Weekend Pick: Ukulele Festival at Lake Anne Plaza

Shopping for ukuleles at 2014 festivalThe sweet strumming of tiny strings returns to Lake Anne Plaza Saturday at the 7th annual Ukulele Festival.

The free festival features performances by several acclaimed ukulele musicians, music demonstrations, a public morning jam session, festival vendors, and other family friendly activities.

The event will feature a wide variety of music genres ranging from blues, traditional Hawaiian, swing, and folk. Each group will lead festival goers in a strum-a-long session that will be fun for all ages.

Individuals are welcome to bring their ukuleles or pick up one at the festival and enjoy learning the tiny instrument.

Schedule:

Open Mic Session

10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Community Stage Morning Jam Session at Café Montmartre

Main Stage

  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Hula Monsters
  • 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Aloha Boys  
  • 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Isa Pacifika Dancers (Traditional Hawaiian Dance Performance)
  • 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Rachel Manke
  • 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Sweater Set

The free festival is hosted by the Lake Anne Merchants with support from the Reston Community Center, Friends of Lake Anne (FOLA), and theNorthern Virginia Ukulele Ensemble.

The festival will take place rain or shine.

Recent Stories

The Kensington Reston Open House Weekend Spring is in full bloom and we’re celebrating the sunshine! Join us for our Open House Weekend at The Kensington Reston for a peek…

The weekend is almost here. Before you hop on a bicycle and hit the nearest trail, or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news…

A new business has opened up shop at Comstock’s Reston Station plaza near the Wiehle-Reston Metro Station. Scissors & Scotch opened in mid-April, bringing grooming services and a fully-stocked bars…

Fairfax County Public Schools didn’t get all the money it wanted, but its next budget still has room to address some key priorities, including staff compensation and efforts to reduce…

×

Subscribe to our mailing list