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Family Fun at the Occoquan Fall Arts & Crafts Show – September 24-25!


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This post is sponsored by the Town of Occoquan, however, I only promote events, programs, and places that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.


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European Adventures in DC, Courtesy of the 8th Annual Kids Euro Festival


How about some cultural adventures for the kids of the European variety? Thanks to the 8th Annual Kids Euro Festival they will be aplenty — and you don’t need passports or money to experience them.

From October 24 through November 8, the Festival will present more than 125 FREE family-friendly, Euro-themed events all around the DC-metro area. Dancers, storytellers, musicians, films, and puppeteers are just a few of the exciting acts on the schedule. DC embassies, The Kennedy Center, National Gallery of Art, Sidney Harman Hall, public libraries, Hill Center, and Strathmore Mansion are among the many performance venues.

The festival, designed for kids ages 2-12, is the largest of its kind in the country. All 28 nations in the European Union are represented in the shows that highlight national cultural traditions and art.

Some events require reservations, so be sure to visit the Kids Euro Festival website for details, including the complete schedule of performances, age recommendations, and registration info. You can also like the Facebook page and follow them on Twitter for updates on events.

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Wicked Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween in 2015

Halloween kitty and Minecraft Steve haunt the neighborhood last year

Halloween kitty and Minecraft Steve haunt the neighborhood last year

Costumes, candy, and a frightening amount of fun are a recipe for one killer holiday! Even better, while the actual day may still be weeks away, you can celebrate all month long. Loads of activities and events that embrace the spooky spirit take place all over the DC-Metro, and they’re creeping up on the calendar. This annual KFDC list has all of the details on where and when you can have a wicked good time celebrating one of the best holidays of the year. Happy Halloween!

Haunted Museum Historic Ghost Tour
Where: National Building Museum
When: October 9-31 (Fridays), 8pm & 9:15pm
Admission: $10/members, $15/non-members, adults are free

Ghost tours at the National Building Museum combine history, humor, and several hair-raising tales into a fun evening. The Museum houses many artifacts related to the building — plans, drawings, and tools — as well as some objects that defy easy explanation, including a collection of shoes found underneath the foundation, believed to have been buried to ward off evil spirits, and a plaster mask, thought to be a death mask dated from the late 1800s. The building is spectacular — and eerie — with the lights out! This tour is recommended for ages 10 and up. Tickets are limited.

Scary Face Pancakes
Where: IHOP Restaurants
When: Throughout October
Admission: Free (but plan to buy pancakes!)

IHOP is celebrating Halloween throughout the month of October by offering kids the opportunity to create their very own Scary Face Pancakes. And on October 30 from 7am – 10pm, they’re giving away the sweet treats for FREE to children 12 and under.

“Eye Spy” Halloween Train
Where: Cabin John Regional Park
When: October 10-11, 16-18, 23-25, & 28-31
Admission: $5 and a can of food

Hop on board the Halloween Train! Cabin John’s “Eye Spy” features just enough “boo” power for kids age 8 and under. Along the ride through the woods on the train, kids can try to find Halloween friends hiding along the way and mark them off their “Eye Spy” game cards that they receive with admission. Guests can also enjoy Halloween movies every night, face painting on Saturdays and Sundays, and light refreshments for sale. The train runs 3-8pm on weekdays and 1-8pm on weekends. Purchase tickets online starting October 1 here.

Haunted Train & Creepy Carousel
Where: Wheaton Regional Park
When: October 10-11, 16-18, 23-25, & 28-31
Admission: $5 and a can of food

Wheaton Regional Park’s Haunted Train and Creepy Carousel are back and scarier than ever! This annual Halloween attraction is best for guests ages 8 and up, because they do their best to make it “very scary” (and this is part of the website description, so take their word for it). Admission includes one ride each on the train and carousel, plus entrance to the Hall of Jack o’ Lanterns movie theater presenting scary films every night. The train and carousel run 6:30-9:30pm each night. Purchase tickets online starting October 1 here.

Haunted Chocolate House Workshop
Where: Tudor Place
When: October 10, 12pm & 1:30pm
Admission: $10/member, $20/non-member, $4/adult

After a “spooktacular” family-friendly tour of the historic garden, children build and decorate “haunted houses” to take home, made of chocolate walls and candy decor. For children aged 5+ and their family members. One chocolate house per registered child.

