Things to Do in February Around Lorton

February is here but don’t let the cold stop you from getting out of the house this month.

There are events all across Northern Virginia to celebrate Black History Month. And don’t forget to get into the Valentine’s Day spirit with chocolate tastings and festivals in Fairfax and Prince William County. Stay busy all February long at the top local events around Lorton.

All month long
🏛️ The Underground Railroad Network to Freedom – Woodbridge

  • Every weekend in February, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Leesylvania State Park

🏛️ Visit Alexandria’s Black History Museum – Alexandria

  • Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Alexandria’s Black History Museum
Lake Anne in Reston

Lake Anne. Photo Credit to Payton Chung

First weekend

🍴 Alexandria Restaurant Week – Alexandria

  • Friday, January 26 – Sunday, February 4
  • All across Alexandria

🍫 Chocolate Lovers Festival – Fairfax

  • Friday, February 2 – Sunday, February 4
  • Old Town Fairfax

Historic Pohick Church First Saturday Tours – Lorton

  • Saturday, February 3, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Pohick Church

❄️ Freezin’ for a Reason Virginia Polar Dip – Reston

  • Saturday, February 3, 12:00 PM
  • Lake Anne
Historic Occoquan Virginia

Occoquan, Virginia. Photo Credit to Ron Cogswell

Second week

🔥 Campfire Fridays – Springfield

  • Friday, February 9, 6:00 PM
  • Hidden Pond Nature Center

🎨 Second Saturday Art Walk – Lorton

  • Saturday, February 10, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

🍫 Chocolate Walk – Occoquan

  • Saturday, February 10, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Historic Occoquan

🎭 Mardi Gras Extravaganza – Woodbridge

  • Saturday, February 10, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Brew Republic Bierwerks

🚂 TTRAK Model Train Display – Fairfax Station

  • Sunday, February 11, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Fairfax Station Railroad Museum
Birdwalk

Tufted titmouse. Photo Credit to Will Fisher

Third week

🐦Monday Birdwalk – Alexandria

  • Monday, February 12, 7:00 AM
  • Huntley Meadows Park

🍺🎨 Paint & Brew – Lorton

  • Sunday, February 18, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Forge Brew Works

🎂 Celebrate George Washington’s Birthday – Mount Vernon

  • Saturday, February 17 – Thursday, February 22
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Later in the month
🎉 2018 Feel the Heritage Festival – Arlington

  • Saturday, February 24, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Charles Drew Community Center

Featured Photo: Leesylvania State Park. Photo Credit to Judy Gallagher

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