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<cal2>Lightscapes is an exhibit of stained glass by Erwin Straubinger of Springfield and photograms by Jan Bender of Great Falls. The exhibit opens runs through Nov. 3, at the Artist's Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. The gallery is open Monday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For gallery information, call 703-494-0584.
"A Family Garden," watercolors by Marni Maree. Exhibit runs through Thursday, Nov. 6, at The Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. "A Family Garden" is a series of portraits of the special women in Maree's life. Maree is a member of the Arts Council of Fairfax County; the Art League, Alexandria; Vienna Art Society; Fairfax Art League and is currently the president of Springfield Art Guild. Gallery hours: Monday, closed; Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 12-5 p.m.
9th Annual Student Mixed Media Glass Show, featuring intermediate and advanced level work, runs through Nov. 1, at the Virginia Stained Glass Company, 5248-A Port Royal Road, Springfield. Viewing times: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, 12-5 p.m. Free. For more information, call 703-425-4611.
Florals and Landscapes: Watercolors by Karin Sebolka. Exhibit runs Nov. 7-30, at The Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. An artist's reception takes place Nov. 29, 12-4 p.m. Gallery hours: Monday, closed; Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, 12-5 p.m. For more information, call 703-569-5731.
The Yarn Barn, located at 9413-C Old Burke Lake Road, Burke is hosting a trunk show of Manos del Uruguay yarns and patterns, from Nov. 22-29. Shop models will be available to see what can be done with this wool yarn. Contact Penny Sanford, proprietor, at 703-978-2220 for more information or directions. Shop hours are daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; closed Sundays. Open late Thursday evenings to 9 p.m., and on class nights. Visit www.geocities.com/theyarnbarnonline for class schedules and more information.
Flea Market, co-sponsored by the Merrifield Lions Club and the Arlington-Fairfax Elks Lodge, takes place every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, located at 8421 Arlington Blvd. (Route 50) in Fairfax. No rain dates. 175 vendor spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations for vendors can be made by calling 703-560-3023. Charge for vendors is $15 per space.
Fairfax farmers' market is open Tuesdays, through Oct. 29, at Van Dyck Park on Old Lee Highway. For more information about Fairfax County farmers' markets, call 703-941-7987; TTY 703-324-3988.
Kingstowne farmers' market is open Fridays, 4-7 p.m., at Kingstowne Center off Manchester Lakes, Alexandria. For more information about Fairfax County farmers' markets, call 703-941-7987; TTY 703-324-3988.
Burke Centre farmers' market is open Saturdays, through Nov. 8, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., in the Virginia Railway express parking lot at 5671 Roberts Parkway. For more information about Fairfax County farmers' markets, call 703-941-7987; TTY 703-324-3988.
Personalized Internet tutoring. Learn to use the Web or increase skill level, through Nov. 30. Call for an appointment. Ages 12 and up. At the Fairfax City Regional Library, 3915 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Call 703-293-6227 to register.
Personalized Internet and catalog training. Basics for beginners, through Nov. 30. Call for an appointment. Adults. At the Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Call 703-644-7333 to register.
Personalized Internet Tutoring. Learn how to use the
Web or increase skills. Call for appointments. At Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria, 703-339-4610.
Book Sale. At the Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria.
Book Sale. At Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield, 703-451-8055.
Practice English. Every Wednesday, 10:15 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., at the Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Conversation group for people learning English. Adults. Call 703-339-4610.
Fourth annual Holiday Extravaganza. Spaces are still available for the juried craft show sponsored by the Thomas Jefferson High School crew team. The show will take place Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. For information about the show or to request an application, contact Susan Johnson at 703-321-8373 or Elaine Wade at 703-425-6256.
12th annual Holiday Happening. Spaces are still available for the juried craft show. The show will take place Saturday, Nov. 8, at W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax. For information about the show or to request an application, contact Susan Johnson at 703-321-8373 or Elaine Wade at 703-425-6256.
“American Landscape,” William Noland's multimedia installation, with Scott Lindroth, will be on display, through Nov. 12, at George Mason University’s Johnson Center Gallery.