Mary Chapin Carpenter will perform with singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams at Wolf Trap on Saturday. (Aaron Farrington/Filament Productions)
Thursday

Second Thursday Art Night Meet gallery artists, tour studios and listen to live music. This month’s event, “Collage/Melange,” includes artist demonstrations and do-it-yourself collaging. Donated art supplies will be assembled for the upcoming Art Materials Market. 6-9 p.m. Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-746-4570. torpedofactory.org. Free.

“Disney’s Aladdin Kids” Campers from Main Street Theater Production’s summer camp perform a one-act version of the musical comedy. 7 p.m. Through Friday. Franklin Park Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. ­540-338-7973. franklinparkartscenter.org. $5.

Friday

Prince William County Fair The largest county fair in Virginia has agricultural and livestock exhibits, midway rides and games, wine tastings, food vendors, truck and tractor pulls, a demolition derby, monster trucks, and more. Gates open at 5 p.m. Through Aug. 19. Prince William County Fairgrounds, 10624 Dumfries Rd., Manassas. 703-368-0173. pwcfair.com. $6-$10. Unlimited ride wristbands $18-$22.

Summer on the Green The series continues with classic rock band the Rockits. 6:30 p.m. Through Sept. 15. Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 703-255-6360. viennava.gov. Free.

“42nd Street” Sterling Playmakers stage the Tony Award-winning musical. 8 p.m. Through Sunday. Potomac Falls High School, 46400 Algonkian Pkwy., Potomac Falls. 703-437-6117. sterlingplaymakers. com. $15.

Lyle Lovett & His Large Band The Grammy Award-winning Texan performs with his band. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-255-1900. wolftrap.org. $25-$55.

Saturday

Summer Saturdays Historical interpreters lead 18th-century children’s games. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Through Aug. 26. George Mason’s Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Rd., Mason Neck. 703-550-9220. gunstonhall.org. Free-$10.

Double Bubble Fun Run Run through more than 13 stations featuring bubbles, foam, slides, colors and obstacles. Noon-4 p.m. Van Dyck Park, 3720 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 410-552-0955. doublebubblerun.com. $40.

Brewfest More than 30 Virginia craft breweries, artisan distilleries and wineries will be on tap. The annual event also features 12 regional bands, food trucks and access to 65 artist studios. 1-8 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. 703-584-2900. workhousebrewfest.org. $40-$85, designated drivers $20, parking $10.

“Xanadu Jr.” Lopez Studios stages a family version of the Broadway musical about a Greek muse who descends on Venice Beach to inspire a struggling artist. 2 and 7 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. hyltoncenter.org. ­703-993-7759. $30.

Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta Participants ride cardboard boats of a variety of shapes and sizes in the inaugural event. Proceeds benefit the Reston Historic Trust and Reston Museum. Awards will be given to the fastest boats in each category, as well as the fastest to sink. 2-6 p.m. Lake Anne Plaza, 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston. 703-709-7700. lakeanneplaza. com. Spectators free.

Mary Chapin Carpenter with Lucinda Williams The singer-songwriters and longtime friends each released an album last year. 7:30 p.m. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-255-1900. wolftrap.org. $28-$60.

Dan Navarro A record release show for “Let Her Ride,” originally released on the 2009 “Live at McCabe’s” album with Stonehoney. 7:30 p.m. Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 877-987-6487. jamminjava.com. $20.

Sunday

“Sea Escapes” An artists’ reception for the exhibit, which features watercolors and mixed-media works by Mary Rose Janya of Springfield and jewelry by Tyler Kulenguski of Annandale. 1-5 p.m. Through Sept. 4. Artists’ Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. 703-494-0584. theartistsundertaking. com. Free.

“Music You Cannot Refuse” Tony Lo Bianco and Deana Martin perform with the Medical Musical Group. The concert includes the theme from “The Godfather,” Johann Strauss’s “Emperor Waltz” and “That’s Amore.” It benefits homeless veterans programs. 4 p.m. Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 E. Campus Dr., Alexandria. 202-797-0700. medicalmusical. org. Free-$50.

National Chamber Ensemble “Summer Serenades” features popular, classical and contemporary pieces. 6 p.m. Lubber Run Amphitheater, North 2nd and North Columbus Streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850. arlingtonarts.org. Free.

Monday

Venn, Looms and Flowerbomb A trio of local rock bands performs. 8 p.m. Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 877-987-6487. jamminjava.com. $10-$20.

Tuesday

Take Out Tuesday Concert Americana guitarist Zac Quintana performs. 6 p.m. Loy E. Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St., Manassas. 703-361-9800. harrispavilion. com. Free.

“A Little Night Music” Stephen Sondheim’s 1973 musical, based on the Ingmar Bergman film “Smiles of a Summer Night,” is performed. Opens Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 8. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703-820-9771. signature-theatre.org. $40-$79.

Pilobolus Maximus The dance troupe performs “Beyond the Limits of Dance.” 8 p.m. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-255-1900. wolftrap.org. $20-$55.

Wednesday

Cirque du Soleil With a cast of 50 performing artists and acrobats from 12 countries, the Canadian circus company presents the ecosystem-themed “Ovo.” 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 20. EagleBank Arena, 4500 Patriot Cir., Fairfax. 703-993-3000. eaglebankarena.com. $39-$165.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane from staff reports