Political satirists the Capitol Steps will perform “What to Expect When You’re Electing” on Sunday at Hylton Performing Arts Center. (Michael M. Reyna)
THU 15

SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Showcase The event features some of the best examples of computer animation from the past year. 7 p.m. Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-838-4565. www.torpedofactory.org. Free.

“Lobby Hero” A slacker Manhattan security guard gets tangled in a murder investigation in this play by Kenneth Lonergan. Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through Oct. 9. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Rd., McLean. 703-854-1856. www.1ststagetysons.org. $30, seniors $27, military and students $15.

FRI 16

Jon Lovitz The comedic actor was a regular on “Saturday Night Live” and has appeared in movies such as “Big” and “A League of Their Own.” Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 7 and 10 p.m., Sunday at 7 p.m. Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington. 703-486-2345. www.arlingtondrafthouse.com. $30.

SAT 17

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. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. 703-368-1873. visitmanassas.org. Free.

Colonial Market & Fair More than 40 juried artisans demonstrate their crafts while Colonial entertainers perform on two stages. Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Alexandria. 703-780-2000. www.mountvernon.org. $20 (in advance $17), seniors $19 (in advance $16), ages 6-11 $10 (in advance $9), age 5 and younger free.

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. www.townofhaymarket.org. 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. www.fallschurchva.gov. Free.

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival Listen to live music while sampling 40 bourbons and 60 beers, as well as an assortment of barbecue. 2-6 p.m. Village at Leesburg, 1602 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. 800-830-3976. www.beerandbourbon.com. In advance $39-$75, designated drivers $29, children 12 and younger free.

Alexandria King Street Art Festival For the 14th 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. Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. King Street between Washington and Union streets, Alexandria. 703-746-3301. www.artfestival.com. Free.

SUN 18

Gin Dance Company The contemporary ballet company performs a benefit concert, the Autumn Remembrance Day for Capital Caring Hospice, in a Civil War-era farmhouse. Noon. Sweet Virginia Bee Farm, 14610 Glenkirk Rd., Nokesville. info@gindance.com. www.gindance.org. $30, seniors $25, age 12 and younger free.

Keyboard Conversations With Jeffrey Siegel The pianist presents “Fiesta!” a program examining the history of piano works by composers including Albeniz, de Falla and Granados. 7 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 888-945-2468. cfa.gmu.edu. $25-$42.

The Capitol Steps In “What to Expect When You’re Electing,” the political satirists lampoon politicians and the political process. 7 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. 888-945-2468. www.hyltoncenter.org. $28-$46.

MON 19

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. www.iotaclubandcafe.com. Free.

TUE 20

Tuesday Night at the Movies “The Case of the Three Sided Dream” is being shown as part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival, in partnership with the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Reston Community Center, CenterStage, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-390-6167. www.restoncommunitycenter.com. Free.

WED 21

Yosi and Eugene Bring a lunch for the children’s concert featuring music, stories and a puppet. 12:30 p.m. McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. 703-790-0123. www.mcleancenter.org. Free.

Lee “Scratch” Perry The Jamaican reggae artist and music producer performs. With Subatomic Sound System and Yola. 7 p.m. State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300. www.thestatetheatre.com. $25.

The Marshall Tucker Band The Southern rock band has been performing for more than four decades. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. www.birchmere.com. $45.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane from staff reports