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Calendar of Events


The Fairfax Resolves Chapter is very active chapter that participates in various community events and projects as well as historical and patriotic observances state wide and nationally. The calendar of events is below.





Fairfax Resolves Board of Managers Meeting

Location: South Riding, VA

Time: 3:00 to 5:00 PM

Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Location: Galilee United Methodist Church, Sterling, VA

Time: 7:30 PM

Battle of Cowpens Commemoration

Wreath laying ceremonies at the statue of Gen. Daniel Morgan and at the location of the battle. Actual battle occurred on January 17, 1781.

Location: Spartanburg and Gaffney, SC


Youth Oration Contest and Chapter Meeting

Featuring: Youth Oration Contestants

Compatriots and spouses are encouraged to attend to provide a large audience for our Chapter’s Oration Contestants as they compete for the chance to go onward to the VASSAR and hopefully National SAR contests.

Location: Falcons Landing Auditorium

Time: 7:00 PM

Battle of Cowens Ford

Location: Huntersville, NC

VASSAR Annual Meeting

Location: Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 S 12th St, Richmond, VA.

Details on the VASSAR website at:

Historic American Flags Presentation to Beech Tree Elementary School

Location: Beech Tree Elementary School

Crossing of the Dan Commemoration

Wreath laying ceremony at the statue of Gen. David Morgan. Actual battle occurred on January 17, 1781.

Location: The Prizery Chastain Theater, South Boston, VA

Time: TBD

Website: Crossing of the Dan Celebration (2017)

George Washington's Birthday and Parade

Location: Alexandria, VA

Details on the parade website at: Washington Birthday Parade

NSSAR Spring Leadership Meeting

Location: Louisville, KY

National History Day

Location: Mount Vernon High School, Alexandria, VA

Virginia Children of the American Revolution Annual Conference

Location: Omni Hotel, Richmond, VA

Chapter Meeting

The Falls Church and the SAR Essay winner

Location: Falls Church, VA

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

James Madison's Birthday

Location: Montpelier, Orange, VA

Battle of Guilford Courthouse Commemoration

Location: National Memorial Park, Greensboro, NC


Fairfax Resolves Board of Managers Meeting

Location: TBA

Col. William Grayson CAR Grave Marking

Location: Prince William County, VA

Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday (Founder’s Day)

Location: Monicello, Charlottesville, VA

Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Battle of Petersburg

Location: Battersea Plantation, Petersburg, VA

Time: 10:00 AM

Patriots Day Commemoration

Location: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

NSCAR Annual Conference

Location: Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Arlington, VA

James Monroe Birthday Commemoration

Location: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA

Fairfax Resolves Chapter Spring Luncheon

Raid at Martin&srquo;s Station

Location: Ewing, VA

National Memorial Day Parade

Location: Washington, D.C.

JROTC Awards

Location: 4 High Schools: Loudoun, South Lakes, Herndon, Chantilly

No Regular Chapter Meetings

Regular chapter meetings will resume in September.

Wayne's Crossing Commemoration

Location: Leesburg, VA

C.A.R./SAR Joint Flag Day and Flag Disposal Ceremony

Featuring: Children of the American Revolution

Bring well-worn American flags to the ceremony or drop them off at the Great Falls Library in advance to have them properly disposed of by the Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department and the Children of the American Revolution. All are invited and welcome to attend!!

This year will mark the tenth anniversary of this event where C.A.R. leads this act of citizenship for the community. This event has successfully retired hundreds of well worn flags that have been displayed in various locations such as Patriot graves, fire stations, car dealerships, residences, and many others.

Location: Great Falls Freedom Memorial (Behind the Great Falls Library)

Time: 6:30 PM

Fairfax County Law Enforcement Awards

Location: Fairfax County Government Center










Past Chapter Events





Battle of Great Bridge Commemoration

Actual battle occurred on December 9, 1775.

Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Great Bridge Battlefield Park, Chesapeake, VA

Website: Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways History Foundation

Hamrock's Restaurant

Chapter Holiday Awards Luncheon

Location: Hamrock’s Restaurant, In the Historic 1842 Moore-McCandlish House, 3950 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA

Time: 12:00 PM

Details: RSVP Required

* RSVP to Jeff Thomas with a check by December 1st. Mail Check Payable to Fairfax Resolves SAR by Dec 1st to Jeff Thomas, 6608 White Post Rd, Centreville, VA 20121

* Dinner Selection: Salmon and Chicken Buffet

* Cost is $25 per person







2018 Fairfax Resolves Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution