Here’s a look at what’s happening in our area this weekend.
The Potomac Mills Carnival begins April 12 and will run through April 22nd in Woodbridge. Enjoy circus shows, carnival rides, games, and food. Parking, admission, and circus acts are free. Tickets or unlimited ride wristbands are needed for rides and games.
The Annual Spring Garden Market is Friday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm at River Farm in Alexandria. Purchase plants and garden decor for spring, talk to master gardeners, visit the art show, and get a snack from the food truck. Parking is $10 (cash only) per car for non-AHS members. Kids and leashed pets are welcome! If you take the kids, be sure to visit the amazing Children’s Garden while you’re there!
The Springing for Spring Arts & Crafts Show is Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm at the Springfield Town Center. Admission and parking is free.
Friday’s free Bonita Lestina Performance at Old Town Hall in Fairfax will be a Holocaust Remembrance, Haunting Music Written by Survivors, Woodwind Ensemble. The performance will begin at 8. No tickets are required and space is on a first-come first-served basis.
The Washington Daffodil Society is hosting its 68th Annual Daffodil Show in Alexandria April 14 from 2 to 7 pm and April 15 from 9am to 1:30pm. There will be a photography contest in addition to the daffodil exhibits. Admission is free.
Lee-Fendall House in Alexandria will host Chocolate Through Time on Saturday at 2pm. Learn about the history of chocolate and how it has changed through time. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Seating is limited so advanced tickets are recommended.
The Arlington Home Show and Garden Expo is Saturday from 10am to 4pm at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington. There will be free classes and workshops, experts available for consultation, and much more. Admission is free.
It’s Second Saturday Art Walk at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton from 6 to 9pm. Meet the resident artists during extended hours and see the works the featured artists. You can stick around for the Hand-Craft Mixologist Class or to watch Rock of Ages: The Musical. Second Saturday Art Walk is free. The cost for the mixology class is $45 and requires registration. Tickets for the musical are $20-35 and can be purchased online