Folk-rock duo Penny & Sparrow will perform songs from their latest album, “Wendigo,” on Thursday at the Birchmere. (Daniel N. Johnson)


"The Wizard of Hip, or When in Doubt Slam Dunk" Thomas W. Jones II brings his comedic story of an African American man in search of the ultimate state of "hip" back to the stage with the Lady Doo Wops, Kanysha Williams and Jasmine Eileen Coles. 8 p.m. Closes Sunday. MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria. 800-494-8497. $55-$60.


Chalk Fest Public Art Reston, in partnership with Reston Town Center, presents the annual street art festival in which professional and amateur artists transform Market Street at Reston Town Center with chalk drawings. Prizes will be awarded. Noon-11 p.m. Through Saturday. Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. 703-579-6720. Spectators free, artists $15-$20.

Andrew Santino The comedian appears in James Franco's latest film, "The Disaster Artist," set to be released in December. 10 p.m. Through Saturday. Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington. ­703-486-2345. $20.


Haymarket Day The annual festival kicks off with a parade through the historic town, followed by juried crafters, food vendors, live music and children's activities. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Haymarket Town Hall, 15000 Washington St., Haymarket. 703-753-2600. Free.

Colonial Market & Fair More than 40 juried artisans dressed in Colonial attire demonstrate their crafts while Colonial entertainers perform on two stages. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Sunday. Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Mount Vernon. 703-780-2000. Free-$20.

Edgar Rohr Memorial Car Show Sponsored by the Bull Run Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America, the annual event features more than 150 vehicles competing in 11 categories, a Model T Ford assembly demonstration and a silent auction. A farmers market and the Manassas International Food Festival run concurrently in Old Town. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. 703-368-1873. Free.

Fall Festival and Taste of Falls Church The city celebrates autumn with live entertainment, children's activities, pony and amusement rides, and crafters. Taste of Falls Church offers samples of cuisine from city restaurants. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St., Falls Church. 703-248-5077. Free.

King Street Art Festival For the 15th year, a festival takes over King Street with paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, crafts and more. The Torpedo Factory Art Center has additional exhibitors and events. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Through Sunday. King Street between Washington and Union streets, Alexandria. ­703-746-3301. Free.

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra The orchestra's 60th anniversary season begins with a world premiere by George Mason University's Mark Camphouse, honoring the 275th anniversary of Fairfax County. The concert also includes Elgar's "Cello Concerto" and an appearance by Amit Peled. 8 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4373 Mason Pond Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-8888. $15-$65.


Jaguar Concours d'Elegance A car show featuring new and classic Jaguars and other British cars also includes food, wine and live music. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 868 Estate Vineyards, 14001 Harpers Ferry Rd., Purcellville. ­540-668-7008. Free.

Gin Dance Company The contemporary ballet company performs a benefit concert for Capital Caring in a Civil War-era farmhouse at the Autumn Remembrance Day Arts Festival. Noon. Sweet Virginia Bee Farm, 14610 Glenkirk Rd., Nokesville. Free-$30.

Arts Alive! The sixth annual festival features performers on multiple stages. 1-5 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. ­703-993-7759. Free.

Keyboard Conversations With Jeffrey Siegel The pianist and storyteller celebrates Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday with songs from "West Side Story" and music by Gershwin and Copland, who influenced him. 7 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-8888. $25-$42.


Randy Newman Each ticket purchase includes a copy of the singer-songwriter's latest album, "Dark Matter." 7:30 p.m. Through Tuesday. The Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. ­703-549-7500. $93.75.

The Bachelor Boys The band performs a mix of Top 40, funk, rock, swing and classic hits. 8 p.m. Iota Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340. Free.


Jake Clemons with the Cowards Choir The nephew of Clarence Clemons divides his time between touring on his own and playing tenor and baritone saxophone with Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. 7:30 p.m. Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. 877-987-6487. $20-$22.


VetsAid Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Joe Walsh kicks off his first benefit show to support veterans and their families. The concert includes Zac Brown Band, Keith Urban and Gary Clark Jr. 6:30 p.m. EagleBank Arena, 4500 Patriot Cir., Fairfax. 703-993-3000. $104-$255.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane from staff reports