Where: Frying Pan Farm Park
When: October 15, 6-8pm
Admission: $10/child

Children ages 3-8 are invited to come to the Indoor Arena Barn dressed in their favorite costumes anytime between from 6-8pm. Enjoy fun, games, and a wagon ride. Finish the evening with treats and a small pumpkin. Reservations are required, and space is limited, so sign up soon!

Spooky SPY Family Night
Where: International Spy Museum
When: October 16, 6-9pm
Admission: $14

Ditch your Halloween costume and change your while identity at the Spy Museum’s annual Halloween event! Has your brother been spying on you? Is grandma really a secret agent? Does dad really have lethal ninja skills? Now’s your chance to find out as your family of spies gains exclusive after-hours access to the Museum. Test your family’s spy skills as you run top secret missions, go deep undercover and transform your appearance with the help of professional make-up artists, challenge yourself in Code Cracker competitions, and enjoy SPY snacks and a chance to explore all forms of spy tradecraft. Go in disguise as your favorite spy! For ages 5 and up, includes exclusive after-hours admission, SPY snacks, scavenger hunt, prize competitions, and more! Space is limited — advance registration required. (One adult required for every five KidSpy agents.)

Adventures in Halloweenville
Where: Village at Leesburg
When: October 16, 23, 30, 17, 24, 31
Admission: $5

Don’t miss this October’s one-of-a-kind interactive Halloween Adventure hosted by Habitat for Humanity. Halloweenville is a non-scary haunted house designed for children ages 6-11 and their parents complete with a Pumpkin Village for 3-5 year olds. All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity. The event run from 6-8pm pm Fridays and 12-7pm on Saturdays.

Halloween Family Day
Where: Smithsonian American Art Museum
When: October 17
Admission: Free

Ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my! Get in the Halloween spirit with spooky craft activities, scavenger hunts, and live music and performances. Whether in new costume or an old favorite, all are welcome to arrive wearing their Halloween best!

Boo at the Zoo
Where: National Zoo
When: October 23-25, 5:30-8:30pm
Admission: $20/members, $30/non-members

Join the Zoo for their annual not-so-spooky Halloween haunt. With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, keeper chats, and decorated trails, this frightfully fun evening is a treat for the whole family. New this year will be an entertainment stage with musicians, jugglers, and a DJ spinning Halloween favorites. Also, don’t miss a themed hay maze and scarecrow field. Costumes encouraged!

Coal Mine
Where: Bradley Farm in Herndon
When: October 23-24
Admission: $5

The Bradley Farm Haunted House promises everyone a ghoulishly fun time, and for a good cause — proceeds from the community fundraising event help Herndon – Reston FISH bring emergency help to folks in our community. This year’s “Coal Mine” theme promises fright and fun! On Friday and Saturday evening from 6-10pm, it offers a dark and scary adventure that’s perfect for tweens, teenagers, and adults. For the younger crowd, there’s a non-scary version on Saturday afternoon from 1-5pm that will include trick-or-treating inside the haunted house for children 10 and under, as well as face painting, balloons art, carnival-style games, live entertainment, and costumed characters.

Air and Scare
Where: Udvar-Hazy Center of the National Air & Space Museum
When: October 24, 2-7pm
Admission: Free, but parking is $15 until 6pm

See the spooky side of air and space at the Udvar-Hazy Center’s 11th Annual Air & Scare! Arrive in costume for safe indoor trick-or-treating. Participate in creepy crafts, spooky science experiments, and other Halloween-themed activities. Bring the tiniest visitors by the Tot Zone to play dress-up and hear a story. Fun for the whole family!

Halloween in the Garden
Where: Annmarie Sculpture Garden
When: October 24, 11am – 4pm
Admission: $1

Dress the whole family and enjoy a day of trick-or-treating, art activities, lunch and more! The 16th Annual Halloween in the Garden will feature more than 70 community organizations and businesses donning costumes and handing out candy and treats to all the children. Free ooky, spooky crafts will be provided and devilishly delicious food vendors will be present. Admission fees will benefit local charities. Don’t forget to bring your camera— there are always unique photo opportunities with the boo-tiful decorations!

