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Weekend Picks: Busy Holiday Lineup in Reston

by Karen Goff — December 5, 2014 at 3:00 pm 3 Comments

Christmas at Reston Town Center

This weekend might be the busiest of the season for all things holiday-related around Reston. Here is a lineup of events, all happening over the next few days. Did we miss any? Add them in the comments.

Jingle on Lake Anne
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 pm.
Lake Anne Plaza
Free

Outdoor festival with carols, a petting zoo, a holiday crafts market and Santa Claus arriving by barge at noon.

Gifts From the HeART
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Reston Community Center Lake Anne
Free

Shop for gifts at this fair featuring local artists in a variety of mediums. Ten percent of proceeds will benefit Cornerstones.

Alternative Gift Fair 
Unitarian Universal Church in Reston, 1625 Wiehle Ave.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free

Shop 30 booths with crafts and alternative gifts benefitting local and international nonprofits.

Reston Chorale’s “The Wonder of the Season”
Saturday, 4:40 and 7:30 p.m.
Reston Community Center Hunters Woods
Cost: $25, Adult (18-61); $20, Seniors (62+); Free,  17 and under with adult or senior ticket holder. (Tickets Required)

The Reston Chorale presents its annual holiday concert  featuring  Twas the Night Before Christmas.

Run With Santa 5K
Sunday, 8:30 a.m.
Reston Town Center
Cost: $40

Don a holiday-themed or your regular running gear for this race, which will also feature a kids’ fun run. Online registration closed. Registration available on race day.

Walker Nature Center Holiday Open House
Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m.
Walker Nature Education Center, 11450 Glade Dr.
Free

Bring the whole family for holiday music, refreshments and nature activities.

  • Linda Ascher Singer

    The Reston Museum and Trust at Lake Anne Plaza is having a holiday gift sale and a program from 12-2 on Saturday. Go to the Lake Ann RCC and on to the Museum

  • Steve Rogers

    In related news, here are the US deaths in Afghanistan, by year:Bush2001: 52002: 302003: 312004: 492005: 942006: 872007: 1112008: 151Total = 558Obama2009: 3032010: 4972011: 4942012: 2942013: 115Total = 1,703

  • Axle Rows

    We should also keep in mind that hostile groups like the SPLC are motivating domestic terrorists like Floyd Corkins.

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