Want to make a “tastement” at this year’s Thanksgiving table? Hunt down the perfect nosh this weekend at Emporiyum, where you and the kids can sample hundreds of curated artisan food bites from local purveyors. And then burn off those extra calories at a super hero railroad party, a ginormous kids consignment sale, or a get-up-and-dance, family-friendly version of Grease.

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Union Market

The Emporiyum returns for another year to D.C.’s Union Market, bringing more than 100 curated food and drink artisans and producers all under one roof. Attendees indulge in samples, sip craft cocktails, and shop for thoughtful food gifts while DJs spin tunes. Attendees can also dig into prepared dishes right onsite. Fri.-SunEvent


B&O Railroad: Super Hero Weekend
This weekend only at the B&O Railroad Museum, kids can be more powerful than a locomotive. Young railroad fans may dress as their favorite super hero for an out-of-this-world experience and day of fun! Sat.-SunEvent


Huge Kids Yard Sale!
Mark your calendars for one of the biggest kid’s yard sales in the greater Washington area.  The sale is huge with more than 100 families donating their gently used children’s clothing, baby equipment, bikes, strollers, kitchen sets, doll houses, trains, furniture, books and more. Sat.-SunEvent


Grease: School Version
Jump back to the 1950’s with Mount Vernon Community Children’s Theatre in this family friendly adaptation of the classic musical. Featuring 44 kids ages 8-18, this is a fun and fabulous opportunity to introduce your young one to live theatre and instill a life-long love of the arts. Fri.-SunEvent

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Celebrating Veterans and the Arts
This lively event kicks off its third year at the Hylton Center and features community-based resources, interactive music and visual art workshops, an exhibition of Veteran artwork, complimentary refreshments, and more. This celebration is followed by a patriotic concert at by the American Festival Pops All-Stars. SatEvent


Model Train Show
Calling all train lovers: The 27th Annual Rockville Model Train Show features many rooms of different model train layouts sponsored by the Rockville Lions Club. All aboard! SunEvent

Do you have anything cool planned for the weekend? Tell us about it in the comments below. 

–Ayren Jackson-Cannady