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                                      GOCA Events

     (Dates subject to change; watch this space or email GOCA for more information)





Upcoming sessions to remove invasive plants from Oakton Community Park:   The next currently scheduled date for 2023  is  Saturday October 7th.  Please check back here for updates and news of additional sessions. Email Mark Deaton with any questions or to get notifications of future sessions and/or to sign up for a specific date.

UPDATE: Registration for the next Jim Lewis bus tour of historical landmarks in Oakton  on October 14th is now full! Those who sign up now will be placed on our waiting list. (For those who participated in this past spring's "Part 2" tour, this is the "Part 1.") Details can be found on this flyer.  Sign up now by clicking this link, and feel free to contact us at with any questions. 

Other Community Events

Fall Bazaar/Farmer’s Market. Saturday, October 7th from 9am - 1pm at Oakton United Methodist Church. Local artisans will join the regular vendors at the FarmFresh Farmer’s Market to sell their crafts.

OAKtoberfest. Saturday, October 14th from noon - 5pm at Unity of Fairfax Church at 2854 Hunter Mill Road;  The Oakton Tasting Room and Fermented Pig, with Unity of Fairfax, will hold its first annual OAKtoberfest. 


Vale Club Fun Fair. Saturday, October 14th from 11am - 3pm. Held in sponsorship with the United Vale Methodist Church, the fair features many free activities, including a haunted forest designed by the Boys Troop 1983, live music by Dave Trottier, horse rides, unique/antique cars, and other activities on the grounds of the historic Vale schoolhouse at the corner of Fox Mill and Vale Roads. Food and baked goods will be available for purchase.  Parking at United Vale Methodist Church across the street.

Friends of Oakton Library Book Sale.  Oakton Community Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place,  October 18-21. Wed, Thurs, Fri, 10am-5:30 pm; Sat, 10am-4pm.

Other Upcoming Activities and Events at the Oakton LibraryClick here for a listing.  If you would like to learn more about the Friends of Oakton Library, please visit Friends of Oakton Library. 

Farmers Market at Oakton United Methodist Church. Weekly Fresh Farm Market, 9 am-1 pm in the OUMC parking lot.

If your organization wishes to let the community know of an event it is holding, please contact the GOCA webmaster at

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