September 2019 Events at Reston Town Center

Exercise with Athleta in the Pavilion

Sundays through October 27 | 11 am – 12 pm

Free morning sessions offering low and high impact exercise, youth activities, and more. Check activities, dates and times on the Athleta calendar.

703.668.0256 |

Scout & Molly’s Labor Day Weekend Denim Sale

Through Monday, September 2

Get 20% off new denim designs and up to 70% off summer clearance items.

571.526.4185 |

Muscle Up Mondays with Crunch Fitness

Mondays, April through October | 6:30 pm

Muscle up your Mondays with free fitness classes in the Pavilion presented by CRUNCH Fitness-Reston group instructors.

571.267.5000 | |

Farmers & Makers Market

Tuesdays until November 19 | 10 am – 2 pm

Local producers and artisans will sell their fresh produce, meats, cheeses, olive oil, honey, pet accessories and baked goods, handmade, vintage, one-of-a-kind items, and more! Enjoy acoustic music while shopping the booths.

IndieNext Book Club Meeting

Tuesday, September 3 | 7 pm
Scrawl Books

Join in the first meeting of the IndieNext Book Club, discussing The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead. Monthly meetings will focus on the top “must-read” books nominated by independent booksellers across the nation.

703.966.2111 |

Dog Days of Summer – Last Date for 2019!

Wednesday, September 4 | 5 – 7:30 pm

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 Playground and Isy’s Ways.

Wine Wednesday

Wednesday, September 4 | 6 – 8 pm
Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market

Join Scrawl Books at Balducci’s on the first Wednesday of each month for a glass of wine and a review of great books. Find new reads and recommend your own.

703.966.2111 |

Run RTC with Lululemon

Thursdays through December 26 | 6 am

Break a sweat to kick off the day, no matter what your level or goal. Meet outside of Lululemon. Free.

Eventbrite information:

 Maremi Andreozzi Exhibit at Signature – Artist Talk & Opening Reception

Thursday, September 5 | 6 – 8 pm
Greater Reston Arts Center at Signature | 11850 Freedom Drive

In the Hidden Histories exhibition, see richly detailed paintings inspired by patterns, objects, and biographies from art and art history. On display through January 7.

703.471.9242 |

Storytime with Common Ground Childcare

Friday, September 6 | 11 am
Scrawl Books

All are welcome for a special story hour along with teachers and students.

703.966.2111 |

Back-to-School Book Party

Saturday, September 7 | 10:30 am – 2 pm
Scrawl Books

Back-to-school books will be read every half hour and fun stations will be set up with crafts, games, and activities. Donations accepted, and a portion of the day’s sales will benefit the Northern Virginia Association for the Education of Young Children (NVAEYC).

703.966.2111 |

Bike MS

Sunday, September 8 | 7 am

Register to unite in the mission to end Multiple Sclerosis with a fundraising ride of 30, 70, or 100 mile routes, starting and ending at the Pavilion.

Registration and details:

Lunchtime with the Arts at Mason: Singers and Players from the School of Music

Thursday, September 12 | 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Reston Town Square Park

Some of Mason’s finest classical pianists and vocalists present keyboard pyrotechnics, vocal fireworks, and red hot ensembles. Free. Presented by Reston Community Center in partnership with GMU College of Visual and Performing Arts. Hosted by Reston Town Center Association.

703.476.4500 |

ChalkFest at Reston Town Center

Saturday, September 14 | 9 am – 4:30 pm
Market Street

Spectators welcome! Artists of all ages can register to participate and receive supplies to create chalk drawings on the street. Prizes will be awarded in categories for professionals, amateurs, families, children, and Audience Choice. (Rain date, September 15.)

703.880.1177 | |

Book Launch Party with Tracey Kyle and Marcie Atkins + Chalk Fest!

Saturday, September 14 | 11 am
Scrawl Books 

Join us for a wonderful fiesta celebrating the launch of favorite author Tracey Kyle’s latest book, Alpaca Pati’s Fancy Fleece.  Marcie Flinchum Atkins will join the party to debut her latest title, Wait, Rest, Pause. We’ll have games, cookies and giveaways, including packages of chalk for our youngest friends.

