Weekly Diary: Remember the Titans, Beethoven and a McLean Blood Drive


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The Weekly Planner is a summary of interesting events coming up next week in the Tysons area.

We searched the web for notable events in Tysons, Vienna, Merrifield, McLean and Falls Church. Do you know which ones we missed? Tell us!

Wednesday (July 7)

  • Watchhouse at Wolf Trap – 8 p.m. at the Filene Center (1551 Trap Road) – Formerly known as Mandolin Orange, North Carolina duo Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz present a new musical journey under the name Watchhouse. Tickets will be sold in socially distant pods for two to eight people. No single ticket is available. Questions can be directed to Wolf Trap Customer Services at 703-255-1868 or by email [email protected]

Thursday (July 8)

  • Big screen on green: Remember the Titans – 8 p.m. at Glyndon Park (300 Glyndon Street NE) – Join your neighbors in Glyndon Park to watch “Remember the Titans,” a story about the TC Williams high school football team in their first season as an integrated team. This is part of the 15th Vienna City Amendment Week, a celebration of the amendment that extended voting rights to all races and ethnicities.
  • Beethoven and Bologna at Wolf Trap – 8 pm at the Filene Center – Conductor Jonathon Heyward will make his Wolf Trap debut with the National Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 7”. There will be two performances, at 8 p.m. on Thursday (July 8) and Friday (July 9). Tickets will be sold in socially distanced pods of 2 to 8 tickets with no single tickets available.
  • Summer Live Music Series: Hand Painted Swinger – 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the Upper Promenade near Boro Park (8350 Broad Street) – This week’s live musical performance at The Boro features local band Hand Painted Swinger. RSVP for more information.
  • Films in the park: The Little Giants – 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Strawberry Park (2910, avenue du district) – Mosaic District’s Films in the Park series continues with “The Little Giants” starring Rick Moranis and Ed O’Neill. The film is rated PG and will run for one hour and forty-seven minutes. Grab your picnic blanket and join your neighbors at Strawberry Park for a movie night!

Saturday (July 10)

Sunday (11 July)

  • Sunday summer concert – 5 p.m. at the McLean Central Park Gazebo (1468, boulevard Dolley Madison) – McLean’s Summer Concert Series hosts Rush tribute band Sun Dogs. Formed after Rush’s last tour, Sun Dogs aims to reproduce the iconic rock music of the Canadian band.
  • Blood collect – 7:45 am – 12:05 am at Lewinsville Church (1724, chemin du pont des chains) – The Lewinsville Presbyterian Church will be hosting its quarterly blood drive with INOVA Blood Services. The Bloodmobile will be parked in the main parking lot near the music entrance. Masks are mandatory and donors must bring photo ID. For more information and to register in advance, visit the Lewinsville Presbyterian Church website. Walk-ins are welcome!

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