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Weekend Guide: June 6-9

THURSDAY 6

Beauty and the Beast

Based on the Academy Award-winning Disney film Beauty and the Beast, it tells the story of Belle, a beautiful and intelligent young woman who feels out of place in her provincial French village. When her father is imprisoned in a mysterious castle, Belle’s attempt to rescue him leads to her capture by the Beast, a grisly and fearsome monster, who was long ago trapped in his gruesome form by and enchantress. The only way for the Beast to become human once again is if he learns to love and be loved in return. 7:30 p.m., $16-$32, Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace Falls Church, 410 S. Maple Falls Church, Va.

FRIDAY 7

Rosslyn Cinema: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Every Friday this summer, you and the family can enjoy a movie under the stars! Bring a blanket or low chairs and come out to enjoy a showing of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Movie starts at dusk. Grab some tasty eats on-site from the Popped Republic popcorn truck and other food trucks. 8 p.m., FREE, Arlington Gateway Park, Arlington, Va.

The Talented Clementine (World Premiere)

Based on the book by Sara Pennypacker: Clementine gets nervous when her third grade teacher announces that her class will be putting on a talent show to raise money for the spring trip. She can’t sing or dance or play an instrument like her super talented friend Margaret, and what talents she does have would not work on a stage. Clementine must find an act, any act, to perform before the night of the big show. But with only a few days to do so, can she put it together in time? Recommended for ages 6 and older. 7:30 p.m., $12-$15, Gunston Arts Center Theater One, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington, Va.

Celebrate Fairfax! Festival

Enjoy Northern Virginia’s largest community-wide celebration at the eighth annual Celebrate Fairfax! Festival. This festival lasts three days and is filled with over 300 unique exhibits, food vendors and interactive activities that will make you proud to visit Fairfax. June 7, 6 p.m.; June 8, 10 a.m.; June 9, 11 a.m., FREE, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., Fairfax, Va.

SATURDAY 8

Northern Virginia’s All Star Comic Con

Northern Virginia’s All Star Comic Con is a weekend-long celebration of comics, art, gaming and pop culture fandoms for all ages. The convention boasts three full, sold out ballrooms featuring pop culture vendors (toys, comics, games, etc), writers, artists and various creators. Additionally, All Star Comic Con hosts a kids’ center with workshops, panels, sessions, interactive attractions, gaming rooms, musical performances and celebrity appearances. 10 a.m., $35-$99 (Children 8 and under are FREE), Sheraton Tysons, 8661 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, Va.

Celebrate Fairfax! Festival

Enjoy Northern Virginia’s largest community-wide celebration at the eighth annual Celebrate Fairfax! Festival. This festival lasts three days and is filled with over 300 unique exhibits, food vendors and interactive activities that will make you proud to visit Fairfax. June 7, 6 p.m.; June 8, 10 a.m.; June 9, 11 a.m., FREE, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., Fairfax, Va.

SUNDAY 9

Youth Fishing Event

Learn the basics of fishing. Under age 16 must have adult supervision. Some loaner rods and reels available. Free bait. Free lunch to all attendees. Free goodie bag provided by Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries. To register or more information, contact John McMann at 703-508-6232 or email mcmann926@gmail.com. 9 a.m., FREE, C. F. Phelps WMA, Sumerduck Fauquier County, Va.

Scottish Tea

This special Scottish Tea features tasty delicacies, delightful tea and scholarly discussions on the Scottish heritage of Dumfries. RSVP your spot today while tickets last! 10 a.m., $25-$30, Weems-Botts Museum Annex, 3944 Cameron St., Dumfries, Va.

Celebrate Fairfax! Festival

Enjoy Northern Virginia’s largest community-wide celebration at the eighth annual Celebrate Fairfax! Festival. This festival lasts three days and is filled with over 300 unique exhibits, food vendors and interactive activities that will make you proud to visit Fairfax. June 7, 6 p.m.; June 8, 10 a.m.; June 9, 11 a.m., FREE, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., Fairfax, Va.

Fiesta Asia

Silver Spring has been showcasing the spirit of Fiesta Asia since 2010! The festival brings together the diverse Asian cultures on one street where visitors can experience the richness of the arts and tradition the region has to offer. Enjoy music, dance, martial arts demonstrations, crafts, food, shopping and much more. 10 a.m., FREE, 916 Ellsworth Dr., Silver Spring, Md.

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