Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend August 5 – August 7

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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area!

Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival

Friday, August 5 – Sunday, August 7

Frying Pan Farm Park
2709 West Ox Road
Herndon, VA, 20171

Join in the celebration brought to you by the Fairfax County Park Authority, Frying Pan Farm Park, The Friends of Frying Pan Farm Park, the Park Foundation, Fairfax County 4-H, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and Neighborhood and Community Services. You and your friends and family can enjoy carnival rides, games and food trucks on the farm! Learn about the Fairfax County 4-H Youth Development program and more.

Virginia Sales Tax Holiday

Friday, August 5 – Sunday, August 7

During the sales tax holiday, you can buy qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star™ and WaterSense™ products without paying sales tax.

BrickFair LEGO Fan Expo

Saturday, August 6
10:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday, August 7
10:00am – 4:00pm

Dulles Expo Center
4320 Chantilly Center
Chantilly, VA 20153

BrickFair is the premiere LEGO fan experience. bringing together over 1,000 LEGO exhibitors. See, touch, experience, learn, and be inspired. Great Ball Contraption. LEGO Vendors. Hands-on: Derby Race, Green Build, Bridge Build, Art Gallery, Floor Mosaic, Stay & Play, Color Corner. Chances to win: Ring Toss, Go Fish, Guesstimate, Scavenger Hunt, Bingo.

Stargaze at the Udvar-Hazy Center

Saturday, August 6
8:30pm – 10:30pm

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151

Do you ever look up at the night sky and wonder what exactly you’re seeing above you? We’re here to help! Stargaze with us at our Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia! Join staff and members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club for an evening of stargazing. We’ll help you use our telescopes to observe planets, stars, and more.

Virginia Ballet Company

Sunday, August 7

Capital One Hall
7750 Capital One Tower Road
Tysons, VA 22102

Enjoy an afternoon filled with a dynamic array of dancing that celebrates the perpetual evolution and movement of dance. With varying genres including classical ballet, modern, contemporary, flamenco, jazz and afro-cuban, this performance evolves every year, giving audiences a delightful taste of a variety of dance styles.