There’s been an outbreak of Spring fever in the DMV (and it has nothing to do with the off-the-charts pollen counts). Treat your kids’ symptoms—restlessness and megawatt energy—by exposing them to the action packed events happening around town this weekend. From bounce houses and inflatable slides to fitness challenges and dance offs, that fever will break before you know it.
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Tenleytown

May Fair
When was the last time you spent all day at the park? Ages ago, huh? This fundraiser for Friends of Friendship Park features bounce houses, a giant slide, carnival games, pony rides, a DJ, face painting, and A LOT more! Basically, your day is planned. SatEvent details.

Loudon County

Loudon County Spring Farm Tour
Spend a weekend in the country visiting Loudoun County farms. The twice-annual Loudoun Farm Tours attract thousands of visitors from across the country to the beautiful Loudoun Valleys, with views of the Blue Ridge and Short Hill mountains all just minutes west of Washington-Dulles International Airport. Visitors enjoy free, self-guided driving tours to participating farms and craft beverage venues during these county-sponsored events. Sat.-SunEvent details.

Kensington

Asian Pacific Celebration
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the local Polynesian community and friends will be performing dances from around the South Pacific, including Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa. Children welcome. Mahalo! SatEvent details.

Tenleytown

May Fair
When was the last time you spent all day at the park? Ages ago, huh? This fundraiser for Friends of Friendship Park features bounce houses, a giant slide, carnival games, pony rides, a DJ, face painting, and A LOT more! Basically, your day is planned. SatEvent details.

Fairfax

Touch-a-Truck
Bring the family (especially if they’re all about four wheelers) out and see all of the Red Cross emergency vehicles, bloodmobiles, fire engines, police vehicles, and much more! Enjoy games, including a bounce house, food and fun for the entire family. Rain or shine. SatEvent details.

Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg Book Festival
The Gaithersburg Book Festival is a free annual celebration of great books and great writing that has made its mark as one of the nation’s top literary events. The festival features more than 100 best-selling and award-winning authors who will participate in talks, panel discussions and book signings throughout the day. SatEvent details.

Children’s Art Workshop at House of Sweden
Swedish artist Karin Lithell leads children ages 3-10 in expressing themselves through art! Attendees are set up with everything they need to participate free of charge and are able to paint on their own easels for the day. SatEvent details.

What is on your weekend agenda? Tell us in the comments below.

—Ayren Jackson-Cannady