The weather is not so fun for a normal October, but there's still plenty to do in NoVa. Here are some weekend events you should know about in Fairfax County.
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Come and Get It. Young pop star Selena Gomez performs at the Patriot Center on Thursday. The Stars Dance Tour is in support of her latest album of the same name. Expect Top 40 hits like “Come and Get It.” From $30.50. 7 p.m. Thursday. Patriot Center, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax.
Home for Dinner. The Workhouse Arts Center’s 2nd Saturday Art Walk will include a special opening reception for “Home for Dinner,” a new community action exhibition showcasing how the community can make a difference in the battle with hunger and homelessness. Visitors to the exhibit are encouraged to bring canned food. The exhibit runs through Dec. 1. Reception is 6-9 p.m. Saturday. Vulcan Gallery, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton.
Chockabl-Octoberfest. Reston Town Center will be full of fall season treats and autumn brews with Oktoberfest Reston. Hosted by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the three-day event includes food, beer, wine, live music, a carnival, the Anthem Great Pumpkin 5K and more. Free admission. 3-11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday.