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Happening Now: Meadowlark Winter Walk of Lights
Daily, 5:30 p.m.
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens transforms into a half mile walk of amazing light displays with music. You can buy tickets online with the first entrance starting at 5:30 p.m.. At the end, there’s a big fire pit and a S’mores Snack Shop (the kids favorite part!).
The event runs everyday until January 6 and you can buy tickets online here.
Vienna Turkey Trot
Sunday, November 18, 8 a.m
Kids Fun Run, 5k and 10k race starting at 8 a.m.
Northern Virginia Handcrafters Guild Art & Craft Show
Friday, November 23, 10 a.m.
Northern Virginia Handcrafters Guild hosts their annual Art & Craft show at the Vienna Community Center where approximately 60 artists offer handmade pieces. Admission is $5 and you can learn more here.
Reston Town Center Holiday Parade
Friday, November 23, 11 a.m.
Macy’s style balloons, musicians, dancers, antique cars, characters, dignitaries and more come together at Reston Town Center for a 1-hour, half mile parade along Market Street.
The event includes Santa and Mrs Clause, along with photos, a mini-train ride and later in the day, the tree lighting and sing along. They usually hand out bells and the stores surrounding are open. You can find more info here.
2018 Church Street Holiday Stroll
Monday, November 26, 6 p.m.
Hosted on Church Street in front of the Freeman Store and Museum, you’ll find Santa on his fire truck at 6:15 to help the mayor light the Holiday Tree. There will be music, marshmallow-roasting stations and crafts.
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