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Silver Line
Photo credit: Terry Lowenthal of Bechtel

Silver Line

The Silver Line is a new 23.1-mile Metrorail extension connecting the Tysons, Reston, Herndon, and Dulles Airport areas of Fairfax County to the regional Metrorail system. The Silver Line is being constructed by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA).


Old TV

Recycle Old Electronics

You can now recycle your old electronics for free seven days a week; no more waiting for once-a-month Electric Sundays!


Strawberries at Farmers Market

Farmers Markets

Starting May 1, Fairfax County's 11 farmers markets come to life with a feast for the senses. All products sold are produced by vendors within 125 miles of Fairfax County, and brokers or resellers are strictly prohibited. Schedule and locations.


Water Mine

Water Mine Opens May 24

The Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole offers more than an acre of slides, flumes, sprays, showers, floatables and interactive play features, circled by Rattlesnake River with a 2.5 mile per hour current that gently nudges tubes along.  Season passes for the Water Mine are on sale now.



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