Events at The Arc of Loudoun

Add our events to your calendar so you’re always notified of any activities, workshops, and fundraisers at The Arc! 

The Arc of Loudoun has many activities weekly and monthly available on our campus for our disability community. Be sure to check those out HERE.

We also have community events throughout the year where we welcome any and everyone! Our biggest are listed below:

Annual Meeting – February 27th 6:00pm, At Paxton Campus (ALLY Advocacy Center)

Ability Fitness Center Grand Opening Celebration – April 10th

In gratitude of your support, we invite you to our Ability Fitness Center Grand Opening Celebration on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 5-7 pm.

50th Anniversary Celebration Gala – April 21st 

The Arc of Loudoun celebrates its 50th Anniversary — 50 years of creating a lifetime of opportunities for people with disabilities and their families! Join us as we unite as an entire family to recognize this momentous achievement and impact in this community! 

Chair: Ara Bagdasarian, CEO and Co-Founder of Omnilert
When: Saturday, April 21, 2018 starting at 6:00pm
Where: Lansdowne Resort and Spa
Dress: Black tie optional
What: Five-course dinner, Live and Silent Auctions, Dancing

Ability Fitness Center Golf Tournament Fundraiser – May 10th

Your participation will help each Ability Fitness Center client have an improved quality of life and optimal physical and emotional health; have maximum functional independence; improve flexibility, muscle strength, balance, posture, and bone density; decrease muscle spasms & all over better quality of life!

Music at the Manor Festival- May 19th (FREE!)

Come experience Music at the Manor Festival, a day-long celebration of
family, friends, food, and of course, live music—from blues to contemporary to rock. 
All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun at Paxton Campus as we together
empower, embrace, and engage children with special needs and their families.

When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 11 am to 8 pm
Where: Historic 17-acres at Paxton Manor
What: Featuring bands, food, wine, beer,
local artisans, raffle, kid’s activities
Tickets and Sponsorship Information here. 

Shocktober – October 

(Haunted House FUNdraiser for The Arc of Loudoun)

Snowflake Celebration – December

Each winter season, Paxton Campus has a holiday celebration… the Snowflake Celebration!  Join us for a visit from Santa, a Holiday Bazaar with arts and crafts made by the students and staff at Paxton, food, holiday music, and more!

Please join us at this FREE family friendly event for the community!


Community Events benefiting/in partnership with The Arc of Loudoun 

Paisano’s Leesburg Summer Bash at Catoctin Corner | June 30, 2018 | 11am- 5pm 

Come join us for a fun-filled day in the sun at Catoctin Corner as we welcome in summer and to benefit a great cause! All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun at Paxton Campus. Along with delicious Paisano’s food, there will be family activities and meet & greets throughout the day: 

Live music, kid’s entertainment, special character meet and greets, prize raffles, Paisano’s gift cards, giveaways and much more! Come meet Santana Moss at his autograph signing from 4-5pm. More information HERE. 


July High Heeled Happy Hour at Salamander Resort | July 10 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm 

Mingle, drink, shop and get pampered at the July 10th High Heeled Happy Hour with special guest Bobbi Desai (a special needs mom and real estate agent) from Century 21 Redwood Realty. Proceeds from the event benefit The Arc of Loudoun! Register HERE.  


Bishop’s Events 2018 Run First Wine Later 5k and 10k | July 21, 2018| 8am-10:30am

Come out to Tarara Winery and enjoy the scenic 5k/10k cross country courses around the gorgeous vineyard. A portion of the proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun at Paxton Campus. 

Runners Receive:
1 Tasting of 4 Wines from Tarara Winery, Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event

Registration and more information here. 


“This Business of Autism” Northern Virginia Film Premiere | July 28 | 2:00pm – 4:30pm | Regal Cinemas Fox 16 and IMAX, Brambleton, VA 

Join the producers, members of the cast, local practitioners and local dignitaries to watch this timely and topical feature-length documentary on employment opportunities for adults with autism, produced by Loudoun’s own Mesh Omnimedia!

Immediately following the film, there will be a 30-minute Q&A session with the director, members of the cast and local practitioners–including The Arc of Loudoun’s own Director of Clinical Services, Kendra McDonald!

Don’t miss this unforgettable opportunity to see what people with disabilities CAN do in the workforce! 

Buy tickets here!


Community Events

Developmental Disability Housing Fair at The Fairfax County Government Center | August 18, 2018 | 9am – 2pm

Who Should Attend:

  • Families and individuals interested in housing options for people with DD
  • Support Coordinators
  • DD Case Managers
  • Providers

What you’ll learn about:

  • Waiver services
  • Housing resources

More information HERE.