Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend September 15–September 17

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

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


Friday, September 15

Saturday, September 16

Sunday, September 17

The Perch at Capital One Center
1805 Capital One Dr
Tysons, VA 22102

Capital One Center’s weekend festival returns September 15th-17th featuring putt putt, local music, craft beer from Starr Hill Biergarten, fitness classes, Shop Made in VA & community vendors, and so much more. New this year: the inaugural Perch Putt Open will kick-off the weekend festivities on September 15th.

Virginia Native American Festival

Saturday, September 16

Riverbend Park
8700 Potomac Hills St.
Great Falls, VA 22066

The Native American Festival brings together tribal members from throughout Virginia. Discover history and long-standing tradition with the Rappahannock Native American Dancers and Drum group. Visit Virginia tribal vendors, shop for traditional crafts, and learn about present events. Staff offer hands-on demonstrations, including bow and arrow use.

Back in School Bash

Saturday, September 17
11:00am – 2:00pm

Reston Town Center
11900 Market St.
Reston, VA 20190

Kickoff the school year at RTC! Enjoy FREE family fun entertainment, games, live music, and giveaways!

Celebrate Virginia

Saturday, September 16
11:00pm – 4:00pm

The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center
1961 Chain Bridge Rd
Tysons Corner, VA 22102

Join us as we celebrate our home state! Enjoy a Made in Fairfax and local artisan market, live music from VA based musicians, tastings from 5 VA breweries-hosted by Barrel & Bushel, and take part in painting a community mural with artist Kevin Bednarz! Spin the Tysons wheel for limited edition “Virginia is for Shopping Lovers” custom merch!

“The Pursuit of Happiness: Music for Social Wellbeing” with Calvin Earl

Sunday, September 17

McLean Central Park Gazebo
1468 Dolley Madison Blv
McLean, VA 22102

Calvin Earl brings people together to engage and uplift our shared humanity in our community with music and storytelling. This program seeks to help us remember what we have in common and get reacquainted with our neighbors after the long COVID isolation. Music at its core is meant to connect us to our common humanity and ignite the inner joy and love we all have within us.