Entertainment Calendar: Vienna, McLean, Great Falls
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Entertainment Calendar: Vienna, McLean, Great Falls

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Ongoing

Oak Marr Farmers' Market. 8 a.m.-noon at Oak Marr RECenter, 3200 Jermantown Road, Oakton. Every Wednesday through Nov. 13, rain or shine. Vendors include produce, meats, eggs, cheeses, pies, cured and smoked meats, popsicles, sorbet, bread, croissants, falafel sandwiches, humus, and pesto. Call 703-281-6501 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/oak-marr for more.

McLean Farmers Market. Fridays, through Nov. 15, 8 a.m.-noon at Lewinsville Park, 1659 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. Sixteen local farmers and producers will sell fresh produce and fruits; meats; breads and pastries; jams; dairy products and eggs; herbs; flowers, coffee, and more. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/mclean.

Great Falls Farmers Market. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 778 Walker Road, Great Falls. Music, vendors, fresh produce, fresh prepared food, delightful bakery, spices from around the world, wild-caught fish, grass-fed, free-range meats, organic-fed poultry and eggs. Email kathleen@greatfallsfarmersmarket.org for more.

Oakton Farmers Market. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Unity of Fairfax Church, 2854 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Year-round weekly farmers market in Oakton. Local produce, meats/eggs, dairy, baked goods, and more. Admission is free. Visit community-foodworks.org.

Thursday/June 20

Nottoway Nights: Moonshine Society. 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Thursday evenings, June 20-Aug. 22 (except July 4). Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair. For last minute weather cancellations call 703-324-7469 one hour prior to the program start time.

Live Music: Maggie Rose. 7:30 p.m. at Wolf Trap, Vienna. Opening for Trampled By Turtles and Deer Tick. $30. Visit www.maggierosemusic.com or www.wolftrap.org.

Friday/June 21

White Elephant Bingo & Ice Cream Social. 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Vienna Community Center, 129 Cherry St SE, Vienna. Adults 50+ meet up for an afternoon of White Elephant Bingo and an Ice Cream Social. Enjoy a traditional bingo game in a friendly atmosphere and win white elephant prizes. Bingo cards are $2 for 2. Pay at door. Please bring a white elephant item in good condition to donate to the prize table. Call the Shepherd's Center at 703-281-0538 to register or with questions.

Chillin’ on Church. 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Church Street between Dominion and Mill roads. The Town of Vienna’s summer block parties bring live music, food trucks, and beer and wine sales. The food truck lineup includes: Ben & Jerry’s; Blue City Food; Chix ‘n’ Stix; Crepe Love Truck; DC Korean BBQ Taco Box; DC Slices; Kona Ice of North Fairfax County; NC Ribs on Wheels; Stay Cheesy Food Truck; Tapas Truck DC; and Urban Bumpkin BBQ. Food trucks are subject to change. Admission is free. Visit www.viennava.gov for more.

Summer on the Green: The Deja Gruv Band (R&B, funk, and soul). 6:30 p.m. on Vienna’s Town Green. The Summer on the Green concert series returns to Vienna's Town Green Friday nights through Aug. 23. Please see the text below or the attached release for details. Bring chairs and/or blankets. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. Consider leaving pets at home. In the event of rain, check the weather line at 703-255-7842. Learn more at www.viennava.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3997.

Saturday/June 22

AAUW McLean Branch Used Book Collection. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. SunTrust Bank, 515 Maple Ave. East, Vienna. Used books, CDs, DVDs, software, children's books, records, and recent textbooks. No encyclopedias, VHS or audiotapes. The Book Sale will be held on Sept. 13-15 at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Proceeds benefit scholarships for women. Questions, contact aauwbookfair@gmail.com, or 703-527-4206.

Stuff the Bus. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Vienna Giant, 359 Maple Avenue East, Vienna. Benefitting Committee for Helping Others.. Many individuals and families continue to go hungry and the demand becomes more acute in the summer when children no longer get school meals. Area food pantries work tirelessly, but they need help to restock when their shelves run low. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/neighborhood-community-services/stuff-the-bus for more.

