Connecting with people, places, events, restaurants, organizations and businesses in the Fairfax, VA area.

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Thank you for visiting Connect With Fairfax, your source for keeping in touch with the community. Here you will find exciting events, fun activities, volunteer opportunities, county/city programs and resources, Fairfax restaurants, hotels and a whole lot more.  Is your organization planning an upcoming event?  We want to hear about it so we can help spread the word.  Send us your info by clicking Suggest An Event.  Once we review it, we will add it to our calendar.  You are also welcome to post your event on our facebook page to share with our readers.   Our goal is to provide a place where we can share information with our friends and neighbors to help build a stronger community.  Please visit often as we are constantly updating our site.  Thank you for Connecting with Fairfax!

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For more upcoming events, please visit our community calendar on the Events page!


 Spring Fairs and Festivals!. Visit our guide to upcoming special events in Fairfax County. Have fun this spring!

 Your Guide to Fairfax County Farmers Markets! The markets are opening early May for the 2016 season.

 BBQ, Blues, Bourbon & Brews Festival!   BBQ, Blues, Bourbon & Brews Festival at Old Town Square in Fairfax City, Saturday May 7th from 2pm to 7pm.  This community festival will feature specialty beer and bourbon tastings along with a variety of BBQ vendors. Live blues bands will perform on stage while the crowds anxiously await the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports - the Kentucky Derby to be shown on the big screen. Purchase tickets here.

 Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its 2016 season lineup for Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods. Since 1971, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods has been a DC-area summer tradition for children and their families, featuring diverse acts including puppetry, storytelling, dance, theater, and music.
Situated in the heart of Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods welcomes families, school groups, caregivers, and their young ones Tuesday through Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m., beginning June 21 through August 6.

Tickets are $8 - $12 and children under two enter free of charge, and though all ages are welcome – most performances are geared toward children 3-6 years old.
Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods tickets may be purchased:

  • Online at
  • By phone at 877.WOLFTRAP
  • In-person at the Filene Center Box Office, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, VA

NARFE:: Interested in joining NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association)? NARFE Fairfax Chapter 737 meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month except for July and August, at the American Legion Hall at 3939 Oak Street, Fairfax, VA.  They meet at 11:30am for the social hour, with lunch served at 12:30 pm. Each month they have interesting programs and different speakers.

SPOA 2016 2016 Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts Festival
The  31st Annual Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts Festival starts on April 15th with a glittering evening at Old Town Hall celebrating three decades of arts in the City of Fairfax. Sponsored by the City of Fairfax in cooperation with George Mason University and the arts community of Fairfax, Spotlight on the Arts continues its commitment to support and encourage the awareness of cultural opportunities in the greater Fairfax community. It has grown into a significant three-week festival and is now considered one of Virginia’s foremost arts festivals. With outstanding music performances from leading musicians, quality arts exhibitions, dance (both classical and modern) stimulating theater performances, community activities and events including “Artful Living” an Art Show in association with Our Daily Bread, and the hits of last year including Fashion in Motion. This year’s Festival of youth, of music, of dance and so much more all highlight the emerging vibrant art scene in historic Old Town Fairfax.  


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