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Cupcake Class at Wildfire

Cupcakes have truly been all the rage. Now you and your kids can learn how to bake, frost, decorate, and devour your very own delicious cupcakes! On Saturday, September 25, Wildfire is hosting a cupcake class for the whole family. WUSA9 Reporter Jessica Doyle is hosting the class with her daughter Sophia along with Wildfire Executive Chef Steven Lukis with his son Spencer.

This hands-on cupcake class will be held at the Wildfire in Tyson’s Galleria in McLean, VA from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost to attend is $20 per adult and this covers up to 2 kids. Part of the proceeds will go to Food for Others, which is the largest distributor of free food to people in need in the Northern Virginia area.

Make your reservations now by contacting Michelle Bringham at 703-442-9110.

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.

Three More Months Left of Reston Farmer's Market

As the summer begins the slip away, we are reminded there are only a few more months left of the Reston Farmer’s Market. The Reston Farmer’s Market at Lake Anne first opened on May 8th and will continue through October. If you still haven’t had a chance to visit, the market is open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Some vendors include Grace’s Pastries, Colonial Kettle Corn, Cherry Glen Goat Cheese Co., Ole Pioneer’s Kitchen, Reid’s Orchard Winery, and Middleburg Creamery to name a few. For a full list of vendors visit: http://www.restonfarmersmarket.com/vendor-info.htm

Keep in mind that buying local is a way of support a sustainable community! Also remember to keep your pooch at home because no dogs are allowed at the market. Want to be a vendor yourself?