Get ready for another hot summer weekend! Check out top 5 things to do with kids this weekend in Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland.
FREE: Rocknoceros Concert - Reston, VA
Saturday, July 17: 11 am - 11:45 am
Washington, DC area's award-winning kid band will be performing for free at Reston Town Center. Listen to fun songs that teach even the youngest music fans! The band won the 2009 Washington Area Music Association's "Children's Music Artist of the Year" award. Free admissions.
Reston Town Center is located at 11900 Market St, Reston, Virginia (map it).
The Grandsons, Jr. Concert - Vienna, VA
Saturday, July 17: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Grandsons, Jr. is the kids band version of DC-area roots rock superstars The Grandsons. Dance to the upbeat mix of rock, swing, New Orleans R&B, country and latin music. Tickets are $8 per person (12 months and older). Get your tickets online.
The Grandsons, Jr. will be performing at Jammin' Java, located at 227 Maple Ave E, Vienna, Virginia (map it).
Bob the Builder at Port Discovery - Baltimore, MD
Saturday, July 17: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, July 18: 12 pm - 5 pm
Check out Bob the Builder exhibit at Port Discovery in Baltimore this weekend. Your kids can participate in kid-smart activities to build up their Can-Do attitudes and encourage them to be active.. Install new parts to sinks in Bob the Builder's mobile home, learn about water conservation, build the vehicle shelter and much more. Admissions are $12.95 for anyone 2 and up. Get your tickets online.
Port Discover Children's Museum is located at 35 Market Place, Baltimore, Maryland (map it).
FREE: Artscape - Baltimore, MD
Saturday, July 17: 12 pm - 10 pm
Sunday, July 18: 12 pm - 8 pm
This art festival in Baltimore has events just for families! At the Target Family Art Park, kids can paint, make crafts, play with instruments, learn to dance and more. Pre-registration to participate in this family event is required since space is limited. You can pre-register your kids at the Kids Art Workshop Tent beginning at 11 am each day of the festival. See map of the festival. Free admissions.
Artscape is held at Mount Royal Avenue and Cathedral Street/Charles Street. Use directions to the Lyric Opera House to get there, located at 140 West Mt. Royal Ave, Baltimore, Maryland (map it).
Blackberry Picking at Homestead Farm - Poolesville, MD
Saturday, July 17 - Sunday, July 18: 9 am - 6 pm
Pick your own blackberries at Homestead Farm in Maryland! Call them first before you leave to check on their availabilities (301-977-3761). Say hello to farm animals while you're there and check out their produce market.
Homestead Farm is located at 15604 Sugarland Road Poolesville, Maryland (map it).