President Barack Obama will be speaking at on Saturday, reportedly the last stop in a two-day campaign swing that will take him through Virginia.
Tickets to the campaign event are free, but must be obtained beforehand. The Fairfax Obama for America office, located at 11215-P Lee Hwy., will distribute tickets starting Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are first-come, first-served. Tickets are also available at the Falls Church OFA Office at 7285 Arlington Blvd. , Falls Church. (Note: This paragraph has been corrected—see below.)
Doors at the high school will open at 2 p.m. Saturday. Attendees should allow extra time for security checks.
Obama will spend two days, Friday and Saturday, traveling throughout Virginia on a campaign swing conducting grassroot events, according to his campaign. He will visit Richmond, Roanoke and Virginia Beach. The entire state of .
Obama’s visit coincides with his campaign’s Voter Registration Weekend of Action, in which groups of campaign volunteers will meet at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and travel throughout Northern Virginia. Various locations will have volunteers helping to register voters for the November elections.
Obama has visited other Fairfax County locations, including an April 2011 visit when he .
Obama has also made recent trips to and .
Obama won Virginia in 2008 with a 6.3 percent margin over Republican nominee John McCain.
* Editor's note: Tickets for Obama's Centreville appearance will be available from the Fairfax and Falls Church locations only. They will not be available at the Alexandria or Arlington locations as originally listed.