Pumpkin carving lessons, Sunday, Oct. 29 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m at Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, 3rd floor, McLean. Executive Chef Edwin Amaya shares his best-kept secrets for carving pumpkins and Emma Choi, student representative to Real Food for Kids, will be the special guest followed by a costume contest. $20 per child and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to “Real Food for Kids.” Call 703-442-9110 for more.
71st Annual Halloween Parade. 7 p.m. on Maple Avenue, Vienna. Join friends and neighbors, ghouls and goblins for one of Vienna's traditions: the 71st annual Halloween Parade, hosted by the Vienna Business Association. Pre-registration is required for businesses and organizations who wish to march in the parade. No registration needed for children who want to wear costumes and walk in the parade; children must be accompanied by their mummy or another adult. Visit bit.ly/2huu6L0 for more.
Grand Reopening. 10 a.m. at H&M at Tyson’s Corner, 1961 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Store is reopening after being remodeled. Visit www.hm.com for more.
Annual Trick or Treat Party. 5-7 p.m. at the Mosaic District, 2910 District Avenue, Fairfax. Pet costume contest and “Hotel Transylvania” screening at 6:30 in Strawberry Park. Visit mosaicdistrict.com/ for more.
Vienna Theatre Company Production. Various times at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE. Upcoming production “In Living Sound - Back Home!,” live radio drama directed by Patricia Boswell Kallman. $14. Visit www.viennatheatrecompany.org for more.
The Recital on Stage. 7:30 at 1st Stage Theatre, 1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean. Premiere of The Recital with live piano performed by MusicLink, Saturday's ticket includes access to the Post-Performance. $30-50. Call 703-854-1856 for more.
Arlington Free Clinic Annual Benefit Gala. 6 p.m.-midnight at Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner Tysons Galleria, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. Cocktail reception and silent auction, which includes getaways, art and photography, sports items, and much more. $300. Visit www.gala.arlingtonfreeclinic.org.
Ellis Paul in Concert. 7:30 p.m. at Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Ellis Paul with Sophie B. Hawkins in celebration of 25 years of touring. Visit www.jamminjava.com for more.
Pumpkin Carving Lessons. 10 a.m.-4 p.m at Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, 3rd floor, Mclean. Executive Chef Edwin Amaya shares his best-kept secrets for carving pumpkins and Emma Choi, student representative to Real Food for Kids, will be the special guest followed by a costume contest. $20.00 per child and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to “Real Food for Kids.” Call 703-442-9110 for more.
Spookappella Halloween Jam. 2 p.m. at Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Cover band rocking R&B, Hip-Hop, Funk, and soul hits of the last five decades. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Visit www.jamminjava.com for more.
New Dominion Chorale. 4 p.m. at St. Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean. The program, “Songs Celestial,” will be conducted by Thomas Beveridge, artistic director, and will feature organist Paul Skevington, baritone James Shaffran and countertenor Chris Dudley. $35 for adults, $30 for senior citizens, and $15 for students and children. Group tickets are available for groups of 10 or more at $25 per ticket. All tickets are for general admission. Visit www.newdominion.org or call 202-244-7191.
Scott Miller Concert. 2 p.m. at Jammin Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Rock singer/songwriter highlights his first full album in four years, “Ladies Auxiliary.” Visit www.jamminjava.com for more.
Nov. 6-Jan. 7
Textures Exhibit. Various times at the Vienna Arts Center, 115 Pleasant St., NW. Call 703-319-3971 or visit www.ViennaArtsSociety.org for more.
Great Falls Historian. 7 p.m. at the Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Joan Wehner will speak about the purchase, restoration and transfer of the Schoolhouse to the Fairfax County Park Authority. $5. Visit gfhs.org for more.
Astronomy Lecture. 7:30-9 p.m at Turner Farm, 925 Springvale Road, Great Falls. Topics may include planets, open clusters, double stars, stellar color spectrum, globular clusters and galaxies. After class, view the objects that were discussed through the observatory’s telescopes, if weather allows. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/turnerfarm/ for more.
Meet the Artists. 7-9 p.m. at the McLean Project for the Arts, 1446 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. “Nature as Prototype” exhibition by Yoko K, Adam Nelson and Gretthe Whittrock. “Nature as Prototype” runs through Dec. 23. Visit mpaart.org for more.
Fall Bazaar. 10 a.m.-4 p.m at Vienna Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, 400 Center St., South. The Vienna Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary is sponsoring this event with crafts, bake sale, holiday items. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-309-3468.
Christmas Craft Show. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Oakton Church of the Brethren, 10025 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Oakton Church of the Brethren’s 24th Annual Christmas Craft Show is a three-day event featuring a wide variety of handmade creations and craft supplies for purchase, plus a soup and sandwich lunch and bake sale. Visit www.oaktonbrethren.org for more.