"BERRY-LICIOUS," for children, a chance to learn about fruit and help pick berries in a garden, 10-11 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. today, 11 a.m.- noon Saturday, Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria. 703-642-5173 or www.greenspring.org.
METRO PARK CONCERT, Ron Holloway Group, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., between North Moore and North Lynn streets, Arlington. Free. 703-228-1899.
"THE VALUE OF SCIENCE," discussion of the book "The Value of Science: Essential Writings of Henri Poincare," 7-8:30 p.m., Charles E. Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. Free. 703-931-3559.
MARINE BAND CONCERT, outdoors (weather permitting), 7 p.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 25, Marine Corps War Memorial, North Meade Street and Marshall Drive (shuttle available from Arlington National Cemetery Visitors Center), Arlington. Free. 202-433-4011.
MARKET SQUARE CONCERT, Rita Clarke and the Naturals, 7 p.m., 301 King St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4844.
ARLINGTON PLANT CLINICS, master gardeners offer advice, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, through October, Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., and 8-11 a.m. Saturdays, through September, Arlington Farmers Market, North 14th Street and Courthouse Road. Free. 703-228-6414.
FORT WARD CONCERT, Liz Briones, 7:30 p.m., Fort Ward Park, amphitheater, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4844.
"THE LAST FIVE YEARS," a musical performed by MetroStage, 8 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, through July 24, the theater, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria. $32-$38. 800-494-8497 or 703-548-9044.
ALEXANDRIA GUITAR FESTIVAL, sponsored by the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, Julian Gray and Nathan Fischer with guest flutist Betsy Trimber, 8 p.m. today; Martha Masters and Risa Carlson, 8 p.m. Friday; Ricardo Cobo and Nicholas Goluses, 8 p.m. Saturday, Old Presbyterian Meeting House, 321 S. Fairfax St. $20; series, $50. 703-548-0035 or www.alexandriaguitarfestival.com.
"EMPEROR JONES," a drama performed by American Century Theater, 8 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday, Gunston Arts Center, Theater II, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. $18-$26. 703-553-8782 or www.americancentury.org.
LILLIAN HELLMAN PLAY, Firebelly Productions presents "The Children's Hour," 8 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday and Tuesday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. $15; students and seniors, $12. 703-409-2372 or www.firebellyproductions.net.
"THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN," performed by Washington Shakespeare Company, 8 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clarke St., Arlington. $22-$30. 703-418-4808 or www.washingtonshakespeare.org.
MOON GAZING, for adults, information on theories about its formation and viewing the full moon; participants are asked to bring a telescope and binoculars, 8:30-9:30 p.m., Fort C.F. Smith Park and Historic Site, 2411 N. 24th St., Arlington. $3; registration required. 703-228-4747.
SIGN LANGUAGE CLASS, for seniors, 10:30 a.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-4403.
BALLSTON FARMERS MARKET, vegetables, fruit, cheese, herbs, French bread, pastries, syrup, flowers and eggs, with live music, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Welburn Square, Ninth and North Stuart streets, near Ballston Common Mall, Arlington. Admission, free. 703-528-3527.
WELBURN SQUARE CONCERT, Mary Sue Twohy Duo, sponsored by Arlington Cultural Affairs Division, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Stuart and Taylor streets, Arlington. Free. 703-228-6966.
SENIORS MUSIC APPRECIATION, Marine Band member Joe Suchomel discusses plucked string instruments, 1:30 p.m., Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-228-4403.
PAINTINGS, "Collisions of Color," by Ann Marie Ferramosca, and "Repress, Release," by Gilbert Trent, reception, 6-9 p.m. Friday; exhibit continues, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, through July 30, Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. 703-248-6800.
MUSEUM LANTERN TOURS, for 5 and older, costumed guides lead 30-minute tours of Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 7-10 p.m. Fridays, through September, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. $5; ages 11-17, $2; 10 and younger, free; registration required. 703-838-4242 or www.gadsbystavern.org.
NATURE CENTER CAMPFIRE, stories, animals, games, songs and s'mores, 8-9:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 N. Military Rd., Arlington. $3; registration required. 703-228-3403.
"SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL," performed by Act III Theatre Company, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through July 31, Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Rd., Arlington. $15; students and seniors, $10. 703-548-1154, Ext. 1.
"THE GENERAL," 1927 silent film with Buster Keaton, sponsored by Arlington Cultural Affairs Division, 8 p.m., Lubber Run Amphitheatre, North Second and Columbus streets, Arlington. Free. 703-228-6966.
ALEXANDRIA FARMERS MARKET, meat, dairy, fish, fruit and vegetables, sponsored by the city of Alexandria, 5-10 a.m., Market Square, 301 King St. Admission, free. 703-838-5006.
ALEXANDRIA PLANT CLINICS, master gardeners offer advice, 6:30-9 a.m., Alexandria Farmers Market, 301 King St., and 8 a.m.-noon, Del Ray Farmers Market, Mount Vernon and East Oxford avenues. Free. 703-228-6414.
