Must-Attend Events in NOVA this February to Spice Up Your Weekend

Must-Attend Events in NOVA this February to Spice Up Your Weekend
With winter still in full swing here in NOVA, it can be all too easy to spend every weekend cooped up inside watching Netflix and avoiding the cold. But staying inside all the time simply won't do! There are too many exciting things happening in our area each month to not get out and experience. February offers no shortage of can't-miss events and activities to help you spice up your weekends and escape cabin fever. Get your calendar out and start making plans, because you won't want to miss any of these!
 
Valentines Day - Parents Night Out with Super, Awesome & Amazing
Wednesday, February 14 · 6 - 10pm EST
6805 Industrial Road Springfield, VA 22151 United States
 
About the Event
Looking for a fun and engaging evening for your child? Look no further than Super, Awesome & Amazing's Parents' Night Out! Our event is catered to kids aged 8 weeks to 15 years old, promising an exciting blend of entertainment. You can rest easy knowing our dedicated child care staff will be on hand to keep your little ones safe and happy all evening, while they enjoy our active entertainment center, arcade, field games, and creative activities like drawing, board games, and a dedicated movie room. Plus, dinner and snacks are provided, allowing for a stress-free night out for parents. Join us for an unforgettable evening of laughter and play!
 
Executive Function Professional Development-McLean, VA
Friday, February 16 · 9am - 3pm EST
6849 Old Dominion Drive #200 McLean, VA 22101 United States
 
About the Event
Have you heard of Executive Function but don't fully understand its impact on students? Join us for a full day of collaborative learning with local educators to improve Executive Function for all students. During the training, you'll learn evidence-based strategies that will help you provide the necessary scaffolding for students whose skills haven’t developed yet. With a focus on solutions and interventions, you'll receive a resource guide with activities, visuals, and classroom materials to use in your own teaching. You'll also earn five (5) hours of continuing education credits and a certificate of completion. Join us for an informative and friendly day of learning about Executive Function and its impact on education.
 
New Life Open Bible Church "Fashioned By God" Conference 2024
Starts on Friday, February 16 · 7pm EST
6434 Franconia Road Springfield, VA 22150 United States
 
About the Event
Ladies, mark your calendars because you won't want to miss the upcoming "Fashioned By God" conference presented by the Daughters of Ruth! With a focus on empowering women through faith, this year's event promises to be an explosive experience in the presence of the Lord. We'll have special guests, uplifting worship, and dynamic teachings aimed at helping every woman recognize her worth and potential as a child of God. And, don't forget, there will also be a performance that is sure to leave you feeling more inspired than ever before. So, bring a friend and register today to secure your spot at what promises to be an unforgettable event!
 
FEB. 17 6th Annual VALENTINES GALA at McCall Gallery!

 
Saturday, February 17 · 5:30 - 9:30pm EST
McCall Studio Gallery/DMVISUAL LLC
9409 Battle Street Manassas, VA 20110 United States
 
About the Event
Come celebrate Valentines' Day in 2024 with us at McCall Studio Gallery's Red Carpet Gala in Manassas! Reserve your tickets now for Saturday, February 17th, 2024 from 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM. You won't want to miss this incredible event. Festivities include a VALENTINES' ART Photography/Photo Illustration show showcasing original work from a local artist, R. Drake! There will also be a VA Drone Landscape exhibit to admire. Come listen to guest poetry readings from local poets and enjoy LIVE music from local musician S.Schwertfeger. You will also have the opportunity to meet and learn from the local guest speaker artist, R. Drake! Join us in support of our local nonprofit Habitat for Humanity and local Arts with any portion of the proceeds from the event. In your best Valentines' Day fashion, walk the red carpet for a chance to win a prize. We will also have complimentary food, champagne, and a range of other fine art exhibits for you to explore and enjoy.
 
Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra Winter Concert
Saturday, February 17 · 2 - 4pm EST
41025 Collaboration Dr. Aldie, VA 20105 United States
 
About the Event
The Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra (LSYO) program is thrilled to announce its upcoming Winter Concert, featuring talented students showcasing their skills in Prelude Strings, String Orchestra, Symphonic Orchestra and Philharmonic Orchestra. This diverse program will include a variety of musical pieces, from Maurice Ravel's Pavane to Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade. The concert will be presented with brief pauses in between each performance and a short intermission before the final piece. What's even better? The Loudoun Symphony offers WIC cardholders the chance to attend the concert for free through their Passport Program. Contact [email protected] to order tickets, or use the discount code found in WIC benefits. Join us for an afternoon filled with beautiful music from talented young musicians!
 
