All aboard for the weekend ride! If you’re lucky it’s going to be a long one (Columbus Day is on Monday, Oct. 12). Don’t worry; filling your family’s downtime with fun won’t be hard to do—there’s something for everyone, including a kid-friendly Oktoberfest, steam engine train rides, a haunted house building workshop and hay rides galore.
Full Steam Ahead Train Rides
Full steam ahead! October is Steam Power Month (who knew?), and to celebrate the B&O Railroad Museum will be offering steam locomotive train rides behind the historic steam engine #4 St. Elizabeth every Saturday. There will also be some fun-ducational programming going on that highlights the power of steam. . All ages. Event details.
Parents’ Night Out
Craving a date night (or just a few hours of alone time)? Let the kids hangout at MoBu Kids, where they’ll nosh on pizza, have free play in a custom play studio, watch a movie, and meet new friends. . Ages 3-10. Event details.
Build It: Haunted House and Home
What makes some spaces spooky? Why do some houses seem horrifying? In this drop-in program kids learn about the elements that make a space scary and design a table-top haunted house of your own. . Ages 6-11. Event details.
How do you plan on spending this (long) weekend? Share in the comments section below.