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The Dulles Day Plane Pull at Washington Dulles International Airport attracted thousands of visitors for the airport’s annual free open house with a daylong schedule of activities, events and family fun on Sept. 23. Nearly 100 teams from many segments of the community  pulled two jet aircraft with ropes in a friendly competition that originated […]

Presented by the Greater Merrifield Business Association (GMBA), the Mosaic District hosted the annual festival which had fun for the whole family and showcased a number of  local businesses. Music performers during the festival included: Split String Soup (Bluegrass), the Greater Merrifield Baptist Church gospel choir, Power Child (90s Alternative Rock, and Jeff from Accounting […]

The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce and Mustang Sally Brewing Company presented the 2nd annual Fairfax County Brewfest at Mustang Sally Brewing Company in Chantilly last September. A portion of the proceeds benefitted K9 for Warriors, who brought several service dogs to the event, and VAVETS. All of Fairfax County’s breweries participated in the event, […]

Presented by George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) presented its 12th annual ARTS by George! featuring a Gala Performance by Broadway Star Kelli O’Hara plus student showcases, buffets and wine bars, and silent and live auctions last September on the Fairfax campus. […]

Here’s How to Volunteer and Make a Difference in Your Community The holiday season often motivates people to reach out to others, to be thankful and to give to those in need. Not only does volunteering help the less fortunate, but studies have shown that it benefits the volunteers as well. Volunteering strengthens your ties […]

For more than 20 years, Joe Beninati has served as the play-by-play announcer for CSN’s live-game coverage of the Washington Capitals, and he also regularly provides play-by-play for the network’s airings of college sports, including football and basketball, and has worked as announcer for the Washington Kastles of WorldTeam Tennis. But, unlike most sports broadcasters […]

McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) bestows naming rights for newest gallery to long-time arts supporters Matthew Bullock and Todd Hitt for their generous gifts The gallery in MPA@ChainBridge, McLean Project for the Arts’ second location, was formally dedicated as the Bullock | Hitt Gallery during its exhibition opening last September. Mr. Bullock and Mr. […]

2017 Holiday Events Calendar Has the Thanksgiving Art and Craft Show been your family’s go-to place for holiday gifts? Or has visiting Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights been the most recently added family tradition? Find out when your your favorite holiday event is to take place this year or try something different and make 2017 […]