Join Step Afrika! Juneteenth Virtual Celebration

A D.C dance company, Step Afrika!, is engaging the Juneteenth holiday as an opportunity to fortify relationships in local communities, in honor of freedom, justice, and equality. Step Afrika! commemorates Juneteenth (June 19, 1865) and the true end of slavery with a new virtual program, “Step Afrika! Juneteenth Celebration” on Friday, June 19th at 8 pm/et. This event will be streamed on Facebook and youtube.

Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of slaves in the United States. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas, but this year it is finally receiving more attention nationwide with a backdrop of a racial justice movement never seen before.

As one of the most celebrated African American dance companies in the world, Step Afrika! engages the Juneteenth holiday as an opportunity to fortify its relationships in the communities it serves and to highlight Step Afrika!’s mission to preserve and promote the tradition of stepping. Each of the featured performances, filmed at meaningful landmarks around Washington, DC, honors the rhythm, spirituality, and resistance of the African American community through dance and song.

Properties in Fairfax County

Commuter dream! save time in commuting. Easy access to public transport and metro. Recently upgraded kitchen and bathrooms. Beautiful kitchen features new S&S appliances, granite counters with custom backsplash and cabinets. Less than 2 years old HVAC. Fresh Paint through out the unit. Den can be used as office/guest room. [3107 Buccaneer Ct #001, Fairfax, VA]

You'll be WOW'd! Updates galore in this glorious 2nd floor unit with almost 1400 square feet of room to roam. Lovely corner unit features fresh paint, Renovated kitchen and baths, beautiful and real hardwood floors, fireplace and sunroom. In addition, you'll love the views of the courtyard with clubhouse and pool as well as the convenience of garage parking and your own secure storage closet unit. Steps to Reston Town Center and convenient to commuter routes, shopping, restaurants and so much more! [1860 Stratford Park Pl #203, Reston, VA]

Owner occupied. One hour minimum notice. Wear masks, gloves, shoe covers. They are provided. //// You will find it is not an overstatement to say that the tree-lined McKinnon Way causes you to stop and just take in its magical beauty. Then entering 3081 reinforces that impression with its welcoming spaciousness and light from the high 9 ft ceilings with windows to match in the open living room that flows to the tray-ceilinged dining room, to the open gourmet island-kitchen, deep pantry and family room that leads through more floor to ceiling windows to the deck with another beautifully treed vista. You have entered a stunning executive all brick townhouse. These good impressions are reinforced by the upper level master bedroom with its tray ceiling, walk-in closet, its ensuite bathroom with double vanity and separate tub and shower, the two spacious other bedrooms with their vaulted ceilings, and on the lower level another spacious family room or special room for him or her that leads to the two-car garage, with two additional driveway parking spaces. Built in 1999, this house is still new! Hardwood floors throughout. Ceilings throughout the house are 9 ft or more. Two zone heating/cooling systems allow for maximum control of your comfort. Two gas fireplaces. Impressive millwork. Beautifully maintained, including annual servicing, new 2020 master bath faucets, 2017 furnace, 2016 garage door, 2014 Dryer, 2012 front and back bay windows 2011 lower stairs and hot water heater, among others. Ever tried to pin down the actual finished living area of Fairfax County homes? For 3081 McKinnon you add the 2,016 square feet (sf) taxable living area of the main and upper level to the 456 sf of the above-ground lower level family room to get 2,472 sf. There is quite alot of storage space in the large attic and another 60 sf in the deep side walls of the garage. Should be more than enough! Walkable to shops, restaurants and a bus to Tysons. Minutes to 66, 50 and to Vienna METRO and Oak Marr Rec Center, Oakton HS Pyramid and less than 1 mile to Flint Hill. [3081 McKinnon Way, Oakton, VA]

3 bedrooms/ 2.5 bathrooms single family located in a desirable and welcoming Reston Neighborhood. Brand new cement board siding just installed and exterior trim painted. Fully Fenced Yard! Kitchen has Stainless appliances, GAS Line piped into kitchen, 40 inch Duel Fuel Range with 5 gas burners, 2 electric ovens (main oven is also convection), 42 inch range hood with triple lights and 2 heating lamps. Hardwood floors continue through dining room, kitchen, and family room. Kitchen/ family room has access to screened in porch through French doors. Screened in porch leads to large patio area, perfect for entertaining. Large light filled living room with fireplace opens up to screened porch through French doors. Large master bedroom and bath plus 2 additional bedrooms with hall bath. Upper level private sun deck off bedroom with view of the trees. Culdesac street, Neighborhood is close proximity for walking to many of Reston amenities. Highly sought after Aldrin Elementary. [1636 Stowe Rd, Reston, VA]

