Maximize Your April Fun – NOVA's Best Kept Events Inside!

Maximize Your April Fun – NOVA's Best Kept Events Inside!
Hey NOVA Friends! The final weekend of April is just around the corner and we've got the insider scoop on the hottest events around. Don't miss out on the fun!Explore the best of what NOVA has to offer and create memories that will last a lifetime. Spread the word, bring your friends, and be ready to experience the best-kept events of the month!


April 26 · 10pm - April 27 · 2am EDT
Tempo Lounge
17650 Possum Point Rd Dumfries, VA 22026 United States
About the Event
Looking for a unique and unforgettable party experience? Look no further than the upcoming Silent Party Dumfries: After Dark Trap Essentials Edition! Instead of traditional speakers and amps, party-goers will don wireless headphones and dance to their own beat while listening to multiple DJs spinning the hottest hits. Not feeling a song? Switch to another station with just a simple adjustment of your headphones. Plus, with a social atmosphere that makes it easier to have conversations and meet new people, you won't want to miss out on this epic party. And if you're worried about missing out on tickets, don't wait any longer – our Silent Parties always sell out quickly, so secure your "2 for 1" tickets today! For any questions about VIP sections or bottles, feel free to email us at [email protected].

Stroll Into Spring!

Friday, April 26 · 5 - 8pm EDT

Old Farm Winery at Hartland
23583 Fleetwood Road Aldie, VA 20105 United States
About the Event
Come celebrate the joys of Spring with us! Join us for an evening of relaxation and entertainment at the Old Farm Winery in Hartland on April 26th. We've reserved a private house and pavilion amidst the calm and serene lush of nature, enabling you to soak up the joys of alfresco while enjoying a glass of your favorite wine. As an adult ticket holder, you'll receive a complimentary glass of wine, sangria, or wine flight. But that's just the start of things, there are live music and food trucks on hand to further enhance your indulgent experience. Also, we've arranged exciting kids' activities, such as a chia seed craft, so that parents can take some time off while the little ones play. It is a fantastic date-night destination, so bring your special someone and enjoy the splendor of nature and good times.

Mocktail Mixology Class

Apr 26 at 7:00PM - 8:00PM
The Spot on Mill Street 406 Mill Street Occoquan Historic District 22125
About the Event
Are you ready to embrace your inner mixologist and shake things up? Join us for an evening of creative concoctions at our Mocktail Mixology Class! This unique event is perfect for anyone searching for new and refreshing drink ideas, or for those who choose to abstain from alcohol. Our expert mixologists will teach you the art of crafting delicious mocktails using unique flavor combinations and techniques that are sure to impress. Get hands-on experience as you shake, stir, and pour your way to mocktail mastery. Plus, enjoy interactive demonstrations and get tips for creating impressive mocktail presentations. And the best part? A sampling session where you'll get to taste a variety of mocktails and vote for your favorite. So come on, grab your shakers and RSVP now to secure your spot at the bar - we can't wait to see you there!

The St. James 2024 Adult Volleyball Open Gym

Friday, April 26 · 6 - 9pm EDT
The St. James Sports, Wellness and Entertainment Complex
6805 Industrial Road Springfield, VA 22151 United States
About the Event
Get ready to spike, serve, and bump your way to volleyball victory at St. James’ 2024 Adult Volleyball Open Gym! Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn the ropes or an intermediate/advanced player eager for some competitive action, we’ve got you covered. Our state-of-the-art facilities feature fully-equipped courts perfect for players of all levels. So whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, this is the perfect opportunity to hone your skills, meet some new players, and, most importantly, have a blast. And at just $8 per person for members and $10 per person for non-members, there’s really no excuse not to join in on the fun! So what are you waiting for? Get ready to serve up some excitement and join us at St. James’ 2024 Adult Volleyball Open Gym!

Event Design & Decor Workshop

April 26 · 7pm - April 27 · 5pm EDT
We Do Weddings, Etc.
2889 Ps Business Center Drive Woodbridge, VA 22192 United States
About the Event
Calling all event planners and decorators! Are you ready to take your skills to the next level? We Do Weddings, Etc. presents a 2-day design workshop that will equip you with the fundamentals you need to execute engaging events that will leave your guests in awe. You’ll learn how to work closely with clients and other vendors while showcasing your design and decor expertise. The workshop will start with the basics of event design, ensuring you are fully prepared to take on new projects responsibly and professionally. By completing each job with expertly styled elements, you’ll advertise your services and attract new clients. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to up your game and boost your career!

PAINT & SIP | Life is a Beautiful Ride!

