Mount Vernon Colonial Market and Fair is Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am-5:00pm. The annual market features dozens of America’s finest craftspeople and plenty of family fun; including puppets, military drills, sword swallowing and music.
Saturday and Sunday DC Shorts are featuring more Family Films: DC Shorts Film Festival at Angelika Film Center. Family appropriate films are for children 8 and older. For the full schedule click here.
Maryland Renaissance Festival is still in town. Take a time machine back to medieval times. With plenty of entertainment, including music, joisting, puppetry, pony rides and so much more. Your children will see people dressed up in 16th century outfits. Dress like a knight and come any weekend through October 17.
10:00am-4:00pm: The Big Build at The National Building Museum (401 F St NW, Washington,DC 20001)
The FREE construction truck “petting zoo” expands onto F Street; Earn prizes by completing a hard hat scavenger hunt; and help build the World’s Tallest Toy from Superstructs in the Great Hall! CLIMB aboard tractors, cranes, and a fire truck, CONSTRUCT a log cabin , IMAGINE and build a playground, CARVE stone with master carvers, BUILD an electrical circuit with licensed electricians, COMPETE in a nail-driving contest, CREATE a hardware wind chime to take home