Thursday 29

FALLS CHURCH WATER AEROBICS CLASS, shallow and deep water, sponsored by the Holmes Run Pool and Recreation Association, 6:30-7:30 weekdays, Holmes Run Pool, 3451 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. Five classes, $65. 703-560-3918.

GIRLS 19TH-CENTURY PARTY, for ages 8 and older, try on period clothing and learn about etiquette, period refreshments served, 1-3 p.m., Cherry Hill Farmhouse, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. $6; reservations required. 703-248-5171.

RESTON PARK CONCERT, roots rock by Ruthie and the Wranglers, bring a lawn chair, 7-9 p.m., Reston Town Center Pavilion, 1818 Discovery St. Free. 703-476-4500.

HERNDON CHORAL CONCERT, Navy Sea Chanters, 7:30-9 p.m., Town Green, Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St. Free. 703-435-6868.

VIENNA MARIACHI CONCERT, Mariachi Estrellas, 7:30 p.m., Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. Free. 703-938-7532.

CITY OF FAIRFAX BAND, concert, 8 p.m., Veterans Amphitheater, Fairfax City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St. Free. 703-273-1776.

Friday 30

"AMERICA ON PARADE," songs of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and Rogers and Hammerstein, performed by Northern Virginia Community College's Annandale Symphony Orchestra and jazz vocalist Erika Ovette, 7:30 p.m., Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield. Free. 703-323-3114.

FAIRFAX PARK CONCERT, Oklahoma Twisters perform swing, waltzes and polkas, 7:30 p.m., Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Dr., Fairfax. Free. 703-425-9300.

FRANCONIA STEEL BAND CONCERT, Pan Masters Steel Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Kingstowne Towne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Franconia. Free. 703-971-6262.

MCLEAN COMMUNITY THEATER, C.A.S.T. in McLean performs "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. $14.50; McLean residents, $13.50. 703-790-0123.

"LA BOHEME," performed by the Wolf Trap Opera Company and the National Symphony Orchestra, 8:15 p.m., Wolf Trap Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $45, $40, $32; lawn, $20. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Saturday 31

VIENNA STEPPINGSTONE WORKSHOP, create leaf-imprinted stones, with horticulturist Tammy Burke, 10 a.m., Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, Horticulture Building, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct., Vienna. $10; reservations required. 703-255-3631.

RESTON OUTDOOR CONCERT, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer perform country and swing, 7:30-10 p.m., Equity Office Pavilion, Reston Town Center. Free. 703-912-4062.

MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER CONCERT, with Jim Lauderdale, 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $22. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Sunday 1

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., Pope-Leighey House, 9000 Richmond Hwy. (grounds of Woodlawn Plantation), Mount Vernon. $25; reservations required. 703-780-4000, Ext. 27.

WOODLAWN PLANTATION TEA, TOUR, information on tea customs in the early 19th century; tea and period confections served, followed by a tour of a historic mansion, noon and 2 p.m. seatings, Woodlawn, 9000 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria. $25; tour of Woodlawn mansion and Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House on the grounds of Woodlawn, $30; reservations required. 703-780-4000, Ext. 27.

ALEXANDRIA TEA PROGRAM, about white teas, followed by a full English tea, 1-3 p.m., Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria. $22; reservations required. 703-941-7987.

ANNANDALE BAND CONCERT, symphonic band music by the National Concert Band, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-941-1730.

Monday 2

FAIRFAX COUNTY BOARD MEETING, 9:30 a.m., Fairfax County Government Center, Board Auditorium, 12000 Government Center Pkwy. 703-324-3151.

Tuesday 3

CHILDREN'S HISTORY PROGRAM, Gunston Hall Plantation Sleuth Program, learn about 18th-century daily life by following clues in a letter from original plantation owner George Mason, a guided tour of the historic mansion is included, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in August, Gunston Hall, 20 miles south of the District on the Potomac River near Interstate 95 and Route 1, Mason Neck. $8; ages 6-12, $5; 5 and younger, free. 703-550-9220

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

CYNDI LAUPER CONCERT, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Wednesday 4

FRANCONIA BLUES CONCERT, Warner Williams and Jay Summerour of Little Bit of Blues, 7:30 p.m., Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. Free. 703-922-9841.

ANNANDALE JAZZ CONCERT, Army Band, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-941-1730.

CAROLE KING CONCERT, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $42; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Thursday 5

"ROCKY HORROR SHOW," performed by Northern Virginia Community College students, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 8, the college's Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. $10; students and faculty with ID, $7. 703-845-6166.

VIENNA COUNTRY MUSIC CONCERT, Rio Drive, 7:30 p.m., Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. Free. 703-938-7532.

CATFISH HODGE BLUES CONCERT, 7:30-9 p.m., Town Green, Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. Free. 703-435-6868.

RESTON GYPSY STRINGS CONCERT, international music, outdoors (bring a lawn chair), 7-9 p.m., Hunters Woods Village Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. Free. 703-476-4500.

ITZHAK PERLMAN CONCERT, the violinist performs with the National Symphony Orchestra, 8:15 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $42, $36, $30; lawn, $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK

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