Fabulous NOVA Events to Enjoy This Fall - Get Out and Enjoy the Autumn Weather!

Fabulous NOVA Events to Enjoy This Fall - Get Out and Enjoy the Autumn Weather!
Are you ready to get out and enjoy the magnificent autumn weather? If so, there’s no better place for it than Northern Virginia! Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun or something a bit more thrilling, there are plenty of fabulous events that await you in NOVA this fall. From areas like Prince William County Parks to the National Museum of Natural History in D.C., we’ve rounded up some of the top attractions and activities perfect for any adventure seeker this season. So pack your bags, grab your loved ones (or just yourself!) and get ready to explore all that our beautiful region has to offer with these extraordinary events!
Haunted Historic House & Cemetery Tour

Friday and Saturday Nights· 7- 9pm EDT
3944 Cameron Street Dumfries, VA 22026 United States
About the Event
Are you ready to brave the ghostly spirits of Dumfries' historic district? Join us for one of our highly anticipated seasonal haunted walking tours, only available during the month of October! Our expert paranormal guide will lead you through several locations as you hear chilling tales of local ghostly lore. The finale of the tour, located at the infamous Weems-Botts historical house, is not for the faint of heart. For the first time since 2019, you'll be able to step inside and experience its eerie past firsthand. Don't forget to snap a few pictures for your Instagram! You can warm up before or after your tour with a hot cup of cocoa or apple cider, knowing that your ticket and concession purchases support a great cause - the preservation of the historic Weems-Botts Museum by the nonprofit, Historic Dumfries VA. This is a tour you won't want to miss!
Italian Wine Dinner

Friday, October 13 · 6:30 - 8:30pm EDT
73 Culpeper Street Warrenton, VA 20186 United States

About the Event
Gather your friends and join us for an exquisite evening of wine and fine dining at Saint James’ second wine dinner! We are thrilled to host this event in the Parish Hall on Friday, October 13th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Indulge in a variety of delicious wines and delectable cuisine, all while supporting the youth groups of Saint James'. Snatch up your tickets for $85 or purchase a table for 8 people for $680. Hurry - we’re only allowing 48 guests to keep the evening intimate and enjoyable for all. For any questions, reach out to Greg Arthaud at [email protected]. Be sure to check your weekly email for the link to make reservations and view the menu for the evening. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience!
Witches Be Crazy Vineyard Paint Experience

Friday, October 13 · 5 - 7pm EDT
11409 Marsh Road Bealeton, VA 22712 United States

About the Event
Unleash your inner witch at the Witches Be Crazy Paint Experience! Join us for a spellbinding evening of creativity and fun on Fri, Oct 13, 2023 at 5:00PM in Bealeton, VA.
At 11409 Marsh Road, our venue sets the stage for an unforgettable event. Let artist Shannon Seaberg with Pretty Palette Party guide you through a magical Halloween painting session.
Open to beginners and experienced artists alike, this event is perfect for everyone. Grab your friends, family, and brooms for a bewitching evening filled with laughter and spooky vibes.
No need to bring any supplies - we've got you covered with all the necessary materials. Just bring your imagination and get ready for a wickedly good time!
Join us at the Witches Be Crazy Paint Experience and watch your creativity soar as you create your own masterpiece. Secure your spot now and prepare for a night you'll never forget!
Moms and Sons Nerf Battle
Friday, October 13 · 6 - 8:30pm EDT
4600 Brookfield Corporate Dr. Chantilly, VA 20151 United States

About the Event
Get ready for an unforgettable night of fun and excitement as moms and sons team up for a Nerf battle like no other! This event is perfect for mothers and mother-figures looking to bond with their sons in a unique and thrilling way. Whether you're a Nerf pro or a newbie, this battle is suitable for all skill levels. Best of all, the night includes dinner and a fun activity - the perfect way to create memories that will last a lifetime. So, grab your Nerf guns and join us for an evening of strategy and non-stop action. Don't hesitate to sign up - spaces are limited!
Historic Main Street Walking Tour

Starts on Saturday, October 14 · 11am EDT
10 Ashby Street Warrenton, VA 20186 United States

About the Event
Step back in time and explore Warrenton's commercial street on a walking tour that is both educational and enjoyable. Our knowledgeable guide will lead you through the colonial period to the present day, sharing fascinating stories about the town's entrepreneurial past. From the historic buildings to the unique shops that line the street, you'll gain a new appreciation for this charming and vibrant destination. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes as you embark on this hour-long journey that begins at the museum. Don't miss your chance to uncover the secrets of Warrenton's rich history and culture on this engaging walking tour.

