Beat the Winter Blues with These Fun Activities (Feb 17-19)

Beat the Winter Blues with These Fun Activities (Feb 17-19)

This February weekend in Northern Virginia has something for everyone. So come out and make the most of it with a variety of activities, both indoors and outdoors. So come out and explore the area this February weekend!


Game Night in Dumfries!

FEB 17 Fri, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Neville Empowerment Network, Inc The Joy of Learning Center 17646 Main Street Dumfries, VA 22026 United States


About the Event

You've worked hard all week! So, why don't you woosah. Gather your crew, and join us in Dumfries for an old-school game night where we can talk shop and have fun at the same time! 

  • There's a $5 fee to participate.

  • You may bring dinner and a non-alcoholic beverage with you!

The work-week was heavy, let's chill and celebrate successes over games and good company!


Singles’ Game Night/Mix and Mingle at Aroma

Fri, 17 February 2023, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM EST

Aroma Wine Tasting Room 9249 Center Street Manassas, VA 20110 United States


About the Event

Let's Bae~Cation Travel Group! Where Love and Travel Meets! Come Join Us! For an evening filled with wine and games!

  • Cost: $20 per person (non-refundable/but transferable) includes games, good conversation, and a glass of wine with light snacks

  • We will be offering transportation from National Harbor Park/Ride for $60pp to include general admission. Pickup will be at 6:30p and return by midnight… After party at MGM if you wanna continue to vibe out! ***

Come out ready to mix and mingle and meet new people in the DMV!


Valentine Dessert and Wine Pairing at Aroma II

FEB17 Fri, 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST,FEB 18 Sat, 1:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST, FEB 19 Sun, 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST

Aroma II Tasting Room 14871 Washington St Haymarket, VA 20169 United States


About the Event

Keep it sweet this Valentine's day and enjoy a delicious Dessert and Wine pairing at Aroma II in Haymarket, VA! Enjoy a delicious Dessert and Wine pairing this Valentine's season with us! Featuring decadent desserts made by Signature Sweets by Amanda! This pairing is perfect to share with your Valentine or to share with your favorite girls to celebrate a Galentine's day! 

Pairings can be done anytime during tasting room hours on purchased ticket date.


1. Champagne & Berries Panna cotta with Battlefield on Tap (GF)

2. Red Velvet Cookie Sandwiches with Rosa Doce

3. Black Forest Parfait with Estate Reserve

4. Honey Rose Macaron (GF) with Moscatel


Night of the Living Dead ™ Live- A Play

FEB 17-18, Fri-Sat, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST

epiQ Live at epiQ Food Hall 14067 Noblewood Plaza Woodbridge, VA 22193 United States


About the Event

In coordination with epiQ Food Hall, Castaways presents this hilarious retold version of George A. Romero’s legendary classic Night of the Living Dead™. Find yourself immersed in the chaos of a 1968 horror film as you witness a humorous twist to the social and political upheaval of the time period. Will anyone survive?


This is a fully immersive experience with food and drink available for purchase at an additional cost. Watch out because you might just be waited on by zombies!


DOORS OPEN at 6:30 pm for food and drink purchases.


Although all are invited, please be aware of the PG-13 content of this show and the immersive experience. Some material may not be suitable for a younger audience.


VIP EXPERIENCE - Get up close to all the action! Your VIP ticket includes admission for you plus a guest, VIP front-row couch and table seating for you and your guest, priority Zombie wait service, a special gift, and more! These seats will sell out so get yours today!


International Gem & Jewelry Show

Fri, Feb 17, 2023, 12:00 PM – Sun, Feb 19, 2023, 5:00 PM EST

Dulles Expo Center 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center Chantilly, VA 20151 United States


About the Event

Forget retail, shop directly from designers, wholesalers and manufacturers for the largest selection at the lowest prices! Shop from rows and rows of quality jewelry, gemstone, bead, jewelry supply and accessory dealers in a unique marketplace setting. Our environment breeds competition and ensures that you will get the best quality merchandise at rock-bottom prices. Find something for everyone when you visit America's favorite jewelry and gemstone marketplace!


Drafts and Crafts: Abstract Painting

Fri, February 17, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

Mustang Sally Brewing Company 14140 Parke Long Court #A-C Chantilly, VA 20151 United States


About the Event

Join Sheena Colleen, a licensed Art teacher, for Mustang Sally's "Drafts & Crafts"  For this month's workshop, Sheena will help you design and paint an abstract painting using your own custom color scheme.  Each participant will leave with a finished canvas.  We will use various acrylic painting techniques to make a contemporary abstract design.  There is absolutely no experience necessary.  Come out and learn a great new painting technique.  Come for the drafts and crafts!


