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29th Annual McLean Holiday Crafts Show

29th Annual McLean Holiday Crafts Show

From McLean Community Center:

December 2-4, 2011

Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission
$3 adults; $1 age 13 and younger. Good all three days!
($1 off adult admission with a printout of this ad.)

Come enjoy the sights, sounds, and aromas of the season! This year's craft show will feature 80 fine American artisans from across the country as well as live holiday music to help you get into the holiday spirit. A silhouette artist*  will be available throughout the show for personalized silhouette cuttings. Do all your Christmas, Hannukah and New Year's gift shopping under one roof! It's all here!

West Potomac Academy, Alexandria Community Dance Present The Nutcracker

West Potomac Academy, Alexandria Community Dance Present The Nutcracker

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

West Potomac Academy and Alexandria Community Dance are teaming up to present their third joint performance of The Nutcracker, the traditional holiday story with a modern twist, on December 1, 2, and 3, at West Potomac High School.  Four shows will be performed: Thursday, December 1, at 5 p.m.; Friday, December 2, at 6:30 p.m.; and Saturday, December 3, at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. West Potomac Academy is one of six high school academies in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS).

West Potomac Academy Fashion Design Instructor

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

Maggy François, West Potomac Academy Fashion Design instructor, is one of 15 individuals from nonprofit organizations to be featured in Shoot for Change’s black and white photo exhibition on Wednesday, November 16, at the L2 Lounge in Washington, D.C. West Potomac Academy is one of six high school academies in Fairfax County Public Schools.

Featuring photographs by Walter Grio—who has been working with West Potomac Academy Fashion Design students for the past few years to build their professional portfolios—the show features nonprofit leaders who have been transformed to look like classic movie stars. Each of the participants has also written an essay on what inspires him or her to do what he or she does and to keep doing it.

Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the West Potomac Academy Fashion Design program and other nonprofit organizations that were invited to participate.

McLean Community Center Children's Flea Market is November 5

McLean Community Center Children's Flea Market is November 5

From the McLean Community Center:

 

Kids, sign up now to sell your old toys, games and other items.  Buy cool books, games, toys, and clothes at great prices.   Registration fee includes the use of an 8’ x 3’ table and a 7’ x 8’ booth space.  The sale will be advertised in the Washington Post’s classifieds.  We will have a donation truck on hand after the event to take any unsold items you wish to donate.  

Pricing items at home prior to set-up saves valuable time on the day of the Flea Market, and helps your sales!  Set-up begins at 9 a.m.  It is highly recommended to show up as early as possible to ensure you are ready to receive buyers when doors open to the public at 11 a.m.  

Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce hosts Second Annual Suits and Sneakers Celebration

Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce hosts Second Annual Suits and Sneakers Celebration

The Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) will host its second annual “Suits & Sneakers Extravaganza” on Tuesday, October 4, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm. The event will benefit the Claude Moore Colonial Farm’s facilities and activities as well as programs of the GMCC. McLean area restaurants, including J. Gilberts, Panache, Seasons 52, Wildfire, J.R.'s Catering, Cafe Oggi, Starnut Gourmet, Fluffy Thoughts, Corner Bakery, Catering by Giant, Fairfax Hunt Club and La Sandia with Guacamole Live, will provide the gourmet fare. The evening will also feature a silent auction, vendor tables, and beer and wine tastings. The GMCC, which strives to build community by offering professional development opportunities, is encouraging guests to pair business attire with sneakers for the festivities. Additionally, the GMCC will collect donations of new and gently used sneakers for local children and adult charities.