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family reunion workshop

family reunion workshop


Hosted by Visit Fairfax and Reunions Magazine

Saturday, February 18, 2017
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Falls Church/Fairview Park Marriott
3111 Fairview Park Drive South
Falls Church, VA 22042
Visit for hotel information and directions

Featured Speakers

Edith Wagner - Reunions Magazine

Edith Wagner


Reunions Magazine

Dr. Ione Vargus - Family Reunion Workshop

Professor Emerita Dr. Ione Vargus

Founder, Family Reunion Institute

Temple University - Philadelphia, PA

What You Will Learn

  • How to plan the ultimate family reunion 
  • Tips for planning your reunion on a tight budget
  • Helpful information on reunion activities, compiling oral histories, working with vendors, and more

Registration Information

Registration for the workshop is free, but you must register in advance with Visit Fairfax. Your registration for the workshop includes breakfast, lunch, and a tour of the new Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture. To register, please e-mail Dean Miller at or call (703) 752-9509.

Hotel Information

A special guest room rate of $ 89.00 (plus tax) is available to workshop attendees on both Friday and Saturday evenings. Book your room for the Visit Fairfax Family Reunion Workshop online.  Guests who would like to make their reservations by phone should call 1-800-228-9290 and ask for the "Visit Fairfax Family Reunion Workshop room rate".

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