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Photo Gallery: Reston in 2016

The year 2016 has earned itself a bad reputation, but let’s not forget all the great moments it brought us. Here are some of our favorite photos of Reston during 2016. Photography is by Charlotte Geary, and you can find more of her photos [email protected] @charlottegearyphotography.                        …

December 30, 2016

New Year’s Eve 2016-2017 Events in the Reston Area of Northern Virginia

If you are looking for ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve, we have lots of ideas for you. Here are events for December 31, 2016 in Reston, Herndon, Great Falls, Falls Church, and other parts of Northern Virginia. PARTIES AND COMMUNITY EVENTS First Night Alexandria Various locations around Old Town Alexandria This popular family-friendly all-day…

December 27, 2016

Hanukkah 2016 Events in the Reston Area

Hanukkah takes place this year from Saturday, December 24 through Sunday, January 1, 2017, and this area offers a variety of ways to celebrate. Here’s what’s happening in Reston and nearby parts of Northern Virginia and DC. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2016 Chanukah on Ice 4:30-6pm: Reston Town Center Ice Rink, Reston Ice skate to lively Chanukah music and enjoy…

December 22, 2016

Photo Gallery: Ice Storm at Lake Anne

After a few hours of freezing rain, the Reston area was covered in a slippery coating of ice today. Here are some photos that I took at Lake Anne this afternoon as the ice melted. Photography by Charlotte Geary Related articles: Photo Gallery: The Blizzard of 2016 Buries Reston Photo Gallery: Reston in the Snow…

December 17, 2016

The schedule of events for the 2016 Jingle on Lake Anne

One of Reston’s most adorable holiday celebrations happens this weekend, and it’s one your kids won’t want to miss. Jingle on Lake Anne takes place on Saturday, December 3, 2016, with activities throughout the day. The main event takes place at noon, when Santa arrives by boat to cheering crowds. 2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Reston Farmers…

December 1, 2016

The 2016 Guide to Holiday Events in Reston, Northern Virginia, and DC

The holidays have arrived! Here are some of the greatest celebrations of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hanukkah in Reston and the surrounding areas of Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2016 Herndon Turkey Trot 4pm: Herndon Centennial Golf Course, Herndon This 5K race winds around the beautiful Herndon Centennial Golf Course and on the W&OD…

November 20, 2016

Photo Gallery: Halloween 2016 Celebrations Around Reston

On Saturday, Oct 29, 2016, some of Reston’s cutest came out to Reston Town Center and Lake Anne Plaza in their Halloween finest. Both communities hosted trick-or-treating for kids and costume contests for pets, as well as music and outdoor fun on a perfectly beautiful fall afternoon. Here are some scenes from Reston Town Center’s…

October 30, 2016

Halloween 2016 Events in the Reston Area of Northern Virginia

This month is full of Halloween events for kids, teens, adults, and even dogs! Here’s what’s happening for Halloween in Reston, Herndon, Great Falls, Vienna, Chantilly, and other parts of Northern Virginia and the DC area. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2016 Fall Carnival Fun on the Farm and Boo-Stravaganza 6-10pm: Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road,…

October 8, 2016

Reston Events in October 2016

You’ve got to love Reston in October; we have great fall events and gorgeous foliage. Highlights this month include Oktoberfest Reston, the Washington West Film Festival, the Reston Home Tour, and lots of family fun for fall and Halloween. Here is your October events calendar for Reston and the surrounding areas of Northern Virginia, including…

September 28, 2016

Photo Gallery: The 2016 Reston Multicultural Festival

The Reston Multicultural Festival is an annual celebration of our community’s cultural diversity and probably my favorite local event of the year. With live music, dance performances, colorful costumes, ethnic food, a global market, a book fair, an art exhibit, and kids crafts, this festival has something for everyone. Here are some of my photos from this year’s festival,…

September 25, 2016

The Inspiring Story of Small Change Consignment, the Little Shop of Hidden Treasures

When three young mothers decided to open a children’s consignment shop at Lake Anne, their lawyer and accountant were skeptical. “Adorable,” they said. They didn’t think the business would last a year. Thirty-five years later, Small Change Consignment continues to prove them wrong. There’s a ton of reasons why Small Change has lasted so long in this constantly…

September 15, 2016

Photo Gallery: Reston’s Summer of 2016

Another spectacular Reston summer has come and gone. We hope you enjoyed it! Here are some of our favorite photos from the summer of 2016. You might recognize some of these images from Modern Reston’s Instagram account (@modernreston) or my own account (@charlottegearyphotography). Follow us for more photos like these of Reston and the surrounding areas. And tag…

September 7, 2016