Laura Mills and Aaron Verchot-Ware star as Lucy and Charlie Brown in Rooftop Productions’ “You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” opening Friday at the Kellar Theater at Center for the Arts in Manassas. (Ted Ballard)

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. 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. 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. 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. $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. . $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. 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. 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. $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. $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. $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. $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. $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. 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. $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. $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. $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. $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. $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. $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. $40-$100.


“The Hunchback of Notre DameVictor 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. $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. $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. Free.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane from staff reports