Where: Market Common Clarendon
When: October 24, 10am – 12pm
Admission: Free

Your furry family member can get in on the Halloween fun at this event. Market Common Clarendon has partnered with Homeward Trails and Doorways VA to host the 2015 Howl-O-Ween Dog Walk that will start and finish at Market Common Clarendon with trick-or-treating and an exciting pet costume contest! Walk through Visit stores and restaurants in The Loop and continue to businesses around the community, until you make your way back.

Halloween Art Party
Where: Anna Banana Arts & Crafts
When: October 24, 10-11:30am
Admission: $30/child

Join the Georgetown art studio to decorate mini pumpkins and a trick or treat tote, plus make scary spider art. Fun for ages 3-10. Class size is limited, so sign up soon!

Harbor Halloween
Where: National Harbor
When: October 24, 12-2:30
Admission: Free

It’s a spooktacular family event that will include activities for everyone. Join the fun at The Black Dog’s Howl-loween. Trick or treat around the shops at the Harbor. Enjoy a showing of Hocus Pocus on the Plaza Big Screen (movie will begin at 12:30am). And watch the First Annual National Harbor Chef Pumpkin Carving Contest. Bonus: Children in costume ride FREE on the Capital Wheel with adult purchase!

NSO Family Concert: A “Sleepy Hollow”-een
Where: Kennedy Center
When: October 25
Admission: $15-18

All Hallows’ Eve has arrived for Ichabod Crane! Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke leads all the ghoulishly attired orchestra members in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, his riveting re-imagining of Washington Irving’s classic ghost story about the fabled Headless Horseman, complete with an engaging narrator and spine-tingling sounds. Children should don their own costumes and go early for trick-or-treating in the special Haunted Hall Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo.” Then, take your seats for a frightfully fun adventure through the classics.

Where: Woodend Nature Sanctuary
When: October 30, 6-9pm
Admission: $5/child, $10/members, $15/non-member

Join the Audubon Naturalist Society for a family-friendly, nature-themed Halloween! Walk the woods at Woodend Nature Sanctuary and enjoy animal encounters and treat stations along well-lit trails. Afterwards, head inside the mansion for refreshments and visit craft stations where you can make animal masks or paint pumpkins. Costumes not required, but encouraged!

Trick-or-Treating at Mount Vernon
Where: Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens
When: October 30, 3:30-6:30pm
Admission: $10/adult, $5/child

Trick-or-treat a day early at Mount Vernon! Back by popular demand, the estate will again open its gates for Halloween fun and spook-tacular activities. Join a special scavenger hunt, take a wagon ride on the 12-acre field, and create a boo-tiful Halloween craft. Guests can also check out wool carding, spinning, and fish net making in the historic area before greeting “Martha Washington” on the piazza of the Mansion. Historic chocolate-making demos and tastings will take place. Burn off all the extra excitement (and calories!) with 18th-century dancing. A children’s costume parade around the Mansion will begins at 5pm, and prizes will be awarded for most fang-tastic “George” and “Martha” costumes!

Haunted Hangar
Where: College Park Aviation Museum
When: October 30, 7-9pm
Admission: $5

Wear your costume and enjoy fun fall themed activities. Explore the museum’s gallery and all of its hidden haunts. Arts, crafts, hayrides, and spooky fun await kids and families.

Glen Echo Fall Frolic
Where: Glen Echo Park
When: October 31, 1-4pm
Admission: Free, but small cost for some activities

It’s a safe and fun Halloween event with something for everyone! Daytime activities for families will include pumpkin decorating, trick-or-treating, and a costume parade around the Park.

Trick or Treat in the Boo-tiques
Where: Old Town Boutique District in Alexandria
When: October 31, 11am – 6pm
Admission: Free

Bring your little ghosts and goblins to the Old Town Boutique District to start their trick-or-treating early. Stop by the dozens of shops, where they’ll be dishing out treats and some maybe some family-friendly tricks. Halloween costumes are encouraged.

Halloween Carnival
Where: Falls Church
When: October 30, 6-8:30pm
Admission: $2/children ages 2 and up (adults free)

The City of Falls Church has been hosting the annual Halloween Carnival for over 30 years! Infants through sixth graders are invited to enjoy carnival games, a moon bounce, face painting, crafts, a haunted house, movies, candy, and a live creepy creature show featuring the spookiest reptiles in nature. The first hour is best for children up to 2nd grade, and 3rd – 6th graders will enjoy the second hour.

