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  • Weekend Best Bets:  Fall Fests, Air & Scare, Boo at the Zoo, Horses, Music and More.

    Mary de Pompa WTOP News

    All Weekend:

    • Fall Harvest Family Days at Mt. Vernon celebrates the season with rides, demonstrations, games and music. For info 
    • Disney on Ice at the Patriot Center presents Frozen the Academy Award winning and number one animated film of all time with various shows and times all weekend. For info
    • BOO at The Zoo Weekend at the National Zoo with not-so-spooky treat station and animal demonstrations this event is frightfully fun for the whole family. For info 
    • The Verizon Center hosts the Washington International Horse Show featuring top riders, events, exhibits and shopping. For info 

    Sat., Oct. 25: 

    • Barktoberfest has Yards Park going to the dogs with a festive day of live music, food, tastings and activities for two and four legged guests. For info 
    • Annandale Fall Festival annual event features music and entertainment, parade, kids zone and more. For info  
    • Family Halloween Special, at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, offers games, magic show, treats for all ages. For info 
    • Air & Scare is an annual event at the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly where you arrive in costume for indoor trick-or-treating, creep crafts, spooky science experiments and lots of Halloween activities. For info 
    • Celebrate Charles Fall Fest in Waldorf with a trick-or-treat trail, family fun zone, live music and more. For info 

    Sat. Night: 

    • Warner Theatre presents and evening with Gladys Knight. For info 
    • Lizner Auditorium it’s the folky Swedish sisters of First Aid Kit. For info 
    • Weinberg Center for the Arts Grammy winner Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn. For info 
    • Jammin Java presents the Americana of The Greencards. For info 
    • The State Theatre hosts a great tribute band with Almost Queen. For info 
    • The Barns of Wolf Trap the Texas-Louisiana melded blues piano of Marcia Ball. For info 
    • The Howard Theatre hosts singer/songwriter, Kina Grannis. For info 

    Sun., Oct. 26: 

    • 18th Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade and Festival invites you to don your best costumes, dress your pets, decorate your strollers with prizes, activities and a haunted graveyard. For info  
    • Paradise Springs Winery in Clifton invites you to Live Music Sundays after a hard work week, relax with a picnic, good friends and enjoy great local music. For info  
    • Pumpkin Village Fall Fest at Leesburg Animal Park get up close and personal with exotic and domestic animals with seasonal rides and activities for the whole family. For info 

    Sun. Night: 

    • The Howard Theatre host gypsy guitar at its best with Django Festival Allstars. For info 
    • The Rams Head On Stage presents the Americana-roots of the Joe Ely Duo. For info
    • The Fillmore offers the ska-punk of Streetlight Manifesto. For info 
    • Jammin Java the Fall Harvest Tour w/ Through The Roots + The Supervillians. For info 
    • The Hamilton hosts rock singer/songwriter, Storm Large. For info 
    • The Barns of Wolf Trap presents the pop-centric jazz trio, The Bad Plus. For info 
    • Gypy Sally’s it's singer/songwriter, Kris Delmhorst. For info 


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