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Entertainment Calendar: Burke, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Springfield
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Entertainment Calendar: Burke, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Springfield

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Ongoing

Art Exhibit: Somewhere Between You and Me. Through July 20, Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Olly Olly, 10417 Main St., 2nd Floor, Fairfax. In Somewhere Between You and Me, young nonbinary transgender artists intimately seek to understand and bring understanding to what it means to experience life as a nonbinary person. Call 703-789-6144 or visit ollyollyart.com for more.

Art Exhibition: Virginia Watercolor Society. Through Aug. 2, gallery hours in the McGuireWoods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. Virginia Watercolor Society (VWS) is organizing its 40 th annual juried painting exhibition with about 85 paintings on display. Free and open to the public. Visit www.workhousearts.org/ or www.virginiawatercolorsociety.org for more.

Crafters Wanted for 2nd Annual Fall Craft Show. The Fairfax Station Railroad Museum will hold its 2nd Annual Fall Craft Show and LEGO (TM) Train Show on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 ,10 a.m.-4 p.m. For crafters interested in joining the event, booth space is enough room for a 10x10 canopy and cost is $50 per space. Email dmueller@fairfax-station.org for an application and further information. Visit www.fairfax-station.org or call 703-425-9225.

Kingstowne Farmers Market. Fridays, through Oct. 25, 4-7 p.m. in the Giant parking lot, 5870 Kingstowne Towne Center, Alexandria. Farm fresh eggs, local honey, berries, fresh picked vegetables, fresh local fruits, baked breads and treats, chicken, tamales, salsa, hummus, gourmet sausage, fresh roasted coffee beans, and much, more. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/kingstowne.

Wakefield Farmers Market. Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m. through Oct. 30, at Wakefield Park, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale. Eleven local farmers and producers will sell fresh produce and fruits; meats; breads and pastries; jams; dairy products and eggs; herbs; flowers, and more. All products are grown or produced by the vendors and come from within 125 miles. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association will be there each week, providing horticultural information to home gardeners in Fairfax County. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/wakefield.

Lorton Farmers Market. Sundays, 9 a.m.-noon, through Nov. 17, in the VRE Parking Lot, 8990 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. Eleven local farmers and producers sell fresh produce and fruits; meats; breads and pastries; jams; dairy products and eggs; herbs; flowers, and more. All products are grown or produced by the vendors and come from within 125 miles. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association will be there each week, providing horticultural information to home gardeners in Fairfax County. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/lorton.

Springfield Farmers Market. Saturdays, through Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Springfield Town Center, 6699 Spring Mall Drive, Springfield. Vendors include Cascade Beverage, Celestial/Fossil Farms, Chilanga Tortilla, Conecopia, Greenwich Farms, Iganacio's Produce, Kingdom Gourmet, Lola's Kusina, Lund's Produce, Smiths Mecklenburg, Taste Old Country, Three Puppies,Tyson Farm, and Windmill Meadows. Visit www.community-foodworks.org or call 202-697-7768.

Burke Farmers Market. Through Dec. 21, 8 a.m.-noon at the VRE parking lot, 5671 Roberts Parkway, Burke. A great selection of fresh produce, baked goods, seafood, and dairy. All vendors make their own food or grow it locally within 125 miles. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/burke for more.

Wednesday-Sunday/July 17-21

The Wizard of Oz. Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2 p.m. at Nativity Catholic Church, Fr. Martin Performing Arts Center, 6400 Nativity Lane, Burke. Join Dorothy, Toto, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they journey together to the Emerald City, make new friends, and gain a deeper knowledge of themselves. The July 20 matinee is also a children and sensory-friendly sing-along. $12 Adults, $12; children/seniors, $8. Call 571-236-1429 or visit nativityburke.org/theater-tickets/.

Thursday-Saturday/July 18-20

Mamma Mia. Thursday-Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. at Hayfield Secondary School, 7630 Telegraph Road, Alexandria. Based on a 2008 jukebox Musical Romantic Comedy, the story follows a young bride-to-be who invites three men to her upcoming wedding, each one with the possibility of being her father. $10-$12. Call 703-505-9955 or visit www.hayfielddrama.com for tickets.

