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Get Out: Irish music, St. Patty's 5K, Spring Book Sale

If you are looking for things to do this weekend, here are some fun events happening in and around Oakton.

Friday, March 15

Oakton High School Varsity Baseball Game.  6 p.m.  Home game, versus Washington and Lee High School.  Oakton High School.

The Flying Cows of Ventry and Conor Malone. 7:30-9:30 p.m.,
at The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Live Irish music from area bands: The Flying Cows of Ventry play in the restaurant and Conor Malone plays in the cellar. www.theauldshebeenva.com.

Saturday, March 16

Lucky Leprechaun 5K at Potomac River Running. 8:30 a.m., at
Potomac River Running, 11911 Democracy Drive, Reston. Sport your best St. Patrick's Day bling for this 3.1 mile run, and celebrate at the Clyde's St.
Patrick's Day post-race party. 703-689-0999 or prraces.com

2013 Spring Used Book Sale. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Oakton
Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place, Oakton. The Friends of Oakton Library hold the sale featuring shelves and shelves of books for bottom dollar. 703-242-4020.

Clyde’s of Reston Third Annual St. Patrick’s Day
Party in the Pavilion
. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., at Clyde's, 11905 Market St.,
Reston. Great Clyde’s food, Guinness beer, Irish folk dancing, fun children’s
activities including a moon bounce and face painting; enjoy live entertainment all day long. 703-787-6601 or www.clydes.com.

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m., at George Mason
University's Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Maestro
Christopher Zimmerman leads the orchestra on a salute to Johann and Richard Strauss; pre-concert lecture begins at 7 p.m., presented by musicologist Rachel Franklin. $25-55 for adults; $5 for students ages 6-18. www.fairfaxsymphony.org.

Sunday, March 17

Mosby's Herndon Station Raid Reenactment 2013. 10 a.m.-3
p.m., at Downtown Herndon at Lynn and Station streets at the W&OD Depot, 717 Lynn Street, Herndon. Come experience the reenactment of the Herndon Station Raid. www.HerndonHistoricalSociety.org.

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