Entertainment Calendar: Reston, Herndon
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Entertainment Calendar: Reston, Herndon

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Ongoing
Art Exhibit: Things That Don't Have Names. Through June 22, gallery hours at Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston. Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents a site-specific sculptural installation by DC-based artist Stephanie J. Williams, whose work explores themes of identity through omission and inclusion. Visit restonarts.org or call 703-471-9242.

Golden Age Musical. Through June 23, at NextStop Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. From Artistic Director Evan Hoffmann comes a wildly inventive re-imagining of an American mega-musical as no one has seen it before. Singin’ in the Rain has all the magic and glamour of the greatest movie musical ever made. So, when the projector at a super-fan screening of the film goes up in smoke, the hosts save the day… after all, in theatre, the show must always go on. $40-55. Visit www.nextstoptheatre.org/shows/singin-in-the-rain.

Art Exhibit: Beaches, Canyons, Caves and Cows. Through June 30, gallery hours at RCC Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Mother and daughter artists, Ann Millard and Elena Botts, will display their individual artistic endeavors as they exhibit together for the first time. Millard’s acrylic mixed media work is colorful and abstract; Botts’s portraiture is surrealistic and organic. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com for more.

Art Exhibit: Rough around the Edges. Through July 6, gallery hours at ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center St., Herndon. On display through July 6, Rough around the Edges - Works in Paper by Ronni Jolles. Jolles’s work has a three dimensional quality to it, due to the textures of the papers, gathered from around the world, and the way in which the paper is manipulated as it is glued to the canvas. Acrylic paints and sealants are then used on top of each layer of paper to add more variation in color, to bring out textures, and to protect the paper. Call 703-956-6590 or visit www.artspaceherndon.org.

Art Exhibit: A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination. Through Aug. 27, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Signature at Reston Town Center, 11850 Freedom Drive, Reston. Gallery hours at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination, a solo exhibition featuring work by painter Douglas Moulden. Maryland based painter Moulden exhibits a series of large-scale acrylic on panel paintings developed from photographs and memory inspired by exploration of the woods near his home. Visit restonarts.org for more.

Herndon Farmers Market. Thursdays, through mid-November, 8 a.m-12:30 p.m. in Historic Downtown Herndon, Lynn Street. Vendors will offer seasonal plants, produce, baked goods, meats and more; all sold by local growers and producers. Additional enhancements to the market include seasonal events and entertainment, including "Farmers' Market Fun Days," free performances for the whole family. Visit www.herndon-va.gov/FarmersMarket for more.

Thursday/June 20

Girl Power! Book Club. 2 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. The Girl Power! Book Club will discuss the novel Lemons by Melissa Savage. Readers of all ages are welcome to join us at this meeting to hear sisters Ceci and Lucy Sturman present and discuss their novel, Enabled, a 19-year story of inseparable sisterhood. A vulnerable exposition of the sisters' lives illustrates how Lucy, radiant, theatrical and diagnosed with Down Syndrome, has been able to reclaim her ability with the help of her older sister, Ceci, who finds her own gifts illuminated through their relationship. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Friday/June 21

RCC Fun Around Town: Free Play. 6-8 p.m. at Cedar Ridge Community Center, 1601 Becontree Lane #1C. Come out to Reston Community Center’s Free Play event with inflatables, recreation equipment and kid-friendly activities. Free, drop-in. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.net/attend-shows-events-exhibits/event-detail/2019/06/21/default-calendar/rcc-fun-around-town-FreePlay or call 703-390-6158.

Saturday/June 22

Summer Vibes: Tie-Dye. 9-10:30 a.m. at Herndon Town Hall Green, 730 Elden St., Herndon. Celebrate the start of Summer. Bring the good vibes and Herndon will supply the shirts (while supplies last) along with all other materials needed to create awesome tie-dye. All ages welcome. Pay on-site day of event, cash or check only. $5. Call 703-787-7300, ext. 2115 or visit www.herndon-va.gov/about-us/recreation/special-events.