Friday/July 19

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Old Town Village Performances: Main Street Clarinet Quartet. 7-8 p.m. at Old Town Plaza, 3955 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. The weekend starts here – Friday night on the Old Town Village Plaza – music and dance to relax by. Fridays, June-September, weather permitting. Performances are free. Call 703-385-7858 or visit www.oldtownplazafairfax.com for more.

Saturday/July 20

Electric Vehicle Show. 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Daniels Run Peace Church, 3729 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Learn how Fairfax County can be a leader in electric car technology and test drive several EV models. Environment Virginia, Daniel's Run Peace Church, and The Climate Reality Project are hosting this event. The church has an electric vehicle charging station, solar panels, and a community garden. Free. Visit environmentvirginia.org for more.

Children’s Entertainment Series. 10-10:45 a.m. at Burke Lake Park Ampitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Featuring Blue Sky Puppet Theater (puppets). Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/springfield-nights.

Summer Saturdays. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Lorton. Join Gunston Hall for a summer of fun. Each Saturday in June, July, and August, stop by for a historic adventure on the grounds and in the Visitor Center. Included with regular admission. Call 703-550-9220 or visit www.gunstonhall.org/visit/guide/upcoming-events.

Nine and Dine with Wine. 5 p.m. at Laurel Hill Golf Club, 8701 Laurel Crest Drive, Lorton. Enjoy nine holes of golf followed by a relaxing dinner on the greens. The evening starts with a 5 p.m., shotgun start, nine-hole four-person scramble. Range balls and power cart included. $45 for dinner only and $75 for golf and dinner. Call 703-493-8849 or email laurelhillgolfclub@fairfaxcounty.gov; this event is available to the first 60 golfers. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/golf/laurel-hill/nine-wine-dine/072019.

Sunday/July 21

NTRAK Model Train Show. 1-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. The Northern Virginia NTRAK members will hold a N gauge Train Display. Ages 16 and older, $4; 5-15, $2; 4 and under, free. Visit www.fairfax-station.org, www.facebook.com/FFXSRR, or call 703-425-9225.

Films in the Park: Incredibles 2 (2018). 7 p.m. at Strawberry Park in Mosaic, Fairfax. Mosaic’s summer movie lineup has something for the whole family. Grab a blanket, friends and family and watch favorite films underneath the stars. Visit mosaicdistrict.com/events/event/films-in-the-park-2/.

Wednesday/July 24

Springfield Nights: The Woodshedders (Roots Rock). 7-8:30 p.m. at Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Springfield Nights returns for a second summer season with free musical performances on Wednesday evenings at Burke Lake Park ranging from bluegrass and pop, to rock and R&B. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/springfield-nights.

Lee District Nights: The Annandale Brass Ensemble (American popular music). 7:30 p.m. at Lee District Amphitheater, 6601 Telegraph Road, Alexandria. Enjoy an evening of al fresco music at Lee District Park. Head to the amphitheater on Wednesdays for this series concerts featuring a variety of musical acts from jazz to big band, classic to bluegrass, swing to folk and vintage rock ‘n roll. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/lee-district-nights for more.

Thursday/July 25

Evenings on the Ellipse: Daryl Davis (swing). 5:30-7 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. The Fairfax County Government Center’s backyard will be alive with fun, music and good company this summer as the Evenings on the Ellipse concert series returns. Stop by and relax in style with generous tastings and sales from Fairfax County’s two Wineries, Paradise Springs and Bull Run. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/evenings-on-the-ellipse for more.

Thursday-Saturday/July 25-27

Mamma Mia. Thursday-Saturday, 7 p.m. at Hayfield Secondary School, 7630 Telegraph Road, Alexandria. Based on a 2008 jukebox Musical Romantic Comedy, the story follows a young bride-to-be who invites three men to her upcoming wedding, each one with the possibility of being her father. $10-$12. Call 703-505-9955 or visit www.hayfielddrama.com for tickets.

