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SCNOVA Pickleball Mixer & Happy Hour

10/06/2022 to 10/06/2022

11450 Baron Cameron Ave, Reston, VA 20190

Join SCNOVA on Thursday, October 6th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm at The Lake House in Reston, Virginia for a Pickleball Mixer & Happy Hour. Even if you don’t play pickleball, come for the great food, entertainment and to help raise money for the Shepherd’s Center of Northern Virginia.

Clifton Day Festival

10/09/2022 to 10/09/2022

7144 Main Street, Clifton, VA 20124

Clifton Day, one of Northern Virginia’s favorite fall festivals, will take place on Sunday, October 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the historic town of Clifton. The 2022 festival will feature a marketplace with around 150 artisans, antique dealers, vintage sellers, and other vendors. Live music, children’s activities, pony rides, a beer & wine garden, and other delicious food and beverage choices will add to the fun. Clifton Day is the only day of the year when the train stops in the town. The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) will provide roundtrip train service to Clifton from all stops between Manassas and Rolling Road. The train ride to Clifton is free and the return trip costs $5 per person (children under age two ride free). The 2022 Clifton Day performance schedule will be posted soon. Please check the festival’s Facebook page for updates. Admission is free. Parking starts at five dollars per car. For more information about Clifton Day, visit or the festival’s Facebook page.

The Amazing Max

10/09/2022 to 10/09/2022

7995 Georgia Avenue , Silver Spring, MD 20910

Silver Spring, Maryland, Sunday, October 9th, 2022—The Amazing Max is a magic show with a mind of its own. Magician Max Darwin (Originally from Washington, DC) makes objects appear out of thin air, defies the laws of physics, and performs miracles inches from spectators’ faces. The props onstage seem intent on surprising even the magician himself. This out-of-control show bursts with striking visual magic, comedy, and loads of audience participation. The Amazing Max selects all of his assistants at random from the audience, and each adds a unique element to the show. His name "The Amazing Max" came from his extraordinary magician skills and ability to entertain adult audiences while keeping the little ones spellbound. This high-energy, interactive show is for all ages! The show starts at 2pm on Sunday, October 9th, tickets are $10 and can be found here!

Capital Jewish Food Festival

10/09/2022 to 10/09/2022

575 Third Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

CAPITAL JEWISH FOOD FESTIVAL Join the Capital Jewish Museum for the inaugural Capital Jewish Food Festival. Enjoy a wide variety of foods from local restaurants while learning about DC’s Jewish culinary scene (past and present) and engaging with organizations fighting for food justice and sustainability. Highlights include tasting samples, cooking demonstrations, interactive workshops, headline speaker Michael Twitty, and more. LOCATION: In Person; 575 Third Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001. DATE: Sunday, October 9, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. PRICE: $15-$50; Ages 5 and Under are Free. MEDIA CONTACT: Maura Scanlon,, 202-789-0900. ABOUT THE CAPITAL JEWISH MUSEUM: The Capital Jewish Museum—a new museum opening at Third & F Streets, NW, in Spring 2023—is a secular organization that explores the intersection of the American Jewish experience in the nation’s capital. The Museum inspires audiences to connect across communities, reflect on the relevance of the past to today, and act on behalf of their communities and values. The Capital Jewish Food Festival will be an annual highlight of the Museum’s program schedule. Capital Jewish Museum, 575 Third Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month – with Latin Dance Rhythms at Kensington Park Library

10/09/2022 to 10/09/2022

4201 Knowles Avenue , Kensington , MD 20895

Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Latin dance. Performances will be by "DanceinTime" with narration by Director Barbara Bernstein. Also, you will learn about the history of Hispanic Heritage Month. A Latin dance lesson will be offered to all after the performances. Come dance with us! *We recommend that you bring a lawn chair to watch the performance outside.

Lifetime Learning Institute of Northern Virginia (LLI/NOVA) October Forum

10/12/2022 to 10/12/2022

Ernst Cultural Center -Forum Room- NOVA Annandale Campus- 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale , VA 22003

Dr. Jimmie McClellan, NOVA Dean of Liberal Arts and historian, will highlight the unacknowledged contributions of Native Americans to our government and country. He’ll describe the role played by the first peoples of the Americas in advancing civilization and explore why we, as a country, have chosen to ignore it. All are welcome. For more information go to 703-323-3746