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Zombie 5K, Redskins Player to Visit Annandale, CROP Hunger Walk, Centreville Day

A look at some of the events going on in Northern Virginia this weekend.

Zombie 5K, Redskins Player to Visit Annandale, CROP Hunger Walk, Centreville Day
If you're staying close to home this weekend, there are plenty of events going on in and around the Annandale-area. Check out some of these events below.

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Redskins Player Coming to Annandale. Washington Redskins Cornerback DeAngelo Hall will be in  Annandale for a 90-minute meet and greet with fans at Collector's World in the Annandale Shopping Center Saturday from 12-1:30 p.m. Residents are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. For $25, fans can bring something for Hall to sign and personalize. For $35, fans will receive an 8x10 photo Virginia Tech or Redskins photo for Hall to sign. Fans can also pay $50 for a mini Virginia Tech or Redskins for Hall to sign. Fans can  buy their ticket in advance online. Tickets can also be purchased in-store or by calling the store at 703-256-8408.

Spartanfest Craft Fair
. The West Springfield High School (WSHS) Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) will host the  28th Annual Spartanfest Craft Fair Saturday in the WSHS cafeteria and gym, located at 6100 Rolling Rd. in Springfield. The event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The goal of Spartanfest is to is to raise money for mini-grants for teachers and staff at WSHS.

Slouch Like a Zombie. The undead aren’t known for their posture, but they have to move fast if they want to eat … brrraaainnns. Centreville Day presents the Zombie Slouch 5K Run & Walk on Saturday. The event benefits DC Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation. Strollers and dogs are welcome! $25 for runners, $15 for walkers. 8 a.m. Saturday. St. John’s Church, 5649 Mt. Gilead Road, Centreville.

Spooky Parks
. Fairfax County Parks Authority is hosting several Halloween events, including a weekend full of activities at Frying Pan Farm Park. There will be standard farm harvesting events, including milking cows and goats and watching the cider press. There will also be a fall carnival with games, rides and fair food. Costs and times vary depending on activities. Through Sunday. 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon. Also at Fairfax Parks on Saturday: Preschool Pumpkins in the Park at Lake Fairfax Park and Fear-less Fest at Hidden Oaks Nature Center.

CROP Walk. Annandale Christian Community for Action (ACCA) will host the annual  Annandale CROP Hunger Walk at Lake Accotink Park Saturday. The 10K walk, which encourages people to fight hunger and poverty around the world, starts at 8 a.m. near the marina.

Chamber Music Reinterpreted. As part of the Wolf Trap’s Discovery Series, violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott perform a Founder’s Day Celebration concert. $40. 8 p.m. Friday at The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna. Also at The Wolf Trap this weekend: The Center for Education hosts a workshop for teachers titled “Movies, Music and Math: Creating Memorable Math Experiences.”

Jam and Adopt a Family. Pat McGee puts on a good show, and he is doing it for a good cause this weekend. The event Sunday evening supports Adopt a Family. McGee will be performing with Jason Adamo. From $25. 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Jammin Java, 227 Maple Avenue E., Vienna. Also at Jammin Java this weekend: Andrea Gibson brings her poetry slam talents on Thursday and Will Hoge hosts two album release shows on Friday with Nate Ihara and Saturday with Luke Brindley.

Gallery Gala. The Workhouse Arts Center and the Lorton Arts Foundation hosts the 3rd Annual Workhouse Arts Gala. The event includes a cocktail reception, silent auction and dinner in the McGuireWoods Gallery, along with dancing and a live band. $250. 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton.

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