Friday, Nov. 19: It's a Classic!
Born in Seoul, Korea and educated at the Juilliard School,
the members of the Ahn Trio are setting chamber music on fire
with their contemporary approach to classical pieces and
their dedication to new work. Don't miss them when they
CenterStage at the Reston Community Center. 8 p.m.
$15/residents, $30/nonresidents. Call 703-476-4500.
Also on Friday:
evening with master storyteller and musician Odds
Bodkin. Odds Bodkin will keep kids and the adults
who love them enthralled. An amazing musician, Odds
alternately jams on his electric guitar, plays gorgeous
harp music and keeps the beat with all manner of percussive
instruments to aid his fabulous storytelling. Kenmore
Middle School, Arlington. 7 p.m. $10/advance,
$12/door. Call 703-528-5406
Saturday, Nov. 20: Can You Dig It?
Dig Into Dinosaurs and explore this prehistoric
world at Cub Run RECenter from 1 to 2 p.m. Make a fossil to
take home and dig for buried dinosaur bones. $5/person.
Register online or call 703-222-4664. For information, call
Also on Saturday:
Help with Habitat Restoration at Huntley Meadows
Park from 9:30 a.m. to noon, or lend a hand at Pohick
Stream Valley Park from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants
must be at least 12 years old, unless accompanied by an
adult. Call 703-324-8681 or visit the Invasive
Management Area webpage.
Enjoy hot cider, and learn to make beautiful Williamsburg
style holiday wreaths at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park,
with boxwood, magnolia leaves, okra pods and fruit. Add to
your creation by bringing your own ribbon, cinnamon sticks,
kumquats, etc. Call 703 631-0013 to register.
Sunday, Nov. 21: Two for Tea...
Hear about the fun history of fashion jewelry and discuss
all things bling at Historic Green Spring from 1 to 3
p.m. Make an adjustable slip knot and create a beautiful
bling bracelet of your own. Materials and a full English tea
are included in the $27 fee. Children 12 and under/$18. To
make a reservation, call 703-642-5173.
Also on Sunday:
Make at least
two kinds of bread from 200-year-old recipes and churn
butter at Sully Historic Site, from 10 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m. Take home slices of bread you make and a
container of preserves. Class limited to 10 cooks, 12
years and up. $18/person. Register online or call
703-222-4664. For information, call 703-437-1794.
Equal parts pop-rock concert and animated movie, come hear
the story of Gustafer
Yellowgold, who lives an explorer’s life in a
slightly psychedelic version of the Minnesota woods, where
he resides in a cottage with his menagerie of friends,
including a pet eel, a tuxedo-wearing pterodactyl and a
dragon named Asparagus. McLean Community Center's Alden
Theatre. 3 p.m. $8/residents, $12 non-residents.
The Fairfax County Weekender highlights a selection of
county events taking place each weekend. Many more
events and activities can be found at the Parks
pages, and elsewhere on the Fairfax County website.
A complete list of county calendars is also available