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Car Show and Labor Day Festival

The Clifton Labor Day Car Show is an open show featuring street rods, foreign, customs, antiques, trucks, muscle cars, motorcycles and more! Join the fun in historic City of Fairfax, Virginia, for great cars, food, and music. There will be raffles as well as "Participant Pick" awards and specialty trophies. The first 250 show vehicles receive dash plaques.

Category:Festivals
DateSeptember 5, 2016
VenueHistoric City of Fairfax

Celebrate Fairfax

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Celebrate Fairfax

Celebrate Fairfax! is Northern Virginia’s largest community-wide celebration. The annual festival hosts tens of thousands of visitors during the three-day run. The 25-acre site at the government center is magically filled with fascinating sights and sounds of more than 300 exhibitors, food vendors, crafters and interactive activities. Celebrate Fairfax! showcases live concerts on eight stages, ExxonMobil Children’s Avenue, a petting zoo, the Fairfax County Karaoke Championship, carnival rides, a ...

Category:Festivals
DateJune 10-12,2016
VenueFairfax County Government Center

CenterStage

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CenterStage

CenterStage, located in Fairfax County's Reston Community Center at the Hunters Woods Village Center, is a comfortable, fan-shaped 300-seat theater with a professionally equipped proscenium stage. Several community arts organizations, including the Reston Community Players, use CenterStage. The center also books a series of professional touring artists. Local dance groups include the Reston Institute for the Arts; the Conservatory Ballet of Reston; Dianearts, Inc.; and the Ravel Dance Studio. Mu ...

Category:Performing Arts
Chalk on the Water at Lake Anne

Chalk on the Water is a two-day street-painting festival where participants will create amazing street art. Festival goers can purchase a "plot" of brick space on the plaza and paint to their hearts delight whatever flows from their imagination. Cost for spaces are $5 for children, $10 for adults, and $15 for professional artists. Participants have a chance to win cash prizes for various categories, awarded by notable community judges. The festival will also include food, a live DJ, and a wine g ...

Category:Festivals
DateJune 11-12, 2016
VenueLake Anne Plaza
ChalkFest at Reston Town Center

ChalkFest At Reston Town Center is presented by the Initiative for Public Art – Reston (IPAR) and Reston Town Center. The public is invited to create chalk drawings on Market Street. The event is open to professional artists, amateurs, businesses, families, and kids of all ages. There will be prizes for professional artists, amateurs, families and kids, in addition to the "Audience Choice Award".

Category:Festivals
DateSeptember 9-10, 2016
VenueReston Town Center

Chantilly Day

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Chantilly Day

The annual Chantilly Day festival celebrates the Chantilly community. The event will include a business expo, children's fair, performance stage, Taste of Chantilly and more. The event will benefit the local schools, including Chantilly High and Westfield High.

Category:Festivals
DateChantilly Day 2016 Postponed Unfortunately, Chantilly D...
VenueKmart Shopping Center Parking Lot
Cherry Hill Historic House and Farm

In 1976 as the nation celebrated its 200th anniversary there was a renewed interest in historic preservation. The City of Falls Church chose the restoration and preservation of Cherry Hill Farm as its special bicentennial project. It was a cooperative effort between the City and community groups. While the City owned the land and buildings the Friends of Cherry Hill Foundation was founded to furnish the house and barn. Extensive research and time went into acquiring appropriate furnishings for t ...

Category:Museums
Children's Series Nutcracker

Introduce your young child to the performing arts with our Children's Series Nutcracker! Launched in 2010-2011 as part of our mission to bring art into our community, our Children's Series Nutcracker is a condensed version of the popular holiday classic. This magical production with stunning costumes and beautiful choreography is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers as well as their families. Children delight in the approximately 40-minute performance followed by a short question and answer se ...

