Category Archives: Weekend

Dear Evan Hansen at Arena Stage is Musical Theatre Perfection

It’s probably a good thing I didn’t know the specifics of Dear Evan Hansen before I took Owen to the see it with me last week. The world premiere musical playing at Arena Stage covers some pretty heavy subject matter … Continue reading

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Make a Family Day of it at National Harbor this Summer

We’ve been to National Harbor several times since it opened back in 2008. The waterfront destination on the Potomac River in Prince George’s County, Md, hosts annual holiday events, was home to the National Children’s Museum for awhile, and has … Continue reading


Filed under All ages, Art, Eats, Maryland, Outdoor, Play, Seasonal, Sponsored Post, Summer, Weekdays, Weekend

LEGO Mania Returns to BrickFair ’15 ~ Ticket Giveaway!

Hey, LEGO enthusiasts! BrickFair, the nation’s largest annual LEGO fan festival, is returning to the area this coming weekend, and you have a chance to win tickets to the event. BrickFair ’15 will bring together LEGO fans from across the … Continue reading


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The Weekend Round-Up: July 24-26

Savor the summer fun in the District and beyond! This round-up of special events and seasonal activities has all the details you need for making the most of your leisure time with the kids. Happy Weekend! Mars Day! Where: Air … Continue reading


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Adventure Theatre Presents OLIVER! at Round House Theatre

I always love an opportunity to bring my children to see stage productions of books they enjoy. It’s a chance to watch a story that was once just on pages and in their heads come to life, to see imagination … Continue reading

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