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Agencies and Services Affected by the Government Shutdown – January 2018

Agencies and Services Affected by the Government Shutdown - January 2018 Living in Northern Virginia (Washington, DC), we are more directly affected by the Government Shutdown.So, to help you with determining if you are directly affected, we've compiled a quick list of Agencies and Services and how you might be...

Home & Remodeling Show at the Dulles Expo Center

Has the recent cold snap given you and the family a case of cabin fever? The Home + Remodeling Show has something for everyone to enjoy. Get outside and shake off the winter blues January 19-21 at the Dulles Expo Center.For more information, go here.

The National Tree

Oh, the weather outside is frightful...but it is still nice enough to get out there!The National Tree is officially lit and is now open daily. During your visit, be sure to admire the creative ornaments adorning the surrounding trees representing each state and territory.  Get more information here. Cost: Free. 

Top 7 Places To Lace Up Those Skates

Places To Lace Up Those Skates With the weather turning colder, it is time to bundle up and hit the great outdoors!Hitting the rink is one of the season's greatest outdoor activities. Fortunately for you, there's no need to go in search of frozen ponds in order to get your...

Inspiring Women Share Their Advice For The Next Generation

Nicole Kidman, Gabby Sidibe, Drew Barrymore and more share their advice to the next generation of women  

Downtown Holiday Market

Downtown Holiday Market Celebrating its thirteenth year, this event boasts one of the most spectacular outdoor shopping environments in the region.  This year the Downtown Holiday Market (DHM) will operate for 30 consecutive days and will have 4 weekend dates.  It will open Friday, November 24, and will run continuously through Saturday, December 23.  Hours will...

Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tour

Historic Old Town Alexandria Candlelight Tour See historic Alexandria in a whole new light this holiday season! Three of Old Town Alexandria’s finest historic sites will welcome guests and open their doors for the festive Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tour program. This year’s tour will include Carlyle House Historic Park, Gadsby’s...