Friday, April 26 · 5 - 7pm EDT
Morais Vineyards & Winery
11409 Marsh Road Bealeton, VA 22712 United States
About the Event
Springtime is in the air! Join us for a delightful evening of painting, sipping, and soaking in the beautiful atmosphere at Morais Vineyards and Winery. On April 26th from 5pm to 7pm, we invite you to sip on a variety of delicious wines and let your creativity come to life while painting a pretty spring bike on canvas. With your ticket, you'll receive all paint supplies, two hours of enjoyable painting, and access to purchase delectable wines. Not to mention, good vibes and lively music will be in the air, ensuring a memorable experience that you won't want to miss out on! Come join us for an unforgettable evening at Morais Vineyards and Winery.

Festival Of Colors 2024 , HOLI DC

Saturday, April 27 · 12 - 7pm EDT
Bull Run Regional Park
Special Event Center 7700 Bull Run Drive Centreville, VA 20121 United States
About the Event
Looking for a happy and entertaining event that brings together people from all backgrounds and cultures? Look no further than the Festival of Colors 2024! This annual celebration is renowned as the world's happiest event, where you can immerse yourself in a vibrant atmosphere of spirituality, community, love, and diversity. From music to dance performances, from delicious foods to shopping opportunities, and from hookah to kids' activities, there's something for everyone at this festival. And the best part? You get to throw colors on each other, make new friends, and enjoy a truly unforgettable day with your loved ones. However, be sure to note that outside food, drinks, and colors are not allowed at the event, and bags will be subject to inspection at the entrance. So, grab your ticket if you're three and above, mark your calendars, and get ready for a day of happiness and love!

Saint John the Evangelist School Spring Gala featuring Dueling Pianos


Saturday, April 27 · 6 - 10pm EDT
Trinity Hall
111 John E Mann Street Warrenton, VA 20186 United States
About the Event
Get ready to put on your fanciest black-and-white cocktail attire and join us at Saint John the Evangelist School's Spring Gala! We're excited to present Dueling Pianos by Felix and Fingers at Trinity Hall - an evening of musical competition that is sure to have you tapping your feet and singing along. With dinner being served and drinks available, this gala is the perfect opportunity for a night out with your family and friends. With an atmosphere filled with laughter and entertainment, the Spring Gala promises to be an unforgettable event - one that you won't want to miss! We hope to see you there!

1st Annual Cardinal 5K Run/Walk

Apr 27 at 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Gainesville High School 13150 University Boulevard Gainesville 20155
About the Event
Looking for a fun and healthy way to support your local community? Look no further than the 1st Annual Cardinal 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Gainesville High School PTSO. This exciting event promises to be a great time for all involved, with participants of all ages and fitness levels welcome to come join in the fun. From the warm up at 8:15 AM to the race starting promptly at 8:30 AM, this is a great opportunity to meet new friends, enjoy some fresh air, and support a truly worthwhile cause. All proceeds from the event will go directly to the PTSO, allowing them to continue their important work of strengthening the educational and social environment of the Cardinal community. Whether you're a runner, a walker, or just someone looking for a great way to give back, we hope you'll join us for the 1st Annual Cardinal 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 27th, 2024.

Fairfax ROCKS and Ashby Ponds ROCKS - 4/27 Concert

Saturday, April 27 · 2 - 3pm EDT
Burke United Methodist Church
6200 Burke Centre Parkway Burke, VA 22015 United States
About the Event
Experience the power of music at the third stop of Encore Creativity's Spring 2024 ROCKS Tour! Join Encore ROCKers from Fairfax and Ashby Ponds as they rock the house down with their incredible voices and harmonies. This free concert is open to all who love music, so gather your friends and family for a night you won't forget. And if you need accessible seating, don't worry! Options are available to ensure everyone can enjoy the show. Plus, if you feel inclined to support Encore Creativity's mission, donations are warmly welcomed at both check-out and at the door. Don't miss out on this amazing musical event!

Vernal Pool Adventures!

Apr 27 at 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Sky Meadows State Park 11012 Edmonds Lane Delaplane 20144
About the Event
Springtime in Virginia is a magical time of year when nature awakens from its winter slumber. One of the greatest signs of spring is the appearance of frogs and salamanders, which fill vernal pools with life. These shallow pools of water dry up in the summer heat, making them the perfect place for amphibians to lay their eggs. If you want to experience the beauty of these unique creatures, you can join a Virginia Master Naturalist on a visit to a vernal pool. This guided walk will take you through the Sensory Explorers' Trail in the picnic area, which is open daily for self-guided walks. The trail has adaptations for the blind and visually impaired, making it a great opportunity for people of all ages to explore and enjoy nature. The walk will last approximately one hour, and you'll have the chance to search for signs of these special amphibians. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to connect with nature!

