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 October 2017

2017 Community Farmers’ Market
Saturdays, 8am – 1pm (October 7, 21, 28) (There is no Farmers’ market on Fall Festival)
Sundays, 10am – 2pm (October 1, 8, 15, 22)
Voted One of the Top 3 Markets in Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine.
Ranked One of the Top 10 markets in the DC area by the Washington Business Journal.
The Saturday Farmers’ Market and the Sunday Farmers’ Market is located at 10500 Page Avenue — One block from West & Main Streets behind the Wells Fargo Bank and adjacent to the Historic Fairfax County Courthouse.
For more information visit www.FairfaxSaturdayMarket.com

Mon, October 2 10:30 AM
Funday Monday – Mr. Skip: Fun & Songs
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax, 703-385-7858
www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts
Join the City of Fairfax every Monday morning at 10:30am for Funday Monday!!! Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts.  Funday Monday will offer a variety of children’s activities and entertainment in Old Town Hall.  There will be music, movement, story telling, 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.

Tue, October 3 10:30 AM
Story Times at Old Town Square
Old Town Square, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax 
Join us each Tuesday morning (weather permitting) at the park in downtown City of Fairfax! Staff from City of Fairfax Regional Library will bring over books to read with the kids in an informal setting. Then, stay to enjoy the splash pad and other features of this great park! 
For more information, please contact the Library.

Sat, October 7 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Walking Tour of Old Town Fairfax
Historic Fairfax Courthouse, 4000 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
Tours lasting approximately 90 minutes will begin at 10 a.m. in front of the Historic Fairfax County Courthouse, corner of Chain Bridge Road and Main Street, and include a short tour of the Ratcliffe-Allison House, 10386 Main Street. 
Cost:  $10/adults; $5/youth, ages 6-12, children 6 and under are free. Family rate (three or more) $25. For reservations, call: Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center at 703-385-8414.
All proceeds benefit the preservation of the City of Fairfax’s public historic properties.

Sat, October 7 7:00-9:00 PM
TransFormations: A Visual Diary Opening Reception
Village Gallery, 3950 University Dr, Fairfax
Paintings by Angelika Schäfer.  Please visit the Fairfax Art League on Facebook or at www.fairfaxartleague.net or call 703-587-9481.

Sun, October 8 2:00 PM
Second Sunday Program – America in World War I
Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main Street, Fairfax
George Mason University professor, Dr. Harry A. Butkowsky will discuss America's entry in to World War I in 1917. FREE EVENT.  Light refreshments. Call (703) 385-8414 for additional information.  Site is handicapped accessible.

Mon, October 9 10:30 AM
Funday Monday – Storytime & Crafts
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
703-385-7858
www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts
Join the City of Fairfax every Monday morning at 10:30am for Funday Monday!!! Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts.  Funday Monday will offer a variety of children’s activities and entertainment in Old Town Hall.  There will be music, movement, story telling, 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.

Tue, October 10 10:30 AM
Story Times at Old Town Square
Old Town Square, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax 
Join us each Tuesday morning (weather permitting) at the park in downtown City of Fairfax! Staff from City of Fairfax Regional Library will bring over books to read with the kids in an informal setting. Then, stay to enjoy the splash pad and other features of this great park! 
For more information, please contact the Library.

