Author Archives: Mike Shearer

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Memorial Day Weekend: Wolf Trap Summer Blast Off!

“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band will launch Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts’ summer season and celebrate the Memorial Day holiday. Fireworks will follow the performance Gates open: 6:30 pm for Lawn (90 minutes prior to curtain) Fireworks viewing area opens: Following the performance, at approximately 9:30 pm Fireworks begin at approximately 9:45 pm Ticket Price: Free

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Saturday Real Estate Spotlight: Property Condition Matters Now More Than Ever When Selling Your Home

Every Saturday, our local real estate expert Mike Shearer, will provide tips and information about our local market. This week, we are focusing on preparing your Fairfax County home for sale. It used to be that when you put your home up for sale in Fairfax County that all you had to do is post the listing and wait for

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Farmers Market Spotlight: McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market

McCutcheon/Mount Vernon Farmers Market Wednesdays, May 6-December 16; 8:00 a.m.-Noon Master Gardener Plant Clinic on site to answer questions about plants in your landscape! Enjoy these local vendors: Bees ‘n Blossoms borekg Cavanna Pasta Grace’s Pastries Great Harvest Bread Company Honey Brook Farms Laurel Grove Farms misty meadow farm creamery OCHOA PRODUCE Salsa Las Glorias, L.C Sharkawi Farm The Jammerie

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Locally Grown: It’s the Season for Area Farmers Markets

It’s that time of year when locally grown produce takes center stage on our tables. Here is a list of Fairfax County Farmers Markets: Annandale Farmers Market Mason District Park 6621 Columbia Pike Thursdays, 8 a.m.–noon (May 7–Nov. 12) Arcadia Mobile Market 8350 Richmond Hwy. (South County Center) Tuesdays, 3-6 p.m. (May 6-Oct. 28) Burke Farmers Market VRE parking lot

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