September 30, 9:00 AM - October 13, 5:00 PM
Enter the contest, have fun and win! Scarecrow frames provided beginning Friday, September 30th and all scarecrows must be returned no later than Thursday, October 13th to be entered in the contest. Build at home, or attend our "Scarecrow Building Workshop" on October 2nd to create your entry. Contact [email protected]
October 1, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
(Ages 10 & under) First Friday and Saturday activity! Our gym will be filled with building blocks and moonbounces galore. Duplo and Lego blocks, gears, and other building toys for different age groups will be available for participants to test their engineering skills. Participants can jump in our moonbounces to get the creative juices flowing. This is not a drop-off event, parents must be present at all times. Please note rescheduled October dates. Call 703-430-9480 for more information.
October 1, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Experience life during the American Revolution! Re-enactors will demonstrate soldier cooking, Colonial music and more. Try your hand at woodworking and grinding corn. Call 571-258-3700 for more information.
October 1, 7:00 PM - November 19, 10:30 PM
The Lucketts Bluegrass tradition continues into its 43rd year and is one of the longest continuously running series of its kind in the country. Old time bands and exciting newcomers are featured from the first Saturday in October through the last Saturday in April. Call 703-771-5281 for more information.
October 2, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
In conjunction with Franklin Park's Fall Scarecrow Contest (162934-01), join us on this day to plan, create, and build your entry for the contest! For more information or full contest details, contact [email protected]
October 7, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
(Ages 4-12) Head out for a night on the town while we take care of your children. They are sure to have a good time making crafts, playing games, doing activities, watching movies and more! Dinner will be served as well! Call 703-771-5281 for more information.
October 8, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Be part of the annual Sterlingfest community celebration! Enjoy exhibits, games, music, moonbounces, food and fun activities planned by the festival committee. This is a PRCS Passport Event celebrating 50 years of Parks, Recreation and Community Services! The first 50 to visit the Passport Stop receive a free gift.
October 12, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Come to the community center and pick up dinner to go for four people! Shepherd's Pie is on the menu. Reservations are required, with a limit of 15 families. Call 703-771-5281 for reservations.
October 18, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Shop early and often! Find special and unique gifts for the holiday season at our Crafts & Treasures Fair on Tuesday, October 18, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. For more information, call 703-737-8039.