Things to Do this December in Fairfax County

Post courtesy of Visit Fairfax ‘Tis the season in Fairfax County! There are plenty of things to do in Northern Virginia in December. Check out these things to see and events in the Washington, DC area that embrace winter and the holidays. Whether you want to be inside staying warm or enjoying the extra twinkle outside, here […]

Virginia Made, Locally Available

A recent discussion on the Vienna Foodies Facebook group focused on a portable, Virginia-produced hostess gift for someone who was traveling for Thanksgiving. This query struck a chord with me, as for years I looked for made-in-Virginia items to send out-of-state family members. Herewith is the list of Virginia gift ideas the Vienna Foodies supplied, edited for […]

<strong>I Believe in Magic</strong>

Northern Virginia’s only ongoing magic show dazzles audiences! The theatre is buzzing with excitement before each performance of Sly’s Magic show as audience members anticipate a wonder-filled evening. Then the “curtain rises” and the show begins. The thing is though, there’s no actual curtain. So the audience sees everything. Or do they? StageCoach Theatre is […]

Let’s Go to the Movies

Elevate your movie-going experience at Tysons’ ShowPlace ICON theatre. The recent pandemic really took a bite out of area movie theatre attendance. Especially for the ShowPlace ICON Theatre & Kitchen at The Boro, which had the unfortunate luck to open just days before the world shut down. Now that things are “opening up” again, you […]

Helping Haitian Angels

It was a chance meeting between Patsy Norton and the beautiful children of Haiti that opened her heart and forged a new passion in Helping Haitian Angels (HHA). The Christian non-profit organization was founded by Bill & Debbie Harvey in 2008 following a biblical directive to rescue vulnerable children through family-style loving care and sustainable […]

Elevate Your Mini-Golf Game at Perch Putt!

The adult beverages plus miniature golf course combo seems to be a growing scene in DC. Tysons has now joined in on the trend and put its own unique spin on it. High atop Capital One Hall sits Perch Putt where you can take in the stunning views Tysons and the surrounding area while elevating […]

The Magical Calming of Books: Reston’s Used Book Shop

Being surrounded by books is calming; it’s as if wise authors are whispering their secrets from the pages. And who doesn’t need a calming experience in our world? A perfect place to be feel that calm—and nostalgia—is Reston’s Used Book Shop, snuggly situated at Lake Anne Plaza in Reston. The shop opened in January 1978 […]

August Fun: Fairs, Festivals & More!

August is here, the kids are getting ready to go back to school, and the end of summer is just around the corner! But there’s still time to squeeze in some summertime fun. The month of August is full of events like agricultural fairs, festivals, outdoor movies, live music, and more. Here’s our list of […]

Cirque du Soleil celebrates its return to the Washington, DC area with KURIOS — Cabinet of Curiosities

Escape reality with a larger-than-life steampunk spectacle Beginning July 29, 2022 under the Big Top in Tysons. Cirque du Soleil is proud to announce its return to the Washington, DC area this summer with its most critically acclaimed touring show KURIOS — Cabinet of Curiosities. Premiering July 29, 2022, audiences are invited to escape reality and step into a world of […]

Out and About: Concerts & Events in Tysons

See what live concerts and events are taking place near you. NextStop Theatre Company Announces 2022/2023 Season 269 Sunset Park Dr. Herndon, VA 20170  For tickets, visit  LITTLE WOMEN  August 26-September 25, 2022  Based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel, Little Women follows the adventures and struggles of the March sisters as they come of age […]