Thursday 14

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.

HERNDON OUTDOOR CONCERT, rock by Welbilt, 7:30 p.m., Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. Free. 703-435-6868.

FAIRFAX CITY CHILDREN'S CONCERT, City of Fairfax Band, with ice cream, balloons and activities, bring a lawn chair or a blanket, 7:30 p.m., Veterans Amphitheater, 10455 Armstrong St. Free. 703-757-0220.

Friday 15

TEENS KINGS DOMINION TRIP, for middle and high school students, bus transportation chaperoned by Reston Community Center staff members, 9:30 a.m.-midnight, meet at community center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd. $10, includes round-trip transportation; additional fees for park admission and meals. 703-476-4500.

VIENNA BLUEGRASS CONCERT, by Randy Barrett, bring a lawn chair or a blanket, 6:30 p.m., Freeman House, 131 Church St. NE, Vienna. Free. 703-255-6360.

FRANCONIA CONCERT, South African music by Mahala, 7:30 p.m., Kingstowne Towne Center, 5955 Kingstowne Blvd., Franconia. Free. 703-922-9514.

ANNANDALE COUNTRY CONCERT, Ruthie and the Wranglers, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

SPRINGFIELD PARK CONCERT, classical music by the Fairfax Symphony Summer Band, 7:30 p.m., Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield. Free. 703-425-9300.

FAIRFAX SWING CONCERT, Daryl Davis Trio, 7:30 p.m., Royal Lake Park, 5344 Gainsborough Dr., Fairfax. Free. 703-425-9300.

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

TEMPTATIONS, FOUR TOPS, concert, 7:30 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $36; lawn, $22. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

VIENNA MOVIE IN THE PARK, for children and adults, bring a lawn chair or a blanket and watch a G-rated movie, parents must stay with children, 8:45 p.m., Glyndon Park, 300 Glyndon St. NE, Vienna. Free. For movie name, call 703-255-7842 after noon Wednesday.

Saturday 16

OCCOQUAN CANOE TOUR, explore the backwaters of Old Town Occoquan below the dam and learn the history of this one-time port town off the Potomac River, with Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority staff members, no canoe experience necessary, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Occoquan Regional Park, 9751 Ox Rd., Lorton. $35; reservations required. 703-339-6104.

KIDS WOODWINDS MUSIC EDUCATION, by the Fairfax Symphony Woodwind Quintet, 10 a.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

KIDS STRINGS MUSIC EDUCATION, Fairfax Symphony String Quartet performs and discusses the special qualities of string instruments, 10 a.m., Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station. Free. 703-323-6601.

CHANTILLY CHILDREN'S PROGRAM, Pirate Jack sings and dances to songs of the sea, 10 a.m., Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Rd., Chantilly. Free. 703-631-0013.

RESTON PUPPET SHOW, "Teddy Bear's Picnic," performed by Bob Brown Puppets, 10 a.m., Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston. Free. 703-471-5414.

MCLEAN 18TH-CENTURY MARKET FAIR, artisans demonstrate spinning, basket-making, woodworking, gunsmithing and cabinetmaking; live music, dancing, singing, food, farm animals, bobbing for apples, puppet show and more, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. $5; seniors and ages 3-12, $2.50; 2 and younger, free. 703-442-7557.

FAIRFAX STATION KAYAK TOUR, the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust leads a lake tour to view wildlife, 5-8 p.m., Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station. $38; registration required. 703-354-5093.

VIENNA DROP-IN BASKETBALL, for ages 12-18, 7-11 p.m. Saturday and July 23 and 30, Club Phoenix Teen Center, Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. Free. 703-255-6360.

ALEXANDRIA CHAMBER CONCERT, Marine Chamber Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall, Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. Free. 202-433-5714.

CAROLE KING 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.

Sunday 17

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

MCLEAN PARK BRASS CONCERT, classical and pop music by the Fairfax Symphony Brass Quintet, 3 p.m., McLean Central Park, Old Dominion Drive and Dolley Madison Boulevard. Free. 703-790-0123.

ANNANDALE ORCHESTRA CONCERT, Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf," performed by the NVCC-Annandale Symphony Orchestra, with storyteller Randy Lindgren, 5 p.m., Northern Virginia Community College, Ernst Community Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Tpk., Annandale. $15; seniors and teenagers, $10; children, free. 703-569-0973.

EVOLUTION BOOK DISCUSSION, "The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal," by Jared Diamond, a meeting of the Vienna Environmental Book Club, 6 p.m., Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct., Vienna. Free; reservations required. 703-255-3631, Ext. 102.

ANNANDALE CLASSICAL CONCERT, by the Fairfax Symphony Summer Band, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

TOM JONES CONCERT, with Tower of Power, 8 p.m., Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. In-house, $40; lawn, $22. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Monday 18

OPEN ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS, musicians of all ages and abilities are invited to perform works by Bach, Mozart, Copland, Mendelssohn and others with musicians of the Reston Chamber Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Monday; July 25; and Aug. 1 and 8. United Christian Parish Church of Hunters Woods, 2222 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. $10; four sessions, $35.

Tuesday 19

GENEALOGY AND CEMETERIES, Dick and Dorothy Bishop of the Association for Gravestone Studies discuss "Gravestones and Cemetery Monuments: Do No Harm," at a meeting of the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society, 1 p.m., Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-360-0920.

"PETER PAN," musical starring Cathy Rigby, 8 p.m. Tuesday through July 24, 2 p.m. July 23 and 24, Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. Evening performances, Tuesday, Wednesday, and July 21 and 24: in-house, $52, $45, $35; lawn, $18; evenings, July 22 and 23: in-house, $65, $55, $45; lawn, $18; afternoons, July 23 and 24: in-house, $48, $44, $34; lawn, $18. Tickets, 703-218-6500; information, 703-255-1860.

Wednesday 20

FRANCONIA CAJUN CONCERT, the Crawdaddies, 7:30 p.m., Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia. Free. 703-971-6262.

ANNANDALE JAZZ CONCERT, Not So Modern Jazz Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Mason District Park, amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Free. 703-324-7469.

BURKE MOTHERS GROUP MEETING, Mothers and More, a support organization for women who have altered their careers to care for young children at home, 7:30 p.m., Kings Bark Library, Braddock Hall, 9000 Burke Lake Rd., Burke. Free. 866-716-7766.

Thursday 21

HERNDON CHILDREN'S PERFORMANCE, Jill Klein Rone presents "The Ripple Effect," about water conservation, sponsored by the Herndon Women's Club, 10:30 a.m., Historic Town Hall Square, Lynn Street, next to the Red W&OD Caboose. Free. 703-435-6868.

CONCERT, PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW, Andrew Acosta and the Old Time String Band, photography by Dee Ellison, 7 p.m., Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. Free. 703-248-5077.

RESTON TAKE A BREAK CONCERT, acoustic folk by October Skies, 7-9 p.m., Lake Anne Village Center, Washington Plaza, Reston. Free. 703-476-4500.

ANDEAN CONCERT, music by Yarawi, 7:30 p.m., Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. Free. 703-324-7469.

-- Compiled by JEAN MACK

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