The Annual Ukulele Festival at Lake Anne is set to take place on Saturday, July 9th. 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 features 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. The festival is hosted by the Lake Anne Merchants with support from the Reston Community Center, Friends of Lake Anne (FOLA), and the Northern Virginia Ukulele Ensemble. For a complete list of performers and schedule visit www.lakeanneplaza.com The event is free, rain or shine.
Open Mic Session
10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Community Stage Morning Jam Session at Café Montmartre
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