Savion Glover brings “SoLe Sanctuary” to GMU’s Center for the Arts on Sunday. (Evy Mages/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)
THU 17

Art at McLean Community Center Three exhibits open Thursday: “Altered Terrain,” drawings by Rosemary Luckett (Ramp Gallery); “GOLDrushed,” abstract paintings made with oil paint and gold leaf by Thomas Xenakis (Atrium Gallery); and “Small Stories,” paintings by Nora Sturges, Matthew Mann and Gregory Ferrand (Emerson Gallery). Reception Thursday 7-9 p.m. Through March 2. McLean Project for the Arts, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-1953. www.mcleanart.org. Free.

“The Great Chair Challenge” Recycled and refurbished chairs are the focus of this exhibit presented by the Workhouse and the Northern Virginia Community College’s Interior Design Club. Through Sunday. Workhouse Arts Center, McGuire Woods Gallery, 9601 Ox Rd., Lorton. 703-584-2900. www.workhousearts.org. Free.

“The Lion in Winter” Zemfira Stage presents this comedy by James Goldman depicting the personal and political conflicts of Henry II of England, his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, their children and guests during Christmas 1183. Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., through Jan. 27. James Lee Community Center Theater, 2855 Annandale Rd., Falls Church. 703-615-6626. $10-$15.

FRI 18

Alexandria Restaurant Week This semiannual event was launched during the 2009 inauguration season, and Alexandria will again celebrate the inauguration with a special edition of Restaurant Week. More than 50 eateries will offer three-course dinners or dinners for two at a fixed price. Begins Friday. Through Jan. 27. 703-746-3301. www.visitalexandriava.com. $35.

Inauguration activities at Mount Vernon In honor of President Obama’s inauguration, spend some time at the home of our first president. See a copy of the Acts of Congress, which includes George Washington’s copy of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and other legislation passed by the first session of Congress, complete with his personal annotations. The Acts of Congress will remain on display through Feb. 18. Friday-Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Alexandria. 703-780-2000. www.mountvernon.org. $17, ages 6-11 $8, age 5 and younger free.

“Honk, Jr.” The Encore Stage and Studio production by kids and for kids is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling.” Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Rd., Arlington. 703-548-1154. www.encorestage.org. $10-$12.

“Cyrano de Bergerac” Aquila Theatre, a British-American touring troupe, brings to life Edmond Rostand’s tale of unrequited love and an oversize nose. 8 p.m. George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 888-945-2468. 703-993-8888. cfa.gmu.edu. $20-$40.

Last Ham Standing This troupe of professional entertainers will take suggestions from the audience to create wacky scenes and funny improv games. 8 p.m. Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. 540-338-7973. www.franklinparkartscenter.org. www.lastham.com. $12, students $10, children $8.

Christopher Cross The 1980 Grammy-winning singer-songwriter released his latest album, “Doctor Faith,” in 2011. Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-938-2404. www.wolftrap.org. $45.

SAT 19

Teatro de la Luna Children’s Theatre Festival The annual event features performances of “I Call Her Rusita Rojas,” the classic tale of “Little Red Riding Hood” by Charles Perrault (noon and 4 p.m.). There will also be dance troupes from Paraguay, Bolivia and Peru and bilingual activities. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. 703-548-3092. www.teatrodelaluna.org. $15, ages 4-12 $10, age 3 and younger free.

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra Flutist Christina Jennings joins the orchestra to perform the Virginia premiere of Baltimore native Jonathan Leshnoff’s Flute Concerto.The concert program includes Mozart’s “Overture to the Magic Flute,” Ives’s “The Unanswered Question” and Brahms’s Symphony No. 1. Pre-concert lecture at 7 p.m., concert at 8 p.m. George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-8888. cfa.gmu.edu. www.fairfaxsymphony.org. $25-$55.

“Can I Really Date a Guy Who Wears a Yarmulke?” Amy Holson-Schwartz’s romantic comedy is about a woman with a secular brand of Judaism who falls for a man with a serious case of religion. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through Jan. 27. Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Tpk., Fairfax. 703-537-3000. www.jccnvarts.org. $27, seniors $22, students $18.

SUN 20

“SoLe Sanctuary” Choreographer and tap dancer Savion Glover presents this new production in honor of Sammy Davis Jr., Jimmy Slyde and his teacher and mentor, Gregory Hines. 7 p.m. George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 888-945-2468. 703-993-8888. cfa.gmu.edu. $23-$46.

Lisa Kay Band Based in Warrenton, bluegrass musician Lisa Kay has been playing the mandolin for almost 20 years. Her band performs contemporary bluegrass with traditional roots. 7 p.m. Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center, 2739 W. Ox Rd., Herndon. Tickets, 703-222-4664; information, 703-437-9109. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks. $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

MON 21

Iris DeMent Nominated twice for Grammy Awards, this American singer-songwriter released her latest album, “Sing the Delta,” in October. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. www.birchmere.com. $39.50.

TUE 22

The Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Show Singer, songwriter and bandleader Fred Eaglesmith released his 19th album, “6 Volts,” last January. The album takes its title from the battery that powered the transistor radio in 1954, the year that rock-and-roll emerged into popular consciousness. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566. www.jamminjava.com. $20.

WED 23

“Driveway Street Highway: Recent Paintings” Artist Michael Francis works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, drawing and printmaking. His art portrays the world in vibrant color and movement and from interesting perspectives. Gallery talk Wednesday at 11 a.m. Through Feb. 8. Northern Virginia Community College, Waddell Gallery, 1000 Harry Flood Byrd Hwy., Sterling. 703-450-2627. www.nvcc.edu. Free.

Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys This Virginian has been performing bluegrass and country music since 1946 and has released more than 170 albums. He received his first Grammy for best male country vocal performance for his rendition of “Oh Death,” featured on the “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” soundtrack. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-938-2404. www.wolftrap.org. $40.

— Compiled by Jean Mack from staff reports

‘SoLe Sanctuary’

3Choreographer and tap dancer Savion Glover presents this new production in honor of Sammy Davis Jr., Jimmy Slyde and his teacher and mentor, Gregory Hines. Sunday at 7 p.m. George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 888-945-2468. 703-993-8888. cfa.gmu.edu. $23-$46.