May is off to a great start in Northern Virginia! Weekend Events May 05-07

May is off to a great start in Northern Virginia! Weekend Events May 05-07
May is off to a great start in Northern Virginia! There's plenty of fun activities going on from outdoor adventures to museum explorations. Enjoy the beautiful spring weather and check out all these exciting events happening this week!
Friday Night Metal!
Starts on Friday, May 5 · 7pm EDT
The Salisbury Center 8890 Mathis Avenue Manassas, VA 20110 United States
About the Event
Support the local music scene! This month, experience a truly unique show with "The Glowing Embers". Think of them as an envoy from metal's past- they don't just imitate Age of Ruin--they bring their legendary sound to life. Don't miss out on this memorable performance and become part of something special: your area’s up and coming music movement!
Sip & Shop at Franny's Farmacy NOVA
MAY 5 Fri, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Franny's Farmacy NOVA 7128 Farm Station Road Warrenton, VA 20187 United States
About the Event
Looking for an awesome night out without going over the top? Look no further! Join us every Friday from 4-8pm as our amazing team brings you a one-of-a kind experience. Mingle with friends, shop some of our product offerings and indulge in handcrafted mocktails created by Rachel – expert mixologist & budtender extraordinaire. She's come up with something special to tantalize your taste buds each month so you won't want to miss it! Let yourself be 'buzzin' along’ at this fun event - see ya soon!
Cinco de Mayo
May 5 · 8pm - May 6 · 2am EDT
14067 Noblewood Plaza 14067 Noblewood Plaza Dale City, VA 22193 United States
About the Event
Get ready to fiesta like never before! Join us for epiQ Food Hall's Cinco de Mayo Celebration featuring the return of Hermanos Galvan & Orquesta. There'll be delicious margaritas and tacos all night long, plus salsa lessons with Eric the Muse and Genesis Carranza starting at 9pm. Plus - don't miss out on our 360 photo booth until 11 PM! And as an extra bonus: ladies can get in free until 10 pm- ¡Olé! So come join us 18+ friends this May 5th — it's going to be a party you won't soon forget
An Evening in France
Friday, May 5 · 6:30 - 8:30pm EDT
73 Culpeper St 73 Culpeper Street Warrenton, VA 20186 United States
About the Event
On May 5th, come experience the flavors of France without ever leaving your town! Our talented chefs Greg Arthaud and Carrie Carter will be preparing a tantalizing meal featuring only the finest French ingredients. And don't forget to complement each course with specially chosen imported wines - it's sure to make for an unforgettable night! Plus, you can feel good knowing that proceeds from "An Evening in France" will help support our local church/school kitchen. So join us as we head across the pond; c'est magnifique!
Sip and Plant
Friday, May 5 · 6 - 9pm EDT
Ohana Preservation Foundation 24282 James Monroe Highway Aldie, VA 20105 United States
About the Event
Enjoy a relaxing evening of learning and indulging! Spend some time with an experienced master gardener to craft your own herb container garden. Savor homemade delicacies made from local ingredients, paired perfectly with exquisite wines as you take in the picturesque views of rolling hills lined by lush green paddocks - horses included too! All while showing your support for The Ohana Preservation Foundation that provides vulnerable children essential exposure to equine, art and horticultural therapy programs situated in rural areas. Sponsored proudly by Meadows Farms – don’t miss out on this opportunity today!
Fauquier Chamber of Commerce Young Professional’s First Friday Lunch
MAY 5 Fri, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Madigan's Waterfront 201 Mill St Occoquan, VA 22125 United States
About the Event
Looking to start off the month on a high note? Join our non-profit organization, Young Professionals for their First Friday lunch at Northside 29! Connect and network with like minded professionals in an easygoing atmosphere. With new members joining every day, don't miss out on this opportunity to expand your reach and make meaningful connections over delicious food.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Course - Blended Learning
May 5 · 4pm - May 7 · 5pm EDT
Ramer Hall 24180 Gilbert Road Stafford, VA 22556 United States
About the Event
You won't want to miss out on this unique opportunity! Get signed up for the American Red Cross Lifeguard Blended Learning Course before it ends so you can immerse yourself in the must-know skills and techniques. Remember, once registration is over, a business day will be needed until an email with course details comes your way - make sure you've got everything completed by May 4th!

