Chinese martial arts, Irish music, Brazilian samba and reggae from the islands.
These are just a few of the acts that will celebrate the cultures of the world at the annual Reston Multicultural Festival.
The annual event returns to Lake Anne Plaza on Saturday (11 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine). The festival features performing arts on two stages, family arts and crafts activities, native crafts for sale, and foods of many nations for sale in the global cafe.
The fun begins at 11 a.m., when Hunter Mill Supervisor Cathy Hudgins, Rep. Gerry Connolly and other local dignitaries welcome festival-goers and brand-new American citizens who will take part in a naturalization ceremony.
To see schedule for storytelling and children's events at RCC-Lake Anne, click here.
Admission is free.
Walking to end Alzheimer's - The Alzheimer's Association will hold its 2013 Northern Virginia Walk to End Alzheimer's and Candlelight Rally Sunday at Reston Town Center. Check in starts at 5 p.m.; walk begins at 6 p.m. ; candlelight rally is at 7 p.m.
For more details, to donate or get involved, click here.
Food trucks at Wolftrap - The young professionals of Club 66 are hosting Wolf Trap Fall Fest: The Barn Party. The event will support the entertainment and educational programs at the center. Food truck vendors and craft beer will be available throughout the afternoon, along with live music, an open bar and silent auction. 21 and over. $66. 3:30 p.m. Saturday at The Barns of Wolftrap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna.
The Cox Farms Fall Festival kicks off this weekend. The farm’s popular attractions include all the hayrides, giant slides, swings, animals and live music you’d expect, along with apples, cider and pumpkins. Ticket prices climb next weekend, so enjoy discounted rates while you can. $14. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 15621 Braddock Road, Centreville.
Books to Buy - The Friends of Reston Regional Library's semi-annual used book sale goes on the Reston Regional Library Saturday (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Sunday (noon to 3:30 p.m.) Great way to add to your own library and help the Fairfax County Public Library at the same time.