Entertainment Calendar: Burke, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Springfield
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Entertainment Calendar: Burke, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Springfield

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Ongoing

Shir HaLev, the Community Jewish Chorale of Northern Virginia. Rehearsals are held select Tuesdays, 7:30-9 p.m. at Congregation Olam Tikvah, 3800 Glenbrook Road, Fairfax. The Chorale is a friendly, welcoming, adult volunteer choir. Membership in the group is open to all, members of Congregation Olam Tikvah and other Northern Virginians. Their repertoire consists mainly of Jewish liturgical music and also some contemporary Jewish music and some secular showtunes, too. Visit carolboydleon.com/shir_halev for more.

Senior Olympics. The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics features more than 60 events that challenge the mind as well as the body. New games this year: jigsaw puzzle and line-dancing. The public is invited, free of charge, to all NVSO events. The games run through Sept. 28. There will be no on-site registration for participants. Visit www.nvso.us.

(Im)Permanence Continued. Through Oct. 6 in the McGuireWoods Gallery, 2nd Floor, Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. A solo exhibition featuring work by Cynthia Myron. Visit www.WorkhouseArts.org for more.

VMFA: Futures. Through Oct. 6 in the McGuireWoods Gallery, 2nd Floor, Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. VMFA: Futures showcases artists joining the 2019-2020 Fellowship Program at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. Comprised of a broad selection of humanizing works of ingenuity which liven the art landscape through sculpture, videography, painting, photography and new media, VMFA: Futures highlights emerging talent but also explores commonalities amongst the artists’ work. Featured artists include Soomin Ham, Rebecca Silberman, David Franusich and Sarah Phillips. Visit www.WorkhouseArts.org for more.

Juried Exhibition: Clay International. Through Oct. 6 in the Vulcan Gallery, 1st Floor, Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. Ceramic Artist and Educator Peter Beasecker juried over 300 images to select 52 pieces of art which incorporate a contemporary spirit as well as a technical mastery of the material for 2019 Workhouse Clay International. Clay International represents the depth and breadth of contemporary functional and sculptural ceramic artworks being created throughout the country. Visit www.WorkhouseArts.org for more.

Crafters Wanted for 2nd Annual Fall Craft Show. The Fairfax Station Railroad Museum will hold its 2nd Annual Fall Craft Show and LEGO (TM) Train Show on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 ,10 a.m.-4 p.m. For crafters interested in joining the event, booth space is enough room for a 10x10 canopy and cost is $50 per space. Email dmueller@fairfax-station.org for an application and further information. Visit www.fairfax-station.org or call 703-425-9225.

Kingstowne Farmers Market. Fridays, through Oct. 25, 4-7 p.m. in the Giant parking lot, 5870 Kingstowne Towne Center, Alexandria. Farm fresh eggs, local honey, berries, fresh picked vegetables, fresh local fruits, baked breads and treats, chicken, tamales, salsa, hummus, gourmet sausage, fresh roasted coffee beans, and much, more. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/kingstowne.

Wakefield Farmers Market. Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m. through Oct. 30, at Wakefield Park, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale. Eleven local farmers and producers will sell fresh produce and fruits; meats; breads and pastries; jams; dairy products and eggs; herbs; flowers, and more. All products are grown or produced by the vendors and come from within 125 miles. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association will be there each week, providing horticultural information to home gardeners in Fairfax County. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/wakefield.

Lorton Farmers Market. Sundays, 9 a.m.-noon, through Nov. 17, in the VRE Parking Lot, 8990 Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. Eleven local farmers and producers sell fresh produce and fruits; meats; breads and pastries; jams; dairy products and eggs; herbs; flowers, and more. All products are grown or produced by the vendors and come from within 125 miles. The Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association will be there each week, providing horticultural information to home gardeners in Fairfax County. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/lorton.

Springfield Farmers Market. Saturdays, through Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Springfield Town Center, 6699 Spring Mall Drive, Springfield. Vendors include Cascade Beverage, Celestial/Fossil Farms, Chilanga Tortilla, Conecopia, Greenwich Farms, Iganacio's Produce, Kingdom Gourmet, Lola's Kusina, Lund's Produce, Smiths Mecklenburg, Taste Old Country, Three Puppies,Tyson Farm, and Windmill Meadows. Visit www.community-foodworks.org or call 202-697-7768.

