Past Events

Sunday, April 19, 2020- 11:00am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Online Zoom Spring Festival

Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- Green Hedges School, 418 Windover Ave., NW, Vienna, Virginia, 22180- More details at www.noves.org

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019- 4pm - 6pm- Candlelight Tea, Marietta House Museum, 5526 Bell Station Road, Glenn Dale, MD- Contact: 301-464-5291 $25 fee

Friday, Nov. 22, 2019- 11:30-1:30pm- Green Acres Senior Center, Fairfax, VA- harp music for Thanksgiving luncheon - Contact Green Acres Senior Center, 703-273-6090, for information.

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- Green Hedges School, 418 Windover Ave., NW, Vienna, Virginia, 22180- free- More details at www.noves.org

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019- 2:30-4:00 pm- Women's Author Event, Marietta House Museum, 5626 Bell Station Road, Glenn Dale, MD

Saturday, June. 15, 2019- Heatherwood Harp Ensemble Concerts- 11am- Heatherwood Retirement Community, 2:30 Aarondale Retirement Community.

Sunday, June 9, 2019- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- Green Hedges School, 418 Windover Ave., NW, Vienna, Virginia, 22180- free- More details at www.noves.org

Friday, May 10, 2019- Lorton Senior Center- Mother's Day Luncheon- contact LCC if you are interested in attending this event

Tuesday, April 09, 2019- Volunteer Solutions Appreciation luncheon- private event- Country Club of Fairfax, VA

Sunday, March 17, 2019- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- Green Hedges School, 418 Windover Ave., NW, Vienna, Virginia, 22180- free- More details at www.noves.org

Tuesday, Dec. 18- 12-1pm- Friday, Nov. 16- Lincolnia Adult Day Center- harp music for Thanksgiving luncheon.

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- Green Hedges School, 418 Windover Ave., NW, Vienna, Virginia, 22180- free- More details at www.noves.org

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018- Heatherwood Harp Ensemble Concerts- 11am- Heatherwood Retirement Community, 2:30 Aarondale Retirement Community

Friday, Nov. 16- 11:30-1:30pm- Green Acres Senior Center, Fairfax, VA- harp music for Thanksgiving luncheon

Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- Green Hedges School, 418 Windover Ave., NW, Vienna, Virginia, 22180- free- More details at www.noves.org

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 7:30 PM- Washington Area Folk Harp Society 2017 Annual Harp Concert-
$15 adults/$10 students & seniors (purchase tickets at the door). The Harp goes down Memory Lane- Heatherwood Harp Ensemble, WAFHS Harp Ensemble and other special guest harpers and harp groups. Location: Knox Presbyterian Church, 7416 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA. More details at www.wafhs.org

Wednesday, April 18- 11:30 am- Sully Senior Center- Volunteer Appreciation luncheon- final Fairfax County Sponsored Volunteer hours used!

Tuesday, April 17- 11:00am- Country Club of Fairfax, Fairfax, VA- DFS Volunteer Appreciation breakfast

Thursday, April 16, 2018-South County Senior Center (last one I have not played at to complete my quest of playing at all Fairfax county sites), Lorton Senior Center (the one I played at the most) and Mount Vernon Adult Day Center (the one I played at first)- harp music for 3 places on one day. My goal to play at all senior and adult day centers before my retirement was accomplished!

Sunday, March 18, 2018- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- www.noves.org

Friday, March 16, 2018- 10:30am- Herndon Senior Center, Herndon, VA- Irish Harp Program- please contact Chris at harp@cmvd.us for details if you would like to come

Sunday- Dec. 10, 2017- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- www.noves.org

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017- 11:00am-First United Methodist Church, Hamilton, Ma- memorial service for my dad, Robert T. Yntema, 1/16/1926-10/2/2017

Saturday- Sept. 23, 2017- 11:30 am- Cabell's Mill, Chantilly, VA - Private wedding for my son Andrew!

Sunday- Sept. 10, 2017- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- www.noves.org

Sunday- June 11, 2017- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- www.noves.org

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 7:30 PM- Washington Area Folk Harp Society 2017 Annual Harp Concert-
$15 adults/$10 students & seniors (purchase tickets at the door). Location: Knox Presbyterian Church, 7416 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA. More details at www.wafhs.org

Sunday- March 5, 2017- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- www.noves.org

Monday, December 26, 2016- 5pm-6pm- Private 100th birthday party for Irene!

