DMV Family Fun Weekend Guide: June 2 – 3

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Saturday and Sunday should yield some pretty nice weather, so why not go out and enjoy yourself? Here are some things to do around the DMV.

The DC Jazz Fest kicks off this weekend.

If you have a sweet tooth, please see the final offering!

SATURDAY

Math Alive Math Exhibit

The Math Alive Math Exhibit at the Dillon Ripley Center in D.C. is making math look good! Come check out the video games and all things made fun with a math twist from 10 a.m – 5 p.m.

Monster Jam

So you want the hardcore smashing and gritty dirt in your hair? Don’t miss Monster Jam. Head to the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, gates open at 5 p.m.

Demolition Derby

Anyone who has ever wanted to demolish something will do it at the Demolition Derby at the Anne Arundel Fairgrounds in Maryland. Locals take it to the tracks at 7 p.m.

Petfest & Paws Parade

For all you dog lovers, the Petfest&Paws in Springfield runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register for the parade, get your pet photographed, or adopt a new one!

25th Annual Bark Ball

The only gala where you can wear a black tie, and bring your 4-legged friend is tonight at 7pm in Washington, D.C. The Humane Society’s 25th Annual Bark Ball brings out the movers and shakers of D.C. for a pet friendly evening.

Adoptive Family Celebration

Ever consider adopting a child? Come out to the adoptive family celebration from noon until 3 p.m. in Lorton and find out if adoption is for you.

Imagination Bethesda

Bring the kids out to celebrate the arts at the Imagination Bethesda Street Festival. They’ll paint, make cookies and so much more. The fun ends at 4 p.m.

18th Annual Manassas Railway Festival

Ride a train at the nations first military railroad at the 18th Annual Manassas Railway Festival. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Manassas Junction.

Taste of Georgetown

If you were at taste of Georgetown last year, you know you don’t want to miss it this year. Taste delicious cuisine from d.c.’s finest restaurants and enjoy wine and jazz, all from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Classic Car Show

The Northern Virginia Rods and Classic Car Club lets you get up close and personal with classic cars at the 26th Annual On The Streets In Leesburg event. The show runs from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Museum Walk Weekend

Museum Walk Weekend is back and now you have a great excuse to explore some of D.C.’s out-of-the-norm museums. With a free shuttle and restaurant discounts, make a day of it and bring the family out from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Race For The Cure

The Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure will take place today at the National Monument. Come show your support alongside cancer survivors.

SUNDAY

DC Jazz Festival

You don’t know jazz until you’ve been to the DC Jazz Festival, which starts this weekend. There will be events throughout the week.

Jazz ‘n Families Fun Days

The Jazz ‘n Families at the Phillip’s Collection in D.C. let’s visitor’s take home jazz-inspired art and visit different jazz exhibits. Check it out from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Folklure Society

There’s all kinds of music, and you can get a taste of it all at the Washington Folk Festival from noon until 7 p.m.

Summer Camps

Summer is almost here and that means summer camps will be in full effect soon. Haven’t registered your kids yet? There are plenty of programs for teens and the little ones, to ensure their summer if full of fun.

Post Hunt

Wanna make some quick cash? Well if you can put the pieces together at the Post Hunt this weekend, it will be an easy $2,000!

DC Metro Chocolate Tours

Take a chocolate tour of the DC metro area. The two and a half hour walking tour will enlighten you on all things fine chocolate, check online for times and locations.

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