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Mount Vernon: New Wegmans Opens in Alexandria

Nearly 2,000 in line for June 14 opening morning.

At any other Wegmans grocery store in Virginia, Woodbridge resident Braden Cheney’s job wouldn’t exist. A 2000 graduate of W.T. Woodson High School, Cheney is manager of The Pub, a full-service restaurant and bar operating within the store.

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2nd Annual Lake Anne Chalk on the Water Festival

This past weekend Reston Lake Anne Plaza hosted its second annual Lake Anne Chalk on the Water Festival. There were three categories for persons to participate in, each with cash and other prizes awarded.

Centreville: Ice Cream Race at Bull Run Park

5K Race includes 15 fun obstacles, nine different start times, and ice cream.

Get ready for summer fun as the second-annual, family-friendly 5K Ice Cream Race will take place on Saturday, June 27 at Bull Run Park in Centreville.

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Vienna Optimists Celebrate Anniversary with Free Food and Fun

The Optimists Club of Greater Vienna celebrated its 60th anniversary serving the youth of the community in-style, with a colorful and musical bash on the Town Green on the afternoon of June 14.

Great Falls Farmers Market Offers Father’s Day Ideas

Local Great Falls Dads are amazing: They work so hard at their careers, contributing good to the world - yet find the time to coach, counsel, guide, chauffeur, applaud and cheer their awesome kids.

Great Falls: Novel on ‘Becoming Lisette’

Great Falls author Rebecca Glenn recreates 18th-century France in historical fiction novel.

In local author Rebecca Glenn’s debut novel “Becoming Lisette,” a tale emerges of an independent French girl pursuing her dreams to overcome cultural and historical boundaries in the artistic world of late 18-century France.

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Arlington: Preparing for Hawaiian Festival

Halau O 'Aulani, a Hawaiian cultural school, will present its first Ho'olaule'a — a Hawaiian cultural festival, on Saturday, June 20, at Gunston Theatre One.

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Absorbing Examination of Human Nature

“The Good Counselor” presented at 1st Stage.

If you are seeking out magnetic theater that deals with unsettling, yet real-life, family issues and a search for the truth, make your way to 1st Stage. Under the confident, wise direction of Alex Levy, Kathryn Grant’s award winning “The Good Counselor” is an evening of riveting performances.

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Weekend Fun: June 12-14

Events in Alexandria and Mount Vernon for the weekend of June 12-14

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Arlington Weekend Fun: June 12-14

Events near Arlington, Va. for the weekend of June 12-14.

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Potomac Weekend Fun: June 12-14

Events near Potomac for the weekend of June 12-14.

L'Hermione: On Its Way to Alexandria

L'Hermione arrived at Mount Vernon on Tuesday, June 9. L’Hermione is an exact replica of the ship that brought the Marquis de Lafayette to America in 1780.

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Alexandria: ‘Family Paint Night’

The Office of the Arts hosted a second “Family Paint Night” on Friday, June 5 at the Durant Arts Center

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James Bond Is Coming to Workhouse

The one-man show is a lampoon and theater of the imagination of all things James Bond.

Dive into the world of that suave secret agent, James Bond, as he plants the British flag in a live theater production at the Workhouse. Bond won’t be alone either; the production will have a wealth of eccentric characters; good and evil, male and female, along with original music adding urbane flair to the action and antics.

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Forestville Elementary Presents Aladdin Jr.

Last Friday night Forestville Elementary students presented Disney’s Aladdin Jr. musical. Parents, family and friends enjoyed a performance put on by a cast of 50 students.