It’s Lake Anne Jazz Week!

2016 Lake Anne Jazz FestivalThere are special events and discounts all week at Lake Anne Plaza, culminating in the 10th annual Lake Anne Jazz and Blues Festival on Saturday.

The Jazz & Blues festival is a free, family friendly, all-day event that will run from 1 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3.

Here’s what’s happening:

Chesapeake Chocolates, Wine, Gifts and More

  • Sept. 1: Virginia Wine & Cheese Tasting (6 p.m. – 7 p.m.)
  • Sept. 3: Wine and Chocolate Tasting (2 p.m. – 4 p.m.)

(both events are free)

PetMAC Pet Nutrition Center – Jazz up your pet with 35 percent off all collars, leashes and apparel.

Reston Art Gallery – Browse locally-created works of art at Reston Art Gallery & Studios at Lake Anne Plaza.  Choose from a variety of musically-themed works of art in various media such as acrylics, oils, watercolors, pastels and even mobiles and collages, and get 10 percent off.  Refreshments will be served.

Reston Museum – 20 percent off special edition Robert E. Simon martini and Bloody Mary glasses, each one etched with the signature of Reston’s founder.

Reston’s Used Book Shop – 50 percent off on all jazz- and blues- themed books.

Samantha Hu, Medical Chi-Kung Therapy – Free consultations during Jazz Week.

Small Change Consignment – All musical toys will be 20 percent off at small change during jazz week.

The big event has a lineup of some of the area’s finest musicians for Saturday’s event. Here is the schedule:

  • 1 p.m. – Adrian Duke
  • 2 p.m. – Mykle Lyons Sextet
  • 3 p.m. – Chip Bubeck
  • 4 p.m. – Integriti Reeves
  • 5 p.m. – Clarence Penn
  • 6 p.m. – Sam Gunderson
  • 7 p.m. – Dixie Power Trio

The festival is sponsored by Lane Anne Merchants, Friends of Lake Anne, the Reston Community Center, and Reston Association. For the full schedule of events/times, visit www.lakeanneplaza.com.

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