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Flea Markets, Fall Festivals and Church Bazaars

<cal1>Saturday/Oct. 16

<cal2>Nelly’s Needler’s Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Handmade items by the Nelly’s Needler’s, a volunteer fundraising organization with proceeds benefiting Woodlawn. Items include: quilts and quilted items; baby gifts and toys; clothing and jewelry; holiday decorations; ornaments; painted furniture; canned/preserved/baked goods. On the grounds of Woodlawn, 9000 Richmond Highway, three miles west of Mount Vernon. Call 703-780-4000 or visit www.woodlawn1805.org.

St. Aidan's Oktoberfest and Silent Auction. 3-7 p.m. German Food and Music. 50/50 raffle. Kinderfest from 3-5 p.m. Games, Pumpkin Patch, Face Painting. Fun for everyone. St. Aidan's Episcopal Church, 8531 Riverside Rd., Alexandria. www.staidansepiscopal.org.

Big Top Country Market. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Carnival games and rides, airbrush tattoos, spin art crafts, cake walk, clowns and balloon animals. Marketplace with local vendors and BBQ cafe from Famous Dave's. At Alexandria Country Day School, 2400 Russell Road, Alexandria. Visit www.acdsnet.org.

Mega Bazaar and Craft Sale. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Over 30 crafters, silent auction with services and new merchandise, bake sale, door prizes and lunch. At Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Road, Alexandria. Call 703-765-4573 or TTY/711.

Flea Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Large selection of collectibles, trinkets, gadgets, books and attic treasures; children's items, toys and books; baked goods and lunch. All proceeds will be donated to charities. At Trinity United Methodist Church, 2911 Cameron Mills Road, Alexandria. Call 703-549-5500.

Burgundy Farm Fall Fair. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Live performances, local artisans, delicious food, a used book sale, and games and prizes for kids. At Burgundy Farm Country Day School, 3700 Burgundy Road, Alexandria.

Community Yard Sale. 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Alexandria Jaycees which are seeking sellers. Sellers may sell anything legal (appliances, clothing, toys, books, etc.) except for food and drinks. The cost for sellers is $15 per space. Seller set-up is from 6-7 a.m. At Anthony Lane Elementary School, 7137 Beulah Street, Alexandria. Visit www.alexjaycees.org or call : 703-866-7171.

<cal1>Sunday/Oct. 17

<cal2>Fall Festival. 3 to 6 p.m. Pony rides, moon bounce, games, crafts, decorating pumpkins, sing-a-longs and storytelling. At Fort Hunt Preschool, 1909 Windmill Lane, Alexandria. The rain date is Sunday, Nov. 7 from 2 to 5 p.m. Call 703-768-7584.

Rock and Roll Flea Market and Guitar Show. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 80 tables of guitars, amplifiers, drums, musical instruments, recording gear, DJ systems. Admission is $4, children under 12 free. At Northern Virginia Community College, Ernst Community Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale.

SATURDAY/OCT. 23

FACETS’ "A Taste of Fall." 7 p.m. Tickets are $35. Food, fun, entertainment, and a live and silent auction to raise funds to help families and individuals struggling with homelessness. At 8333 Little River Turnpike Annandale. Register online at www.FacetsCares.org or call 703-352-3268.

Community Yard Sale. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. At Raceway Farms,

Newington, off Telegraph Road, between Beulah Road and Fairfax County Parkway. The Rain Date is Sunday, Oct. 24.

<cal1>Oct. 23-24

<cal2>Fall Harvest Celebration. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Horse-drawn wagon rides, wheat treading in the 16-sided barn, a straw bale maze, early-American games, music and demonstrations. $15 adults; $14 seniors; $7 children 6-11; free for children under 5. At George Washington’s Farm in Mount Vernon. Visit.MountVernon.org or call 703-780-2000.

SATURDAY/OCT. 30

Rummage Sale. 8 a.m. to noon. High-quality used infants', children's and maternity gear, including clothing, toys, games, books and furniture. At Fort Hunt Preschool, 1909 Windmill Lane, Alexandria. Visit www.forthuntpreschool.com or call 703-768-7584.

<cal1>Saturday/Nov. 6

<cal2>Church Yard Sale. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain date is Nov. 13. Tables are available for $15. Crafters are welcome. Sponsored by the Presbyterian Women of Fairlington Presbyterian Church. 80 percent of proceeds go to the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Fund and others to build permanent housing in Haiti. At Fairlington Presbyterian Church, 3846 King Street, Alexandria.