Sunday, April 21
Birding for Beginners: Optics
Interested in birding? We can get you started! Learn about the birds in Huntley Meadows Park from 8 to 11 a.m. and try out different optics. A park naturalist helps you sharpen your bird identification skills. Seasonal topics will be emphasized. Participants must be at least age 12. The cost is $6 per person. Register online. For information, call 703-768-2525.
The curator leads this behind the scenes tour of the 1794 home of Richard Bland Lee and his wife, Elizabeth Collins Lee. From 1 to 2 p.m. at Sully Historic Site, get a look at rarely seen Lee family artifacts and hear about their history, preservation and care. The cost is $7 per person. Register online. For information, call 703-437-1794.
Bluegrass Barn Concert: Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice
From the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia comes one of bluegrass musicís most honest voices in the genreís history. Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice are enjoying great success with their latest Rebel Records CD, The Heart of a Song. Hear the band perform at Frying Pan Farm Parkís visitor center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. Purchase your ticket online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/fryingpanpark or by phone at 703-222-4664. All sales are final. For information, call 703-437-9101.
Sundays, April 7 & 21
Watch the miller grind grain at Colvin Run Mill Historic Site from noon to 3 p.m. Tour cost applies. Call to confirm weather and conditions permit grinding. For information, call 703-759-2771.