Weekend Suggestions 10/30-11/1

(Megan Zendek/ Fourth Estate)

(Megan Zendek/ Fourth Estate)


Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer


Witch Watch

The event will take place at the Fairfax Campus Saturday, Oct. 31, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  and will offer free activities and crafts. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. Free parking will be available on the first and second levels of the Rappahannock parking deck. Check out the website below for more information.



“Unfriendly Skies: Birds, Buildings, and Collisions”

This exhibit is taking place Oct. 29 through Nov. 20 in the Fairfax Campus Art and Design Building, room 1007. According to the website, the exhibit brings attention to the approximately 1.3 billion birds killed every year by colliding with buildings. The artwork is meant to explore the connection between birds and humans while bringing attention humans’ influence on the deaths of many birds. The gallery is open 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Saturday. This exhibit is open to the public and admission is free. Check out the website for more information about the artists and the goal of the exhibit.




Twenty-eighth Annual Mall-O-Ween at Fair Oaks Mall

This event is happening Saturday, Oct. 31, at Fair Oaks Mall from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  According to the event’s Facebook page, shoppers will be able to “trick-or-treat at more than 160 stores.” This event is free. Check out the Facebook page for more information.


Address: 11750 Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax, Va. 22033


Heritage India Festival: Diwali Extravaganza

This event is taking place to celebrate Diwali at the Dulles Expo Center (South) Saturday, Oct. 31., from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 1, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Chantilly, Va. Tickets are $5, but kids five and under can attend for free. There will be live performances, booths for shopping and food from South Asia. Check out the website below for more details.



Pay What You Want Day! – National Aquarium

The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Md., is hosting its Pay What You Want Day for the second time. On Sunday, Nov. 1., visitors can choose what to pay for admission, and the 4-D Immersion Film is only $5. Parking will only be $10 in certain parking facilities. Check out the website for more information and to see what exhibits are available for viewing.




IAS Embassy Row Trick-Or-Treating

The International Affairs Society is bringing you this event Saturday, Oct. 31., from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Kogan Plaza, Washington, D.C. Attendees will be able to trick-or-treat along Embassy Row and sample candy from other countries. The closest metro stop is Foggy Bottom-GWU on the Orange, Silver and Blue lines.



Nightmare on M Street

Students who are 21 and over can spend Halloween night bar hopping in their costumes with their friends. Information on ticket sales and participating vendors is below: