Entertainment Calendar: Reston, Herndon
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Entertainment Calendar: Reston, Herndon

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Ongoing


Art Exhibit: Things That Don't Have Names. Through June 22, gallery hours at Greater Reston Arts Center, 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston. Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents a site-specific sculptural installation by DC-based artist Stephanie J. Williams, whose work explores themes of identity through omission and inclusion. Visit restonarts.org or call 703-471-9242.

Golden Age Musical. Through June 23, at NextStop Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon. From Artistic Director Evan Hoffmann comes a wildly inventive re-imagining of an American mega-musical as no one has seen it before. Singin’ in the Rain has all the magic and glamour of the greatest movie musical ever made. So, when the projector at a super-fan screening of the film goes up in smoke, the hosts save the day… after all, in theatre, the show must always go on. $40-55. Visit www.nextstoptheatre.org/shows/singin-in-the-rain.

Art Exhibit: A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination. Through Aug. 27, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Signature at Reston Town Center, 11850 Freedom Drive, Reston. Gallery hours at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination, a solo exhibition featuring work by painter Douglas Moulden. Maryland based painter Moulden exhibits a series of large-scale acrylic on panel paintings developed from photographs and memory inspired by exploration of the woods near his home. Visit restonarts.org for more.

Herndon Farmers Market. Thursdays, through mid-November, 8 a.m-12:30 p.m. in Historic Downtown Herndon, Lynn Street. Vendors will offer seasonal plants, produce, baked goods, meats and more; all sold by local growers and producers. Additional enhancements to the market include seasonal events and entertainment, including "Farmers' Market Fun Days," free performances for the whole family. Visit www.herndon-va.gov/FarmersMarket for more.

Friday/June 14

Outdoor Movie Night: Holes. 7:30 p.m. at United Christian Parish, 11508 North Shore Drive, Reston. Enjoy a free family friendly outdoor movie night. All are welcome to watch the film Holes outdoors on the patio. Popcorn provided. Bring a lawn chair or something comfortable to sit on. If it rains, movies are moved indoors. Free. Call 703-620-3065 or visit www.ucpreston.org/outdoor-movie-nights.

Live Music: The Vandelays. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Friday-Saturday/June 14-15

Taste of Reston. Friday, 4-11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. at Reston Town Center. Taste of Reston features the region’s best cuisine, family activities, live entertainment and a Wine ‘n Dine section with cooking demonstrations from local chefs, a Family Fun Zone and free garage parking. Live music will fill the air both days with favorites such as Cherry Crush Band, New Blue Soul, Delta Spur, and Vinyl Rhino. Taste of Reston event admission and parking are free. Food tickets are $1 per ticket or $20 for 24 tickets. Advance tickets are on sale online, at www.RestonTaste.com.

Saturday/June 15

Go Wild for Photography. 1-2:30 p.m. at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly. Join a nature photographer and learn the basics of capturing images in the wild with the “Wild for Photography” class. Bring a smartphone, Polaroid camera, SLR to shoot photos. Experiment with landscapes, critter close-ups, and aquatic abstracts. For participants age 8-adult. $9 per person. Call 703-631-0013 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/eclawrence.

Grand Re-Opening. 5-8 p.m. at White H.A.R.T. Massage, 491 Carlisle Drive, Herndon. White H.A.R.T. Massage celebrates five years and a move to a new, larger location. Refreshments served. Call 703-869-9601 or visit www.whitehartmassage.com.

Saturday-Sunday/June 15-16

Father’s Day Park Programs. This Father’s Day weekend spend time with fathers and grandfathers in a program just for them at a county park.

  • Golf Tournament. Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon at Burke Lake Golf Course. Kick off the weekend with the “Father’s Day Golf Tournament.” Two-player teams compete in an 18-hole scramble format in three divisions: Father/Jr. 7-12; Father/Jr. 13-17; Father/Adult partner with closest-to-the-pin contests and prizes for the top three places in all three divisions. $75 per team includes lunch. Call 703-323-1641 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/golf/burke-lake.

