Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Through Dec. 10
Toys for Tots Drive. Various times at Sheehy Infiniti of Tysons, 8527 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Sheehy Auto Stores throughout Washington, D.C.; Richmond, Virginia; and Baltimore, Maryland areas will collect new and unwrapped toys as part of the company’s annual Sheehy Cares Toy Collection to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program now through December 10. Visit www.sheehyinfinitioftysons.com/ for more.
2017 Renaissance Feaste. 7 p.m. at Langley Halle at Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Holiday celebration featuring costumed servers, jesters, minstrels, musicians, and the Langley Madrigals. Visit www.langleychorus.com for more.
Orphie and the Book of Heroes. Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Oakton High School Robert “Skip” Bromley Auditorium, 2900 Sutton Road, Vienna. $10. Visit oaktondrama.org for more.
Tysons-Pimmit Library Book Sale. Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Tysons-Pimmit Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Large selection of books and media for all ages and interests. Email email@example.com or call 703-790-4031 or 703-338-3307 for more.
Breakfast With Santa. 8:30-10:30 a.m. at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Free community event open to all to benefit Housing Up and Samaritan Ministry. Suggested donation is a new unwrapped toy. Call 703-759-2082 for more.
Live Puppy Nativity. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Church of the Good Shepherd (United Methodist), 2351 Hunter Mill Road, Vienna. Bring dogs to dress up as part of the nativity. Costumes provided. Free. The church’s youth group will be on hand to accept donations for Second Story. Visit www.GoodShepherdVA.com for more.
Home for the Holidays Musical. 7:30 p.m. at The Falls Church Episcopal
115 E. Fairfax St., Falls Church. Tysons Mclean Orchestra performs with Melissa Mino. Call 703-893-8646 for more.
A Very Slambovian Christmas. 8 p.m. at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave E., Vienna. Call 703-255-1566 or visit www.jamminjava.com.
Great Falls Studios Annual ArtFest. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at The Great Falls Grange and Old Schoolhouse, 9818 Georgetown Pike. Holiday gifts, paintings, photographs, pottery, jewelry, weaving and fabric arts, books, bonsai, art cards, ornaments and more. Visit www.greatfallsstudios.com for more.
First Sunday Hike. 1-3 p.m. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. Wolf Trap National Park Rangers will kick off and Friends of Wolf Trap Volunteers will lead a guided hike for 1.5 hours throughout the park. Call 703-255-1800 or visit www.friendsofwolftrap.org for more.
Victorian Christmas Fund Raiser. 1-4:30 p.m. at the Historic Mount Hope mansion, Oak Street, Falls Church. The Victorian Society at Falls Church is hosting “The Spirit of Christmas Past” at the Historic Mount Hope mansion on Oak Street in Falls Church to benefit Creative Cauldron, a non-profit performance arts organization. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for more.
McLean WinterFest Parade. Pre-parade entertainment begins at 2:30 p.m. and the parade will step off at 3:30 p.m. sharp. The parade route will be the same as previous years: Old Chain Bridge Road from Fleetwood Road to Elm Street. WinterFest 2017 will have food trucks again this year in the Langley Shopping Center. Visit www.mcleanwinterfest.org.
Christmas Concert. 4 p.m. at Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE, Vienna. The Christmas portion of Handel's Messiah, presented by the Vienna Presbyterian Sanctuary Choir with soloists Leah Inger, soprano; Jennifer Matthews, alto; Tim Augustin, tenor; and Joshua Hong, bass. Commentary by Senior Pastor Pete James. Call 703-438-0718 for more.
Holiday Sing-A-Long. 5 p.m. at L’Auberge Chez François, 332 Springvale Road, Great Falls. Featuring the Great Falls Difficult Run String Band. Call 703-759-3800 for more.
Jody Marshall’s Annual Holiday Celebration. Shows at 5 and 7 p.m. at The Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. Traditional Celtic music. $18 general admission, $12 children. Visit oldbrogue.com or call 703-759-3309 for more.
The MarketPlace Fair. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1205 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. Will feature over a dozen vendors, a silent auction of goods and services, gifts, jewelry, baked delicacies, drinks and a lunch café. Parking and admission are free. Call 703-556-0197 or visit www.mcleanwomansclub.org.
51st annual Holiday Homes Tour and Fair. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tour four large, decorated homes in the McLean neighborhoods of Franklin Park, central McLean, Spring Hill Farm and Woodlea Mill, all with ample street parking. Cost: $25 before Dec. 7 at Mesmeralda’s of McLean, Karin’s Florist in Vienna and Great Dogs of Great Falls or $30 on Dec. 7 at the tour houses and at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1205 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. Call 703-556-0197 or visit www.mcleanwomansclub.org.
Starting Dec. 8
Watercolor Workshops with Joe Phillips. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Vienna Arts Society, 115 Pleasant St., NW, Vienna. Class each Friday until Jan. 1. Call 703-319-3971 or visit www.ViennaArtsSociety.org for more.
Gift Collection. 9:30 a.m.-noon at Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE, Vienna. Collecting new, unwrapped gifts and gift cards for children and teens. The North East Vienna Citizens Association is sponsoring the event with help from Girl Scout Troop 2684. Visit nevca.wordpress.com for more.
Cooking Demonstration and Luncheon. 11 a.m. at L’Auberge Chez François, 332 Springvale Road, Great Falls. Chef Jacques will demonstrate how to cook French dishes. Call 703-759-3800 for more.
Gift Wrapping Service and Christmas Bazaar. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Women, 1301 Trap Road, Vienna. Shop for hand-crafted holiday gifts, gorgeous fine art jewelry, nature photography, watercolors, homemade sweet treats. Gift wrapping is free. Visit www.andrewchapelumc.org for more.
Sunday, Dec. 10
Live Music. 11 a.m. at L’Auberge Chez François, 332 Springvale Road, Great Falls. Guitarist Alexander Barnett plays a variety of acoustic music. Call 703-759-3800 for more.
Blue Christmas Service. 3:30 p.m. at Katie’s Coffee House 760 Walker Road, Great Falls. A non-traditional service of remembrance and hope, brought to you by Great Falls Area Ministries. Call Carol Wright 703-582-1640.
McLean Youth Orchestra. 4 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Community Building of Vinson Hall, 1735 Kirby Road, McLean. Visit www.tysonsmcleanorchestra.org or call 703-893-8646.
Christmas Concert. 4 p.m. at Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St., NE, Vienna. A Cathedral Brass Christmas, music from Monteverdi to Gordon Goodwin. Call 703-438-0718 for more.