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Volunteer Opportunities

The Fairfax Station Railroad Museum needs volunteer docents on Sunday afternoons from 1-4 p.m. Greet museum visitors and tell them about the exhibits, the Museum and its railroad and Civil War history. Ideal for people who live in the Fairfax, Burke, Clifton or Fairfax Station area and want to contribute to the local community through volunteerism. Docents should possess good people skills. This is a perfect opportunity for those interested in railroads, the Civil War and Northern Virginia history. Training and orientation provided. Other volunteer opportunities are gardening, publicity and exhibit planning. The Museum is located at 11200 Fairfax Station Road in Fairfax Station, Va. Call Michael at 703-945-7483 for more information.

California Tortilla Opens in Lorton

This week, restaurant chain California Tortilla opens its newest location in Lorton, with Grand Opening festivities and promotions all day Friday, Nov. 8. What’s more, this will be the first location to introduce Yo! Tort, California Tortilla’s new soft-serve frozen yogurt.

The Grand Opening celebration will commence with the ceremonial "Cutting of the Burrito" at noon on Nov. 8, to officially open the store for business. And as a thank you for welcoming Cal Tort to the neighborhood, all customers that visit the new location will be treated to one free burrito and a drink from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Plus, the lucky first 20 people in line that morning each receive a Burrito Elito loyalty card loaded with free burritos for a year.

California Tortilla is located in the Lorton Station Marketplace shopping center at: 9447 Lorton Market Street.

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Correction: This article previously stated that free burritos would be given on Tuesday, Nov. 12. However, that date is incorrect. Free burritos were given on the opening ceremony on Friday, Nov. 8.