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Weekend’s Best Bets in Falls Church

See what’s going on in Falls Church over Thanksgiving weekend

If you're stuck in a food coma after your Thanksgiving Day feast, relax in the Little City with a trip to Stifel & Capra to meet November visiting artist Kathleen McFall and for a Black Friday brunch or head to Red, White & Bleu's tasting room on Sunday afternoon. For those looking to get into the holiday spirit, see the Classical Ballet Theatre of Northern Virginia's production of The Nutcracker in Annandale. And if you're up for a night out, head to the State Theatre for a blues rock show or to Signature Theatre for a performance of Dying City.

November Visiting Artist at Stifel & Capra: Kathleen McFall: Joining Stifel & Capra in the Alcove Gallery on the second floor this month is Kathleen McFall. Kathleen earned a BFA at JMU. She works in watercolor, acrylics and oils, but loves to dabble with drawing media as well. She draws many of her motifs from the garden and landscape of her home in Virginia as well as coastal North Carolina.
Friday, Nov. 23 – Friday, Nov. 30, times vary; Free
260 West Broad St.; 703-533-3557

Black Friday Brunch: Head to Stifel & Capra at 10 a.m. for the boutique’s delicious annual Black Friday brunch featuring bagels and champagne (while they last!) plus one-of-a-kind gifts for you from their resident artists and artisans.
Friday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Free
260 West Broad St.; 703-533-3557

The Nighthawks: Enjoy an evening of blues rock at the State Theatre with electric Chicago blues masters the Nighthawks and rhythm & blues openers the Skip Castro Band.  
Friday, Nov. 23, 7 p.m. doors and 9 p.m. show; $20
220 N. Washington St.; 703-237-03oo

Dying City: Catch one of the final two performances of this bold new play at 2 or 8 p.m. on November 24. Dying City offers an intimate look at a passive aggressive face-off between a man whose twin brother Craig died in Iraq and his sister-in-law. Their emotional skirmish intersperses with flashbacks of Craig’s last night home before deployment.
Saturday, Nov. 24, 2 and 8 p.m.; $39-$75
Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave. Arlington, VA; 703-820-9771

Red, White & Bleu Tasting Room: Join locals at neighborhood favorite Red, White & Bleu for an afternoon tasting.
Sunday, Nov. 25, 1-5 p.m.; Prices may vary
127 S. Washington St; 703-533-9463

Classical Ballet Theatre of Northern Virginia Presents The Nutcracker: Catch this holiday production with choreography by Nell Hacker and Alisher Saburov. The Classical ballet Theatre of Northern Virginia's festival adaptation of the famous ballet is a local favorite with sold-out performances every year. Purchase your tickets early for the best seats available. Refreshments, souvenirs and gifts are available.
Sunday, Nov. 25, 2 p.m.; $25; $20 students, seniors and children
Ernst Theatre at Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Tpke. Annandale, VA; 703-471-0750

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