Here’s a look at what’s happening in our area this weekend.
The National Air and Space Museum Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Dulles is hosting a free screening of “The Fighting 69th” Friday evening at 7pm. Tickets are free, but must be reserved in advance at https://airandspace.si.edu/events/fighting-69th-uhc. “The Fighting 69th” is a film about America’s entry into the WWI.
It’s Second Saturday Art Walk this Saturday at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton. This is a great opportunity to view the latest exhibits and meet featured artists during extended hours. The Art Walk runs from 6 to 9pm and there will be a free Mini Art Workshop offered by the Studio Fiber Artists from 6 to 8pm.
The Sully Historic Site in Chantilly is hosting Easter egg hunts Saturday and Sunday at 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30pm. Bring your own basket to hunt for Easter eggs, view baby animals, enjoy crafts, and meet the Easter Bunny! Tickets are $6-$8, and can be purchased through the Fairfax County Park Authority website.
It’s Easter Eggstravaganza at Frying Pan Farm Park in Herndon on Saturday. There will be egg hunts and wagon rides. Tickets are required for all activities and can be purchases at the Fairfax County Park Authority website .
Colvin Run Mill Historic Site is hosting an Easter egg hunt on Saturday. The cost is $6 per child and various time slots are available. Visit the Fairfax County Park Authority website for tickets.
Carlyle House is revisiting the French and Indian War this Saturday by reenacting what was called “the Grandest Congress ever known on the Continent.” This free event runs from 12 to 4pm.
If you’re a fan of PBS’s Mercy Street, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum in Old Town Alexandria is offering a special Apothecary of Mercy Civil War Tour this Sunday from 12:15 to 1pm. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at The Alexandria Shop.