WEEKEND PLANS ALERT! Exclusive Coverage and Sneak peeks (March 8-10)

WEEKEND PLANS ALERT! Exclusive Coverage and Sneak peeks (March 8-10)
Got no plans this weekend? Well, now you do! Stay tuned as we bring you EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE and sneak peeks of the hottest events and releases from March 8-10.  Whether you’re into music, movies, or just looking for some inspiration to spice up your weekend, we’ve got you covered!

International Women's Day 2024

Friday, March 8 · 5 - 8pm EST
144 Church Street Northwest Vienna, VA 22180 United States
About the Event
Investing in women is no longer just a choice; it's a necessity. As we celebrate International Women's Day in 2024, we invite you to join us for an empowering event. Our aim is to uplift and support women from all walks of life through an exciting lineup of activities and interactive experiences. We believe that collaborative action is key in order to invest in women, end poverty, implement gender-responsive financing, shift to a green economy and care society, and support feminist change-makers. We believe in the power of storytelling, and we want to hear your story. By listening to each other's experiences and sharing our own, we can inspire and create a sense of community that supports women everywhere. Come join us for an unforgettable night filled with delicious food, refreshing drinks, and inspiring conversations.

International Women's Day Yoga

Friday, March 8 · 5:30 - 6:45pm EST
Salamander Middleburg Resort & Spa
500 North Pendleton Street Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
About the Event
International Women's Day is a time to celebrate the strength, achievements, and resilience of all women around the world. What better way to honor this day than by treating yourself to a Vinyasa yoga class with the talented instructor, Kelly Little. This all-levels yoga session will give you an energetic workout that incorporates strength, stretching, and balance, all while focusing on mindful movement and posture alignment. Additionally, after the class, you can relax with a glass of wine or sip on a special cocktail/mocktail, giving you space to unwind and reflect on the incredible women in your life. Take 75 minutes to center yourself and celebrate this special day in a way that nourishes your mind and body.

St. Patricks Themed Bingo Night!

Friday, March 8 · 7 - 9pm EST
12826 Marsteller Drive Nokesville, VA 20181 United States
About the Event
Get your green on and join A.E.R.O. for a ShamROCKIN' good time at our St. Patrick's Day Bingo Night! This memorable evening promises to be filled with plenty of laughs, lively entertainment, and, most importantly, helping animal education and rescue efforts. You won't want to miss out on the fun as we raise money to provide care for furry friends in need. So grab your lucky charms, loosen up your Bingo wings, and come dressed in your St. Patrick's Day finest for a chance to win fantastic prizes. Quench your thirst with delicious GREEN drinks, including beer and wine, and enjoy light snacks available for purchase. Join us on this special night to support a great cause in a festive party atmosphere!

St. Patrick's Day Luck of the Icing Sugar Cookie Decorating Class

Saturday, March 9 · 12 - 1:30pm EST
Historic District, 9436 Center Point Lane, Manassas, VA 20110, USA
About the Event
Get ready for a sweet time at the Luck of the Icing Cookie Decorating Class! Held at the Heritage Brewing Company in Manassas, VA, this class invites you to unleash your creativity and learn the art of decorating cookies with icing. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced decorator, this class has something for everyone. And what better way to spend an afternoon than by meeting fellow cookie enthusiasts and sharing tips on how to make the perfect cookie creation? So grab your apron and come join us for a fun-filled experience that's sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and artistic side.

EmpowerHer Brunch: Transform, Network, and Prosper

Saturday, March 9 · 11am - 3pm EST
Cowo & Créche
330 John Carlyle Street Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
About the Event
Ladies, mark your calendars! You won't want to miss the EmpowerHer Brunch on Saturday, March 9, 2024, hosted by Cowo & Creche in the heart of Alexandria, Virginia and generously supported by the Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce. This event isn't just any brunch. It's a transformative experience that's designed to inspire, empower, and connect female entrepreneurs and professionals. Get ready to learn the secrets of Turning Conversations into Clients from keynote speaker, Quinn Conyers. And that's not all! Nicole T Cole, expert in Financial Services and Wealth Advisory, and Shanel Evans, a Business Growth and Marketing Strategist, will be sharing their valuable insights to help you grow your business and financial acumen. Mingle with like-minded professionals while enjoying bottomless mimosas and a delicious brunch spread. It's an opportunity you don't want to miss!