  • Wood Carving. Sunday, noon-4 p.m. at Colvin Run Mill. Celebrate by treating Dad to a free wood carving lesson with the Northern Virginia Carvers. There is a nominal charge for wood blanks. While visiting the mill, take a tour. Dads and grandads tour for free on Father’s Day when accompanied by a paying child. Call 703-759-2771 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/colvin-run-mill.

  • “Animal Dads.” Sunday, 1-1:45 at Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Annandale. Children age 2-6 can pretend to be a penguin, wolf and beaver dad as they learn about these doting fathers. Participants will meet live animals and make a craft for their favorite father/grandfather. The program at Hidden Oaks Nature Center runs from 1 to 1:45 p.m. $8 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 703-941-1065 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/hidden-oaks.

  • Family Fishing. Sunday, 2-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. at Riverbend Park, Great Falls. If Dad likes to fish, register for the “Father's Day Family Fishing” program at Riverbend Park. Supplies and equipment will be provided, or bring a rod and reel. Pick up some fishing tips. All fish caught will be released. Designed for participants age 4-adult. $12 per person. Call 703-759-9018 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/riverbend.

  • Father’s Day Campfire. Sunday, 6-7 p.m. at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, Chantilly. Wrap up the day with the “Father's Day Campfire.” Learn about some of nature’s best fathers, take a hike near a stream and eat s’mores. Of course, moms are invited, too. $8 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Call 703-631-0013 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/eclawrence.

Sunday/June 16

Sully Antique Car Show. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly. Take Dad for a stroll down memory lane this Father’s Day with a visit to the Antique Car Show at Sully Historic Site. Relive a time when chrome was king and V-8 engines ruled the land. Car show tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $6 for children, and will be sold at the gates. Call 703-437-1794.

Monday/June 17

Summer Field Hockey. Times vary, Learn to play, skill development, and scrimmage open to all ages, to include boys and girls. Seven sessions for grades 7 and above at Lake Fairfax and South Lakes HS. Three sessions for grades 6 and below. Free. Call 703-787-6674 or visit www.hryfl.org for more.

Wednesday/June 19

Author Event: Tracey Garvis Graves. 7 p.m. at Scrawl Books, 11911 Freedom Drive, Reston Town Center Tracey Garvis Graves is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary fiction. Her debut novel, On the Island, spent nine weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, has been translated into 31 languages, and is in development with MGM and Temple Hill Productions for a feature film. She is coming to Scrawl to discuss her latest novel, The Girl He Used to Know. Free. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com.

Thursday/June 20

Girl Power! Book Club. 2 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. The Girl Power! Book Club will discuss the novel Lemons by Melissa Savage. Readers of all ages are welcome to join us at this meeting to hear sisters Ceci and Lucy Sturman present and discuss their novel, Enabled, a 19-year story of inseparable sisterhood. A vulnerable exposition of the sisters' lives illustrates how Lucy, radiant, theatrical and diagnosed with Down Syndrome, has been able to reclaim her ability with the help of her older sister, Ceci, who finds her own gifts illuminated through their relationship. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Saturday/June 22

Summer Vibes: Tie-Dye. 9-10:30 a.m. at Herndon Town Hall Green, 730 Elden St., Herndon. Celebrate the start of Summer. Bring the good vibes and Herndon will supply the shirts (while supplies last) along with all other materials needed to create awesome tie-dye. All ages welcome. Pay on-site day of event, cash or check only. $5. Call 703-787-7300, ext. 2115 or visit www.herndon-va.gov/about-us/recreation/special-events.

Author Event: Terry Catasus Jennings. 11 a.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Award-winning author of children's non-fiction and fact-based fiction, Terry Catasus Jennings will read to the Bookworms Club at the Reston Regional Library and help us with a science-based activity.

Sunday/June 23

Author Event: Julie Langsdorf and Angie Kim. 2 p.m. at Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Authors Julie Langsdorf (The White Elephant) and Angie Kim (Miracle Creek) had to reschedule their May appearance. Meet them and hear them discuss their debut novels. Register through Eventbrite. Visit www.scrawlbooks.com or call 703-966-2111.

