Future of Fairfax County Schools: Join the League of Women Voters at Star Nut Gourmet, 1445 Laughlin Ave., at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday for a discussion of the future of Fairfax County schools. More information here.
Gingerbread House Decorating Class: Fluffy Thoughts, 1320 Old Chain Bridge Road, invites you to come decorate a pre-assembled gingerbread house, baked from scratch. The business will provide the candy and icing. Cost: $75 per person, ages 8 and up. The class is 11 a.m. Saturday. More information here.
Great Falls Studios Holiday Show & Sale: More than 30 members of Great Falls Studios will be on hand for the annual Holiday Show & Sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wolftrap Center for Education, 1645 Trap Road in Vienna. The event is free, and the event announcement promises "everyone will leave with a story." More information here.
'The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves': Catch a holiday musical based on the classic Grimm fairy tale at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. More information here.
Christmas Bird Count: Join a naturalist at Potomac Overlook Regional Park for the annual Christmas Bird Count. Binoculars will be available. It's at 8 a.m. Saturday. More information here.