Monday, December 25, 2016- 8AM-10AM- Holiday Breakfast event at The Original Pancake House, Falls Church, VA- not open to the public

Monday, December 12, 2016- 12:45pm-1:45pm- Sully Senior Center, Centerville, VA- Harp concert; 3:00pm-3:45pm-Lewinsville Senior Center, Pimmit Hills Library, Harp concert

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016- 10:00-11:00am- Potomac Valley Nursing Home, Potomac, MD- Holiday concert of the Heatherwood Harp Ensemble

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016-1:00-2:00pm- Heatherwood Retirement Community, Burke, VA- Holiday concert of the Heatherwood Harp Ensemble

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016- 2:00pm-4:00-pm- Wenham, Ma- celtic holiday music show- Wenham Museum, Wenham, Ma. Contact Chris at harp.cmvd.us for more information.

Friday, Nov. 18- 10:00-10:45= Providence Recreation Senior Center, Fairfax, VA- harp concert; 12:00-1:00pm- Green Acres Senior Center, Fairfax, VA- harp music for Thanksgiving luncheon

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- www.noves.org

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- www.noves.org

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, 11 am – 6pm- Marietta House- Celebrating Women in the Arts & Business- Chris Van Dyke on the Celtic Harp from 1:30pm - 2:15pm and 2:45pm - 3:30pm. Celebrate women of many talents: artists and entrepreneurs.

Thursday, June 16, 2016- Private event for BBT Bank, Meadowlark Gardens, Vienna, VA

Sunday, May 22, 2016- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting

Saturday, May 14, 2016- 1:00 pm- Heatherwood Retirement Community, Burke, VA- Heatherwood Harp Ensemble- 1 hour performance for residents- The Harp Goes American.

Sunday, June 12, 2016- 12:00 noon- Magnolia Tea- Carlyle House, Alexandria, VA- Celtic Harp music provided by Chris Van Dyke. https://apm.activecommunities.com/novaparks/Activity_Search/530 for reservations. Cost: $40/person; children’s rates available upon request.

Saturday, April 16, 2016, 7:30 PM- Washington Area Folk Harp Society 2015 Annual Harp Concert-
"The Harp Goes American", $15 adults/$10 students & seniors (purchase tickets at the door). Location: Knox Presbyterian Church, 7416 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA. More details at www.wafhs.org

Monday, March 21, 2016, 10:15-11:15 AM- Kingstowne Center for Active Adults, 6488 Landsdowne Center, Alexandria, VA 22315- Free- Spring Celtic Harp Concert

Thursday, March 10, 8:00 PM- Williamsburg Lodge, 310 S. England Street, Williamsburg, VA- concert by Heatherwood Harp Ensemble for the opening night of Beginning in the Middle Harp Conference.

Sunday, Feb. 07, 2016- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting

Sunday, January 10, 2016- 6:00pm- 7:30pm- Private Party- Gadsby's Tavern, Alexandria, VA- music for Carlyle House holiday party

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015- 5:00pm- 8:00pm- Holiday Wine Tasting- Marietta Mansion 5626 Bell Station Road, Glenn Dale, MD- Sample wines, cheese and chocolate and tour the museum house, with entertainment including celtic harp music. $10 per person. Call 301-464-5291 for more information.

Sunday, September 20, 2015- 11:00am- 1:00pm- Outlander Tea- Carlyle House, Alexandria, VA- $30.00 per adult. Chris will be playing harp music while you enjoy a delicious tea. Note: Reservations are required, please call 703-549-2997. More details at http://www.nvrpa.org/park/main_site/events/view/3064

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting

Sunday, July 19, 2015- 2:00pm- The Woodlands, Fairfax, VA- Heatherwood Harp Ensemble- 1 hour performance for residents- contact Chris for more details if you are interested in coming to this event.

