Spring is an exciting time in this area! Whether you're a long-time resident or just visiting, these ideas will guarantee you have a good time!

1. Kingstowne Farmers Market 

When

Friday, May 12, 2017

4:00 PM-7:00 PM

Where

5870 Kingstowne Center. Alexandria, VA

Description

"By providing access to locally grown foods, our farmers market program strives to improve the health of Fairfax County citizens, support local food producers, and protect the environment."

2. Live Music at Paradise Springs Winery

When

Fridays 5:00 PM-9 PM, Saturdays 2 PM-6 PM, Sundays (most afternoons)

Where

Paradise Springs Winery

13219 Yates Ford Road. Clifton, VA 

Description

Live artists on the back patio!

3. Friday Night Live!

When

Friday, May 12, 2017

6:30 PM-10:30 PM

Where

Town Green in Downtown Herndon, VA

Description

Friday's performer "LauraLea & Tripp Fabulous is one of The E. Coast's premiere cover bands, performing songs across every genre. Hailing from Philadelphia & South Jersey, LauraLea & Tripp Fabulous has been winning fans from NY to FL with her excellent vocals, charming personality, & some of the most talented musicians on the scene today."

4. Spring Farm Day

When

Saturday, May 13, 2017

10:00 AM-3:00 PM

Where

Frying Pan Farm Park

2709 West Ox Rd. Herndon, VA

Description

"Milk a Cow or Goat-Meet & Greet the Baby Animals-See Antique Farm Equipment Demos-Take a Carousel or Wagon Ride*-Watch a Sheep Shearing-Enjoy Crafts, Games and Vendors"

5. Mother's Day Rose Tea

When

Sunday, May 14, 2017

1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Where

Green Spring Gardens

4603 Green Spring Road. Alexandria, VA 

Description

"(13-Adult) Roses, like mothers, have been revered throughout history. Celebrate both as we reveal the fascinating story of the rose, its symbolism, and why we give roses to those we love. Sample delights of the culinary rose at the tea table and take home a fragrant favor bag. Reservations required. $45/person."

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