Don't be surprised if a young band member rings your doorbell with tuba in tow. This Saturday marks the annual Tag Day for students in high school music programs.
Tag Day is a chance to donate funds for 2012-2013 school wind ensemble, symphonic, concert and marching band programs. Fairfax and Woodson High School students will knock on doors asking for money to help purchase music, repair and replace instruments, fund transportation to competitions and more.
"The students do not sell anything on Tag Day, they just go from house to house in their district asking for donations," said Cathy Crawford, communications chair for Fairfax High School Band Boosters. "If people are not at home, they leave an envelope with a 'tag' explaining what the donations are for. All donations given on Tag Day are tax deductible."
Want to help out? You can wait to donate when a band member stops by or you can send your donation to Fairfax High School Band Boosters at 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, VA 22030.