This weekend, Fairfax County Animal Shelter will celebrate National Dog Day (Aug. 26). There
will be a doggie pool party on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. with games and prizes. Until Aug. 31, adoption fees are half off
for dogs and puppies and other deals. More info.
Shenandoah Run will perform at Royal Lake Park, located at 5344 Gainsborough Dr. in Fairfax, tonight from 7:30-8:30 p.m. The band will perform a selection of folk-inspired tunes.
If folk isn't your kind of music, the United States Army Blues band will jazz up Lake Accotink Park, located at 7500 Accotink Park Rd. in Springfield, tonight from 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Green Spring Gardens will host "Pride and Prejudice: A 200-Year Love Affair" to celebrate Jane Austen's popular novel, which turned 200 this year. The event will be on Sunday at Green Spring's Historic House from 1 from 1-3 p.m. The program costs $29 per person. To register, residents can call 703-941-7987.
Runners will fill the starting line Sunday for the South Lakes 10K. The loop course offers fast flat stretches, along with some steady inclines and declines. Registration is $35 until Friday at 8 p.m., then $40. The race begins at 7:30 a.m. at South Lakes High School, 11400 South Lakes Drive. More info.
The Workhouse Prison Museum celebrates Women's Equality Day on Sunday. The
event celebrates the 93rd anniversary of the 19th amendment giving
women the right to vote. The event includes costumed interpreters, a
screening of award-winning student film "The War of the Roses," a
performance of suffragist songs and more. The free event begins at 12:30
p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road. More info.