Independence Fireworks at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the Capitals Alumni Summer Classic and Reba McEntire at Wolf Trap.
Lost Stories, Found Images
An exhibit of German-born Dutch photographer Annemie Wolff is on display through June 28 and features never-before-seen portraits of Jewish people living in South Amsterdam in 1943, three years into the five-year occupation of the Netherlands. // University of Mary Washington: 1301 College Ave., Fredericksburg
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.
Learn about the great outdoors while participating in fun, unique activities. Each day will feature new topics with new things to do and explore. Activities are geared toward children ages 7 to 9. // Leesylvania State Park: 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge
Motown The Musical
Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m.
Groove to some of the greatest hits of the century like “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” in this fun musical. It spins the story of the founder of Motown, Berry Gordy, and his life as a boxer and producer for artists like Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and many others. This musical shows how Motown shattered the previous standards of music, and created a movement for other musicians to follow. // Filene Center: 1551 Trap Road, Vienna
Capitals Alumni Summer Classic
Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Still on cloud nine over the Capitals’ Stanley Cup win and can’t wait until October for hockey season to start back up again? You’ll want to attend the Alumni Summer Classic game then. Peter Bondra, Olie Kolzig, Craig Laughlin, Alan May, Mike Knuble, Yvon Labre and more will be on the ice; Kolzig and Labre will serve as the coaches. The game is free and open to the general public. // Kettler Capitals Iceplex: 627 N. Glebe Road, Arlington
TEDxTysons Salon: Food &
Wednesday, 5-9 p.m.
Food is often the centerpiece of life’s most important moments. From celebrations to tragedies and everything in between, it has the power to shape our experiences. Even in our own communities, food represents one of the harshest contradictions by sustaining some of our neighbors in abundance, while others go without. At this event, explore the many facets of our life that food influences. // 1st Stage Theater: 1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean
Elaine Flynn Presents Hemingway’s Wives
Thursday, 7 p.m.
This one-woman show captures the complex and distinct lives of Hemingway’s four wives. Each spouse played a significant role in the writer’s career and swept him to a different part of the globe, from Chicago to Paris to Havana. // The Athenaeum: 201 Prince St., Alexandria
“Celebrating Red, White and Brew,” Freedom Fest will feature 10 tap beers from 2 Silos Brewing Co., live music from XEB (former members of Third Eye Blind) and ice cream from the newly opened Peterson’s 2. // Farm Brew Live: 9901 Discovery Blvd., Manassas
Friday-Saturday, 6-9:45 p.m.
Start the Fourth of July holiday early with a firework show at the historic Washington estate. Meet George and Martha Washington and put on your dancing shoes to try out your 18th century dance skills. You could even get the opportunity to visit Washington’s tomb at night—one of the only times you can experience that at night. Come and enjoy the electrifying experience on one of the most historic properties in the country. // George Washington’s Mount Vernon: 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon
Friday, 6-8 p.m.
After community member Travis Rose died of a heroin overdose, the Fauquier County Sheriff’s office started “Revive: The Travis Project;” a program which allows deputies to deliver on-sight treatment to someone who has overdosed on opioids. Revive is offering training on how to recognize the signs of an overdose and how you can help administer Narcan to save a life. Registration is required. // Warrenton Recovery Center: 30 John Marshall St., Warrenton
PARKS & REC
Friday Night Hikes: Moonlight Walk through Natural History
Friday, 7:30-9 p.m.
Meander along trails with a ranger while listening to nature’s very own musical performers under the light of the moon. // Leesylvania State Park: 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge
From Conan O’Brien…Tony Deyo!
Friday, 8 p.m.
Enjoy a night of laughs with stand up comic, Tony Deyo. Deyo is known for his sharp tongue, and has made many appearance on shows such as Conan. He was named one of the year’s best comedians by the New York Post, and will surely have you laughing even after the show has ended. // Workhouse Arts Center: 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton
Grown-Ups Art Camp at Del Ray Artisans
Here’s a chance to attend a summer “camp” for grown-ups. Nearly 20 art-filled workshops taught by local artists are being offered over the course of 10 days. The workshops offered are for all skill levels and experiences. // The Gallery at Del Ray Artisans: 2704 Mt Vernon Ave. Alexandria
FOOD + DRINK
Saturday, 8-10 a.m.
Stroll downtown Fredericksburg by hopping in the different coffee shops that dot the street. On this tour you will visit Italian Station, Katora Coffee, Xquizit Coffee, Agora Coffee and 25_30 Espresso. Drink up. // Fredericksburg Visitor Center: 706 Caroline St., Fredericksburg
World War I Family Day
Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I with the Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail and the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Take a step back in time and discover the role that Fauquier County played in “The Great War” through arts and crafts, trying on uniforms and seeing the land the soldiers fought on. // Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail: 10 Ashby St., Warrenton
FOOD & DRINK
Solace Brewing Company’s Anniversary Party
Saturday, Noon-8 p.m.
For the $25 general admission ticket, celebrate Solace Brewing Company’s first birthday by listening to live music; eating from the Smiling Tummy Thai, ResQ BBQ and The Frenchman food trucks; using your five drink tickets to sip on a few of the 10 guest taps; and taking home a commemorative taster class and sunglasses. // Solace Brewing Company: 42615 Trade West Drive, Suite #100, Sterling
Smartphone Photograph Walking Tour: Crystal City & Pentagon City
Saturday, 4-7 p.m.
Become an expert on taking Instagram worthy pictures on your smartphone while walking through Crystal City and Pentagon City. WalkArlington and local artist Jason Horowitz are partnering on this walking tour that will provide tips and tricks to maximize your smartphone photography skills, including style, composition, light and what settings and features to use. The event is free, but requires registration. // Crystal City Water Park: 1750 Crystal Drive, Arlington
Swearingen and Kelli: The Music of Simon and Garfunkel
Saturday, 8 p.m.
Returning to the Franklin Park Arts Center stage after a sold out show in 2016, Swearingen and Kelli are a modern echo of the classic singer-songwriters of the ’60s and ’70s. They will take the audience on a musical tour of Simon & Garfunkel’s best-loved hits, presented in the same intimate harmonies that made them famous. Tickets cost $15 per person. // Franklin Park Arts Center: 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville
Mid-Atlantic Band Battle #19
Sunday, 7 p.m.
Kick off the first of three nights of the Band Battle. Artists such as A Note to Self, The Sunsettlers, The Saviors and more will battle it out to win. Check the website for other Band Battle show dates. // Jammin Java: 227 Maple Ave. E, Vienna
Sunday, 8 p.m.
A three-time Grammy winner and actress, Reba will wow you with a night of country classics and a charismatic voice. You don’t want to miss a night with this legend. // Filene Center: 1551 Trap Road, Vienna