Fall Festival Truck N' Treat

Saturday, October 14 · 3 - 5pm EDT
8010 Crescent Park Drive Gainesville, VA 20155 United States

About the Event
Get ready for a day of fall fun at the Marketplace at Madison Crescent's 2nd annual Fall Festival and Trunk N Treat! This event will feature exciting games at Premier Martial Arts and amazing hair braiding at Fashion Forward Salon. Plus, all kids under 12 will receive trick-or-treat bags filled with goodies. But that's not all - Brooklyn Bros. Pizzeria will be serving up delicious pizza all day long! The festival will be held at Madison Crescent in Gainesville, Virginia, easily accessible via James Madison Highway and Lee Highway. Don't miss out on all the fun - check out the website at www.madison-crescent.com for directions and more information.

FREE-Ride 2 Save Lives Motorcycle Assessment Course - OCT 14th(MANASSAS)

Saturday, October 14 · 9am - 12pm EDT
6901 Sudley Road Manassas, VA 20109 United States

About the Event
Have you been looking for a way to enhance your motorcycle riding skills and boost your safety on the road? Look no further than the Virginia State Police's free motorcycle self-assessment course! During this course, you'll not only learn new skills but also have the opportunity to practice them in a safe, controlled environment. From handling hazards and special situations to navigating tricky curves and interstate highways, you'll leave the course feeling confident and prepared for any situation on the road. Don't wait to register - spaces are limited and this is an opportunity you won't want to miss!
Pop Art Printmaking for Kids

Saturday, October 14 · 10:30am - 12pm EDT
3675 Concorde Parkway Chantilly, VA 20151 United States

About the Event
Unleash your inner artist and bring your favorite pet, person, plant, flower, food, or any other object to life through a series of colorful Pop Art images. This is your chance to create something truly unique and personal, with the option to frame it or turn it into a greeting card. Don't worry if you're not sure what to bring, as some photo references will be available to inspire you. You'll learn how to transfer your drawing in reverse onto a printing plate, and then ink it with water-soluble block printing inks. Finally, use a hand-operated block printing press or baren to create your masterpiece on paper. No experience needed – all printing materials are provided, and ages 7+ can be dropped off. Come get creative with us!

Parent & Me Halloween Sugar Cookie Decorating Class

Saturday, October 14 · 2:30 - 5pm EDT
10927 Main Street Fairfax, VA 22030 United States

About the Event
Join Celebrity Pastry Chef Dawn Alston of Ravy Cakes, from Food Network's The Wedding Cake Championship, for an exciting and spooky Halloween Sugar Cookie Decorating Class!
In this class, parents and children will work together to decorate 8 freshly baked, Halloween-themed sugar cookies using royal icing. You'll learn various piping techniques and discover tips and tricks to create adorable and eerie Halloween cookies.
This class is suitable for children aged 7 and up, accompanied by a parent or adult.
All the necessary items and tools will be provided for use during the workshop. You'll also receive a box to take your cookies home in. Plus, all students will receive a 5% discount on purchases at Fran's on the day of the class.
Each ticket includes admission for 1 adult and 1 child. If you would like to bring an additional child, there will be a $30 charge. Please contact Fran's directly to purchase your ticket and ensure space for the extra child.
The class requires a minimum of 2 teams and can accommodate a maximum of 6 teams. If there are not enough participants, you will receive a full refund.
We understand that plans can change. Full refunds or credits are available for cancellations made at least 5 days before the class. If you need to cancel within 5 days but at least 48 hours in advance, we can offer you a credit for a future class. Unfortunately, we cannot provide any credits for cancellations within 48 hours of the scheduled class.
To see more of Celebrity Pastry Chef Dawn's award-winning work, visit www.ravycakes.com or follow @myravycakes on Instagram.

Wear Pink Party

October 14 · 8pm - October 15 · 1am EDT
10352 Festival Lane Manassas, VA 20109 United States
About the Event
October is here and it is time to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This devastating disease has affected so many lives, and we all know someone who has been impacted. It is time to celebrate the strength and courage of those who have faced this tragedy. Join us in wearing pink to show support for those who are currently battling breast cancer and in honor of those we have lost. The venue will be decorated with pink accessories to create a festive atmosphere. Don't forget to grab your pre-sale tickets available at Long Time No Sea in Manassas, VA to show your support in the fight against breast cancer. Together we can make a difference.
Lunar Eclipse Spiritual Alignment Event

Saturday, October 14 · 3 - 8pm EDT
Manassas, VA, USA Manassas, VA United States

About the Event
Experience the magic of a lunar eclipse in the captivating city of Manassas, VA. Join us for an unforgettable evening as we connect with celestial energy and embrace the transformative power of the cosmos. Immerse yourself in guided meditations, indulgent Reiki sessions, and rejuvenating face massages. Plus, enjoy exclusive access to a private Infrared Sauna and Compression Therapy Boots. But that's not all - we have a special guest, Medium Stacey Nichole, who will offer intuitive psychic mediumship readings and Tarot readings. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!
Choose from various session lengths: 15 minutes: $40; 30 minutes: $70; Tarot: $30
As the night comes to a close, we'll also provide information on inner child therapy, Tapping, and Sound Therapy. Feel free to come and go as you please during the 5-hour event. Schedule your Reiki session and other readings with Cristina when you purchase your ticket. Get ready to glow in the moonlight - this is an experience you won't want to miss!