Friday/July 26

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Saturday/July 27

Children’s Entertainment Series. 10-10:45 a.m. at Burke Lake Park Ampitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Featuring The grandsons, jr. (children’s songs). Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/springfield-nights.

Summer Saturdays. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Lorton. Join Gunston Hall for a summer of fun. Each Saturday in June, July, and August, stop by for a historic adventure on the grounds and in the Visitor Center. Included with regular admission. Call 703-550-9220 or visit www.gunstonhall.org/visit/guide/upcoming-events.

Mountain Songs/Stories. 3-4:30 p.m. at City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Dulcimer legends Ralph Lee Smith and Madeline MacNeil present mountain songs and stories. Sing-alongs and display of old mountain dulcimers. All ages. Free. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library or call 703-293-6227, ext. 6.

Sunday/July 28

G-Scale Trains. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. The Washington, Virginia & Maryland Garden Railway Society (WVMGRS) members will have a G-Scale train display running. The sheer size of these trains is a wonder to behold as is their ability to run through the garden all year around. Speak with experienced people about this facet of the model railroading hobby. Ages 16 and older, $4; 5-15, $2; 4 and under, free. Visit www.fairfax-station.org, www.facebook.com/FFXSRR, or call 703-425-9225.

Burke Historical Society. 3:30-5 p.m, at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. William Connery speaks on the post-Civil-War career of John S. Mosby: supporting Ulysses S. Grant’s presidency, serving as U.S. consul to Hong Kong, and mentoring George S. Patton. Visit www.burkehistoricalsociety.org for more.

Films in the Park: The Jungle Book (2016). 7 p.m. at Strawberry Park in Mosaic, Fairfax. Mosaic’s summer movie lineup has something for the whole family. Grab a blanket, friends and family and watch favorite films underneath the stars. Visit mosaicdistrict.com/events/event/films-in-the-park-2/.

Wednesday/July 31

Springfield Nights: The English Channel (Rock&Roll). 7-8:30 p.m. at Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Springfield Nights returns for a second summer season with free musical performances on Wednesday evenings at Burke Lake Park ranging from bluegrass and pop, to rock and R&B. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/springfield-nights.

Concert Band Performance. 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale. Springfield’s Kings Park Band presents a band music favorites, with marches such as Americans We, Inglesina, and 76 Trombones; overtures such as Orpheus and Marriage of Figaro; selections from My Fair Lady, and other types of music such as Walking Frog and Charlie Chaplin Portrait. The program is at the amphitheater – seating is provided or bring a lawn chair. Free. Visit kingsparkband.org for more.

Thursday/Aug. 1

Evenings on the Ellipse: Machaya (Klezmer). 5:30-7 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. The Fairfax County Government Center’s backyard will be alive with fun, music and good company this summer as the Evenings on the Ellipse concert series returns. Stop by and relax in style with generous tastings and sales from Fairfax County’s two Wineries, Paradise Springs and Bull Run. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/evenings-on-the-ellipse for more.

Hometown Thursdays: Lesson Zero. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Old Town Square, 10415 North St., Fairfax. Fairfax’s Hometown Thursdays concert series takes place the first and third Thursdays through September. A free, family-friendly event for all ages. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/special-events/hometown-thursdays for more.

Friday/Aug. 2

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Saturday/Aug. 3

Children’s Entertainment Series. 10-10:45 a.m. at Burke Lake Park Ampitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Featuring Mr. Jon & Friends (children’s songs). Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/springfield-nights.

Unprofane Riders DMV Car Show. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at American Legion Post 176, 6520 Amherst Ave., Springfield. Unprofane Riders DMV 1st Annual Car Show

Cars, Trucks, SUVs and Bikes, all models welcome. Proceeds go to Shelter House, Inc., a nonprofit organization helping victims of domestic abuse. Raffles and giveaways.

Spectators free admission; registration for cars, trucks and SUVs $20, bikes

$15. Bring a donation of school supplies donation and receive entry into the giveaway

prizes. Email unprofaneridersva@gmail.com for more.