Stuff the Bus. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Elden Street Safeway, 413 Elden St., Herndon. Benefitting LINK. Many individuals and families continue to go hungry and the demand becomes more acute in the summer when children no longer get school meals. Area food pantries work tirelessly, but they need help to restock when their shelves run low. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/neighborhood-community-services/stuff-the-bus for more.

Author Event: Terry Catasus Jennings. 11 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Award-winning author of children's non-fiction and fact-based fiction, Terry Catasus Jennings will read to the Bookworms Club at the Reston Regional Library and help us with a science-based activity.

Meet the Artist: Ronni Jolles. 7-9 p.m. at ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center St., Herndon. On display through July 6, Rough around the Edges - Works in Paper by Ronni Jolles. Jolles’s work has a three dimensional quality to it, due to the textures of the papers, gathered from around the world, and the way in which the paper is manipulated as it is glued to the canvas. Acrylic paints and sealants are then used on top of each layer of paper to add more variation in color, to bring out textures, and to protect the paper. Each piece is one-of-a-kind. Call 703-956-6590 or visit www.artspaceherndon.org.

Sunday/June 23

Author Event: Julie Langsdorf and Angie Kim. 2 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Authors Julie Langsdorf (The White Elephant) and Angie Kim (Miracle Creek) had to reschedule their May appearance. Meet them and hear them discuss their debut novels. Register through Eventbrite. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Wednesday/June 26

Music in the Parks - "Feast for Young Ears." 10 a.m. at Frying Pan Park, 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra is partnering with Fairfax County Parks to provide free Music in the Parks children’s concerts. The performances are engaging and interactive experiences; perfect for young, first-time concert-goers. Each concert offers an introduction to the musicians, their instruments, their roles in creating the music, and features a wide variety of musical selections from classical music to the familiar music of today. Visit www.fairfaxsymphony.org/concerts-in-the-parks.

Friday/June 28

Live Music: Holly Montgomery Band. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Saturday/June 29

July 4th in June. All day at Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston. Get the nation’s birthday party started early. The park opens at dawn and the fun continues until the last fireworks disappear from the sky after dark. The water park is open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. There will be live music with Modern Vintage and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores from 3:30-9 p.m. Food vendors will be on hand throughout the day. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.. The park generally closes to new arrivals around 8:45 p.m. Walk or bike to the park and admission is free. There is a parking fee of $10 per vehicle. The rain date Sunday/June30. Call 703-471-5414 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/lake-fairfax.

Music in the Parks - "Feast for Young Ears." 10 a.m. at E.C. Lawrence Park Amphitheater, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra is partnering with Fairfax County Parks to provide free Music in the Parks children’s concerts. The performances are engaging and interactive experiences; perfect for young, first-time concert-goers. Each concert offers an introduction to the musicians, their instruments, their roles in creating the music, and features a wide variety of musical selections from classical music to the familiar music of today. Visit www.fairfaxsymphony.org/concerts-in-the-parks.

Monday/July 1

Registration Deadline. Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta. Over 50 participating teams of all ages will construct and decorate their own life-size cardboard boats and then race them on Lake Anne. Register at www.restonmuseum.org/cardboard.

July 1-29

Art Exhibit: Lasting Impressions. Gallery hours at RCC Lake Anne - Jo Ann Rose Gallery, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. Lasting Impressions is about those images that evoke personal memories. From depictions of the Reston paths to scenes in the kitchens of friends and family, these paintings represent places that have meaning in Karen Danenberger’s life and show what she has noticed about the world around her. Most of these works were completed in the past five years. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com.

July 1-Aug. 18

Art Exhibit: For the Love of Art. Gallery hours at RCC Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Through a myriad of styles and media – oil, watercolor, pen and ink – Angie Magruder, a long-time Reston resident, shares her many talents as an artist in this exhibit at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/.

Thursday/July 4

Firecracker 5K for the Troops. 8 a.m. at Reston Town Center. Join in an Independence Day 5K celebration and show support for the stars and stripes. Runners and walkers of all paces can register for this patriotic family-friendly event, presented by Leidos and Potomac River Running. Call 703-689-0999 or visit prraces.com/firecracker/.

