We aren’t April Fools-ing around when we say that this weekend just might be your best yet. Plan on popping into a wild and crazy Peeps eating competition, a fun jazz appreciation workshop, or a sweet little family-friendly musical.

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National Harbor

World Peeps Eating Championships
You and/or your toddler like to eat, but these folks REALLY like to eat. World-ranked professional eaters from near and far will compete to set a world record for the number of Peeps consumed in five minutes! Think you’ve got what it takes? Enter the amateur contest to qualify for the real deal later in the afternoon. Also scheduled: Dance Like a Peep Contest and the movie Up playing on the big screen. Sat., 12 pm-4 pm. Free. All ages. Event details.

North Bethesda

Saturday FamilyJazz Sessions
Junior jazz aficionados can spend Saturday mornings singing, playing, and preparing for a lifetime of jazz appreciation. This fun, creative, kid-friendly series features classes with multi-instrumentalist and local jazz legend Seth Kibel and renowned jazz singer Rochelle Rice. Sat., 11 am-1 pm. $10. Ages 2-10. Event details.

Potomac Mills

Camp Fair Fun for Everyone
Explore summer fun at this one stop shop for all your camp and activities needs! Bring the kids along as there will be entertainment on hand while everyone checks out the various options. Sat., 10 am-5 pm. Free. All ages. Event details.

Glen Echo

James and the Giant Peach
When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion which results in a tremendous peach…and launches a journey of enormous proportions. Bonus: The score is by a TONY Award-nominated team of composers.. Sat., 11 am. $19.50. All ages. Event details.

Silver Spring

Music Box Series: Birdie Melodies
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians create a musical aviary filled with the Birdie Melodies of robins and cuckoos. Dance, sing and play to the delightful notes of our feathered friends. Thirty minutes prior to the concert the lobby fills with a range of musical, creative and fun activities for babies and families. Sat., 10 am-1:30 pm. Ages 6 months-3 years. Event details.

Metro Center

Frog Prince Puppet Show
When a spoiled princess drops her golden ball into a well, a noble frog retrieves it in exchange for her promise of friendship. The princess breaks her promise, and must face the music in this colorful, funny, faithful adaptation of the classic folk story first recorded by the Brothers Grimm. Sat., 9:30 am. Free. Ages 4-10. Event details.

How do you plan on commemorating April Fool’s Day this weekend? Tell us about it in the comments section below.

–Ayren Jackson-Cannady