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DC Restaurant Week Hits VA Neighborhoods

Luckily DC Restaurant Week is not limited to the District. DC Summer Restaurant Week starts tonight and runs through Sunday, August 22. Over 200 restaurants are participating, and many of them are in Virginia neighborhoods. Make your reservation today on OpenTable.com and get your taste buds ready for a gourmet, multi-course meal!

This 16th biannual DC Restaurant Week is sponsored by Cadillac and American Express. For all participating restaurants the pricing is set as follows:

Lunch: $20.10 for a three-course fixed-price meal
Dinner: $35.10 for a three-course fixed-price meal
Beverages, gratuity and tax are not included.

Here are the participating Virginia restaurants:

2941 Restaurant
2941 Fairview Park Dr.
Falls Church, VA 22042
703-270-1500

A la Lucia
315 Madison St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-836-5123

Hungry for a Crab Cake?

If you're hungry for a crab cake then there is no better place to get one right now than Clyde's Restaurant in Reston, VA. For this month only, Clyde's if offering Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with corn and tomato Chesapeake and Tom's potatoes for $14.95. And if you're even more hungry, you can get the double for just $19.95.

 

Journey to Spain with Reston Community Center

The Reston Community Center is now offering a travel getaway to Spain for ages 18 and over. The trip is September 22 to October 1, so you should register for the trip now! The price per person is $2990 which includes round-trip flight, lodging, tour, some meals and other fees.

The registration number is: 104740-0A. You can register to get a free travel packet now and find up-to-date information about the trip at http://restoncommunitycenter.com/index.shtml.

Hot Summer Deal at Reston's McCormick and Schmick's

From now through the end of the summer McCormick and Schmick’s in Reston, VA is offering an amazing steal! For $29.95 a person you can get a soup or salad, special entrée, and dessert. This offer only works on Friday through Sunday.

 

Select One From Each Fresh Seasonal Course

~Soup or Salad~

~Chef's Special Dinner Entreés~
(Choice of four delectable options including seafood and steak)

~Signatures Desserts~
(Choice of two)

 

Hunter Mill District Community Softball Game

The Hunter Mill District Supervisor’s Office is hosting the 4th Annual Community Softball Game on August 18 at South Lakes High School. The game will be between the WPGC-FM 95.5 players and the Road Dawgs from the Reston District Police Station.

Don’t miss out on the cookout before the game at 5:00 p.m. The game will be played at 6:00 p.m. on the varsity baseball field and WPGC is planning on broadcasting live from the field. The free event is sponsored by the Reston District Police Station and the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services.

South Lakes High School is located at 11400 South Lakes Drive in Reston, VA. Feel free to call the Hunter Mill District Office at 703-478-0283 for more information.

Tigerlily Foundation to Host 2nd Annual Gala

The Tigerlily Foundation, which is headquartered in Reston, VA, is an organization dedicated to educating and supporting young women affected by breast cancer. The foundation will be hosting their 2nd Annual Gala on September 29, 2010 and the theme is Pink Masquerade Ball. The gala will be held at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel at 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington D.C.

The evening will run from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and will include a cocktail reception, dinner, live and silent auctions, raffles, speeches and entertainment. The keynote speaker and honoree is Rep. Donna Christensen of the United State House of Representatives, D-VI.

The gala tickets are being sold online now for $175 each. To buy a table, tickets, or sponsor you can visit www.tigerlilyfoundation.org/gala2010.html. The deadline to purchase your tickets is September 27, 2010.

Smart Markets to Continue Through October 29

Smart Markets Inc., founded in early 2008 by Jean Janssen, is the newest group of farmer’s markets to the Northern Virginia area. Janssen herself has been a resident of Northern Virginia for 25 years. These markets serve Centreville, Fairfax Corner, Gainesville, Herndon, Oakton and Reston and provide guaranteed producer-only farmers’ markets.

Some vendors at the Centreville Market include Angelic Beef, Bonjour La Parisienne, Jose’s Produce, Tommy V’s Fresh Salsa, and many more. For a full list of vendors visit http://smartmarkets.org/our-markets.html.

Come check out the Centreville Market any Friday between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. at 5875 Trinity Center now through October 29th!