Winter Fun

Winter Fun

<cal1>Tuesdays and Thursdays

<cal2>Centreville Stitchers welcome adults who enjoy knitting, crocheting, or other needlework crafts and conversation. Meets at the Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Dr., Centreville, VA. Admission is free. If you have any questions, contact Jo at 703-803-0595 or email

Thursday, Jan. 27 — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 10 — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 24 — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

<cal1>Mondays and Wednesdays

<cal2>ZUMBA Classes. 7 to 8 p.m. Latin based dance fitness class. The first class is free; afterward it’s $7-$9 per class. At Cornerstone Montessori School, 4455 Brookfield Corporate Drive, Suite 201, Chantilly. Visit

<cal1>Jan. 28 Through Jan. 30

<cal2>Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. More than 250 craftspeople will display their handmade works. Hours are Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7/online; $9/door. At the Dulles Expo Center, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly. Call 800-210-9900.

<cal1>Friday/Jan. 28

<cal2>A Cappella Festival. 7:30 p.m. Centreville High Choral Boosters are hosting the Georgetown Chimes from Georgetown University, the Mixed Emotions from Virginia Tech and the UVA Sil’hooettes from the University of Virginia. The Sil’hooettes count as two of their members Brittany Peterson (CVHS class of 2008) and Alexandra Peterson (CVHS Class of 2010). All students in the CVHS pyramid schools: CVHS, Liberty Middle, Union Mill Elementary, Centre Ridge Elementary, Centreville Elementary, Colin Powell Elementary, and Bull Run Elementary are admitted free. General admission for all others is $10. At Centreville High School’s auditorium.

Swing Dancing. 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. With Gina DeSimone and the Moaners. Beginner swing lesson from 8:30 to 9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road (Route 28 near the airport), Herndon.

<cal1>Saturday/Jan. 29

<cal2>"The Miracle Worker." 7 p.m. The CHESS Drama Department presents the true story of Helen Keller and her unstoppable teacher, Anne Sullivan. Tickets are $5/children, $8/adults, general admission. Email or call 703-543-6606. At Centreville Baptist Church, 15100 Lee Hwy, Centreville.

Winter Dance Clinic. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For grades 1-8. Participants will learn two dances, and are invited to perform at halftime at the Chantilly Girls' Varsity Basketball game vs. Oakton on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The cost for the clinic is $50 includes pizza lunch and a t-shirt. Registration forms can be found at on the Dance Team page under "Camps and Clinics". Questions? Contact coach Casey Cassara at

<cal1>Monday/Jan. 31

<cal2>Fund-raiser. 5 to 10 p.m. Come out to support the Chantilly High School Ice Hockey Team. At Tony’s New York Pizza in Fair Lakes (Take Out or Dine In), 3087 Fair Lakes Shopping Center, Fairfax.

<cal1>Tuesday/Feb. 1

<cal2>St. Andrew School will be collecting school supplies to send to an Afghanistan orphanage for girls. Drop off your donations at the School Office by 8:30 a.m. At St. Andrew School, 6720 Union Mill Road, Clifton.

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 4

<cal2>Swing Dancing. 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. With JP McDermott and Western Bop. Beginner swing lesson from 8:30 to 9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.

<cal1>Saturday/Feb. 5

<cal2>Choral Cabaret. 7 p.m. The Centreville High Choral Department presents its annual Choral Cabaret (an informal and fun-filled evening of musical entertainment featuring individual student performances) in the CVHS Cafeteria. Desserts will be served. There will also be a silent auction and raffle to benefit the Choral Department. Tickets are $10 for adults/ $5 for students.

Beekeepers Beginners Class. 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. An eight-week class. The Beekeepers Association of Northern Virginia is offering beginner classes for those interested in learning about beekeeping. At Centreville Regional Library, 14220 St. Germain Drive, Centreville. Visit BANV's website at

<cal1>Sunday/Feb. 6

<cal2>Piano Concert. 2 p.m. Tickets are $10/adults; $5/children/students. Canadian pianist Bryan Wagorn will perform Stravinsky’s piano concerto with the Capital Wind Symphony; George Etheridge, conductor. Other pieces to be performed include Rimsky-Korsakov’s "Capriccio Espagnol," Salfelder’s "Cathedrals," Saint-Saens’ "Occident Et Orient," and Gorb’s "A Little Tango Music." At Lanier Middle School, 3801 Jermantown Road, Fairfax.

