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Calendar of Events

AUGUST

19th Annual Reston Century Bike Tour. This Reston Bike Club Tour will start and finish at the Reston Town Center. Sunday, Aug. 24; registration at 6 a.m. Equity Office Pavilion and WO&D Trail. Call 703-689-4699.

Works Sunday. An annual event that brings people of different faiths from Reston and Herndon together for community service and fellowship. Visit www.trinityherndon.org.

<cal1>SEPTEMBER

<cal2>Clyde's Annual Oktoberfest. Authentic German food, music, and dancing, Friday-Sunday, Sept. 19-21. Equity Office Pavilion, Reston Town Center. Call 703-787-6601.

Multicultural Festival. An event featuring music, dance, art, crafts and foods from around the world at Lake Anne Village Center, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20. Admission is free. Call 703-648-2838 or visit www.restonweb.com/multiculturalfestival/.

<cal1>OCTOBER

<cal2>Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Light the Night. Evening fundraising walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by cancer, Saturday, Oct. 4, from 5:30-9 p.m. Equity Office Pavilion, Reston Town Center. 703-960-1100.

Community Convention. The Reston Association, Reston Community Center, Reston Citizens Association and others participate in a meet and greet opportunity at the Reston Town Center Pavilion to welcome all newcomers. Call 703-437-9580.

House Tour. The Reston Historic Trust will hold this annual event featuring five privately owned homes in Reston on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Take a self-conducted tour and refreshments. Reston Limousine provides complimentary mini-bus shuttle service. Call the Reston Museum at 703-709-7700.

RCC Community Picnic. The Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, sponsors this fried chicken and all the fixings event for all Reston families on the day of the RCC Preference Pull. Adults can vote and eat on the lawn. Call 703-476-4500.

<cal1>NOVEMBER

<cal2>Holiday Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting. Friday, Nov. 28 at 11 a.m. (parade) and 6 p.m. (tree lighting) at Market Street, Reston Town Center.

Ethics Day. Tuesday, Nov. 25 at the Sheraton Reston. Sponsored by Greater Reston Chambers of Commerce. Call Andrew Sterling at 703-707-9045. Visit www.restonchamber.org.

<cal1>DECEMBER

<cal2>Celebrations. Winter party and auction on Monday, Dec. 8. Sponsored by Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Call 703-707-9045. Visit www.restonchamber.org.

New Year’s Celebrations. Welcome the new year at Reston’s Lake Anne Center. Call the Historic Trust at 703-709-7700.

<cal1>JANUARY

<cal2>MLK Celebration. An annual celebration of the holiday commemorating Dr. King’s birthday and his contribution to the country features entertainment, cultural presentations and food for all at South Lakes High School.

<cal1>FEBRUARY

<cal2>Annual Juried Exhibition. Greater Reston Arts Center, 11911 Freedom Drive, Suite 110. Call 703-471-9242 for updated information.

<cal1>MARCH

<cal2>St. Patrick's Day Celebration. Ancient Order of Hibernians annual event at St. John Neumann's Parish Hall, 11900 Lawyers Road. Call 703-264-0567 or 703-724-0524.

Annual Kaleidoscope Student Choreography Showcase. Presented by Reston Institute for the Arts at Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road. Call 703-476-4500.

Reston Town Center Easter Celebrations. See www.restontowncenter.com or call 703-481-6600.

An Eggnormous Egg Hunt. Presented by the Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road. Call 703-476-4500.

<cal1>APRIL

<cal2>Annual Best of Reston Dinner. Reston Interfaith and the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce recognize 8-10 people who have contributed significantly to Reston. The event will benefit the RC and Reston Interfaith.

Annual MS Walk. The walk starts and finishes at Reston Town Center for the benefit of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. For more information, call 202-296-5363.

Herndon Rotary Club Dinner. Annual event honoring a citizen for years of volunteer service and leadership. Sponsored by Herndon Rotary Club. For more information, call 703-761-4747.

<cal1>MAY

<cal2>Reston Home Grown Farmers Market. Featuring over 20 vendors selling fruits, vegetables, plants and baked goods. Every Saturday from 8-noon from mid-May until the first of November at Lake Anne Center.

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival. Features artwork by painters, sculptors, crafters and jewelers. Musical entertainment, festival food and children's activities, May 22 and 23. For more information, call 703-471-9242.

Bike to Work Day. Activities and displays at Reston Town Center promoting the benefits of cycling to work.

Memorial Day Services. Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Herndon, sponsored by the Herndon-Reston American Legion Post 184. Avenue of Flags display honors veterans from the local community. Call Doug Swisher at 703-435-9340.

<cal1>JUNE

<cal2>Taste of the Town. Food extravaganza featuring local restaurants and entertainment. Reston Town Center. Call 703-707-9045.

Reston Town Center Grand Prix. The Mid-Atlantic's top men and women racers compete for thousands in cash and prizes. All races held on a demanding 3/4-mile circuit through the heart of the Reston Town Center, with sprint finishes on the bricks at the Market Street pavilion. Music, race commentary and a festival atmosphere. Visit www.evolutioncycling.org.

<cal1>JULY

<cal2>Reston Festival. Celebrate Reston's birthday at Lake Anne Center, Washington Plaza. Visit www.restonfestival.com. Call 703-435-7989.

July Fourth Fireworks. Fireworks Display at Lake Fairfax Park at Hunters Mill and Barron Cameron. Contact Fairfax County Parks at 703-324-8700.

July Fourth Celebration. Lake Newport Pool, 11601 Newport Road. Call the Reston Association at 703-437-9580. Visit www.reston.org.

Reston Community Center "Take a Break" Concerts. Thursdays 7-9 p.m. Equity Office Pavilion, Reston Town Center. Call 703-689-4699.

<cal1>SEASONAL

<cal2>Reston Farmer's Market. Saturdays, May to November from 8 a.m.-noon. Parking Lot of Lake Anne Village Center.

Reston Concerts on the Town. Saturdays in July and August, 7:30-10 p.m., Equity Office Pavilion, Reston Town Center. Call 703-689-4699.