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Herndon: Looking for Groundhog at Frying Pan Farm Park

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The groundhog that lives on the grounds of Frying Pan Farm Park did not come out of its den for visitors on Sunday, Jan. 29. The next day, all Fairfax County public schools had a two-hour delay due to inclement weather.

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Chocolate Festival in McLean

A few thousand people attend the Rotary Club of McLean fundraiser.

A few thousand people attended the Sixth Annual Chocolate Festival on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, which was sponsored by the Rotary Club of McLean at the McLean Community Center.

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Artists on the Green Display Art at the Great Falls Library

Art exhibit

The exhibit highlights landscape and still life oil paintings that are the artists’ favorites. An opening reception is planned for Feb. 2, 6 - 9 p.m.

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Northside 10 Settles Into Alexandria Neighborhood

It’s true: Being the kid brother of an older, wiser sibling is difficult at times.

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Dramatic, Suspenseful, Colorful

“The Magic Marksman” from Virginia Opera at Fairfax’s Center for the Arts.

“It’s a suspenseful thriller, with passionate romance and the struggle between good and evil.” That is how Adam Turner, principal conductor, Virginia Opera, described “The Magic Marksman,” the Opera’s next offering at the Center for the Arts.

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‘Gray Ghost’ Revisited

The exploits of Col John Mosby are being recounted in a 3-week course.

Mosby’s “Rangers” struck isolated Union detachments without warning, and usually captured most of the men and their horses. Then the Rangers would seemingly vanish into the countryside, not to be found by pursuing Union forces.

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Sportsman’s Club to host Nats VP Jan. 26

Damon Jones, of the the Washington Nationals, will be the guest speaker at the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Jan. 26 at the Old Dominion Boat Club.

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Celebrating George's 285th Birthday

George Washington birthday festivities.

2017 Brings in New Restaurants and Retail

Fourteen businesses sprouting up throughout the city.

As the new year rolls around, new businesses are springing up across Alexandria.

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Chantilly Charges Over Westfield

The Chantilly Chargers travelled to face the Westfield Bulldogs in a Concorde District matchup on Jan. 19.

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‘Joseph’ Returns to Har Shalom in Potomac

Musical set for this weekend.

The musical production “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” the tale of Joseph, his 11 brothers and the "coat of many colors" is returning to Har Shalom for a repeat performance.

Royal Intrigue and Sharp Wits in the 12th century from The Arlington Players

TAP presents "The Lion in Winter."

The Arlington Players (TAP) is presenting "The Lion in Winter" from Jan. 27 to Feb. 11.

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Actor Brings Julia Child to Life for Seniors

Members of the Great Falls Senior Center were transported back in time to the ’60s to witness Julia Child rehearse for her infamous cooking show, “The French Chef.”

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McLean Community Players present musical ‘Company’ at The Alden.

Funny and Bittersweet

Under the direction of Sharon Veselic (Herndon), the McLean Community Players (MCP) are bringing a fresh perspective to Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award winning musical “Company.”

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Living the Life in the Dead of Winter

Winter fun guide explores opportunities for getting out of the house.

Yes, it’s cold ... and there remains the possibility of snowfall for another six weeks (remember last March?).