<cal1>Thursday/Feb. 10

<cal2>"Race To Nowhere" Screening. 7 p.m. Tickets are $10/online; $15/door. Chantilly High School PTSA, Rocky Run Middle School PTA and the Franklin Middle School PTA are hosting a screening of the documentary film. The film is about the pressures faced by schoolchildren and their teachers in a system and culture obsessed with the illusion of achievement, competition and pressure to perform. Visit

<cal1>Friday/Feb. 11

<cal2>Swing Dancing. 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15. Have-a-Heart Hop with the Fabulettes. Beginner swing lesson from 8:30 to 9 p.m.; dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. At the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon.

<cal1>Feb. 12-13

<cal2>Wine and Food Showcase. More than 300 different wines produced by Virginia’s leading wineries as well as food and wine demos and pairings. The goal is to offer wine lovers the opportunity to sample Virginia’s wines all in one place. Tickets per person run $45 at the door, $36 online, and $20 for non-drinkers. At the Westfields Marriott Hotel in Chantilly. (

<cal1>Sunday/Feb. 13

<cal2>DASH at Dulles 5K Mall Walk. 9 to 10 a.m. A fund-raiser for Dating Abuse Stops Here (DASH at Created in memory of Siobhan Russell, a 19-year-old Franklin Farm resident and Mountain View High graduate who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend in April 2009. Registration 8:30 to 9 a.m. Cost is $15 per walker. At Dulles Town Center.

<cal1>Monday/Feb. 14

<cal2>Marriage Seminar. 7 to 8 p.m. Free. "Falling in Love Again: Rekindling Romance and Restoring Hope in Your Marriage." Presented by Marriage Coach Lynn M. Griesemer at the Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly. Reservations accepted, but not required. Visit

<cal1>Saturday/Feb. 19

<cal2>Bluegrass Gospel Concert. 6 p.m. With Bob Stone and The Virginia Gospel Singers from Fredericksburg. A freewill offering will be received. At Oakton Baptist Church, 14001 Sullyfield Circle, Chantilly. The church is located on Route 50, l/5 mile east of the Route 28 overpass on the corner of Route 50 and Sullyfield Circle. Call 703 631-1799.

<cal1>Monday/Feb. 21

<cal2>Traveloque on Greece and Turkey. 7 p.m. Free. Lois Price, retired Fairfax County teacher and long-time member and former President of the GFWC-Western Fairfax County Woman’s Club (GFWC-WFCWC), will present a travelogue on her tours of Greece and Turkey at the WFCWC meeting. At the meeting room of the Total Wine store in the Greenbriar Plaza Shopping Center,13055-C Lee Jackson Highway, Chantilly. A tasting of selected South African wines will follow the presentation. Call Jackie at 703-378-8551 or e-mail

<cal1>Feb. 24 to Feb. 27

<cal2>"Les Miserables." Centreville Presbyterian Church’s community theater group will present the musical, "Les Miserables," Thursday-Friday, Feb. 24-25, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 26, at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m., at the church. The 56 cast members range in age from 12-18 and represent 20 high schools and six middle schools. Tickets are $10 at the church office or via Call 703-830-0098.

<cal1>Feb. 25-27

<cal2>Capital Home & Garden Show. More than 750 exhibits. Get ideas, investigate new products, gather information and meet the professionals to make remodeling, renovation or decorating projects a breeze. Hours are Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $10/adults online; $13/door. At the Dulles Expo Center, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly. Visit

<cal1>March 5 to 13

<cal2>"Annie Jr." Tickets are $10. Presented by the Alliance Theatre. Show dates are March 5-6 and March 11-13 at Mountain View School, 5775 Spindle Court, Centreville. For information on group discounts including special Girl Scout programs, show times and ticket purchase, call 703-220-8101 or visit

<cal1>Saturday/March 12

<cal2>Spring Carnival. Noon to 4 p.m. At Colin Powell Elementary School, 13340 Leland Road, Centreville.

<cal1>March 11-13

<cal2>Woodworking & D.I.Y. Show. Tickets are $10/adults. Woodworking celebrities share tips and trade secrets; hobbyists test drive the latest tools; and masters share the artistry of woodworking during hands-on demonstrations. Friday noon to 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the Dulles Expo Center, North Hall, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly. Visit