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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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Thanksgiving Guide 2015

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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Road Hog

When you move to a new neighborhood, as I recently did, you get to know your neighbors by their cars. There’s a lot you can tell about me from my car.


Finding her voice: René Marie, Virginia jazz vocalist

René Marie talks Grammys, Earth Kitt and more.

2015 Best Bars in Northern Virginia

Discover the best bars in Northern Virginia in our annual diverse and colorful guide.

Transcending the Worst of Times

Best-selling author of ‘The Glass Castle’ Jeannette Walls takes us on a tour of her life.


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Faces – Laveen Naidu: Balletnova’s New Artistic Director

After spending 25 years in New York as a dancer and choreographer, Laveen Naidu knows the art of dance. He has now taken up residence at BalletNova as the troupe’s new artistic director. We spoke to Naidu about his background, his inspiration and his hopes for BalletNova and its community.


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Breaking the Beauty Mold

Aleah Rae Dorsey has created an innovative way to buy makeup locally with her company, Makeup Meltdown.


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Faces: Tiffany Faucette

One of the Most Recognized Golf Instructors in NoVA.


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Road Hog

When you move to a new neighborhood, as I recently did, you get to know your neighbors by their cars. There’s a lot you can tell about me from my car.


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Reap the fruits of your labor: 10 places to eat out on Thanksgiving

Not in the mood to cook? No problem. Here is a list of restaurants in Northern Virginia that do all the hard work and labor of Thanksgiving dinner for you.

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Your kids will love these five family friendly holiday shows

Give the gift of experience this holiday season and create memories at these local family theater opportunities.

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Pay it forward: How to give thanks by giving back in Northern Virginia

You can go beyond counting your blessings and instead use them to make a difference in the lives of those around you. Whether you prefer to give money, food or your time, there is an opportunity to pay it forward this Thanksgiving.

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Best theaters to watch ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2′

Here’s our list of the top five reserved-seating theaters showing the new Hunger Games movie.

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Burn Thanksgiving calories: 10 Turkey Trots across Northern Virginia

Looking to keep active and burn calories during this festive and feast-filled Thanksgiving? Then maybe it’s time to sign up for a Turkey Trot.