The weekend is near and the weather for the past few days has been pretty amazing. According to Weather.com, the weather in the Kingstowne area this weekend will be just as ideal.
Here are a few events to keep you occupied in and around the Kingstowne area this weekend.
Friday, Aug. 16: Campfires, Concerts and Cute Bugs Strange Nature: Bug Battles: It's a bug-eat-bug world out there; that's why these little guys must be able to flee, fight, hide and hunt in unique ways. Program includes live examples and field study. From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center. Ages 6 to 11. $6/child. Register online. For information call 703-451-9588.
Friday, Aug. 16: Kingstowne Farmers Market
Drop by the Kingstowne Farmers Market to purchase your local goods and produce. The market is located at the Kingstowne Center in the Giant parking lot and is open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 17: Leapin' Lizards, Sharks & Stars Lizard Survey: Join a naturalist on a short hike to find these elusive reptiles. Watch a short movie on native lizards and see some up close. From 10 to 11 a.m. at E.C. Lawrence Park; meet at Cabell's Mill. Ages 8 and up. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. $5/person. Register online. For information call 703-631-0013.
Saturday, Aug. 17: Hula on the Quad
Free Hula on the Quad: Enjoy free, early-morning, drop-in hula classesAug. 17 and 24. No experience necessary. Classes open to all and held outside; please dress accordingly. From 8 to 8:45 a.m. on the Quad at the Workhouse Arts Center. Free, no registration required. For more information contact email@example.com.
Sunday, Aug. 18: Draw on Nature and History Sketches in Nature: Drawing can be an important part of keeping a nature journal. Children join a naturalist in the outdoor classroom to learn tips and techniques for adding sketches to their observations. From 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Huntley Meadows Park. Ages 9 to 13. $6/person. Registeronline. For information call 703-768-2525.