Train enthusiasts enjoy Train Show at Herndon Municipal Center.
"I have tons of train equipment, which I have kept since I was 5-years-old," said Larry Aronson, a Herndon resident visiting the train display at Herndon Municipal Center on Saturday with his daughter and his grandson. "It is nice to have layouts like this that can put on a display like this." On both Saturday and Sunday, hundreds of members of the community stopped by to see the model trains. Displaying their model trains were members of the Northern Virginia NTRAK and the Potomac Module Crew. Herndon Chamber of Commerce and the Herndon Historical Society sponsored the train show.
Families gather at event hosted by Town of Herndon and Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Despite cold weather, scores of people showed up to hear the singing of Christmas carols at the Town Square in downtown Herndon. Eileen Curtis, president of the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce, greeted everyone on Saturday evening, Dec. 7.
Local artists and entrepreneurs arrive for Sunday show despite snow.
More than 50 local artists came to the Herndon Community Center located at 814 Ferndale Avenue for the 35th Annual Arts and Crafts Show. Kevin L. Mitchell, resident of Fredricksburg arrived with a display of handcrafted wire sculpture figures. "Over the years I discovered my artistic voice, and I started bringing my works to comic conventions this year," said Mitchell. He has a variety of designs in his catalog from sports figures to science fiction themed figures.
Brisk weather was not a deterrent to the hundreds who came out to celebrate the ‘Old Fashioned Holiday on the Farm’ at Frying Pan Farm Park on Dec. 7. Hundreds enjoyed the holiday music, pictures with Santa, close-up meetings with farm animals, roasted marshmallows, crafts, food, hayrides and pony rides.
A New Year’s Eve Celebration is an ArtSpace Herndon signature event. The celebration, on Tuesday, Dec. 31, from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. in historic downtown Herndon, features live music and family-friendly activities both inside and outside the gallery.
Town of Herndon residents are invited to deck the halls, hang wreaths, string lights – and nominate their own or their neighbors’ homes for the annual "Dress Up Herndon for the Holidays" Neighborhood Decoration Contest, sponsored by the town’s Cultivating Community Initiative.
Annual tour features five homes, will be walkable for the first time.
The Town of Herndon will host its annual Holiday Homes Tour Saturday, Dec. 7, giving visitors a chance to explore five residences and the visions of their owners.
Your guide to holiday events in the Northern Virginia area.
Herndon's NextStop Theatre is giving audiences two new Holiday theater treats. The two shows "have a tremendous amount of heart and can appeal to anyone who loves the holiday season.
Annual production will run Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
The Classical Ballet Theatre will present their annual production of “The Nutcracker” starting Nov. 30 at the Northern Virginia Community College Annandale campus.
The Closet, Bargain Loft, offer gift ideas that support local charities.
While there’s no shortage of standard brick-and-mortar and online places to shop for this holiday season, several thrift shops in Herndon offer special gift opportunities, as well as a chance to help the less fortunate while doing so.
For those looking to fill their calendar with some home-brewed, Fairfax County fun stuff (read: entertainment and diversion), The Connection's Fairfax County Entertainment Calendar has many options: weekend jaunts and larks; date night inspiration; winter-to-spring fun; day-long festivals and events; art-outings; family fun-and-learning fusions; plays and shows; beyond-Small Business Saturday local shopping and bazaars; markets of handcrafted wares; music; 1Ks to marathons... the list goes on. If you know of an event not listed in our entertainment calendar, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org for happenings in south Fairfax County or email@example.com for entertainment in the northern parts of the county.
Herndon High School graduate Sarah Kain Gutowski has published her first chapbook of poetry, "Fabulous Beast: The Sow," a cycle of 19 poems in the form of a fable.
ArtSpace Herndon will be opening a brand new exhibit this week titled "Artists of Montorno." Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 5 the exhibit will provide a glimpse into the Montorno Studio in Seravezza, Italy.
Herndon’s Trinity Presbyterian Church held their annual children’s fall festival from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27. This free event included several activities including a cupcake walk, art and craft event, and trunk or treating. Trinity’s youth group sponsored the event.