National Arboretum


< See these beautiful grounds on your terms, whether you enjoy hiking, biking, or driving. With nine miles of trails, if you can swing it, bring your bike. The Arboretum offers classes and activities for all levels of plant lovers, including Bonsai workshops, plant swaps, and full moon hikes.  When you’re ready for a break from the heat, go indoors…

Pic to Click


Heflin’s Store resides alongside a road winding through rolling countryside farmland, just outside of Haymarket and near The Plains. Built in 1845, this building in the Broad Run – Little Georgetown District served as a general store until the 1970s. If you have an opportunity to take a Sunday drive, set your navigation for 5310 Blantyre Rd. The building sits next to…

Colonial Market


[Show thumbnails] Take a journey back to 1771 and experience what it was like to go to the market and catch up on the latest happenings outside of your farm. Smell the rosemary chicken and sausage cooking. Drink a beer from the tavern. Buy some kitchen wares at auction. Let your children paint, play games, watch the puppet show, make…

Camp for Girls


  Who: Girls current grades K-12 What: Summer Sleep Away Camps Where: GSCNC facilities in Virginia and Maryland Why: To “Be Amazing!” When: June – August How Much: Pricing depends on program and location. Average half week is $220 and full week is $400. Deposits of $50 are due now and the remaining balance is due by April 1st. Website:…

Maker Faire NoVa


Maker Faires are happening all over the world! It’s where people come together and share the fruits of their makerspace creations. These makerspaces are where components of S.T.E.A.M. flourish together, encouraging participants to create, share, and become inspired. Come see one of the greatest visual representations of collaborative creation and motivate your friends and family to get making! Things you…