Weekend Line-Up (for the kiddos): August 17-19

Carnival at One Loudoun
The Carnival is back through August 26th for one last run of the summer! Enjoy exciting carnival rides for all ages, classic carnival games, entertainment, prizes, and, of course, indulgent, delicious carnival food! Fried oreos anyone?

Insider Tip – Check the height requirements before you purchase your tickets. Snag an unlimited wristband at a discount for just 19 bucks if you go Monday-Thursday.

The Big Dig Potato Harvest at Great Country Farms
Grab your shovels and head out to Great Country Farms this weekend for the Annual Pancake Breakfast and Potato Harvest. If you haven’t had a farm fresh potato, you are in for a real treat. Most potatoes you get at the grocery store were picked the previous year! There will be live music and of course access to the 5 acre playground with slides, swings, farm animals & more!

Insider Tip: Get there early and head straight to the pancake breakfast, which runs 9-10:30am. Bring a sturdy bag for your potato pickings and don’t be shy – these potatoes last A LOT longer than store bought.

Dulles Town Center Backyard Movies
Enjoy this family-friendly, four legged family members included, movie night at Hadley’s Park on Saturday from 4-11p.m. Watch The Secret Life of Pets and enjoy family-friendly activities before the show, including a Moon Bounce, Pet Pool and Smootch your Pooch (Kissing Booth), and Pet Adoption.

Insider Tip: Bring your chairs and blankets for the show. There is a great playground for the littles at Hadley’s Park.

Greenberg Train Show
All Aboard! Train lovers get ready for the Greenberg’s Great Train & Toy Show happening this Saturday and Sunday at the Dulles Expo Center. Enjoy this awesome, gigantic model train and collectible toy show. You’ll find lots of fun activities for the kids, tons of working, model train exhibits, vendors with trains and accessories for sale, and more.

Insider Tip: Find a discount code online. Tickets are good for both days and kids under 11 are free!


Stefanie Egee

Stefanie Egee is the publisher of the Loudoun Macaroni Kid, a digital resource on all things family in Loudoun County. The Macaroni Kid website and e-newsletter are full of family friendly events and activities right here in our communities. In addition to events, Macaroni Kid also includes giveaways, crafts, recipes, parenting resources, business spotlights, and much more. Sign up for the free weekly e-newsletter to get the goods delivered to your inbox each week!

Weekend Line-Up (for the kiddos): August 17-19

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