Stand Up Comedy Night at Ono Offshore

 
Starts on Saturday, February 17 · 7pm EST
4515 Daly Drive #Suite N Chantilly, VA 20151 United States
 
About the Event
Get your laughter ready, Chantilly, because the Beer Run Comedy crew is heading your way! Headed by the witty trio of Ray Jubela, Sam Cobb, and Steve Tracy, this talented group of comedians will make you laugh until your sides ache. They're known for their unique perspectives and wide range of humor that will have everyone in the audience in tears. As staples of the DMV comedy scene, they've already proven their worth, performing at some of the most renowned comedy clubs and festivals in the area. But this time, it's your turn to experience their talent! So come and join them at your favourite brewery, winery or cider house, and experience a comedy night that you'll never forget with the Beer Run Comedy crew. Get ready to laugh your heart out!
 
Single Mingle and Match
Saturday, February 17 · 6 - 10pm EST
Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax, Fair Ridge Drive, Fairfax, VA, USA
3950 Fair Ridge Drive Fairfax, VA 22033 United States
About the Event
Are you tired of swiping left and right on dating apps without any luck? Look no further than the Single Mingle and Match event at the Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax. Set in the heart of Fairfax, VA, this delightful event promises an evening of fun, laughter, and the potential for meaningful connections. Whether you're hoping to meet your soulmate or are simply looking to expand your social circle, this in-person event is the perfect opportunity to get out there and meet other singles in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Don't miss out on the chance to make new friends and perhaps even find that special someone - join us for a night of mingling and excitement!
 
Galentine's Day and Pray!
Saturday, February 17 · 3 - 5pm EST
256 Shelton Shop Road Stafford, VA 22554 United States
 
About the Event
Ladies, mark your calendars for a one-of-a-kind event that is sure to uplift your spirits! Galentine's Day and Pray! is a celebration of womanhood and faith that will take place at 256 Shelton Shop Rd. This event is the perfect opportunity for us to come together, strengthen our connections, and add more prayer to our lives. At Galentine's Day and Pray!, you can expect an atmosphere filled with love, laughter, and reflection. There will be plenty of fun activities, heartfelt conversations, and of course, moments of prayer. This is your chance to celebrate the blessings to arrive in 2024 with new friends and old. Don't forget to spread the word and invite your besties along for the ride. This event is not to be missed!
 
Boho / Naked Style Cake Decorating Class

 
Saturday, February 17 · 2:30 - 5:30pm EST
Fran's Cake & Candy Supplies
10927 Main Street Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
 
About the Event
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create a stunning naked-style cake with a boho twist? Look no further than Chef Dawn Alston's cake decorating class! As a competitor on Food Network's The Wedding Cake Championship and a renowned pastry chef at Ravy Cakes, Chef Dawn is the perfect guide for beginners looking to learn the ins and outs of cake decorating. In this class, you will learn how to expertly level, fill, and coat a three-layered cake with buttercream. You'll also pick up piping techniques and get hands-on experience arranging silk flowers and boho décor on your cake. Chef Dawn's friendly and informative style will guide you through each step of the process. Whether you're new to cake decorating or just need a refresher, this class is perfect for anyone looking to learn a new skill and create a beautiful centerpiece for their next celebration.
 
First Love Yourself (Day of Pampering)

 
Saturday, February 17 · 3 - 7pm EST
3975 Fair Ridge Drive T25S-C Fairfax, VA 22033 United States
 
About the Event
Take a break from the daily hustle and bustle and allow us to show you some appreciation with our Day of Pampering. First Love Yourself and come indulge in a day filled with mini massages, Pressed juices and immunity shots, skin care products and advice, hors d'oeuvre, mimosas, and have your womens' health questions answered. We know you take care of everyone, so let us take care of you. This day is all about you and we want you to leave feeling renewed and refreshed. Trust us, this is an experience you won't want to miss!
 
In Love with me: A Mini Retreat for Self Care and Self Love
Saturday, February 17 · 11am - 12:30pm EST
3950 Chain Bridge Road Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
 
About the Event
Fall in Love with Yourself: A Mini Retreat for Self-Care and Self-Love
 
Indulge in a day of relaxation and creativity!
 
Join Red Bird Retreats for a mini retreat designed to help you celebrate Valentine's Day by prioritizing yourself. Discover the power of self-love through guided experiences led by trained professionals. This 90-minute retreat will focus on rest, relaxation, and art-making as a form of self-care. Plus, we'll enhance our well-being with a soothing sound bath, restorative yoga, and gentle movement. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to unleash your creativity and engage in healing practices. Limited to just 5 participants.
 