Friday/June 28

Live Music: Holly Montgomery Band. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Saturday/June 29

July 4th in June. All day at Lake Fairfax Park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston. Get the nation’s birthday party started early. The park opens at dawn and the fun continues until the last fireworks disappear from the sky after dark. The water park is open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. There will be live music with Modern Vintage and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores from 3:30-9 p.m. Food vendors will be on hand throughout the day. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.. The park generally closes to new arrivals around 8:45 p.m. Walk or bike to the park and admission is free. There is a parking fee of $10 per vehicle. The rain date Sunday/June30. Call 703-471-5414 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/lake-fairfax.

Monday/July 1

Registration Deadline. Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta. Over 50 participating teams of all ages will construct and decorate their own life-size cardboard boats and then race them on Lake Anne. Register at www.restonmuseum.org/cardboard.

Friday/July 5

Live Music: Chris Timbers Band. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Friday/July 12

Live Music: Sista Pat’s One Vibe. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Friday/July 19

Live Music: Free Soul. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Friday/July 28

Live Music: Run For Cover. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern on historic Lake Anne in Reston. Bands play inside the sports bar on a dedicated stage. No cover. Visit www.kalypsossportstavern.com.

Thursday/Aug. 8

Curator’s Talk: A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination. Noon-1 p.m. at The Signature at Reston Town Center, 11850 Freedom Drive, Reston. Gallery hours at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents A Purposeful Manner Towards a Vague Destination, a solo exhibition featuring work by painter Douglas Moulden. Maryland based painter Moulden exhibits a series of large-scale acrylic on panel paintings developed from photographs and memory inspired by exploration of the woods near his home. Visit restonarts.org for more.

More Ongoing

Trivia Night at Crafthouse. Tuesdays, 8-10 p.m. at Crafthouse, 1888 Explorer St., Reston. Call 571-926-9931 or visit crafthouseusa.com for more.

Karaoke at Crafthouse. Wednesdays, 8-10 p.m. at Crafthouse, 1888 Explorer St., Reston. Call 571-926-9931 or visit crafthouseusa.com for more.

The Elden Street Tea Shop. Saturdays in ArtSpace Herndon, 750 Center St., Herndon. Sip tea and enjoy a variety of locally made snacks and pastries while enjoying the latest art installations in the gallery. Visit www.eldenstreettea.com.

Small Business Support Sundays. Visit independent stores and restaurants, and those that support small businesses at Reston Town Center, offering specials, discounts, tastings, and localized treats every Sunday. Visit SmallBusinessSupportSundays.com.

All-comers' Group Fun Run. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Potomac River Running, Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. For beginners or competitive runners, come out for a fun, low-key run that is safe and social. Call 703-689-0999 or visit www.potomacriverrunning.com/reston/.

Over-40 Softball League. A Fairfax-based league is looking for enough players to form another team. Players must be at last 40 years of age to be eligible. All games are doubleheaders - played on Sundays at Bready Park in Herndon between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. If interested, email skeduman@aol.com for more.

Improving English

One-To-One English Conversation. Mondays, 1 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Multiple one-on-one practice sessions with a volunteer are available each week. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Pre-Beginners. Wednesdays 10-11 a.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Beginners. Tuesdays 10-11 a.m. with Beth; Thursdays 10-11 a.m. with Genie; Fridays 10-11 a.m. with Ivan. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Intermediate. Mondays 10-11 a.m. with Rick; Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. with Susan; Wednesdays 2-3 p.m. with Sharoni. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Advanced. Thursdays 10-11:30 a.m. with Richard; Fridays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with Mary. At Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Vocabulary Building. Mondays 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Speak & Write. Mondays, 1:30-3 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Dialogs & Grammar. Tuesdays, 11:15-12:30 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.

Pronunciation. Thursdays, 1-2:30 p.m. at Reston Library, Reston Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston. Free. Call 703-689-2700 to reserve a spot.