FARMERS AND ARTISTS MARKET, fresh produce, baked goods, works by local artists, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays, through Oct. 14, 1700 block of Lynn Street, Arlington. Free. 703-522-6628.
PARENTING COMMENTS SOUGHT, the Virginia Department of Social Services invites parents to discuss their parenting needs; comments might be used in forming state programs that aid parents, 7-9 p.m., Fairlington United Methodist Church, 3900 King St., Alexandria. Free; reservations required. 703-836-1820.
MARINE BAND CONCERT, 7 p.m., Marine Corps War Memorial, Marshall Drive, next to Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington. Free. 202-433-4011 or 703-289-2500.
"THE REMAINS OF THE DAY," discussion of the book by Kazuo Ishiguro, 7:30 p.m., Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5996.
"THE TEMPEST," performed by Washington Shakespeare Company, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Sept. 5, Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. $22-$30. 800-494-8497 or www.washingtonshakespeare.org.
HISTORIC TAVERN TOURS, 30-minute tours of candlelit 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.
FARMERS MARKET, vendors sell produce, flowers, art and more, 5-10 a.m. Saturdays, Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-5006.
NETHERLANDS CARILLON RECITAL, by Edward Nassor, 6-8 p.m., Netherlands Carillon, next to Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington. Free. 703-289-2500.
CONTEMPORARY FOLK CONCERT, Laurie Rose Griffith and Peter Mealy, 7 p.m., Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 N. Marcey Rd., Arlington. Suggested donation, $5-$7. 703-528-5406.
LANDSCAPE ART, paintings by winners of the Jay and Helen Risser award, the Potomac Valley Watercolorists 30th anniversary award and the Washington Society of Landscape Painters award, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 6, Art League Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-1780.
POTTERY EXHIBIT, works by ceramic artists from the Kiln Club, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through next month, Scope Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-6288.
WORLD WAR II EXHIBIT, includes information on the war's impact on Alexandria, "Sons in Service" flags, a Mark XIII torpedo and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 6, the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4994.
SPANISH THEATER AUDITIONS, for Teatro de la Luna's 2004-05 season, based in Arlington; actors, who must be fluent in Spanish, should prepare a two-minute monologue or poem in Spanish; bilingual (Spanish-English) actors also sought for simultaneous interpretation, 5-10 p.m., auditions held at the theater's Washington office, 4020 Georgia Ave. NW. 703-548-3092 or www.teatrodelaluna.org.
"PRINCESS DIARIES" BOOK, for ages 13-18, discussion of the work by Meg Cabot, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2800 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. Free; reservations requested. 703-248-8251.
"ONE RED FLOWER," by Paris Barclay, a musical inspired by letters written home by American soldiers serving in the Vietnam War in 1969, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 3, Signature Theatre, 3806 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. $30-$47. 703-820-9771 or www.signature-theatre.org.
ART EXHIBIT, "Permission Granted," works by artists who received awards through the Arlington Commission for the Arts grant program, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, through Sept. 11, Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-228-7710 or www.arlingtonarts.org.
-- Compiled by KATHY ORTON
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