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Bonefish Grill Opens Its Doors

Now open for brunch, lunch and dinner in Pentagon Row.

Located next to the outdoor ice rink in Pentagon Row, Bonefish Grill opened at the end of last month to the public. Cutting the ribbon on opening day were Arlington Chamber President Kate Roche, Arlington County Board member Walter Tejada, Bonefish Grill Managing Partner Jason Steenrod, Bonefish Grill Joint Venture Partner Debra Peterson and Bonefish Grill team members.

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Bluesy ‘Seven Guitars’ at Signature Theatre

Michele Shay tackles August Wilson drama she helped originate on Broadway.

No Rules Theatre Co. opens their new season with “Seven Guitars” written by August Wilson and directed by Tony Award nominated actress Michele Shay, Sept. 10-28, at Signature Theatre.

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Heat and Storms Reduce Turnout at Burke Centre Festival

Signature event celebrates 37th year.

Organizers of the Burke Centre Festival canceled the Wine Garden at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, when thunderstorms rolled in. “We got the announcement from OEM and we lasted till about 7:30,” said Jeannie Winslow, Burke Centre Festival Coordinator. The Wine Garden event was supposed to go until 10 p.m.

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‘ARTS by George!’ to Kick Off New Season

A great evening of arts and entertainment for a great cause at Mason.

Kick-off the local arts and entertainment season celebrating the arts and benefiting student scholarships at this year's George Mason University "ARTS by George!" gala.

Get Ready for Clifton Day

47th Annual Festival Scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 12

Come enjoy great food, live music, a train ride and other family-friendly activities when the town of Clifton puts on Clifton Day, an annual, festival held in one of Northern Virginia’s most beautiful and historic areas. This year’s event is on Sunday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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Reston Town Center Hosts ChalkFest

IPAR ChalkFest brings hundreds of spectators and artists to Reston.

Amazing art lined the streets of Reston Town Center during the Reston ChalkFest event. Adults, teens and children had an opportunity to color the bricks of Reston’s Market Street between Library Street and Presidents Street.

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‘Parked Outside the Door’ Opens at ArtSpace Herndon

Photo exhibit examines relationships with vehicles and buildings.

Photographer John Petro’s exhibit “Parked Outside the Door” has opened at art gallery ArtSpace Herndon. In the exhibit, Petro explores two fundamental constructs of ingenuity, vehicles and buildings. While traveling America, Petro captured scenes of mobility and permanence.

AAUW Used Book Sale Sept. 19-21

The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold its 45th Annual Used Book Sale at the McLean Community Center (MCC) on Friday, Sept. 19 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and, Sunday, Sept. 21 from noon to 4 p.m.

Two Model Railroading Events in Vienna

Two model railroading events are coming to Vienna this Saturday, Sept. 13. They are the Train Collectors Sale and Show and the Northern Virginia Model Railroad Club Open House.

“Flourishing After 55”

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for Sept. 13-20.

Fairfax County Calendar

Your guide to entertainment in Fairfax County for Sept. 5 - 12.

For those looking to fill their calendar with some home-brewed, Fairfax County fun stuff (read: entertainment and diversion), The Connection's Fairfax County Entertainment Calendar has many options: weekend jaunts and larks; date night inspiration; winter-to-spring fun; day-long festivals and events; art-outings; family fun-and-learning fusions; plays and shows; beyond-Small Business Saturday local shopping and bazaars; markets of handcrafted wares; music; 1Ks to marathons... the list goes on. If you know of an event not listed in our entertainment calendar, email it to south@connectionnewspapers.com for happenings in south Fairfax County or north@connectionnewspapers.com for entertainment in the northern parts of the county.

Park After Dark To Honor Chief Justice Douglas

Event to commemorate 60th anniversary of Douglas’ 1954 walk to save the canal.

Potomac residents owe a huge debt to Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas for almost singlehandedly saving the C&O Canal. Douglas spearheaded a movement against a bill in Congress to destroy the C&O Canal to build a super-highway.

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Herndon Holds Labor Day Festival

Never-ending wine. Dramatic cooking demonstrations. Endless food vendors. Herndon’s Labor Day Festival attracted people from all over the region Monday, Sept. 1, to the town square for a food and libation-centric hoorah for the unofficial end of summer.

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Tysons to Host Silver Line Music and Food Truck Festival

Next week, Tysons Partnership will ring in another inaugural festival with music and D.C.’s tastiest food trucks. The first Silver Line Music and Food Truck Fest will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13 in Lerner Town Square, bringing people together with a day of bands and more than 20 food trucks from the area.

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Lake Anne Hosts Jazz and Blues Festival

New Orleans came to Reston on Saturday. The 8th annual Lake Anne Jazz and Blues festival raked in some of the biggest crowds it’s seen yet on Saturday, Aug. 30, as people came in from all over the D.C. metropolitan region for a taste of the area’s best music.