One $35 Ticket = makes one painting 


Candle Making Workshop with London Candle Co.

Sat, February 18, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Franny's Farmacy NOVA 7128 Farm Station Road Warrenton, VA 20187 United States


About the Event

London Wick was created during a time when the world needed some extra love, joy and happiness. Their goal is to create aromas where peace, love and happiness can fill the air. Their scents are inspired by moods, people, places and things that make anywhere you are feel like home. All of their candles are handcrafted with love. London Wick is a scented lifestyle.


Franny's Farmacy NOVA is a woman owned CBD Health & Wellness Boutique in the heart of Warrenton, VA. We have healing salves, bath & body, pet products, honeys, chocolates, tea, edibles & more! We are also honored to have been voted #1 Health & Wellness Store in both Fauquier Times & Prince William County!


Cooking Class

Sat, February 18, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

14120 Newbrook Dr 14120 Newbrook Drive Ste 200 Chantilly, VA 20151 United States


About the Event

Come and join us to learn how to make Turkish food, snacks and dessert. All participants will enjoy eating after the workshop. 

Turkish cuisine is a fascinating refinement between Middle Eastern and Mediterranean diets. Colourful dips, grilled meats, grassy olive oils, decadent pastries, rich in vegetables and legumes... the Turkish diet, while varies from city to sea, is a delicious and exotic fusion of incredible flavours. Video call a chef from Turkey into your kitchen and master dishes like Kebabs, Baklava, Boreks, Hummus, and more.


Let’s cook together authentic Turkish dishes in our friendly Cultural Center!


Y6 Restore class @Fleet Feet Woodbridge

Sat, February 18, 2023, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EST

Fleet Feet - Woodbridge 14210 Smoketown Road Woodbridge, VA 22192 United States


About the Event

Fleet Feet Woodbridge is hosting a Pop-Up Y6 Restore Class!


Be ready to relax then stay for refreshments and a special discount! Fleet Feet Woodbridge offers to help you find the perfect fit based on state-of-the-art science and technology! Our restore class emphasizes floor postures to stretch, open and release the major muscle groups of the entire body!


About our studio:


YogaSix is a veteran-owned, local yoga studio offering a modern take on an ancient practice that delivers a fully accessible, full-sensory experience to our members and our community by connecting them to a practice that is energizing, empowering, and fun!


We believe that everyone deserves the mind-body experience of yoga and we deliver yoga's life-enhancing benefits through our six core classes that range from hot and powerful to slow and mindful. We also offer beginner, sculpt, and TRX classes.


At YogaSix, we believe we can all grow, become better together, and live in a world of inclusion and acceptance of each other. Whether you're connecting to the rhythm of your breath or working up to the edge of your fitness level in a class, there is always something new to discover about yourself!


Ninja Maze Open House

Sat, February 18, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EST

11230 Waples Mill Rd 11230 Waples Mill Road Fairfax, VA 22030 United States


About the Event

Welcome to the New Student Open House at Focus Family Academy!


The kids' first lesson will be a family karate lesson with our Fantastic Instructors! They will pick out useful self-defense techniques that will give them the confidence they need to take down the ninjas! Kids will learn defensive techniques, take part in ninja agility drills, and discover how to defeat the ninjas in this program for children aged 5 to 12!

Kids will then follow the ninja route while equipped with their new defense techniques!


Ninjas may challenge your youngster to use their newly acquired karate abilities to jump, duck, block, or kick their way through obstacles in order to complete the route. The ninjas are armed with pool noodles.


Ages 5 to 12 can enjoy this exercise, which is safe. must have an adult with them. Parents are welcome to join in as well!


Paper Quilling Paw Print Making Workshop

Sat, February 18, 2023, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST

Craftspace 3675 Concorde Parkway Chantilly, VA 20151 United States


About the Event

Learn how to turn simple-looking paper strips into beautiful works of art .


Discover how to turn simple-looking paper strips into beautiful art by paper quilling. Paper quilling involves paper strips that are rolled, looped, curled, and manipulated in other ways to produce and combine shapes to create designs.


In this workshop, your host Trupti More will introduce you to tools and most of the basic techniques of quilling. With these basic techniques, you will make a beautiful paw print in this workshop. You can use any color to make this paw print. At the end, you will frame your beautiful paw print in the shadow box.


  • Quilling is not just an art, it also helps with relaxation and hand-eye coordination. Quilling works well for kids and adults.

  • No prior experience is required to make these cards.

  • Tools and materials will be provided for the workshop.