ARLINGTON FARMERS MARKET, meat, dairy, fruit, vegetables, bread, mushrooms and honey, sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension and Arlington Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources, 8 a.m.-noon, North Courthouse Road, between North 14th and North Uhle streets. Admission, free. 703-228-6423 or www.arlingtonfarmersmarket.com.
DEL RAY FARMERS MARKET, produce, cheese, flowers, meat, mushrooms, honey, pralines and baked goods, 8 a.m.-noon, Mount Vernon and East Oxford avenues, Alexandria. Admission, free. 703-683-2570.
VIRGINIA SCOTTISH GAMES AND FESTIVAL, highland games, bagpipe and drum competition, highland dance, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Episcopal High School, 3901 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria. $15; two days, $20; ages 5-12, $5; 4 and younger, free. 703-838-4200 or www.vascottishgames.org.
SENIORS DRIVING COURSE, a two-day refresher course by AARP, bring a bag lunch, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and July 30, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. $10; registration required. 703-228-4403.
"CINDERELLA," a play with actors and puppets, performed by Classika Theatre, noon Saturdays and Sundays, through Aug. 21, Classika Theatre, 4041 S. 28th St., Arlington. $12-$15. 703-824-0660 or www.classika.org.
AFRICAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL, dancers, performing arts groups, exhibits, arts and crafts, and food, 1-7 p.m., Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. Admission, free. 703-883-4686.
HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR, Ball-Sellers House, built in 1750, 1-4 p.m. Saturdays, 5620 S. Third St., Arlington. Free. 703-379-2123 or 703-536-8270.
JUNIOR RANGER PROGRAM, for ages 7-10, a hike, gathering leaves and painting a T-shirt, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Douglas Park, 1718 S. Quincy St., Arlington. $3; registration required. 703-228-4747.
PARK ROCK CONCERT, by 2nd Story Band, 7 p.m., Potomac Overlook Regional Park, nature center, 2845 N. Marcey Rd., Arlington. $5. 703-528-5406.
ARLINGTON CAMPFIRE, for all ages, stories, animals, games and songs, 8-9:15 p.m., Long Branch Nature Center, amphitheater, 625 S. Carlin Springs Rd. $3; registration required. 703-228-4747.
"TOMMY" ROCK MUSICAL, performed by the Little Theatre of Alexandria, opens 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; show continues, 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 13, 600 Wolfe St., Alexandria. $16-$20. 703-683-0496 or www.thelittletheatre.com.
MYSTIC WARRIORS CONCERT, Andean music, sponsored by Arlington Cultural Affairs Division, 8 p.m., Lubber Run Amphitheatre, North Second and Columbus streets, Arlington. Free. 703-228-6966.
NATIONAL BAND CONCERT, sponsored by Arlington Cultural Affairs Division, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Lubber Run Amphitheatre, North Second and Columbus streets, Arlington. Free. 703-228-6966.
PERU FESTIVAL, music, dance, food, arts and crafts, sponsored by Arlington County Office of Heritage Arts, noon-6 p.m., Gunston Community Center, Shirley Park, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. Free. 703-383-3099.
ART IN THE GARDEN, exhibits through Aug. 29, photographer Bradley Furman, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, Historical House; and Japanese brush painter Janaliah Morais, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-4:30 p.m. Sundays, Horticultural Center, Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-642-5173.
COLONIAL MUSIC, David and Ginger Hildebrand, with vocals and music performed with 18th- and 19th-century instruments, 1-3 p.m., Fort C.F. Smith Park and Historic Site, 2411 N. 24th St., Arlington. $9; ages 5-15, $6; 4 and younger, free. 703-243-7329.
NAVY BAND CONCERT, Cruisers rock ensemble, 7 p.m., Fort Hunt Park, George Washington Parkway and Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria. Free. 202-433-2525 or www.navyband.navy.mil.
PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, exhibit by Michael Lahr, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, through July 31, Arlington Public Schools Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5990.
ALEXANDRIA PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT, by Aya Takashima, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, through July 29, Northern Virginia Community College, Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery, 3001 N. Beauregard St. Free. 703-845-6156.
JOHN HARTMAN'S "WATER WORKS," color photography, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 1, Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-683-1780.
"OLD ALEXANDRIA" PHOTOS, exhibit, "Open for Business: Commerce and Industry in Old Alexandria," plus other artifacts of pre-World War II businesses, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, the Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4994.
"PAPER MOON" ART EXHIBIT, paper used in traditional and nontraditional forms, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Aug. 7, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Potomac Craftsmen Fiber Gallery, Studio 18, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-0935.
TILE-MAKING WORKSHOP, for children 14 and younger accompanied by an adult, mosaic muralist Alfredo Ratinoff teaches how to create and glaze clay tiles, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 24, Lee Arts Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-0560.
SENIORS ESL CLASS, English as a Second Language, 11 a.m. Mondays, Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpepper St., Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-6300.
