Sunday, October 13
Crowning Glory: Hairstyle History
From 1 to 3 p.m. enjoy a gallery of hairstyles through history, from poufs and beehives to crops and pixie cuts at Historic Green Spring. Learn about hair’s historic role as an indicator of wealth, gender, ethnicity, conformity, and power. Does our hair define us? The $29 per person fee includes a full English tea program. Register online. For information, call 703- 941-7987.
Princess Tea Party
Celebrate happily-ever-after with the princesses and animals of your favorite fairytales at Hidden Oaks Nature Center from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Come dressed as your favorite princess and enjoy a sit-down tea with cookies, crafts and photo opportunities. The cost is $15. Register online. For information, call 703-941-1065.
Mission Space: Phases of the Moon
Why does the moon change shape and how come we sometimes can’t see it at all? Learn about the moon, Earth, and sun, and how they work together in our solar system at Hidden Pond Nature Center from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The cost is $6 per child. Register online. For more information, call 703-451-9588.
Starry Skies: Moon
As we approach the full hunter’s moon, it’s a perfect time to gaze at our nearest celestial body. Peer through a telescope and learn about the moon, stars, planets, and the final frontier at Hidden Pond Nature Center from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and binoculars (if you have them). The cost is $6 per person. All ages are welcome. Five years and under are admitted free. Register online. For information, call 703-451-9588.