Belle Aire School, northeast corner of Burke Lake Road and Pohick Road
Photo by Nan Netherton
This coming weekend, Fairfax County will mark its 275th anniversary with events celebrating the history of the county. The signature celebration of the anniversary will take place on June 17, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the area surrounding the Historic Fairfax Courthouse located in central Fairfax. And for this special day, Nicholas Fairfax (14th Lord Fairfax of Cameron), and his wife Annabel will be attending the celebration as honored guests all the way from England.
Throughout the event, there will be historically themed family-friendly activities and demonstrations, live musical performances, over 80 historical organizations and attractions showcasing their sites and neighborhoods, reenactors and living history demonstrations, talks on a variety of topics in the Historic Fairfax Courthouse, Revolutionary War memorial plaque dedication ceremony at 11 a.m.