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Weekend Planner: Chinese Cultural Heritage Night, Jazz Workshop Concert and More

Local events in our area Friday, June 29 through Sunday, July 1.

Let Patch help you plan your weekend with our list of events happening locally this Friday through Monday.

Potomac Arts Academy Summer Jazz Workshop Concert

  • Where: GMU Center for the Arts, Fairfax
  • When: Friday, June 29 at 1 p.m.
  • Why Go:  This week long jazz camp culminates in a concert performance open to the public.
  • Price: FREE

Live Stand Up Comedy Night

  • Where: Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton
  • When: Friday, June 29 at 8 p.m.
  • Why Go: Comedians scheduled to appear are Jeff Maurer, Kat Radley and Rahmen Mostafavi.  Due to the mature subject matter of the performances, this event is for adults only. 
  • Price:  $12 per person

Saya Caporal Dance Competition 2012

  • Where: GMU Center for the Arts, Fairfax
  • When: Saturday, June 30 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Why Go: This annual showcase of traditional Bolivian folk dancing is presented by the Pro Bolivian Committee of Northern Virginia.
  • Price: Adults $20 - $25; Seniors and Students $15 - $20; Children 4 and under $5

Fairfax County Summer Entertainment Series Performances:

  • Braddock Nights presents Radio King Orchestra at Lake Accotink Park, Springfield. Friday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m.  FREE.
  • Spotlight by Starlight presents Ann Rabson Band at , Annandale. Friday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m.  FREE.
  • Arts in the Parks presents The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra’s OTO String Quartet at , Annandale. Saturday, June 30 at 10 a.m.  FREE..
  • Spotlight by Starlight presents Chinese Cultural Heritage Night at , Annandale. Saturday, June 30 at 7:30 p.m.  FREE.
  • Spotlight by Starlight presents Kings Park Band at , Annandale.  Sunday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m.  FREE.

Nature Highlights:

  • Snake and Turtle Feeding at , Annandale.  Friday, June 29 at 3 p.m.  For ages 3 and up.  $5 - $7 per person – Registration Required.
  • Bonsai Workshop at , Alexandria.  Saturday, June 30 at 9:30 a.m.  For adults.  $90 - $105 per person – Registration Required.
  • Toddler Time – Terrific Turtles at , Annandale.  Saturday, June 30 at 1:30 p.m.  For ages 1 – 4.  $5 - $7 per person – Registration Required.
  • Sounds of the Night Campfire at , Annandale.  Saturday, June 30 at 8:30 p.m.  For ages 3 and up.  $6 - $8 per person – Registration Required.
  • Indoor Garden Tea Party at , Annandale.  Sunday, July 1 at 2 p.m.  For ages 4 and up.  $15 - $17 per person – Registration Required.

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