eventThe January Calendar
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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Must-Download: RDGLDGRN Album

The Reston group gets a nod from Pharrell Williams, with drum back up from Dave Grohl.


Mother State’s Great Eight

Presidential Trivia for the eight presidents hailing from Virginia.

49 Nights Out in NoVA

Banish the boring bars. Kick the clubs to the curb. Indulge yourself in a sophisticated, flirty night out—grown ups only.

Forget the Titans

It’s OK to love Disney’s “Remember the Titans,” but to regain the success of 1970s and 1980s, T.C. Williams football needs to forget the past and write its own script.


Photo by Erick Gibson

Synetic Theater’s Money Man

Synetic dreams big. Development Director Morey Epstein pays for it.


Whitney Stringer of Whitney Stringer PR & Events.

The Unconventional PR Powerhouse

Whitney Stringer proves that following your passion sometimes means taking the road less traveled.


Top Golf Miniature Golf

Mini Golf for the Kids, Big Golf for Dad

Entertain the kids and the hubby by taking them to golf ranges that also have miniature golf.


Northern Virginia Magazine City Sprawl, Illustration by Matt Mignanelli

City Sprawl: Seasonal Calories

To everything there’s a season, a carb count and an insufferable weight-loss support group.


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A Less Dangerous Game

From traditional, family-friendly Easter egg hunts to a paintball safari, here’s where to go this weekend in Northern Virginia.

The Second City Cast.

Second in City, First in Comedy

Second City brings their sketch “Happily Ever Laughter” to the Barns at Wolftrap this weekend.

Courtesy of 868 Estate Vineyards

Take a Wine Tour this Saturday

For a relaxing Saturday, consider taking a wine tour of two vineyards in western Loudoun.

Courtesy of Kian McKellar

Where Penguins Dare

Climbing in gym clothes gets old. Sportrock offers a glamorous night of climbing and diving with the black tails “Penguin Climb.”