Summer Saturdays. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Lorton. Join Gunston Hall for a summer of fun. Each Saturday in June, July, and August, stop by for a historic adventure on the grounds and in the Visitor Center. Included with regular admission. Call 703-550-9220 or visit www.gunstonhall.org/visit/guide/upcoming-events.

The Drew-Smith School Reunion and Picnic. Noon-5 p.m. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 8115 Fordson Road, Gum Springs. Celebrating the Communities of Spring Bank, Gum Springs, Hybla Valley, and Springfield. Share common history with photos, year books, and tributes to Fairfax County School leaders and community pioneers. Each family member must have a wristband. Tickets must be reserved and picked up before the event. Contact: Carolyn Quander at 703-772-9440 or cquander@outlook.com; and Sharon "Shubby" Suggs at 703-371-3388 or SuggsSharron3@gmail.com. Order a Drew-Smith Reunion Picnic T-Shirt at 703-649-1769 or popcornsbg2@cox.net. In case of rainy weather, meet in the Gym at the Gum Springs Community Center.

Workhouse Mural Project and Festival. 3-6 p.m. at Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. Visit the inaugural Workhouse Mural Project (WMP) and Festival. This one-day event is the first mural project of its kind in Fairfax County and will showcase the creativity of regional artists whose primary art form is mural painting. This outdoor festival include live painting, live music and performances, food trucks, cash bar, local vendors and sponsor booths, and more. $15-$20. RSVP at www.eventbrite.com/e/workhouse-mural-project-and-festival-tickets-61120026645. VIsit www.workhousearts.org/ for more.

Sunday/Aug. 4

Reading Circle Activities. 1-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Join for a fun afternoon discussing a book on railroads, everything from the history of railroading to different types of railroad cars. A book on life during the Civil War might also be read and discussed that day. There may be a craft to highlight the book theme of the day. No extra charge for craft fees. Ages 16 and older, $4; 5-15, $2; 4 and under, free. Visit www.fairfax-station.org or call 703-425-9225.

Burke Historical Society. 3:30-5 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Shortly before D-Day, Jerry Wolf who served as a B-17 turret gunner was shot down. He will be sharing stories of his detention and liberation. Free. Visit www.burkehistoricalsociety.org for more.

Films in the Park: Small Foot (2018). 7 p.m. at Strawberry Park in Mosaic, Fairfax. Mosaic’s summer movie lineup has something for the whole family. Grab a blanket, friends and family and watch favorite films underneath the stars. Visit mosaicdistrict.com/events/event/films-in-the-park-2/.

Tuesday/Aug. 6

Searching Fold3 Records. 7-8:30 p.m. at Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Learn to search military records through the Fold3 database, available through the Library of Virginia and covering from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam War. Free. Email slawski_brian@yahoo.com or visit www.burkehistoricalsociety.org.

Wednesday/Aug. 7

Springfield Nights: The Colin Thompson Band (Blues Rock). 7-8:30 p.m. at Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Springfield Nights returns for a second summer season with free musical performances on Wednesday evenings at Burke Lake Park ranging from bluegrass and pop, to rock and R&B. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/springfield-nights.

Thursday/Aug. 8

Evenings on the Ellipse: The David Kitchen Band (pop/rock). 5:30-7 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. The Fairfax County Government Center’s backyard will be alive with fun, music and good company this summer as the Evenings on the Ellipse concert series returns. Stop by and relax in style with generous tastings and sales from Fairfax County’s two Wineries, Paradise Springs and Bull Run. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/evenings-on-the-ellipse for more.

Friday/Aug. 9

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Saturday/Aug. 10

Music in the Parks - "Feast for Young Ears." 10 a.m. at Burke Lake Park Amphitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra is partnering with Fairfax County Parks to provide free Music in the Parks children’s concerts. The performances are engaging and interactive experiences; perfect for young, first-time concert-goers. Each concert offers an introduction to the musicians, their instruments, their roles in creating the music, and features a wide variety of musical selections from classical music to the familiar music of today. Visit www.fairfaxsymphony.org/concerts-in-the-parks.

