Fairfax County Weekender — June 14-16, 2019

June 14: Straighten Up

Tea with Mrs. B: Take a walk on the polite side in this introductory etiquette class hosted by the professional staff from Tea with Mrs. B. Learn how to introduce yourself, greet others and make a great first impression. From 4 to 4:45 p.m. at Kingstowne Library. Ages 12 to 18. Free. Register online. For more information, call 703-339-4610.

Also on Friday:

Kayak Tour-Sunset Over Riverbend: Experience day’s end with an upper Potomac River tour. Start with the basics and in a short-time maneuver through the water. This is not a whitewater tour. No previous experience is required. Kayaks provided; one- and two-person kayaks are available. Download waiver and bring completed to tour. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Riverbend Park. Ages 14 and up. $41 per person. Register online. This tour will be canceled in the event of inclement weather or hazardous river conditions. For more information, call 703-759-9018.


June 15: Fun at the Fair

Workhouse Arts Center Carnival: Coles Shows and Amusement return to the grounds of the Workhouse Arts Center with an incredible carnival. Through June 16. From 1 to 10 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center. All ages. $20-25 per person. Buy tickets online.


Also on Saturday:

Autobiographical Painting for Seniors: Community Art For Everyone presents an art program for older adults to express their life stories through painting. All materials will be provided, just bring your creativity and most brilliant memories. From 2 to 4 p.m. at Tysons- Pimmit Regional Library. Older adults. Free. Register online. For more information, call 703-790-8088.

Live Music at the Library-Andy & Judy: Enjoy live folk music with Boston-based musical duo Andy & Judy. Traditional and folk music with influences of country, gospel and blues. From 2 to 3 p.m. at Centreville Regional Library. All ages. Free. For more information, call 703-830-2223.

Father’s Day Golf Tournament: Teams of two players compete in an 18-hole scramble format in three divisions: father/jr. 7-12; father/jr. 13-17; father/adult partner. Closest to the pin contests. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in all divisions. Limited to first 48 teams. Rain date June 22. From 8 a.m. to noon at Burke Lake Golf Center. Ages 7 and up. $75 per team. Fee due at time of registration, includes lunch. Call 703-323-1614 to register.

Exploring Nature Series-Summer: Students explore Virginia’s ecosystem in this monthly nature program that takes place both outdoors and indoors, so dress accordingly. June topic is animals. From 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Lake Fairfax Park. Ages 6 and up. $8 per person. Register online. For more information, call 703-471-5414.

Taiwanese Cultural Heritage Night ‘Hai Hua Community Center’: Enjoy the exotic and diverse beauty of Taiwanese culture, dance and music. From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Ossian Hall Park. All ages. Free. For more information, call 703-324-7469.


June 16: Vintage Vehicles

Annual Antique Car Show: The 46th Annual Auto Show features hundreds of antique cars, live music, food, flea market, children’s activities and more. 10 a.m. at Sully Historic Site. All ages. $10/adults, $8/seniors, $6/children. For more information, call 703-437-1794.


Also on Sunday:

How to Talk Across the Political Divide-Better Angels Skills Workshop: Develop skills for holding respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for common ground and affirm relationships in a safe environment. From 1:30 to 4 p.m. at George Mason Regional Library. Adults. Free. Register online. For more information, call 703-256-3800.

Father’s Day Tournament: Juniors ages 8-17 are paired with their father or other family member to compete in a two-person team scramble format. Juniors are divided into different age groups: father/jr. 8-10, father/jr. 11-13, father/jr. 14-17. Trophies are awarded for each age group. From 9 to 11 a.m. at Oak Marr Golf Complex. $50 per team due at registration. Call 703-255-5390 to register.

Father’s Day Celebration: Celebrate Father’s Day by treating Dad to a free wood carving lesson with the Northern Virginia Carvers. There is a nominal charge for wood blanks. From noon to 3 p.m. Ages 12 and up. While you’re at the mill, take a tour. Dads and grandads tour for free on Father’s Day when accompanied by a paying child ($6). From noon to 4 p.m. at Colvin Run Mill. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

Alphabet Rockers: The trio’s positive messages and modern hip-hop beats help children love who they are and celebrate differences. 5 p.m. at McLean Central Park Gazebo. All ages. Free. For more information, call 703-790-0123.

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