Strawberry Jubilee at Great Country Farms
Join the longest running strawberry festival in Loudoun County all weekend long. To celebrate the royal strawberry, our Jubilee is packed with live music, farm contests, wagon rides, great food and fun games for the whole family! In addition to The Roosteraunt’s traditional offerings, they will be serving Donut Strawberry Shortcake, chocolate dipped Strawberries and hand-dipped ice cream from Trickling Springs Creamery as well baked goods including strawberry rhubarb pies. Also taking place June 1+2.
Delaplane Strawberry Festival
Bring the whole family and enjoy a fun and festive day in the Virginia countryside at Sky Meadows State Park near Delaplane, VA this weekend. The festival is put on by Emmanuel Episcopal Church and proceeds fund outreach ministries within our church and grants to worthy organizations in our local community, state and beyond. Enjoy hayrides, old fashioned field games, dancing, music, magic, storytelling, crafts, a petting farm, bake sale, hikes in the shadow of the Appalachian Trail, face painting, cake-walking, Corn Hole, a monkey and much more!
Winnie the Pooh at Adventure Theatre is closing the curtains this weekend. Winnie the Pooh would spend every day of life humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat “a little something.” But today, Pooh and Piglet have to find the Heffalump, watch Rabbit scheme to rid the forest of Kanga’s dreaded bathtub, and help Eeyore search for his tail. Pooh’s intentions are always the best, but his passion for honey and condensed milk keeps getting him into trouble.
4:00pm-7:00pm: Jump In, DC
The official opening of DC’s outdoor pools & spraygrounds! Join Mayor Bowser at Langdon Pool for the celebration! Note: This is the day before ALL outdoor pools and spray parks open, on Saturday, May 25th at 10AM for Spray Parks and 11AM for Pools Memorial Day Weekend! Outdoor Pool Schedule
5:00pm: Blessing of the Bikes at the National Cathedral
Since 2014, the Cathedral has welcomed members of Rolling Thunder to gather on the Friday of Memorial Day weekend for a “Blessing of the Bikes,” special tours and prayers for those who have not come home. Cathedral clergy, military chaplains and Rolling Thunder volunteers and leaders lead a brief service. Free and open to the public. All are welcome! Check out Rolling Thunder’s site for more weekend opportunities.
5:30pm-8:30pm: Jazz in the Sculpture Garden
The Jazz in the Garden Series begins its 19th season in May. The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—Brazilian Folk Jazz, Alternative Modern, Blues, Reggae, World Steam Punk, Afro Funk, African Fusion Jazz, Cuban Charanga, Django Guitar, New Orleans Jazz, and more—every Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:30 in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden. You can purchase food and adult beverages or bring your own picnic (but no adult bevs are allowed in, purchase them there).
10:30am: Spanish Storytime at Little Falls Library
Enjoy a special Spanish Language Storytime led by Vanessa Cabrera! These 30-40 minute programs are designed to delight children of all ages and will feature stories and songs in Spanish. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, Little Falls Chapter.
4:05pm: Washington Nationals MARVEL Super Hero™ Day & Captain Zimmerman Bobblehead Giveaway
We are sharing an exclusive discount code 19NATSKIDS for the upcoming four-game Washington Nationals series vs. the Marlins over the Memorial Day holiday. Sunday is the second of five Kids Giveaway Sundays during the 2019 season, but this offer is valid for ANY of the four Memorial Day weekend games (Friday-Monday). Families who use this coupon code will receive a 20% discount on select tickets available at here with a $10 food and beverage credit preloaded to each ticket, which can be redeemed at any concessions stand in the ballpark.
10:30am-11:00am: Tunes 4 Tots at Steadfast Supply
Join Tunes 4 Tots for a half hour class in which little ones will learn fundamental music concepts through song, movement, and play! Tunes 4 Tots is designed for children ages 6 and under along with a participating adult.
11:00am-11:45am: Summer Sunday Funday at Imagination Stage
Bring your favorite stories to life through dramatic play activities, music, movement, and visual art. Each session you leave with a special take-home item we used or created that day, as well as a Parent Pack to extend the experience at home. These popular workshops are themed around beloved children’s books. Beach Bunny is the featured story.
2:00pm: National Memorial Day Parade
The National Memorial Day Parade, held annually along Constitution Avenue in our nation’s capital – Washington, DC – shares the story of American honor and sacrifice from across the generations. The parade, commemorating its fifteenth year, is our nation’s largest Memorial Day event, drawing hundreds of thousands of spectators to the National Mall to pay tribute to those who have served, are serving, and most importantly those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while in service to our country.
6:00pm-8:00pm: Movies on the Potomac at National Harbor: The Lego Batman Movie
Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars—and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than Movies on the Potomac at National Harbor. Pack your picnic blankets, grab food to go from one of the delicious dining establishments, and meet at the Plaza’s big screen for a FREE evening of fun for all ages! Please note that movies will begin at 6:00pm and will be shown once. They also feature Date Night Movies on Thursdays at 7:00pm.