Friday, October 18
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.
Haunted Pond, Jr.
This program at Hidden Pond Nature Center from 7 to 8:30 p.m. covers nocturnal wildlife and local lore features live animals, a walk into the forest at night, a campfire with spell-binding stories, s’mores, and who knows what other happenings! This session for three to six-year-olds will feature only mild stories; we don’t want to frighten you! The cost is $7 per child. Register online. For information, call 703-451-9588.