Burke Farmers Market. Through Dec. 21, 8 a.m.-noon at the VRE parking lot, 5671 Roberts Parkway, Burke. A great selection of fresh produce, baked goods, seafood, and dairy. All vendors make their own food or grow it locally within 125 miles. Call 703-642-0128 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farmersmarkets/burke for more.

Thursday/Sept. 19

Sand Art-Rangoli. 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Rangoli patterns are made with colored sand during Diwali in India. Rangoli patterns are created on the floor in living rooms or courtyards using materials such as colored rice, dry flour, colored sand or flower petals. Learn how to use colored sand to make a Rangoli pattern. All materials will be provided by Pohick Regional Library, just come on time. Participants will take their work home. For teens and adults. Free. Email sonal.gosai@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-644-7333, ext. 4, or visit librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov/event/5618898.

Friday/Sept. 20

Lakeside Campfire Friday. 6:30-8 p.m. at Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Campfire programs are family-friendly and designed for participants age 3-adult. New topics and different areas of the parks are explored during each program. $8 per person. Call 703-569-3464 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/lake-accotink.

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Lakeside Campfire Friday. 7:30-9 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Campfire programs are family-friendly and designed for participants age 3-adult. New topics and different areas of the parks are explored during each program. $10 per person. Call 703-451-9588 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/hidden-pond.

Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Resource Fair. 5:45-7:45 p.m. at the Hylton Education Center on the campus of Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, 2300 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge. Mental health experts from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Prince William County Community Services, National Alliance on Mental Illness and many more, will gather to take part in this important conversation. Non-profits will discuss area resources, warning signs, behaviors, treatments and/or options when it comes to mental illness and suicide prevention. Free, open to the public. More at pwcmentalhealth.eventbrite.com.

Friday-Sunday/Sept. 20-22

Capital Home Show. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly. Brett Tutor, the carpenter on TLC’s Trading Spaces, will headline with more than 250 companies exhibiting and showcasing the latest in home remodeling, renovation, décor and redesign. Visit www.capitalhomeshow.com for tickets.

Saturday/Sept. 21

Archaeology Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at George Mason's Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road, Lorton. Gunston Hall will celebrate their annual Archaeology Day, a day dedicated to digging up and discovering the mysteries of the past. Join friends and family for a fun-filled day of activities for all ages including sifting for artifacts, mending archaeology objects, and dressing like an archaeologist. Free with admission. Visit gunstonhall.org/event/archaeology-day/ or call 703-550-9220.

Mini Pop Up Psychic Fair. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Old Fire Station # 3 Bar & Grill, 3988 University Drive, Fairfax. Three psychic mediums come together for an event in downtown Fairfax City. Their vendor tables are located in an upstairs room that some say is haunted. Downstairs is the Old Fire Station Bar & Grill where visitors can enjoy food and/or drink. Access to the 2nd floor is by a staircase. Parking garages nearby are free on the weekends. All three vendors accept credit cards but prefer cash. Entrance is $1 at the door (cash only) or buy advance tickets at power-of-three.eventbrite.com.

Family Fun Bingo. 1-3 p.m. (doors open 12:30 p.m.) at the Parish Center Gym, St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 3700 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. All proceeds benefit The Shepherd’s Center of Fairfax-Burke and its work for area seniors. $10. Tickets include two bingo cards that can be played for the entire event, beverages and snacks. Additional cards available at $1 per card per game. To purchase tickets, call Lisa Carroll at 703-426-2824.

Crabs and Corn Hole. 1-4 p.m. at Fairwinds Brewing Company, 7000 Newington Road, Lorton. The Key Center PTA is sponsoring an All You Can Eat Crabs and Sides. Tickets are limited. All profits will go to support Key Center School programs. $55. Visit keycenter.fcps.edu/ or call 703-313-4000.

Saturday-Sunday/Sept. 21-22

Children's Book Sale. Saturday, 10 am.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 1-3 p.m. at City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Thousands of gently read books and non-book media organized by categories including picture books, early readers, nonfiction, chapter books, young adult, etc. $0.50-$4. Check or cash only. Free admission. Email FOLfairfaxcity@gmail.com or call 703-293-2132.