October 11-14, 2017
Fall for the Book Festival 
fallforthebook.org
Based at George Mason University, Fall for the Book is an independent non-profit literary arts organization that promotes reading by sponsoring a variety of year-round events and activities, the flagship of which is the Fall for the Book festival held each September or October. The festival as well as other activities for both children and adults:
• Connect readers and authors so that readers become acquainted on a personal level with writers and their work in new and vibrant ways
• Illustrate the many ways reading encourages cultural growth through empathy and knowledge
• Give children their first experience with the thrill of writing creatively through tailored workshops and readings, as well as first publication opportunities
The festival, which runs from October 11-14, 2017, will welcome a robust list of poets, historians, novelists, memoirists, children’s authors, YA writers and more at George Mason University and locations around Northern Virginia. This year, the festival is four days long and is partnering with the City of Fairfax’s Fall Festival on Saturday, October 14, to bring a day of literary and artistic events to audiences from throughout the region.
Some features include - Colson Whitehead of The Underground Railroad, and Lev Grossman of The Magicians Series– now a hit show on the SyFy Channel– will be joined by other major writers including Jennine Capó Crucet, poet Ellen Bryant Voigt and nonfiction writer David Shields. 
Join us at Fall Festival on October 14 for a special day of children’s authors and events at Old Town Hall:
10:30am – Pirate Story Hour from Fairfax Library
11:30am – Megan Wagner Lloyd, Fort Building Time
12:30pm – Chiêu Anh Urban, Color Wonder Books
1:30pm – James Riley, Story Thieves: Pick the Plot!
2:30pm – Kara Laughlin, Sparkle & Shine, Accessorize Yourself (jewelry making workshop)
3:30pm – Maria Gianferrari, Hello Goodbye Dog
4:30pm – Jason Rodriguez & Liz Laribee, Colonial Comics (comic drawing workshop)

Thu, October 12 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Fairfax Art League - Art and Lunch
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
The Fairfax Art League will be hosting an Art & Lunch event at Old Town Hall, from 10:30am - 2:00pm.  Bring lunch and enjoy the company of other artists.  Free and open to the public. New members welcome.  Please visit the Fairfax Art League on Facebook or at www.fairfaxartleague.net or call 703-587-9481.

Thu, October 12 11:50 AM- 1:30 PM
Fall for the Book Festival: The French and Russian Revolutions
Sherwood Center, 3740 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax
Two specialists, Jack Censer and Rex Wade, compare the French and Russian revolutions, discussing why they led to bloody civil wars. Sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
For more information, please visit www.fallforthebook.org

Thu, October 12 2:15 PM- 3:30 PM
Fall for the Book Festival: Putting America Back to Work
Sherwood Center, 3740 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA
Jerry Prout chronicles Gilded Age businessman Jacob Coxey’s 19th-century march from Ohio to Capitol Hill, showcasing his plan to put millions of American’s back to work. Sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
For more information, please visit www.fallforthebook.org

Thu, October 12 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Fall for the Book Festival: Better Said Than Done Storytelling Show
The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA
The popular storytelling group Better Said Than Done, Inc., which performs all over Northern Virginia, joins the festival with a show at a favorite local venue. 
For more information, please visit www.fallforthebook.org

Thu, October 12 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Ana Homayoun on Youth Social Media Wellness
City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St, Fairfax, VA
Ana Homayoun’s Social Media Wellness offers families insights into an ever-changing world, and providing ways to promote self-regulation and healthy socialization. Sponsored by Friends of the City of Fairfax Regional Library
For more information, please visit www.fallforthebook.org

Thur, October 12 7:00 PM
Artist Reception
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
The Fairfax Art League will be having a reception at the Old Town Hall Gallery, from 7-9pm.  Come and enjoy refreshments, meet the featured artist and be a part of your local artist community.  Free and open to the public.  New members welcome.  Please visit the Fairfax Art League on Facebook or at www.fairfaxartleague.net or call 703-587-9481.

Thu, October 12 7:30 PM
Fall for the Book Festival: Shoestring Theatre Company: Lonesome Pine Podcast
North Street Pop-up Theatre, 10427 North Street, Fairfax
Shoestring Theatre Company Presents North Street Pop-up Theatre
When Robin Dern, a Washington, DC reporter, is asked to help solve the mystery of a missing girl, she travels to the dark mountains of Southwest Virginia. Once there, she’s enveloped in a deeper and more dangerous situation than she ever imagined. You’ll meet the cast and experience the first episode in this 6-part, original mountain tale. Tickets: www.shoestringtheatrecompany.com  In partnership with Fall for the Book, www.fallforthebook.org

