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Cooking Series with Loudoun Hunger Relief – Now full 6:00 pm
Cooking Series with Loudoun Hunger Relief – Now full @ Sterling Library
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm
*UPDATE:  Classes now full.* COOKING SERIES – Wednesdays from 10/10/18 – 11/7/18 – Except Not on Halloween with Loudoun Hunger Relief From adult beginners to adult veteran cooks, chef Bonnie Moore will have everyone whipping up quick, delicious, nutritious family meals in no time. Master the basics of knife skills, menu planning, make-ahead strategies and cooking techniques with this four-part series. Best of all, you’ll get to eat everything you make in the class. To register, contact the Sterling Library at 571-258-3309 or sterlinglibrary@loudoun.gov, or visit the information desk. STERLING LIBRARY Wednesdays, Oct. 10-Nov. 7 (except Halloween), 6 p.m.
“Frequent, Certain, and Regular Elections”: A Symposium
“Frequent, Certain, and Regular Elections”: A Symposium @ George Mason's Gunston Hall
Nov 1 all-day
George Mason wrote in the Virginia Declaration of Rights that representatives of the people should be chosen in “frequent, certain, and elections.” With all of the talk about mid-terms, it’s the perfect time to step back and look at the history of elections and voting in America. Speakers include: David Becker, Center for Elections Innovation and Research The Current Crisis in American Democracy – from Foreign Threats to Civic Disengagement Holly Brewer, University of Maryland Democracy as Process: Voting and Election Integrity in the Revolutionary Era Martha Grove, National Archives and Records Administration The Art of Politics: Campaigns and the Cartoons of Clifford Berryman Linda Monk, Constitutional Scholar, Journalist, and Award-winning Author Is It Possible to Have Rights Without Elections? Aaron Nix-Gomez, hogsheadwine.com $85 Registration, $70 for Friends of Gunston Hall Online Registration is open until 4pm on October 31, registration may be completed at the door after that time. Early registration prices available until October 29. USE CODE EARLYBIRD18 TO RECEIVE A $20 DISCOUNT.
Adventures In Learning 9:00 am
Adventures In Learning @ Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
November 1, 8, 15, 2018 Thursdays Adventures In Learning Hosted by the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna Did you know you can join classes at any time? You may print the registration form and mail it to us at any time during the term. Call 703-281-0538 to register or view on line at www.scov.org. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, Program Building 2709 Hunter Mill Rd, Oakton, VA Classes begin September 27 – November 15 – Class Schedule: http://www.scov.org/files/ail/ail_schedule_final_2018_fall_081418.pdf
CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP 10:00 am
CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP @ Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
November 1 & 15, 2018 Thursdays : The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna (SCOV) hosts a support group for caregivers of adult family members with dementia the first and third Thursdays of each month. The facilitated meetings are from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, Program Building, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd., Oakton, VA 22124. Come any time in that period. Contact a facilitator, Jack Tarr, at jtarr5@verizon.net or see the SCOV web site: www.scov.org. SCOV support group meetings are FREE. Flyer: http://www.scov.org/files/sptgpflyer_2016_08.pdf
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Leesburg First Friday 6:00 pm
Leesburg First Friday @ Historic Downtown Leesburg
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stroll around historic downtown Leesburg on the First Friday of each month (except January), to enjoy numerous live music performances throughout the town, art exhibits, wine tastings, lectures, signings, and so much more! Over 45 specialty shops, art galleries, antique shops and restaurants are open until 9pm or later, many offering free refreshments and/or special sales.
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EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market @ One Loudoun
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The One Loudoun Marketplace is open every Saturday morning from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. A treasure trove of fresh produce from regional farms, homemade baked goods, and various artisan goods including jerky, hot sauce, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo One Loudoun Marketplace is the perfect way to greet the weekend in Loudoun County.
Temple Hall Fall Festival 10:00 am
Temple Hall Fall Festival @ Temple Hill Farm
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Celebrate the harvest at our farm during the remarkable Temple Hall Fall Festival — six weeks of autumnal adventures at Temple Hall Farm in Leesburg, Virginia. Bounce on the giant jumping pillows, see pumpkins and corn soar through the air from our pumpkin blasters and corn cannons, watch live music or pig races. Don’t forget our famous 20-acre corn maze. Visit our general store to buy your halloween pumpkin and other autumnal treats. The festival is held annually, from late September until the first week in November. Please note: dogs and other pets are not permitted at Temple Hall Farm.
