Live Launch: Saturday, Jan. 23, 4 p.m.
View full event below through Friday, April 17
The Be Fit McLean health fair is back! This event offers valuable information on a variety of health issues and preventive practices. Learn how to better manage your mental and physical wellness. Health experts and wellness-related exhibitors offer up-to-date information on such topics as stress management, work-life balance, happiness, nutrition and much more.
Saturday, Feb. 27—Aug. 28, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Free; registration is required.
Activity No. 1600.321
Interested in reading some of your favorite books or diving into new genres? Come be a part of the McLean Community Center book club. This great program will allow you to discuss books monthly in a group setting. Expand your knowledge. Meet great people. Make great memories.
Saturday, April 17, 9 a.m.–noon
Free admission; preregistration recommended.
Register here: 2001.321
Note: This event is limited to McLean residents who reside in Small Tax District 1A—Dranesville.
This drive-through, outdoor, environmental action event provides a convenient way for McLean residents to better the planet. Several local community businesses and organizations will provide four key facets of environmental health in the spirit of shredding, reusing, recycling and planting.
Earth friendly opportunities include:
- • Paper shredding provided by ShredInstead. Limited to personal use only up to 5 full copy/bankers boxes.
• Paint recycling provided by Yuck Old Paint. Residents may bring old cans of oil or latex based paint. Limited to 10 cans per family. Note: Yuck Old Paint reserves the right NOT to accept containers without labels.
• Bulk/Household Items accepted by College Hunks Hauling Junk. College Hunks Hauling Junk will accept bulk or household items (furniture, clothing, school supplies, technology). The company has partnered with Habitat for Humanity and Goodwill to reuse and recycle recycle donated bulk/household items.
• Bike donations provided by Wheels to Africa. Wheels of Africa will collect used bicycles to help under-resourced communities in Africa and America.
• Tree saplings donated by Bartlett Tree Experts. Pollinator Seed Packets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 250 cars.
MCC Governing Board Elections: The drive-through event will include a voting opportunity for McLean Tax District 1A residents to vote for their favorite MCC Governing Board candidate. Ballots may be picked up on site and dropped off by May 15th. Participation in the recycling event is not required to receive a ballot.
Now Available Online.
The McLean Community Center invites you to the McLean Uncorked wine tasting series. For beginners and connoisseurs alike, this wine experience will not disappoint! This virtual series featuring local wine experts is now available recorded online for you to host your own tasting experience. Gather with friends and family and enjoy this fun, virtual, series online.
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Doug House of Chain Bridge Wine Cellars presents the following wines. Click here to view the video.
• Romuald Petit Bourgogne Blanc
• Heron Chardonnay Mendocino
• Fleur Haut Gaussens – Bordeaux
• Andeluna Malbec Raices
Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020
Jon Wiant of The Wine Outlet in McLean presents the following wines. Click here to view the video.
• Lovisolo Brut Rose
• Mokoroa Sauvignon Blanc
• CabaneCores du Rhone
• Cagnulari Isola dei Nuraghi,
Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021
John Coleman of Balducci's Food Lover’s Market presents the following wines. Click here to view the video.
• Balducci's Asolo Prosecco
• Balducci's Sauvignon Blanc Curico Valley 2020
• Balducci's Pinot Noir Momtazi Vineyard 2016
• Balducci's Cabernet Sauvignon California 2018
Celebrating Our Hometown Since 1915
McLean Day 2021
Saturday, May 15, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
New! McLean’s favorite annual event is celebrating our hometown in a different way this year! Check this space closer to the event date for up-and-coming information. Due to Covid-19, event details may change.
Exhibitors, please check the Exhibitor Page to apply.
Saturday, Dec. 5 & Sunday, Dec. 6, 4 p.m.
The virtual 2020 McLean Holiday Art & Crafts Festival has concluded; however, you can still view the show, relive the fun and shop unique gifts from wonderful vendors! Enjoy both days of our recorded content now through February 14, 2021.
