Things to Do in March Around Lorton

March comes in like a lion, out like a lamb (or in our case, out like a bunny). On those lingering cold days, enjoy history tours and classes around Lorton. When the weather warms up, get outside for a trail run at Laurel Hill Park or a tour of Mount Vernon. Whichever way March goes, use this event guide to get out and enjoy your local neighborhood.

All month long:

🚸 Family-Friendly Sully Historic Site Tours – Chantilly

  • March 4 and 16, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
  • Sully Historic Site

✂️ 56th Annual Needlework Show & Sale – Alexandria

  • March 1 – 31 except Tuesdays, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House

Photo by: Workhouse Arts Center

First week events:

🎲 12th Annual Monopoly Tournament – Lorton

  • March 2, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Lorton Community Action Center

🏠 Home with the Herberts – Alexandria

  • March 2, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Carlyle House Historic Park

🍀 38th Annual Ballyshaner’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Alexandria

  • March 2, 12:30 PM
  • King Street

🎭 Mardi Gras Celebration – Washington, D.C.

  • March 2, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • The Wharf

💪 Burpees and Beer – Lorton

  • March 3, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • New Day CrossFit

Photo by: Eat Yoga Drink

Second week events:

🖌️ Open Life Drawing – Lorton

  • March 7, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

📍 Mount Vernon’s Hidden Gems Tour – Mount Vernon

  • March 9, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Begins at Gunston Hall

🎙️ Stories of Preservation and Progress Speaker Series: Women’s History Month – Manassas

  • March 13, 3:00 PM
  • The Manassas Museum

🍻 Yoga and Beer at Fair Winds – Lorton

  • March 13, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Fair Winds Brewing Company

Bingo Night – Lorton

  • March 15, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Lorton Station Elementary

Photo by: EX2 Adventures

Third week events:

👟 Spring Backyard Burn Trail Running Series – Fairfax

  • March 17, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Laurel Hill Park

📯 National Symphony Orchestra at Mount Vernon – Mount Vernon

  • March 19, 7:00 PM
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon

🥣 Slime Expo DC – Springfield

  • March 23, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Waterford at Springfield

🖼️ Fifty Shades of Green: Painting from Life Reception – Manassas

  • March 23, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Center for the Arts of Greater Manassas/Prince William County

Photo by: Beth Wolfe

Later in the month:

🎨 Paint and Brew – Lorton

  • March 24, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Forge Brew Works

🍼 Fit4Baby Bumps and Babies Social – Lorton

  • March 31, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Great Harvest Bread Company

🐰 Bunny Meditation – Lorton

  • March 31, 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM
  • Liberty Lorton Fitness Center

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Featured photo by Brian Giesen.