An Introduction to Cake Decorating Class
Saturday, May 6 · 2:30 - 5pm EDT
Fran's Cake & Candy Supplies 10927 Main Street Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
About the Event
Get ready to decorate like a pro! Join Mayra Garcia from celebrateMe!, for her Beginner Cake Decorating class, and you'll be creating beautiful treats in no time. From baking the cake--scratch or not!--to crumb coating it with buttercream frosting, she's happy to share all of her secrets so that your cakes look almost too good to eat. And at only 2.5 hours long (with a box included!), this is perfect for bakers of any level looking to get creative while having fun! Ages 13+ are welcome - just remember an apron if you don't want something messy on your clothes :)
Saturday, May 6 · 11am - 4pm EDT
Dulles Expo Center 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center Chantilly, VA 20151 United States
About the Event
Get ready to experience a day of ultimate fun, wine-filled pleasure! The doors open at 11am so don't miss out on all that the event has in store. Sample some delicious Virginia wines, enjoy great specialty vendors and even pick up something special from select wineries - it's all happening right here in Northern VA! Plus your ticket includes WINE samples AND you'll be helping Frederickson Outreach Coalition just by attending. So gather your friends, family and come have an amazing time with us....just remember to drink responsibly ;) Cheers!
Talk Derby To Me - 2023
Saturday, May 6 · 4 - 8pm EDT
Babylon Futbol Cafe 3081 Golansky Boulevard Woodbridge, VA 22192 United States
About the Event
Get ready for the hottest Day Party in town! The Annual Talk Derby To Me event is back and we’re itching to see your summer-chic outfits. Ladies, break out those eye-catching hats that turn heads and gents don't forget about your bow ties & pocket squares - ascots are a must too! Plus you'll be helping raise awareness around brain tumors with every ticket purchase since proceeds go towards this great cause. Best of all, DC's own DJ BIG JOHN will have everyone turnt up at Woodbridge so come mingle with friends...who knows what kind of Summer FUN awaits ;)
2023 East Coast Kubb
Saturday, May 6 · 8am - 5pm EDT
Cedar Run Brewery 12801 HAZELWOOD DRIVE Nokesville, VA 20181 United States
About the Event
Get ready to kubb it up, everyone! The East Coast Kubb Championship is back for its 7th year and bigger than ever. May 6th at the Cedar Run Brewery in Nokesville VA promises to be an epic day of family fun with teams competing from all skill levels and ages (at least 2 players per team but no more than 6). Registration is a mere $40 per team - so gather your friends or fellow Kubbers together and show off those skills while enjoying some amazing craft beer. Check-in starts bright & early 8am, followed by tournament play promptly commencing at 9am – check out eastcoastkubbchampionship website for details on event schedule & other important info. CountryKubb&Kubbon Magazine are proud sponsors proudly supporting this awesome annual tradition expected to bring out many happy faces playing great games enjoyed over cold drinks (& probably lots of good-natured trash talk too!).
Saturday, May 6 · 7 - 10pm EDT
The Salisbury Center 8890 Mathis Avenue Manassas, VA 20110 United States
About the Event
Come join Jay Allen in the fight against Alzheimer's and help support a great cause! A Country Artist, The Voice Season 22 Contestant, and Celebrity Champion for the Alzheimer’s Association, Jay wrote “Blank Stares” in response to his mother succumbing to this devastating disease. With over 500 million views on Facebook of him performing with her onstage in Iowa - it was no surprise that the song raised an incredible $50 Million dollars for research towards finding a cure. Now you can be part of giving back too - come listen as he performs some amazing songs while we aim to raise another $50k together!
Robotics Introduction Workshop for 4th-8th Graders (Design, Build, & Code)
Saturday, May 6 · 9am - 5pm EDT
Hylton Training Center at Camp William B. Snyder, BSA 6100 Antioch Road Haymarket, VA 20169 United States
About the Event
Come join us for a robotics workshop with your 4th-8th Grader! This fun adventure will have you and your kiddo team up as adult/youth buddy pairs to work together in designing, building, coding, and competing with robots. Using the VEX GO or IQ kits provided by the program – which comes complete with an example robot -you’ll be able to create remote control bots that can tackle any mission thrown their way. Put on those creative caps; it's time to build something special! You can work alone or with friends as a team while competing for points and programming each robotic vehicle autonomously. Plus, learn how to use robotics documentation techniques like flow charts & pseudocode – perfect if you're working on completing the BSA Robotics Merit Badge too!
Historic Main Street Walking Tour
Starts on Saturday, May 6 · 10am EDT
Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail 10 Ashby Street Warrenton, VA 20186 United States
About the Event
Come explore the exciting business history of Warrenton with one of our knowledgeable guides! Put on your most comfortable walking shoes and join us for an hour-long journey that starts at the museum. Discover some amazing stories about how entrepreneurs made their mark in this town's past – you're sure to be entertained and educated along the way.