Dashain Tihar Fest (DTFest) 2023
Saturday, October 14 · 12 - 6pm EDT
10624 Dumfries Road Manassas, VA 20112 United States
About the Event
Experience the vibrant culture of Nepal at DTFest 2023! Join us for a day filled with lively music, delicious food, traditional dances, and a showcase of Nepal's rich heritage. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere, explore colorful stalls, and indulge in mouthwatering authentic Nepalese cuisine. Plus, by attending, you'll be supporting incredible non-profit partners and their great cause.
Attention vendors and sponsors! Don't miss the opportunity to showcase your offerings and connect with our enthusiastic attendees. Gain brand exposure, reach a diverse audience, and support the Nepalese community. And as a special offer, enjoy a 20% EARLY BIRD discount with coupon code ELYBD.
Stay tuned for updates on our incredible lineup of performances, cultural activities, and special guests. Save the date, spread the word, and get ready for an unforgettable experience. Join us at the highlight event of the year that will leave you inspired and uplifted.

Fall Wreath Workshop

Sunday, October 15 · 1 - 4pm EDT
16330 Lee Highway Gainesville, VA 20155 United States
About the Event
There's no better way to celebrate the arrival of crisp, cool weather than by creating your very own Autumn wreath. Whether you're looking for a fun activity to enjoy with friends or a chance to flex your creative muscles, our seasonal wreath-making workshop is sure to delight. With all materials and tools provided, you'll have everything you need to craft a stunning wreath that captures the spirit of Fall. But space is limited, so don't wait to reserve your spot. For just $52, you can join us for an afternoon of crafts, laughter, and memories that will last a lifetime. And if you feel like adding a little something extra to your wreath, we'll have plenty of add-on projects available for purchase on the day of the event. So why wait? Come join us for an afternoon of fun and Festive Fall magic!
Ready, Set RACE!!

Sunday, October 15 · 4 - 5pm EDT
12000 Antietam Road Woodbridge, VA 22192 United States
About the Event
Get ready to race with Ready, Set, Race - the ultimate kids running competition! Experience the thrill of crossing the finish line and discover the joy of running. Our program promotes a healthy and active lifestyle while fostering a love for competition. Open to all ages and abilities, our races offer a range of distances. With our guidance, athletes will improve their running form, build endurance, and increase speed. Join our community of like-minded kids and make new friends who share your passion for running. At the end of 4 weeks, compete in a real race with bibs, medals, and the exhilaration of finishing strong. Give your young athlete the gift of running and sign up for Ready, Set, Race today. Let us help them achieve their personal best and be inspired to keep running and competing for years to come.
Design Focus: Rhythm

Starts on Sunday, October 15 · 2pm EDT
4151 Lafayette Center Drive #110 Chantilly, VA 20151 United States

About the Event
Are you ready to take your flower arranging skills to the next level? Join us for our upcoming classes where you will learn valuable techniques such as repetition, depth, and transition to make your arrangements more visually appealing. Not only will you learn about the importance of space and placement to create interest and excitement, but you'll also have the opportunity to create a contemporary design. And the best part? Register for 3 or more classes and receive $10 off each one! Please note that tools are not provided for these classes, but some are available for purchase. Don't miss out on this exclusive experience - join us as we open our doors early just for you and offer a 10% discount on our storefront items before each class. Doors open 1 hour prior to the listed class time, so arrive early to shop and enjoy light refreshments!

Hocus Pocus Brunch with the Sanderson Sisters
Starts on Sunday, October 15 · 12pm EDT
201 Mill St Occoquan, VA 22125 United States
About the Event
Get ready to face your fears this Halloween season and join us for a spooky feast featuring the one-and-only Sanderson sisters! Starting at 11:30, indulge in a delicious breakfast buffet while the witches themselves lurk around, looking for their next victim! But don't worry, this haunted event is all in good fun. There will be dancing and singing with the sisters, devilishly tempting drinks, and even a chance to win $50 with our costume contest! Just be sure to purchase your tickets soon, as they sell out quickly. And remember, everyone must have a ticket to attend – even children under 2. So grab your family and friends, dress up in your scariest costumes, and get ready to make unforgettable memories with the Sanderson sisters!
Luxurious Autumn Picnic In The Vines