Exorcist Steps Commemoration
Where: Georgetown, Prospect & 36nd Streets
When: October 30, 6pm
Admission: Free

One of the city’s most famous sites will get special recognition Halloween weekend on the 42nd anniversary of the The Exorcist debut. Writer William Peter Blatty will be there along with Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans. This is an event more suited for older kids (teens, or parents on a night out) seeing as our kiddies likely aren’t aware of the head-spinning flick.

Where: Port Discovery
When: October 31, 10am – 3:30pm
Admission: $13.95/ages 2 and up

Dress up the little ones in their favorite costumes and join Port Discovery’s annual festival. Enjoy not-so-scary, family friendly programs and performances including science-themed activities, crafts, live entertainment, yoga, and more!

Spooky Science
Where: Maryland Science Center
When: October 31, 12-4pm
Admission: $20.95/adult, $16.95/ages 3-12

Celebrate the chills and thrills of Halloween at the MSC’s 7th annual event, where creepy chemistry and mysterious science combine to provide a hauntingly good time. Engage in hair-raising activities, create creepy crafts, and witness fangtastic demonstrations. Spend the afternoon with making gooey, glowing slime, decorating pumpkins and trick-or-treat bags, creating catapults for a punkin’ chunkin’ contest, exploring spooky sensory bins, and much more! Wear your costume to make it a truly spooktacular day.

Trick or Treat at Tudor Place
Where: Tudor Place
When: October 31, 10am – 12pm
Admission: $5/members, $10/non-members, $3/adults

Halloween is “spooktacular” at Tudor Place! Wear your costumes (optional), and wander the estate’s many meandering paths to find treats (not tricks!) in every corner of the enchanting North Garden. Paint pumpkins and enjoy other crafts, face painting, and active period games amid lovely autumn color.

Spy Fright
Where: International Spy Museum Store
When: October 31, 11am – 6pm
Admission: Free

Go deep undercover this Halloween at the Spy Museum where spooks of every kind will be on the prowl. Spend the scariest night of the year at the place where disguises aren’t just for Halloween! Everyone is invited to arrive in disguise in the Spy Museum Store, where acclaimed professional make-up and disguise artist, Roger Riggle, will be on hand to teach the tools-of-the-trade necessary to transform guests in preparation for a night of tricks and treats. Demonstrations are free-of-charge and include quick disguise applications meant to help guests create their own undercover masterpieces.

Where: 7th Street SE in front of Eastern Market
When: October 30, 5:30-7:30pm
Admission: Free

Capitol Hill’s annual event is a legendary neighborhood event for little ones. The block of 7th Street SE next to Eastern Market will be closed to traffic for one of the best community Halloween celebrations in the city. Hayrides, moon bounces, goody giveaways, and even a mini carousel add to the excitement. The best part is seeing the masses of jubilant kids in all kinds of costumes indulging in the extravaganza.

Pumpkin Patch Party
Where: Gymboree of DC
When: October 31
Admission: $15/non-members, $10 members ($5/additional child)

Dress up and join the Halloween fun at one of two Gymboree parties! Pumpkin activities, seasonal craft projects, music, snacks, dancing, and parades will be part of the festivities. Newborns – 5-year-olds are invited 11:45am – 1:45pm, and newborns – 2-year-olds can party 4-5:30pm. Reservations required: Call 202.627.2450 or email wdc@gymboreeclasses.com. Gymboree DC is located at 2639 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 113.

Pumpin Rock ‘n Roll
Where: Warner Circle Park in Kensington, MD
When: October 31, 12pm
Admission: Free

Join Headfirst Camps this Halloween for a spooky afternoon of music, games, food, and fun at the first ever Pumpkin Rock N’ Roll! Warner Circle Park will be transformed into a full-blown Halloween extravaganza. Kids can participate in a fun costume contest and parade, and enjoy family-friendly attractions including festival-style musical performances, food trucks, inflatable rides and slides, and a rock wall. Don’t miss the main event: The Pumpkin Roll, a derby race of Halloween pumpkins-turned-boxcars.

Halloween Yoga
Where: lil omm
When: October 31 – November 1
Admission: Varies by class

Are you in for an ohh-so-omm weekend?? Go to any family yoga classes over the weekend dressed in your Halloween best (yes, costumes!) for some festive yoga family fun.

