Happy Friday! (Especially because LivingSocial is sponsoring $1 lunch deals across Washington until 2 today.) Be sure to click on each site’s name below to see all of its offerings. Check back Monday for more discounts on products, food, and fun.
So What’s the Deal
$15 for a ticket to the Taste of Arlington (a $25 value)
More than 40 Arlington restaurants will participate in the 2011 Taste of Arlington May 22 (rain or shine). Eateries including Jaleo, Rustico, and Bayou Bakery will create sample dishe; each costs one “taste,” and this deal gives you 40 percent off admission with eight taste tickets.
Up to 54 percent off sailing lessons at Chesapeake Sailing School
Chesapeake Sailing School in Annapolis will teach you the basics of sailing—including sailboat etiquette, safety procedures, and tacking (sea-speak for “actually sailing the boat”). You can pay $60 for a four-hour sailing session aboard the 22-foot Tanzer 22 (a $130 value) or pay $99 for a one-day introductory course (a $250 value). One voucher per person; you must be least 16 to participate.
$22 for wine-and-food tasting at Capitol Vineyards (a $48 value)
On Saturdays and Sundays, Capitol Vineyards in Delaplane, Virginia, offers winetastings with food pairings in its historic tasting room, built in the 1800s. This 54-percent-off deal gives you two glasses of Virginia wine along with whatever food is being served that week (past pairings have included crabcakes and bacon-wrapped dates). The deal expires October 18.
$150 for 50 units of Dysport at Berman Cosmetic Surgery (a $375 value)
Berman Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center in Sterling is offering a deal on 50 units of Dysport at a 60-percent discount. Dysport injections relax the muscles that cause and maintain wrinkles and fine lines.
$60 for eight weeks of children’s music, dance, voice, or guitar classes from Life Music Academy (a $120 value)
Life Music Academy in Manassas offers music and dance lessons for children ages six months through teenagers. The eight-week spring session, which starts April 25, offers classes such as Music & Me for elementary-schoolers, Guitar for 5-through-12 year-olds, and Happy Feet Dance Class for three-through-six year-olds. Enroll your child for half off; one child per voucher, spring session only.
Deals for Deeds
$20 for admission for two and more to the National Pinball Museum (a $38 value)
The National Pinball Museum in Georgetown, the newest museum in Washington, features more than 14,000 square feet of interactive pinball memorabilia, factoids, history, and of course the machines themselves. Pay $20 for you and a friend plus two $5 pay-per-play cards.
$199 for one laser skin-rejuvenation treatment at Althea Medspa (a $500 value)
The laser skin-rejuvenation treatment at Althea Medspa in Leesburg uses lasers to tighten the skin while stimulating new cells to replace damage or aged skin. The full effect can be achieved over three or four visits. Try the treatment on your hands or face for 60 percent off; the deal expires October 17.
Check out Tippr, Wow.com, and DealOn for more deals.
Limited-time Facebook offer:
Throughout April, people who “like” the Virginia Is for Lovers Facebook page have access to first-come, first-served travel deals through a special “VADeals4DC” tab. Offers from selected destinations across Virginia include $50-per-night rooms, free upgrades, buy-one-get-one-free admissions, and more.
$596 for a two-night weekday stay for two plus extras at the Inn at 202 Dover (a $1,240 value)
The Inn at 202 Dover in Easton, Maryland—a Victorian-style mansion built in 1874 on the Chesapeake Bay—has been voted one of the most romantic inns in the country. Your stay includes a bottle of sparkling wine, a vodka tasting with hors d’oeuvres, and house-made cookies. You can also opt to pay $648 for a weekend stay with a three-course dinner, breakfast each morning, and a bottle of Champagne.
$1,279 for a yoga retreat with Kathryn Budig in Mexico
Notable yogi Kathryn Budig is hosting this yoga retreat from November 5 through 12 at the eco-luxury resort Xinalani. The resort features open-air yoga studios; eco-adventures such as whale watching, surfing, and hiking; and an oceanview full-service spa. The deal includes three gourmet meals every day, daily yoga, airport transportation, bottled water, and nonalcoholic beverages with meals. Pay $1,279 for dorm-style accommodations with two full bathrooms and eight single beds, or pay $1,970 for a private ocean-view suite with an open-air private shower.