Thursday 3

ALEXANDRIA GARDEN TOUR, TEA, English tea served in a historic manor house, 11 a.m.-1 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. 703-941-7987.

HERNDON FESTIVAL, entertainment on three stages, international food, carnival rides and games, children's entertainment and hands-on activities, 10K and 5K races, a model railway exhibit, an arts and crafts show and more, 6-10 p.m. today, 5-11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, downtown Herndon; shuttle bus service available from Worldgate Shopping Centre on Worldgate Drive and from Herndon High School, 700 Bennett St. Free admission. 703-435-6866, Ext. 2.

Friday 4

CHANTILLY QUILT SHOW, Quilters Unlimited Quilt Show, more than 500 quilts, dolls and wearable art, plus classes, demonstrations and vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center. $7 per day; three days, $15. 703-250-6407.

RESTON GRANDPARENTS CLASS, Groovy Grandparenting program, ideas for fun and educational activities to do with grandchildren, including arts and crafts, map reading, field trips and more, 10 a.m.-noon Fridays through June 25, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd. $30; Reston residents, $15; preregistration required. 703-476-4500.

MCLEAN STAMP SHOW, NAPEX 2003, including postage stamp exhibits, sales, auction and collection appraisals, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, McLean Hilton at Tysons Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Dr. Free admission. 703-820-8573.

ALEXANDRIA GARDENING WORKSHOP, four-part series on soil preparation and composting, 1:30-3 p.m. Fridays, through June 25, Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd. (3.5 miles east on Route 236 from Beltway Exit 6), Alexandria. $10; four classes, $35; reservations required. 703-642-5173.

VIENNA CONCERT ON THE LAWN, bring a chair or blanket and listen to classic rock by Nightwork, 6:30 p.m., historic Freeman House, 131 Church St. NE., Vienna. Free. 703-255-7842.

VIENNA FAMILY SKATING, bring roller skates or in-line skates and safety equipment, parents must stay with their children, 6:30-8 p.m. Fridays in June, Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. $1 per child; 50 cents per adult. 703-255-6360.

YOUTH MUSICAL AUDITIONS, for ages 11-18, come prepared to sing a standard musical theater song to audition for the Vienna Youth Players' summer production of "Runaways," 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. Free; reservations required. 703-255-6360.

"THE LITTLE MERMAID," performed by the Rose Hill Players, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Edison High School, 5801 Franconia Rd., Alexandria. $4; children, $2. 703-313-4200.

FAIRFAX MUSICAL, Theater of the First Amendment performs "The Odyssey of Telemaca," set in Mexico, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, George Mason University Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax. $25. 703-218-6500.

FRANCONIA CAJUN CONCERT, Squeeze Bayou Cajun Band performs for the Lee Nights concert series, 7:30 p.m., Kingstowne Towne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Franconia. Free. 703-941-1730.

FALLS CHURCH PLAY, Providence Players of Fairfax perform "The Man Who Came to Dinner," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through June 19, 2 p.m. June 13, James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Rd., Falls Church. $12; seniors and youths, $7. 703-425-6782.

OAKTON MUSIC RECITAL, Judith Harrison, piano, and John Peiffer, horn, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd., Oakton. Free. 703-281-4230.

BONNIE RAITT CONCERT, with guest Richard Thompson, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $42; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Saturday 5

HERNDON K-9 2K, walk with your dog, followed by a "Doggie Expo" of pet services and companies, human and pet refreshments, dogs must be leashed, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Herndon Community Center and Bready Park, 814 Ferndale Ave. $20; each additional dog, $10. 703-435-6868.

HARRY POTTER MOVIE, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," to benefit Our Daily Bread's programs for needy families in Fairfax County, 9 a.m., Reston Multiplex Theater, Reston Town Center. $12 ($6.50 of which is tax-deductible). 703-273-8829.

ANNANDALE COMPUTER CLASS, "Introduction to Database Relationships Part I," offered by Capital PC User Group, 9 a.m.-noon, Annandale United Methodist Church, Room 305, 6935 Columbia Pike. $39; members, $29; preregistration required. 301-762-9372.

ALEXANDRIA CIVIL WAR CAMP DAY, infantry drills, tours of re-created Union and Confederate camps and conversations with reenactors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. $2; children, $1. 703-838-4848.

MCLEAN MUSIC FESTIVAL, performances by the Grandsons, the Brindley Brothers, Edsall Road, McLean High School's Jazz Band, Anthony Fiacco, Isabella and Andy Zipf, plus food, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 8991 Brook Rd., McLean. $5. 703-356-0031 or www.stmf.org.

FALLS CHURCH TINNER HILL FESTIVAL, a celebration of the hill where the first nonurban branch of the NAACP was founded, featuring the Afro-Brazilian jazz quartet Imani, the United Gospel Singers, the Jackson Brothers, Danny Blew and the Blues Crew, and Sojourner Truth; plus soul food, craft vendors, traditional family picnic games and more, noon-5 p.m., Tinner Hill Road and S. Washington Street, Falls Church. Free admission. 703-241-4109.

