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Celebrate Fairfax

Get ready to have some fun! Come out to the Celebrate Fall for Fairfax event this Saturday at Fairfax Government Center. Fall for Fairfax will run from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Activities include a train ride, a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, inflatables and several kid's performances. There will also be exhibits on education, sport and fitness, public saftey, personal health and the environment.

It is free to attend. For more info please go to http://www.celebratefairfax.com/ or you can contact (703) 324-3247.

Cupcake Class at Wildfire

Cupcakes have truly been all the rage. Now you and your kids can learn how to bake, frost, decorate, and devour your very own delicious cupcakes! On Saturday, September 25, Wildfire is hosting a cupcake class for the whole family. WUSA9 Reporter Jessica Doyle is hosting the class with her daughter Sophia along with Wildfire Executive Chef Steven Lukis with his son Spencer.

This hands-on cupcake class will be held at the Wildfire in Tyson’s Galleria in McLean, VA from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost to attend is $20 per adult and this covers up to 2 kids. Part of the proceeds will go to Food for Others, which is the largest distributor of free food to people in need in the Northern Virginia area.

Make your reservations now by contacting Michelle Bringham at 703-442-9110.

40th Annual International Children’s Festival

The Arts Council of Fairfax County is getting ready for the 2010 International Children’s Festival. The festival will be held at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, VA. Come with your family and enjoy music, dance, crafts, and performances from youth performers from around the world. Over 60 local cultural groups will be there!

The festival will run Saturday, September 18, and Sunday, September 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for children and seniors, and free for children 2 and under. The festival is produced by the Arts Council of Fairfax County in cooperation with the National Park Service and the Wolf Trap Foundation for Performing Arts. It is open to the public and weekend passes are available upon request.

The Town of Vienna Presents Concerts on the Green

Mark your calendar for the final roundup of summer concerts at the Vienna Town Green. All concerts start at 6:30 p.m. and are held at 144 Maple Avenue in East Vienna, VA. Vienna Concerts on the Green are free and guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets.

AUGUST 8

DAGMAR AND THE SEDUCTONES

SPONSORED BY GUTTER HELMET

AUGUST 13

COLEMAN’S CROSS

SPONSORED BY GUTTER HELMET

AUGUST 15

WAYNE TYMPANICK QUARTET

SPONSORED BY GUTTER HELMET

AUGUST 20

US NAVY BAND COMMODORES

AUGUST 21

OPEN MIC NIGHT

SPONSORED BY GUTTER HELMET

AUGUST 22

REDSTONE

SPONSORED BY DR. ALLEN S. GARAI

AUGUST 29

US NAVY BAND SEA CHANTERS