Summer Saturdays. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Lorton. Join Gunston Hall for a summer of fun. Each Saturday in June, July, and August, stop by for a historic adventure on the grounds and in the Visitor Center. Included with regular admission. Call 703-550-9220 or visit www.gunstonhall.org/visit/guide/upcoming-events.

Sunday/Aug. 11

Films in the Park: Homeward Bound (1993). 7 p.m. at Strawberry Park in Mosaic, Fairfax. Mosaic’s summer movie lineup has something for the whole family. Grab a blanket, friends and family and watch favorite films underneath the stars. Visit mosaicdistrict.com/events/event/films-in-the-park-2/.

Wednesday/Aug. 14

Springfield Nights: The Johnny Artis Band (Blues, Rock&Roll). 7-8:30 p.m. at Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Springfield Nights returns for a second summer season with free musical performances on Wednesday evenings at Burke Lake Park ranging from bluegrass and pop, to rock and R&B. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/springfield-nights.

Thursday/Aug. 15

Evenings on the Ellipse: Mariachi Los Amigos with special guest group, Common Ground (mariachi plus jazz). 5:30-7 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. The Fairfax County Government Center’s backyard will be alive with fun, music and good company this summer as the Evenings on the Ellipse concert series returns. Stop by and relax in style with generous tastings and sales from Fairfax County’s two Wineries, Paradise Springs and Bull Run. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/evenings-on-the-ellipse for more.

Hometown Thursdays: Witness Protection. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Old Town Square, 10415 North St., Fairfax. Fairfax’s Hometown Thursdays concert series takes place the first and third Thursdays through September. A free, family-friendly event for all ages. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/special-events/hometown-thursdays for more.

Friday/Aug. 16

Junior Club Championship. 8 a.m.-noon at Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Golfers age 7-17 square off in the season-ending tournament. This is an 18-hole, individual stroke tournament for all age divisions: 10 & under; 11–13; and 14–17. There will be closest-to-the-pin contests and prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in all three divisions. $25 for junior program members; $35 for non-junior program players; lunch included. Call 703-323-1641 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/golf/burke-lake.

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Saturday/Aug. 17

Children’s Entertainment Series. 10-10:45 a.m. at Burke Lake Park Ampitheater, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Featuring John Hadfield (family show). Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/springfield-nights.

Summer Saturdays. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Lorton. Join Gunston Hall for a summer of fun. Each Saturday in June, July, and August, stop by for a historic adventure on the grounds and in the Visitor Center. Included with regular admission. Call 703-550-9220 or visit www.gunstonhall.org/visit/guide/upcoming-events.

Movie Night: The Princess Bride. Dusk. Liberty Lorton, the former prison turned new development, is hosting a series of events that includes barnyard yoga, outdoor movie nights, and the second annual Turkey Trot. Events are open to residents and non-residents of Liberty. Visit thelibertylife.com for more.

Sunday/Aug. 18

Celebrating Nancy Cappel. 3-6 p.m. at St. Matthew's United Methodist Church, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. St. Matthew's UMC will host a retirement celebration for Nancy Cappel, a nationally recognized handbell director, who has directed handbell and vocal choirs for 50 years. The Celebration program will last 1.5 hours to be followed by a

reception. Free. Visit StMatthewsUMC.org for more.

Films in the Park: Akeelah and the Bee (2006). 7 p.m. at Strawberry Park in Mosaic, Fairfax. Mosaic’s summer movie lineup has something for the whole family. Grab a blanket, friends and family and watch favorite films underneath the stars. Visit mosaicdistrict.com/events/event/films-in-the-park-2/.

Wednesday/Aug. 21

Nine and Wine. 5-8 p.m. at Laurel Hill Golf Club, 8701 Laurel Crest Drive, Lorton. Enjoy a round on Virginia's newest golf course. Price includes range balls, golf cart and nine holes of golf and a glass of wine. This event welcomes the first 12 people who RSVP. Come solo or bring a friend. Payment will be made upon arrival at the event venue. Check in at to pro shop at least 15 minutes prior to the start time. Member, $32; |non-members, $42. RSVP to Roberta Korzen at roberta.korzen@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-324-8782.