Sunday/June 23

Summer Concerts: Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards. 5 p.m. in the gazebo of McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. The Alden at the McLean Community Center is again sponsoring free summer concerts in the gazebo of McLean Central Park featuring a mix of musical genres. Call 703-790-0123 or visit www.aldentheatre.org.

Concerts on the Green: Mars Rodeo. 6-8 p.m. on the Great Falls Village Centre Green. Bring picnic baskets, chairs and blankets for an evening of live music. Free. Visit www.celebrategreatfalls.org.

Thursday/June 27

Nottoway Nights: City of Fairfax Band ‘Alte Kameraden’ (Music of Germany). 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Thursday evenings, June 20-Aug. 22 (except July 4). Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair. For last minute weather cancellations call 703-324-7469 one hour prior to the program start time.

Friday/June 28

Ants Ants Ants. 10:30 a.m. at Wolf Trap Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. With their optimistic lyrics and innovative instrumentation, Ants Ants Ants offers an invitation into that golden childhood we always dreamed of having and creating for the ones we love. Ages 2 and older. $10. Visit www.wolftrap.org.

Summer on the Green: Sarah Bennet Swanner. 6:30 p.m. on Vienna’s Town Green. The Summer on the Green concert series returns to Vienna's Town Green Friday nights through Aug. 23. Please see the text below or the attached release for details. Bring chairs and/or blankets. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. Consider leaving pets at home. In the event of rain, check the weather line at 703-255-7842. Learn more at www.viennava.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3997.

Saturday/June 29

July 4th in June. All day at Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston. Get the nation’s birthday party started early. The park opens at dawn and the fun continues until the last fireworks disappear from the sky after dark. The water park is open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. There will be live music with Modern Vintage and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores from 3:30-9 p.m. Food vendors will be on hand throughout the day. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.. The park generally closes to new arrivals around 8:45 p.m. Walk or bike to the park and admission is free. There is a parking fee of $10 per vehicle. The rain date Sunday, June 30. Call 703-471-5414 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/lake-fairfax.

Intro Canoeing Tour. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills S., Great Falls.Come and experience the upper Potomac's beautiful scenery and wildlife from the water. Start with an introduction to canoeing basics and then head out onto the river with an instructor. This is not a whitewater tour and is good for canoeing beginners. There will be three people per canoe and paddling and safety gear is provided. $41 per person. For participants age 16 to adult and will be canceled in the event of inclement weather or hazardous river conditions. Call 703-759-9018 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/riverbend.

Sunday/June 30

Get Prepped for Paddling. 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills St., Great Falls. Pick up the skills needed to paddle the Potomac and other waterways this summer by enrolling in “Intro to River Kayaking” at Riverbend Park. The hour-long session will cover river hazards, water safety and paddling basics. $32 per person. The fee includes equipment and a half-day kayak rental on the day of class for more practice. For participants age 14 to adult. Call 703-759-9018 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/riverbend.

Summer Concerts: Sonia de Los Santos. 5 p.m. in the gazebo of McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. The Alden at the McLean Community Center is again sponsoring free summer concerts in the gazebo of McLean Central Park featuring a mix of musical genres. Call 703-790-0123 or visit www.aldentheatre.org.

Concerts on the Green: The Alan Scott Band. 6-8 p.m. on the Great Falls Village Centre Green. Bring picnic baskets, chairs and blankets for an evening of live music. Free. Visit www.celebrategreatfalls.org.

Thursday/July 4

4th Of July Hometown Celebration and Parade. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Great Falls Village Centre. 6 p.m. at Turner Farm Park. Free admission. Visit celebrategreatfalls.org/event/4th-of-july-hometown-celebration/ for more.

  • 8 a.m. — 5K Walk/Run at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial. Visit runsignup.com/Race/VA/GreatFalls/July45K to register.

  • 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. — INOVA Blood Drive with the Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department. Photo ID required. Allow 1 hour for donor visit. See you there!

  • 9 a.m. — Little Patriot Parade on the Village Centre Green (at the Gazebo). Babies and Toddlers up to age 5 are welcome to parade their finest patriotic display around the Green.

