Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend March 10–March 12

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area!

Vienna Restaurant Week

Through Sunday, March 12

The highly anticipated Spring program will feature 50 participants from restaurants to fast-casual eateries throughout the Town of Vienna. This is the largest number of participants to date for this Vienna restaurant dining campaign. During the week-long event, participating restaurants will offer three-course prix fixe menus of $25 for lunch/brunch and $35-40 for dinner per person. In addition to the curated menus, specialty restaurants, and eateries will offer discounted a la carte dining providing food lovers the opportunity to further explore Vienna’s culinary scene.

The Cake

Friday, March 10 & Saturday, March 11

Sunday, March 12

NextStop Theatre Company
269 Sunset Park Drive
Herndon, VA 20170

Performances on Friday, Saturday, & Sunday through April 2

The lively, conservative Della is a talented baker in her North Carolina town, even going on TV to be a contestant on the Great American Baking Show. When Jen, who Della loves like a daughter, returns to North Carolina from New York to request Della bake her wedding cake, she’s overjoyed. But when Jen reveals she’s marrying a woman, Della has a crisis of conscience. Hilarious and heartfelt, The Cake is a deliciously sweet story about love, acceptance, and being willing to have a change of heart.

Barks & Brews Festival

Saturday, March 11
11:00am – 6:00pm

7581 Colshire Dr
Tysons, VA 22102

Spring is on the horizon! It’s finally nice enough to bring your pup outside for a full day of fun, and we have the perfect event for you and your best bud. Join us on March 11th from 1-6pm for our Barks and Brews festival 🍻🐾 Try deluxe homemade treats from our doggie vendors, play in our dog park, or give your pup something from our special dog menu. Enjoy sampling over 40 breweries, compete in festival events with your pup for prizes, or relax by a fire pit- there’s something here for everyone!

Virginia Opera: La Traviata

Saturday, March 11

Sunday, March 12

George Mason University’s Center for the Arts
4373 Mason Pond Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22030

Featuring one of the most demanding, sumptuous, and recognizable scores of all time, Virginia Opera concludes its season with Giuseppe Verdi’s tour de force La Traviata. Set amidst the pleasure-loving and decadent French aristocracy of the 19th century, Verdi’s three-act tragic and romantic opera follows a sophisticated courtesan, Violetta, who falls in love with a man she cannot have, Alfredo Germont. With spectacular party scenes; poignant, intimate moments; gripping emotion; and the gorgeous soprano aria “Sempre Libera,” La Traviata will hold you spellbound from the first to last note. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Maple Syrup Boil Down

Sunday, March 12
45-minute sessions starting at 11:00am

Colvin Run Mill
10017 Colvin Run Rd.
Great Falls, VA 22066

The sap is rising and the maple trees are tapped. Now its sugaring time! Bundle up, brave the weather, and watch and learn as sap is boiled down into delicious, sweet syrup over an open fire. Sample the delicious combination of maple syrup over cornbread, made from Colvin Run cornmeal. While supplies last! This is an outdoor event, please dress appropriately.