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Our online events calendar features a week-by-week rundown of the region's music, theater, dance, art, comedy and festival events, as well as special events specifically for kids.

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NoVA Happy Hours

We’ve compiled a list of happy hour hot spots that offer more than just your average drink specials.

Guides: Farmers Markets

These outdoor markets provide a unique opportunity to shop, sample and help area farmers, all while saving money…


Guides: Biking and Jogging Trails

As the beautiful weather continues, take advantage of the warmth to skip the gym and get outside for your exercise routine. The following biking and jogging trails offer a beautiful respite from stuffy gyms…


Public Parks

Whether small, passive green spaces in urban areas, or more expansive acres offering activities, there are plenty of NoVA parks available.



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The Beer Chronicles

Toasting beer’s long-lasting legacy in the Metro-D.C. area with author and historian Garrett Peck.


America’s Greatest Fantasy League

Fantasy Baseball is a game of passion and, for a group of former TJ students, a way of life with real players, fake millions and pride on the line.

Rocknoceros Grows Up

At 10, the kids’ music trio is still making fans young and old.

Changing the Tune of Opera at Urban Arias

Urban Arias makes opera work for a new generation.


Leo Sushansky, the National Chamber Ensemble

Leo Sushansky

The artistic director of the National Chamber Ensemble talks about what lies ahead for its ninth season.


Iva Bella Salon

Blending Luxury Beauty with Approachability at Iva Bella Salon

James Cornwell, celebrity hairstylist and makeup artist, talks summer beauty essentials and details on his new family-owned salon, Iva Bella, in Warrenton.


Tiffany Faucette, 1757 Golf Course

Faces: Tiffany Faucette

One of the Most Recognized Golf Instructors in NoVA.


Northern Virginia Magazine City Sprawl

Sitting Gritty

Going from babysitter to hiring babysitters got me to face my past work performance.


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Cinema Arts Theatre Film Club uncovers hidden movie gems

Film lovers, swap your Sunday brunch for popcorn. The Cinema Arts Film Club picks up this weekend with an Italian film brand-new to the D.C. area.

Pennsylvania-based comedian Jonathan Burns

One Night Only Comedy and Variety Show headed to NoVA

From sword swallowing to toilet seat contortionism, audiences can expect many diverse acts.

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A celebration of local craft beer: Brambleton’s first Brew Fest

Skip the predictable brew pick and treat your taste buds to some local craft beer.

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Wegmeyer Farms helps Oatlands get back to its strawberry roots

Take a family day-trip to learn local history and to pick strawberries.

Zip lines and adventure courses in D.C.

5 adventure courses and zip lines around Northern Virginia

Families can soar to new heights at these local attractions.