Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend September 24 – September 25

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

DogFest Washington DC

Saturday, September 25
11:00am – 3:00pm

Reston Town Center
11900 Market Street
Reston, VA 20190

Furry friends and their families are invited to join Canine Companions for a day of fun, festivities, contests, graduate speakers, dog demonstrations, and more!

Canine Companions provides expertly trained service dogs to adults, children, and veterans with disabilities FREE of charge. This wouldn’t be possible without the help of generous volunteers and donors across the country. Celebrate the community of people and dogs that make it possible for Canine Companions to show that the most advanced technology capable of transforming the lives of people with disabilities has a cold nose and a warm heart. Grab your dog and get ready to have a tail-waggin’ good time and help us change lives, four paws at a time™.

Leesburg Airshow 

Saturday, September 25
11:00am – 4:00pm

Leesburg Executive Airport
(satellite parking with free shuttle)

Aerial performances beginning at 1PM. Don’t miss all of the fun and excitement on the ground with numerous aircraft displays, an inflatable obstacle course, fun festival food, local craft beer and educational demonstrations from the National Air and Space Museum’s Explainers Program.

The airshow is held at Leesburg Executive Airport, but all parking is off site. Free shuttle buses will be running continuously from two satellite parking lots. A small number of handicap spots will be available at the terminal for cars with DMV-issued tags. No other parking or drop-offs are permitted at the airport.

Mosaic Fall Fest

Saturday, September 25 & Sunday, September 26
11:00am – 6:00pm

2910 District Ave
Fairfax, VA 22031

Festival Highlights:

  • Live entertainment and musical performances
  • FRESHFARM Farmers Market with 50+ vendors
  • URBNmarket: A unique market of 90 handmade and vintage vendors
  • Beer Garden from Caboose Brewing Company
  • Wine Garden
  • Fitness Demos from BASH Boxing
  • Children’s Activities: Moon bounce, balloon twisting, music, & face painting hosted by URBANO; “Glamour Tent”’ by Vienna Singing Princesses offering face painting & hair braiding; and other children’s activities such as pumpkin painting from FRESHFARM.

Food for Others 5K & Fun Run

Sunday, September 25
8:00am – 10:30am

Tysons Corner Center
1961 Chain Bridge Road
Tysons, VA 22102

Although Northern Virginia has a reputation for being wealthy, 1 of every 11 people struggles with food insecurity. The high cost of living in the area plus inflation make it difficult for families to manage when there’s an emergency like a job loss or sudden illness. You can make a difference today by supporting Food for Others! With your $35 race registration, you provide 21 families with a gallon of milk, 7 students with weekend meal packs, or 1 family with 3.5 days’ worth of meals.


Sunday, September 25
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Runnymede Park
195 Herndon Parkway
Herndon, VA 20170

NatureFest 2022 is a family-friendly, hands-on nature event, which spotlights the animals, plants, and insects that live in Runnymede Park. Please bring a water bottle.