Thursday 16

RESTON TAKE A BREAK CONCERT, Louisiana funk and zydeco by DPT, 7-9 p.m., Lake Anne Village Center, Washington Plaza, Reston. Free. 703-476-4500.

VIENNA DANCE PERFORMANCES, dancers from the Center for Ballet Arts perform jazz, tap and modern pieces; plus a performance of the "Stars and Stripes" and "Grand Tarantelle" ballets by the Ballet Arts Ensemble of Fairfax, 7 p.m. today and Friday, Oakton High School, auditorium, 2900 Sutton Rd., Vienna. $12; students and seniors, $10. 703-273-5344.

VIENNA BLUEGRASS CONCERT, by Seldom Scene, 7:30 p.m., Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. Free. 703-324-7469.

MCLEAN ROSE TALK, traveler Claude Graves shows slides of rose gardens in other regions of the world, meeting of the Potomac Rose Society, refreshments provided, 7:30-9:30 p.m., McLean Governmental Center, 1437 Balls Hill Rd. Free. 301-869-4948.

FAIRFAX CITY GERMAN MUSIC, by Alte Kameraden of the City of Fairfax Band, 8 p.m., Veterans Amphitheatre, Fairfax City Hall lawn, 10455 Armstrong St. Free. 703-757-0220.

WOLF TRAP JAZZ/BLUES FESTIVAL, Stanley Clarke, Bela Fleck and Jean-Luc Ponty perform, 8 p.m., Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38; lawn, $22. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Friday 17

STEPPING STONES WORKSHOP, how to make mosaic stepping stones for the garden using chipped china, mosaic tile and broken knickknacks, 1-3 p.m., Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd. (3.5 miles east on Route 236 from Beltway Exit 6), Alexandria. $28; reservations required. 703-642-5173.

ANNANDALE A CAPPELLA MUSIC, by the Tone Rangers and Tonic and Gin, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

FRANCONIA SALSA CONCERT, by Edwin Ortiz and Orquesta La Romana, 7:30 p.m., Kingstowne Towne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Franconia. Free. 703-922-9514.

SPRINGFIELD ANDEAN CONCERT, by Itumiray Band, 7:30 p.m., Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield. Free. 703-425-9300.

FAIRFAX PARK CONCERT, the Continentals perform polka and waltz music from German, Polish, Slovenian and Czech traditions, 7:30 p.m., Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Dr., Fairfax. Free. 703-425-9300.

ALEXANDRIA SENIORS DANCE, music by the Mount Vernon Swing Band, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Rd., Alexandria. $4. 703-765-4573.

NVTA ONE-ACT PLAY FESTIVAL, 14 productions by 11 community theaters from Maryland, D.C. and Virginia, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. June 24 and 25, CenterStage, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. $8 per performance; 14 performances, $30. 703-476-4500.

WOLF TRAP JAZZ/BLUES FESTIVAL, Al Jarreau and Cassandra Wilson perform, 8 p.m., Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38; lawn, $22. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Saturday 18

MORNING CANOE TRIP, for 16 and older, led by a staff member of Pohick Bay Regional Park to view wildlife, no experience necessary, 8 a.m.-noon, the park, 6501 Pohick Bay Dr., Lorton. $25; reservations required. 703-339-6104.

CARNIVOROUS PLANTS, Michael Szesze of the Carnivorous Plant Nursery shows slides about carnivorous plants, then shows how to create a miniature carnivorous plant garden to take home (materials supplied), 10 a.m.-noon, Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd. (3.5 miles east on Route 236 from Beltway Exit 6), Alexandria. Lecture, $5; lecture and workshop, $25; reservations required. 703-642-5173.

VIENNA WATER GARDEN PROGRAM, horticulturist Laurie Short demonstrates how to create and maintain water gardens, 10 a.m., Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct., Vienna. $5; reservations required. 703-255-3631.

ANNANDALE CHILDREN'S SHOW, juggling and comedy by Paul Hadfield, 10 a.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

FAIRFAX STATION PUPPET SHOW, Bob Brown Puppets, 10 a.m., Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station. Free. 703-323-6601.

