Due for a day trip? Chug a choo choo to Baltimore for an unforgettable Chuggington event at the B&O Train Museum where your kids will become official train-ees. If you’d rather stay in your zip code, there’s plenty of fun to choose from, too, including family yoga, a kindie music concert, and a Bastille Day shindig with face painting, balloon art and mime performances.

Chuggington's Traintastic Adventure!Photo: Chuggington

Baltimore

Chuggington: A Traintastic Adventure
The Chuggington event brings the hit children’s television series to life as young participants become “Trainees” and work to earn recognition through a series of exciting and educational challenges based on the show. Guests will also enjoy a live stage show featuring their favorite Chuggington characters – Wilson, Brewster, and Koko. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Logan Circle

Bastille Day for the Whole Family
Le Diplomate’s patio will convert into a Pétanque Court, where you can try your hand at the classic French game similar to bocce (the gist: two teams compete to throw hollow metal boules closest to the target wooden jack. Kid’s activities include face painting, balloon art, live accordion music, and mime performances. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Downtown

Go On a Musical Journey with Uncle Devin
You’ll be clapping your hands and tapping your feet as Uncle Devin uses percussion to introduce families to jazz, funk, reggae, hip-hop, and Latin beats. Using storytelling and music, he creates a show that is positive, uplifting, and fun. Sat. Event details.

Logan Circle

Stretch in Style with Kids Yoga
Get your zen back and your stretch on! Join Room & Board for a relaxing morning with Sean Fraser, Yoga Director at the Studio Cooperative and the Kids Yoga Director at Khelpera Wellness. Sat. Event details.

Herndon

Concert for a Cause
This inaugural benefit concert will unite music lovers of all kinds to help raise much-needed funds and awareness for 12 local area nonprofits. Located in historic downtown Herndon, Virginia the family-friendly concert will feature four outstanding artists, local and national talent for hours of music, along with food, beverages, and children’s activities. Sun. Event details.

Gaithersburg

TimberNook Launch Party
Let them play the TimberNook way! Families can swing by this free event where they can learn more about TimberNook’s upcoming programs, cook a treat over the fire, explore a forest classroom, and try their hand at some fun crafts. Sun. Event details.

What is on your must-do list for the weekend? Share some of your plans in the comments section below.

–Ayren Jackson-Cannady