Are you a fan of the Sunday farmers market in Fairfax City? This week, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Karen Albrecht of High View Farms, a regular vendor at the market, will be doing a chef demonstration, cooking up some dishes using many of the farm’s grass-fed meats and fresh local produce. For more information, read our article with more details about Fairfax City’s two weekly farmers markets here.
Calling all artists -
the City of Fairfax wants to spotlight your art! “Celebrate the Season of Art,”
a City of Fairfax Spotlight Celebration, is tentatively set to open Oct. 31 at
Sherwood Center. Artists
from across Fairfax and all of Northern Virginia are invited to share their
creative and contemporary efforts, while competing for a variety of honors to
be awarded by the City of Fairfax. There will be two categories with 10
awards. One category will be for all paintings, drawings, serigraphs,
lithographs and multi-media. The second category will be for fine art
photography. There will be two Honorable Mentions awarded per category. All
award winners will receive certificates and ribbons; first, second and third
place winners will also receive cash prizes. Each artist may submit up to three
pieces. For information on how to enter, click here.
City of Fairfax police officers are among those that will be firing up their motorcycles this weekend in the Mid-Atlantic Police Motorcycle Rodeo, where they can hone their bike-riding skills while also benefitting the Make-a-Wish Foundation. The public is invited to watch this Saturday at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. For more details, read this article from one of our sister sites, Mount Vernon Patch.
Volunteer drivers are still urgently needed for Fairfax County’s Meals On Wheels program, which delivers meals to underprivileged families throughout the county. Drivers are needed for several areas, including nearby in McLean and Reston. For more information on how to contact them, click here to read their announcement on Patch.
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