11/18/2018 11:00 am
Enjoy a ride on Engine #62 of the Resources Railroad at Lake Fairfax Park. See how Eastern Woodland Indians hunted and how their tools were made. Create your own Thanksgiving-themed craft to take home. This event begins at 11 a.m., and the cost is $10 per person.Learn More
11/21/2018 10:00 am
Wild turkeys still roam in Great Falls. Find out about this shy bird and other plants and animals that are an important part of our Thanksgiving tradition. This program at Riverbend Park runs from 10 to 11 a.m. The cost is $8 per child. For more information, call 703-759-9018.Learn More.
11/24/2018 12:00 pm
Bring your camera to take a picture with Santa in front of a real, open-hearth fire at Sully Historic Site. Make a festive ornament to deck your own halls and see a holiday puppet show. Take a brisk tractor-pulled wagon ride, weather permitting. This is an ongoing event from noon to 4 p.m.; Santa and wagon ride time slots will be based on arrival time. The cost is…
11/30/2018 5:30 pm
When the sun goes down the lights go up! Burke Lake's train station magically transforms into the Celebration Station on select nights this holiday season. The park’s train station, carousel and train tracks will be festively lit for a unique experience filled with lights and memories. Train rides are scheduled every 20 minutes from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are…
12/09/2018 10:00 am
Celebrate the holidays with Santa and company. Enjoy a variety of Christmas-themed activities including cookie decorating, games, a craft and writing letters to Santa. Register for sessions at Frying Pan Farm Park at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. or 3 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program. Meet at the…
12/10/2018 7:00 pm to 12/10/2018 9:00 pm
The Police Civilian Review Panel will conduct a Public Forum on December 10, 2018 at the Mount Vernon Governmental Center from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. At the Public Forum, you will learn how to initiate the complaint process, who will investigate complaints, what to expect once a complaint is filed, and receive a 2018 update on Panel…
12/21/2018 7:00 pm
Celebrate the winter solstice with a campfire and s’mores at Hidden Oaks Nature Center. Enjoy a naturalist’s presentation on winter solstice fact and fiction. The presentation starts in the nature center at 7 p.m. and concludes at the campfire at 8 p.m. The cost is $7 per person.Learn More.
12/22/2018 4:00 pm
Join us in song and exploration on a wagon ride at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Warm up with s’mores at the campfire. The program from 4 to 5:30 p.m. costs $8 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.Learn More.