No plans this weekend?
Patch has you covered. We've rounded up some local events you or the family might enjoy between March 15 and 17.
Children's Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Fairfax City Regional Library, 10360 North Street, Fairfax. Thousands of gently-read books and non-book media priced between $.25 and $2, organized into categories including picture books, early reading, middle reading, and chapter books. 703-293-2132 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fairfax High School Boys Varsity Tennis. 3:30 p.m. Fairfax High School.
Girls JV and Varsity Lacrosse Games. JV at 6 p.m. Varsity at 7:30 p.m. Fairfax High School.
Live Music at Casa Italia Fairfax Jason Meza, 7 p.m. Casa Italia Restaurant, 10515 Main St, Fairfax.
The Flying Cows of Ventry and Conor Malone. 7:30-9:30 p.m., at The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Live Irish music from area
bands: The Flying Cows of Ventry play in the restaurant and Conor Malone plays in the cellar. www.theauldshebeenva.com.
Saturday, March 16
Lucky Leprechaun 5K at Potomac River Running. 8:30 a.m., at
Potomac River Running, 11911 Democracy Drive, Reston. Sport your best St. Patrick's Day bling for this 3.1 mile run, and celebrate at the Clyde's St.
Patrick's Day post-race party. 703-689-0999 or prraces.com.
Clyde’s of Reston Third Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party in the
Pavilion. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., at Clyde's, 11905 Market St., Reston. Great
Clyde’s food, Guinness beer, Irish folk dancing, fun children’s activities
including a moon bounce and face painting; enjoy live entertainment all day long. 703-787-6601 or www.clydes.com.
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m., at George Mason University's Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Maestro Christopher Zimmerman leads the orchestra on a salute to Johann and Richard
Strauss; pre-concert lecture begins at 7 p.m., presented by musicologist Rachel Franklin. $25-55 for adults; $5 for students ages 6-18. www.fairfaxsymphony.org.
Sunday, March 17
Mosby's Herndon Station Raid Reenactment. 10 a.m. Depot Museum, 717 Lynn St, Herndon. Raid reenactments will take place at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Historical narration on Herndon during the Civil War and the Mosby's Herndon Station Raid during both shows.Learn more about Herndon's interesting Civil War history at www.HerndonHistoricalSociety.org.