One of Reston Association’s most popular summer events, Totally Trucks, returns on August 3.
Children can climb on big construction equipment used by RA. A police and fire truck may also be on display. All children will receive a “Totally Trucks” construction helmet.
A horn-free hour will take place from 8:30-9:30 a.m.
The program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at RA’s Central Services Facility (12250 Sunset Hills Road). Fees are $1 per child age two and under and $2 per attendee above three years.
For more information, visit RA’s website.
Photo by William O’Brien
As the school year ends, the “Family Fun Entertainment Series” returns to Reston Town Center this Saturday (June 16). The event is held at Reston Town Square Park, located at the corner of Market Street and Explorer Street, on Saturdays from 10-10:45 a.m.
This Saturday’s performance features Pinot & Augustine, a comedy with classic mime antics. The characters try to prove who is the star of the show through humor and playful interaction, according to a description of the show by Reston Community Center.
The complete line-up of performances, which will run through August 4, is below:
- June 23: The Uncle Devin Show
- June 30: Kwame Ansah-Brew African Sounds
- July 7: Rocknoceros
- July 14: Blue Sky Puppet Theatre – Pig Tales
- July 21: Turley the Magician
- July 28: Guava Jelly
- August 4: Classic Comedy by Mark Lohr
Parking is free on Saturdays. The event is hosted by Reston Town Center Association and presented by RCC in cooperation with MSE Productions, Inc.
Photo by Mukul Ranjan via RCC
Between the “Take a Break” concert series at Lake Anne Plaza and “Summerbration” at Reston Station Plaza, there are several options for outdoor summer entertainment. “Sunday Art in the Park” will return to Reston Town Square Park on Sundays.
This Sunday, Schwarz and Stokes, who play Bach, Mozart and Brahms, will perform from 7-8 p.m. The event, located at the corner of Market Street and St. Francis Street, is open for all ages.
The complete lineup of the program, which runs through August 19, is below. All concerts run from 7-8 p.m. The series is presented by Reston Community Center and hosted by Reston Town Center Association. Garage parking is free on weekends.
- June 17: Jazz Trio Conversations
- June 24: Shenandoah Conservatory String Ensembles
- July 1: Two Bass Hit
- July 8: A Little Charm from Across the Pond
- July 15: Luis Hernandez and Friends
- July 22: Galestro-Smith Duo
- July 29: R2DUO
- August 5: MLO Fusion Project
- August 12: Amor e Saudade
- August 19: Shenandoah Conservatory Saxophone Quartet
During July, Greater Reston Arts Center is also offering free art activities for all ages from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Over the last several months, new eateries like Founding Farmers and Sweet Leaf Cafe have opened up shop in Reston Station Plaza.
Now, as summer approaches, the open-air plaza will be the home of “Summerbration,” a free summer concert and entertainment series. The event is intended to activate the space.
The first concert, featuring classic rock band Battery Lane, will take place today from 7-9 p.m. Complimentary parking is available from 6:30-9:30 p.m. for the concert series. Attendees should follow signs to ParkX.
The complete line-up is below:
- June 8: FarAway
- June 15: King Teddy
- June 22: Cedar Creek
- June 29: Elikeh
- July 7: Four Star Combo
- July 13: Oasis Island Sounds
- July 20: Jason Masi Band
- July 27: Alfredo Mojica & Friends
- August 3: Anthony Swamp Dog Clark
- August 10: Scott Kurt & Memphis 59
- August 17: Cristian Perez Band
- August 24: The Swingin’ Swamis
- August 31: Chris Vadala with the Rick Whitehead Trio
The event, which is free and open for all ages, is hosted by Reston Station and presented by Reston Community Center in cooperation with MSE Productions, Inc.