Thursday 30

ANNANDALE USED-BOOK SALE, fiction, nonfiction, comic books, CDs and videotapes, to benefit Fairfax County public library projects, 5-9 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, George Mason Regional Library, 7001 Little River Tpk., Annandale. Free admission. 703-256-3800.

Friday 1

RESTON USED-BOOK SALE, novels, children's books, cookbooks, reference books, encyclopedia sets, biographies, business books and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, noon-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Center Dr. Free admission; hardcovers, $1.50; paperbacks, 50 cents-$1. 703-689-2700.

OAKTON ART EXHIBIT, Irish landscapes by Carmel Belet, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Vale Schoolhouse, Fox Mill and Vale roads, Oakton. Free. 703-860-1888.

FALLS CHURCH GREEK FESTIVAL, traditional Greek food, gifts, books, folk dancing and church tours, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday, St. Katherine's Greek Orthodox Church, 3149 Glen Carlyn Rd., Falls Church. Free admission. 703-671-1515.

MOUNT VERNON WINE FESTIVAL, tours of the historic mansion and wine cellar, wine samples from 16 Virginia wineries, blues music by Bruce Evan and the Solid Senders, bring a blanket, 6-9 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., southern end of George Washington Memorial Parkway. Admission, $25; fruit and cheese boxes, $22 (reservations required for food). 703-573-7328.

"TOM SAWYER" MUSICAL, the Kennedy Center's Imagination Celebration on Tour production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday, George Mason University, Center for the Arts, Fairfax. $20; 12 and younger, $10. 703-218-6500.

Saturday 2

FAIRFAX 5K RUN/WALK, St. Leo the Great Race Into Fall, with T-shirts for all participants, awards, prizes and refreshments, 8 a.m., Van Dyke Park (next to St. Leo the Great School), 3730 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. $23; 17 and younger, $15; 703-273-1211 or

CIVIL WAR SITES TOUR, carpool to sites in Prince William County, with stops that include Blackburn's Ford, Mayfield Fort, Confederate fortifications around the Manassas Museum, Canon Branch Fort and Bristoe Station Battlefield, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., leave from Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Rd. $30; museum members, $25. 703-425-9225.

RESTON "FOLKSWALK," a two- to five-mile walk on scenic pathways, with games and activities along the way and a pancake breakfast at the end, sponsored by the Reston Community Center and the Reston Association, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., meet at the center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd. Free. 703-476-4500.

VIENNA SAGE PROGRAM, horticulturist Tammy Burke discusses how to raise sage in the garden and indoors in winter, 10 a.m., Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct., Vienna. $5; reservations required. 703-255-3631.

FALL FOR FAIRFAX FESTIVAL, 12th annual event, live music, food, scarecrow-making, hayrides, pumpkin-painting, a farmers market, pony rides, model trains, a petting zoo, children's crafts and health, education and safety exhibits, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., ellipse behind the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy. Free. 703-324-3247.

MCLEAN MOROCCAN FESTIVAL, "Magical Morocco: Sahara to the Sea," costumed dancers, musicians, singers, arts and crafts, exhibits, food from Moroccan restaurants and more, sponsored by the McLean Community Center and the Washington Moroccan Club, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., the center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. $5. 703-790-0123.

OAKTON MARCHING BAND COMPETITION, Oakton Classic features a competition of 24 marching bands from Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina, noon, Oakton High School, 2900 Sutton Rd. $5. 703-319-2746.

BAILEYS CROSSROADS FESTIVAL, food, arts and crafts, music, a health clinic, a car show, a pie-eating contest and children's activities, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Baileys Crossroads, noon-5 p.m., Payne and Church streets. Free admission. 703-898-5981.

POHICK BAY CANOE TRIP, explore wildlife habitats, guided by a park naturalist, 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.

"AN EVENING WITH WALT WHITMAN," reenactor Kevin Rawlings portrays Whitman, recounting his experiences in military camps and hospitals during the Civil War in Washington and reading selections from "Drum Taps," 7-9 p.m., Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria. $25; preregistration required. 703-838-4848.