Founded in 1982, The McLean Holiday Art & Crafts Festival is a highly anticipated, juried show featuring exceptional regional artisans. These fine, handcrafted works include established, high-quality, seasoned artisans as well as new artisans exhibiting innovative concepts. The show includes pottery, glass, jewelry, holiday decorations, mixed media, fashion accessories, wood, fine art, artisanal foods, and more. See behind the scenes and watch how these artists create their masterpieces. Support the arts and buy a unique gift for someone special!
Show management will be provided by the Northern Virginia Handcrafters Guild (NVHG). Founded in 1972, the NVHG, a 501(c)3 non-profit community-based organization, is dedicated to helping artists and craftspeople exhibit and sell their work, promoting the development of arts and crafts in the community and supporting arts and crafts educational activities.
McLean Holiday Art & Crafts Festival Artists
Linda Bowers, Just For You Baskets, www.just4youbaskets.com
Pam Scott, Just For You Baskets, www.just4youbaskets.com
Candles and Wax
Ashley Mahan, McLean Candle Company, www.mcleancandle.com
Barry Hash, B H Ceramics, Inc., www.etsy.com/shop/bhceramicsinc
Charles Cheek, CDC Stoneware, www.cdcstoneware.com
Anne Alden, Fringe Benefits, www.etsy.com/shop/fringebenefitsscarf
Anikka Becker, Anikka Becker Design, www.anikkabecker.com
Fiber and Textiles
Sandra McCaslin, Alexandra's Accents, www.etsy.com/shop/AlexsAttic
Ivy Wong NG, G's Glory Handbags, www.gsglory.com
Joanne Strehle Bast, Joanne Bast, www.jbast.com
Suzanne Wennermark-Roskowick, www.etsy.com/shop/warmheartwarmsoul
Anne Clark, Anne P. Clark, www.anneclarkglass.com
Anjali Sunderam, Sovereign Treasures, https://sovereigntreasures.square.site/
Emily Pezzulich, Pezzulich Glassworks, www.pezzulichglassworks.com
Shona D'Cruz, Blue Hyacinth Mosaics, LLC, www.bluehyacinthmosaics.com
Réjane Pratelli , Anvil Fire and Time, www.anvilfireandtime.com
Rona Fisher, Rona Fisher Jewelry Design, www.ronafisher.com
Jungwhon Joo, Jungwhon Joo, www.enamelsbyj.com
Michele Ross, Shiny Objects by Michele, www.etsy.com/shop/shinyobjectsmichele
Cindy Shafer, Classics by Cindy, www.etsy.com/shop/StatementsinLeather
Lisa Strauss, Col de Mar Sea Leather Accessories, www.coldemar.com
Andrew Gallagher, Andrew Gallagher, www.etsy.com/shop/WoodAndGlassDesign
Ellen Rosenthal, ERosenthal Printmaker, www.etsy.com/shop/erprintmaker
Maritza Maxwell, Hatch, firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol McPherson, Sparrow, www.carolslittlesparrow.com
BJ Opfer, Opfer's Wildlife Art and Pet Portraits, OpferBirdsandPets@gmail.com
Bob Friedenberg, Not-Wolf-Productions, Dr.Bob@Not-Wolf-Productions.com
David Jenkins, David Jenkins Papercuttings, www.davidjenkinspapercuttings.com
Mila French, Gilded Paper Art, email@example.com
Gloria Freund, Freund and Friends Photos, www.sentientseas.com
Elly Uehling, Nature Cards by Elly, www.etsy.com/shop/cardsbyelly
Chris Fedderson, MacroFine Photography, www.macrofinephotography.com
Soap and Skin Care
Brenda Simon, Brenda's Bars, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bobbie Pontzer, Betty Jane's Sweet Delights, Inc., www.BettyJanesSweetDelights.com
Amy Yule, Pecan Yummies, www.pecanyummies.com
Paul Dunlap, High Ridge Woodworking of Deep Gap, NC, email@example.com
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.