Mysteries of the Mural Building
Saturday, May 6 · 12 - 1pm EDT
Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail 10 Ashby Street Warrenton, VA 20186 United States
About the Event
Have you ever seen hidden images within artwork? Come join FHS guide Dave Goetz on an adventure to uncover the secrets of over 30 mysterious pictures in three stunning murals. Put on your comfortable walking shoes and meet up at the Fauquier History Museum, located at 10 Ashby Street in Warrenton, VA - this hour-long journey won't disappoint! Admission is just $10 for nonmembers or only $8 with a valid membership card. Easily purchase tickets here https://www.eventbrite/com/, by calling 540-347-5525, or directly from us before it's too late!
Saturday, May 6 · 10am - 6pm EDT
Great Meadow Foundation 5089 Old Tavern Road The Plains, VA 20198 United States
About the Event
Mark your calendars for the can't-miss event of 2023: The Friends of University Row Virginia Gold Cup! You won’t want to miss this top-notch celebration, from terrier races and hat contests through betting on steeple chases – it's sure to be an amazing day. Snap up tickets now as only 53 lucky fans are being invited aboard our exclusive bus - we sold out in one morning last year so act fast! Reserve seats online before we sell out again at just $200 each; join us Saturday May 6th at Great Meadow in The Plains VA and get ready for a spectacular spring outing with all the bells & whistles you could wish for. Don’t wait too long though or you might end up missing this legendary promises not to disappoint!
Mommy & Me Meet Up Event
Saturday, May 6 · 10am - 1pm EDT
Fantasy Playground (Private Community Playground) 12298 Cotton Mill Drive Woodbridge, VA 22192 United States
About the Event
Let's come together and celebrate the amazing moms in our lives! The Village of Care is hosting a special Mother’s Day event for mommas everywhere - bring your little ones to play at the park while you make friends with other mamas and share stories about motherhood. You've got this, Mama - let's build each other up today because it truly does take a village 💜
Kitty Yoga
Sunday, May 7 · 10 - 11am EDT
17983 Dumfries Shopping Plaza 17983 Dumfries Shopping Plaza Dumfries, VA 22026 United States
About the Event
Are you ready for an hour of purrfect relaxation? Join us at the A3P Advocates Humane Society and surround yourself with furry friends during a yoga flow. Not only will your zen style increase, but so too can you help animals in need by supporting Animals through this donation event! Plus - make sure to take plenty of special selfies before playing with kitties afterwards. Just remember: all attendees must have tickets (including children ages 13+ accompanied by adults) and please bring along your own mat! Limited spots available – don’t miss out on this pawsitively meowvelous experience!

Infant and Baby Goat & Bunny Snuggle and Bottle Feeding
Sunday, May 7 · 11:45am - 1:30pm EDT
Little Goat Farm at the Lake 8954 Burwell Road Nokesville, VA 20181 United States
About the Event
Experience the joy of bottle feeding and snuggling with baby goats & bunnies that are dressed up if it's cooler outside! Spend an additional hour hanging out with farm animals, including alpaca Marshmallow, llama Cupcake who loves to be petted, mini donkey Donald Duck, clucking chickens (with eggs you can take home!), plus party goats. If a special surprise arrives during your visit—a newborn goat or puppy or kitten--you're welcome to observe from afar while still taking in all the excitement. And don't worry about getting rained on; we've got rain shelters ready for any weather conditions! Plus there'll be raffles going on throughout and kids under 4 get in free - so come join us at this unforgettable outdoor event full of adventure and fun memories!
The Jurassic Encounter - DC/Metro
MAY5 Fri, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM EDT
MAY 6 Sat, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM EDT
MAY 7 Sun, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM EDT
Bull Run Regional Park 7700 Bull Run Drive Centreville, VA 20121 United States
About the Event
Gather your family for a prehistoric adventure at Bull Run Special Events Center! Paradise Ranch boasts two weekends of thrills and fun, featuring over 50+ life-size animatronic AND static dinosaurs. Conquer the Dino Village by digging up bones with friends, then refuel with fair food favorites. Plus enjoy free parking & photo ops to capture every exciting moment from this once in a lifetime experience - all enhanced by an educational app that teaches about dinos and offers tented features for extra outdoor space. And don't forget the complimentary bouncy house & games too!
Spring is in full bloom and there are so many exciting events going on this first week of May throughout Northern Virginia! From outdoor concerts to food truck festivals, from art exhibitions to charity runs - you can find an activity that'll suit your interests. So come out and enjoy the best the region has to offer before summer kicks off!

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