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours 11:00 am
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours @ Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free guided Battlefield tours each Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, April-November, 2018.
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EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market @ Brambleton
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Start your week off right at the Brambleton Marketplace, open every Sunday from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. As you peruse the market, you’ll find booths packed full of fruits and veggies from regional farms, proteins, guest chefs, homemade soaps and lotions, chocolate vendors, salsa, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace is the perfect way to start the week in Loudoun County.
Temple Hall Fall Festival 10:00 am
Temple Hall Fall Festival @ Temple Hill Farm
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Celebrate the harvest at our farm during the remarkable Temple Hall Fall Festival — six weeks of autumnal adventures at Temple Hall Farm in Leesburg, Virginia. Bounce on the giant jumping pillows, see pumpkins and corn soar through the air from our pumpkin blasters and corn cannons, watch live music or pig races. Don’t forget our famous 20-acre corn maze. Visit our general store to buy your halloween pumpkin and other autumnal treats. The festival is held annually, from late September until the first week in November. Please note: dogs and other pets are not permitted at Temple Hall Farm.
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours 11:00 am
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours @ Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free guided Battlefield tours each Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, April-November, 2018.
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Gallery Talk at National Sporting Library & Museum 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk at National Sporting Library & Museum @ National Sporting Library & Museum
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us every Wednesday for free admission to the Museum. In addition to our free days, NSLM offers a free gallery talk every Wednesday at 2pm. These informal, half-hour tours give visitors an insider’s view of changing exhibitions, permanent collections, and more. No two tours are alike, so bring your friends!
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Rainforest Trust’s Holiday Species Legacy Auction
Rainforest Trust’s Holiday Species Legacy Auction @ Virtual Event
Nov 8 – Dec 8 all-day
In time for the holidays, the Rainforest Trust is hosting the largest ever public auction of species naming rights. Holiday shoppers will be able to buy the ultimate gift of naming one of 12 new species including a blue-eyed yellow frog, speckled red and green frogs, orchids, a trap jaw ant, a mouse, a worm-like caecilian, and a big-eyed salamander that were found in South America. All proceeds protect the specific species’ habitat, helping save them from extinction. Pre-registration required.
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“Dining with Dorothy” 12:00 pm
“Dining with Dorothy” @ Sakura Japanese Steak House
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
November 9, 2018 Friday – 12:30 PM Join with your friends or make new ones. Newcomers are always welcome Location: Tysons Corner Sakura Japanese Steak House, 8369 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22180 To reserve your space contact event chair, Dorothy Flood at dflood1706@gmail.com
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DiPietro Family Law Group Hosts Second Saturday Divorce Workshop for Women 9:00 am
DiPietro Family Law Group Hosts Second Saturday Divorce Workshop for Women @ Hilton Garden Inn
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Second Saturday deals with the legal, financial, family and personal issues of divorce in a logical, yet compassionate way. With the guidance of trained professionals, workshop participants gain greater understanding of the confusing and challenging divorce process. We believe the more information and support women have, the better the decisions they’ll make for themselves and their children, and the more hopeful they can be about the future. Our mission is to provide education, support and guidance to women in this life transition, helping them move confidently towards independence. Main Workshop Topics: The divorce process Child custody and support Protecting yourself legally & financially Dealing with a hostile spouse Helping your family cope Rebuilding self esteem Preparing for divorce financially Dividing property Tax consequences Avoiding divorce courts
EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market @ One Loudoun
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The One Loudoun Marketplace is open every Saturday morning from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. A treasure trove of fresh produce from regional farms, homemade baked goods, and various artisan goods including jerky, hot sauce, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo One Loudoun Marketplace is the perfect way to greet the weekend in Loudoun County.
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours 11:00 am
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours @ Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free guided Battlefield tours each Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, April-November, 2018.
Salute to Service 5:00 pm
Salute to Service @ Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join the celebration on Saturday, November 10th to salute the service of the men, women, and families in the military and our community who help prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies. The celebration is the largest fundraising event of the year for the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region. Funds raised are transformed into services delivered every day in our community. Hundreds of military, government, corporate and community leaders join together for an inspirational evening that supports the programs of the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region.
