Lunafest The traveling film festival, presented by Girls on the Run NOVA, features nine short films by, for and about women. 6-9:30 p.m. Angelika Film Center, 2911 District Ave., Fairfax. 571-512-3301. lunafest.org. $35-$55.
The History of the Civil War in Seven Songs Historian and multi-instrumentalist Carson Hudson and fiddler Arden Clark perform music from the Civil War era. A reception with refreshments and costumes from the PBS series “Mercy Street” begins at 6:30 p.m. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-746-4994. alexandriava.gov. $25.
Glen Phillips with Amber Rubarth The Toad the Wet Sprocket singer and guitarist released a solo album, “Swallowed by the New,” in October. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 877-965-3872. wolftrap.org. $22-$25.
Shakespeare in the ’Burg Highlights of the fourth annual weekend festival include Shakespeare in the Square theater company’s performance of “Two Gentlemen of Verona” and the Nicolo Whimsey Show of music, comedy and juggling. The festival also offers workshops and a one-act playwriting competition. Opens Friday at 3:15 p.m. Through Sunday. Various locations in Middleburg. 703-298-7664. shakespeareintheburg.com. $5-$45.
Jazz&Co Dance The Loudoun School of Ballet’s pre-professional company performs jazz, tap and contemporary numbers. 7:30 p.m. Through Sunday. Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. 540-338-7973. franklinparkartscenter.org. $10-$15.
“A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” A comedy about a modern-day American man who finds himself in 6th-century England. 8 p.m. Through April 9. Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Rd., Alexandria. 703-765-6555. acctonline.org . $12-$15.
Swing dance Groove to the music of the four-member band Rock and Roll Relics. Beginner swing lesson 8:30-9 p.m., dance 9 p.m.-midnight. Hilton Washington Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Rd., Herndon. 301-990-0918. gottaswing.com. $15.
Zoso A Led Zeppelin tribute concert. 9 p.m. State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300. thestatetheatre.com. $17-$20.
Cardinal Classic figure-skating competition The Skating Club of Northern Virginia hosts about 150 skaters from the South Atlantic region competing in singles, jump, spin, showcase and Theater on Ice events. Saturday and Sunday. Prince William Ice Center, 5180 Dale Blvd., Woodbridge. 703-730-8423. scnv.org . Free.
City of Fairfax Fishing Derby Ashby Pond Conservatory will be stocked with hundreds of trout. Bring a fishing rod, bucket, plastic bag and ice. Bait will be supplied. Volunteers will provide instruction, pond education and fish-cleaning demonstrations. 9:30, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Ashby Pond Conservatory, 9817 Ashby Rd., Fairfax. 703-385-7858. fairfaxva.gov. $5. Registration required.
Kite Festival A day of kite flying and family fun with children’s activities, crafts and guided tours. Kites will be available for purchase in the museum shop. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Rd., Lorton. 703-550-9220. gunstonhall.org. $8-$10.
Rum Punch Challenge Local distilleries, restaurants and caterers compete to serve the best rum-punch creations. The event includes Colonial and modern cuisine and a silent auction. VIP tickets include a Bacardi rum tasting before the event. Proceeds benefit Gadsby’s Tavern Museum’s education and preservation efforts. 7 p.m. Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 703-746-4242. alexandriava.gov .
“The Trojan War: Our Warrior Chorus” Aquila Theatre presents a narrative that mixes modern war stories with classic Roman and Greek myths. 8 p.m. McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-0123. mcleancenter.org. $20-$35.
2017 Dance Gala Concert Mason Dance Company performs works by contemporary professional choreographers. 4 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. 703-993-7759. hyltoncenter.org. $10-$25.
William & Mary choirs The Choir of the College of William & Mary and the Botetourt Chamber Singers present pieces by Bach, Ilyas Iliya and others as part of the Music in McLean concert series. 5 p.m. Through May 28. St. Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. 703-356-0670. musicinmclean.org. $10-$20.
Laura van den Berg The author of “Find Me” and “The Isle of Youth ” reads her work as part of Mason’s Visiting Writers series. 7:30 p.m. George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Research Building, Room 163, Fairfax. 703-993-2787. english.gmu.edu . Free.
Story Time in the Park An outdoor children’s story in association with the Fairfax County Public Library, weather permitting. 10:30 a.m. Through May 30. Old Town Square, 3999 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-385-7858. fxva.com. Free.
“The Flowers Are Coming!” An exhibit of photographs by Gerry Gantt of Fairfax and mosaics by Diann Root of Alexandria. Opens Tuesday. Through May 1. Artists’ Undertaking, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. 703-494-0584. theartistsundertaking.com. Free.
Peter Bradley Adams with Lullanas The folk singer-songwriter performs. 7:30 p.m. Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 703-255-1566. jamminjava.com. $18-$20.
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