Thursday 2

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. today, Friday, Saturday and Monday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Art League Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-1780.

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.

WORLD WAR II EXHIBIT, information on the war's impact on Alexandria, "Sons in Service" flags, a Mark XIII torpedo and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday and Monday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4994.

"THE TEMPEST," performed by Washington Shakespeare Company, 8 p.m. today and Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington. $22-$30. 800-494-8497 or

Friday 3

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.

"HOST AND GUEST," a play by Roland Reed based on an epic poem from the Republic of Georgia, opens, 8 p.m. Friday; continues, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 16, Rosslyn Spectrum, 1611 N. Kent St., Rosslyn. $29-$39; students, $15. 703-824-8060.

Saturday 4

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

BALLSTON ART MARKET, handmade arts and crafts, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Welburn Square, between Stuart and Taylor streets, Wilson Boulevard and Fairfax Drive, Ballston. Free. 703-528-3527.

OUTDOOR JAZZ FESTIVAL, Carl Filipiak, Stephanie Nakasian, Paul Hawkins and others, 1 p.m., Gateway Park, North Lynn Street and Lee Highway, Arlington. Free. 703-228-1850.

NETHERLANDS CARILLON RECITAL, by Edward Nassor, 6-8 p.m., Netherlands Carillon, next to Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington. Free. 703-289-2500.

9/11 MEMORIAL 5K, third-annual run to benefit a variety of law enforcement, fire prevention and military associated charities, 6 p.m., Crystal City Doubletree Hotel, 300 Army Navy Dr., Arlington. $25. 703-228-4071 or

Monday 6

POTTERY EXHIBIT, works by ceramic artists from the Kiln Club, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through September, Scope Gallery, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-6288.

Tuesday 7

"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

CANDIDATES FORUM, a panel of candidates for U.S. Congress, Arlington County Board and Arlington County School Board, sponsored by Arlington County Civic Federation, 7 p.m., Virginia Hospital Center, Hazel Conference Center, 701 N. George Mason Dr. Free. 703-528-3935 or

Wednesday 8

SENIORS WALK, from Crystal City to Roosevelt Island, 9:30 a.m., sponsored by Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $3; registration required. 703-228-4403.

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

-- Compiled by KATHY ORTON

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