Unleash the Beast. At Fairfax’s EagleBank Arena, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. For just the second time in league history, PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) elite Unleash The Beast will take over Fairfax’s EagleBank Arena for two nights. The Fairfax Invitational, the 22nd stop on the premier series, will feature the Top 35 bull riders in the world squaring off in epic 8-second confrontations all night long. Visit www.ticketmaster.com/pbr-unleash-the-beast-tickets/artist/2550701 for tickets.

Sunday/Sept. 22

Electric Car Expo. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Old Town Square, North Street, Fairfax. Come see and feel electric vehicles, learn about the benefits of electric, and enjoy local refreshments. Free. Email laura@generation180.org for more.

Book and Memorabilia Sale. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Arlington-Fairfax Elks Lodge, 8421 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Experience the Second Annual Civil War Book & Memorabilia Sale featuring authors, artifacts, books and memorabilia items. Admission $5 per person. Contact Frank Stringfellow Camp Commander Bud Mayo at mayo5304@cox.net or 703-389-1505 for vendor information.

Game Day and Scavenger Hunt. 1-4 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. Play a Train or History

Game as well as try your luck at a Scavenger Hunt. Ages 16 and older, $4; 5-15, $2; 4 and under, free. Visit www.fairfax-station.org or call 703-425-9225.

Monday/Sept. 23, 30

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Fairfax Lions Blood Drive. 2:30-7:30 p.m. at Providence Presbyterian Church, 9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. The demand for donated blood in our nation’s hospitals is consistently high – about 40,000 donors every single day. Make a life saving difference, give blood. Free. Visit www.fairfaxlions.org or call 703-266-2776.

Wednesday-Sunday/Sept. 25-29

Library Book Sale. Wednesday (member preview), 3-6 p.m.; Thursday, 1-9 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday ($5 bag sale), 1-3 p.m. at the Burke Centre Library. Join the Friends of the Burke Centre Library at their largest fall book sale with over 12,000 books, 75 percent hardcover and 100 percent donated. All proceeds benefit the Burke Centre Library and the Fairfax Library Foundation for collection enhancement and other programming.

Thursday/Sept. 26

Erin Peterson Fund Golf Tournament. At the Westfields Golf Club, 13940 Balmoral Greens Ave., Clifton. Erin was a 2006 Westfield High grad who died in the April 2007 Virginia Tech tragedy. Afterward, her parents started the Erin Peterson Fund (EPF) to award scholarships in her memory to those less fortunate, plus the Leadership for Tomorrow program which provides grants to at-risk male students at Westfield.

Community members make that possible each year when they play in the tournament and support the fund. To register, go to www.erinpetersonfund.org and click on Golf Registration. Raffle tickets may also be purchased online.

Friday/Sept. 27

B-I-N-G-O. 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Enjoy free coffee, entertaining callers, a friendly atmosphere, $1,000 guaranteed jackpot, treasure chest progressive raffles, and good food available for purchase. All proceeds go to purchasing fire and rescue equipment. Visit www.fairfaxvfd.com or call 703-273-3638 for more.

Friday-Sunday/Sept. 27-29

General & Virginia Room Book Sale. At City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-3 p.m. Hardback books $1-$3, trade papers $2, mass markets $0.50. Sunday bag sale, $5. Cash or check only. Free admission. Email FOLfairfaxcity@gmail.com or call 703-293-2132.

ValeArts "Colorful Journeys." Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (reception, 7-9 p.m.); Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Historic Vale Schoolhouse, 3124 Fox Mill Road, Oakton. 27th ValeArts Fall Show will feature more than 150 original works by nine local artists in various media, styles, and sizes. Three days fine art exhibition, a family friendly neighborhood event. Free admission. Visit www.valearts.com or call 703-860-1888.

Saturday/Sept. 28

38th Annual Fall Civil War Mosby Bus Tour. The bus will leave Truro Parish (10520 Main Street, Fairfax City) promptly at 8:30 a.m. The tour will stop at Miskell’s Farm, John Mobberly’s Grave, Key Switch, Duffield Station and more (The bus will arrive back around 5:30 p.m). $65 members of the Stuart-Mosby Historical Society; $75 for non-members. Arrive before 8 a.m. to sign in. Contact Don Hakenson at 703-971-4984 or email dhakenson@verizon.net.

