Things to do this weekend – Weekend of October 10, 2014

Friday, Oct. 10

  • Oktoberfest Reston. Reston Town Center Pavilion and Market Street, 11900 Market Street, Reston. Enjoy food, wine, beer, and live music and entertainment.
  • Wine Tasting at Total Wine and More, 13055-C Lee Jackson Highway, Greenbriar Town Center, Fairfax , VA 22033. 12 pm – 6 pm. “Every week, our store features a new theme at our Tasting Table. This week, we are showcasing a selection of Rhône wines. Join us as we taste these wines, plus additional selections as chosen by our Wine Manager. Coupons available for tasting selections. Selection subject to availability.” FREE

Saturday, Oct. 11

  • Oktoberfest Reston. Reston Town Center Pavilion and Market Street, 11900 Market Street, Reston. Enjoy food, wine, beer, and live music and entertainment.
  • Fall Leaf Collecting and Art for Kids. 9 a.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna. This children’s program starts with a walk to collect beautiful fall leaves and to discover how leaves change color. Back at the Visitor’s Center while sipping on apple cider, the children will use these leaves to create animal artwork. The program fee is $5 per child, and reservations are required. Space is limited to 20 children. Children younger than age 5 are required to be accompanied by an adult. Parents are welcome to join in on the walk and assist with the craft—regular garden admission applies. For reservations, call 703-255-3631 x103 or jmal...@nvrpa.orgSource: Connection Newspapers
  • Mushroom Hike. 10:30 a.m. – Noon Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston. Adults join local mushroom expert Mark Richman to explore forest flora and fauna, edible mushrooms and their fakes. Make reservations by Oct. 8. Fee: $5/person RA members, $7/person non-members. natu...@reston.org. 703-476-9689 and press 5. Source: Connection Newspapers
  • Wine Tasting at Total Wine and More, 13055-C Lee Jackson Highway, Greenbriar Town Center, Fairfax , VA 22033. 12 pm – 6 pm. “Every week, our store features a new theme at our Tasting Table. This week, we are showcasing a selection of Rhône wines. Join us as we taste these wines, plus additional selections as chosen by our Wine Manager. Coupons available for tasting selections. Selection subject to availability.” FREE
  • Dog Adoption. 12 -3 p.m. Petco, Greenbriar Towncenter, 13053 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax. Call 703-817-9444 or visit http://www.hart90.org/Source: Connection Newspapers
  • October Bulb Sale. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Vienna Farmers Market, Center Street, Vienna. The Ayr Hill Garden Club will host their annual Spring bulb sale. This is the opportunity to buy unique premium spring blooming, fall planted, bulbs. Some of the many specialty bulbs offered include: four varieties of Alliums, the “Pittsburgh” tulip and an “instant garden” mix of bulbs. Sale proceeds go to support the five public gardens planted and maintained by Ayr Hill Garden Club in Vienna. Source: Connection Newspapers
  • Fire Prevention Open House. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Any Fairfax County Fire Station.

Sunday, Oct. 12

  • Oktoberfest Reston. Reston Town Center Pavilion and Market Street, 11900 Market Street, Reston. Enjoy food, wine, beer, and live music and entertainment.

Monday, Oct 13 (Columbus Day)

  • Changes by Degrees: Addressing the Climate Challenge. 7-8:30 p.m. Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston. Adults, participate in a six-week, facilitated discussion course co-sponsored by Sustainable Reston. Examine the global climate change and learn to see the big picture of energy. Fee is due when materials are picked up: $30 RA members, $40 non-members. natu...@reston.org. 703-476-9689 and press 5. Source: Connection Newspapers

 

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