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Falls Church Calendar: October 21 — 27, 2021

LOCAL EVENTS

Thursday, October 21-

Baby Storytime. Babies and their caregivers are invited to join Tysons-Pimmit Library for rhymes, songs, stories and activities. Build an early literacy foundation while enjoying time together. Space limited to 15 children with one caregiver each. No registration, customers will be allowed in on a first come, first served basis. This class is best for babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. (7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church). 10:30 — 11 a.m.

Woodrow Wilson Storytime. Families can visit Woodrow Wilson Library to read stories, move their feet and have fun. Attendees will also be learning Spanish words as they fit with the theme of each program. (6101 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church). 10:30 — 11 a.m.

Arm Chair Travel. Join Mary Riley Styles Library in the Falls Church Senior Center to watch a travel video from destinations around the world! This program is hosted jointly by the Falls Church Senior Center and the Mary Riley Styles Public Library. (223 Little Falls St., Falls Church) 1 — 2:15 p.m.

Saturday, October 23 –

Falls Church Farmers Market. The Falls Church Farmers Market runs every Saturday at City Hall, where attendees will find fresh, local produce, meat, dairy, flowers & plants, honey, music and more. For more information, visit fallschurchva.gov/547/Farmers-Market-To-Go. (300 Park Ave., Falls Church). 8 a.m. — 12 p.m. 

Plein Air Arts Festival. Come and enjoy the artwork and paintings of Falls Church at the 12th annual outdoor art festival – Plein Air Falls Church.  Artists paint and display their original paintings of Falls Church at Cherry Hill Park next to the Farmers Market.  Come and vote on the best painting for the People’s Choice Award. (312 Park Ave., Falls Church) 9 a.m. — 12 p.m.

Early In-Person Voting Weekend Hours. Registered voters in the City of Falls Church can vote early in-person for the November 2 General Election at City Hall. Please bring a mask and valid voter identification. (300 Park Ave., Falls Church). 9 a.m. — 5 p.m.

Saturday Morning Stories. Start your weekend off at the Woodrow Wilson Library with their Saturday Morning Stories event with Ms. Nancy. Guests will hear 3 to 4 stories and find new stories to check out. All ages are welcomed. (6101 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church). 10:15 — 10:45 a.m.

Family Storytime. Children and their caregivers participate in music, movement and song in this program at Tysons-Pimmit Library that promotes bonding and highlights the natural rhythms in language. (7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church). 10:30 — 11 a.m.

Paws to Read with Lucy.  Visit Thomas Jefferson Library and read aloud to Lucy, a trained therapy dog. Bring your own book or choose a book from the library. Walk-ins welcome. Age 6 — 12. (1545 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 2 — 3 p.m.

Sunday, October 24 –

Early In-Person Voting Weekend Hours. Registered voters in the City of Falls Church can vote early in-person for the November 2 General Election at City Hall. Please bring a mask and valid voter identification. (300 Park Ave., Falls Church). 12 — 3 p.m.

Mickey’s Music Spectacular. Meridian High School and Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School choral departments will be having a Disney concert at Henderson Middle School. (105 Mustang Alley, Falls Church). 2 — 4 p.m.

Monday, October 25 –

Storytime Fun for Preschoolers. Parents and their preschoolers can visit Tysons-Pimmit Library for stories. Space limited to 15 children with one caregiver each. No registration, customers will be allowed in on a first come , first served basis. Check in at the Info desk for tickets.  Masks are once again required at the library regardless of vaccination status. (7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church). 10:30 — 11 a.m.

Spooky Movie Night: Goosebumps 2 Haunted Halloween. Celebrate spooky season at Woodrow Wilson Library’s showing of the 2018 movie Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween. This movie is rated PG.  This program is for all ages. No food or drink will be allowed during the movie to ensure safety.Per county standards all library visitors ages 2 and up must wear a mask while in county buildings. (6101 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church).  6 — 9 p.m.

City Council Meeting. The City Council meets in-person in City Hall’s Council Chambers. In-person capacity may be limited due to COVID-19 safety, and all attendees must wear a mask and stay socially distant at all times. The meeting can be viewed live online (fallschurchva.gov/CouncilMeetings) or on FCCTV (Cox channel 11, RCN channel 2, Verizon channel 35). Public comment can be made in-person or via MS Teams on any topic; sign-up by noon on the day of the meeting, fallschurchva.gov/PublicComment. (300 Park Ave., Falls Church) 7:30 — 11 p.m. 

Wednesday, October 27 –

In-Person Early Voting Extended Hours. Registered voters in the City of Falls Church can vote early in-person for the November 2 General Election at City Hall. Please bring a mask and valid voter identification. (300 Park Ave., Falls Church). 8 a.m. — 7 p.m.