Annual Community Country Fair. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Historic Pohick Church, 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Enjoy a day of outdoor fun and learning with historic colonial church tours, organ concerts, children’s games, barbecue, hamburgers and hot dogs, homemade apple butter, live music, and much more. All are welcome. Visit www.pohick.org or call 703-339-6572.

Burke Historical Society. 3:30-5 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Kayleen Reusser, author of several books documenting interviews with World War II veterans, discusses her travels in Europe tracing the war and conversations with veterans who served in those locales. Free. Email slawski_brian@yahoo.com. or visit www.burkehistoricalsociety.org.

Sunday/Sept. 29

Anniversary Event: Torpedo Factory Artists @ Mosaic Gallery. 3-6 p.m. at Torpedo Factory Artists @ Mosaic 105 District Ave., Fairfax. In celebration of Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association’s 45th anniversary, member artists have contributed 45 works of art. Ticket holders’ names are randomly called and that person chooses from one of the available pieces of original art. Preview artwork Sept. 18-29; Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Ticket holders may bring a guest for free. $200. Art Lovers Sweepstake: a $45 ticket gives buyers an opportunity to take home one of three works of art, valued at $1,500 or more. Purchase tickets at tinyurl.com/tfaacc19.

Monday/Sept. 30

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Tuesday/Oct. 1

Archaeology at Mount Vernon. 7-9 p.m. at Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Sean Devlin, curator of archaeological collections at Mount Vernon, will describe the process of interpreting history through physical remains. Free. Email slawski_brian@yahoo.com or visit www.burkehistoricalsociety.org.

Wednesday-Sunday/Oct. 2-6

Disney On Ice. At EagleBank Arena, 4500 Patriots Circle, Fairfax. Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures will whisk families away on an immersive getaway chock-full of magical participatory moments. Featuring new and classic tales, this multi-generational experience visits Fairfax for nine performances. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Thursday/Oct. 3

Selling Suffrage: Words and Symbols to Win the Vote and the ERA. 6-9 p.m. at Tower Club-Tysons Corner, 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 1700, Vienna (entrance at back of building). Powerful arguments and compelling visual images were essential in convincing the American public to support votes for women. The need to "sell" the Equal Rights Amendment has also faced communication challenges. Come hear experts and advocates describe the written and graphic messages that suffragists used to change public opinion, and learn how those messages connect to later campaigns for the Equal Rights Amendment. Heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer and soft drinks will be served. $75. Visit suffragistmemorial.org/ to register.

Celebrate “Hitchcocktober.” 7 p.m. at Angelika Film Center – Mosaic, 2911 District Ave., Fairfax. Dial M for Murder (3D). Hitchcock's 1954 classic was originally shot in 3D but rarely seen in this format. Every Thursday night in October, a classic film by Alfred Hitchcock will be featured, culminating with a showing of Psycho on Halloween. $14.50. Visit www.AngleikaFilmCenter.com for more.

Friday/Oct. 4

OLGC Golf Classic. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at Westfields Golf Club, 13940 Balmoral Greens Ave., Clifton. Join Vienna’s Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church for a fun-filled day with contests, food and drink, and company to share it with. Register by Sept. 23. $200. Visit www.olgcva.org/fellowship/golf-classic or call 703-896-7425.

“Shot in the Dark Nite Tournaments.” 7:30 p.m. at Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Teams of two play a nine-hole scramble using glow-in-the-dark balls. Prizes will be awarded to teams finishing first, second and third, and there will be closest-to-the-pin contests. Dinner will be served, beginning at 6 p.m. $70 per team, and golfers must be age 12-adult. The price includes one glow ball and a flashlight. Additional glow balls are $5 each. Limited to the first 18 teams. Call 703-323-1641 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/golf/burke-lake.

Friday-Sunday/Oct. 4-6

Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout. Friday-Saturday, 7-11 p.m.; Sunday, 7-10 p.m. at Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. The Workhouse Arts Center presents Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout – running each weekend during October and Halloween night. A storyline has been crafted on a prison Breakout theme with inmates running out of control through the woods and around the prison grounds (including through the only building on campus that still has jail cells), guards trying to capture them, and an army of terrifying clowns attempting to take over the prison. $20. Visit www.workhousearts.org/event/haunted-trail.

