What's happening this week in Vienna.
Upcoming events happening at Reston Town Center.
Richard & Mary Kelly are opening their home to the community and sharing their private art collection of American Illustration for a fundraiser on Sept. 27, 7—9 p.m.
Your guide to entertainment in Fairfax County for September - October 2014.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for happenings in south Fairfax County or email@example.com for entertainment in the northern parts of the county.
South County's Band hosts fundraising 5K race.
The inaugural Twilight Rock ‘n’ Run drew a nice-sized crowd to South County High School on Sept. 13, a cool Saturday night. The 5K race was sponsored by the South County Band Boosters to raise money for the band and for Turf SoCo, an initiative to raise money for new football field turf.
Marvel Universe Live! performers honor area firefighters.
Performers of Marvel Universe Live! honored firefighters outside the Patriot Center in Fairfax on Friday, Sept. 12.
The City of Fairfax Old Town and Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department hosted an evening under the stars with music by the Legacy Brass Quintet on Friday Sept. 12.
Sculpture exhibit on display in Reston until Nov. 1.
Since 2007, artist Dalya Luttwak has been working on a series of sculptures depicting the root systems of various plants. Some of these sculptures are on display at Reston GRACE located on the corner of Market St. and St. Francis in the Reston Town Center.
A little rain didn’t deter hundreds of locals from trekking out to Tysons for a new festival last weekend. The Silver Line Music and Food Truck Fest became more crowded when the downpour turned into a drizzle.
Local theater company explores imagination at Workhouse.
For the next month, Barbara Lawson is leading a triple life. A freshly minted West Springfield senior, 17-year-old Lawson plays the title character in the Pandemonium Theatrical Productions setting of “Alice In Wonderland,” as well as Virginia in the same company’s “Nevermore,” a dark musical exploring the demons of Edgar Allen Poe.
In fiscal year 2014, the Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC) served meals to 3,550 individual guests. On Saturday, Sept. 13, they served wine to 110 more fortunate individuals who gathered for LCAC’s second annual “Raise a Glass of Hope” wine-tasting fundraiser.
Event benefits Canine Companions for Independence.
The first annual DogFest Walk ‘N Roll in the area kicked off early Saturday morning, Sept. 13, as close to 30 teams queued up on Pentagon Row to support Canine Companions for Independence.
The Northern Virginia Model Railroaders held an open house Saturday afternoon, Sept. 13, at the historic Vienna Train Station.
On July 19, 2014, the Old Dominion Cotillion (“ODC”) held its Twenty-Third Annual Debutante Ball at Westfields Marriott in Chantilly.
Featuring 45 tables of trains and train accessories, a “train doctor” who repaired broken trains and an operating layout built by three boys, the Train Collectors Sale and Show was held Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Vienna Firehouse.