Review: Disney on Ice Presents Road Trip Adventures!


We’ve been going to Disney on Ice for years, and we always love it, but this year, we actually got to sit up front first row and I have to say, it was even more amazing. I’m not sure what we did to deserve such a special treat- but I didn’t realize how neat it […]

Fall Fun 2019


Ongoing: Jack’s Pumpkin Glow, Reston     Ongoing: Lake Ridge Nursery Pumpkin Patch Monday – Friday 12pm – 7pm Saturday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Last admission will be 45 minutes before closing.   October 5, 10am-5pm Manassas Fall Jubilee. Over 100 crafter and community booths, live music and […]

Win Tickets to Jack’s PUMPKIN GLOW and a 20% off Code!

Reston, Virginia’s Lake Fairfax Park will once again be alight with Halloween fun as JACK’S PUMPKIN GLOW, formerly known as THE GLOW, returns for the third consecutive year beginning October 3 and running through October 27.  Enjoy an immersive Halloween stroll along a trail illuminated by thousands of intricately carved pumpkins, many highlighting the Capital City’s most famous […]

Giveaway: Moon Mouse at Hylton PAC


Calling all space enthusiasts! Lightwire Theater Company uses glow-in-the dark puppets, electro-luminescent wire, movement, and dance to present a visually stunning theatrical experience that is out of this world. In an imaginative story without words, join Marvin—an outcast mouse who craves acceptance and adventure—on a thrilling space odyssey. With his homemade rocket, Marvin blasts off to […]

Disney on Ice Road Trip Adventures 2019! (And a savings code!)

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Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures Takes Families on a Fun-Fueled Excursion to Iconic Disney Destinations Fairfax, VA— Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures will whisk families away on an immersive getaway chock-full of magical participatory moments. Featuring new and classic tales, this multi-generational experience visits Fairfax from October 2 to 6 for […]

Occoquan Arts and Crafts Show Returns This Fall, September 28 and 29, 2019

Thomas Om, from Newport News, paints a sailing boat in his booth at the Occoquan Arts and Crafts show, May 31.

(August 12, 2019 – Occoquan, VA)  The Fall Occoquan Arts and Crafts Show will be held rain or shine on Saturday, September 28, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown historic Occoquan. A 50-year tradition, this award-winning outdoor street festival features hundreds of artisans […]

Guest Post: How Should You Say It to Your Kids?


From a young age, children pick up habits and words from all sources. TV, the playground, and school are a few places where children experience interactions. However, the main source of your child’s language and mannerism is you, and it’s important be aware of what and how you speak around them. Imagine that you stub […]

Dale City Lightning National Club of the Year

DCTC Club of the Year

WOODBRIDGE, VA – The Dale City “LIGHTNING” Track Club (DCTC) was named the 2019 National Track and Field Club of the Year by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU). The award was based on the team’s outstanding success and merit working with today’s youth and tomorrow’s stars. The award was presented during the AAU 2019 National […]

Review: Hylton Performing Arts Center Amazing Max


My three boys and I had the most magical time at the Hylton Performing Arts Center Summer Series featuring “The Amazing Max”, a traveling magician. He was charismatic, hilarious, and he engaged the audience young children to pre-teens and even the adults. Throughout the entire performance, “The Amazing Max” would pull kids from the audience […]

Student Automotive Class


HELLO EVERYONE, We are excited to announce that James Fitzgerald, a master mechanic of 25+ years will be offering another introduction to automotive 2 day workshop. The dates for the workshop are Sat., Sept. 7th and Sat., Sept. 14th from 9 am to 1 pm.. Mr. Fitzgerald has been in the automotive industry for over […]

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