Saturday/Oct. 5

Remembering Our Angels 5k Walk/Run. 7:30-11 a.m. at the Occoquan Regional Park in Lorton. The “Remembering Our Angels 5k Walk/Run is an event dedicated to women, men and families who have lost a pregnancy or infant. All money raised will benefit the programs of Alaina’s Gift Inc. Vendors or sponsors can contact the organization’s Founder at 757-284-9462. Visit www.runsignup.com/angelswalk19.

Infant-loss Remembrance Walk. 8:30 a.m.-noon at Occoquan Park, 9751 Ox Road, Lorton. The NILMDTS Remembrance Walk, “Our Journey Together” is for parents, family members, and friends to come together to remember a baby who has died due to miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, neonatal or any type of pregnancy or infant loss. During the event, each baby is honored by having his or her name read aloud with the optional release of a butterfly. $35; free for kids. Visit raceroster.com/events/2019/21271/now-i-lay-me-down-to-sleep-2019-remembrance-walk-va or call 512-828-1379. Visit nilmdts.org for more.

Taste of Annandale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Tom Davis Drive, Annandale. Come early for the 5K race at 9:30 a.m. Family-friendly street festival with food trucks, live music and dance, beer garden, pet contest, 5K race, children's entertainment, restaurants, vendors, police helicopter, chili cook-off and more. Free admission. Visit tasteofannandale.com or call 571-243-4364.

3rd annual DC-Metro Modern Home Tour. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. in areas including Arlington, Fairfax, and Great Falls. The DC-Metro Modern Home Tour, a self-guided event, provides a day of local sight-seeing and open-house-style visits for lovers of architecture, design, real estate, and anyone on the hunt for ideas and inspiration. $20-$50. Visit www.dcmetromodernhometour.com for tickets.

Oct. 5-Nov. 30

Sweet but Psycho. At Olly Olly, 10417 Main St., 2nd Floor, Fairfax. Olly Olly presents Sweet but Psycho: an avant-garde fairytale. Strangeland is a performance duo, made up of Bunni (Andiland) and Goatface (Strange Lens), that explores the superficial construct of reality. A reception with the artists is planned for Saturday, Oct. 5, 7-10 p.m. Call 703-789-6144 or visit ollyollyart.com for more.

Monday/Oct. 7

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Wednesday/Oct. 9

Nine and Wine. 5-8 p.m. at Laurel Hill Golf Club, 8701 Laurel Crest Drive, Lorton. Enjoy a round on Virginia's newest golf course. Price includes range balls, golf cart and nine holes of golf and a glass of wine. This event welcomes the first 12 people who RSVP. Come solo or bring a friend. Payment will be made upon arrival at the event venue. Check in at to pro shop at least 15 minutes prior to the start time. Member, $32; non-members, $42. RSVP to Roberta Korzen at roberta.korzen@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-324-8782.

Thursday/Oct. 10

Celebrate “Hitchcocktober.” 7 p.m. at Angelika Film Center – Mosaic, 2911 District Ave., Fairfax.North by Northwest (1959). Every Thursday night in October, a classic film by Alfred Hitchcock will be featured culminating with a showing of PSYCHO on Halloween. $14.50. Visit www.AngleikaFilmCenter.com for more.

Thursday-Saturday/Oct. 10-12

Fall for the Book. This year Fall for the Book welcomes a lineup of poets, historians, novelists, memoirists, children’s authors, YA writers and more at George Mason University and locations around Northern Virginia. Headliners include essayist and novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, novelist Delia Owens, young adult novelist Rainbow Rowell, and true crime writer, David Grann. Fall for the Book is Northern Virginia’s oldest and largest festival of literature and arts. All events are free and open to the public. Visit fallforthebook.org.

Friday/Oct. 11

“Shot in the Dark Nite Tournaments.” 7:30 p.m. at Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Teams of two play a nine-hole scramble using glow-in-the-dark balls. Prizes will be awarded to teams finishing first, second and third, and there will be closest-to-the-pin contests. Dinner will be served, beginning at 6 p.m. $70 per team, and golfers must be age 12-adult. The price includes one glow ball and a flashlight. Additional glow balls are $5 each. Limited to the first 18 teams. Call 703-323-1641 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/golf/burke-lake.

