Can't-Miss Weekend Events in NOVA to End Your January on a High Note

Can't-Miss Weekend Events in NOVA to End Your January on a High Note
Are you feeling the post-holiday blues and looking for some excitement to kick off the new year? Look no further! We've got you covered with a roundup of can't-miss weekend events happening in the vibrant and bustling region of Northern Virginia (NOVA). Whether you're a local seeking some fun-filled activities or a visitor hoping to experience the pulse of this dynamic area, there's something for everyone to end January on a high note. From captivating cultural festivals to exhilarating sports events, and everything in between, NOVA has it all. So buckle up and get ready for a weekend packed with adventure, entertainment, and unforgettable memories as we unveil the hidden gems and must-attend happenings in this thrilling part of the country. Let's bid adieu to those January blues and plunge into an unforgettable weekend of excitement and exploration in NOVA!
Jurassic Quest
January 26, 2024 - January 28, 2024
Dulles Expo & Conference Center 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center
About the Event
Step back in time and into a world of prehistoric wonder with Jurassica Quest! Get ready to embark on a classic indoor adventure that is sure to bring supersized family fun. Delightful for millions of visitors, only Jurassic Quest can bring towering animatronic dinos, such as some of the largest rideable dinosaurs in North America, as well as ancient ocean dwellers to life for an unforgettable experience. Paleontologists have worked tirelessly to make every detail and size true-to-life with interactive walking dinosaur shows, a fossil science exhibit, fossil digs, inflatables, and even a "Triceratots" soft play area! There's no shortage of excitement here, and you may even have the chance to meet some of our baby dinos and star dino trainers. Don't wait to snag your tickets before they go extinct! Head to our website and get your advance purchase today!
Lights, Camara, Action!
January 26 · 5pm - January 27 · 2pm EST
2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Herndon, VA, USA
About the Event
Get ready for an electrifying event at 2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Herndon, VA, USA! The Financial industry is bringing you a thrilling in-person event that will leave you dazzled by all the glitz and glamour. Step onto a real movie set and be spellbound by the magic of How Money Works. You'll witness breathtaking strategies and meet mesmerizing special guests who will take you behind the scenes of money management. Discover effective ways to boost your dollars and your sense. It's an immersive Hollywood experience where you'll meet renowned entrepreneurs, business owners, and million-dollar earners. Get insider tips and tricks from the industry's finest and find out what it takes to make it big. Come and rub shoulders with the stars and see the action as it unfolds right in front of your eyes. Join us for Lights, Camera, Action! Don't forget to grab your popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the show!
Tincture Workshop
Friday, January 26 · 6 - 8pm EST
Sage & Stone Apothecary, East Main Street, Remington, VA, USA
301 East Main Street #Suite 102 Remington, VA 22734 United States
About the Event
Looking to expand your understanding of herbal remedies? Join us for Sage & Stone Apothecary's Tincture Workshop! Our cozy shop on East Main Street in Remington, VA, USA provides the perfect setting to learn about crafting your own herbal remedies. During the workshop, our knowledgeable instructors will guide you through the process of making your own potent tinctures using traditional methods. You'll learn about the medicinal properties of different herbs and how to infuse them into alcohol-based extracts. This hands-on experience is perfect for both beginners and herbal enthusiasts looking to deepen their understanding of herbal medicine. Plus, you'll get to take home your own custom-made tincture, made just the way you like it. Don't miss out on this unforgettable and informative experience!
BINGOAT: Pajama Party Edition
Saturday, January 27 · 5 - 6pm EST
Faith Lutheran Church
3313 Arlington Boulevard Arlington, VA 22201 United States
About the Event
Break out your favorite pair of PJs, folks! It's time for a PJ PARTY edition of Bingoat featuring the adorable goats from Walnut Creek Farm! Join us for an evening filled with games of bingo, animal therapy, prizes, and JOY! The goats will be dressed in their coziest pajamas, and you are more than welcome to do the same! We'll be gathering in the fellowship hall at Faith Lutheran Church in Arlington, VA. Dr. Maureen Roberts, the owner of Walnut Creek Farm and human mom to the goats, will be there to answer any goat-related questions you may have. Please note that ALL individuals attending MUST have a ticket, and children must be 10+ and accompanied by an adult per our insurance policy. So grab your tickets, your comfiest pajamas, and join us for an unforgettable night with the goats!
