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Today 1:00pm - 2:00pm

All About Roosters

Fairfax County Animal Shelter

4500 West Ox Road

Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Map

Event Info

Are you interested in learning about roosters? Did you know that multiple roosters can live together peacefully as part of a bachelor flock? Do you have trouble communicating with your rooster?

Attend our ‘All About Roosters’ workshop at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter on Sunday, October 2nd at 1PM! All ages are welcome and the event is FREE! You will also get to meet roosters!

Learn about:
Common rooster stereotypes and misconceptions
Rooster behavior
Local laws regarding backyard chickens
Advantages of adding a rooster to your flock
Housing multiple roosters together (bachelor flocks)
Tips and tricks for working with naughty roosters
Trimming rooster spurs
How to communicate with your rooster better
*Adopting ex-cockfighting roosters (we will even have a special guest star for you to meet!)

Today 3:00pm - 5:00pm

2022 K-Food Cook-Off

Hyatt Regency, Tysons Corner Center

7901 Tysons One Pl

Tysons corner, Virginia 79012-2102 Map

Today 3:00pm - 5:00pm

2022 K-Food Cook-Off

Hyatt Regency, Tysons Corner Center

7901 Tysons One Pl

Tysons corner, Virginia 79012-2102 Map

Monday, October 3
Wednesday, October 5
Saturday, October 8
October 8 6:30am - 6:00pm

The 2022 Lime Connect Ride

The Bike Lane

11150 Sunset Hills Road STE 110

Reston, Virginia 20190 Map

Event Info

The 2022 Lime Connect Ride Presented by Bloomberg is here! Lime Connect’s annual bike ride to rebrand disability is open to riders of all experience levels, you can join for the in-person event on October 8th in Reston (including a century ride, metric century, 30-mile, and 10-mile course).

Post-ride festivities include lunch from Mission BBQ (Herndon), music, massages, and beer specially brewed by Bike Lane Brewery – in addition to fun swag and giveaways. “The Lime Connect Ride is probably the best I’ve ever done. It’s a great ride through the Loudoun County countryside, and I’m riding again this year!” stated Dave Duvall, Lime Connect Ride participant.

Funds raised support the Lime Connect Pathways Scholarship for college-bound high school seniors with disabilities and the ongoing development of Lime Network members.

Those who are not able to join in person have the option of riding virtually – anywhere in the world – between September 8th and October 8th. An “Anything Goes” option allows individuals to rack up miles by walking, running, using a wheelchair, Peleton, or any form of mobility.

Schedule of Events for ride weekend:

Thursday 10/6/22 and Friday 10/7/22 (CHECK-IN)

• 4:30pm-7pm – Check-In / Packet Pickup (optional) @ The Bike Lane in Reston, VA

Saturday 10/8/22 (RIDE DAY)

• 6:30am-9am – Check-In / Packet Pickup (if you did not check-in on Thurs/Fri) @ The Bike Lane in Reston, VA

• 7:15am-8am – 100 Mile Starting Window

• 8am-8:30am – 100K Starting Window

• 8:30am-9am – 30 Mile Starting Window

• 9am-9:15am – 10 Mile Starting Window

• 10:30am-6pm – Food / Beverage, Massage, Sponsors, Music, and Giveaways

October 8 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Second Saturdays

Reston Town Center

11900 Market St

Reston, Virginia 20190 Map

Sunday, October 9
October 9 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Silent Dance Party

Reston Station

1901 Reston Metro Plz.

Reston, Virginia 20190 Map

Event Info

Reston Station is hosting the first ever FREE Silent Dance Party on Reston Metro Plaza on Sunday, October 9, 2022, from 5-8 pm!

To dance, you will be provided wireless headphones in exchange for your driver’s license. Choose from three different genres of music spun by three different live DJs. So hush and hustle, be silent and shake it, or be a little bashful before you boogie. Nobody cares — it’s all up to you!

Bring your friends and family to dance like nobody’s watching and enjoy other activities for kids of all ages.

Tuesday, October 11
Thursday, October 13
Saturday, October 15
October 15 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Rescue Reston’s 10th Anniversary Rally for Open Space

The Hartke Building Parking Lot

11890 Sunrise Valley Drive

Reston, Virginia 20191 Map

Event Info

Join us on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 1 pm to 3 pm where it all began in 2012 at the Hartke Building parking lot. We coalesced around a common vision, and purpose and have moved forward with unwavering community support over the past 10 years, we thank you for that! Gain an understanding of our current efforts to say NO to the Redevelopment of Reston National Golf Course and Hidden Creek Country Club and enjoy time with one another, celebrate our joint mission, our successes and our path forward.

The Rescue Reston 10th Anniversary Rally for Open Space will show all how strong we are together and demonstrate the level of community support there is for protecting Reston’s recreational open space for current and future generations.

  • Let the world know that we stand united in protecting Reston’s recreational open space and adhering to the Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan for Reston that calls for the continued designation of Reston’s two 18-hole golf courses as golf courses
  • Learn how you can get involved and help continue to protect Reston’s recreational open space
  • Meet other like-minded Restonians who also want to keep Reston a beautiful, vibrant and healthy community

Bring a friend and join us for a fun and informative time. Let’s celebrate ten years strong and send a message that developers must respect the wishes of the community and respect the Comprehensive Plan for Reston.

Secure your FREE Tickets today on Eventbrite. We’ll see you there!

The Rescue Reston Team

October 15 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Event Info
They don’t call Nashville Music City for nothing! For years, aspiring young musicians have flocked to the city with dreams of making it big. Now, The Barns welcomes seven of Nashville’s finest emerging artists: sister duo REVIE, The Voice star Audra McLaughlin, country-rocker Jason Cross, smooth singer/songwriter Ryan Neal, Baltimore native Pierson Swanson, cellist Gabe Baker, and singer/songwriter Kyle Winski.
October 15 10:00am - 12:00pm

Homebuyers Seminar

Compass One Loudoun

44679 Endicott Dr Suite 200

Ashburn, Virginia 20147 Map

Sunday, October 16
October 16 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Do it Your Way 0.5k

Lake Anne Plaza

11424 Washington Plaza W

Reston, Virginia 20190 Map

Saturday, October 22
October 22 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Halloween Family Fun Day

RCC Hunters Woods

2310 Colts Neck Rd.

Reston, Virginia 20191 Map

Event Info

Come dressed in your favorite costume and enjoy sensational performances for the whole family. Peter McCory, a famed one-man-band, will put children in the Halloween spirit at 12:00 p.m., followed by Bob Brown’s Puppets in “Monster Madness” at 1:15 p.m. Little ghosts and goblins up to age 8 can try their skill at games until 2:00 p.m. All children must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years and older) throughout the event.

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