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EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market @ Brambleton
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Start your week off right at the Brambleton Marketplace, open every Sunday from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. As you peruse the market, you’ll find booths packed full of fruits and veggies from regional farms, proteins, guest chefs, homemade soaps and lotions, chocolate vendors, salsa, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace is the perfect way to start the week in Loudoun County.
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours 11:00 am
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours @ Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free guided Battlefield tours each Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, April-November, 2018.
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Bountiful Harvest Thanksgiving Lunch 12:00 pm
Bountiful Harvest Thanksgiving Lunch @ Vienna Community Center
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
November 13th – Tuesday Bountiful Harvest Thanksgiving Lunch Hosted by Vienna Parks and the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Join us for turkey and all the fixings followed by entertainment from Harmony Heritage Singers. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, Vienna, VA 22180 $15 PP due by November 5th. Registration begins Oct. 1st. To register call SCOV at 703-281-0538. Flyer: http://www.scov.org/files/2018_11_bountiful_harvest_flyer.pdf For mature adults 55+. Event sponsored in part by United Health Care and Clear Captions
Bountiful Harvest Thanksgiving Lunch Hosted by Vienna Parks and the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna 12:00 pm
Bountiful Harvest Thanksgiving Lunch Hosted by Vienna Parks and the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna @ Vienna Community Center
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE: November 13th – Tuesday Bountiful Harvest Thanksgiving Lunch Hosted by Vienna Parks and the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Join us for turkey and all the fixings followed by entertainment from Harmony Heritage Singers. Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. SE, Vienna, VA 22180 $15 PP due by November 5th. Registration begins Oct. 1st. To register call SCOV at 703-281-0538. For mature adults 55+. Event sponsored by United Health Care.
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Gallery Talk at National Sporting Library & Museum 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk at National Sporting Library & Museum @ National Sporting Library & Museum
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us every Wednesday for free admission to the Museum. In addition to our free days, NSLM offers a free gallery talk every Wednesday at 2pm. These informal, half-hour tours give visitors an insider’s view of changing exhibitions, permanent collections, and more. No two tours are alike, so bring your friends!
CPR/AED and Basic First Aid Course 6:30 pm
CPR/AED and Basic First Aid Course @ Blue Ridge Speech & Hearing
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
This course is fully accredited and compliant with OSHA’s requirements. The course will cover CPR procedures for the Adult, Child and Infant, use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Basic First Aid will cover controlling bleeding, shock, amputation, burns, sudden illness, stroke diabetic emergencies, choking and much more. These classes are Blended Learning classes. Blended Learning is designed to cut down on the time spent in the classroom, and is designed to provide more hands on learning time. There are two parts to this course. Part one is the online class, and Part two is the scheduled hands-on skills practical and testing. Once you are registered, and have paid for the for the course, you will be sent a link via email to join the online class (Part One). The online course (Part One) needs to be completed prior to the scheduled hands-on skills practical and testing date (Part-two). During part-two of the course, you will participate, and demonstrate the skills, and key knowledge set forth by American Safety & Health Institute’s (ASHI) curriculum specifications. Each participant will take a written test for each topic presented for certification. Upon successfully passing the written test(s), hands-on skills practical and testing session, you will be issued a certification card. The online classroom (Part one) should take about three to four hours. The hands-on skills practical and testing should take approximately 2 1/2 hours. This class is structured for people in the workplace and community ~ Teachers, child care workers, general industry, construction industry, parents, school bus drivers, emergency response teams in a work setting ~ just to name a few. This course is NOT recommended for people in the medical or dental industry, First Responders, Fire Fighters, EMS workers.
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Celebrate Homestretch!
