Laura Schwartz is a licensed Realtor in VA, D.C. and MD with McEnearney Associates in Vienna. You can follow Laura on Instagram at @LauraSchwartzRealtor or her Facebook page. Laura can be reached at 703-283-6120 or Laura@GuidingYourMove.com.
I love the color changing leaves, sweater weather (in my case it’s hoodie weather), and drinking hot coffee on a cold day.
I’m from Upstate New York so fall really reminds me of home. In addition to the weather and nature of course, comes the traditional Town of Vienna events that everyone loves so much. I want to highlight them for newcomers, but I’m also asking for help!
I always do a map of the best holiday decorations in December, but I also want to do one for Halloween decor! Please email me or DM me on Instagram if you have a neighbor or your own house should be added to the list! I hope to share that list when I also share my tips to enjoy the town Halloween parade.
Events to mark on your calendar:
- Halloween Parade: Wednesday, October 26 at 7 p.m.
- Vienna Turkey Trot (10k, 5k, and 1 Mile Fun Run): Sunday, November 20 at 8 a.m. (Fun Run), 830am 5k/10k
- Church Street Stroll: Monday, November 28 at 6 p.m.
- Cookies with Santa: December 3, registration required on Webtrac (registration begins November 7 for TOV residents, November 14 for non-residents)
- Holiday Decoration Contest: November 1-December 1, with a winner announced on December 9
Santa on the Firetruck: An annual visit from Santa Claus himself usually starts in mid-December (schedule is TBD, but check their website for updates). This was the biggest surprise to me when we moved to Vienna and I had no idea a firetruck would be rolling by blasting music when my anti-sleeping 18 month old was already in bed, but now it’s become one of our favorite nights of the year.
Living in Vienna is really special, it’s such a small town but offers so many opportunities to join your community in celebrating events throughout the year. That’s always on display with all of the events this time of year.
Hope to see you at one of these events!
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If you have been thinking about buying your first home or haven’t owned one in the last three years, THIS IS FOR YOU!
In the DMV area, it can be difficult to save the downpayment necessary for you to get into your own home. We have a solution. The Funder’s Summit!
We have assembled a summit with different municipalities to tell you how to access their funds for your home purchase.
We invite you to join us at STEAMOLOGY’s annual FREE STEM Fest for elementary and middle school students, taking place on Saturday, October 14th at South County High School, 8501 Silverbrook Rd, Lorton, VA 22079.
STEM Fest is an exciting