I’ve missed a couple weeks while we were on vacation, but I’m back in time for this fun filled weekend!  Lots to do- here are a few ideas!

  1. Ashlawn Fun Fair– May 15, 11am – 3pm @ Ashlawn Elementary, Arlington, VA — Ashlawn Elementary’s Fun Fair features games, food, crafts, moon bounces, and raffles.  Admission is free (games, food, refreshments are extra) 703-228-5270 http://www.apsva.us/ashlawn
  2. Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival– May 15 & 16, 10am – 6pm  @ Reston Town Center, Reston, VA — An arts festival where you can check out and buy artwork as well as enjoy live entertainment.  There will be a children’s art tent with activities for kids, as well as food and artist demonstrations.  The festival is free and open to the public.   http://www.restonarts.org
  3. McLean Day– May 15, 11am – 5pm @ Lewinsville Park, McLean, Va — A community festival with live entertainment, carnival rides, face painting, food, and arts & crafts.  http://www.mcleancenter.org/special-events/upcoming.asp#McLean_Day_2010
  4. Civil War Day–  May 15, 10am – 3pm @ Cherry Hill Park and Farmhouse, Falls Church, VA — The City of Falls Church is hosting an event that will reenact the Falls Church home front during the Civil War.  There will be living history presentations, music, free tours of the Civil War era farmhouse, and children’s activities.  703-248-5171 (TTY 711)  http://www.fallschurchva.gov/Content/Docs/CivilWarDayFlyer2010.pdf
  5. Put YOU in the Musical– May 15, 11am – 4pm @ National Children’s Museum Launch Zone, National Harbor, MD — Kids can try their hand at dancing and singing along with Broadway tunes and experiencing the world of musicals. Ages 3 and up.  http://www.ncm.museum/home/events/Put-YOU-in-the-Musical-
  6. Taste of Arlington– May 16, 12pm – 5pm @ Ballston- Arlington, VA — Taste food from over 45 Arlington restaurants.  There will also be local entertainment and children’s activities.  http://www.tasteofarlington.com