Category:Festivals
DateNovember 19th & 20th
VenueClassical Ballet Theatre Studios
Chocolate Lover's Festival

The Chocolate Lovers Festival, an annual two-day festival held on the first full weekend of February, features activities for all to enjoy. Join us for the Taste of Chocolate, the Chocolate Challenge, the ever-popular Kiwanis Chocolate Chip Pancake Breakfast, open houses at historic buildings, and much more.

Category:Festivals
DateFebruary 6-7, 2016
VenueOld Town Hall
City of Fairfax Festival of Lights & Carols

Enjoy live holiday music, hot cider, s'mores by the Yule log, a petting farm, a ferris wheel, caroling, and the lighting of the Christmas tree in the winter wonderland on the grounds of the Kitty Pozer Garden. Activities continue throughout the day with the tree lighting ceremony held in the early evening.

Category:Festivals
DateDecember 3, 2016
VenueMultiple, see website for specific event locations
Classical Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Experience the magic of Classical Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker! Performed at the 520-seat Ernst Theater, this holiday classic includes all of the stunning costumes, dancing, and enchantment necessary to bring Clara’s dream to life! Join Clara for a mischievously fun family holiday party, an epic battle between the Mouse King and Nutcracker, and a captivating journey with her Nutcracker Prince. On her travels, Clara meets the majestic Snow Queen, and, when she arrives to the Kingdom of Sweets, ...

Category:Festivals
DateNovember 26th & 27th
VenueErnst Theater, NVCC, Annandale Campus
Claude Moore Colonial Farm

The Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run is a living history museum that portrays family life on a small, low-income farm in 1771, just prior to the Revolutionary War. This privately operated National Park, located in McLean, Virginia, has served more than 1.9 million visitors since it opened, and is host to increasing numbers each year. The popularity of the Farm is due in large part to its continuing focus on authenticity and its ongoing encouragement of both child and adult visitors to p ...

Category:Museums
Claude Moore Colonial Market Fair

The 18th Century Colonial Market Fair, held three times a year, is a favorite among regular and first-time visitors alike who come from across the country and around the globe to sample the foods and merchandise of the Market Fair. Celebrate spring at the first Market Fair of the season. Purchase herb and flower plants and shop for the latest fashions in clothing, jewelry, potions and lotions. Play games and watch a children’s puppet theatre. Lunch might be fresh vegetables, roast chicken, saus ...

Category:Festivals
DateMay 21 & 22, July 16 & 17, October 15 & 16, 2016
VenueClaude Moore Colonial Farm
Clifton Day Festival

The annual Clifton Day is a non-profit event raising funds for a variety of local organizations. The festival includes arts and crafts, antiques, demonstrations, the Town Market, live music, children’s activities, and lots of good food. Clifton Day is on the Sunday before Columbus Day, usually the second Sunday of the month.

Category:Festivals
DateOctober 19, 2016
VenueDowntown Clifton

Clifton Film Fest

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Clifton Film Fest

Clifton Film Fest is an award winning indoor and outdoor film festival located in Northern Virginia showcasing original films made by the surrounding community at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, VA. Enjoy live music, food, and the original films under the stars. There will be two award ceremonies: student awards and the 19+ category. Throughout the day there will be a showing in addition to a random selection of films in the evening. 

Category:Festivals
DateJuly 23, 2016
VenueWorkhouse Arts Center
Collingwood Library and Museum

Collingwood Library and Museum consists of a historic mansion that houses thousands of books and artifacts relating to the history of America. Nestled on approximately 8.7 acres on the Potomac River off the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Alexandria, VA, Collingwood is available for conferences, retreats, business meetings and weddings.

Category:Museums

Features original designs and work from hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from across the nation with thousands of unique choices. There is something for every style, taste and budget with items from traditional to contemporary, functional to whimsical and decorative to fun & funky. Visit with the actual artisans as you browse the booths for those one-of-a-kind treasures found only at the Craftsmen's Classics. The show is all indoors for your comfort. Show hours are 10-6 Friday and ...

Category:Festivals
DateOctober 20, 21 & 22, 2017
VenueDulles Expo Center

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