Portraits at Stone Bridge


For all of you shutterbugs and painters out there, now would be the time to capture your fall pictures. Stone Bridge at the Manassas Battlefield is a favorite location for family portraits and can be busy this time of year. If you dare to venture off the trail just a little to the southern banks, the reflection off of the…

Burnside Farms Fall Market


This quaint roadside market in Haymarket has something for every season. This season, it’s pumpkins, straw, cider, apples, mums, and gourds. All of the seasonal favorites are here. Unleash the children for a go on the slides, bouncer and to play games. Who: Anyone happy for the arrival of fall What: Fall roadside farm market Where: 4905 James Madison Hwy, Haymarket,…

Corn Maze in The Plains


It takes some of us a little longer than others to find our way out of this five-acre corn maze. But that’s okay, because the kids are having fun trying to figure out the clues and collecting their stamps. And it takes some of us even longer when we’re finding our way in the dark! (Imagine horrified face here.) This corn maze…

Children’s Holiday Shopping Experience


When I was a child, I couldn’t wait for Santa’s Workshop to come to my school. Every year, I drafted several lists and planned ahead. I would walk in, final list in hand, money saved, and my head full of dreams about the magnificent gifts I was going to give. Everyone was just going to LOVE my thoughtful selection. When…