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BizFair 2010 is Next Week

This was sent to us by the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce:

BizFair 2010 is a joint venture of the Greater Sprinfield Chamber of Commerce and Springfield Civic Association that will be held on November 16. It will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Springfield Mall. At BizFair 2010 residents from across southeast Fairfax County will meet local business to consumer companies in time to SHOP LOCAL for the holidays. BizFair is the ideal time to make your list, and check it twice, in planning for the holidays.

NEW THIS YEAR . . .

~ Discounted early-bird vendor registration rate ~ Networking reception ~ Live music ~ Lite holiday fare (a small taste of the season)

Exhibit space includes a linen covered 6ft display table and 2 chairs. 

Early-bird exhibitor registration, $150, available through November 9.

BizFair 2010 is free to the public.

 

Macy's Shop for a Cause Returns

Macy's will support Civil Air Patrol (CAP) through "Shop for a Cause" once again this year. The event will be held at Springfield Mall in Springfield, VA on Saturday, October 16. Last year, Civil Patrol's National Capital Wing, a nonprofit organization serving the D.C. metro area raised over $1,500 through this event. The organization hopes to meet and surpass these numbers at this year's Shop for a Cause.

 

Gallery After Hours: Art Out Loud...a fusion of art and music

The following event was sent to us from Workhouse Arts Center:

Escape to the Workhouse on September 18 for a night of live music and art! Art Out Loud...a fusion of art and music will feature the drawings of Mary Gallagher Stout and the eclectic alternative rock of "Big Green Cherry".  Mary will present many of her pieces, explaining the meaning and inspiration behind them. She will also sign copies of her new book: REAL Life Drawings: My Eye on Washington D.C., published in August 2010 by Sunbury Press.

9th Annual Springfield BridgeWalk

On Friday, September 10, Springfield residents, businesses and other community members are invited to participate in the 9th Annual Springfield Community BridgeWalk in celebration of Springfield’s commercial revitalization. Lee District Supervisor, Jeff McKay, is inviting community members to march over Veterans Bridge on Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. The march will be led by a color guard from the American Legion and a contingent of soldiers from Fort Belvoir.  After the march, there will be a free celebration at the American Legion with music, food, and door prizes.

If you are interested in participating in the BridgeWalk, you need to meet in the parking lot adjacent to the Kinko’s on the north side of the bridge at 6998 Bland Street at 7:00 p.m.

Last Chance for Island Bash at Fireside Grill

Saturday Island Bash at Fireside Grill is a special evening of live island music, special drinks and appetizers and even special pricing. There is only one more Island Bash this summer and it’s this Saturday, August 28! Come and enjoy live music from 8:30 to midnight and let your taste buds enjoy flavors inspired by the Caribbean.

There will be margaritas (that you might need to hold with two hands) and traditional and flavored mojitos. Appetizers include margaritas shrimp skewers, with garlic bread and margaritas sauce, fireside ceviche, PEI mussels with tomato sauce, creole chicken skewers, and emerald bay crab and shrimp cakes. Some entrees include sunset tilapia, lobster flatbread, and Hemingway’s filet!

Fireside Grill is located at 9000 Lorton Station Bolevard in Lorton, VA. For more information you can call 703-372-1923 or visit www.firesidegrillVA.com.

Lions Club Meeting

Tonight, Tuesday, September 28, the Lions Club is holding their bi-monthly dinner. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. and there will be social time directly after the club meeting at 7:00 p.m. The venue for the meeting is the Springfield Golf and Country Club at 8301 Old Keene Mill Road in Springfield, VA.

Grand Re-Opening of JCPenney!

Today, August 20, is the official grand re-opening of the newly renovated JCPenney in Springfield Mall. Springfield Mall in Springfield, VA is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and on Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Holiday hours may vary!