Herndon/Reston Calendar, Dec. 10-16

Herndon/Reston Calendar, Dec. 10-16


Five of a Kind is playing at the Weekend Bluegrass Concert Series at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Road, Herndon, at 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12. Call 703-435-8377.


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<cal1>Thursday/Dec. 11

<cal2> Community Performances. The Crossfield Elementary Chorus will perform, at 6 p.m., in the Reston Town Center.

Hub Theater. Enjoy a dramatic reading of "Big Love" at the Greater Reston Arts Center in the Reston Town Center, 6-7:30 p.m. Call 703-471-9242 or visit www.restonarts.org.

Book Signing. 6-9 p.m., Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern, the corner of Elden and Spring streets, Old Town Herndon. Civil War authors Don Hakenson from Alexandria, Chuck Mauro from Fairfax County, and Steve Meserve from Loudoun County will be signing and selling their books on the Civil War and local history. Call 703-435-JIMS (5467).

<cal1>Friday/Dec. 12

<cal2> Bluegrass Concert. Five of a Kind will play the Weekend Bluegrass Concert Series at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1090 Sterling Road, Herndon. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets: $12; call 703-435-8377.

Toys for Tots. MIX 107.3’s Carson and Chilli will broadcast live from Fountain Square in Reston Town Center, from 3-7 p.m., as U.S. Marines accept unwrapped toys and cash donations for Toys for Tots.

Community Performances. The Oak Hill Elementary Sixth-Grade Chorus will perform, at 7 p.m., in the Reston Town Center.

<cal1>Saturday/Dec. 13

<cal2>Lake Anne Walk. Meet at Reston's Used Book Shop in Lake Anne Center, at 5 p.m., for a walk around Lake Anne. See holiday lights go on as you walk the lake. Return to the Book Shop to warm up with hot drinks and cookies by the fireplace. Bring flashlight. Visit lakeanneplaza.com for details.

<cal1>Sunday/Dec. 14

<cal2>Community Performances. The Harvest Christian Fellowship Choral Group will perform, at 1 p.m., in the Reston Town Center.

Community Performances. The Providence Baptist Church Choir will perform, at 8 p.m., in the Reston Town Center.

<cal1>Monday/Dec. 15

<cal2>Winter Concert. Herndon Elementary School will have its winter concert at 7 p.m. The strings, band, Herndon High School guitar students and chorus will be performing.

<cal1>Thursday/Dec. 18

<cal2>Community Performances. The Fox Mill Elementary Treble Choir will perform, at 7 p.m., in the Reston Town Center.

<cal1>Tuesday/Dec. 23

<cal2>Blood Drive. Inova Blood Drive, from 12-7:30 p.m., beside the Reston Town Center Pavilion, 11900 Market St. Schedule appointments at 1-866-256-6372 or inova.org/donateblood.

<cal1>Friday/Dec. 26

<cal2>Day After Sale. Save 26 percent on all in-store items and 50 percent off all holiday items at the Dandelion Patch in Reston Town Center. Call 703-689-2240 or visit thedandelionpatch.com.

<cal1>Saturday/Dec. 27

<cal2>Jazz. The Potomac Jazz Project plays 7:30-11:30 p.m. at the Ice House Café, 760 Elden St., Herndon. Visit www.potomacjazz.com.