DMV Family Fun Weekend Guide: Mother’s Day Edition

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credit: Chris Weeks/Getty Images for Nintendo

Looking for some things to do this Mother’s Day Weekend? Here are a few suggestions.

SATURDAY

Wings, Wheels and Warriors

It’s not every day you get to get up close and personal with military jets right on the runway, but today’s the day! Come out to Wings, Wheels and Warriors at the Manassas Regional Airport for some adrenaline-fueled family fun. See military aircrafts and trucks today until 4pm.

May Fair at Turtle Park

Turtle Park’s Annual Spring Carnival starts today! Pony rides and science activities are just a few of the fun things to do, and there’s even more to see. Catch it all for free until 3pm.

International Migratory Bird Day

Do you know what today is? It’s International Migratory Bird Day! Celebrate at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Come out and see birds from around the world and enjoy activities for all ages today until 3pm.

Preakness 5K Race

Today it’s all about the Preakness 5k Race! Get in shape while raising money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. The race starts at 10:30 am on the Pimlico dirt course in Baltimore.

Big Truck Day

Have a thing for big trucks? The Baltimore Museum of Industry hosts it’s Big Truck Day, giving visitors a chance to jump in the driver’s seat and get down and dirty with all kinds of trucks. The event is free and ends at 2pm.

Univer-Soul Circus

Get ready for some unbelievable talent at the Univer-soul Circus! It’s hip hop meets the circus, and you won’t believe the acts you’ll see! Contortionists, motorcyclists and much more, all at the Capital Plaza Mall in DC. Go online for ticket information.

Dance in the Circle

Looking to brush up on those dance floor moves? Come out to Dance in the Circle in Dupont Circle for dance lessons and to share a few moves yourself. Stick around for the dance party. The party ends at 9 p.m.

Team America Rocket Challenge

Bring together 100 student teams and model rockets, and what do you get? Team America Rocket Challenge! Make your way to The Plains in Virginia to watch hundreds of students compete for the top spot as they launch their creations. The competition ends at 6pm.

Virginia Renaissance Faire

Ready to head back to the Renaissance? Here’s your chance, Virginia’s Renaissance Faire starts today so pull out that armory and come join the festivities today until 5 p.m.

Arts and Asparagus Mothers Day Weekend

Mother’s Day isn’t until Sunday but you can get a head start at Arts and Asparagus Mothers Day Weekend. Pamper mom with shopping and performances, and then a fabulous 8 course dinner at Great Country Farms in Virginia. It all ends at 6 p.m.

SUNDAY

Mother’s Day at Mount Vernon
Hope you didn’t forget what today is, it’s Mother’s Day! Take mom to Mount Vernon Estate in Virginia for a day with Martha Washington and receive special treats for mom. It all ends at 5 p.m.

Arts and Asparagus Mother’s Day Weekend

The Arts and Asparagus Mothers Day Weekend keeps the love going. Pamper mom with shopping and performances, and then a fabulous 8 course dinner at Great Country Farms in Virginia. It all ends at 6 p.m.

Univer-Soul Circus

Get ready for some unbelievable talent at the Univer-soul Circus! It’s hip hop meets the circus, and you won’t believe the acts you’ll see! Contortionists, motorcyclists and much more all at the Capital Plaza Mall in DC.

Family Day at Fairgrounds

And if mom wants to end the day with some family time, make your way out to Family Day at Fairgrounds. Music, rides and carnival games are sure to keep the whole family entertained. The fun will be going on all afternoon on Half Street in DC.

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