Friday-Sunday/Oct. 11-13

Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout. Friday-Saturday, 7-11 p.m.; Sunday, 7-10 p.m. at Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. The Workhouse Arts Center presents Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout – running each weekend during October and Halloween night. A storyline has been crafted on a prison Breakout theme with inmates running out of control through the woods and around the prison grounds (including through the only building on campus that still has jail cells), guards trying to capture them, and an army of terrifying clowns attempting to take over the prison. $20. Visit www.workhousearts.org/event/haunted-trail.

Saturday/Oct. 12

43rd Annual Fall Festival. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in downtown Fairfax. More than 400 vendors, three stages of entertainment, lumberjack show, amusement rides and more. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/special-events/fall-festival for more.

Saturday-Sunday/Oct. 12-13

Model Train Show and Craft Fair. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m. at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station. The Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area LEGO (R) Train Club (WamaL TC) will hold a two-day display at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum. In addition, Saturday will feature a Craft Fair with local artisans displaying and selling their crafts. Bring any unwanted LEGO pieces and sets for donation. Ages 16 and older, $4; 5-15, $2; 4 and under, free. Visit www.fairfax-station.org or call 703-425-9225.

Sunday/Oct. 13

5K for Missing. 8 a.m. at Fairfax Corner, 4100 Monument Corner Drive, Fairfax. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children will be holding their annual 5K race. Participants will raise much needed awareness and funding to support NCMEC’s efforts to help recover missing and exploited children worldwide.Register by Oct. 1 to be guaranteed a shirt. $35 until Friday, Oct. 11, 8 p.m. Visit www.milesforthemissing5k.org or call 703-837-6111.

Clifton Day Festival. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Town of Clifton, 7144 Main St., Clifton. The 2019 Clifton Day Festival will feature a marketplace with around 150 vendors. Live music, train rides, children’s activities and delicious food and beverages will add to the fun. Clifton Day is the only day of the year when the train stops in

the town. Admission is free. Parking starts at $5 per car. Call 703-968-0740 or visit www.cliftonday.com.

Monday/Oct. 14

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Thursday/Oct. 17

Celebrate “Hitchcocktober.” 7 p.m. at Angelika Film Center – Mosaic, 2911 District Ave., Fairfax. The Birds (1963). Every Thursday night in October, a classic film by Alfred Hitchcock will be featured culminating with a showing of Psycho on Halloween. $14.50. Visit www.AngleikaFilmCenter.com for more.

Friday-Sunday/Oct. 18-20

Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout. Friday-Saturday, 7-11 p.m.; Sunday, 7-10 p.m. at Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. The Workhouse Arts Center presents Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout – running each weekend during October and Halloween night. A storyline has been crafted on a prison Breakout theme with inmates running out of control through the woods and around the prison grounds (including through the only building on campus that still has jail cells), guards trying to capture them, and an army of terrifying clowns attempting to take over the prison. $20. Visit www.workhousearts.org/event/haunted-trail.

Monday/Oct. 21

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Thursday/Oct. 24

Celebrate “Hitchcocktober.” 7 p.m. at Angelika Film Center – Mosaic, 2911 District Ave., Fairfax. The Lady Vanishes (1938). Every Thursday night in October, a classic film by Alfred Hitchcock will be featured culminating with a showing of Psycho on Halloween. $14.50. Visit www.AngleikaFilmCenter.com for more.

Friday-Sunday/Oct. 25-27

Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout. Friday-Saturday, 7-11 p.m.; Sunday, 7-10 p.m. at Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. The Workhouse Arts Center presents Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout – running each weekend during October and Halloween night. A storyline has been crafted on a prison Breakout theme with inmates running out of control through the woods and around the prison grounds (including through the only building on campus that still has jail cells), guards trying to capture them, and an army of terrifying clowns attempting to take over the prison. $20. Visit www.workhousearts.org/event/haunted-trail.

Monday/Oct. 28

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Thursday/Oct. 31

Celebrate “Hitchcocktober.” 7 p.m. at Angelika Film Center – Mosaic, 2911 District Ave., Fairfax. Psycho (1960). Every Thursday night in October, a classic film by Alfred Hitchcock will be featured culminating with a showing of Psycho on Halloween. $14.50. Visit www.AngleikaFilmCenter.com for more.

Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout. 7-10 p.m. at Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. The Workhouse Arts Center presents Haunted Trail 2019 – Breakout – running each weekend during October and Halloween night. A storyline has been crafted on a prison Breakout theme with inmates running out of control through the woods and around the prison grounds (including through the only building on campus that still has jail cells), guards trying to capture them, and an army of terrifying clowns attempting to take over the prison. $20. Visit www.workhousearts.org/event/haunted-trail.

Monday/Nov. 4

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Monday/Nov. 18

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Monday/Nov. 25

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Saturday/Nov. 30

2nd Annual Liberty Turkey Trot. 9 a.m. Liberty Lorton, the former prison turned new development, is hosting a series of events that includes barnyard yoga, outdoor movie nights, and the second annual Turkey Trot. Events are open to residents and non-residents of Liberty. Events are open to residents and non-residents of Liberty alike. Visit thelibertylife.com for more.

Monday/Dec. 2

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Monday/Dec. 9

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Monday/Dec. 16

Funday Monday. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. Crafts, music, movement, and fun with Mr. Skip, My Gym, Paint Your Own Pottery and a new VIP series featuring community helpers and leaders. Free. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/cultural-arts or call 703-385-2712.

Ongoing

Second Saturdays. 6-9 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton. The Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet nearly 85 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our galleries. Experience performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Enjoy art exhibitions in nine galleries of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber art works. Visit www.workhousearts.org/.

Senior Line Dancing. Mondays, 1 p.m.; Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m. at Little RIver Glen Senior Center, 4001 Barker Court, Fairfax. Line Dancing is a gentle, social form of aerobic activity. Studies have shown it aids in warding off Alzheimer's disease. No previous experience needed. Cost: $5 per 8-week session. Email barbriba@hotmail.com or call 703-524-3739.

Fairfax Pets on Wheels New Volunteer Orientation. An orientation for new volunteers interested in visiting residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities with their approved pets through the Fairfax Pets On Wheels program is held the first Wednesday of every month starting at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.fpow.org for each month’s location. Prior to attending, please complete the online application found at www.fpow.org/volunteer. www.fpow.org, 703-324-5424 or dfspetsonwheels@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Carolina Shag. Wednesdays, 6:30-10 p.m. at Arlington/Fairfax Elks Lodge, 8421 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax. Free lessons at 7:30 p.m. No partners needed. Dinner menu. $8. Under 21 free. nvshag.org.

FUN-Exercise Thursdays, noon-12:50 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church Family Room, 7434 Bath St., Springfield. Inova certified exercise instructor leads a moderate level exercise class with music and current events conversation. Muscle, Balance, Strength Training using stretch bands and weights both standing and seated exercises. Instructor donation is $5. moorefitt@yahoo.com or 703-499-6133.

Exercise Program Mondays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. year-round at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax. The exercises are for strength, balance and maintaining limberness. Contact SCFB office at 703-426-2824 for more information.

Cafe Ivrit (Hebrew Cafe). Wednesdays. 8:15-9:15 a.m. Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. Shalom (hello) Did you always want to converse in Hebrew? Join Na’ama each week for conversational Hebrew. You will learn and practice Hebrew in a fun and interactive way while learning more about Israel. Free, however we ask that you try to attend regularly. RSVP Naama.Gold@jccnv.org.

Smoke Free Bingo. 7 p.m. Every Friday. Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax. Free coffee, entertaining callers, $1,000 jackpot (with breaks for smoking friends). www.fairfaxvd.com. 703-273-3638.

English Conversation Groups weekly at George Mason, Burke Centre, and Lorton Libraries Practice and improve your English. Day and start times vary. Visit: va.evanced.info/fairfaxcounty/lib/eventcalendar.asp

Funday Monday 10:30 a.m., every Monday at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. There will be music, movement, storytelling, performances, crafts, and more. It is open to children of all ages, however especially for those who haven’t yet started school. Programs are free and open to the public, donations are gratefully appreciated. There is ample free parking in the downtown area, and stroller access at the rear of Old Town Hall on Main St. 703-385-7858 www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts for more.