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Monday Morning Notes

County Water Rescue Team Helping in Texas — About 14 members of Fairfax County’s swift-water rescue team left Sunday for Texas, where they are assisting in rescue efforts after massive flooding related to Hurricane Harvey. They expect to be there for about two weeks. [WJLA/Fairfax County Fire and Rescue]

SLHS Football Team Starts Season with Big Win — The South Lakes Seahawks opened the 2017 varsity football season Friday night with a 42-7 win over Woodson High School. [ScoreStream]

Green Fireball Streaks Across Sky — Did you happen to notice a bright green streak across the sky at about 9:14 p.m. Friday? You weren’t the only one. Reports of the meteor came from across Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and beyond. [Fauquier Times]

Deon King a Strong Performer Again for Browns — The Cleveland Browns are 3-0 on the preseason, with their latest win coming Saturday as they topped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 13-9. One of the Browns’ leaders on defense in the victory was South Lakes High School graduate Deon King, who recorded five tackles. [ESPN]

Herndon Ballet Company Looks to Expand — Classical Ballet Theatre (320 Victory Drive, Herndon) is undertaking a fundraising campaign to convert its rehearsal space into an all-new dance theater that will seat up to 150 people. [Fairfax Times]

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Weekend Pick: Conservatory Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

NutcrackerReston’s Conservatory Ballet makes holiday magic come to life this weekend with its 43rd annual production of The Nutcracker.

Performances began Wednesday and will run through Sunday at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods.

Want to see the holiday classic performed by students? Here is what you need to know:

There are toddler matinees Saturday at 11 a.m. and Sunday at noon. These shows are 90 minutes. Tickets: $22.00 for adults and $17.00 for youth (12 & under)

Full-Length matinee performances are Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 for adults and $20.00 for youth (12 & under)

Full-Length Evening performances are Friday and Saturday at at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 for adults and $20.00 for youth (12 & under)

Tickets are available online or one hour before performance at RCC.

To purchase online, click the links below.

 

Friday, December 11th at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 12th at 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, December 12th at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 12th at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 13th at 12:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 13th at 3:30 p.m.

For additional ticket information, visit Conservatory Ballet’s website.

 

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