Amy Vaughters is the featured artist for July at Art a la Carte in Occoquan. (Amy Vaughters Photography/A Vantage Point)
THU 26

“On/Off” Three performances are connected through sound: Christine Sun Kim, who was born deaf, combines performance and visual art to explore sound ownership; Transmissions, a group of eight musicians, plays a meditative note as the audience moves through stations; and Baltimore duo Peals plays a live set. 7 p.m. Artisphere, Black Box Theatre, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-875-1100. www.artisphere.com. $12.

City of Falls Church Concert Band Bring a picnic and a blanket for a traditional concert in the park. If it rains, the concert will be at the Falls Church Community Center. 7 p.m. Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. 703-248-5077. www.fallschurchva.gov. Free.

The Winstons The local band performs funk, soul and oldies. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for the outdoor Music at Twilight concert. 7:30 p.m. John Carlyle Square Park, 300 John Carlyle St., Alexandria. 703-746-5592. www.alexandriava.gov. Free.

Toby Lightman The singer-songwriter performs from her latest album, “Every Kind of People.” With Stewart Lewis. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566. www.jamminjava.com. $18-$22.

FRI 27

Sarah Bennett Swanner The blues singer performs outdoors, weather permitting, as part of the Vienna Summer on the Green concert series. 6:30 p.m. Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-6360. www.viennava.gov. Free.

OneRepublic The Colorado Springs band is on its Native Summer tour. With the Script and American Authors. 7 p.m. Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow. 703-754-6400. www.jiffylubelive.com. $26-$75.

Peaches & Herb The duo, known for hits such as “Reunited” and “I Pledge My Love,” 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.

Margot MacDonald The award-winning singer-songwriter performs from her latest album, “Canvas,” as part of the Music in the Parks series. 8 p.m. Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. Columbus Street and Second Street N, Arlington. 703-228-1850. www.arlingtonarts.org. Free.

Bob Margolin A former member of Muddy Waters’s band, the guitarist released “Blues Around the World” with Mike Sponza in 2012. With Patty Reese. 8 p.m. Alexandria Old Town Theater, 8151 / 2 King St., Alexandria. 703-683-8888. www.theoldtowntheater.com. $14-$20.

SAT 28

Bicentennial of the War of 1812 Bus Tour Led by author and historian Ralph Eshelman, the tour covers the British invasion of the Chesapeake, the Battle of Bladensburg and the capture of Washington. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Rippon Lodge, 15520 Blackburn Rd., Woodbridge. 703-499-9812. www.pwcgov.org/ripponlodge. $80, reservations required.

Baseball at Historic Brentsville Bring a glove and a bat to join in a pickup game after Prince William County firefighters and police officers compete in a friendly game of softball. Other games and batting practice continue throughout the day. House tours begin on the hour. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12229 Bristow Rd., Bristow. 703-365-7895. www.pwcgov.org. Free. $5 donation requested to benefit the American Red Cross. House tours $5.

Del Ray Music Festival The event features local bands, including Lauren Calve Band, The Cowards Choir and headliner The Pietasters, as well as children’s games and food vendors. Noon-9 p.m. Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave., Alexandria. 703-746-5556. www.delraymusicfestival.com. Free.

German American caricaturists lecture Local author Myra Hillburg discusses the lives of illustrators Thomas Nast and Adalbert Volck, in conjunction with the exhibit “The Civil War Seen Through the Eyes of German-American Caricaturists Thomas Nast and Adalbert Volck,” which has been extended through July 31. 2 p.m. Historic Blenheim, Civil War Interpretive Center Gallery, 3610 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax. 703-591-0560. www.gahmusa.org Free.

The XVI Saya Caporal Dance Competition The Pro Bolivian Committee hosts teams competing in a traditional Bolivian folkloric dance competition for cash prizes. 5:30 p.m. George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-8888. cfa.gmu.edu. $20-$25, children 12 and younger $10.

Toby Keith The country singer is on his Shut Up and Hold On tour with his daughter Krystal and Colt Ford. 7 p.m. Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow. 703-754-6400. www.jiffylubelive.com. $29-$68.75.

Acoustic on the Green Leesburg songwriter Todd Wright performs. 7 p.m. Leesburg Town Hall, 25 W. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-2420. www.acousticonthegreen.com. Free.

The Sixth Generation The rock-and-roll band, formed in 1966, performs. 7:30 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Rd., Lorton. 703-584-2900. www.workhousearts.org. $10-$15.

Reston Concert on the Town Jambulay with the Panmasters Steel Orchestra performs calypso and Caribbean music. 7:30 p.m. Reston Town Center Pavilion, 1818 Discovery St., Reston. 703-912-4062. www.restontowncenter.com. Free.

The Philadelphia Orchestra Led by conductor Bramwell Tovey, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Choral Arts Society of Washington and four Wolf Trap Opera soloists perform pieces including Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.” 8:15 p.m. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-255-1900. www.wolftrap.org. $25-$65.

SUN 29

Francie Hester exhibit The artist displays her mixed-media work that examines the principles of order through mathematics and science. Opening reception 4 p.m. Through Aug. 3. Athenaeum, 201 Prince St., Alexandria. 703-548-0035. www.nvfaa.org. Free.

Arlington Philharmonic An outdoor “Pops for Pets” concert to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. The orchestra performs works by Aaron Copland, John Philip Sousa, Leroy Anderson and others. 6 p.m. Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. Columbus Street and Second Street N, Arlington. 703-228-1850. www.arlingtonarts.org. Free.

Avicii The Swedish DJ performs from his 2013 album “True.” The concert was rescheduled from April. 7 p.m. Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow. 703-754-6400. www.jiffylubelive.com. $31-$81.

Bluemont Concert Series Africa meets Appalachia when West African musician Cheick Hamala Diabate performs with bluegrass singer-songwriter Danny Knicely. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair for this outdoor concert. 7 p.m. Loudoun County Courthouse, 18 E. Market St., Leesburg. 540-955-8186. www.bluemont.org. $5, Bluemont friends and seniors $4, age 11 and younger $2.

Diana Ross The Grammy-winning legend performs. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-255-1900. www.wolftrap.org. $35-$60.

MON 30

Jammin’ Java’s Mid-Atlantic Band Battle More than 25 local bands compete over four days for cash prizes and studio recording time. Monday-Wednesday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566. www.jamminjava.com. $10-$15.

Andy Grammer The singer-songwriter recently released the single “Back Home,” and his album “Magazines or Novels” is due Aug. 5. With Andrew Ripp and Brendan James. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. www.birchmere.com. $20.

TUE 01

“In Admiration of Nature” Featured artist Amy Vaughters shares her photographs that examine time and space. Through July 31. Art A La Carte Gallery, 310 Mill St., Occoquan. 703-496-9540. www.artalacartegallery.com. Free.

Pilobolus The Connecticut modern dance company incorporates aerial acrobatics. 8:30 p.m. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-255-1900. www.wolftrap.org. $10-$48.

WED 02

Open mike night The evening is hosted by local musician Andrew Gaddy. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Iota Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-522-8340. www.iotaclubandcafe.com. Free.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane

‘In Admiration of Nature’

3Featured artist Amy Vaughters shares her photographs that examine time and space. Through July 31. Art A La Carte Gallery, 310 Mill St., Occoquan. 703-496-9540. www.artalacartegallery.com. Free.