Things to Do in April Around Lorton

Spring is in full effect!

As the flowers begin to bloom you’ll want to be in Northern Virginia this month to take in the fresh air and explore the local outdoors. Before you do, don’t forget to take your wine glass — April marks Virginia Vineyard Month. With over 250 vineyards to choose from, you don’t want to miss out on what’s happening around Lorton!

All month long

🧘Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace – Alexandria

  • Tuesday’s in April from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Carlyle House’s Magnolia Terrace

🍷Virginia Vineyard Month – Virginia

  • Throughout the month of April
  • Select wineries throughout Virginia

 

First weekend, April 1 – April 8

🏛The “Grandest Congress”: The French and Indian War in Alexandria – Alexandria

  • Saturday, April 7, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Carlyle House Historic Park

🐰🥚🐤Amazing Farm Fun’s Spring Festival – Chantilly

  • Sunday, April 8, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticonderoga

🍵Scottish Tea at the Weems-Botts Museum – Dumfries

  • Sunday, April 8, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • The Weems-Botts Museum

 

Second week, April 9- April 15

Carnival in Virginia

Photo by: Laura Stump

Monday Trivia – Woodbridge

  • Monday’s in April from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Brew Republic Bierworks

🎠Potomac Mills Carnival – Woodbridge

  • Thursday, April 12 – Friday, April 13, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 14, 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Potomac Mills

🍸🕯Cocktails by Candlelight – Mason Neck

  • Friday, April 13, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • George Mason’s Gunston Hall

🖼Second Saturday Art Walk at the Workhouse – Lorton

  • Saturday, April 14, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

🏃Lorton Prison Break Dash 2018 – Lorton

  • Sunday, April 15, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

 

Third week, April 16 – April 22

Kite Festival

Photo by: THOR

🎸Rock of Ages: The Musical – Lorton

  • Saturday, April 14 – Monday, April 16, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 21 – Monday, April 23, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

🏡Historic Garden Week – Virginia

  • Saturday, April 21 – April 28, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Various homes and gardens across the state of Virginia

🎈Kite Festival – Mason Neck

  • Saturday, April 21, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • George Mason’s Gunston Hall

🍷Potomac Point Spring Barrel Tasting – Stafford

  • Sunday, April 22, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Potomac Point Winery

 

Later in the month, April 23 – April 30

📚Pop Up Lit Nights – Fall for the Book – Fairfax

  • Thursday, April 26, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Pop Up Art Space

🐦Spring Migration Bird Walk at Julie J. Metz Neabsco Creek Wetlands Preserve – Woodbridge

  • Saturday, April 28, 8:00 AM
  • Julie J. Metz Neabsco Creek Wetlands Preserve

🏃Annual Run for the Earth 5K – Occoquan

  • Saturday, April 28, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
  • River Mill Park

📻Radio Bingo – Woodbridge

  • Thursday’s in April from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Brew Republic Bierworks

 

Featured Photo by: switz1873

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