Fri, October 13 1:00 PM
Fall for the Book Festival: 200 Years of Jane Austen: A Teatime Celebration
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax VA 
This is a paid reception. Register online at http://bit.ly/2uWcAXI
Enjoy teatime as two prominent Jane Austen scholars discuss her work to mark the 200th anniversary of her death. Featuring Kristin Samuelian and Amy Smith. Sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
For more information, please visit www.fallforthebook.org

Fri, October 13 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Fall for the Book Festival: Poetry Night Out Epicure Cafe
Epicure Café, 11104 Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA
Enjoy an evening of poetry by Shara McCallum author of Madwoman, Jenny Johnson, author of In Full Velvet, and Debra Nystrom, author of Night Sky Frequencies and Selected Poems.  
For more information, please visit www.fallforthebook.org

Fri, October 13 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Fall for the Book Festival: Fairfax of Virginia: The Story of America’s only Peerage
Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax
The Honorable Hugh Fairfax, a descendant of nobility in his native England, discusses his book about the history of the Fairfax family in America. Sponsored by the City of Fairfax.
For more information, please visit www.fallforthebook.org

Fri, October 13 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Fairfax City Ghost Tours
Old Town Square, 10415 North Street, Fairfax
Guided tour of Haunted Historic Downtown Fairfax. Unexpected chills and stories of the spirited individuals who may still roam Old Town Fairfax. Comfortable walking shoes advised. Cider and treats provided. Suitable for ages 12 and up.  More information: 703-385-7858 or parksrec@fairfaxva.gov.
Dates: Fridays, Oct. 13 & 20 and Saturdays, October 14 & 21
Cost: $15 - Pre-Registration Advised 

Fri, October 13 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
28th Annual Bonita Lestina Performance Series
"Women in Jazz with Shannon Gunn Sextet CD Release,” All Female Big Band
Join us for a free performance that begins at 8:00pm October through April, on the second and fourth Fridays of the month at Old Town Hall (except Government holidays).  Please come early as there are no booked tickets and it is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts

Sat, October 14 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
41st  Fairfax Fall Festival
Old Town Fairfax
The City of Fairfax would like to invite you to join in celebrating the 41st annual Fall Festival. What started out as a small market for artisans to display their wares has grown to a festival with over 400 arts, crafts, information, food & gourmet food vendors, children’s activities and three stages of music and entertainment for all ages.
https://www.fairfaxva.gov/about-us/special-events/fall-festival

Sat, October 14 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Fall for the Book Festival: Community Day
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax
Join us at Fall Festival on October 14 for a special day of children’s authors and events. In partnership with Fall Festival and sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts, Fall for the Book presents a free community day for kids and tweens at Old Town Hall!

10:30 a.m. Pirate Story Hour All hands on deck for Story Hour with the Fairfax Librarians! Parents and preschoolers are invited to set sail with us for pirate stories and activities. Sponsored by the Fairfax Commission on the Arts.
11:30 a.m. Fort-Building Time with Megan Wagner Lloyd It’s never a bad time to build a fort! Bring the kids and cozy up with Megan Wagner Lloyd, author of picture book Fort Building Time. Sponsored by the Fairfax Commission on the Arts.
12:30 p.m. Hands-on Fun with Chiêu Anh Urban Interactive children’s book author/illustrator Chiêu Anh Urban delights the whole family in a book launch celebration with storytime, crafts and activities, and color tattoos. Sponsored by the Fairfax Commission on the Arts.
1:30 p.m. Pick the Plot with James Riley How does James Riley’s new book Story Thieves: Pick the Plot end? You—the reader—get to choose your own adventure! Sponsored by the Fairfax Commission on the Arts.
2:30 p.m. Make Your Own Jewelry with Kara Laughlin Kara Laughlin, author of Sparkle and Shine!, hosts a jewelry-making workshop for tween fashionistas to glam up their wardrobes. Sponsored by the Fairfax Commission on the Arts.
3:30 p.m. Say Hello to Author Maria Gianferrari Say “Hello!” to Zara and her loyal dog Moose in Hello Goodbye Dog, and meet a real reading dog, Tybee from Heeling House! Sponsored by the Fairfax Commission on the Arts.
4:30 p.m. Kid’s Comic Drawing Workshop Join Jason Rodriquez, comic book author of Colonial Comics: New England, 1750-1775, and artist Liz Laribee for a comic drawing workshop for kids. Sponsored by the Fairfax Commission on the Arts.