A Night of Mystery Masquerade Ball

Saturday, March 9 · 7 - 11pm EST
Old Hickory Golf Club LLC
11921 Chanceford Drive Woodbridge, VA 22192 United States
About the Event
Join the Phi Kappa Zeta Chapter for an enchanting Night of Mystery Masquerade Ball at the Old Hickory Golf Course Country Club in Woodbridge, VA. Immerse yourself in the thrill of the night as you dance away to the beats of the DJ, indulge in the delicious buffet dinner, and try your luck at the 50/50 lucky draw. Don't forget to dress to impress in your glamorous attire as you pose for unforgettable images at our Glam Booth. Delve into the mystery as you browse through the items up for auction at the Silent Auction. This event is open to the public and welcomes anyone over the age of 21. The proceeds from this event will support scholarship programming, ensuring that deserving scholars receive the education they need. By attending the Gala, you agree to Phi Kappa Zeta Chapter's Photo Release Policy, allowing them to use your images for publicity and advertising purposes. Get ready for a night you won't forget!

Noite Branca - March 9th, 2024

March 9 · 7pm - March 10 · 3am EST
9509 Lee Avenue West Manassas, VA 20110 United States
About the Event
São Paulo's streets will come alive on March 9th, 2024, for the extraordinary Noite Branca festival, a celebration of food, music, and dancing. The city's buzzing atmosphere will be electrified with vibrant sounds and contagious rhythms, and the aroma of delicious Brazilian cuisine will fill the air. As dusk settles, the city will light up with a dazzling array of colors and shapes, a feast of visual treats that mesmerizes the eyes. From sizzling barbecues to refreshing caipirinhas, the food will be simply irresistible, and the irresistible beats will make you want to break out in dance wherever you are. So mark this date on your calendar, and come join the festivities at Noite Branca.

Trades of Historic Warrenton Walking Tour

Saturday, March 9 · 11am EST
Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail
10 Ashby Street Warrenton, VA 20186 United States
About the Event
Step back in time with us and join us for a walking tour of Old Town. Led by a knowledgeable guide, the tour takes you through the side streets to discover the businesses that were the backbone of the town. From mills to blacksmiths, barbers to tailors - it's a chance to learn about the people who kept the town humming. You'll be amazed at the history that lies in the quiet corners of Old Town. This tour is approximately one hour in length and starts at the Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail. Comfortable walking shoes are suggested - there's no better way to explore the town!

Paper Quilling Easter Egg Frame Workshop

Saturday, March 9 · 3 - 5pm EST
3675 Concorde Parkway Chantilly, VA 20151 United States
About the Event
Spring is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate Easter than with a fun-filled afternoon of paper quilling? Join us at Craftspace on Saturday, March 9, 2024 for a unique workshop that will teach you the art of paper quilling while creating a stunning Easter egg frame. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the step-by-step process of creating intricate patterns and shapes using colorful paper strips. This workshop is perfect for beginners and provides all the necessary materials, including a sturdy frame, so all you need to bring is your enthusiasm and eagerness to learn. Not only will you leave with a beautiful Easter egg frame, but you'll also gain a new skill that you can continue to explore and enjoy! Don't miss this opportunity to unleash your creativity and embrace the Easter spirit.

The Art of Improvisation: Iranian Contemporary Dance, Music and Poetry

Saturday, March 9 · 8 - 9:30pm EST
Richard J Ernst Community Cultural Center
8333 Little River Turnpike Annandale, VA 22003 United States
About the Event
Prepare to be transported to a world of rhythmic and poetic beauty as Shahrokh Moshkin-Ghalam, Pejman Hadadi, Behfar Bahadoran, and Shabnam Tolouei take the stage to showcase their prowess in the ecstatic art of improvised music, dance, and theatrical recitation of Persian poetry. In this performance, Shahrokh's revolutionary dance style will meld seamlessly with Pejman's masterful percussive expressions and Behfar's passionate motifs based on the Persian classical Dastgah and Magam melodic phrasings. As if that weren't enough, the internationally acclaimed actress, Shabnam Tolouei, will theatrically recite and give voice to the poems of several Iranian and Middle Eastern female poets to set the perfect mood for this unforgettable performance. So, get ready for an evening of magic as these talented performers bring to life the rich and diverse heritage of Persian performing arts.

