The weekly planner is a roundup of interesting events over the next week in the Herndon and Reston area.
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Monday, Dec. 13
- Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights — 5:30-10 p.m. at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens — Enjoy lights and holiday scenes in this annual transformation, which will stick around through Jan. 2. Tickets start at $18.
Tuesday, Dec. 16
- Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones — 7:15 p.m. at Amphora’s Diner Deluxe-Herndon — A married couple from Galax, Virginia participate in their first performance with The Folk Club. Tickets start at $10.
Wednesday, Dec. 15
- Senior Movie Day — 9:15 a.m. to noon at Reston Town Center’s Bow Tie Cinemas — Watch Tom Hanks portray children’s show icon Fred Rogers in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” Registration is not required. Free.
Thursday, Dec. 16
- American Mah Jongg — 9:30 a.m. to noon at RCC Hunters Woods — A drop-in program for players of all skill levels invites adults to participate. Free.
Friday, Dec. 17
- “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)” — 8 p.m. at NextStop Theatre Co. with recurring performances throughout December — A three-member cast brings together this satirical and irreverent holiday production featuring traditional carols to pop-cultural references and of course, Christmas icons ranging from Santa to the Grinch. Tickets start at $25.
Saturday, Dec. 18
- Snow Much Fun — Fountain Square at Reston Town Center — Enjoy festive performances throughout the day from community groups, featuring the Northern Virginia Ukulele Ensemble from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Northern Virginia Ukulele Society from 12:30-1:15 p.m. and caroling from from 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 19
- Equity Matters: Moving Forward to Equal Justice – “Crescendo” — 3 p.m. at CenterStage — Follow the extraordinary tale on screen about an Israeli-Palestinian youth orchestra and its overtures for peace in the Mideast. Registration is required. Free.
It’s going to be a cold and rainy weekend in Fairfax County, thanks to Tropical Storm Ophelia. Tracking to make landfall in North Carolina today (Friday), the storm is expected to reach Northern Virginia tonight.
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