What is Restorative Yoga/Movement?
 
Restorative Yoga/Movement is a mindful practice that involves holding poses for longer periods, providing deep relaxation and stress relief. Supported by props like blankets and towels, you'll be guided through a series of poses that quiet your mind, relax your body, and soothe your emotions.
 
What is Art-as-Therapy?
 
Immerse yourself in the therapeutic benefits of the creative process during our Art-as-Therapy sessions. Through relaxation, meditation, and mindfulness, art becomes a universal language that fosters personal fulfillment and a sense of accomplishment.
 
Art Therapy or Art Psychotherapy is an expressive form of therapy that allows you to explore, problem-solve, and heal through the creative process. It's not about technical skills or creating "good" art; it's about using creativity to communicate your inner world.
 
What to Bring?
 
Join us at the historic Moore-McCandlish House in Fairfax City, a charming venue that unfortunately lacks an elevator and wheelchair accessibility. We apologize for any inconvenience and promise to host physically-friendly retreats at various locations in the future. Stay tuned for updates!
 
Here are some suggestions for your retreat journey:
 
Dress comfortably.
Bring a refillable water bottle.
Bring a light blanket to regulate your body temperature during longer-held poses.
Bring a notebook and pen for note-taking, as recording parts of the retreat is not allowed.
If you have any life-saving devices, such as an inhaler or epipen, please bring them and inform your facilitators of their location in case of an emergency.
If you have any injuries or mobility issues that may affect your participation, please email us in advance.
 
Medical Disclaimer:
 
Before participating, all attendees must sign Red Bird Retreat consent forms. These services are not intended to diagnose or treat health conditions. They can supplement your wellness journey but should not replace professional mental and physical health treatment. Participants must be 18 years or older and responsible for their behavior and well-being at the retreat.
 
*Please note that this retreat is not suitable for individuals with pacemakers or other metal devices or for those who are pregnant.
 
Important Note:
 
At Red Bird Retreats, we strive to create a safe and inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or physical abilities. We support and empower individuals on their wellness journeys. Hate speech or hateful acts will not be tolerated in our spaces. Red Bird Retreats reserves the right to terminate services for anyone who violates the rights of others.
 
Important Acknowledgement:
 
Red Bird Retreats acknowledges that Moore-McCandlish House is located on land originally occupied by the Siouan and Iroquoian tribes.
 
Comedy Show: Laugh & Salsa Night
February 17 · 6pm - February 18 · 2am EST
Neighbors Sports Bar & Grill, Truro Parish Drive, Ashburn, VA, USA
42882 Truro Parish Drive Ashburn, VA 20148 United States
 
About the Event
Are you ready to have a night filled with laughter and dancing? Look no further than the Comedy Show: Laugh & Salsa Night at Neighbors Sports Bar & Grill! This event has everything you need for an unforgettable evening, from the x-rated jokes that will leave your sides aching to the heart-pumping live music from DJ Qremoso. And don't forget about the sizzling salsa workshop led by Nector Garcia, where you can bust a move and show off your skills. Doors open at 6:00 PM for dinner and drinks, so come early and indulge in some delicious food and drinks from the full bar. The DMV has been waiting for an event like this, so don't miss out!
 
Poetry Slam 2024
Saturday, February 17 · 6 - 9pm EST
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Sterling
22135 Davis Drive Suite 104 Sterling, VA 20164 United States
 
About the Event
Join us for an unforgettable night filled with the power of spoken word poetry and live jazz music! All are welcome, from experienced spoken-word artists to first-time poets and dreamers. This is a TRUTH ZONE where you can speak your possibilities and share your unique voice with an engaged audience. Poets will have 3-4 minutes to recite or perform their poem, with the chance to win cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, as well as Best Youth Poet. Doors open at 6:00PM with refreshments and live music from Lisa Fiorelli’s Jazz Quartet, followed by the Poetry Slam at 7:00PM hosted by Regie Cabico, and more jazz throughout the evening. Admission is available with suggested ticket donations of $15 for Slam Poets/18 & Under Free and $10 for Audience Members. Donations from the event will benefit Mobile Hope and Equality Loudoun, so come out and make a difference while enjoying an incredible night of art and music!
 
5k Beer Run x Solace Outpost | 2024 Virginia Brewery Running Series
Starts on Saturday, February 17 · 11am EST
Solace Outpost
444 West Broad Street Falls Church, VA 22046 United States
 
About the Event
Join us for the 5k Fun Run at Solace Outpost in Falls Church! Lace up your running shoes and get ready for a day of fun, beer, and good vibes.
 
