The Chamber Year Runs July 1st through June 30th with
Networking activities generally suspended during July & August.
Chamber Networking is about building relationships with new business contacts, identifying potential new customers, while providing an opportunity to meet fellow members in a congenial relaxed setting. Expand your professional address book along with your business base.
The Chamber hosts regular Midday Marketing Receptions at the new chamber office. These receptions offer you another opportunity to meet as many chamber members and business owners as possible over the course of the year. Lasting only one hour, you can improve your contact list quickly and effectively while distributing your marketing materials directly to members. Chamber members only and a guest. Reservations required in advance at email@example.com.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Members are eligible to sponsor a Midday Marketing Reception, just contact the chamber office. The chamber will make all the arrangements and provide you with complimentary advertising and promotion for a small sponsorship fee. This is an effective way to market your business while entertaining & networking with fellow chamber members on their way home from work.
August 1, 2023
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Annandale celebrates National Night Out at the Annandale Shopping Center on Tuesday, August 1st, (first Tuesday of each August) where free glitter tattoos, face painting, refreshments, martial arts demonstrations, raffles and children's activities are planned (all FREE) to promote community involvement in crime prevention and neighborhood camaraderie while meeting and celebrating our first responders. Bring the family, your neighbors and friends to enjoy this evening of family fun, and the opportunity to meet local fire and police officers. FREE activities, carnival games, food and fun for children and families.
When: August 1, 2023
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM
Where: Annandale Shopping Center
7042 Columbia Pike (& Gallows Road), Annandale, VA 22003
For more information and photos of National Night Out in Annandaleand for sponsorship / vendor tables...
Fourth Saturday in October -- Saturday, October 28, 2023
The Annandale Parade
ENTRY IS FREE TO ALL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS...INCLUDING SCHOOLS, SCOUTS, YOUTH GROUPS, DANCERS AND TO ALL CHAMBER MEMBERS.
The popular Annandale Parade will march along Columbia Pike from the Annandale Shopping Center at Gallows Road, all the way to Markham Place. Thousands of participants from Clowns, Storybook Characters, Waving Politicians and Marching Bands to Antique & Military Cars, Fire Trucks, Civic Organizations, Scouts, and beautifully costumed International Dancers will parade before the residents of Greater Annandale. This event celebrates the diversity of our community and offers us a unique opportunity to promote Annandale’s spirit, camaraderie, and our sponsors while hosting a fun packed event for the community. Sponsored by the Annandale Chamber of Commerce, this ssevemty-three year old tradition only gets bigger and better every year. Chamber Partners & sponsors are given priority parade positions.
SPONSORSHIP, ADVERTISING & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE
Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.
Parade Information and Registration
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Saturday, November 4th - 1pm - 3 pm
Christmas Show at the Gallery
Join the artisans at Artisans United for their
annual Holiday show and sale. Many of the artisans will be present at this show to answer your questions about their work. Refreshments will be served.
Artisan United Gallery
4022 Hummer Road, Annandale
In the Fred Packard Center,
Annandale Community Park
www.augallery.org . 703-941-0202
Join us for a class where you will learn to carve a spoon from a block of wood. This class will be taught by a leader of the Northern Virginia Carver’s Guild. You will learn the basics of wood carving and safe practices and come away with something you can use! This class is scheduled for Saturday, November 11th from 10:00-1:00. The class is open to participants 16 and older. Those younger than 18 must have a parent present during the class (you should take the class, too!). The fee for the class is $10.00, payable by cash or check. Sign up by visiting the craft gallery or calling 703-941-0202 and leaving your name and contact information.
George Mason Regional Library
Monday, November 13The Night of Terror: Suffragists at the Occoquan Workhouse
Learn about the suffragists imprisoned at the Occoquan Workhouse in 1917. Presented by Cindy Bennett of the Burke Historical Society. 7:00 pm at George Mason Regional Library, 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003. More info. on this free event: https://librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov/event/10628762 or 703-256-3800 (option 4). For adults and teens.
Monday, December 11
Gold: Regional History of Mining and Tales of Lost Treasure
Learn some of the science of gold and hear about the national and regional history of the 79th element, including mining operations and tales of lost treasure. Presented by Brian Slawski of the Burke Historical Society. 7:00 pm at George Mason Regional Library, 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003. More info. on this free event: https://librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov/event/10628763 or 703-256-3800 (option 4). For adults and teens.
Saturday, November 25
Native American Heritage Day
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a cultural presentation and dance demonstration by the Eastern Woodland Revitalization. There will be dances as well as a craft for teens (while supplies last). Cosponsored by the George Mason Friends. 4:15 pm at George Mason Regional Library, 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003. Registration required for this free event: https://librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov/event/11122695 or 703-256-3800 (option 4). For adults and teens.
Saturday, December 9
Winter Music with the NOVA Mountain Dulcimers
Welcome the colder months with a musical performance by the NOVA Mountain Dulcimers. The music will be a combination of old time Appalachian songs, winter holiday music and selections by early American songwriter Stephen Foster. Coffee provided by Beanetics. 11:00 am at George Mason Regional Library, 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003. More info. on this free event: https://librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov/event/11198453 or 703-256-3800 (option 4). All ages.
Green Spring Gardens:
Adult & Family Garden Programs
Register online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or call Green Spring Gardens at 703-642-5173.
Historic House Tea Programs
A traditional English afternoon tea served in the 1784 Historic House follows each program.
Full tea includes:
Finger sandwiches, pastries, and scone with cream and jam. Specially prepared tea boxes to go are also available with advance purchase.
American Legion Bicentennial Post 1976
4206 Daniels Ave. . Annandale, VA 22003
located directly behind the Bank of America on Columbia Pike.
Mondays and Thursdays BINGO
Annandale Volunteer Fire Dept.
Suspended due to Covid
Join the fun twice a week at the John Fox Jr. Memorial Hall, behind Fire Station 8, 7128 Columbia Pike in Annandale! Early Birds start at 6:45PM, regular session at 7:45PM. Games typically conclude around 10PM.
(call the Bingo Info Line at 703-941-1328 for severe weather cancellations)
Veterans and family members welcome to join. Party hall rental is free for all members.
Call 703-408-9123 and ask for Diane Ramsey.
4206 Daniels Ave, Annandale, VA 22003
(behind the Bank of America building on Columbia Pike)
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