Celebrate Homestretch! @ State Theater
Nov 15 all-day
An evening to celebrate and benefit Homestretch, a nonprofit that helps Northern Virginia homeless families with children rebuild their lives. Auction, Social, Dessert Live Music by No Better Off
The Gifted Tree
The Gifted Tree
Nov 15 – Dec 15 all-day
SAVE THE DATE!!!! 🌻Starting November 15th – December 15th Summers Gifted Senior Services will be giving back to our Seniors with our annual “The Gifted Tree”!!! We are collecting gifts and non perishable foods items to give to our #seniors . 🌻We need YOUR help! If you know a Senior in need in the Northern Virginia Area please call us @ 703-829-7939 and give us their information and desired gift(s) request. . . 🌻We are still taking names and request through November 15th. . 🌻Starting November 15th-December 15th you can go to participating stores or our office and take a stocking with the name of the Senior along with the request. . 🌻Purchase the gift(s) request and put the request along with the stocking into the box under the #thegiftedtree . . 🌻You may also donate to #thegiftedtree via Cash App : $summersgiftedseniors Or PayPal . . 🌻All Gifts from #thegiftedtree will be delivered on December 21st and 22nd or as arranged. . . 🌻For more information and to give a name, volunteer or donate please call 703-829-7939 email: info@summersgiftedseniorservices
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EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market @ One Loudoun
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The One Loudoun Marketplace is open every Saturday morning from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. A treasure trove of fresh produce from regional farms, homemade baked goods, and various artisan goods including jerky, hot sauce, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo One Loudoun Marketplace is the perfect way to greet the weekend in Loudoun County.
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours 11:00 am
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours @ Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free guided Battlefield tours each Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, April-November, 2018.
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EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market @ Brambleton
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Start your week off right at the Brambleton Marketplace, open every Sunday from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. As you peruse the market, you’ll find booths packed full of fruits and veggies from regional farms, proteins, guest chefs, homemade soaps and lotions, chocolate vendors, salsa, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace is the perfect way to start the week in Loudoun County.
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours 11:00 am
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours @ Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free guided Battlefield tours each Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, April-November, 2018.
Community Thanksgiving Service 6:00 pm
Community Thanksgiving Service @ Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm
November 18, 2018 – Sunday Community Thanksgiving Service – 6:00 pm Join us and celebrate all that we are thankful for. Light refreshments following service. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2589 Chain Bridge Rd, Vienna, VA 22181
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Parkinson’s Social Network (support group) 10:00 am
Parkinson’s Social Network (support group) @ Tribute at One Loudoun Welcome Center (until the community opens in September)
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Parkinson’s Social Network (support group) – And every 3rd Wednesday from 10am-12pm. We’d Love to see you! People living with Parkinson’s or other related movement disorders such as LewyBody Dementia, their carepartners, family, and friends- All are Welcome! Relay and enjoy a cup of coffee, donute, and other delicious munchies with old Friends….and meet new ones. Will you Join Us?
Gallery Talk at National Sporting Library & Museum 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk at National Sporting Library & Museum @ National Sporting Library & Museum
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us every Wednesday for free admission to the Museum. In addition to our free days, NSLM offers a free gallery talk every Wednesday at 2pm. These informal, half-hour tours give visitors an insider’s view of changing exhibitions, permanent collections, and more. No two tours are alike, so bring your friends!
Bull Run Festival of Lights 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights
Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait.
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends
Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait. Look for our special online coupon in the downloads section below!
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Bull Run Festival of Lights 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights
Nov 22 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait.
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Reston Holiday Parade, Tree Lighting, Sing Along & More – Holidays Are Here!
Reston Holiday Parade, Tree Lighting, Sing Along & More – Holidays Are Here! @ Reston Town Center
Nov 23 all-day
On the day after Thanksgiving, a full day of cheer and charity at Reston Town Center is highlighted with the 28th annual Reston Holiday Parade at 11 a.m. featuring Macy’s-style balloons, marching bands, dancers, characters, antique cars, community groups, dignitaries, and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus in a horse-drawn carriage. This one-hour procession is one of the “10 Best” in USA Today Travel, 2016 and 2017. Grand Marshal for 2018 is actress Sissy Sheridan, and MCs at two grandstand locations are Angie Goff and Doug Kammerer of NBC News4. Before the parade begins, 10,000 commemorative jingle bells will be distributed to children along the route. After the parade, Santa and Mrs. Claus will stay for visits and photos, and Mini-Train rides will be offered on Market Street from 12:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. The Clauses will return for the Tree Lighting in Fountain Square at 6 p.m. to begin the half-hour Sing Along of traditional Christmas songs, followed by horse-drawn carriage rides from 6:30 until 10:00 p.m. All proceeds from rides and voluntary donations for photos are received directly by local charities. The Ice Skating Pavilion is open all day, 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. All information, including more through the season, is on the website. The day begins with the Gingerbread Man Mile Races for Kids from 8 until 9 a.m. Ample parking is available in six garages, free of charge on parade day, federal holidays, all weekends, and free after 5 pm on weekdays.