Villa Winter Wellness Retreat 2024
Saturday, January 27 · 12 - 5pm EST
Cowo & Créche
330 John Carlyle Street ## 300 Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
About the Event
Calling all health and wellness minded mamas! Are you looking to thrive as a mom, both mentally, physically, and spiritually? If so, be sure to join us for this amazing event! Our speakers will range from therapists to yoga instructors, doulas and more, to provide you with all the tools you need to achieve optimal wellness. During the event, we will break out into fun flow sessions of meditation, yoga, team building exercises, self-reflection activities, and so much more! You'll also have the opportunity to talk with local vendors who will educate you on resources available to make your Motherhood Wellness Journey even more successful. We've got you covered with nourishing and delicious food, coffee, and treats. Even better, FREE childcare is available for the first 15 families to sign up, so you can enjoy some much-needed "me" time. Don't forget about the raffles and swag bags for all participants. We can't wait to see you there!
Frosty Brew Thru 2024
Saturday, January 27 · 11am - 4pm EST
Fredericksburg Agricultural Fair
2400 Airport Ave Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
About the Event
Looking for an exclusive tasting event that's sure to warm you up in the winter months ahead? Look no further than the Frosty Brew Thru! With limited tickets available, this craft beer, cider, wine, and spirits tasting event promises to be a highlight of any discerning drinker's calendar. With brews from all across the country on offer, as well as samples from local cideries, distilleries, and wineries, this is your chance to explore the rich variety of flavors and styles that the world of craft alcohol has to offer. What's more, the event is held entirely indoors, across two heated buildings, making it the perfect way to escape the chill outside and enjoy a warm, comfortable atmosphere as you quaff and sample to your heart's content. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to experience the very best that the craft alcohol scene has to offer—get your tickets to the Frosty Brew Thru today!
Peace of Mind Conference 2024: Teaching Peaceful Conflict Resolution
Saturday, January 27 · 9:30am - 4pm EST
Horace Mann Elementary School
4430 Newark Street NW Washington, DC 20016 United States
About the Event
Are you interested in learning more about peaceful conflict resolution and teaching it in schools? Then don't miss out on the Peace of Mind Conference 2024! Join us on Saturday, January 27th in Washington D.C. for our 6th Annual Conference. It's completely free to attend, and lunch and dinner will be available for a modest fee. Our focus this year is on teaching peaceful conflict resolution in schools, and we'll hear from teachers and school mental health professionals who are already implementing these strategies. Through mindfulness, brain science, and social emotional skills, we'll explore how to teach conflict resolution in ways that actually work for kids. We've even built in more time for relaxed conversation and reflection based on feedback from past conferences. So join us for a meaningful day of sharing experiences, mutual learning, and friendship.
Reggae in Woodbridge
Saturday, January 27 · 5 - 11pm EST
epiQ Food Hall
14067 Noblewood Plaza Dale City, VA 22193 United States
About the Event
Come join us for an amazing night of rhythm, harmony, and good vibes at epiQ Food Hall! Get ready to immerse yourself in the soul-soothing sounds of reggae as we present Ras Slick and the Dutty Bus Crew & a live reggae DJ. Be prepared to dance the night away to the captivating tunes of Ras Slick and the Dutty Bus Crew and DJ Immortal that will have you feeling the positive vibes. Indulge your taste buds with a wide range of delectable offerings from the food hall's diverse Culinary Partners. From savory bites to refreshing drinks, there's something for everyone. Not only will you experience an incredible evening of music and food, but you'll also have the opportunity to connect with fellow reggae enthusiasts and share your love for music and culture. This is an event you won't want to miss, so come and experience the magic of reggae at epiQ Food Hall.
1/27 George Mason University Men's Basketball vs Rhode Island
Saturday,  January 27, 2024, 12:00 AM to 2:00 AM
George Mason University - EagleBank Arena
About the Event
Looking for an exciting basketball game to cheer on? Look no further than the George Mason University basketball team as they defend their home court at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, VA. The team is sure to bring some serious competition and entertainment to the court, and nothing beats the rush of cheering them on alongside other passionate spectators. Whether you're a die-hard basketball fan or just looking for a fun outing with friends or family, you won't want to miss out on this exciting event. Head to the team's website to grab your tickets and join in on the action!
