Thursday, October 17
Wagon Ride: Visit to the Corn Crib
Riverbend’s meadow was once farmland. Journey back in time and enjoy children’s activities from the 1900s and visit the corn crib from 10 to 11 a.m. The cost is $5 per person. Register online. For information, call 703-759-9018.
Homeschool: Soil Secrets
Seven to ten-year-olds discover soil secrets by investigating soil composition, soil erosion and weathering, pollution, and environmental stewardship from 1 to 3 p.m. at Green Spring Gardens. Learn about watersheds and investigate soil with magnifiers in our soil lab. Tour the park to see how water and weather shape the land and how you can conserve this vital resource. The cost is $15 per child. Register online. For information, call 703-642-5173.
Children, ages three to seven, come to Frying Pan Farm Park’s Indoor Arena dressed in your favorite costume anytime between 6 and 8 p.m. to enjoy fun, games, and a wagon ride. Finish the evening with treats and a small pumpkin. The cost is $8 per child. Register online. For information, call 703-437-9101.
Fall Carnival Fun: Frying Pan Farm Park
Games, rides, and tasty fair food! Rides take three to five tickets each. Tickets are $1 each or 24 for $20. Discount multi-ride passes are available for Thursday evening and Sunday afternoon. Admission is free. The carnival is open 10/17 and 10/18 from 6 to 10 p.m.; 10/19 from noon to 10 p.m.; and 10/20 from noon to 7 p.m. For information, call 703-437-9101.