The event will be held rain or shine. The park is at Lockheed Boulevard and Harrison Lane in the Alexandria area. For information, call 703-768-2525.
Fairfax City Homes Tour To Feature Various Eras
The annual Fairfax City tour of homes will be held April 30 and will feature six private homes highlighting different eras.
The houses are:
The Keith House, 10524 Cedar Ave., representing the 1900s; Montgomery's Cottage, 10621 Oliver St., the 1920s; the Painted Yellow House, 10506 Cedar Ave., the 1930s; Nonna's House, 10122 Farmington Dr., the 1950s; Bottorff Stube, 9912 Great Oaks Way, the 1970s; and the home of John and Jeanette Mason, 3845 Farr Oak Cir., representing the 1990s.
The event is from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 on April 30 and are on sale at the Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main St., and in Room 311 of City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St. For information, call 703-385-8414.
Reston Founder's Day Offers Music, Walking
The Reston Community Center will hold its second annual Founder's Day celebration from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at Lake Anne Village Center.
The event will feature musical performances by local schools, refreshments and a walk along area paths to the newly renovated Island Walk complex.
For information, call 703-709-7700 or visit www.restonmuseum.org.
Great Falls Plant Sale To Benefit Riverbend Park
The Friends of Riverbend Park will hold its annual native plant sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7 at the Great Falls Grange in conjunction with Great Falls Day.
The sale will feature plants native to the Potomac River Gorge, including shrubs, small trees and other plants. Native plants are those that were indigenous to the region before Europeans settled the area.
Because they are naturally suited to this area, native plants require little maintenance and watering once they are established.
Any plants not sold will be planted at the park. Proceeds will benefit Riverbend Park.
Great Falls Grange is at 9818 Georgetown Pike (Route 193). For information on the plant sale, call 703-324-8662; for information on Great Falls Day, visit gfhs.org/gf_day.htm.