Editor's Note: Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and D.C., and not a day goes by that something weird isn't happening somewhere in the area. Here's a look back at some weird goings-on over the past week.
Instead, the Centreville store is a dealer of some of the most exclusive pet foods, feeds and supplies in the area.
The store sells rider costumes and even hair extensions for horses for competition season. The extensions are real horse hair taken from the tails of living horses—the horses can grow their tails back if they are cut, she said.
The extensions are braided into the hair of a horse to make it look fuller for competition, she added.Zoo's Panda Cub Squawking and Thriving
This isn't really that weird, but we just can't get enough of this little guy.
The new panda cub at the Smithsonian National Zoo is a noisy little bugger, which tells staff the cub is healthy, according to the latest update on the cub born last Friday.
The Smithsonian National Zoo's female giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth Friday evening to a healthy cub. A second cub born Saturday was stillborn.
Zoo staff have been closely monitoring the health and activities of the mother and cub pair.
A 28-year-old man was charged with trespassing at Marshall Road Elementary School, according to Fairfax County Police.
The incident was reported at 6:35 a.m. on August 18 on the 700 block of Marshall Road. Police were called after a report of a man on school property.
Joshua Evans, of Washington, D.C., was arrested in the incident.Flea market For a Cause
In Manassas, a group of neighbors opposed to a proposed Bi-County Parkway is holding a flea market to aid their cause.
The group of neighbors against a proposed roadway that would be built near their homes are raising money for their cause in a very unique way—by hosting flea market.
The neighbors are protesting the Bi-County Parkway, formerly known as the Tri-County Parkway, a 10-mile road that would connect Dulles International Airport to Interstate 66 in Prince William County. Stop by Sept. 7 at 5904 Pageland Lane to rummage through.