Thursday/Aug. 22

Evenings on the Ellipse: The Capital Focus Jazz Band (youth jazz band). 5:30-7 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. The Fairfax County Government Center’s backyard will be alive with fun, music and good company this summer as the Evenings on the Ellipse concert series returns. Stop by and relax in style with generous tastings and sales from Fairfax County’s two Wineries, Paradise Springs and Bull Run. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/evenings-on-the-ellipse for more.

Friday/Aug. 23

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Saturday/Aug. 24

Summer Saturdays. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Lorton. Join Gunston Hall for a summer of fun. Each Saturday in June, July, and August, stop by for a historic adventure on the grounds and in the Visitor Center. Included with regular admission. Call 703-550-9220 or visit www.gunstonhall.org/visit/guide/upcoming-events.

Glass Harp Performance. 1-2 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St Gernain Drive, Centreville. Join an end of summer celebration as Jamey Turner plays the glass harp, a musical instrument made with drinking glasses filled with water. This family friendly program will engage and delight all ages. Free. Call 703-830-2223 or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov/event/5238367.

Movie Night: Ice Age. Dusk. Liberty Lorton, the former prison turned new development, is hosting a series of events that includes barnyard yoga, outdoor movie nights, and the second annual Turkey Trot. Events are open to residents and non-residents of Liberty. Visit thelibertylife.com for more.

Sunday/Aug. 25

Hands On Activities Day. 1-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Some of the Hands On Activities at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum might include operating model trains, decoding and writing telegraph messages or doing a railroad theme or Civil War theme craft. No extra charge for craft supplies.. Ages 16 and older, $4; 5-15, $2; 4 and under, free. Visit www.fairfax-station.org or call 703-425-9225.

Films in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon (2010). 7 p.m. at Strawberry Park in Mosaic, Fairfax. Mosaic’s summer movie lineup has something for the whole family. Grab a blanket, friends and family and watch favorite films underneath the stars. Visit mosaicdistrict.com/events/event/films-in-the-park-2/.

Thursday/Aug. 29

Evenings on the Ellipse: The Gibson Brothers (bluegrass). 5:30-7 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. The Fairfax County Government Center’s backyard will be alive with fun, music and good company this summer as the Evenings on the Ellipse concert series returns. Stop by and relax in style with generous tastings and sales from Fairfax County’s two Wineries, Paradise Springs and Bull Run. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/evenings-on-the-ellipse for more.

Friday/Aug. 30

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Saturday/Aug. 31

Summer Saturdays. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Lorton. Join Gunston Hall for a summer of fun. Each Saturday in June, July, and August, stop by for a historic adventure on the grounds and in the Visitor Center. Included with regular admission. Call 703-550-9220 or visit www.gunstonhall.org/visit/guide/upcoming-events.

Sunday/Sept. 1

Films in the Park: Hook (1991). 7 p.m. at Strawberry Park in Mosaic, Fairfax. Mosaic’s summer movie lineup has something for the whole family. Grab a blanket, friends and family and watch favorite films underneath the stars. Visit mosaicdistrict.com/events/event/films-in-the-park-2/.

Thursday/Sept. 5

Hometown Thursdays: Dirty Gold Brass Band. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Old Town Square, 10415 North St., Fairfax. Fairfax’s Hometown Thursdays concert series takes place the first and third Thursdays through September. A free, family-friendly event for all ages. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/special-events/hometown-thursdays for more.

Friday/Sept. 6

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Wednesday/Sept. 11

Nine and Wine. 5-8 p.m. at Laurel Hill Golf Club, 8701 Laurel Crest Drive, Lorton. Enjoy a round on Virginia's newest golf course. Price includes range balls, golf cart and nine holes of golf and a glass of wine. This event welcomes the first 12 people who RSVP. Come solo or bring a friend. Payment will be made upon arrival at the event venue. Check in at to pro shop at least 15 minutes prior to the start time. Member, $32; |non-members, $42. RSVP to Roberta Korzen at roberta.korzen@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-324-8782.

