Reston Museum Launches Walking Tours This Summer

Alexandra Campbell Around Town

Step back in time! Join a Reston Museum docent on Saturdays 10:30 am for a guided historic walking tour exploring Reston’s founding. Tour starts at the Reston Museum and lasts approximately 30 minutes. This free tour will explore the founding of Reston, what makes Reston unique, and how this planned community revolutionized America’s suburban neighborhoods. Advanced registration is encouraged to …

Vienna’s First Naturalization Ceremony Scheduled for Town Green

Town of Vienna Around Town

For more than 220 years, people from all over the world have made the bold decision to take the Oath of Allegiance to become naturalized United States citizens. On Saturday, July 2, 2022, 15 people from Canada to Congo will take that oath at 5 p.m. on the Vienna Town Green during a special Liberty Amendments Month naturalization ceremony, after …

Friends of Reston’s Camp Scholarships Campaign is Underway for 2022

Kia Cole-Hines | Friends of Reston Around Town

Annual fundraising by Friends of Reston helps send children to Reston Camps Friends of Reston’s annual fundraising campaign is underway with a goal to send at least 30 economically disadvantaged children to Reston Association (RA) camps this summer. Each child accepted into the Reston Camps Scholarship Program receives tuition, tee shirts, and transportation with funds donated by individuals and businesses …

Reston Museum Launches New Summer Programming

Alexandra Campbell Around Town

Reston Museum is launching new summer programming for kids! Every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm, visit the Reston Museum to participate in fun and creative activities inspired by Reston’s history. Program is free and everyone will receive an Explore Reston packet. “Our goal for this series is to offer programs that create fun ways to connect to Reston’s …

Celebrating Vienna’s Pets

Town of Vienna Around Town

From poodles to parakeets, Vienna’s loyal companions provide unconditional love in both good times and bad. That’s why starting the week of July 4, Mayor Linda Colbert will recognize a Vienna pet of the week via the Town’s social media channels. “Studies show that pets can help decrease stress in their human companions, improve heart health and even help children …

Storytime for Little Historians Returns to Reston Museum

Alexandra Campbell Around Town

The second annual Storytime for Little Historians program returns this summer. Reston Museum invites our youngest visitors to the Reston Museum every Friday at 11 am to listen to a story about Reston or one of Reston’s founding principles. Books for the program come from the Reston Museum and Reston’s Used Book Shop. Program is offered free of charge and …

Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend June 24 – June 26

TysonsToday Staff Around Town

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area! Dog Days of Summer at The Boro Yappy Hour Friday, June 245:00pm – 7:00pm Sandlot Tysonsbehind The Loft1640 Boro PlaceTysons, VA Celebrate summer Fridays with a “Yappy” Hour at Sandlot Tysons. Treat yourself to a cool cocktail and visit the …

Registration Opens for the Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta

Alexandra Campbell Around Town

The Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta is back! On August 13, 2022, over 50 life-size cardboard boats created from cardboard and duct tape will set sail and race on Lake Anne. Teams of all ages will race in timed heats by rowing out to a designated buoy and back to the docks. Creative boat designs and costumes are encouraged. Prizes …

4th of July Festivities in the Tysons Area

TysonsToday Staff Around Town

The Tysons area has many great options for celebrating Independence Day. Live music, food, drinks, parades, and of course fireworks make up this year’s offerings. Here our picks for fun local events to check out this Independence Day. Some fireworks have been rescheduled from July 4th to other dates due to a shortage of licensed pyrotechnic staff. Be sure to …

Dirty Dancing In Concert World Tour Is Coming to Capital One Hall on November 29, 2022

Capital One Hall Around Town, Art & Culture

 A global live to film concert tour commemorates the 35th anniversary of the classic hit phenomenon Relive the timeless love story of Baby and Johnny as global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), GEA Live, Karl Sydow and Capital One Hall announce Dirty Dancing in Concert, celebrating the film’s 35th anniversary on a full-size cinema screen with a band and …