"Symphony in Bloom" - PSO Spring Gala 2024

Apr 27 at 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Naj and E. Margriet Langenberg Husain's WildCat Equestrian Farm 5800 Merry Oaks Road The Plains 20198
About the Event
PSO is thrilled to host an unforgettable evening of music and philanthropy, featuring two incredibly talented vocalists - Emily Casey and Nakia Verner. The highlight of the night will undoubtedly be their awe-inspiring rendition of the beloved "Flower Duet" from Lakme. And that's not all - you'll also be treated to a showcase of other cherished classics from the American songbook. As you bask in the sultry sounds of these magnificent performers, you can rest easy knowing that you're also making a difference, as all proceeds from this special fundraising event will go towards supporting a worthy cause. Get ready for an evening of pure bliss, all in the name of music and charity.

ARTfactory's Super Con with Super Art Fight

Apr 27 at 10:00AM - 9:00PM
ARTfactory 9419 Battle Street Manassas 20110
$15.00 - $45.00
About the Event
Mark your calendars and clear your schedules for the most epic fandom and artist convention of the year! Super Con is coming to the ARTfactory on April 27th, 2024 and you won't want to miss it. Immerse yourself into the whole ARTfactory experience like you've never seen before, with all three floors filled with exciting events and activities. Get your cosplay costumes ready for the contest, explore the artists’ alley, test your skills with board and PC gaming, and purchase unique items from the exhibitors. And don't worry, there will also be plenty of delicious food truck options to give you the energy to keep going! Plus, join Super Art Fight in the Wind River Theater for a show at 6:30pm. Stay up late for the after-con event, which will be announced soon, and keep the fun going all night long. Whether you're an artist looking to showcase your work or a vendor wanting to share your tasty treats with Super Con attendees, apply now for a chance to be a part of this unforgettable event!

BLK OPS Washington, D.C. Roadshow & Panel

Saturday, April 27 · 8 - 11pm EDT
Veterans Growing America
15001 Potomac Town Place #Space 130 Woodbridge, VA 22191 United States
About the Event
Are you ready for a sneak peek at one of the most anticipated shows of 2024? BLK OPS is a groundbreaking series that highlights the stories of underrepresented veterans who have served in The Military’s Special Operations. This exclusive roadshow and panel event offer a unique opportunity to dive into their compelling journeys of service and sacrifice. During the event, you'll get to watch the premiere episode and participate in a live discussion with these remarkable individuals. Gain insights into their experiences, explore the current state of the military force, and discover how diversity can truly enhance any mission. Don't miss out on your chance to engage with our esteemed panelists and learn more about the life-changing BLK OPS project. Reserve your spot now and be a part of this unforgettable experience!

First Home Alliance 2024 Community Appreciation Day

Saturday, April 27 · 11am - 4pm EDT
Veterans Memorial Park
14300 Veterans Drive Woodbridge, VA 22191 United States
About the Event
Looking for a fun and educational event that celebrates good deeds performed within communities? Look no further than the 15th Annual Community Appreciation Day hosted by the First Home Alliance! Join us on April 27th, Earth Day, for a day full of Zumba dancing, financial literacy games, nature trail walks, and raffles that are sure to put a smile on everyone's face. This event is open and free to the public, and all ages are welcome to partake in the festivities. Whether you come to enjoy the free food, dance the day away with our Zumba instructors, or to spend quality time with your family, Community Appreciation Day will surely make your day. Register for your free tickets today and come celebrate financial wellness, physical fitness, and the spirit of volunteerism with us!

Girl, Get Up!

Saturday, April 27 · 8am - 2pm EDT
4385 Grove Lane Marshall, VA 20115 United States
About the Event
Are you ready to tap into your full potential and embrace your inner strength? Then don't miss out on this empowering event that will inspire and uplift you. Join us at 4385 Grove Lane in Marshall, VA, USA for a dynamic gathering that celebrates the power of women. Together, we'll come together to uplift and empower each other, celebrating who we are by the grace of God. This is an opportunity to connect with other women and unleash your fullest potential. So, gather your friends and prepare to be inspired, inspired, and motivated. Together, we'll create a community of strong and fearless women who are ready to make a difference in the world. So, girl, get up and let's change the world for the glory of God!

Strong Foundations Academy Trike-A-Thon

Saturday, April 27 · 12 - 4pm EDT
Strong Foundation Academy
17934 Main Street Dumfries, VA 22026 United States
About the Event
Calling all young and young at heart bike, trike, and scooter enthusiasts! You won't want to miss out on the Strong Foundations Academy's Trike-A-Thon on April 27th. Join us for a day filled with exciting races, bounce houses, face painting, and delicious food from food trucks and vendors. You can also get involved by sponsoring a racer and supporting a great cause. With prizes for the winners of each age group race, the highest donation earner, and the best decorated bike, trike, or scooter, there's something for everyone. We are deeply grateful for the support of local business donations, which include gifts certificates from Imagine That and everyone's favorite- pizza! From start to finish, this event is sure to be a blast!