  • 10 a.m. — Main Parade around the Great Falls Village Centre. See the floats, horses, antique cars and pets making a loop in the Main Parade.

  • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Festivities, Food & Fun. After the parade, enjoy burgers, dogs and snow-cones along with music, field games and festivities on the Village Centre Green.

  • 6 p.m. — Fireworks & Fun at Turner Farm Park.Gates open at 6. Pack up the family and come tailgate with neighbors. Live music, games, contests and food trucks will entertain until the Big Show gets underway just after dusk.

Sprinklers and Sparklers. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, Vienna. Features three water slides and a bevy of other water activities for children as well as five food trucks and snow cones. Kids (and adults who may encounter collateral water damage) should be prepared to get really wet and to have a really good time. Visit viennava.gov or call 703-255-6361.

Mclean 4th Of July Fireworks Celebration. 6:30 p.m. at Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Enjoy a DJ, food trucks, and fireworks. Free onsite parking (limited). Free satellite parking and shuttle buses (handicapped equipped) from McLean Community Center and St. John's Episcopal Church. The following are prohibited on school grounds: smoking, alcohol, vaping, glass containers, personal fireworks, weapons and pets. Free admission. Visit www.mcleancenter.org or call 703-790-0123.

The Big Bang. 7:15 p.m. at Yeonas Park, 1319 Ross Drive SW, Vienna. Vienna will host its annual big bang show. The Josh Christina Band will provide the evening’s soundtrack. The Vienna Little League concession stand and food trucks will serve up food and non-alcoholic beverages. The fireworks show, courtesy of Navy Federal Credit Union, starts around 9:30. Visit viennava.gov or call 703-255-6361.

Friday/July 5

Summer on the Green: U.S. Navy Band: Commodores (big band jazz). 6:30 p.m. on Vienna’s Town Green. The Summer on the Green concert series returns to Vienna's Town Green Friday nights through Aug. 23. Please see the text below or the attached release for details. Bring chairs and/or blankets. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. Consider leaving pets at home. In the event of rain, check the weather line at 703-255-7842. Learn more at www.viennava.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3997.

Sunday/July 7

Summer Concerts: DuPont Brass. 5 p.m. in the gazebo of McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. The Alden at the McLean Community Center is again sponsoring free summer concerts in the gazebo of McLean Central Park featuring a mix of musical genres. Call 703-790-0123 or visit www.aldentheatre.org.

Concerts on the Green: Oxymorons. 6-8 p.m. on the Great Falls Village Centre Green. Bring picnic baskets, chairs and blankets for an evening of live music. Free. Visit www.celebrategreatfalls.org.

Thursday/July 11

Nottoway Nights: David Bach Consort. 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Thursday evenings, through Aug. 22. Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair. For last minute weather cancellations call 703-324-7469 one hour prior to the program start time.

Friday/July 12

ESL Playdate Cafe. 1-2 p.m. at Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Meet other caregivers of young children. Adults practice English while children enjoy play time in the same room. Birth-5 years with adult. Free. Call 703-242-4020 or visit ibrarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov/event/5260042.

Summer on the Green: Fat Chance (rock). 6:30 p.m. on Vienna’s Town Green. The Summer on the Green concert series returns to Vienna's Town Green Friday nights through Aug. 23. Please see the text below or the attached release for details. Bring chairs and/or blankets. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. Consider leaving pets at home. In the event of rain, check the weather line at 703-255-7842. Learn more at www.viennava.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3997.

Saturday/July 13

Model Railroaders Open House. 1-5 p.m. at the Vienna Depot, 231 Dominion Road NE. Northern Virginia Model Railroaders hold an open house at the Vienna Depot each month and on Vienna celebration days, including Viva! Vienna and the Vienna Holiday Stroll. Free admission. Call 703-938-5157 or visit www.nvmr.org.

Sunday/July 14

Summer Concerts: Frontiers - Journey tribute band. 5 p.m. in the gazebo of McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. The Alden at the McLean Community Center is again sponsoring free summer concerts in the gazebo of McLean Central Park featuring a mix of musical genres. Call 703-790-0123 or visit www.aldentheatre.org.

