Safe and Fun Stuff to do with the Family
-Irene may have you seeking INDOOR activities this weekend. If a movie is on your list, Spy Kids 4 is in theaters. Check out Movie Mom’s reviews here.
-Newseum in Washington DC
Kids Free at Newseum through Labor Day. All children 18 years or under can be admitted into the museum free of charge with an adult. Ten children per adult.
For more information, call 1 (888) 639-7386 or visit http://www.newseum.org
-Aug 27 – 28, Manassas National Battlefield Park (Call to check for Weather related closings/cancellations)
Recurring daily Address: 6511 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA Times: 10am-4pm Phone: (703) 361-1339
Special ranger tours of the battlefield, military demonstrations of musketry and artillery firing, cavalry demonstrations, living history portrayals of soldiers in an encampment of Union and Confederate troops , cavalry demonstrations of maneuver and carbine firing, and music will mark this anniversary event at Brawner Farm and various locations throughout the park. “Manassas’s Own” Artillery (representing Confederate battery) and infantry troops will portray Union and Confederate soldiers. 149th Anniversary of Second Manassas
-Maryland Renaissance Festival 2011
Recreates a 16th century English village with crafts, food, live performances on 8 stages, a jousting arena and lots of games. The Maryland Renaissance Festival is a fun family event held in Anne Arundel County, about 30 miles from Washington, DC.
Dates and Hours: Open weekends from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., August 27 – October 23, 2011.
Location: The intersection of Route 450 and Crownsville Road in Crownsville, Maryland (about 8 miles northwest of Annapolis)
Admission: Adults – $19.00, Seniors (62+) – $16.00, Children (7-15) – $9.00, Children 6 & under are free.
They say “open rain or shine”, but they didn’t say anything about a Hurricane. You may want to check the website or call first: (410) 266-7304
-Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Dedication Ceremony WAS set for Sunday, August 28. But has been POSTPONED due to the storm. We’ll be sure to keep you posted as we learn more
Sunday 28, 2011 – POSTPONED DUE TO STORM