Dia de los Muertos
Where: National Museum of the American Indian
When: October 31 – November 1
Admission: Free

Join the American Indian museum for its annual Día de los Muertos (“Day of the Dead”), a celebration originating in Latin America, particularly in Mexico and Central America, to commemorate the lives of the dearly departed and welcome the return of their spirits. Learn and take part in this centuries-old tradition, which includes pre-Hispanic and Spanish customs alike.

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The 7th Annual Kids Euro Festival Brings Free Cultural Adventures to DC!

From Estonia, it's "Aha! Fun with Science!"

From Estonia, it’s “Aha! Fun with Science!”

Want your kids to experience European culture and entertainment, but can’t make the trip across the pond? Good news: Europe is bringing it to them — for free! The 7th Annual Kids Euro Festival is returning to Washington with three weeks of free artistic adventures for children, thanks to the European-American Cultural Foundation, the 28 EU embassies, and more than 20 American cultural institutions.

From October 24 through November 9, the festival will present more than 100 FREE family-friendly, Euro-themed events all around the DC-metro area. Dancers, storytellers, musicians, opera singers, and puppeteers are just a few of the exciting acts on the schedule. DC embassies, The Kennedy Center, the Ronald Reagan Building, THEARC, public libraries, Goethe-Institut, La Maison Française, Strathmore, The Hill Center, and local schools are among the many performance venues.

The festival, designed for kids ages 2-12, is the largest of its kind in the country. All 28 countries in the European Union are represented in the shows that highlight national cultural traditions and art.

Some events require reservations, so be sure to visit the Kids Euro Festival website for details, including the complete schedule of performances, age recommendations, and registration info. You can also like the Facebook page and follow them on Twitter for updates on events.

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The Weekend Round-Up: November 16-17

A recent sunset over DC

A recent sunset over DC

There’s a nice mix of special events this weekend — library and museum programs, live entertainment, holiday fun, sports, park celebrations, and more. All of these along with the DC mainstays, many of which you can find on the Everyday Play page, will keep the whole family entertained over the next couple of days. Happy Weekend!

Game Time
Where: MLK Jr. Library
When: Saturday, 9:30am – 5:30pm
Admission: Free

All ages are invited to celebrate the joy of playing games during International Games Day at at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Saturday. Learn how to play a variety of board games, video games, and trading card playing games with family and friends. There will be a Mario Kart Wii tournament in the Teen Space from 12-2pm to win fabulous prizes, then engaging in online races against other DC Public Library branches at 2pm. Participants can also learn how to play the Yu-Gi-Oh trading card game and receive free cards from the game thanks to Konami’s sponsorship of International Games Day this year.

Straw Into Gold
Where: Claude Moore Colonial Farm
When: Saturday, 1-4pm
Admission: $3/adult, $2/ages 3-12 & seniors

The Claude Moore Colonial Farm family harvested their flax in July. Now you can help them transform bundles of the dry stalks into gleaming fiber. Learn what it means to rett, brake, skutch, and hackle. Card some tow for the Farm wife, who will spin coarse linen thread before your eyes. It’s a fun and educational event for the whole family!

Celebrate Stead Park
Where: Stead Park Playground
When: Saturday, 10:30am – 1:30pm
Admission: Free

It’s the 60th Anniversary of Stead Park! All are welcome to enjoy children’s performers, face painting, balloon art, hot beverages and more festivities to celebrate the occasion and the upcoming renovation that will include a jogging track, splashpark, performance stage, improved playing field, and more trees and benches. Stead Park is located on P Street between 16th and 17th Streets NW).

Wizards Kids Day
Where: Verizon Center
When: Saturday, 7pm
Admission: Ticket prices vary

The Washington Wizards are hosting the Cleveland Cavalier on Saturday evening, a match-up that’s being touted as a big rivalry game. And along with the action on the court, there will be special activities for kids to prior to the game – arrive early to enjoy them!

Forward, 54th!
Where: National Gallery of Art
When: Saturday & Sunday, various times
Admission: Free

This dramatic interpretation honors the rich stories behind the people and events remembered in Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Shaw Memorial. Recommended for ages 8 and up, performances take place in the East Garden Court of the West Building on a first-come, first-served basis.