FAIRFAX ROSE SHOW, see prizewinning roses, consult with experts on the care and feeding of roses and the best varieties for this area, sponsored by the Arlington Rose Foundation, 1 p.m. Saturday, noon Sunday, Merrifield Garden Center, 12101 Lee Hwy., Fairfax. Free. 703-590-8251.

CLIFTON CABOOSE TWILIGHT RUN, a 5K run and a 1-mile fun run/walk, live music, free food, T-shirts and prizes, 6 p.m., Main Street, Clifton. 5K, $20; 1-mile run/walk, $15. 703-968-0740.

SWING CONCERT, DANCING, Swing Shift dance band performs with Lanier Middle School Jazz Ensemble and Fairfax High School Jazz Band; swing dance demonstration and instruction by Flying Feet Enterprises, 7 p.m., Fairfax High School, 3500 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax City. $7; seniors and students, $5; 5 and younger, free. 703-383-1575.

RESTON CHORAL CONCERT, Voce sings poetry of Emily Dickinson, Gabriel Navar and Langston Hughes set to music, 8 p.m., St. John Neumann Church, 11900 Lawyers Rd., Reston. $15; seniors and students, $10. 703-277-7772.

CHORAL CONCERT, SILENT FILM, Fairfax Choral Society performs Richard Einhorn's "Voices of Light" to accompany Carl Dreyer's 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. 703-218-6500.

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

RESTON ZYDECO CONCERT, by Terrance Simien and the Mallet Playboys, 7:30-10 p.m., Equity Office Pavilion, Reston Town Center. Free. 703-912-4062.

Sunday 6

POPE-LEIGHEY HOUSE TOUR, a behind-the-scenes look at Frank Lloyd Wright's innovative architecture and engineering in his Usonian house, continental breakfast included, 8:30-11 a.m., 9000 Richmond Hwy. (grounds of Woodlawn Plantation), Mount Vernon. $25; reservations required. 703-780-4000, Ext. 27.

GREAT FALLS WOODCARVERS FESTIVAL, Northern Virginia Carvers teach carving and sell carved wood, noon-4 p.m., Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. Lesson, free; nominal charge for wood blanks. 703-759-2771.

OAKTON CHORAL CONCERT, Voce sings poetry of Emily Dickinson, Gabriel Navar and Langston Hughes set to music, 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd., Oakton. $15; seniors and students, $10. 703-277-7772.

MCLEAN ORGAN RECITAL, Ann Labounsky performs, 3 p.m., St. Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Donations requested. 703-356-0670.

FALLS CHURCH OBOE CONCERT, Ron Sipes performs works by Saint-Seans and Rachmaninoff, 4 p.m., St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 3241 Brush Dr., Falls Church. Free. 703-533-9454.

MOUNT VERNON ORCHESTRA, concert, music by Sibelius, Francaix, Beethoven and Nielsen, 5 p.m., West Potomac High School, 6500 Quander Rd., Alexandria. $20; seniors and college students, $17; 18 and younger, free. 703-799-8229.

WOLF TRAP LOUISIANA SWAMP ROMP, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the Iguanas, John Mooney and Bluesiana, Chris Ardoin and Double Clutchin' perform, 2 p.m.; gates open, 1 p.m., Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Monday 7

FAIRFAX CITY ART SHOW, RECEPTION, mixed media work by Kathleen Stark, sponsored by Fairfax Art League, light refreshments served, 7-9 p.m., Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr., Fairfax City. Free. 703-352-2787.

JOHNNY MATHIS CONCERT, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $20. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Tuesday 8

ANNANDALE TINY TOTS CONCERT, the Annandale High School orchestra and theater departments perform cartoon music and characters, 4 p.m., the school, 4700 Medford Dr., Annandale. $4. 703-642-4245.

ANNANDALE COMPUTER CLASS, "Introduction to Access Part I," offered by Capital PC User Group, 6-9 p.m., Annandale United Methodist Church, Room 305, 6935 Columbia Pike. $39; members, $29; preregistration required. 301-762-9372.

SMOTHERS BROTHERS, KINGSTON TRIO, in concert, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $34; lawn, $20. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Wednesday 9

MCLEAN GARDEN EVENT, tour a farm's greenhouse and grounds; horticulture group volunteers answer questions and recommend plants for gardens; perennial and annual flowers and herbs for sale; light refreshments and cash bar; casual dress and garden party hats recommended, 6-9 p.m., Claude Moore Colonial Farm greenhouse, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Free admission. 703-442-7557.

BILL COSBY, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $20. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Thursday 10

ANNANDALE COMPUTER CLASS, "Introduction to Access Part II," offered by Capital PC User Group, 6-9 p.m., Annandale United Methodist Church, Room 305, 6935 Columbia Pike. $39; members, $29; preregistration required. 301-762-9372.

RESTON OUTDOOR CONCERT, bring a lawn chair and listen to Mystic Warriors' Andean, New Age and panpipe flute music, 7-9 p.m., Lake Anne Village Center, off North Shore Drive at Village Road, Reston. Free. 703-476-4500.

CENTREVILLE CIVIL WAR PROGRAM, Mike Duggan discusses "Back to Basics: Understanding Civil War Military Organizations and Operations," sponsored by Bull Run Civil War Round Table, 7 p.m., Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr. Free. 703-675-0702.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK

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