Sat, October 14 11:00 AM –  1:00 PM
Forgotten Fairfax: The Legend of the Bunny Man
City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North Street
Presenter: Brian Conley
Did you ever visit Bunny Man Bridge at midnight on Halloween?  County Archivist and Bunny Man expert, Brian Conley, will talk about the legend of the Bunny Man which has captivated Northern Virginia fear-seekers for over four decades.
2017 Forgotten Fairfax Programs
Virginia Room, City of Fairfax Regional Library, Room A/B
Free Registration Required: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/events/ or (703) 293-6227 x. 6

Sat, October 14 6:30 PM –  9:30 PM
Northern Virginia Ceili
Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax (walking distance from the GMU Campus at the dead end of Sideburn Road)
703-273-6090
The Second Saturday of each month.
Family Irish Country Dancing
Admission: Adults $15, Children under 18 Free, Families $25 (includes all children under 18, uncles, aunts, and grandparents), GMU Students (with ID) $5
Free Coffee, Tea, and Irish soda Bread
Music by: Shepherd’s Pie
Sponsored by: Father William Corby Ancient Order of Hibernians and City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts

Sat, October 14 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Fairfax City Ghost Tours
Old Town Square, 10415 North Street, Fairfax
Guided tour of Haunted Historic Downtown Fairfax. Unexpected chills and stories of the spirited individuals who may still roam Old Town Fairfax. Comfortable walking shoes advised. Cider and treats provided. Suitable for ages 12 and up.  More information: 703-385-7858 or parksrec@fairfaxva.gov.
Dates: Fridays, Oct. 13 & 20 and Saturdays, October 14 & 21
Cost: $15 - Pre-Registration Advised 

Mon, October 16-Thurs, October 19 (Drop Off)
Fri, October 20 6:00-9:00 PM (Pick Up)
Sherwood Halloween Costume Exchange – NEW!
Sherwood Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax
Do you have old costumes that your kids have grown out of or don’t use anymore? Do you want to
get a free costume for them this year? Drop off gently used and clean Halloween costumes Monday
through Thursday, and come pick up a great second hand costume for this year on Friday! A great way to clean out your kid’s closet and pick up something new to you for this Halloween. Each person that donates a costume will get a ticket to pick a costume on Friday. All youth sizes are welcome! All extra costumes leftover will be donated.

Mon, October 16 10:30 AM
Funday Monday – Music & Arts
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
703-385-7858
www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts
Join the City of Fairfax every Monday morning at 10:30am for Funday Monday!!! Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts.  Funday Monday will offer a variety of children’s activities and entertainment in Old Town Hall.  There will be music, movement, story telling, 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.

Tue, October 17 10:30 AM
Story Times at Old Town Square
Old Town Square, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax 
Join us each Tuesday morning (weather permitting) at the park in downtown City of Fairfax! Staff from City of Fairfax Regional Library will bring over books to read with the kids in an informal setting. Then, stay to enjoy the splash pad and other features of this great park! 
For more information, please contact the Library.

Tue, October 17 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fairfax County's 275th Anniversary Lecture Series
History of George Mason University
Historic Fairfax Courthouse, 4000 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
George Mason University today: President Ángel Cabrera
City of Fairfax history and 1st Mayor John Wood: City of Fairfax Mayor David Meyer
History of GMU: Robert Vay, GMU Digital Collection and Exhibitions Archivist
For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.fxva.com/275

Thu, October 19 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Friday Morning Music Club
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
www.fmmc.org
Friday Morning Music Club, Inc. is a community of music lovers and musicians dedicated to promoting classical music throughout the metropolitan area.  On the third Thursday of the month they host their performances at Old Town Hall.  Free and open to the public.

