Fine Art Nature Photography, by Patricia Deege. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Long Gallery at the United States Geological Survey, 2201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston. Building open to public during regular business hours, photo ID required for entry. Displayed through Sept. 28th. 703-255-1426.
Accepting Submissions for BalletNova Young Choreographers Competition.
The 2013 BalletNova Young Choreographers Competition launches in September and is open to residents of Northern Virginia. Applicants must submit a videotape via YouTube plus a short essay and recommendation from their teacher. Five finalists will be chosen virtually by a slate of internationally recognized judges, and then the public is invited to vote for their favorite choreographer through Facebook. The popular vote counts 20 percent toward the total score. For more information on how to apply please contact BalletNova at info@BalletNova.org.
Senior Olympics Deadline
Saturday, Sept. 1., register at www.nvso.us for the 2012 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics, to take place throughout Northern Virginia, Sept. 15-26. Participants can compete in over 40 events anywhere from swimming to yo-yo tricks. Events will take place on Sept.15-26 at 18 venues throughout Northern Virginia. Registration fee of $12. For more information, call 703-228-4721 or go to www.nvso.us.
Grilling Class a la Bobby Flay at Williams-Sonoma. 6-8 p.m. Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. $45. 571-203-8815 or williams-sonoma.com.
Porsche Club Car Show. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reston Town Center, Pavilion & Market Street. Collection of vintage Porsches. pcapotomac.org
Fine Art Nature Photography Exhibit, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Long Gallery at the United States Geological Survey, 2201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston. Building open to public during regular business hours, photo ID required for entry. Displayed through Sept. 28th. 703-255-1426.
A History Of Rubble and Rumblings: Earthquakes in the Eastern U.S. Lecture. 7-8 p.m. USGS Federal Facility, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston. Learn about the history of earthquakes and find out how to prepare for the next big one in your area. Free. Photo I.D. required. 703-648-7770 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JamBrew Indie Music Fest. 6-10 p.m., at the Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn Street, Herndon. Free outdoor concerts every Friday in September. http://jambrew.com/.
Great Grapes! Wine, Arts & Food Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., NE Surface Lot & Park NE Surface Lot & Park at the Reston Town Center, Reston. Admission includes unlimited sampling of 200-plus wines from 20 Virginia wineries, seminars, Gourmet Live cooking demos, continuous live music and souvenir wine glass. 800-830-3976 or uncorkthefun.com.
Great Grapes! Wine, Arts & Food Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., NE Surface Lot & Park at the Reston Town Center, Reston. Admission includes unlimited sampling of 200-plus wines from 20 Virginia wineries, seminars, Gourmet Live cooking demos, continuous live music and souvenir wine glass. 800-830-3976 or uncorkthefun.com
11th Annual Classic Car Show/Grandparents Day Celebration. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Town of Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn Street, Herndon. One hundred-plus classic cars, games (marbles, jacks, jump rope, hula hoops), face painting, crafts, art show, live doo-wopping, swing dancing, depot museum tours, food and DJing to raise funds for scholarships for the GMU School of Nursing gerontology program. Bring non-perishable food items to support the cause. 703-508-0217 or www.aarpdulles.org.
Used Book Sale. Noon-5 p.m., at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 1700 Wainwright Drive, Reston. Hundreds of books of many genres available for sale; proceeds benefit mission and outreach programs. www.stannes-reston.org.
At Home in Herndon Closing Reception. 7-9 p.m., at ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center Street, Herndon. The people’s choice awards will be revealed and a last look afforded at the exhibit depicting seasonal events and the people and places of Herndon. 703-956-6590 or www.artspaceherndon.com.