FAIRFAX JAZZ CONCERT, the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra performs in tribute to Tito Puente, with guest Rick Whitehead, 8 p.m.; discussion, 7:15 p.m., George Mason University, Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax. $35, $28, $18. 703-218-6500.

FAIRFAX CITY SWING CONCERT, Artie Shaw Orchestra, presented by the Community Concerts Association of Fairfax, 7:30 p.m., Fairfax High School, auditorium, 3500 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax City. $20; students, $10. 703-273-2547.

CHORAL CONCERT, CHAMPAGNE GALA, in celebration of Reston's 40th anniversary, Voce performs excerpts from Leonard Bernstein's "Wonderful Town," Reston founder Robert E. Simon gives a talk, plus dessert, champagne, wine and coffee, silent auction, 7:30 p.m., Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd. $40. 703-277-7772.

TONY KUSHNER TALK, for 18 and older, the playwright, who wrote "Angels in America, a Gay Fantasia on National Themes," discusses art, politics and more, 8 p.m., CenterStage, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd. $20. 703-476-1111.

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

Sunday 3

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.

HERNDON FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL, Guy Davis, Dee Carstensen and John Gorka, craft-making demonstrations and food vendors, bring a blanket or chairs, noon-6 p.m., Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn St. Free. 703-435-6868.

MCLEAN CLASSICAL CONCERT, a National Symphony Orchestra ensemble performs Olivier Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time," sponsored by the Music Friends of the Fairfax County Public Library, 3 p.m., Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. Free. 703-324-8344.

FAIRFAX PIANO CONCERT, Jeffrey Siegel performs works by Smetana, Faure and Beethoven, a question-and-answer session follows, 7 p.m., George Mason University, Center for the Arts, Fairfax. $35, $27, $17.50; 12 and younger, half-price. 703-218-6500.

RESTON COMEDY PLAY, for 18 and older, two actresses perform "The Matt and Ben Show," about society's obsession with celebrity, 8 p.m., CenterStage, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd. $10. 703-476-1111.

Monday 4

ANNANDALE BUTTERFLY TAGGING, for ages 5-9, learn how to identify monarchs and help a naturalist tag live ones and release them, 2-3 p.m., Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 7701 Royce St., Annandale. $3; preregistration required. 703-941-1065.

VIENNA TOWN COUNCIL MEETING, 8 p.m., Vienna Town Hall, Council Chambers, 127 Center St. S. 703-255-6303.

Tuesday 5

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

CENTREVILLE CENSORSHIP TALK, writer Wendi Kaufman discusses books that have been banned by school systems and libraries in the United States, 7:30 p.m., Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr., Centreville. Free. 703-830-2223.

Wednesday 6

RESTON GOLF TOURNAMENT, sponsored by the United Christian Parish of Reston to aid orphans in Rwanda, registration, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; play, 12:30 p.m., Reston National Golf Course, 11875 Sunrise Valley Dr. $100 a player, includes a round of golf and cart, beverages on the course and an awards dinner. 703-620-3389.

NEW FALLS CHURCH SENIORS CLUB, for 55 and older, discussion of potential activities, with refreshments, sponsored by the Fairfax County Department of Community Services and Recreation, 6 p.m., Pimmit Hills Senior Center, Pimmit Hills School building, 7410 Lisle Ave., Falls Church. Free. 703-734-3338.

"THE SAYINGS OF JUNEBUG," for 13 and older, "The Sayings of Junebug Jabbo Jones, Volume II," a play starring William O'Neal, storytelling, rap and song, 8 p.m., CenterStage, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd. $10. 703-476-1111.

Thursday 7

ANNANDALE CENSORSHIP TALK, writer Wendi Kaufman discusses books that have been banned by school systems and libraries in the United States, 1:30 p.m., George Mason Regional Library, 7001 Little River Tpk., Annandale. Free. 703-256-3800.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK

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Children will have the opportunity to help tag and release monarch butterflies Monday at Hidden Oaks Nature Center.