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MPAartfest Set for October 3, 2021 in McLean Central Park, also Online

The McLean Project for the Arts will host its annual MPAartfest on Sunday, October 3 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm at McLean Central Park. Now in its 15th year, MPAartfest transforms Central Park into a lively landscape of mini art galleries showcasing and offering for sale the work of juried artists from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. […]

Vienna Oktoberfest 2021

Vienna Oktoberfest takes place on the Town Green and historic Church Street in the heart of Vienna, VA. The 2021 Oktoberfest event will feature: Live entertainment on three stages: Main Stage, Kid’s Stage,Acoustic Stage Primary Beer Garden (same location) featuring the CabooseBrewing Co. and Vienna Vintner Secondary beer location Majorly expanded beer drinking area, stretching […]

The Sounds of Summer 2021

Outdoor Concert Series are Back! With the lifting of pandemic restrictions, many of the area’s summer concerts series are returning. This season offers diverse choices with something for everyone—jazz, nostalgic and fun cover bands, family-friendly entertainment, country, and more. So grab your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of summer in your neighborhood! […]

2021 Guide to Local Farmers Markets

The return of warmer weather also means the arrival of the area’s farmers markets and the delicious fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, plants, eggs, cheeses, baked goods, and other unique products they bring. Vendors at the markets are usually producers only, which means they grow or make from scratch what they bring to the market. […]

St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans 2021

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Green beer, Irish folk music, and parades are the hallmarks of this popular cultural celebration. Here is a collection of some of the best ways to celebrate in our area. VIRTUALLucky Leprechaun 5k March 5 – 31, 2021Time and location of your choice Feeling lucky? You will when […]

Holiday Happenings

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of challenges and misery in 2020, and questions still linger about when it will be safe to return to normal activities and start seeing friends and family regularly again. With the holiday season upon us, the impact of the pandemic is being felt a little bit stronger, and […]

McLean Community Center’s McLean Pet Fest will be held virtually

The McLean Community Center has a virtual event for pets and the families that love them. McLean Pet Fest 2020 launches virtually at midnight on Sunday, Sept. 27, and can be viewed continuously through Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. The event is free, and registration is required. The first 30 registrants will receive a gift bag. […]

Construction begins on massive housing development in Reston

80 townhouses planned in first phase, with 300 apartment units to come Construction began last week on “The Midline,” a residential and commercial community to be located two blocks from the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station (Silver Line) in Fairfax County, EYA Development LLC announced Sept. 8. It’s anticipated that 80 townhouses will be completed by […]