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends
Nov 23 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait. Look for our special online coupon in the downloads section below!
Miracle on 34th Street 7:30 pm
Miracle on 34th Street @ Trillium Gathering Building
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm
Goose Creeks Players proudly presents its inaugural show, Miracle on 34th Street, the Play, directed and produced by Michael Goshorn. This classic, heartwarming story will delight and amaze the young and young-at-heart with its transformative themes of the power in belief, faith, imagination, and goodwill. Based on the 1947 classic film, the story revolves around an elderly gentleman who believes he is the real Santa and a little girl who learns to have faith in the magic of the Christmas season. Goose Creek Players is proud to support HeroHomes, a not-for-profit foundation established to build houses for veterans and their families. A portion of the proceeds of this production will go to HH. November 23rd & November 30th at 7:30pm November 24th & 25th at 2:00pm December 1st & 2nd at 2:00 pm Trillium Gathering Building 18915 Lincoln Road Purcellville, VA 20132 Audience members are encouraged to stick around after the show to take pictures with Santa Claus. Mountain Community Theater adapted Miracle on 34th Street from the novel by Valentine Davies; based on the 20th Century Fox motion picture “Miracle on 34th Street.” This production is produced by special arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois. Goose Creek Players is an affiliation and co-operative effort of Stevens Miller and Michael Goshorn.
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Farifax Ballet Company’s Nutcracker
Farifax Ballet Company’s Nutcracker @ WT Woodson High School
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
The Fairfax Ballet Company (FBC) proudly presents the full-length production of “The Nutcracker,” the cherished family-friendly holiday tradition, Nov. 24-25, 2018 at W.T. Woodson High School, Fairfax, Va. Three show times include: Nov. 24, 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm, and Nov. 25, 2:00 pm. Fairfax Ballet Senior company member Jessica Werfel of South Riding, Va. (see attached picture) dances the role of Clara. Company members, along with students from the Russell School of Ballet and George Mason University, and professional guest artists, join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince in a magical journey through a winter wonderland of sparkling snowflakes and a Land of Sweets that includes a delicate Sugar Plum Fairy, a dashing Cavalier, a giggling Mother Ginger, spicy Spanish dancers, and beautiful waltzing flowers. Professional guest artists, Cody Beaton and Mate Szentes from the Richmond Ballet, dance the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Cavalier. FBC also partnered with George Mason University’s (GMU) dance program this year to bring in two GMU dancers to portray the Nutcracker Prince and the Arabian male dancer. Carlos Martinez, GMU Dance, dances the role of the Nutcracker Prince (see attached picture). New to this year’s production: additional roles for FBC dancers to portray including the Peppermint Stick feature in Candy Canes, two senior Company dancers taking on the role of the Dolls in the party scene, and beautiful, updated Flowers costumes. “Every year, we try to add a special touch or change to the production in an effort to keep it vibrant and fresh,” said FBC Artistic Director, Andrea Cook. “For more than three decades now, FBC has been staging the Nutcracker, and we’ve become a holiday tradition for many families in the area. Each year we want to make sure we preserve the tradition, but also keep the magic and the mystery alive.”
Miracle on 34th Street
Miracle on 34th Street @ Trillium Gathering Building
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
Goose Creeks Players proudly presents its inaugural show, Miracle on 34th Street, the Play, directed and produced by Michael Goshorn. This classic, heartwarming story will delight and amaze the young and young-at-heart with its transformative themes of the power in belief, faith, imagination, and goodwill. Based on the 1947 classic film, the story revolves around an elderly gentleman who believes he is the real Santa and a little girl who learns to have faith in the magic of the Christmas season. Goose Creek Players is proud to support HeroHomes, a not-for-profit foundation established to build houses for veterans and their families. A portion of the proceeds of this production will go to HH. November 23rd & November 30th at 7:30pm November 24th & 25th at 2:00pm December 1st & 2nd at 2:00 pm Trillium Gathering Building 18915 Lincoln Road Purcellville, VA 20132 Audience members are encouraged to stick around after the show to take pictures with Santa Claus. Mountain Community Theater adapted Miracle on 34th Street from the novel by Valentine Davies; based on the 20th Century Fox motion picture “Miracle on 34th Street.” This production is produced by special arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois. Goose Creek Players is an affiliation and co-operative effort of Stevens Miller and Michael Goshorn.
EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco One Loudoun Farmers Market @ One Loudoun
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The One Loudoun Marketplace is open every Saturday morning from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. A treasure trove of fresh produce from regional farms, homemade baked goods, and various artisan goods including jerky, hot sauce, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo One Loudoun Marketplace is the perfect way to greet the weekend in Loudoun County.
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours 11:00 am
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours @ Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free guided Battlefield tours each Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, April-November, 2018.
Kids Holiday Gingerbread Workshop 2:00 pm
Kids Holiday Gingerbread Workshop @ Amphora Bakery Herndon
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
From candy canes, to sugar plums and snowflakes, we provide all of the candy and decorations to turn your gingerbread house into a festive work of edible art set in a magical winter wonderland! Our Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops appeal to kids from the ages of 4 – 12 years old. Instruction and guidance provided by our professional decorating artists. Saturdays & Sundays, (please check website as times vary)
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends
Nov 24 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait. Look for our special online coupon in the downloads section below!
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EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market 9:00 am
EatLoco Brambleton Farmers Market @ Brambleton
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Start your week off right at the Brambleton Marketplace, open every Sunday from 9:00am-1:00pm year-round. As you peruse the market, you’ll find booths packed full of fruits and veggies from regional farms, proteins, guest chefs, homemade soaps and lotions, chocolate vendors, salsa, coffee and more! With live music, food trucks and can’t-miss vendors, EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace is the perfect way to start the week in Loudoun County.
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours 11:00 am
Balls Bluff Battlefield Guided Tours @ Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free guided Battlefield tours each Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, April-November, 2018.
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends
Nov 25 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait. Look for our special online coupon in the downloads section below!
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Bull Run Festival of Lights 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights
Nov 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait.
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Bull Run Festival of Lights 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights
Nov 27 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait.
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Gallery Talk at National Sporting Library & Museum 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk at National Sporting Library & Museum @ National Sporting Library & Museum
Nov 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us every Wednesday for free admission to the Museum. In addition to our free days, NSLM offers a free gallery talk every Wednesday at 2pm. These informal, half-hour tours give visitors an insider’s view of changing exhibitions, permanent collections, and more. No two tours are alike, so bring your friends!
Bull Run Festival of Lights 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights
Nov 28 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait.
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Bull Run Festival of Lights 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights
Nov 29 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait.
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Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends 5:30 pm
Bull Run Festival of Lights Weekends
Nov 30 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow. After viewing the lights, bring your family and friends to the holiday village to enjoy rides, refreshments, and of course, photos with Santa Claus (holiday village open select nights). The festival happens annually at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia. Want to avoid the crowds? Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are our busiest nights. Please take advantage of the Monday through Thursday discounted price and avoid a long wait. Look for our special online coupon in the downloads section below!
Miracle on 34th Street 7:30 pm
Miracle on 34th Street @ Trillium Gathering Building
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm
Goose Creeks Players proudly presents its inaugural show, Miracle on 34th Street, the Play, directed and produced by Michael Goshorn. This classic, heartwarming story will delight and amaze the young and young-at-heart with its transformative themes of the power in belief, faith, imagination, and goodwill. Based on the 1947 classic film, the story revolves around an elderly gentleman who believes he is the real Santa and a little girl who learns to have faith in the magic of the Christmas season. Goose Creek Players is proud to support HeroHomes, a not-for-profit foundation established to build houses for veterans and their families. A portion of the proceeds of this production will go to HH. November 23rd & November 30th at 7:30pm November 24th & 25th at 2:00pm December 1st & 2nd at 2:00 pm Trillium Gathering Building 18915 Lincoln Road Purcellville, VA 20132 Audience members are encouraged to stick around after the show to take pictures with Santa Claus. Mountain Community Theater adapted Miracle on 34th Street from the novel by Valentine Davies; based on the 20th Century Fox motion picture “Miracle on 34th Street.” This production is produced by special arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois. Goose Creek Players is an affiliation and co-operative effort of Stevens Miller and Michael Goshorn.

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