This Weekend: Date Night, Model Trains, Sing Your Heart Out, Stuff The Bus and More

Plan your weekend with these events taking place around Fairfax County.

Try a couple's cooking class for your next date night! (Photo: Workhouse Arts Center)
Try a couple's cooking class for your next date night! (Photo: Workhouse Arts Center)

Stuff the Bus. The ‘Stuff the Bus’ food drive begins in Fairfax County on Saturday and lasts into February. Find out more about how to donate here.

Sing for FacetsSix Degree Singer’s, a young professional voice choir, will perform a benefit concert at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax. Proceeds will go toward FACETS, a Fairfax County organization that works to provide services for the poor in Fairfax County. Tickets are $15 at the door. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the church on 2709 Hunter Mill Road in Oakton. Learn more about the event.  

Calling All Train Enthusiasts. The Washington, Virginia & Maryland Garden Railway Society will have a garden gauge (g) scale model train display at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the museum on 11200 Fairfax Station Road in Fairfax Station. For more information on the Museum events, www.fairfax-station.org.

Date Night. The Workhouse Arts Center is launching a new Date Night program. The program is a series of cooking classes. The first event is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the center on 9601 Ox Road in Lorton.

Show Support for Special Olympics Athletes. Special Olympics basketball athletes will take to the courts for basketball contests, a shoot-out and an all-star game, during which organizers will be tossing out prizes, running zany relays and pumping up the crowd in support of Special Olympics. All they need is some enthusiastic and supportive "cheerleaders" in the audience to encourage the athletes. Sign up today at www.volunteer2cheer.com. Saturday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. Robinson Secondary School, 5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax.

Sing Your Heart Out. Did you sing a cappella in college, or have you always wanted to try? Do you like to sing at karaoke or in the shower? Ever make drum noises when you think no one is looking? “Supreme Chord” is holding a round of auditions for lower voice parts (tenors and basses) as well as for vocal percussionists. Supreme Chord is one of the most dynamic co-ed a cappella groups in the area, made up of young professionals who live and work all over the DMV and love a cappella music. This Sunday, Jan. 19, 6 p.m. Logan Circle, Washington, D.C., or e-mail through the website to schedule an audition.


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