Some local events coming up this weekend and in the next few days. Our community is an active place!

Celebrate African American culture and history at the 25th Annual Feel The Heritage Festival coming up February 25th. This family friendly all day event will include incredible live music, performances, food, activities and more. Organized by Arlington County, join a wide variety of community groups and organizations as well as families for a day of honor and celebrations. Check out the County website for details.

Who doesn't enjoy a lunch or dinner out with friends? In case you didn't know, be sure to make your reservations for Alexandria's Restaurant Week, on from February 17th through the 26th Over 60 restaurants will have extraordinary lunch and dinner menus at amazing discounted prices. Yum, go eat. Check out the website for all the details.

Carnival is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with a huge kickoff party? Head over to Fete Fitness on Saturday March 4th for a lively Masquerade Carnival party, hosted by the Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Dept. Costumes encouraged while you dance the night away and enjoy Caribbean cuisine too. Check out all the details at their event website. 

Let your creative side be inspired, spend some time with friends and family surrounded by art. The first Sunday of the month is Free Community Day at NMWA, the National Museum of Women in the Arts. This is a great way to celebrate National Women's History Month too. Check out the website for all the details.