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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Weekend Fun: Oct. 9-18

Events in Alexandria, Va.

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Potomac Weekend Fun: Oct. 9-18

Events near Potomac, Md.

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Arlington Weekend Fun: Oct. 9-18

Events in Arlington County, Va.

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Alexandria Celebrates Banned Book Weeks

Athenaeum Read Out celebrates the right to read.

The Athenaeum hosted a Read Out Sept. 29 as part of Banned Books Week 2015, an annual event designed to celebrate the freedom to read.

Navy Band to Perform at Lake Braddock

The U.S. Navy Concert Band will be performing a free concert in the Lake Braddock Secondary School “Little Theater” on Oct. 15

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Fairfax Fall Festival is This Saturday

Food, crafts, music, lumberjacks and fun.

Food, crafts, music, children’s activities, carnival rides and even a lumberjack show – they’re all part of the upcoming Fairfax Fall Festival. The 39th annual festivities are slated for this Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., (rain date, Oct. 11) in downtown City of Fairfax.

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Weichert’s Burke Office to Participate in Clifton Day Festival

Nickolas Brown, manager of the Weichert Realtors Burke office, announced that his office will be participating in the upcoming Clifton Day Festival scheduled to take place on Sunday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Historic Clifton.

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Raise the Roof: RTA Hosts Fundraiser

RTA hosts annual fundraiser.

A competitive cornhole tournament helped “raise the roof” as Rebuilding Together Alexandria held its annual fundraiser Sept. 24 at Port City Brewing.

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Alexandria Appetite: At Teaism, a Plethora of Meatless Options

The restaurant in north Old Town offers many choices for veggie-lovers.

It’s a good time to be vegetarian in the United States.

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Chantilly High’s Homecoming Court

This is Chantilly High’s Homecoming week, with various activities planned for each day. Monday, Oct. 5, when these Homecoming Court photos were taken, was Mismatched Clothes Day.

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Centreville Day: Swordsmen, Parade, Music and Tightrope Walker

Centreville Day is Saturday, Oct. 17.

The leaves are starting to change colors and the weather’s turning cooler. That means it’s time for the 23rd annual Centreville Day celebration.

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Fairfax Fall Festival on Oct. 10

Come one, come all to the 39th annual Fairfax Fall Festival. It’s set for Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., (rain date, Oct. 11) in downtown City of Fairfax and promises fun for everyone.

'Romeo and Juliet' at GMU Center for the Arts

“That all the world will be in love” wrote Shakespeare. Such a deep wish for the ages from The Bard’s 400-year-old tragic tale of two young lovers hoping their feuding families would reconcile.

Local Artists To Display Their Work

At gallery inside interior design store.

This month Persiano Gallery, an interior design store in The Kentlands, has opened its space for local artists to display their work along with the various collections of furniture from around the world.

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Potomac: A Taste of Serbian Culture

Serbian food and entertainment among the offerings at SerbFest DC.

Saint Luke Serbian Orthodox Church offered the community a bit of Serbian hospitality last weekend when parishioners hosted the First Annual SerbFest DC.