Thursday 5

FALLS CHURCH PARK CONCERT, Randy Barrett and the Barrettones, 7 p.m., Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. Free. 703-248-5077.

"ROCKY HORROR SHOW," performed by Northern Virginia Community College students, 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 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 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.

Friday 6

VIENNA YOUTH PLAYERS MUSICAL, for 8 and older, "Runaways," based on stories collected from runaways in New York City, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Aug. 13 and 14; 2 p.m. Aug. 15, Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. $8; students and seniors, $7. 703-255-6360.

FAIRFAX BLUEGRASS CONCERT, King Wilkie, 7:30 p.m., Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Dr., Fairfax. Free. 703-425-9300.

SPRINGFIELD ROCK-AND-ROLL CONCERT, the Grandsons, 7:30 p.m., Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield. Free. 703-425-9300.

FRANCONIA BRASS CONCERT, Annandale Brass Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Kingstowne Towne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Franconia. Free. 703-971-6262.

ANNANDALE FOLK DANCE PERFORMANCE, Russian, Polish and Ukrainian dances by the Kalinka Dance Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-941-1730.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT, "Bugs Bunny on Broadway," featuring classic cartoon footage on giant screens, 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38, $34, $28; lawn, $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Saturday 7

4-H FAIR, food, farm exhibits, animal competitions, rides and entertainment, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Frying Pan Park, 2709 West Ox Rd., Herndon. Free admission. 703-324-5203.

VIENNA BABY-SITTING CLASS, for boys and girls 12 and older, learn how to care for infants and young children, topics include bathing, games, first aid, diapering and safety practices, bring a bag lunch and a doll, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. $30, includes a manual and a certificate upon completion. 703-255-6360.

CHANTILLY PIRATE SHOW, Pirate Jack wears a colorful costume and sings chanteys, 10 a.m., Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Rd., Chantilly. Free. 703-631-0013.

RESTON KIDS MUSIC EDUCATION, the Fairfax Symphony's Brass Quintet discusses and performs music, part of the Overture to Orchestra program, 10 a.m., Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston. Free. 703-471-5414.

ANNANDALE PUPPET SHOW, the Kaydee Puppeteers perform "The Ugly Duckling," "The Frog Prince" and "The Three Pigs," 10 a.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-941-1730.

FAIRFAX STATION KIDS MUSIC EDUCATION, the Fairfax Symphony's Percussion Duo discusses and performs music, part of the Overture to Orchestra program, 10 a.m., Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station. Free. 703-323-6601.

POHICK BAY SUNSET CANOE TRIP, a naturalist-guided trip to see fish, bald eagles and migrating birds, bring binoculars, a field guide and a sack supper, 5 p.m., Pohick Bay Regional Park, 6501 Pohick Bay Dr., Lorton. $25; reservations required. 703-339-6104.

HERNDON "FREAKY FRIDAY" FILM, outdoors, 8 p.m.; food vendors and appearance by "Michigan J. Frog" cartoon character, 6:30 p.m., sponsored by Herndon Parks and Recreation Department and WBDC-TV (a portion of food sales to benefit the Recreation Scholarship Fund administered by Northern Virginia Family Services), Bready Park, 814 Ferndale Ave. Free admission. 703-435-6800, Ext. 2120.

Sunday 8

POHICK BAY MORNING CANOE TRIP, a naturalist-guided trip to see fish, bald eagles and migrating birds, 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.

WOODLAWN PLANTATION TEA, TOUR, a program about tea customs in the early 19th century, tea and period confections served, followed by a tour of Woodlawn mansion, noon and 2 p.m. seatings, Woodlawn Plantation, 9000 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria. $25; a 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.

MARLEY FAMILY CONCERT, "Roots, Rock and Reggae," 2 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

RESTON ART RECEPTION, opening for an exhibit of travel paintings by Mary Starr, 2-4 p.m., Jo Ann Rose Gallery, Reston Community Center at Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza. Free. 703-689-3550.

RESTON SENIORS TEA DANCE, for 55 and older, ballroom dancing, door prizes and light refreshments, no partner necessary, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd. $3. 703-476-4500.

HERNDON "SPIDER MAN" FILM, outdoors, 8 p.m.; food vendors and appearance by "Michigan J. Frog" cartoon character, 6:30 p.m., sponsored by Herndon Parks and Recreation Department and WBDC-TV (a portion of food sales to benefit the Recreation Scholarship Fund administered by Northern Virginia Family Services), Bready Park, 814 Ferndale Ave. Free admission. 703-435-6800, Ext. 2120.

ANNANDALE COMEDY SHOW, Now This! improvisational group performs spoofs of opera, folk ballads, Shakespeare and more, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-941-1730.

Monday 9

FAIRFAX ART SHOW AND RECEPTION, miniature works of art by local artists, 7-9 p.m., Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr., Fairfax. Free. 703-253-2787.

VIENNA THEATRE COMPANY AUDITIONS, bring a two-minute contemporary monologue to audition for the fall production of "Pack of Lies," 7:30-10 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. Free. 703-242-6423.

HERNDON "SHREK" FILM, outdoors, 8 p.m.; food vendors and appearance by "Michigan J. Frog" cartoon character, 6:30 p.m., sponsored by Herndon Parks and Recreation Department and WBDC-TV (a portion of food sales to benefit the Recreation Scholarship Fund administered by Northern Virginia Family Services), Bready Park, 814 Ferndale Ave. Free admission. 703-435-6800, Ext. 2120.

Tuesday 10

WOLF TRAP FOLK, POP CONCERT, O.A.R., with guest Howie Day, 7 p.m., Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $32; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

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

FALLS CHURCH ACCORDION SOCIETY MEETING, the Washington Metropolitan Accordion Society presents short performances by members, bring your instrument and music stand and play or just listen, 7:30 p.m., Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church, 3435 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church. Free. 703-671-5395.

Wednesday 11

RESTON ART SHOW, RECEPTION, the League of Reston Artists' annual judged fine arts exhibition and reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m., U.S. Geological Survey National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr. Free. 703-476-1474.

DIXIE POWER TRIO CONCERT, zydeco, rock-and-roll, honky-tonk, parade and jazz music, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-941-1730.

FAIRFAX STATION CIVIL WAR TALK, Edward H. Bonekemper III discusses his book "A Victor, Not a Butcher: Ulysses S. Grant's Overlooked Military Genius," 7:30-9 p.m., Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Rd. Free. 703-425-9225.

FRANCONIA BIG-BAND CONCERT, Radio King Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. Free. 703-971-6262.

BOSTON POPS ESPLANADE ORCHESTRA CONCERT, 8 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.

Thursday 12

VIENNA CONCERT AND DANCING, music by Swing Shift, 7:30 p.m., Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. Free. 703-938-7532.

HERNDON COUNTRY CONCERT, Navy Band's Country Current, 7:30-9 p.m., Town Green, Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St. Free. 703-435-6868.

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS CONCERT, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $22. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK

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Free outdoor movies at Bready Park in Herndon include "Shrek," which will be shown at 8 p.m. Monday. The Fairfax County 4-H Fair, including a pet show, gets underway Saturday at Frying Pan Park.