Hometown Thursdays The new outdoor concert series hosting local artists kicks off with rockabilly band Four Star Combo. 6:30 p.m. Through Sept. 28. Old Town Square, 3999 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-352-2787. fairfaxva.gov. Free.
Ian Harding The actor who stars in “Pretty Little Liars” discusses his memoir, “Odd Birds,” about celebrity and his love of birding. 7 p.m. Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. 703-300-9746. onemorepagebooks.com. Free.
Fairfax Saxophone Quartet “Mozart and More” features pieces by Mozart, Haydn, Martin Yates and others. 7:30 p.m. Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 571-336-2322. fairfaxva.gov. Free.
Tate Stevens with Shane Gamble and Celeste Kellogg The country singer won the second season of Fox’s “X Factor” and released “Sweet Life” last year. 8 p.m. State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300. thestatetheatre.com. $14-$17.
“Kaleidoscope” A legendary Broadway performer copes with the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease during the run of her one-woman show. Opens Thursday at 8 p.m. Through May 28. Creative Cauldron, 410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church. 703-436-9948. creativecauldron.org . $18-$30.
Music at the Manor Take a lawn chair or blanket to the first concert in the series, featuring the VooDoo Blues and Jambalaya Bros. The event includes classic cars, food, beer, wine and art vendors. 5-8 p.m. Through May 26. Paxton Manor, 601 Catoctin Cir. NE, Leesburg. 703-777-1939. paxtoncampus.org. Free.
Friday Night Live! The Reagan Years, a 1980s tribute band, opens the outdoor concert series. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Through Aug. 25. Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St., Herndon. 703-435-6868. herndonrocks.com. Free.
BoDeans The rock band performs “Stripped Down, Beautiful Renditions of BoDeans Classics!” 7:30 p.m. The Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. birchmere.com. $29.50.
30th Annual Evening of Comedy Past performers at this night of stand-up comedy include Jimmie Walker and Mitchell Walters. 8 p.m. Through Saturday. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 877-965-3872. wolftrap.org. $25-$28.
“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” Rooftop Productions presents this musical based on Charles M. Schulz’s “Peanuts” comic strip. Opens Friday at 8 p.m. Through May 20. Kellar Theater, Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. 703-330-2787. center-for-the-arts.org. $18-$20.
Strawberry Jubilee Fest The festival features food, live music, a pie-eating contest, a tart toss, a farm market and a hayride to fields where you can pick your own strawberries. Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Through May 14. Great Country Farms, 18780 Foggy Bottom Rd., Bluemont. 540-554-2073. greatcountryfarms.com. $10-$12.
Revolutionary War Weekend More than 600 reenactors will be on-site to answer questions, demonstrate military drills and participate in battle portrayals. Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. George Washington’s Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Mount Vernon. 703-780-2000. mountvernon.org. $10-$20.
Manassas Airshow Events include helicopter and aerobatic demonstrations, fighter planes, and vendors. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Manassas Regional Airport, 10600 Harry J. Parrish Blvd., Manassas. 703-361-1882. manassasairshow.com. Free.
Virginia Gold Cup The 95th running of the Gold Cup includes eight nationally sanctioned horse races, terrier races and a tailgate contest. 10 a.m. Great Meadow, 5089 Old Tavern Rd., The Plains. 540-253-5000. vagoldcup.com. $100 per car.
Pirate Fest Sing sea chanteys, learn nautical skills, take a pirate boat tour, compete in paddle boat races and dress as a pirate for a costume contest. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Sunday. Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston. 703-471-5414. fairfaxcounty.gov. $10, boat tour $4.
Derby-Q Festival This outdoor event showcases local breweries, bourbon, barbecue vendors and mint juleps in honor of the Kentucky Derby. Blues bands will perform onstage while the race is shown on a big screen. 2-8 p.m. Old Town Square, 10415 North St., Fairfax. 703-352-2787. fairfaxva.gov. $10-$65.
The Choral Arts Society of Washington Chamber Singers A reception followed by the concert “Sing We and Chant It.” 4:30 p.m. Athenaeum, 201 Prince St., Alexandria. 703-548-0035. nvfaa.org. $40.
“Savannah Sipping Society” BITWC Imagine That! Theatre presents the comedy about four Southern women looking to escape their monotonous lives. 6:30 p.m. Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. 540-338-7973. franklinparkartscenter.org. $8.
Eddie Jobson and Marc Bonilla The English keyboardist and violinist performs classic progressive-rock songs with the American guitarist and composer. 8 p.m. Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 703-255-1566. jamminjava.com. $45.
“Jesus Christ Superstar” Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera is staged. Opens Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Through July 2. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703-820-9771. sigtheatre.org. $40-$100.
“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” Victor Hugo’s Gothic novel is staged by artistic director Paata Tsikurishvili. Opens Wednesday at 7 p.m. Through June 11. Synetic Theater, 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington. 866-811-4111. synetictheater.org. $10-$60.
Christopher Cross The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter is known for hits “Sailing” and “Ride Like the Wind.” 7:30 p.m. The Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. birchmere.com. $45.
“Gods, Heroes, and Fools” The Art League presents an exhibit of sculptures and drawings by Lesa Cook. Opens Wednesday. Through June 4. Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-683-1780. theartleague.org. Free.