004, with T Bone Burnett, Alison Krauss and Union Station, Ralph Stanley and others, music from "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" and "Cold Mountain" movies, 7:30 p.m., Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $45; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Thursday 3

HOOTIE AND THE BLOWFISH, concert, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK

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