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Rain Barrel Art Auction Taking Place Now

The City of Falls Church and the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District are inviting the public to participate in a Rain Barrel Art Auction that ends on Monday, June 15. There are twelve artistic rain barrels, which will be featured at local libraries, schools, community centers and business, that will be auctioned off.

Each of the rain barrels has been painted and decorated by local artists and the proceeds go to help benefit the Northern Virginia Rain Barrel Program. The rain barrels hold approximately 50 gallons of water and the bidding in the auction starts at $65.

For more information or to place a bid, visit