Cirque Italia Held inside a tent, Water Circus Gold is a European-style circus featuring aerial acts, hand balancing and contortionists on a stage equipped with 35,000 gallons of water. 7:30 p.m. Through Sunday. Potomac Mills mall, 2700 Potomac Mills Cir., Woodbridge. 941-704-8572. cirqueitalia.com. $10-$50.
“Rodgers & Hammerstein’s A Grand Night for Singing” A musical revue of Broadway show tunes. Opens Thursday at 8 p.m. Through Aug. 20. NextStop Theatre Company, 269 Sunset Park Dr., Herndon. 866-811-4111. nextstoptheatre.org. $40.
Alte Kameraden The German unit of the City of Fairfax Band Association performs as part of the group’s summer concert series. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 18. Veterans Amphitheater, 10485 Armstrong St., Fairfax. 571-336-2322. fairfaxband.org. Free.
Traveling Players Ensemble Classical Festival The first of three theater festivals this summer features performances of “Atum’s Eye” by the mythology ensemble; “The Blue Monster” by the middle school ensemble; and “As You Like It” by the high school ensemble. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner. 4:30-9 p.m. The Madeira School, 8328 Georgetown Pike, McLean. 703-987-1712. travelingplayers.org. $10.
Sherwood Family Movie Night The 2016 animated film “Trolls” will be shown on a big screen, and food will be collected for Britepaths. 7 p.m. Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-385-7858. fairfaxva.gov . Free.
“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” The musical by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber is presented by the City of Fairfax Theatre Company and Truro Anglican Church. 7:30 p.m. Through July 29. Sidney Lanier Middle School, 3801 Jermantown Rd., Fairfax. 703-352-2787. fairfaxcitytheatre.org. $10-$15.
“The Mark of Cain” A look at the evolution of violence through the eyes of biblical figure Cain, civilization’s first criminal. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 13. Synetic Theater, 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington. 866-811-4111. synetictheater.org. $15-$60.
“Oklahoma!” Prince William Little Theatre stages the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. 8 p.m. Through July 30. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. 703-993-7759. hyltoncenter.org.
Little Red & the Renegades The local zydeco band performs. 8 p.m. Lubber Run Amphitheater, North Second and North Columbus streets, Arlington. 703-228-1850. arlingtonarts.org. Free.
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra An outdoor concert by the string quartet as part of the Music in the Park “Feast for Young Ears” series. 10 a.m. Through Aug. 19. Burke Lake Park Amphitheater, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax. 888-945-2468. fairfaxsymphony.org. Free.
The Sheets Family Band Bluegrass and old-time music performed by the trio from North Carolina. 6 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. 703-584-2900. workhousearts.org. Free.
Acoustic on the Green The summer concert series continues with singer-songwriter Tommy Gann. With Hilary Veltri. 7-9 p.m. Town Hall Green, 25 W. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-7305. acousticonthegreen.com. Free.
Chris Stapleton with Anderson East and Brent Cobb The country singer continues his All American Road Show. 7 p.m. Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow. 703-754-6400. livenation.com. $30.75-$250.
Russian Festival Concert Russian and Eastern European music, song and dance presented by the Balalaika & Domra Association of America. 7:30 p.m. Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall, 4915 E. Campus Dr., Alexandria. 404-374-2350. bdaa.com. $5-$30.
“Legally Blonde” A musical production based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 12. The Little Theatre of Alexandria, 600 Wolfe St., Alexandria. 703-683-0496. thelittletheatre.com. $27-$32.
Herndon Town Calendar exhibit A reception for the finalists in the seventh annual photography competition featuring people and places in Herndon. Photographs from the exhibit will be featured in the 2018 Herndon Town Calendar. 4-6 p.m. Through Aug. 5. ArtSpace, 750 Center St., Herndon. 703-956-9560. artspaceherndon.org. Free.
“My Favorite Sings” StageCoach Theatre Company presents a storybook cabaret in which popular characters appear in the wrong stories. 5:30 p.m. Hillsboro Old Stone School, 37098 Charles Town Pike, Purcellville. 571-477-9444. stagecoachtc.com, $5-$10.
Bluemont Concert Series Bring a lawn chair or blanket for the blues quartet Hard Swimmin’ Fish. 7 p.m. Loudoun County Courthouse, 18 E. Market St., Leesburg. 540-955-8186. bluemont.org. $2-$5.
Pure Prairie League and Atlanta Rhythm Section The American country-rock band, best known for its 1972 hit “Amie,” performs with the Southern rock band. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. birchmere.com. $39.50.
Foreigner with Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience The rock band, famous for hits including “I Want to Know What Love Is” and “Jukebox Hero,” is on its 40th Anniversary Tour. 7 p.m. Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow. 703-754-6400. livenation.com. $25-$375.
Diana Ross The Grammy Award-winning singer performs her hits. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd. Vienna. 703-255-1900. wolftrap.org. $35-$85.
Toad the Wet Sprocket with Beta Play The alternative rock band performs. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. birchmere.com. $55.