5k Beer Run x Aslin Beer Co| 2024 Virginia Brewery Running Series

Saturday, March 9 · 11am EST
Aslin Beer Company - Herndon
767 Elden Street Herndon, VA 20170 United States
About the Event
Mark your calendars for an epic day of exercise and drinks at Aslin Beer Co! Get your running shoes on and prepare for a 5k Fun Run that is part of the 2024 Virginia Brewery Running Series. You can run, jog, or walk before celebrating your achievement at the finish line with a locally-made craft beverage. This event is perfect for anyone who loves to stay active or wants to experience a fun-filled day with friends. The 5k course will take you through scenic routes, giving you the chance to take in the beautiful surroundings while getting your heart pumping. Afterwards, you can reward yourself with a refreshing pint of craft beer from Aslin Beer Co. So come on out and join us for an unforgettable day of beer, running, and good vibes on March 9th, 2024. See you at Aslin Beer Co!

Basics Of Blacksmithing Class

Saturday, March 9 · 8am - 4pm EST
29 Utah Place #Ste 107 Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
About the Event
Have you ever wondered how blacksmiths create beautiful pieces of metal art? Now is your chance to find out! Join a blacksmithing workshop where you will not only learn new skills, but also create useful items to take home. Experience the thrill of shaping metal with different hammers that move the metal in unique ways, and learn how to use color to determine temperature while you twist, bend, and hot cut. Master the techniques of a true artisan and witness the transformation of raw metal into a functional and beautiful item that you can proudly display in your home.

Boots, Brews, & BBQ

Saturday, March 9 · 6 - 10pm EST
The Craft Of Brewing (TCOB) Brewery, Cidery & BOP, Ashburn Crossing Drive, Ashburn, VA, USA
About the Event
Get ready to party at Reston Children's Center's annual fundraising gala! This year's theme is all about Boots, Brews, and BBQ, so saddle up and put on your best boots for a night of fun. The event will be at The Craft of Brewing (TCOB) Brewery, Cidery, and BOP, where you'll get to taste some of their delicious brews while rocking out to live music by Delta Spur. But that's not all - you'll also have the chance to ride the mechanical bull and learn the boot scootin' boogie. And the best part? All the money raised at the event, including the silent auction, will go directly towards helping the children of RCC. With tickets starting at just $50, you won't want to miss out on this unforgettable night. So come on down, grab a plate of BBQ from Black Hog, and support a great cause while having a blast.

Virginia's Daffodil Tale

Saturday, March 9 · 9am - 12pm EST
Oak Spring Garden Foundation | The Granary
8614 Mill Reef Road Upperville, VA 20184 United States
About the Event
From colonial era garden journals and correspondence to remnants of beautiful gardens, daffodils have a rich legacy in Virginia. Despite the occasional dubious story or two, the allure of seeing your favorite flower on an early colonists' ship has remained popular with writers, both in the north and south. Today, the Oak Spring Garden Foundation (OSGF) is continuing the philanthropic legacy started by Paul and Rachel Mellon, who were major philanthropists in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Based in the picturesque northern Virginia Piedmont and Blue Ridge Mountains region, OSGF offers workshops, short courses, and supports residencies for artists and scholars. With Sir Peter Crane at the helm as its inaugural President, OSGF is celebrated for its innovative and creative programs that inspire the next generation of artists and scholars.

Mommy & Me Chocolate Sculpture Class- ST Patricks Day Edition!

Sunday, March 10 · 12 - 2pm EST
La Prensa Tacos & Tapas
21305 Windmill Parc Drive #Unit 140 Sterling, VA 20166 United States
About the Event
Calling all chocolate lovers and aspiring chocolatiers! You and your child are invited to join us for our Mommy + Me Chocolate Sculpture Class at La Prensa in Sterling, VA. This class is perfect for all ages, with no limit on children's ages so long as Mommy or Daddy can handle them! Our award winning Mastermind Chocolatiers will be instructing the class on how to create a seasonally themed chocolate sculpture. Whether you want to work on a sculpture together or each have your own, one ticket will buy you one sculpture. Don't miss out on this sweet experience, but be aware that the class might be canceled or postponed if there are not enough sign ups.