Show Time
Where: Local Theaters
When: Throughout the weekend
Admission: Varies by venue

Here’s where you can find live family entertainment over the next few days: The annual Capitol City Symphony Family Concert is at the Atlas Performing Arts Center for two performances on Sunday. Encore Stage & Studio presents the The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe — performed by kids for kids! The Twelve Days of Christmas is opening at Adventure Theatre. Peter and the Wolf and Tiny Tots shows are on at The Puppet Co. Michael Schwedick’s Reptile World is this week’s free Saturday Morning at the National show. See The Northern Virginia Players’ version of Dr. Dolittle. And Rolie Polie Guacamole is playing the Saturday morning show at Jammin’ Java.

Resilience In Your Neighborhood: A Community Event
Where: Koshland Science Museum
When: Saturday, 10am – 5pm
Admission: $7/adult, $4/child & active military

Did you know that pizza boxes can be used as solar cookers? Find out how during this special event at the Koshland Science Museum.
 Take part in more than 10 hands-on science activities to learn how to build a resilient home and community. Equip yourself with tools to respond to and thrive in extreme conditions in activities led by the American Red Cross, FEMA, and the National Defense University. From 1-3 pm, meet fire fighters and paramedics from the DC Fire and EMS Department. They will provide tips for what to do in an emergency and talk about careers in emergency response. The Museum is located at 525 E Street NW.

Re-Imagining the Holidays
Where: Downtown Silver Spring
When: Saturday, 6-8pm
Admission: Free

The 2nd Annual “Re-Imagining The Holidays” event is Downtown Silver Spring’s official Tree Lighting and Unveiling of Playtime Jubilee, a holiday art installation created by Karl Unnasch. The work features a metal tree armature structure standing 30 feet tall adorned with hundreds of indoor and outdoor toys and youth sporting goods of all shapes, colors and sizes. Other festivities of the evening will include the National’s Racing Presidents, live music, entertainment, photo station, games, food tastings, a beer garden, merchant activities, and contests and prizes.

Holiday Cheer
Where: Throughout the area
When: All weekend long
Admission: Varies by locale

If you think it’s too early to start celebrating the holidays, think again! Shows and events that embrace — and emit — the holiday spirit are beginning around the area. The 2013 KFDC Guide to the Holidays in DC has ALL you need to help make the season bright.

Innovation Explorations in Sound
Where: American Indian Museum
When: Saturday, 11am – 4pm
Admission: Free

Explore innovations in sound around the world and around the Smithsonian at this special Family Day. Discover the sounds of stars, hear frog mating calls, listen to recordings of oral histories, and learn about a research project that lets you see and feel sound vibrations. This preview event offers a taste of the programming planned for the Arts and Industries Building, scheduled to open late 2014.

Annual Book Fair
Where: Oyster-Adams Bilingual
When: Saturday, 8am – 8pm
Admission: Free

Get started on your holiday shopping and support a local school at Oyster-Adams Bilingual School’s 19th Annual Book Fair. There are books for children and adults alike. The school is located at 2801 Calvert Street NW.

Stuff a Leaf for the Holidays
Where: Dulles Town Center
When: Saturday, 10am – 2pm
Admission: Free

NRG eVgo, Nissan, and Dulles Town Center invite you to join electric vehicle drivers and enthusiasts to celebrate the holidays and the growth of DC-fast charging CHAdeMO stations in the DC area at this family-friendly event. Activities will include Nissan LEAF test-drives (for the grown-ups, of course), face painting, ballon artists, appearances by the Redskins cheerleaders, raffle prizes, and more. And of course, for those wanting to see Santa, he is currently at the mall.

Interview with a Mad Scientist
Where: Arlington Planetarium
When: Sunday 3:30pm
Admission: $7/adult, $3/child

Reporter Lois Lane hosts a double-feature of classic Superman cartoons featuring thrilling clashes with evil scientists bent on destruction. Lois will interview one fiendish scientist who thinks that he and his comrades are victims of bad publicity!  Suitable for all ages.

Portrait Story Days
Where: National Portrait Gallery
When: Sunday, 2-5pm
Admission: Free

Drop in to listen to a story about a person who has influenced American history and culture and to create a special piece of art. On Sunday, learn about Native American leader Chief Joseph. Read more about the program in this post about our experience there.

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