Sunday, October 15 · 11:45am - 3pm EDT
15950 Lee Highway Centreville, VA 20120 United States
About the Event
Join us for a magical afternoon at our Luxurious Autumn Picnic In The Vines event! Immerse yourself in stunning autumn scenery, indulge in gourmet treats, and sip on fine wines. Located at a picturesque vineyard on Sun, Oct 15, 2023 at 12:15 PM, this event promises an unforgettable experience.
Savor the beauty of the season as you leisurely stroll through the vineyard, bask in warm sunlight, and enjoy a serene atmosphere. Our carefully curated picnic baskets will be filled with a range of delicious delights, from artisanal cheeses to freshly baked breads.
Whether you're seeking a romantic outing or a fun gathering with friends, our Luxurious Autumn Picnic In The Vines is the perfect event to celebrate fall's beauty. Don't miss this unique opportunity to relax, unwind, and create lasting memories.
Escape the daily hustle and bustle and embrace the tranquility of nature. Reserve your spot today for an enchanting afternoon at our Luxurious Autumn Picnic In The Vines. We can't wait to welcome you!
Cornhole-Rotary of Manassas 1st Annual Charity Cornhole Tournament

Sunday, October 15 · 12 - 8pm EDT
9201 Center Street Manassas, VA 20110 United States
About the Event
Come and join us for a fantastic family day out at the 1st Annual Rotary of Manassas Cornhole Tournament! You don't​ need to bring a partner to play, as you'll be paired with four different ones over four games. It's a social event, and beginner to intermediate players are welcome, so come and try your hand at what promises to be great fun! Bags are provided, and with over $1,000 in prizes and gift cards from our sponsors up for grabs, the top 10 players are in for a treat. There's a prize raffle, plus a 50/50 raffle so you can win big. What's more, discounts on all food and drink are on offer with a registration or minimum $20 donation, so sign up ASAP and don't miss out on the excitement! The first 80 registered players will be guaranteed a place at this must-attend event, so don't delay. We hope to see you there!
DNYP - PawAsana on Tap at Eavesdrop!

Sunday, October 15 · 10:30 - 11:30am EDT
7223 Centreville Road Yorkshire, VA 20111 United States

About the Event
Get ready for a unique yoga experience with adorable rescue puppies and dogs at Eavesdrop Brewery in Yorkshire, VA! Join us for a 45-minute mixed level yoga class led by Kimberly Evering, where you can cuddle and interact with the pups while you practice. After the class, enjoy a 15-minute "snuggasana" with the dogs. And don't forget, a refreshing pint from Eavesdrop Brewery is included with your ticket (for guests 21 and over).
Space is limited, so make sure to secure your Pawssport today! Tickets are $39.50 in advance or $45 at the door. A portion of the proceeds will go to Operation Paws for Homes, a rescue organization.
Please bring your own yoga mat or towel, and Operation Paws for Homes will bring the dogs. Remember, only the rescue dogs from Operation Paws for Homes are allowed on the class floor. Due to dietary restrictions, no food or treats are allowed on the floor.
For the safety and comfort of everyone involved, spectators are not encouraged. Don't miss out on this unforgettable yoga experience with furry friends. Nama'stay'!

WITCHES BE SIPPIN: Halloween Paint Experience
Sunday, October 15 · 2 - 5pm EDT
9249 Center Street Manassas, VA 20110 United States
About the Event
Looking for a fun and creative way to spend a Sunday afternoon? Look no further than Aroma Wine Tasting for their upcoming ‘The Witch Is In’ painting event on October 15th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. For just $40, you can join in on the fun with a 16 x 20 canvas and all the supplies you need, as well as step-by-step instructions. Don’t worry if you’re a beginner – all painters leave with a finished painting! But that’s not all – if you sign up two or more weeks early, you’ll have a chance to receive your very own witch hat that you can wear throughout the event (only the first ten registrants will receive one). And to top it off, there will also be door prizes on the night of the Paint Party! So, grab your friends and come enjoy a fun-filled evening of painting and wine at Aroma Wine Tasting. Just be sure to arrive a little early to order drinks and get prepped for painting, or stop by ahead of time to grab a bite to eat.
Finally, if you need a change of scenery and something fun to look forward to this fall, look no further than the Northern Virginia area. Whether you choose a wine tasting or an outdoor adventure, there's plenty of options here in NOVA that are sure to satisfy your craving for entertaining, family-friendly activities. So grab a jacket, invite some friends and family, make yourself some hot cocoa (or wine!), and experience what fall has to offer with these great events! Now get out there and enjoy all that this season has to offer!

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