The Home + Remodeling Show, featuring Alison Victoria of the “Crashers” series on DIY Network and HGTV, will take place this weekend at the Dulles Expo Center. (Marketplace Events)
THU 19

“Much Ado About Nothing” A production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy directed by Abigail Isaac Fine. Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through Feb. 12. NextStop Theatre Company, 269 Sunset Park Dr., Herndon. ­866-811-4111. $35-$55.

“Titanic” A performance about the “unsinkable” ship, with a book by Peter Stone and music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m., Sunday at 7 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Through Jan. 29. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703-820-9771. $40-$113.

The Black Lillies The country band blends folk and roots music with Memphis soul and blues. 8:30 p.m. Tally Ho Theatre, 19 W. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-1665. $15.

FRI 20

Home + Remodeling Show Alison Victoria, a host of the “Crashers” series on DIY Network and HGTV, will be on hand, along with more than 300 exhibitors. The event includes workshops, designer rooms and a wine lounge. Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly. $10, in advance $7, ages 6-12 $3, age 5 and younger free.

“Elf Jr.: The Musical” Aldersgate Church Community Theater presents the story of Buddy the elf, based on the New Line Cinema movie. Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Rd., Alexandria. $12.

Concert for Courage A performance by three female folk singer-songwriters — Heather Mae, Crys Matthews and Jean Rohe — to benefit Planned Parenthood and Equality Virginia. 8 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd., Arlington. 202-656-2748. Free, donations requested.

Last Ham Standing Performers take suggestions from the audience to improvise humorous skits. 8 p.m. Franklin Park Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. 540-338-7973. $14, students $12, children $10.

SAT 21

Richard Bland Lee’s 255th birthday celebration Tour the house and learn about Lee’s political contributions to the nation. Stop in the east wing for a piece of birthday cake. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. 703-437-1794. $7, students $6, seniors and children $5.

American Shakespeare Center on Tour The traveling theater company stages “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” on Saturday at 2 p.m. The dog featured in the play is a rescue animal, and a dog adoption event follows the show. “Romeo and Juliet” at 8 p.m., and Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” on Sunday at 2 p.m. McLean Community Center, Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-9223.
$35, McLean residents $25; all three plays $88, McLean residents $60.

“Solitary Confinement” In this thriller by Rupert Holmes, billionaire Richard Jannings lives in self-imposed solitary confinement until someone tries to kill him. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through Feb. 12. Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. 703-584-2900. $30, seniors and military $25, students $20.

“Murder on the Nile” Aquila Theatre stages an adaptation of one of Agatha Christie’s most popular murder-mysteries . Saturday at 8 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas.; and Sunday at 4 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 888-945-2468.

SUN 22

Friday Morning Music Club concert Classical music by various composers, including Max Bruch, Eugene Ysaye and Robert Schumann. 3 p.m. The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-746-4994. Free.

Taarka The high-energy acoustic string band blends folk, Celtic, bluegrass, jazz and classical music. 3 p.m. Reston Community Center, CenterStage, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-476-4500. $20, Reston residents $15.

Aaron Tveit The actor and singer has appeared on Broadway and TV and in movies, including “Les Misérables” and the Fox live production of “Grease.” 7 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 877-965-3872. $50-$55.

MON 23

Art of Ballroom Dance Instructor Gary Stephans teaches the fox trot, waltz, tango and more. Beginners at 7 p.m., advanced dancers at 7:45 p.m. Athenaeum, 201 Prince St., Alexandria. ­703-505-5998. $15.

TUE 24

Design & Wine Participants can sip wine while creating Zentangle patterns in a workshop led by Sharmila Karamchandani. 7 p.m. ArtSpace, 750 Center St., Herndon. 703-956-6590. $35.

Jammin Java Local Scene Performances by New Athens, Hungry on Monday and Del Florida. 7:30 p.m. Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 703-255-1566. $10-$18.

WED 25

“Herndon: Yesterday and Today in Pictures” Herndon Historical Society member Barbara Glakas uses photographs to show the progress of Herndon over the past 125 years. 7:30 p.m. Herndon Depot Museum, 717 Lynn St., Herndon. 703-437-7289. www.herndon Free.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane from staff reports