CHILDREN'S MUSIC EDUCATION, free, program by the Fairfax Symphony's Woodwind Quintet, 10 a.m., Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Rd., Chantilly, 703-631-0013, and by the Fairfax Symphony String Quartet, 10 a.m., Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston, 703-471-5415.

MCLEAN MUSIC FESTIVAL, rock music by the Brindley Brothers, blues and rock by the Mary Shaver Band, guitarist-vocalist Tom Principato and others, food sold by American Bar-B-Que & Catering, noon-5 p.m., grounds of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 8991 Brook Rd., McLean. Free admission. 703-225-0399.

RESTON TASTE OF THE TOWN, an outdoor festival with food from 30 local vendors, music by five bands and children's activities, noon-10:30 p.m., Reston Town Center. Free admission; tastings, $1 or more. 703-709-9045.

EVENING CANOE TRIP, for 16 and older, a tour guided by a staff member of Pohick Bay Regional Park to explore the marsh at sunset, no experience necessary, 5:30-9 p.m., the park, 6501 Pohick Bay Dr., Lorton. $25; reservations required. 703-339-6104.

ANNANDALE BALLET PERFORMANCE, by the McLean School of Ballet and Jazz, 7:30 p.m., Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Tpk., Annandale. $16. 703-356-3048.

MARINE BAND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, concert, 7:30 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. Free. 202-433-5714.

TONY BENNETT 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.

GREAT FALLS BALLROOM DANCE, big-band music by the Colvin Run Dance Band, 9 p.m.-midnight, Colvin Run School House, 10201 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. $12. 703-430-6557.

Sunday 19

GREAT FALLS FATHER'S DAY CELEBRATION, woodcarving taught by the Northern Virginia Carvers, hand-cranked ice cream, historic mill and house tours, noon-4 p.m., Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. Tours, $5; students 16 and older with ID, $4; seniors and children, $3; fathers accompanied by their children, free; nominal fee for wood blanks; ice cream, 75 cents a cup. 703-759-2771.

FAIRFAX STATION MODEL TRAIN SHOW, the Northern Virginia NTRAK club displays running trains, 1-4 p.m., Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Rd. $2; ages 4-10, $1; 3 and younger, free. 703-425-9225.

RESTON ART RECEPTION, opening for the League of Reston Artists' 12th annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, 2-4 p.m., Jo Ann Rose Gallery, Reston Community Center at Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza. Free. Call James W. Bailey, 703-476-1474.

ECLIPSE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, concert, 3 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. $20; seniors, $15. 703-256-2956.

WOLF TRAP JAZZ/BLUES FESTIVAL, Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi and Jackie Greene perform, 3 p.m., Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $22. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

FAIRFAX FOLK CONCERT, by Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group, 4 p.m., Fairfax Presbyterian Church, 10723 Main St., Fairfax. $15. 540-347-0521.

EVENING CANOE TRIP, for 16 and older, a tour guided by a staff member of Pohick Bay Regional Park to explore the marsh at sunset, no experience necessary, 5:30-9 p.m., the park, 6501 Pohick Bay Dr., Lorton. $25; half-price for fathers; reservations required. 703-339-6104.

VIENNA COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT, outdoors, 7 p.m., Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. Free. 703-281-4077.

ANNANDALE CLASSICAL CONCERT, National Concert Band, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

Monday 20

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

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

Tuesday 21

PRESERVING FAMLY DOCUMENTS, archivist Dick Harrington discusses preserving papers, books, videos and CDs, a meeting of the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society, 1 p.m., Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-360-0920.

MODERN DANCE PERFORMANCE, by Pilobolus, 8:30 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $34, $30, $26; lawn, $10. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Wednesday 22

FRANCONIA PARK CONCERT, Andean folk music by Ollantay, 7:30 p.m., Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. Free. 703-971-6262.

ANNANDALE JAZZ CONCERT, Capital Focus Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

SEAL CONCERT, the singer performs soul and pop, 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 23

RESTON TAKE A BREAK CONCERT, Andean music by Mystic Warriors, 7-9 p.m., Lake Anne Village Center, Washington Plaza, Reston. Free. 703-476-4500.

VIENNA KLEZMER CONCERT, by Jinny Marsh's Hot Kugel Klezmer Band, 7:30 p.m., Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. Free. 703-324-7469.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK

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