Saturday, April 27 · 11am - 5pm EDT
Lost Barrel Brewing
36138 Little River Turnpike Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
About the Event
Get ready for a fantastic time at Lost Barrel Brewing's Spring Beer Fest 2024! This event is the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of spring with friends and family. Enjoy an array of amazing local craft beers, taste delicious food, shop unique and local vendors, and groove to the sounds of live music. This festival is open to all ages, and leashed dogs are allowed outside. With a spacious parking lot and both indoor and outdoor seating available, Lost Barrel Brewing has got you covered. Worried about seating? Bring your own blankets and chairs for a cozy picnic experience. This year, different breweries and vendors will be set up until 5 pm, and you don't even need a ticket to enjoy the fun! However, if you're planning to taste some beer, you can get your tickets online and enjoy the perks of a souvenir glass and 7 taster drink tickets. Get your friends and family, and come celebrate the season with us at Lost Barrel Brewing's Spring Beer Fest 2024!

Historic Garden Week Oak Spring Tour: FRIDAY TOUR

April 27, 2024
Oak Spring
1776 Loughborough Road Upperville, VA 20184 United States
About the Event
Experience the beauty and history of Oak Spring, the former home of American art collectors and philanthropists, Paul Mellon and Rachel "Bunny" Lambert Mellon. This magnificent estate boasts breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge and Bull Run Mountains and includes a tour of the main residence, expansive gardens, formal greenhouse, gallery, and Broodmare Barn. Designed by H. Page Cross, the complex of whitewashed stone buildings showcases Bunny Mellon's unique vision for the walled garden, which features a variety of formal and informal spaces, reflecting pools, and espaliered fruit trees. A bridge leads to a gazebo where you can revel in the tranquil surroundings. The Oak Spring ticket provides admission to this stunning location and all its splendor.

Catharpin 1-Mile Fun Run: April 28, 2024

Sunday, April 28 · 9am - 12pm EDT
Catharpin Recreational Park, 12500 Kyle Wilson Way, Catharpin, VA, USA
12500 Kyle Wilson Way Catharpin, VA 20143 United States
About the Event
Lace up your sneakers and join us for an exciting, family-friendly event at the Catharpin 1-Mile Fun Run on Sunday, April 28, 2024. Kids in grades K-8 will have the chance to compete in a series of races, with parents welcome to run along and cheer them on. The course, which is 90% grass, will provide a perfect setting for athletes of all experience levels. And for those who complete the race, a shiny medal will be waiting to honor their accomplishment. With the added thrill of finalist medals for boys and girls in each race category, it's sure to be a day of fun, fitness, and friendly competition. Don't miss out on this unforgettable event!

Love Your Curls

Sunday, April 28 · 1 - 3pm EDT
Ash Salon + Spa
4303 Fauquier Avenue The Plains, VA 20198 United States
About the Event
Are you tired of struggling with your natural curls? Have you tried countless product suggestions and tips from social media but still haven't found a routine that works for you? Look no further! Join us for a fun-filled educational workshop where we celebrate all types of curls. Whether you have waves, coils, or kinks, our expert stylists will teach you how to care for and style your curls with minimal products and clean ingredients. Plus, enjoy complimentary refreshments, play with some product, and mingle with fellow curl enthusiasts. And the best part? Each ticket includes a goodie bag filled with curly hair must-haves, an informative workbook, and a chance to enter a raffle for $150 worth of Curlisto products. So don't wait, let's embrace those curls together!

Maggiano's Tysons Corner Kid's Cooking Class

Sunday, April 28 · 9 - 11am EDT
2001 International Drive Tysons, VA 22102 United States
About the Event
Get ready to roll up your sleeves and put on your chef hats for the ultimate culinary experience! Join us for our Kid's Cooking Class where your little ones will learn how to make Mom's Lasagna with the guidance of our Chef. Before the fun begins, enjoy our delicious Maggiano's Breakfast Buffet and coloring activities to get settled in. With hands-on instruction from our Chef, your little ones will be creating a culinary masterpiece in no time. This experience is sure to create lasting memories for your future little Chef! Don't forget, each child will receive their own Chef Hat and Apron to take home. This experience is recommended for kids ages 4-12. Parents please note that all attendees must purchase a ticket in advance. For any additional questions, call our Banquet Sales Office or email us. We can't wait to see you there!
As we come to the end of this blog post, I hope you have all been convinced that April in Northern Virginia is not a month to be missed. Whether you're a foodie looking for delicious fare at the Cherry Blossom Food and Wine Festival or a music lover eager to catch your favorite artists at Jammin' Java's Springfest, there is no shortage of excitement to be had. And let's not forget about the array of garden tours, art exhibitions, and historical reenactments that will transport you back in time. So mark your calendars, gather up your friends and family, and make the most out of this last weekend in April!
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