703.966.2111 |

Monoqool 3D Printed Eyewear Style Show

Saturday, September 14 | 11 am – 3 pm
The Eyewear Gallery

With Monoqool from Denmark, get super durable 3D-printed frames in lightweight materials – made completely without soldering or screws. Stop by to explore their complete collection of innovative glasses and sunglasses, and discover how fashion and groundbreaking technology combine in an intelligent, comfortable design that complements your personal style.

@TheEyewearGallery |

Monster Drawing Rally at GRACE

Saturday, September 14 | 4 – 8 pm
Greater Reston Arts Center

The gallery will be a public performance space with more than 50 artists from across Virginia, Maryland, and DC creating their unique artworks on site. Completed works can be purchased for $75 each to raise funds for GRACE. If more than one person wants to purchase the same artwork, the winning buyer will be determined by a card draw. Event is supported by Collective Arts Brewing.

703.471.9242 |

YA Author Christina June

Tuesday, September 17 | 7 pm
Scrawl Books

Meet the author with her latest book, It Started with Goodbye, for young adult and older middle grade readers. June’s “clean YA” fiction makes mature topics and stories accessible to a broad audience. Join us for a discussion about her novels, the writing process and her path to becoming a professional writer.

703.966.2111 |


Sunday, September 22 | 11 am – 3 pm

Grab the leash and join furry friends and their families for festivities, music, food, demonstrations of working assistance dogs, and more. Free admission. Presented by Canine Companions for Independence.

1.800.572.BARK (2275) | @ccicapitalchapter

Author Chris Formant: Saving Washington

Sunday, September 22 | 2 pm
Scrawl Books

Meet historical fiction author Chris Formant for a discussion and signing of Saving Washington. Recently optioned by the producer of HBO’s popular Big Little Lies series, the novel focuses on the lost story of “America’s 400 Spartans” – an army of unexpected heroes who changed the course of history.

703.966.2111 |

DMV2Go at the Pavilion

Monday, September 23 | 9 am – 4 pm

The wireless office on wheels offers all DMV services: driver’s license and ID card applications and renewals, driving records, vehicle titles, license plates, decals, order disabled plates, and more.

Information on all services available at

Facebook Live Storytime with Common Ground Childcare

Monday, September 23 | 7 pm
Scrawl Books

Master storytime reader Laura Donnell from Common Ground Childcare shares her talents, impressions and voices during a special bedtime broadcast live on Facebook and archived on YouTube. Join in to hear the stories in the store or tune in online.

703.966.2111 |

INOVA Blood Drive

Tuesday, September 24 | 1 – 6 pm
beside the Pavilion

Schedule Bloodmobile appointments at 1.866.256.6372 or On-site registration.

Meet Me at the Movies – Senior Movie Day at Bow Tie Cinemas

Wednesday, September 25 | 10 am (Doors open at 9:15)    

Reston Association presents the feature film The Best of Enemies. Refreshments and prizes provided prior to movie. Free to 55+.

Information: | 703.435.6577 |

Lunchtime with the Arts at Mason: NOVATEQ

Thursday, September 26 | 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Reston Town Square Park

A professional tuba-euphonium quartet featuring Mason alumni and graduate students perform a range of music – popular songs, classic tunes, and pieces composed and arranged by and for the group. Free. Presented by Reston Community Center in partnership with GMU College of Visual and Performing Arts. Hosted by Reston Town Center Association.

703.476.4500 |

PSV Race to Make it All Better 5K and Family Health Fair

Saturday, September 28 | 8:30 – 11:30 am
Pavilion and Streets

Pediatric Specialists of Virginia presents their 5th annual fundraiser to support patients and families in need, education, research, and care technologies. Join family and friends in the 5K, and enjoy the Family Health Fair booths with giveaways, health tips, recreation, kids’ activities, food and music. |

 Nate Larson: Centroid Towns – Artist Talk & Opening Reception

Saturday, September 28 | 5 – 7 pm
Greater Reston Arts Center

Enjoy a conversation about the exhibition with artist Nate Larson and GRACE’s Executive Director and Curator, Lily Siegel. Larson works with photographic media, artist books, and digital video creating projects widely shown across the US and internationally. Free. On display through January 4.

703.471.9242 |

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Sunday, September 29
1:30 check-in | 2:30 pm ceremony | 3 pm walk
Pavilion and Sidewalks

Join the Alzheimer’s Association fundraising movement to reclaim the future for millions. Walk lengths 1.4 and 2.4 miles, plus refreshments, face painting, mascots, and photos. Free registration; donations welcome!

703.766.9025 | |

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