Thursday 3

YORKTOWN HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT, string orchestra performs, 7 p.m., Yorktown High, 5201 N. 28th St., Arlington. Free. 703-532-6229.

MARINE BAND CONCERT, 7 p.m. Thursdays, through August, Marine Corps War Memorial, Marshall Drive, next to Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington. Free. 202-433-4011 or

LEVINE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, concert featuring the wind ensemble, the big band and the children's chorus, 7:30 p.m., George Washington National Masonic Memorial, 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria. Free. 703-237-5655.

TREE CARE CLASS, arborist Tom Tyler discusses maintenance, pruning and replacing trees after the cicadas leave, sponsored by the Virginia Cooperative Extension, 7:30-9 p.m., Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-6414.

CIVIL WAR DANCE CLASSES, Corky Palmer teaches the waltz, polka and other 19th-century dances, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. $12; reservations required. 703-838-4242 or

"MASTER AND MARGARITA," a dance and pantomime adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's novel, by Synetic Theater and Classika Theatre, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through June 20, Rosslyn Spectrum, 1611 Kent St., Arlington. $25-$32. 703-824-6200.

IRISH PLAY, Peter Coy's "An Island of No Land at All: The Story of O'Malley of Shanganagh," about a man who returns to Ireland after being at sea, performed by Keegan Theatre, 8 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday and Monday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Clark Street Playhouse Theatre, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. $22-$25. 703-527-6000 or

Friday 4

ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL, activities such as helping to create a time capsule, exploring a miniature version of New York City's Time Square and creating an edible clock; plus performances by Kenmore Middle School orchestra, dance students and show choir, 6-9:30 p.m., Kenmore, 200 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. Free. 703-228-6800.

HISTORIC TAVERN TOURS, 30-minute tours of candle-lit rooms led by costumed guide, 7-9:15 p.m. Fridays, Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. $5; ages 11-17, $2; 10 and younger, free; reservations recommended. 703-838-4242.

"A GENIE NAMED KHATAB," play based on Lazar Lagin's story about a young boy who frees a genie, 7 p.m. Friday, 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Classika Theatre, 4041 S. 28th St., Arlington. $15; in advance, $12. 703-824-6200 or

ART EXHIBIT, "Fun 'n Games Redux," works by gallery artists; opening event with activities for children and adults, 7-10 p.m. Friday; regular gallery hours, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, Del Ray Artisans Gallery, Nicholas A. Colassanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Free. 571-213-1424 or 703-765-1510.

"SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS," performed by the Children's Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, through June 13, Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Rd., Arlington. $10; seniors, students and children, $7. 703-548-1154 or

PLANETARIUM SHOW, "Larry, Cat in Space," a story about a cat that travels to the moon, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Sundays, Arlington Planetarium, 1426 N. Quincy St., Arlington. $2.50; seniors and 12 and younger, $1.50. 703-228-6070.

"VENECIA," a comedy about an elderly woman who seeks forgiveness from a former lover, performed by Teatro de la Luna, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, Gunston Arts Center, Theatre Two, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. Thursday evenings and Saturday matinees, $18 (seniors and students, $15); Friday and Saturday evenings, $25 (seniors and students, $20). 703-548-3092 or

Saturday 5

FARMERS MARKET, vendors sell produce, flowers, art and more, 5-10 a.m. Saturdays, Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-5006.

BALLSTON ART MARKET, juried outdoor market featuring pottery, quilts, clothing, jewelry, photography and more by local artists, sponsored by the Arlington Community Foundation, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. first Saturday of each month, Welburn Square, between Stuart and Taylor streets, Wilson Boulevard and Fairfax Drive. Free admission. 703-528-3527.

BIKE TOUR, 15 miles, a guided tour along the Alexandria Heritage Trail, includes some streets and hills, sponsored by Alexandria Archaeology and the Alexandria Bicycle Study Committee, helmets required, 10 a.m., George Washington National Masonic Memorial, 101 Callahan Dr. Free; preregistration required. 703-838-4399.

CIVIL WAR CAMP DAY, tour re-creations of Union and Confederate camps, talk to soldier and civilian reenactors about camp life, watch artillery demonstrations, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. Suggested donation, $2; children, $1. 703-838-4848.

CONTEMPORARY FOLK MUSIC, David Goodrich performs, bring a picnic, 7 p.m., Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 N. Marcey Rd., Arlington. Suggested donation, $5-$7. 703-528-5406.

CHORAL CONCERT, SILENT FILM, Fairfax Choral Society performs Richard Einhorn's "Voices of Light" to accompany the silent film "The Passion of Joan of Arc," 8 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. $28-$36. 703-642-3277 or

CONTEMPORARY DANCE, "Blind Spot," choreographed and directed by Meisha Bosma, performed by six professional dancers, commissioned in honor of the Alexandria Commission for the Arts' 20th anniversary, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, George Washington National Masonic Memorial, 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria. $18; seniors, students and children, $16. 571-275-9281.

Sunday 6

FAMILY THEATER, "A World of Wonder," Leland Faulkner uses magic tricks, illusion, shadow theater and Japanese art to tell stories, 2 p.m., Old Town Theater, 815 King St., Alexandria. Free; reservations recommended. 703-683-8888 or

MOUNT VERNON ORCHESTRA, concert, works by Beethoven and others, 5 p.m., West Potomac High School, 6500 Quander Rd., Alexandria. $20; seniors and college students, $17. 703-799-8229 or

Tuesday 8

BLACK HISTORY EXHIBIT, "A Century of Just Women: Alexandria's African American Women," about their roles throughout the 20th century; biographies, photographs and mementos of Lorraine Funn Atkins, Miriam Bracey, Patricia Broussard and others, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Alexandria Black History Resource Center, 638 N. Alfred St. Free. 703-838-4356.

SENIORS BOOK CLUB, discussion of "That Old Ace in the Hole," by Annie Proulx, 1:30 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-228-4403.

STUDENT THEATER, first- and fourth-graders from Hoffman-Boston Elementary School, who participated in the LITarts program and Social Studies: Virginia Education Through Arts program, perform "We Love Virginia" and "The Dance of the Flowers," 7 p.m., Classika Theatre, 4041 S. 28th St., Arlington. Free. 703-824-6200 or

Wednesday 9

WATERCOLOR EXHIBIT, works by Virginia Watercolor Society artists, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, through July 2, Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-228-7710.

"THE BLUE ROOM," for adults, playwright David Hare's adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's "La Ronde," about the sexual relationships of five couples, portrayed by two actors, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays (except June 8), 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays, through July 11, Signature Theatre, 3806 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. $22-$36. 703-820-9771 or

"MAHALIA," musical biography of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson played by Bernadine Mitchell, 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays, through July 11, MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria. $32-$38. 703-548-9044 or

-- Compiled by SARAH LANE

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