CONCERT, ART SHOW, Jamie Lynch Band performs, show of jewelry by Julie Jernigan, 7 p.m., Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. Free. 703-248-5077.
HERNDON BLUES CONCERT, by Bad Influence, sponsored by the Herndon Fortnightly Club, 7:30 p.m., Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St. Free. 703-435-6868.
FAIRFAX CITY CHILDREN'S CONCERT, City of Fairfax Band and storyteller-musician John Lyon, free ice cream and balloons, bring a blanket or lawn chair, 7:30 p.m., Veterans Amphitheater, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax City. Free. 703-757-0220.
WOLF TRAP TCHAIKOVSKY CONCERT, "Russian Bells and Cannons," by the National Symphony Orchestra, 8:15 p.m., Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38, $34, $28; lawn, $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.
CRIME PREVENTION SEMINAR, "Refuse to Be a Victim," designed by the National Rifle Association, an instructor from the Falls Church police discusses crime prevention for home, travel and telephone use; self-defense training; and pepper spray, Mace and stun guns, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Falls Church City Hall, training room, 300 Park Ave. Free. 703-248-5100, Ext. 7049.
VIENNA YOUTH CINEMA NIGHT, for seventh- and eighth-graders, a PG-13 movie is shown, popcorn and sodas provided, 6:30 p.m., Club Phoenix Teen Center, Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. Free. For information about the movie, call 703-255-5721.
FRANCONIA SWING CONCERT, New Columbia Swing Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Kingstowne Towne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Franconia. Free. 703-922-9514.
ANNANDALE COUNTRY CONCERT, by the Air Force Band's Silver Wings, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.
SPRINGFIELD PARK CONCERT, Sultans of Swing, 7:30 p.m., Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield. Free. 703-425-9300.
FAIRFAX PARK CONCERT, Los Quetzales performs Mexican folk songs and dances, 7:30 p.m., Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Dr., Fairfax. Free. 703-425-9300.
MCLEAN THEATER, performance of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," performed by CAST in McLean, 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and July 15, 16, 22 and 23, 2 p.m. Sunday and July 17, Alden Theater, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. $16; McLean residents, $15; students and seniors, $11.50. 703-790-9223.
NSO AND MARVIN HAMLISCH, the National Symphony Orchestra performs Cole Porter songs, conducted by Hamlisch, 8:15 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38, $34, $28; lawn, $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.
MASON NECK CANOE TRIP, for 18 and older, paddle with Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority staff members from Pohick Bay onto the Potomac River, past the bluffs of Gunston Hall and into the Great Marsh of Mason Neck Wildlife Refuge, then into Belmont Bay, bring a bag lunch and water, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Pohick Bay Regional Park, 6501 Pohick Bay Dr., Lorton. $65; reservations required. 703-339-6104.
RESTON FESTIVAL, celebrate Reston's 41st birthday with musical entertainment, laser tag, a climbing wall, face painting, artisans and food, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Reston Town Center, New Dominion Parkway. Admission, free. 703-435-7989.
ANNANDALE CHILDREN'S PUPPET SHOW, "Renaissance Faire" theme, by Bob Brown Puppets, 10 a.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.
FAIRFAX STATION PUPPET SHOW, Native American folk tales and Appalachian stories performed by the Backpack Puppets, 10 a.m., Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station. Free. 703-323-6601.
CHANTILLY CHILDREN'S MUSIC EDUCATION, the Fairfax Symphony String Quartet performs and discusses string instruments, 10 a.m., Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Rd., Chantilly. Free. 703-631-0013.
RESTON CHILDREN'S MUSIC EDUCATION, the Fairfax Symphony Woodwind Quintet discusses emotional reactions to music and performs a variety of music, 10 a.m., Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston. Free. 703-471-5414.
NSO OPERA, the National Symphony Orchestra and Wolf Trap Opera Company artists perform "Murder and Other Operatic Mayhem," 8:15 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38, $34, $28; lawn, $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.
CIVIL WAR DISCUSSION, local historians discuss the life of John S. Mosby, a Confederate colonel, 2 p.m., Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main St., Fairfax. Free. 703-385-8414.
MCLEAN GERMAN MUSIC, by the City of Fairfax Band's Alte Kameraden, 3 p.m., McLean Central Park, Old Dominion Drive and Dolley Madison Boulevard. Free. 703-790-0123.
ANNANDALE CLASSICAL CONCERT, by the Fairfax Symphony Summer Band, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.
MICHAEL MCDONALD CONCERT, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $38; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.
FAIRFAX COUNTY BOARD MEETING, 9:30 a.m., Fairfax County Government Center, Board Auditorium, 12000 Government Center Pkwy. 703-324-3151.
FAIRFAX CITY COUNCIL MEETING, 7 p.m., Fairfax City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St. 703-385-7935.
HERNDON TOWN COUNCIL MEETING, 7:30 p.m., Herndon Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St. 703-435-6804.
ACCORDION MUSIC, DANCING, dance instruction provided, sponsored by the Washington Metropolitan Accordion Society, 7:30 p.m., Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church, 3435 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church. Free. 703-671-5395.
ETIQUETTE CLASS FOR ADULTS, table manners, silverware selection, American and Continental eating styles, and duties of hosts and guests, sponsored by Vienna Parks and Recreation Department, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday and July 20, Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. $60; Vienna residents, $50. 703-255-6360.
ROCKABILLY, HONKY-TONK, concert by J.P. McDermott, 7:30 p.m., Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. Free. 703-971-6262.
ANNANDALE BLUES CONCERT, by BG & the Mojo Hands, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.
"ABBA -- THE MUSIC," a musical tribute to the 1970s group, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $22. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.
HERNDON CHILDREN'S EVENT, music- and science-related entertainment by Flumpa and Friends, sponsored by the Herndon Parks and Recreation Department, 10:30 a.m., Historic Town Hall Square, Lynn Street, next to the Red W&OD Caboose. Free. 703-435-6868.
RESTON SENIORS FITNESS WORKSHOP, stretching exercises, wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle, a small pillow and a blanket, 1-2 p.m., Reston Community Center at Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza. Free; registration required. 703-476-4500.
CONCERT, ART SHOW, music by Falls Church Concert Band, sculpture by Klara Sever, 7 p.m., Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. Free. 703-248-5077.
RESTON TAKE A BREAK CONCERT, reggae by Oasis, 7-9 p.m., Lake Anne Village Center, Washington Plaza, Reston. Free. 703-476-4500.
"RETRO-FUNK" ART EXHIBIT, meet the artists and view their paintings, sponsored by the Vienna Arts Society, 7-9 p.m., Vienna Art Center, 115 Pleasant St. Free. 703-319-3971.
CIVIL WAR DISCUSSION, authors Don Hakenson and Gregg Dudding discuss John Mosby, a Confederate colonel, 7:30 p.m., Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr., Centreville. Free. 703-830-2223.
VIENNA REGGAE CONCERT, by Eastern Standard Time, 7:30 p.m., Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. Free. 703-324-7469.
BLUES TRAVELER CONCERT, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $25. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.
-- Compiled by JEAN MACK
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