Children’s playground now open at Bready Park.
“This playground packs as much as possible into the space, and incorporated most of the suggestions we gathered from the community and the school kids,” stated Cynthia Hoftiezer, Project Coordinator for the Town of Herndon.
Summer Cabaret Series to open July 11.
This summer audiences can cozy up to a delightfully bold Summer Cabaret Series at Herndon's Industrial Strength Theatre.
Herndon High Drama presents season finale on June 13-14.
As the school year is wrapping up, students in Herndon High drama prepare for the final production of the school year, Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
Paintings by Reston artist Morgan J. Norwood on display until June 29.
In June, visitors to the community art gallery ArtSpace Herndon will see an array of paintings making an artistic ring of fire in the main gallery.
Herndon students display their music skills.
Herndon High School choir presented great music in their final major performance of year in the school Pops Concert.
Carnival rides, kettle corn and a 10-foot-tall Uncle Sam in downtown Herndon can only mean one thing: it’s Herndon Festival.
Festival features free entertainment, fireworks and carnival.
Come one, come all! The Herndon Festival will celebrate its 34th year -- with a mix of old and new -- everything from familiar concerts and games to a gaming competition that will be live-streamed. The free festival will be in historic downtown from Thursday to Sunday, May 29—June 1.
Traditional festivals, concerts and events planned this summer.
Lasting May 29 to June 1, the annual Herndon Festival will be a part of the largest free event in Northern Virginia. This award-winning event takes place in historic downtown Herndon at 777 Lynn Street.
Students display year’s worth of progress.
On May 20 at Herndon High auditorium, the Herndon High school (HHS) band presented their final major band production for the school year.
Herndon High School’s Guitar 3 and Guitar 4 Ensemble earned top awards and distinguished recognition at the Festivals of Music competition in Virginia Beach on April 25.
Fife and Drum Corp highlight fundraising event.
Members of Herndon High School (HHS) Band participated in the American Originals Fife and Drum Corps performance in a kickoff celebration for a fundraiser sponsored by local ceramics business Potter’s Fire on May 10. The Potter’s Fire Throwdown is a contest to challenge other businesses in Herndon to decorate their storefronts for the patriotic holidays from May 10 to the 4th of July. The business with the best decorations will win a trophy designed at Potter’s Fire. Donations for the event will be divided between The Fisher House Foundation and The Pride of Herndon Marching Band. “Every dime will be going back to charity,” said Mike Faul, owner of Potter’s Fire.
Senior students have opportunity to play with U.S. Navy band.
Herndon High School hosted the United States Navy Band the evening of May 9. The band performing was the U.S. Navy Concert band, based in Washington, D.C. This is the fourth time Herndon High School (HHS) has hosted a performance with the Navy Band. “It is a wonderful opportunity that the Navy Band gives freely of their time and talent to encourage the musical growth of our children,” said Rhonda Reeves-Long, a member of the school band’s boosters group.
With a population of more than one million residents, it has long been known that Fairfax County is the most populous jurisdiction in the National Capital Region. However, what may surprise both residents and visitors is that the County is also home to nearly 100 annual outdoor festivals, most of which have very strong arts and cultural components.
Herndon home filled with love and art.
1008 Tyler Street looks like an unassuming brick house from the front. Open the door, however, and art is everywhere. Paintings, photographs, etchings cover the walls of the three-story home.
New mural to depict animals in downtown Herndon.
While the region has been anticipating the incoming Silver Line, the Town of Herndon has taken steps to become an art friendly town. Some of these steps include the design of murals. The Council for the Arts of Herndon, the Town of Herndon’s officially designated local arts agency orchestrated the design of another mural in downtown Herndon. The next project will be one at the Dominion Animal Hospital at 795 Station Street.