Farmers Markets Are Open
The Downtown Fairfax Coalition Community Farmers Market will be held Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., now through Oct. 28. The Sunday Farmers Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., now through Oct. 29. Both markets are at 10500 Page Ave., at the corner of West and Main streets in the City of Fairfax. Information: www.fairfaxsaturdaymarket.com or call 703-430-6164.
Plan Van Dyck Park’s Future at May 18 Workshop
The Parks and Recreation Department has launched the Van Dyck Park Master Plan to help plan the future of this park. Attend a workshop at 7:30 p.m. May 18 at the Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway. Look for outreach sessions conducted at city special events, or attend a session organized by civic associations. Information: 703-385-7858 at www.fairfaxva.gov/VanDyck50.
Bike to Work Day May 19; Pit Stop in Old Town Square
Bike to work on May 19 — and stop by the city’s pit stop in Old Town Square, which will be open from 6-9 a.m. that day. Information: 703-385-7805. Pre-register to be eligible for a free t-shirt and raffles: www.biketoworkmetrodc.org.
Enjoy Antique Car Show May 20
View antique cars — and see a Ford Model-T rebuilt in 15 minutes — at the Antique Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 20 at 10455 Armstrong Street (in front of City Hall). The show is presented by Northern Virginia Regional Group of the Early Ford V-8 Club and the city. Information: 703-273-6097 or www.nvrg.org.
Rock the Block Starts May 26
Rock the Block returns to the City of Fairfax on Friday, May 26, with musical entertainment by The Darby Brothers. The event goes from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Old Town Square, 3999 University Drive, and includes this live band, a beer garden, the splash pad and city restaurant vendor booths. Bring smlawn chairs. Rock the Block will happen on the fourth Friday of the month through October.
Memorial Day Ceremony May 29
The public is invited to a Memorial Day ceremony, Monday, May 29, at 10:30 a.m. at the City Hall portico, 10455 Armstrong St. The event is hosted by American Legion Post 177 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8469.