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Go on an Adventure this Autumn

Go on an adventure this Autumn! There are so many delightful family friendly activities in the DMV this season, and we can’t wait to share them with you. Catch some world-class gymnastics with our own superstar, Simone Biles. Get a taste for European culture at the Kids Euro Fest. Time travel to fun at the Renaissance Festival where you and the kids can dress up, dance, laugh and eat all day (or week) long! Play with puppets or charter your own quest against dragons. Enjoy these events safely by checking their websites for COVID updates and news before stepping out the front door.

puppetCarousel Puppets

Puppet shows for all occasions! Large and colorful marionettes and hand puppets. Our show has lots of lively music and plenty of audience participation. Everyone gets a chance to participate and use some of the puppets. Suitable for all ages. Puppet making workshops are also available. Everyone gets to make their own puppet that they can take with them. We can also supply goody bags with lots of puppet related items so everyone has something they can take home. Call us today for your next party at 703-444-9426. carouselpuppets.com

gold over america tourGold Over America Tour

Simone Biles and an all-star team featuring Jordan Chiles, MyKayla Skinner, Grace McCallum and Jade Carey are coming to Capital One Arena October 31 at 7 p.m. Celebrate world-class gymnastics in the afterglow of the world’s preeminent international competition with this high-energy, gymnastics-meets-pop-concert spectacular! More information at captialonearena.com


kids euro festKids Euro Fest

Bring your family to European performances, activities, crafts, food and games! Kids Euro Fest returns to Washington, D.C. with free in-person “Family Days” from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on October 9 at the French Embassy and October 16 at the Swedish Embassy. The Kids Euro Fest is brought to you by the European Union and our Member States. kidseurofest.org


Private tutoring for kids and teens using the excitement of Dungeons & Dragons to incentivize growth. Solve puzzles and fight monsters with your friends all from home! Tutoring in writing, reading, Executive Functioning, public speaking and more! Perfect for neurodiverse youths and adventurers ages 6-18. dmforadventure.com



The 2021 Maryland Renaissance Festival

The Maryland Renaissance Festival, a tradition for the entire family is now in its 45th season. Join His Most Royal Highness King Henry VIII in the forests and glades with over 140 artisans exhibiting crafts in their own renaissance shops, five taverns featuring cool libations, 42 food and beverage emporiums providing a vast array of succulent and sweet treats to sate even the most hearty of appetites. The Festival runs Saturdays and Sundays through October 24th in Crownsville, near Annapolis, Maryland. rennfest.com

While things are not totally back to normal yet, there is a lot more we can do this year thanks to the vaccine. Go on an adventure with the whole family at one of these fantastic events. If you’re still feeling cautious and want to stick to online events for now then give Dungeons & Dragons a try, it’s not just for the kids!


Harvesting Family Fun with Crafts, Games and Food

After-School Programs in the DMV

Short Stuff: July 2021