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Calendar: September 8 – 14

Local Events

Thursday, September 8

Project Leader Workshop. For years, residents across Virginia have been a part of the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child, which helps millions of children in need through gift-filled shoeboxes. The Project Leader Workshop is an opportunity to learn how churches and groups can bring hope to children through shoebox gifts. Expectation Church, 11924 Braddock Rd., Fairfax. 7 p.m. 

Friday, September 9

Community Blood Drive. The Inova Blood Donor Services supports 9/11 Day by offering the community an opportunity to honor those who lost their lives and the heroes who responded following the tragic events of Sept.11. Support your community by volunteering or donating blood with IBDS and help ensure blood is available for local patients in need. VFW Post 9274 (7118 Shreve Rd., Falls Church) 3 p.m. — 7 p.m.

Saturday, September 10

Truck & Toss. Experience some of the area’s best food trucks, sample local beers, and play cornhole for a cause! General admission covers 3 generous food truck tastings, and unlimited craft beer samples. Grace Christian Academy (3233 Annandale Rd, Falls Church). 4 p.m.

Garfield Memorial Christian Church’s Huge Fall Yard Sale. Come participate in Garfield Memorial Christian Church’s amazing annual Fall yard sale event on Saturday, September 10th, between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Enjoy live music while you shop or sell. 1731 Great Falls St, McLean

Rosslyn Jazz Fest. Jazz is back in Rosslyn this milestone year. The festival is bringing a diverse lineup of four fantastic acts to the stage: Cimafunk, Mwenso & The Shakes, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, and Groove Orchestra. Gateway Park (1300 Langston Blvd) 1 p.m. 

Sunday, September 11

Call for Entries: Falls Church Arts ‘Scapes’ Exhibit. Artists are invited to contemplate the ‘Scapes that inhabit their world, inner or outer, real or imagined, representational or abstract, macro- or microscopic. Exhibition is from October 8 — November 13. Deadline for submission is midnight. 

Book Sale. Join us for our quarterly Friends of the Tysons-Pimmit Library Used Book Sale, September 8-11, 2022, 10am – 5pm each day. Peruse our collection of nearly 15,000 books and media for sale in Children’s, History, Fiction, Mystery, Biographies, Self-Help, Home, Sports and Hobbies, Business, Politics, Cookbooks, and more!

Monday, September 12

Bash Boxing Pop-Up In The Park. The Arlington-based boxing-inspired full-body group fitness experience is opening its doors later this year. Join us for a 45-minute bodyweight beginner-friendly sweat session. Strawberry Park (Fairfax, VA). 6 p.m. — 7 p.m.

Wednesday, September 14

Culinary Kids. It’s Culinary Literacy month at the library. Come hear a story and prepare a delicious afternoon snack to enjoy! Snack ingredients are provided. This is for ages 5-8 with one parent. If you have questions about the appropriate age for a program or its content please call the branch at 703-790-8088 (option 4). Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 4:30 — 5:30 p.m. 

Live Music

Thursday, September 8

Johnny Burgin Band from Chicago. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA). 8 p.m. (703) 241-9504

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

Friday, September 9

 –Dan And Chuck. Clare and Don’s Beach Shack (130 N Washington St, Falls Church) 5:30 p.m. (703) 532-9283

Fishbone. The State Theatre (220 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA) 8:00 p.m. (703) 237-0300

The Mercenary House Band. Solace Outpost (444 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA ). 8 p.m. ​​(571) 378-1469

Tyler Goldstein. Dogwood Tavern (132 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA)  9:30 p.m. (703) 237-8333

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

Big Tow. Mark’s Pub (2190 Pimmit Dr, Falls Church). 8 p.m. (703)-356-3822

Saturday, September 10

Ladywood. Clare and Don’s Beach Shack (130 N Washington St, Falls Church) 6:00 p.m. (703) 532-9283

– The Cassaday Concoction. The State Theatre (220 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA) 8:00 p.m. (703) 237-0300 

Johnny Burgin will be performing at JV’s Restaurant on Thursday, September 8.

Sean Tracy. Dogwood Tavern (132 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA)  9:30 p.m. (703) 237-8333

Groove Quest. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA). 4 p.m. (703) 241-9504

–  Route 66 Band. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA). 8: 30 p.m. (703) 241-9504

Sunday, September 11

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

The Dead Daisies. The State Theatre (220 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA) 8:00 p.m. (703) 237-0300

Monday, September 12
Tom Saputo. JV’s Restaurant (6666 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA). 7:30 p.m. (703) 241-9504

Theater & Arts

Friday, September 9

Creative Cauldron Cabaret Series. Every weekend through September, Creative Cauldron is saluting the best musical and musical theater talent in the DMV with a cabaret series! This Friday, September 9, Sarah Anne Sillers (SHOUT! The Mod Musical) and Joshua Simon (Beauty and the Beast) reunite at Creative Cauldron with their husbands, pianists Andrew Kullberg and Brandon Scott Heishman, for a one-night-only musical “double date,” and Saturday, September 10, Susan Derry of Broadway and Bold New Works returns after her record-breaking holiday cabaret for a tour de force of musical theater and opera with her humor and signature soprano voice.

 

Monday, September 12

Host & Guest. This Synetic classic, based on a Georgian epic poem, tells the ancient story of a family who takes in a lost stranger to discover he is from an enemy clan, and their valiant attempt to save him when their village wreaks vengeance.  Performed around the world, Host & Guest is a timely and relevant tale of war, strife, the beliefs that tear us apart, and the humanity that brings us together. Synetic Theater (1800 S Bell St, Arlington) 7:00 p.m.

“Wild”—an all-media exhibit. Thirty-one artists will be featured in an all-media exhibit inspired by the word “Wild” at the Falls Church Arts gallery from August 20 to October 2. The theme for this exhibit was selected in collaboration with Falls Church Arts Instagram followers who narrowed down a list of words that represented possible show themes. Media used in the exhibit include oil on canvas, silkscreen, mixed media, photography, marker, acrylic, porcelain, watercolor, ink block printing, ink and inktense pencil, reduction linocut, and ceramic. Falls Church Arts Gallery is at 700-B West Broad St. (Route 7), Falls Church. 9:00 a.m.

Wednesday, September 14
An Evening with The Washington Ballet. The Washington Ballet celebrates one of the most beloved works by choreographic master George Balanchine alongside a trio of original works including choreographer Silas Farley’s commissioned work Werner Sonata & The Washington Ballet’s own Andile Ndlovu, a lively celebration of the creative process and a showcase for the company’s diverse range of talents. Filene Center (1551 Trap Road, Vienna). Tickets start at $30. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.

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