Friday, Nov. 12: Hoo's There?
Meet a naturalist for a look at Bull Run Regional Park after
dark during a Nature Night
Hike. Search for white-tailed deer, red foxes,
raccoons, opossums and any other animals that are active at
night! Meet at the Bull Run camp store. 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Also on Friday:
Ponderings-Animal Care Basics: Children ages 6 to 10 become
animal caretakers from 4 to 5 p.m. and learn what the Hidden
Pond Nature Center exhibit animals eat and how they
are cared for. $4/child. Register
online or call 703-222-4664. For information, call
703-451-9588 (TTY 711).
Saturday, Nov. 13: Book 'em
Just in time for shopping season, it's the Friends of Burke
Centre Library's Holiday Used Book Sale. Winter holiday books
for children and adults and a wide assortment of great books
for gift giving. 10 a.m.
Also on Saturday:
The “Salute to
our Veterans, Past and Current” dinner/dance.
Uniforms and other patriotic attire encouraged! There will
be a chili dinner, music and door prizes. $5/person.
To register or for more information, call 703-550-0134 (TTY
Tree Identification-Conifers: Learn to
distinguish a pine from a fir or spruce with Green Spring Gardens Director
Mary Olien. Look at the scale needle conifers and learn
the difference between junipers, cedars and
cypresses. Bring a 10X hand lens or magnifying glass.
Dress for the weather. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. $20/person.
Call 703-222-4664 to register. For information, call
703-642-5173 (TTY 711).
Sunday, Nov. 14: Like a Fine Wine
The McLean Annual Antiques Show & Sale offers an
exceptional group of dealers representing American, English
and European antiques, decorative accessories, furniture,
folk art, porcelains, silver, paintings, prints, linens,
Oriental carpets and rugs, glass repair service and much
more. Benefit for the James C. Macdonald Scholarship Fund.
Admission is $7. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
Also on Sunday:
The Perfect Thanksgiving
Dinner. From planning to
preparation to plating, novice and seasoned cooks will
learn new ideas and timelines to bring all the elements
together. Greenspring Gardens, 1 to 3 p.m. $27 (includes
full English tea). Call 703-941-7987 (TTY 711) to
register (also for reasonable ADA accommodations).
More county events and activities can be found at the
pages, and elsewhere on the Fairfax County website.
A complete list of county calendars is also available