Tease photo

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

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Family Fun Day at Reston Museum

A Family Fun Day was held on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Reston Historic Trust and Museum along Lake Anne Village Center in Reston.

Local Writers Recognize Winners of 3rd Annual Student Writing Contest

The Writers of Chantilly, a not-for-profit organization of local professional and aspiring writers in Chantilly, will recognize the winners of the 3rd Annual Student Writing Contest, co-sponsored by the Writers of Chantilly and the Chantilly Regional Public Library, at the Chantilly Regional Public Library on Sunday, Sept. 27.

Tease photo

Herndon Native, Oakton High Grad Elizabeth Dean Rocks European Radio

Herndon native and Washington, D.C. resident Elizabeth Dean’s voice has been rocking European radio.