Folk singer John McCutcheon will be at the Barns at Wolf Trap on Thursday. (Irene Young)
Thursday

“The Eulogy” Family secrets come out when the patriarch dies in this black comedy. 7 p.m. Northern Virginia Community College, Waddell Theater, LW Building, 21200 Campus Dr., Sterling. 703-948-7676. wapo.st/theeulogy. Free-$5.

John McCutcheon The folk singer has toured internationally and headlined several North American festivals. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 877-965-3872. wolftrap.org. $25-$28.

Friday

Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts Festival The three-week festival kicks off its 32nd year with an opening reception and continues with art exhibits, plays and concerts throughout the city. Reception begins at 7 p.m. Through May 9. Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr., Fairfax City. 703-273-6097. fairfaxva.gov. A fee for some events.

Paul Rodriguez The comedian and actor has entertained audiences for more than three decades. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Through Sunday. Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington. 703-486-2345. arlingtondrafthouse.com. $25.

“Guys and Dolls” Students from Herndon High School perform the musical comedy. Opens Friday at 7 p.m. Through Sunday. Herndon High School, 700 Bennett St., Herndon. 703-810-2200. herndondrama.org. $15.

“William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play” The Reduced Shakespeare Company presents an abbreviated version of the Bard’s first manuscript, which was about 100 hours long. 8 p.m. Through Saturday. Reston Community Center, Center Stage, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-476-4500. restoncommunitycenter.com. $25-$50.

“Taking Sides” Port City Playhouse stages the play, written by Ronald Harwood, about the “denazification” tribunal of German conductor and composer Wilhelm Furtwängler in postwar Berlin. 8 p.m. Through May 6. Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church, 3435 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church. 703-534-6461. portcityplayhouse.org. $18-$20.

Saturday

Live Well Loudoun Festival The inaugural festival includes a stage with performances and classes, a Children’s Corner, workshops, exhibits, food, and a beer and wine garden. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Uptown One Loudoun, fields near 20626 Easthampton Plaza, Ashburn. 703-625-6603. livewellfestival.com. Free.

Leesburg Flower & Garden Festival More than 120 vendors will offer flowers, herbs, landscape designs, demonstrations, supplies, children’s activities and food, set up along Market and King streets. Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Leesburg. 703-777-1368. flowerandgarden.org. Free.

Arlington Festival of the Arts The fifth annual outdoor juried festival features more than 100 local and national artists specializing in glass, painting, jewelry, pottery and photography. Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Sunday. North Highland Street and Washington Boulevard, Arlington. 561-746-6615. artfestival.com. Free.

Alexandria Historic Homes & Garden Tour Five private homes and gardens will be open as part of the 84th Historic Garden Week. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Various locations in Old Town Alexandria. 703-746-3301. visitalexandriava.com. $25-$55.

Spring Barley Music Fest Samples from 18 breweries, including Devils Backbone and Mad Fox, plus live entertainment and food. Saturday noon-6 p.m. Through Sunday. John Carlyle Square, 300 John Carlyle St., Alexandria. barleymusicfest.com. $25.

Squirrel Nut Zippers with Ozomatli The United Together Tour features the swing revival band from Chapel Hill, N.C., and the six-piece rock band scheduled to release a new album in May. 9 p.m. State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300. thestatetheatre.com. $35-$135.

Sunday

Alexandria Love Your Pet Day block party Food trucks, children’s entertainment, K-9 demonstrations and information tables along the route, Colvin Street between Roth Street and North Quaker Lane. The day begins at 11 a.m. with a proclamation and ribbon-cutting by the mayor at Wholistic Hound Academy, 18 Roth St., Alexandria. 571-238-9145. facebook.com/alexandrialoveyourpetday. Free.

Bluegrass and Country Festival Andrew Acosta and Friends, the country band Wicked Olde, Fiddlin’ Dan Henderson and Paige Duppestadt on banjo perform at the 10th annual event. 6 p.m. The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax. 703-293-9600. fairfaxva.gov. Free.

Richard Thompson The singer-songwriter, named one of the top 20 guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone magazine’s David Fricke, performs. 7 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. 703-993-7759. hyltoncenter. org. $30-$50.

“Judgment at Nuremberg” L.A. Theatre Works stages the radio-style production based on the Academy Award-winning movie. 7 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4373 Mason Pond Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-8888. cfa.gmu.edu. $26-$44.

Monday

Local H with Collider The rock duo Scott Lucas and Ryan Harding perform. 8 p.m. Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 703-255-1566. jamminjava.com. $15-$25.

Tuesday

Potomac Nationals The first of three games against Frederick. 7:05 p.m. G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium, 7 County Complex Ct., Woodbridge. 703-590-2311. milb.com. $2-$16.

Wednesday

Fairfax High School Jazz Band “Springtime Swingtime” by the jazz band. 7 p.m. Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-273-6097. fairfaxva.gov. Free.

Idan Raichel The Israeli singer-songwriter, who has collaborated with Dave Matthews and Alicia Keys, performs in a blend of Hebrew, Arabic and Ethio­pian dialects. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 877-965-3872. wolftrap.org. $45-$55.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane from staff reports