Shop Safety & Woodworking 101
Saturday, January 27 · 10am - 3pm EST
Rockler Woodworking and Hardware - Fairfax
12975 Fair Lakes Shopping Center Fairfax, VA 22033 United States
About the Event
Are you tired of giving the same old boring gifts? Look no further than the "Gift of Experience"! Our woodworking classes and workshops make for a unique and exciting way to celebrate any occasion. Our beginner woodworking boot camp is the perfect way to get started on your woodworking projects, and teaches you how to safely use all of the large main power tools. From the tablesaw to the dust collection system, we cover it all! This is a comprehensive 5 hour class with a 30 minute lunch break, so be prepared for a hands-on, informative experience that will give you the skills you need to move on to more advanced projects. Don't wait, sign up early for this extremely popular class and give the gift of woodworking knowledge!
LaughItOff Live Woodbridge
Starts on Saturday, January 27 · 8pm EST
Veterans Growing America
15001 Potomac Town Place #130 Woodbridge, VA 22191 United States
About the Event
If you're looking for a night of laughter without any cringe-worthy moments, look no further than "LaughItOff Live" presented by Clean Comedy Connection (C3). On January 27th, grab your friends and head down to the show featuring a hilarious lineup of PT Bratton & Friends. Doors open at 7:30pm, with the comedy show starting at 8:00pm. Secure your spot in advance for $20-$25, or $30 at the door. For those looking to really treat themselves, VIP tickets are available for $35. Get ready for a night filled with belly laughs and leave your worries at the door.
Hot Cocoa Cartoon Cake Fondant Decorating Class
Saturday, January 27 · 2 - 5:30pm EST
Fran's Cake & Candy Supplies
10927 Main Street Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
About the Event
Learn to create your own Hot Cocoa Cartoon cake in this fun and interactive decorating class! In this class, professional cake decorator Laura Larson will guide you step-by-step in using fondant to transform a cake into a realistic cup of hot cocoa straight out of a comic book. This class is designed for students with intermediate cake decorating skills, including knowledge of leveling, crumb coating, and achieving smooth edges with buttercream icing.
When you register for this class, you will receive expert instruction from Laura Larson, in-person guidance, a 6” crumb coated cake ready to be decorated, and a 5% discount on supplies and tools at Fran's Cake and Candy on the day of the class. Plus, you'll have a delicious and cute cake to share with your family and friends! Don't miss the opportunity to learn from Laura Larson, the talented owner of Laura's Custom Cakes. Check out her work on Facebook at or on Instagram at @Laura.custom.cakes.
All the important details:
Age Level: 16+
Skill Level: Intermediate
All supplies and tools will be provided for use during the class
A box will be provided to take your cake home in
The class may be messy, so it's recommended to bring an apron and tie back long hair
Price is per person, and a ticket must be purchased for each individual attending
The class requires a minimum of 4 students and a maximum of 8 students, with full refunds given if there is insufficient enrollment
The class will run for approximately 3.5 hours, but please be aware that it may go over or under schedule due to the hands-on nature of the class
Cancellation Policy:
Full refunds or credits are available for cancellations made at least 5 days prior to the class
Cancellations made after 5 days but at least 48 hours in advance can receive a credit for a future class
No credits will be offered for cancellations within 48 hours of the scheduled class
Join us for this exciting class and unleash your creativity in cake decorating!
Temple Sound Meditation
Saturday, January 27 · 7 - 8:30pm EST
YogaSix Burke
5765-U Burke Centre Pkwy Burke VA 22015 Burke, VA 22015 United States
About the Event
Experience the power of collective harmony with Michelle Plummer in this interactive session. Join us as we come together to create a sacred temple of sound through the universal sound of "aum". Let go and relax with a guided body scan, accompanied by the ethereal and timeless sounds of gongs, chimes, crystal and bronze singing bowls.
As you surrender to the experience, you may enter different brain wave states, unlocking a deeper sense of calm, timelessness, and profound rest. For some participants, the vibrational sound therapy may even provide relief from symptoms such as depression, insomnia, or stress.
No prior experience is needed, beginners are more than welcome! Your comfort is our priority: Don't forget to bring a thick yoga mat, small blanket, and neck pillow.
Wear socks and comfy clothing.
This session is perfect for a date night or a fun outing with your bestie. Come explore the incredible benefits of sound healing!
Tickets: $40
For more information, call or text the studio at (703) 239-4173 or use the Y6 App to book. No processing fee if you book this workshop at the studio or through the Y6 App. Namaste!