Fri, October 20 7:00 PM
Sherwood Family Movie Nights – Lego Batman Movie
Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, 703-385-7858
Looking for something FREE and fun for your family to do on a Friday night?!?  How about a family-friendly movie on the new state-of-the-art big screen?  Each movie is rated PG.  An adult must accompany anyone under the age of 14.
“Britepaths” Food Drive at Family Fun Nights.  Britepaths is a volunteer-based organization that identifies and addresses the unmet fundamental needs of Fairfax area residents.  Food can be dropped off at the Sherwood Center on the evening of the Family Fun Nights between 7pm – 9pm.  Thank you in advance for your support.

Fri, October 20 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Fairfax City Ghost Tours
Old Town Square, 10415 North Street, Fairfax
Guided tour of Haunted Historic Downtown Fairfax. Unexpected chills and stories of the spirited individuals who may still roam Old Town Fairfax. Comfortable walking shoes advised. Cider and treats provided. Suitable for ages 12 and up.  More information: 703-385-7858 or parksrec@fairfaxva.gov.
Dates: Fridays, Oct. 13 & 20 and Saturdays, October 14 & 21
Cost: $15 - Pre-Registration Advised 

Sat, October 21 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
The Green Acres Senior Center Annual Flea Market
2017 Crafty Flea
Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax 
The Senior Council of the Green Acres Senior Center announces its annual flea market to be held as above. Come check out the treasures donated for the market and the crafts made by seniors of the Center. We will announce around the beginning of September when “treasures” may be brought in to Green Acres for the market. Mark your calendar now for bargains galore and treasures that may just surprise you. See you there.

Sat, October 21 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Fairfax City Ghost Tours
Old Town Square, 10415 North Street, Fairfax
Guided tour of Haunted Historic Downtown Fairfax. Unexpected chills and stories of the spirited individuals who may still roam Old Town Fairfax. Comfortable walking shoes advised. Cider and treats provided. Suitable for ages 12 and up.  More information: 703-385-7858 or parksrec@fairfaxva.gov.
Dates: Fridays, Oct. 13 & 20 and Saturdays, October 14 & 21
Cost: $15 - Pre-Registration Advised 

Sat, October 21 8:00 PM
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Night of the Musical Tsars                          
GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Dr, Fairfax
Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
PROGRAM
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
                  Claire Huangci, piano
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
Pianist Claire Huangci has captivated audiences since her artistic breakthrough in 2009 when she won first prize at the International Chopin Competition in Darmstadt, as well as in 2010 at the Chopin Competition in Miami. “It’s gratifying to have followed Huangci’s progression from a young prodigy to an artist poised for greatness” (Gramophone Magazine).
The symphonic highlight of the evening is Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony; its brilliant premiere was a sensational success with an ovation applause that lasted well over half an hour.  “As the storm of applause shook the columns of the concert hall,” the reviewer wrote, “the conductor lifted the score above his head to make it clear this ovation was not owed to him, but the creator of the music—Shostakovich.”
For more information, please visit www.fairfaxsymphony.org

Mon, October 23         10:30 AM
Funday Monday – Movement
Old Town Square, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
703-385-7858
www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts
Join the City of Fairfax every Monday morning at 10:30am for Funday Monday!!! Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts.  Funday Monday will offer a variety of children’s activities and entertainment.  There will be music, movement, story telling, 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.

Tue, October 24 10:30 AM
Story Times at Old Town Square
Old Town Square, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax 
Join us each Tuesday morning (weather permitting) at the park in downtown City of Fairfax! Staff from City of Fairfax Regional Library will bring over books to read with the kids in an informal setting. Then, stay to enjoy the splash pad and other features of this great park! 
For more information, please contact the Library.