ALEXANDRIA PARK CONCERT, rock-and-roll by Lump Dog, 7 p.m., Strand Street, between Prince and King streets, Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4844.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE WORKSHOP, for adult beginners, 7-8:30 p.m., Charles E. Beatley Library, meeting room, 5005 Duke St., Alexandria. Free. 703-519-5900.
"THE CUSTOM OF THE COUNTRY," discussion of the book by Edith Wharton, 7:30 p.m., Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Free. 703-228-5722.
DESEGREGATION HISTORY EXHIBIT, "Stony the Road: Desegregating America's Schools," a 12-panel display of archival photographs and text, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 5, Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4356.
SPICE OF LIFE PLAZA CONCERT, Kenny Haddaway Trio, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 1401 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-228-6966.
SENIORS DRIVER SAFETY TALK, a staff member from the Agency on Aging discusses products that can enhance safety, 6:30 p.m., Department of Human Services, 3033 Wilson Blvd., seventh floor, Arlington. Free; registration required. 703-228-1700.
ALEXANDRIA CONCERT, Marcus and Lisa, 7 p.m., King Street Gardens Park, 1806 King St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4844.
MARINE SILENT DRILL TEAM, 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, through Aug. 16, parade grounds in front of the Iwo Jima Battle Memorial, park at Arlington Cemetery Visitors Center lot (shuttle bus services starts at 6 p.m.). Free. 202-433-6060.
HARMONY GROUP AUDITIONS, tenor and baritone singers sought for a Sept. 17 show by the Arlingtones Barbershop Harmony Chorus, 7:30-9 p.m., Gunston Performing Arts Center, Room 145, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. Free. 703-768-9522.
"CAN YOU BURN A MUD PIE," ceramic works by Marcia Finnerty, 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. weekdays, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 31, Lee Arts Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. Free. 703-228-0560.
BETHESDA MUSIC CENTER TOUR, for seniors. Participants can travel to the Music Center at Strathmore for a tour and afternoon tea; bus returns at 4:30 p.m. and departs from three Arlington locations: 9:50 a.m., Madison Senior Center, 3829 N. Stafford St.; 10:15 a.m., Lubber Run Senior Center, 300 N. Park Dr.; and 10:30 a.m., Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St. $28; registration required. 703-228-4749.
CRAFT WORKSHOP, for seniors, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. Free. 703-228-4403.
SENIORS OPEN HOUSE, a chance to tour an apartment with technology that helps people with mobility problems, sponsored by Arlington County Aging and Disabilities Services Division, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bluemont Park and Sunrise At-Home Assisted Living, 5900 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Free. 703-531-2128.
MINIATURE GOLF ART EXHIBIT, a juried interactive exhibit of an indoor, nine-hole course designed by local artists, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 13, Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington. General admission, free; mini-putter course, $2; ages 12 and younger, $1. 703-228-7710.
PUPPET PLAY, for preschoolers, "Twiggy," presented by faculty members of Potomac Crescent School, 10:30 a.m., the school, 923 23rd St., Arlington. Free. 703-624-1309.
"DESTINATIONS IMAGINED AND REAL," acrylic and mixed-media works by artist Ann McDowell, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 1-3 p.m. Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 7, Athenaeum, 201 Prince St., Alexandria. Free. 703-548-0035.
"UP CLOSE AND FLORAL," exhibit by photographer Brad Furman, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, through Aug. 29, Green Spring Gardens Park, Manor House, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-941-7987 or www.entropicweb.com.
CLARENDON FARMERS MARKET, vegetables, fruit, herbs, bread, cookies, brownies, French pastries, custom-made bouquets and bedding plants, sponsored by Clarendon Alliance, 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Clarendon Metro Park, Clarendon and Washington boulevards, Arlington. Admission, free. 703-276-0228.
LUAU CONCERT, Mokihana Dancers and island music by Stephen Samuel, 7 p.m., Ben Brenman Park, amphitheater, 4800 Duke St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4844.
WHOP FRAZIER CONCERT, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Metro Park, between North Moore and North Lynn streets, Arlington. Free. 703-228-1899.
SILENT COMEDY FILMS, with live musical accompaniment, 1 p.m.-midnight July 28, 9 a.m.-midnight July 29 and 30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 31, Rosslyn Spectrum Theater, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. $20; four days, $75. 703-228-3271 or www.slapsticon.org.
"ONE TOUCH OF VENUS," performed by American Century Theater, 8 p.m. July 28 and 29, 2:30 and 8 p.m. July 30 and 1:30 p.m. July 31, Gunston Arts Center, Theater II, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. $27; 18 and younger, $20. 703-553-8782.
U.S. PATENT OFFICE INFORMATION, an opportunity to learn how to do business with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, sponsored by Alexandria Small Business Development Center, 8-10 p.m., USPTO, Madison Auditorium, south entrance, 600 Dulany St., Alexandria. Free. 703-778-1292, Ext. 222.
-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS
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