Pajama Storytime. Families can come to Tysons-Pimmit Library in pajamas and bring a teddy bear for a bedtime story. (7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church). 7 — 7:30 p.m.

VIRTUAL EVENTS

Thursday, October 21 –

School Board Candidate Forum. Falls Church Citizens for a Better City will be hosting a school board candidate forum on Zoom in collaboration with the Falls Church PTAs. CBC seeks to provide multiple opportunities to showcase the candidates given the large number running for office in this election cycle. The Zoom link and more details can be found online at https://www.fallschurchcbc.net/. 7:30 — 9 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC

Thursday, October 21

The Soul Crackers. The State Theatre (220 N Washington St., Falls Church). 7:30 p.m. 703-237-0300.

Tab Benoit. The Birchmere (3701 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria). $39.50. 7:30 p.m. 703-549-7500.

Honky Tonk Cassnovas. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 8 p.m. 703-241-9504.

Blood + Cal Rifkin + Airospace. Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna). $15. 8 p.m. 703-255-1566.

Friday, October 22

Josh Allen Duo. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 4:30 p.m. 703-241-9504.

SWELL. Falls Church Distillers (442 S. Washington Street, Ste A Falls Church). 6 p.m. 703-858-9186.

The Whispers. The Birchmere (3701 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria). $85. 7:30 p.m. 703-549-7500.

The Roadducks. The State Theatre (220 N Washington St., Falls Church). $15. 8 p.m. 703-237-0300.

Pat McGee Band. Wolf Trap (1645 Trap Rd. Vienna). $40+. 8 p.m. 703-255-1900.

Bad Bad Hats + 2nd Grade. Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna). $15 – $25. 8 p.m. 703-255-1566.

Brook Yoder. Ireland’s Four Provinces (105 W Broad St., Falls Church) 8 p.m. 703-534-8999.

Chris Timbers Band. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 8:30 p.m. 703-241-9504.

Saturday, October 23

Rocky’s Stealin’ the Deal. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 4 p.m. 703-241-9504.

Old Dominion Trio. Falls Church Distillers (442 S. Washington Street, Ste A Falls Church). 6 p.m. 703-858-9186.

Ellis Paul. Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna). $15 – $25. 6:30 p.m. 703-255-1566.

The Whispers. The Birchmere (3701 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria). $85. 7:30 p.m. 703-549-7500.

Brook Yoder. Ireland’s Four Provinces (105 W Broad St., Falls Church) 8 p.m. 703-534-8999.

Pat McGee Band. Wolf Trap (1645 Trap Rd. Vienna). $40+. 8 p.m. 703-255-1900.

Kreek Water Band. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 8:30 p.m. 703-241-9504.

Good Vibes Reggae Party feat Adwela & the Uprising. Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna). $15 – $22. 9:30 p.m. 703-255-1566.

Sunday, October 24

Wu Han & Friends. Wolf Trap (1645 Trap Rd. Vienna). $50+. 3 p.m. 703-255-1900.

Country Jamboree. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 3:30 p.m. 703-241-9504.

Open Mic. Falls Church Distillers (442 S. Washington Street, Ste A Falls Church). 5 p.m. 703-858-9186.

The Thrillbillys. The State Theatre (220 N Washington St., Falls Church). 6 p.m. 703-237-0300.

T.3. Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna). $25. 7 p.m. 703-255-1566.

Rick Wakeman. The Birchmere (3701 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria). $59.50. 7:30 p.m. 703-549-7500.

Tommy Lepson Band. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 8 p.m. 703-241-9504.

Monday, October 25

Tom Saputo & Friends. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 7:30 p.m. 703-241-9504.

Sammy Boller. Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna). $12 – $25. 7:30 p.m. 703-255-1566.

Tuesday, October 26

Open Mic. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 7:30 p.m. 703-241-9504.

Christopher Paul Stelling. Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna). $15. 7:30 p.m. 703-255-1566.

Wednesday, October 27

Smlyin Jack Band. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). 8 p.m. 703-241-9504.

THEATRE & ARTS

Having Our Say. This play follows the real-life centenarian Delany sisters as they welcome attendees into their home where they share 100 years of American history recounting fascinating events and anecdotes drawn from their rich family history and careers as pioneering African American professionals. All patrons must wear masks. Social distancing and proof of vaccination or negative COVID test is required for everyone 12 and over. Tickets available online. October 7 — 31. (410 South Maple Avenue, Falls Church). 703-436-9948.

Picnic. A small Kansas town in the 1950s is the setting for William Inge’s bittersweet melodrama Picnic, which explores themes of sexuality, repression, rites of passage, and disappointment. Bring a picnic and a blanket to enjoy Picnic under the NOVA sky. Tickets available online. October 22, 23. (400 N Oak St, Falls Church).