5 Things To Do in Tysons This Weekend – 9/13-9/15

Tysons Today Around Town, Talk of Tysons

Here are some fun things to do around Tysons this weekend! 1. Go to the American Scream Halloween Selfie Museum – Go to Tysons Corner Center and experience the new, interactive selfie museum! If you attend, don’t forget to tag our handle @vivatysonsmag so we can see all of your scary, spooky, and silly pictures! 2. Attend the ChalkFest at …

Do Good. Dine Out.

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Taste of Tysons

This September Help End Childhood Hunger in America By dining at any Great American Restaurant from September 22-28, you will help raise funds for the NO KID HUNGRY® campaign as GAR will donate a percentage of their sales towards this essential cause.

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Here’s where to catch Independence Day fireworks in your area

Michael Dranove Around Town

Check out this list of local, Northern Virginia Independence Day celebrations.  Note that all fireworks shows begin after dark, usually around 9:30 pm. Lorton June 28-29 Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way (pictured above) Vienna Yeonas Park, 1319 Ross Drive SW McLean Langley High School6520 Georgetown Pike Falls Church George Mason High School7124 Leesburg Pike Reston Lake Newport Recreation Area11601 …

chillin on church

Vienna’s free summer block parties start tomorrow

Michael Dranove Around Town, Art & Culture, Music Scene, Talk of Tysons, Taste of Tysons

Vienna’s monthly summer block parties, “Chillin’ on Church,” will begin tomorrow, June 21st with a performance by the Deja Gruv Band. The parties are sponsored by Ben and Jerry’s, who will have a food truck on location along with the following vendors: Blue City Foods– Indian street food Chix N’ Stix– Wings, chicken tenders, fries, hot dogs  DC Tapas Truck– Spanish style tapas …

Winners of Falls Church outdoor painting festival to be announced Saturday

Michael Dranove Around Town, Art & Culture

Falls Church Arts will mark the end of its two month long annual Plein Arts Festival this Saturday, June 15th. Plein arts, for those who don’t know, is the art of painting outdoors.  Popularized in the mid-19th century, plein arts emphasizes the importance of naturally capturing light and color notes in the landscape.  Barb Cram, the festival director, told TysonsToday …

viva vienna

ViVa! Vienna! begins today

Tysons Today Around Town

This weekend, the Rotary Club of Vienna hosts ViVa! Vienna!, a celebration of Memorial Day and the Vienna community. This event serves as a major fund raising opportunity for the Rotary Club so that it may, in turn, provide support for charitable, educational, and community groups. Vienna’s historic Freeman House, Old Vienna Railroad Station, the Caboose, W & OD Trail, …

Three new Asian fried chicken sandwich joints open in NoVA

Michael Dranove Around Town, Taste of Tysons

Fried chicken sandwiches with an Asian twist seem to be growing in popularity, as Northern Virginia has seen three new vendors open in the past few months which feature the mouthwatering, and food coma inducing, entrée. Mama Mei’s in Annandale, Wooboi Chicken in Herndon, and Hot Lola’s in Ballston have all opened their doors since February, and all feature spicy …