Concerts on the Green: Jr. Cline and the Recliners. 6-8 p.m. on the Great Falls Village Centre Green. Bring picnic baskets, chairs and blankets for an evening of live music. Free. Visit www.celebrategreatfalls.org.

Thursday/July 18

Nottoway Nights: The Aloha Boys. 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Thursday evenings, through Aug. 22. Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair. For last minute weather cancellations call 703-324-7469 one hour prior to the program start time.

Friday/July 19

Summer on the Green: Chillin’ on Church: Mudlark (classic rock and blues). 6:30 p.m. on Vienna’s Town Green. Friday nights through Aug. 23. Bring chairs and/or blankets. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. Consider leaving pets at home. In the event of rain, check the weather line at 703-255-7842. Learn more at www.viennava.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3997.

Sunday/July 21

Summer Concerts: Justin Trawick and the Common Good. 5 p.m. in the gazebo of McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. The Alden at the McLean Community Center is again sponsoring free summer concerts in the gazebo of McLean Central Park featuring a mix of musical genres. Call 703-790-0123 or visit www.aldentheatre.org.

Concerts on the Green: the Unfinished. 6-8 p.m. on the Great Falls Village Centre Green. Bring picnic baskets, chairs and blankets for an evening of live music. Free. Visit www.celebrategreatfalls.org.

Thursday/July 25

Nottoway Nights: Randy Thompson Band. 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Thursday evenings, through Aug. 22. Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair. For last minute weather cancellations call 703-324-7469 one hour prior to the program start time.

Friday/July 26

Summer on the Green: U.S. Army Band: Swamp Romp (Louisiana jazz and folk). 6:30 p.m. on Vienna’s Town Green. Friday nights through Aug. 23. Bring chairs and/or blankets. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. Consider leaving pets at home. In the event of rain, check the weather line at 703-255-7842. Learn more at www.viennava.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3997.

Sunday/July 28

Summer Concerts: Slippery When Wet: The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute. 5 p.m. in the gazebo of McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. The Alden at the McLean Community Center is again sponsoring free summer concerts in the gazebo of McLean Central Park featuring a mix of musical genres. Call 703-790-0123 or visit www.aldentheatre.org.

Concerts on the Green: Dr. Guy Van Syckle. 6-8 p.m. on the Great Falls Village Centre Green. Bring picnic baskets, chairs and blankets for an evening of live music. Free. Visit www.celebrategreatfalls.org.

Thursday/Aug. 1

Nottoway Nights: Radio King Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Thursday evenings, through Aug. 22. Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair. For last minute weather cancellations call 703-324-7469 one hour prior to the program start time.

Thursday/Aug. 8

Nottoway Nights: The Johnny Artis Band. 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Thursday evenings, through Aug. 22. Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair. For last minute weather cancellations call 703-324-7469 one hour prior to the program start time.

Friday/Aug. 9

ESL Playdate Cafe. 1-2 p.m. at Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. Meet other caregivers of young children. Adults practice English while children enjoy play time in the same room. Birth-5 years with adult. Free. Call 703-242-4020 or visit ibrarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov/event/5260042.

Sunday/Aug. 11

Concerts on the Green: Vinyl Invention. 6-8 p.m. on the Great Falls Village Centre Green. Bring picnic baskets, chairs and blankets for an evening of live music. Free. Visit www.celebrategreatfalls.org.

Thursday/Aug. 15

Nottoway Nights: The Seldom Scene. 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Thursday evenings, through Aug. 22. Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair. For last minute weather cancellations call 703-324-7469 one hour prior to the program start time.

Thursday/Aug. 22

Nottoway Nights: Billy Coulter. 7:30 p.m. at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road, Vienna. Thursday evenings, through Aug. 22. Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair. For last minute weather cancellations call 703-324-7469 one hour prior to the program start time.