Friday/Sept. 13

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Thursday/Sept. 19

Hometown Thursdays: Hickory Grove Folk. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Old Town Square, 10415 North St., Fairfax. Fairfax’s Hometown Thursdays concert series takes place the first and third Thursdays through September. A free, family-friendly event for all ages. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/special-events/hometown-thursdays for more.

Friday/Sept. 20

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Friday/Sept. 27

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Wednesday/Oct. 9

Nine and Wine. 5-8 p.m. at Laurel Hill Golf Club, 8701 Laurel Crest Drive, Lorton. Enjoy a round on Virginia's newest golf course. Price includes range balls, golf cart and nine holes of golf and a glass of wine. This event welcomes the first 12 people who RSVP. Come solo or bring a friend. Payment will be made upon arrival at the event venue. Check in at to pro shop at least 15 minutes prior to the start time. Member, $32; |non-members, $42. RSVP to Roberta Korzen at roberta.korzen@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-324-8782.

Saturday/Nov. 30

2nd Annual Liberty Turkey Trot. 9 a.m. Liberty Lorton, the former prison turned new development, is hosting a series of events that includes barnyard yoga, outdoor movie nights, and the second annual Turkey Trot. Events are open to residents and non-residents of Liberty. Events are open to residents and non-residents of Liberty alike. Visit thelibertylife.com for more.

Ongoing

Second Saturdays. 6-9 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. The Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet nearly 85 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our galleries. Experience performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Enjoy art exhibitions in nine galleries of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber art works. Visit www.workhousearts.org/.

Senior Line Dancing. Mondays, 1 p.m.; Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m. at Little RIver Glen Senior Center, 4001 Barker Court, Fairfax. Line Dancing is a gentle, social form of aerobic activity. Studies have shown it aids in warding off Alzheimer's disease. No previous experience needed. Cost: $5 per 8-week session. Email barbriba@hotmail.com or call 703-524-3739.

Fairfax Pets on Wheels New Volunteer Orientation. An orientation for new volunteers interested in visiting residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities with their approved pets through the Fairfax Pets On Wheels program is held the first Wednesday of every month starting at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.fpow.org for each month’s location. Prior to attending, please complete the online application found at www.fpow.org/volunteer. www.fpow.org, 703-324-5424 or dfspetsonwheels@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Carolina Shag. Wednesdays, 6:30-10 p.m. at Arlington/Fairfax Elks Lodge, 8421 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Free lessons at 7:30 p.m. No partners needed. Dinner menu. $8. Under 21 free. nvshag.org.

FUN-Exercise Thursdays, noon-12:50 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church Family Room, 7434 Bath St., Springfield. Inova certified exercise instructor leads a moderate level exercise class with music and current events conversation. Muscle, Balance, Strength Training using stretch bands and weights both standing and seated exercises. Instructor donation is $5. moorefitt@yahoo.com or 703-499-6133.

Exercise Program Mondays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. year-round at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax. The exercises are for strength, balance and maintaining limberness. Contact SCFB office at 703-426-2824 for more information.

Cafe Ivrit (Hebrew Cafe). Wednesdays. 8:15-9:15 a.m. Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. Shalom (hello) Did you always want to converse in Hebrew? Join Na’ama each week for conversational Hebrew. You will learn and practice Hebrew in a fun and interactive way while learning more about Israel. Free, however we ask that you try to attend regularly. RSVP Naama.Gold@jccnv.org.

Smoke Free Bingo. 7 p.m. Every Friday. Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Free coffee, entertaining callers, $1,000 jackpot (with breaks for smoking friends). www.fairfaxvd.com. 703-273-3638.

English Conversation Groups weekly at George Mason, Burke Centre, and Lorton Libraries Practice and improve your English. Day and start times vary. Visit: va.evanced.info/fairfaxcounty/lib/eventcalendar.asp

Funday Monday 10:30 a.m., every Monday at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. There will be music, movement, storytelling, performances, crafts, and more. It is open to children of all ages, however especially for those who haven’t yet started school. Programs are free and open to the public, donations are gratefully appreciated. There is ample free parking in the downtown area, and stroller access at the rear of Old Town Hall on Main St. 703-385-7858 www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts for more.