Weekend Planner: Get Out! Guide

Fun weekend events

  • WHAT: An evening of Urban Folk Rock by the Justin Trawick Group
  • WHEN: Friday, July 22, 7:30pm to 8:30pm
  • WHERE: Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309
  • HOW MUCH: Free

  • WHAT: Family-friendly entertainment sponsored by the Belvoir Federal Credit Union and many other organizations
  • WHEN: Saturday, July 23, 11am to 2pm
  • WHERE: 6050 Gorgas Rd, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
  • HOW MUCH: Free

  • WHAT: Seven local Gospel music groups will provide an evening of family fun.
  • WHEN: Saturday, July 23, 5pm to 8pm
  • HOW MUCH: $10

  • WHAT: Take a walk through Huntley Meadows with the park's manager looking for wildlife and asking questions about the park.
  • WHEN: Saturday, July 23, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • HOW MUCH: Free

  • WHAT: An afternoon of entertainment, food, games, a moon bounce and face painting to raise support for Brennen, a local child with a rare form of brain cancer.
  • WHEN: Sunday, July 24, 12pm to 4pm
  • HOW MUCH: $10-$20

  • WHAT: Tour the historic tavern with Junior Docents, volunteers from grades 3 through 6.
  • WHEN: Sunday, July 24, 1pm to 4pm
  • WHERE: 134 N Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • HOW MUCH: $3-$5

  • WHAT: A chance to cool down and get some exercise
  • WHEN: Saturdays, 11:15am to 1:45pm or Sundays, 1:50pm to 3:30pm
  • HOW MUCH: $7.25 per person or $15 per family of four


  • WHAT: Bring a picnic and enjoy the music of the Mount Vernon Dixieland Jazz Band.
  • WHEN:Sunday, 7pm to 8pm
  • HOW MUCH: Free


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