7/13/2019 | 11 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The 3rd annual Roots Music Festival is just around the corner! On Saturday July 13, 2019 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. enjoy performances from seven folk, bluegrass, and blues groups: Katie & Kelly, Annie Stokes, Minks Miracle Medicine, The High & Wides, The Woodshedders, and Two Ton Twig. […]

July 13–August 31, 2019 Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents Overlooked, a group exhibition featuring nine artists who are seeking to bring awareness to issues that are often unnoticed, ignored, or otherwise not part of “polite conversation,” on view July 13–August 31, 2019 at the gallery located at the Reston Town Center. The exhibition is […]

I grew up in a rural part of Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley. The unpaved road going by our house was called “Crooked Run” after the name of the creek that ran parallel to the road. The creek took big bites out of the road when it rained hard, but a few truck loads of […]

As soon as you turn down Vaucluse Road from Route 11 near Stephens City, you know you are close. Cross over the train tracks. Feel the gravel beneath the tires. Vaucluse Spring Lane will lead you over Meadow Brook, which is fed by a huge limestone spring—the Vaucluse of Virginia Spring. Meander along 44 bucolic […]

How to Know When the Time is Right As our parents age, it often becomes clear that instead of them taking case of us, it’s our turn to take care of them. We want to do our best to ensure that in their senior years they are as happy, healthy, comfortable and safe as can […]

Looking for a new dining experience? Try the Taste of Blue Ridge’s Root to Table Culinary Series! In true European fashion, guests are seated at long tables, where new dishes are tried and new friends are made. The meal takes place over the course of several hours, with course after delightful course served. Many meals […]

Dog Days of Summer – Season Begins Wednesday, July 3 | 5 – 7:30 pm Pavilion Every Wednesday through September 4, dogs and owners can frolic in the Pavilion when it is transformed into an off-leash play area each week. Treats, toys, areas to cool off, pet friendly giveaways, and more! Free. Operated by Healthy Hound […]