Do you have an event to share on Patch? Email email@example.com.The Hylton Performing Arts Center's 2013-2014 season opens on Saturday at 8 p.m. with "Classical Connections," an exciting musical fusion of classical music and popular favorites by Peter Nero, a noted pianist and conductor. Tickets start at $44 for adults and $30 for children. Mason students who present ID can attend for free. Buy tickets online here. Subscriptions to the 2013-2014 season are still available for purchase.
There’s not much left in the summer concert season, but Jiffy Lube Live amphitheater is going to “Do It Again.” Steely Dan will be taking the stage with classic hits like “Reelin’ in the Years” and “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number.” From $42. 7:30 p.m. Friday. 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow.
High school isn’t just for students this weekend. Potomac High School Community Day will include a 5K color run at 8 a.m. Saturday. Events also include a moon bounce, dunk tank, book swap, relays and other games, face painting, performances and more. 10 a.m. Saturday. 3401 Panther Pride Drive, Dumfries.
The official start for the Cox Farms Fall Festival isn’t here yet, but that shouldn’t stop you. The Preview Weekend includes all the hayrides, giant slides, swings, animals and live music you’d expect, along with apples, cider and pumpkins. $14. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 15621 Braddock Road, Centreville.
There will be rocking ‘60s music at the Workhouse Arts Center. The Sixth Generation will be performing classic tunes. The performance will be outdoors at the Rizer Pavilion, weather permitting. Seating is available, but you can also bring your own. $10-$15. 8 p.m. Friday at 9601 Ox Road, Lorton.