DIY Upholstery Workshop: Basic Dining Chair Seat Cover

Saturday, January 27 · 2 - 4pm EST
Craftspace, Concorde Parkway, Chantilly, VA, USA
3675 Concorde Parkway Chantilly, VA 20151 United States
About the Event
Have you been eyeing that worn-out armchair in your living room, wondering if it's worth keeping or throwing away? Don't toss it just yet! With the help of a pro, you can give that piece of furniture a fresh new look. In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of upholstery and discover the secrets to revamping your cherished pieces. Even if you're a beginner, you'll leave feeling confident and creative, with the skills to tackle any upholstery project. All necessary tools will be provided, and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to us. We're here to help you unleash your creativity and transform your home decor!
Pop-Up Sip n Paint
Saturday, January 20 · 12 - 8pm EST
Anna Sudha Community Kitchens
21100 Dulles Town Circle Dulles, VA 20166 United States
About the Event
Get ready to unleash your inner artist at our Pop-Up Sip n Paint event! Whether you're looking for a fun night out with the girls, a unique and creative date idea, or simply hanging with the guys, this event is sure to be a hit. Come and paint your very own "Panda Nike Dunks" masterpiece with the help of our talented instructors, who will guide you through the process step-by-step. While you paint, sip your favorite drink, and enjoy some delicious treats from local vendors, including Blaze Treats. No prior painting experience is necessary - our team will be there to assist and inspire you every step of the way. Don't miss out on this 21+ event - make sure to secure your spot early as spaces are limited. We can't wait to see you there!
Winter Wonderland Igloos at King & Rye | Sunday - Thursday Dinner
Sunday, January 28 · 5 - 6:30pm EST
480 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
About the Event
The holiday season is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by gathering your loved ones for a cozy and unforgettable dining experience? Our Winter Wonderland Igloos are back by popular demand, located just a few blocks from the Old Town Alexandria waterfront. Our themed igloos, including Gingerbread, Jack Frost, The Polar Express, and Ski Haus, will transport you to a winter wonderland and make your social media followers envious. Our heated igloos can accommodate up to 8 guests each for an hour and a half seating, but make sure to reserve in advance as igloos require a rental fee and food & beverage minimum. Sunday through Thursday evening reservations start at a rental fee of $50 and food & beverage minimum of $150. Come and raise a toast to the new season in our Winter Wonderland Igloos!
Falls Church City Restaurant Week

January 19, 2024 - January 28, 2024
Tysons Corner Center 1961 Chain Bridge Rd
Tysons Corner, VA 22102
About the Event
If you're a foodie, mark your calendars for January 19-28, 2024 - because that's the timeframe for the City of Falls Church Restaurant Week event! This 10-day festival is designed to showcase the diverse and vibrant food culture of the city, with offerings ranging from Afghan and Bolivian to Italian and Jamaican. With options for everyone, from high-end dining establishments to hole-in-the-wall gems, this event promises to draw food lovers from all over. Best of all, it's family friendly, so bring your loved ones along for the feast! Whether you're a local or a tourist, this celebration of delicious cuisine is not to be missed.
Disney's Encanto x CAMP
December 8, 2023 - April 28, 2024
Tysons Corner Center 1961 Chain Bridge Rd Tysons Corner, VA 22102
About the Event
Get ready, Northern Virginia families, because CAMP is coming to town! This beloved family experience company is set to open a new permanent retail location in Tysons Corner Center, just in time for the holiday season. And, drumroll please, they are bringing their latest immersive experience, Disney's Encanto x CAMP, with them! Step into the magical world of La Familia Madrigal from the Academy Award-winning Encanto for an hour of pure enchantment. But that's not all, CAMP is not just a toy store, it's a theme park in your own neighborhood. From their magical "Magic Door" to their signature slime bar, there is something for everyone at CAMP. So, come one, come all and discover what wonder is waiting for you behind the Magic Door!
As January comes to a close, it's time to end the first month of the year on a high note. And what better way to do that than by attending some amazing events in Northern Virginia this weekend? So don't let the winter blues get you down, grab your friends and family and head to NOVA for an unforgettable weekend! Trust us, you won't want to miss these can't-miss events happening right in your backyard. So mark your calendars and make the most out of this weekend with these exciting activities in Northern Virginia. It's time to say goodbye to January and hello to a fun-filled and unforgettable weekend!

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