July 4 Celebration. Noon-4 p.m. at Lake Newport Recreation Area, 11601 Lake Newport Road, Reston. Come to the pool and for the festivities before heading off to enjoy fireworks. Enjoy a DJ, contests and prizes. Pizza, popcorn and cotton candy will be available for purchase. This program is cancelled in the event of rain. Registration is not required. Contact Ashleigh@reston.org or 703-435-6577

Herndon's 4th Of July Celebration. 6:30 p.m. at Bready Park softball field, 814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon. Join the Town of Herndon for a family-fun event featuring patriotic arts & craft activities, live music, family games, bingo, food vendors selling dinner and dessert items, and more. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. All coolers and bags may be searched. No alcohol, glass containers or personal fireworks allowed. Free admission. Visit www.herndon-va.gov/recreation/special-events/4th-of-july or call 703-787-7300.

Friday/July 5

One World Symphonic Festival. 7:30 p.m. at the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. Free orchestra performance of “Music Under the Stars” presented by professional musicians from around the world.Visit oneworldsymphonicfestival.com.

Live Music: Chris Timbers Band. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Saturday/July 6

Family Fun: Rocknoceros. 10-10:45 a.m. at Reston Town Square Park. The Washington, DC area’s award-winning band for children of all ages – Coach Cotton, Williebob and Boogie Woogie Bernie write terrific songs that teach even the youngest music fans. Free. Visit restoncommunitycenter.com or call 703-476-4500.

Reston Concerts on the Town: Chuck Redd & Friends. 7:30-10 p.m. at the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. The weekly summer concert series presents jazz all-stars Chuck Redd & Friends featuring trumpeter/vocalist Byron

Stripling and bassist/vocalist Nicki Parrott. Bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets and enjoy live outdoor music at the Pavilion. Free. Rain or shine. Visit restontowncenter.com/concerts.

Sunday/July 7

Opening Reception: Lasting Impressions. 2-4 p.m. at RCC Lake Anne - Jo Ann Rose Gallery, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. Lasting Impressions is about those images that evoke personal memories. From depictions of the Reston paths to scenes in the kitchens of friends and family, these paintings represent places that have meaning in Karen Danenberger’s life and show what she has noticed about the world around her. Most of these works were completed in the past five years. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com.

Opening Reception: For the Love of Art. 2-4 p.m. at RCC Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Rd, Reston. Through a myriad of styles and media – oil, watercolor, pen and ink – Angie Magruder, a long-time Reston resident, shares her many talents as an artist in this exhibit at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/.

Sundays in the Park with Shenandoah Conservatory: Luis Hernandez and Friends. 7-8 p.m. at Reston Town Square Park. Grammy-award winning Luis Hernandez and his band present an evening of traditional jazz standards. Free. Call 703-476-4500 or visit restoncommunitycenter.com.

July 11-28

Sacred Threads Exhibition. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Road, Herndon. Sacred Threads is an exhibition of quilts exploring themes of joy, inspiration, spirituality, healing, grief and peace/brotherhood. This biennial exhibition was established to provide a safe venue for quilters who see their work as a connection to the sacred and/or as an expression of their spiritual journey. $10. Visit sacredthreadsquilts.com/default.htm or call 703-793-0026.

Friday/July 12

Live Music: Sista Pat’s One Vibe. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Saturday/July 13

Family Fun: Guava Jelly. 10-10:45 a.m. at Reston Town Square Park. Children and adults will be dancing and singing along to the music infused with a lively island feel that is hard to resist. Free. Visit restoncommunitycenter.com for more.

Reston Concerts on the Town: Elikah. 7:30-10 p.m. at the Pavilion at Reston Town Center. Afro-pop, West African rhythms performed with the high energy of Elikah at the weekly summer concert series. Bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets and enjoy live outdoor music at the Pavilion on Saturdays, June through August. Free. Rain or shine. Visit restontowncenter.com/concerts.

