Is it already the weekend again? We’ve got a mild case of the Blursdays. But we’re ready for a weekend filled with adventure! Grab your trike and your bikes and head out for wheel fun on a make-your-own scavenger hunt or hop online for storytime with a drag queen in celebration of Pride Month. Ready to flee your four walls? We’ve got you covered on farm stay options, too. Read on for ways to have fun this weekend in Washington, DC.
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Grow on Vacation
You’ve spent months making your home base a staycation. If you’re ready to get away while still social distancing, check out these nearby farm stays where you can enjoy a fresh breakfast and some country air. Activity details.
The DC JazzFest
The DC JazzFest from home combines never-before-seen footage from years gone by with live-streamed shows taking place now. Enjoy a weekly jazz concert from the comfort of your own home while letting the kids get the wiggles out! Sat. Event details.
Bike & Seek
June is Bike Everywhere Month and families are invited to participate in two, three and four-wheel activities all month long. Turn your town or city into an exciting adventure with a scavenger map. Now let’s get rolling! Sat. Event details.
Get Crafty with Noodles
You may not be heading to the local pool this summer, but you can still have fun with a pool noodle. We’ve got 10 ways to get crafty with these floating devices. Activity details.
Safety First with Firefighters
Young firefighters-in-training will love learning fire safety tips, making crafts at home, participating in online story time with a real firefighter and watching other fun videos! This event kicks off the 131st anniversary of the Great Seattle Fire with special guest Seattle Fire Chief Scoggins who will be conducting story time and Q&A at 1 p.m. Sat. Event details.
Virtual Rainbow Storytime.
Celebrate Pride Month with special virtual family story time at 4 p.m. featuring drag storytellers, librarians and other special guests from Seattle Public Library. Sat. Event details.
Berry Fun on the Farm
If you want to skip a trip to the grocery, head to one of these pick-your-own farms for fresh-off-the-vine fruits. You can safely socially distance yourselves while enjoying the great outdoors. Activity details.
—Meghan Yudes Meyers