Saturday/Sept. 14

Model Railroaders Open House. 1-5 p.m. at the Vienna Depot, 231 Dominion Road NE. Northern Virginia Model Railroaders hold an open house at the Vienna Depot each month and on Vienna celebration days, including Viva! Vienna and the Vienna Holiday Stroll. Free admission. Call 703-938-5157 or visit www.nvmr.org.

Saturday/Oct. 12

Model Railroaders Open House. 1-5 p.m. at the Vienna Depot, 231 Dominion Road NE. Northern Virginia Model Railroaders hold an open house at the Vienna Depot each month and on Vienna celebration days, including Viva! Vienna and the Vienna Holiday Stroll. Free admission. Call 703-938-5157 or visit www.nvmr.org.

Saturday/Nov. 16

Model Railroaders Open House. 1-5 p.m. at the Vienna Depot, 231 Dominion Road NE. Northern Virginia Model Railroaders hold an open house at the Vienna Depot each month and on Vienna celebration days, including Viva! Vienna and the Vienna Holiday Stroll. Free admission. Call 703-938-5157 or visit www.nvmr.org.

Monday/Dec. 2

Model Railroaders Open House. 6-9 p.m. at the Vienna Depot, 231 Dominion Road NE. Northern Virginia Model Railroaders hold an open house at the Vienna Depot each month and on Vienna celebration days, including Viva! Vienna and the Vienna Holiday Stroll. Free admission. Call 703-938-5157 or visit www.nvmr.org.

Saturday/Dec. 14

Model Railroaders Open House. 1-5 p.m. at the Vienna Depot, 231 Dominion Road NE. Northern Virginia Model Railroaders hold an open house at the Vienna Depot each month and on Vienna celebration days, including Viva! Vienna and the Vienna Holiday Stroll. Free admission. Call 703-938-5157 or visit www.nvmr.org.

Ongoing

Camp Grow Registration Open. Camp Grow at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, in Vienna, invites children to explore nature through hands-on activities, gardening, discovery walks, crafts, music, storytelling, and animal programs. Camp Grow is designed to engage, challenge, educate and encourage a sense of community. Camp Grow values and encourages inclusion of all campers in every activity. Visit www.novaparks.com/things-to-do/camps/ for more.

The Golden Girls of Northern Virginia, a senior women’s softball league, is looking for players. Any woman over the age of 40 is encouraged to join. All skill levels are welcome. Games are on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings in Vienna, April-October. Other activities during the year. Visit www.goldengirls.org.

Free Tai Chi. Through Oct. 26, Saturdays, 7:55-9 a.m., meet on the outdoor basketball court located directly behind the Dolley Madison Public Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean Central Park, McLean. Introduction and beginners’ practice. All are welcome. Moves indoors for fall and winter. Call 703-759-9141 or visit www.FreeTaiChi.org for more.

Trivia Night. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. at Lost Dog Cafe - McLean, 1690 Anderson Road, McLean. Trivia featuring multiple winners and fun door prizes. Free to play. Visit www.facebook.com/EarthTriviaDc/ for more.

The Freeman Store & Museum Wednesday through Sunday noon-4 p.m. 131 Church St. NE, Vienna. The Freeman Store & Museum is dedicated to Preserving and promoting Vienna’s heritage through the identification, preservation, and interpretation of history significant places, events, and persons. Historicviennainc.org

Bingo Night. Sundays. 4 p.m. Flame Room, Vienna Volunteer Fire Department, 400 Center St. S, Vienna. $10. www.vvfd.org/bingo.html.

Gentle Yoga. Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Emmaus United Church of Christ, 900 E Maple Ave. E., Vienna. Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Gentle Kundalini Yoga, one free introductory session, senior discounts. Increase flexibility, improve breathing and health, reduce stress. Ravi Kaur has 15 years experience teaching yoga. $15 per session. Visit www.edimprovement.org or call 571-213-3192.

Colvin Run Mill open 11-4 p.m. daily, closed Tuesday. 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. Fairfax County's operational 19th century water powered gristmill, offers recreational and educational activities for all ages through daily tours, school programs and special events. Fees: $7/adult, $6 students 16+ with ID, $5 children & seniors. Admission to park is free except for some special events.