Fairfax High School's musical groups are gearing up for the 2013-14 season! Mark your calendars for Saturday, Sept. 7 for Tag Day. All members of the Fairfax High School Wind Ensemble and Symphonic, Concert, and Marching Bands, together with the Color Guard and Percussion Ensemble, will be dressed in full uniform, ready to ring your doorbell for their annual Tag Day Fundraiser. Your contribution to the Fairfax High School Band Boosters will assist in purchasing music, repairing and replacing band instruments and equipment, providing transportation to performances and competitions, and generally providing the financial support required to maintain a high-quality, educational band program. For more information or to check dates of future performances by the various musical groups, visit www.fhsbands.org, or keep an eye on the marquis on Old Lee Highway for event dates.
Do you love looking at local art? Mark your calendar for Thursday, Sept. 5 for a reception celebrating the opening of a new exhibit in the Rotary Gallery at the Sherwood Community Center, featuring watercolors by nationally-known watercolorist and television personality, Leonard Justinian. The reception will take place from 7-9 p.m. The Sherwood Community Center is located at 3740 Old Lee Highway next to Van Dyck Park.
All summer long, locals have been enjoying the Summer Nights on the Plaza concert series at Old Town Plaza, at the corner of North Street and Chain Bridge Road, by the fountain. This Friday is the last performance! Come out at 7:30 p.m. this Friday to catch a show by Sior Og. The shows are free!
Do you have a local blog? Or, do you dream of being a blogger? This Wednesday night, check out the Loudoun-Fairfax Local Bloggers meetup. The topic of this week’s meetup will be guest bloggers - ever wonder how to become a guest blogger? Or how to try and recruit guest bloggers for your own blog? What about working with guest bloggers who are also sponsors or advertisers? Come and learn more about the practice, and share best practices with each other as well. The meetup is free, but you must register on the group’s Meetup.com page ahead of time. Click here to for more information and where to go to register for the event.
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