Baby Goat Bottle Feed and Farm Animals Interaction

Sunday, March 10 · 2:30 - 4pm EST
Little Goat Farm at the Lake
8954 Burwell Road Nokesville, VA 20181 United States
About the Event
Get ready for a day filled with adorable and heart-warming experiences at our annual Bottle Feeding and Snuggles event! Spend some quality time with our baby goats and bunnies as you feed them their bottle and snuggle them tight. But that's not all! You'll also have the chance to interact with our other friendly farm animals, like Cupcake the mini Donkey, Marshmallow the Alpaca, and the party gang goats. What's more, you might even get the chance to witness a new baby being born! Don't worry, there's plenty of space outdoors to safely observe with the mother and handler. And while you're here, why not relax and take in the stunning view from our party patio overlooking the lake and goats? Reserve a spot for just $10 and gather with up to 20 friends or family members. Don't forget to keep your eyes peeled for our swimming Donald Duck, clucking chickens (and a chance to keep an egg!), and friendly turkeys. As an extra treat, we even have a food truck serving up refreshing drinks, tasty snacks, and delicious meals! And for the cherry on top, free take-home tasting packages of fresh, organic produce and cheese will be given away. Admission is free for children aged four and younger. With so much to offer, you won't want to miss out on this unforgettable event!

DIY Upholstery Workshop: Basic Dining Chair Seat Cover

Sunday, March 10 · 2 - 4pm EST
Craftspace, Concorde Parkway, Chantilly, VA, USA
3675 Concorde Parkway Chantilly, VA 20151 United States
About the Event
Upgrade your home decor in a unique and budget-friendly way by learning the art of basic upholstery from a pro! This workshop is perfect for both beginners and those with some experience. You'll finally be able to add a personal touch to your furniture with all necessary tools provided. Don't forget to bring your own chair or seat and a minimum of ½-yard of mid-weight upholstery fabric, canvas, or cotton duck material. If you don't have a chair or have any other questions, don't worry--email [email protected] after signing up and they'll be happy to help. Sign up now to unleash your creativity and learn a valuable new skill!

Charcuterie and Sips! (Ornery Brewpub)

Sunday, March 10 · 1 - 3pm EST
Ornery Beer Company
3950 University Drive #Suite 106 Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
About the Event
Who doesn't love a good charcuterie board? But what if you could learn how to construct a truly impressive one, all while enjoying some amazing beer and wine pairings? Join us at ORNERY BREWPUB for an unforgettable afternoon of fun, food, and beverages. In this "twisted" class, you'll not only learn how to build a beautiful charcuterie board but how to pair the right beer or wine with each ingredient. But that's not all—you'll also learn how to hand twist a soft pretzel! Melissa Romano, co-owner of Nordic-Knot bakery and Lake Anne Brew House, will lead you on a culinary adventure full of tips and tricks for constructing impressive spreads that are as delicious as they are beautiful. Your ticket price includes everything you need to make a 12" pretzel and charcuterie board, plus a flight of paired beer and wine selections from Ornery. Don't miss out on the chance to impress your friends and family with your newfound skills!

Vienna Choral Society Presents; A Light Eternal

Sunday, March 10 · 5 - 7pm EDT
Fairfax United Methodist Church
10300 Stratford Avenue Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
About the Event
Get ready to mark your calendars! The highly anticipated performance of the year is fast approaching, and tickets are selling out quickly. If you haven't already secured your spot, don't worry, the box office will be open at 3:30 for at-the-door ticket purchases. You won't want to miss a single moment of this incredible performance, as the doors to the sanctuary open promptly at 4:30 with the show starting at 5. The performance is expected to last around 90 minutes and will be followed by a delicious dessert reception downstairs. Don't worry about finding a parking spot either, as ample parking is available right beside the venue. It's going to be an unforgettable evening, so make sure you come early and snag your tickets before they're gone!
In conclusion, this weekend is shaping up to be packed with thrilling events and must-see entertainment. So whether you plan on hitting the theaters, binge-watching your favorite shows, or jamming out to live music, make sure to mark your calendars for these exciting events happening from March 8th-10th. Trust us, you won't want to miss out on all the action! Happy weekend planning!

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