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  • Connect With America in Fairfax County, Virginia

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    Come see why Fairfax County is a great place to connect with America. #FXVA #VisitFairfax
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    The Great Falls of the Potomac are one of the great overlooked outdoor adventure spots in the US. Long known and beloved by local paddlers and climbers, they’re just not on the radar of the broader public, which is surprising, given how amazing of a place it is.

    The same could be said in general for Fairfax County, Virginia. This place has its own homespun charm and hospitality; it’s basically the northernmost edge of the South. Here you’ll find some of the most unique cultural spots in the country, from Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts (the only national park for the performing arts in the US) to the Workhouse Arts Center, home base to more than 100 working artists (and with its own incredible legacy as a former correctional facility housing women jailed for protesting during the suffrage movement).

    Visiting here gives you amazing access to the Smithsonian and all the sites of DC, but with a different vibe and a beauty all its own.

    -Video filmed In partnership with Matador Network.-
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    Learn more at http://www.fxva.com/storytellers. Join the conversation using #FXVA.

    Why do people love Fairfax County? To find out, we went straight to the locals. These are the real storytellers—the business owners, employees, artists, and farmers who call Fairfax County home. These folks are bound together by passion, craftsmanship, and authenticity. And this unique county is bursting with each quality.
    • Storytellers Video Series: Meet Fairfax County, Virginia - Duration: 64 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
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      Why do people love Fairfax County? To find out, we went straight to the locals. These are the real storytellers—the business owners, employees, artists, and farmers who call Fairfax County home. Th...
    • Storytellers Video Series: Farm-to-Table - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 531 views
      Meet Chef Luc Dendievel, Executive Chef at harth restaurant in the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Hear why Chef Luc won't cook out of season and why he thinks farm-to-table isn't just a trend.

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    • Storytellers Video Series: George Mason's Gunston Hall - Duration: 103 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 952 views
      Meet Scott Stroh, Executive Director of George Mason's Gunston Hall. Learn why George Mason was integral to U.S. history and what you can see while visiting his beloved Fairfax County home.

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    • Storytellers Video Series: Fairfax County Festivals - Duration: 97 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 246 views
      Meet Mark Ingrao and Karen Cleveland, President & CEO and Chair of the Board, respectively, of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, who will tell you a bit about Fairfax County's fabulous culina...
    • Storytellers Video Series: Woodlawn Historic Estate - Duration: 100 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 310 views
      Meet Ann Herbert, a tour guide at Woodlawn Historic Estate, who wants to share with you the quiet, peaceful treasure that is this historic home, once owned by George Washington.

      Watch and learn m...
    • Storytellers Video Series: Urban Villages - Duration: 97 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 507 views
      Meet Reed Kracke, Director of Development at EDENS, who wants you to see all that Fairfax County's Mosaic District has to offer, with curated restaurant and retail concepts from across the country....
    • Storytellers Video Series: Charming Towns - Duration: 81 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 603 views
      Meet Lisa Merkel, the Mayor of the Town of Herndon. There are many small towns in Fairfax County, including Clifton, Vienna, and Herndon. Find out why these small towns offer visitors a different e...
    • Storytellers Video Series: Paradise Springs Winery - Duration: 2 minutes, 18 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 1,196 views
      Meet Kirk Wiles, Founder and CEO of Paradise Springs Winery in beautiful Clifton. Virginia is becoming known as the Napa of the East Coast - find out why Kirk thinks you shouldn't overlook Virginia...
    • Storytellers Video Series: George Washington’s Distillery & Gristmill - Duration: 118 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 1,160 views
      Meet Steve Bashore, who oversees Mount Vernon's Distillery and Gristmill operations. Listen in to learn how to make whiskey the authentic 18th century way and find out how you can get your hands on...
    • Storytellers Video Series: Frying Pan Farm Park - Duration: 2 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 2,055 views
      Meet Yvonne Johnson, Park Manager of Frying Pan Farm Park, who wants you to know that Frying Pan Farm is not just for kids. Explore the park grounds, meet the animals, attend the events, and learn ...
    • Storytellers Video Series: Claude Moore Colonial Farm - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 970 views
      Meet J-D Engle, Facilities Manager at Claude Moore Colonial Farm, who offers a peek inside how the majority of people lived in the 18th Century. Learn about why Claude Moore is a great place for ki...
    • Storytellers Video Series: Birding in Fairfax County - Duration: 114 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 929 views
      Meet Kevin Koons, Park Interpreter at Mason Neck State Park. Kevin will let you in on the secret that is Mason Neck, the peninsula on the bay in Fairfax County, where more than 200+ species of bird...
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