🕗 News recap
The following articles were published earlier today — Oct 13, 2023.
- 8:15 am: Morning Notes | 🗣️ Comments
- 9:30 am: Grand opening announced for Lorton’s new police station and animal shelter | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:15 am: Herndon to support Pakistan Heritage Day in push for more cultural events | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:00 am: McLean Pet Fest set to take over park this Sunday | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:45 am: Plan to modernize Taco Bell in Fair Lakes wins county’s approval | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:30 pm: FCPD: Teen arrested for Tysons carjacking, victim hit by liquid candy | 🗣️ Comments
- 2:30 pm: Fall festival returns to Halley Rise’s farm in Reston this weekend | 🗣️ Comments
Since it’s Friday, we’ve also compiled a list of the most-read articles of the week, below.
- Fairfax County to mark solar eclipse with event ‘extravagaza’ (17963 views)
- NEW: Reston’s LOOK Dine-in movie theater has an opening date (6997 views)
- Senator makes case for casino in Tysons as part of future entertainment district (6672 views)
- Developer of Oakton’s AT&T campus scales back housing, preserves more trees (5704 views)
- Halal hot chicken chain coming to Vienna in first step of N. Va. expansion (4314 views)
- Man dies weeks after three-vehicle crash on Fairfax County Parkway (3966 views)
- Va. attorney general opposes Dulles Greenway toll increase in Northern Virginia (2112 views)
- New signs encourage Vienna pedestrians and drivers to see ‘Eye to Eye’ (1887 views)
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Saturday throughout the county, from our event calendar.
- 8:00 am: Weichert Parking Lot Sale to benefit Habitat for Humanity
- 👉 9:00 am: Arlington Metaphysical Chapel Presents Metaphest, October 14-15, 2023
- 9:00 am: Indoor/Outdoor Rummage Sale & Craft Fair
- 9:00 am: Edison Fall Craft Fair
- 10:00 am: Trunk or Treat
- 👉 11:30 am: STEM Fest
- 12:00 pm: OAKtoberfest
- 4:00 pm: Experience Art in its Diverse Forms
- 8:00 pm: Magpie: A 50th Anniversary Celebration
Here are the events planned for Sunday:
- 12:00 pm: Venture into Volunteering
- 👉 2:00 pm: Do it Your Way 0.5k
- 2:00 pm: Do It Your Way 0.5K – South Lakes HS PTSA Pantry
- 2:30 pm: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE: King for a Day!
- 5:30 pm: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE: King for a Day!
⛈️ Saturday’s forecast
Expect showers and potential thunderstorms after 5pm today, with patchy fog between noon and 2pm, and a high near 63. Winds will be eastward at 5-8 mph, with an 80% chance of precipitation and rainfall amounts between a quarter and half-inch. Tonight, showers continue with possible thunderstorms and a low around 49, with east winds shifting northward after midnight at 6-11 mph. The chance of precipitation increases to 90%, with similar rainfall amounts expected. See more from Weather.gov.
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
We hope you have a great weekend! Feel free to discuss the most-read stories of the week, the upcoming weekend events or anything else of local interest in the comments. 👋
Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier…
Reston Association is seeking candidates for its 2024 Board of Directors’ election. Four seats are open for the election, which will take place in March. Specifically, two at-large director seats…
Zombies, pirates and other virtual characters are about to be unleashed on Tysons, just in time for Christmas. Sandbox VR will launch its new virtual reality gaming experience at 1656…
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Art House 7 warmly welcomes you to our upcoming Fall 2 session of classes starting on October 30th. We’re thrilled to offer a diverse range of mediums and flexible class lengths, catering to a wide age range, starting from as young as 2, and, of course, providing a multitude of engaging options for adults!
Our classes cover an exciting spectrum of creative mediums, including fiber arts such as knitting, modern embroidery, crochet, and sewing. We also offer classes in ceramics on the wheel, drawing, watercolor, gouache, oil, acrylic, still-life painting, and captivating Japanese Suminagashi and printmaking. One of the highlights of this session is the highly anticipated 5-week “Painting the Portrait and Figure” workshop, led by the renowned local artist, Danni Dawson.
For our younger artists, we have specially designed classes like “Art Exploration through Impressionism” for students in kindergarten through 5th grade, an engaging “Art Together” parent-child class designed for 2–4-year-olds, and a “Teen Taught Art Club” tailored for kindergarteners through 4th graders.