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What’s Going On Around Reston This Weekend?

It’s Friday and school is officially out!

To celebrate, you may want to go to the “School’s Out for Summer Party” at the Hunter Woods Recreation Area this evening. The event will take place from 4-7 p.m. and there will be a pool party and cookout.

Tomorrow, continue your celebrations by heading to Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dulles 28 Centre (22000 Dulles Retail Plaza, Sterling). There will be music, amusement rides, balloons, inflatables and much more.

Finally, top off a wonderful weekend by going to Scrawl Books on Sunday. The shop is having a special event from noon-6 p.m. There will be storytelling, games and a distribution of summer reading challenge cards for the kids.

There are plenty more events for the Reston area this weekend. Here is just a sampling of the events you can enjoy:

  • Reston Station’s “Summerbration” series continues tonight at 7 p.m. with a free concert by King Teddy. Tomorrow night at 8:30 p.m., head to a free outdoor showing of “Sully” on the plaza. The Summerbration events outside the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station will continue through the end of August. (Note: To receive free parking for these events, parking tickets need to be validated by personnel on the plaza. Find the sign that reads “Parking Validation Here.”)
  • Reston Town Center’s summer concert series continues Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by Matuto, a Brazilian roots, rock, funk band. The show will take place at the Town Center’s pavilion.
  • Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., visit Reston Station’s BLVD for an open house (with free mimosas!).
  • The Reston Farmers Market will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lake Anne Village Center.
  • Reston Town Square Park will be hosting The Uncle Devin Show as a part of their Family Fun Entertainment Series Saturday morning at 10 a.m., for a free show. It’ll be fun for all ages as Uncle Devin takes children on an interactive musical adventure.
  • Reston Museum (1639 Washington Plaza N.) is hosting is “Reston Stories” exhibit through July. The Reston Historic Trust and Museum has been collecting residents’ stories and preserving them for future generations. The collection includes stories about volunteering in Reston, the Fountain at Lake Anne Plaza, the early history of Reston and the amazing connections we make in our community.
  • Lake Anne is hosting Sunday Yoga on the Plaza each week, at 9:30 a.m.
  • This is the last weekend for “Urinetown: The Musical” at NextStop Theatre Company (269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon). Performances this weekend are tonight at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2.p.m. General admission tickets start at $40.
  • Radcliffe Bailey: The Great Dismal Swamp” remains on display at Greater Reston Arts Center (12001 Market St.) through August.
  • Many restaurants and bars in Reston will have live music this weekend. These include: Vinifera Wine Bar and Bistro (11750 Sunrise Valley Drive) from 7-10 p.m every Friday and Saturday night, CraftHouse (1888 Explorer St.) every Friday and Saturday night from 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. and Tavern64 (1800 Presidents St.) every Friday form 6-10 p.m.
  • Reston Town Square Park (corner of Market and Explorer streets) is hosting an “I Hear America Singing” event, with selections of music from the American Songbook, from 7-8 p.m. Sunday.
  • Scout and Molly’s Fashion Boutique (11944 Market St.) is having its grand opening Saturday and Sunday. There will be refreshments, snacks and raffle prizes at the event.
  • Habitat Heroes’ Slow Mile-A-Minute Weed event will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. This is a volunteer project to pull invasive species out of Reston’s parklands.
  • Reston Association will host an open house for the Lake House (11450 Baron Cameron Ave.) Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon.
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Come Visit LANK at Upcoming Open Houses

LANK LogoLake Anne Nursery Kindergarten (LANK), Reston’s first preschool, proudly announces our 2015-16 Open House dates.

During these sessions, you will tour the school, observe our programs, and meet the directors and staff. There will be time for you to ask questions and you will receive all pertinent enrollment materials.

If you would like to attend one of the Open Houses listed below, please call our office to register (703) 437-0035, or email [email protected] to register. We are located at 12021 North Shore Drive, Reston 20190.

  • Thursday, 12/10/15 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 1/6/16 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Friday, 1/8/16 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 1/12/16 Kindergarten Information Session 10:00 a.m.
  • Friday, 1/15/16 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 1/20/16 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, 1/23/16 Open House 10:00 a.m. to noon
  • Tuesday, 1/26/16 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

*Children are welcome to attend the open house, but due to state regulations, they will not be able to participate in our regular programming during that time.

For more information visit us at www.lankschool.com or www.facebook.com/lankreston.

The preceding post was written and sponsored by LANK.

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Home Listing: Updated, Top Floor, End-Unit Condo with Balcony Backing to Trees

This is a two-bedroom condo in a prime location of Reston.

The condo — listed for $229,999 — is located in the Hunters Woods Elementary School for Arts and Sciences district.

This home is in walking distance to the Reston Community Center and all the arts, music and recreation programs it offers. It is also walking distance to Safeway and other convenient shops and restaurants at Hunters Woods Village Center.

Reston National Golf Course is just 1.2 miles away and the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station is just 2.7 miles.

This condo is less than 10 minutes from the Reston Town Center, with 50+ shops and restaurants, outdoor entertainment and special events.

Quality features of this condo include:

  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Gas fireplace
  • Elegant separate dining room
  • Updated kitchen with Corian counters and stainless steel appliances
  • Master bedroom walk-in closet
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting and laminate flooring
  • Large windows throughout bringing in natural light
  • Washer and dryer in the unit
  • Storage room off of the balcony
  • Two parking spaces with two visitor spots
  • Over 1,000 square feet of space

The building is FHA and VA approved. The condo fees are $335.99 per month, which includes all utilities except electric & cable.

The address is 11807 Breton Ct, Unit 21D, Reston, VA 20191.

Directions to get there are to follow I-66 W and VA-267 W to Reston Pkwy in Reston. Take exit 12 to Reston Pkwy, Turn left onto State Rte 4721, Turn left onto Breton Ct, condo is at the end on your right.

Open Houses:

Thursday evening, Sept. 10 from 6 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 12 from 2 – 4 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 13 from 2 – 4 p.m.

For more information, call Jennifer Powell at 571-239-0333 or email at [email protected].

The preceding was written and sponsored by Jennifer Powell of Keller Williams.

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Open Houses This Weekend in Reston

House hunting? Check out some of these open houses this weekend in Reston.

South Bay2104 South Bay Lane
3 BR, 3 BA SFH
$749,000
Washington Fine Properties
Open Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

 

 

Park Garden Lane 1455 Park Garden Lane
3 BR, 3.5 TH
$525,900
Keller Williams Realty
Open Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

 

 

Escalante 11904 Escalante Court
3 BR, 2.5 BA TH
$399,000
Weichert, Realtors
Open Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

 

 

Mossy Creek Lane11724 Mossy Creek Lane
3 BR, 3FB, 2 HB TH
$414,900
Long & Foster Real Estate
Open Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

 

 

Heritage Commons11477 Heritage Commons Way
2 BR, 3.5 BA TH
$469,900
Keller Williams Realty
Open Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

 

 

Stratford House 1860 Stratford Park Place
2 BR, 2 BA Condo
$489,000
Long & Foster Real Estate
Open Saturday, 2 to 4 p.m.

 

 

White Cornus Lane 2186 White Cornus Lane
3 BR, 1.5 BA TH
$299,900
Realty Direct
Open Sunday, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

 

 

Fountain Drive1830 Fountain Drive, #704
3 BR, 3 BA Condo
$799,900
Long & Foster Real Estate
Open Sunday 1 to 4 p.m.

 

 

Photos courtesy of MRIS. For complete real estate info, visit Reston Now’s Real Estate section.

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