Safe and Fun Stuff to do with the Family- Friday, Oct.14, 2011
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Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington, DC
Location: the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the northwest corner of the Tidal basin at the intersection of West Basin Drive SW and Independence Avenue SW Washington DC.
The dedication of the new Martin Luther King Memorial will honor Dr. King’s national and international contributions and vision for all to enjoy a life of freedom, opportunity, and justice. Limited seating is available so attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs and blankets. Also, because of limited parking, the use of public transportation is suggested.
Taste of Georgetown
Date & Time: Oct. 15 11:00 am- 4 pm
Location: Wisconsin Avenue, NW, south of M Street in the heart of George
Price: Each tasting $5 or 5 for $20
A Taste of Georgetown will feature approximately 30 of Washington DC’s restaurants serving samples portions of their signature dishes.
Kid Euro Festival
The Festival features more than 27 European countries and is designed for children ages 2-12.Come and enjoy mimes, storytellers, dancers, puppeteers and more! Please be aware that some events require reservations.
Check out the performance line-up, venues, and other information here.
18th Annual Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival
Location: Great County Farms
1780 Foggy Bottom Rd. Bluemont, VA
Price: Weekends Adults $12 Children $10, Weekdays Adults 10 Children 8
Pick pumpkins at the pumpkin patch and watch pig races.
Falling for Handmade
Date & Time: Oct. 16 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Ernst Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Campus 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003
Falling for Handmade is an annual arts and crafts event hosted by CREST. The Capital Region Etsy Street Team (CREST) consists of local artists from the DC area. Falling for Handmade will feature jewelry, children’s items, pottery, pet accessories, and more!
Sugarloaf Craft Festivals
Location: Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds Gaithersburg 16 Chestnut Street, MD 20877
Price: tickets $7 online, $9 at door
View unique pottery, sculptures, glass, jewelry, fashion, home décor, and more! This event also features interactive demonstrations with master craftspeople.
For more information, go here.
Maryland Renaissance Festival Grounds
Date & Time: Through Oct. 23, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm.
Location: 1821 Crownsville Rd. Annapolis, MD
Price: Adults $19, Seniors $16, Ages 9-15 $9
Don thy period costumery and prepare thy gullet to sup on oversized turkey legs and, yea, other medieval fair.
For More information click here or call 1-800-296-7304