Enjoy a relaxing weekend in and around the Little City with FIRSTfriday events, Idina Menzel at Wolf Trap, the farmers market, a wine tasting and "Cabaroke" with Chris Sizemore.
FIRSTfriday: Join in on the fun with dinning specials and retail discounts this Friday! August's highlights include exhibits showcasing the works of artist Marina Di Carlo, Jackie Liedl and Kathie Rogers, ArtALot, Cruise-In Friday, a musical performance by Big Tow, DOGGIE YAPPIE HOUR hosted by Always There Pet Care, art exhibits featuring various painters, jewelers, businesses, and Unleashed Abilities, free ice cream, ARTful event, tastings, yoga, dance moves, and yes more! Don't miss Irish Balladeer at Ireland's Four Provinces and even more musical performances at Dogwood Tavern and Clare and Don's Beach Shack. Check the website for more details!
Friday, August 1, all day; Prices may vary
Various locations around the City of Falls Church; (703) 534-4202
An Evening with Idina Menzel: The Tony Award-winning actress from Broadway blockbusters Wicked and Rent will perform a mix of ballads and Broadway hits for one night only with the National Symphony Orchestra.
Friday, August 3, 8:15 p.m.; $20-$55
Filene Center at Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Rd. Vienna, VA; (703) 255-1800
Falls Church Farmers Market: Enjoy a relaxing morning at the farmers market. Shop for fresh fruit and vegetables, cheeses, meats, baked goods, plants and wine from more than 40 local farmers and producers.
Saturday, August 4, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; Free
300 Park Ave.; (703) 248-5077
"Cabaroke" with Chris Sizemore: Enjoy this powerhouse vocal talent in a fun-filled participatory evening in which the audience gets to pick his song list for the night and sing along to their favorite Broadway standards and pop tunes as part of Creative Cauldron's FOURTHWall Cabaret Series.
Saturday, August 4, 8 p.m.; $18-$20
ArtSpace Falls Church, 410 South Maple Ave.; (571) 239-5288