  • Complete Quilling Kits can be purchased at $20


Stafford Sports Card, Pokémon and Collectibles Show

Sat, February 18, 2023, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST

3619 Richmond Hwy 3619 Richmond Highway Stafford, VA 22554 United States


About the Event

Local dealers from around the area will be displaying Baseball Cards, Sports Cards and Collectibles on Saturday, February 18, 2023 from 9am-3pm at the Stafford Building 3619 Richmond Hwy, Ste 127 Stafford, VA 22554 off of I-95 (exit 150A) to US-1 S. There will be a wide selection of Vintage to present day Baseball cards, along with Football, Basketball, Hockey and other sports cards (NASCAR, UFC, WWE and Non-Sports), Pokémon, Wax Hobby and Retail boxes, Supplies & sports memorabilia. We hope you will be able to join us. Physical distancing, face masks, and/or eye protection is optional for this event and on building property at all times!!


The best dealers from Virginia, Maryland and DC area of Modern and Vintage Rookies, Autographs, Game Used Memorabilia - Singles, Packs, and Tons of Boxes


Karaoke Night at the Gauntlet

Sat, Feb 18, 2023, 7:00 PM EST

Gauntlet Golf Club 18 Fairway Drive Fredericksburg, VA 22406 United States


About the Event

You're invited to join us as we belt out our favorites, cheer on our friends, and try some amazing food and beverage specials! You do not want to miss out on this month's KARAOKE NIGHT!


Polymer Clay Jewelry Workshop - Galentines edition

Sun, February 19, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg 38600 John Mosby Highway Middleburg, VA 20117 United States


About the Event

Grab a friend, grab a drink and join me to learn the basics of polymer clay jewelry and create your one of a kind piece of wearable art! Together we’ll go through the steps of conditioning, color mixing, shaping, and baking and by the end of class you’ll leave with two finished pairs of dangle earrings to call your own! No experience is necessary.


This event will take place at Cana Vineyards, Middleburg. Winner of the 2022 Virginia Governor's Cup award, this vineyard is located in the gorgeous Loudoun countryside, a perfect location to unwind and safely enjoy Virginia Wine Country. Check out their website and say hey on Instagram!


Building Relationships: Black Business Networking - Woodbridge, VA

Sun, February 19, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

Black American Market 2700 Potomac Mills Circle #Suite 139 Woodbridge, VA 22192 United States


About the Event

A networking event for black entrepreneurs, business professionals, and individuals looking to build relationships. Join us for a discussion on strategies to empower our community. It's about collaboration over competition. A networking event for Black entrepreneurs and business professionals, to discuss strategies to empower our community.


#togetherwearestronger #togetherwerise #werisebyliftingothers


Grow in Your Purpose: Intensive Grant Writing Training

Sun, February 19, 2023, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

Neville Empowerment Network, Inc The Joy of Learning Center 17646 Main Street Dumfries, VA 22026 United States


About the Event

Grow In Your Purpose: Intensive Grant Writing Training


I’m so excited! After spending lots of time sharpening my iron to changes and trends in the field, I’m delighted to share a preview of the second edition of Grow In Your Purpose at this seminar!


Workshop Objectives:

  • Learn the basics of grant funding.

  • Writing effective proposals, developing Memorandums of *Understanding, Grant Reporting, and developing Logic Models.

  • Learn how to identify potential grant opportunities for your organization.

  • Participants will understand key identifiers in qualifying for a grant.

  • Participants will develop a sound understanding of Foundations, and how they can help your organization achieve its mission.


Your registration includes a preview of "Grow In Your Purpose: A Guide to Grant Writing 2nd edition. You only need to bring a writing utensil and a smart device.

Drafts & (Family) Crafts: Art with Heart

Sun, February 19, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST

Mustang Sally Brewing Company 14140 Parke Long Court #A-C Chantilly, VA 20151 United States


About the Event

Join Sheena Colleen, a licensed art teacher, for Mustang Sally’s family craft session! Bring your child, or children, on March 20th from 2-3:30pm and Sheena will walk the kids through the steps to make a creative rainbow painting. This craft is best for ages 5 and up.


  • One ticket = one painting

  • Also, keep in mind that Eugene's (Mustang's in house restaurant) serves french fries, soda, big pretzels, hot dogs, etc.!

  • This is not a drop-off event.


No matter what type of activity you're looking for, there are plenty of events to choose from this February! Whether you're looking for an outdoor adventure, educational experience, or just a fun night out, you're sure to find it in the area. So don't miss out - come explore all that Northern Virginia has to offer this February!

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