Our 5k-ish course will start and end at the awesome Solace Outpost taproom. Whether you want to run, walk, or jog, you'll have a blast and be rewarded with a locally-made craft beverage at the finish line.
 
This event is perfect for everyone, from seasoned runners to those just looking for a fun way to stay active. The scenic routes will take you through beautiful surroundings while getting your heart pumping.
 
After crossing the finish line, treat yourself to a well-deserved pint of craft beer from [brewery name]. It's the ultimate reward for your hard work!
 
Gather your friends and mark your calendars for 2/17/2024. Falls Church is the place to be for a day of beer run fun. Don't miss out!
 
As part of our 2024 Virginia Brewery Running Series Season, all participants will receive a cash voucher for one craft brew at the finish line from Solace Outpost. Plus, you can choose between a collector's pint glass or seasonal swag item from the Brewery Running Series. And that's not all - you'll also have a chance to win awesome prizes like Brewery Running Series merchandise or beer to take home. Live music, games, and goodies with our partners and sponsors will make this event even more exciting.
 
At Brewery Running Series, we believe in being active, having fun, and giving back. That's why a portion of all proceeds from our events supports local nonprofits. With over $500k raised to date, this event will contribute 10% to local organizations like [2024 nonprofit partners]. So not only will you get to enjoy healthy activity and great local beer, but you'll also be supporting important work in our community.
 
Registration is limited, so sign up today! Don't miss your chance to be a part of this unforgettable day.
 
REI Appalachian Trail Overnight Backpacking
Feb 17 at 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Sky Meadows State Park 11012 Edmonds Lane Delaplane
 
About the Event
Pack your bags and join us for a one-of-a-kind outdoor adventure on the renowned Appalachian Trail. Over two days, you'll hike a total distance of 8 miles, taking in the breathtaking views of the forests and vistas along the way. Our expert guides will assist you in choosing and using your equipment, ensuring maximum comfort and safety throughout your journey. You'll learn valuable skills such as campsite selection, cooking, and wildlife precautions. Don't let the strenuous exercise deter you - this is the perfect introductory backpacking trip for anyone who loves the great outdoors. From roundtrip transportation to gear and meals, we've got you covered. So come prepared for adventure, and leave with a lifetime of memories.
 
The Greater Northern Virginia Bridal Show
Sunday, February 18 · 1 - 5pm EST
Dulles Expo Center
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center Chantilly, VA 20151 United States
 
About the Event
Are you a soon-to-be bride looking for inspiration for your big day? Join Virginia Bride Magazine in welcoming the New Year with the best bridal show yet! The event will showcase the area’s finest wedding vendors, with opportunities to sample catering and cake, view spectacular displays, and generate new ideas to make your day unforgettable. Adding to the excitement is the designer fashion show featuring Liz Luo's stunning gown collection and live demos from leading vendors. With thousands of dollars in giveaways and impressive grand prizes, including $1000 cash and eight days of luxury honeymoon accommodation at a choice of over 3,000 resorts worldwide, this show is not to be missed. The first 100 brides will receive a Virginia Bride T-shirt and all attendees will receive a swag bag and copy of the must-read Virginia Bride Magazine. Mark your calendars and get your tickets today!
 
Fleetwood Farm Winery Heritage and History Tour & Tasting
Sunday, February 18 · 2 - 2:45pm EST
Fleetwood Farm Winery, Evergreen Mills Rd, Leesburg, VA, USA
23075 Evergreen Mills Road Leesburg, VA 20175 United States
 
About the Event
Join us for a unique experience at Fleetwood Farm Winery every third Sunday for our Heritage and History Tour & Tasting series. You'll have the opportunity to discover the secrets of our beautiful Manor House, originally built in 1775, and learn about our fascinating connections to George Washington's Father and John Hancock. Our expert guides will take you through the house and share many stories of our past, while you enjoy a curated selection of our Fleetwood Flight wines. This is an exclusive look that is not typically open to the public, so don't miss this opportunity to see behind the scenes! Please note that space is limited, and all guests must be over 21 years old and able to navigate uneven stairs. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate children or dogs. Oh, and does our logo look familiar? Join us to find out the thrilling story behind it. We look forward to sharing this enchanting experience with you!


Whether you're a foodie, a music lover, or simply looking for something different to do on a weekend, NOVA has got you covered with its diverse selection of events this February. Trust us when we say that you won't want to miss out on all the excitement happening in our area this month. So go ahead, plan your weekends accordingly and get ready for some fun-filled adventures in Northern Virginia!


 
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