Top 5 Places to Visit this Weekend for Families
Don’t have plans this weekend? Now you do! I’m giving you the best events happening this weekend in DC, Maryland and Virginia!
Kings Dominion KidsFest
Features Live Performances by Choo Choo Soul
Choo Choo Soul visits the Peanuts Showplace during Kidsfest in Planet Snoop at 1pm & 4pm. Head to Planet Snoopy to celebrate kid-friendly fun with concerts, crafts, activities, shows and so much more! Plus — Everyone Pays Kids Price when you buy your tickets online to come during KidsFest.
Baltimore Convention Center
Jurassic Quest brings you a Dinosaur Adventure for the whole family. The main dinosaur exhibit features ultra-realistic, life-size animatronic dinosaurs; Over 50 life-size dinosaurs in all. Features realistic scenes, enormous dinosaurs, cute baby dinosaurs and lots of fun activities for kids of all ages.
National Building Museum
July 2, 2016 – September 5, 2016
Explore a fantastical glacial sea designed by landscape architects, ascend to a viewing area inside the tallest berg,traverse an undersea bridge or slide down an ice chute, try Japanese kakigori shaved ice provided by the restaurant Daikaya and learn about how design can transform spaces and lives.
Milkshake Duo – *FREE*
July 23; 12pm
Annapolis Towne Centre
Rock out with the Milkshake Duo, Lisa Mathews, and Mikel Gehl of the Milkshake Band! You’ve seen them on Nick JR and PBS KIDS, but now they are coming to the Annapolis Towne Centre for an Outdoor Concert. Milkshake is a band on a mission: to create great rock music for kids. Milkshake has won over preschoolers without compromising songcraft, stagecraft or their authentic rock&roll spirit. Sponsored by Anne Arundel County Public Library and Annapolis Towne Centre.
Blast-in-the-Past: A Hands-On History Playground
Thursday-Saturday, July 7-August 6; 11am – 4pm
Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site – Laurel
Montpelier’s grounds will be transformed into a kid-sized colonial village! Young visitors can camp out on the frontier, design a hat at the milliners, harvest crops at the farm, and other fun activities.