Welcome to 5 Things Friday for February 2, 2024! Your go-to source for all things Loudoun County and the vibrant Northern Virginia community.

We’ve got the latest on the Loudoun County real estate market to keep you up-to-date on the latest market trends. In addition, we cover family-friendly activities, local business highlights, new experiences to try, and more. The weather looks great this weekend, so get out and enjoy all that our area has to offer!

Also, we are always on the lookout for new and exciting experiences to try, so that you’re in the know about the best experiences right at your doorstep.

So tune in every Friday as we highlight the uniqueness of Northern Virginia and why it’s such an amazing place to call home.

Let’s dive into this week’s 5 Things Friday where we discover our thriving community together.

Loudoun County Real Estate Market

Loudoun County’s Real Estate Market: A Week of Surprising Trends

A Spring Market Uptick Amidst Playoff Distractions The Loudoun County real estate market, has once again presented us with interesting insights from last week. Notably, there was a significant increase in homes sold (19%), hinting at the early arrival of the spring market spirit. However, in a contrasting trend, homes under contract dipped by 3%. […]

O Museum

Journey Through the O Museum in Washington DC

What is the O Museum?  No – it’s not about that! It’s a mansion in Washington DC that transcends the ordinary, where every room tells a story, and every corner holds a secret waiting to be discovered. This unique and enigmatic space beckons adventurers and curious minds alike, but what is it all about? A […]

Lightfoot Restaurant

Exploring Lightfoot Restaurant: Where History Meets Culinary Delight

Located in the heart of historic downtown Leesburg, Lightfoot Restaurant reflects the rich history of the town. Named for Francis Lightfoot Lee, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the restaurant blends modern cuisine with historic charm. A Historic Haven Located in a beautifully restored 19th-century bank building, Lightfoot Restaurant is a testament to the […]

outdoor ice skating rinks

Gliding Through Winter: Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in the DC Metro Area

The weekend forecast promises cool temps and sunshine – the perfect weather to lace up those skates! Check out these charming outdoor ice skating rinks throughout the DC Metro area. The Wharf Ice Rink (Washington DC) Located on the DC waterfront, The Wharf Ice Rink delivers an iconic setting. With the backdrop of historic monuments […]

Dopamine Land

Feel Good in Dopamine Land: An Interactive Museum

Welcome to Dopamine Land, an interactive museum that transcends the conventional to ignite your senses. This extraordinary space takes you on a journey through 10 different interactive rooms that promise an exhilarating experience. Get ready to play! Dopamine Land is not just a museum. It’s a playground for the mind, a canvas for creativity, and […]

That’s all for this week’s 5 Things Friday — your passport to the pulse of Northern Virginia living.

Our goal is to keep you informed and inspired, ensuring that you make the most of your time in this exceptional community.  Join us every Friday, and let’s continue to explore, support, and celebrate the incredible Northern Virginia area together. You can also check out previous editions of 5 Things Friday on our website!

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