Weekend in Vienna, McLean, Great Falls

Weekend in Vienna, McLean, Great Falls

Friday/Oct. 16

Family Force 5. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Avenue East, Vienna. http://www.familyforce5.com/

Julie Fowlis in Concert. 8 p.m. McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean. Tickets: $20-$35.

Bennett’s Curse. 3:30-10 p.m. Old Firehouse Teen Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. OFTC Friday field trip. $50/$40 members. www.mcleancenter.org.

Friday-Sunday/Oct. 16-18

Great Falls Studios 2015 Art Tour. Travel the back roads and main streets of the village to individual and group studios. Meet more than 40 GFS member artists - quilters, painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, photographers and more - in their natural environment. Demonstrations, exhibits and hands on activities in creative spaces. Exceptional art for sale. www.GreatFallsStudios.com.

Saturday/Oct. 17

Family Halloween Party. 11 a.m. Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Avenue East, Vienna. Come join the fall family fun at the Town of Vienna Halloween On The Green event. Activities include a costume parade, spooky crafts, games & prizes, storytelling, moonbounces and more.

Providence Fall Festival. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Providence Baptist Church, 8980 Brook Road, McLean. Games and crafts for children, pumpkin carving, hay rides, pony rides, slides, and moon bounces. Vendors and artisans include Thirty-One, Scentsy, Jamberry Nails, Rodan & Fields and more. Participate in one of the old fashion cake walks or just sit back and enjoy funnel cakes and festival foods. Free admission, rain or shine, fun for all ages.

Model Trains and Thomas at Open House. 1-5 p.m. 231 Dominion Road NE, Vienna. See and hear model trolleys and steam and diesel trains plus Thomas and some of his friends in the Historic Vienna Train Station along the W&OD trail just past the Caboose. 703-938-5157. www.nvmr.org.

Vale Fall Fair. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Vale Schoolhouse, 3124 Fox Mill Road, Oakton.The historic Vale Fall Fair has been held since 1934. Pie eating contest, balloons, bake sale, toy and book sale, crafts, music, barbecue, Oakton Eagle Presentation, instrument petting zoo, haunted forest. Kids, bring your Halloween costumes for the parade.

LEGO Architecture Event. 2 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 7851 L Tysons Corner Center, McLean. Children will have the opportunity to build with Architecture Studio bricks, discuss the inspiration for their build and explore how they can use basic architecture shapes and principles to influence it. Children with age of 14 and up are invited. Free admission. For registration, call 703-506-2937.

Saturday-Sunday/Oct. 17-18

Tysons Fall Harvest Festival. 12-5 p.m. Lerner Town Square at Tysons II, 8025 Galleria Drive. Arts and crafts, petting zoo, moon bounce, great craft beers, 10 of Virginia’s best wineries, and more tastes of fall.

Claude Moore Colonial Farm 1771 Market Fair. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Warm yourself by the fires and enjoy the splendor of autumn with crisp local apples, warm savory meat pies and hearty breads, or let Market Fair entertainers, tradesmen and the militia amuse and educate you. Visit www.1771.org.

Saturday/Oct. 17-24

Roald Dahl Double Feature. 2 & 7 p.m. Marshall High School, 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. George C. Marshall’s drama department will open the 2015-2016 Season with a Roald Dahl Double Feature including “The Twits” and “Danny, the Champion of the World.” Tickets $5-$15. http://statesmentheatre.org. 703-714-5400.

Sunday/Oct. 18

Passion for Fashion. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Bloomingdale’s Tysons Corner, 8100 Tyson's Corner Center, McLean. SafeSpot’s largest fundraising event of the year. The show features delicious brunch, irresistible raffle items and a catwalk filled with on-trend fashions from leading designers in the industry. At the Fashion Show’s conclusion, attendees are free to shop at their leisure while sponsor, Bloomingdale’s, generously donates 10% of the event’s sales to SafeSpot. Contact Melissa Larson, melissalarsonathome@yahoo.com, 703-598-0720.

Anniversary Wine Dinner. 7-9 p.m. Ruth's Chris Steak House, 8521 Leesburg Pike, McLean. This dinner explores 90+ rated wines paired with dishes from around the globe. Wines will be everything from cool climate Sonoma Pinot Noir to classic International favorites. $95. http://www.ruthschris.com/restaurant-locations/tysons-corner.

Vienna Crop Walk for Hunger. 2 p.m. Meet at the Vienna Town Green, walk up to three miles in the Vienna community & return to the Town Green for refreshments and door prizes. Money raised goes to CHO (Committee Helping Others )locally and to Church World Services (www.cwsglobal.org ) for emergency help and disaster relief abroad. Sign up at www.viennacropwalk.org.

French Storytime. 3 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 7851 L Tysons Corner Center, McLean, VA 22033. Join as they welcome the French Academy to the store for a special French Storytime. Free admission.