Community Events/Activities

Burke Centre Conservancy-sponsored and other community events are listed below.

Use this link to access details about the Burke Farmers Market (hosted by Fairfax County Park Authority), held every Saturday, now through December 17, 2022.

Please note that most Conservancy-sponsored events are for Burke Centre residents only unless otherwise noted.  When registration is required, please use the Conservancy RSVP form under e-forms to sign up. You may also sign up when applicable by calling (703) 978-2928, ext. 210, or sending e-mail with each participant's name, age (if children's event), address, and phone number to [email protected].

Photo Disclaimer: By registering and/or attending any Burke Centre Conservancy event/meeting, all participants understand that publicity photographs/videos may be taken during the event and their likeness may appear in these images. By registering or attending the event, all participants hereby give permission that photos and/or videos containing their likeness may be used for publicity or general information purposes, not limited to, The Burke Centre Conservator, the Burke Centre Conservancy web site, Burke Centre presentations, social media, email blasts, etc. which may be seen in the general public. The Burke Centre Conservancy does not typically seek further permission or provide notification before using such images. Thank you for your cooperation.

(Last Quarter) 2022 Conservancy Events: (subject to change)

Feeling a little spooky? This October, show your Halloween spirit and get the chance to win a $40 Visa gift card or even a 2022 Family Pool Membership. JOIN US for the Burke Centre Halloween Decorating Contest!

It’s simple! Just submit a photo of your home's terrifying outdoor decor along with your property address to [email protected]. Submissions close at 9 a.m., October 24, 2022. Your submission will be posted by October 26, 2022 on our BCC Facebook along with all other submissions in your neighborhood, so don’t be scared of a little competition.

To vote, residents just have to “like” the photo of whichever home they find the most bone-chilling (by clicking the “like” button under that specific photo). Voting closes 9 am, November 2, 2022. The winner’s names will be announced by neighborhood later that week.

The winner of each neighborhood will receive a $40 Visa gift card and the winner with the most overall votes will win a FREE 2022 Family Pool Membership! If you have any questions, please feel free to email Mickey at [email protected].

Quilts of Valor Foundation Veterans Day Award Presentation
Friday, November 11, 2022 at 1 PM (sharp) 
Landings Community Center

The Quilts of Valor Foundation became a Burke Centre Conservancy chartered organization in 2021. This non-profit group’s mission is to cover Service Members and Veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor. Since the organization was founded over 278,000 (+) Quilts of Valor have been awarded. The intent of the local group is to focus on making and awarding quilts to residents of Fairfax County and the surrounding counites of Alexandria and Arlington. Quilt awards are made to nominated veterans in honor of their service to our country. 

Award Ceremony Presentation:
Pledge of Allegiance
Moment of Silence
Quilts of Valor presentation
Award to nominee
Close of ceremony

Board Vice President & Landings Trustee Denis Gulakowski is also a Vietnam Veteran and will be speaking at this event!

Photo showing a previous Quilts of Valor presentation in Burke Centre was shared by Sam DiBartolo, Landings resident.