This opportunity won't last long! Two level town-home in central Herndon location nearby to future Silver line metro. Main level with large family room, laundry, kitchen with breakfast area and updated half bath. Granite countertops, new oven & microwave and newer stainless refrigerator. Newly carpeted stairs leads to generous sized primary bedroom on upper level with additional bedroom and updated full bath. Hardwood flooring throughout upper level! Private backyard with patio and new fence backs to common area. Minutes to Dulles Airport, major commuter routes, Reston Town center and Fairfax Connector commuter bus stops to the Silver Line. [2214 Huston Pl, Herndon, VA]

This end unit townhome is one you won't want to miss with a wider footprint and larger yard than other units in the subdivision. The front porch invites a warm welcome for your guests or a great spot to end the day and relax. As you walk into this charming home you step into the family room. The main level features a kitchen with corian counter tops and a pass through window, a separate dining room and laminate floors. The large master bedroom can accommodate a California King size bed. As you make your way down to the lower level, you will enjoy cozy nights in front of the wood burning fireplace in the family room. This level also features a full bathroom across from the office (can be used a 3rd bedroom NTC). Down the hallway is a separate laundry room with a utility sink and tons of storage space. The french doors walk out to a patio with a private fenced back yard. You will enjoy entertaining in this great space. This community features a 20+ acre open space adjacent to the homes with walking and biking trails. Conveniently located about a mile to the Huntington Metro Station and less than 8 miles to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Close to shopping and schools. Home Warranty included. [6498 Brick Hearth Ct, Alexandria, VA]

OPEN HOUSE SUN 11/1, 2-4 PM. Modern, end unit row house in sough-after Metro West! Just 0.4 Miles to Metro! So close to Mosaic District. Oakton High School pyramid! This stunning all brick, 4 bedroom 4 bathroom end unit with open concept layout and upgraded kitchen, trim, and flooring is a show stopper. Just 6 years young, this practically new town home was built in 2014 by Pulte Home Builders. Less than 1/4 mile to Providence Recreation Center with indoor basketball courts and gym. I love the large granite kitchen with stainless steel appliances, stylish oak cabinets, large level island, stainless farm sink, and gas cooking with range hood. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout. The entry level 4th bedroom has an en suite 3rd full bathroom. Large 2 car vehicle with new opener. This home has it all. See it before its gone! See the 3D Tour Here: [9624 Stockwell Ln, Fairfax, VA]

An Oakton Perfect 10! Oakton High School pyramid! **See the 3D Tour here: This stunning 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home has been renovated from top-to-bottom, completely modernized with an open concept, and wow factor around every corner. Located at the end of a quiet Cul-de-Sac, on a large 1/2 acre lot. The open concept kitchen / family room / main level living spaces boast cathedral ceilings with abundant recessed lighting, elegant wainscoting panel entry feature, beautiful oak hardwood flooring throughout main level, modern stone surround gas fireplace, picturesque bay window, pocket door with upper transom window separating the main level living area from the bedrooms,. The gourmet kitchen is a show stopper with marble counter tops, stainless steel appliances, solarium window, marble island, hardwoods, recessed lighting and more. The Primary bedroom has a sliding glass door walk-in closet with built-ins, oak hardwood flooring, crown molding. Custom plantation shutters and stylish remodeled en suite! New Roof in 2019! Marvel at over 3300 sq. ft. of living space on two finished levels. Walk-out lower level with wood wet bar with stylish backsplash accent wall. Too many features to describe here; you must see this for yourself. Extensive landscaping with a large 1/2 fenced in yard backing to a large open field and trees! Newly built front paver walkway and flagstone patio introduces this spectacular home. This is it...your private oasis! See it before it's gone. *OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY 11/1, 1-4 PM* [11600 Helmont Dr, Oakton, VA]

Nestled in the beautiful community of Ardmore Woods is a gem you won't want to miss seeing. This house has over 3243 square feet of living space, with a lot of storage options, as well. This home offers 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, along with an office and 2 bonus rooms that can be used as office/learning spaces or added guestrooms and much, much more. This house is designed for family living and entertaining. As you approach and go up the driveway you are greeted with the home nestled in a beautiful wooded setting with many gardens and patio nooks to relax and enjoy. The front courtyard features a koi pond with a brick patio. As you enter the house you'll notice the large open rooms that flow into each other. This home has everything you need for one floor living, but also offers a basement for additional living space. The main floor features a living room, dining room, kitchen, family room, laundry room, 3 bedrooms, an office and a bonus room. And just when you think that is enough, there's a screened in porch and a deck for additional outdoor living. The views from the windows of the wooded property and gardens are spectacular!!!! This is a property that the builder kept for himself in this sprawling neighborhood. This is a unique home and property that you're going to want to come see!!! [6903 Heathstone Ct, Fairfax Station, VA]

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Maryam N. is a Senior Writer at Nesbitt Realty. She is an expert on Fairfax County. Maryam has also worked previously as a geologist. She is a foodie and enjoys cooking and exploring new restaurants.