Sunday/July 14

Sundays in the Park with Shenandoah Conservatory: Divergent Duos. 7-8 p.m. at Reston Town Square Park. Professor of Bass Donovan Stokes and guest Vasily Popov perform an evening of works by Rossini, Barriere, Stokes and Handel. Free. Visit restoncommunitycenter.com or call 703-476-4500.

Thursday/July 18

Free Tea Day. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at McAlister's Deli, 13007 Worldgate Drive, Herndon. McAlister's annual Free Tea Day. Enjoy a free 32-ounce fresh-brewed iced tea, no purchase necessary. Visit www.mcalistersdeli.com or call 703-278-8117.

Friday/July 19

RCC Fun Around Town: Ice Cream Social. 6-8 p.m. at Island Walk Community Center, 1701 Torrey Pines Court, Reston. Join the Reston Community Center, meet neighbors and enjoy ice cream while making new friends. Free, drop-in. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.net/attend-shows-events-exhibits/event-detail/2019/07/19/default-calendar/rcc-fun-around-town-ice-cream-social-2019 or call 703-390-6158.

Live Music: Free Soul. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Friday/July 28

Live Music: Run For Cover. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Thursday/Aug. 8

Curator’s Talk: A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination. Noon-1 p.m. at The Signature at Reston Town Center, 11850 Freedom Drive, Reston. Gallery hours at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination, a solo exhibition featuring work by painter Douglas Moulden. Maryland based painter Moulden exhibits a series of large-scale acrylic on panel paintings developed from photographs and memory inspired by exploration of the woods near his home. Visit restonarts.org for more.

Sunday/Aug. 18

Closing Reception: For the Love of Art. 2-4 p.m. at RCC Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Rd, Reston. Through a myriad of styles and media – oil, watercolor, pen and ink – Angie Magruder, a long-time Reston resident, shares her many talents as an artist in this exhibit at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com/.

More Ongoing

Trivia Night at Crafthouse. Tuesdays, 8-10 p.m. at Crafthouse, 1888 Explorer St., Reston. Call 571-926-9931 or visit crafthouseusa.com for more.

Karaoke at Crafthouse. Wednesdays, 8-10 p.m. at Crafthouse, 1888 Explorer St., Reston. Call 571-926-9931 or visit crafthouseusa.com for more.

The Elden Street Tea Shop. Saturdays in ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center St., Herndon. Sip tea and enjoy a variety of locally made snacks and pastries while enjoying the latest art installations in the gallery. Visit www.eldenstreettea.com.

Small Business Support Sundays. Visit independent stores and restaurants, and those that support small businesses at Reston Town Center, offering specials, discounts, tastings, and localized treats every Sunday. Visit SmallBusinessSupportSundays.com.

All-comers' Group Fun Run. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Potomac River Running, Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. For beginners or competitive runners, come out for a fun, low-key run that is safe and social. Call 703-689-0999 or visit www.potomacriverrunning.com/reston/.

Over-40 Softball League. A Fairfax-based league is looking for enough players to form another team. Players must be at last 40 years of age to be eligible. All games are doubleheaders - played on Sundays at Bready Park in Herndon between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. If interested, email skeduman@aol.com for more.

Improving English

One-To-One English Conversation. Mondays, 1 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Multiple one-on-one practice sessions with a volunteer are available each week. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Pre-Beginners. Wednesdays 10-11 a.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Beginners. Tuesdays 10-11 a.m. with Beth; Thursdays 10-11 a.m. with Genie; Fridays 10-11 a.m. with Ivan. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Intermediate. Mondays 10-11 a.m. with Rick; Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. with Susan; Wednesdays 2-3 p.m. with Sharoni. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Advanced. Thursdays 10-11:30 a.m. with Richard; Fridays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with Mary. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Vocabulary Building. Mondays 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Speak & Write. Mondays, 1:30-3 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Dialogs & Grammar. Tuesdays, 11:15-12:30 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Pronunciation. Thursdays, 1-2:30 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.