Happening in Our Neck of the Woods-Reston Edition

by Liz Hall

The season is finally here and the holiday festivities are all around us. Here are some of the exciting events coming up in the Reston area this holiday. Which one will you go to?

The Nutcracker

The Conservatory Ballet presents The Nutcracker. Performed by an all-children cast, the show will take this timeless tale into new heights with the young dancers.

Date: December 6th, 2018

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: The Center Stage

Address: Reston Community Center

               2310 Colts Neck Rd.

               Reston, VA. 20191

Cost: Adults $25

         Children $20

Winter Wonderland Sing-Along

Join in Baby Jam in a holiday Sing-Along! There will be Jingle Bells to play, and you can make special requests for some of your favorite holiday tunes. It’s going to be a fun time!

Date: December 8th, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Balducci’s Food Lovers Market (Reston Town Center)

Address: 1871 Fountain Drive

               Reston, VA. 20191

Cost: FREE

Citywide Ice-skating and Lunch

Bundle up with your warmest clothes and extra thick socks to join in Ice-skating and grab some lunch too! If you show up promptly at 3, you can get a group discount. Parking is free in the garages.

Date: December 8th, 2018

Time: 1:00 PM – 5: 00 PM

Location: Ted’s Bulletin for Lunch at 1, then ice-skating at 3

Address: Reston Town Center (ice-skating rink)

               1818 Discovery St.

                Reston, VA. 20190

Cost: $12 for rink time and skates

Chanukah on Ice and Outdoor Menorah Lighting

Enjoy an outdoor Menorah lighting and ice-skating to Chanukah music. There will be Chocolate and Dreidels for all as well as a Grand Raffle.

Date: December 9th, 2018

Time: 4:30 PM- 6:30 PM

Location: Reston Town Center (ice-skating rink)

Address: 1818 Discovery Street

              Reston, VA 20190

Cost: FREE. $12 skating fee.

Holiday Creations

Spend time with a professional floral designer, May Bernhardt of Mayflowers at Reston Town Center, while learning how to create beautiful holiday floral arrangements. It will be a hands-on workshop where you can create a seasonal basket filled with lovely sights and wonderful smells to fill your home. 

Date: December 12, 2018

Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Walker Nature Center

Address: 11450 Glade Dr.

                Reston, VA. 20191

Cost: All Materials Provided (please register by the 9th at https://bit.ly/2z9aHbM)

               $50/RA Member, $65/Non-member

Movie Night

Come and enjoy a family friendly movie for a fun-filled movie night! All proceeds support the PTA, and help the children fund their programs throughout the year. Seating will not be provided, but feel free to bring chairs and blankets/pillows for seating.

Date: December 14th, 2018

Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Hunter Woods Elementary Gym

Address: 2401 Colts Neck Rd.

               Reston, VA. 20191

Cost: Adults $5, Children $3. Family Bundle $15 (2 adults, 2 children, 4 bags of popcorn)

         Popcorn & Candy $1 per bag


Join Reston Town Center to welcome a fun addition to the ice-skating rink; a Carousel! Bring the whole family out for fun activities, treats, fun ride, and of course holiday music and the sights and smells of the season.

Date: December 15th, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location: Reston Town Center

Address: 11900 Market St.

               Reston, VA. 20190

Cost: FREE for activities and carousel, skating costs $16 for Adults, and $15 for Children

Pictures with Santa

Santa will be visiting the Reston Farm Market! Come out and get your picture taken and celebrate this holiday season. Reservations are required.

Date: December 15th, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Location: Reston Farm Market

Address: 10800 Baron Cameron Ave.

               Reston, VA. 20190

Cost: FREE

Lunch with Santa

Santa will be coming to Glory Days Grill for lunch. Join him! Partake in Seasonal Holiday Menu items in a fun environment. Kids will receive a free GIFT bag and don’t forget your camera!

Date: December 16th, 2018

Time: 11:30 AM- 1:30 PM

Location: Glory Days Grill

Address: Fox Mill Shopping Center

               2567 John Milton Dr.

               Herdon, VA. 20171

Cost: Santa is FREE, food varies on Menu pricing.

This information is provided by All Star Movers. if you need any moving assistance please feel free to contact a representative of All Star Movers, Fairfax movers since 1977.

Topics: Residential MovingMoving in Fairfax VirginiaHoliday FunActivites Near MeReston

Written by Liz Hall

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