Saturday, May 30, 2015-11:00am- Sol Center, Washington, DC- private event

Sunday, May 3, 2015- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- Green Hedges School,

Saturday, April 25, 2015- 2-4pm- Marietta House Vintage Travel Trailer Open House, 5626 Belle Station Road, Glenn Dale, 20769, 301-464-5291- Come visit the historic house to see some vintage trailers and hear some great harp music. More details at history.pgparks.com

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:30 PM- Washington Area Folk Harp Society 2015 Annual Harp Concert-
"The Harp Goes Creative", $15 adults/$10 students & seniors (purchase tickets at the door). Location: Knox Presbyterian Church, 7416 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA. More details at www.wafhs.org

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014- 5:00pm- 7:00pm- Holiday Wine Tasting- Marietta Mansion 5626 Bell Station Road, Glenn Dale, MD- Sample wines, cheese and chocolate and tour the museum house, with entertainment including celtic harp music. $10 per person. Call 301-464-5291 for more information.

Sunday, May 25, 2014- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting-

Sunday, May 11, 2014- 11:00 am and 2:00 pm- Mother's Day Tea - Carlyle House, Alexandria, VA- $30.00 per adult. Chris will be playing harp music while you enjoy a delicious tea. Note: Reservations are required, please call 703-549-2997. More details available at http://www.nvrpa.org/events/view/2542

Saturday, April 5, 2014- 7:30 pm- Washington Area Folk Harp Society Annual Harp Concert- Knox Presbyterian Church, 7416 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, VA 22044

Tuesday, October 29, 2013- harp music for a private event at the Smithsonian Udvar-Hazy Center.

Sunday, September 22, 2013- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- Green Hedges School,

Sunday, June 23, 2013- 9:30am- First United Methodist Church of Hamilton, 291 Bay Road, South Hamilton, MA- Prelude harp music for service honoring my mother's 90th birthday- free

Sunday, June 23, 2013- 1:30 PM- Community House of Hamilton and Wenham, 284 Bay Road, South Hamilton, MA- Yntema's Got Talent show- harp music and other entertainment by the Yntema Family.

Saturday, May 25, 2013- 11:00 am- 1:00pm- Marietta Wine Festival- Marietta Mansion 5626 Bell Station Road, Glenn Dale, MD- $15- includes wine tasting, tour of museum house and entertainment (including my harp music from 11am- 1pm!). The Festival goes until 6pm. call 301-464-5291 for more information.

Sunday, May 26, 2013- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- Green Hedges School

Sunday, May 12, 2013- 11:00 am and 3:00 pm- Mother's Day Tea - Carlyle House, Alexandria, VA- $27.00 per adult. Chris will be playing harp music while you enjoy a delicious tea. Note: Reservations are required, please call 703-549-2997. More details available at http://www.nvrpa.org/events/view/2202

Saturday, April 6, 2013- 7:30 pm- Washington Area Folk Harp Society Annual Harp Concert- Knox Presbyterian Church, 7416 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, VA 22044 - $15 adults, $10 students at the door. Proceeds Benefit WAFHS. Chris will play her harp with the Heatherwood Ensemble and the WAFHS Ensemble, and other harpists will also be play. Parking is limited so come early! More details available at www.wafhs.org/annual-concert/

Sunday, March 24, 2013- 11:00 am- Northern Virginia Ethical Society Meeting- Green Hedges School

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012- 2-4pm- Holiday Harp Tea- Come enjoy holiday harp music while sipping tea and nibbling on desserts at Chris's home in Alexandria, VA. This is a fundraiser for the Northern Virginia Ethical Society and a $15 donation is requested ($25 for two). More information on this organization can be found at Noves.org.

Sunday, October 14, 2012 3:30 – 7:30 PM, Springfield American Legion, VA Post 176
Book Launch party and signing for Faith Beyond Belief: Stories of Good People Who Left Their Church Behind, by Margaret Placentra Johnston, OD. Music by harpist Chris Van Dyke.
www.FaithBeyondBelief-book.com

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012- 4-7 pm. Private event- wedding reception for Joe and Cat in Maryland

Friday, September 21, 2012 7:00 pm- Cafe Cattail Coffeehouse, Huntley Meadows Park, 3701 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria 703-768-2525

Sunday, May 13, 2012- 2:00 pm- Mother's Day Tea - Carlyle House Historic Park, Alexandria, VA 703-549-2997 Note: Reservations are required, 703-549-2997

Friday, April 13, 2012, 7:00pm Cafe Cattail, Huntley Meadows Park, Alexandria 703-768-2525

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012- 2:00 pm- Valentines Sweet Tea- Marietta House, Glenn Dale, MD 301-464-5291

Saturday, June 4, 2011- 4:30pm- Cayuga Nature Center, Ithaca, NY- Private wedding for my son Matt!