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The Great Falls Farmers Market at the Historic Old Schoolhouse until the Grange Re-Opens

Every Saturday morning, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., this winter the historic Old Schoolhouse comes alive with devoted vendors bringing their wares, set up beautifully, anticipating the visits of farmers market devotees, new discoverers of the market, and occasional visitors.

Chocolate Lovers Festival Returns Feb. 7-8

Indulge in America’s favorite confection at the City of Fairfax Chocolate Lovers Festival Feb. 7 - 8, in Old Town Fairfax.

Metro School of Arts Students Present ‘The Last Five Years’

Students of the Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) of Alexandria and Lorton will debut their first, student-directed, produced performance on Fri., Jan., 16 at 7:30 p.m., Sat., Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at The Atlas Performing Arts Theatre at 1333 H Street., NE, in Washington, D.C.

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Honoring Harlem Renaissance

Jasmine Guy and the Avery Sharpe Trio come to GMU Center for the Arts.

In the years following WWI, Harlem became the heart and soul of the African-American Community in New York.

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Fairfax's Sovereign Grace Co-op Drama Presents 'Our Town'

Sit back and take a breath of fresh clean New Hampshire air, as you meet the characters inhabiting the small town of Grover's Corners.

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If the Shoe Fits... in Arlington

Encore Stage & Studio presents “Cinderella.”

A young girl, nicknamed Cinderella by her stepsisters, dreams of leaving her work behind and becoming a princess in this classic musical being presented by Encore Stage & Studio.

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ACCT To Present ‘Shrek, Jr.’ in Alexandria/Mount Vernon

The Aldersgate Church Community Theater is bringing children’s favorite ogre to the stage. Based on the Oscar-winning film, “Shrek The Musical Jr.”

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Burke Author Sherry Harris Launches Mystery Series

Sarah Winston found two bloody shirts in a bag of clothes from a garage sale. She knew one belonged to her ex-husband, the other to the woman he was sleeping with.

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Vienna Theatre Company Presents ‘Be My Baby’

Vienna Theatre Company will present Ken Ludwig's “Be My Baby,” directed by Suzanne Maloney, opening on Jan. 23 at 8 p.m. “Be My Baby” is a romantic comedy that tells the story of John, an irascible Scotsman and an uptight English woman, Maud, and how they're brought together when his ward marries her niece and the young couple decides to adopt a newborn baby.

Oberlin at Oakton Music Series on Jan. 25

On Sunday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m., three students from Oberlin Conservatory will perform at the 15th annual Oberlin at Oakton music series in Oakton. The accomplished young artists include pianist San Jittakarn, violinist Mana Imaizumi, and flutist Katherine Ma, in collaboration with pianists Allison Freeman ’16 and Allie Su.

Alexandria Neighborhood

TAYLOR RUN

SHUTER’S HILL ECUMENICAL CAROLERS The carolers were rewarded with marvelous weather for their Christmas collection for Children’s Hospital.

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Ushering in the New Year in Alexandria

First Night fireworks light up Alexandria.

Fireworks lit up the sky over the Potomac River to usher in 2015 as part of the 20th anniversary of First Night Alexandria.

Route 1 Transit Study, Jeff Todd Way, Wegmans among top events and developments in Mount Vernon 2014-2015.

It may take the better part of 35 years, but the Route 1 corridor is in the process of receiving transit updates that include bus rapid transit and light rail. Fall 2014 saw the completion of a study by the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) which was passed on to the Board of Supervisors by the Executive Steering Committee: “All the leaders agreed on a vision that affects everything, schools, housing, quality of life, environment, everything.”

Springfield Town Center, Jeff Todd Way, Wegmans among top events and developments.

A crowd of eager shoppers gathered Oct. 17, 2014, for the grand opening of the Springfield Town Center, a completely revitalized version of the long dilapidated Springfield Mall.

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Glancing Back to 2014, Looking Forward to 2015: Springfield Town Center, World Police and Fire Games, Occoquan

A crowd of eager shoppers gathered Oct. 17, 2014, for the grand opening of the Springfield Town Center, a completely revitalized version of the long dilapidated Springfield Mall.