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Things to Do this July in Fairfax County

Summer is in full swing and July 2020 has a full slate of fun lined up for Fairfax County! Our attractions are coming up with creative ways for socially distanced fun - keeping you both safe and entertained as things begin to reopen. Here's our roundup of things to do this month! Have a Nostalgic…

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Ways to Commemorate Juneteenth

It is known as “America's Second Independence Day.” Yet there is no battle marking that day. No birthday of a new nation. Not even an anniversary of a document. Rather Juneteenth, the commemoration of freedom from slavery, commemorates June 19, 1865 - the date federal troops arrived in Galveston, TX…

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7 (Safe) Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend may look a little different this year, but it shouldn’t keep us from remembering what the day is really all about: honoring the brave men and women who gave their lives to protect ours. Their sacrifices pave the way for our continued freedoms as American citizens. In addition to…

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Things to Do This February in Fairfax County

Goodbye January, and hello February! We’re officially into our second month of the decade, and with it comes a new wave of must-see attractions and events in Fairfax County. Between Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, the Super Bowl, and more, there’s plenty of excitement in the area. The…

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20 (New) Things To Do In 2020

Ok people. We're entering a new year, a new decade, and a new mindset. It's time to get out there and see everything there is to see. Lucky for you, here in Fairfax County there are a lot of fun new adventures to be had that weren't around just one short year ago. So get your to-do list out, and see…

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Shop Local at Our Most Unique Gift Destinations

Each year, two days after Thanksgiving, communities across the nation host Small Business Saturday, celebrating and supporting neighborhood businesses. In Fairfax County, however, your Small Business Saturday is super-sized with unique gifts from iconic museum shops and interesting destinations…

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