Fri, October 27 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Rock the Block -  Vinyl Invention
Old Town Square, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax
703-385-7858
4th Fridays, May–October
You don't want to miss out on this family-friendly free concert series, which features live bands, beer garden, and city restaurant vendor booths. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets to sit on! Kids – wear swim suits and bring towels. Enjoy the spray pad!  No Pets allowed except service animals. For more details visit www.fairfaxva.gov/rocktheblock

Rock the Block After Dark 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Date(s): Fourth Friday of every month – July 28, August 25, September 22, and October 27 
Rock the Block After Dark returns again this summer for the July, August, September, and October installments of Rock the Block following the Rock the Block concert. Rock the Block After Dark aims to keep visitors in Downtown Fairfax between 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm and will focus on promoting the City’s destination dining options. Rock the Block After Dark features a special dining coupon for a 15% discount from participating restaurants and pubs. Printed coupons must be presented at participating establishments to take advantage of the discount. Coupons are only good at participating establishments on the evening of the Rock the Block concert. Please check out our Facebook page at facebook.com/FairfaxCityEDA for details on each event date and a list of participating restaurants.

Fri, October 27 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
28th Annual Bonita Lestina Performance Series
Russkie Musikanti: "A Night for Romance", Balalaika Ensemble
Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax
Join us for a free performance that begins at 8:00pm October through April, on the second and fourth Fridays of the month at Old Town Hall (except Government holidays).  Please come early as there are no booked tickets and it is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts
*Please Note – This performance will take place at the Sherwood Center (3740 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax)

Sat, October 28 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Repair Café
Twins Ace Hardware, 10310B Main St., Fairfax
Join Transition Fairfax at Twins Ace Hardware for a Repair Café.  Fixing things has never been so fun! How does it work?  People with the know-how to fix things volunteer a few hours to fix things for people with items that need fixing.  Add in some lively conversation and snacks and it is a fun, cost-effective way to keep stuff out of the dump.
Fabric mending, button sewing, knife sharpening (limit 6), watch battery replacement, things that need detangling or polishing. We can repair, diagnose, or help with: lamps, bikes, jewelry, guitars, small appliances, knitting/crocheting, small furniture, phones. Check www.twinsacehardware.com for complete listing of items!
Transition Fairfax is a community group committed to practical ways to conserve and protect natural resources.  To learn more, contact us at transitionfairfax@gmail.com

Sat, October 28 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Fairfax Art League - Art and Lunch
Village Gallery, 3950 University Dr, Fairfax
The Fairfax Art League will be hosting an Art & Lunch event at the Village Gallery, from 12pm - 3:00pm.  Bring lunch and enjoy the company of other artists.  Free and open to the public. New members welcome.  Please visit the Fairfax Art League on Facebook or at www.fairfaxartleague.net or call 703-587-9481.

Sat, October 28 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
“Col. John S. Mosby’s Combat Operations in (Loudoun) County, Virginia”
Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax
Local historians and authors, Don Hakenson and Chuck Mauro will share their latest research discoveries. Book sales and signing will follow the talk. Free event; light refreshments.  703-591-0560

Sat, October 28 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
City of Fairfax Band: Ghoultide Scarols
Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax
Music of the “Ghoultide Season,” with music by Bach, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Camille Saint-Saens and guests featured in Thomas Pavlechko’s Ghoultide Scarols. For more information, visit www.fairfaxband.org.

Mon, October 30 10:30 AM
Funday Monday – Halloween Celebration & Costume Parade    
Old Town Square, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
703-385-7858
www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts
Join the City of Fairfax every Monday morning at 10:30am for Funday Monday!!! Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts.  Funday Monday will offer a variety of children’s activities and entertainment.  There will be music, movement, story telling, 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.

Mon, October 30  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
City Building Trick or Treat



Tue, October 31 10:30 AM
Story Times at Old Town Square
Old Town Square, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax 
Join us each Tuesday morning (weather permitting) at the park in downtown City of Fairfax! Staff from City of Fairfax Regional Library will bring over books to read with the kids in an informal setting. Then, stay to enjoy the splash pad and other features of this great park! 
For more information, please contact the Library.